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VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
COUNCIL MEETING
September 5, 2017

MINUTES

I. Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Goldner called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

II. Roll Call:

Mayor Janet Goldner-Here, Ty Carles-Here, Holly Emahiser- Here, Art Patterson -Here, Rich Rose-Here, Leslee Thompson- Here, Richard Van Mooy-Here, Student Representative Dalton Teaford- Here, Clerk Kathi Bucher- Here

III. Approval of the Minutes:

Motion by Mr. Rose to approve the minutes of the August 1, 2017 meeting. Second by Ms. Emahiser. All approved.

Motion by Mr. Rose to approve the special meeting minutes of the August 8, 2017 meeting. Second by Ms. Emahiser. All approved.

 

IV. Public Participation:
Skip Baltz is having a problem with tile drainage in front of his property he sits lower and it all drains towards his property. Has called the Hancock County Engineer, had talked with the past VA, had Hunker Francisco out. Has found a blockage area and has it marked off. But no one has come to fix it. VA has contacted the Wood County Engineer and he is coming down soon. Skip would like this issue resolved.

Kami Wildman from BG Health Department/ Wood County Wellness Center
Chief Baer invited her down to let the Village know of the services they offer.
-primary care, pharmacy, assisted programs, dental is coming, regular doctor office type situations, market place insurance, sliding fee benefits, shots to patients, affordable health care, use net plus, social worker, set up transportation.
Handed out a few brochures for the office.

 

V. Letters and Communications:
Nothing

VI. Administrative Reports:

Finance Officer: Collections, 2018 budgets to the department heads

EMS Chief: see report

Fire Chief: thermal imaging camera, $8,214.00- needs council approval

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to have the Chief purchase a thermal imaging camera at the cost of $8,214.00. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved

Police Chief: see report

Utility Director: see report

DPW Superintendent: Mr. Carles still concerned about the amount of time spent on trash pickup. Get a quote from Patterson? Anyone else?

Village Administrator:

3)LMI survey- got an additional 35 in today with water bills. Completed so far 155.

4) SRO Agreement- 40hrs a wk, fills in at Police Department when school is not in session. Village needs trump the school’s needs.

5) Safe Routes to School- applied for this grant and got $307,349 for Funding year 2019. Meeting with ODOT on Sept. 1,2017. This was the biggest grant awarded. North side of Maple from Rhodes Ave to Rudolph Road.

6) Complaint form- we are introducing a new form procedure. Residents can come in, fill out the paper in their own words so the explanation comes right from the resident. The form will then proceed to the proper person(s) and addressed. Mr. Carles mentioned council should see the form. Ms. Thompson felt a notation form with complaint and with results should come to council.

7) Water Tower- Tom Burk to attend COTW to talk about the water tower. $95,000 to plan and design the tower. The project is estimated at $1.4 million. Ordinance to enter into an agreement to design the tower with Poggemeyer. It will be a 500,000 gallon water tower.

8) Main Street- Phase II of the project will be opening bids on Monday. Replace everything underground now then get to the paving.
9) Zoning Issues- there is an issue on Taylor Street. The Wood County Health Department has issued violations to the owner.

10) Street Sweeper- the sweeper we have now is 11 years old and we have been planning on purchasing a new one since 2014. The 901 fund currently has $75,000 to put towards the sweeper. There will be more money in the funs by the end of 2017. ($200,000) Special assessment for street sweeping provides $65,000.

11) Backhoe for Water/Sewer Dept- the backhoe has 4500 hrs on it and repairs are becoming costly. More information at COTW.

12) Water/Street Employee retiring- Don Lessig will be retiring after 30 years. Thanks for his dedication to the Village.

Proposed motion- to advertise for an opening the water/sewer department.

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to advertise for an opening in the water/sewer department. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved.

13) Wood County Engineer Request- VA has requested the Wood County Engineer come to the Village as there are issues we need assistance with. Ex: easements, right of ways, ownership responsibility, flooding Eagleville, Deweyville, ditches, Insley and Quarry Road.

Ms. Murray had one more thing to add. She handed out a hand out of a lot that they want to split. The location is off Maple. It is now 20 lots, (unbuildable, 100×40) to now become 10 buildable lots. (100×80)

Ms. Thompson made the motion to allow the split. Second by Mr. Van Mooy. All Approved.

Ms. Murray also had a handout for more lots to be split. 801 E. Broadway is requesting to go from 3 lots to one. Then to split into 2 lots.

Ms. Thompson made the motion to allow the splits. Mr. Van Mooy second the motion. All approved.

Clerk: nothing

Appointed Legal counsel: reviewed information about Civil Law Service

Mayor: everyone needs to go to direct deposit if you haven’t done so yet.

VII. Standing Committees:

Economic and Community Development (Ms. Thompson)
Nothing

Public Safety (Mr. Patterson)
EMS- Lucas device to be introduced at COTW

Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Rose)
Nothing

Public Works (Mr. Carles)
Mr. Van Mooy asked if we are on track with the joint paving project? VA said that we are. Mr. Carles wanted to make sure Henry Twp is being communicated with.

Public Utilities (Mr. Van Mooy)
Nothing

Finance and Technology (Ms. Emahiser)
Nothing

VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business

Mr. Rose made a motion that ORDINANCE 2017-34 be ready by number and title only for its first reading, suspend the rules, dispense with the second and third reading and declare an emergency. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved.
Ordinance 2017-34 read by number and title only by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 2017-34 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR ANTHE CLERK TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE NORTH BALTIMORE BOARD OF EDUCATION, AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER (“SRO”), FOR SERVICE AT THE NORTH BALTIMORE SCHOOLS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Rose made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved.

Mr. Rose made a motion that Ordinance 2017-35 be read by number and title only for its first reading. Second by Mr. Patterson.

Ordinance 2017-35 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2017-35 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH POGGEMEYER DESIGN GROUP FOR THE PURPOSE OF DESIGNNING A NEW WATER TOWER FOR THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO.

 

IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions

Mr. Rose made a motion that Resolution 09-2017 be read by number and title only for its second reading. Second by Mr. Patterson.

Resolution 09-2017 read by number and title by the mayor.

RESOLUTION 09-2017 A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE OFFICIAL INTENT AND REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OF OHIO TO REMIBURSE ITS FUND 573 WATER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT RESERVE FUND FOR THE PHASE II MAIN STREET WATERLINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT #CE36U/CE37U WITH THE PROCEEDS OF TAX EXEMPT DEBT OF THE STATE OF OHIO.

 

X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2017-20 be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2017-20 read by number and title only by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2017- 20 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017, PROVIDING EXPENDITURE OF HIGH SCHOOL MARKER DONATION PROCEEDS

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.

 

Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2017-21 be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2017-21 read by number and title only by the mayor.

 

ORDINANCE 2017- 21 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017, PROVIDING EXPENDITURE OF DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY GRANT PROCEEDS

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to adopt. Second by Ms. Emahiser/Ryder. All approved.

 

Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2017-23 be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2017-23 read by number and title only by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2017- 23 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE FINANCE OFFICER TO INCREASE THE VILLAGE’S INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO WITH MEEDER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.

 

Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2017-24 be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2017-24 read by number and title only by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2017- 24 AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE COST AND EXPENSE OF TRIMMING, MAINTAINING AND PLANTING OF TREES ALONG THE STREETS, ALLEYS, WAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES IN THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE FOR 2017, AUTHORIZING CERTIFICATION OF SAME TO THE WOOD COUNTY AUDITOR.

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.

 

Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2017-25 be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2017-25 read by number and title only by the mayor

ORDINANCE 2017- 25 AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE COST AND EXPENSE OF CLEANING THE STREETS, ALLEYS, WAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES IN THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE FOR 2017, AUTHORIZING CERTIFICATION OF SAME TO THE WOOD COUNTY AUDITOR.

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.

 

Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2017-26 be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2017-26 read by number and title only by the mayor

ORDINANCE 2017- 26 AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE COST AND EXPENSE OF LIGHTING OF THE STREETS, ALLEYS, WAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES IN THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE FOR 2017, AUTHORIZING CERTIFICATION OF SAME TO THE WOOD COUNTY AUDITOR.

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved

 

Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2017-27(revised) be read by number and title only for its third reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2017-27 read by number and title only by the mayor

*REVISED 7/28/2017*
ORDINANCE 2017- 27 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CERTIFICATION OF DELINQUENT UTILITY ACCOUNTS AS SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS TO THE WOOD COUNTY AUDITOR

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to adopt. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved

 

XI. Other New Business
Nothing

XII. Other Old Business
Nothing

XIII. Payment of the Bills

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to put the bills totaling $ 218,322.22 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Mr. Carles. All approved.

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 218,322.22. Second by Ms. Ryder (Emahiser) All approved.

 

XIV. Adjournment

Madam mayor asked for a motion to adjourn. All council members said yea. Meeting adjourned at 8:12 PM. Second by all. All approved.

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