Paperwork sent for approval

Staff report

QUINCY — Quincy Vllage Council learned the paperwork has been signed for Affordable Gas and Electric (AGE). The issue was discussed at the Dec. 6 council meeting.

The paperwork has been signed and notarized by AGE and sent to the Public Utilities Commission for final approval.

The Council voted to renew the 2017 membership into the Logan-Union-Champaign Regional Planning Commission at a yearly rate of $487.50. The commission supports and helps with zoning ordinances and many other local activities in the area.

A handbook has been drafted and will be reviewed for corrections, changes, additions and final approval for all employees of the village.

The Council will also renew membership into the Ohio Municipal League. This organization informs governments of law changes, grant funding and many state government activities.

The Council is working with the Ohio E.P.A. in finalizing theoperation of Well No. 4. Well No. 4 is up and generating water supply at this time.

A brief discussion was held regarding where run off from drainage tiles goes and who governs that situation. Further information will need to be obtained.

A communication tower is being discussed at the crossing of the two railroads in the village. Zoning is being reviewed regarding the construction of the tower.

The collection of leaves has ended in the village and all leaves that were not collected will need to be disposed of by property owners.

Delinquent water and sewer bills were reviewed with concern over delinquent accounts and the beginning of the new water rates. The new total will be $75 effective Dec. 1, 2016, and will

be shown on the billing in January 2017 as bills run a month behind.

Close monitoring and collection of delinquent bills will be implemented in 2017. All delinquent accounts are subject to immediate shut off at any time.

The final loan for Well No. 4 is being processed and should be finalized prior to the end of 2016.

Several areas of damaged property in the village are being looked at: a guardrail on Miami Street, fencing at the Finfrock Park and posts and fencing at the closed Quincy Recycle area.

Staff report