April 27, 2015 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

City Hall – Council Chambers on April 27, 2015, 7:30 PM

 

ROLL CALL – 10 members answered – Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Crider, Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Edwards.

 

PRAYER LED BY TOM TONEY OF FAMILY LIFE CHURCH

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Summary of Proceedings from April 13, 2015; Mr. Cumston moved, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried, Summary of Proceedings is accepted.

 

Mayor Schertzer  - Proclamation for the National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week.

 

Dan DeVille from First Energy spoke on the differences between the “new” LED lighting and the old street lighting.

 

OLD  BUSINESS:

RESOLUTION 2015-09:

PICK–UP RESOLUTION - EXISTING PICK–UP PLAN RESTATED RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MARION OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston said this came out of Finance with a 3-0 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.  RESOLUTION 2015-09 IS ADOPTED

        

NEW BUSINESS:

 

RESOLUTION 2015-10:

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

Mayor Schertzer spoke: I ask for the Council’s approval to reinstate these two members to the Airport Commission. William Rettig who is the President of the Central Ohio Soaring Association at the Airport, and Charlie Campbell is a long time member of the commission.

Mr. Osborn moved to suspend, Mr. Cumston 2nd. Roll call: Ayes All, motion carried. Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2015-10 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-33:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR MARK STREET RESURFACING, PROJECT 15-2R, IN THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Thomas spoke: came out of Streets & Sewers with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I’ll move to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Mr. Thomas asked if there is no storm water expenditures in this. Mr. Shoup said that is correct. Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-33 IS ADOPTED

 

 

ORDINANCE 2015-34:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR 2015 CITY WIDE RESURFACING, PROJECT 15-3R, IN THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

            Mr. Thomas spoke: came out of Streets & Sewers with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I’ll move to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Mr. Thomas asked if this is the same - no storm water expenditures in this. Mr. Shoup said that is correct. Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-34 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-35:

ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 1969-29 (KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT) AS AMENDED, BY REDEFINING THE DUTIES AND UPDATING THE JOB DESCRIPTION OF THE WASTEWATER CONTROL SPECIALIST I IN THE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL DIVISION FOR THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO

          Mr. Cumston spoke: this came out of Municipal Services with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll Call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-35 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-36:

ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 1969-29 (KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT) AS AMENDED, BY REDEFINING THE DUTIES AND UPDATING THE JOB DESCRIPTION OF THE TRANSIT ADMINISTRATOR IN THE MARION AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM FOR THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO

Mr. Cumston spoke: with came out of Municipal Services with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll Call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Osborn.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Mrs. Gustin asked Jeff Marsh to come up and explain to the public what the changes will be. Mr. Marsh said its redefining my job description, and in the next ordinance, abolishing the clerk position. The third one is creating a position of lead dispatcher, no additional personnel. Our budget might change 3-6000/a year. Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-36 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-37:

ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 1969-29, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT BY CREATING A POSITION WITHIN THE MARION AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM, SPECIFICALLY A OPERATIONS MANAGER, ESTABLISHING SALARY AND BENEFITS FOR SAID POSITION, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Mr. Cumston spoke: with came out of Municipal Services with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, motion to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll Call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn.

Mr. Russell mentioned that the blank date is missing, proper move is to motion to amend and have that completed before adoption. Mr. Edwards asked Mr. Marsh what effective date will it be. Mr. Russell said I suggest it should be June 1 or amend section to read the effective date by law of the ordinance. Mr. Cumston moved to amend it as June 1, 2015. Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call amendment: Ayes All, motion carried.

Mr. Cumston moved to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-37 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-38:

ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 1969-29, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT BY CREATING A POSITION WITHIN THE MARION AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM, SPECIFICALLY A MAT LEAD DISPATCHER, ESTABLISHING SALARY AND BENEFITS FOR SAID POSITION, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Mr. Cumston moved to amend this with the effective date as June 1, 2015. Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call amendment: Ayes All, motion carried.

Mr. Cumston moved to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-38 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-39:

ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 1969-29, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT BY CREATING A POSITION WITHIN THE MARION MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, SPECIFICALLY AN AIRPORT LABOR I, ESTABLISHING SALARY AND BENEFITS FOR SAID POSITION, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Mr. Cumston spoke: this came out of Municipal Services with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Mrs. Gustin asked Audrey to come up and speak. Audrey Wagner spoke: These jobs Laborer I and Laborer II have been in existence for a while now, but not in the Yarger Report. The increase for labor II is 1,020. For labor I is 2,060, it was already budgeted in these years budget. Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried.  ORDINANCE 2015-39 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-40:

ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 1969-29, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT BY CREATING A POSITION WITHIN THE MARION MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, SPECIFICALLY AN AIRPORT LABOR II, ESTABLISHING SALARY AND BENEFITS FOR SAID POSITION, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Mr. Cumston spoke: this came out of Municipal Services with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-40 IS ADOPTED

 

 

 

Matters not on the Agenda:

          Mr. Ratliff said we have an employee that worked for us less than minimum wage, are we in violation of anything. Mrs. Wagner spoke: At the first of the year, The Auditor switched him up to minimum wage. He’s been with us for 8 years, the other has been with us for 11 years, doing a wonderful job.

Mrs. Gustin asked Mr. Shoup about the proposed project schedule. Mr. Shoup said the smaller one at the bottom is the 2015 street resurfacing program. We stagger them because of inspection duties. The bottom ones are covered by the SCMR.

 

COMMITTEE DATES:

 

Finance                  5/4     @ 6:30pm

Legislation Codes    5/4     @ 6:45 pm – Liquor Permit

Regional Planning    5/27    @ 7:30 pm

 

 

          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