2016 December 19 PDF Print E-mail

Mayor Augsburger presiding. Messrs: Burrell, Johnson, Miller, Sehlhorst, Talavinia, and Warren present. 

 

Mr. Sehlhorst moved, seconded by Mr. Talavinia to approve the minutes of the regular council meeting held on December 5, 2016.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Sehlhorst, Talavinia, Miller, Johnson, and Warren, No (0).  Mr. Burrell abstained, motion approved.

 

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Johnson to approve the bills as presented.  Total payroll of $39,101.79 and non-payroll of $347,790.13.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs: Warren, Johnson, Burrell, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to suspend the rules and declare an emergency.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Warren, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve the third and final reading of Ordinance No. 18-16:  AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ANNUAL APPOPRIATIONS FOR THE 2017 FISCAL YEAR FOR THE VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON, OHIO AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Warren, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Miller moved, seconded by Mr. Johnson to suspend the rules and declare an emergency.  Roll Call:  Yes (5) Messrs:  Miller, Johnson, Burrell, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (1) Mr. Sehlhorst, motion approved.

 

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve the second reading of Ordinance No. 20-16:  AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 21-13 EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.  Roll Call:  Yes (5) Messrs:  Warren, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, and Talavinia.  No (1) Mr. Sehlhorst, motion approved.

 

Mr. Johnson moved, seconded by Mr. Miller to suspend the rules and declare an emergency.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Johnson, Miller, Burrell, Sehlhorst, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Johnson moved, seconded by Mr. Miller to approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 22-16:  AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AN AMENDED RANK STRUCTURE FOR THE VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON POLICE DEPARTMENT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.  Roll Call:  Yes (5) Messrs:  Johnson, Miller, Burrell, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0).  Mr. Sehlhorst abstained, motion approved.

 

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Sehlhorst to suspend the rules and declare an emergency.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Warren, Sehlhorst, Burrell, Miller, Johnson, and Talavinia.

 

Mr. Johnson moved, seconded by Mr. Warren to approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 23-16:  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS AND TO GIVE CONSENT TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO COMPLETE PROJECTS WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON, OHIO AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Johnson, Warren, Burrell, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to suspend the rules and declare an emergency.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Warren, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Burrell moved, seconded by Mr. Johnson to approve the second reading of Resolution No. 25-16:  A RESOLUTION APPOINTING F. STEPHEN CHAMBERLAIN AS THE VILLAGE SOLICITOR FOR THE VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON, OHIO FOR A PERIOD OF TWO (2) YEARS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Burrell, Miller, Johnson, Sehlhorst, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Sehlhorst moved, seconded by Mr. Miller to suspend the rules and declare an emergency.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Sehlhorst, Miller, Burrell, Johnson, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Johnson to approve the first reading of Resolution No. 29-16:  A RESOLUTION MAKING CERTAIN TRANSFERS AT THE LEGAL LEVEL OF CONTROL AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs: Warren, Johnson, Burrell, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

 

The following meetings were included on the agenda and/or scheduled during the meeting:

January 3, 2017                          Streets, Alleys, Lights, & Sidewalks                                             6:00 PM

January 9, 2017                          Council                                                                                              8:00 PM

 

The following oaths of office were administered:

Tyler Hochstetler- Sergeant                       Mathew Oglesbee- Lieutenant                   Eric Rayle- Patrol Officer

 

Mr. Talavinia moved, seconded by Mr. Burrell to approve Kyle Swank as a six month probationary fireman.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messes:  Talavinia, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Johnson moved, seconded by Mr. Warren to enter into executive session for the discussion of personnel- tuition reimbursement and wages- Council, Mayor, and Village Solicitor invited to attend.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Johnson, Warren, Burrell, Miller, Sehlhorst, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

 

Mr. Burrell moved to exit from executive session.

 

Mr. Talavinia moved, seconded by Mr. Johnson to adjourn.

 

 

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