Kettlersville Council reorganizes in January

Staff report

KETTLERSVILLE — Linda Miller was appointed fiscal officer and Randy Wentz was appointed zoning officer during the Jan. 3 meeting of the Kettlersville Village Council. Minutes of the meeting were approved at the Feb. 8 council meeting.

The terms of office for Miller and Wentz are both through Dec. 31, 2017.

As part of the organizational meeting, John Shumate was named council president.

Finance committee members are Ida Kaminsky, Betty Ike and David Greer. Street Committee members are Shumate, Karen Berning and Vickey Greer. All council members will serve on the Lands and Buildings Committee. Mayor Eric Kaminsky will serve on the Regional Planning Commission.

All meetings will be held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at council chambers, 8844 State Route 274, Kettlersville. The July meeting will be moved to July 11.

Council also approved salaries and pay for for the mayor, fiscal officer, council members and other responsibilities associated with council. The mayor will receive a $1,800 year salary. The fiscal officer will receive a $3,5000 year salary. Council members will be paid $30 per meeting and they can miss one regular meeting without losing pay.

The mayor will be paid $30 per each Regional Planning Commission he attends. The zoning officer will be paid $100 per year. Mileage will be paid at the IRS rate at the time of the event. Those attending required meetings will be paid $80 per day to attend seminars, state financial audits, meetings along with reimbursement for hotel and food if the event is more than one day and seminar registration fee. Council approval is required before seminars/audits/meetings can be attended.

Council approved the reimbursement to Eric Kaminksy of $100 per year for copies made for village business on his personal printer. A log of copies made will be presented to council at the end of the year.

Temporary appropriations for 2017 were approved. Appropriations included general fund, $10,000, and street fund, $5,000. Final appropriations were to be presented at the February meeting.

In other business, council:

• Was updated on the land bank and learned a director has been hired. The goal of the land bank is to demolish 50 structures within the first six months of 2017.

• Tabled flag pole and new council sign installation until spring.

• Heard a letter read from the solicitor in regards to the custodian contract termination. The 2017 contract will be reviewed at the February meeting.

• Received a detailed log of Shelby County Sheriff’s Office patrol hours in December. The village asked for an invoice for 2016 patrol services to be issued.

Staff report