VILLAGE OF NORTH BEND
21 TAYLOR AVENUE, NORTH BEND, OHIO 45052
February 23, 2015
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Sammons.
Mayor: Mr. Sammons
Law Director: Mr. Sollmann
Fiscal Officer: Mr. Sullivan
Councilpersons: Mrs. Romweber, Mr. Hartoin, Mr. Nunnery,Mr. Welch, Mr. Moorman, excused, Ms. Smith
MAYORíS OPENING STATEMENT
State of the Village Address was given by Mayor Sammons. A copy is available at the Village office.
Ron Nunnery moved that the January, 2015 Minutes be accepted. Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
The Treasurerís Report is available at the Village office.
PAY THE BILLS
Bill Welch made motion to pay the bills. Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
MAINTENANCE SUPERVISORíS REPORT
See Attached Report
A motion was offered by Bill Welch to renovate the Village office per Rick Schultzís plan. Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%. Scott Sollmann will provide the Resolution.
Mayor Sammons offered a vision of the shelter for the playground. This will be financed by the "Interact for Health" grant we received. A public hearing will be held prior to finalizing plans.
Sgt. Pitchford (attending the meeting for Sgt. Steers) stated there were 28 calls for the month of January.
Minutes, February 23, 2015
Mr. Howard Seaver of the American Legion Post 485 introduced Caden Wells and Jacob Bayer from Taylor High School. They were selected to participate in the Buckeye Boys State Program for 2015, which will take place June 14-21 at Bowling Green University. Mr. Seaver reviewed the Boys State program and how the candidates were selected. Each candidate gave a talk and participated in a discussion with the members of council about what motivated them to serve and what direction these two boys may take.
Chief Ober reported that there was 1 Fire run and 8 EMT details for the month of January. Chief Ober asked residents to keep fire hydrants clear of snow. The fire department continues to work with Cleves Water Works to repair the hydrants.
THREE RIVERS SCHOOL DISTRICT
Finance - Mr. Welch
Light, Water and Sewer - Ms. Smith
Maintenance - Mr. Hartoin
Police & Fire Ė Mr. Nunnery
Planning & Zoning - Mrs. Romweber
Law & Ordinance - Mr. Moorman
Beautification Ė Fran Romweber
Our next Beautification meeting is Saturday, March 14 at 9:30a.m. in Council Hall.
COUNCILíS OLD BUSINESS
LAW DIRECTORíS OLD BUSINESS
Minutes, February 23, 2015
MAYORíS OLD BUSINESS
COUNCILíS NEW BUSINESS
LAW DIRECTOR NEW BUSINESS
There was a discussion regarding the possible purchase of a Three Rivers Parkway property by the Village. Mr. Sollmann was contacted by Melissa Foxís attorney who offered the property to the Village for the sum of $1.00. Mr. Sollmann drafted a Purchase Agreement for Councilís approval. Mayor Sammons reviewed the plan to purchase the property and subsequently tear it down and stated the reasons behind that decision. Ron Hartoin made motion to give the mayor authorization to complete the transfer of property. Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
MAYORíS NEW BUSINESS/ REPORT
OPEN TO THE FLOOR
Jim Pessler, owner of the former Rohrerís Tavern, asked for a variance pertaining to the size of a new sign which will be posted at the new business. Mayor Sammons asked Mr. Pessler to submit a formal request through the Hamilton County Zoning Department. The Planning and Zoning Commission of North Bend would then have to review and give approval. Mr. Pessler reviewed the new business plan. Basically, itís a retail store featuring high end beers and wines with some tastings, however, itís not a sit-down restaurant or bar.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS, COMMENTS
MAYORíS FINAL COMMENTS
Bill Welch made motion to go into Executive Session to discuss pay issues. Ron Nunnery seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
Council reconvened and adjourned at 8:40p.m.
Bill Welch made motion to adjourn the meeting. Ron Nunnery seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%. Meeting was adjourned at 8:40p.m.
Fiscal Officer Mayor
Minutes, February 23, 2015
February 23rd, 2015
To Council Members for Your Information and Review
We received word from the county auditorís office that our 2015 Appropriations budget has been approved.
We received this month our annual Time Warner Franchise Fee, our Quarterly Cincinnati Bell Franchise fee and our quarterly Duke Retail Rebate fee. An update on each of these is in your monthly packet.
We wrote one Purchase order this month to cover our videotaping expense for 2015.
Distributed to council members this month are the following reports:
Monthly Cash Flow Analysis:
Showing money in/money out and the check book balance
Payment and charge Register Report:
Includes all checks & automatic payments taken directly from our checkbook since last Council Meeting
Receipts Register Report:
Includes all sources of revenue taken in by the Village since last Council Meeting
Revenue Status Report:
Shows the year-to-date status of each revenue account as of date of this Council Meeting
Fund Status Report: Shows amount left in each fund as of date of this Council
Meeting and the current checking account balance
Year to Date Beautification Accounting Report
Mayorís Discretionary Fund Report
Copies of all the above reports are available for public viewing at the Village Office.
Respectfully submitted, Edward Sullivan, Fiscal Officer
MAINTENANCE REPORT FEBRUARY 23, 2015 RICK SCHULTZ
Snow Events Ė Feb. 16 used 20 tons of salt
Feb. 18 used 12 tons of salt
Feb. 21 used 12 tons of salt
Salt supply 23 tons and 100 tons @ Consolidated
Planters Ė Repaired and painted wood planter boxes
Emptied and reworked soil from planters and repotted. Ready to plant.
Mowers sent out for service. Ready for spring.
Repaired old, worn out flag poles and put new poles in service. Sent old flags to VFW for proper disposal. Multiple poles damaged during wind storm.
Finished putting holiday decorations away.