Here are the approved minutes of North Baltimore Village Council for Sept. 17, 2019:
VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
September 17, 2019
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- Absent, Leisa Zeigler-Here, Student Representative- not present, Clerk Kathi Bucher- Present, Legal Counsel-Joel Kuhlman-Present
Motion by Mr. Carles to excuse Mr. Art Patterson and Mr. Aaron Patterson. Second by Mr. Engard. All approved.
IV. Approval of the Minutes:
V. Mr. Carles made a motion to approve the minutes from the September 3, 2019 meeting. Second by Ms. Zeigler. All approved.
VI. Public Participation:
Shirley Hutchison was in inquiring about what is being done with CSX and her property. Mr. Brillhart has met with Ms. Hutchison. Bottom line: they are waiting on an engineer.
Under New business
Theresa Kim addressed council regarding 3 parcels she owns. She has someone who is interested in purchasing them but they need changed from resident to business. The zoning committee denied this and she would like council to reconsider. There will be a public meeting on November 5th at 5:00 pm.
Letters and Communications:
Finance Officer: We are getting close to online bill pay. The test runs are going good.
Mr. Aaron Patterson arrived. (5:45)
Utility Clerk is on board. Paula Steen; Ordinance 31 was at council members seats
Book adjustments – need the right people in the right places to do the right jobs. Some of the adjustments weren’t put in the books. We have been audited and banks reconciled, but wasn’t completely followed. Mr. Engard was curious about cross-training the people in the office so this doesn’t happen again. Mr. Swartz will be a good consultant on this in the future.
Police Chief: NO reports due
DRP- phase two has begun; completion in October
NRG- 6 projects; COTW
OPWC- 2020 construction
Bulk water rates- Ordinance 2019-32; friendlier version; residents need taken care of first.
Hutchison situation, already discussed
Mr. Aaron Patterson wanted to know what is going to go on with the sidewalk owned by CSX. Our new sidewalk butts up again theirs, fix it? Residents are wondering.
Also, at the PW meeting there was discussion about the handicapped poles in the middle of the sidewalk. ODOT has recognized this as a problem (ADA requirements ) move them, who pays?
Motion by Mr. Aaron Patterson to hire Brad Stott as P/T EMS at $13.64/hr. starting September 7, 2019. Second by Mr. Beegle. All approved.
Appointed Legal counsel: Mr. Kuhlman will be visiting the proper people who are in charge of the bridge situation. Wants to go in person with his questions.
Mr. Swartz suggested joint ownership so maybe a grant could help cover expense of the bridge.
Mayor: was invited to a Mayor’s meeting. Very interesting and informative. Also was invited to a court of honor for Kyle Gerdeman.
Economic and Community Development (Mr. Carles)
Public Safety (Mr. Art Patterson)
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Engard)
Public Works (Mr. Beegle)
Had a great meeting yesterday, it went well
Public Utilities (Mr. Aaron Patterson)
Action on the mowers.
Finance and Technology (Mrs. Zeigler)
Todd Dickerson’s contract will be up in December. Invite him to COTW October 8th.
New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
Motion by Mr. Aaron Patterson to purchase the mower deck at a cost not to exceed $14,927.36 being split between PW and PU departments. Second by Mr. Beegle, all approved.
REQUEST FOR APPROVAL BY PUBLIC UTILITIES – Request to purchase a new mower deck apparatus from Streacker Tractor Sales for the Utilities and Public Works Departments for ongoing lawn maintenance applications in the amount of $14,927.26. This expenditure will be appropriated through the following accounts: #555.670.5906 = $4,975.75; #561.680.5906 = $4,975.75; #204.410.5739 = $4,975.76
Mr. Beegle made a motion that Ordinance 2019- 31 be read by number and title only and to suspend the 2nd and 3rd readings. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.
Ordinance 2019-31 read by number and title only by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 2019 – 31 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2019 -30 AUTHORIZING THE CERTIFICATION OF GRASS MOWING AS SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS TO THE WOOD COUNTY AUDITOR AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Motion by Mr. Aaron Patterson to adopt as an emergency. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.
Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2019-32 be read by number and title only. Second by Ms. Zeigler.
Ordinance 2019-32 read by number and title only by the mayor
ORDINANCE 2019 – 32 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 10 – 10 AUTHORIZING WHOLESALE WATER AND NEW COMMERCIAL WATER RATES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020 FOR THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
VII. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
Mr. Carles made a motion the Ordinance 2019-28 be read by number and title only for its second reading. Second by Ms. Zeigler.
Ordinance 2019-28 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 2019 – 28 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 913.03(j) OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE TO ESTABLISH CONDITIONS FOR THE ALLOWANCE OF ADJUSTMENTS TO THE WATER BILL IN CONSIDERATION OF WATER LEAKAGE
Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
Motion by Mr. Aaron Patterson to read Ordinance 2019-26 for its third reading by number and title only. Second by Mr. Carles.
Ordinance 2019-26 read by the mayor by number and title only
ORDINANCE 2019 – 26 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE PURCHASE AND PAYMENT FOR GOODS AND SERVICES FOR THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.
Other New Business
Proposed Amendment to Zoning Regulations – Request to Re-zone
0 Richardson Street from R-2 (Medium Density Residential) to B-2 (General Business). The property consists of three individual parcels ((F23-310-360-1120226000); (F23-310-360-1120227000); and (F23-310-360-1120228000) and is located on the north side of Richardson Street across from the Lock-it-Up Storage facility just west of Poe Road.
Planning Commission Recommendation – Denial
Owner, Theresa Kim, is appealing the decision to the Village Council
Proposed Public Hearing at 5:00 p.m. on November 6, 2019
Meeting- re-zoning property. Mr. Brillhart to let residents know. Mr. Carles said this land has been open for years, why not let a business have it.
XII. Other Old Business
Payment of the Bills
Mr. Beegle made a motion to pay the bills totaling $154,852.89. Second by Mr. Engard. All approved.
Mayor asked for adjournment, all approved. (6:48)