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Regular Council Meeting

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Mayor Bob Gale called the meeting to order.

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

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

Moment of Silence

Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Minutes

Motion by Ralph Parissi, second by Jason Mattern to approve minutes from the regular Council meeting held on January 19, 2017.

Vote: Robert Martin Sr. yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea.

Motion passed 4-0.

Persons Appearing Before Council

Robert Laukert representing BHJ, said that the Steel Valley Employees Union contract was approved for two years through December 31, 2019.

Darlene Powell addressed Council questioning the condition of Luray Drive.  Administrator Ziemba assured her that a grant has been applied for and the repairs would be split into phases.  Work would more than likely not begin until August 2017.

Ordinances and/or Resolutions

None.

Reports and/or Announcements

Mayor Gale read the January 2017 Police report and the Magistrate court report.

Administrator’s Report

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Bob Merriman to approve the purchase of utility billing software from Ohio Software Services for $16,000.00.

Vote: Robert Martin Sr. yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea.

Motion passed 4-0.

Unfinished Business

Mayor Gale said the fence at King’s Restaurant needs to be repaired ASAP.

Jason Mattern questioned Chief Fowler if the parking issue on Meadow Road had been addressed.  Chief Fowler advised that no violations have been found to date.

The Winter Drive-In damaged sign has been partially dismantled for safety reasons.  Loose flapping pieces of the sign were removed by Village Employees.

New Business

Council President, Robert Martin, nominated Brad Degenkolb to fill the vacant Council seat.  

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Mattern to accept the nomination.

Vote: Robert Martin Sr. yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea.

Motion passed 4-0.

Transfers

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Jason Mattern to pay bill as funds become available.

Vote: Robert Martin Sr. yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea.

Motion passed 4-0.

Motion by Robert Martin, second by Ralph Parissi to approve advance in the amount of $14,180.28.

Vote: Robert Martin Sr. yea, Ralph Parissi yea, Robert Merriman yea, Jason Mattern yea.

Motion passed 4-0.

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

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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