Council Minutes 07-02-2018

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes   Monday, July 2,                          2018

 

ROLL CALL: Mayor Redfern called the meeting to order with the following members present Mr. Locke, Mr. Hampton, Ms. Smith, Mr. Mohler and Mr. Loomis. Tom Collins and Jan Baughman were present. Mr. Rice was absent. Police Chief Walters and Fire/EMS Chief Hill was present as well.

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

APPROVAL OF REPORTS: Motion to approve July Revenue Adjustments to the 2018 Budget was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

CORRESPONDENCE AND MESSAGES: Mayor Redfern let Council know that he received a letter from MORPC about developing a village revitalization strategic plan. They are having a class and wanted to know if the Village would like to participate. It will be held Tuesday August 7th at Perry Behavioral Health Choices in New Lex. The second part of the letter is what information they would like to have ahead of time so they could have a round table discussion with the Villages. It would cost $20 a member to go to this and asked Council if anyone would like to take part in this. Council did not want to participate in this.

SOLICITOR’S LIST: Mayor Redfern asked Solicitor Baughman if she had any updates. She stated that regarding Sprankle’s, Sprankle’s filed for bankruptcy and she was able to pull up the information and looked to see information regarding transfers of property. Adam will be attending the meeting of creditors to find out more information. The Village would only be able to get what is already on there. This was discussed in further detail about what the next steps would be on this.

Tom asked Chief Walters if Scheik has been cited into court regarding his property. Chief Walters stated that he believes that he has not but Solicitor Baughman explained that the Village can clean this property up without him being cited into court. Jan let Tom know that Mr. Scheik had left a message for her that she has not had a chance to call him back regarding this property. Mr. Locke asked if the Village was still going to go ahead and clean this up. Tom replied that he was as soon as he could get someone to take care of it.

Mayor Redfern asked Jan if she had any updates regarding the financing for the New Fire Station. She responded that she did not realize Council was ready to go that route yet but the Village has to go through Bond Counsel. She reached out to them today and he is on vacation but will get back to Council once she receives information. Tom explained to Jan what was going on after Pat Kelly presented his plans last week. Tom is looking for a rough idea on what the financing would be on different amounts to see what the Village is able to do. They are wanting to build what they can afford but for the future with what they need.

PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-47 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

TO BE PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-48 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

TRANSFER: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-49 transferring funds was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

PARK & RECREATION: Mayor Redfern stated that he received a complaint today about trash being all over the park yesterday. Tom stated that the Community Celebration is a great event but next year they need to get people down there the following Sunday to help clean up and when he went down today he didn’t feel that it was fair to Rick to do it all. Mr. Mohler stated that they tried to clean up the big stuff. Tom explained that he would have got another dumpster being that they will bring in extra for events if he had thought about it. Mr. Mohler stated that the event was good but food sales were down, possibly due to the heat. He believes there was a record crowd right before the fireworks and it was pretty busy along 93.

SAFETY: Police Chief Walters stated that they had 7 police officers show up for this event off of the Auxiliary for the event. Mr. Mohler stated that crowd control was good.

LEGISLATIVE: Motion to approve the third reading of Ordinance 2622, an Ordinance Amending Ordinance Nos. 2184, 2425, 2457 and 2522 Regulating Trash and Refuse Collection in the Village of Crooksville, Perry County, Ohio was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Loomis. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2622, an Ordinance Amending Ordinance Nos. 2184, 2425, 2457 and 2522 Regulating Trash and Refuse Collection in the Village of Crooksville, Perry County, Ohio was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Loomis. Solicitor Baughman wanted to make sure Council was okay with it set up to be $100 per each month they were late after January 31st that they are not renewed. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the Rules for Ordinance 2623, the 2019 Budget as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to Accept Ordinance, 2623 the 2019 Budget as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2625, and Ordinance Amending the 2018 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Locke and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2625, and Ordinance Amending the 2018 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Nothing.

NEW BUSINESS: Nothing.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion to go into Executive Session per ORC 121.22 (G) (3) for Possible Litigation was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Loomis. Motion carried.

Council is out of executive session with no decisions made.

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

 

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                     FRED REDFERN

Fiscal Officer                                                              Mayor