VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE - COUNCIL MEETING - FEBRUARY 19, 2013 - MINUTES
I. Pledge of Allegiance
Mayor Julien called the meeting to order at 7:32 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
II. Roll Call:
Mayor Mike Julien-Here, 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. Second by Ms Goldner. All approved.
III. Approval of the Minutes:
Motion by Mr. Patterson to approve the minutes of the 02-05-13 meeting. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
IV. Public Participation:
IV. Letters and Communications:
V. Administrative Reports:
Finance Officer: Present. No Report.
Mr. Bretz questioned several bills. Answers were provided by Mr. Kirk.
Mr. Patterson asked Mr. Julien for an update on the Time Warner bills as these bills still reflect an overcharge. Mr. Julien said that he has not had any responses from Time Warner. Ms Healy suggested that the PUCO be contacted. The communications bills are further complicated by the fact that we are served by three different communications vendors. Mr. Julien asked that communication costs be put on the COTW agenda.
Village Administrator: Present.
Ms Healy reported that she is trying to meet with Rex Huffman concerning the Southwood study.
Ms Healy updated council on a proposal from Bakery Feeds. The company wishes to add a railroad spur that will cross Quarry Rd. They agree to make all necessary road repairs and they will honor all previous agreements with the village regarding road maintenance. They agree to not hinder Air Products access to Quarry Rd. and they will provide a complete description of the project including drawings for council review.
Clerk Van Mooy distributed copies of Ordinance 13-07 and 13-08 for inclusion on the agenda.
Mr. Marcin discussed Ordinance 13-08. This ordinance supports agreements with area fire departments which were signed by the clerk on 02-05-13.
Mr. Julien announced that the first Phase II construction meeting will be held on 03-06-13 and that he hopes to have a schedule at that time.
Mr. Julien reported that he met with Eric Larson and that he purchased a new computer for Mr. Larson’s use. Mr. Larson is a Wood Co. Hospital employee but he is being assigned to work part-time in NB. While here, in addition to assisting with our EMS runs, he will evaluate our department to see how we can develop and improve our services. Mr. Julien thanked the Wood Co. Hospital for assigning Mr. Larson to our EMS.
Mr. Patterson asked about the cameras in the park. He was told that the final parts are on order and, following a service update from Verizon, that they will soon be operational.
VI. Standing Committees:
Economic and Community Development (Mr. Bretz)
Mr. Bretz reported that he continues his work on the sidewalk plan for the
Public Safety (Ms Goldner)
Ms Goldner reported that she received a copy of the Henry Twp fire agreement and it needs a couple of revisions before it is ready for council. Mr. Julien will make the changes and sent it out to all members soon.
Chief Francisco announced that the Fire Department received at $142,150 FEMA grant to replace all air packs. This is a 95/05 match and Mr. Patterson said that the village’s share and the grant writer’s $3000 fee have been taken from the carry over.
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Cameron)
Public Works (Ms Thompson)
Ms Healy asked for an executive session.
Public Utilities (Mr. Waaland)
Finance and Technology (Mr. Patterson)
VII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
Mr. Patterson made a motion to add Ordinance 13-07 and 13-08 to the agenda. Second by Mr. Bretz. All approved.
Mr. Bretz made a motion that Ordinance 13-07 be read by number and title
only for the first reading. Second by Mr. Patterson.
Ordinance 13-07 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE NO. 13-07 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE CLERK TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE HENRY TOWNSHIP, WOOD COUNTY, OHIO AUTHORIZING THE NORTH BALTIMORE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE FIRE SERVICES TO THE TOWNSHIP FOR A 3 YEAR PERIOD ENDING ON DECEMBER 31, 2015
Mr. Patterson made a motion that Ordinance 13-08 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. Waaland. All
Before the vote concern was expressed that the decision to continue or terminate the agreements rests solely with the Fire Chief and that there should be council oversight with such a decision. Mr. Marcin said that he would revise the ordinance for the 03-05-13 meeting.
ORDINANCE NO. 13-08 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE NORTH BALTIMORE VILLAGE FIRE CHIEF AND CLERK TO APPROVE MUTUAL FIRE AID AGREEMENTS WITH THE CYGNET AND BLOOMDALE FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
VIII. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
Mr. Bretz made a motion that Ordinance 13-03 be read by number and title
only for the second reading. Second by Mr. Cameron.
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
IX. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
X. Other New Business
XI. Other Old Business
XII. Payment of the Bills
Mr. Patterson made a motion to put the bills totaling $ 232,596.07 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Mr. Waaland. All approved.
Mr. Patterson made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 232,596.07. Second by Mr. Bretz. All approved.
XIII. Executive Session
Mr. Patterson made a motion to enter into executive session at 8:17 PM for 121.22 G1 to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved
XIV. Return to Regular Session
Mr. Waaland made a motion to return to regular session at 9:41 PM. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
Ms Goldner made a motion to adjourn at 9:41 PM. Second by
Mr. Cameron. All approved.