The Regular Meeting of the Apple Creek Council called to order on January 20, 2014 by Mayor Judy Gatti with the following council members answering to roll call:
Betty Keener-present, Steve Stoffer-present, Rodney Mackey-present, Robert McCarthy-present, Rick Conrad-excused, and Mike Harwood-excused.
Betty Keener made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 13, 2014 meeting, as always they are available for the public to review, Seconded by Steve Stoffer, Roll Call: Betty Keener-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Robert McCarthy-yes, and Rodney Mackey-yes.
VISITORS: Jon Caiazza from NAI Spring was present to report back about the hitching rail on the Bixler’s property at the corner of St. Rt. 250 and High St. Jon reported that he and Anna Mae Bixler have come to a verbal agreement. She is willing to lease it to NAI Spring. The Amish men are willing to put up the hitching rail. The Amish gentlemen who were present are appreciating what is happening.
Leonard Kaplan was present and would like the Village to consider bringing zoning into Apple Creek. He feels this would help bring in more businesses. What is the plan for 1 to 15 years in the future? Betty Keener explained she would like to get the CIC committee active by having some meetings and see what the businesses would want for the Village.
Keith Wellman was present and just wants to get a copy of minutes that are from back in 2010.
POLICE: Meeting February 3, 2014 at 5:30 pm.
STREETS AND MAINTENANCE: Nothing.
WATER & SEWER: We will be getting a new pump to replace the one that went out back in September, should be here real soon.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Second Reading of Ordinance 2014-4 An Ordinance Establishing A Special Events fund for the Village of Apple Creek, Ohio. Motion to advance to the third reading at the February 3, 2014 meeting by Robert McCarthy, Seconded by Rodney Mackey, Roll Call: Robert McCarthy-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, and Betty Keener-yes.
NEW BUSINESS: The second meeting in February will be on Tuesday the 18th at 6:30 due to the employees having off Monday for President’s Day.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: Judy Gatti reported from the water & sewer meeting from earlier tonight. The committee reviewed setting up a system for the residents to pay their bill with a credit card through BCMS. At this time, the committee feels it isn’t feasible. Also gave a short report on the update for the sewer plant, that the engineering firm has a letter to the EPA checking to see if we can eliminate the trickling filters with extended aeration for a slightly higher cost. This would eliminate the arms from freezing because they would be eliminated.
COUNCIL BILLS 1-20-14
A11A22301 Ford Motor Credit Charger Lease Payment 8767.68
A11A250 Galls Key Holder Hood 66.99
A11A213 MasterCard Matt Estacion Uniform 90.00
A11A213 Nick Myrda Uniform Allowance 100.00
A11A241 Quill Pens Toners 127.81
A17A240 Mayor & Admin. O&M
A11A252 American Electric Power ACDC Electric 843.90
A17A231 American Electric Power Village Hall Electric 187.99
A17A233 MCTV Phone Service General 160.28
A17A241 Quill Office Supplies 18.78
B16B240 Streets O&M
B16B231 American Electric Power Streets Electric 89.17
B16B233 MCTV Phone Service Streets 49.15
B16B243 Dale James Ford Transmission Fluid 11.86
B43A231 American Electric Power Park Electric 162.28
B43A211 Holly Malciut Cleaning of Hall 100.00
B96A240 Municipal Mt Veh
B96A242 Santmyer Oil Fuel Streets 230.64
B96A244 Santmyer Oil Fuel Backhoe 267.57
B96A246 Santmyer Oil Fuel Police 230.64
E15A231 American Electric Power Water Electric 1679.43
E15A243 Orrville Trucking Material Water Break 337.13
E15A241 Quill Copier Paper 20.00
E25A231 American Electric Power Sewer Electric 3755.36
E25A233 MCTV Phone Service Sewer 113.05
E25A234 Engineering Associates Engineering 6500.00
E25A241 Quill Copier Paper 19.99
MOTION TO PAY THE BILLS: by Rodney Mackey, Seconded by Betty Keener, Roll Call: Rodney Mackey-yes, Betty Keener-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.
MOTION TO ADJOURN: by Steve Stoffer, Seconded by Betty Keener, Roll Call: Steve Stoffer-yes, Betty Keener-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.
MEETNG ADJOURNED at 7:00 pm