December 10, 2012 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING


City Hall – Council Chambers on December 10, 2012, 7:30 PM

ROLL CALL – 9 members answered – Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Schaber, Mr. Edwards;
Mr. Cumston moved to excuse Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Ratliff 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried – Mrs. Gustin is excused.

PRAYER LED BY PASTOR DOUG FORD

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Summary of Proceedings for November 22, 2012, Mr. Cumston moved, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Summary of Proceedings is approved.

Mr. Cumston noted we have several items to be added tonight. Mr. Thomas moved to add Resolution 2012-24, Ordinance 2012-80 and Ordinance 2012-81, Mrs. Blevins, 2nd, Mr. Cumston 3rd.
Resolution 2012-24, Ord. 2012-80 and 81 are added to tonight’s agenda.
Mr. Cumston moved to add Resolution 2012-25, Ordinance 2012-82, and Resolution 2012-26. Need to waive Rule 56 on Res. 2012-25 and 82. Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all motion carried. Rule 56 is waived for 2012-25 and 2012-82. Mr. Cumston then moved to add to the agenda, Mr. Thomas 2nd, Mrs. Blevins 3rd.
Resolution 2012-25, Ordinance 2012-82 and Res. 2012-26 is added to tonight agenda.

NEW BUSINESS:

ORDINANCE 2012-77:
ORDINANCE SUSPENDING CERTAIN PORTIONS OF ORDINANCES 2000-103, 2000-84 AND 2007-69 IN REGARD TO EMPLOYEES IN VARIOUS CLASSES OF POSITIONS EXEMPT FROM BARGAINING UNITS (REFERRED TO AS NON-BARGAINING), IN ADDITION, SUSPENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS WITHIN THE EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK/PERSONNEL MANUAL FOR THE YEAR 2013
Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 approval. Motion to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Schaber; NAYS: Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Daniels. ORDINANCE 2012-77 HAS HAD ITS FIRST READING

ORDINANCE 2012-78:
ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 1971-130 (INCOME TAX ORDINANCE) AS AMENDED, BY AMENDING SECTION 2, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Schaber; Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
ORDINANCE 2012-78 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2012-79:
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY AUDITOR TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $138,267.00 FROM THE FEDERAL GRANT FUND PAID BY THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION FOR THE NEW TAXIWAY CONSTRUCTION AT THE MARION MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 approval. This is project #20 for the Airport. Motion to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2012-79 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2013-1:
ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR CURRENT EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF MARION, STATE OF OHIO, DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013
Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval; we are requesting a first reading. ORDINANCE 2013-1 HAS HAD ITS FIRST READING

RESOLUTION 2012-24
RESOLUTION ENACTED BY THE CITY OF MARION, MARION COUNTY, OHIO, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE LOCAL PUBLIC AGENCY (LPA), IN THE MATTER OF PHASE V SIGNAL AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Thomas noted that this came out of Streets & Sewers with a 3-0 recommendation for approval. This is the last of the street light projects for Marion. When this is completed this will tie all of our lights together with fiber, I’ll make a motion to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2012-24 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2012-80
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO PURCHASE A FLAME ATOMIC ABSORPTION SPECTROMETER FROM THERMO ELECTRON NORTH AMERICA LLC, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Thomas noted that this came out of Streets & Sewers with a 3-0 recommendation for approval. I move to suspend rules, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2012-80 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2012-81
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH LAYNE INLINER, LLC FOR THE VARIOUS SEWER LININGS PROJECT 12-2S, APPROPRIATING THE NECESSARY FUNDS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Thomas noted that this came out of Streets & Sewers with a 3-0 recommendation for approval. I move to suspend rules, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2012-81 IS ADOPTED


RESOLUTION 2012-25
RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE CLEAN OHIO ASSISTANCE FUND (COAF)
Mr. Cumston stated that this was waived. This is the clean Ohio assistance fund as it relates to the former Fairfield Engineering property. This would establish Fund 251, a pass through fund – no expense to the city. I move to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2012-25 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2012-82
ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING FUNDS IN THE CLEAN OHIO ASSISTANCE FUND (COAF) FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2012.
Mr. Cumston stated that this was added to the agenda this evening. This ordinance establishes those funds for Fund 251, motion to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2012-82 IS ADOPTED

RESOLUTION 2012-26
RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE RE-APPOINTMENT, BY THE MAYOR, OF BRENDA WAGNER TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE MARION COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT
Mayor Schertzer spoke: Brenda is probably the most senior person on the combined health district. She brings a wealth of knowledge. They will be moved off the 3rd floor and moved over onto Main Street. She is the cities’ designee on that board. I ask for your consideration on that.
Mr. Cumston moved to approve, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll Call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Schaber; NAYS: Mr. Thomas, Mr. Daniels. RESOLUTION 2012-26 IS ADOPTED

MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA:

Nothing was noted.

COMMITTEES

Finance 12/18 @ 6:30
Legislation Codes 12/18 @ 6:40
Mr. Thomas moved to have the next Council meeting on the Thursday the 27th of December, Mr. Cumston 2nd.
With no further business to come before council, Mr. Edwards adjourned the meeting.

 

____________________________ Dave Edwards President of Council

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Clerk of Council