City Council Minutes

12-4-18

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
DECEMBER 4, 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 November 13, 2018, and November 27, 2018, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL:
(2:18-32:41)
Jennifer Casertano and Jamie Gerken presented Council & BOC with data information on Defiance County Community Health Status Assessment 2018

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS: NONE

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(33:00-34:15)
Mrs. Krutsch noted this Saturday are free movies

Mr. Hancock asked if the Santa hours are posted

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(34:18-35:01)
President McMaster stated in regards to the appointment of Lisa Elders to the Charter Review Commission, serving as Clerk, shall the consent of Council be giving, Voice Vote, Motion Carried.

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(35:05-35:49)
President McMaster stated in regards to the appointment of Jim Goedde to the Board of Zoning & Building Appeals, shall the consent of Council be giving to the appointment proposed by the Mayor, Voice Vote, Motion Carried.

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(35:47-39:10)
Mr. Leonard suggested to have a Sewer Meeting in early January, 2019 to discuss the City’s LTCP concerning EPA Mandates

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(39:33-40:54)
Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session concerning disputes involving a Public Body subject to Imminent/Pending Court Action. 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.

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(41:33-46:33)
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A JOB CREATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR JOHNS MANVILLE

JCIP for Johns Manville

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.

Mr. Engel made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Rev. Plant: 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. 8081

(46:36-51:43)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT TO STANTEC CONSULTING SERVICES, INC. FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A WATER DISTRIBUTION STUDY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Water Distribution Study

Rev. Plant made the motion to suspend and call for the question: 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.

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Rev. Plant: 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. 8082

(51:53-55:30)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT TO CONSTRUCT SEWER IMPROVEMENTS ALONG CARPENTER ROAD AND KETTENRING DRIVE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Inflow reduction on Carpenter and Kettenring

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

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Rev. Plant: 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. 8083

(55:34-58:24)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING MONTHLY TRANSFERS OF FUNDS FOR THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018

November Transfer

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.

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Rev. Plant: 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. 8084

(58:26-59:31)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING MONTHLY TRANSFERS OF FUNDS FOR THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018

December Transfer

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Rev. Plant: 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. 8085

(59:34-1:07:16)
AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR CURRENT EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO, DURING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2019 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

2019 Budget, come back next week for a Second Reading

(1:07:18-1:10:10)
A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE ENTERPRISE ZONE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF DEFIANCE COUNTY, OHIO AND JOHNS MANVILLE

Support of an Enterprise Zone Agreement (Tax Abatement)

Mr. Eureste 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 Resolution; 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 Resolution adopted and it became Resolution No. 2504

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(1:10:38-1:15:36)
Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire asked about having a second reservoir

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session concerning disputes involving a Public Body subject to Imminent/Pending Court Action at 8:20 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:25 p.m., Mr. Hancock moved and Mr. Waxler seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Engel seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: December 4, 2018; 1 hr. 15:44 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

11-13-18

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
President McMaster determined the presence of a quorum.

President McMaster called for a Motion to excuse Mrs. Krutsch moved by Rev. Plant, seconded by Mr. Lundberg, 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.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS:
(2:14-2:33)
Budget Meeting for November 27

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(2:35-12:16)
Mr. Engel asked if a person who needs to be taken to a hospital by ambulance during the bridge closure have a choice to which hospital. Also, asked if the leave pick-up will be extended. Lastly, asked for an update on the lights on Domersville.

Mr. Hancock noted there will be lights up at the roundabout in December

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(12:18-12:54)
Liquor Permit 4255701

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(12:56-17:18)
Thanks to Marlene Sutton for taking care of the United Way
City Website has the new updates for DECKED
Update on the Eastside Meeting

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows: ABSENT

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows: ABSENT

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(8:10-20:15)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE 1601 BALTIMORE STREET PROPERTY OWNER FOR THE PURPOSE OF SALT STORAGE

The City will pay $375.00 a month for use of the salt barn

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

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Lundberg: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – absent; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8073

(25:45-25:35)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT TO CONSTRUCT A NATURE TRAIL AT THE CITY RESERVOIR AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Nature Trail at the City Reservoir

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Rev. Plant: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – absent; 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 – absent; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8074

(25:45-27:42)
AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING PERMANENT EASEMENTS FOR THE CARPENTER ROAD KETTENRING DRIVE INFLOW REDUCTION PROJECT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Permanent Easement for a City Project

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

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Waxler: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – absent; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8075

(27:50-29:30)
AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING PERMANENT EASEMENTS FOR THE LATCHAW DRIVE & WEST HIGH STREET SEWER EXTENSION PROJECT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Permanent Easement for a City Project

Mr. Engel made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Rev. Plant: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – absent; 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 – absent; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8076

(29:40-36:33)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH PROVIDEO SYSTEMS FOR A REPLACEMENT OF THE AUDIO/VIDEO SYSTEM IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Audio/Video System replacement for Council Chambers

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

Mr. Engel made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Eureste: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – absent; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8077

(36:40-38:57)
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 – ODOT PID NO. 96605) AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Additional money for the City part for the bridge

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

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Engel: Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – absent; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8078

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(40:12-48:12)
James Riker, Napoleon – Manager of Defiance Northtowne Estates asked questions about the issues in the park

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Hancock seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:56 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: November 13, 2018; 48:23 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

11-27-18

INDEX

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
NOVEMBER 27, 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 October 23, 2018, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL:
(2:58-11:11)
Mark Lehnert reported how to look at CSO Reports on the City Website

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS: NONE

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(11:35-17:40)
Mrs. Krutsch noted some shows at the DCCC. Also, Mrs. Krutsch asked about the leaf pick-up issues

Mr. Waxler noted a nuisance on Wilhelm

Rev. Plant asked updates on East High and River Rd.

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(17:49-20:23)
President McMaster stated in regards to the appointment of Steve Kohrn to the Civil Service Commission, shall the consent of Council be giving to the appointment proposed by the Mayor, Voice Vote, Motion Carried

President McMaster stated in regards to the appointment of Brady Kohlenberg to the Tree Commission, shall the consent of Council be giving to the appointment proposed by the Mayor, Voice Vote, Motion Carried

Mayor McCann plans to extend Jeff Leonard’s contract

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows: ABSENT

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows: NONE

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:
(20:30-23:54)
Mr. Lehner noted the Budget Ordinance will have its First Reading December 4.
Rev. Plant thanked the Mayor for the clean up on Fugate

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(24:01-23:54)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 191.04 OF THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Amendment on the City’s Job Incentive Creation Program

Mr. Eureste made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Rev. Plant: 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. 8079

(29:12-31:12)
AN ORDINANCE DIRECTING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO SUBMIT AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS TO THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Application for CDBC Funds for Cynthia Michaels Salon and Spa, LLC

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. Lundberg made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; 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. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8080

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Waxler seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:31 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: November 27, 2018; 31:44 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

City Council Minutes are filed with Council Clerk.

Video is available on YouTube

Defiance City Council Minutes with date of meeting

Don’t forget to subscribe to the YouTube Channel


More Video

Defiance City Council Meetings

Available courtesy of DCTV

DCTV video on demand