Mayor Bryan Shock called the May 10th, 2018 Village of Attica Council meeting to order at 7:30PM.

  1. I.Roll Call: Ed Treft, Louis Sanders, George Yakoubian, Kirk Stanfield and Nate Frisch. Absent: Jeff Love. Other’s present: V.A. Martin, Chief Turner Absent: F/O Amber Coontz

Resident: Lance & Tracy Drummond, and Press were present.                       

  1. II.Approval of Warrants: Motion by Councilman Yakoubian, seconded by Councilman Sanders to approve the warrants for payment. Vote: 5-0. Motion Carried.

Approval of Minutes: Motion by Councilman Sanders, seconded by Councilman Treft to approve the minutes as presented. Vote: 5-0. Motion carried.

  1. III.Written & Oral Communication: The Mayor read Fiscal Officer, Amber Coontz’s apologies for not being at the meeting due to an officer death at MPD. He continued to speak about the special meeting that was held on April 28th, 2018 to Declare an emergency and pass Resolution 2018-5; A Resolution to cooperate for the purpose of providing park improvements. The special meeting also approved the pool rates of pay for 2018 and that the Village will reimburse 50% of the lifeguard certification in 2017 and the Legion will pay the remaining 50%. The Mayor requested for a motion to approve the special meeting held on April 28th, 2018. Councilman Nate Frisch, seconded by Councilman Sanders to approve the special meeting held on April 28th. Vote 5-0. Motion carried. Also, the Mayor read the resignation of Jeff Love. The Mayor advised that Councilman Love was also the Council President and that Council has 30 days from today to appoint a new President. Discussion will be held at the next meeting.
  1. IV.Committee Matters:
    1. 1.Public Safety: The Attica PD provided their service to the Sons of Legion during their Blessings of the Bikes event this past Saturday. Chief Turner also mentions that his Explorer cruiser had been hit by another vehicle and that he is working on the estimates. They talked about the details of the event with regards to the driver not having insurance but the vehicle owner does. FO Coontz has followed up with the insurance provider to make the claim. The discussion arose of the necessary clarification on the Resolution for the Police Levy at the next meeting by the solicitor.


  1. 2.Streets and Properties – Green Space Bids/email? (inaudible) Village Administrator to update.


  1. 3.Parks: Park levy did pass. Sam’s Club membership is $45.00 per year. Discussion pertaining to whom can purchase merchandise and Council is entrusting Glea Herr to make the purchases via the Village credit card and turning receipts into FO Coontz. Councilman Frisch noted the need to replace the dilapidated doors at the ball field. It was okayed last year but we didn’t spend the money. Councilman Stanfield asked why it wasn’t completed last year? It was advised that the contractor simply did not complete the job. Motion by Councilman Yakoubian, seconded by Councilman Sanders to approve the purchase of two doors for the Ball Field concession stands. Vote: 5-0. Motion carried. Village Administrator Martin stated that he ordered pool paint to paint the pool for the 2018 season.
  2. 4.Trees: Mr. Drummond mentioned that a couple of trees would be cut down and there are a few more that he would like to see come down. His budget will dictate how many they can cut down. (Inaudible.)
  3. 5.Fire: Nothing to report
  4. 6.EMS: Had meeting/paid bills
  5. 7.Cemetery: -
  6. 8.Personnel: -
  7. 9.Zoning Commission: (Inaudible) discussion regarding a piece of property, removal of an overhang
  8. 10.Finance & Rule: Total of all Funds: $1,089,401.18
  9. 11.Water & Sewer:
  10. 12.Village Website & IT: Fiscal Officer Amber Coontz wrote a letter addressing the Mayor and Council and requested a motion to pay the Village IT, Joe Graham 2.25 hours of pay instead of the 4.5 hours he billed the village. The letter will be attached to the minutes. Councilman Yakoubian addressed council on the situation and agreed. A motion by Councilman Louis Sanders, seconded by Councilman Frisch to grant permission to the Fiscal Officer to pay Joe Graham 2.25 hours of IT work. Vote: 5-0. Motion carried.
  11. 13.Unfinished – Old Business – New Business


Motion by Councilman Frisch seconded by Councilman Sanders to approve Special Meeting minutes on April 28th, 2018. Vote 5-0. Motion carried.

New Business: Richard Kricker would like to attend the June 14th meeting and this was discussed and approved for FO Coontz to put on the Agenda. Jeret will contact. This will be a power point presentation with regards to the source water.

Motion to adjourn the meeting. Time: 8:55 P.M. Vote 5-0. Motion carried.

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Mayor Bryan Shock                                                                         Fiscal Officer Amber Coontz