November 21, 2016

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Sammons.

Members Present:

Mayor: Mr. Sammons

Law Director: Mr. Sollmann

Fiscal Officer: Ms. Fryman

Councilpersons: Mr. Hartoin, Mrs. Romweber, Mr. Nunnery,

Mr. Moorman, Ms. Smith, Mr. Boll


Mayor Sammons gave his Thanksgiving Address, thanking our community, service members, veterans and our great country.

He also mentioned that Tom Ratterman has displayed beautiful panels in Council Hall showing North Bend’s history and welcomed everyone to stop by to view them during office hours.


Ron Nunnery moved that the October 17th, 2016 Minutes be accepted. Ron Hartoin seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.


The Treasurer’s Report is available at the Village office.


Fran Romweber made motion to pay the bills. Tim Boll seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.


The Maintenance Supervisor’s Report is available at the Village office.

Rick mentioned we are scheduled to receive 100 tons of salt donated by Consolidated this year.


The Deputy Clerk’s Report is available at the Village office.

Minutes, November 21, 2016


Corporal Swearingen reported there were 60 calls for the month of October. Two were assigned to detectives and one has been closed. Two criminal activities took place; one at 154 Miami Avenue and one in Edinburgh Place.


Joe Bonner, President of the Edinburgh Villas Homeowners Association, stated he put out an email vote to the homeowners and they have agreed to purchase 14 hanging flower baskets on seven poles in Edinburgh Place. He will sign the contract from North Bend in December. Mayor Sammons advised Mr. Bonner we have contacted our insurance company and they would like to see Edinburgh Homeowners’ Liability Certificate.


Chief Ober reported there were 11 EMS details (none of which were heroin related) and 2 fire runs; one of which was a false alarm and one an auto accident.

He also reported that all fire hydrants in North Bend that are on the Cleves system are operational.

Mayor Sammons stated he met with ODOT to discuss with them reducing US 50 to one lane and reducing speed in the North Bend area. (This is called a "road diet"). Mayor Sammons asked Chief Ober if he thought this might help reduce accidents on US 50 in this area. He also would like to know where Chief Ober thought the best exit onto US 50 would be for a light to be installed; St. Anne’s and US 50 and Miami Avenue and US 50 were brought up. Chief Ober will collect his data and report on this at our December meeting.


No Report.


Finance - Mr. Moorman

Dave Moorman made motion to adopt Ordinance 2016-04 Annual Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2017. Tim Boll seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.

Light, Water and Sewer - Ms. Smith

No Report

Maintenance - Mr. Hartoin

No Report

Police & Fire – Mr. Boll

No Report

Planning & Zoning - Mrs. Romweber

No Report.

Law & Ordinance - Mr. Nunnery

No Report

Minutes, November 21, 2016

Beautification – Fran Romweber

As part of Hamilton County’s Public Health We Thrive Action Plan, Fran discussed the possibility of a littering ordinance. This would help increase community pride. Dave Moorman asked if we needed both an ordinance and signs. Is it possible to mirror what other communities have adopted? Mayor Sammons asked where would we want to place the signage; Shady Lane,


No Report


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Ron Hartoin made motion to adopt Resolution 2016-18 Authorizing Mayor to Execute Joint Agreement between Miami Township,

Hamilton County and the Village of North Bend for the Use of a Salt and Rubber Tire Loader at the Miami Township Salt Dome.

Ron Nunnery seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.


Ron Nunnery made motion to adopt Ordinance 2016-05 Appoint Village Law Director for the Period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.


Dave Moorman made motion to adopt Ordinance 2016-06 Re-appointing Village Engineer and Village Public Works Administrator for the

Period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Shirley Smith seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.


No Report


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Our next Council meeting is Monday, December 19th at 7:00pm.

Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, December 17th from 10:00am – 12:00noon.

Minutes, November 21, 2016


Mayor Sammons wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

Ron Hartoin made motion at 8:00pm to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters, specifically to discuss compensation of personnel. Dave Moorman seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.

Council reconvened at 8:53p.m.


Ron Nunnery made motion to adjourn the meeting. Tim Boll seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%. Meeting was adjourned at 8:55p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

_____________________________ _______________________________

Fiscal Officer Mayor


November 21, 2016

To Council Members for Your Information and Review

Mr. Moorman scheduled a Finance Committee prior to this meeting to review and make recommendations for the 2017 budget.

Two purchase orders were written this month – Husac Paving, $13,100.00, for driveway work and Jonle Heating & Cooling, $853.00, for boiler motor replacement.

Distributed to council members this month are the following reports:

· Monthly Cash Flow Analysis:

Showing money in/money out and the check book balance

· Payment and charge Register Report:

Includes all checks & automatic payments taken directly from our checkbook since last Council Meeting

· Receipts Register Report:

Includes all sources of revenue taken in by the Village since last Council Meeting

· Revenue Status Report:

Shows the year-to-date status of each revenue account as of date of this Council Meeting

· Fund Status Report: Shows amount left in each fund as of date of this Council

Meeting and the current checking account balance

· Beautification Fund report: Year to date expenses and balance of fund

· Mayor’s Discretionary Fund report: Year to date expenses and balance of fund

Copies of all the above reports are available for public viewing at the Village Office.

Respectfully submitted, Marta Fryman, Fiscal Officer

MAINTENANCE REPORT November 21, 2016 Rick Schultz

-New driveway resurfacing complete.

-Finishing touches on holiday boxes and decorations.

-Finished mowing and trimming for the last time this year.

-Lights reset and oil changed on pickup truck.

-Working on prepping snow equipment.

-Talked with Casey at Consolidated about our salt donation.

-Assisted Cleves with installing Christmas decorations. They will assist us the next two days.

-Trimmed back grasses and winterized sprinkler system.

-Removed leaves from Municipal Building roof; changed air conditioner filter.

-Brought back planters to maintenance building.

-Hamilton County work detail will pick up trash along Three Rivers Parkway on November 30.

-Three Rivers Parkway street cleaning will begin next week.

-Our heat motor was replaced for $568.00

DEPUTY CLERK’S REPORT November 21, 2016 Marilyn Kramer

I opened Council Hall for Precinct Judge on 11/7 and 11/8; all went well on Election Day.

We donated a North Bend Flag banner to the North Bend Yacht Club, per their request. I attended their meeting on 11-10 to present our banner to them,

which they will use for each meeting. A thank you card was sent for the dinner.

Our Wellness Committee met on Friday, November 18th. Kim Chelf attended and we decided on an Action Plan. Minutes of the meeting were distributed.

All pavers have been delivered to Acsent for engraving and should be ready December 16.

I had the platted map we won from "Everything But The House" framed, and it will be displayed in our office.

Breakfast with Santa will be Saturday, December 17th from 10:00am – 12:00pm. Santa has been confirmed for this date.

I would like to purchase a light weight vacuum for office cleaning.

Tim, Shirley, Ron Nunnery and Ron Hartoin – your term expires Dec. 2017. Please go to and click on Candidates Portal.

Please see Candidates Requirement Guide and Campaign Finance for deadlines, etc., which may be August. 2017. See Attached

I’ve contacted the Ohio History Connection and have been asking for brochures on North Bend’s two presidents for several months.

They’re now promising to print them for us, hopefully in time for President William Henry Harrison’s Birthday Celebration in February.











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