City Council Minutes

11-12-19

INDEX FOR THE

11.12.19

10-22-19

INDEX FOR THE
DEFIANCE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
OCTOBER 22, 2019
President McMaster determined the presence of a quorum.

President McMaster called for a Motion to excuse Rev. Plant moved by Mr. Engel, 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 October 8, 2019, in hearing none, Index minutes are approved as written.

INTRODUCTION OF PERSONS/SPECIAL GUESTS APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL: A NIGHT WITHOUT A HOME PROGRAM AT DEFIANCE COLLEGE

(1:55-4:46)
Madeleine McMaster and Blake Newman spoke about the Program/Event, this Thursday at 4:30 pm at DC campus

PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

COMMITTEE MEETING OR REPORTS: STREET & SIDEWALK

(4:50-58:15)
CITY SIDEWALK POLICY, SPECIFICALLY CLINTON STREET SIDEWALK

Mr. Eureste’s email is part of the Council Minutes, in Council Clerk’s office

Motion made by Mr. Eureste; Mrs. Krutsch seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned

Mr. Lehner announced a Finance Meeting, November 12, 2020 Budget

COUNCIL COMMENTS:
(58:28-1:00:15)
Mr. Waxler asked if the leaf pick-up will be extended. Also, Mr. Waxler noted there is a lot of pedestrian traffic, crossing the road out by the reservoir. Possibly installation of pedestrian sign

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL REPORT/CONCERNS:
(1:00:21-1:01:36)
Next Council Meeting is November 12
President McMaster read a letter from Dr. Sally A. Myers concerning the 1918 Building. Letter is attached with original minutes in Clerk’s office

REPORTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:

Mayor McCann reported as follows:
(1:01:39-1:02:43)
Thursday is Trick~Treat
Saturday is the Halloween Parade
Housing Pillar will meet tomorrow in Council Chambers at 3:00 pm

City Administrator Leonard reported as follows:
(1:02:44-1:03:30)
Encumbrance Report

City Law Director O’Donnell reported as follows:
(1:03:34-1:05:47)
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. Lundberg and seconded by Mr. Eureste, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch- yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – absent, Motion Carried.

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

Mr. O’Donnell called for Executive Session on Imminent Court Action ORC 121.22 (G) (3). Motion for an Executive Session was made by Mr. Waxler and seconded by Mrs. Krutsch, Roll Call Vote: Lundberg – yes; Engel – yes; Hancock – yes; Eureste – yes; Krutsch- yes; Waxler – yes; Plant – absent, Motion Carried.

Finance Director Lehner reported as follows: NONE

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

THIRD READING: NONE

SECOND READING: NONE

FIRST READING:
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AN ORDINANCE ASSENTING TO THE DETACHMENT OF TERRITORY CONSISTING OF 7.72 ACRES IN THE CITY OF DEFIANCE TO DEFIANCE TOWNSHIP, OHIO

Authorizing the detachment of 20308 County Rd 424

Mr. Eureste 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.

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 – absent, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8165

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AN ORDINANCE APPROVING CURRENT REPLACEMENT PAGES TO THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF DEFIANCE, OHIO

Codified Ordinance Replacement Pages

Mr. Lundberg 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 – absent, 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 – absent, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8166

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AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING REAL PROPERTY ADJACENT TO THE OTTAWA AVENUE AND CLEVELAND AVENUE INTERSECTION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Accepting property adjacent to Cleveland and Ottawa Avenues for the roundabout

Mr. Waxler 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.

Mr. Engel 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. 8167

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AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS FOR THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2019

October Transfer

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.

Mrs. Krutsch 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 – absent, the Motion was carried. President McMaster declared the Ordinance adopted and it became Ordinance No. 8168

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A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A “HEALTH IN ALL” POLICY CREATED BY THE DEFIANCE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Jamie Gerken discussed the “Health in All” Policy

Mr. Waxler 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 – absent, the Motion was carried.

Mr. Hancock made the motion to adopt the Resolution; 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. President McMaster declared the Resolution adopted and it became Resolution No. 2510

CITIZEN CONCERNS:
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Ron Posey 1917 Darbyshire asked if Defiance could have another Cable Service

STUDY SESSION: NONE

Council then went into Executive Session concerning Purchase of Property ORC 121.22 (G) (2) President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:45 p.m., Mr. Hancock moved and Mr. Eureste seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.
Council then went into Executive Session concerning Sale of Property ORC 121.22 (G) (2) President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:51 p.m., Mr. Waxler moved and Mr. Engel seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.
Council then went into Executive Session concerning Imminent Court Action ORC 121.22 (G) (3) President McMaster called for a motion to adjourn the Executive Session, at 8:54 p.m., Mr. Waxler moved and Mr. Lundberg seconded; Voice vote, Motion carried.
Motion made by Mr. Lundberg; Mr. Engel seconded that the meeting be adjourned; on Voice Vote the meeting was adjourned at 8:54 p.m.

OFFICIAL MINUTES DVD: October 22, 2019; 1 hr. 27:52 minutes

Respectfully submitted,
Lisa Elders
Defiance City Council Clerk

Approval of Index Minutes: , 2019

Attest: , President David McMaster

Attest: , Clerk, Lisa Elders

11-19-19

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