March 26, 2018

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, Fiscal
Officer Speelman, Chief of Police Skinner and Village Administrator

Visitors were Angela Hamberg, Randee Henson, Rhonda Gill, Rob
Fleming, Jerry McClannan from Mote & Associates and Jeff Elking
representing The Daily Standard .

Minutes from the March 12 meeting were approved. Motion by Kuck.
Second by Richter. Six ayes.

Larger made a motion to approve total expenditures for March in the
amount of $721,734.85 and total receipts for February were
$1,107,051.13 and noted Finance committee reviewed bank
reconciliations for February. Second by Kronenberger. Six ayes.

Mayor Pape made the following announcements in his Mayor’s Report:

Only items that can be ground up should go into the Yard
Waste Facility. No trash, plastic bags or plywood.
March 28 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. is Housing Summit – Board of
County Commissioners at St Mary’s Performing Arts Center.
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 8 a.m – 11 a.m at
the village facility at 304 S Herman St.
WORA land sale to Sunrise is progressing.
April 15 is the last day to order Veteran’s Banners.
Plum Street will remain open to Holy Redeemer Church during
the Front St and Eastmoor Drive reconstruction.

Village Administrator Dicke gave the following report:

Front and Eastmoor Drive reconstruction to tentatively begin
April 9. They will work 10 hour days Monday – Thursday, will
only work Friday’s if needed.
Brush pick up will be on Monday’s.
Police / EMS Building – Punch list items and exterior items still
need completed.
With spring approaching, take a look at your property and take
care of any property maintenance.
Began using Rec Desk for Baseball and Softball registration and
Shelterhouse reservations. Pool passes will also be added.

Randee Henson from Stolly Insurance discussed the May renewal for
medical insurance. Randee recommended remaining with Anthem as
the increase was 5.1%. Individual deductible will increase by $100 to
$2,700 and family will increase by $200 to $5,400. Village pays 95%
of medical insurance premium and 100% of life and long term
disability. Employee pays 100% of premium for vision and dental.
First Reading ORDINANCE 2018-3-10 Renew Anthem Medical
Insurance on May 1, 2018. Motion by Kuck. Second by Parker. Six

Angela Hamberg ask council to consider a 45% tax abatement for 8
years for New Bremen Brewery Co. New payroll would be $264,000
for 3 employees. $806,000 total investment, $500,000 in building
cost. Abatement would only be on the building.

First Reading ORDINANCE 2018-3-11 Tax abatement for New Bremen
Brewing Co. Motion by Parker. Second by Richter. Six ayes.

Remained Tabled – Third Reading ORDINANCE 2018-1-02 Revoking
current employee handbook and adopting revised employee

Third Reading ORDINANCE 2018-2-8 Follow Ohio Revised Code for
Village Administrators approval limit, currently $50,000. Motion by
Kronenberger. Second by Parker. Six ayes.

At 7:16 p.m. Kronenberger made a motion to enter executive session
to discuss personnel. Second by Larger.

Came out of executive session at 8:07 p.m. with no action.

Third Reading ORDINANCE 2018-2-9 Increase pool pass rates for
2018 season. Motion by Larger. Second by Parker. Six ayes.

Larger made a motion to adjourn at 8:09 p.m. Second by Richter.
Six ayes.