10-20-2014 Council Minutes

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes   Monday, October 20                   2014

ROLL CALL:  Mayor Lantz called the meeting to order with the following members present Mr. Redfern, Mr. Hampton, Mr. Dennis, Ms. Driggs and Mr. Mohler. Tom Collins and Jan Baughman were present. Ms. Driggs was absent.

Corlyn Altier was present to give an updated report on EMS billing. She gave Council the recovery rate for 2012 and 2013 and explained to them that we are getting ready to start sending claims to the Ohio Attorney General’s office for collections.

MINUTES: Motion to approve Clerk’s minutes was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Mohler. Motion carried.

REPORTS: Motion to approve October revenue adjustments for the 2014 Budget was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Dennis. Motion carried.

Motion to approve October Expense Adjustments for the 2014 Appropriations was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Dennis. Motion carried.

SOLICITOR LIST: Mayor’s Pay questions were asked to see what could be done about creating a full time and part time pay for the Mayor. She explained this in detail about what can and can’t be done.

PAID BILLS:  A motion to approve Resolution 2014-67 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Dennis. Motion carried.

TO BE PAID BILLS:  A motion to approve Resolution 2014-68 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Ms. Driggs is now here.

TRANSFER:  A motion to approve Resolution 2014-69 transferring funds was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

SERVICE: Motion to approve sign permit for Trendy Seconds at 120 E Main Street was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Dennis. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for resolution 2014-70, Wilson Street Easement Agreement as an emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to accept resolution 2014-70, Wilson Street Easement Agreement was made by Mt. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to approve advertising for bids for Heritage Hall with a reserve of $14,000 was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

SAFETY: Motion to approve Resolution 2014-71, Mutual Aid Agreement with the Village of Roseville for Police Protection was made by Mr. Dennis and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Mr. Mohler made a motion to suspend the rules for Resolution 2014-71; Mutual Aid Agreement with the Village of Roseville for Police Protection and declaring it an emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Jan Baughman stated that this needs passed again to follow procedure.

Motion to approve Resolution 2014-71, Mutual Aid Agreement with the Village of Roseville for Police Protection and declaring it an emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Dennis. Motion carried.

LEGISTLATIVE: Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2503, an Ordinance amending the 2014 Budget & Appropriations as an emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Dennis. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2503, an Ordinance amending the 2014 Budget & Appropriations as an emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Dennis.. Motion carried.

UTILITY: Mayor Lantz stated that Council has been given a copy of the letter written to Ohio EPA on behalf of Mayor and Council. Mr. Redfern asked Mr. Collins if he has heard anything back from Ohio EPA yet and he replied that he had not.

Mayor Lantz asked for a motion to waive/ adjust abandonment fees for Fra-Mor Trailer Park. Mr., Rice stated that he would make a motion to split the price of abandonment fees for Fra-Mor Trailer Park and this was seconded by Mr. Mohler. Vote went as follows: Mr. Rice yes, Mr. Redfern no, Mr. Hampton yes, Mr. Dennis no, Ms. Driggs yes, and Mr. Mohler yes. Motion carried.

OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Rice asked if he could get put on the run around channel about the Climbing Wall being open this Thursday.

Mr. Hampton asked about the letter received about Coachmen Industries. Council discussed whether this would be something that they would like to petition and get this property or not. This was discussed in further detail in regards to what would need to be done and how.

NEW BUSINESS: Mayor Lantz stated that they checked the property up on Summit and Chief Walters will be contacting the owner. He stated that he told them this needs moved because the permit was not ever completed.

CITIZENS COMMENTS/ COMPLAINTS: Bryan Brown was present to discuss the right of ways and easements on Wilson Street. He asked about a building on his property and if this would cause him any problems later on. Jan Baughman stated that there is no ability to interfere with the property and what is already there. This was discussed in further detail. Mr. Brown also stated that there is a storm drain on Wilson Street and that the catch basin has collapsed on his side of the alley.

Mr. McClain asked if the wall was going to be repaved once completed. This was discussed and decided that this will have to be checked on with the Engineer on prices for these problems.

Tina Wheeler was present to discuss a problem she is having with a drain up by Gobel’s. She stated that there is water running down from the church parking lot over the sidewalk and against the bridge and is flooding her garage. This was discussed in further detail as to what all has been happening and what can be done. James Donovan was present to help explain to Council the problems that Tina has been having. Jan Baughman stated that it sounds like this is something that will have to be taken care of with the Church or she will need to get an attorney to file a nuisance action but doesn’t think this would be anything that the Village can help out with.

Mr. McClain asked about the numbers on the properties for the lots and stated that this was changed. Jan Baughman stated that this would be a question for the Engineer and he would have to answer that. Jan asked if the McClain’s and Brown’s would like to sign the easement agreement today. The final review would be done this week for this and Jan stated that she would contact Tim Linn about these problems presented tonight. Tom stated that this has to be approved by Council first and will be presented. Mr. Brown stated that he would like to see a breakdown of the estimate to see what is covered.

ADJOURNMENT: A motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                                        DARRELL LANTZ

Fiscal Officer                                                                                Mayor