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NB COUNCIL MEETING MARCH 03, 2015 – MINUTES

The Village of North Baltimore Council Meeting Minutes from March 3, 2015

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VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE COUNCIL MEETING MARCH 03, 2015 MINUTES

I. Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Julien called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

II. Roll Call:

Mayor Mike Julien-Here, Leslee Thompson-Here, Aaron Patterson-Here,
Janet Goldner-Here, Bill Cameron-Absent, Rich Rose-Here, Arthur Patterson III— Absent, Clerk Richard Van Mooy-Here, Hank Matthes—Student Representative—Present.

Aaron Patterson made a motion to excuse Mr. Cameron. Second by Ms Thompson . All approved.

Aaron Patterson made a motion to excuse Art Patterson. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.
III. Approval of the Minutes:

Motion by Aaron Patterson to approve the minutes of the 02-17-15 meeting. Second by Ms Goldner. All approved.

IV. Public Participation:

Belinda Brooks spoke on behalf of Solace of NW Ohio. This is a support group for families of those addicted to heroin and/or opiates. Meetings for families are held in various locations throughout the county including NB. The local meetings at the first Thursday at 4:00 PM at the Depot Community Center.

V. Letters and Communications:

Mr. Rose reported that W. Broadway will be open by this Friday weather permitting.

VI. Administrative Reports:

Finance Officer: Present. Report Submitted.

Officer Kirk went over some aspects of his report.

EMS Chief: Present. Report Submitted.

Chief Matthes went over some aspects of his report.

Aaron Patterson asked for clarification on the missed runs. He was told that of the 51 calls for service 5 were missed due to crew shortage.

Fire Chief: Present. Report Submitted.

Chief Francisco announced that the department had received a grant for MARCS radios totaling $47,322.23 from the state. This grant will allow us to equip two more vehicles and will supply seven portable units. Officer Kirk will prepare an ordinance regarding this funding for the next meeting. Chief Francisco received congratulations from members of council.

Police Chief: Present. Report Submitted.

Chief Baer joined in congratulating the fire department grant’s award.

Chief Baer went over some aspects of his report. Aaron Patterson asked for clarification on the SRO activities. He was told that the SRO is working on individual safety plans for some students. She is also preparing for the pre-prom mock crash. Mr. Julien said that he has spent some of the mayor’s funds in support of this activity. Chief Baer will check to see if council allocated funds in previous years. Council expressed willingness to continue to support this endeavor.

Village Administrator: Present. Report Submitted.

Ms Dettling reported that:

The Wood County Commissioners have tentatively scheduled a town hall meeting before the 05-19-15 council meeting.

The park utilization meeting is tentatively scheduled for 03-11-15.

She was asked by a citizen to consider at community garden. More information will be forthcoming.

While the water meter bid is ready to go, Ms Dettling has held off as she is investigating whether USDA has grant funds available to assist with this project. It is possible that 45% funding may be available.

The next Safety Committee meeting is 04-16-15 at 6:00 PM. Van Mooy will buy the pizza this time.

Based on Ms Dettling’s recommendation, Ms Thompson made a motion to move Shawn fry from probationary to full time plant operator effective 02-28-15. Second by Ms Goldner. All approved.

Ms Dettling said that she researched getting EMD certification for our dispatchers and she found that such certification requires two dispatchers to be on duty at all times. This rules us out.

Discussion of the proposed agreement with ODOT regarding SR 18 was held. Ms Dettling will seek further information before it is presented to council again.

Clerk: Present.

Clerk Van Mooy discussed upcoming TMACOG Transportation meetings. The one closest to NB will be held at the courthouse on 03-12-15 at 6:30 PM. The purpose of these meetings is to discussion TMACOG’s 30 year transportation plan.

Appointed Legal Counsel: Present. Mr. Marcin discussed CSX’s reaction to Ordinance 14-52 that deals with blocked crossings in the village. He will research further and suggested that, in the meantime, the ordinance remain on the table.

Mayor: Present. No report.

Mr. Julien asked that hands free phone usage and existing economic development programs be added to the COTW agenda.

VII. Standing Committees:

Economic and Community Development (Aaron Patterson)

Aaron Patterson reported that he asked Ms Dettling and Mr. Kirk to begin
working on incentives to promote economic development in the village.

Public Safety (Ms Goldner)

No report other than to remind all of the 03-16-15 Safety Committee meeting.

Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Rose)

Based on the recommendation of the committee, Aaron Patterson made a
motion to approve 03-03-15 Ice and Snow Removal Policy. Second by Ms
Goldner. All approved.

Public Works (Art Patterson)

No report due to Art Patterson’s absence.

No action was taken on the committee’s recommendation to enter into ODOT
Agreement # 0115NB regarding SR 18.

Public Utilities (Mr. Cameron)

No report due to Mr. Cameron’s absence.

Finance and Technology (Ms Thompson)

Based on the committee’s recommendation Ms Thompson made a motion to
approve 03-03-15 Timely Deposit Policy. Second by Aaron Patterson. All
approved.

Based on the committee’s recommendation Ms Thompson made a motion to
approve 03-03-15 Office Cleaning Policy. Second by Aaron Patterson. All
approved.
VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business

Art Patterson arrived at 8:33 PM.

Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance2015-08 be read by number
and title only for the first reading dispense with the second and third
readings, suspend the rules and declare an emergency. Second by Ms
Thompson. All approved.

Ordinance 2015-08 read by number and title by the mayor.

Aaron Patterson made a motion to adopt Ordinance2015-08. Second by Ms
Thompson. All approved.

ORDINANCE NO. 2015-08 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE
VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO PREPARE AND EXECUTE AN APPLICATION FOR SRTS FUNDS
Art Patterson left the meeting at 8:35 PM.

Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 2015-09 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Ms Thompson.

Ordinance 2015-09 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2015-09 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015; PROVIDING EXPENDITURE FROM GENERAL FUND GRANT PROCEEDS (Fire Dept.)

Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 2015-10 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Ms Goldner.

Ordinance 2015-10 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2015-10 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015; PROVIDING EXPENDITURE FROM GENERAL FUND GRANT PROCEEDS (Police Dept.)

IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions

Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 2015-05 be read by number and title only for the second reading. Second by Ms Goldner

Ordinance 2015-05 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2015-05 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE
MAYOR AND ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE NORTHWESTERN WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT TO COOPERATE IN PROVIDING POTABLE WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SERVICES TO AREAS IN SOUTHERN WOOD COUNTY, OHIO, AND NORTHERN HANCOCK, OHIO

Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 2015-07be read by number and title only for the second reading. Second by Mr. Rose

Ordinance 2015-07 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2015-07 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 355.14 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE DESIGNATING CERTAIN STREETS AS “SNOW EMERGENCY
ROUTES

X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions

Ordinance 14-52 remained on the table.

ORDINANCE 14-52 AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE CLOSING OF MORE THAN TWO RAILROAD CROSSINGS SIMULTANEOUSLY AND REQUIRING ADVANCED NOTICE BEFORE RAILROAD CROSSINGS ARE CLOSED FOR REPAIRS OR UPGRADING; ADOPTED AS NEW SECTION 553.06 OF THE VILLAGE CODIFIED ORDINANCES Tabled at the 01-20-15 meeting.
Ms Goldner made a motion that Ordinance 2015-02 be read by number and title only for the third reading. Second by Aaron Patterson.

Ordinance 2015-02 read by number and title by the mayor.

Aaron Patterson made a motion to adopt Ordinance2015-02. Second by Ms Goldner . All approved except Ms Thompson who voted no.

ORDINANCE 2015-02 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015; PROVIDING EXPENDITURE FROM 931 K9 UNIT FUND

Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 2015-03 be read by number and title only for the third reading. Second by Ms Goldner.

Ordinance 2015-03 read by number and title by the mayor.

Ms Goldner made a motion to adopt Ordinance 2015-03. Second by Aaron Patterson. All approved.

ORDINANCE 2015-03 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015; PROVIDING EXPENDITURE FROM FUND 101 GENERAL FUND FOR AUDITOR OF STATE EXPENSES

Aaron Patterson 2015-04 made a motion that Ordinance be read by number and title only for the reading. Second by Ms Goldner.

Ordinance 2015-04 read by number and title by the mayor.

Ms Goldner made a motion to adopt Ordinance 2015-04. Second by Aaron Patterson. All approved.
ORDINANCE 2015-04 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015; PROVIDING EXPENDITURE FROM 811 TREE MAINTENANCE FUND FOR ADDITIONAL TREE PLANTING

XI. Other New Business

None

XII. Other Old Business

None

XIII. Payment of the Bills

Aaron Patterson made a motion to put the bills totaling $ 107,968.52 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.

Aaron Patterson made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 107,968.52. Second by Ms Goldner. All approved.
XIV. Adjournment

Mr. Rose made a motion to adjourn at 8:40 PM. Second by
Ms Thompson. All approved.

Approved __________________________
Richard Van Mooy, Clerk
Chester H. Marcin __________________________
Village Solicitor Mike Julien, Mayor

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