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May 6, 2013: City Council
AGENDA:

 
REGULAR MEETING of the Council of the City of Lyndhurst, Monday, May 6, 2013, at 8:00 P.M., Vice Mayor Patrick A. Ward, presiding.
 
Members Present:
Council Representatives: J. A. Gambatese, C. A. LoPresti, J. A. Marko, K. C. Packard, L. A. Schlessel, D. A. Frey.
 
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; M. A. Franco, Assistant Clerk of Council.
 
COUNCIL:
 
Minutes:
 
Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Monday, April 15, 2013.
 
Committee Reports:
 
MAYOR'S REPORT - MAYOR CICERO
 
FINANCE COMMITTEE - WARD
 
PUBLIC LANDS & BUILDINGS COMMITTEE - MARKO
 
ROADS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE -
 
SERVICE & SEWERS COMMITTEE - PACKARD
 
SAFETY COMMITTEE - LoPRESTI
 
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE - FREY
 
AD HOC COMMITTEE ON PERFORMANCE AUDITS - GAMBATESE
 
PLANNING COMMISSION - SCHLESSEL
 
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BOARD OF EDUCATION (First meeting of the month)
 
Requests for additions to the Agenda:
 
Public Comment:
 
THIRD READING
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2013-19
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 957.02 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES REGARDING SWIMMING POOL ADMISSION FEES.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2013-23
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR SWIMMING POOL PERSONNEL AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 2012-13.
 
RESOLUTION NO. 2013-24
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LYNDHURST, OHIO TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S BULK ROAD SALT PROGRAM, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
RESOLUTION NO. 2013-25
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH 32 DEGREES LLC FOR CONCESSIONAIRE SERVICES DURING THE 2013 POOL SEASON AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
 
TABLED ITEMS:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2012-24
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 755 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS" BY AMENDING SECTION 755.01 REGARDING DEFINITIONS.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2012-25
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 755.07 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS" BY AMENDING SECTION 755.07 REGARDING HOURS FOR PEDDLING, SOLICITING AND CANVASSING.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2012-26
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 755.08 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS" BY AMENDING SECTION 755.08 REGARDING PROHIBITED PLACES.
 
May 6, 2013: City Council
MINUTES:

 
The Council of the City of Lyndhurst met in Regular Session on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 8:07 P.M., Vice Mayor Patrick A. Ward, presiding.
 
Members Present:
Council Representatives: J. A. Gambatese, C. A. LoPresti, J. A. Marko, K. C. Packard, L. A. Schlessel, D. A. Frey.
 
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; L. M. Puskas, Building Inspector; M. J. Carroll, Chief of Fire; M. A. Franco, Assistant Clerk of Council.
 
Absent: M. A. Kovalchik, Director of Finance; T. P. Kunz, Building Commissioner.
 
It was moved by Mr. Marko, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that the reading of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Monday, April 15, 2013, 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.
 
MAYOR'S REPORT - Mayor Cicero had no report.
 
FINANCE COMMITTEE - Chairman Ward had no report.
 
PUBLIC LANDS AND BUILDINGS COMMITTEE - Chairman Marko had no report.
 
ROADS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE
SERVICE AND SEWERS COMMITTEE - Chairman Packard had no report.
 
SAFETY COMMITTEE - Chairman LoPresti had no report.
 
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE - Chairman Frey stated the committee met prior to the Council Meeting to discuss the Water Contract Service Agreement and Sidewalk Program, minutes will be forthcoming.
 
AD HOC COMMITTEE ON PERFORMANCE AUDITS - Chairman Gambatese requested Mr. Ward schedule a Finance Committee Meeting to further discuss audit options.
 
Mr. Ward stated that he would like to speak to Mr. Gambatese further before scheduling a meeting.
 
PLANNING COMMISSION - Chairman Schlessel had no report.
 
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BOARD OF EDUCATION - No representative was present
 
The meeting was opened to public comment:
 
E. Dale Inkley, 5126 East Farnhurst, stated the Deer Meeting was uneventful.
Mr. Inkley said WVIZ is airing a program Wednesday from the deer's prospective.
Mayor Cicero stated he is investigating a new deer deterrent.
Mr. Ward said if the supplier would supply the product at no cost the City could possibly beta test the product.
Mr. Inkley stated that he has had luck with liquid fence, but would like to meet with the Mayor to further discuss this issue.
 
Mr. Schlessel reminded Council that the Heights Regional Commerce Expo will be May 9th, 3:00PM until 7:00PM, 700 Beta Drive.
 
Mr. Frey stated he attended Barry Hartz's Retirement Reception, and Mr. Hartz was extremely grateful and appreciative of the Resolution presented to him.
 
Mr. Ward reported that Community Shed Day was a great success and another will be scheduled for September.
 
THIRD READING
ORDINANCE NO. 2013-19
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 957.02 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES REGARDING SWIMMING POOL ADMISSION FEES.
 
It was moved by Mr. Marko, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that Ordinance No. 2013-19 be placed on third reading for passage.
 
It was moved by Mr. Marko, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that Ordinance No. 2013-19 as introduced be amended as distributed.
 
Mr. Gambatese asked how Council came to the decision of changing the Special Needs Pass requirements.
Mr. Ward explained the City was taking a significant amount of abuse from dishonest people regarding disabilities. Mr. Ward explained Special Needs Passes are still available to individuals with disabilities along with a caregiver's pass. Mr. Ward informed Mr. Gambatese there were several meetings regarding this issue.
 
Mr. Frey said in regards to reciprocity, he spoke to David Miller South Euclid's Council President, and as of present, South Euclid will be operating two (2) pools.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Marko, Packard, Gambatese, Schlessel, Frey, LoPresti, Ward.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2013-19 (Amended) is now on the floor for consideration.
 
It was moved by Mr. Marko, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that Ordinance No. 2013-19 (Amended) be passed.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Marko, Packard, Gambatese, Schlessel, Frey, LoPresti, Ward.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2013-19 (Amended) is passed.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2013-23
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR SWIMMING POOL PERSONNEL AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 2012-13.
 
It was moved by Mr. Marko, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that rules set forth under Section 123.01 of the Codified Ordinances be suspended for full reading, that Ordinance No. 2013-23 be placed on third reading for final passage and that it be highlighted.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Marko, Packard, Gambatese, Schlessel, Frey, LoPresti, Ward.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Rules Suspended.
 
Ordinance No. 2013-23 was highlighted by Mrs. Franco, with Section 3 being read in its entirety.
 
It was moved by Mr. Schlessel, seconded by Mr. Packard, that Ordinance No. 2013-23 be passed.
 
Mr. Ward thanked Mr. Marko and his committee for their time and effort spent on pool issues.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Marko, Packard, Gambatese, Schlessel, Frey, LoPresti, Ward.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2013-23 is passed.
 
RESOLUTION NO. 2013-24
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LYNDHURST, OHIO TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S BULK ROAD SALT PROGRAM, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
It was moved by Mr. Frey, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that rules set forth under Section 123.01 of the Codified Ordinances be suspended for full reading, that Resolution No. 2013-24 be placed on third reading for final adoption and that it be highlighted.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Marko, Packard, Gambatese, Schlessel, Frey, LoPresti, Ward.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Rules Suspended.
 
Resolution No. 2013-24 was highlighted by Mrs. Franco, with Section 7 being read in its entirety.
 
It was moved by Mr. Schlessel, seconded by Mr. LoPresti, that Resolution No. 2013-24 be adopted.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Marko, Packard, Gambatese, Schlessel, Frey, LoPresti, Ward.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Resolution No. 2013-24 is adopted.
 
RESOLUTION NO. 2013-25
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH 32 DEGREES LLC FOR CONCESSIONAIRE SERVICES DURING THE 2013 POOL SEASON AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
It was moved by Mr. Marko, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that Resolution No. 2013-25 be placed on first reading.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Marko, Packard, Gambatese, Schlessel, Frey, LoPresti, Ward.
Nays: None.
 
Motion carried.
Resolution No. 2013-25 is placed on first reading.
 
It was moved by Mr. Schlessel, seconded by Mr. Gambatese, that the meeting be adjourned.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
Meeting adjourned at 8:24 P.M.


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