City Council Minutes

9-25-18

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 25, 2018
President McMaster 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 McMaster called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of September 11, 2018, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS: NONE

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(2:02-6:30)
Mr. Hancock noted the Rib Fest is this Saturday
Mrs. Krutsch noted Simply Diamond Tribute is November 3
Rev. Plant stated there will be a very short survey at the Rib Fest

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(6:37-7:15)
Coffee with a Cop tomorrow

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(7:19-8:30)
Mr. Leonard called for Executive Session on Collective Bargaining. Motion was made by Mr. Engel and seconded by Mr. Waxler, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

CSO Report for the weeks of September 10 & 17

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(8:37-9:17)
Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session on Conferences with an attorney for the public body concerning disputes involving the public body that are the subject of pending or imminent court action. Motion was made by Rev. Plant and seconded by Mr. Hancock, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(9:44-12:14)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF MUNICIPAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1601 BALTIMORE STREET

Sale of property at 1601 Baltimore St.

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

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Lundberg: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8060

(12:23-14:27)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF A CONTRACT WITH DEFIANCE COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES INCURRED TO PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES TO INDIGENT DEFENDANTS PROSECUTED IN MUNICIPAL COURT UNDER MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES

Indigent Defendants Ordinance

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

Rev. Plant made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Lundberg: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8061

(14:32-17:18)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT FOR THE DESIGN AND BIDDING SERVICES FOR AN ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION SYSTEM AT THE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PLANT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

A purchase of an Ultraviolet Disinfection System

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; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried.

Rev. Plant made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mrs. Krutsch: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8062

(17:24-20:29)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Drainage Improvements Ordinance
Was an error number 594 changed to 590

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

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mrs. Krutsch: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8063

(20:31-23:37)
AN ORDINANCE VACATING AN ALLEY IN THE SOUTH DEFIANCE AND HEIDEPERIEM ADDITIONS BETWEEN THE MAUMEE AND AUGLAIZE RIVERS

Vacating an alley in the S. Defiance and Heideperiem Additions

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

Rev. Plant made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Engel: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8064

(23:40-25:41)
AN ORDINANCE VACATING AN ALLEY IN THE COLLEGE HILL ALLOTMENT

Vacating an alley in the College Hill allotment

Mr. Eureste 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; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried.

Rev. Plant made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Eureste: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8065

(25:53-44:28)
A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE ENTERPRISE ZONE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF DEFIANCE COUNTY, OHIO, FORT WINCHESTER INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC, AND DECKED, LLC

Support for an Enterprise Zone Agreement

Mr. Engel made a motion to let lie, there was no second

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

Mr. Waxler made the motion to adopt the Resolution; seconded by Mr. Hancock: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Resolution adopted and it became Resolution No. 2503

STUDY SESSION: CURRENT ORDINANCE REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF SPEED HUMPS & SPEED BUMPS IN PUBLIC STREETS AND ALLEYS, POLICIES, LIABILITY
(44:48-1:40:57)
Refer to DVD for complete Study Session

Mr. Eureste made a motion that was not seconded, however, Mr. Eureste withdrew his motion

Mr. Hancock request is with the original minutes

Traffic Commission Summary of Minutes, will also be with the original minutes

Mr. Eureste will be speaking to Mr. O’Donnell on suggestions

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(1:44:15-1:44:10)
Ron Posey asked how the roundabout was built and paid by the school then given to the City

Council then went into Executive Session concerning Collective Bargaining at 8:49 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:57 p.m., Mr. Hancock moved and Mr. Waxler seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Council then went into Executive Session concerning Conferences with an attorney for the public body concerning disputes involving the public body that are the subject of pending or imminent court action at 8:57 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 9:03 p.m., Mr. Lundberg moved and Mr. Waxler seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Rev. Plant seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 9:03 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: September 25, 2018; 1 hr. 44:16 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

10-2-18

INDEX FOR THE

DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 2, 2018

President McMaster determined the presence of a quorum

President McMaster called for a Motion to excuse Mr. Waxler moved by Rev. Plant, seconded by Mr. Engel, Voice Vote, Motion Carried.

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 McMaster called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of September 25, 2018, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS: NONE

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

(3:00-7:44)

Rev. Plant noted in one week is the deadline to register to vote

Mr. Lundberg noted the Rib Fest was successful

Mr. Hancock asked for clarification on yard signs and placements

Mr. Eureste asked the height of a fire flame on a recreational fire

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:

(7:46-8:08)

Liquor Transfer 1991237-0005

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:

(8:10-10:03)

Successful Rib Fest

Ground breaking for the Harmon Project

Hobby Lobby will be going into the old Sears store

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:

(10:06-18:11)

CSO Report for the week of September 24

Mark Lehnert explained the WPC emergency repair

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows: NONE

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: ABSENT

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING:  NONE

FIRST READING:

(18:30-22:24)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENTS DURING THE CLINTON STREET BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT (DEF-SR15-14.77 PID NO. 96605) AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Share of the Clinton St. bridge on a multi-use path

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

Rev. Plant made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mrs. Krutsch: Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – absent; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried.  President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8066

(22:28-30:46)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CODIFIED ORDINANCE 151.03 PERTAINING TO COMPETITIVE BIDDING STANDARDS IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

Amending Ordinance 151.03 regarding competitive bidding

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

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mrs. Krutsch:  Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – absent; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried.  President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No.  8067

CITIZEN CONCERNS:

(31:43-34:28)

Ralph Hahn 901 Wilhelm; Save Our School Committee (S.O.S.) informed Council of a Public Meeting

 

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Hancock, Mrs. Krutsch seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:34 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: October 2, 2018; 34:36 minutes

Respectfully submitted,

Lisa Elders

Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes:                                            , 2018

Attest:                                                                              , President David McMaster

Attest:                                                                              , Clerk, Lisa Elders

9-11-18

INDEX

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 11, 2018
President McMaster 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 McMaster called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of September 4, 2018, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS:
(1:38-3:48)
Mr. Hancock made a motion to reschedule the Study Session to September 25, seconded by Mr. Eureste. Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – no; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – no; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried.

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(4:00-6:57)
Mrs. Krutsch – Kudos to Josh Nagel Productions, for the Defiance Video. DCCC – Bands & More and Young Audience Series
Mr. Lundberg noted the video is on Facebook as well.
Rev. Plant received good comments about the video
Mr. Hancock great comments about the Cemetery and Parks

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(7:00-8:12)
President McMaster took a tour of the WTP and suggested to others to call the plant for any questions

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(8:14-10:40)
Mayor McCann spoke about the participation in an effort to locate lead sampling program

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(10:43-11:06)
CSO Report for the week of September 3

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(11:09-12:32)
Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session on Sale of Property. Motion for an Executive Session was made by Rev. Plant and seconded by Mr. Hancock, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

Council Rules are on the website

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(12:50-28:11)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CODIFIED ORDINANCE 141.01 PERTAINING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE FIRE DIVISION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Allows the Fire Chief to accept the Grant and adjust compostion

Rev. Plant 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; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried.

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Hancock: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – no; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8057

(28:56-33:56)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO CONTRACT FOR THE REPAIR OF DESIGNATED SIDEWALKS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Repair sidewalks

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

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Hancock: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8058

(34:15-40:40)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT TO REFORESTATION & WILDLIFE SERVICES FOR THE REMOVAL OF UNDESIRABLE VEGETATION AND INVASIVE SPECIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA, VITIS SPECIES,LONICERA SPECIES, TOXICODENDRON RADICANS, MORUS SPECIES, GLEDITSIA SPECIES, EUOUNYMOUS SPECIES, ULMUS PUMILA, ACER NEGUNDO, PHALARIS ARUNDINACEA, LYTHRUM SALICARIA, AMBROSIA TRIFIDA, ARCTIUM SPECIES AND CIRSIUM ARVENSE AT KINGSBURY PARK AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Remove unwanted vegetation at Kingsbury Park Riverbank area

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

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mrs. Krutsch: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8059

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session concerning Sale of Property at 7:47 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 7:51 p.m., Mr. Lundberg moved and Mr. Engel seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Hancock seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:51 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: September 11, 2018; 41:29 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

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