Council Meeting Minutes
June 9, 2005
Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by Mayor Mary Barber. Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Roll call: Robert Ortman – Present
Warren Simpson – Present
Ed Vanek - Present
Kevin Ety – Present
Rita Leiendecker - Present
Mary Barber – Present
Aaron Reedy – Present
Mary asked if any visitors wanted to speak. No one did.
Rita made a motion to approve the May 2005 minutes. Kevin second. All yea.
Rita made a motion to approve the May 2005 financial statement. Ed second. All yea.
Ed made a motion to waive the three-reading rule and declare an emergency for Ordinance # 2005-12, An Ordinance Amending the 2005 Appropriations Ordinance and the declaration of an emergency. Robert second. All yea.
Ed made a motion to adopt Ordinance # 2005-12, An Ordinance Amending the 2005 Appropriations Ordinance and the declaration of an emergency. Kevin second. All yea.
Report from Fire Chief –Chief Mike King was not present. Jamie Carroll was present. He said the new medic has been lettered and hope to have in service by this weekend. Rita asked if Josh Friesner resigned. Jamie said he did. Jamie said Cody Jackson is back on the department. Ed said that if someone resigns and wants to come back on, it has be come before Council, per the Ordinance that was passed.
Aaron said they are still not doing a good job of getting
Mary said that during the Hazmat drill last weekend, the
fire department was reported filthy.
Council discussed the problem.
Bob said the
from the Service Committee:
Robert said Ed was present. They
want to get estimates for the Darst property catch basin. That property is now up for auction on June
23rd. They also want to get
bids for roofing on the
from the Safety Committee:
Rita said they discussed the mock disaster. Bob Black left a letter asking if council
would do something about keeping kids off the fire escapes of the
Report from the Finance Committee: Will meet on Monday.
Report from the Rules Committee: Didn’t meet.
Report from the Regional Planning Representative: Robert said he didn’t attend. But from the notes, there was nothing of interest.
Business - Aaron said we need to order signs for
New Business -Jamie Carroll said he’s been mowing the cemetery every other week, but it’s looking bad, needs mowed more often. Ed said he should mow as it’s needed. Jamie said people are planting things around the tombstones and asked if he’s to mow around them. Everyone agreed he should try his best, within reason. Ed made a motion to allow Jamie to mow the cemetery every week as long as it’s needed. Robert second. All yea.
Ed asked what we’re going to do about money in the Village. He discussed the possibility of enacting a 1% income tax. Aaron suggested waiting and talking to a tax advisor or attorney before taking any further action. Ed said it needed to be done. Council discussed. Matter was tabled for discussion by Finance committee.
Council discussed quote to finish patching holes in road
Council reviewed the proposal from Sureshot Directional Boring to clean the catch basins in the Village for $42 per catch basin. Council discussed. Ed made a motion to accept the proposal and do all catch basins in the Village. Kevin second. All yea.
Mary brought up request from Owen Keller. He wants to divide two lots that he owns differently (lots 143 & 144). Ed made a motion to table the subject pending further review. Robert second. All yea.
Aaron said that Michelle notified him that
Ed made a motion that when the President of the Board of
Public Affairs makes an exception to a rule or regulation in the Guidelines set
forth in Ordinance 2005-5, it must be documented in writing and include 1) a
description of the exception; 2) a reason for the exception; and 3) the
signature and date of the President of the Board of Public Affairs. This information will be kept the Clerk of
the Board of Public Affairs.
Mary asked if anyone had any suggestions or changes for the
Rita made a motion to adjourn.
Aaron L. Reedy, Clerk