June 8, 2015 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

City Hall – Council Chambers on June 8, 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 PASTOR TOM TONEY

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Summary of Proceedings from May 26, 2015. Mr. Cumston moved, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried, Summary of Proceedings is accepted.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

RESOLUTION  2015-12:

RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO FOR THE YEAR 2016, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

            Mr. Cumston spoke: This came out of Finance with a 3-0 Approval, motion 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 2015-12 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-49:

ORDINANCE AMENDING MARION CITY CODE CHAPTER 159.01 COMPOSITION; QUALIFICATIONS FOR BOARD OF AIRPORT COMMISSIONERS

            Mr. Daniels spoke: This came out of Codes with a 3-0 approval; I would like to amend this. 7th line down where it says “one of whom shall be a member of the Marion Chamber of Commerce” I like it to read “one of whom shall be a member of the Marion Chamber of Commerce or associated with a business”; Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn.

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

            Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mr. Crider 2nd. Roll call: YEAS: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin; NAYS: Mr. Osborn. ORDINANCE 2015-49 IS ADOPTED AS AMENDED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-50:

ORDINANCE AMENDING MARION CITY CODE CHAPTER 941 MARION MUNICIPAL AIRPORT IN ORDER TO BRING SAME MORE UP TO DATE

Mr. Daniels spoke: This came out of Codes with a 3-0 approval; I would like to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd.

Mr. Daniels said under 943.32 Transient Parking. Where it says “This charge of $4 per night shall be charged up to a sum not to exceed $20. Per week or $20 per month” is there another charge? Mrs. Wagner said that was an error, just scratch off “$20 per week”.  Mr. Kelley brought this to my attention; it should be $20 per month only. They only park 2-3 days.

Mr. Edwards said you have to withdraw the suspension, both did. Mr. Daniels asked to amend this to take out the “$20 per week, or”; Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

Mr. Daniels moved to suspend, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-50 IS ADOPTED AS AMENDED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-51:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO AN UPDATED REPLACEMENT CONTRACT WITH THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, REQUESTED BY THE OHIO PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, TO PROVIDE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE STATE OF OHIO FOR ATTORNEYS APPOINTED FOR INDIGENT PERSONS CHARGED IN THE MARION MUNICIPAL COURT

            Mr. Cumston spoke: This came out of Finance with a 3-0 Approval, motion 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 2015-51 IS ADOPTED

          

ORDINANCE 2015-52:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY, MORE SPECIFICALLY THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 317 LATOURETTE STREET EXPANDING IN SIZE THE ADJACENT ROTARY PARK AND ENHANCING THE CITY PARKS

            Mr. Cumston said this came out of Municipal Services with a 3-0 approval. Mayor Schertzer said it’s a good addition to the Park. Mr. Cumston moved to suspend, Mr. Smith 2nd; Roll Call: ayes all motion carried.

            Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Smith 2nd. Mayor Schertzer spoke again thanking the Bank for the donation, and there were a couple of Councilpersons involved in this. Mr. Daniels said it was the Union Bank.

Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-52 IS ADOPTED

 

Matters not on the Agenda:

 

Mr. Osborn noted an error on Resolution 2015-12. Under Section 1 it states year 2011 and it should say 2016. Mr. Osborn moved to reconsider Resolution 2015-12; Mr. Daniels 2nd; Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Osborn moved to amend Section1 to say 2016 and not 2011; Mr. Daniels 2nd. Roll call Ayes all, motion carried.

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 2015-12 IS ADOPTED AS AMENDED

 

Mr. Russell handed out a copy of the Marion Land Bank. It will be on June 23 @ 10:30 a.m. He read the list.

Mr. Sulu Kelley spoke: he received notice from Malcolm Smith on one of my properties, I dispute his findings, I would like to appeal this, and can I get some information on that. Mr. Russell said that he will talk to him after the meeting.

 

COMMITTEE DATES:

 

Finance                       6/16     @ 6:30pm

Jobs & Eco. Deve.      6/22     @ 6:00pm before Council

Regional Planning       6/24     @ 7:00 pm County Bldg.

Traffic Commission     6/16     @ 6:40 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