City Council Minutes

9.1.2020

9.1.2020

8.11.2020

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
AUGUST 11, 2020
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. Corbitt, 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 called for a motion to correct or amend the Index minutes of August 4, 2020, 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:
(1:02-18:00)

Finance Meeting; Quarterly Update (Financial Status Data, is included with Index Minutes)

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(18:15-18:56)

Mr. Hancock reminded everyone school starts soon, be careful, watch out for the kiddos

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(19:01-21:18)

August 25th is a Traffic Commission Meeting

Mayor McCann called for Executive Session on Public Official Employment. Motion for an Executive Session was made by Mr. Hancock and seconded by Mr. Waxler, Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Mast – yes, Motion Carried.

Read from the Defiance Elementary Book

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows: NONE

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(21:21-22:50)

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to permit Mr. & Mrs. Sierra, 920 Washington, to discuss the Pending Litigation of tonight’s Second Reading: seconded by Mr. Corbitt: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried.

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows:
(22:52-23:27)

Spectrum has completed the work for Live Streaming

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING:
(23:36-32:14)

AN ORDINANCE VACATING AN ALLEY IN THE W.C. HOLGATE THIRD ADDITION IN THE AUDITOR’S PLAT OF LOTS BETWEEN LOT 13 AND LOT 14

Mr. Sierra spoke about the alley

Mr. Corbitt made a motion to Let lie; seconded by Mr. Mast, voice vote, President Pro Tem Engel stated this Ordinance will come back as a Third Reading.

FIRST READING:
(32:16-50:46)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 301 – DEFINITIONS – AND ENACTING CHAPTER 377 – OPERATION OF LOW-SPEED VEHICLES, UNDER SPEED VEHICLES, UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MINI-TRUCKS

This Ordinance would permit unconventional vehicles on certain roads

Mr. Hancock made the motion to amend the Ordinance to included crossing the 3 bridges: seconded by Mr. Eureste: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – no; Engel – no; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – no; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried.

This Ordinance will come back as Second Reading as Amended

(50:49-57:32)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR TO MAKE APPLICATION TO THE WATER SUPPLY REVOLVING LOAN ACCOUNT FUND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON FILTRATION SYSTEM AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Application to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund for construction of a Granular Activated Carbon Filtration System

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Mr. Hancock: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried.

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Corbitt: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried. President Pro Tem Engel declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8235

(57:37-1:00:52)

AN ORDINANCE AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SHARED USE PATH ALONG COLLEGE PLACE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Contract for the construction of a shared use path on College Place

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Mr. Waxler: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried.

Mr. Eureste made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Mast: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried. President Pro Tem Engel declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8236

(1:00:57-1:03:11)

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT TO REPLACE THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT PUMPHOUSE ROOF AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Replacement of the water treatment plant pumphouse roof

Mr. Waxler made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Mr. Corbitt: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried.

Mrs. Krutsch made the motion to adopt the Ordinance; seconded by Mr. Hancock: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried. President Pro Tem Engel declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8237

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session Public Official Employment, President Pro Tem Engel called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:14 p.m., Mr. Hancock moved and Mr. Waxler seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.

Motion made by Mr. Hancock; Mr. Waxler seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: August 11, 2020; 1 hr. 03:30 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬,2020

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

8.25.2020

8.25.2020

City Council Index Minutes are filed with Council Clerk.

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