Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015

                              COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF NEW BREMEN              

 

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Roll call showed the following members present for a Special Council Meeting on this date at 4:00 p.m.  Burnell, Parker, Schwartz and Kuck.  Hoffman and Kronenberger were excused with a motion by Schwartz.  Second by Kuck.  Four ayes.  Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor Smith, Chief of Police Skinner and Fiscal Officer Gast.

 

Council discussed the Community Reinvestment Area No. 2.  According to the Office of Strategic Business (Ohio DSA) the Auglaize County Auditor had concerns regarding locking in at the 2015 tax levels.  Parker made a motion to suspend the rule.  Second by Burnell.  Four ayes.  ORDINANCE 2015-9-17 will resend Ordinance 2015-8-16.  Motion by Schwartz.  Second by Burnell.  Four ayes.

 

Parker made a motion to suspend the rule.  Second by Burnell.  Four ayes.  ORDINANCE 2015-9-18 CRA No. 2 terms were modified to strike language from the ordinance that would make levies approved after creation of the CRA apply to affected properties.  The State of Ohio stated the Village could not do a non-abatement on future tax levies.  The ordinance was also modified to be reviewed in December of 2016 instead of 2017.  Motion by Schwartz.  Second by Kuck.  All ayes.

 

Council briefly discussed Village owned property at 322 Herman Street as transitional housing and will be added to the next agenda.

 

Schwartz made a motion to adjourn at 4:45 p.m.  Second by Parker.  Four ayes.

 

 

 

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Jeffrey L. Pape, Mayor                                     Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer