Village of Mantua
Special Council Meeting Minutes
July 28, 2010

MEMBERS PRESENT: Council President Ben Prescott, Linda Clark, Linda Schilling, Marty Hura, Roger Hawkins, Giles Seith.

OTHERS PRESENT: Mayor Donna Hawkins, Clerk-Treasurer Jenny August

CITIZENS: Pearl Campbell, Norm Erickson

CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m. by Mayor Hawkins, then Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Legislation immediately followed.

RES. 2010-27 A RESOLUTION REQUESTING AND AUTHORIZING THE PORTAGE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO PLACE UPON THE VILLAGE OF MANTUA BALLOT AT THE GENERAL ELECTION OF NOVEMBER 2, 2010, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER ORDINANCE 2010-14, INCREASING THE VILLAGE OF MANTUA INCOME TAX TO TWO PER CENT (2%), AND THE CREDIT FOR TAXES PAID TO OTHER MUNICIPALITIES TO THREE- QUARTERS OF ONE PER CENT (0.75%), SHALL BE APPROVED IN ACCORDANCE WITH OHIO REVISED CODE SECTION 718.01, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. Motion to Suspend the Rules by Linda Schilling, seconded by Ben Prescott. Roger Hawkins voted no. All others voted yes. Motion to open for discussion by Linda Schilling, seconded by Ben Prescott. No discussion. Call to question: Roger Hawkins voted no, all others voted yes.

RES. 2010- 34 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN ADJUSTMENTS TO THE 2010 APPROPRIATIONS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. Motion to Suspend the Rules by Linda Schilling, seconded by Ben Prescott. All Council members voted yes. Motion to open for discussion by Linda Schilling, seconded by Marty Hura. Jenny explained that the Village received a check from the Trust Fund for the purpose of having the mausoleum tuck-pointed, some tree work done, and equipment replacement. Call to question: All Council members voted yes.

CITIZEN COMMENTS: No citizens spoke at this time.

ADJOURN: Motion to adjourn by Linda Schilling, seconded by Marty Hura. The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 6:04.

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Mayor Donna Hawkins

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Clerk-Treasurer Jenny August