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Mayor Gallant presiding. Mrs. Augsburger, Messrs: Collier, Burrell, Sehlhorst, and Warren present. Mr. Kingsley absent. Mr. Sehlhorst moved, seconded by Mr. Collier to approve the minutes of the regular council meeting held on March 17, 2014. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Messrs: Sehlhorst, Collier, Burrell, Warren, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mrs. Augsburger to approve the bills as presented. Total non-payroll of $179,289.08 and payroll of $31,137.24. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Mr. Warren, Mrs. Augsburger, Messrs: Burrell, Collier, and Sehlhorst. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Collier moved, seconded by Mrs. Augsburger to remove from the table Ordinance No. 03-14: AN AMENDED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THAT SIDEWALKS BE CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED IN ALL RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF THE VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON, OHIO. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Mr. Collier, Mrs. Augsburger, Messrs: Burrell, Sehlhorst, and Warren. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Sehlhorst moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve the first reading Ordinance No. 03-14: AN AMENDED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THAT SIDEWALKS BE CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED IN ALL RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF THE VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON, OHIO. Roll Call: Yeas (3) Messrs: Sehlhorst, Burrell, and Warren. Nays (2) Mrs. Augsburger and Mr. Collier, motion approved. Mrs. Augsburger moved, seconded by Mr. Warren to suspend the rules. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Mrs. Augsburger, Messrs: Warren, Burrell, Collier, and Sehlhorst. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Collier moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 04-14: AN ORDINANCE REPAYING MONIES ADVANCED TO THE WATER/SEWER IMPROVEMENT FUND TO COVER EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CURENT WATERLINE PROJECTS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Messrs: Collier, Burrell, Sehlhorst, Warren, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Collier moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve the third and final reading of Resolution No. 04-14: A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A WEATHER RELATED CLOSING POLICY FOR THE VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON, OHIO. Roll Call: Yeas (3) Messrs: Burrell, Collier, and Sehlhorst. Nays (2) Mrs. Augsburger and Mr. Warren, motion approved. Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Collier to suspend the rules. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Messrs: Warren, Collier, Burrell, Sehlhorst, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Burrell moved, seconded by Mrs. Augsburger to approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 05-14: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 21-13: ESTABLISHING RANGES OF PAY FOR VARIOUS VILLAGE EMPLOYEES, SETTING FORTH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT AND PROVIDIING SUCH ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AS ARE HEREIN AFTER SET FORTH, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014 AND DELCARING AN EMERGENCY. Roll Call: Yeas (4) Mr. Burrell, Mrs. Augsburger, Collier, and Warren. Nays (1) Mr. Sehlhorst, motion approved. Mr. Sehlhorst moved, seconded by Mr. Collier to suspend the rules. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Messrs: Sehlhorst, Collier, Burrell, Warren, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Collier moved, seconded by Mr. Warren to approve the first reading of Resolution No. 06-14: A RESOLUTION MAKING CERTAIN TRANSFERS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. Roll Call: Yeas (6) Messrs: Collier, Warren, Burrell, Sehlhorst, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. The Fiscal Officer announced the following meetings: April 15, 2014 Tree Commission 7:30 PM April 21, 2014 Recreation Committee 7:30 PM April 21, 2014 Council 8:00 PM Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve hiring Bob Badertscher ($10/hr) and Ken Von Lehmden ($8.49/hr) as seasonal employees. Roll Call: Yeas (5) Messrs: Warren, Burrell, Collier, Sehlhorst, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Kingsley arrived at this time. Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mrs. Augsburger to approve an amendment to the MARCS contract the Village has with the State of Ohio- the communications tower will be turned over to the State for them to maintain and insure. Roll Call: Yeas (6) Mr. Warren, Mrs. Augsburger, Messrs: Burrell, Collier, Kingsley, and Sehlhorst. Nays (0), motion approved. Mrs. Augsburger moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve Jessica Brockert as a regular member of the EMS department. Roll Call: Yeas (6) Mrs. Augsburger, Messrs: Burrell, Collier, Kingsley, Sehlhorst, and Warren. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Burrell moved, seconded by Mr. Kingsley to enter into executive session for the discussion of personnel and contracts. Roll Call: Yeas (6) Messrs: Burrell, Collier, Kingsley, Sehlhorst, Warren, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. Mr. Burrell moved, seconded by Mr. Kingsley to exit from executive session and return to regular session. Roll Call: Yeas (6) Messrs: Burrell, Collier, Kingsley, Sehlhorst, Warren, and Mrs. Augsburger. Nays (0), motion approved. No action taken. Mr. Kingsley moved to adjourn. _______________________________ _______________________________ MAYOR FISCAL OFFICER
 
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