Meeting Minutes: July 10, 2018

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Meeting Minutes: July 10, 2018

                        RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:


Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.


Invocation – Jeff Long


Pledge of Allegiance


Those present: Gehle, Young, Pontsler, Now, Heitkamp

Fox – absent


Also attending: Tom Stankard of the Daily Standard and Robby Peel


Motion Young. Second Gehle to accept the agenda as orders of the day. Heitkamp called for the question. Young = y, Gehle = y, Heitkamp = y, Pontsler = y, Now = y.   Passed 5 yes.


Motion Pontsler. Second Young to accept the minutes from the

June 19, 2018 council meeting as presented. Heitkamp called for the question.

Pontsler = y, Young = y, Heitkamp = y, Gehle = y, Now = y. Passed 5 yes.



Visitors to Address Council:



Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:


Community Announcements and events:


Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long


Committee Reports


Finance Committee – Steve Gehle


Motion Pontsler to pay bills as submitted – $39,870.38.  Second Heitkamp.   Now called for the question. Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y, Now = y, Gehle = y, Young = y, Passed 5 yes.


Motion Young to approve the monthly financial reports –

Cash Summary by Fund, Appropriations report, Revenue Report,

Budget vs Actual activity report and Bank reconciliation: also the monthly transfers. Second Heitkamp. Now called for the question. Young = y, Heitkamp = y, Now = y, Gehle = y. Pontsler = y. Passed 5 yes.



Motion Heitkamp to approve supplemental appropriations to date and approve 3rd Q blanket purchase orders. Second Pontsler. Young called for the question.   Heitkamp = y. Pontsler= y . Young = y, Gehle = y. Now = y. Passed 5 yes.



Tree Committee meeting – June 24th at 7 pm. Still looking for new members !


Need to look at several trees that need some attention.



Service Committee:   Greg Pontsler


Park board meeting last month – reviewed a list of items that need attention at the park.


Srgt Stetler working on the weeds / rubbish list.



Safety Committee:     Chris Heitkamp –



Motion Gehle   to approve – part time officer Kyle Balthis. Second Pontsler. Now called for the question. Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Now = y, Young = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.



Economic Development Committee: Shane Young


The RADC and the Bicentennial committee will hold a meeting together on

August 6th at 7 pm.



Public Utilities Committee:  Wilbur Fox – absent


Salt bids opening this Friday.





1ST reading – 06/19/18

2nd reading – 07/10/18




Rules Committee:      Brad Now



Motion Gehle – to approve Petition from Jordan Belna to vacate all of Sugar Street as shown on the Plat of said addition – pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 723.04. Second Pontsler. Heitkamp called for the question.   Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Young = y, Now = y. Passed 5 yes.



Old Business


Signs need looked at.


Gas company will be shutting off the service to the trailer park.


New Business






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Mayor                                                              Fiscal Officer


Meeting adjourned.