Meeting Minutes: May 5, 2015
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 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,
Also attending: Jeff Long. Srgt. Stetler,
Motion Gehle Second Dooley o accept the agenda as orders of the day. Pontsler called for the question. Gehle = y, Dooley = y, Pontlser = y, Rutledge = y, Fox = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion: Dooley. Second Gehle to accept the minutes from the
April 21, 2015 council meetings as presented. Fox called for the question. Dooley = y, Gehle = y, Fox = y, Rutledge = y, Pontsler = y. Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
June 12th – Principles in Leadership Seminar – 6 pm – Rockford Community Building. FREE and open to the public. * Speakers are servants that enjoy sharing information and making the world a better place.
June 19-21 – Rockford Community Days – concert events: Thom Mckee, Shelby County Line, Nut Flush, & Kill the Rabbit other events include:
21st Annual Cruise in Car Show, Fox Family Ride, Chamber FUN Challenge, Quarter Auction, fireworks and parade !
Like Rockford Community Days on Facebook to see all the specific information.
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long
Need to do an income survey regarding Columbia Street for Funding purposes.
Wastewater improvement plans submitted for OEPA Approval.
Sidewalk coming along on West Street. Park project plans in the works.
Finance Committee – Gary Fox
Motion Pontsler Second Gehle to pay the bills in the amount of $7945.85. Dooley called for the question. Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, Dooley = y, Rutledge = y, Fox = y. Passed 5 yes.
2016 Budget hearing will be scheduled for July 7th at 7:15 pm with the annual budget to the county auditor by July 15th.
Service Committee: Greg Pontsler
AMBULANCE SERVICE CONTRACT is to provide ambulance service to the residents of the Village of Rockford. The Village pays the sum of $2.50 per person per capital for its population of 1120. Total payment is $2800.00
Motion Fox, Second Gehle. Pontsler called for the question. Fox =y, Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Rutledge = y, Dooley = y. Passed 5 yes.
Service committee meeting scheduled for May 12th at 7:30 pm
Safety Committee: Chris Heitkamp – absent
Economic Development Committee: Rob Rutledge
Economic Development meeting scheduled for May 12th at 6:30 pm
Jeff to get RADC meeting minutes to Mayor and Council. Meetings are held the last Monday of each month.
Public Utilities Committee: Steve Gehle
Utility Committee Meeting scheduled for May 12th @ 7 pm to discuss the WWTP upgrades and plans with EPA.
Rules Committee: John Dooley
Leadership pamphlet to local businesses.
* Mayor / 2 Council seats to be on the ballot in November. The deadline for
information to be turned in to the Board of Elections is August 5th.
Meeting adjourned at 8:04 pm
Mayor Fiscal Officer