VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE – COUNCIL MEETING – January 16, 2018 – MINUTES
Approved by council at the Feb. 6, 2018 meeting.
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 -Here, Art Patterson-Here, Leisa Zeigler- Here, Student Representative Dalton Teaford, Clerk Kathi Bucher- Here
III. Approval of the Minutes:
Motion by Mr. Aaron Patterson to approve the minutes of the Jan. 2, 2018 meeting. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.
IV. Public Participation:
Boy Scout Leader, Mr. Shawn Benjamin had several boy scouts in attendance who are working on their Citizen Badge. Mr. Larry Bateson has worked with the boys about what a privilege it is to be a citizen.
V. Letters and Communications:
Madam Mayor Goldner read her State of the Village Address. She mentioned this is the third address she has given. She highlighted many wonderful things the Village has done and that we are still moving forward.
VI. Administrative Reports:
Finance Officer: W2’s done; 1099’s, etc.
EMS Chief: Mr. Aaron Patterson brought up some discussion on EMS money going into the general fund, could it get lost? Maybe look into a different way of accounting for this. Mr. Beegle said they are looking into something now. Mayor Goldner reminded them that the Ohio Revised Code holds us accountable for what can be done.
Fire Chief: no questions
Police Chief: Mr. Teaford asked if the Police spending comes out of the general fund.
Utility Director: Mr. Aaron Patterson would like an update on the water tower at the next COTW meeting.
DPW Superintendent: Mr. Beegle would like a break down for vehicle replacement for all departments at the next COTW.
3) Ms. Murray explained there are 4 books at the Village Office. 1) Municipal Ord. which is green. 2) General Ord/Res which is red. 3) Personnel Policy which is black. 4) Department books. Each having their own. She will try to clarify better when ordinances and resolutions are presented.
5) Ord. 2017-52 is up for its third reading
6) Mr. Patterson was wondering if this was money well spent? It does help the village a lot. Proposed Motion-
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to
To authorize the administrator to renew the village membership in the Wood County Economic Development Commission in the amount of $1500 for 2018. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.
11) Year end at COTW
12) Looking at getting a lap top at meetings to project on the wall and possibly cut back on paper we just throw out.
13) Checking on the situation at Eagleville Road. Ms. Murray to meet with property owner. We have material on hand if this needs to be fixed. Nothing more has been done. Motion to amend this. Ms. Murray will talk to Casey’s and put them on hold, no signed contract. Talk to Mr. Holloway. Casey’s. Then go from there.
14) Wine Tasting Night
15) COTW information needs to be to Kathi by 4pm on the Friday before.
Additional info: Tuesday, Feb. 6 before the meeting Intec here to set up internet if anyone is interested.
Appointed Legal counsel: Mr. Kuhlman has been working on an issue regarding alley’s that should have been vacated. There are some alley’s that were not vacated and the self-storage business is in need of help to get them vacated. These do need to be recorded with the county. Ms. Murray informed everyone this does not hurt the village in anyway. A list of the alleys will be provided to council. The owner will need to submit to council a list of the alley’s and then there will be a public meeting scheduled.
Mr. Kuhlman did mention a few highlights of the appointed Village Administrator, the Mayor, Council responsibility and Clerk.
Mayor: Sunshine Law can be done on line. There is a paper on training.
Ms. Zeigler made a motion to accept the Boards and Commissions assignments for the Village. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.
VII. Standing Committees:
Economic and Community Development (Ms. Zeigler) nothing
Public Safety (Mr. Art Patterson) nothing
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Carles) There are a couple of policy we are looking into and are going to schedule a meeting
Public Works (Mr. Aaron Patterson) We need some language for storm water department
Public Utilities (Mr. Engard) nothing
Finance and Technology (Mr. Beegle) Meeting Feb. 1, not at COTW
VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
Ms. Zeigler made a motion that Ordinance 2017-52 be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Carles.
ORDINANCE 2017-52 read by number and title only by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 2017- 52 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND REWRITING IN THEIR ENTIRETY THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS SET FORTH IN ORDINANCE 04-95 AND ORDINANCE 08-37, GRANTING TO HANCOCK-WOOD ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, THE RIGHT TO ACQUIRE, CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE IN THE STREETS, THOROUGHFARES, ALLEYS, BRIDGES AND PUBLIC PLACES OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, STATE OF OHIO, AND ITS SUCCESSORS, LINES FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC ENERGY TO PARTS OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE AND THE INHABITANTS THEREOF FOR LIGHT, HEAT, POWER AND OTHER PURPOSES AND FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF THE SAME WITHIN, THROUGH AND ACROSS SAID VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, STATE OF OHIO SUBJECT TO AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CERTIFIED TERRITORIES FOR ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS ACT (OHIO REVISED CODE SECTIONS 4933.81 TO 4933.90).
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.
XI. Other New Business
XII. Other Old Business
XIII. Payment of the Bills
Mr. Carles made a motion to put the bills totaling $ 134,306.76 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Mr. Aaron Patterson. All approved.
Mr. Carles made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 134,306.76. Second by Mr. Mr. Beegle. All approved.
Mr. Carles made a motion to adjourn at 6:47 PM. Second by
Ms. Zeigler. All approved.