Venedocia Village Council



Venedocia Lion’s Club                                                         October 6, 2003


Meeting was called to order by Mayor Doug Ruen.


Roll call was taken with council members Jeff Davis, Gloria Leiter, Lee Lare, Paul Price, Vernon Hobbs and Robert Louth present.


The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.


The bills were presented as follows:

AEP- town storage                           $13.17                        (#3686)

AEP-street lights                               $184.99                      (#3687)

Rod Eutsler-mowing             $346.02                      (#3688)

Treasurer State of OH-taxes            $22.22                        (#3689)

School District Income Tax  $16.49                        (#3690)

Lee’s Ace Hardware                        $25.91                        (#3691)

Postmaster                                        $24.00                        (#3692)

PERS                                                 $140.03                      (#3693)

Jenny Pugh                                        $226.65                      (#3694)


Paul Price made a motion to pay all bills.  Lee Lare seconded the motion.  Motion carried.


Old Business

Jeff Davis reported that Vantage Career Center will replace the grated bars on the catch basins with plates.  This will be as effective and less costly.


Mayor Ruen stated that Seuver Stone Quarry will try to get our streets repaired yet this fall.


New Business

Jeff Davis has donated a backboard for the basketball court at the park.


Robert Louth made a motion to have trick-or-treat night for the village on Friday, October 31st from 6:00-7:30 p.m..  Gloria Leiter seconded the motion.  Motion carried.


Mayor Ruen stated that students from the Spencerville High School vocational class showed an interest in painting the playground equipment at the park in order to fulfill a community service project.  Lee Lare volunteered to supply the paint for the project as long as the job was done tastefully.


It was noted that two residences and one business are in violation of the village’s junk and rubbish ordinance.  These are: Patrick Jutte, Larry Eutsler, and Jerry Koenig.  Letters will be sent to these individuals.


Gloria Leiter moved to close the meeting.  Jeff Davis seconded the motion.  Meeting adjourned.




Jennifer J. Pugh-clerk/treasurer




Doug Ruen-Mayor