May 18, 2014 Council Minutes

The Regular Meeting of the Apple Creek Council called to order on May 19, 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 May 5, 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.

VISITORS: Leonard Kaplan.


POLICE: Betty Keener made a motion to allow Sgt. Nick Myrda use the police charger for his wedding on May 31 for him and his wife to ride from the church to the reception with Chief Jason Woodruff driving the cruiser, Seconded by Robert McCarthy, Roll Call: Betty Keener-yes, Robert McCarthy-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, Mike Harwood-yes, Steve Stoffer-yes, and Rick Conrad-yes.

PARKS: Mike Harwood made a motion to allow the Church of Anchor of Hope to rent the hall on June 29th for $100.00 plus security deposit, this is because they lost their rent from last year, Seconded by Rick Conrad, Roll Call: Mike Harwood-yes, Rick Conrad-yes, Robert McCarthy-yes, Betty Keener-yes, Rodney Mackey-yes, and Steve Stoffer-yes.
Mike Harwood made a motion to spend up to $350.00 on fence posts and chain for the parking lot at the park, 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.

STREETS AND MAINTENANCE: Dale Orr reported Mel Way have been in and started the fixing of Buss Court and Eyman Dr. Mel Way found a soft spot on Eyman and have fixed it and will return to finish with the Chip and Seal.

WATER & SEWER: Judy Gatti reported the water & sewer committee meat on May 15th at 3:30 to discuss daily operation of the plants. Kevin Dean from Dean’s Backflow has given us notice to terminate his services effective June 30th. Will be advertising for class II operator for wastewater and a class I for water, also we are waiting on a quote from Water Technology. Committee meeting on June 2 at 5:30pm. Judy Gatti also reported during the meeting on May 15th the committee discussed the changing of Tap on Fees. The committee does not want to change the fee.

JEDD: Nothing.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Robert McCarthy reported he had talked to ATI and they would like to split the engineering cost for the Varnes Dr. Water runoff. This will be discussed at the meeting that the solicitor will be at on June 2, 2014.


COMMITTEE REPORTS: Judy Gatti reported the CIC met before the regular meeting, first they amended the bylaws to state there will be a total of 7 people on the board, 3 from Council, mayor, and 3 from the public. They discussed the entrances signage into the Village and how to get people to stop in town when they are traveling on St. Rt. 250. Initially would like to get donations and look for grants to help fund some projects. Betty Keener & Judy Gatti will work on a letter to all of the business’s to invite them to the next meeting on June 16th at 5:30pm.


A11A2431 Silco Fire Fire Extinguishers 9.00
A11A241 Vance’s Shooter Taxer Batteries 321.00
A11A212 Wayne Co. Commissioner Hospitalization 2082.77
A11A233 Verizon Wireless Cell Phones 171.66
A11A241 Wayne Co. Commissioner Citation Books 83.00
TOTAL $ 2667.43
A17A240 Mayor & Admin. O&M
A17A231 American Elec. Power Village Hall Electric 108.59
A11C230 American Elec. Power Street Lights 1247.42
A17A252 Champion Energy Elec. ADCD 10.67
A17A245 Crystal Clear Water Water & Cooler 28.95
A17A233 Comdoc Copier Lease 180.63
A17A233 MCTV Phone Service 175.28
A17A243 Silco Fire Fire Extinguishers 52.00
TOTAL $1,803.84
B16B240 Streets O&M
B16B231 American Elec. Power Streets Electric 87.35
B16B233 MCTV Phone Service 49.15
B16B244 Schlabach Engine String Head 29.95
B16B243 Silco Fire Fire Extinguishers 30.00
B16B233 Verizon Wireless Cell Phones 61.04
TOTAL $257.49
B43A231 American Elec. Power Park Electric 145.94
B43A211 Holly Malciut Cleaning of Hall 100.00
B43A245 MT. Services Portable Pot 64.05
B43A243 Silco Fire Fire Extinguishers 6.00
TOTAL $315.99
B96A242 Muni. Motor Veh
B96A242 Santmyer Oil Gas 361.28
B96A246 Santmyer Oil Gas 851.80
TOTAL 1213.06
E15A244 American Elec. Power Electric 2876.36
E15A235 Postmaster Stamps 68.00
E15A243 Silco Fire Fire Extinguishers 135.50
TOTAL $3,079.86
E25A231 American Elec. Power Sewer Electric 2876.36
E25A233 MCTV Phone Service 113.05
E25A243 Clark-Fowler Start Capacitor 33.27
E25A243 Engineering Associates Engineering 8000.00
E25A235 Postmaster Stamps 68.00
E25A243 Pelton Environmental UV Bulbs 579.57
E25A243 Silco Fire Fire Extinguishers 27.00
TOTAL $11,697.25

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

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

Meeting Adjourned at 7:20 pm.

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