Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Roll call showed the following members present for the regular meeting held this date. Burnell, Meyer, Schwartz, Hoffman, Kuck and Stienecker.   Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor Smith, Fiscal Officer Gast, Chief of Police Harrod and Village Administrator York.  

Visitors were Angie Weaver representing The Evening Leader and Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard .   Also in attendance were Craig & Sheila Hirschfeld, Becky & Steve Dabbelt, John Parlett, Jennifer Skinner and Greg Dennings.

Minutes from the Feb. 24 meeting were approved with the following addition:   Page 2, paragraph 1, line 3 add: at a cost of $15,000 .   Motion by Schwartz, seconded by Hoffman.   All ayes.

Mayor Pape made the following announcements in his Mayor's Report:

- Announced the 2007-2008 audit of the Village has been completed and several issues will be review.   Also reviewing Retire/Rehire Policy.
- Recognized new business Coldwell Banker South Shore Reality owner Sheila Hirschfeld.
- Greg Dennings reported to Council about the annual Water Plant operations.
- Village Administrator York updated Council on various projects in the Village: March 17 meeting regarding improvement to an alley between Jefferson and N. Walnut Streets and a Planning Commission meeting regarding the Elmwood Assisted Living Project.

Burnell made a motion to untable the third reading of ORDINANCE 2009-1-4.   Second by Kuck.   All ayes.   This ordinance certifies the curb assessments to the Auglaize County Auditor in the amount of $20,662.85 for the Teton Phase I Reconstruction of Front and Deer Streets.   Motion by Stienecker.   Second by Hoffman.   All ayes.

Third reading RESOLUTION 2009-2-2 authorizing change order #1 in the amount of $19,800 to GPD Associates for their work on the second DP&L electric interconnect.   The engineering work is taking more time than budgeted.   Motion by Hoffman, seconded by Schwartz.   All ayes.

EMS Squad President Jennifer Skinner and John Parlett asked that the annual amount the Village pays to the EMS Squad be raised from $15,000 to $20,000 for required training and continuing education.   Kuck made a motion, seconded by Stienecker to amend the ordinance and approve the increase for this year and decided to review again next year.   All ayes.     Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule, second by Schwartz.   All ayes.   Second and third reading RESOLUTION 2009-2-5 entering into a contract with the New Bremen Emergency Squad for the rendition of emergency medical services at a cost of $20,000 beginning the 1 st day of February 2009 and ending the 31 st day of January 2010.   Motion by Hoffman, seconded by Meyer.   All ayes.

Burnell made a motion to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.  Second by Schwartz.  All ayes.

Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer