May 11, 2015 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

City Hall – Council Chambers on May 11, 2015, 7:30 PM

 

ROLL CALL – 8 members answered – Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Crider, Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Cumston moved to excuse Mrs. Blevins and Mr. Edwards; Mr. Ratliff 2nd. Roll call: ayes all, motion carried.

 

PRAYER LED BY PASTOR JASON QWAST

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Summary of Proceedings from April 27, 2015. Mr. Cumston moved, Mrs. Gustin 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried, Summary of Proceedings is accepted.

 

NEW  BUSINESS:

 

RESOLUTION 2015-11:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston spoke: out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2015-11 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-13:

ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THROUGH THE STATE OF OHIO’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG PROGRAM) AND TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO APPLY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ALLOCATION FUNDS AND ADMINISTER THE GRANT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Ratliff spoke: out of committee with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I’ll ask for a 1st reading. ORDINANCE 2015-13 HAS HAD ITS FIRST READING

 

ORDINANCE 2015-41:

ORDINANCE MAKING AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION IN THE STORM SEWER FUND FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015

          Mr. Cumston spoke: out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, this is additional funds for the NPDES Survey, this has been budgeted for, I move to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-41 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-42:

ORDINANCE MAKING ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUND FOR DONATED MONEY FOR THE PURCHASE OF A POLICE K-9 FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015

          Mr. Cumston spoke: out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, this is donated money for the Police Dept. I moved to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-42 IS ADOPTED

 

 

ORDINANCE 2015-43:

ORDINANCE MAKING AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT FUND TO PROVIDE THE NECESSARY FAA GRANT MATCH AND MAKING AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION WITHIN THE AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015

Mr. Cumston spoke: out of Finance with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, this is for FAA Project #23; 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 2015-43 IS ADOPTED

 

Matters not on the Agenda:

 

Mayor Schertzer asked to go into Executive Session for contractual reasons, but please go through the Committee meetings first.       

 

Mr. Mark King, 563 Bellefontaine Ave spoke: about the RHAM house next door to him that was sold to MACC and will house up to 7 adult men that are substance abuse persons. Mayor Schertzer spoke: He spoke with MACC, Bev Young; they are non-sex offenders, gone through rehab and in the process of the road to recovery. It’s just not drug addiction. He suggested that they have a meeting with their neighbors. Mr. Thomas said getting together with the neighbors and MACC is a good idea. Mr. King has also spoken to Mr. Russell.

 

COMMITTEE DATES:

 

Finance                  5/19    @ 6:30pm

Regional Planning    5/27    @ 7:00 pm

Streets & Sewers    5/19    @ 6:45 pm

 

7:48 PM:       Council went into Executive Session to speak on Contractual Matters. Mr. Osborn moved, Mr. Cumston 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

 

          With no further business to come before Council, Mr. Thomas adjourned the meeting.

 

 

                                                            ____________________________                                                           Dave Edwards                                                                                         President of Council

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Clerk of Council