The Regular Meeting of the Apple Creek Council was called to order on June 19, 2017, by Mayor 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-absent, and Steve Stoffer-present.
A motion to approve the minutes of the June 5, 2017 meeting was made by Council President Mackey, as always the minutes are available for the public to review. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Stoffer. Roll call vote was as follows: Council President Mackey-yes, Councilperson Stoffer-yes, Councilperson Conrad-yes and Councilperson Harwood-yes. Motion carried.
POLICE: The Mayor reminded residents of the existing ordinance regarding pet and leash law. Residents need to be sure to have pets on a leash when leaving their property. Further, residents must clean up their pet’s deposits on other people’s property. There have been recent complaints. Lieutenant Estacion was present. He had nothing to report. He did clarify that if the police are contacted regarding an incident of this nature, the dog-owner is contacted. The incident can be recorded on a phone and provided to the department to use when talking to the dog-owner. The police have been successful with this process.
STREETS AND MAINTENANCE: Street Commissioner Orr reported that the street paving process will begin the second week of July. He will be doing a small paving project on June 6, 2017. The Mayor thanked Councilperson Conrad for all the work he has done with the street department.
Ordinance 2017-12 An Ordinance Approving the Granting and Terms of A Water Discharge Pipeline Easement From The Village of Apple Creek to Anthony R. Shinn and Misty D. Shinn, Authorizing the Mayor to Execute Said Easement, and Declaring An Emergency.
The Mayor called for questions. Councilperson Harwood asked what was being discharged. The Village Administrator explained that this was discharge from downspouts, and that Water and Soil Conservation had been contacted regarding this. Rob Kastner verified that this would be ok. Council President Mackey requested verification of approval to be obtained in writing from Mr. Kastner.
A motion to suspend the rules and advance to the second and third readings was made by Councilperson Conrad, seconded by Council President Mackey. The roll call vote was as follows: Councilperson Conrad-yes, Council President Mackey-yes, Councilperson Harwood-yes, and Councilperson Stoffer-yes. Motion carried.
A motion to pass Ordinance 2017-12 was made by Councilperson Harwood, seconded by Council President Mackey. The roll call vote was as follows: Councilperson Harwood-yes, Council President Mackey-yes, Councilperson Conrad-yes, and Councilperson Stoffer-yes. Motion carried.
PARK: The Mayor reminded everyone that the Johnny Appleseed Festival is next month. What needs to be done for the Festival will be discussed at the next meeting. Street Commissioner Orr will do mulching at the Park and Village Hall.
WATER & SEWER: Equipment for the Waynedale Sewer Project will be delivered on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Construction will start on Waynedale property first while there is no school activity. When work is being done at Waynedale, tax monies will be Jedd monies; when working within the Village, it will be Village money, Village Administrator Busson explained. The contractor will need to report this to the Administrator. This has never been a problem in the past with contractors. The Administrator is required to talk to the contractor regarding the correct wage amounts, i.e. prevailing wages.
JEDD#1: Tax monies are received quarterly. One of the businesses involved has been contacted regarding payment of their taxes.
JEDD#2: The next meeting will be held on July 12, 2017, at 6:00 pm at the Village Hall.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: The next Council meeting will be held at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, due to the July 4th holiday.
NEW BUSINESS: The budget hearing will be held during the July 5, 2017 meeting. Council received a copy of the proposed 2018 budget. The Mayor discussed the deficit.
COMMITTEE REPORT: CIC met tonight. The stage project was discussed. The next meeting will be on September 18, 2017, at 5:30pm.
|COUNCIL BILLS 6-19-17|
|A11A241||Advance Auto||Oil & Filter||47.22|
|A11A241||Radical Design||Window Tint||$278.00|
|A11A233||Wayne Co. Commissioners||Insurance & Dispatch||$4417.60|
|A11A233||Visa||Keys, Pins, Bars||$122.75|
|A17A240 Mayor & AD.|
|A11C230||American Elect. Power||Street Lights||1219.89|
|B16B240 Streets O&M|
|B16B233||Verizon Wireless||Cell Phone||58.84|
|B16B212||Wayne Co Commissioners||Insurance||$1492.26|
|E25A231||American Elect. Power||Electric||$4328.37|
|E25A234||Engineering & Assoc.||Engineering||$825.00|
|E25A245||Ohio Water||Loan Fee||$1864.00|
A MOTION TO PAY THE BILLS: was made by Councilperson Conrad, seconded by Councilperson Harwood. The roll call vote was as follows: Councilperson Conrad-yes, Councilperson Harwood-yes, Council President Mackey-yes, and Councilperson Stoffer-yes. Motion carried.
A MOTION TO ADJOURN: was made by Councilperson Conrad, seconded by Council President Mackey. The roll call vote was as follows: Councilperson Conrad-yes, Council President Mackey-yes, Councilperson Harwood-yes, and Councilperson Stoffer-yes. Motion carried.
The meeting adjourned at 6:56 pm.