July 14, 2014 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

City Hall – Council Chambers on July 14, 2014, 7:30 PM

ROLL CALL – 8 members answered – Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Edwards; Mr. Cumston moved to excuse Mr. Osborn, and Mr. Crider, Mr. Ratliff 2nd. By a voice voce all members voted to excuse both Mr. Crider and Mr. Osborn.

PRAYER LED BY SULU KELLEY

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Summary of Proceedings for June 23, 2014, Mr. Thomas moved, Mr. Cumston 2nd. Roll call: Ayes All, motion carried. Summary is approved.

NEW BUSINESS:

ORDINANCE 2014-44:

ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOTES IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $312,000, IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS, to pay costs OF ACQUIRING AND EQUIPPING AN EMS VEHICLE for use by the city’s FIRE department, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd.

AUDITOR CARR READ THE FISCAL OFFICER’S CERTIFICATE

          Roll call for Adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-44 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2014-45:

ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOTES IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $30,000, IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS, to pay costs OF ACQUIRING A TRUCK for use by the city’s ENGINEERING department, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd.

AUDITOR CARR READ THE FISCAL OFFICER’S CERTIFICATE

          Mrs. Gustin asked Eng. Lively how old the vehicle is and how many miles. Eng. Lively said it’s either a 98 or 99, when the odometer works – its well over 100,000. Mrs. Gustin asked do you keep record of maintenance on the truck. Eng. Lively said yes, regular maintenance, in the past 3 years, we spent 2,000/per year to keep the truck on the road, the book value of the truck is 1700 or 1800 dollars, and the primary driver is Todd Fields.

          Roll call for Adoption: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Daniels; NAYS: Mrs. Gustin. ORDINANCE 2014-45 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2014-46:

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOTES IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $116,100, IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS, to pay costs OF ACQUIRING AND EQUIPPING ONE POLICE CRUISER AND TWO POLICE SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES for use by the city’s POLICE department, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd.

AUDITOR CARR READ THE FISCAL OFFICER’S CERTIFICATE

          Mrs. Gustin asked Chief Collins if you are going to get rid of some of the old ones. Chief said we had 3 to auction. 1 we had to use the transmission and some fenders off of it. There will still be one for sure that will go to auction and then 1 to the CPAAA to replace one of theirs that isn’t working any longer. Mr. Edwards stated that in Section 1 it says 110,000, can we change that. Mr. Russell said it’s a typo, the clerk can change that.

          Roll call for Adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-46 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2014-47:

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOTES IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $3,088,500, IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS, to pay costs OF VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd.

AUDITOR CARR READ THE FISCAL OFFICER’S CERTIFICATE

          Roll call for Adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-47 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2014-48:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO TAKE ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO UTILIZE FULLY THE 2013 (AFG) FIREFIGHTERS ASSISTANCE GRANT INCLUDING COUNCIL DECLARING IT NECESSARY TO UTILIZE, PURSUANT TO ORC 735.051, A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL PROCESS, APPROPRIATING THE NECESSARY FUNDS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd.  Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-48 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2014-49:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE AN EASEMENT TO THE BENEFIT OF THE OWNER(S) OF LOT 11366 AND A PORTION OF 14165 WITHIN THE BUDAY SUBDIVISION TO THE CITY OF MARION TO PROVIDE A NECESSARY RESIDENTIAL SANITARY SEWER ACCESS POINT TO RE-GAIN SERVICE AS NO OTHER REASONABLE ALTERNATIVE EXISTS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Thomas stated that this came out of Committee with a 3-0 recommendation for Council’s approval. This is for a residence that needs sanitary sewer, this will provide an easement for that residence down near Garfield Park; I make the 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. ORDINANCE 2014-49 IS ADOPTED

Mr. Cumston move to add 2 Resolutions this evening – 2014-16 and 2014-17; Mr. Ratliff 2nd; Mr. Thomas 3rd.

Resolutions 2014-16 and 2014-17 are added to tonight’s agenda.

RESOLUTION 2014-16:

RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR, OF INDIVIDUALS AS MEMBERS OF THE AIRPORT COMMISSION

          Mayor Schertzer spoke: Last Wednesday night was an Airport Commission Meeting. Dan Hempy, with agriculture and farming. And Brian Clark asked to continue on the board and then another vacancy moved out of the 2 mile radius. I’m asking for Council’s consideration tonight for these two applications.

Mr. Cumston moved to suspend, Mr. Ratliff 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Ratliff 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2014-16 IS ADOPTED

RESOLUTION 2014-17:

RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT, BY THE MAYOR, OF DOMENICK MAROCCO  AS A MEMBER OF THE MARION ENTERPRISE ZONE-COUNTY TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL

          Mayor Schertzer spoke: Domenick Marocco is a lifelong residence. He said he wants to get involved and do these things. We felt this was a good place to put him. He works at Gunder Hall Funeral Hall. He’s excited to be on board.

          Mr. Cumston moved to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2014-17 IS ADOPTED

Matters not on the Agenda:

None

Committee Dates:

Finance                                   7/22     @ 6:30 Regular Business

Municipal Services                  7/22     @ 7:10 Amending Yarger Report

Regional Planning                   7/23     @ 7:00 County Bldg.

Streets & Sewers                    7/22     @ 6:45 Holmes Place and Union St. Paving

Zoning & Annexation               7/22     @ 7:00 Rezoning a part of McDaniel Auto

        

          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