Village of Lakeview


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The Lakeview mayor called the Nov. 2 village council meeting to order and led the council in the Pledge of Allegiance. The roll call was read and everyone answered the roll.

The minutes of the last meeting were approved as written. A motion was made by Frank Dietz to pay the bills and seconded by Dennis Harford. All voted yes and the motion passed.

A motion was made by Traci Snyder and seconded by Frank Dietz to transfer $2,483.04 into the Elevated Tank Fund and $4,080.45 into the Water Treatment Plant Fund from the CIWA Fund for October balancing. All voted yes and the motion passed.

The Fire Chief was present and reported that he had received the title to the new motor for the rescue watercraft. He also reported that the fire department did not receive the grant for the new grass truck that they applied for.

Village Administrator Pat Parish reported he had placed a call to John Cleek with the CDC of Ohio and was waiting to get a return call from him. He also reported that the demolition of the three homes is finished and looks nice.

Deputy Donnie Day was present and reported that Halloween went well and had no problems in the Village.

The Indian Lake Baptist Church members were present to inquire about the public auction on the piece of old school ground that the Village now owns. They were given a bid packet. They inquired about the security light on that parcel of ground and who will pay for it.

Jacqueline Shoffner reported that she put information on the fire levy on the Village’s face book page. She also announced that Realty Passkey was sponsoring a dinner for all veterans on November 11th at 11:11 a.m. at the Amvets and they would be providing a delivery service to any veteran that was unable to attend.

Frank Dietz reported that there is a street light out at the corner of Harrison and State Route 33.

Traci Snyder reported that the Emil Davis Park’s last event is this coming weekend and then the park can be winterized.

The Fiscal Officer read a letter that was received from Vectren in regard to the building that was erected by Captain’s Point. She was instructed to call Vectren and direct them to the State of Ohio Building Authority. She also asked Council about imposing a penalty on any tax payer that failed to inform their employer to quit withholding village income tax when they no longer live in the village. There was discussion and it was decided to just send the tax payer a letter. The Fiscal Officer also reported that the bid packets have been prepared and the bid advertisement has been sent to the paper for the public auction of the two tracts of land. The bid opening will be on December 15th at 4:00 p.m. and the Audit and Finance Committee will be present at the bid opening. The results will then be presented to Council on the December 21st meeting. The last item to be brought to Council was the problem with the fax line in the Fire Department. She said that TWCBC and Perry had tried three different ideas and none of them are working. The Fire Chief still does not have an answering machine now that the fax line works. After discussion, she was instructed to call TWCBC and have them put back the second phone line so he can have all three services, phone, fax, and answering machine, working.

The Mayor then presented Ordinance No. 2015-17 to Council which repeals Ordinance 01-02 and places the KWH Tax back into the General Fund. A motion to suspend the rules was made by Traci Snyder and a second to the motion was made by Eric Barhorst. All voted yes and the motion passed. A motion was then made by Traci Snyder to pass Ordinance No. 2015-17 on an emergency basis and seconded by Eric Barhorst. All voted yes and the motion passed. The Mayor also presented Ordinance 2015-16 to Council which adopts the Ohio Basic Code but it was decided to wait for the first reading until the actual shipment arrives.

A motion was made to adjourn by Eric Barhorst and seconded by Frank Dietz. All voted yes and the meeting adjourned.

The next meeting will be November 16th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

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Submitted by the village of Lakeview.

Submitted by the village of Lakeview.