City Council Minutes

1-23-18

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
JANUARY 23, 2018
President McMaster determined the presence of a quorum.

(2:27-4:19)
Judge Rohrs swore in John Hancock as Second Ward Councilman

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.

(5:22-6:28)
Mr. Lundberg made a motion for nomination for President Pro-Tem, seconded by Mrs. Krutsch, Mrs. Krutsch nominated Mr. Engel, all in favor, Mr. Eureste opposed

President McMaster called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of January 9, 2018, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

STUDY SESSION: DISCUSSION: EAST COMMERCE DR. EXTENSION

(7:00-1:12:05)
Refer to DVD for the presentation

LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS: NONE

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

(1:12:13-1:19:41)
Rev. Plant noted at 232 Chelsea Ave. has continue flooding. Northwest Ohio Democracy will be held from 7:00-8:30 this Thursday at Stroede Center

Rev. Plant asked if there is any information on the Koester Building? Rev. Plant also asked for a Study Session on Medical Marijuana, February 6

Mrs. Krutsch noted a streetlight doesn’t always work at the corner of Darbyshire and Glenwood
Swingmania will be presented at 7:30

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:

(1:19:45-1:22:11)
President McMaster noted to each Councilman their Liaison Assignments
Mr. Lundberg made a motion for approval, Mr. Eureste seconded, all in favor

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows: NONE

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:

(1:22:08-1:23:00)
CSO Report for the weeks of January 8 & 15

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows: NONE
Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:

(1:23:08-1:24:46)
Mr. Lehner noted the City Utility Bills will have information on “Helping Hands” and Mighty Tidy
Mayor McCann mention Coffee with a Cop is tomorrow

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:

(1:24:58-1:41:44)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE ALL CONTRACTS, COVENANTS, AND AGREEMENTS TO SECURE GRANT FUNDING FROM THE OHIO PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION FOR A STREET IMPROVEMENTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF JEFFERSON AVENUE AND PALMER DRIVE

Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire noted this issue should be up to the people.
Mr. Eureste, Mr. Leonard and others spoke about this piece of Legislation

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

Mr. Lundberg 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. 7981

(1:41:44-1:43:40)
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND RATIFYING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DEFIANCE AND LOCAL 166, INTERNATIONAL UNION OF POLICE ASSOCIATIONS, AFL-CIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Mayor McCann gave thanks to everyone who worked on this

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

Mr. Hancock 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. 7982

(1:43:41-1:44:42)
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND RATIFYING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DEFIANCE AND LOCAL 918, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, AFL-CIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Mr. Eureste noted each Ordinance are fair

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 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. 7983

CITIZEN CONCERNS:

(1:44:53-1:50:40)
Burdette Copper 1645 Meadoway Dr. questioned the need for an Emergency Clause on 7976
Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire spoke about the light Mrs. Krutsch mentioned

Motion made by Mr. Waxler, Rev. Plant seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:49 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: January 23, 2018; 1 hr. 50:55 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

2-13-18

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
FEBRUARY 13, 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.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL:
(2:13-7:53)
Chris Yoder and Doug Shindler of the Defiance Area Foundation gave information on the “Helping Hands” Program.

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
(7:57-56:53)
Refer to the Official DVD for the speech

President McMaster called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of January 9, 2018, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS:
(57:37-58:43)
Building & Lands Meeting February 27, Mr. O’Donnell and Mr. Duerk will give a Nuisance Update

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(58:45-1:07:57)
Mrs. Krutsch received questions in why was the medical marijuana revisited and time allowed. Mrs. Krutsch explained the reasons with some Fact Finding. Mrs. Krutsch also stated she disagreed with the Crescent saying the medical marijuana discussion was a “divisive distraction”

Rev. Plant named some events going on this Thursday. Also, Rev. Plant did speak with Mr. O’Donnell about legislation on a medical marijuana dispensary

Mr. Waxler reminded citizens to shovel their sidewalks

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows: NONE

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(1:08:11-1:08:29)
CSO Report for the week of February 5

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows: NONE

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(1:08:42-1:21:55)
AN ORDINANCE DELCARING IMPROVEMENTS TO CERTAIN PARCLES OF REAL PROPERTY TO BE A PUBLIC PURPOSE, DESCRIBING THE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE TO DIRECTLY BENEFIT SUCH PARCLES, REQUIRING THE OWNER OF THE IMPROVEMENTS ON SUCH PARCELS TO MAKE SERVICE PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES, ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT TAX INCREMENT EQUIVALENT FUND FOR THE DEPOSIT OF SUCH SERVICE PAYMENTS, AND RELATED AUTHORIZATIONS PURSUANT TO OHIO REVISED CODE SECTIONS 5709.40, 5709.42 AND 5709.43, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

This piece of Legislation is a TIF Ordinance for a plan for a proposal to extend Commerce Dr. Mr. Lehner asked Council to let lie

President McMaster noted next Tuesday there will not be a Council Meeting

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

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(1:22:10-1:27:23)
Jamie Ridenour withdrew his proposal to open a marijuana dispensary

Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire Dr. noted the corner of Darbyshire and Glenwood was very icy and unsafe

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Waxler, Mr. Eureste seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:27 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: February 21, 2018; 1 hr. 27:36 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

2-6-18

INDEX

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
FEBRUARY 6, 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 January 23, 2018, Mrs. Krutsch made a motion, seconded by Mr. Lundberg, A, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

STUDY SESSION:
(2:51-2:15:46)
Discussion regarding ban on Medical Marijuana Dispensary
Jamie Ridenour gave a PowerPoint on information on possible location 1219 Tuendawie St., information on Security, Pam Manoloff Financials, Banking. Mr. Ridenour also gave information on Types of Products, and Patient/Caregivers

Mr. Eureste made a motion in directing Rev. Plant and Mr. O’Donnell to discuss proposal for legislation, second by Mrs. Krutsch Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – no; Engel – no; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – no; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried.

Much discussion: refer to Official DVD for further information

LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS: NONE

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(2:15:56-2:18:03)
Mrs. Krutsch announced some DCCC Events
Mr. Hancock gave thanks to the City Crew for snow removal in residential areas

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(2:18:30-2:20:22)
CSO Reports for the weeks of January 22 and January 29
Mayor McCann noted May 8th, council chambers will be used for a Board of Election polling site
State of City Address will be next week
Extended condolences to the family of Fred Behringer

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows: ABSENT

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(2:20:23-2:21:47)
Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session on Pending Litigation. Motion for an Executive Session was made by Mr. Hancock and seconded by Mr. Eureste, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch- yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session on Pending Litigation. Motion for an Executive Session 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.

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(2:22:05-2:25:46)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH STRAND ASSOCIATES, INC. AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Contract with Strand Associates, Inc. in regarding modifications to the City LTCP

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 – 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. 7984

(2:25:48-2:29:07)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO MAKE APPLICATION TO THE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL LOAN FUND FOR EAST HIGH STREET IMPROVEMENTS AND TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO SECURE THOSE FUNDS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Application to help Finance reconstruction East High Street

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. Engel 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. 7985

(2:29:09-2:33:34)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO MAKE APPLICATIN TO THE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL LOAN FUND FOR COLLEGE PLACE IMPROVEMENTS AND TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO SECURE THOSE FUNDS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Application to help Finance reconstruction of College Place

Mr. Waxler 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. Eureste 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. 7986

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(2:33:44-2:39:51)
Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire and Daniel Gray 810 Nicholas St. both upset about the marijuana study session

Council then went into Executive Session concerning Pending Litigation at 9:45 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 9:55 p.m., Mr. Lundberg moved and Mr. Engel seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Council then went into Executive Session concerning Pending Litigation at 9:56 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 10:02 p.m., Mr. Lundberg moved and Mr. Engel seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Hancock, Mr. Lundberg seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 10:03 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: February 6, 2018; 2 hr. 40:16 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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