Meeting Minutes: March 15, 2016
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation was given by Jeff Long
Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Gehle, Rutledge, Fox, Pontsler, Dooley, Heitkamp
Also attending: Jeff Long and Claire Geisige of the Daily Standard,
Motion Rutledge, Second Fox to accept the agenda as orders of the day. Dooley called for the question. Rutledge = y, Fox = y, Dooley = y, Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 6 yes.
Motion Gehle. Second Rutledge to accept the minutes from the
March 1, 2016 council meetings as presented. Fox called for the question.
Gehle = y, Rutledge = y, Fox = y, Pontsler = y, Dooley = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 6 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
Received the February Mayors Court information – Bank Statement and Bank Rec along with pay in.
Upcoming Community events:
March 19th – Parkway Carnival – Parkway High School – 10 am – 2 pm
March 19th – Parkway Duck Races – Rockford Community Building
March 26th – Easter Egg Hunt – Shanes Park – 1 pm
May 7th – Tire Amnesty Day – Mercer County Fairgrounds – 9 am = 1 pm
Contact 419-586-3695 for more information.
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long
Finance Committee – Steve Gehle
Motion Rutledge. Second Pontsler to approve bills submitted in the amount of $12,252.46. Dooley called for the question. Rutledge = y, Pontsler = y, Dooley = y, Gehle = y, Fox = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 6 yes.
Motion Fox to accept the Mayors Court pay in of $814.00. Second Pontsler. Gehle called for the question. Fox = y, Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, Rutledge = y, Dooley = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 6 yes.
Motion Rutledge approved Purchase order for Compmanagement. Second Pontsler. Gehle called for the question. Rutledge = y, Pontsler = y, Gehle = y. Fox = y, Dooley = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 6 yes.
* Council requests a quarterly report of the Mayors Court Pay in and the number of tickets written.
Service Committee: Greg Pontsler
In April, we will begin the brush pick up schedule. We will be working on alley pot holes and sealing cracks in streets along with street sweeping.
Safety Committee: Chris Heitkamp – nothing
Economic Development Committee: Rob Rutledge – nothing
Public Utilities Committee: Wilbur Fox
Committee meeting scheduled for March 22nd at 6:30 pm – Village Hall.
Rules Committee: John Dooley – nothing
Application for cruiser grant was submitted. We will be working on the sale of the old cruiser by taking sealed bids. There will be a minimum bid and we have the right to accept or reject all bids. We will take bids until April 19th at the Council meeting. Bidders are welcome to inspect the cruiser at the Village Hall during business hours.
New street lights will be delivered on Thursday.
Mayor recommended to move Patrolman Stose to paid part time.
Motion Pontsler. Second Gehle. Rutledge called for the question. Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, Rutledge = y, Fox = y, Dooley = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 6 yes.
Meeting adjourned 7:51
Mayor Fiscal Officer