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February 21, 2017 City Commission Meeting Agenda

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 No Comments

 

REGULAR PIQUA CITY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
7:30 PM
COMMISSION CHAMBER – 2ND FLOOR
201 WEST WATER STREET
PIQUA, OHIO 45356

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

ANNOUNCEMENTS

REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING

CONSENT AGENDA

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approval of the minutes from the February 7, 2017 Regular City Commission Meeting

2. RES. NO. R-23-17
A Resolution reappointing a member to the Downtown District Design Review Board

3. RES. NO. R-24-17
A Resolution reappointing a member to the Downtown District Design Review Board

4. RES. NO. R-25-17
A Resolution reappointing a member to the Downtown District Design Review Board

5. RES. NO. R-26-17
A Resolution reappointing one member to the Energy Board

6. RES. NO. R-27-17
A Resolution reappointing one member to the Energy Board

7. RES. NO. R-28-17
A Resolution reappointing a member to the Civil Service Commission

8. RES. NO. R-29-17
A Resolution reappointing a member to the Civil Service Commission

9. RES. NO. R-30-17
A Resolution appointing a member to the Civil Service Commission

10. RES. NO. R-31-17
A Resolution reappointing a member to the Tree Committee

11. RES. NO. R-32-17
A Resolution reappointing a member to the Miami County Community Action Board

OLD BUSINESS

12. ORD. NO. 1-17 (3rd Reading)
An Ordinance to vacate a portion of Public Right-Of-Way

NEW BUSINESS

13. ORD. NO. 2-17 (1st Reading)
An Ordinance amending Sections 94.01 and 94.02 of the Piqua Code, relating to Green Fees and
Full-Season Membership for the Municipal Golf Course

14. ORD. NO. 3-17 (1st Reading)
An Ordinance repealing existing Chapter 33.02 and enacting a new Chapter 33.02 of the Piqua Code, relating to employment conditions and repealing existing Chapter 33.08 and enacting a new Chapter 33.08 of the Piqua Code, relating to Employee Insurance

15. RES. NO. R-33-17
A Resolution authorizing the purchase of 401 E. Ash Street, and adjacent land, Parcels No. N44-250185,
N44-250190, N44-250070, N44-250188

16. RES. NO. R-34-17
A Resolution authorizing the sale of City owned real estate

17. RES. NO. R-35-17
A Resolution authorizing the sale of City owned real estate

18. RES. NO. R-36-17
A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept property

19. RES. NO. R-37-17
A Resolution to pay Piqua Materials, Inc. for the removal of lime on donated property for the
Wastewater Plant

20. RES. NO. R-38-17
A Resolution requesting authorization for the purchase of automated algae testing equipment

21. RES. NO. R-39-17
A Resolution requesting authorization for the purchase of a new pump for the Ziegler Road Booster
Pump Station

22. RES. NO. R-40-17
A Resolution requesting authorization for the installation of a new pump for the Ziegler Road Booster
Pump Station

23. RES. NO. R-41-17
A Resolution strongly opposing the State of Ohio Governor’s proposed 2018-2019 budget, which proposes centralized collection of net profit tax returns and other disastrous provisions, as detrimental to Local Governments and which will result in further significant loss of revenue needed to support the health, safety, welfare, and Economic Development efforts of Ohio’s Communities, and declaring an Emergency

24. RES. NO. R-42-17
A Resoluiton authorizing a purchase order to John Deere Company for the purchase of lawn mowers for
the Public Works Department-Streets and Parks

25. RES. NO. R-43-17
A Resolution authorizing a purchase order to Lebanon Ford for the purchase of two Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles and two Ford Police Interceptor Sedans

26. RES. NO. R-44-17
A Resolution authorizing a purchase order to the KE Rose Company for purchase and installation of
specialized equipment in Police vehicles

PUBLIC COMMENT
(This is an opportunity for citizens to address the City Commission regarding agenda items, issues, or to provide information. Comments are requested to be limited to five (5) minutes and specific questions should be addressed to the City Manager’s office.)

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

COMMISSIONERS COMMENT

ADJOURNMENT

 

February 21, 2017 City Commission Meeting Agenda Packet

 

 

Job Opportunity – Human Resources Director

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 No Comments

 

The City of Piqua, Ohio, population 20,951, approximately 25 miles north of Dayton, Ohio is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Human Resources Director.

For more information, check out the Job Opportunities page.

 

 

 

MCHGS 22nd Annual Routes for Roots Workshop

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 No Comments

 

The Miami County Historical & Genealogical Society will be having it’s 22nd Annual Routes for Roots workshop Saturday, March 18, 2017, 8:45am-3:10pm, at the Ft. Piqua Plaza Banquet Center (4th floor), 116 W. High St., Piqua, OH. Advance registration by March 7th is $20.00. Walk-ins the day of the event, $ 25.00. Registration and check-in starts at 8:15am. Visit our Facebook page and website for information on speakers, classes, schedule for the day and to download our registration form. Forms are also available at Piqua Library, Piqua Local History and select area libraries. MCHGS website www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmchgs/ For questions contact Wendy Watson at 937-701-3047 or gspbeagle@gmail.com.

 

 

ODOT Western Ohio Construction for the Week of February 13 – 19, 2017

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 No Comments

 

The following closures are currently in effect for the week of February 13th- 19th:

Darke County
• SR 571 between US 36 and Jaysville – St. Johns Road, ROAD CLOSURE January 16th – March 17th. The official detour is: US 36 to US 127 to SR 49 to SR 721

Miami County
• I-75 between CR 25A (Piqua) and US 36, Lane width restrictions September 12th – June 15th of 2017. Lanes are restricted to 12 feet. Two lanes will remain open in each direction.
• Statler Road between Cromes Drive and Free Road, ROAD CLOSURE September 13th – June 15th, 2017. The official detour is: Cromes Drive/Looney Road to US 36 to Troy-Sidney Road to Statler Road.

Montgomery County
• Old Mill Road between Phillipsburg-Union Road and North Montgomery County Line Road, ROAD CLOSURE February 6th – May 6th. The official detour is: Phillipsburg-Union Road to Rhinehard Road to North Montgomery County Line Road to Old Mill Road
• South Gebhart Church Road between SR 725 and Maue Road, ROAD CLOSURE February 6th – April 19th. The official detour is: Maue Road to Alexandersville Road to SR 725 to South Gebhart Church Road
• I-75 south Ramp to US 35 west, RAMP CLOSURE January 9th – September 30th. The official detour is: I-75 south to the Edwin C. Moses turn around lane to I-75 north to US 35 west
• SR 49 south between Brookville-Salem Road and Pleasant Plain Road, Lane closures November 28th through May 31st. One southbound lane will remain open at all times.

Shelby County
• SR 362 between Fort Loramie Swanders Road and Canal Road, ROAD CLOSURE February 16th – March 3rd. The official detour is: SR 362 to SR 66

UPCOMING CLOSURES:
• None currently listed

ODOT closures focus on Interstate, US and State routes. For information on local roads you will need to contact the county, city or township where the road is located. Arrow boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming closure. All work is weather permitting. Safety is a top priority at ODOT. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.

The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state’s largest man-made asset–the transportation system. ODOT’s mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.

For more information contact: Mandi Dillon, Public Information Officer (937) 497-6820.

 

 

 

Golf Advisory Board Meeting Notice

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 No Comments

 

Please be advised that the City of Piqua Golf Advisory Board will hold a public meeting at the time and location stated below. The minutes for the previous meeting and the agenda may be viewed by visiting http://piquaoh.org/city-government/boards-and-committees/golf-advisory-board/.

TIME: 12:00 PM

DATE: Thursday, February 23rd

LOCATION: Beppo Uno
414 West Water Street
Piqua, Ohio 45356

This meeting is open to the public as an opportunity to speak on the recommendations and suggestions addressed by the Golf Advisory Board. If an individual is unable to attend the public meeting a written statement may be submitted to the address listed above.

Please contact this office if you have any questions pertaining to this public notice.

Chip Fox
Golf Professional

 

Job Opportunity – Entry Level Police Officer

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 No Comments

 

The City of Piqua is seeking those interested in taking the Civil Service exam for the position of Police Officer.

Check out the information for entry level police officer on the Job Opportunities page.

 

 

Public Notice – Civil Service Commission Meeting

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 No Comments

 

The City of Piqua Civil Service Commission will meet on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 5:15 p.m. in the Administration Conference Room located on the 2nd floor of Municipal Government Complex, 201 West Water Street. This meeting is for the purpose of extending the eligibility list for the position of Assistant Fire Chief for one year.

 

 

City of Piqua Presidents’ Day Holiday Schedule

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 No Comments

 

Piqua City offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, to allow city employees to observe Presidents’ Day.

Garbage, refuse, and recycling collections will not be made on Monday, February 20, 2017.

Monday through Friday collections will be one day late with pick-up on Saturday, February 25, 2017 for Friday’s route.

The City urges all customers to place their containers at their usual collection points the evening before for early pick-ups the following day.

 

Emergency Water Main Repair at N. Sunset & Maplewood Intersection

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 No Comments

 

The City of Piqua Underground Utilities Department is making an emergency water main repair at the N. Sunset and Maplewood intersection.

Motorists are asked to use extreme caution when travelling in this area as crews are working.

Customers located in this area may experience low or no water pressure and/or discolored water during the course of this repair.

Please note there are NO boil advisories in effect at this time.

 

 

Proclamation Designating February 17, 2017 as Green Out Day Honoring Our Military Veterans and Samuel F. Pearson Day

Posted on: February 8th, 2017 No Comments

 

Samuel F. Pearson

P R O C L A M A T I O N

WHEREAS, on Friday, February 17, 2017 Piqua High School’s F.O.R. Club and Student-Athlete Leadership Team will host a “Green Out” event honoring military veterans, specifically honoring Piqua’s Samuel F. Pearson; and

WHEREAS, this event will be held at the Piqua High School-Garbry Gymnasium, 1 Indian Trail on February 17th beginning at 7:30 PM with the Piqua versus Troy Varsity Basketball Game; and

WHEREAS, Veterans are encouraged to attend this event as they will be honored for their service and all Veterans will receive free admission into the event; and

WHEREAS, all proceeds from the “Green Out” event will go towards the Samuel F. Pearson Memorial Scholarship fund; and

WHEREAS, Corporal Samuel F. Pearson, son of Randi and Carolyn Pearson, was a 1998 Piqua High School graduate and a core athlete in football, basketball, track & field; and

WHEREAS, because of Sam’s dedication to education he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2003 from Otterbein University; and

WHEREAS, with a desire to serve his country, Sam enlisted into the United States Army in 2006; and

WHEREAS, in August of 2007 Sam actively served as a member of the Finance Corp. at which time his young life was taken by a rocket attack at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, Iraq on October 10, 2007; and

WHEREAS, following this devastating tragedy, the Samuel F. Pearson Memorial Scholarship was founded to honor and to always remember Sam Pearson; and

WHEREAS, Samuel F. Pearson will never be forgotten, he will always be remembered for his dedication to everything he did, and for his love of his family and of our country.

NOW, THEREFORE, I Kathryn B. Hinds, Mayor of the City of Piqua, Ohio, do hereby proclaim Friday, February 17, 2017 as:

 

GREEN OUT DAY HONORING OUR MILITARY VETERANS AND
SAMUEL F. PEARSON DAY

 

in the City of Piqua: and urge all citizens to honor all of our Veterans and Samuel F. Pearson each and every day.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Seal of the City of Piqua, Ohio, this 7th day of February 2017.

KATHRYN B. HINDS, MAYOR

 

February 17, 2017 – Green Out Day Honoring Our Military Veterans and Samuel F. Pearson

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