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Regular Council Meeting

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Mayor Bob Gale called the meeting to order.

Roll Call: Robert Martin Sr. present, Ralph Parissi present, Phyllis Foreman present, Robert Merriman present, Jason Mattern present, Brad Dengenkolb present.

Officials: Mayor Bob Gale present, Solicitor Christopher D. Becker absent, Fiscal Officer Denise Geanangel present, Administrator Walt Ziemba present.

Moment of Silence

Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Minutes

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Mattern to approve the minutes from the Regular Council Meeting held on February 16, 2017.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Persons Appearing Before Council

Robert Laukert updated Council that as of February 25, 2017 the Seven Ranges Fire District began full-time staffing. The resolution and levy being passed was a total benefit to the community.  He also said both union contracts with Steel Valley Transit are complete and that the Wintersville residents are really utilizing the services.

Brain Linville questioned what was being done about the parking on Meadow Road.  Mayor Gale said all Village streets are being looked as and asked that he call 911 when he sees the problem and the patrol will address the issue immediately.  Councilman Mattern advised there is a meeting of the Seven Ranges Fire District next week and that they plan to look at parking issues and are committed to safety for all residents.  The Mayor requested that Mr. Linville meet with him and the Chief following the meeting.

Ordinances and/or Resolutions

None.

Reports and/or Announcements

Mayor Gale swore in Jason R. Fabian as he was promoted to Sargent.  His wage will increase $1,000.00 per year.

Motion by Ralph Parissi, second by Jason Mattern to approve the wage increase of $1,000.00/yr for Sargent Fabian.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Mayor Gale read the February 2017 police report and the code enforcement officers report.

Administrator’s Report

Motion by Robert Merriman, second by Jason Mattern to approve the Administrator to advertise for bids for Phase VI of the WWTP project.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Bob Merriman to approve the contract with W.E. Quicksall in the amount of $15,355.00 for a wet land determination east of the high school.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Mattern to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $215,600.00 for Phase IV of the WWTP Project.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Motion by Jason Mattern, second by Bob Merriman to permit the Administrator to advertise for bids for the 2017 paving project for Normandy & Brittany Drive area.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Also additional Man holes need to be uncovered and inspected.

The mapping of lead pipelines is ongoing and will be submitted to the EPA by March 9, 2017.

Mayor Gale requested that emails be sent advising what neighborhoods these inspection of sewage lines will be taking place on specific dates.

Tree and brush removal will be taking place along the village parking lot.

Unfinished Business

A quote has been received for the fence at King’s Restaurant.

New Business

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Matter to approve Chief Fowler’s purchase of a computer voice stress analysis system.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Motion by Ralph Parissi, second by Bob Merriman to approve the 2017 Council Committees.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Mattern to approve a change to the Rules of Council in that the months of June, July and August Council will have one meeting a month being the 1st Thursday of the month.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Mattern to pay bills as fund become available.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Mattern to adjourn until the next Regular Council Meeting on 16, 2017.

Vote: Robert Martin yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Phyllis Foreman yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea, Brad Degenkolb yea.

Motion passed 6-0.

Disclaimer:  These are a draft of the minutes and not deemed official until approved by Council.

Denise Geanangel, Fiscal Officer
Robert Gale, Mayor

                      

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