March 17, 2014 Council Minutes

The Regular Meeting of the Apple Creek Council called to order on March 17, 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, Robert McCarthy-present, and Steve Stoffer-present.

Mike Harwood made a motion to approve the minutes of the March 3, 2014 meeting, as always they are available for the public to review, Seconded by Betty Keener, Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Betty Keener-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, and Robert McCarthy-yes.

Betty Keener made a motion to hire Traci Shanks for the part-time office work, with an hourly rate at $10.00 per hour, with a start date of March 31, 2014, Seconded by Rick Conrad, Roll Call: Betty Keener-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Robert McCarthy-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.

VISITORS: Traci Shanks was present. Keith Wellman of 59 Varnes Dr. was present and informed us that his house flooded again. He feels the village has not done anything to help him. Robert McCarthy has not been able to work on this issue because of personal issues. Robert stated that ATI has not gotten back with him about the retention basins. Keith wanted to know why the Village has not proceeded with imminent domain on the Arnold’s Property. Judy Gatti stated that the Village does not want to take on that property knowing there is a drainage problem with Arnold’s Property. Robert will call ATI and Rob Kastner from Wayne County Soil and Conservation to see where we are with the retention basin.

ENGINEERS: Water & Sewer meeting April 7th at 5:30 pm with Gary Daugherty and Kevin Dean.

POLICE: Nothing.

PARK: Design Restoration has not started on Mayor Carsen Hall.

STREETS AND MAINTENANCE: Resolution 2014-5 A Resolution Authorizing Participation in ODOT Cooperative Purchasing Program. Motion to pass by Mike Harwood, Seconded by Steve Stoffer, Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Robert McCarthy-yes, Betty Keener-yes, and Rodney Mackey-yes.
Dale Orr reported the roads are in poor shape from the winter.

WATER & SEWER: Committee meeting Monday April 7th at 5:30pm.

JEDD: Meeting March 27th at 7:00 pm at the Fire Station.

CORRESPONDENCE: Nothing.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Nothing.

NEW BUSINESS: Leonard Kaplan was present stating that Real Estate has been picking up. He would like council to review the water & sewer tap in fees. He feels if we would lower them that it would easier for people to afford to build in the Village. Laurie will call around to other Village’s and get their price for tap in fees. Betty Keener reported that one issue for the CIC committee is to review zoning and planning for the Village. Mike Harwood would like to see the Village put it on the ballot.

COMMITTEE REPORTS: CIC meeting April 21 at 5:30pm, Betty Keener reported she has completed the required forms with State of Ohio.

FINANCE:

COUNCIL BILLS 3-18-14
A11A210 POLICE
A11A2431 Adgraphics Decal Cruiser 45.00
A11A2431 Kauffman Tire Tires 260.00
A11A212 Wayne Co. Commissioner Hospitalization 2082.77
A11A213 Levinson Uniform 180.94
A11A241 Shreve Printing Business Cards 93.00
A11A2431 Tazman Oil change Cruisers 198.00
TOTAL $2,859.71
A17A240 Mayor & Admin. O&M
A11A252 American Elec. Power ACDC Electric 1305.51
A17A231 American Elec. Power Village Hall Electric 155.55
A11c230 American Elec. Power Street Lights 1283.30
A17A245 Cintas Black Rugs Village Hall 40.60
A17A252 Dominion Gas ACDC 42.33
A17A232 Dominion Gas Village Hall 407.95
A17A245 Crystal Clear Water Water 28.95
A17A233 Comdoc Copier Lease 361.26
TOTAL $3,625.45
B16B240 Streets O&M
B16B231 American Elec. Power Streets Electric 87.52
B16B245 The Battery House Battery 58.95
B16B244 Cargill Road Salt 1688.55
B16B245 Cintas Uniforms 142.96
B16B250 Cross Truck Cutting Edge Kit 243.22
B16B232 Dominion Gas Street Garage 169.13
B16B243 Kokosing Material Cold Mix 195.00
B16B245 Lowe & Young Coupler Male Tip 32.85
B16B241 Superior Lamp Inc. Superior Lamp Inc. 100.33
TOTAL $2,806.03
B43A250 PARKS
B43A231 American Elec. Power Park Electric 205.52
B43A232 Dominion Gas Gas Park 475.19
B43A211 Holly Malciut Cleaning of Hall 100.00
TOTAL $780.71
E15A240 WATER
E15A231 American Elec. Power Water Electric 1560.79
E15A244 Coshocton Environmental Test 90.00
E15A235 Postmaster Stamps 122.50
E15A241 Bonded Chemical Chemicals Water 1252.85
E15A238 Dean’s Backflow Daily Operations 2100.00
E15A243 HD Supply Safety Flg Hydrant Parts 237.64
TOTAL $5,363.78
E25A240 SEWER
E25A231 American Elec. Power Sewer Electric 3263.23
E25A244 Coshocton Environmental Test Sewer 556.00
E25A232 Dominion East Ohio Gas Sewer Plant 108.04
E25A243 Clark-Fowler V Belt 23.22
E25A238 Dean’s Backflow Daily Operations 2100.00
E25A235 Postmaster Stamps 122.50
TOTAL $6,172.99

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

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

Meeting Adjourned at 7:00 pm

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