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Village of Bluffton - Regular meeting February 11, 2019 at 7:00pm.

 

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

 

Sehlhorst motioned, seconded by Kingsley, to approve the minutes from the regular council meeting held on January 28, 2019.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Steiner, Talavinia, Kingsley, Sehlhorst and Stahl.  No (0), Abstain (0), 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

O-02-19 – An ordinance approving the annual appropriations for the 2019 fiscal year for the Village of Bluffton, Ohio.  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. 

 

1st Reading

R-02-19-A resolution of necessity for the Jefferson St Improvements Project.  Talavinia motioned to approve the reading, seconded by Kingsley.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

R-04-19 – A resolution authorizing the Village Administrator to advertise for bids for the Jefferson Street Improvements Project.  Sehlhorst motioned to approve the reading, seconded by Stahl.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

R-05-19 – A resolution authorizing the Mayor and Village Administrator to execute easements for the Jefferson Street Improvements Project for construction and maintenance of the same and declaring an emergency.  Sehlhorst motioned to suspend the rules, seconded by Kingsley.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved.  Sehlhorst motioned to adopt the resolution, seconded by Cupples.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

R-06-19 – A resolution authorizing the Village Administrator to advertise for bids for the Jefferson Street Water Main Replacement Project.  Steiner motioned to approve the reading, seconded by Talavinia.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

R-07-19 – A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a contract with Republic Services for the garbage and refuse services for the Village of Bluffton.  Stahl motioned to approve the reading, seconded by Kingsley.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

Administrator Blackburn discussed the need to order the new dump truck as soon as possible so that it would be delivered by the next snow season.  Steiner motioned to authorize the purchase of a new dump truck, not to exceed $130,000.00, seconded by Talavinia.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

Chief Burkholder requested the Buckeye Park for the bicycle rodeo.  Stahl motioned to close the Buckeye Park for the bicycle rodeo on May 18, 2019 from 8:00am to Noon, seconded by Kingsley.  Roll Call: Yes (6) Messrs: Cupples, Kingsley, Talavinia, Sehlhorst, Stahl and Steiner.  No (0), Abstain (0), motion approved. 

 

Talavinia motioned to adjourn the regular council meeting.

 

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

Personnel Committee – Wednesday February 13, Noon

Park Committee – Thursday, February 14, 5:30pm

Public Hearing (Jefferson St) – Monday, February 19, 7pm

Personnel Committee– Wednesday, February 20, Noon

Street Committee – Wednesday, February 20, 5:30pm

Council Meeting – Monday, February 25, 7pm

 

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MAYOR                                                                   FISCAL OFFICER 

 
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