Village of Venedocia

Regular Council Meeting

April 30, 2018

The April council meeting was called to order by Mayor Sarah Kimmet with the following council members present: Doug Price, Paul Price, Margie Clement, Tom Emery, and Gloria Leiter.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

The bills were presented as follows:

Aero Printing


Check #5251

Treasurer State of OH


Check #5252

Purmort Brothers Insurance


Check #5253



Check #5254



Check #5255

Jennifer Pugh


Check #5256

Auto-Owners Insurance


Check #5257



Payment Voucher #11

Access Engineering


Payment Voucher #12

Paul Price moved to pay all bills. Margie Clement seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Old Business

Mayor Kimmet read an email from Joanne Simmerman regarding the Land Bank progress. Acquisition timeframes of the following properties were given:

18980 Bebb St.-late May 2018,

15190 Main St.-early May 2018

15069 Evans St.-early May 2018

New Business

Pugh shared an email from Craig Knapke with Access Engineering regarding an additional $4000 commitment from the village to resurface Plum Street from St. Rt. 116 to the corporation limit. This project may be contingent upon receiving a $45,000 grant from the Van Wert County CDBG Allocation grant. The paving would likely take place in May/June of 2019 in conjunction with the St. Rt. 116 Project. Doug Price moved to authorized Access Engineering to apply for this grant. Tom Emery seconded the motion. A roll-call vote was taken with a unanimous ‘yes’ vote indicated. Motion passed.

Resolution 2018-9 authorizing the application to Van Wert County for the CDBG Community Development Allocation Program for funding the Plum Street Improvements Project was read. Gloria Leiter moved to accept the resolution. Doug Priced seconded the motion. A roll-call vote was taken with a unanimous ‘yes’ vote indicated. Motion passed.

Ordinance 2018-8 was also read regarding legislation for the St. Rt. 116 and St. Rt. 709 milling and paving projects to be done by Ohio Department of Transportation in the summer of 2019. Gloria Leiter moved to accept the ordinance as read. Margie Clement seconded the motion. A unanimous ‘yes’ vote was indicated. Motion passed.

At 7:16 p.m. Leiter moved for adjournment. Meeting adjourned.

The next meeting will be Monday, May 7, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

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Jennifer Pugh, Fiscal Officer Sarah Kimmet, Mayor