VILLAGE OF NORTH BEND
21 TAYLOR AVENUE, NORTH BEND, OHIO 45052
November 22, 2021
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Sammons.
Mayor: Mr. Sammons
Law Director: Mr. Sollmann
Fiscal Officer: Ms. Fryman
Councilpersons: Mr. Moorman, Mr. Deters, Mr. Bonner, (by phone)
Mrs. Romweber, Mr. Hartoin, Ms. Smith, (absent)
MAYOR’S OPENING STATEMENT
Mayor Sammons had no opening statement.
Fran Romweber moved that the October 25, 2021 minutes be accepted. Bill Deters seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
Marta stated there was a budget meeting immediately prior to this council meeting and she has a copy of the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2022 on each council member’s desk.
Ron Hartoin made a motion to declare Ordinance 2021-04 an emergency and to dispense with the requirement that this ordinance be read on three separate days and be adopted upon its first reading. Bill Deters seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%. All said aye.
Dave Moorman made a motion to adopt Ordinance 2021-04 Annual Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2022. Bill Deters seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
The Treasurer’s Report is available at the Village office.
PAY THE BILLS
Ron Hartoin made a motion to pay the bills. Bill Deters seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
Minutes, November 22, 2021
MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR’S REPORT
Steve reported he and the maintenance crew are working diligently getting our holiday decorations and banners placed and operational. The sprinkler systems at the point has been winterized. Buckeye Tree Service will complete the remaining work on November 27th. Our lawn mower and truck have had maintenance completed. The fall leaf recycling and yard waste program has been a huge success. Rick Schultz has returned to assist Steve in planning and in the execution of our winter maintenance around the village.
DEPUTY CLERK’S REPORT
Marilyn stated the new Kyocera copier has been delivered and is working very nicely. In January, Marilyn will complete a report to Hamilton County regarding the fall leaf recycling program. The two doors from Lowe’s should be installed by the end of December. Our Wellness Committee met in October and the minutes are attached and our next meeting is January 12th, 2022. North Bend’s Breakfast with Santa event is Saturday, December 11th, from 10:00am – 11:30am. If anyone would like to donate a gift or money, please stop by the office. The office will be closed December 22 – January 3, 2022. The Rumpke contract will expire December, 2022.
North Bend’s new police contact is Sgt. Mike Carney. North Bend has had 470 calls for service YTD; four cases were assigned to detectives for investigation during this reporting period. There have been 22 criminal reports YTD and 15 auto accident reports, YTD.
Ms. Lisa Wynn, Ditch the Dump, (referring to the Rumpke Dump near Kilby Road) addressed council stating their group has contacted Hamilton County Commissioners asking for rules to be placed on Rumpke before any permanent plans take place at the site. She is asking that council contact Hamilton County to confirm their concerns regarding air and soil pollution, odor, noise and an enormous amount of traffic by trucks entering and exiting the site. Mayor Sammons offered that, should the Ditch the Dump group want to organize a meeting, the Village was open to hosting the meeting among interested parties including: Ditch the Dump, Hamilton County Commissioners, Rumpke, and any other interested parties.
Chief Lacey reported there were 16 EMS runs…… Their firemen have received 45 hours of training. There have been several meetings regarding the roundabout scheduled for construction within one year or so. ODOT is responsible for this project. Ron Hartoin asked Chief Lacey if their department is required to get the COVID vaccine. Chief Lacey stated they are not required to receive the vaccine.
THREE RIVERS SCHOOL
Superintendent Ault reported their pumpkin chuck was a huge success. TRS was able to hold their Veteran’s Day Celebration, honoring vets in the area. Our maintenance supervisor, Steve Ludwig attended this year’s event. Thanksgiving break is this week. TRS received a $2,000 grant which helps purchase equipment for trade career exposure to students. The winter sports season begins now. The feasibility study regarding TRS expansion will be done soon. The power plant closure will have a negative $2.4 mil impact on the school, however, they have a healthy reserve and they do not plan to go to voters for an operating cost levy at this time. TRS does offer Pre-Kindergarten classes.
Minutes, November 22, 2021
Finance - Mr. Moorman
Dave thanked the voters for passing North Bend’s operating levy. Dave talked about ARPA funds and discussed what could be done with the $14,000 remaining.
Light, Water and Sewer - Ms. Smith
Maintenance - Mr. Hartoin
After a discussion Ron Hartoin made a motion to declare Resolution 2021-31 an emergency and to dispense with the requirement that this resolution be read on three separate days and be adopted upon its first reading. Bill Deters seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
Ron Hartoin made a motion to adopt Resolution 2021-31 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. Bill Deters seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
Police & Fire – Mr. Deters
Planning & Zoning - Mrs. Romweber
After a discussion, Fran Romweber made a motion to declare Resolution 2021-32 an emergency and to dispense with the requirement that this resolution be read on three separate days and be adopted upon its first reading. Dave Moorman seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
Fran Romweber made a motion to adopt Resolution 2021-32 Authorizing Mayor to Execute Contract with Hamilton County Planning Commission for Zoning Compliance Services Effective 1/1/22 through 12/31/22. Bill Deters seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%.
Law & Ordinance - Mr. Bonner
Beautification – Fran Romweber
COUNCIL’S OLD BUSINESS
LAW DIRECTOR’S OLD BUSINESS
Scott is incorporating recommended changes to North Bend’s Employee Manual regarding the auditor’s recommendations according to the ORC. He will submit these recommendations at our December meeting.
MAYOR’S OLD BUSINESS
Minutes, November 22, 2021
COUNCIL’S NEW BUSINESS
Dave Moorman stated that TRAM vacated their facility in Addyston and their new location is Block Ministries, 100 E. Main Street in Cleves. He asked Steve about the solar light. Steve stated the solar light he wanted to purchase is sold out and he is looking at other types. Dave asked Steve about the progress on Duke replacing the malfunctioned purple street lights. Duke Energy has not given him a date for repair.
LAW DIRECTOR’S NEW BUSINESS
There was a discussion of the annual amount and the conditions for Mayor to spend on Village matters.
Ron Hartoin made a motion to declare Resolution 2021-33 an emergency and to dispense with the requirement that this resolution be read on three separate days and be adopted upon its first reading. Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Dave Moorman-Aye, Bill Deters-Aye, Fran Romweber-Aye, and Ron Hartoin-Aye.
Ron Hartoin made a motion to adopt Resolution 2021-33 Establishing Authority of Mayor to Spend an Annual Amount of No More than $5,000 on Village Matters. Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Dave Moorman-Nay, Bill Deters-Aye, Fran Romweber-Aye, and Ron Hartoin-Aye. Resolution did not pass for lack of a majority.
MAYOR’S NEW BUSINESS/ REPORT
Mayor Sammons talked about reassigning the committees with two new council members on board in January, 2022. The terms of Ron Hartoin and Shirley Smith will terminate December 31, 2021. Joe Bonner will chair Maintenance and Max Morgan will chair Law and Ordinance. Fran Romweber will chair Light, Water and Sewer and Beautification and Bev Bolser will chair Planning and Zoning. Joe Bonner will be Vice-Mayer.
OPEN TO THE FLOOR
MAYOR AND COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS, COMMENTS
Our next council meeting is Monday, December 20th at 6:00pm. Executive Session is anticipated to occur at the beginning of the council meeting.
Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, December 11, 2021 10:00am – 11:30am.
MAYOR’S FINAL COMMENTS
Ron Hartoin made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Fran Romweber seconded the motion. Motion carried 100%. Meeting was adjourned at 8:40p.m.
Fiscal Officer Mayor
Minutes, November 22, 2021
November 22, 2021
To Council Members for Your Information and Review
This month was consumed with 2022 budget preparation and monthly activities.
Mr. Moorman scheduled a Finance Committee meeting prior to this meeting to review and make recommendations for the 2022 budget. And, will request adoption of the proposed ordinance.
Mr. Moorman requested a bi-annual update to the recommendations from our prior audit. The updated report is on your desk and work is in progress.
We issued 7 purchase orders this month: 29-2021, Clear Image Office Solutions,
$3,918.96 for a copier and toners; 31-2021, K.E. Rose Co., $30,000.00, lift truck; 32- 2021, Jerry's Truck and Diesel, $917.17, lift truck service and tires; 33-2021, Harrison License Agency, $35.00, lift truck title; 34-2021, Richard Schultz, $1,500.00, contractual services; 35-2021, Ohio Municipal League, $355.00, 2022 dues; BC30-2021, $15,000.00, miscellaneous supplies and materials.
Distributed to council members this month are the following reports:
Showing money in/money out and the check book balance
Includes all checks & automatic payments taken directly from our checkbook since last Council Meeting
Includes all sources of revenue taken in by the Village since last Council Meeting
Shows the year-to-date status of each revenue account as of date of this Council Meeting
Copies of all the above reports are available for public viewing at the Village Office. Respectfully submitted,
Marta Fryman, Fiscal Officer
Maintenance Report For
Month November 2021
Welcome to November 2021, arguably the busiest month I've had in the Village yet. Our maintenance department continues to work diligently on getting our holiday decorations placed and operational. This is no easy task for us as we are also in full swing for our Fall Leaf Recycling program.
Our holiday decorations are looking wonderful so far and we hope you are satisfied with our recent upgrades to our wreaths. Most of our decorations will be illuminated on Wednesday November 24t h, however, some decorations will not be in place until the last week of November. We are still waiting for Duke Energy to place our electrical drop boxes on the new telephone poles. We expect to assist and gain assistance to/from the Cleves Maintenance Department during' the last week of this month. We will need to borrow the Cleves bucket truck to ensure all decorations on Shady Lane are operational. All seasonal banners have been placed throughout the village already.
Rick Schultz has returned to assist me in planning and execution of our winter decor as
well as some maintenance around the village . Our automatic sprinkler system has been winterized at the point. We are also expecting Buckeye Tree Service to complete remaining work at Harrison's Tomb on Saturday November 27th . Our zero turn lawn mower has been returned to us from Bud Herbert in Harrison, and our pickup truck had maintenance completed by North Bend Automotive. Our dump truck will be scheduled for routine maintenance also during the month of December.
Fall Leaf Recycling has been going very well also. We would like to thank the residents for assisting us by bringing their leaves as close to the curb as possible. Please feel free to continue dumping all remaining tree limbs, flowers, and regular yard waste in the dumpster located on Post Street.
We look very forward to our seeing the joy and beauty our decorations bring throughout the village. I wish all of the residents a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. I consider myself extremely fortunate to be able to work and live within our beautiful village limits.
Very Respectfully, Steven Ludwig
DEPUTY CLERK’S REPORT November 22, 2021 Marilyn Kramer
The Rumpke contract expires December 2022.
| January 2012 | February 2012 | March 2012 | April 2012 | May 2012 | June 2012 | July 2012 | August 2012 | September 2012 | October 2012 | November 2012 | December 2012 | January 2013 | February 2013 | March 2013 | April 2013 | May 2013 | June 2013 | July 2013 | August 2013 | September 2013 | October 2013 | November 2013 | December 2013 | January 2014 | February 2014 | March 2014 | April 2014 | May 2014 | June 2014 | July 2014 | August 2014 | September 2014 | October 2014 | November 2014 | December 2014 | January 2015 | February 2015 | March 2015 | April 2015 | May 2015 | June 2015 | July 2015 | August 2015 | September 2015 | October 2015 | November 2015 | December 2015 | January 2016 | February 2016 | March 2016 | April 2016 | May 2016 | June 2016 | July 2016 | August 2016 | September 2016 | October 2016 | November 2016 | December 2016 | January 2017 | February 2017 | March 2017 | April 2017 | May 2017 | June 2017 | July 2017 | August 2017 | September 2017 | October 2017 | November 2017 | December 2017 | 2017 State of the Village | January 2018 | February 2018 | March 2018 | April 2018 | May 2018 | June 2018 | July 2018 | August 2018 | September 2018 | October 2018 | November 2018 | December 2018 | January 2019 | February 2019 | March 2019 | April 2019 | May 2019 | June 2019 | July 2019 | August 2019 | September 2019 | October 2019 | November 2019 | December 2019 | January 2020 | February 2020 | March 2020 | April 2020 | May 2020 | June 2020 | July 2020 | August 2020 | September 2020 | October 2020 | November 2020 | December 2020 | January 2021 | February 2021 | March 2021 | April 2021 | May 2021 | June 2021 | July 2021 | August 2021 | September 2021 | October 2021 | November 2021 | December 2021 | January 2022 | February 2022 | March 2022 | April 2022 | May 2022 | June 2022 | July 2022 | August 2022 | September 2022 | October 2022 | November 2022 | December 2022 |
| Voting | Village Demographics | HIP Program | Building and Zoning | Minutes | Future Use | Trash Collection, Recycling | Police services | Fire and Emergency Services | Picture Gallery Page 1 | Village Officials | Important Phone Numbers | Airport Noise Complaints | State Officials | Harrison Birthday '08 | Storm Pictures | Harrison Birthday '09 | Village Ordinances | | Gas & Electric Aggregation Village of North Bend |
| Return Home | Village Of North Bend | Hamilton County Government | Great Links | Contact Us |