October 13, 2014 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

City Hall – Council Chambers on October 13, 2014, 7:30 PM

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

 

PRAYER LED BY PASTOR TOM TONEY OF FAMILY LIVE CHURCH

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Summary of Proceedings from September 22, 2014; Mr. Cumston moved, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried, Summary of Proceedings is accepted.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

ORDINANCE 2014-64:

ORDINANCE MAKING APPROPRIATION ADJUSTMENTS IN VARIOUS FUNDS FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2014

Mr. Cumston said this came out of Finance with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-64 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2014-65:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY AUDITOR TO PAY BILLS FROM VARIOUS CITY DEPARTMENTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 5705.41 (D) (1) OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Mr. Cumston said this came out of Finance with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Osborn 2nd.

Mrs. Gustin said this happens all the time, not having a PO opened before work is done. We get in a heap of trouble with the State Auditor. Every single department needs to stop doing this. Mrs. Carr is available at all times. It needs to stop.

Roll Call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-65 IS ADOPTED

 

Matters not on the Agenda:

          Director Robbins spoke on the expenses the City incurred with the Popcorn Festival. The total amount was $14,192.17 in overtime expenses for the Police and Streets and Sanitation. The Popcorn Festival reimbursed us with 6,000 for the overtime for the police. Mrs. Blevins commended everyone for a job well done.

          Mr. Sulu Kelley wanted to know of the rental of the street barricades. Mr. Shoup said those are used by dozens of non-profits all year long, we do not charge for barricades. Mr. Sulu asked about the banner rental – you charge for that.

          Mayor Schertzer said we often put the barricades out for everyone. The county asked us just the other day to use some for roof work they are doing on the county building. We have never rented out the barricades. These are two different issues. Mr. Ratliff said putting up the barricades; we are doing this for public safety. Mr. Cumston said free entertainment, police officers up there, interacting with the citizens, you see very few arrests. Good positive feel. I can’t think of a better way to support our community, with all the other organizations that support it as well.

 

Committee Dates:

Finance                             10/21  @ 6:30 Regular Business

Legislation Codes              10/21  @ 6:40

Regional Planning              10/22  @ 7:00 County Bldg.

Streets & Sewers              10/21  @ 7:00 update on Chapter 916

Traffic Commission            10/21  @ 7:20 4 way stop @ Bahama & Easy

 

          Mr. Cumston asked Clerk to send out notices to the neighborhood to come to the meeting. Clerk said yes.

        

          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