Meeting, Jan 13, 2015

 

 

Organizational Meeting of the Ohio Town Board was held on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Recreation Building

 

The following Officials were present:

Supervisor: Scott Bagetis

Town Clerk: Sandra Gates

Councilmembers: George Lawson, Gordon Roark and Ed Luther Absent: Jason Maher

Highway Superintendent: Nightingale

Also present: Secretary Pat Reuter, Bookkeeper Ruth Roark, Codes Enforcement Officer Jeff Greene, and several Town residents

 

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Bagetis at 7:00 PM.

 

The Pledge of Alligiance was said by all.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion for the Official Bank for Town Funds to be M&T second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion for the Observer Dispatch to be the Official Town Newspaper, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion for Board meetings to be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM unless it falls on a holiday, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion to Designate Scott Bagetis as Social Services Officer, seconded by Councilmember Lawson. So carried

 

Councilmember Roark made a motion to approve .40¢ per mile for the use of own vehicle on town business, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion to Authorize the Supervisor to pay insurances, town share social security, and utility bills prior to audit , second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion to Authorize the Supervisor to sign legal documents, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion to Authorize the Supervisor to conduct all annual financial reviews, except the General and Highway Funds, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

Councilmember Roark made a motion for Officials in need of legal services or advice for the benefit of the town are allowed to contact the Attorney for the Town and the same to be an itemized bill to the town, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

CouncilmemberRoark made a motion to pay Town Officials monthly on the last business day of the month, the Highway Superintendent and Hourly Pay Town Employees will be paid bi-weekly, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion to allow Town Justices to go to Magistrates Meetings, and expenses will be paid by the town (within budget constraints) , second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion to appoint Brian Fitts Sole Appointed Assessor at $14,000.00, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

 

 

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Councilmember Luther made a motion to appoint Jeff Greene as #1 Deputy Supervisor, and George Lawson as #2 Deputy Supervisor, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Roark made a motion to appoint William Hart, as Deputy Highway Superintendent , second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion to appoint Scott Bagetis as Fixed Assets Officer, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Roark made a motion, to appoint Sandra Gates as Town Historian, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion, to appoint Pat Miller as Deputy Tax Collector, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made motion to appoint Sandra Gates as Town Registrar, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion to appoint Scott Bagetis as Budget Officer, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried

 

Councilmember Roark made a motion to appoint Linda Eykelhoff as Deputy Registrar, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion to appoint Linda Eykelhoff as Deputy Town Clerk, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawon made a motion to appoint Pat Reuter as Confidential Secretary at $11.66 per hour, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion to appoint Ruth Roark as Bookkeeper at $11.75 per hour, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

Councilmember Roark made a motion to appoint Jeff Greene as Codes Enforcement Office, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson  made a motion to appointment Karen Mowers as  Attorney for the Town, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made a motion to appoint Gary Phillips as Dog Control Officer, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

Councilmember Roark  made a motion to appointmnt Amy Nightingale as Health Officer, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

Councilmember Lawson made a motion to appoint Wayne Allen as Custodial Engineer at $8.75 per hour, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

Councilmember Luther made motion to appoint Sandra Gates as Records Access Officer, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.

 

 

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Councilmember Luther made a motion to allow petty cash for the following: Town Clerk $25.00, Secretary $100.00, Tax Collector $50.00, and each Justice $50.00, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

Councilmember Roark made a motion to adopt the Investment Policy, Procurement Policy, Drug & Alcohol Policy, Code of Ethics Policy, Hazmat Policy, Work Place Violence and the Sexual Harassment Policy, and Mileage Reimbursement Policy, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.

 

All Elected and Appointed Officers present were sworn into to Office.

 

Councilmember Lawson  made a motion to adjourn at 7:08 PM, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.

 

Respectfully Submitted

Sandra Gates

Town Clerk