MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING
City Hall – Council Chambers on April 13, 2015, 7:30 PM
ROLL CALL – 8 members answered – Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Edwards. Mr. Ratliff moved to excuse Mr. Cumston and Mr. Crider. Mr. Thomas 2nd, roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Councilpersons Cumston and Crider are both excused.
PRAYER LED BY TOM TONEY OF FAMILY LIFE CHURCH
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Summary of Proceedings from March 25, 2015; Mr. Thomas moved, Mrs. Gustin 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried, Summary of Proceedings is accepted.
Mayor Schertzer stated that the Proclamation for the National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week will be presented at the end of the month.
ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 620 OF THE MARION CITY CODE ENTITLED DISTRIBUTING OF HANDBILLS TO ADDRESS RE-OCCURRING NUISANCES, AS AMENDED
Mr. Daniels asked for the 2nd reading, Mr. Thomas asked for the suspension of rules, this is the 3rd reading. Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mr. Osborn 2nd.
Mr. Ed Christian spoke and said this is unconstitutional, not letting persons hand out handbills.
Mrs. LeMaster spoke and said this is unconstitutional. Mr. Thomas, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Osborn and Mr. Russell said we are not censoring any political handbills. This is just the distribution of the free papers.
Mr. Ralph Hill spoke against this.
Ms. Judy O’Hare spoke against this.
Mr. Joseph Scott spoke against this. Showed a couple of pictures of a house on Leader St. Mrs. Blevins said she will call the person responsible to clean this up tomorrow.
Roll call for Adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-11 IS ADOPTED
PICK–UP RESOLUTION - EXISTING PICK–UP PLAN RESTATED RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MARION OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY