Meeting Minutes: November 15, 2016
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation by Village Administrator – Jeff Long
Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Gehle, Rutledge, Fox, Pontsler , Heitkamp.
Also attending: Srgt Stetler, and Ed Gebert of the Daily Standard
Motion Fox. Second Pontsler to accept the agenda as orders of the day. Gehle called for the question. Fox = y, Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Gehle. Second Fox to accept the minutes from the
November 1, 2016 council meetings as presented. Pontsler called for the question. Gehle = y, Fox = y, Pontsler = y, Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
Noted receipt and review of Mayors Court pay in,
bank reconciliation, and bank statement .
Community Announcements and events:
Small Business Saturday – November 26th – Come out and support our local businesses !
Christmas at the Park – November 27th – 7 pm. – Join us as our Community kick’s off the Christmas holiday season, sing some Christmas carols, and light the night @ Shanes Park.
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long
Everyone was emailed a Covenants and Restrictions for the Subdivision. In discussion there were several changes such as requirement of sidewalks and hard surface driveway. Still discussing the square footage and the 30% brick or rock requirement. Jeff will do some research and be emailing updated information. This will be further discussed at the next meeting with plans to approve the information for the subdivision.
We opened bids for the Columbia St. project. Low bid was PAB Construction from Coldwater. Engineering estimate was $820,000 and the bid came in at $714,000. We are looking forward to working with PAB. Construction set to begin February and finish up late spring of 2017. We are working with a 637,000 grant and up to 337,000 0% interest loan.
We should be receiving the final plans for the subdivision by the end of the week. We may then try to work with the same contractor on the Subdivision for water / sewer/ storm line.
WWTP – we should be receiving the PTI – by the end of the week. We are looking at March bidding on this project.
We are going to have a busy 2017 !
Finance Committee – Steve Gehle
Motion Rutledge to pay bills as submitted in the amount of $11,057.34. Second Pontsler. Gehle called for the question. Rutledge = y, Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, Fox = y, Heitkamp = y. 5 yes.
Motion Pontsler. Second Rutledge to accept the Mayors Court pay in of $1183.00. Fox called for the question. Pontsler = y, Rutledge = y, Fox = y, Gehle = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CURRENT
EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE VILLAGE OF
ROCKFORD, STATE OF OHIO, DURING FISCAL YEAR ENDING
DECEMBER 31, 2017
1st reading – 11/01/16
2nd reading – 11/15/16
Service Committee: Greg Pontsler – nothing at this time.
Safety Committee: Chris Heitkamp –
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN REAL ESTATE TO THE ROCKFORD COMMUNITY FIRE COMPANY, AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
1st reading – 11/15/16
Economic Development Committee: Rob Rutledge – nothing
Public Utilities Committee: Wilbur Fox
Continuing with leaf pick up.
Rules Committee: John Dooley
Meeting adjourned 7:51
Mayor Fiscal Officer