December 18th, 2017 Minutes


December 18, 2017 – 7:00 PM

Present: Mayor Tichy, Mayor Pro Tem Sharpe, Alderman Andrews, Alderman Tichy, Alderman Crouse, Alderman Isley, Alderman Jones, Alderman Baldwin, and Clerk York.

Alderman Crouse gave the invocation.

Alderman Tichy moved to approve the November 27, 2017 meeting minutes. Alderman Isley seconded the motion. The motion passed 6-0.

Clerk York swore in Donald Tichy as Mayor. Naydine Sharpe, Gayle Andrews and Mike Baldwin were sworn in by Clerk York as Alderman.

Ritchie Jones was recognized for his service as an Alderman on the Board.

Motion made by Alderman Tichy to accept Alderman Sharpe as Mayor Pro Tem and Alderman Baldwin as the Finance Officer, seconded by Alderman Crouse. Motion passed 6-0


Village Website

Tabled until next meeting.

Engineer Report

Mr. Reich had no report.

Food Trucks and Restaurants as a Special Use

Clerk York stated that he done additional research and spoken with Attorney Koonts and should have some updated information at the next meeting.

ORC Report

Mr. Allred stated that all systems were working well. There will be manhole inspections next week. The THM testing passed. There were duplicate samples done to ensure accurate results. The annual valve exercising will be done over the next week.


Voluntary Annexation Request by Mr. Michael McCandless

Clerk York stated that Mr. Michael McCandless had purchased a large piece of property at the back of Rob Shepard Dr. and he would like to annex a portion of the property that is not in the Village.

Clerk York informed the Board that a Public Hearing date needed to be set. Motion made by Alderman Tichy to set a Public Hearing for the January meeting, seconded by Alderman Isley. Motion passed 6-0

Local Water Supply Plan

Clerk York explained that the local water supply plan is updated each year. Every five years the Board is asked to approve the plan. Motion made by Alderman Isley to approve the water plan as presented, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Sharpe. Motion passed 6-0

League Health Insurance for Elected Officials

A motion was made by Alderman Isley to accept the ability of elected officials to purchase insurance through the league at their own expense, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Sharpe. Motion passed 6-0

Authorization of Signers for the Bank Accounts

A motion was made by Alderman Tichy to approve Alderman Baldwin as a depositary signer, second by Alderman Isley. Motion passed 6-0

Approval of Board Meeting Dates for 2018

Clerk York stated that the 2018 Board meetings would occur on the fourth Monday of each month, except May and December which would be on the Third Monday. Alderman Tichy made a motion to approve the dates, seconded by Alderman Isley. Motion passed 6-0

Finance Report

Clerk York stated the Village has $2.3 million dollars in cash on hand. The CD at carter bank earned $331 in interest over the last year. The CD is earning .33% interest. There is $500,000 set aside for projects. $226,401 is available in Powell Bill money. There is $16,00 in the syphon fund and $286,000 in water and sewer funds. $1.3 million is in cash in the general fund.


Mayor Tichy thanked Clerk York and Mrs. Folwell for their work through the year and gave each one a card.

Public Comment

Motion to Adjourn made by Alderman Crouse, seconded by Alderman Tichy. Motion passed 6-0

Don Tichy, Mayor