Ordinances & Resolutions
The following Ordinances & Resolutions were passed in January:
– confirms the appointment, by the Mayor, of Todd Dietzel as Lieutenant.
– confirms the appointment, by the Mayor, of Mike Pinizzotto as Sergeant.
– confirms the appointment, by the Mayor, of Nicholas Sidor as a full time Patrol Officer.
– reappoints Dale Canter as Assistant Safety Director for a period of one (1) year.
– authorizes Change Order No. 2 with Robinson Pipe Services for the 2013 Sewer Rehabilitation Program. This is a decrease amount of $12,520.47 as a result of contract reconciliation due to the project being completed.
– authorizes the Treasurer to reimburse the Village of Chagrin Falls for the installation of fire hydrants and related work in the Skyline Drive neighborhood. Chagrin Falls has charged the Village in the amount of $17,577.28 for said work.
– amends Chapter 1301 of the Building Code to adopt the Residential Code of Ohio and to recognize that the Village Building Department is a certified residential building department.
– authorizes the Mayor to enter into a Municipal Agency Agreement with the Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation. The Village entered into this agreement in September 2012, pursuant to Ordinance 2012-71; the County has recently created a Demolition Fund Program to this agreement, where funds will be dedicated for the purposes of demolishing vacant, abandoned, and nuisance or blighted property.
–approves the Village’s withdrawal from the Council to Protect Ohio’s Communities which was formed to advocate against state cuts to local government funding. The General Assembly has repealed the estate tax and due to other state cuts to local government funding, the purposes for which the CPOC was formed no longer exist. All members must formally withdraw so that the council can be formally dissolved in order to avoid further operating expenses.
– authorizes the Mayor to pay the Village’s dues for 2015 and 2016 to the Chagrin Valley Dispatch Council in an amount no to exceed $250,000.00 for the continued and efficient operation of the dispatch center during this time of growth and transition. The Village will owe no further dues until 2017.
– accepts a donation from Councilman Ted Buczek to be used for the benefit of Forest Ridge Preserve, which he made to commemorate his recent wedding.