Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Roll call showed the following members present on this date. Burnell, Schwartz, Wills, Hoffman, Kuck and Stienecker. Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor Smith, Chief of Police Harrod, Village Administrator York and Fiscal Officer Gast.
Visitors were Matt Krieg, Larry Wissman, Jill Nagel, Renee Homan, Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard and Angie Klosterman representing The Evening Leader.
Minutes from the Sept. 13 meeting were approved with a motion by Kuck. Second by Schwartz. All ayes.
Hoffman made a motion to approve a total expenditure for the month of $794,357.80. Second by Stienecker. All ayes.
Mayor Pape made the following announcements in the Mayor’s Report:
- Announced Trick or Treat will be Oct. 27 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
- Announced Cider Time will be Oct. 30 starting at 1:00 p.m.
- Village Administrator York updated Council on various projects within the Village.
Wills made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Kuck. All ayes. RESOLUTION 2011-9-28 authorizing renewal of the employee health insurance through the Ohio Plan Health Care Consortium administered by Mutual Health Services at the current cost of $22,171 per month beginning Oct. 1, 2011. Motion by Wills. Second by Stienecker. All ayes. 
Second reading RESOLUTION 2011-9-27 authorizing the Village Administrator to seek bids for yearly salt applications. Motion by Burnell, seconded by Wills. All ayes.
First reading ORDINANCE 2011-9-16 amending Income Tax Ordinance 1973-7-14 Article XI Collection of Unpaid Taxes to access a collection fee on the entire balance due equal to the contingency collection percentage charged by each collection agency. Motion by Kuck, seconded by Wills. All ayes.
First reading RESOLUTION 2011 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 Schwartz. Second by Burnell. All ayes.
Kuck made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Burnell. Four ayes. Schwartz and Stienecker abstained. RESOLUTION 2011-9-30 authorizing the Village Administrator to apply for a State Capital Improvement and /or Local Transportation Improvement Program(s) grant and execute contracts with the Ohio Public Works Commission for the Circle Drive Sanitary Sewer Project and the Main and Franklin Streets Sanitary Sewer Project. Motion by Hoffman. Second by Burnell. Four ayes. Schwartz and Stienecker abstained.
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Wills. All ayes. RESOLUTION 2011-9-31 authorizing the Village Fiscal Officer to invest funds currently on deposit with Star Ohio in an obligation of the Village of New Bremen’s Electric Department securing the highest investment rate on the safest type of investment. Motion by Stienecker. Second by Schwartz. All ayes.
Wills made a motion to adjourn at 7:40 p.m. Second by Kuck. All ayes.

Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer