Mayor Bryan Shock called the September 14,2017 Village of Attica Council meeting to order at 7:32PM.
Roll Call: George Yakoubian, Jeff Painter, Kirk Stanfield, Jeff Love, Nate Frisch and Gary Jordan. Others present: Village Administrator Martin, Police Chief Turner, Residents Ed Treft, M/M Lance Drummond, family members of Jacob Bruening, and Officers Joe Bruening, Jason Bush.
Motion by Councilman Yakoubian, seconded by Councilman Love to approve the warrants for payment. Vote: 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Councilman Frisch, seconded by Councilman Love to approve the minutes as presented. Vote: 5-0, with Councilman Jordan abstaining. Motion Carried.
Written & Oral Communication: -
Public Safety: Chief Turner introduced Jacob Bruening, recently graduating from the Police Academy Program, Terra CC and asked Council to hire Jacob as an auxiliary officer for the department. Motion by Councilman Jordan, seconded by Councilman Yakoubian to hire Jacob Bruening as an auxiliary police officer for the Village of Attica, effective 9-14-17 (unpaid position). Vote: 6-0. Motion carried. Levy information upcoming to be sent to our Solicitor for resolution process. Councilman Jordan asked if we have billed Blue Line Solutions for the officer reimbursement, and Chief Turner said no, that the hours would be turned in before next council meeting.
Streets & Properties: ODOT has deep-cut and re-surfaced patches of SR 224 as part of their micro surface project. L & L paving has sealed the parking lot (north-side used by Sutton Bank), with S.Bank to pay invoice.
Parks: Councilman Painter reported that Danette Martin has graciously donated her time to re-paint the Honey Creed Park Signs. Thanks Danette. Signs will be placed at Attica Veterans Memorial Park, (stating code violations) for pet owners with dogs running loose within the ballfield. V.A. Martin has rented a lift from Sun Belt for the replacement of the Myers Park Ball field lights (at a cost of $800 per day).
Trees: Roes Tree Service will be here in September for tree maintenance.
EMS: No meeting.
Cemetery: Meeting held, bills paid.
Zoning Commission: -
Finance & Rule: Total all funds: $1,013,289.68 The 8-31-17 bank reconciliation was reviewed and signed by Council. Fund 2041 Parks & Rec: Appropriation codes 320 represents parks, while 340 represents the pool. The WTSD system Oct 1st payment of $155,653.25 represents Principal due of $40,600 and Interest due of $115,053.25 to the USDA/RD.
Water & Sewer: System wide hydrant flushing will take place the week of Oct 2nd, starting with Caroline and working back into the Village and Siam. The EPA stopped by for a routine Sanitary Survey, and found no violations.
Village Web Site & IT: -
Unfinished, Old Business, New Business:
3rd read of Resolution 2017-13, Accepting the amounts and rates as set by the Budget Commission was read. Motion by Councilman Yakoubian, seconded by Councilman Frisch to adopt Resolution 2017-13, accepting the amounts and rates as set by the Budget Commission. Vote: 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Councilman Yakoubian, seconded by Councilman Frisch to set Trick or Treat on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 4-5:30PM. Vote: 6-0. Motion carried.
Next meeting: Thursday September 28, 2017 7:30PM.
Motion by Councilman Yakoubian, seconded by Councilman Painter to adjourn the meeting. Time: 7:50PM. Vote: 6-0. Motion carried.
Mayor Bryan Shock Fiscal Officer Pat Krebs