April 21, 2014 Council Minutes

The Regular Meeting of the Apple Creek Council called to order on April 21, 2014 by Mayor Judy Gatti with the following council members answering to roll call:

Betty Keener-present, Rick Conrad-present, Mike Harwood-present, Rodney Mackey-present, Steve Stoffer-present, and Robert McCarthy arrived at 6:35pm.

Mike Harwood made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 meeting, as always they are available for the public to review, seconded by Rick Conrad, Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Betty Keener-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.

VISITORS: Abby from the Daily Record and Leonard Kaplan.

ENGINEERS: Donna Kirkbride has approved our change for the upgrade on the sewer plant. We will be getting rid of the trickling filters completely.

POLICE: Nothing.

PARK: Repairs at the park are going very slowly, the termite spraying is all done on the inside but not on the outside. When the weather gets warmer they will finish. Judy Gatti reported the Easter Egg Hunt from Saturday was well attended; she wanted to thank First National Bank for sponsoring the hunt. Dale Orr reported to move the tennis court to were the basketball court is would take just in concrete along $6,000.00. He feels it should be concrete because of the wetness of the area. Mike Harwood does not feel it needs to be concrete. This would free up space for the Johnny Appleseed to construct a band stand. Should have a park committee meeting to discuss this.

STREETS AND MAINTENANCE: Judy Gatti reported from the meeting, stating there are some roads that need repaired and need front tires for the dump truck. The tires are at cost of $600.00. Buss Court and Eyman are two of the streets that need repaired at a cost of $14,200.00. High St. we will be putting a band aid on it to make it last longer. The water department will be paying for all the repairs from the water breaks this past winter at a cost of $2,500.00. The street department does not have enough money to do this. We need to transfer $10,000.00 to their budget. Laurie will have an ordinance and a resolution ready for the next meeting on May 5. Dale Orr is to get another price on all of this week and bring it back to council.

WATER & SEWER: More discussion on the tap in fees.

JEDD: Nothing.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Robert McCarthy reported he had been in contact with director of ATI about 59 Varnes Drive. ATI has been in working with Rob Kastner to come up with something. They should have a proposal soon for the Village. Judy Gatti reported she felt the village has done all we can for Keith Wellman of 59 Varnes Dr. Rodney Mackey reported he has been driving around during the recent storms and has noticed Mr. Wellman has done nothing himself to help the situation. Robert McCarthy reported the lot with the new hitching rail is looking great. Leonard Kaplan reported they have spent $7,500 so far.


COMMITTEE REPORTS: CIC meeting May 7, 2014 at 5:30pm

A11A241 Anthony Bernal Uniform 400.00
A11A2431 MasterCard Motor Oil 101.79
A11A212 Wayne Co. Commissioner Dispatching & Legal 1455.73
A11A233 Verizon Wireless Cell Phones 171.66
TOTAL $2,129.18
A17A240 Mayor & Admin. O&M
A11A252 American Electric Power ACDC Electric 464.86
A17A231 American Electric Power Village Hall Electric 136.76
A17A241 Atkinson Printing Pay In Books 53.34
A17A233 MCTV Phone Service 175.28
A17A233 Comdoc Copier Lease 180.63
A17A241 Friendly Wholesale Paper Products 68.04
TOTAL $1,078.91
B16B240 Streets O&M
B16B231 American Electric Power Streets Electric 81.86
B16B241 Custom Machine & Wel Angle Iron 12.50
B16B243 California Constr Light Bulbs 94.80
B16B250 MCTV Phone Service 49.15
B16B232 Dominion Gas Street Garage 81.44
B16B235 Verizon Wireless Cell Phones 61.04
TOTAL $380.79
B43A231 American Electric Power Park Electric 203.25
B43A242 Friendly Wholesale Paper Products 173.53
B43A211 Holly Malciut Cleaning of Hall 100.00
B43A245 MT Services Portable Pot 30.30
B43A243 Orrville Trucking Sand for Ball Field 74.78
TOTAL $581.86
E15A231 American Electric Power Water Electric 1363.41
E15A241 Atkinson Printing Pay Ins 53.34
E15A235 Postmaster Stamps 85.00
E15A243 Master Card Drug Test 10.00
TOTAL $1,511.75
E25A231 American Electric Power Sewer Electric 3277.89
E25A241 Atkinson Printing Pay Ins Books 55.20
E25A243 MCTV Phone Service 113.05
E25A243 Master Card Drug Test 10.00
E25A235 Postmaster Stamps 85.00
TOTAL $3,541.14

MOTION TO PAY THE BILLS: by Rodney Mackey, Seconded by Betty Keener, Roll Call: Rodney Mackey-yes, Betty Keener-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.

MOTION TO ADJOURN: by Rick Conrad, Seconded by Betty Keener, Roll Call: Rick Conrad-yes, Betty Keener-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:40 pm.

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