Published: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Updated: Thursday, April 4, 2013 02:04
- The Village will undergo a water tower interior inspection in either mid or late June, using a remotely operated vehicle. The Council approved $2,000 to Dixon Engineering, Inc. for the inspection.
- The Council approved $4,796.50 to Small’s Asphalt Paving, Inc. to remove topsoil and gravel at the Gambier Community Park.
- Leak detectors identified a leak at the service line at 205 East Brooklyn St. The newly placed sidewalk there may need to be removed for the plans to reroute a service line from the main meter to the pit meter.
- The Council approved $31,434 to Germain Ford of Columbus for a new dump truck, which includes a trade-in rebate of the old dump truck. The Council also approved $25,290 to Kaffenbarger Truck Equipment Co. to retrofit the dump truck with a stainless steel dump bed, tailgate salt spreader and snow plow.
- Small’s Asphalt Paving, Inc. submitted a quote for milling and repaving the parking lot around the Gambier Community Center as well as other areas in the Village in need of repair and for building the soccer field at the park.
- A public hearing will be held regarding the North Acland Street Project on Monday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gambier Community Center.
- The Council passed a resolution entering into a contract with ODOT Purchasing Services for 75 tons of rock salt for the 2013-2014 winter.
- The Council passed a resolution expressing extreme disapproval for House Bill 5 in the Ohio General Assembly, allowing the state to administer local income tax collection.
- The Council adopted an ordinance amending the ordinance establishing the salary and benefits of the Village Administrator.
- The Council adopted an ordinance setting an eight-percent increase in sewer rates, to offset a five-percent reduction in water rates. The Council also adopted an ordinance amending the ordinance establishing rates, charges and rules for the Municipal Water System.
- The Council approved the first reading of an ordinance establishing and naming paths by the North Campus Apartments (NCAs) for Emergency Medical Technician purposes.
- The Council approved $64,532.57 to Small’s Asphalt Paving, Inc. to finish the East Brooklyn Street Sidewalk and Roadway Improvement Project.
- The Council approved $13,000 to Schrock Construction to replace a water line at the NCAs.
- The mayor requested the Council’s view on the possibility of the College Township Fire Department’s merger with the Mount Vernon Fire Department. The Council approved a resolution endorsing the action taken by the committee in charge of the department’s future; the committee unanimously approved opening serious negotiations with Mount Vernon.