Date: 
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Roll call showed the following members present on this date. Burnell, Wills, Schwartz, Hoffman, Kuck and Stienecker. Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor Smith, Village Administrator York, Chief of Police Harrod and Fiscal Officer Gast.
 
Visitors were Allison Brady, Angie Weaver representing The Evening Leader and Margie Wuebker representingThe Daily Standard.
 
Minutes from the June 22 meeting were approved with a motion by   Motion by Wills, seconded by Kuck. All ayes.
 
Mayor Pape made the following announcements in his Mayor’s Report: 
- Announced the Fishing Derby will be held on July 17 at the Bunker Hill Industrial Park.
- Announced the Firemans Picnic will be held at the Crown Pavilion on July 24.
- Reported fines, fees and forfeitures for the month of $1749.00.
- Announced the 3rd and 4th grade girls won the Mini Mac.
- Announced the Fishing Derby will be held July 17 from 9:30-11:30 am.
- Village Administrator York updated Council on various projects within the Village.
 
Police Chief Harrod told Council about the painted lines in front of Amsterdam Center where ODOT repainted the lines and now there are double lines. Village Administrator York will contact ODOT and ask them to make the correction. 
 
Council agreed to participate in the proposed New Bremen-New Knoxville Rotary Club Sunshine Project for an amount to be determined by resolution at a later date. Motion by Burnell, seconded by Stienecker. All ayes.
 
Allison Brady, Heritage Trails, gave a brief presentation about the organization and invited residents to take a survey asking about what kind of outdoor activities they would like to see in the area.
 
Third reading ORDINANCE 2010-5-10 amending Ordinance 1995-10-32 prohibiting planting trees between the curb and sidewalks, formally known as the tree lawn remained tabled.
 
Third reading RESOLUTION 2010-6-22 authorizing police and fire service, electric and refuse collection to the Kuenning-Dicke Nature Park petitioned for annexation. Motion by Burnell, seconded by Schwartz. All ayes.
 
Schwartz made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Wills. All ayes. ORDINANCE 2010-7-13 transferring $5000 from the Income Tax Fund into the Lockkeeper House Fund for expenses. Motion by Stienecker. Second by Wills. All ayes.
 
RESOLUTION 2010-7-26 accepting all bids (see attached bid tabulation) and awarding the bid for the Elk Drive Reconstruction Project to PAB Construction Co., Coldwater, Ohio. Their lowest bid was $240,973.60. The engineering estimate is $337,873. Motion by Kuck, seconded by Hoffman. All ayes.
 
RESOLUTION 2010-7-28 accepting all bids (see attached bid tabulation) and awarding the bid for the 2010 Street Resurfacing Project to Wagner Paving, Laura, Ohio. Their lowest bid was $174,982.75 and includes St. Clair Place and two portions of south Walnut Street. Motion by Kuck, seconded by Stienecker. Five ayes. Kuck abstained.
 
Schwartz made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Kuck. All ayes. RESOLUTION 2010-7-28 authorizing an additional $10,000 for the ongoing water meter upgrade within the Village. This amount will complete the project. Motion by Hoffman, seconded by Wills. All ayes.
 
First reading ORDINANCE 2010-7-14 amending Chapter 78 of the Village Code of Ordinances by abolishingNo Parking areas established years ago and no longer used by the Village. Motion by Kuck. Second by Burnell. All ayes.
 
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Wills. All ayes. RESOLUTION   2010-7-29 authorizing Change Order #2 for the 2009 Alley Reconstruction Project in the amount of $1322.91. The total cost of the project is $178,311.36. Motion by Stienecker, seconded by Wills. All ayes.
 
First reading ORDINANCE 2010-7-15 entering into an AMP Efficiency Smart Power Plant Program at a cost of $66,500 per year. The program will provide energy efficiency services such as incentives and rebates to AMP members. Motion by Kuck, seconded by Burnell. All ayes.
 
Kuck made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Wills. All ayes. RESOLUTION 2010-7-30 authorizing Change Order #1 for the Canal Street Parking Lot Project in the amount of -$19,545.15. The decrease adjusted bid quantities to reflect actual quantities. The total cost of the project is $205,899.25. Motion by Wills, seconded by Hoffman. All ayes.
 
Schwartz made a motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss personnel at 7:55 p.m. Second by Stienecker. All ayes.
 
Council came out of Executive Session at 8:11 pm and took the following action.
 
First reading ORDINANCE 2010-7-16 amending the payroll ordinance and appointing Nathan Redmond and Justin Bruns as Patrolman I Part Time at an hourly rate of $10.78. Effective after they are sworn in by the Mayor. Motion by Hoffman. Second by Wills. All ayes.  
 
Adjournment followed at 8:15 pm with a motion by Schwartz, seconded by Hoffman. All ayes.
 
 
Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer