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Regular meeting December 10, 2018 at 7:00pm.

 

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

 

Kingsley motioned, seconded by Sehlhorst, to approve the minutes from the regular council meeting held on November 26, 2018.  Roll Call: Yes (5) Messrs: Steiner, Talavinia, Kingsley, Sehlhorst and Stahl.  No (0), Abstain (1) Cupples, motion approved. 

 

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

 

The fiscal officer gave the following readings:

 

2nd Reading

 

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 (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

1st Reading

 

O-11-18 – An Ordinance to enact a comprehensive Access Management Plan as attached in Exhibit 1.  Sehlhorst motioned to approve the first reading, seconded by Cupples.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

O-12-18 – An Ordinance amending the Income Tax Ordinance of the Village of Bluffton, Ohio, to require landlords of rental or leased properties within the village to report the names of their tenants over the age of 18 to the village on an annual basis.  Steiner motioned to approve the reading, seconded by Cupples.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

Kingsley motioned for the Village to award a grant of $5,000 to the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs, seconded by Cupples.  Roll Call: Yes (4) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Sehlhorst and Stahl.  No (0), Abstain (2) Steiner & Talavinia, motion approved. 

 

Talavinia motioned to enter into executive session to discuss personnel, contracts and property issues, seconded by Cupples.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

Talavinia motioned to exit executive session and return to regular session. 

 

Steiner motioned for the Village to make an offer to purchase property 10 State Route 103 at no more than $57,000, seconded by Sehlhorst.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

Kingsley motioned to adjourn the regular council meeting.

 

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

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

Tree Commission – Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00pm

 

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MAYOR                                                                   FISCAL OFFICER 

 
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