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Regular meeting November 12, 2018 at 7:00pm.

 

Mayor Johnson presiding. Messrs: Kingsley, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl, Steiner and Talavinia present. 

 

Sehlhorst motioned, seconded by Cupples, to approve the minutes from the regular council meeting held on October 22, 2018.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Steiner, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst and Stahl.  No (0), Abstain (1) Kingsley, motion approved. 

 

Talavinia motioned, seconded by Kingsley, to approve the bills as presented.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

The fiscal officer gave the following readings:

3rd Reading:

R-14-18 – A resolution authorizing the Village Administrator to enter into an agreement with the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District for the purpose of making application and accepting funds from the 2019 Cooperative Park Improvement Program.  Stahl motioned to adopt the resolution, seconded by Steiner.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.

 

R-18-18 – A resolution authorizing the Village Tax Administrator to enter into an agreement with the Ohio Attorney General for the collection of delinquent income taxes.  Sehlhorst motioned to adopt the resolution, seconded by Kingsley.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.

 

R-19-18 – A resolution to accept the rate charged by the Village of Ottawa Ohio to the Village of Bluffton Ohio for bulk water beginning January 1, 2019.  Talavinia motioned to adopt the resolution, seconded by Steiner.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.

 

2nd Reading

R-21-18 – A resolution accepting Dave’s Way in the Thomas Pointe subdivision to the Village of Bluffton, Ohio.  Cupples motioned to approve the reading, seconded by Stahl.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.

 

1st Reading

R-22-18 – A resolution authorizing the Village of Bluffton, Ohio to participate in the State of Ohio Cooperative Purchasing Program and declaring an emergency.  Steiner motioned to suspend the rules and declare an emergency, seconded by Talavinia.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.  Kingsley motioned to adopt the resolution, seconded by Cupples.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.

 

Kingsley motioned to grant a limited, personal and revocable license to Firebrands Holdings, LLC for the installation of steps on the sidewalk of Church Street, seconded by Steiner.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.

 

Cupples motioned to hold an executive session to discuss personnel and to include the Mayor, Council Members & the Administrator, seconded by Talavinia.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Cupples, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.

 

Steiner motioned to adjourn from executive session and return back to regular session. 

 

Talavinia motioned to adjourn the regular council meeting, seconded by Kingsley.

 

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

Tree Commission - Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00pm

Utility – Thursday, November 15 at 1:00pm

Street Budget – Tuesday, November 20 at 5:30pm

Council Meeting – Monday, November 22 at 7:00pm

 

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MAYOR                                                                   FISCAL OFFICER 

 
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