April 10, 2017 PDF Print E-mail

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

Mr. Johnson moved, seconded by Mr. Sehlhorst to approve the minutes of the regular council meeting held on March 27, 2017.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Johnson, Sehlhorst, Miller, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0).  Mr. Burrell abstained, motion approved.

Mr. Talavinia moved, seconded by Mr. Warren to approve the bills as presented.  Total payroll of $33,515.66 and non-payroll of $480,820.22.  Roll Call:  Yes (4) Messrs: Talavinia, Warren, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, and Sehlhorst.  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 first reading of Resolution No. 09-17:  A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A FISCAL YEAR 2018 OHIO AIRPORT GRANT APPLICATON AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.  Roll call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Burrell, Johnson, Miller, Sehlhorst, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

Mr. Sehlhorst moved, seconded by Mr. Johnson to exit from regular session and enter into a public hearing for an alley vacation request behind 211 Cherry Street.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Sehlhorst, Johnson, Burrell, Miller, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

Mr. Burrell moved, seconded by Mr. Johnson to close the public hearing and return to regular session.  Roll call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Burrell, Johnson, Miller, Sehlhorst, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Miller to authorize the solicitor to prepare legislation to vacate the alley behind 211 Cherry Street.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Warren, Miller, Burrell, Johnson, Talavinia, and Sehlhorst.  No (0), motion approved.

Mr. Johnson moved, seconded by Mr. Sehlhorst to approve free admission to the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool on August 1, 2017 for National Night Out.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Johnson, Sehlhorst, Burrell, Miller, Talavinia, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

Mr. Sehlhorst moved, seconded by Mr. Talavania to approve declaring surplus the following fire department equipment and donating the items to the Lima Rotary Club:  approximately 50 sets of turn-out gear and 15 helmets.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Sehlhorst, Talavinia, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

Mr. Talavinia moved, seconded by Mr. Sehlhorst to authorize the mayor to apply for an U.S. Forest Grant and expend Village funds, as the grant is a reimbursable grant.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, and Warren.  No (0), motion approved.

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

April 17, 2017                            Streets, Alleys, Lights, & Sidewalks                   7:00 PM

April 17, 2017                            Special Council- Council as a Whole- Finance      8:00 PM

April 24, 2017                            Records Commission                                        7:30 PM

April 24, 2017                            Council                                                            8:00 PM

Mr. Warren moved, seconded by Mr. Sehlhorst to enter into executive session for the discussion of contracts and personnel-compensation.  Council, Mayor, solicitor, and Nancy Kindle (contracts portion) invited to attend.  Roll Call:  Yes (6) Messrs:  Warren, Sehlhorst, Burrell, Johnson, Miller, and Talavinia.  No (0), motion approved.

Mr. Warren moved to exit from executive session. No action taken.

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

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