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					RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS CITY OF MUNROE FALLS REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 8:00 P.M. Mr. Mills called the meeting to order at 8:00 p.m. Mrs. Case gave the opening. Councilpersons present: Jeannine Case, Laura Cingle, Bentley Hudson, Cathy Laubaugh, Marvin Mills, and Warren Schneider. Also present: Mayor Brad Sisak, Law Director Amie Bruggeman, Director of Finance Ted Gordon, Fire Chief Jim Bowery, Director of Public Services Don Brooker, Police Chief Steve Stahl and Deputy Clerk of Council Amy Locy. Councilpersons absent: Tom McLaughlin  Mrs. Case made a motion to excuse Tom McLaughlin from the meeting. Mrs. Cingle seconded the motion.

Roll call: Mrs. Cingle – yes Mr. Schneider – yes The motion passed. Approval of Minutes:  Mrs. Case made a motion to approve the minutes from the February 15, 2003 Special Council meeting. Mrs. Cingle seconded the motion. Mr. Hudson – yes Mrs. Case – yes Mrs. Laubaugh – yes Mr. Mills – yes

Roll Call: Mr. Hudson – yes Mr. Schneider – abstain The motion passed.  Mrs. Case made a motion to approve the minutes from the February 18, 2003 Council meeting. Mrs. Cingle seconded the motion. Mrs. Laubaugh – abstain Mrs. Cingle – yes Mrs. Case – yes Mr. Mills – yes

Roll call: Mrs. Laubaugh – yes Mrs. Cingle – yes The motion passed. Persons to Appear Before Council: Mrs. Case – yes Mr. Hudson – yes Mr. Schneider – yes Mr. Mills – yes

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RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS CITY OF MUNROE FALLS REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 8:00 P.M. Several residents from Game Dr. were present. Robin Turner, 228 Game Dr., addressed Council. She has been a resident of Game Dr. for 2 years and she has some questions regarding the paving of Game Dr. Mrs. Turner wants specific answers to the following questions: 1. Was paving of Game Dr. approved by Council? 2. What happened to the money that was set-aside for the paving? Is it still available? 3. What happened to the petition signed by Game Dr. residents? Mrs. Turner provided Council with color photographs of Game Dr. specifically showing the deep potholes and bad condition of the road. Rose Sokira, 277 Game Dr., addressed the Council next. Mrs. Sokira explained that she has been a resident of Game Dr. for 5 years and she has never lived in a city that took such bad care of their roads. She explained that she takes great pride in her home and is upset with the amount of dust and dirt that comes from the unpaved road. Mr. Brooker explained that funds to pave Game Dr. and Hunter Ave. are in the appropriations ordinance that will be voted on at tonight’s meeting. Mr. Brooker made it clear that there are not enough funds to provide storm sewers or curbs to the residents, but the road would be paved similar to the other side of Game Dr. The residents applauded Mr. Brooker and thanked the Mayor and Council for their quick attention to the resident’s concerns. REPORTS OF OFFICIALS Mayor (Brad Sisak): 1. The Mayor expressed his thanks to the Department Heads and all those that put in such hard work on the appropriations. 2. Mayor reported on the Bicentennial Celebration that was held on Saturday, March 1, 2003. He thanked the Riverview students who provided the entertainment and mentioned that Judge Jane Bond was a terrific speaker. 3. The Mayor received a letter from a resident regarding the outstanding service they received from Amy Locy during an electrical crisis they encountered. Law Director (Amie Bruggeman): 1. Mrs. Bruggeman reported that she has sent a draft agreement to Sonoco for the donation of the River Tracts to the City. 2. Reported that Perrin Asphalt Company won the Pinehurst Rd. paving contract and the awarding ordinance is on the agenda tonight. Quick approval has been requested by the Engineering Dept. due to the time constraints of the project. President of Council (Marv Mills): 1. Mr. Mills thanked everyone for their hard work on preparing the budget. Next Regular Council Meeting: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. Director of Finance (Ted Gordon):

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RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS CITY OF MUNROE FALLS REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 8:00 P.M. 1. Mr. Gordon reported that Finance Assistant Sushil Sharma has returned from his extended vacation and everyone at City Hall is glad to have him home safe. 2. Spoke of the local government funding issue and the State budget. Mr. Gordon encouraged all Council members to get involved, email or write to the state capital, and make an impact on the state budget. 3. Acknowledged and thanked Mrs. Case for the return of the deposit for helium tanks used at the Bicentennial Celebration. 4. Discussed #2003-10 and explained the elimination of budget stabilization and the language regarding the transfer of funds without prior Council approval. Service Director (Don Brooker): 1. Spoke of Game Dr. paving and funds availability. 2. The City received another delivery of salt on March 4. The Roads Dept is trying to scale back on the amount of salt spread. Primary roads, intersections, bridges and hills are the only areas being salted at this time. 3. The City’s share of Pinehurst Rd paving will be $22,122.40. 4. Spoke of the Summit Soil and Water Conservation District and the ordinance that is up for 3rd reading tonight. Mrs. Cingle commented on the good work of the snow plow drivers and specifically Dave Smith. Police Chief (Steve Stahl): 1. Chief Stahl submitted a written report to Council prior to the meeting, but was available at the meeting for any questions. Fire Chief (James Bowery): 1. The Chief reported that the fire engine (79 Pierce) is still out for repairs and will be a few more weeks. This means that the City is running with only one engine. 2. Chief Bowery reported a 30% increase in calls over last year. He expects that number to rise once the assisted living facility goes up. 3. Warned Council of a very large surplus list that will be forthcoming. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Community Development (Bentley Hudson): 1. This committee has not met since the last Council meeting.

Next Planning Commission Meeting: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. Next Community Development: Thursday, March 13, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. Finance/Audit (Laura Cingle – chair): 1. 2. Mrs. Cingle thanked everyone that worked so hard on the budget. Discussed amendment of the appropriations ordinance.

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RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS CITY OF MUNROE FALLS REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 8:00 P.M. 3. Discussed changes to the Capital Improvement Fund. The leaf program has been eliminated temporarily. Administration has tried to reduce rather than eliminate programs. 4. There were 3 check registers for review.  Mrs. Cingle moved to authorize the Director of Finance to pay the bills as reviewed. Mrs. Case seconded the motion.

Roll Call: Mrs. Laubaugh – yes Mrs. Cingle – yes The motion passed. Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at 7:15 p.m. General Government Services (Warren Schneider – chair): 1. Discussed paving Pinehurst Rd. 2. Discussed the electric aggregation program ordinances. 3. Received letters from Buckeye Energy Brokers regarding the gas and electric usage of 2002. Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 6:45 p.m. Public Safety (Cathy Laubaugh – chair): The Public Safety Committee has not met since the last Council meeting. Next Public Safety Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at 6:45 p.m. Economic Development (Marvin Mills – chair): 1. Economic Development Committee has not met since the last Council meeting. 2. Mr. Mills reported that he spoke to a business owner from Hudson who is looking for space for a machine/tool shop. Thanks to Mr. Mills’ efforts, the machine/tool shop may move into an SGS building here in the City. 3. Mr. Mills has had some discussions on interest in the Bank One building as well as the empty house next door. He will keep Council apprised of any new information. Next Economic/Community Development Committee meeting: Thursday, March 13, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. Parks & Recreation (Jeannine Case – chair): 1. 2. The Park Board has not met since the last Council meeting. The Board is looking forward to Keith Shy attending their next meeting. Mrs. Case – yes Mr. Hudson – yes Mr. Schneider – yes Mr. Mills – yes

Next Parks & Recreation Committee meeting: Thursday, March 6, 2003 at 7:00 P.M.

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RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS CITY OF MUNROE FALLS REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 8:00 P.M. PROPOSED LEGISLATION Ordinances for 1st Reading: #2003-14 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH PERRIN ASPHALT COMPANY, INC. TO RESURFACE PINEHURST ROAD IN THE CITY OF MUNROE FALLS, STATE OF OHIO AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

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Mr. Schneider made a motion to suspend the rules and omit all further readings of Prop. Ord #2003-14. Mrs. Case seconded the motion.

A voice vote was taken and the motion passed unanimously.  Mr. Schneider made a motion to adopt Prop. Ord. #2003-14. Mr. Hudson seconded the motion.

Roll call: Mr. Schneider – yes Mrs. Laubaugh – yes Mrs. Cingle – yes Mrs. Case – yes Mr. Hudson – yes Mr. Mills – yes

The ordinance was adopted and assigned permanent number #11-2003. Ordinances for 2nd Reading: #2003-07 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY TO EFFECT A GOVERNMENTAL ELECTRICITY AGGREGATION PROGRAM WITH OPT-OUT PROVISIONS PURSUANT TO SECTION 4928.20 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A SUPPLY AGREEMENT(S) WITH A CERTIFIED SUPPLIER(S) TO CONTINUE AN ELECTRIC AGGREGATION PROGRAM BEYOND 2004 WHEN THE CURRENT SUPPLY AGREEMENT ENDS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH BUCKEYE ENERGY BROKERS, INC. FOR CONSULTING SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF SIX THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($6,900.00) TO CONTINUE AN ELECTRIC AGGREGATION PROGRAM BEYOND 2004 WHEN THE CURRENT SUPPLY AGREEMENT ENDS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

#2003-11

Ordinances for 3rd Reading: #2003-05 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH SUMMIT SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF MUNROE FALLS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

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Mr. Hudson made a motion to adopt Prop. Ord. #2003-05. Mrs. Cingle seconded the motion.

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RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS CITY OF MUNROE FALLS REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 8:00 P.M. Roll call: Mrs. Cingle – yes Mrs. Case – yes Mr. Hudson – yes Mr. Schneider – yes Mrs. Laubaugh – yes Mr. Mills – yes

The ordinance was adopted and assigned permanent number #12-2003. #2003-10 AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CURRENT EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF MUNROE FALLS, STATE OF OHIO DURING THE FISCAL PERIOD ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2003 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

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Mr. Hudson made a motion to adopt Prop. Ord. #2003-10. Mrs. Cingle seconded the motion.

Discussion – Mr. Gordon explained each change that had been made in the amended version of this ordinance.  Mrs. Cingle made a motion to amend #2003-10 to reflect the changes as of printing date 3/4/03. Mrs. Laubaugh seconded the motion.

A voice vote was taken and the motion passed unanimously.  Mrs. Cingle made a motion to adopt Prop. Ord. #2003-10 as amended to reflect the changes as of printing date 3/4/03. Mrs. Laubaugh seconded the motion.

Roll call: Mrs. Case – yes Mr. Hudson – yes Mr. Schneider – yes Mrs. Laubaugh – yes Mrs. Cingle – yes Mr. Mills – yes

The ordinance was adopted and assigned permanent number #13-2003. Resolutions for the 1st Reading: None Resolutions for the 2nd Reading: None Resolutions for the 3rd Reading: None Old Business: None New Business: None Adjournment: Mrs. Cingle moved to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Hudson seconded the motion. A voice vote was taken and the meeting was adjourned at 8:53 p.m.

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RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS CITY OF MUNROE FALLS REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 8:00 P.M.

President of Council

Deputy Clerk of Council

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