Tuesday, February 24, 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 and Chief of Police Harrod.  

Visitors were Angie Weaver representing The Evening Leader and Margie Wuebker representing The Daily Standard .

Minutes from the Feb. 10 meeting were approved with a motion by Schwartz, seconded by Kuck.   All ayes.

Stienecker made a motion to approve a total expenditure for the month of $626,404.49.   Second by Kuck.   All ayes.

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

- Mayor will attend the Community Development Block Grant on March 3 at 10:00 a.m.
- Reported to Council that the Village of New Bremen has submitted projects that might be eligible for any stimulus money available.

Third reading RESOLUTION 2009-1-1 authorizing a resolution of necessity for improvement to Elk and Fox Streets Phase II in the Teton Subdivision.   The engineers estimate is $479,000.   The Village received a grant from the Ohio Public Works Commission in the amount of $190,000.   Local share for the project is $289,000.   Motion by Meyer, seconded by Schwartz.   All ayes.

Kuck made a motion to suspend the rule.   Second by Schwartz.   All ayes.   RESOLUTION 2009-2-4 authorizing a donation of $6100.00 to the New Bremen Swim and Dive Team to be paid from the Swimming Pool Fund.   Motion by Stienecker, seconded by Burnell.   All ayes.

Schwartz made a motion to table the third reading of ORDINANCE 2009-1-4 certifying the curb assessments in the amount to be determined for the Teton Phase I Reconstruction of Front and Deer Streets.   Second by Meyer.   All ayes.   ORDINANCE 2009-1-4 tabled.

Third reading ORDINANCE 2009-1-5 amending the payroll ordinance by defining the tables in the Payscale Classification Ranges ,   increasing the seasonal help to reflect the Minimum Wage Laws starting at $7.30 - $8.25; increasing the lifeguards (Non-WSI) to $6.00; lifeguards (WSI) to $7.30; and adding Zoning Inspector to Table 2 at $0.00 until the position is filled.   Motion by Stienecker, second by Kuck.   Five ayes.   Burnell abstained.

Second 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 Kuck, seconded by Meyer.   All ayes.

First reading RESOLUTION 2009-2-5 entering into a contract with the New Bremen Emergency Squad for the rendition of emergency medical services beginning the 1 st day of February 2009 and ending the 31 st day of January 2010.   Motion by Burnell, seconded by Schwartz.   All ayes.

Burnell made a motion to suspend the rule.   Second by Schwartz.   All ayes.   RESOLUTION 2009-2-6 entering into a Facilities Construction Agreement with The Dayton Power and Light Company for a second 69kV interconnect to the White Mountain Drive substation.   Motion Stienecker.   Second by Meyer.   All ayes.

Hoffman made a motion to adjourn at 8:00 p.m.   Second by Kuck.   All ayes.


Diane Gast, Fiscal Officer