Kettlersville council appoints new members

Staff report

KETTLERSVILLE — Several new members were sworn in to positions on the Kettlersville Council during the village council meeting, Jan. 2.

Mayor Eric Kaminsky appointed and swore in the following council members for four-year terms, expiring Dec. 31, 2021: Ida Kaminsky, Vickey Greer and Betty Ike. Kaminsky also swore in council member Karen Berning, whose term will expire Dec. 31, 2021; appointed Linda Miller as fiscal officer, with term expiring Dec. 31, 2021; and appointed Randy Wentz to zoning officer, with term expiring Dec. 31, 2018.

Other appointments made included Ida Kaminsky, Betty Ike and David Greer as Finance Committee; John Shumate, Karen Berning and Vickey Greer as Street Committee; all council members as Lands and Buildings Committee; Kaminsky as representative to the regional planning commission; and Shumate as council president.

The following salaries were set and accepted:

• Mayor: $1,800 per year.

• Fiscal officer: $3,500 per year.

• Council members: $30 per meeting.

• Regional planning commission: $30 per meeting attended.

• Zoning officer: $100 per year.

• Seminars: $80 per day to attend seminars; state financial audits; meetings, along with reimbursement for hotel, food (only if more than one day) and seminar registration fees. Council approval is required before seminars/audits/meetings can be attended.

• Mileage: Internal Revenue Service rate at time of occurrence.

Temporary appropriations were set and accepted for 2018, including $10,000 for the general fund and $5,000 for the street fund.

Council approved an emergency ordinance for no-parking areas along state Route 274 with the second and third readings suspended. Kaminsky will provide a copy of the signed ordinance to the sheriff’s office and to ODOT for placement of signage.

Fiscal Officer Miller requested the council and mayor to update their contact information to be submitted to the Shelby County Board of Elections.

Kaminsky read a resolution from the Shelby County EMA for participation in its natural hazard mitigation plan, which was passed.

The financial report for December was released with expenses totaling $7,355.49, and receipts totaling $212.46, less direct deposits.

The complete November cash journal and bank statement and the December cash journal were released.

Council meetings will be the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in council chambers, 8844 state Route 274.

Staff report