VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
OCTOBER 16, 2012
I. Pledge of Allegiance
Mayor Julien called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
II. Roll Call:
Mayor Mike Julien-Here, Leslee Thompson-Here, Aaron Patterson-Absent,
Janet Goldner-Here, Bill Cameron-Here, Jeff Bretz-Here, Greg Waaland—
Here, Clerk Richard Van Mooy-Here, Emily Law—Student Representative—Here.
Mr. Bretz made a motion to excuse Mr. Patterson. Second by Ms Goldner.
III. Approval of the Minutes:
Motion by Mr. Cameron to approve the minutes of the 10-02-12 meeting as corrected. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.
Motion by Mr. Waaland to approve the minutes of the 10-09-12 special meeting. Second by Ms Goldner. All approved.
IV. Public Participation:
V. Letters and Communications:
Mayor Julien introduces Emily Law, NBHS junior who is the first semester student representative to council.
VI. Administrative Reports:
Finance Officer: Present.
No report other than the list of bills
Village Administrator: Present.
Ms Healy read an e-mail that she revived from a Columbus resident who complemented the NB PD for their recent assistance.
Ms Healy reported that there is a one day shade tree seminar is being held in Lima. She will share the information with members of the commission.
Ms Healy reported that the bill from Hank’s for the work that they did at the restrooms in the park is approaching past due. Ms Healy said that she has asked the Field Improvement Committee to make a contribution toward the $4719 bill but she has received no reply to her request. Motion by Mr. Cameron directing the Finance Officer to pay the $4719 to Hank’s and to transfer back any funds that are received from the Field Improvement Committee. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.
Ms Healy reported that we received our liability insurance rate for the next two years. The premium has increased less than 2% and the company will lock in a similar increase for next year. Motion by Mr. Cameron to pay the $39,848 premium to Public Entities Risk Pool of Ohio and to lock in an increase of no more than 2% for 2014. Second by Ms Goldner. All approved.
Ms Thompson asked for an update on our employee health insurance. Ms Healy said that she is getting quotes and that it is her recommendation that we budget for a 20% increase.
Mr. Cameron complimented Ms Healy for getting a utility pole at the roundabout moved to a more suitable location.
Clerk Van Mooy read a letter from Time Warner that explains a companywide restructuring. The provider noted that there will be no change in the village’s service or in the costs.
Mr. Marcin discussed Ordinance 12-37 which is the renewal of his contract with the village. He noted that there are no proposed changes in the rates and terms and conditions. He recommends that the ordinance be given its first reading at the current meeting.
VII. Standing Committees:
Economic and Community Development (Mr. Cameron)
Mr. Cameron reported that Equity is going to be permanently laying off another 100 employees in the near future and that the Crown Inn is going to be auctioned in November.
Public Safety (Ms Thompson)
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Bretz)
Ms Thompson asked about an ordinance that deals with employees. Mr. Bretz said that it will be forthcoming.
Public Works (Mr. Waaland)
Mr. Cameron asked for an update on the shelter house. Mr. Waaland said that he isn’t getting any quotes for the rolling shutters for the windows. He hopes to have some soon however.
Public Utilities (Ms Goldner)
Finance and Technology (Mr. Patterson)
No Report due to Mr. Patterson’s absence.
VIII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
Mr. Bretz made a motion that Ordinance 12-36 be read by number and title only for the first reading dispense with the second and third readings, suspend the rules and declare an emergency. Second by Mr. Waaland. All approved.
Ordinance 12-36 read by number and title by the mayor.
Ms Goldner made a motion to adopt Ordinance 12-36 . Second by Mr. Waaland. All approved.
ORDINANCE NO. 12-36 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH PETERSON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY OF WAPAKONETA, OHIO FOR THE CLEAR WELL AERATION PROJECT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Waaland made a motion that Ordinance 12-37 be read by number and title only for the first reading. Second by Ms Thompson
Ordinance 12-37 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE NO. 12-37 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE CLERK TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH CHESTER H. MARCIN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, TO ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF VILLAGE LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE, WOOD COUNTY, OHIO
IX. Second Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
X. Third Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions
XI. Other New Business
XII. Other Old Business
XIII. Payment of the Bills
Ms Thompson made a motion to put the bills totaling $ 81,150.49 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Ms Goldner. All approved.
Mr. Bretz made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 81,150.49. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
Mr. Cameron made a motion to adjourn at 8:03 PM. Second by
Ms Goldner. All approved.