SHILOH VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETING
June 26, 2018
Mayor Hall called the
meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. The meeting was opened with a prayer, followed by
the Pledge of Allegiance. Persons
attending: William Castle, P; Lisa Mireles, P; Johnny Shepherd, P; Richard
Stephens, P; Danny Bailey, P; Jayne Boock, P;
Adm. Bruce Wiser, Abs., Excused;
F/O Sherri Copley, P; Zoning Inspector, Chad Martin, Abs., Excused; Mayor Hall, P. Minutes of the previous
meetings held on June 4, 2018 were read, edited, and approved.
- See attached.
The bills were presented and examined.
Mr. Bailey made the motion to pay the bills, including pre-approval for
Plymouth Hardware, seconded by Mr. Castle, RC 6 yea.
Mrs. Boock asked about
the water meter installation. Sherri
said that we don’t have anyone new as of yet.
Mrs. Boock asked why the Plymouth-Shiloh Food Pantry was only having one
fresh produce distribution in Shiloh again this year. She said she thought it was in the contract
that there would be two in Shiloh. Mayor
Hall said the old contract did say that but she thought it was changed several
Mrs. Boock spoke about
the flowers at the Village Corporation Signs.
She said that she thought the Stella de Oro daylilies would look nice at
both ends of town. She said that
currently they are only at one end, but this fall she would be able to split
those and have them at both ends. She
said that the Black Eyed Susans, which are Shiloh’s flower, could be moved to
the Outpost. Council approved.
Mr. Stephens thanked
the guys for getting the trash can out at The Brick Pond. He also showed Council a design he made for
the Brick Pond which shows what ducks should and should not be fed. He said that he could make the sign out of
metal and hang it down by the pond.
Mayor Hall and Council really liked the sign. Mr. Bailey made the motion
approving the sign, seconded by Mrs. Boock, RC 5 yea, Mr. Stephens abstained.
Mr. Stephens also
presented Council with a design for the Car Show Trophies. Council viewed the design and discussed
options. Mr. Stephens said he has enough
sponsors to pay for all of the trophies.
Mrs. Boock made the motion approving the design and purchase of
trophies, seconded by Mr. Bailey, RC 5 yea, Mr. Stephens abstained. Mayor Hall told Mr. Stephens that he was
doing a great job with the car show and that she appreciated all of his hard
Stephens told Council that Mr. Ty Powers had asked to have a remote control
monster truck race during the car show.
He said that Mr. Powers told him that half of the proceeds would go to
the Car Show and the other half would go to the K9 Memorial. Council discussed the options and it was
decided that Mr. Powers should come to the next meeting so details could be
Benjamin Mutti of The Richland Community Family Coalition made a presentation
about medical marijuana. He said that
while medical marijuana has been legalized in Ohio, individual towns and villages
can make their own decisions on cultivation, processing, and dispensing
operations. He presented each Council
member with a packet that contained articles and correspondence about medical
marijuana and samples of resolutions and regulations. Mayor Hall and Council discussed the
suggested regulations and resolutions and decided to have the village solicitor
started off by telling Council that she worked with Mr. Harmon from Ohio
Insurance Services Agency and that he found insurance through Anthem at a lower
cost than the Village was previously paying.
She said that she had to make the decision to take the new insurance between
the council meetings. She said that she
met with Mr. Harmon on Tuesday June 12 and the paperwork all had to be filed by
June 14, 2018. She said that gave her
two days to discuss the new insurance with the two full time employees and sign
the paperwork. Council was pleased with
the new lower cost for the same basic insurance. Mrs. Boock made the motion to approve the
decision, seconded by Mr. Bailey, RC 6 yea.
said that she and Mr. Sampson had been working on the list of safety equipment
required for the electric department.
She said that it was probably going to cost the Village $2000-$2500 to
obtain just the minimal basic safety equipment.
Mayor Hall and Council all agreed that the equipment must be
purchased. Mr. Bailey made the motion to
purchase the equipment, seconded by Mrs. Boock, RC 6 yea.
told Council that the guys want to clean up the old broken lights taken down
from the ballfield. The lights are
currently piled up and cannot be repaired.
Mr. Bailey made the motion to have the guys scrap the pile of lights,
seconded by Mrs. Boock, RC 6 yea.
Sherri asked about renting out the land by the water tower. She asked Council if they were going to bid
out the land. Council and the Mayor said
they thought they were not going to rent that land out anymore. Sherri said that she thought the Village was
if the contract was for hay and stated no pesticides were to be used. Mayor Hall said that she would discuss it
with Mr. Wiser.
Standing Committee Reports
were no meetings held since the last Council meeting, but Council discussed Ox
Member’s Miscellaneous Reports
Shepherd said that the curbs on Scott Street and Main Street need to be sprayed
with weed killer. Sherri told him that
the guys had just done that earlier in the day.
He also said that a sign on Scott Street and the corporation limit sign
on Superior were both leaning.
Additionally, he brought up streets that have pot holes that need to be
repaired. Sherri said that she would
make sure they were on the list.
Boock said that a couple of cars had been broken into the previous week. Mayor Hall said that the Sheriff needs to be
notified in these cases as soon as possible.
Boock also complimented the guys on the mowing.
She said that she thought the town looks great. She said that she has noticed some trees in
the electric lights though. Sherri said
that is on the list to be done after the necessary safety equipment is
Boock asked Council about putting up garage sale signs at the corporation
limits like she has seen in other towns.
She said these could be put up
each year with the correct dates on them. Council discussed options and will be
looking into the design and costs.
Castle spoke about kids skateboarding at the school. He said he was concerned with their safety as
well as any destruction this could cause.
He said the skateboards were hitting the glass doors and could break
them. Mayor Hall said if anyone sees it
happening again, to call The Richland County Sheriff and that a sign may have
to be placed there.
Bailey told Council that The Blackfork Advisory Committee has decided not to
follow through with the dams proposed by The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. The committee said that the communities
involved did not support the proposal and they did not feel they could justify
spending that amount of money without their support.
Hall started off by telling Council that she has heard of individuals
soliciting in the Village. She said that
if anyone comes to the door, ask them for their permit. They must have a permit approved/issued by
the office before they are permitted to go door to door.
also told Council that the zoning meetings will be held on the third Saturday
of each month at 9:00 a.m.
Hall told Council that the dugout blown over the wind was not covered by
insurance. She said that the guys will
be cleaning it up and hopefully a new dugout can be built soon.
Bailey made the motion to adjourn, Mrs. Boock seconded it. The next regular council meeting will be July
10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.