City Council Minutes

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DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES 

OCTOBER 3, 2017

President Ketcham determined the presence of a quorum.

 

  • President Ketcham called for a Motion to excuse Mr. Pierce moved by Mr. Hancock, seconded by Mr. Waxler, 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 Ketcham called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of September 26, 2017, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

 

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

 

(3:30-6:25)

Dennis Miller with Credit Adjustments, Inc.  CDBG Economic Development Application

 

LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS:

 

(6:31-55:17)

Building & Lands Meeting; Sale of Public Lands & Revision of Zoning Codes

 

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Engel seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote

 

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

 

(55:49-57:56)

Mr. Waxler was glad the grass curbs on Downs St. has been fixed

 

Mrs. Krutsch gave DCCC updates

 

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:

 

(57:58-59:07)

President Ketcham appointed Mr. Pierce to the JCIP Committee

 

President Ketcham stated in regards to the appointment of Yvonne Dale to the Tree Commission, shall the consent of Council be giving to the appointment proposed by the Mayor, Voice Vote, Motion Carried

 

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

 

Mayor McCann reported as follows:

 

(59:14-1:06:11)

Thanked everyone for the Rib Fest

Possible New Year’s Eve bash downtown

Other announcements

 

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:

 

(1:06:13-1:06:28)

CSO Report for the week of September 25

 

City Law Director Williams reported as follows:

 

(1:06:30-1:08:57)

Conference on Great Lakes water issues

 

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:

 

(1:08:58-1:10:26)

Finance Budget Meetings November 14 and November 28

 

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

 

THIRD READING: NONE

 

SECOND READING:

 

(1:10:33-1:12:26)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF A CONTRACT WITH DEFIANCE COUTY PERTAINING TO REIMBURSEMENT OF MUNICIPAL EXPENSES INCURRED TO PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES TO INDIGENT DEFENDANTS PROSECUTED IN MUNICIPAL COURT FOR OFFENSES PROSCRIBED BY MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE

 

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 – absent, the Motion was carried.

 

Mr. Orzolek 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 – absent, the Motion was carried.  President Ketcham declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 7952

 

(1:12:31-1:17:10)

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE DEFIANCE COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL ALL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

Amended Ordinance

 

Mr. Lundberg made the motion to Amended this Ordinance: seconded by Mr. Orzolek: Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – absent, the Motion was carried.

 

Mr. Lundberg made a motion to Let lie; seconded by Mr. Waxler, Roll Call Vote:  Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – absent, the Motion was carried.  President Ketcham stated this Ordinance will come back as a Second Amended Reading

 

FIRST READING:

 

(1:17:14-1:21:03)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION TO THE OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGENCY FOR SMALL CITIES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF CREDIT ADJUSTMENT, INC., AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

This was discussed during the Public Hearing

 

Mr. Orzolek 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; Orzolek – yes; Pierce – absent, 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 – absent, the Motion was carried.  President Ketcham declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 7953

 

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

 

(1:21:10-1:23:57)

Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire, spoke on his issues on the Emergency Ordinances

 

Burdette Cooper 1645 Meadoway Dr. asked why MVPO is writing the application

 

STUDY SESSION: NONE

 

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Waxler seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:20 p.m.

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: October 3, 2017; 1 hr. 24:09 minutes

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Lisa Elders

Defiance City Council Clerk

 

Approval of Index Minutes:             October 10           , 2017

 

Attest:    Mike Ketcham                                                 , President Mike Ketcham

 

Attest:    Lisa Elders                                                        , Clerk, Lisa EldersINDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
OCTOBER 10, 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.
Mayor McCann Swore-In Steve Waldron to Lieutenant to the Police Department and Ben Williams to Sergeant to the Police Department
President Ketcham called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of October 3, 2017, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.
INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL:
(6:09-37:16)
Ron Bower, Executive Director of DDVB – Updates
Jerry Hayes introduced the County’s New Workforce Development Manager, Carla Hinkle. Ms. Hinkle noted what she has been doing since she was hired
Janet Breneman, BSN, RN – discussed Medical Marijuana Dispensary
PUBLIC HEARING: NONE
LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS: NONE
COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(37:25-38:55)
Mrs. Krutsch noted some upcoming events from the DCCC
Mrs. Krutsch also had some calls on when the City will start on Tree Planting, Mr. Lundberg noted the end of October
PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(38:56-39:45)
Dedication of the Flag Centerpiece and Archway is November 12 at 2:00pm at the Veterans Section of the Riverside Cemetery
REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:
Mayor McCann reported as follows: NONE
City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(39:48-40:04)
CSO Report for the week of October 2
City Law Director Williams reported as follows: NONE
Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:
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LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:
THIRD READING: NONE
SECOND AMENDED READING:
(40:17-41:50)
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE DEFIANCE COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL ALL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
This is the corrected Ordinance
Mr. Orzolek 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.
Mr. Hancock 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. 7954
FIRST READING:
(41:52-45:27)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO PURCHASE COMPONENTS NECESSARY TO CONSTRUCT IMPROVEMENTS TO BRONSON PARK
Purchase of components for the Splash Pad
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. 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. 7955
(45:29-49:50)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING MONTHLY TRANSFERS OF FUNDS FOR THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017
October Transfer Ordinance
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. Orzolek made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; 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. President Ketcham declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 7956
CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(51:41-54:20)
Burdette Cooper, 1645 Meadoway Dr., asked what has been done with the City potholes
STUDY SESSION: NONE
Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Waxler seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:54 p.m.
OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: October 10, 2017; 54:48 minutes
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Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk
Approval of Index Minutes: , 2017
Attest: , President Mike Ketcham
Attest: , Clerk, Lisa EldersINDEX FOR THE

DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES 

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

President Pro-Tem Lundberg determined the presence of a quorum.

 

  • President Pro-Tem Lundberg called for a Motion to excuse Mr. Waxler, Mr. Pierce, Mr. Orzolek and Mr. Ketcham moved by Mr. Engel, seconded by Mrs. Krutsch, 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 Pro-Tem Lundberg called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of September 12, 2017, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

 

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

 

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

 

LIAISON MEETING OR REPORTS:

 

(2:00-3:20)

Building & Lands Meeting October 3; Sale of Public Lands and Revision of Zoning Codes

 

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

 

(2:00-3:00)

Mr. Hancock gave thanks for cleaning up the Reservoir.  Mr. Hancock asked to have Mr. Hayes come in and give a brief CIC update

 

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:

 

(3:23-5:15)

President Pro-Tem Lundberg asked about the Defiance County Senior Center, when the bridge is down

Mrs. Elders noted Council Meetings can be viewed at the City website or on YouTube

 

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

 

Mayor McCann reported as follows:

 

(6:50-9:04)

Dr. Chris Winslow will speak this Thursday about Lake Erie water issues

Community Open House at the Junior High, Monday October 2 at 7:00pm

 

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:

 

(9:06-9:42)

CSO Reports for the weeks of September 11 and 18

 

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:  NONE

 

FIRST READING:

 

(9:54-11:54)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF A CONTRACT WITH DEFIANCE COUNTY PERTAINING TO REIMBURSEMENT OF MUNICIPAL EXPENSES INCURRED TO PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES TO INDIGENT DEFENDANTS PROSECUTED IN MUNICIPAL COURT FOR OFFENSES PROSCRIBED BY MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE

 

Renew a contract with Defiance County regarding reimbursement for Legal services

 

  • Let lie; President Pro-Tem Lundberg stated this Ordinance will come back as a Second Reading

 

(11:58-22:32)

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE DEFIANCE COUTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL ALL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

This Ordinance adopts a mitigation plan to address natural disasters

 

  • Let lie; President Pro-Tem Lundberg stated this Ordinance will come back as a Second Reading

 

CITIZEN CONCERNS:

 

(22:45-30:19)

Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire spoke about the Emergency Ordinances

 

Daniel Gray 810 Nicholas asked about the speed humps/bumps

 

STUDY SESSION: NONE

 

Motion made by Mr. Engel, Mrs. Krutsch seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:27 p.m.

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: September 26, 2017; 30:27 minutes

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Lisa Elders

Defiance City Council Clerk

 

Approval of Index Minutes:             October 3             , 2017

 

Attest:    Mike Ketcham                                                 , President Mike Ketcham

 

Attest:    Lisa Elders                                                        , Clerk, Lisa EldersBack to City Council Page

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