City Council Minutes

10-8-19

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
OCTOBER 8, 2019
President McMaster determined the presence of a quorum.

President McMaster called for a Motion to excuse Mr. Waxler 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.

President McMaster called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of October 1, 2019, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: Josh Busch and Kirstie Mack
(2:15-20:43)
Mrs. Mack gave updates on the Ribfest, DORA and upcoming events
– Around 7000 people at the Ribfest
– Another year I not having any issues
– Thanks to all that helped
– Ribfest next year is September 26
DORA
– DORA was not in effect the night of the Ribfest
– When cement was poured for the new bridge, there was many citizens watching with their DORA cups
– Chief Shafer noted there hasn’t been any issues with DORA
Some upcoming events
– November 30, Santa is arriving
– Trick~Treat – October 24
– Halloween Parade – October 26
– Witches Brew – October 31

Mr. Busch announced a Softball Tournament, June 26-28, 2020 – Class A Tournament for girls ages 14-16 – 11-13 fields will be used expanding as far as Napoleon for fields – The 26th is the College Showcase, college coaches can interact with some players within NCAA Guidelines

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS:
(21:14-22:20)
Mr. Hancock requested a Street & Sidewalk Meeting for October 22nd at 7:00 pm – in regards to the City Sidewalk Policy, specifically Clinton St. sidewalks

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(22:31-25:56)
Mrs. Krutsch noted some DCCC Events all at the Stroede Center
– October 11, 7:30 pm, DCCC Bands presents The Shootouts
– October 12, 7:30 pm, Cinema “Dial M for Murder”
– October 13, 7:00 pm, Seraph Brass

Mrs. Krutsch also noted there possible could be a water leak at Myers St & Wayne Ave.

Rev. Plant question the legality of temporary business sign’s

Mr. Hancock noted Defiance College Homecoming is the week

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(25:58-26:19)
President McMaster noted October 22 a Special Guest from Defiance College, Social Work Program will come before Council to address a event to raise awareness for homeless people

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows: ABSENT

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(26:24-31:14)
Mr. Leonard addressed the 40-mph speed limit on East Second St., that was discussed at last weeks Council Meeting by a concerned citizen

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(31:18-34:42)
Mr. O’Donnell noted at the next Council Meeting there will be a Resolution that was put together by Defiance County Health Department

Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session on Pending Litigation, ORC 121.22 G (3). 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- yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – yes, Motion Carried.

Mr. Leonard reported on 2 City Expenditures
$20,000 – sludge hauling at WPC
$23,400 – Repair roof of the former American Legion Building

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS: NONE

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING: NONE

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session concerning Pending Litigation, 121.22 (G)(3) at 7:43 p.m., President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 7:47 p.m., Rev. Plant moved and Mr. Lundberg seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Engel; Mrs. Krutsch seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:47 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: October 8, 2019; 35:16 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2019

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

9-24-19

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 24, 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 September 10, 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:
(4:00-4:31)
Mr. Engel called for a Building & Lands Meeting, October 1, agenda; Report from the Shade Tree Commission Liaison, Proposed Shade Tree Ordinance

COUNCIL COMMENTS: NONE

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(4:44-6:56)
Mayor McCann noted 1300 residents have not scheduled for the water meter change-out

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows: ABSENT

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:
(7:29-12:41)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE DEFIANCE DEVELOPMENT AND VISITORS’ BUREAU, INC. FOR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ON CLINTON AND WEST 3RD AND 4TH STREETS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Lease Agreement with DDVB for the use of downtown streets for the RibFest this Saturday

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.

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. 8158

(12:46-17:15)
AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING REAL PROPERTY ADJACENT TO THE OTTAWA AVENUE AND CLEVELAND AVENUE INTERSECTION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Accepting property easements, for the construction of the roundabout at Cleveland and Ottawa

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. 8159

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(17:29-21:29)
Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire, questioned the above second piece of legislation, emergency measures

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg; Mr. Waxler seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:21 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: September 24, 2019; 21:51 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2019

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

10-1-19

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
OCTOBER 1, 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 September 24, 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:
(3:21-5:00)
Mr. Lundberg reported on the Shade Tree Ordinance that was discussed at the Building & Lands Meeting held this evening

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(5:08-6:07)
Mr. Lundberg thanked all who was involved with the Ribfest

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(6:08-6:32)
President McMaster noted at next week’s meeting there will be two Guest before Council Kirstie Mack and Josh Busch

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(6:35-7:06)
Mayor McCann also gave thanks to all who helped at the Ribfest

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows: NONE

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:
(7:27-11:44)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT AT EAST SIDE PARK AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Installation of Playground Equipment at the East Side Park

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. Waxler 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. 8160

(11:46-16:12)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A SHELTER HOUSE AT EAST SIDE PARK AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Installation of a shelter house at the East Side Park

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.

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 – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8161

(16:13-18:50)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION SYSTEM PROJECT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Oversite Services for the installation of a Ultraviolet Disinfection System, at the WPC facility

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. Waxler 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. 8162

(18:51-21:08)
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION ON WEST HIGH STREET AND LATCHAW DRIVE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

This Ordinance is for the construction of a sanitary sewer extension on West High St. and Latchaw Dr.

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.

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. 8163

(21:09-25:03)
AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE MAUMEE VALLEY PLANNING ORGANIZATION AS AGENT FOR THE CITY TO ADMINISTER THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY FLOOD MITIGATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Designating MVPO as an agent to administer the Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Mitigation Assistance Program

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. Waxler 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. 8164

(25:06-30:29)
A RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO H.B. 163

This Resolution expresses opposition to the Ohio House Bill 163

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. Waxler made the motion to adopt the Resolution; 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 Resolution adopted and it became Resolution No. 2509

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(30:50-33:54)
Gail Grimes 21796 Parkview Dr. noted the increase accidents on East Second St. with the bridge down, however with the speed limit at 40 mph seems high for the area

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Lundberg; Mr. Hancock seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:34 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: October 1, 2019; 34:15 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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