Meeting Minutes: December 18, 2018
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation – Jeff Long
Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Gehle, Young, Now, Pontsler, Heitkamp
Fox – absent
Also attending: Tom Stankard – Daily Standard, Jeff Long, Srgt. Stetler
Motion Pontsler. Second Now to accept the agenda as orders. Heitkamp called for the question. Pontsler = y, Now = y, Heitkamp = y, Gehle = y, Young = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Gehle. Second Young to accept the minutes from the
December 4, 2018 council meeting as presented. Now called for the question. Gehle = y, Young = y, Now = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y, Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
Mayor noted receipt and review of Mayors Court pay in,
bank reconciliation, and bank statement.
Best decorated house in Rockford contest will be judged on December 23rd – let’s light up the town for the Christmas season!
Thank you Tom Beahrs for your service and dedication to the Village of Rockford. We congratulate you on your retirement.
Community Announcements and events:
December 25th – Together at Christmas – Free Meal – Community Building
10:30 am – 1 pm.
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Finance Committee – Steve Gehle
The radio station will be supported by underwriting and donations even though the line items are located in the General Fund.
Motion Pontsler to pay bills as submitted – $ 391,359.57. Second Heitkamp. Young called for the question. Pontsler = y , Heitkamp = y, Young = y, Gehle = y, Now = y, Passed 5 yes.
Motion Pontsler to accept the Mayors Court pay in of $681.00. Second Heitkamp. Now called for the question. Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y, Now = y, Gehle = y, Young = y. Passed 5 yes.
Service Committee: Greg Pontsler
Park project – paint interior of restrooms before opening next spring.
Safety Committee: Chris Heitkamp
Still looking for part time patrol officers.
Economic Development Committee: Shane Young
RADC will be handing out Christmas candy canes at the 4-way stop on December 22nd at 10 am.. We are hoping that Santa will be visiting too.
The next RADC Meeting will be held on January 28th at 7 pm.
Public Utilities Committee: Wilbur Fox – absent
Public is asked to review the information on the web site at:
www.rockfordohio.org – click on NEWS under Welcome to Rockford for
2019 Water Rates and 2019 Sewer Rates
NEW Rules and Regulations for water and sanitary sewer systems
Rules Committee: Brad Now
Next council meeting will be held on January 15th – 2019.
Mayor Fiscal officer.
Meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm