Meeting Minutes: November 1, 2011
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation was given by Gene Steiner
Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Gehle (late) Steiner, Hodge, Pontsler, Searight, Heitkamp.
Also attending: Judy Koesters, Sgt. Stetler, Amy Kronenberger of the Daily Standard, Chief May
Motion Steiner. Second Pontsler to accept Agenda as orders of the day. Searight called for the question. Steiner = y, Pontsler = y, Searight = y, Hodge = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion: Searight Second Hodge to accept the minutes from the
October 18, 2011 meeting as presented. Heitkamp called for the question. Searight = y, Hodge = y, Heitkamp = y, Steiner = y, Pontsler = y.
Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
Congratulations to Tom Rogers for being recognized as Citizen of the Year and to Burtch Seed for being recognized as Business of the Year at the 38th Annual Chamber Banquet. Both are well deserved !
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long – absent
- Question – have the locks for the water plant been ordered? These need purchased and installed as soon as possible.
Finance Committee – Steve Gehle (absent)
Report by Lisa
Motion Hodge. Second Pontsler to pay the bills as submitted by the
Fiscal Officer in the amount of $16,526.97. Bills include DP & L and Bulk Salt. Searight called for the question. Hodge = y, Pontsler = y, Searight = y, Steiner = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
- ORDINANCE 04-11
AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CURRENT EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE VILLAGE OF ROCKFORD, STATE OF OHIO, DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2012.
- 1st reading – 11/01/11
- RESOLUTION 09-11
A RESOLUTION OPPOSING THE STATE OF OHIO OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY CENTRAL COLLECTION ENTITY FROM SEEKING TO TAKE CONTROL OF MUNICIPAL INCOME TAX COLLECTION: AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
Motion Searight. Second Pontsler. Heitkamp called for the question. Searight = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y, Steiner = y, Hodge = y. Passed 5 yes.
Audit report 2010 and 2009 available for review. Everything ok.
Service Committee: Gary Hodge
Nothing to report at this time.
Safety Committee: Ron Searight
Hydrants were flushed over the weekend. Problems found were given in report to Jeff to be handled.
Economic Development Committee: Eugene Steiner
The next RADC meeting will be November 28th at the Library Basement. We will be electing officers. Some discussions on businesses were held at the last
meeting and will be reported next month. There will be no RADC meeting in December.
Public Utilities Committee: Greg Pontsler
Nothing to report.
Rules Committee: Chris Heitkamp
We had a rules meeting on 11/01/11 before Council. We are moving along fine. We will be consulting with Judy on a couple of issues.
Paul gave a presentation so that council would understand what the police do during an 8 hour day. The presentation lasted about 30 minutes.
Meeting adjourned 8:33 pm.