Rich Rose explained the damage of a water line, on Poplar Street, to the Committee of the Whole (COW) on January 8. (referenced below in the Public Utilities report)
VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE - COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES - FEBRUARY 05, 2013
Megan (Gonyer) Amburgey addresses handicap accessibility issues around NB; Rich Rose's repair reimbursement denied (Public Utilities Committee near the bottom of this article); Bretz: Sidewalk Ordinance Review underway
VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE - COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES - FEBRUARY 05, 2013
I. Pledge of Allegiance
In the absence of Mayor Julien, Council President Goldner called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
II. Roll Call:
Mayor Mike Julien-Absent, Leslee Thompson-Absent, Aaron Patterson-Here, Janet Goldner-Here, Bill Cameron-Here, Jeff Bretz-Here, Greg Waaland—Here, Clerk Richard Van Mooy-Here, Emily Law—Student Representative--Present.
Mr. Patterson made a motion to excuse Ms Thompson and Mr. Julien. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
Mr. Patterson made a motion to appoint Jeff Bretz as President Pro Tem of Council for this meeting. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
III. Approval of the Minutes:
Motion by Mr. Patterson to approve the minutes of the 01-15-13 meeting. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
Ms Thompson arrived at 7:35 PM.
IV. Public Participation:
Luke Swartz representing the EMS presented the NB EMS Life Saver Award to Nick Nichols who is credited with saving the life of his father Richard Nichols in advance of the arrival of the EMS. Richard has unresponsive after a heart problem and Nick performed CPR while waiting for the squad to respond.
Mr. Swartz also mentioned two upcoming life saving classes that are open to the community.
Megan (Gonyer - added by Editor) Amburgey who is wheelchair bound addressed council on several accessibility issues and offered her assistance in planning future accessibility projects. Ms Healy updated the village’s efforts to improve mobility including the sidewalks at the village hall and ongoing grant applications to provide more funding for such projects.
V. Letters and Communications:
Mr. Bretz reported that he was contacted by a resident seeking a street light mid-block on Zihlman St. Referred to Ms Healy.
Mr. Bretz also reported that he receive a complaint about the lack of snow removal on Rhodes Ave. Referred to Ms Healy.
VI. Administrative Reports:
Finance Officer: Present. Report Submitted
Mr. Kirk reviewed recent income tax receipts as well as his customary reports.
EMS Chief: Present. Report Submitted.
Chief VanScoder said that he will have an update on the meeting that was held with the Public Safety Committee and the EMS at the COTW.
Fire Chief: Present. Report Submitted.
Chief Francisco presented two automatic aid agreements for signature. Signed by the clerk and forwarded to Mr. Marcin who will prepare the required ordinances.
Police Chief: Present. Report Submitted.
Chief Baer reported that the new cruiser has arrived. The old Chevy has been traded in and will be removed from the parking lot as soon as the dealer can get it running. Mr. Patterson said that the 2014 budget will reflect the need to get back on the two year purchase cycle for cruisers.
Chief Baer reported that a safety assessment was recently conducted at the highs school and everything was good. He also announced that the NB PD will conduct a live shooter drill at the high school on 02-10-13.
Based upon Chief Baer’s recommendation Mr. Patterson made a motion to hire Katelyn Rothenbuhler-Davis as a part-time on call dispatcher at $ 7.72 per hour effective 02-06-13. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
Village Administrator: Present. Report Submitted.
Ms Healy informed council that Mayor Julien authorized an emergency expenditure of $ 9800 for a valve that is needed at the water plant in order for the clear well project to begin.
Ms Healy reported that she was contacted by ODOT with an announcement that survey crews will be in the I-75 area surveying the for the proposed third lane expansion.
Ms Healy gave Mr. Cameron a number of sample ordinances for the PPOR Committee to work on.
Mr. Bretz inquired about a couple of flags that are missing from the roundabout. He was told that Supt. Wickard is working on making them more wind proof.
Clerk: Present. No Report.
Solicitor: Present. No Report.
Mayor: Not present due to illness. No Report.
VII. Standing Committees:
Economic and Community Development (Mr. Bretz)
Mr. Bretz reported that this committee is currently reviewing a number of options for a comprehensive sidewalk ordinance.
Public Safety (Ms Goldner)
Ms Goldner reported that this committee met with Henry Twp to go over the pending fire agreement. A full report will be available at the COTW.
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Cameron)
Public Works (Ms Thompson)
Public Utilities (Mr. Waaland)
Mr. Patterson asked for an update on the water line situation with Rich Rose.
Ms Healy said that she and representatives from Helms and Peterman met with Mr. Rose and denied his request for reimbursement for repair. Mr. Rose asked for additional information and he make take further action. Any further action will be referred to either Helms’ or the village’s insurance.
Finance and Technology (Mr. Patterson)
VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
Mr. Waaland made a motion that Ordinance 13-03 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Ms Thompson.
Ordinance 13-03 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 13-03 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE EDITION AND INCLUSION OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES AS PARTS OF THE VARIOUS COMPONENT CODES OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO
Mr. Waaland made a motion that Ordinance 13-04 be read by number and title only for the first reading dispense with the second and third readings, suspend the rules and declare an emergency. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved
Ordinance 13-04 read by number and title by the mayor.
Mr. Patterson made a motion to adopt Ordinance 13-04. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
ORDINANCE 13- 04 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Bretz made a motion that Ordinance 13-05 be read by number and title only for the first reading dispense with the second and third readings, suspend the rules and declare an emergency. Second by Mr. Patterson. All approved.
Ordinance 13-05 read by number and title by the mayor.
Mr. Patterson made a motion to adopt Ordinance 13-05. Second by Mr. Bretz. All approved.
ORDINANCE 13- 05 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 13-06 be read by number and title only for the first reading dispense with the second and third readings, suspend the rules and declare an emergency. Second by Mr. Bretz. All approved.
Ordinance 13-06 read by number and title by the mayor.
Mr. Bretz made a motion to adopt Ordinance 13-06. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.
ORDINANCE 13-06 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ESTIMATE OF REVENUES FOR THE BUDGET YEAR BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2013, AUTHORIZING CERTIFICATION OF SAME TO THE WOOD COUNTY AUDITOR AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
XI. Other New Business
XII. Other Old Business
XIII. Payment of the Bills
Mr. Patterson made a motion to put the bills totaling $ 286,577.45 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Mr. Bretz. All approved.
Mr. Bretz made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 286,577.45. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
Mr. Waaland made a motion to adjourn at 8:25 PM. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.
Richard Van Mooy, Clerk
Chester H. Marcin __________________________
Village Solicitor Mike Julien, Mayor