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DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES 

AUGUST 1, 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.

 

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

 

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

 

LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS:

 

(1:33-1:52)

Mr. Engel asked for an Finance Meeting, August 8

 

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

 

(1:58-6:30)

Mrs. Krutsch was excited to see the new Fort Winchester sign up

Mr. Waxler asked about the sidewalk at 5th and Perry

Mr. Engel noted the sidewalk at the entrance to Menards is not finished

Mr. Hancock asked about yard signs and banners

 

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

 

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

 

Mayor McCann reported as follows:

 

(6:35-8:08)

CSO Report for the week of July 24

There has been a number of water leaks, because of the old cast iron water lines

 

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:  ABSENT

 

City Law Director Williams reported as follows:  NONE

 

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

 

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

 

THIRD READING: NONE

 

SECOND READING:

 

(8:20-14:39)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 521, REPEALING CHAPTER 531 AND ENACTING CHAPTER 1317 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES

 

Rick Hoffman 600 Holgate Ave. doesn’t like the fact if billed the money could be attached to someone’s water bill

 

Mr. Waxler made a motion to Let lie; seconded by Mr. Lundberg, voice vote, President Ketcham stated this Ordinance will come back as a Third Reading

 

(14:44-44:31)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT OF THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DEFIANCE AND WERLOR, INC. TO FACILITATE USE OF AUTOMATED COLLECTION VEHICLES

 

Casey Wertz and Michelle Almaraz from Werlor gave answers to last week’s questions

 

Mr. Engel 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.

 

Mr. Orzolek 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. 7932

 

(44:34-46:15)

A RESOLUTION SUBMITTING THE QUESTION OF AMENDMENT OF THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DEFIANCE AND WERLOR, INC. TO THE ELECTORS AT THE NOVEMBER 7, 2017, GENERAL ELECTION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

This Resolution did not need to be read, the Ordinance above passes the Werlor Contract

 

FIRST READING:

 

(46:19-50:28)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY HISTORIAN TO SELL COINS DEACCESSIONED FROM THE ANDREW L. TUTTLE MEMORIAL MUSEUM BY PUBLIC AUCTION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

Selling coins from the Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum

 

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; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – 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; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – yes, the Motion was carried.  President Ketcham declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 7933

 

(50:30-59:38)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO PURCHASE PLUMBING COMPONENTS NECESSARY TO CONTRUCT IMPROVEMENTS TO BRONSON PARK

 

Plumbing components for a Splash Pad

 

Mr. Orzolek 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. Krutsch:  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. 7934

 

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

 

(59:50-1:10:01)

Rick Hoffman 600 Holgate Ave, asked for Council to reconsider letting the mighty-tidy to the voters

Lindsay Keller 656 Holgate Ave, noted that there is only one speed limit sign on Elliott Rd.

 

Mr. Lundberg made a motion to reconsider the Werlor Ordinance vote, there was no second, motion denied

 

STUDY SESSION: NONE

 

Motion made by Mr. Orzolek, Mr. Engel seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:11 p.m.

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: August 1, 2017; 1hr. 10:11 minutes

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Lisa Elders

Defiance City Council Clerk

 

Approval of Index Minutes: August 8                           , 2017

 

Attest:    Mike Ketcham                                                 , President Mike Ketcham

 

Attest:    Lisa Elders                                                        , Clerk, Lisa Elders

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