On the agendas


Upper Valley Career Center Board of Education

PIQUA — The Upper Valley Career Center Board of Education will meet Monday, May 23, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the Adams Board Room.

Items on the agenda include a spotlight on the Skills USA National officer candidates and the European Apprenticeship Model, the superintendent’s report, accepting donations, out-of-district learning experiences, textbook adoption and the salary schedule and base increase for the 2016-17 school year. Employment of personnel will also be discussed.

New Knoxville Board of Education

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville Local School District Board of Education will meet Monday, May 23, at 7 p.m. in the media center.

Reports will be given by the New Knoxville Education representative, the principal and superintendent. Personnel items are also on the agenda.

Sidney City Council

SIDNEY — The Sidney City Council will meet Monday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers. Police Chief William Balling will present lifesaving awards to five officers who provided medical aid to individuals in need. Fire Chief Brad Jones will present the 2015 Firefighter of the Year Award to Mark Pleiman, and also introduce four new firefighters that started with the Fire Department on May 23.

Council is expected to adopt an ordinance rezoning a certain acre tract from a single family residence district to a general industrial district. There will be an introduction of two ordinances. One will be to levy a special assessment for the improvement of streets, avenues and public highways in the special decorative streetlight district and in the balance of the city by lighting the same with electricity. The other amends a section of the codified ordinances regarding Shelby Public Transit System rates.

Council is expected to pass several resolutions. One is to repeal a resolution adopted on Oct. 12, 2015 which was to micro-surface a portion of state Route 47 because the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) no longer intends to do so. Two others are to reappoint Gregg Anderson and Sean Saddler to the Airport Advisory Committee, and also reappoint Rufus “Rick” Sims to the Shelby County Metropolitan Housing Authority. The remaining resolution will authorize participation in the ODOT winter contract for road salt.

There will be a discussion on the revision to a codified ordinance regarding parking for the prosecutor’s office, a petition to designate an alley as one-way, and to cancel the July 5 workshop meeting.

Jackson Center Village Council

JACKSON CENTER — The Jackson Center Village Council will meet Monday, May 23, at 7 p.m. in council chambers. They will approve the April financial report and review a liquor license transfer.

The council will read and vote on an ordinance to authorize and direct the municipality to execute a mutual aid agreement with national participating municipalities with municipal electric systems, in order to be able to receive and provide mutual assistance during times of emergencies through the interchange and use of personnel and equipment.

They will also read an ordinance adjusting 2016 annual appropriations of public funds. They will hear reports from village officials and committees. They will also hold an executive session for the purpose of discussing the discipline of a public employee.

Anna Village Council

ANNA — The Anna Village Council will meet Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 7 p.m. in council chambers in village hall. They will read for the third time and vote on an ordinance authorizing the village fiscal officer to create blanket and super blanket purchase orders. They will also read for the third time and vote on a resolution authorizing the village administrator to enter into an agreement with Miami Valley Lighting, LLC.

They will hear reports from committees and public officials. In new business they will discuss 2016 health insurance, vehicles for veterans, alley vacation petition on Williamson, and a street sweeper. In old business they will discuss farm land, which as been postponed, and the income tax levy on the November ballot.