Roll call showed the following members present for the meeting on
this date at 6:30 p.m. Larger, Kuck, Parker, Richter, Burnell and
Kronenberger. Also present were Mayor Pape, Solicitor This, and
Fiscal Officer Speelman. Absent was Chief of Police Skinner and
Village Administrator Dicke.
Visitors were Ben Krieg, Mike Hibner, Jerry McClannan from Mote &
Associates, Sandra Schwieterman representing Sidney Daily News and
Jeff Elking representing The Daily Standard .
Minutes from the February 26 and March 5 special meeting were
approved. Motion by Larger. Second by Parker. Five ayes. Richter
Mayor Pape made the following announcements in his Mayor’s Report:
Fines, fees and forfeitures for February totaled $1,095.
Open House at the Police / EMS Building will be on Saturday,
May 19 from noon to 3pm.
Community Garage Sales are April 20 and 21.
Spring Clean-up will be Saturday, May 5 from 8am-11am at the
village facility at 304 S Herman St.
A Memorial Bench Program has been established, information
on the program is on the village website under ‘downloadable
April 15 is the last day to order Veteran’s Banners.
Village Administrator Dicke gave the following report:
No report, absent at the meeting.
Jerry McClannan presented a drawing and estimated cost for a
sledding hill. Looked at different locations in town and the best
location is in Bremenfest Park, on the south side of the swimming
pool. Project cost is $50,000 less a $26,000 contingency from using
the dirt from the Front Eastmoor Drive reconstruction. There will be a
hole for disc golf on the hill. The basket will be removed during the
winter months. Vote of approval to construct the sledding hill.
Motion by Parker. Second by Richter. Six ayes.
As a result of the most recent state audit, a separate fund needs to be
established for Mayor’s Court. Vote of approval to establish the fund.
Motion by Larger. Second by Kronenberger. Six ayes.
Discussed the electric department’s manuscript debt to the general
fund to finance the early retirement of the electric department’s note
on their current building. The final $100,000 payment was not paid in
2017 but will be paid in 2018.
Remained Tabled – Third Reading ORDINANCE 2018-1-02 Revoking
current employee handbook and adopting revised employee
Third Reading ORDINANCE 2018-2-5 transfer Bunker Hill Lot 20 to
CIC for economic development. Motion by Larger. Second by
Kronenberger. Six ayes.
Third Reading ORDINANCE 2018-2-6 House Bill 49 pertaining to
municipal income tax. Motion by Kuck. Second by Kronenberger. Six
Third Reading ORDINANCE 2018-2-7 Transfer from income tax fund
$125,000 to Parks Fund and $50,000 to Pool Fund. Motion by Larger.
Second by Parker. Six ayes.
Second Reading ORDINANCE 2018-2-8 Follow Ohio Revised Code for
Village Administrators approval limit, currently $50,000. Motion by
Parker. Second by Larger. Six ayes.
Kuck made a motion to amend First Reading on Ordinance 2018-2-9
to increase the family pool pass from $90 to $100, to also include
eliminating the resident versus non-resident rate and eliminate the
student and adult rate to be an individual rate of $50. Second by
Larger. Six ayes.
Second Reading ORDINANCE 2018-2-9 Increase pool pass rates for
2018 season. Motion by Kronenberger. Second by Burnell. Six ayes.
Larger made a motion to adjourn at 7:01 p.m. Second by
Kronenberger. Six ayes.