Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Roll call showed the following members present on this date. Burnell, Schwartz, Hoffman, Kuck and Stienecker. Wills was excused with a motion by Burnell, seconded by Kuck. Five ayes. Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor Smith and Fiscal Officer Gast.
 
Visitors were Kristin Hough, Kathy Trejo, Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard and Angie Klosterman representing The Evening Leader.
 
Minutes from the October 11 meeting were approved with a motion by Hoffman. Second by Schwartz. Five ayes.
 
Hoffman made a motion to approve a total expenditure for the month of $743,428.31. Second by Stienecker. Five ayes.
 
Mayor Pape made the following announcements in the Mayor’s Report:
- Reported the Pumpkin People made the New York Times.
- Announced Tri-Star, St. Marys will be sponsoring an event on Nov. 14 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm to fill jobs in the area by educating workers about training in some of the highest in-demand fields of the area.
- Announced Trick or Treat will be Oct. 27 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The Sons of the American Legion will be at crosswalks.
- Announced Cider Time will be Oct. 30 starting at 1:00 p.m.
- Updated Council on projects within the Village.
 
Kristin Hough and Kathy Trejo, representing the NB-NK Rotary Club updated Council on the NB-NK Rotary Sunshine Park progress. They are ahead of schedule and under budget. They will be purchasing the playground equipment this week and explained to Council what the Village of New Bremen needed to do to fulfill their obligation. Council also discussed the stone parking lot next to the project and will review different options.
 
Third reading RESOLUTION 2011-9-29 authorizing a Resolution of Necessity for First Street Reconstruction between SR 66 and the alley east of Jefferson Street and for Washington Street Reconstruction between First Street and Monroe Street. Motion by Stienecker. Second by Schwartz. Five ayes.
 
Kuck made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Schwartz. Five ayes. 
Second and third readings of Ordinance 2011-10-17 accepting the plat for Brookside in the Bunker Hill Industrial Park Eighth Addition creating Lot 21. Motion by Hoffman. Second by Stienecker. Five ayes.
 
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Schwartz. Five ayes. ORDINANCE 2011-10-18 authorizing the transfer of Lot 21 in the Bunker Hill Industrial Park to the Community Improvement Corporation (C.I.C.) for economic development. The land has been deemed no longer useful to the Village of New Bremen. Motion by Kuck, seconded by Hoffman. Five ayes.
 
Schwartz made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Stienecker. Five ayes. RESOLUTION 2011-10-35 rescinding Resolution 2011-10-33 because of time frame restraints. Motion by Kuck. Second by Hoffman. Five ayes.
 
First reading RESOLUTION 2011-10-36 authorizing the Village of New Bremen to enter into an Income Tax Agreement with the New Bremen Local School District. The agreement would approve a real property tax exemption of 75% for 15 years for Brookside Laboratories, Inc. Motion by Burnell. Second by Kuck. Five ayes.
 
First reading RESOLUTION 2011-10-37 accepting the application from Brookside Laboratories, Inc. to enter into a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Agreement with the Village of New Bremen requesting an abatement of 75% for 15 years. Motion by Hoffman. Second by Stienecker. Five ayes.
 
Kuck made a motion to suspend the rule.   Second by Burnell. Five ayes. Resolution 2011-10-38 authorizing the Village Administrator to seek bids for a 2011 Ford F-450 4 x 4 Chassis Cab dump truck. Motion by Schwartz. Second by Hoffman. Five ayes.
 
Schwartz made a motion to adjourn at 7:35 p.m. Second by Kuck. Five ayes.
 
 
Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer