May 22, 2017 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

City Hall – Council Chambers on May 22, 2017, 7:30 PM

ROLL CALL - 10 members answered – Mr. Cumston, Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Ms. Blevins, Ms. Cunningham, Mr. Huddle, Mr. Norris, Mr. Daniels, Ms. Gustin, Dr. Gray.

PRAYER LED BY PASTOR JASON QWAST OF FAMILY LIFE CHURCH

Summary of Proceedings from May 8, 2017 – Mr. Cumston moved to approve, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Summary is approved.

Presentation: Ms. Vanessa Landon of Harding HS spoke on Light Pollution.

NEW BUSINESS:

Mayor Schertzer mentioned that that there were 5 firefighters that were promoted this morning. Chuck Deem is our new Fire Chief.

RESOLUTION 2017-11:

RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE RE-APPOINTMENT, BY THE MAYOR, OF INDIVIDUALS AS MEMBERS OF THE AIRPORT COMMISSION

Mayor Schertzer spoke: Both gentlemen I’m asking for their reappointment. Brian Clark is the senior member of the Airport Commission. Dan Hempy – this will be his second full term. Dan has been very involved in the Wings and Wheels. I’m asking for your consideration.

Mr. Thomas moved to suspend rules, Mr. Cumston 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2017-11 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2017-26:

ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 1969-29, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT BY CREATING A POSITION WITHIN THE AQUATICS CENTER, SPECIFICALLY A SEASONAL HEAD LIFEGUARD/ASSISTANT AQUATICS MANAGER, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Municipal Services with a 2-0 approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Thomas 2nd.  Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

          Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2017-26 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2017-27:

ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THROUGH THE STATE OF OHIO’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG PROGRAM) AND TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO APPLY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ALLOCATION FUNDS AND ADMINISTER THE GRANT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

          Mr. Ratliff said this came out Committee with a 3-0 approval, I’ll ask for a 1st reading tonight. Still haven’t received the final word yet what the dollar amount is. Once that final word comes along, we should move very quickly. If the $$ is different, we can tweak it. ORDINANCE 2017-27 HAS HAD ITS’ FRIST READING

ORDINANCE 2017-28:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE AUDITOR TO APPROPRIATE MONIES TO THE ADAMH FUND RECEIVED BY ADDICTION TREATMENT PROGRAM FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 approval, I’ll move to suspend, Mr. Norris 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Mr. Norris 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2017-28 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2017-29:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE AUDITOR TO APPROPRIATE MONIES FROM THE COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS FUND TO THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 approval, I’ll move to suspend, Ms. Cunningham 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Ms. Cunningham 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2017-29 IS ADOPTED

ORDINANCE 2017-30:

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE AUDITOR TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE COURT ASSISTANCE FUND RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF OHIO FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017

          Mr. Cumston stated that this came out of Finance with a 2-0 approval, I’ll move to suspend, Ms. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried.

Mr. Cumston moved to adopt, Ms. Blevins 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2017-30 IS ADOPTED

Matters not on the Agenda:

Mike Cheney spoke on the pool opening: Hopefully the weather will be cooperative starting at our regular hours this Saturday (5-27-2017).

COMMITTEE DATES:

                                                                                    Reference

Finance:                     6-5-2017        @ 6:30 pm     Regular Bus.

Legislation Codes:    6-5-2017        @ 6:50 pm     Income Tax Discussion

Regional Planning:    5-24-2017      @ 7:00 pm     County Building

Streets & Sewers:     6-5-2017        @ 6:40 pm     2017 Street Resurf. Pro.

      

 

With no further business to come before Council, Dr. Gray adjourned the meeting.

                                 

                                                                        ____________________________                                                                         Dr. Scot Gray                                                                                                             President of Council

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Clerk of Council