12-21-2015 Council Minutes

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes   Monday, December 21,               2015

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

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

REPORTS: Motion to approve December revenue adjustments for the 2015 Budget was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to approve December expense adjustments for the 2015 Appropriations was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

PAID BILLS:  A motion to approve Resolution 2015-81 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

TO BE PAID BILLS:  A motion to approve Resolution 2015-82 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

TRANSFER:  A motion to approve Resolution 2015-83 transferring funds was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

SERVICE: Motion to approve Sign Permit for Domino’s at 230 W Main Street was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

Motion to approve the purchase of Saltdogg for $3,590.00 from Buckeye Power Sales was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

LEGISLATIVE: Motion to accept the third reading of Ordinance 2546, the 2016 Appropriations was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2546, the 2016 Appropriations was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2550, an Ordinance Amending the 2015 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2550, an ordinance Amending the 2015 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

UTILITY: Motion to accept and approve the addendum as brought forth by IBI Group for Engineering Services, Bidding, and Construction Administration Services for the Water System Improvements Project was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Council has been given a copy of the Burr Oak Bill.

Motion to approve $1.00 pay increase for Levi Dickerson for obtaining his Class I Sewer License effective immediately was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Police Chief Walters was present to discuss with Council about adding Brent Tysinger back to the Police Auxiliary. Mr. Redfern made a motion to add Brent Tysinger back to the Police Auxiliary and was seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS: There was an FYI for Council announcing that there will be training for Ethics and Sunshine Law in new Lexington on March 18, 2016 if anyone would like to attend. Brittany was invited to this by Chris Kerby from South Zanesville. Mr. Redfern stated that he would like to attend this and Ms. Driggs stated that she may like to attend. Brittany explained that most of these trainings offered are far away.

CITIZENS COMMENTS/ COMPLAINTS:  Mrs. McClain was present with her husband Bob McClain to discuss with Council whether or not they were going to get the $500 they had in attorney costs reimbursed to them from the Village. She stated that Council decided to discuss this and wanted to know if they had an answer. Tom agreed with the McClain’s that they should not have had to get an attorney to get the wall on Wilson Street fixed. They explained that they have yet to receive an answer and wanted to know if this can be discussed. Mr. Redfern stated that in his opinion, he feels that it should be paid back to them and on behalf of Council he explained that the money was not available for this to be done. Mr. Hampton stated that he would not have a problem with this either. Tom stated that if they had not got an attorney the wall would still not be done today. Motion to reimburse the $500 attorney fee to the McClain’s was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Ms. Driggs. Motion carried. This will be done providing the McClain’s bring a copy of the invoice from the attorney.

Mr. Redfern asked about the trash hauler bids and Jan explained that this cannot be done for thirty days after it has been posted.

ADJOURNMENT: A motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

 

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                    CHRIS MOHLER

Fiscal Officer                                                              President Pro Tem