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Regular meeting November 26, 2018 at 7:00pm.

 

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

 

Talavinia motioned, seconded by Kingsley, to approve the minutes from the regular council meeting held on November 12, 2018.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Steiner, Talavinia, Kingsley, Sehlhorst and Stahl.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

Sehlhorst motioned, seconded by Talavinia, to approve the bills as presented.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

The fiscal officer gave the following readings:

 

3rd Reading

R-21-18 – A resolution accepting Dave’s Way in the Thomas Pointe subdivision to the Village of Bluffton, Ohio.  Sehlhorst motioned to adopt the Resolution, seconded by Stahl.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

1st Reading

R-23-18 – A Resolution 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.  Talavinia motioned to suspend the rules and declare an emergency, seconded by Steiner.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.  Kingsley motioned to adopt the Resolution, seconded by Sehlhorst.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

R-24-18 – A Resolution authorizing the submission of an Ohio Airport Matching Grant Application and declaring an emergency.  Sehlhorst requested that airport commission minutes be provided.  Blackburn described that this grant would cover obstruction removal and taxi way design work.  Steiner asked what the grant total is.  Sehlhorst motioned to suspend the rules and declare an emergency, seconded by Kingsley.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.  Stahl motioned to adopt the Resolution, seconded by Sehlhorst.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

R-25-18 – A Resolution authorizing the temporary appropriations for the year 2019 for the Village of Bluffton, Ohio.  Steiner motioned to approve the first reading, seconded by Talavinia.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

R-26-18 – A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract with the Sherriff of Allen County, Ohio and the Commissioners for Allen County, Ohio for the dispatch service for Bluffton Police, Fire and EMS for a term of three years and declaring an emergency.  Kingsley questioned the service currently provided by the Sherriff’s office.  The safety service chief’s explained that they have been satisfied with the service.  Kingsley motioned to suspend the rules and declare an emergency, seconded by Sehlhorst.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.  Talavinia motioned to adopt the Resolution, seconded by Stahl.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

The Mayor announced the approval of an application for special events.  Spring Street will be closed from Franklin St to College Ave on December 2, 2018 from 3pm-7pm for the Christmas at Houshower House. 

 

It was announced that the second December council meeting would take place on December 17, 2018 at 7:00pm.

 

Kingsley motioned to adjourn the regular council meeting.

 

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

Committee of the Whole – Thursday, November 29 at 5:30pm

Ordinance – Monday, December 3 at 5:30pm

Committee of the Whole – Monday, December 3 at 7:00pm

Council Meeting – Monday, December 10 at 7:00pm

Council Meeting – Monday, December 17 at 7:00pm

 

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MAYOR                                                                   FISCAL OFFICER 

 
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