Village of Thurston

Council Meeting Minutes

March 15, 2007

**** SPECIAL MEETING ****

 

Meeting called to order at 7:52 pm by Mayor Mary Barber. Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

Roll call: Robert Ortman Present

Warren Simpson Present

Ed Vanek Present

Vickie Carroll - Present

Laura Clark Present

Mary Barber Present

Aaron Reedy Present

1 Empty Council Seat

 

Walnut Township Trustees:

Ralph Zollinger Present

Sonny Dupler Present

Walter Gabriel Present

 

Mary said this special meeting was called for the purpose of discussing the 50/50 contract between the Village of Thurston and the Walnut Township Trustees concerning the Thurston-Walnut Twp Fire Department.

 

All present reviewed the contract. No one had any questions.

 

Laura made a motion to waive the three-reading rule and declare an emergency for Ordinance # 2007-8, and Ordinance Authorizing the Mayor and Clerk-Treasurer to Enter into an Agreement with the Board of Trustees of Walnut Township for Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services and the Declaration of an Emergency. Vickie second. All yea.

 

Robert made a motion to adopt Ordinance # 2007-8, and Ordinance Authorizing the Mayor and Clerk-Treasurer to Enter into an Agreement with the Board of Trustees of Walnut Township for Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services and the Declaration of an Emergency. Ed second. All yea.

 

Contracts were passed around for all to sign. Sonny will take the two originals for Pauline Ety to sign.

 

Jim Hite asked how often everyone would like to meet. Sonny suggested we should have the meeting monthly. It was agreed to have them on the Safety Committee meeting night the first Monday of each month.

 

Council discussed how to handle hiring new employees do we keep current rules of council having to approve. Everyone agreed the fire chief should be able to hire who he thinks best fits the jobs. Then Council & Trustees can review at meetings.

 

Warren made a motion to adjourn. Robert second. All yea. Time is 8:20 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

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Aaron L. Reedy, Clerk