February 25, 2013 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING


City Hall – Council Chambers on February 25, 2013, 7:30 PM

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

PRAYER LED BY PASTOR TOM TONEY

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Mayor Schertzer presented the 2012 Year Award to Diane Patrick.

Summary of Proceedings for February 11, 2013, Mr. Thomas moved, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Summary is approved.

NEW BUSINESS:

RESOLUTION 2013-05:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE AUDITOR TO TRANSFER APPROPRIATED GENERAL FUND MONIES TO PARKS, TRANSIT AND APPROVED GRANTS FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013
Mr. Daniels noted that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mr. Cumston 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2013-05 IS ADOPTED

RESOLUTION 2013-06:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FILING OF A FOUR YEAR CAPITAL AND OPERATING PLAN WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PREPARE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL FUNDING ESTIMATES FOR CAPITAL AND OPERATING PROJECTS FOR THE TRANSIT DEPARTMENT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Daniels noted that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mrs. Gustin 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2013-06 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2013-03:
ORDINANCE ENACTED BY THE CITY OF MARION, MARION COUNTY, OHIO, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE LOCAL PUBLIC AGENCY (LPA), IN THE MATTER OF RESURFACING OF VARIOUS STREETS DESCRIBED BELOW
Mr. Thomas stated this came out of Streets & Sewers with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Mayor Schertzer made note that this is the 2014 Resurfacing Program. Mrs. Gustin asked if those are the streets that will be considered. Engineer Lively said that 2013-03 is for the 2014 project. Those are the streets. This is the consent legislation that is required from ODOT to start the project. This is not your final say on this. These streets will be on the list. That is the entire list.
Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2013-03 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2013-06:
ORDINANCE MAKING AN APPROPRIATION IN THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR THE MARION MUNICIPAL AIRPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013
Mr. Daniels noted that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd;
Mrs. Gustin asked if there is more money in that one. Audrey Wagner said this is the final.
Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2013-06 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2013-07:
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR THE 2013 STREET RESURFACING PROGRAM, PROJECT 13-1R, AND APPROPRIATING THE NECESSARY FUNDS, IN THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO
Mr. Thomas stated this came out of Streets & Sewers with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd;
Engineer Lively said a list of the streets were already passed and approved. After we do a spec and bid on this I will give you the list again.
Mr. Ratliff asked about the fewer streets, because the money is for outside the city. Mayor Schertzer said we did not get the OPWC money this year, because the County has applied for the University Drive extension. That took precedence. Mr. Osborn asked if this is the $5.00 that we get. Do the County Commissions handle that, do we raise that? Mr. Thomas said that we can add money to it. I have that information. Mr. Ratliff said I don’t think we should do that at this time. Mr. Thomas said no we are not thinking about doing that at this time.
Roll call for suspension: Ayes all, motion carried
Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd;
Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2013-07 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2013-08:
ORDINANCE MAKING AN APPROPRIATION / DEAPPROPRIATION ADJUSTMENTS TO VARIOUS FUNDS FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013
Mr. Daniels noted that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mr. Osborn 2nd;
Mrs. Gustin asked if there is anything that we should know. Auditor Carr said this was spoken at Committee – the 3 areas are: 1. The BWC bill, we are just bringing that back; 2. Dental and Medical is one line item, we just moved Dental out and made its own item; and 3. The Judge was moving around some of funds and how she was paying her employees. It just cleans up everything in the General Fund.
Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2013-08 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2013-09:
ORDINANCE RATIFYING, AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING THE ONE YEAR EXTENSION OF THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MARION AND IAFF LOCAL 379 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Mr. Daniels noted that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.
Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mrs. Gustin 2nd;
Mrs. Gustin and Mr. Cumston both thanked the Firefighters and all the bargaining units.
Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2013-09 IS ADOPTED

MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA:

Mr. Ratliff noted that Councilman Osborn will be serving on the Airport Commission Board.

COMMITTEES

Finance 3/4 @ 6:30
Jobs & Economic Devel. 3/11 Public Hearing
Regional Planning 2/27 @ 7:00 County Building


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