City Council Minutes

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
JULY 10, 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 June 26, 2018, 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:
(2:13-2:43)
Rev. Plant announced a Utilities Meeting, July 24; Gary Keys from Toledo Edison to discuss Customer Assistance Program

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(2:55-5:02)
Mr. Lundberg noted the Confluence Clean Up, July 14
Mrs. Krutsch announced July 12 “Mo’ Mojo” Performing and July 14 , “Field of Dreams”

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(5:04-14:00)
President McMaster announced the Committee Assignments

Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – no; Hancock- yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – no; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(14:03-18:30)
Administration recommends to wear water shoes at the Splash Pad
Received a thank you card and donation for the Splash Park
Automated Pick Up started
July 23, S. Jefferson will be closed for the roundabout

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(18:32-19:02)
CSO Report for the weeks of June 25 and July 2

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(19:04-20:22)
Recurring Nuisance Issue on junk vehicles

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(20:40-26:40)
AN ORDINANCE DECLARING IMPROVEMENTS TO CERTAIN PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY TO BE A PUBLIC PURPOSE, DESCRIBING THE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE TO DIRECTLY BENEFIT SUCH PARCELS, 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

Establishment of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for improvements for such parcels

Mr. Engel 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. 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. 8039

(26:54-35:44)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF ASSET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR ALL CITY DIVISIONS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Purchase of asset management software

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 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. 8040

(35:51-50:20)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT KISER ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THAT PURPOSE

Purchase land for a possible second reservoir

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.

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 – no; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8041

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE
(50:41-55:35)
Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire had some concerns/request/information on many issues

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg, Mr. Waxler seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: July 10, 2018; 55:45 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa EldersINDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
JULY 24, 2018
President McMaster determined the presence of a quorum.

President McMaster called for a Motion to excuse Rev. Plant moved by Mr. Lundberg, 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 McMaster called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of July 10, 2018, 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:
(1:38-7:20)
Utilities Meeting (Rev. Plant – Chair is absent)
Gary Keys spoke about Customer Assistance Programs

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

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(7:28-17:19)
Mr. Engel noted the Splash Pad is doing well
Mr. Waxler noted some citizens are fed-up with Spectrum
Mr. Hancock asked what information is there about pedestrians during N. Clinton bridge closing
Mr. Lundberg called a Sewer Committee meeting for August 14, LTCP Update
Mrs. Krutsch noted Mrs. Stevens did a nice job on the City Website

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(17:26-18:03)
No Regular Meeting next week

President McMaster called for a Motion to excuse Mrs. Krutsch from the August 7, 2018 meeting moved by Mr. Hancock, seconded by Mr. Eureste, Voice Vote, Motion Carried.

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(18:08-20:15)
A Bus Tour (Special Meeting) July 31
Coffee with a Cop tomorrow

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(20:18-21:32)
CSO Reports of the weeks of July 9, and July 16

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(21:33-23:51)
Mr. O’Donnell asked Council to have a Study Session August 7, to discuss Nuisance Vehicle Issues

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:
(23:53-25:23)
Mr. Lehner will be providing financial information on the Splash Pad

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(25:34-30:29)
AN ORDINANCE DESIGATING CERTAIN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTIONS AS DEPOSITORIES OF PUBLIC MONEYS FOR THE CITY OF DEFIANCE FOR THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 1, 2018 TO, AND INCLUDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Citizens National Bank as a depository

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 – absent, 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 – absent, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8042

(30:37-32:16)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT FOR TILE REPLACEMENT ON ROYAL PALM AVENUE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Storm drainage tile repair on Royal Palm

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 – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – absent, 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 – absent, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8043

(32:22-40:07)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY INCOME TAX CODE TO ADOPT SECTIONS 182.26 THROUGH 182.40 WHICH WILL INCORPORATE SECTIONS 718.80 THROUGH 718.95 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE

Change of the City Income Tax Code

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 – absent, 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 – absent, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8044

(40:11-41:30)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT ROOF REPLACEMENT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WTP needs a new roof

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 – absent, 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 – absent, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8045

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 7:42 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: July 24, 2018; 42:10 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa EldersINDEXINDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
AUGUST 7, 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. Hancock, 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 July 24, 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:
(2:00-3:04)
Mr. Lundberg noted this Saturday is the Confluence Clean-Up

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(3:07-3:59)
President McMaster will not be here next week
Mr. Lundberg called for a Sewer Meeting for August 14 at 6:00; LTCP Update

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(4:02-7:10)
Mighty-Tidy is going well, could be better. Mayor McCann noted the Hometown City Video is August 8 at 5:45 at Triangle Park

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(7:12-8:36)
CSO Report for the weeks of July 23 & July 30

Mr. Leonard called for Executive Session on Hiring of Personnel. Motion for an Executive Session was made by Mr. Lundberg and seconded by Mr. Hancock, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – absent; Waxler – yes; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

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:
(9:03-11:23)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO THE DEFIANCE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR WATERLINE REPAIR AT THE INTERSECTION OF PALMER DRIVE AND WOODHURST DRIVE

Waterline Repair at the intersections of Palmer Dr. & Woodhurst Dr.

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 – absent; 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 – absent; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Plant – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8046

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(11:42-14:55)
Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire asked about the taste & smell of City water

STUDY SESSION : NUISANCE VEHICLE ISSUES
(15:00-1:02:55)
Mr. O’Donnell and Mr. Duerk explained how junk vehicles are handled, also suggestions to improve the process on junk cars

Council then went into Executive Session on Hiring Personnel at 8:08 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:47 p.m., Mr. Lundberg moved and Mr. Hancock seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Waxler, Mr. Lundberg seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:47 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: August 7, 2018; 1 hr. 03:01 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2018

Attest: , President David McMaster

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