August 8, 2016 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

City Hall – Council Chambers on August 8, 2016, 7:30 PM

ROLL CALL - 10 members answered –Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins; Ms. Cunningham, Mr. Huddle, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Norris, Mrs. Gustin, Dr. Gray.

 

PRAYER LED BY MR. STEVE HUNT FROM FAMILY LIFE CHURCH

 

Summary of Proceedings for July 25, 2016, Mr. Cumston moved, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes All, motion carried. Summary is approved.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

ORDINANCE 2016-47:

ORDINANCE AMENDING MARION CITY CODE CHAPTER 159.01 AND 159.02 COMPOSITION; QUALIFICATIONS FOR BOARD OF AIRPORT COMMISSIONERS, as amended

          Mr. Ratliff said this came out of Committee with a 3-0 recommendation it was amended on the first reading, and I assume that there will be another offered this evening.

Ms. Gustin said I’d like to amend down at 159.01 – one of whom shall be a “non-voting” member of Council. Still stays in, so as we’ll be the eyes and ears at the Committee. The rest seem to be OK. Mr. Daniels said to clarify  Ms. Gustin’s motion, 5 to 6 members – the non-voting member the sixth member; a member of Council; Ms. Gustin said yes. Mr. Thomas 2nd the amendment. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried.  Ordinance 2016-47 is amended

Mr. Thomas said it moves this back to the first reading, because everyone agrees with the amendment, I’ll suspend rules, Mr. Daniels 2nd.

Roll call for suspension: Ayes: Mr. Cumston, Mr. Thomas, Ms. Blevins, Ms. Cunningham, Mr. Huddle, Mr. Norris, Mr. Daniels; NAYS: Mr. Ratliff, Ms. Gustin.

Mr. Thomas moved to adopt, Ms. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2016-47 IS ADOPTED AS AMENDED

 

ORDINANCE 2016-48:

ORDINANCE AMENDING MARION CITY CODE SECTION 941.16 DIRECTOR OF AVIATION IN ORDER TO BRING SAME MORE UP TO DATE

          Mr. Ratliff said this was in the Airport Committee with a 3-0 recommendation also, I would be inclined to have this go back to Committee, after discussion here tonight. Ms. Gustin said I feel this needs to be reworded and have it go back to Committee. Ms. Gustin2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.  ORDINANCE 2016-48 GOES BACK TO AIRPORT COMMITTEE.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

ORDINANCE 2016-56:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR DIESEL/REGULAR FUEL AND ROAD PAINT, APPROPRIATE THE NECESSARY FUNDS AND TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH THE LOWEST AND BEST BIDDER AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

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

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Huddle 2nd. Mr. Ratliff said this Ord. says to enter into contract when bids are out, is this correct? Mr.  Bischoff said he will return this back to Council for the approval when the bids come in.

Roll call for adoption: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2016-56 IS ADOPTED

         

ORDINANCE 2016-57:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DISPOSE OF 23 VEHICLES PREVIOUSLY UTILIZED BY VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS AND DECLARING THEY ARE NO LONGER NECESSARY FOR ANY PUBLIC PURPOSE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 3-0 approval, 23 vehicles and the list is provided, motion 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 2016-57 IS ADOPTED

 

ORDINANCE 2016-58:       

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH SHELLY AND SANDS, INC. FOR THE CITY WIDE RESURFACING, PROJECT 16-2R FOR THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO, APPROPRIATING NECESSARY FUNDS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

            Mr. Thomas referred this to Ms. Blevins. Ms. Blevins noted that this came out of Streets & Sewers with a 2-0 recommendation for approval, there needs to be an ER clause, I’ll make the motion to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

            Ms. Blevins moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2016-58 IS ADOPTED

 

Items not on the Agenda: 

 

Nissa Stump, DT Manager wanted to thank you all for the revitalization of DT Marion.

 

COMMITTEE DATES:

 

Finance                      8/16    @ 6:30 pm

Regional Planning     8/24    @ 7:00 pm @ County Building

Streets & Sewers      8/16    @ 6:40 pm     Alley Vac.; Belmont St Contract

Traffic Commission   8/16    @ 6:50 pm     Jefferson St. Parking

 

                        With no further business to come before Council, Dr. Gray adjourned the meeting.

 

 

                                                                        ____________________________                                                                         Dr. Scot Gray                                                                                                             President of Council

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Clerk of Council