The Quincy Village Council met in regular session on September 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.
Council discussed the need for repairs of the sample refrigeration unit at the Joint Sewer Plant. Two invoices were reviewed at the meeting and the possibility of more work needing done.
The Quincy Council expressed much gratitude on a job well done for conducting the cake and ice cream gathering in downtown Quincy on September 12, 2015. Due to a lack of participation many of the activities were cancelled or unable to be held. Mayor Robinson has made a commitment to conduct another event in 2016 and ask if anyone was interested in participation to contact himself or a member of Council.
A list of delinquent utility users was reviewed. Accounts were approved for shut off and now that the alley project is complete these accounts will be disconnected as quickly as possible.
The Quincy Apostolic Church will be conducting a Fall Party on October 24, 2015 with details to follow. The Community is invited to attend and participate in a Chili Cook-Off and other activities.
Several properties were reviewed and discussed regarding the collection of liter being stored on private property. This is in violation of Quincy ordinances and those property owners will be contacted regarding removal of the liter and trash on properties. Council also reminds citizens that open burning is not permitted in the Village of Quincy.
The Village is also proceeding with applying for funding for a new water line on Jefferson Street. This line has been determined to be in a deteriorating condition and in need of replacement if funding is available.
Council was notified that stop signs will be placed at railroad crossings on Jefferson Street and Mill Street in accordance with new laws passed on by the State of Ohio and passed on by the Ohio Department of Transportation.
A good job commendation was given to all involved in the completion of asphalting of alleys in the Village of Quincy. Several new activities have been found for use of the alleys now that they have been redone. Thank you to everyone involved.
An issued was discussed regarding a problem with viewing oncoming traffic at the corner of State Route #235 and Jefferson Street. The Mayor will review the matter and make necessary contacts to correct the problem.
Council briefly discussed the need to review the guardrails on North Miami Street and determine if they need updated and the cost involved.
The Village of Quincy is in the process of again starting a Neighborhood Watch program. The first meeting will be held September 23, 2015 from 7:00 p. m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Quincy Community Building. Everyone interested in being a part of this group is encouraged to attend and help set up future meetings, getting information on what is suppose to happen, and how everyone can help with the protection of the community. Mr. Freyhoff will be present for the meeting.
He has helped several communities form this group and keep it functioning.
Mayor Robinson reported that the Village would again be conducting a Christmas gathering in the Village. Crafts and other activities will be a part of the program.
Details will be forthcoming.
The Joint Sewer Board representatives reported that the sludge has all been removed from the Joint Sewer Plant and land applied at the Davidson Farms.
Thanks was issued to all who helped in making this project happen.
The second reading of an ordinance to amend the original Regional Income Tax Agency agreement was passed at the meeting. This does not include any changes to rates collected but brings the Village of Quincy into the current rules that have been changed by the State of Ohio.
The next Joint Sewer Plant meeting will be held October 5, 2015 at the Joint Sewer Plant at 7:00 p.m. and next regular Village of Quincy Council meeting will be held October 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.
Submitted by the Village of Quincy.