VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE – COUNCIL MEETING – September 18, 2018 – MINUTES
VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
September 18, 2018
I. Pledge of Allegiance
Mayor Goldner called the meeting to order at 5:30 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
II. Roll Call:
Mayor Janet Goldner-Here, Matt Beegle- Here, Ty Carles-Here, Tim Engard- Here, Aaron Patterson- Absent, Art Patterson -Here, Leisa Zeigler-Here, Clerk Kathi Bucher- Here
Mr. Carles made a motion to excuse Mr. Aaron Patterson. Second by Mr. Art Patterson. All approved.
Motion made by Mr. Carles to hire Logan Spangenberg as P/T Police officer per form F-19a at a rate of $12.00/hour beginning September 18, 2018. Second by Mr. Beegle. All approved.
Mr. Aaron Patterson arrived at 5:34 pm.
III. Approval of the Minutes:
Motion by Mr. Beegle to approve the minutes of the September 4, 2018 meeting. Second by Ms. Zeigler. All approved.
Motion by Mr. Beegle to approve the Special Meeting Minutes of the September 11, 2018 meeting. Second by Ms. Zeigler. All approved.
IV. Public Participation:
Bonnie Knaggs presented a Wheaties Box to Ms. Murray, thanking her for all her hard work and the grant money that she has brought into the Village.
V. Letters and Communications:
Mr. Kuhlman did receive a letter about recycling and who owns or say they own the three pieces of equipment that have been in question for months now. This will be discussed after the meeting.
Todd Dickerson had a brief intro for the Economic and Development of the Village. Still more discussion to come.
VI. Administrative Reports:
Finance Officer: Council would like to see income tax comparison; would like reports before the Tuesday night meetings. Get the water rates from Mr. Roberts. Ms. Goldner will look for the Ordinances for the water and sewer separation.
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to enter into executive session at 5:49 PM for 121.22 G1 to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee. Second by Mr. Engard. All approved
Motion to return to regular session by Mr. Carles at 6:04 pm. Second by Mr. Aaron Patterson. All approved.
Motion by Mr. Aaron Patterson to hire David Lafferty as Chief of Police for a one year probationary period at step 17; $25.49 per hour. Starting September 24th. Second by Mr. Engard. Five yes votes with Ms. Zeigler voting no. Motion passed.
No reports due
3)Police Cruiser Options- out getting updates; fire department had indicated they needed that vehicle.
4) Proposed Recommendation: To appoint David Lafferty as Police Chief of the Village of North Baltimore, Ohio.
5)VA opening- the advertisement is included in the packet. Mr. Aaron Patterson didn’t agree with the ad, wanted a change.
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to authorize the VA to submit and add for the VA with a salary range of $64,480-$75,000. Second by Mr. Engard. Motion passed.
6)Street Inventory-Options for street repair will be discussed further
7)CRA- Ordinance 2018-23 was passed at the last meeting
8)Eco/Dev- Mr. Dickerson met with Ms. Zeigler, Mayor Goldner, VA Ms. Murray.
9)Open Item List-included in your packet
10)Camera Estimate- still worker on this
11)Weekend work Policy-Mr. Roberts requested some changes to the PP Manual.
Mr. Carles made a motion to accept the changes/amend the Policy for weekend work. Second by Mr. Aaron Patterson. All approved.
Added: Need a motion to purchase a cardiac unit.
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to use grant money to purchase a cardiac unit not to exceed $30,000 using grant money. Second by Mr. Beelge. All approved.
Mr. Lafferty accepts the Chief of Police position. Mr. Carles suggests he look into an assistant.
Appointed Legal counsel: Already spoke
VII. Standing Committees:
Economic and Community Development (Ms. Zeigler)
Todd Dickerson was here.
CRA to tie into our area.
Public Safety (Mr. Art Patterson)
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Carles)
Issue at the water department-the director can’t take a vacation, need to get this figured out by the end of the year. You can only bank so many days.
Public Works (Mr. Aaron Patterson)
Public Utilities (Mr. Engard)
Finance and Technology (Mr. Beegle)
Computers are almost finished with their new upgrades.
VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
XI. Other New Business
XII. Other Old Business
Open item list
XIII. Payment of the Bills
Mr. Art Patterson made a motion to adjourn at 6:51 PM. Second by
Mr. Carles. All approved.