Special Session September 6, 2016
Mayor Robert Benson called a Special Session of Village Council to order on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. This Special Session is replacing the Regular Council Session for September 5, 2016. Mayor Benson began the meeting with a prayer and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Members answering roll call were Derek Netzly, Robin Keith, Gary Wilson, Ray Gallaher and Pat Winkhart. Daniel Rouse was excused. Also attending the meeting were Clerk-Treasurer Anne Johnson, Village Administrator Jeff Seward, Village Solicitor Attorney Terry Seeberger, Independent Reporter Mindy Lenigan, Police Chief Dennis Albaugh, Police Sergeant Chad Shetler, Police Detective Joe Hill, Police Officer Matt Amendola, Police Officer Mitch King, Police Officer Jeremy Lampley and Sandy Albaugh.
Mr. Netzly moved to approve the minutes of the 15th Regular Session of Council held on August 15, 2016. Ms. Winkhart seconded. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Minutes approved.
Police Chief Dennis Albaugh distributed and reviewed the monthly report to council. The curfew for October is 8:00 P.M.
Police Chief Dennis Albaugh requested that Mayor Robert Benson appoint Police Officer Jeremy Lampley to the Navarre Police Department. Mayor Benson appointed Officer Jeremy Lampley to the Navarre Police Department and requested council’s consent. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Consent given.
Clerk-Treasurer Anne Johnson gave council her August financial statements and a copy of today’s check register.
ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
Ordinance 11-2016, an Ordinance making non-substantive changes to Village Municipal Regulations 97.20-35, regulating the Village’s municipal income tax, and declared an emergency. Mr. Netzly offered and moved to accept Ordinance 11-2016 and declaring same to be an emergency. Mr. Wilson seconded. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Motion carried. Ordinance accepted.
Ordinance 11-2016, Ms. Winkhart moved, Ms. Keith seconded rules requiring three separate readings of Ordinance 11-2016 be suspended. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes. Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Rules requiring three separate readings suspended.
Ordinance 11-2016, Mr. Netzly moved, Mr. Wilson seconded Ordinance 11-2016 be placed in final passage. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Motion carried. Ordinance 11-2016 duly adopted.
Attorney Terry Seeberger said that council will need to pass a Bond Ordinance at the next council meeting. A discussion was held about the scheduling of the next council meeting and if a special council meeting should be scheduled.
Mr. Netzly moved and Ms. Winkhart seconded to cancel the council meeting scheduled for September 19, 2016 and schedule a special council meeting for September 15, 2016. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Motion carried.
Attorney Seeberger stated that on September 29, 2016 is the closing and preconstruction meeting for the water project.
Mayor Robert Benson stated that mosquito spraying would take place on September 6, 2016.
STREETS AND ALLEYS
The yard waste pit at the Waste Water Treatment Plant is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 A.M until 3:00 P.M. and on weekends and holidays from 8:30 A.M. until 11:00 A.M.
The gazebo and shelter at Underwood Park were stained in preparation for the movie night in the park if it is held.
Street and curb painting is complete.
Brush pick up was September 6, 2016. The last brush pick up of the season will be on September 19, 2016.
Maintenance was done on the polymer system for the sludge press.
Emergency repairs were made to the chlorine pump at the Water Treatment Plant over the weekend.
Contract documents for the Water Plant expansion project were reviewed by the USDA’s Columbus Office and several additions were needed.
Approach work at the Towpath Trail YMCA will be scheduled.
A mound for the ornamental VONBA bicycle coming into town on route 62 has been started.
Mr. Netzly stated that the front of the Civic Center needs attention and landscaping.
Ms. Winkhart asked about Market Street. Village Administrator Jeff Seward stated that until the Water Plant expansion project is started that plans for Market Street are on hold.
Mr. Wilson and Mr. Netzly met to look at park equipment and picnic tables for Underwood Park.
Mr. Gallaher stated that brush on Sisterhen needs cut back.
Ms. Winkhart informed council that Trick or Treat will be held on October 27, 2016 from 6:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. followed by a party at the Towpath Trail YMCA from 7:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M.
BILLS AND CLAIMS
Mr. Wilson moved to approve bills and claims in the amount of $237,542.80. Ms. Winkhart seconded. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Bills and claims approved.
Mr. Netzly moved, Ms. Winkhart seconded to adjourn the meeting. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Meeting adjourned.
Anne L. Johnson, Clerk-Treasurer Robert L. Benson, Mayor