SHILOH VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETING
December 19, 2017
Mayor Hall called the meeting to order at 6:06
p.m. The meeting was opened with a
prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Persons attending: Jayne Boock,
P; Jake Stephens Jr., P; Lisa Mireles,
P; Betty Shepherd, Abs. Excused; Ricky Shepherd, Abs. Unexcused; Danny Bailey,
P; Adm. Bruce Wiser, P; F/O Sherri Copley, P; Zoning Inspector, Chad
Martin, Abs. Excused; Mayor Hall, P.
Minutes of the previous meetings held on December 12, 2017 were read,
edited, and approved.
- See attached.
The bills were presented and examined.
Mrs. Boock made the motion to pay the bills, including preapproval for
Plymouth Hardware, seconded by Mr. Bailey, RC 4 yea.
Boock asked about the water meter installation.
Mr. Wiser said there haven’t been many installed yet. He said that he thought Mr. Keck would have
more installed by now. He said that we
would have to call him and possibly hire another company as well.
Boock made the motion to have legislation drawn up to hire Mr. Burton for the
Village Solicitor for 2018. Mr. Stephens
seconded the motion, RC 4 yea.
discussed raises for the employees. Mr.
Wiser said that they all had good reviews.
Sherri said that Mitch Sampson and John Justice have raises coming as
they will be completing their 90 day probationary period soon. Mr. Stephens made the motion to have
legislation giving both Mark Figley and Sheila Stumbo a twenty five cents
raise. Mrs. Boock seconded it, RC 4
Boock returned her key and copy of Robert’s Rules. She said that in case she was not voted back
on Council, she wanted to return those now.
asked Council about renewing the lease for The Plymouth-Shiloh Food Pantry. Council discussed the new management. Mr. Bailey made the motion to renew the lease
for 2018, seconded by Mrs. Mireles, RC 4 yea.
A Resolution of Amend Section 1 of
Resolution 2017-8 to Provide a Five Dollar ($5) Greater Monthly Commercial
Water and Sanitary Sewer Charge, and Declaring an Emergency.
Council discussed the resolution at
length. Mrs. Boock made the motion to
suspend the three reading rule, seconded by Mrs. Mireles, RC 4 yea. Mr. Bailey made the motion to pass Resolution
2017-10, seconded by Mrs. Mireles RC 4 yea.
A Resolution for the Employment of Andrew J.
Burton as Village Solicitor for 2018, and Declaring an Emergency.
Mr. Bailey made the motion to suspend
the 3 reading rule, seconded by Mrs. Mireles, RC 4 yea. Mr. Bailey made the motion to pass Resolution
2017-11, seconded by Mrs. Mireles, RC 4 yea.
An Ordinance to make Appropriations for
Current Expenses and Other Expenditures of the Village of Shiloh, State of
Ohio, during the Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2018.
Sherri said that in her training this year,
The State Auditor’s Office encouraged fiscal officers to pass appropriations by
the end of the year and not set up temporary appropriations. Council discussed the appropriations. Mrs. Boock made the motion to suspend the
three reading rule, seconded by Mrs. Mireles, RC 4 yea. Mrs. Boock made the motion to pass Ordinance
2017-5 seconded by Mr. Stephens, RC 4 yea.
An Ordinance to increase the Hourly
Compensation for the Village Positions of Assistant Administrator and Utility
Clerk/Mayor’s Court Clerk and to Repeal Ordinance 2016-11, sections 1b and 1i,
and declaring an emergency.
Council discussed the wage increase. They said that both Mark Figley and Sheila
Stumbo do a great job and would like to give them more, but the budget doesn’t
allow it. Mrs. Boock made the motion to
suspend the 3 reading rule, seconded by Mrs. Mireles, RC 4 yea. Mrs. Mireles made the motion to pass
Ordinance 2017-6, seconded by Mrs. Boock, RC 4 yea.
Hall welcomed Mr. Richard Stephens and asked if he had anything to say. Mr. Stephens said that the lights had been
fixed on his road and saw the guys fixing several more in town. He also said that he is thinking about making
a sign for The Brick Pond on what is healthy for ducks to eat. Council thought this would be a good idea.
Wiser read his report aloud. Council
discussed the generator that was damaged in the November storm. The estimate to
fix the generator was over $15,000. Mr. Bailey said that he would contact The
Emergency Management and see if there was anything they could help with. Mrs. Boock asked if the insurance would
replace it. Sherri said she would call
read an email from Diane Bemiller. Ms. Bemiller
took pictures at the Christmas Tree Lighting.
In light of residents not being able to see them, Sherri said that she
had contacted her. Her email said that
she wasn’t able to use the site she had originally planned so she was posting
them to her Raceday Photo Facebook account instead.
also asked if anyone had any unused shingles that could be put on top of the
duck house. If anyone has any or knows
of someone that has some, the Village only needs a few for protection.
Member’s Miscellaneous Reports
Stephens asked about the trash can by The Brick Pond. Sherri said she would have the guys put it
away this week.
Bailey said that he heard from The Emergency Management Agency that the
disaster plan had been approved. He said
that he will be getting the copies that are to be installed on the Village
Boock said that she enjoyed being on Council and is has been a good
experience. Mayor Hall said that Mrs.
Boock has a lot of knowledge and really appreciated her time and efforts
through the years.
Hall started off by thanking Council for a year of hard work. She said that the Village has accomplished
some very hard tasks this past year. She
said that they’ve had to make some very difficult decisions that affect each
resident. She says that these decisions
are not easy to make, but must be made and are often criticized by individuals
that don’t understand what it takes to operate a village. She thanked Mrs. Boock and Mr. Stephens for
being on Council. She said they both
have a lot of knowledge and wishes they would have run again. She went on to wish everyone a safe holiday.
Stephens made the motion to adjourn, Mrs. Boock seconded it. The next special meeting will be January 1,
2018 at 9:00 a.m. The next regular
council meeting will be Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.