Session 23, December 3, 2019
Mayor Robert Benson called the 23rd Regular Session of Council to order on Monday, December 3, 2018. Mayor Benson began the meeting with a prayer and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Members answering roll call were Derek Netzly, Robin Keith, Randy Hattery, Don Berkey and Pat Winkhart. Daniel Rouse was excused from the meeting. Also attending the meeting were Clerk-Treasurer Anne Johnson, Navarre Village Solicitor Attorney Terry Seeberger, Village Administrator Zachary Wisselgren, Navarre Police Chief Dennis Albaugh, Zoning Inspector Jim Neely, Independent Reporter Arezov Vakili and Navarre Bethlehem Park Board Member Vicki Owen-Merry.

Mayor Benson requested a moment of silence in remembrance of President H.W. Bush.

Mr. Netzly moved to approve the minutes of the 22nd Regular Session of Council held on November 19, 2018. Ms. Winkhart seconded. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Hattery yes, Berkey yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Minutes approved.

Vicki Owen-Merry expressed her desire to have a sixth member on the Park Board. She explained that board members are not showing up at the meetings. Attorney Terry Seeberger noted that increasing the board to six members would mean that you would need four members for a quorum. He suggested appointing an alternative member who would be available if needed. Mr. Netzly motioned, Ms. Keith seconded the Park Board appointing a sixth member as an alternate. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Hattery yes, Berkey no, Winkhart yes. Four yes votes. Motion approved.
Mayor Benson commended the Park Board for all of their work in the Park.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh distributed the monthly report to council and reviewed same.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh reported the Village closed on the bank building today.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh advised that both of the Dodge Chargers are currently out of service.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh noted Coffee with Matt will be held tomorrow night.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh said the box factory is working with the Lints on truck damages.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh stated SecureCom quoted $5,700.00 to put cameras on the squares.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh reported that police are having a hard time enforcing the thirty minute parking. Mr. Netzly motioned to remove the thirty minute parking signs and replace them with two hour parking signs. Mr. Berkey seconded.
Netzly yes, Keith yes, Hattery yes, Berkey yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Motion approved.

Police Chief Dennis Albaugh stated that Massillon prosecutors approached him about using their services. They have seven prosecutors in their office.

Ms. Winkhart commends the Navarre Police Department for their work at the St. Clements functions.

Clerk-Treasurer Anne Johnson gave council a copy of today’s check register, the bills and claims and the November financial statements.

Ordinance 22-2018, an ordinance permitting a .25% income tax increase was given a second reading by title only.

Ordinance 24-2018, an ordinance regulating the use of the Village streets and alleys by heavy vehicles and hours of operation of collectors and haulers of solid waste. Ms. Winkhart motioned with the discussed changes. Mr. Netzly seconded. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Hattery yes, Berkey yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Motion Carried. The first reading was given.

Mayor Robert Benson stated that the Village appreciated the service of Attorney G. Ian Crawford as Navarre Prosecutor and that we wish him well in his practice. Navarre is joining the villages of Wilmot, Beach City and Brewster in their use of Massillon Municipal Court in handling Navarre’s prosecution cases with a one year agreement for the year of 2019.

Mayor Robert Benson requests Council consent to appoint Massillon Municipal Court to handle prosecution on behalf of the Village of Navarre. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Hattery yes, Berkey yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Council consents.

The yard waste pit at the Waste Water Treatment Plant is open Monday – Friday from 7:30am to 3pm, weekends and holidays from 8:30 am to 11am.

The Street Department collected 67.5 loads of leaves in 2018. The Street Department will continue to collect bagged leaves curbside.

The Municipal Road Fund is due by March 15, 2019. Village Administrator Zackary Wisselgren would like to submit an application for Canal Street, from Main Street to Market Street.

First of the year, our Engineer, Mr. Dummermuth is going to start the preliminary work for UV disinfection at the Waste Water Treatment Plant.

The Village is closing out contracts with Maguire Iron, Bogner Construction and Hungerford & Terry.

Ms. Keith reported that she had a situation where the squad needed to be called and the response time was two minutes.

Mr. Hattery said a resident would like to see signage on the Village vehicles.. Hattery asked if a discussion was necessary regarding itinerate merchants and VoNBA. Attorney Terry Seeberger advised he will make the changes as discussed in the Council of the Whole Meeting.

Mr. Berkey questioned whether garbage trucks will need a permit. Attorney Terry Seeberger stated he would check to see how other communities do it.

Mr. Netzly moved to approve bills and claims in the amount of $324,145.09. Ms. Keith seconded. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Hattery yes, Berkey yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Bills and claims approved.

Mr. Berkey moved. Ms. Keith seconded to adjourn the meeting. Netzly yes, Keith yes, Hattery yes, Berkey yes, Winkhart yes. Five yes votes. Meeting adjourned.
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Anne L. Johnson, Clerk-Treasurer Robert L. Benson, Mayor

December 14.........………………………………………….….Holiday Dinner 6:00 pm

December 17............…………………………………………..Council Meeting 7:00 pm