August 10, 2015 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

City Hall – Council Chambers on August 10, 2015, 7:30 PM

 

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

 

PRAYER LED BY PASTOR JASON QWAST OF FAMILY LIFE CHURCH

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

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

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

 

ORDINANCE 2015-69:

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

          Mr. Thomas spoke: This came out of Streets & Sewers with a 3-0 recommendation for approval; I would like 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 2015-69 IS ADOPTED

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

RESOLUTION 2015-16:

RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT, BY THE MAYOR, OF AN INDIVIDUAL AS A MEMBER OF THE AIRPORT COMMISSION

Mayor Schertzer spoke: Michael Newell was recommended by the Airport Commission. He does have a pilot’s license, and is retired from MRDD as well he is a frequent flyer here at the airport.

Mr. Thomas moved to suspend, Mr. Cumston 2nd; Roll call: ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2015-16 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-70:

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

          Mr. Cumston spoke: This came out of Finance with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I’ll move to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-70 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-71:

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

          Mr. Cumston spoke: This came out of Finance with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I’ll move to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-71 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2015-72:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR 2015 STATE ST., CHURCH ST., AND PROSPECT ST. PAVEMENT REPAIRS, PROJECT 15-4R, IN THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Thomas spoke: This 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. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2015-72 IS ADOPTED

 

Matters not on the Agenda:

 

Mayor Schertzer spoke on 811. Columbia Gas will be here tomorrow @ 3:00 p.m. to speak on 811 – call before you dig. They will be here in my conference room to speak on it.

 

Law Director Russell spoke about the upcoming sale of the Marion Land Bank. It will be August 25, 2015 @ 10:30 a.m. in City Hall Lobby. He stated the addresses.

        

COMMITTEE DATES:

 

Finance                   8/18    @ 6:30pm

Legislation Codes    8/18    @ 6:20 pm Liquor Permit

Regional Planning    8/26    @ 7:00 – County Building 

        

          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