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DATE_REPLACE: City Council
AGENDA:

 
REGULAR MEETING of the Council of the City of Lyndhurst, Monday, March 21, 2011, at 8:00 P.M., Vice Mayor Lane A. Schlessel, presiding.
 
Members Present:
Council Representatives: D. J. Fisher, D. A. Frey, J. A. Gambatese, C. A. LoPresti, J. A. Marko, L. A. Schlessel, P. A. Ward.
 
Others Present: J. M. Cicero, Jr., Mayor; P. T. Murphy, Director of Law; R. F. Porrello, Chief of Police; F. E. Glady III, Director of Service; M. A. Kovalchik, Director of Finance; T. P. Kunz, Building Commissioner; M. J. Carroll, Chief of Fire. J. C. Borton, Assistant Clerk of Council
 
COUNCIL:
 
Minutes:
 
Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Monday, March 7, 2011.
 
SWEARING IN:
 
Newly promoted Fire Captain David Holtz;
Newly promoted Fire Lieutenant Ryan Procop.
 
Committee Reports:
 
MAYOR'S REPORT - MAYOR CICERO
 
FINANCE COMMITTEE - WARD
 
PUBLIC LANDS & BUILDINGS COMMITTEE - FREY
 
ROADS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE - GAMBATESE
 
SAFETY COMMITTEE - LoPRESTI
 
SERVICE & SEWERS COMMITTEE - FISHER
 
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE - MARKO
 
PLANNING COMMISSION - WARD
 
Requests for additions to the Agenda:
 
Public Comment:
 
THIRD READING
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-11
INTRODUCED BY: COUNCILMAN LANE SCHLESSEL
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 1385 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "BASIC STANDARD FOR RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCY" BY AMENDING SECTION 1385.12 REGARDING ELEVATORS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
THIRD READING:
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-12
INTRODUCED BY: COUNCILMAN LANE SCHLESSEL
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 1387 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "ADDITIONAL STANDARDS FOR MULTIPLE DWELLINGS" BY ENACTING SECTION 1387.021 REGARDING ELEVATORS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-13
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING TRANSFERS AND ADVANCES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
TABLED ITEMS:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-30
INTRODUCED BY: Councilman Schlessel
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 432 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "OPERATION GENERALLY" BY ENACTING NEW SECTION 432.44 PROHIBITING DRIVING A VEHICLE WHILE USING A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE BY AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS, OR BY AN INDIVIDUAL WITHOUT A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-77
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 1170 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY TO PERMIT ELECTRONIC DISPLAY SIGNS IN THE CITY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (Referred to Planning Commission 1-17-11)
 
DATE_REPLACE: City Council
MINUTES:

 
The Council of the City of Lyndhurst met in Regular Session on Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8:03 P.M., Vice Mayor Lane A. Schlessel, presiding.
 
Members Present:
Council Representatives: D. J. Fisher, D. A. Frey, J. A. Gambatese, C. A. LoPresti, J. A. Marko, L. A. Schlessel, P. A. Ward.
 
Others Present: J. M. Cicero, Jr., Mayor; P. T. Murphy, Director of Law; M. J. Carroll, Chief of Fire; F. E. Glady III, Director of Service; R. F. Porrello, Chief of Police; L. Puskas, Building Inspector; J. C. Borton, Assistant Clerk of Council.
 
Absent: M. A. Kovalchik, Director of Finance; T. P. Kunz, Building Commissioner.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Fisher, that reading of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Monday, March 7, 2011, copies of which were mailed to all Members be dispensed with and said minutes stand approved as circulated.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
At this time, Mayor Cicero acknowledged Mayor Procop from the City of Twinsburg, as well as former Fire Chief Gerald Telzrow and retired members of the Fire Department who were present for the swearing in of the newly promoted officers.
 
Mayor Cicero administered the Oath of Office to newly promoted Fire Lieutenant Ryan Procop.
 
Mayor Cicero administered the Oath of Office to newly promoted Fire Captain David Holtz.
 
MAYOR'S REPORT -Mayor had no report.
 
FINANCE COMMITTEE - Chairman Ward had no report.
 
PUBLIC LANDS & BUILDINGS COMMITTEE - Chairman Frey had no report. He reported that the construction had begun on the Brainard Sprayground.
 
ROADS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE - Chairman Gambatese had no report.
 
SAFETY COMMITTEE - Chairman LoPresti reported on the joint meeting of the Safety Committee and Legislative Committee held earlier this evening. A formal report are forthcoming and will be made a part of the permanent record.
 
SERVICE & SEWERS COMMITTEE - Chairman Fisher had no report.
 
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE - Chairman Marko added to the report made by Mr. LoPresti. Minutes of that meeting are forthcoming and will be made a part of the permanent record.
 
PLANNING COMMISSION - Mr. Ward had no report. He indicated that the Planning Commission would be meeting on April 7th to finalize discussion regarding Ordinance No. 2010-77 relative to electronic display signs in the City.
 
The meeting was opened to public comment: There were no comments from the public.
 
Mr. Marko invited all Members of Council to the Brush High School Brown & Gold Fundraiser to be held this Saturday at Brush High School.
 
Mayor Cicero reported that the Ukrainian Delegation visited City Hall last week for the purpose of learning about the City's trash and recycling programs. He said Lyndhurst was chosen because of its recycling program. The Mayor commended Mr. Glady for a wonderful presentation and for making our recycling program internationally known.
 
Mr. Schlessel reported that Council and the Mayor would be sponsoring a college scholarship to a Lyndhurst resident. Applications are available at City Hall. He thanked his colleagues for their participation for the third consecutive year. He noted that the scholarship would be presented at the May 16th Council meeting.
 
THIRD READING:
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-11
INTRODUCED BY: COUNCILMAN LANE SCHLESSEL
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 1385 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "BASIC STANDARDS FOR RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCY" BY AMENDING SECTION 1385.12 REGARDING ELEVATORS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Frey, that Ordinance No. 2011-11 be placed on third reading and that it be passed.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Fisher, Frey, Gambatese, Marko, Ward, LoPresti, Schlessel.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2011-11 is passed.
 
THIRD READING:
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-12
INTRODUCED BY: COUNCILMAN LANE SCHLESSEL
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 1387 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "ADDITIONAL STANDARDS FOR MULTIPLE DWELLINGS" BY ENACTING SECTION 1387.021 REGARDING ELEVATORS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. LoPresti, that Ordinance No. 2011-12 be placed on third reading and that it be passed.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Fisher, Frey, Gambatese, Marko, Ward, LoPresti, Schlessel.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2011-12 is passed.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-18
INTRODUCED BY: ADMINISTRATION
 
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING TRANSFERS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
It was moved by Mr. Marko, seconded by Mr. Ward, that rules set forth under Section 123.01 Codified Ordinances be suspended for full reading, that Ordinance No. 2011-18 be placed on second and third reading for final passage and that it be highlighted.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Fisher, Frey, Gambatese, Marko, Ward, LoPresti, Schlessel.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Rules suspended.
 
Ordinance No. 2011-18 was highlighted by Mrs. Borton, with Section 4 being read in its entirety.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Gambatese, that Ordinance No. 2011-18 be passed.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Fisher, Frey, Gambatese, Marko, Ward, LoPresti, Schlessel.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2011-18 is passed.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Marko, that the meeting be adjourned.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
Meeting adjourned at 8:23 P.M.


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