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September 5, 2017

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DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES 

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

President Ketcham determined the presence of a quorum.

Council met in regular session in the Charles D. Beard Community Room of the Municipal Annex at 7:00 p.m. and opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

President Ketcham called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of August 22, 2017, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL:

(1:40-22:14)

DBA Trustee Randy Swary and Luis Rivera presented information on Ball Field Improvement Projects

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS:

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

(22:26-24:26)

Mrs. Krutsch noted this Saturday is the AuGlaize Village Military Day and Wingfest.  Also, tickets are available for the Johnny Cash Tribute show

Mr. Pierce asked about the installation of speed humps

Mr. Waxler noted that there is a wet spot that is starting to sink down at the north lane at Ottawa & Cleveland

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:

(24:28-24:56)

New Liquor Permit A NEW 6548244

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:  ABSENT

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:

(25:00-25:14)

CSO Report for the week of August 28

City Law Director Williams reported as follows:

(25:16-26:00)

  • Williams called for Executive Session to discuss a Pending Claim. Motion for an Executive Session was made by Mr. Engel and seconded by Mr. Hancock, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Orzolek – yes; Krutsch- yes; Waxler – abstain; Pierce – yes, Motion Carried.  Mr. Ketcham and Mr. Waxler will not be attending the Executive Session

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING:  NONE

FIRST READING:

(26:10-31:52)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH MOSSER CONSTRUCTION, INC. AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Rehabilitate a primary water tank at the WPC Plant

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Mr. Orzolek: Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – yes, the Motion was carried.

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Engel: Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – yes, the Motion was carried.  President Ketcham declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 7947

(31:55-35:25)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO KOESTER CORPORATION

A contract with Koester Corporation to replace a programmable logic controller at the WTP

Mr. Engel made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Mr. Lundberg: Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – yes, the Motion was carried.

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Orzolek:  Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – yes, the Motion was carried.  President Ketcham declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 7948

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

(35:34-37:29)

Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire expressed displeasure at Council for passing an Emergency Ordinance last week dealing with the roundabout at S. Jefferson Ave. and Palmer Dr.

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session to discuss a Pending Claim at 7:40 p.m., Mr. Ketcham and Mr. Waxler did not attend the Executive Session, President Pro-Tem Lundberg called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:07 p.m., Mr. Engel moved and Mr. Hancock seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Engel, Mr. Orzolek seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:08 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: September 5, 2017; 37:38 minutes

Respectfully submitted,

Lisa Elders

Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes:             September 5                       , 2017

Attest:    Mike Ketcham                                                 , President Mike Ketcham

Attest:    Lisa Elders                                                        , Clerk, Lisa Elders

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