Council Meeting Minutes August 17, 2015

The Regular Meeting of the Apple Creek Council called to order on August 17, 2015 by Betty Keener with the following council members answering to roll call:

Rick Conrad-present, Mike Harwood-present, Rodney Mackey-present, Robert McCarthy-absent, Charlie Lewis-present and Steve Stoffer-present.


Rick Conrad made a motion to approve the minutes of the August 3rd meeting and the Special Meeting of August 10th, 2015 meetings. As always, they are available for the public to review. Seconded by Charlie Lewis. Roll Call: Rick Conrad-yes, Charlie Lewis-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.

VISITORS: Leonard Kaplan.

POLICE: Mike Harwood asked if the police department has a guideline for running radar. Someone told Mike that village officers are sitting in the back at Dale James Ford car lot. Traffic is slowing down when they see the cruiser and it has come close to causing an accident. Matt Estacion stated Police Jason Woodruff has a rule that they must have their lights on and the State of Ohio mandates they must be within 10 feet of the road. Mayor Betty Keener suggested that this discussion be tabled until the Chief is present at the first meeting in September, and also that Mike invite the resident who complained to attend that meeting.

PARK: Nothing.

STREETS AND MAINTENANCE: Dale Orr reported they are starting to berm the roads. They are starting on the east side of town.

WATER & SEWER: Ordinance 2015-25 An Ordinance Amending the 2015 Appropriation Ordinance 2015-1 Passed January 5, 2015 and Declaring an Emergency.

Motion to suspend the rules and advance to the second and third readings by title only by Mike Harwood. Seconded by Rick Conrad. Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Charlie Lewis-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.

Motion to pass Ordinance 2015-25 by Mike Harwood. Seconded by Rodney Mackey. Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Charlie Lewis-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.

JEDD#2:  On track with forming this group.

JEDD #1: Nothing.

CORRESPONDENCE: Betty Keener read a note from the Historical Society thanking the Village for the 50 years of service for the Johnny Appleseed Festival. There will be a formal letter coming from the Historical Society stating they are will no longer plan and host the Johnny Appleseed Festival. Betty advised Council that she is going to ask a couple people before the next meeting.


NEW BUSINESS: First meeting in September will be Tuesday September 8th at 6:30 p.m. due to the Labor Day Holiday.

COMMITTEE REPORTS: CIC met tonight and are discussing possible fundraisers to build a permanent stage at the park. Next meeting will be September 21, at 5:30 pm.

FINANCE: Resolution 2015-24 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 Resolution 2015-24 by Charlie Lewis. Seconded by Rodney Mackey. Roll Call: Charlie Lewis-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.


A11A210 POLICE  
A11A213 LEWTFM LLC Uniforms                  90.99
A11A241 Quill Office Supplies              38.48
A11A241 Treas. State Ohio Mobile Leads              1200.00
                             TOTAL         $1,338.47    
A17A240   Mayor & Admin. O&M      
A17A231 American Electric Power Village Hall Electric             225.25
A11C230 American Electric Power Street Lights          1207.71
A17A245 Crystal Clear Water Water & Cooler              27.00
A17A232 Dominion Gas              69.46
A17A238 Government Acc. Sol Payroll Software          1300.00
A17A241 Quill Office Supplies            149.21
A17A237 Taggart Law Firm Solicitor Fees            861.79
                             TOTAL      $3,840.42  
B16B240     Streets O&M      
B16B231 American Electric Power Streets Electric                63.42
B16B232 Dominion Gas                28.62
B16B243 Cintas Uniforms                94.08
B16B243 Carquest Backup Alarm & Lamps            102.11
B16B241 Kokosing Road Material                232.00
B16B243 National Lime Stone Crushed Gravel               48.51
B16B243 Tricor Drill set & Krylon              145.63
                                 TOTAL              $714.37              
B43A250 PARKS  
B43A231 American Electric Power Park Electric              629.70
B43A211 Holly Malciut Cleaning of Hall                 25.00
B43A232 Dominion Gas              25.97
B43A243 Wolff Brothers Light Bulbs                241.54
E15A240 WATER                                  TOTAL         $ 922.21
E15A244 American Electric Power Electric             837.79
E15A244 Coshocton Testing                102.00
E15A235 Postmaster Stamps               70.00
E15A245 Government Acc. Sol. Water Software               650.00
E15A244 Bonded Chemical Chemicals              1105.85
                                   TOTAL               $2,765.64    
E25A240 SEWER  
E25A231 American Electric Power Sewer Electric            2110.90
E25A244 Coshocton Testing              784.00
E25A232 Dominion Gas                30.16
E25A245 Daily Record Legal Advertisement              229.60
E25A245 Government Acc. Sol Sewer Software              650.00
E25A235 Postmaster Stamps                 70.00
E25A234 Engineering & Assoc. Engineering            8515.00
E25A243 Evoqua Flight Channels               792.00
                                   TOTAL      $13,181.66            


MOTION TO PAY THE BILLS: by Rick Conrad. Seconded by Steve Stoffer. Roll Call: Rick Conrad-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Charlie Lewis-yes, and Rodney Mackey-yes.

Rodney Mackey informed Council that East Union Township Trustees are having a paper shredding day. Residents may bring in paper they would like to be shredded on Saturday September 12th.

MOTION TO ADJOURN: by Rick Conrad. Seconded by Rodney Mackey. Roll Call: Rick Conrad-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Charlie Lewis-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.

Meeting Adjourned at 6:50 pm.

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