The Regular Meeting of the Apple Creek Council called to order on August 18, 2014 by Mayor Betty Keener with the following council members answering to roll call:
Rick Conrad-present, Mike Harwood-present, Rodney Mackey-present, Robert McCarthy-present, and Steve Stoffer-present.
Mike Harwood made a motion to approve the minutes of the August 4, 2014 meeting. As always, they are available for the public to review. Seconded by Rodney Mackey. Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Robert McCarthy-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.
Motion to go into executive session at 6:34 pm for personnel section 121.22 (G)(1) by Mike Harwood, Seconded by Steve Stoffer, Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.
Motion to come out of executive session at 6:40 pm by Rodney Mackey. Seconded by Mike Harwood. Roll Call: Rodney Mackey-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.
Result from executive session Mike Harwood made a motion to place Charles Lewis to the vacated seat by Betty Keener when she had to assume the position of Mayor. Seconded by Steve Stoffer. Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes. Charlie will be installed by Solicitor Jeffrey Musselman at the September 2, 2014 council meeting.
VISITORS: Charles Lewis, Leonard Kaplan.
ENGINEERS: The first of two meetings for CDBG grant was held tonight at 6:15 before the council meeting. The second meeting will be Tuesday September 2, at 6:15 pm prior to the council meeting.
STREETS AND MAINTENANCE: Working on patching the streets.
WATER & SEWER: There will be a conference call on Tuesday, August 19th with Gary Daugherty, Pam Ewing, Dan Holterman, Lea Adia, Dennis DiNarro, Laurie Busson and Betty Keener. This is to discuss the CBDG grant money along with WCPLF (Epa) 0% loan, to go along with OPWC grant money that we already have. Mike Harwood reported there is water run off problem behind the houses of Reynolds and Bursons. The water is running from one of the houses behind their house. When Dale gets back from vacation he will check this concern. Ohio Rural Water did more checking for water leaks, and they did not find any.
JEDD: Meeting September 25 at 7:00pm.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Planning meeting September 2 at 5:30 pm discussion will be revisions to Ordinance 2009-23 Nuisance Ordinance.
NEW BUSINESS: Resolution 2014-12 A Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget Commission and Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and Certifying Them To The county Auditor. Motion to pass by Robert McCarthy. Seconded by Rick Conrad. Roll Call: Robert McCarthy-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.
Resolution 2014-13 A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor of Apple Creek, Ohio to Apply, and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) To Submit The Electronic Application, for CDBG Residential Public Infrastructure Program Funding to the Ohio Department of Development for The Waste Water Treatment Plant Improvements Project and Declaring An Emergency.
Motion to suspend the rules and advance to the second and third reading by Title only by Mike Harwood. Seconded by Steve Stoffer. Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.
Motion to pass Resolution 2014-13 by Mike Harwood. Seconded by Steve Stoffer. Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.
Rodney Mackey has looked at the roof of the Village Hall. He stated it does need replaced. The roof is a single ply membrane. He will be getting quotes for this specialized roof.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: Planning Committee to meet September 2nd at 5:30 to review Ordinance 2009-23.
COUNCIL BILLS 8-18-14
A11A241 Quill Sheet Protector 39.97
A11A241 Treas. State Ohio Mobile Leads 1200.00
A17A240 Mayor & Admin. O&M
A17A231 American Elec. Power Village Hall Electric 191.16
A11C230 American Elec. Power Street Lights 964.38
A17A245 Crystal Clear Water Water & Cooler 28.95
A17A233 MCTV Phone Service 172.81
A17A238 Government Acc. Sol Payroll Software 825.00
A17A241 Quill Copier Paper 66.97
B16B240 Streets O&M
B16B231 American Electric Power Streets Electric 149.17
B16B233 MCTV Phone Service 49.15
B16B243 Kokosing Road Material 125.00
B16B243 Lowe & Young Hose for Back Hoe 31.00
B16B241 Mast Lepley Bolts Washers 19.94
B16B243 National Lime Stone Crushed Gravel 74.43
B16B250 Sherwin Williams Paint 173.40
B43A231 American Ele. Power Park Electric 1125.74
B43A211 Holly Malciut Cleaning of Hall 125.00
B43A245 MT. Services Portable Pot 18.30
E15A240 WATER TOTAL $1,269.04
E15A244 American Electric Power Electric 3768.96
E15A235 Postmaster Stamps 68.00
E15A245 Government Acc. Sol. Water Software 650.00
E15A241 Quill Copier Paper 15.00
E25A231 American Electric Power Sewer Electric 9361.39
E25A233 MCTV Phone Service 113.05
E25A245 Daily Record Advertisement 109.06
E25A245 Government Acc. Sol Sewer Software 650.00
E25A235 Postmaster Stamps 68.00
E25A241 Mast Lepley Ext. Cord 43.48
E25A241 Quill Copier Paper 15.00
MOTION TO PAY THE BILLS: by Mike Harwood, Seconded by Rodney Mackey, Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.
MOTION TO ADJOURN: by Rick Conrad, Seconded by Mike Harwood, Roll Call: Rick Conrad-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Robert McCarthy-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.
Meeting Adjourned at 7:25 pm.