ANNA — During the Anna Village Council meeting Tuesday night Mayor Mark Pulfer read a proclamation honoring the outgoing village administrator.
Nancy Benroth has been with the village since October 2010, but has 30 years of local government experience. Her last day with the village will be July 31.
“Nancy has worked hard to make the Anna community a better community. … Where as, Nancy has put in some long hours, and dedicated a lot of time to the village,” Pulfer said in his proclamation.
Last August when there was an opening for a fiscal officer at the village, Benroth stepped into that position as well. In June the village hired a new fiscal officer, Denise Brown.
Wayne York, Benroth’s replacement as administrator, started Monday.
Also at the meeting Tuesday the council read and passed two ordinances. One ordinance’s purpose was for vacating a portion of an unimproved alley within the village, and the other pertained to repealing an old health care reimbursement arrangement.
They approved a resolution authorizing the sale of personal property, including motor vehicles acquired for the use of municipal officers and departments, and road machinery, equipment, tools or supplies, which is not needed for public use, or is obsolete or unfit for the use for which it was acquired, by internet auction for the calendar year 2016 on govdeals.com.
They also read and voted on a resolution concerning Zero Out Prostate Cancer in Ohio.
During reports from the officials and committees, Benroth reported the paperwork for the police levy to be on the ballot in November has been turned in.
Council Member Cindy Naseman reported for the public works committee that they are in the process of exercising the fire hydrants in town, and the summer paving project is almost complete. They are also working on getting street lighting at the beginning of the Timber Trail Subdivision.
Council Member Gary Strasser reported for the parks and recreation committee that there will be a comedy juggle and ventriloquist at the park on Aug. 7 from 3 to 4 p.m.
Anna Fire Cheif Tim Bender reported the call volumne has increased recently, but he’s not sure of the reason, everything is going pretty smoothly.
Council Member Kathleen Eshleman reported the Anna Historical Society now has a home. A community member purchased a home at the sheriff’s auction and will be donating it to the historical society. She said it’s going to be a lot of work, but at least they have a place now.