City of St. Clairsville

Resolution Number 2022-41

RESOLUTION 2022-41

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE AMOUNTS AND RATES AS DETERMINED

BY THE BUDGET COMMISSION AND AUTHORIZING THE NECESSARY

TAX LEVIES AND CERTIFYING THEM TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

(City Council)
Rev. Code, Secs. 5705.34, .35
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The Council of the City of St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, met in regular session on the 19th day of September 2022 at the office of the City Council with the following members present:

Vincenzo – Present                                             Butler – Absent                                       Oprisch – Present

Thrash – Present                                                 Smith – Present

Lipscomb – Present                                            Jordan – Present

 

Councilwoman Jordan moved the adoption of the following Resolution:

WHEREAS, this Council in accordance with the provisions of law has previously adopted a Tax Budget for the next succeeding fiscal year commencing January 1st, 2023; and

WHEREAS, the Budget Commission of Belmont County, Ohio, has certified its action thereon to this Board together with an estimate by the County Auditor of the rate of each tax necessary to be levied by this Board, and what part thereof is without, and what part within, the ten mill tax limitation; therefore be it

RESOLVED, By the Council of the City of St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, that the amounts and rates, as determined by the Budget Commission in its certification, be and the same are hereby accepted; and be it further

RESOLVED, That there be and is hereby levied on the tax duplicate of said County the rate of each tax necessary to be levied within and without the ten mill limitation as follows:

SCHEDULE  A

SUMMARY OF AMOUNTS REQUIRED FROM GENERAL PROPERTY TAX APPROVED BY BUDGET COMMISSION, AND COUNTY AUDITOR’S ESTIMATED TAX RATES

 

      FUND

 

    Amount

Approved by

Budget Com-

Mission Inside

10 M. Limitation

  Amount to be

  Derived From

 Levies Outside

10 M. Limitation

County Auditor’s

Estimate of Tax

Rate to be Levied

 

Inside    Outside

10 M.      10 M.

Limit      Limit

       
General Fund
$339,302.95 $209,148.91 2.50 *1.95
Police Levy Fund   $574,276.51   7.65
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
       
       
         
         
         
         
         
 

       Total

 

$339,302.95

 

$783,425.42

 

 

 2.50

 

9.60

 

 SCHEDULE  B

LEVIES OUTSIDE 10 MILL LIMITATION, EXCLUSIVE OF DEBT LEVIES
 

FUND

 

Maximum Rate

 Authorized

To Be Levied

  County Auditor’s

     Estimate of

    Yield of Levy

 (Carry to Schedule    

   A, Column II)

GENERAL FUND:                 YEAR

   
Current expense levy authorized by voters on 11/07/17

Not to exceed                5              Years.

*1.95 $209,148.91
Current expense levy authorized by voters on

Not to exceed                              Years

   
Current expense levy authorized by voters on

Not to exceed                              Years

   
Current expense levy authorized by voters on

Not to exceed                              Years

   
TOTAL GENERAL FUND OUTSIDE 10 M. LIMITATION 1.95 $209,148.81
     
SPECIAL LEVY FUNDS:    
Police expense levy authorized by voters on 11-08-1983

Not to exceed  continuing                        Years

.95

 

$24,574.87

 

Police expense levy authorized by voters on 11-06-2018

Not to exceed         5                     Years

.95 $97,651.41
Police expense levy authorized by voters on 06-02-1992

Not to exceed   continuing                          Years

3.00 $169,374.86
Police expense levy authorized by voters on 05-04-2010

Not to exceed   continuing                           Years

2.75 $282,675.37
   
7.65 $574,276.51
   

That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety of the residents of the City, so that the City can maintain normal operations.

That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

And be it further

RESOLVED, That the Clerk of this City Council be and he is hereby directed to certify a copy of this Resolution to the County Auditor of said County.

Councilman Thrash seconded the Resolution and the roll being called upon its adoption, the vote resulted as follows:

Vincenzo – Yes                                         Butler – Absent

Thrash – Yes                                             Smith – Yes

Lipscomb – Yes                                        Jordan – Yes

Oprisch – Yes

Adopted the 19th   day of  September , 2022

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Resolution Number 2022-41


Resolution Number 2022-40

                                                                                                                                       LEGISLATION CONSENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Rev. 8/5/2022

Resolution #: 2022-40

ODOT Project Title: Municipal Bridge Inspection Program

The following is a Resolution enacted by the City of St. Clairsville of Belmont County, Ohio, hereinafter referred to as the Local Public Agency (LPA).

SECTION I – Project Description

WHEREAS the (LPA) has determined the need for the described project:

Bridge Inspection Program Services, including, but not limited to routine inspections, element level inspections, critical findings report, fracture critical member inspections, load rating calculations and reports, weight limits posting sign recommendations, scour assessments, scour plan of actions, development of fracture critical plans, and underwater dive inspection reports if needed.

NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved by the City of St. Clairsville of Belmont County, Ohio.

SECTION II – Consent Statement

Being in the public interest, the LPA gives consent to the Director of Transportation to complete the above described project.

SECTION III – Cooperation Statement

The LPA shall cooperate with the Director of Transportation in the above-described project as follows:

The State shall assume and bear 100% of all the cost for Bridge Inspection Program Services requested by the City and agreed to by the State.  Eligible Bridge Inspection Services are described in the Consultant’s Scope of Services Task Order Contract (Exhibit A).

The LPA agrees to pay 100% of the cost of those features which are not included in Exhibit A.  Those features may include but not limited to the purchasing and erecting the recommended weight limits postings signs, the implementation of critical findings reports such as partial or total bridge closures, the implementation of the scour plan of actions.  When recommendations affect public safety, ODOT expects full implementation by the municipality As of October 2019, FHWA requires installing weight limits posting signs within 30 days from the official date of the approved recommendations.  Timely implementation is essential to the success of this program.

SECTION IV – Utilities and Right-of-Way Statement

The LPA agrees that all right-of-way required for the described project will be made available in accordance with current State and Federal regulations.

SECTION V – Project Duration and Consent Applicability

The Project is based on the available funds provided by ODOT aimed at assisting the LPA in reaching compliance with State and Federal laws and policies for bridge inspection.  The Project specifics (program duration, PID number, and consultant scope of services (Exhibit A)) shall be provided to the designated LPA Contractual Agent via email sent by ODOT Office of Structural Engineering (OSE).

ODOT will seek additional funds to renew the project in future years.  If such funds are allocated, ODOT will send an email with the Project specifics to the designated LPA Contractual Agent seeking approval for the new Project.  ODOT will not proceed with any Project that does not have written authorization via email from the designated LPA Contractual Agent.

SECTION VI – Authorization of Project

Jeremy Greenwood, Director of Public Service/Safety of the City of St. Clairsville is hereby empowered on behalf of the City of St. Clairsville to provide written authorization via email to the Director of Transportation to complete the above-described project and any renewals.

Passed:  September 19, 2022.

The Resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure to expedite the highway project and to promote highway safety.  Following appropriate legislative action, it shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval, otherwise it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

2022-40 Resolution VAR-STW5_PID 117554 (Consultant Services Posting) – Attachment A 9.9.22

Resolution Number 2022-40


September 12, 2022 Council Minutes Special Meeting

ST. CLAIRSVILLE CITY COUNCIL

September 12, 2022 Special Meeting

Jim Velas, Council President                                             Kathryn Thalman, Mayor

Don Vincenzo, Council, 1st Ward                                     Jeremy Greenwood, Public Service/Safety Director

Vacant, Council, 3rd Ward                                                Don Smithberger, Super. of General Services

Terra Butler, Council, 4th Ward                                        Annette Williams, Finance Director

Linda Jordan, Council-At-Large                                       Matthew Arbenz, Chief of Police

Beth Oprisch, Council-At-Large                                       Tom Murphy, Planning & Zoning Administrator

JC Thrash, Council 2nd Ward                                            Elizabeth Glick, Law Director

Mike Smith, Council-At-Large

The meeting was called to order by Council President Jim Velas at 6:08 pm. President Velas led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance. Members of the public were thanked for their attendance.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   HERE                                                 Thrash                  HERE

Jordan                  HERE

Oprisch                HERE                                                Vincenzo              HERE

Smith                   HERE

Six (6) Present                Zero (0) Absent

NEW BUSINESS: Councilwoman Jordan made a motion to appoint Kristi Lipscomb to the Ward 3 Council Seat; motion seconded by Councilwoman Butler.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                      Vincenzo             YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Council President Velas reported the Kristi Lipscomb will be sworn in at the September 19th Meeting.

ADJOURNMENT: With no further business to come before Council, Councilwoman Oprisch made a motion to adjourn; seconded by Councilman Thrash. The meeting was adjourned at 6:11 P.M.

The next meeting will be Tuesday, September 19, 2022, at 7:00 P.M. All Councilmembers will be present at the City Building for the next meeting. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting in the Council Chambers.

September 12, 2022 Council Minutes Special Meeting

 


September 6, 2022 Council Minutes

ST. CLAIRSVILLE CITY COUNCIL

September 6, 2022 Meeting

Jim Velas, Council President                                            Kathryn Thalman, Mayor

Don Vincenzo, Council, 1st Ward                                    Jeremy Greenwood, Public Service/Safety Director

Vacant, Council, 3rd Ward                                               Don Smithberger, Super. of General Services

Terra Butler, Council, 4th Ward                                        Annette Williams, Finance Director

Linda Jordan, Council-At-Large                                       Matthew Arbenz, Chief of Police

Beth Oprisch, Council-At-Large                                       Tom Murphy, Planning & Zoning Administrator

JC Thrash, Council 2nd Ward                                            Elizabeth Glick, Law Director

Mike Smith, Council-At-Large

The meeting was called to order by Council President Jim Velas at 7:00 pm. President Velas led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance. Members of the public were thanked for their attendance.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   HERE                                              Thrash              HERE

Jordan                 HERE

Oprisch                HERE                                               Vincenzo         HERE

Smith                   HERE

Six (6) Present                Zero (0) Absent

MINUTES: President Jim Velas confirmed all Councilmembers received the minutes from the August 15th Council Meeting. Councilman Thrash made a motion to approve the minutes from August 15, 2022, Council Meeting; motion seconded by Councilwoman Butler.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                                      Thrash             YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                                      Vincenzo         YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Minutes Approved

President Jim Velas confirmed all Councilmembers received the minutes from the September 1st Special Council Meeting. Councilwoman Butler made a motion to approve the minutes from September 1, 2022, Special Council Meeting; motion seconded by Councilwoman Butler.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                                      Vincenzo         YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Minutes Approved

NEW BUSINESS: Council President Velas brought to the attention of the Council that Halloween is approaching, and it is once again Council’s responsibility to decide when St. Clairsville will hold Trick or Treat. After Council deliberation, Councilwoman Oprisch motioned to have Trick or Treat on October 31st from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.; motion seconded by Councilwoman Butler.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                ABSTAIN                                             Vincenzo              YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Five (5) YES    Zero (0) NO    One (1) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

CITIZEN HEARING: Cumberland Trail Fire District #4 Chief Tim Hall spoke to Council about the plans to renovate the main Fire Station in the City. Furthermore, Chief Hall presented to Council a conceptual design plan for the building. Council thanked Chief Hall for keeping Council updated on the plans for the station.

CORRESPONDENCE: The St. Clairsville Student Council sent a letter to Council seeking permission to hold their annual Homecoming Parade and Bonfire on Wednesday, September 28th at 6:00 P.M. Councilwoman Jordan made a motion to allow the St. Clairsville Student Council to hold their annual Homecoming Parade and Bonfire on Wednesday, September 28th at 6:00 P.M.; motion seconded by Councilwoman Butler.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                    Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                    Vincenzo             YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Belco Works Inc. sent a letter to Council seeking permission to hold a Tree Dedication for former Board Members at the Bike Trail on September 8th at 5:00 P.M. Councilwoman Oprisch made motion to allow Belco Works Inc. to hold a Tree Dedication for former Board Members at the Bike Trail on September 8th at 5:00 P.M.; motion seconded by Councilwoman Jordan.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                      Vincenzo              YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

REPORTS: Mayor Kathryn Thalman thanked the Fire Department for bringing their plans to Council and the Administration. The Rec Department is debating on organizing a Film Festival for 2023. Mayor’s Court was held, and there were two no-shows. Mayor asked all citizens to try to attend the Rhythm and Brew Fest on September 10th. Mayor Thalman read a proclamation designating the September 11th – 17th Direct Support Professional Recognition Week.

Mayor Thalman asked Council to approve her appointment of Mike Klinec to the Civil Service Commission. Councilwoman Oprisch made a motion to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Mike Klinec to the Civil Service Commission; Councilman Vincenzo seconded the motion.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                      Vincenzo              YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Mayor Thalman asked Council to approve her appointment of Mark Sommers to the Civil Service Commission. Councilwoman Butler made a motion to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Mark Sommers to the Civil Service Commission; Councilman Thrash seconded the motion.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                     Vincenzo               YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Mayor Thalman asked Council to approve her appointment of Jayne Long to the Board of Architectural Review. Councilwoman Oprisch made a motion to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Jayne Long to the Board of Architectural Review; Councilman Thrash seconded the motion.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                     Vincenzo               YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Councilwoman Oprisch asked the Mayor if the individual whose dog killed another resident’s dog last year had begun building the fence to keep the dog from getting loose. Mr. Murphy reported that last week he checked, and the fence was about halfway complete.

Service/Safety Director Jeremy Greenwood No report.

Councilman Vincenzo asked Mr. Greenwood about the progress of fire hydrant repairs. Mr. Greenwood noted that hydrants were planned to be replaced with the Water Distribution Project. Still, due to the cost rising from $7 Million to $12 Million, the scope of the project has decreased, and he doesn’t know what will be able to be completed in the project.

Councilwoman Oprisch asked Mr. Greenwood if there was an update on the South Park Project. Mr. Greenwood stated that the project is still on hold, but Rec Director Gay is looking at applying for a grant that would be a one-to-one match meaning that if the funding were awarded, the City would get another $50,000 to put into South Park.

Councilman Vincenzo asked Mr. Greenwood why the cost has inflated so much on the Water Distribution Project. Mr. Greenwood stated that all the prices, from supplies to asphalt, had increased exponentially, leading to reducing the project scope.

Police Chief Matt Arbenz reported that in August, there were 395 calls to service, eight crashes, 21 arrests, four warrants served, 5 Domestic Violence calls, and 108 Traffic Stops. Chief Arbenz reported that an Officer received training for advanced roadside and impaired driving enforcement; another Officer will train to be a red dot sight instructor to facilitate the new weapons purchased. Lastly, Chief Arbenz announced the Department was awarded the Lexipol Connect Gold Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement Policy Management.

Councilman Smith asked if there were any issues with the Block Party’s recent street closure. Chief Arbenz noted that there were not any issues reported.

Councilman Vincenzo asked how many traffic stops ended in Mayor’s Court. Chief Arbenz stated that the only people required to attend Mayor’s Court are those with licensing issues like a suspended license. 

Finance Director Annette Williams reported that she had received a letter from the State Auditor stating that the Audit is complete and will be able to be reviewed in a couple of days. Furthermore, Ms. Williams said that legislation 2022-39 is to appropriate money to funds running low to ensure that there is money for the funds until the rest of the year.   

Planning & Zoning Administrator Tom Murphy thanked the Council and the Mayor for approving and appointing Jayne Long to the Board of Architectural Review. Lastly, Trinity Health Systems have started submitting its plans for the Hospital.

Councilwoman Jordan asked Law Director Glick that at the last Council meeting, the Council was advised that the Assistant Rec Director’s salary did not have to be approved by Council, but Article 3 Section 8 of the Charter says that Council should have the power to fix its compensation and that of each employee of the City. Law Director Glick stated that the salary was within the salary range that Council has already approved in the Annual Budget. Councilwoman Jordan asked if that was stated in the Charter. Law Director Glick indicated that it had been the custom and practice of the body for many years.

COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

Finance Chair Mike Smith No Report.

Utilities Chair Terra Butler Councilwoman Oprisch reported that Councilwoman Butler could not attend the Utility Committee Meeting before the Council Meeting so that she would give the report. Councilwoman Oprisch reported that the Utility Committee reviewed the monthly billing report. Moreover, the Utility Committee approved a Sewer Credit for $82.25. Furthermore, the Utility Committee grandfathered in individuals who were on the Utility Budget before, but now landlords will not sign the new Utility Budget. Lastly, the Utility Committee discussed the possibility of a Clean Water Fee for residents whose homes did not pass the Sewer Smoke Testing and who are not attempting to fix the issue.

Police Chair Beth Oprisch reported that the Police Committee met after the last Council Meeting. Police Committee discussed how the Police Department plans to spend money from the Opioid Settlement. Furthermore, the Committee addressed the need for a decontamination area for the Police.    

Streets – North Side Chair Don Vincenzo No report.

Streets – South Side Chair JC Thrash No report.

Safety Chair JC Thrash No report.

Building and Grounds Chair Linda Jordan No report.

Planning Commission Chair Vacant No report.

Fire Chair Linda Jordan reported that the Fire Board is in Unanimous support of the Fire Station Project.

Recreation Chair Vacant President Velas read a report from Rec Director Eric Gay. Rec Director Gay reported that there would be a Rhythm and Brew Fest on September 10th from 4:00 to 10:00 P.M. Lastly, Final Floor will be touching up the gymnasium floors.

Park District Chair Linda Jordan No report.

ORDINANCES & RESOLUTIONS: Law Director Elizabeth Glick  

FIRST READING

Resolution No. 2022-37 – A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC SERVICE DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE OHIO PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION’S NATURAL RESOURCES ASSISTANCE COUNCIL’S CLEAN OHIO CONSERVATION FUND FOR GRANT FUNDS FOR THE ACQUISITION AND PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY ALONG THE NATIONAL ROAD BIKEWAY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Resolution No. 2022-38 – A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC SERVICE DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR GRANT FUNDS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF NATIVE TREES FOR CITY PROPERTY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Ordinance No. 2022-39 – AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS AND REVENUES FOR THE NORMAL EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, STATE OF OHIO, FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2022 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

A motion was made by Councilman Vincenzo that the rules requiring three separate readings be suspended on Ordinance No. 2022-39 and that the Ordinance, be passed on an emergency basis; seconded by Councilwoman Butler.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                      Vincenzo              YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Councilwoman Oprisch made a motion to pass Ordinance No. 2022-39, seconded by Councilwoman Butler.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                      Vincenzo             YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Councilwoman Butler made a motion to enter Executive Session, under ORC 121.22(G)(1), to discuss the appointment of Ward 3 Council Position; Councilwoman Jordan seconded the motion. 

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                      Vincenzo              YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Executive Session entered at 8:08 P.M.

Councilwoman Butler made a motion to exit Executive Session; Councilwoman Jordan seconded the motion.

ROLL CALL:

Butler                   YES                                      Thrash                  YES

Jordan                  YES

Oprisch                YES                                      Vincenzo              YES

Smith                   YES

Roll Call Vote:    Six (6) YES    Zero (0) NO    Zero (0) ABSTAIN    Zero (0) ABSENT

Motion Carried

Executive Session exited at 8:55 pm.

Council President Jim Velas reported that no action was taken in Executive Session

ADJOURNMENT: With no further business to come before Council, Councilwoman Butler made a motion to adjourn; seconded by Councilwoman Oprisch. The meeting was adjourned at 8:59 P.M.

The next meeting will be Tuesday, September 19, 2022, at 7:00 P.M. All Councilmembers will be present at the City Building for the next meeting. Members of the public are encouraged to attend the meeting in the Council Chambers.

September 6, 2022 Council Minutes




City Council Special Meeting scheduled for Monday, September 12

PRESS RELEASE

TO:             Media, Public

FROM:       Council President Jim Velas

RE:             Special Meeting of the St. Clairsville City Council

DATE:        September 7, 2022

RELEASE:  IMMEDIATE

———————————————————

On Monday, September 12, 2022, at 6:00 P.M. in the Municipal Building’s Council Chamber, the St. Clairsville City Council will hold a Special Session to discuss the appointment of the Ward 3 Council Member.

The Special Session scheduled for Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 7:00 P.M. has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.

All discussions regarding appointments are private and will occur in Executive Session per ORC 121.22(G)(1).

If questions, please contact the Council Clerk, Jacob DeBertrand, on 740-695-1324 or by email (jacob.debertrand@gmail.com).

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Ordinance Number 2022-39

ORDINANCE 2022-39

AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS AND REVENUES FOR THE NORMAL EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, STATE OF OHIO, FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2022 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:

SECTION 1:  That to provide for the normal expenses and other expenditures of the said City of St. Clairsville, Ohio, for the period January 1, 2022 through December 1, 2022, the attached line item transfers are required:

Supplemental Appropriations

General Fund 1000

1000-715-215-0000 (Medicare) – $350.00

1000-720-690-0000 (Accounting & Legal Fees) – $2,500.00

1000-725-100-0000 (Personal Services) – $13,000.00

1000-725-211-0000 (OPERS) – $2,000.00

1000-790-221-0000 (Medical/Hospitalization) – $3,000.00

1000-910-910-0000 (Transfers Out) – $25,000.00 

Street Construction Maint & Repairs Fund 2011

2011-620-100-0000 (Personal Services) – $15,000.00

2011-620-213-0000 (Medicare) – $1,000.00

2011-620-430-0000 (Repairs & Maintenance) – $10,000.00

Parks & Recreation Fund 2041

2041-310-300-1000 (Contractual Services) – $20,000.00

Police Fund 2901

2901-110-100-0000 (Personal Services) – $15,000.00

2901-110–211-0000 (OP & F) – $2,000.00

2901-110-213-0000 (Medicare) – $1,000.00

2901-110-400-0000 (Supplies & Materials) – $3,000.00

2901-110-433-0000 (Repairs & Maintenance of Motor Vehicles) – $5,000.00

Water Operating Fund 5101

5101-531-100-0000 (Personal Services) – $5,000.00

5101-531-211-0000 (OPERS) – $4,000.00

5101-531-213-0000 (Medicare) – $1,500.00

5101-539-300-0000 (Contractual Services) – $15,000.00

5101-539-348-0000 (Training Services) – $1,000.00

5101-539-430-0000 (Repairs & Maintenance) – $10,000.00

5101-539-490-0000 (Other Supplies & Materials) -$40,000.00

Electric Operating Fund 5301

5301-511-391-0000 (Dues & Fees) – $3,000.00

5301-511-398-0000 (Garbage & Trash Removal) – $1.000.00

5301-511-420-0000 (Supplies & Materials) – $10,000.00

5301-511-610-0000 (Deposits Refunded) – $3,000.00

Supplemental Revenues

Police Fund 2901

2901-931-0000 (Transfers In) – $25,000.00

SECTION 2:  That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, welfare, and safety of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville so that the City can maintain normal operations.

SECTION 3That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

PASSED at a meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 6th day of September 6, 2022, by the affirmative vote of 6 members of the council.


Resolution Number 2022-38_Second Reading

RESOLUTION 2022-38

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC SERVICE DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR GRANT FUNDS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF NATIVE TREES FOR CITY PROPERTY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville’s goal is to promote the beautification of the City and continue efforts to secure its Tree City USA annual designation, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to look at alternative funding sources to help finance the costs involved with the acquisition of mature trees;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:

SECTION 1That the Public Service Director is authorized and directed to submit a grant application to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ The Urban Canopy Restoration Grant program for the purchase of trees and is authorized to enter into any contracts required.

SECTION 2That the Public Service Director is authorized and directed to sign all documents required by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ The Urban Canopy Restoration Grant application.

SECTION 3:  That the purchase of trees for use in Central Park, the vicinity of the Waste Water Treatment Plant, and other open spaces is a high priority project for the City as the same will promote and enhance the public welfare of the citizens of the City of St. Clairsville.

SECTION 4That this Resolution is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, welfare, and safety of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville and, further, the application to be filed with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ The Urban Canopy Restoration Grant program is due on October 14, 2022.

SECTION 5That this resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

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A second reading of this measure was conducted at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 19th day of September, 2022.

 

 


Resolution Number 2022-37_Second Reading

RESOLUTION 2022-37

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC SERVICE DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE OHIO PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION’S NATURAL RESOURCES ASSISTANCE COUNCIL’S CLEAN OHIO CONSERVATION FUND FOR GRANT FUNDS FOR THE ACQUISITION AND PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY ALONG THE NATIONAL ROAD BIKEWAY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, the City’s goal is to promote the beautification of the City through the enhancement of the National Road Bikeway (NRBW); and

WHEREAS, the City must look at alternative funding sources to help finance the costs involved with the acquisition of property;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:

SECTION 1That the Public Service Director is authorized and directed to submit grant applications to the Ohio Public Works Commission’s Natural Resources Assistance Council’s Clean Ohio Conservation Fund for grant funds to be used for the purchase of property and is authorized to enter into any contracts required.

SECTION 2That the Public Service Director is authorized and directed to sign all documents required by the Ohio Public Works Commission’s Natural Resources Assistance Council’s Clean Ohio Conservation Fund application.

SECTION 3:  That the purchase of land adjacent to the National Road Bikeway is a high priority project for the City as the same will promote and enhance the public welfare of the citizens of the City of St. Clairsville.

SECTION 4That this Resolution is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, welfare, and safety of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville and that the new property will enhance the quality of life for those residents of the City and, further, the application to be filed with the Ohio Public Works Commission’s Natural Resources Assistance Council’s Clean Ohio Conservation Fund is due on October 14, 2022.

SECTION 5That this resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

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A second reading of this measure was conducted at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 19th day of September, 2022.