Tuesday, September 28, 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 Don Gruenemeyer, Andy Harriger, and Robert Money representing Sawvel & Associates, Inc., Angie Weaver representing The Evening Leader and Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard.
Minutes from the September 14 meeting were approved with a motion by Stienecker, seconded by Wills. All ayes.
Hoffman made a motion to approve a total expenditure for the month of $797,007.35. Second by Wills. All ayes.
Mayor Pape made the following announcements in the Mayor’s Report: 
- Announced Pumpkinfest to be a success.
- Announced Trick or Treat will be October 28 from 6:00-7:30.
- Announced Cider Time will be October 31 starting at 1:00.
- Village Administrator York updated Council on various projects within the Village.
Wills made a motion to untable the third reading ORDINANCE 2010-7-15 entering into an AMP Efficiency Smart Power Plant Program (ESPP) at a cost of $66,500 per year. Second by Schwartz. All ayes. Don Gruenemeyer, representing Sawvel & Associates, Inc., presented a power point presentation to Council evaluating the economic feasibility of the ESPP program offered by AMP in partnership with Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC). The program will provide energy efficiency services such as incentives and rebates to AMP members in lieu of various fines incurred from the Richard H. Gorsuch Project power. Council agreed to pay the partial amount. Motion by Kuck, seconded by Burnell. Five ayes. Wills abstained.
Schwartz made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Stienecker. All ayes. RESOLUTION 2010-9-33 authorizing Change Order #1 for Wagner Paving for the 2010 Resurfacing Program. The amount is a reduction in the amount of $9130.20. Motion by Kuck. Second by Schwartz. All ayes.
Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Schwartz. All ayes. RESOLUTION 2010-9-34 authorizing Anthem BC and BS as the primary health insurance for Village employees at a cost of $18,486.71 per month. This is an increase of 9.3%. Motion by Wills, seconded by Hoffman. All ayes.
First reading RESOLUTION 2010-9-35 authorizing the Village Administrator to file a grant/loan application with the Ohio Public Works Commission (Issue I) for sewer projects at 1st Street and Circle Drive. Motion by Kuck. Second by Burnell. All ayes.
First reading RESOLUTION 2010-9-36 authorizing the Village Administrator to seek bids for yearly salt applications. Motion by Wills. Second by Kuck. All ayes.
Council approved a refund to Time Warner Cable in the amount of $11,126.02 for misdirected funds to the Village of New Bremen. 
Wills made a motion to adjourn at 8:20 p.m. Second by Burnell. All ayes.
Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer