MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF MIAMISBURG CITY COUNCIL

MIAMISBURG CIVIC CENTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                           June 6, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met at 5:30 p.m. in the Civic Center conference room with the following members present: Mayor Church, Councilmembers Collins, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Stalder to excuse Councilmember Clark.  Motion carried.

 

Council recessed to a Study Session for discussion of the TID Professional Services Agreement.

 

Councilmember Colvin entered as the Study Session began.

 

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Pastor Joe Getts, Trinity Church, gave the invocation, after which everyone recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Roll call was again taken at 6:00 p.m. with the following members present: Mayor Church, Councilmembers Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Thompson to accept the minutes of the Regular Session on May 16, 2017, as distributed.  Motion carried.

 

Resolution No. 2919

A RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION FOR APRIL L COOK, RECOGNIZING HER 25 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITY OF MIAMISBURG AND WISHING HER MUCH HAPPINESS IN RETIREMENT.

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Stalder to read Resolution No. 2919 the first time in full.  Motion carried.  The Resolution was read in full.  Motion was made by Nicholas, seconded by McCabe to pass Resolution No. 2919, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.  Police Chief Sedlak gave a brief description of Ms. Cook’s career with the Police Department as administrative assistant.  Chief Sedlak praised her for her excellent work ethic, emphasizing taking care of things that he never had to deal with.  Mayor Church presented Ms. Cook with a parchment original of the Resolution and a clock inscribed with her dates of service.


 

 

Resolution No. 2920

A RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION FOR JOSEPH J FLORES, SR, RECOGNIZING HIS NEARLY 22 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITY OF MIAMISBURG AND WISHING HIM MUCH HAPPINESS IN RETIREMENT.

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Stalder to read Resolution No. 2920 the first time in full.  Motion carried.  Motion was made by Nicholas, seconded by McCabe to pass Resolution No. 2920, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.  Chief Sedlak gave a brief history of Office Flores’ career with the Police Department.  The Chief praised him for being a good mentor and his steady demeanor on the street.  Mayor Church presented Officer Flores with a parchment original of the Resolution and a commemorative clock with his dates of service on it.

 

Chief Sedlak presented Meritorious Service Awards to the following persons:  Officer James Duff, Officer Joseph Flores, Detective John C Lewis, Property Manager Scott Marsh, Sergeant Jon Thompson, DCI Officer Tamara Sims, Auxiliary Officer Scott Roysdon, Part Time Records Clerk Barb Seman and Tom Thompson, retired Captain and current Assistant City Manager.  This award is given for exemplary service for 20 years or more with the Department.

 

Chief Sedlak informed Council of a recent incident involving Auxiliary Officer Scott Roysdon.  He was off duty with his family at a restaurant when a woman started yelling that her son couldn’t breathe.  Officer Roysdon went to him and successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver.  He also stayed with them until the paramedics arrived.  For his actions that day, Officer Roysdon has been awarded the Police Star Award.  Chief Sedlak presented him with a certificate and the appropriate accompanying ribbons.

 

Chief Sedlak informed Council of a recent incident involving Officer Jason Priest, Officer Brian Dotson, Officer Steve Davis and Sergeant Jon Thompson.  The officers were responding to a call about a possible problem at Slate Run Apartments.  A neighbor said she heard moans coming from the apartment next door from a man who really couldn’t take care of himself.  Officer Priest noticed that the windows were filling up with the smoke, tested the door for heat and entered the apartment.  He was able to drag the resident out to a secure place.  Officers Davis and Dotson and Sgt. Thompson helped Officer Priest search the rest of the apartment for any other occupants.  Chief Sedlak awarded Officer Priest the Police Star Award.  Officers Dotson and Davis and Sergeant Thompson received letters of commendation.

 

Chief Sedlak announced that Officer Nyles Green has been named Employee of the Year.  The Chief read a letter nominating Officer Green which emphasized his ability to stay calm and be outstanding every day, day after day.  Chief Sedlak informed Council that Officer Green responded to an accident involving a man with a heart attack.  The man’s wife was exceedingly upset but Officer Green stayed with her at the hospital to give her support.  Officer Green was presented with a certificate and a plaque commemorating his election as Employee of the Year.

 

Chief Sedlak announced that Officer Josh Himan has been promoted to Sergeant.  Officer Himan has held many positions within the Department, including 8 years as a canine officer.  Mayor Church administered the Oath of Office.  Mrs. Himan pinned his stripes on and Chief Sedlak pinned on his new badge.

 

Council greeted and thanked all the recipients of the various awards for their outstanding contributions to the service and safety of the City.

 

Nicole Miller, Community Relations Manager for RTA, announced a new program called RTA Connect.  A resident can contact the RTA Connect line through the Lyft App or call the Call Center to arrange a ride to the RTA Transfer point at First and Central.  From there, they will be able to connect with several regular RTA routes.  This will be available at no cost to the citizens and is a very exciting addition to RTA services.

 

Mayor Church opened the Citizen Forum and asked anyone present who wished to discuss an item not appearing on the agenda to come forward. 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Zanowick, 951 E Central Avenue, announced that this year’s Rocky’s Run for Freedom was better than last year.  There were 399 runners and the money they collected exceeded last year.  The race is in honor of their son, Paul, who was killed in Afghanistan.  They thanked Council and staff for their support.

There was no further response and the Forum was closed.

 

Ordinance No. 6672

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCING AGREEMENT WITH THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (TID) TO ALLOW THE TID TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT OF THE BYERS CONNECTOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF MIAMISBURG AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Nicholas to dispense with the requirement that Ordinance No. 6672 be read on two separate days, authorize its adoption on the first reading and have it read by title only.  Motion carried.  The Ordinance was read by title only.  Motion was made by Nicholas, seconded by Stalder to pass Ordinance No. 6672, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Ordinance No. 6673

AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO GRANT AN EASEMENT TO THE DAYTON POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY FOR ELECTRICAL ENERGY USE AT THE EASTSIDE PUMP STATION IN MIAMISBURG, OHIO AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Motion was made by Thompson, seconded by McCabe to dispense with the requirement that Ordinance No. 6673 be read on two separate days, authorize its adoption on the first reading and have it read by title only.  Motion carried.  The Ordinance was read by title only.  Motion was made by Nicholas, seconded by Colvin to pass Ordinance No. 6673, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Ordinance No. 6674

AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO GRANT AN EASEMENT TO THE DAYTON POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY FOR ELECTRICAL ENERGY USE AT THE BENNER ROAD BOOSTER PUMP STATION IN MIAMISBURG, OHIO AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Nicholas to dispense with the requirement that Ordinance No. 6674 be read on two separate days, authorize its adoption on the first reading and have it read by title only.  Motion carried.  The Ordinance was read by title only.  Motion was made by Nicholas, seconded by McCabe to pass Ordinance No. 6674, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Ordinance No. 6675

AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN CHANGE ORDER NUMBER TWELVE (12) FOR THE WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Motion was made by McCabe, seconded by Stalder to dispense with the requirement that Ordinance No. 6675 be read on two separate days, authorize its adoption on the first reading and have it read by title only.  Motion carried.  The Ordinance was read by title only.  Motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Colvin to pass Ordinance No. 6675, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Resolution No. 2921

A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CITY’S APPROVAL AND SUPPORT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF STATE AND U S BICYCLE ROUTES IN OHIO AND INCLUDING THOSE ROUTES THAT PASS THROUGH MIAMISBURG.

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Nicholas to dispense with the requirement that Resolution No. 2921 be read in full and have it read by title only.  Motion carried.  The Resolution was read by title only.  Motion was made by Stalder, seconded by Thompson to pass Resolution No. 2921, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

 

Resolution No. 2922

A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT MEMBERS TO VARIOUS BOARDS & COMMISSIONS OF THE CITY OF MIAMISBURG.

Motion was made by Nicholas, seconded by Colvin to read Resolution No. 2922 the first time in full.  Motion carried.  The Resolution was read in full.  Motion was made by Nicholas, seconded by Collins to pass Resolution No. 2922, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Resolution No. 2923

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MIAMISBURG TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL’S 2017-2018 DRUG USE PREVENTION GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,819.70.

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Nicholas to dispense with the requirement that Resolution No. 2923 be read in full and have it read by title only.  Motion carried.  The Resolution was read by title only.  Motion was made by McCabe, seconded by Thompson to pass Resolution No. 2923, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Resolution No. 2924

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MIAMISBURG TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE STATE OF OHIO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES AND TO AUTHORIZE ACCEPTANCE OF ANY APPROVED GRANT PROPOSAL FOR THE DOWNTOWN CITIZEN POLICE INITIATIVE.

Motion was made by Colvin, seconded by Thompson to dispense with the requirement that Resolution No. 2924 be read in full and have it read by title only.  Motion carried.  The Resolution was read by title only.  Motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Stalder to pass Resolution No. 2924, carried by Yea Votes of Clark, Collins, Colvin, McCabe, Nicholas, Stalder and Thompson.

 

Motion was made by McCabe, seconded by Nicholas to authorize the City Manager to advertise and receive bids for the 12th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project.  Motion carried.

 

Council recessed to a Study Session for discussion of the following:

            Riverfront Park Construction

            Supplemental Appropriation Ordinance

            Neighborhood Program

 

There being no further business, motion was made to adjourn. 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

Richard C. Church, Jr.                                Judith E. Barney

Mayor                                                             Clerk of Council