Meeting Minutes: November 7, 2017
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation – Jeff Long
Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Gehle, Rutledge, Pontsler, Now, Heitkamp
Fox – absent
Also attending: Chief May, Srgt Stetler and Tom Stankard of the Daily Standard.
Motion Gehle. Second Now to accept the agenda as orders of the day. Pontsler called for the question. Gehle = y, Now = y, Pontsler = y, Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Pontsler. Second Rutledge to accept the minutes from the
October 17, 2017 and October 30, 2017 council meetings as presented. Heitkamp called for the question. Pontsler = y, Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y, Gehle = y, Now = y. Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
Community Announcements and events:
Shop and Dine Event – Lasagna Dinner & Craft Show
November 19th from 4 – 7pm – Community Building
Village offices closed for Thanksgiving – November 23 & 24th.
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long
Finance Committee – Steve Gehle
Motion Rutledge to pay bills as submitted in the amount of $18,353.48 Second Heitkamp. Now called for the question. Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y, Now = y, Gehle = y, Pontsler = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Pontsler to approve the monthly financial reports –
Cash Summary by Fund, Appropriations report, Revenue Report,
Budget vs Actual activity report and Bank reconciliation. Second Now. Rutledge called for the question. Pontsler = y, Now = y, Rutledge = y, Gehle = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Rutledge to approve monthly transfers and to approve supplemental appropriations to date. Second Gehle. Heitkamp called for the question.
Rutledge = y, Gehle = y. Heitkamp = y, Pontsler = y, Now = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Rutledge to work with the State Treasurers office with the Ohio Checkbook for the Village. Second Now. Gehle called for the question. Rutledge = y, Now = y, Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Budget 2018 – Will have Finance meeting at 6:45 pm before the next council meeting on November 21st. Discussed employee raises of 3% and insurance increase of 10%.
Service Committee: Greg Pontsler
Need to discuss a part time person designated for Shanes Park.
Safety Committee: Chris Heitkamp
Fire department was prepared for weekend weather.
Economic Development Committee: Rob Rutledge
A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE OFFER TO SELL REAL ESTATE OWNED BY THE VILLAGE OF ROCKFORD, OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Motion Pontsler. Second Gehle. Heitkamp called for the question. Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, Heitkamp = y, Rutledge = y, Now = y. Passed 5 yes.
Public Utilities Committee: Wilbur Fox – absent
Rules Committee: Brad Now
Mayor Fiscal Officer