VILLAGE OF NORTH BALTIMORE
JANUARY 02, 2013
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 Absent-Here, Bill Cameron-Here, Jeff Bretz-Here, Greg Waaland—
Here, Clerk Richard Van Mooy-Here, Emily Law, Student Representative--Present.
Ms Thompson made a motion to excuse Ms Goldner and Mr. Patterson. Second by Mr. Bretz. All approved.
III. Election of the President of Council
Ms Thompson nominated Ms Goldner as Council President. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
IV. Assignment of Committee by the Mayor.
Mayor Julien appointed committee membership as follows:
Economic and Community Development Jeff Bretz, chair, Leslee Thompson and Janet Goldner
Public Safety Janet Goldner chair, Jeff Bretz and Greg Waaland
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review Bill Cameron, chair, Aaron Patterson and Greg Waaland
Public Works Leslee Thompson chair, Jeff Bretz and Bill Cameron
Public Utilities Greg Waaland chair, Janet Goldner and Aaron Patterson
Finance and Technology Aaron Patterson, chair, Leslee Thompson and Bill Cameron
V. Appointment to the Planning Commission
Mr. Cameron made a motion to appoint Ms Thompson to the Planning Commission. Second by Mr. Waaland. All approved.
VI. Approval of the mayor’s appointments to commissions and committees as presented
Mr. Bretz made a motion to approve the mayor’s appointment as presented. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.
Board of Zoning Appeals: (1123)
(K. Healy - Zoning Inspector)
VACANT (Mayoral Appointment)
Planning Commission: (145)
Rick Van Mooy
Leslie Thompson (Council Member)
Tree Commission: (909)
VACANT (Mayoral Appointment) To be Named by January 15, 2013
Janet Goldner (Council Member)
Tax Review Board: (181.12)
Chet Marcin (Solicitor)
Chris Kirk (Mayoral Appointment)
VACANT (Council Appointment)
Recreation Board: (143)
Not currently applicable by law
Records Review Board
Bonnie Knaggs (Mayoral Appointment)
VII. Approval of the Minutes:
Motion by Ms Thompson to approve the minutes of the 12-18-12 meeting as corrected. Second by Mr. Waaland. All approved.
VIII. Public Participation:
IX. Letters and Communications:
Mr. Cameron reported that he received complaints about the snow piled in the middle of Main St. Referred to COTW.
X. Administrative Reports:
Finance Officer: Present. Report Submitted.
He reported that he is closing the year and has cancelled the credit card machine.
Mr. Bretz questioned a bill relating to the sewer plant. Ms Healy will check with Supt. Patterson.
Ms Thompson asked Ms Healy to verify a couple of items relating to the audit
EMS Chief: Present. Report Submitted.
Chief VanScoder said that this year’s run volume is the highest that he has experienced and that he will prepare a full report for the COTW.
Fire Chief: Present. Report Submitted.
Police Chief: Present. Report Submitted.
Mr. Julien referred funding for training another SRO to the COTW. He asked Chief to have the SRO prepare an overview of her duties.
Village Administrator: Present. Report Submitted.
Ms Healy gave an overview of Ordinances 13-01 and 13-02.
Ms Healy said that ODOT is considering sending a representative to the January or February COTW meeting to review the round about. Discussion of the roundabout continued.
Clerk: Absent. No Report.
Solicitor: Present. No Report.
Mr. Marcin explained that Ordinance 13-02 completes the agreement with Mr. Gazarek concerning the Rotary Fund for his development.
Mayor: Present. Present.
Mr. Julien is having lunch with a CSX rep this week. He will discuss a couple of items.
XI. Standing Committees:
Economic and Community Development (Mr. Bretz)
Public Safety (Ms Goldner)
Ms Healy said that we will be short a dispatcher due to illness. Chief Baer reported that all shifts have been covered without going into an OT situation.
Mr. Cameron asked that EMS and Fire wages and the west side tornado siren be put on the COTW agenda.
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review (Mr. Cameron)
Public Works (Ms Thompson)
Ms Thompson asked why the walks at the village hall have not been cleared. Referred to COTW.
Discussion was held regarding an additional Street Department employee and the possible internal posting. Referred to COTW.
Public Utilities (Mr. Waaland)
Finance and Technology (Mr. Patterson)
Mr. Julien reported that he will double check the costs of our tech consultant and means to upgrade the police recording system.
Mr. Bretz asked how the negotiations regarding being over charged by Time Warner is coming. Mr. Julien said that the company is not responsive and that he will soon turn it over to Chet.
XII. New Legislation, Resolutions, Motions or Business
Mr. Bretz made a motion to add Ordinance 13-01 and 13-02 to the agenda. Second by Ms Thompson. All approved.
Mr. Bretz made a motion that Ordinance 13-01 be read by number and title only for the reading. Second by Ms Cameron.
Ordinance 13-01 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 13- 01 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Bretz made a motion that Ordinance 13-02 be read by number and title only for the reading. Second by Ms Thompson.
Ordinance 13-02 read by number and title by the mayor.
ORDINANCE 13-02 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO A MUTUAL AGREEMENT AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO DEVELOPER MARK GAZAREK TO SETTLE ROTARY FUND CLAIMS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF WATER AND SEWER LINES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
IV. 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
Mr. Waaland made a motion to put the bills totaling $ 104,175.02 on the Claims Ordinance. Second by Ms Thompson . All approved.
Mr. Waaland made a motion to pay the bills totaling $ 104,175.02. Second by Mr. Cameron. All approved.
Ms Thompson made a motion to adjourn at 8:23 PM. Second by
Mr. Waaland. All approved.