Paulding Village Council met in Regular Session on September 18, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building. Mayor Greg Reinhart called the meeting to order.
Finance Director Annette Hasch called roll with the following members present: Randy Daeger, Tim Boss, Barb Rife, Robert L. Boyd, Ryan Mapes, and Dan Workman. Administrator Robert Fisher was also present, as was Solicitor Rachel L. Jones.
Randy Daeger motioned to approve the minutes of the September 5th Council meeting, seconded by Barb Rife. Vote: all yea.
Dave Burtch from the Paulding County Vision Board was in attendance. He asked if anyone had turned in their Paulding County Vision survey. They would like to have approximately 700 to 800 surveys completed by September 22. The board wants to be able to use the data from the surveys for the downtown revitalization efforts. The Downtown Revitalization Committee has joined Heritage Ohio. It is a non-profit organization that helps with downtown revitalizations. It will cost $5,000 to join this organization. They are in the process of raising money.
Dave Burtch announced that the new Paulding Chamber Director is Mikayla Pieper.
Robert L. Boyd reported on the Salary & Allowance committee meeting held on September 18, 2017. The following item was discussed:
1) The completion of the Employee Handbook regarding the Police and Fire Department was discussed. The handbook is in the finalization stage. The next step will be to wait for the review from Clemans, Nelson & Associates.
Resolution No. 1325-17 re: A Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rate as Determined by the Budget Commission and Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and certifying them to the County Auditor was read for the second time.
Village Administrator, Robert Fisher reported that the work is still continuing in Emerald Acres on Helen Street. Ground restoration and yard drains are still being worked on. The installation of the new outflow pipe that will run from the South end of Dennis Street to Flat Rock Creek after the crops are harvested is still on the schedule. Robert said there is a section on Helen Street between Emerald Road and Robert St that he would also like to get completed this year.
Mayor, Greg Reinhart stated that the August 2017 Police Activity Report is in the Council packet.
Mayor Greg Reinhart relayed that the EMS report August 2017 is in the Council packet.
Mayor, Greg Reinhart presented an application for Street Right-A-Way Permit for Windstream for 9/25/17 thru 10/6/17 to install cable under the road. Barb Rife motioned to approve Windstream’s permit, seconded by Dan Workman. Vote: all yea.
Mayor, Greg Reinhart presented an application for Street Right-A-Way Permit for Paulding High School Homecoming Parade for 9/29/17. Barb Rife motioned to approve Paulding High School’s Homecoming Parade permit, seconded by Robert L. Boyd. Vote: all yea.
The Paulding Economic Development banquet will be October 19, 2017. Please let the Mayor if you would like to attend.
Randy Daeger motioned to pay the bills, seconded by Ryan Mapes. Vote: all yea.
Randy Daeger motioned for Council to move into Executive Session to consider the employment of a public employee, seconded by Robert L. Boyd. Vote: all yea.
Randy Daeger motioned for Council to move into Regular Session, seconded by Dan Workman. Vote: all yea.
The following meetings were scheduled:
· Utility Committee—Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 4:45 p.m.
· Buildings & Grounds—Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 5:30 p.m.
· Ordinance Committee—Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ immediately after Buildings & Grounds meeting
Barb Rife motioned to adjourn, seconded by Randy Daeger. Vote: all yea.