City Council Minutes

8-13-19

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
AUGUST 13, 2019
President Pro-Tem Engel determined the presence of a quorum.

President Pro-Tem Engel called for a Motion to excuse President McMaster moved by Mr. Hancock, 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.

President Pro-Tem Engel called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of August 6, 2019, 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:
(1:34-1:53)
Mr. Lundberg, noted there is a Combined Water & Sewer Meeting August 27

COUNCIL COMMENTS: NONE

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(2:00-2:49)
Mayor McCann announced to extend a one-year contract to Mr. Lehner

President Pro-Tem Engel; unless there is a motion and a second to reverse the determination of the Mayor regarding renewal of the appointment of Mr. Lehner then Council concurs with the Mayor’s appointment; Hearing no motion, the re-appointment can move forward

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows: ABSENT

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows: NONE

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:
(2:55-3:14)
Mr. Lehner noted City Council Meeting are live, again

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(3:22-6:10)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PLANT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

The contract construction of Ultraviolet Disinfection Improvements at the WPC plant

Rev. Plant 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.

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 Pro-Tem Engel declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8151

(6:12-7:34)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR PAVEMENT MARKINGS

Annual Pavement Marking Ordinance

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.

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 Pro-Tem Engel declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8152

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Rev. Plant; Mr. Lundberg seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:09 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: August 13, 2019; 8:09 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2019

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

7-30-19

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
JULY 30, 2019
SPECIAL MEETING: PURSUANT TO RULE 3.3 NO OTHER BUSINESS WILL BE RAISED, CONSIDERED, OR DISCUSSED
President McMaster determined the presence of a quorum.

Council met in SPECIAL session in the Charles D. Beard Community Room of the Municipal Annex at 6:00 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: NONE

COUNCIL COMMENTS: NONE

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS: NONE

Mayor McCann reported as follows:

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(1:14-13:38)
AN ORDINANCE SUBMITTING THE QUESTION OF AMENDMENTS OF THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO TO THE ELECTORS AT THE NOVEMBER 5, 2019 GENERAL ELECTION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Charter Amendments

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.

Rev. Plant made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; 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 Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8148

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 6:15 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: July 30, 2019; 13:58 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2019

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

8-6-19

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
AUGUST 6, 2019
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 July 9, 23, and 30, 2019, 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:
(1:57-4:01)
Mr. Lehner asked for a combined Committee Meeting with Sewer & Water for August 27; discussion, Sewer & Water Rates

Mayor McCann suggest having a meeting with MVPO; transportation presentation

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(4:48-14:16)
August 13 – President McMaster will be absent, August 27 – Mr. Eureste will be absent

Rev. Plant asked for an update on the East High Project

Mr. Waxler asked about the house on Harrison, with the roof falling

Mrs. Krutsch thanked the city for the nice roads over by Latty area.
Issues with the condition of the CSX Railroad Property

Mr. Lundberg noted the water retention by Walgreens looks a lot better

Mrs. Krutsch congratulated Mr. Leonard on his recent trip to Washington DC

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(4:04-4:45)
Liquor Permit 2751789

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(14:18-18:19)
August 11, Kingsbury Pool closes

Mayor McCann called for Executive Session on the Re-appointment of a Public Official; Motion for an Executive Session was made by Mr. Hancock and seconded by Mr. Waxler, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

Noted some of the construction going on

Mr. Lundberg, noted someone was almost hit by a car, that was near the alley construction downtown. Mr. Lundberg suggest better signage
City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(18:20-27:35)
Isiah Frazier and Mike Harris spoke about the “Feel the Heat” campaign on September 14

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(27:39-28:10)
Mr. O’Donnell noted the proposed Charter Amendments are in the hands of the Board of Elections

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:
(28:11-28:40)
Council Meetings are still not televised, hopefully next week

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(28:50-31:18)
AN ORDINANCE CONSENTING TO THE INSPECTION OF A BRIDGE WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY AND PLEDGING COOPERATION WITH THE OHIO DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION (Preliminary Legislation: ODOT Project ID No. 109334)

Allowing the inspection of a bridge on Columbus Ave., from ODOT

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.

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. 8149

(31:27-41:44)
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND RATIFYING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO AND A.F.S.C.M.E LOCAL 2213 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

New Collective Bargaining Agreement between Municipal Employees and AFSCME

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.

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. 8150

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(42:11-51:06)
Ethan Engel asked about the process of poor condition homes

Christine Plant had a complaint about the conditions of a neighboring property

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session Re-appointment of a Public Official at 7:51 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:19 p.m., Mr. Waxler moved and Mr. Hancock 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 8:21 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: August 6, 2019; 51:13 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2019

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

City Council Index Minutes are filed with Council Clerk.

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