June 11, 2020 Council Minutes (Special Meeting)
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ST. CLAIRSVILLE CITY COUNCIL
June 11, 2020 Special Council Meeting
[Teleconference format in compliance with temporary changes to Ohio’s Open Meetings Act]
Jim Velas, Council President Kathryn Thalman, Mayor
Perry Basile, Council, 1st Ward Open, Public Service/Safety Director
Mark Bukmir, Council, 3rd Ward Annette Williams, Finance Director
Terra Butler, Council, 4th Ward Elizabeth Glick, Law Director
Linda Jordan, Council-At-Large Don Smithberger, Super. of General Services
Beth Oprisch, Council-At-Large Tom Murphy, Planning & Zoning Administrator
Frank Sabatino, Council 2nd Ward
Mike Smith, Council-At-Large
Special meeting was called to order by Council President Jim Velas at 7:30pm. President Velas led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Basile HERE Oprisch HERE
Bukmir HERE Sabatino HERE
Butler HERE Smith HERE
Jordan HERE Seven (7) Present Zero (0) Absent
President Velas announced the special meeting was called to discuss two items: FOP contract negotiations and consideration for hiring a new service director – both to be discussed in executive session. Mayor Thalman stated the interested candidate for service director had withdrawn his interest just prior to the meeting.
EXECUTIVE SESSION was called by Mayor Thalman per ORC §121.22(G)(4) to discuss FOP contract negotiations. President Velas explained that residents may continue to stay on the line during the Executive Session.
A motion was made by Councilman Basile to enter Executive Session; seconded by Councilman Smith.
Basile YES Oprisch YES
Bukmir YES Sabatino YES
Butler YES Smith YES
Roll Call Vote: Seven (7) YES Zero (0) NO Executive Session entered 7:33pm
Councilwoman Oprisch made the motion to exit Executive Session and resume open Regular Session; seconded by Councilman Smith. Regular Session resumed at 8:45pm.
ADJOURNMENT: With no action taken and there being no further business to come before Council, Councilwoman Butler made a motion to adjourn; seconded by Councilman Basile. Meeting adjourned at 8:46pm.
Next meeting will be Monday, June 15, 2020 at 7:30pm via teleconference.