City Council Minutes

2.25.2020

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
February 25, 2020
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 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 February 11, 2020, 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:
(2:13-3:33)
Mr. Eureste reported on the Street & Sidewalk Meeting

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(3:36-15:47)
Motion to direct Mr. O’Donnell to draft a proposal of amended rule change, from Committees to Liaisons was made by Mr. Engel and seconded by Mr. Waxler, Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – no; Krutsch- yes; Waxler – yes; Mast – yes, Motion Carried.

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS: NONE

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(15:57-18:44)
Mayor McCann attended a Health Pillar Meeting and there are interesting proposals coming

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:
(19:16-23:05)
AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING REAL PROPERTY ADJACENT TO THE OTTAWA AVENUE AND CLEVELAND AVENUE INTERSECTION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Property purchase to improve the intersections at Ottawa & Cleveland

Mr. Engel 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.

Mr. Hancock 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 McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8204

(23:07-25:30)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGENCY FOR AN AWARD OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM FUNDS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Application to ODSA for an award of funds for the CDBG Target of Opportunity Program Funds. Mr. O’Donnell recommended that Council let lay this legislation, because a Public Hearing is required

Mr. Waxler made a motion to Let lie; seconded by Mrs. Krutsch, Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock- yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster stated this Ordinance will come back as a Second Reading

(25:34-31:22)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF MUNICIPAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT SOUTH JACKSON STREET TO THE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION

Conveying property to the CIC for an Economic Development purpose, which the CIC will convey the land on S. Jackson St. to the developer for housing for special needs

Mr. Waxler 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.

Mrs. Krutsch 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 McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8205

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Hancock; Mr. Engel seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:32 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: February 25, 2020; 31:57 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: ___________,2020

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

3.3.2020

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
March 3, 2020
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 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 February 25, 2020, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: NONE

PUBLIC HEARING:
(1:54-13:59)

The City of Defiance intends to apply to the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA), Office of Community Development (OCD) for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The City is eligible for up to $250,000 of Program Year 2019 CDBG Target of Opportunity Program

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS:
(14:29-14:55)

Mr. Eureste called a Street & Sidewalk Meeting for April 7 at 7:00 pm for our downtown streets

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(15:58-17:28)

Mr. Mast noted Coffee with a Cop is an excellent resource. Also, Mr. Mast asked when 424 & Fort St. will be open

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(15:08-15:52)

Council Clerk Elders noted the Audio & Documentation for Committee Meetings is on the City Website

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(17:32-18:37)

Mayor McCann echoed Mr. Mast’s comment on the Coffee with a Cop, last meeting had good information on the coronavirus.

Mayor McCann will not be at Council next week, he has a mandatory meeting

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(18:40-19:02)

Expenditure of money; Ferguson Enterprise, LLC – $20,000, PO 2020-00671

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:
(19:18-21:30)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGENCY FOR AN AWARD OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM FUNDS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Target of Opportunity Program Grant application

Mr. Eureste 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.

Mr. Waxler 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 McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8206

FIRST READING: NONE

CITIZEN CONCERNS: NONE

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Motion made by Mr. Hancock; Mr. Engel seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:22 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: March 3, 2020; 22:16 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: _____________,2020

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

3.10.2020

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
MARCH 10, 2020
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 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 March 3, 2020, 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:
(2:02-3:04)

Mr. Hancock stated there are potholes in the drive at Holgate Park

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(3:07-4:30)

Liquor Permit: 3814455
President McMaster announced the Empty Bowls Event, April 2 at the K of C Hall, 4:00-7:30

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows: ABSENT

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(4:37-4:51)

Mayor McCann is at an annual Health District Meeting

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(4:53-6:01)

Bud’s Restaurant has been in operation for 81 years

Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session on Purchase of Property ORC 121.22 (G) (2). Motion for an Executive Session was made by Mr. Engel and seconded by Mr. Hancock, Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Mast – yes, Motion Carried.

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
(6:09-16:42)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT FOR THE MONITORING AND DATA MANAGEMENT OF FLOW METERS

Real time monitoring discharge for CSO’s contract with Emnet LLC

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

Mr. Engel 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 McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8207

(16:45-27:48)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN ENGINEERING SERVICES CONTRACT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Contract with Strand Associates Inc. to develop the city’s new integrated watershed improvement plant

Mr. Eureste 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 McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8208

(27:50-31:15)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A SALT STORAGE FACILITY

Contract Ordinance for the design of a new salt storage facility

Mr. Hancock made the motion to suspend and call for the question: seconded by Mr. Eureste: 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. Mast: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8209

(31:18-34:24)
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF STREET AND OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS FOR HAIG, BLAINE, THURMAN, LOGAN, AND MYRNA STREETS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Contract with Ward Construction Company for the construction of street and other infrastructure improvements to the mention streets

Mr. Engel 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. Mast: Roll Call Vote: Corbitt – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Krutsch – yes; Waxler – yes; Eureste – yes; Mast – yes, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8210

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
(34:38-42:58)

Mike Simon 2240 Power Dam Rd. asked about the watershed approach. Mr. Simon thought with the watershed there would be a retention pond built in a residential area, with the possibility of raw sewage stored

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session Purchase of Property, ORC 121.22 (G) (2) President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 7:54 p.m., Mr. Corbitt moved and Mr. Hancock seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.
Motion made by Mr. Engel; Mr. Waxler seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: March 10, 2020; 43:13 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: _______,2020

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

City Council Index Minutes are filed with Council Clerk.

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