Tuesday, June 8, 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 and Fiscal Officer Gast.
Visitors were Angie Weaver representing The Evening Leader and Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard.
Minutes from the May 25 meeting were approved with a motion by Kuck, seconded by Burnell. All ayes.
Mayor Pape made the following announcements in his Mayor’s Report: 
- Announced June 19 will be the Grand Opening of the Lockkeepers House.
- Council approved a Mayor’s Association Seminar for Mayor Pape for $140.00 to be held on June 23 and 24 with a motion by Wills, seconded Burnell. All ayes.
- Village Administrator York updated Council on various projects within the Village.
Council discussed a work change order proposal from Garmann-Miller & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $1145.00 to relocate elevator machine room disconnects to comply with Article 620.5 of the NEC. Council felt the work change should not be charged to the Village of New Bremen and the violation should have been noticed by the contractor or engineer. Council asked for a special meeting for June 15 to discuss the issue with Garmann-Miller and Baumer Construction. This meeting will follow the Public Hearing for Elk Drive.
Stienecker made a motion to suspend the rule. Second by Kuck. All ayes. Second and third readings RESOLUTION 2010-5-20 a Resolution of Necessity to reconstruct Elk Drive south of Fox Street. The engineering estimate will be available by the next meeting. Motion by Hoffman. Second by Kuck. All ayes.
Second reading RESOLUTION 2010-5-21 authorizing the Village Administrator to seek bids for refuse collection within the Village of New Bremen. Motion by Schwartz. Seconded by Hoffman. All ayes.
Second reading ORDINANCE 2010-5-10 amending Ordinance 1995-10-32 prohibiting planting trees between the curb and sidewalks, formally known as the tree lawn. Motion by Wills, seconded by Schwartz. All ayes.
First reading RESOLUTION 2010-6-22 authorizing police and fire service, electric and refuse collection to the Kuenning-Dicke Nature Park petitioned for annexation. Motion by Stienecker, seconded by Kuck. All ayes.
First reading RESOLUTION 2010-6-23 authorizing the Village Administrator to seek bids for the 2010 Street Resurfacing Project consisting of St. Clair Place at a cost of $65,290.50. Additional streets include Walnut Street, South Street, Rummel Creek Drive and Webster Place at a cost of $201,863.50. Motion by Burnell, seconded by Kuck. All ayes.
First reading RESOLUTION 2010-6-24 authorizing the Ohio Department of Transportation ODOT to resurface State Route 66 between New Bremen and St. Marys in 2015. Motion by Hoffman, seconded by Stienecker. All ayes.
Council adjourned at 7:28.m. with a motion by Burnell, seconded by Schwartz. All ayes.
Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer