Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Roll call showed the following members present on this date.  Burnell, Wills, Schwartz, Hoffman, Kuck and Stienecker.  Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor Smith, Chief of Police Harrod and Fiscal Officer Gast. 

Visitors were Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard and Beth Lipton representing The Evening Leader.

Minutes from the October 9 and Special Meeting on October 16 were approved with a motion by Wills.  Second by Kuck.  All ayes.

Wills made a motion to approve a total expenditure for the month of $690,085.74.  Second by Stienecker.  All ayes.

Mayor Pape made the following announcements in the Mayor’s Report:

- Announced Trick or Treat will be on Oct. 25 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  Cider Time will be Oct. 28 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

- Thanked Chief Harrod and Fiscal Officer Gast for attending the Ohio Sunshine Laws Training.

- Congratulated the NBHS Volley Ball team for advancing to District.

Second reading ORDINANCE 2012-10-13 authorizing the proposed rate modifications as presented by Courtney & Associates (see attachments with Oct. 16 meeting).  Motion by Kuck, second by Stienecker. All ayes.

Kuck made a motion to suspend the rule.  Second by Burnell.  All ayes.  RESOLUTION 2012-10-37 authorizing the Village Administrator to seek bids for sodium hypochlorite and water softening salt for 2013.  Motion by Hoffman.  Second Schwartz.  All ayes.

First reading RESOLUTION 12-10-38 authorizing the Village of New Bremen to enter into a contract with the German Township Trustees for the use of the Village’s fuel station.  Motion by Schwartz.  Second by Kuck.  All ayes.

Kuck made a motion to suspend the rule.  Second by Schwartz.  All ayes.  RESOLUTION 2012-10-39 authorizing the Fiscal Officer to pay the Village’s share of Frontier cost for the underground relocation project in the amount of $115,300.  Motion by Stienecker. Second by Hoffman.  All ayes.

Police Chief Douglas Harrod informed Council of his retirement after 33 years of service effective March 31, 2013.

Schwartz made a motion to adjourn at 7:12 p.m.  Second by Hoffman.  All ayes. 


Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer