Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Roll call showed the following members present for the regular meeting held this date. Burnell, Meyer, Schwartz, Hoffman, and Stienecker. Kuck was excused with a motion by Schwartz, seconded by Stienecker. Five ayes. Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor Smith, Chief of Police Harrod, Fiscal Officer Gast and Village Administrator York. 
Visitors were Angie Weaver representing The Evening Leader and Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard.
Minutes from the August 11 and 20 meetings were approved with a motion by Hoffman, seconded by Meyer. Five ayes.
Mayor Pape made the following announcements in his Mayor’s Report:
- Congratulated the 35th Annual Bremenfest Committee on a successful festival.
- Announced Scott Frey as the next Executive Director of the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce.
- Announced Pumpkinfest will be on September 26.
- Village Administrator York updated Council on various projects within the Village.
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Stienecker. Five ayes. Second and third readings Resolution 2009-8-29 accepting the amounts and rates as determined by the Budget Commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them to the County Auditor. This resolution is due by August 31, 2009. Motion by Hoffman, second by Meyer. Five ayes.
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Stienecker. Five ayes. ORDINANCE 2009-8-15 amending Ordinance 2009-8-14 establishing a checking account for Issue I-Round 23 ½ Resurfacing Project naming the Village of New Bremen as Agent and amending the transfer amount to $44,061.11 from the Income Tax Fund as the Village’s match share for the project. Motion by Hoffman, second by Schwartz. Five ayes.
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Meyer. Five ayes. RESOLUTION 2009-8-31 amending Resolution 2009-6-22 naming the Mayor as contract officer for the Issue I – Round 23½ Resurfacing Projects. Motion by Schwartz. Second by Hoffman. Five ayes.
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule in order to make the announcement in the September Newsletter. Second by Stienecker. Five ayes. ORDINANCE 2009-8-16 amending Ordinance 2006-5-14 establishing 6:30 p.m. as Council meeting times for January through March to match up with the rest of the year. Motion by Schwartz, seconded by Burnell. Five ayes. 
Meyer made a motion to adjourn at 6:55 p.m. Second by Hoffman. Five ayes.

Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer