August 13, 2012 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING


City Hall – Council Chambers on August 13, 2012, 7:30 PM

ROLL CALL – 9 members answered –Mr. Cumston, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Schaber, Mr. Edwards; Mr. Cumston moved to excuse Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas 2nd. By a voice vote all members voted to excuse Mr. Ratliff.

PRAYER LED BY PASTOR DOUG FORD

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Summary of Proceedings for July 23, 2012, Mr. Cumston moved, Mrs. Gustin 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Summary of Proceedings is approved.

Mr. Dan DeVille from First Energy spoke to the audience. Spoke of the results of the County Area from the storm on June 29th.

NEW BUSINESS:

ORDINANCE 2012-61:
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR THE FY 2011 FORMULA GRANT SKATE PARK PAD AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Cumston noted that this was in Finance; it came out with a 3-0 approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2012-61 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2012-62:
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH AMERICAN RAMP COMPANY FOR THE PHASE 2 OF THE SKATE PARK RAMP PROJECT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Cumston noted that this was in Finance; it came out with a 3-0 approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Schaber; NAYS: Mr. Osborn. ORDINANCE 2012-62 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2012-63:
ORDINANCE MAKING AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION TO THE AQUATIC CENTER FUND FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2012
Mr. Cumston noted that this was in Finance; it came out with a 3-0 approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Osborn 2nd.
Mrs. Gustin asked if the funds are in the coffers. Mrs. Brewer said the insurance was greater than anticipated. We are working on everything to come together. In order to make the revenues we have to spend the revenues. Mrs. Gustin said you have a short period of time, utilizing those supplies. Mrs. Brewer said I need to pay some bills. Mr. Cumston said this is all out of the Enterprise Funds. Auditor Carr said the money is available, we have more than enough.
Mrs. Brewer said we anticipate an increase in the membership price next year. We are evaluating everything that was done this past season.
Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2012-63 IS ADOPTED

Matters Not on the Agenda
Service Director Jay Shoup went on to explain the paper from ODOT. ODOT Seeks public comment on long-range transportation plan. We are in District 6. The display is outside my office on a table. Mrs. Gustin asked if we should go on the computer and answer them. Mr. Shoup said either the computer or fill out one of the forms that is upstairs on the display. This will be available for a year.

COMMITTEES

Finance 8/21 @ 6:30
Legislation Codes 8/21 @ 6:40
Municipal Services 8/21 @ 6:50
Regional Planning 8/22 @ 7:00 County Bldg.


With no further business to come before council, President Edwards adjourned the meeting.

 

____________________________ Dave Edwards President of Council

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Clerk of Council