Kaminsky sworn in as mayor

Staff report

KETTLERSVILLE — Eric Kaminsky was sworn in as mayor for a second four-year term at the January meeting of Kettlersville Village Council.

After Kaminsky was sworn in, he appointed David Greer and John Shumate to council, filling terms that expired Dec. 21, 2015. The mayor also appointed Linda Miller as fiscal officer and Randy Wentz as zoning officer.

At the December meeting, Councilwoman Betty Ike reported that Wells Brothers has offered to assist with removal of the bell from the old council chambers and also with hanging/removing flags in the village. Shumate was to remove the sign from the old council chambers.

In other business:

• No response was received from Bill Elsass on obtaining the old school arch.

• No update was received on green house-numbering signs. The item was removed from the agenda.

• The Well Association has had an alley repaired.

• The mayor filed another complaint with the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department concerning the general store for a second-story broken window and no trash containers. The department is to be contacted if trash becomes an issue.

• South Street paving is complete. A resident is working on broken sidewalk.

• A copy of village plats was delivered to Randy Wentz.

• The mayor received a letter from the Shelby County Liberty Group to participate in the Ohio Checkbook program. No other entities in Shelby County are participating. State Treasurer Josh Mandel intends to expand a program that put the state government’s checkbook online to include all local governments.

Staff report