Village of Venedocia Council Meeting



Venedocia Lions Club††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† June 7, 2004


Meeting was called to order by Mayor Doug Ruen with council members Jeff Davis, Charlie Good, Lee Lare, Gloria Leiter, Robert Louth and Paul Price present.Also present were the Mayor of Elgin and Stan Baker.


The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.


The bills were presented as follows:


AEP (street lights)†††††††††††††††† $386.00††††††††† (#3763)

AEP (town storage)††††††††††††† $13.21††††††††††† (#3764)

Lee Lare (gas reimb.)††††††††† $64.70††††††††††† (#3765)

Salem Pres. Church $400.00††††††††† (#3766)

PERS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $145.09††††††††† (#3767)

Rod Eutsler (mowing)†††††††††† $598.87††††††††† (#3768)

Jenny Pugh††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $216.65††††††††† (#3769)


Lee Lare moved to pay all bills.Jeff Davis seconded the motion.Motion carried.


Old Business

Charlie Good found that according to the official county map, Wittington Street is†††††††††††† spelled correctly.The Evanís street sign is still missing, along with a stop sign.Mayor†† Ruen will talk to Rod Eutsler about replacing these signs.


Mayor Ruen reported that most of the concrete cylinders behind the old Flat Lands building are gone.

Jenny Pugh stated that she will be training for the UAN program on June 18, 2004.She also told the council that the village is responsible for providing $2000.00 worth of liability insurance on the computer hardware.Estimates between $100.00 and $300.00 were given by Purmort Brothers Insurance.Also, the state highly recommends that a battery backup be purchased to secure all data on the computer in case of power outages.The price of this battery runs around $200.00.Purchase of the battery is still undecided.


New Business

Stan Baker from Mercer Landmark attended the meeting to ask if the village was interested in having mosquitoes sprayed this summer.Mayor Ruen will check to see if the village has insurance coverage for this type of situation.


Gloria Leiter asked if anyone was having any troubles with the village radios.No one stated any problems.


Mayor Ruen invited any council members to attend the Van Wert Economic Development Dinner to be held on June 16th.


Jenny Pugh shared that the Ohio Municipal League has sent the village an offer to take over the workmanís compensation insurance.She will call to find out more information about this.


The July 12th meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday, July 6th due to conflicts with the††††† clerk/treasurer.A sign noting the change will be posted in the post office.


Gloria Leiter moved to adjourn the meeting.Meeting adjourned.


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†† Mayor Doug Ruen††††††††††††† †††††††††† Jennifer J. Pugh, clerk/treas.