For the second City Council Meeting of the year the Toledo Council gathered together for another meeting with full attendance.
Following the formalities Craig McCown from Public Works came forward for his report. In this report he addressed the sewer blockage that happened the previous week. He told the audience that people need to call City Hall to report the problem and not just the landlord. McCown stated that public works could have responded much faster if they had been called first.
After this report Police Chief John Brockmueller told the Council there had been "12 calls of service in the past two weeks." With nothing further Brockmueller told the Council "things are running really smooth."
Next during this time of reports was City Clerk Michelle Whitten. In her report she readdressed the Sewage Backup and told the Council it was "our problem but not our fault." As she continued to explain to the Council what had happened she stated that is was a good thing the renter had been home or the damage could have been much worse.
With no further reports the Council moved into their time of New Business. First on the agenda was the topic of "Approve Appointment of City Council Vacancy."
After the approval and swearing in of the new member Councilman Greg Morosoff took his seat on the Council.
The second item on the Agenda was to "Approve Mayoral Appointments." Once all the spots were filled Councilwoman Hill made the motion to approve. After the motion was seconded and the vote was in progress the motion carried unanimously.
For the last item on the Agenda the Council had to "Approve Misc. Engineering Services Contract." While the Council members looked through the paperwork it was explained that there needed to be an approval to sign the contract to not go over a certain amount a year. Councilman Guy Spratt made the motion to approve and after the seconding by Councilman Jim Fluckinger the motion carried. Following this motion, Councilman Spratt also made the motion to approve the liquor license and with the second from Councilman Morosoff the motion carried.
With no further items on the Agenda Councilman Spratt brought up his concern with kids being violent towards members of the Police Force. After several minutes of discussion Councilwoman Glenda Forga stated that she would start looking into forms of funding to see if it would be possible to get Police into the schools for programs and getting kids to trust and look up to the police. Once the discussion began to die down Councilman Spratt made the motion to adjourn.
Once Councilwoman Hill seconded and the motion passed the meeting was adjourned.