MANTUA VILLAGE
Regular Council Meeting
October 18, 2005

Mayor Hopkins led the Pledge of Allegiance and called the council meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Roll Call: Council President Marty Hura, Paul Janson, Jim Rogers, Pearl Campbell, Wes Hawkins, and Linda Schilling.

Others Present: Clerk-Treasurer Betsy Woolf, Village Solicitor David Benjamin, Village Administrator Ed Trego, Police Chief Harry Buchert, and several Village residents.

Minutes: Minutes from Council meeting of September, 2005. Motion to bring to floor made by L. Schilling and seconded by M. Hura. All ayes on vote. Motion to accept as submitted made by L. Schilling and seconded by J. Rogers. All ayes on roll call.

Clerk’s Report: B. Woolf reported the appropriations and expenditures as of the end of September.

Bills of Resolution: L. Schilling made a motion to bring the bills of resolution and the addendum to the floor. A second was made by J. Rogers. All ayes on vote. L. Schilling made a motion to approve. J. Rogers seconded. All ayes on vote.

Legislation: ORDINANCE 2005-10 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE DEDICATION OF THE WATER/SANITARY SEWER HARDWARE OFFERED BY THE CRESTWOOD LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION AS A PART OF THE VILLAGE OF MANTUA WATER/SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM, ACCEPTANCE OF THIS DEDICATION IS CONDITIONED ON RECEIPT OF A COPY OF THE CERTIFICATE OF CONTRACT COMPLETION APPROVED BY THE CRESTWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD, THE DATE OF WHICH ACCEPTANCE SHALL BE PART OF THE ONE YEAR WARRANTY GUARANTEE PERIOD AS FOR THE PROJECTS GENERAL CONDITION SECTION 11.3.1 AND DECLARED AN EMERGENCY. Legislation remains tabled.

ORDINANCE 2005-13 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PRIOR ORDINANCE NOS. 1972-2, 1983-08, 1984-46, 1989-17, and 1994-04, 2003-36, 2004-18 AND CHAPTER 921 OF THE MANTUA CODE OF ORDINANCES CONCERNING WATER SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE VILLAGE OF MANTUA, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. Motion made by J. Rogers to take off table, seconded by M. Hura. All ayes on vote. This was discussed at the Service Committee meeting and will be amended for next meeting. Motion to pass on 2nd reading made by L. Schilling, seconded by J. Rogers. All ayes on vote

ORDINANCE 2005-14 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PRIOR ORDINANCE NOS. 1996-23, 1997-5, AND 1982-23, 2003-37, 2004-19 AND CHAPTER 931 OF THE MANTUA CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 931 CONCERNING SEWER SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE VILLAGE OF MANTUA, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY . 3rd Reading. J. Rogers made a motion to bring off the table with a second from L. Schilling. All ayes on roll call. J. Rogers stated that the legislation should be ready for consideration by the next council meeting, Nov. 22. Motion to pass on 2nd reading made by M. Hura, seconded by L. Schilling. All ayes on vote.

ORDINANCE 2005-22 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE EXTENSION OF THE UNTED HEALTH CARE INSURANCE/HOSPITALIZATION-VISION CARE COVERAGE FOR THE TIME PERIOD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1, 2006 AS A RESULT OF PREVIOUSLY ACCEPTED BID SUBMITTED BY THIS CARRIER, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE VILLAGE CLERK-TREASURER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO THIS EFFECT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. 2nd Reading. A motion to bring to the floor was made by J. Rogers with a second from L. Schilling. All ayes on vote. P. Campbell made a motion to pass on 2nd reading with a second from J. Rogers. All ayes on roll call.

ORDINANCE 2005-28 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ACQUISITION OF A POLICE CRUISER FROM A DESIGNATED STATE-BID PURCHASING PROGRAM, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, THE VILLAGE CLERK-TREASURER AND THE VILLAGE POLICE CHIEF TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO THIS EFFECT, FURTHER AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE CLERK-TREASURER TO ACQUIRE THE FUNDS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THIS PURCHASE, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 1ST reading Motion to bring to the floor for 1st reading made by J. Rogers, seconded by M. Hura. All ayes on vote. Motion to pass on 1st reading made by L. Schilling, seconded by M. Hura. All ayes on vote.

RESOLUTION 2005-30 Motion to pass made by M. Hura, seconded by P. Janson. All ayes on vote.

ORDINANCE 2005-31 AN ORDINANCE SELECTING KONE AS THE LOWEST AND BEST BID FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN ELEVATOR IN THE NEW MUNICIPAL BUILDING, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE VILLAGE CLERK-TREASURER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO THIS EFFECT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 1st reading Motion to bring to floor made by M. Hura, seconded by J. Rogers. All ayes on vote. The clerk-treasurer brought both bids that were submitted. Kone submitted $42,400.00 and Thyssenkrupp submitted $41,336.00. Because of the time element submitted by both companies, the Council awarded the bid to Kone. Motin to suspend the rules and accept Kone’s bid made by J. Rogers, seconded by M. Hura. All ayes on vote. Motion to pass on 3rd and final reading made by J. Rogers, seconded by L. Schilling. All aye on vote.

ORDINANCE 2005-32 AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THAT THE MUNICIPAL CENTER LOCATED AT 4736 EAST HIGH STREET, MANTUA, OHIO 44255, IS NOT NEEDED FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND APPROVING THE AUCTION SALE OF THAT MUNICIPAL CENTER, AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE CLERK-TREASURER TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THIS SALE, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY 1st reading. Motion to bring to floor made by J. Rogers, seconded by L. Schilling. All ayes on vote. Motion to pass on 1st reading made by M. Hura, seconded by J. Rogers. All ayes on vote.

A motion to accept all committee reports was made by L. Schilling with a second by J. Rogers. All ayes on vote. The reports are on file in the clerk’s office.

Village Administrator Ed Trego advised Mr. & Mrs. John Clark to trim the pine trees at their house. Mr. Clark responded, when the Village fixes the road he will take care of the trees. Ed replied that they have been notified several times with no response.

Chief Buchert advised that this month’s Safety Committee meeting has been cancelled.

L Schilling asked the Mayor if he will issue a stop work to the contractor. The Mayor replied he will talk with the contractor about stopping work at the new building.

M. Hura stated the Lion’s Club would like to meet at the Park Lodge 2 nights a month. The second and 4th Tuesday. It was suggested they meet a the Village Hall.

J. Rogers – Planning Commission will meet at the Park Lodge tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. M. Hura stated that he felt it would be good if council had those figures to be able to go over them before renewal time.

Citizens: Linda Clark asked of the status of the building permits. The Mayor advised that they weren’t done yet. She stated that the Village should stop work at the building until the permits are issued. The Mayor replied that he will talk with the contractor about halting work. Mrs. Clark also asked about the bills for the contractor, re. shop vac, saw blades, etc. Are these items the Villages’s once the job is completed. The Mayor replied that they are all part of the job. She also asked the clerk if she had obtained a copy of the contractor’s liability insurance. The clerk will obtain a copy.

Motion to adjourn at 7: 50 p.m. made by J. Rogers and seconded by M. Hura. All ayes on vote.

Mayor Claude Hopkins

Betsy Woolf, Clerk-Treasurer