Session 15, August 15, 2016
15th Regular Session of Council held in conjunction with the Perry Navarre Joint Economic Development District held August 15, 2016

Mayor Robert Benson called the 15th Regular Session of Council to order on Monday, August 15, 2016.  Mayor Benson began the meeting with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.  Members answering roll were Derek Netzly, Robin Keith, Gary Wilson, Ray Gallaher, Pat Winkhart.  Also attending the meeting were Patsy Benson, Erie Valley Fire and Rescue Chief Rick Annen, Erie Valley Assistant Chief Mike Cupples, Charles Snyder and Dennis Forgues, members of the JEDD Board, Bob Dehoff and Dan Dehoff, representing Dehoff Development, Mark Samolczyk form the Stark Board of Trade, Anne Johnson, Village of Navarre’s Clerk Treasurer, Jeff Seward, Village of Navarre’s Administrator and Attorney Terry Seeberger, Village of Navarre’s Solicitor.

Charlie Snyder called the Navarre JEDD Board meeting to order.  Members answering roll call were Dennis Forgues, Robert Benson and Charles Snyder.

Mr. Netzly moved to approve the minutes of the 14th Regular Session of Council held on August 1, 2016.  Ms. Winkhart seconded.  Netzly yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes.  Five yes votes.  Minutes approved. 

SAFETY FIRE

Erie Valley Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Mike Cupples reviewed the monthly report.  

Erie Valley Fire And Rescue Chief Rick Annen stated that the fire department will be testing the tornado siren.

Chief Annen reminded council that the pig roast and chicken barbecue will be October 8, 2016.  

The Erie Valley Fire and Rescue has received a new automated CPR machine.

PERRY NAVARRE JOINT ECONOMICAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

Bob Dehoff spoke to council and the JEDD Board about plans for cooperative development agreement between the Village of Navarre, the Perry Navarre Joint Economic Development District, the Dehoff Development Company and the Stark Board of Trade.  The Job Ready Site Grant of $1,100,000.00 will remain with the property for utilities and infrastructure.

Council person Dan Rouse arrived at the meeting at 7:20 P.M.

After discussion, Navarre Council was presented for action, Ordinance 10-2016, an ordinance designating Stark Board of Trade and Instrumentality of the Village authorizing cooperative development agreement between the Village of Navarre and Stark Board of Trade and declared and emergency.  Mr. Netzly offered and moved to accept Ordinance 10-2016 and declaring same to be an emergency.  Ms. Winkhart seconded.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes. Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Motion carried.  Ordinance accepted.

Ordinance 10-2016, Mr. Wilson moved, Ms. Winkhart seconded rules requiring three readings of Ordinance 10-2016 be suspended.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes. Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Rules requiring three separate readings suspended.

Ordinance 10-2016, Mr. Netzly moved, Ms. Winkhart seconded Ordinance 10-2016 be placed in final passage.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Motion carried.  Ordinance 10-2016 duly adopted.

After discussion, the Perry Navarre Joint Economic Development District was presented for action, Resolution 1-2016, a Resolution designating Stark Board of Trade, LLC and instrumentality of the Joint Economic Development District and authorizing entering into a cooperative development agreement between the District and Stark Board of Trade, LLC/Dehoff Development Company.  Mr. Forgues moved, Mr. Benson seconded to accept Resolution 1-2016.  Forgues yes, Benson yes, Snyder yes.  Three yes votes.  Resolution 1-2016 accepted.

Resolution 2-2016, a resolution authorizing Attorney Terry Seeberger to sign the legal approval on the agreement.  Mr. Benson moved, Mr. Forgues seconded to accept Resolution 2-2016.  Forgues yes, Benson yes, Snyder yes.  Three yes votes. 

Resolution 2-2016 accepted.

Mr. Benson moved that the JEDD Board adjourn.  Mr. Forgues seconded.  Forgues yes, Benson yes, Synder yes.  Three yes votes.  Board adjourned.

FINANCE

Clerk-Treasurer Anne Johnson gave council a copy of today’s check register.

ORDINANCE AND RESOLUTIONS

Ordinance 6-2016, an ordinance amending section 151.25, adding section 151.05 to update and clarify permitted uses in R1 Zoning District, was given a third and final reading.  Mr. Netzly offered, Mr. Gallaher seconded Ordinance 6-2016 be placed in final passage.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Motion carried.  Ordinance 6-2016 duly adopted.

Ordinance 7-2016, an ordinance amending 151.25 and adding section 151.05 to add definition of “Bed and Breakfast”, was given a third and final reading.  Ms. Winkhart offered, Mr. Gallaher seconded Ordinance 7-2016 be placed in final passage.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Motion carried.  Ordinance 7-2016 duly adopted.

Ordinance 9-2016, an alternative Tax Budget, to be passed as an emergency.  Mr. Netzly offered and moved to accept Ordinance 9-2016 and declaring same to be an emergency.  Ms. Winkhart seconded.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes. Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Motion carried.  Ordinance accepted.

Ordinance 9-2016, Mr. Wilson moved, Mr. Gallaher seconded rules requiring three separate readings of Ordinance 9-2016 be suspended.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Rules requiring three separate readings suspended.

Ordinance 9-2016, Mr. Gallaher moved, Ms. Keith seconded Ordinance 9-2016 be placed in final passage.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes. Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Motion carried.  Ordinance 9-2016 duly adopted.

SOLICITOR

Attorney Terry Seeberger gave credit to Village Administrator Jeff Seward for his efforts in keeping the 1.1 Million Dollar Job Ready Site Grant.

MAYOR

Mayor Benson reported to council that the second annual Fairless Canal Classic to benefit the boys’ basketball and cheer at Fairless was successful.

Mayor Benson shared the thank you card from the Humane Animal Treatment Association from the Coshocton City Animal Shelter for the donation made in memory of Renee Pittman.

STEETS 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.  to 11:00 A.M.

The last street sweep of the year is scheduled for August 31, 2016.  Residents are asked to park off the streets the night before as sweeping will start early in the morning.

Brush pick-up was August 15, 2016.

Street painting is underway and several trees were trimmed.

The traffic signal controls at Main and Wooster were repaired on Friday, August 12, 2016.

UTILITIES

The clarifiers and the chlorine tanks at the Waste Water Treatment Plant were cleaned.

Water meters are scheduled to be read the week of August 15, 2016.

Dry weather monitoring of the storm water outfalls was completed last week.

Five copies of the Notice to Proceed Contracts have been mailed to the three contractors for signatures.  The Solicitor will review the signed copies and send them to the USDA for approval.  Additionally, the amended engineer’s agreement has been sent to the USDA for approval.  

The Bond Ordinance is scheduled to be passed at the next council meeting.

MISCELLANEOUS

Approach work at the Towpath Trail YMCA will be scheduled.

The post holes for the new fences have been drilled.

Trash cans and port-a johns were delivered Friday, August 12, 2016 for the Fairless Canal Classic 5-K race.

Mr. Seward had another meeting with the Kinder Morgan public affairs consutltants.

Village Administrator Jeff Seward recommended to council that once a settlement is reached with Kinder Morgan some of the funds should be used towards buying park equipment.

The plans for Market Street paving and drainage work were discussed.

After some discussion, Ms. Winkhart moved, Mr. Gallaher seconded to have a special council meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, replacing the regular council meeting to originally be held on Monday, September 5, 2016.

Council decided after discussion to hold Trick or Treat on October 27, 2016 from 6:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.

Village Administrator Jeff Seward stated he was proud of everyone working together during the Prospect Park Project for the betterment of the community. 

Ms. Keith said she had received complaints about people playing Pokémon Go, walking on private property and walking in traffic.

Mr. Wilson reminded council that the Art Fest would be held on August 20, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. and a spaghetti benefit dinner was being held at

 Fohl Memorial Church from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. for Pastor Dave West. 

Mr. Netzly requested a park committee meeting to discuss purchasing park equipment.

BILLS AND CLAIMS

Ms. Winkhart moved to approve bills and claims in the amount of $63,801.54.  Ms. Keith seconded.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes. Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Bills and claims approved.

Mr. Netzly moved, Mr. Gallaher seconded to adjourn the meeting.  Netzly yes, Rouse yes, Keith yes, Wilson yes, Gallaher yes, Winkhart yes.  Six yes votes.  Meeting adjourned.
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Anne L. Johnson, Clerk-Treasurer                               Robert L. Benson, Mayor

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 6………………………………………Special Council Meeting at 7:00 P.M.

September 19……………………………………..Council Meeting at 7:00 P.M.

September 25 ……………………………………..Historical Society Classic Car Show