Council Minutes for the Village of North Baltimore, November 6, 2018.
VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
November 6, 2018
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- Zoey Beaupry-Here, Clerk Kathi Bucher- Here, Legal Counsel-Joel Kuhlman
III. Approval of the Agenda:
Motion by Mr, Aaron Patterson to approve the agenda of tonight’s meeting. Second by Mr. Beegle. All approved.
Approval of the Minutes:
Motion by Mr. Carles to approve the minutes of the October 16, 2018 meeting. Second by Ms. Zeigler. All approved.
IV. Public Participation: (5min)
Bonnie Knaggs- voiced her opinion of the recycling program being ran in town and if there is a profit who should get it? Mr. Carles and Mr. Aaron Patterson both said it benefits the citizens.
Sheriff Wasylyshyn spoke to council answered questions about the dispatch service they offer and all it can offer to the Village. The goal is to get everyone linked together so the communication is readily available. Information and be linked directly to the proper sources. There would be some cost as to the upgrading, but would like to invite everyone to come visit the dispatch center and see what they have.
V. Letters and Communications:
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to enter into executive session tonight for 121.22 G1 to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee. Second by Mr. Beegle.
VI. Administrative Reports:
Finance Officer: Dino Woodruff came to visit about the Eagles assessment. There seems to be a mix up with the Post Office. Mr. Carles thought the bills seemed extremely high; there were 3 payrolls out of it, pay insurance, purchased a life pac. Mr. Aaron Patterson has some concerns about a few items that seem high. Ms. Lee to check on check# 46943; 46956; 46979; 47052
EMS Chief: report submitted
Fire Chief: report submitted
Police Chief: Chief Lafferty- end of probation needs adjusted; during executive session would like Chief Lafferty to stay
Utility Director: report submitted
DPW Superintendent: report submitted
Village Administrator: Mr. Art Patterson spoke that there have been interviews held- finishing up reference checks. Recommendation soon.
Appointed Legal counsel: nothing
Mayor: DS Brown is wanting to change their pedestrian cross walk.
Mr. Carles made a motion for DS Brown to make a change to their cross walk.(on Cherry) Second by Mr. Engard. All approved.
Village Wide Calling system-
Ms. Zeigler made a motion for the mayor to enter into a contract for the Village Wide calling system. (not to exceed $3250.) Second by Mr. Beegle. All Approved.
Tree trimming is too big for our trucks, we need to have it professionally done. There is a list of trees, budget is $29,000.00. Should it be an Ordinance? Award a bid to one.
Ordinance 2018-50 up for its first reading. Ms. Lee found the money for us to use to make the payments. This is to start on 1-1-2019.
A training session for Finance and Technology committee will be held with a representative from Wood County to discuss “Fund Accounting.”
Proclamation Read. “Bell tolling” for WWI remembrance.
Mr, Beegle was curious where we are with getting camera’s installed. Long Electric came in and would like to trench everything. They said it wouldn’t be great resolution if wireless.
VII. Standing Committees:
Economic and Community Development (Ms. Zeigler)
Thanks to the street department; Nov. 17 BG Christmas Parade; Nov. 29 GOST mtg; Dec. 5 Santa to arrive.
Public Safety (Mr. Art Patterson)
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Carles)
Public Works (Mr. Aaron Patterson)
Street paving. ODOT has bumped back our Main Street project, this is possibly due to miscommunication. (VA/Poggemyer) We need to show our residents that roads are going to get done. We need to pave some roads now. Work on a list of the worst roads and get them done. Brush- some changes are coming. Mr. Carles brought up vacation time-sick time. Let’s get this taken care of, let’s get something in the budget to help with the cost. Mayor Goldner will check into the Ohio Revised Code for cut offs, etc…
Public Utilities (Mr. Engard)
Finance and Technology (Mr. Beegle)
Mr. Beegle said he hasn’t had time to get up here to get this done. Would like to “error on the side of caution.”
A quote was mentioned: “…how we make mistakes, doing it in a hurry.”
VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 2018-50 be read by number and title only for its first reading. Second by Mr. Engard.
Ordinance 2018-50 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 2018-50 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR OR MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH TODD DICKERSON FROM BLACK SWAMP LOCATION STRATEGIES TO WORK WITH THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 2018-47 be read by number and title only for its second reading. Second by Mr. Engard.
Ordinance 2018-47 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 2018-47 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING OWNERSHIP OF RECYCLING EQUIPMENT, A DOWNSTROKE BALER, GLASS CRUSHER AND A CAN CRUSHER FROM THE WOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Mr. Carles made a motion that Ordinance 2018-48 be read by number and title only for its second reading. Second by Ms. Zeigler.
Ordinance 2018-48 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 2018-48 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018, PROVIDING EXPENDIURE OF THE WATER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND CARRYOVER
X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
XI. Other New Business
XII. Other Old Business
XIII. Payment of the Bills
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 365,336.18. Second by Mr. Engard. All approved.
XIV. Executive Session
Mr. Aaron Patterson made a motion to enter into executive session at 7:21 PM for 121.22 G1 to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee. Second by Mr. Engard. All approved
XV. Return to Regular Session
Mr. Carles made a motion to return to regular session at 8:14 PM. Second by Mr. Engard. All approved.
Motion made by Mr. Carles to hire Mr. Herrick as Assistant Chief of Police at a pay rate of $19.00/her. Second by Ms. Zeigler. Five yes votes with Mr. Beegle voting no, motion passed.
Mr. Carles made a motion to adjourn at 8:15 PM. Second by
Mr. Art Patterson. All approved.