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

 

Committee Reports

 

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

 

RESOLUTION 13-17

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

 

Old Business

 

New Business

 

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Mayor                                                              Fiscal Officer

 

Meeting adjourned.