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NB Village Council Minutes – Nov. 15

VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
COUNCIL MEETING
November 15, 2016

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, Ms. Emahiser- Here Art Patterson -Here, Rich Rose-Here, Leslee Thompson- Here, Richard Van Mooy-Here, Student Representative- Noah Pelton Ab, Clerk Kathi Bucher-Here

III. Approval of the Minutes:

Motion by Mr. Rose to approve the minutes with change of the November 1, 2016 meeting. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved.

Noah Pelton arrived at 7:04

IV. Public Participation:
Mr. Julien was on agenda to speak about Explorer Post Information. Mayor Goldner stated if he shows we will just add him in when he gets here. Ms. Thompson has a concern about this. She questioned that Boy Scouts can go to fires? Who takes on the liability for this? Can they help? Mayor mentioned they can go, Boy Scouts take on responsibility. Mr. Julien to address all of that.

V. Letters and Communications:
Mr. Aaron Patterson dropped off a paper he filed.
AN ORDINANCE SUSPENDING AND RETROACTIVELY PAYING BACK THE 1% INCOME TAX IMPOSED UPON THE CITIZENS OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, WOOD COUNTY, OHIO WHO WORK OUTSIDE OF THE CORPORATION LIMITS OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, WOOD COUNTY, OHIO AND PAY INCOME TAXES TO OTHER MUNICIPALITIES, COMMUNITIES OR JURISDICTIONS AND THAT WAS PUT INTO EFFECT THE 1ST DAY OF JANUARY 2016.
Mr. Marcin mentioned that the first step is the paper has to be filed with council to reverses themselves. If not, then the paper can be filed. He will look into this and follow up with more information for council.

Mayor’s dinner, thanks to everyone who went. It was a wonderful turn out by council.

VI. Administrative Reports:

Finance Officer: First readings are all standard. We do this every year.
Ordinance 40- changes
i. Updated 2017 Workers Comp Premium info
ii. Updated Cobra Coverage amounts
iii. Increasing the Street Dept budget to meet operational needs.

EMS Chief:
Fire Chief:
Police Chief: Any questions for the Chiefs? None
Utility Director:
DPW Superintendent:

Village Administrator:
#3 Main Street Corridor – The Village opened bids on Friday, November 11, 2016 at noon. There were 11 bids for the project. Buckeye Excavating and Construction, Inc. submitted the lowest bid. $228,556.00. ($100,000 under estimate) Mr. Van Mooy asked how much our grant was for. $289,951.

Got missed from report- Luke Ewing got the Farm Ground Lease Bid that was read on November 14th at noon. $226.00 per acre

#4 Leaf bags available to residents. Curbside in front of your property for pick up. Until the 1st snow or the middle of December. Whichever comes first.

#5 Amplex- equipment has been installed on Grant Road and residents can start getting service.

#6 Communication Tower- there is a huge hole marked off in the back, the pour will be this Thursday. It will need to set for 10days which means around November 28th the tower could go up.

#7 Solicitors Permit Ordinance 2016-39. Proposed Motion: Recommendation to introduce an Ordinance addressing the Solicitor Permit Policy and revisions to that policy. This is included on tonight’s agenda as Ordinance 2016- 39. Mr. Van Mooy noticed it doesn’t mention that those exempt must contact the police station. Change to be made for next meeting.
#8 Search for Appointed Legal Counsel-The RFQs are out and due back to the village from any interested parties by November 30, 2016 and the Personnel, Policy & Ordinance Review Committee. Interviews will be in December. There has been some interest.

#9 EMS Presentation to Bloom Township; Public Safety Committee, along with the Mayor, Village Administrator, and Finance Officer met with the Bloom Township Trustees on Monday November 7, 2016. We will be doing the same presentation for Village of Bloomdale Council on November 22, 2016. This presentation was simply to let them know the North Baltimore EMS had not only expanded our service to a staff on 24 hours a day but also improved our service and runtimes. We currently collaborate with Bloom Township with mutual aid.

#10 Amend Ordinance 2016-46 for Council Meeting Time – Earlier this spring council agreed to temporarily change our council meeting time to 7:00 pm.

#11 Crack Sealing-Wood County has agreed to let us “borrow” the AC machine in the spring. It holds 600 gal/AC Tar. Wickard and Long will work with Mr. Carles to develop a plan. Mr. Van Mooy asked if we increased the budget for this? Mr. Kirk said we did for mostly for tar but other things too. Ms. Murray said we plan to do this right and make it last.

#12 Wood County Solid Waste Management Plan-resolution from the WCSWM for their 5 year plan update. 350 pages. Can make copies if any of you want them.

#13 NatureWorks Grant-awarded the NatureWorks Grant for updates to our tennis and basketball courts at the village park. Grant amount is
$27,838.

In the past year the village has received the following grants;

• OPWC for Main Street Waterline Replacement = $289,951
• CDBG for ADA compliant crosswalks in the downtown area = $28,000
• CDBG for ADA compliant updates to concession stand restrooms = $32,550
• NatureWorks for updates to the tennis/basketball courts = $27,838

For a Total of $378, 339 in grant funds in 2016

There is a Wood County Land use plan meeting scheduled for December 7th, 2016 at 6:30 in BG at the Public Library. Mr. Van Mooy wanted to know what this does for us? It is a plan for the county about surrounding land, zoning, and if a viable place for a business. It is like a roadmap for the county.
Mr. Rose mentioned he knows of a farmer who has Amplex and loves it. Ms. Emahier’s parents also have it and are good with it. Mr. Van Mooy’s experience has not been so good.

Clerk: nothing to report

Appointed Legal counsel: Has 2 ordinances tonight. Solicitor and time change.
Mr. Marcin would like an executive session to discuss an issue.

Mayor: Would like an executive session as well.

VII. Standing Committees:

Economic and Community Development (Ms. Thompson)
Nothing to report
Public Safety (Mr. Patterson)
Nothing to report
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Rose)
Nothing to report
Public Works (Mr. Carles)
Nothing to report
Public Utilities (Mr. Van Mooy)
Nothing to report
Finance and Technology (Ms. Emahiser)
Nothing to report

VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business

Ms. Thompson made a motion to add Ordinance 2016-39 and Ordinance 2016-46 to the first readings. Second by Ms. Emahiser.

Mr. Rose made a motion that Ordinance 2016-43 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Ms. Thompson.

Ordinance 2016-43 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2016- 43 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2016

Ms. Thompson made a motion that Ordinance 2016-44 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Mr. Van Mooy.

Ordinance 2016-44 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2016- 44 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ESTIMATE OF REVENUES FOR THE BUDGET YEAR BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2016, AUTHORIZING CERTIFICATION OF SAME TO THE WOOD COUNTY AUDITOR
Ms. Thompson made a motion that Ordinance 2016-45 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Ms. Emahiser.

Ordinance 2016-45 read by number and title by the mayor
ORDINANCE 2016- 45 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2016, PROVIDING EXPENDITURE FROM VARIOUS FUND CARRYOVER
Ms. Thompson made a motion that Ordinance 2016-39 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Mr. Rose. With the amendment, those exempt report to police station too.

Ordinance 2016-39 read by number and title by the mayor
ORDINANCE NO. 2016- 39 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE CODIFIED ORDINANCE CHAPTER 709, PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS (AND TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY) Not motioned as an emergency.
Ms. Thompson made a motion that Ordinance 2016-46 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Ms. Rose.

Ordinance 2016-46 read by number and title by the mayor
ORDINANCE NO. 2016- 46 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE CODIFIED ORDINANCE SECTION 121.01(a)(1) TO CHANGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING TIMES FORM 7:30 PM TO 7:00 PM
Ms. Thompson made a motion that Resolution 07-2016 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Mr. Rose.

Resolution 07-2016 read by number and title by the mayor.

RESOLUTION 07-2016 RESOLUTION APPROVING THE DRAFT ADOPTED AMENDED WOOD COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN
IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions

Ms. Thompson made a motion that Ordinance 2016-40 be read by number and title only for the second reading. Second by Ms. Emahiser.

Ordinance 2016-40 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2016- 40 AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR CURRENT EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, STATE OF OHIO, DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017.
Ms. Thompson made a motion that Resolution 06-2016 be read by number and title only for the second reading. Second by Ms. Emahiser.

Resolution 06-2016 read by number and title by the mayor.

RESOLUTION 06-2016 A RESOLUTION REGARDING COMPENSATION FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017.
X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions

Ms. Thompson made a motion that Ordinance 2016-38 be read by number and title only for the third reading. Second by Ms Emahiser.

Ordinance 2016-38 read by number and title by the mayor.

ORDINANCE 2016- 38 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2016, PROVIDING EXPENDITURE FROM HAZMAT SERVICE PROCEEDS.

Ms. Thompson made a motion to adopt. Mr. Rose seconded. 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 $ 49,638.51 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Mr. Rose. All approved.

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 49,638.51. Second by Ms. Thompson. All approved.

XIV. Executive Session

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to enter into executive session at 7:40 PM for 121.22 G1 to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved

XV. Return to Regular Session

Ms. Thompson made a motion to return to regular session at 8:16 PM. Second by Mr. Van Mooy. All approved.

Ms. Thompson made a motion that Ms. Murray receive a $1,000 raise retroactive back to April 19, 2016. (6 month probationary period) Adjusting her pay from $32.45 to $32.93. All approved.

Mr. Van Mooy made a motion to authorize the Village Administrator to retain Clemmons Nelson to assist appointed Legal Counsel in the investigation to a civil rights complaint filed against the village by Jessica Simon. Second by Mr. Rose. All approved.

XVI. Adjournment

Ms. Thompson made a motion to adjourn at 8:20 PM. Second by
Mr. Van Mooy. All approved.

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