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January 6, 2014 City Council Minutes

CALL TO ORDER: Attending this meeting was Mayor Lincoln, Council members Karpiak, Zolbrod, Geyer and Ritch. Also attending this meeting was City Clerk Tesauro and Solicitor Witt.

OATHS OF OFFICE BY JUDGE LINDA CORDARO

Gregory Lincoln, Mayor
Aaron Zolbrod, Council
Blaine Brooks, Controller
Tom Karpiak, Council

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE: Father Lubic led invocation

VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENTS:

CORRESPONDENCE:

REGULAR AGENDA:

Resolution No.1-1-2014: “To approve the minutes from the December 18, 2013 City Council Meeting.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

MAYOR LINCOLN:

Resolution No. 1-2-2014: “To set the 2014 City Council Meetings for the following dates: January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, and December 16, 2014; meetings will begin at 6:30 PM.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

Resolution No. 1-3-2014: “To make a motion to reorganize Council as follows: Mayor, Gregory Lincoln.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

Resolution No. 1-4-2014: “To make a motion to reorganize Council as follows: Director of Accounts and Finance, Councilman Brad Geyer.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

Resolution No. 1-5-2014: “To make a motion to reorganize Council as follows: Director of Parks and Public Property, Councilman Greg Ritch.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

Resolution No. 1-6-2014: “To make a motion to reorganize Council as follows: Director of Public Health and Safety, Councilman Aaron Zolbrod.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

Resolution No. 1-7-2014: “To make a motion to reorganize Council as follows: Director of Public Works, Councilman Tom Karpiak.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

Resolution No. 1-8-2014: “To appoint Brad Geyer as City of Connellsville delegate to the Southwest Regional Tax Bureau and Judy Keller alternate, effective immediately; term to expire January 2016.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

Resolution No. 1-9-2014: “That proper authorization is given to pay the following expenditures for each and every month for the calendar year 2014. All public utilities; employee benefit premiums; traffic control under $500; police vehicle monthly leases; collection fees from Southwest Regional Tax Bureau; Culligan Water; Cintas hall carpets; Pitney Bowes postage; premiums for workmen’s compensation, liability and bonds; gasoline and diesel fuel; animal control; legal advertisements; all contracted maintenance agreements; and monthly retainer fees.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

GEYER:

KARPIAK:

ZOLBROD:

RITCH:

CITY TREASURER REPORT:

CITY CONTROLLER REPORT:

Resolution No. 1-10-2014: “That this meeting of City Council does hereby adjourn.”

A vote upon the adoption of the resolution resulted as follows: Affirmative were Karpiak, Geyer, Ritch, Zolbrod and Mayor Lincoln. The majority of the votes being affirmative, the resolution was adopted.

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