Glen Dale City Council Minutes

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

July 10, 2006

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 10, 2006, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: English, McCulley, McLaughlin, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs office. Absent was Chief of Police Stenger.

   The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

    Mayor Blazer recognized Dave Thomas in the audience who had put a fence on his property on Railroad Street and reported that someone had destroyed part of it. Mr. Thomas said that he had an on-going problem with one of the neighbors in the area but did not want to make any acquisitions. A police report was filed.

    McLaughlin made a motion, second by Zinn, to remove the handicap parking space where Mr. France lived on Alta Vista. Vote Unanimous

    Bills totaling $10,832.73 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

    There was a discussion concerning the cost involved for the council person performing the duties Zoning Officer and that the compensation should be increased to at least defray the added fuel cost. McLaughlin made a motion, second by McCulley, to increase the reimbursement by $20.00 to the Zoning Officer to cover expenses. Vote: Unanimous

    Attorney Gardner presented Council with copies of two letters that he had sent to Francis Reilley and Jan Pest. The letter to Mr. Reilley related to complaints of neighbors on Thirteenth Street about his property adjacent to theirs needing to be cleared of the weeds. The second letter to Clerk Jan Pest requested that a Charter Amendment prohibiting City Employees from holding Elective Office in the City Glen Dale be placed on the General Election Ballot for the City of Glen Dale precincts in the November Election.

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    English made a motion, second by Zinn, to adjourn at 8:03p.m. Vote: Unanimous

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David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

  GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

   July 24, 2006

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 24, 2006, at 7:30 p.m., at the Glen Dale Firemenís Hall, 207 7th Street, Glen Dale, WV. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members English, McCulley, and Richmond. Also present were Attorney Gardner, Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Jane Criswell, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush and Council Members McLaughlin and Zinn.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Tim McCulley.

     Marion Bulian of 605 Washington Avenue addressed council advising that the residents of Washington Avenue were going to have a block party and requested no thru traffic be permitted on Saturday, July 29th. Chief Stenger suggested the entire block of 6th Street alley be closed but Mr. Bulian advised they would only need approximately 100 feet. Council had no objections and approved Street Commission Byers providing horses to block off the area.

     Jane Criswell reported on the end of the fiscal year finances, advising revenues were received at 104% while expenditures came in at 79%, leaving the city in good financial shape. Larry English moved and Lou Richmond seconded accepting the financial report as given.

     Water and Sanitary boards did not meet due to a lack of quorum. Norm Stenger advised the traffic commission would meet before the next council meeting. Recreation board met on July 17th and a copy of their minutes were presented. It was noted for the record that two lifeguards made rescues this year, Lauren Magers and Tim Stamp. Lou Richmond moved and Tim McCulley seconded accepting all standing committee reports as presented

     Council was presented with information concerning a new recording device for the meetings. After some discussion it was suggested the city clerk look into a PA system. That system might be more efficient for council meetings. It was also decided that once the minutes were approved they would be listed on the cityís web sight.


     Lou Richmond moved and Larry English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:50 pm. Council returned to regular session at 8:40 p.m., at which time Tim McCulley moved and Lou Richmond seconded to adjourn.

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David W. Blazer, Mayor

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Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 14, 2006

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 14, 2006, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: English, McCulley, McLaughlin, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner, Chief of Police Stenger, and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs office.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by English and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous

    Mayor Blazer recognized Doug Loy who had a question about paving because his wife had fallen on Tomlinson Ave. while walking their grandson to the pool. He also had a question about building permit fees for property owners. he was informed that a permit was required for all work but there was no fee to property owners if the project was under $500.00. Paving was to be discussed.

    Also recognized was Steve Crow who wanted to know about paving Willow Lane and the sight triangle at the alley. Attorney Gardner was to send a letter concerning the sight triangle and that the paving would be addressed.

    Frank Borsuk Jr. wanted a "CHILDREN AT PLAY" sign erected on Lindy Lane. Mayor Blazer informed him this would be done.

    Zinn made a motion, seconded by McLaughlin, to use the remaining grant monies for city streets and pool to pave streets and alleys and not do the seventh and Baltimore corner for Warren Industries traffic. Paving is to be done on Tomlinson Ave from Lee to Seventh Street, finish Willow Lane and alley, and pave Seventh Street from Wheeling Ave to Baltimore. Vote: Unanimous

    Loan bids for the garbage truck and cruiser were reviewed and discussed. McLaughlin made a motion, second by Richmond, to accept the bids from BB&T Bank. Vote: Unanimous

    Bills totaling $2,695.07 were approved on a motion by McLaughlin and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn asked that there be a reminder in the paper to residents to apply for and fill out building permits before starting construction and to allow time for approval.

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded.  Vote: Unanimous

    Richmond made a motion, second by English, to purchase a half page ad in the amount of $50.00 in the Fall Sports Program at Bishop Donahue High School. Vote: Unanimous

    There was a discussion of the fence ordinance at the request of Councilman Zinn. It was suggested that fences be erected to comply with the "Building Line of Sight" and/or the presently approved building regulations "set back" on streets as indicated in the CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF GLEN DALE WEST VIRGINIA. Side yards and back yards could remain as they exist if they do not intersect a street. Zinn made a motion, seconded by McCulley, to refer the ordinance for consideration to the PLANNING COMMISSION for their approval and/or recommendations. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 8:30pm. Council returned to regular session at 9:05p.m. on a motion from Zinn and a second by Richmond. BOTH VOTES: Unanimous

    English made a motion, second by McCulley, to donate $150.00 to Reynolds Memorial Hospital for shirts to help sponsor training for a "MOCK PANDEMIC" in-service. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, second by McLaughlin, to adjourn at 9:07p.m.

    Vote: Unanimous

______________________________David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 28, 2006

        Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 28, 2006, at 7:30p.m.at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner, Chief of Police Stenger, and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs office. Absent were City Clerk Singleton and Council Member McLaughlin.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond.  Vote: Unanimous

    Bills totaling $4,916.71 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by English.  Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to authorize Mayor Blazer to sign a covenant to receive grant monies in the amount $31,500 from the State of West Virginia for the Marshall County Historical Society to re-do the front porch of the Cockayne House. Vote: Unanimous

    McCulley moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:55p.m. Council returned to regular session at 8:03p.m. on a motion from English and a second by Richmond. BOTH VOTES: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, seconded by McCulley, to accept Chief Stenger's recommendation to hire John Lynch as a part-time dispatcher. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:08p.m.

Vote: Unanimous

 

_________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A, Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 11, 2006

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 11, 2006, at 7:30p.m., at the Glen Fire Fireman's Hall, 207 7th Street, Glen Dale, WV 26038

    Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members English, Richmond, McCulley, and Zinn. Attorney Gardner, Police Chief Stenger, Street Commission Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, and Jane Criswell were present also. Those absent were Mayor Blazer, Councilman McLaughlin and City Clerk Singleton.

    David Schoenian, 1000 Wheeling Avenue, Glen Dale, and presented two POW/MIA flags to be flown at the city park in honor of his family, himself, and all veterans. He stated he would donate two flags each year around this time for that continued use. Motion to accept by Councilman Zinn, seconded by Richmond, all in favor to accept the flags.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Councilman Zinn and second by Councilman Richmond.

    Councilman English moved, seconded by Councilman Richmond to pay bills totaling $3,701.01. On a motion by English and second by Zinn all standing committee reports were approved as presented.

    Discussion was held on the Comcast franchise, motion by Richmond to table, seconded by Zinn to give city attorney time to investigate.

    It was decided to have Halloween observance on October 31, 2006, from 6:00p.m., to 7:30p.m., on a motion by Richmond and second by Zinn.

    Motion to adjourn at 7:57p.m. by Zinn and second by Richmond.

_______________________________Mayor David W. Blazer

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Norman Stenger

           

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 25, 2006

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session of Monday, September 25, 2006, at 7:30p.m., at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall, 207 7th Street, Glen Dale, WV.

    Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Attorney Gardner, Police Chief Stenger, Street Commission Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Jane Criswell, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush and Councilman McLaughlin.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Larry English and second by Lou Richmond.

    Chuck Zeigler of 416 Alta Vista addressed council concerning a building permit he applied for and read council a letter he had prepared. Mr. Zeigler presented council with a copy of the letter and several attachments he had prepared. After some discussion, Mayor Blazer informed Mr. Zeigler he would set up a meeting with Mr. Zeigler and Attorney Gardner to attempt to come to resolve on this matter.

    Street Commissioner Byers asked council to appropriate additional funds to patch streets in several areas. Councilman Zinn inquired as to why the alley behind Glen Haven hadn't been paved since it had been approved for paving at a previous meeting. After some discussion Mayor Blazer informed Councilman Zinn before any that particular area was paved he wanted to check the runoff to be sure additional problems wouldn't be caused to the property owners once the paving was complete.

    Bills totaling $3,348.44 were approved to be paid on a motion by Lou Richmond and seconded by Tim McCulley. Jane Criswell gave update on financial report. City Clerk Singleton also advised council of the additional funds that had been received through the Municipal Leagues Revenue Enhancement Program. Fund received to this date totaled approximately $9,000.00.

    Council reviewed the planning commission meeting notes and on a motion by John Zinn and second by Lou Richmond instructed Attorney Gardner to prepare two ordinances changing the zoning laws within the city.

    Norm Stenger informed council of a pandemic exercise to be held at John Marshall on Wednesday.

    John Zinn moved and Tim McCulley seconded accepting all standing committee reports as presented.

    Lou Richmond moved and Tim McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 8:00p.m. At 8:28p.m. council returned to regular session.

    Lou Richmond moved and Larry English seconded to used a portion of the Tea21 grant to acquire the south lot adjacent to the Cockayne property.

   Richmond made a motion, second by English, to purchase a half page ad in the amount of $50.00 in the Fall Sports Program at Bishop Donahue High School. Vote: Unanimous

    There was a discussion of the fence ordinance at the request of Councilman Zinn. It was suggested that fences be erected to comply with the "Building line of Sight" and/or the presently approved building regulations "set back" on streets as indicated in the CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF GLEN DALE WEST VIRGINIA. Side yards and back yards could remain as they exist if they do not intersect a street. Zinn made a motion second by McCulley, to refer the ordinance for consideration to the PLANNING COMMISSION for their approval and/or recommendations. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 8:30p.m. Council returned to regular session at 9:05p.m. on a motion from Zinn and a second by Richmond. BOTH VOTES: Unanimous

    English made a motion, second by McCulley, to donate $150.00 to Reynolds Memorial Hospital for shirts to help sponsor training for a "Mock PANDEMIC" in-service. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by McLaughlin, to adjourn at 9:07p.m.

    Vote: Unanimous

   ______________________   David Blazer, Mayor

_________________________   Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 10, 2006

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, October 10, 2006, at 7:30p.m., at the Fireman's Hall, 207 7th Street, Glen Dale. Meeting was held on Tuesday, since Monday was a holiday, Columbus Day.

    Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members English, McCulley, Richmond, Zinn, Attorney Gardner, Police Chief Stenger, Commissioner Byers, Jane Criswell, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush and Water Superintendent Orlofske.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved of a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Larry English.

    Street Commissioner Byers presented council with sample graphic he received from McCullen Sign of Wheeling for the new sanitation truck. Mayor Blazer was to check with another company to compare pricing. Mayor Blazer also advised he would be setting up a meeting with the Streets and Alleys Committee to review all areas of the city to see which streets were in the most need of repair.

    Bills totaling $10,113.86 were approved to be paid on a motion by John Zinn and second by Tim McCulley.

    Norm Stenger reported on the traffic commission meeting. The issue of a parking space on Alta Vista was addressed. It was the traffic commissions recommendation that the space stay as is until the zoning issue in that area was resolved. Norm Stenger also advised the PA system quote for the hall was $8,000.00. John Zinn advised he would look into a recording system that would be suitable for councils needs.

    Attorney Gardner read by title an Ordinance amending and reenacting section 1347.06 dealing with fences or hedges and establishing height restrictions and construction specifications. John Zinn moved to approve this ordinance seconded by Lou Richmond. Those voting in the affirmative were English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Motion passed. Attorney Gardner also read by title an Ordinance amending and reenacting section 1347./09 to provide for building lines and their exceptions. John Zinn moved to approve this ordinance, seconded by Tim McCulley. Those voting in the affirmative were English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Motion passed.

    Attorney Gardner also advised council that he had forwarded a copy of the B&O tax ordinance to Chuck Downey of Warren Distribution.

    Larry English moved and Tim McCulley seconded approving all other standing committee reports as presented.

    Mayor Blazer acknowledged the resignation of Dave McLaughlin from council due to moving out of the city. He commended Mr. McLaughlin on all his had work while on council and wished him well. Further, Mayor Blazer anyone interested in filing the position to apply in writing before 4:00p.m., October 23rd.

    At 8:05 John Zinn moved to adjourn, seconded by Tim McCulley.

                                    David W. Blazer, Mayor

Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 23, 2006

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 23, 2006, at 7:30p.m., at the Glen Dale Firemen's Hall.

    Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commission Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner and Jane Criswell. Absent were Recorder Trembush and City Clerk Singleton.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and second by Lou Richmond.

    Fred Renzella, Don Haskins, and Dave Knuth addressed council and spoke on behalf of the school bond levy.

    Charles Zeigler of Alta Vista Avenue was in attendance and presented a letter to the Mayor.

    Street Commissioner Byers advised council the new garbage truck was at the Mack garage to have the air tank moved and have all other components checked. He also advised that the decals for both garbage trucks had been ordered.

    Bills totaling $7055.79 were approved to be paid. Jane Criswell from Tom Dobbs, C.P.A. office explained on page 12 of the finance report that the $11,054.93 was a reimbursement from the water department.

    Councilman Zinn asked about the $140 boots for water department employees, so noted that there was a limit of $200 for coats, coveralls and boots. He also questioned Water Superintendent Orlofske about the fire hydrant repair line and why wages were included. He advised he felt they should not be.

    Lou Richmond was appointed to serve on the historical society committee.

    Mr. Gardner as second reading on both pending ordinances, on 1347.06 motion by Zinn and seconded by McCulley by roll call, passed unanimously. On Second ordinance, 1347.09 motion by English, second by Zinn, by roll call, passed unanimously.

    Motion to accept all standing committee report by Zinn, second by McCulley.

    Police Chief Stenger reminded everyone of Halloween on the 31st between 6:00pm and 7:30pm and for citizens to turn their porch lights on.

    Mayor Blazer advised a new council member would be selected at the next meeting.

    Discussion was held concerning the proclamation from the school board reference the bond issue, motion made by Larry English to approve, motion died for lack of second.

    Councilman Zinn explained about his recommended purchase of a recorder, microphones, and splitter, from Radio Shack at a cost of $260.00. Motion made by McCulley, seconded by English to approve the purchase. It was also noted that the in house PA system should be used if there is difficulty hearing.

    Motion to adjourn by English, seconded by Zinn, motion to adjourn at 8:30 p.m.

                                    David W. Blazer, Mayor

Norman Stenger

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 13, 2006

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 13, 2006, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner, Chief of Police Stenger, City Clerk Singleton and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs office.

     The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

     Bills totaling $7,775.04 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

     Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

     Richmond made a motion, seconded by Zinn, to table the resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the W.V. Department of Transportation Enhancement Project. Vote: Unanimous

     Zinn made a motion, second by English, to nominate Joe Jack to fill the vacancy on council created by the resignation of Dave McLaughlin. ROLL CALL VOTE: English and Zinn - YES  McCulley, Richmond and Trembush - NO

     Richmond made a motion, seconded by McCulley, to nominate Wayne Bero to fill the vacancy on council created by the resignation of Dave McLaughlin. ROLL CALL VOTE: English, Richmond, McCulley - YES  Zinn - NO

     After a brief discussion, McCulley volunteered to chair the Christmas Decorating Contest for this year.

     Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 8:08p.m.

     Vote: Unanimous

_____________________ David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

   

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 27, 2006

    Glen Dale Council met in regular session on Monday, November 27, 2006, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, and Richmond. Also present were, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Chief of Police Stenger, City Clerk Singleton and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs office. Absent were council Member Zinn and Attorney Gardner.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by English and a seconded by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

    Richmond made a motion, to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Richmond moved and McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 7:45p.m.. At 7:55p.m. Richmond moved and English seconded the motion to return to regular session. Both votes: Unanimous

    Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to give Christmas bonus to all city employees at the following rates: $500.00 - DEPARTMENT HEADS; $300.00 - FULL TIME EMPLOYEES AND $125.0 - PART TIME EMPLOYEES. Vote: Unanimous.

    English made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:03p.m.. Vote: Unanimous

                            __________________ David Blazer, Mayor

____________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

  

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 08, 2007

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 08, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond And Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton and Attorney Gardner. Absent was Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office.

The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to purchase a used chipper from Southeastern Equipment Company for the amount of $5,000.00. Vote: Unanimous

Bills totaling $8,679.06 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

Council member McCulley announced the winners of the Christmas decorating contest and thanked everyone involved.

Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to transfer $40,000.00 from the Sanitation Fund to the Consolidated Fund because of the better interest rates. Council agreed unanimously with the stipulation that this was a recommended amount of the accountants office.

Zinn moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 7:50p.m.. At 7:57p.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded the motion to return to regular session. Both votes Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 7:58p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

___________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

_____________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 22, 2007

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 22, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, and Richmond. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office. Council Member Zinn, Chief of Police Stenger, City Clerk Singleton and Attorney Gardner were absent.

Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

Mayor Blazer recognized Nancy Borsuk and Dave Thomas in the audience. Mr. Thomas inquired about the "tank farm" that was proposed for the North parking area at Warren. Mayor Blazer informed him that Warren Ind. was looking at other alternatives. Mrs. Borsuk was there only to observe.

Bills totaling $1,975.22 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

Bero made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous

Following his report on the Historical Society in regards to the Cockayne House, Richmond made a motion, second by English to donate $50.00 to support a "Fund Raiser" for the Cockayne Property. Vote: Unanimous

English made a motion, second by McCulley, to Adjourn at 7:56p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

_____________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

______________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 12, 2007

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 12, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office. Council Member McCulley was absent.

The minutes of the previous were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

Mayor Blazer recognized Jill Filben and Donnie Gilbert of the Glen Dale baseball Association. They are trying to prepare the ball fields for spring and wanted help from the City to remove the old fence in certain areas. Mayor Blazer told them that the City would Help and that they needed to contact Street Commissioner Byers two weeks in advance to make necessary arrangements. Chief Stenger informed them that they needed to contact St. Jude and get permission to do any alterations on the property.

Bills totaling $ 6,594.81 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, accept an agreement with Comcast cable for five years instead of fifteen years as Comcast requested. Vote: Unanimous

Zinn Moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:45p.m. At 8:45p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a motion to return to regular session. Both Votes: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:47p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

______________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

_________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 26, 2007     

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 26, 2007, at 7:30pm at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond And Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner And Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office. City Clerk Singleton was absent.

The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

Mayor Blazer recognized Dave Hall And Richard Dean who were in the Audience. Dave Hall was there to inquire about the water line extension out Little Grave Creek. The Mayor informed him that this was on the agenda and would be discussed shortly. Richard Dean inquired about the condition of the road by Warren Ind. and about the noise that would be created by the pumps to off load oil. Water Sup't. Orlofske said his crew would take care of the repairs to the street and Mayor Blazer informed him that it was too early to make any judgment on any pump noise that may be created.

Bills totaling $4,934.21 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous.

Zinn Made a motion, second by McCulley, to start the bid process to procure an engineer for water improvement projects that are needed in the city. Vote: Unanimous.

McCulley made a motion to accept all standing Committee reports and English Seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to accept an agreement with Comcast Cable for five years. Vote: Unanimous.

McMechen Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting the 79th Annual West Virginia State Fireman's Association Convention September 13-15, 2007 at Oglebay Park & Resort in Wheeling. Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to donate $100.00 to support the convention.

Zinn moved And Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 8:24p.m. At 9:10p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a motion to return to regular session. Both votes: Unanimous.

Zinn Made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 9:12p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

__________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

 

__________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

March 6, 2007

 

Glen Dale City Council met in special session on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present was Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner And Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office were absent.

Chief Stenger gave a verbal report summarizing his trip to Charleston last week. Only Delegate Varner was available to meet with the Chief who was there at the direction of Council to inquire about available monies for street upgrades.

Delegate Varner informed Chief Stenger that the individual Legislators only had $3,500.00 each to use at their discretion and that money was spent on fire safety equipment. Delegate Varner then made a call to Mr. Chuck Felton who is the Governor's aide. Mr. Felton also called and talked to the W.V. Secretary of Commerce who implied that some monies might be available from the Governor's Discretionary Fund and the Community Development Fund if a resolution was passed by City Council.

Richmond made a motion, second by McCulley, to pass A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF GLEN DALE TO REQUEST FUNDS AND TO ACCEPT ANY TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF A CONTRACT FROM ANY APPLICABLE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA GRANT, FY 2007, IN THE AMOUNT OF $125,000.00, TO THE CITY OF GLEN DALE FOR THE REBUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION OF EAST BALTIMORE AVENUE, BETWEEN 7TH STREET AND THE SOUTH PARK RAILROAD CROSSING. Roll Call Vote: 4 yes (Bero, English, McCulley, and Richmond) ---- 1 no (Zinn)

Richmond moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 6:23p.m. At 6:51p.m. Bero moved and Zinn seconded a motion to regular session. Both votes: Unanimous.

McCulley made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 6:54p.m. Votes: Unanimous.

 

____________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

___________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

March 12, 2007

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday 12, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Water Department Office. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also Present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner And Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office.

The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous.

The minutes of a SPECIAL MEETING of Glen Dale held on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at 6:00p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

Bills totaling $10,755.02 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous.

Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to transfer the remainder of the Coal Severance monies to the Consolidated Fund because of the low interest rate and service fees being charged by the bank. Vote: Unanimous.

Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to table discussion concerning a contribution to the Cockayne Preservation Society. Vote: Unanimous.

English Made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to transfer $20,000.00 from the Municipal Fee Line of the General Fund to the Consolidated Fund to take advantage of the better interest rates. Vote: Unanimous.

Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 8:04p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

_____________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

______________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MARCH 26, 2007

 

Glen Dale city Council met in regular session on Monday, March 26, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance, were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office.

The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

Mayor Blazer recognized Kathy Ferrebee And Linda Shinn of Colonial Insurance. They want approval from Council to talk to City Employees about extra benefits that their company offers. In return for this privilege, they would inform the employees of the value of the extra benefits that the City presently is giving to them. Mayor Blazer informed them that he would get an idea of the employees wishes and get back to them.

Mayor Blazer also recognized Nila Chaddock, Sydney Grisell, and Bonnie Mueller of the Historical Society. They Gave an update on the funding for the Cockayne Property and a brief overview of future plans.

Richmond made a motion, seconded by Zinn, to give approval to the Historical Society to apply for a Cultural Facilities and Capital Resources Grant from the Arts Commission of the Division of Arts and History. Vote: Unanimous

Doug Paisley was also recognized by Mayor Blazer. Mr. Paisley informed Council that he was resigning his position as chairman of the Parks and Recreation Board but he would finish his term as a member on that Board. He had served in that position for 33 years. Council applauded Doug for a job well done!

Bills Totaling $6,490.58 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

Jane Criswell of Accountant Dobbs' Office presented Council with a balanced budget proposal of $1,340,133.00 for F-Y 2007-2008. Council approved the budget proposal unanimously on a motion by Richmond and a second by Zinn.

Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous

Richmond moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 8:45p.m. At 9:15p.m. McCulley moved and Zinn seconded a motion to return to regular session. Both votes: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to advertise and accept applications for a part-time/full-time position with the street department. This would be a 32 hour per week position. Vote: Unanimous

Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to advertise for bids to repave Jefferson Ave. and Woodridge Drive. Vote: Unanimous

English made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 9:22p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

______________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

______________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

   GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 9, 2007

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 9, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush. Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office. Chief of Police Stenger was Absent.

The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by English and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

Mayor blazer recognized Terry Wolfe and Joe Jack of Alta Vista. They were there to inquire about a neighbor doing work on his property that they felt was not according to code and doing so without a building permit. Mayor Blazer informed them that the matter would be checked into and appropriate actions taken.

Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to accept bids from Klug Bros. In the amount of $22,117.00 to do paving on Jefferson Ave. and Woodridge Drive (sections A&B) as described in their proposal. Vote: Unanimous.

Richmond made a motion, second by McCulley, to authorize Street Commissioner Byers to hire part time employees at his discretion for this summer. Vote: Unanimous.

Doug Paisley was also recognized by Mayor Blazer. Mr. Paisley informed council that the Parks and Recreation Board had appointed Dan Livingston and Betsy Frohnapfel as Co-Chair Persons of that board and that pool managers had been hired for this summer.

Bills totaling $11,437.84 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

 Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to accept the highest bids on the two pick-up trucks that had been advertised and to re-bid the two pieced of equipment that received no sealed bids. Vote: Unanimous

A RESOLUTION BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE ACKNOWLEDGING AND SUPPORTING THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE COCKAYNE HOUSE HISTORICAL PROJECT was unanimously passed by Council on a motion by Richmond and a second by Zinn.

Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to accept on first reading AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REPEAL THE CURRENT B&O TAX ORDINANCE with an amendment to section 733.16B(b). Vote: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to accept on first reading AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE THE CURRENT REPLACEMENT PAGES TO THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF GLEN DALE. Vote: Unanimous.

A resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the Department of Transportation to administer funds to purchase digital in-car video cameras was unanimously approved by Council on a motion by Richmond and a second by English.

Bero made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:31p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

______________________ Davis Blazer. Mayor

 

________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 23, 2007

 

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 23, 2007, at 7:30pm, at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall, 207 7th Street, Glen Dale WV.

Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner, and Jane Criswell of Thomas Dobbs, CPA. Those absent were Recorder Trembush and Police Chief Stenger.

Mayor Blazer called for a moment of silence in remembers of those who died at Virginia Tech and for special wishes for Allison Cook, granddaughter of Mr.& Mrs. Francis Pucharich who was injured in the attack.

Mark Crow addressed council with a resolution proclaiming May 3, 2007, as national Day of Prayer. Lou Richmond moved and Tim McCulley seconded Mr. Crows request with Mayor Blazer and all council members signing the proclamation.

Council advised City Clerk Singleton to again advertise for a part-time position in the street/sanitation department. On a motion by John Zinn and second by Wayne Bero, council approved Street Commissioner Byers request to purchase of two six yard dumpsters.

Lou Richmond moved and John Zinn seconded the paying of the bills totaling $2,590.94.

Council was advised of an opening on the Sanitary Board and advised City Clerk Singleton to place an ad in the paper for interested parties to submit a letter of interest.

Council review a bid for the painting of the inside of the city building and requested the city clerk to obtain another bid for comparison.

Attorney Gardner opened the bids for the items that had been placed for sale and reported the following: The 1992 GMC truck a bid in the amount of $412 by Mobile Lock Smith; the 1993 Ford garbage truck a bid in the amount of $412 by Mobile Lock Smith; and the 1973 brush chipped a bid in the amount of $327.51 by Robert Wade. On a motion by Tim McCulley and second by Lou Richmond the bids for the 1993 GMC truck and 1993 garbage truck were refused, the bid by Mr. wade for the chipped was accepted.

On a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Tim McCulley council approved on second reading an Ordinance to approve the current replacement pages to the codified ordinances. Also on a motion by John Zinn and second by Wayne Bero council repealed, amended and reenacted Article 733 of the city code concerning the levy, collection and enforcement of the business and occupation tax.

Several requests for donations were received and approved as follows: Glen Dale Elementary,$100; Bishop Donahue After Prom $100; St. Jude steak fry $100.

On a Motion by Lou Richmond and second by Larry English council went into executive session at 8:15p.m. On a motion Lou Richmond and second by Larry English council set the pay rate for pool managers at $8.25 per hour.

Also, on the direction of the Mayor all department heads are to be notified that all bills submitted for payment will have supporting invoices attached to them.

On a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Wayne Bero, council adjourned at 8:49p.m.       

                                  

                                    __________________________________

David W. Blazer. Mayor

 

___________________________________

Suzan Singleton City Clerk

 

   

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MAY 14, 2007

   Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 14, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero English McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Jane Criswell from Accountant Dobbs Office. City Clerk Singleton was absent.

   The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote; Unanimous  

   Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, for the Street Department to purchase a garden tractor for the amount of $ 5,157.65. Vote; Unanimous

   Bills totaling $12,733.89 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Bero Vote; Unanimous

   Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to table filling the vacancy on the Sanitary Board until that Board has time to review the letters of application and make a recommendation to council. Vote; Unanimous

   Bids were reviewed for the painting of the City Building. McCulley made a motion, second by Richmond, to accept the bid of Git 'Er Dun Painting for a total of $1908.00 less $108.00 that was added for taxes. Vote; Unanimous

   McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote; Unanimous

   Richmond made a motion, seconded by Zinn, to do part "C" of the original paving bid on Woodridge Drive as there are some extra funds in the B&O taxes and the company will already be there. Vote; Unanimous

   Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:03p.m. At 8:25p.m. Richmond moved and Zinn seconded the motion to return to regular session. Both votes: Unanimous

   The next regular meeting date for Council will coincide with the Memorial Day Holiday. Therefore Bero made a motion, seconded by McCulley, to cancel the regular meeting and to authorize paying bills incurred until the next meeting of Council. Vote: Unanimous

   Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:33p.m. Vote : Unanimous

 

__________________________________________________

David Blazer. Mayor

 

 

_______________________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JUNE 11, 2007

 

   Glen Dale City Council Met in regular session on Monday, June 11, 2007 at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall 207 7th Street, Glen Dale, WV. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, Jane Criswell and Tom Dobbs, CPA and City Clerk Singleton.

   The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and seconded by Tim McCulley.

   Thissel Cox, 308 2nd Street, asked about the water fountain at the shelter, was advised that was an agenda item.

   Bills totaling $ 3, 559.05 were approved to be paid on a motion by Zinn and second by Lou Richmond.

   Raises in the amount of $.50 were approved for the water/sanitary department employees on a motion by Lou Richmond and seconded by Tim McCulley. Also, on a motion by Larry English and seconded by Tim McCulley the water board was given approval to transfer $25,000.00 from their general fund to a CD. On  a motion by John Zinn and second by Lou Richmond the water/ sanitary department was given approved to transfer monies into  their eye/ dental fund to become fully funded. Approval was given to sell the water department utility truck for $1400.00 on a motion by Tim McCulley and second by Larry English. On a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Larry English. Water Superintendent Orlofske  was also given permission to hire a part-time employee for 32 hours per week at a rate of $7.50 to the end of August. Councilman Zinn requested in the future all available position in the water/sanitary department be published in the newspaper as they are for other positions within the city.

   Norm Steger reported to work on #2 was done and that the catch basin at the north end of town had been repaired.

   Sean Orlofske presented council with information on replacing the water fountains at the pool and the park. John Zinn moved and Tin McCulley seconded the request to replace the two fountains with handicapped accessible ones. Sean Orlofske advised council that new parts had to be ordered for the boiler at the pool as it was not operating properly.

   Chief Stenger advised council that a new radar unit and 3 car cameras had been ordered. The radar unit and two and a half of the cameras had been purchased through a grant from the highway safety office and the remaining half would be paid for out of the police budget.

Lou Richmond gave an update on the Cockayne Historical Society, the monies received, grants applied for and tours being given.

   Request for contributions from the John Marshall Band and the Youth Club of Marshall county were received and on a motion by John Zinn and second by Tim McCulley $50.00 was pledged to both.

   Mayor Blazer read a letter from Fr. Tom Schiffer, St Jude Church thanking the city for everything they do to help the church.

   On a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Wayne Bero, council went into executive session at 8:07p.m. Council returned to regular session at 8:30p.m. After discussion a motion by made by Wayne Bero and second by Tim McCulley to raise the rate of pay for the concession stand workers at the pool to $4.25.

   At 9:05p.m. Larry English moved and Wayne Bero seconded a motion to adjourn.

 

____________________________________________

Davis W. Blazer

_________________________________________________

Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

     

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 27, 2007

 

      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 27, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Member's: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske. City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner And Accountant Jane Criswell, Street Commissioner Byers was Absent.

      The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

      Bills totaling $13,654.34 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

     On the recommendation of Chief Stenger, Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to hire Bill Whitelatch as full-time police officer to fill the present vacancy on the staff. Vote: Unanimous

      Daniel W. Garvick was recommended by Chief Stenger to be hired as a part-time police officer to fill that vacancy. Richmond made the motion, second by Zinn, to hire D. W. Garvick as part-time officer which will maintain the compliment of officers on the force. Vote: Unanimous

       English moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 7:47p.m. Zinn moved and Richmond seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:37p.m.  Both votes: Unanimous

       Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to authorize Attorney Gardner to contact the realtor handling the Tkach building and place a bid on that property. Vote: Unanimous.

        Bero made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:40p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                                   __________________________________________

                                                         David Blazer, Mayor

__________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

                                 

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 10, 2007

 

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 10, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English McCulley and Richmond. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street  Commissioner Byers and Accountant Jane Criswell. Council Member Zinn, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Singleton, and Attorney Gardner were absent.

            On the recommendation of Street Commissioner Byers, Bero made a motion with a second by Richmond to hire Roy T. McGinnis as a part-time/full-time employee to work at the discretion of the Street Commissioner. This employment is to be on a trial basis for six months to fill a full time position and his work and completion of a CDL License is to be taken into consideration if he is to be recommended for the full time position. Vote: Unanimous.

            Bills totaling $5,992.69 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

            Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

            Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:50p.m. English moved and Bero seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:15p.m. Both votes Unanimous.

            Richmond made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:16p.m.

 

 

                                                                          __________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

______________________________________

     Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

      

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 24, 2007

        Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 24, 2007, at 7:30p.m., at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall, 201 7th Street, Glen Dale WV.

        Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members English, Richmond, McCulley, and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Criswell and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush and Councilman Bero.

        The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and second by Tim McCulley.

        Committee Reports were given. Jim Byers requested to paint the roof of the building at a cost of approximately $700.00. John Zinn moved to approved this request, seconded by Tim McCulley, Council unanimously approved. Lou Richmond moved to pay bills in the amount of $5,061.58, seconded by Larry English, council unanimously approved. Lou Richmond moved to advertise for a stair lift for the city building, seconded by John Zinn, council unanimously approved. Norm Stenger requested a budget revision in the amount of $3,500.00 for repairing/updating of any city throughout the town. John Zinn moved, Lou Richmond seconded this request, unanimously passed by council. Norm Stenger also advised council that the city building has been painted, both inside and out. He requested permission to obtain pricing for decals on the main door and some type inside directions. Tim McCulley moved, and John Zinn seconded this request, Norm Stenger also requested a date be confirmed for the Building Enforcement Committee. He advised he would check with those on the committee to obtain the best available date. Norm Stenger further advised that emergency services, police, fire, rescue would be taking part in a mock disaster at John Marshall and one at Warren Distribution. Lou Richmond stated the Historical Society had opened bids for the front porch of the Cockayne house. Larry English moved, and Lou Richmond seconded a motion to accept all standing committee reports.

      John Zinn moved to donate $25 to Bishop Donahue for their walk-a-thon, seconded by Larry English, council unanimously approved.

      Lou Richmond moved for an executive session by Larry English at 7:43p.m. John Zinn moved, Tim McCulley seconded returning back to regular session at 8:20p.m.

      Since Monday, October 8, 2007 is a State Holiday, the next regular session will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2007.

       Lou Richmond moved to adjourn at 8:30p.m., seconded by Larry English.

 

                                                                 ___________________________________

                                                                       

David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

______________________________________

              Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 24, 2007

                        

               Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 24, 2007, at 7:30p.m., at the Fireman's Hall, 201 7th Street, Glen Dale WV.

               Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members Tim McCulley, Lou Richmond, John Zinn, Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Criswell, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush, and Council Members Bero and English.

                John Zinn moved to accept the minutes of the previous meeting, seconded by Lou Richmond.

                On a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Tim McCulley bills totaling $5,217.09 were approved to be paid. Jane Criswell gave update on finances and reported revenues were approximately $84,000 ahead of expenditures.

                Due to the lack of a quorum the water board did not have a meeting. Sean Orlofske gave council an update on the recent sanitary survey and what steps were being taken to make recommended deficiencies. Sean also reported the main trunk line on Baltimore Avenue was in danger of collapse and that emergency repairs would have to be made. John Zinn moved, Lou Richmond seconded the authorization to make the emergency repairs. Sean also reported the sanitary board had purchased signs reminding citizens to clean up after their pets. This was a results of a high fecal content in the storm water samples. Lou Richmond moved and Tim McCulley seconded the authorization of $200 to be spent by water/sanitary employees toward the purchase of boots and jackets. John Zinn moved and Lou Richmond seconded this same authorization for employee of the street/ sanitation department.

              Eleven building permits had been applied for and approved since the last meeting.

               Norm Stenger reported several new street signs had been ordered. Norm also reported he was attempting to set up a building enforcement committee and was trying to  work with the health department to determine a time that would be agreeable to all involved. Norm also reported the police and fire departments participated in two mock disasters the past week. One at John Marshall and one at Warren Distribution. Further, that he and Norm Pastorius were going to design a training plan for the two departments, that when completed would be explained to council. As economic development chairman, Norm Stenger informed council that Tractor Supply would be moving into the Coco Development complex next to Ponderosa in February 2008.

                Lou Richmond reported the historical society had approved an architect to begin working on the porch of the Cockayne House, moving trees, and setting up a fund raiser at John Marshall.

                Attorney Gardner advised he was in the process of completing letter to the auditor as required by law.

                John Zinn moved, Tim McCulley seconded accepting the standing committee reports as presented.

                Tim McCulley gave update on the progress he's made on the annual Christmas Decorating contest. Norm Stenger advised council the old decorations will be taken to the St. Mary's Correctional Facility to be re-done. Two bids were received for the stair lift for the city building. It was decided to table the bids so a committee could be set up to decide what option would best suit the city.

                John Zinn moved and Lou Richmond seconded a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into a agreement with the WV Development Office in the amount of $26,500 to be used for street repairs and maintenance. Lou Richmond moved and John Zinn seconded a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the WV Development Office in the amount of $10,000 to be used for the purchase and installation of a chair lift for the city building

                Tim McCulley moved and Lou Richmond seconded the agreement with the DOH for SRIC products for the coming season.

                 Invitation for the business after hours was received for Wednesday, October 24th. A reminder for the ribbon cutting and open house for Warren Distribution at 11:00a.m., Saturday, October 27th was noted.

                 Halloween hours have been set for 6:00p.m.-7:30p.m., Halloween night

                 Lou Richmond informed council he has received calls from residents about students at John Marshall Parking on the city streets and reminded those students they are to park at the school.

                 Lou Richmond moved and John Zinn seconded a request for an executive session at 7:49p.m. At 8:10p.m., Council returned to regular session a motion by Lou Richmond and second by John Zinn.

                 John Zinn Moved and Tim McCulley seconded donating $100 to the historical society.

                  Lou Richmond moved and John Zinn seconded a request to adjourn. Meeting Concluded at 8:14p.m.

 

                                                                     _________________________________________

                                                                                       David Blazer, Mayor

 

____________________________________

        Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

               

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 26, 2007

                                                     

                Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 26, 2007, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Accountant Jane Criswell. City Clerk Singleton and Attorney Gardner were absent.

                The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

                 Mayor Blazer recognized visitors in the audience and Tom Sutton was the only one who chose to address council. He is a resident of 7th Street and was concerned about turning the street over to the state and exactly what it would entail. Mayor Blazer and Chief Stenger informed him that none of the plans are finalized and there would be a public hearing before doing so.

                 Bills totaling $9,874.49 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

                 McCulley made a motion, second by English, to hire a cleaning person for the offices with time not to exceed three hours a week. Vote: Unanimous.

                 Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to Compensate the secretary of the Parks and Recreation Board at a rate of $25.00 per meeting. There are usually 4-6 meeting per year. Vote: Unanimous.

                 After a brief explanation of time lines involved in the T-21 Grant process, Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to approve the Historical Society's application for a T-21 Grant in the amount of $250,000.00 for interior renovation of the Cockayne House. Vote: Unanimous.

                 Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

                 McCulley  made a motion, second by Zinn, to purchase a stairway lift for the City Building from the American Access Division of McArdle Surgical. The cost is to be $10,887.00 for materials and installation. Vote: Unanimous.

                A Resolution of application to convey 7th street and a portion of Baltimore Avenue to the West Virginia Department of Transportation Division of Highways for the purpose of continuing and updating an access road to serve several industries in Glen Dale was approved on a motion by Bero and a second by Richmond. ROLL CALL VOTE: 5-0.

                Zinn made a motion, second by English, to approve Christmas bonuses in the same amount as last year to all employees. Vote: Unanimous.

                Zinn made a motion to table the discussion of the PEIA billing because council did not have sufficient information to make a decision. English seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

                English moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 8:08p.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:20p.m. Both votes: Unanimous.

                Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to authorize Attorney Gardner to contact the realtor handling the Tkach building and to increase our bid on that property to $85,000.00. Vote: Unanimous.

                 English made a motion, second by Zinn, to adjourn at 8:23p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

            

                                                                ________________________________________

                                                                                           David Blazer, Mayor

 

____________________________________________

                    Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

          

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

DECEMBER 10, 2007

                                          

               Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 10, 2007, at 7:30p.m., at the Fireman's Hall, at 201 7th Street, Glen Dale, WV.

               Those in attendance were recorder Trembush. Council members: Bero, English, Richmond, and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Criswell, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Mayor Blazer and Councilman McCulley.   

                The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn, seconded by Lou Richmond.

                Committee reports were approved as submitted.

                Norm Stenger reported on the bid for the stair lift at the city building. Council advised to submit the order.

                 A discussion into the PEIA billing of retiree health care benefits resulted in Lou Richmond moving to establish an escrow account for these funds. John Zinn seconded, council approved.

                 Larry English moved, Lou Richmond seconded providing $5,000 to the Cockayne Historical Site to be applied as a match to their grant to make needed repairs to the site.

                 The public was advised the municipal election will be held on May 23, 2008 and that petitions for the office of Mayor, Recorder, and Council (3) would be available between January 9th and January 28th in the office of the city clerk. Council advised the city clerk to advertise this information in the local papers.

                  Lou Richmond moved, Larry English seconded the city clerk to pay all bills due since there would not be a meeting until January 14th, 2008, unless a special meeting was called.

                 Lou Richmond moved, Larry English seconded to adjourn at 7:15p.m.

 

                                                          _______________________________________________

                Gerald Trembush, Recorder

 

______________________________________________

               Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

         

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 14, 2008

                                                

               Mayor Blazer called the meeting to order at 7:30p.m. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll was taken.

               Present: Mayor Blazer, Wayne Bero, Larry English, Tim McCulley, John Zinn, Lou Richmond, Fred Gardner, Jane Criswell-Rickman. Absent: Gerry Trembush, Suzan Singleton and Norm Stenger.

                Motion by John to accept the minutes of the previous meeting with the correction being made that the motion to donate money to the Cockayne Society was made by Larry and seconded by John. Seconded by Larry. Motion carried.

                 General Public- Doug Loy, 301 10th St.- Concerned about safety issues with Warren and also wanted to know what they contribute to the City. He wanted to know if our Fire Dept. could handle a fire from there. Rich Schoene told him that they were capable of handling a fire but a catastrophe obviously id different. Lou explained to him that they had containment barriers around every 6 tanks and that they have provided the City with a supply of foam. Lou is going to talk to Tom Hart. Doug wanted to know if they ( Warren) had to follow any codes and if there was a guarantee that they weren't going to get too big. Mayor told him that no one but Clerk had access to B&O figures and that wasn't public knowledge.

               Committee Reports- Fire- Nothing.

                Street- Motion by Lou to put out for bid the specs to get a used crack sealer. John seconded. Motion carried. Jim will get Suzie the info for the paper. Also a bid will be put out for a new vehicle that was included in this year's budget.

               Finance- Larry made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $8,816.06. Lou seconded. Motion carried. Lou made a motion to do a budget revision for the unencumbered balance at 6/30/07 to the community development fund in the amount of $304,829. Larry seconded. Motion carried. John made a motion to do a budget revision to decrease the unencumbered balance for Coal Severance in the amount of $5,417.32. Tim seconded. Motion carried.

               Water- Motion by Tim and seconded by Larry for Water Board to proceed to the step of the water project which is to negotiate a contract with an engineering firm. Motion carried. The interviews have already been done and the top 3 have been selected.

               Sanitary - Nothing

               License/permits -4

               Property - Nothing

               Park & Rec. - Lou reported that a meeting was held prior to council meeting. There were several repairs that need to be done to the pool prior to opening in the spring. The filter system needs replaced, the boiler needs repaired and possibly purchasing a solar cover. They also discussed trying to obtain grant money to replace that benches. Lou asked that the request for a budget revision in the amount of $18,000 for the pool be put on the next agenda. Lou also noted that they would be advertising for lifeguards and concession workers soon and that the pool ended up making a small profit last year. Lou commended Jim and Sean for all of the assistance that they provided at the pool and contributed that to a large part of its successful season.

              Zoning - Nothing

              Planning - Nothing

               Building Enforcement - Nothing

               Economic - Nothing

               Historic - T 21 grant is being prepared and should be on its way in a couple of weeks, JM students made a nice contribution to Society for the grave sprays they made out of the pine from the property.

              Legal - Warren Dist. access agreement discussion- The DOH will fund up to $400,000 and anything the City has to pay beyond that will be reimbursed by Warren. This is for the new crossing at 7th St. It also includes any utility relocations, easements and Right of Way. The DOH will do the engineering on the project and the County Commission will take care of the right of ways and utility relocations. Tippy Cox spoke up and raised several questions about the issue. Stated that he didn't approve of his tax dollars funding this project. Dave Thomas wanted to know who decided 7th Street was the best route and said no meeting was held with the residents as promised. Wayne told him that meeting was for widening the street and that that had nothing to do with this matter. Mayor also informed him that 7th street has been the access road for over 40 years. John Zinn made a motion to accept the Intergovernmental Agreement as read by Fred Gardner. Tim seconded. Motion carried.

               Old Business- None

               New Business - Lou reminded everyone about the election on 5/13 and that petitions are available for Mayor, Recorder and Council positions at the City Building until 1/28.

               Mayor- Thank you note was received from the Long family in regard to the Christmas Lights contest.

                Tim made a motion to go into exec session at 8:05 (approx). Wayne seconded. Motion carried. Executive session ended at 8:15.

               Lou Richmond made a motion to adjourn, Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

 

                                                                           ________________________________

                                                                                             David Blazer, Mayor

 

_______________________________________

Jane L. Criswell-Rickman 

 

Glen Dale Council Meeting

Monday, January 14, 2008

7:30 PM

 

Mayor Blazer called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll was taken.

Present: Mayor Blazer, Wayne Bero, Larry English, Tim McCulley, John Zinn, Lou Richmond, Fred Gardner, Jane Criswell-Rickman   Absent: Garry Trembush, Susan Singleton, and Norman Stenger.

Motion by John to accept the minutes of the previous meeting with the correction being made that the motion to donate money to the Cockayne Society was made by Larry and seconded by John. Seconded by Larry. Motion carried.

General Public - Doug Loy, 301 10th St - Concerned about safety issues with Warren and also wanted to know what they contribute to the City. He wanted to know if our Fire Dept could handle a fire from there. Rich Schoene told him that they were capable of handling a fire but a catastrophe obviously is different. Lou explained to him that they had containment barriers around every 6 tanks and that they have provided the City with a supply of foam. Lou is going to talk to Tom Hart. Doug wanted to know if they (Warren) had to follow any codes and if there was a guarantee that they weren't going to get too big. Mayor told him that no one but Clerk had access to B&O figures and that it wasn't public knowledge.

Committee Reports - Fire - Nothing

Streets - Motion by Lou to put out for bid the specs to get a used crack sealer. John seconded. Motion carried. Jim will get Suzie the info for the paper. Also a bid will be put out for a new vehicle that was included in this year's budget. 

Finance - Larry made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $8,816.06.  Lou seconded. Motion carried. Lou made a motion to do a budget revision for the unencumbered balance at 6/30/07 to the community development fund in the amount of $304,829. Larry seconded. Motion carried. John made a motion to do a budget revision to decrease the unencumbered balance for Coal Severance in the amount of $5,417.32. Tim seconded. Motion carried.

Water - Motion by Tim and seconded by Larry for Water Board to proceed to the next step of the water project which is to negotiate a contract with an engineering firm. Motion carried. The interviews have already been done and the top 3 have been selected.

Sanitary - Nothing

Licenses/Permits - 4

Traffic - Nothing

Property - Nothing

Parks & Rec - Lou reported that a meeting was held prior to council meeting. There were several repairs that need to be done to the pool prior to opening in the spring. The filter system needs replaced, the boiler needs repaired and possible purchasing a solar cover. They also discussed trying to obtain grant money to replace the benches. Lou asked that the request for a budget revision in the amount of $18,000 for the pool be put on the next agenda. Lou also noted that they would be advertising for lifeguards and concession workers soon and that the pool ended up making a small profit last year. Lou commended Jim and Sean for all of the assistance that they provided at the pool and contributed that to a large part of its successful season.

Zoning - Nothing

Planning  - Noting

Building Enforcement - Nothing

Economic - Nothing

Historic - T21 grant is being prepared and should be on its way in a couple of weeks, JM students made a nice contribution to Society for the grave sprays they made out of the pine from the property.

Legal - Warren Dist access agreement discussion - The DOH will fund up to $400,000 and anything the City has to pay beyond that will be reimbursed by Warren. This is for the new crossing at 7th St. It also includes any utility relocations, easements and Right of Ways. The DOH will do the engineering on the project and the County Commission will take care of the right of ways and utility relocations. Tippy Cox spoke up and raised several questions about the issue. Stated that he didn't approve of his tax dollars funding this project. Dave Thomas wanted to know who decided 7th Street was the best route and said that no meeting was held with the residents as promised. Wayne told him that meeting was for widening the street and that had nothing to do with this matter. Mayor also informed him that 7th Street has been the access road for over 40 years. John Zinn made a motion to accept the intergovernmental Agreement as read by Fred Gardner. Tim seconded. Motion carried.

Old Business - None

New Business - Lou reminded everyone about the election on 5/13 and that petitions are available for Mayor, Recorder and Council positions at the City Building until 1/28

Mayor - Thank you note was received from the Long family in regard tot eh Christmas Light contest.

Tim made a motion to go into exec session at 8:05 (approx). Wayne seconded. Motion carried.

Executive session ended at 8:15.

Lou Richmond mad a motion to adjourn. Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

___________________________

David Blazer, Mayor   

_____________________________                                                                                      Jane L. Criswell-Rickman

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES             

January 28, 2008            

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 28, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner, and Accountant Jane Criswell. Street Commissioner Byers was absent.

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero.  Vote: Unanimous.

            Mayor Blazer recognized visitors in the audience and Mr. Dewey Morgan of 502 Jefferson Ave. in Moundsville wanted to address council. He was concerned about the truck traffic leaving mud and dirt on the walking trail adjacent to the parking lot of Warren Distribution. Chief Stenger informed Mr. Morgan that the part of the trail was actually on the city street and that the officials of Warren have been very cooperative but the problem lies with the drivers. The Chief is to talk to them again about the problem.

            Bills totaling $7,860.64 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

            Richmond made a motion, second by English, to make a revision in the budget in the amount of $18,000 for the Parks and Recreation Board. The monies are allocated for repairs or upgrading of the filter system and boiler and the possible purchase of a cover or solar blanket for the pool. Vote: Unanimous.

            Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous

            Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:39 p.m. Bero moved and Zinn  seconded the motion to return to regular session at 7:52 p.m. Both Votes: Unanimous.

            Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 7:55p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                                                 _________________________________________

                                                                                                      David Blazer, Mayor

__________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

February 11, 2008

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 11, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner, and Accountant Jane Criswell. Councilman McCulley was absent.  

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

            Mayor Blazer recognized visitors in the audience and Richard Schoene reported that the annual fire Department steak fry is scheduled for March 15, 2008 and that tickets are available.

            Bills totaling $3,065.99 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous.

            Zinn made a motion, second by English, to accept the recommendation of the Water Board to accept the low bid of $186,000.00 from Cerrone Association, Inc. for improvements to the City's water distribution and storage system. Vote: Unanimous.

            Attorney Gardner opened the bids for a new truck and sealer. Action on the bids were tabled on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

            Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

            Zinn made a motion, second by English, to increase the monthly compensation of Council to $100.00, Recorder to $200.00 and Mayor to $300.00. Salary increases for these positions have not increases in the past 25-30 years and will not take effect until the present positions are filled by election. Vote: Unanimous.  

            English moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 8:03 p.m. Bero moved and English seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:35 p.m. Both Votes: Unanimous.

            English made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:42 p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                                                                                            ___________________________________

                                                                                                                                              David Blazer, Mayor

                                       _____________________________________

                                                    Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

February 25, 2008

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular sessions on Monday, February 25, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, city Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner, and Accountant Jane Criswell. Chief of Police Stenger was absent.

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

            Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to purchase a 2004 Crafco Sealer in the amount of $24,950.00 from DJL Enterprises and to be financed for five years through Comvest Ltd. at a 4.1% interest rate. Vote: Unanimous.

            Richmond made a motion, second by McCulley, to purchase a new 1 ton Chevrolet pickup truck equipped as bid from Glen Dale Motors for the amount of $28,206.00 and to be financed for five years through Comvest Ltd. at a 4.1% interest rate. Vote: 4-1 (Zinn)

            Bills totaling $11,434.08 were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

            English made a motion, second by Bero, to purchase a new computer from Data East to be used at the Water Dep't. Office with the cost to be shared by the City, Sewage, Sanitation, and Water departments equally for about $235.00 each. Vote: Unanimous.

            Zinn made a motion, second by English, to approve on second reading an Ordinance of the City of Glen Dale, West Virginia raising the monthly compensation of Council to $100.00, Recorder to $200.00, and Mayor to $300.00. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous.

            English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

            Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:00 p.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:25 p.m. Both Votes: Unanimous.

            Richmond made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:27 p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

                                                                                                                                        ___________________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                 David Blazer, Mayor

            _____________________________________

                      Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

March 10, 2008

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 10, 2008, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner, and Accountant Jane Criswell. Chief of Police Stenger and Water Superintendent Orlofske were absent.

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn ad a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

            Bills totaling $12,898.97 were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

            McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

            Richmond made a motion second by English, to donate $100.00 to the Bishop Donahue High School "AFTER PROM" party as was done the previous year. Vote: Unanimous

            Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 7:47p.m. Vote: Unanimous

                                                                                                               ______________________________________

                                                                                                                           David Blazer, Mayor

                       ___________________________________

                             Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

March 24, 2008

            Glen Dale City council met in regular session on Monday, March 24, 2008, at 7:30p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Accountant Jane Criswell. Councilman McCulley and City Clerk Singleton were absent.

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by English and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous

            After a brief discussion and a recommendation from Street Commissioner Byers, Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to put in a drainage pipe at the third street park eliminating the bridge needing a new handrail. Vote: Unanimous

            Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to accept the financial report as given by Accountant Criswell. Vote: Unanimous

            Accountant Criswell presented a proposed budget of $1,755,262.00 for the 2008-2009 fiscal year which was accepted unanimously by council on a motion by Richmond and a second by English.

            Bero made a motion, second by Zinn, for the Mayor to sign a pre-application for the Water Improvement Funding. Vote: Unanimous

            Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, for a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the Community Participation Program for a grant of $21,500.00 to be used for repairs and renovations throughout town. Vote: Unanimous

            English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous

            English moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 7:55p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:23p.m. Both Votes: Unanimous

            Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to help out the Glen Dale Baseball Association for an amount not to exceed $1,000.00 upon their presenting unpaid receipts of uniforms and safety equipment. Vote: Unanimous

            English made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:41p.m. Vote: Unanimous

                                                                                                               _______________________________________

                                                                                                                                    David Blazer, Mayor

                             ____________________________________

                                    Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

         April 14, 2008

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 14, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. at Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, and Accountant Jane Criswell. Attorney Gardner was represented by Attorney Jerimiah Gardner. Chief of Police Stenger was absent.

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

            Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Richard Dean who was in the audience. He complained of the dirt and dust that blows around the neighborhood from the fill on the old airport parking lot. Also there is debris and a pot hole in the bend of the road located across from the pump station belonging to Warren Distribution. Mayor Blazer informed him that Chief Stenger had a list of things to talk to the people at Warren about and that he would add those to the list to be corrected.

            There were no bills to pay and Bero made a motion, second by Richmond, to accept the financial report as presented by Accountant Criswell. Vote: Unanimous

            Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to authorize City Clerk Singleton to transfer monies from the consolidated funds as may become necessary for the Water Department to pay bills needed for repairs and updates on  the water lines rather than doing it now and losing interest on those monies. Vote: Unanimous

            Water Superintendent Orlofske presented Council with information on an Aquatrek Ramp to accommodate the physically challenged when using the swimming pool. Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to purchase the ramp. Vote: Unanimous-- Mayor Blazer is to inquire to see if monies are available from the Roberts Trust Fund for this purpose.

            McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

            McCulley moved and Zinn seconded a request for an executive session at 8:02p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a motion to return to regular session at 8:42p.m. Both Votes: Unanimous

            City Clerk Singleton informed Council that she had an inquiry from former Mayor and Councilman Baumgardnear about his time served in the City counting toward state retirement as an elected official. No one on Council was aware of this being a possibility. City Clerk Singleton had called the West Virginia State Retirement Board and they informed her that this was indeed the policy. Therefore, Council and Mayor and any future elected officials for the City are afforded the opportunity to pay into the state retirement system unless they sign a waiver choosing not to.

            English made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:50p.m. Vote: Unanimous

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                          __________________________________________

                                                                                                                                David Blazer, Mayor

                                 __________________________________

                                         Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

   GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

April 15,2008

                Glen Dale City Council met in special session on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 8:00a.m. at the Water Department Office, 201 7th Street, Glen Dale, WV. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. City Clerk Singleton was present also.

                On a motion by Larry English and second by Lou Richmond, the levy estimate in the amount $261,262 was passed unanimously.

                On a motion by Wayne Bero and second by Tim McCulley the meeting adjourned at 8:05a.m.

                                                                                                                                        ______________________________________

                                                                                                                                                              David Blazer, Mayor

                             _________________________________

                                   Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

   GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

April 28, 2008

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 28, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Dale Fireman's Hall. Mayor Blazer asked for a moment of silence in memory of former Councilman Joe Jack of which all in attendance participated. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner, and Accountant Jane Criswell.

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

            Mayor Blazer recognized visitors in the audience and gave them an opportunity to express their concerns. Mr. Jay Adams wanted to buy the 1993 Ford garbage truck for $1,500.00 The truck had been put up for bid previously but no acceptable bid was given. Attorney Gardner advised that Council needed to re-bid the truck to the public and that Mr. Adams could put in a sealed bid as needed.

            Lisa and Francis Reilley wanted to express their concern about a letter of notification Mr. Reilley had received about cleaning up his property from the weeds and other debris that had accumulated. Lisa informed Council that she had done this and that the neighbors had trimmed their trees and shrubs and thrown the clippings onto their property. Mayor Blazer informed them that Street commissioner Byers would have his crew pick up the clippings.

 

            Bills totaling $10,959.67 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous

 

            McCulley made a motion, second by English, for the Mayor to place his signature on a water project budget document. Vote: Unanimous

 

            Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to authorize Water Superintendent Orlofske to purchase six new fire hydrants out of the water department hydrant funds. Vote: Unanimous

 

            McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

 

            City Clerk Singleton informed Council of different options that elected officials in the State of West Virginia including City of Glen Dale had concerning insurance. After a discussion of concerns, Zinn made a motion to permit any current or future elected official of the City of Glen Dale to join the Public Employees Insurance Agency while serving their elected term. The elected official must pay for this insurance as well as any other actual or inferred cost which may be involved so that no burden of the expense will be placed on the City. Vote: Unanimous

 

            McCulley moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 7:55 p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:55 p.m.  Both Votes: Unanimous

 

            English made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:57 p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                                                                                           ____________________________________

                                                                                                                         David Blazer, Mayor

 

          ________________________________

             Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY MINUTES

    May 12, 2008 

 

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 12, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Singleton, and Accountant Jane Criswell. Councilman McCulley, Street Commissioner Byers, and Attorney Gardner were absent.

 

            The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

 

            Bills totaling $33,148.33 were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

 

            English made a motion, second by Bero, for Water Superintendent Orlofske to hire part time summer help. Vote: Unanimous

 

            Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

 

            There was only one bid on the 1993 Ford garbage truck submitted which was in the amount of $1,550.00 given by Mr. Jay Adams. Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to sell the truck. Vote: Unanimous

 

            Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, for a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to accept the conditions of a contract with the West Virginia Development Office in the amount of $21,500.00 to be used to pave the streets and repair the filtering system at the City pool. Vote: Unanimous

 

            Discussion requested by Councilman Zinn to address enforcement of City Codes was tabled at the request of Councilman Zinn.

 

            English made a motion, second by Zinn, for Street Commissioner Byers to hire part-time summer help. Vote 4-0-1 (Richmond abstained)

 

            Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 7:45 p.m. Zinn moved and English seconded the motion to return to regular session at 9:00 p.m. Both Votes: Unanimous

 

            Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 9:17 p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                                                                                                            _________________________________

                                                                                                                                     David Blazer, Mayor

 

                    _______________________________________

                              Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

Glen Dale City Council Minutes

June 23, 2008

            Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 23, 2008 at 7:30 pm in the council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.  Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Accountant Jane Criswell. Chief of Police Stenger and Water Superintendent Orlofske were absent.

 

          The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

                                                                    

                 Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Fred Brunner of Moundsville who was there to question a warning ticket he had received for parking.  Mayor Blazer told him that a new officer or a substitute officer evidently wrote the warning as he was legally parked.  Also recognized was Mr. Doug Loy of Glen Dale who wanted to know about the railroad crossing at Warren Dist. and who was going to pay the bill.  He was informed that there was a meeting concerning this issue last week and we still don't have the necessary information.

 

                The financial report was accepted as presented with no bills to be paid on a motion by Zinn and a second by English.  Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                Attorney Gardner opened the only bid received for a new chassis for the packer to be used by the Sanitation Department.  The bid was from West Virginia & Ohio Motor Sales.  The bid of $99,140.00 for a Mack chassis with a standard transmission was accepted on a motion by Richmond and a second by Bero.  Vote: Unanimous.

 

                Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded.  Vote: Unanimous.

 

                Richmond made a motion, seconded by Zinn, to increase the Street Department budget for sealing from $1,000.00 to $5,000.00 to be effective July 1, 2008.  Vote: Unanimous.

 

                Zinn  moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 8:03pm.  Zinn moved and Bero seconded the motion to return at regular session at 8:15pm.  Both votes: Unanimous.

 

                Zinn made a motion, seconded by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:27pm.  Vote: Unanimous

 

________________________ David Blazer, Mayor   

____________________________Gerald A Trembush, Recorder

 

                                                               

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

  JULY 14, 2008

 

      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 14, at 7:30p.m. in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Accountant Jane Criswell.

 

     The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

 

     Richmond made a motion, second by McCulley, to accept a bid from Quality Truck Body & Equipment Co., Inc. in the amount of $1,250.00 for the 1984 Mack chassis and cab. Vote: Unanimous

 

     Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to accept the bid from Quality Truck Body & Equipment Co. to paint and change the packer for the garbage truck in the amount of $12,213.28. Vote: Unanimous   

 

     Richmond made a motion, second by English, to make a budget revision which would transfer all carry-over money into next years fiscal budget. Vote Unanimous

 

     Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to finance the new garbage truck chassis and cab with Comvest Ltd., Inc. for a four (4) year period at a rate of 4.25%. The payment on the loan would be $2,337.18 per month and there is to be no penalty if paid off ahead of time. Vote: Unanimous

 

     McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

 

     Mayor Blazer presented Council with a proposal from Trident Insurance Services, LLC for coverage resulting from acts of terrorism. The proposal failed for lack of a motion.

     Richmond moved and Bero second a request for an executive session at 7:50p.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:14p.m. Both votes: Unanimous

 

     English made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:17p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

 

 

 

                                                ______________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

 

________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

 

   JULY 28, 2008

 

      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 28, 2008, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those  in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn, Also present were Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton and Attorney Gardner. Council Member Bero, Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske and Accountant Criswell were absent.

      The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

 

      Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Richard Dean who expressed continued concern about the dust created at Warren Dist. and the water drainage from the roof washing debris onto the road at the loading dock area. Mayor Blazer informed them that the problem would be checked into.

     Mr. Bob Baumgardner was there to request that the alley behind his house be paved this summer. He was informed that this was discussed at the last meeting.

 

     Bills totaling $3,858.28 were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

 

     McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

 

     Zinn made a motion, second by English, that the agenda for the next meeting include time to discuss and update the present Municipal Fee.

 

     Zinn moved and McCulley second a request for an executive session at 7:55p.m. McCulley moved and Richmond seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:17p.m. Both votes: Unanimous

 

      Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to adjourn at 8:19p.m. Vote. Unanimous

 

 

 

 

 

                                    __________________________ David Blazer. Mayor

 

 

____________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

  GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

AUGUST 11, 2008

                                                              

                Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 11, 2008, at 7:30p.m., in council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

 

            Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, And Zinn. Also attending were Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Criswell-Rickman, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent Recorder Trembush.

 

            The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn, second by Tim McCulley.

 

            Lou Richmond moved to pay bills totaling $3,477.17, seconded by Larry English.

 

            Water Superintendent Orlofske advised the water and sanitary boards would be meeting on August 18th.

 

            Mayor Blazer stated he had received information that the pool would be staying open until Labor Day.

 

            Lou Richmond gave an overview of the progress the historical society was making on the Cockayne Project.

 

           Attorney Gardner read by title an ordinance of the city of Glen Dale, West Virginia. amending and re-enacting section 751.01 of the city code concerning a municipal service fee providing for the imposition, rate and collection. Wayne Bero moved to pass the ordinance of first reading, second by John Zinn. A roll call vote with the following results: Bero, yea; English, yea; McCulley, yea; Richmond, yea; Zinn, yea.

 

           Attorney Gardner read an ordinance to approve the current replacement pages of the codified ordinances that certain provisions within the codified ordinances should be amended to conform with current State Law. Lou Richmond moved and Wayne Bero seconded the motion to pass the ordinance on first reading. A roll call vote with the following results: Bero, yea; English, yea; McCulley, yea; Richmond, yea; Zinn, yea. Wayne Bero moved and Tim McCulley seconded a motion to suspend the rules and pass the ordinance on second reading due to the urgency of the ordinance. a roll call vote with the following results; Bero, yea; English, yea; McCulley, yea; Richmond, yea; Zinn, yea.

           Larry English moved, Lou Richmond seconded to accept the standing committee report as presented.

 

          Lou Richmond expressed to council his concern about the truck coming from South Park onto 7th Street. Chief Stenger and Street Commissioner Byers to look into the situation and advise.

           

           At 7: 45p.m., Lou Richmond moved, John Zinn seconded a request for an executive. Council returned to regular session at 8:11p.m.

 

           Lou Richmond moved, Wayne Bero seconded a motion to put out for bid for paving of Alta Vista to Zane Street, Zane Street from Wheeling Avenue to Jefferson Avenue, Alta Vista and the remainder of Tomlinson Avenue from 7th Street to 3rd Street. Lou Richmond moved, John Zinn seconded a motion to put out  for bid a new software program for city operations. Lou Richmond moved, John Zinn seconded a motion to approve the following repairs and purchases: Replace three(3) old window garage doors: two on building #1 and one on building #2. Repair one (1) metal garage door, the garbage truck bay. Replace the old garden tractor with a 50" triple bagger mower. Painting and repainting three(3) exteriors of the Street Department Buildings. One(1) in-car camera for the police department. for a approximate cost of $114,000.00.

 

           Lou Richmond moved, Wayne Bero seconded a motion to hire two full-time dispatchers as soon as possible.

 

          At 8:35p.m. John Zinn moved, Lou Richmond seconded a motion to adjourn.

 

 

 

                                                                         _____________________________________ David W. Blazer Mayor

 

 

_________________________________________________

Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 AUGUST 25, 2008

 

 

                   Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 25, 2008 at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Street Commissioner Byers was absent.

 

                    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

 

                    Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Cox who expressed concern about a tree that was growing out over the sidewalk at First Street and Wheeling Ave. Mayor Blazer informed him the Street Commissioner Byers would remove the obstruction. Councilman Zinn and Chief Stenger pointed out two other areas of concern and the Mayor recommended that the street department take care of them as well.

 

                   Bills totaling $3,415.67 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                   Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to accept Attorney Gardner's recommendation to have the Planning Committee meet to consider changes in Section 1325.03 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Glen Dale. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                  Zinn made a motion , second by Richmond, to table the second reading of an ordinance amending and re-enacting section 751.01 of the City code. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                 McCulley moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 8:00p.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:29p.m. Both votes: Unanimous.

 

                Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, that Rusty Kutis be promoted to the position of Assistant Water Superintendent at the recommendation of Water Superintendent Orlofske. Vote: Unanimous.

 

               Zinn made a motion, second by English, that the salary for a part-time or substitute Water Clerk would be $8.60 per hour. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                 Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 8:40p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                                                                   ___________________________________ David Blazer. Mayor

 

 

__________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

 

September 8, 2008

 

 

 

 

                          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 8, 2008, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: English, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Absent were City Clerk Singleton and Council Members Bero and McCulley.

 

                    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                   Mayor Blazer Recognized Mr. R. Dean who expressed continued concern about the dust created by the traffic at Warren. Mayor Blazer informed him that there was a meeting scheduled for Wednesday with Warren concerning this problem.

 

                   Mayor Blazer also recognized Nila Chaddock of the Historical Society who gave an update on the Cockayne House, They are getting ready to paint the exterior of the house and need to choose a color or colors to be used and wanted input from Council. Mayor Blazer informed her that someone would be in touch to relay councils choice.

 

                     Richmond made a motion, second by English, to accept the financial report given by Bookkeeper Rickman with no bills to be paid. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                   Zinn made a motion, second by English, to pass on second and final reading an ordinance amending and re-enacting section 751.01 of the City Code. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                   Attorney Gardner opened bids for paving. The First bid of $46,471.00 is to pave Tomlinson Ave. from 3rd to 7th Streets. The next bid is to pave Jefferson from Zane to Alta Vista; Zane Street from Jefferson to Route 2; and Alta vista Ave. for $40,922.00.

Zinn made a motion, second by English, to accept both bids and proceed with the paving of those streets. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                   English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                  Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:57p.m. Zinn moved and Richmond seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:27p.m. Both votes: Unanimous.

 

                   Zinn made a motion, second by English, that councilman Richmond be reappointed as Finance Chairman. Vote: Zinn, yes; English, yes; Trembush, yes and Richmond abstained.

 

                   Zinn made a motion, second by English, that council accept the recommendation of the State Historical Society to paint the Cockayne Farm House with its original colors of brown and beige with green shutters. Vote unanimous.

 

                   Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:32p.m. Vote Unanimous.

 

 

 

                                                                           _______________________________________David  Blazer. Mayor

 

 

 

__________________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

 

 

 

                            GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

                                  SEPTEMBER 22, 2008

 

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 22, 2008, at 7:30p.m., in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

 

         Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, and Bookkeeper Rickman.

 

         Those absent were Recorder Trembush and City Clerk Singleton.

 

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved of a motion by John Zinn and second by Lou Richmond.

 

         David Knuth of 7th Street address council in reference to the heavy truck on 7th Street and submitted a letter explaining his concerns in full.

 

         The finance report was approved as presented on a motion by Lou Richmond and second by John Zinn.

 

         Water Superintend Orlofske explained to council that his request to replace the sewer line on 6th street has been changed to a repair due to the cost of the project.

 

         Attorney Gardner gave a full report on the recommendations of the planning commission and presented council with an ordinance amending section 1325.03(a)(b) of the city code. Wayne Bero moved to accept on first reading, seconded by Tim McCulley, Zinn abstained. Issue #2 Concerning the creation/designation of a Historical District. John Zinn moved to accept the recommendation, seconded by Wayne Bero. Attorney Gardner to prepare the ordinances to reflect the changes.

 

         Chief Stenger reported on a meeting that was held on September 16th with the building enforcement committee. Eight properties were identified, photographs taken and ownership is being verified before the next meeting is set. chief Stenger also reported that the concave mirror has been installed at the intersection of 7th street and South Park to assist truckers to safely moving ahead in the intersection.

 

         Lou Richmond reported that the Cockayne House has been taken down to bare wood, the condition was excellent, and the house is being painted brown with cream trim.

 

         It was noted by Chief Stenger that the Street Departments new pickup truck was delivered on September 18th from Glen Dale Motors. He also reports that the week prior that our garage truck that was hauling one of the dumpster back from the Glen X building pulled down old CSX telegraph wires and snapped the pole at the South Park crossing. Noting no damage to our truck or dumpster and no damage to CSX working equipment.

 

         Attorney Gardner advised he had been in contact with the attorney reference the purchase of the Tkach building. At this time, Chief Stenger was instructed to follow through with funding options so that a finance meeting could be scheduled.

 

         Tim McCulley moved to accept all standing committee reports as presented, Larry English seconded.

 

         It was noted by council that they wanted the marquis sign at the high school removed when not in use.

 

         Chief Stenger advised council that Warren Distribution would be treating all their unpaved driveways with sodium chloride as a dust inhibitor. Councilman English explained further as to how this will diminish the dust problem at the site.

 

         Chief Stenger reported of some thefts from vehicles in a garage, all of which were unlocked. items taken, CD's, tools, chainsaw. Also, Chief Stenger reported on the damage, and graffiti that was found at the city park last week. The Street Department was able to remove most of the graffiti.

 

         Motion by Zinn, seconded by Richmond to go into an executive session at 8:17p.m. Council returned to regular session at 8:40p.m.

 

         Motion to adjourn at 8:42p.m. received by Wayne Bero, seconded by Tim McCulley.

 

 

 

 

                                         ___________________________ David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

 

______________________________________

Norman Stenger, Acting Recorder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

     OCTOBER 13, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

       Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 13, 2008, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers and Bookkeeper Rickman. Absent were City Clerk Singleton, and Attorney Gardner.

 

         The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Rick Oliver of 306 Wheeling Ave. who wanted to know if it were possible to get the alley behind his house paved. Street Commissioner Byers informed him that the holes would be patched before winter and it was on the schedule to be done next year.

 

         Bills totaling $20,200.00 were approved on a motion by English and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         A resolution authorizing the City of Glen Dale to accept the terms and conditions to the securing of Federal Grants Funds Administered by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and Authorizing mayor Blazer to administer such funds was passed unanimously on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond.

 

         McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         Council agreed to accept Chief Stenger's recommendation to have TRICK OR TREAT night on October 30, 2008 from 6:00p.m. to 7:30p.m.

 

         The review and first reading of an ordinance providing for a Municipal Building Commission was table on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         Richmond moved and McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 7:48p.m. Zinn moved and Richmond seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:04p.m. Both votes: Unanimous.

 

         On the recommendation of Street Commissioner Byers, Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to promote Roy McGinnis from part time to full time with appropriate wages and benefits for the position with a CDL. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:08p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

 

                                           _____________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

 

 

 

______________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

 OCTOBER 27, 2008

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 27, 2008, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale city Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Chief of Police Stenger was absent.

 

         The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         Mayor Blazer recognized Nila Chaddock of the Historical Society who gave an update on the progress of the Cockayne Farm Project. There is now a web site for the farm, which is www.cockaynefarm.com.

 

         Bills totaling $101,528.00 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         The Federal Identity Theft Prevention Policy was tabled on a motion by Zinn and second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         An ordinance of the council of the city of Glen Dale, West Virginia, repealing, amending and reacting 1325.03(b) of the Codified Ordinances of the City to correct what has been perceived as a typographical error setting the minimum lot area requirements in a residential district was passed on first reading on a motion by Richmond and a second by McCulley. Vote: 4-1 with Zinn abstaining.

 

         Zinn made a motion, second by English, to have Attorney Gardner draw up the necessary papers to increase competitive bid amounts from $10,000.00 to $25,000.00 for any and all purchases in the City. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         Zinn Made a motion, second by Richmond, to buy a half page ad for $25.00 to support the J.M.H.S. boys basketball program. Vote: Unanimous.

 

         Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 8:18p.m. Zinn moved and English seconded the motion to return to regular session at 8:35p.m. Both Votes: unanimous.

 

         Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:42p.m. Vote Unanimous.

 

 

 

                                        ________________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

 

 

 

___________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

 

GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

NOVEMBER 10, 2008

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 10, 2008, at 7:30p.m., in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

     Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Rickman, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Police Chief Stenger And Water Superintendent Orlofske.

     On a motion by John Zinn and second by Tim McCulley the minutes of the previous meeting were approved as presented.

     Steve Avdakov and Nila Chaddock appeared before council to give an update and overview of the project and the work being done on the restoration of the Cockayne house.

     John Zinn moved and Lou Richmond seconded paying bills in the amount of $7,154.48.

     John Zinn moved to table the review and passage of the identity Theft Prevention Policy until Water Superintendent was in attendance, seconded by Larry English.

     John Zinn questioned what action had been taken by the building enforcement committee. Question to be referred to Chief Stenger.

      Tim McCulley moved, seconded by Lou Richmond to accept all standing committee reports.

      Attorney Gardner read for second reading an Ordinance repealing, amending, and, reenacting section 1325.03(b) of the city code correction a typographical error. Lou Richmond moved, Tim McCulley seconded the motion, ordinance effective from passage. John Zinn abstained.

       Attorney Gardner read for the first reading an Ordinance amending and re-enacting Article IX, Section 11 of the Charter pertaining to any city improvement costing more than $25,000 be executed by competitive bids. John Zinn moved, Tim McCulley seconded the motion to accept the first reading.

        Attorney Gardner read for the first reading an Ordinance for the creation of a Building Commission. Lou Richmond and moved to table the first reading, seconded by Larry English.

         Larry English acknowledged he had received information from a citizen who complimented Lieutenant Ed VOGLER for how kind, considerate, and helpful he had been during a recent assistance call.

          Mayor Blazer reported on the success of baseball  association benefit for Bob Straight.

           Mayor Blazer also read a letter from Bishop Donahue concerning their Learning Education for Young Men program.

            Lou Richmond moved for an executive session by Wayne Bero. At 8:45 pm, council returned to regular session of a motion by John Zinn, second by Tim McCulley.

             Lou Richmond moved, seconded by Wayne Bero, for Street Commissioner Byers to purchase salt from Northeast Ohio Sourcing for $5,563.70 and to purchase cinders from Kittle Hauling for $474.00.

              John Zinn moved, seconded by Wayne Bero to give a Christmas bonus to all employees. The bonus is to be the same as last year.

                Lou Richmond moved, seconded by Larry English to adjourn at 8:53 p.m.

 

                                                                                               ______________________David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

________________Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

GLEN DALE COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 24, 2008

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 24, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. , in council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Bookkeeper Rickman, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush, Attorney Gardner.

The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Larry English.

Bills in the amount of $7,535.45 were approved to be paid.

Jeff Smell with COMVEST appeared before council to answer any questions concerning the need for a building commission before the purchase of property. Mr. Smell advised that since councils could not appropriate funds longer than their terms of office, this was the vessel used to obtaining funding for large projects.

After Mr. Smell's presentation, John Zinn moved and Lou Richmond seconded the passage on first reading of an ordinance providing for the creation of a building commission.

Street Commission Byers requested permission to purchase rims for his vehicles, which was approved.

The document as required by state code  8-13-23 the preparation of financial statements was signed and is to be forwarded to the State Auditor's office.

Council approved the Identity Theft Prevention Policy that is required by all utilities.

Council accepted the recommendation by the planning commission to update the city flood plain ordinance to be in compliance with federal mandates.

Lou Richmond requested on behalf of the Cockayne Historical Society permission to have a temporary parking spot at the back of the former Lisa Cockayne house to allow employees a place to park. Council gave their permission as long as a building permit is obtained.

Councilman McCulley advised the Christmas decorating contest will be held on December 16th and that the judges this year would be Jim Beatty, Dan Moore, and Brenda Sweirkos. Mr. McCulley also advised that prior to the December 8th meeting the judges along with members of council would have their pictures taken.

The meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m. , on a motion by John Zinn and second by Larry English.

 

                                                                                                                         _______________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

 ____________________Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

                                                  

 

 

                                                             GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                                  DECEMBER 08, 2008

 

      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 08, 2008, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Chief of Police Stenger was absent.

     The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

      Judges and sponsors of the Glen Dale Christmas Decorating contests were present to get their pictures taken with Councilman McCulley who is the organizer of the contest.

      Bills totaling $10,082.88 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

     McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded.    Vote: Unanimous

     Zinn made a motion, second by English, to pass on second and final reading an ordinance amending the City Charter as it pertains to city improvements concerning the amount needed to require the bidding process to meet with state code. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous 5-0

      McCulley made a motion, second by Bero, to pass on second and final reading an ordinance permitting the creation of a building commission to serve at the will of Council as required by state law. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous 5-0

      Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 7:52p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

 

                                  _____________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

___________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

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                                             Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                        January 12, 2009

 

 

           Glen Dale City Council met in regular session at &:30p.m. Monday, January 12, 2009, in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

     Attending were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Attorney Gardner, Water Superintendent Orlofske, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Mayor Blazer, Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers and Bookkeeper Rickman.

       The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and second by Larry English.

       Richard Dean expressed his concerns with the mud on the roadway caused by the traffic from Warren Distribution.

       Bills totaling $36,337.88 were approved to be paid on a motion by John Zinn and Second by Larry English.

       Water and Sanitary boards will meet on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, due to Monday being a holiday.

       John Zinn advised 6 building permits had been approved.

      Lou Richmond advised there was an overview from the historical society in council packets.

       Wayne Bero moved to accept the standing committee reports, second by Tim McCulley.

       Council took under consideration the signage for the entrance door to the City Building.

       Council also took under consideration the time and temperature sign to consider colors and where the funds would be obtained from.

       John Zinn moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:51p.m., seconded by Larry English.

 

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                                                  Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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    Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

 

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                                                                        GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                                 JANUARY 26, 2009

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 26, 2009, at 7:30p.m., in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

         Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Attorney Gardner, Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Bookkeeper Rickman, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent was Mayor Blazer.

         John Zinn moved and Wayne Bero seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting.

         John Zinn complimented Street Commission Byers of the job well done with the current weather situation.

         Larry English moved and Lou Richmond seconded paying bills in the amount of $3,737.73. Bookkeeper Rickman advised council continue to be in good shape with 61% of the revenue being received and only 48% of the expenses used.

         Tim McCulley moved and Wayne Bero seconded a motion to approve all standing committee reports as presented.

         Discussion on the time and temperature sign and the signage to the entrance door of the city building was tabled until the next meeting.

         Tim McCulley moved for an executive session at 7:43p.m. At 8:17p.m. Tim McCulley moved and Larry English seconded coming out of executive session.

         Larry English moved and John Zinn seconded a motion to adjourn at 8:19p.m.

 

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                                          Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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 Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

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                          GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                              FEBRUARY 9, 2009

 

       Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 7:30p.m., in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

      Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Attorney Gardner, Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Bookkeeper Rickman. Absent was Water Superintendent Orlofske.

      John Zinn moved and Wayne Bero seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting.

      Larry English moved to pay bills totaling $8,925.84, motion passed unanimously.

      Lou Richmond gave an update on the activities planned by the Cockayne Historical Society.

      Appointments to the building commission and the term were as follows:

            Kimberly Burge - 1 year

            Mike Carl - 2 Years

            Tom Garner - 3 Years

            John Galloway - 4 Years

            Gussie Smith - 5 Years

     Tim McCulley Moved to accept the standing Committee reports as presented.

     Mayor Blazer Complimented Street Commissioner Byers and his crew for the snow removal and street maintenance during the past two weeks.

      Council acknowledge their support of OVERTA attempting to bring bus service to the area with no cost to the city at this time. However, on a motion by Lou Richmond council unanimously agreed to put a levy on the next election to help support their efforts.

     Lou Richmond moved and council unanimously agreed to table any action or support for the health care reform resolution that was requested by the WV Municipal League.

    At 7:49p.m. Wayne Bero moved to adjourn, council unanimously agreed.

 

                                                    ________________________________

                                                        David Blazer, Mayor

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 Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

 

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                           Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                February 23, 2009

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 23, 2009, at 7:30p.m. in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, And Zinn. Also Present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Street Commissioner Byers and City Clerk Singleton were absent.

         Mayor Blazer held a moment of silence in honor of Allen Kirby who had recently passed away. Allen was a life long resident of Glen Dale and a member of the fire department.

         The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

         Bills totaling $3,486.00 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous. Bookkeeper Rickman, in her financial report said that city collections were at 70% and expenditures were at 53%. Expenditures at this time of the year are projected to be at 58%.

         Rich Schoene announced that the Glen Dale Fire Department would be having its annual steak fry on Saturday, March 28, 2009.

         Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero Seconded. Vote : Unanimous.

         McCulley made a motion, second by Bero, to pass on the first reading, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, AUTHORIZING THE TRADING OF REAL PROPERTY WITH WARREN DISTRIBUTION, INC., FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPROVING MARX LANE. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous 5-0.

          McCulley made a motion, second by Bero, to table a resolution of support for Health Care Reform until more information is available. Vote: Unanimous

                         Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:19p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

 

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                                               David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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                          GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                             FEBRUARY 26, 2009

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Thursday, February 26, 2009, at 6:00p.m. in council Chambers of the City of Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, McCulley, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger. Council members English and Richmond were absent.

         The purpose of the meeting was to discuss expansion of the tank farm to take place on Warren Distribution Property which includes the relocation of Marx Lane and to answer any questions that residents in the area might have. Mike Skidmore and Ken Williams of Warren Distribution, Mike Sofska of American Electric Power and Mike Karl of H.E.Neuman were present to answer questions from the six concerned residents of the area who showed up for the meeting. Also present were Norm Pastorius and Rich Schoene of the Glen Dale Fire Department.

         There were many question by citizens concerning what was take place, traffic flow, time lines and safety of this phase of construction. Questions were answered and explained by representatives of Warren to the satisfaction of those present.

         After confirming with those residents present that all concerns were answered to their satisfaction, Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to pass on second and final reading AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, AUTHORING THE TRADING OF REAL PROPERTY WITH WARREN DISTRIBUTION, INC., FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPROVING MARX LANE. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous 3-0

         Bero made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 6:50p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                             ___________________________________

                                                David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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                            GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                                   March 09, 2009

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council Met in regular session on Monday, March 09, 2009, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members : Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, city Clerk Singleton and Bookkeeper Rickman. Attorney Gardner was absent.

         The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

         The minutes of a special meeting held on February 26, 2009 was approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

         Mayor Blazer recognized members of Boy Scout Troop #82 who were present in the audience. Their Scout Master informed Council that they were attending a local government meeting in pursuit of their " Citizenship and Community" merit badge.

         Bills totaling $14,466.40 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

         Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley Seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Mayor Blazer recognized Tom and Don Gilbert of the Glen Dale Baseball Association. They were there concerning grant monies that were available for a total of $19,000.00 which would require 10% local matching funds. These funds are to be used for improvements to the ball fields at St. Jude Park. There was also a discussion of the need to replace the heater and complete other repairs to the Glen Dale Pool.

         Richmond made three motions, all seconded by Zinn, to adopt RESOLUTIONS AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF GLEN DALE TO ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE WEST VIRGINIA DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, 2009 COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION PROGRAM. the amounts of these three individual motions were in the amount of $4,000.00 and $15,000.00 to be used on the ball fields and one in the amount of $20,000.00 to be used for the pool. All three motions were passed individually with a unanimous vote.

         Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to adopt a resolution as AN ORDER DESIGNATING OF THE NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS) AS THE BASIS FOR ALL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT IN THE TOWN OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA. Vote: Unanimous

         McCulley Moved and Zinn seconded a request for an executive session at 8:32p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request  to return to regular session at 9:25p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion, second by English, to donate to the Bishop Donahue High School " AFTER PROM" Party in the same amount as last year. Vote: Unanimous.

         English made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 9:28p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

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                                             David Blazer, Mayor

 

_________________________________

 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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                          GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                                   MARCH 23, 2009

   

                                                                                                

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 23, 2009, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, and Bookkeeper Rickman. Chief of Police Stenger and Attorney Gardner were absent.

         The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous

         Bills Totaling $6,731.22 were approved on a motion by English and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

         Bookkeeper Rickman gave a financial report stating that the City was in good shape financially with revenues at 79% and expenditures at 58% to date. She presented a proposed budget for the 2009-2010 fiscal year in the amount of $1,881,757.00 which was accepted unanimously by a ROLL CALL VOTE of 5-0 on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Pay raises $.40 full time, $.30 for part time starting 07/01/09.

         Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, for water and sanitation departments to buy a one ton Ford Truck under state contract and to be financed through Comvest. Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn Brought to Council's attention that letters from the Building Commission should have but have not been sent out to identified individuals.

         McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero Seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion, second by English, to use $5,000.00 of the Visitors Bureau funds toward the Cockayne House improvements to help acquire matching funds.

         Zinn Made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 7:57p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                      __________________________

                                       David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush. Recorder

 

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      GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

April 13, 2009

    Glen Dale City Council met in a regular session on Monday, April 23, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton and Bookkeeper Rickman. Chief of Police Stenger and Attorney Gardner were absent.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

    Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Richard Dean from the audience who wanted to report that the road by Warren going to his house was rough and either mud or dust. He thought that there was to be a thin layer of blacktop put down during construction. The Mayor agreed that he also thought the blacktop was to be there and that he would have the Chief check into it. Water Superintendent Orlofske stated that he believed there was to be another underground line to be put in.

    Bills totaling $13,170.18 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

    A special meeting to set the Levy Rates was scheduled for April 24, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. at the City Building.

    There were four different minor findings in the recent audit that were explained by Bookkeeper Rickman and City clerk Singleton and that corrections were being made. The auditor was complimentary of how the books were being kept.

    English made a motion, second by Zinn, for Mayor Blazer to sign and enter into a supplemental agreement with the State Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, to acquire additional funding for the Cockayne project. Vote: Unanimous

    Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Richmond moved and McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 7:57 p.m. McCulley moved and Zinn seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:13 p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    There has been no action from the West Virginia Development Office with the City's request for a grant that is to be used for the repairs and updates for the pool. Thoughts are that the governor will probably wait until after the special session of the legislature to sign budgetary items and this would be retroactive. Therefore, Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to replace the boiler at the pool so that is will be ready to open as scheduled.

    Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 8:14 p.m. Vote: Unanimous

______________________________________________________David Blazer, Mayor

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     Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder      

 

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GLEN CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

April 21, 2009

    Glen Dale City Council met in a special session on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at 8:00 a.m., in council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building, Glen Dale, WV. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members Bero, English, and Richmond. City Clerk Singleton was present also.

    On a motion by Larry English and second by Lou Richmond, the levy estimate in the amount of $252,317 was passed unanimously.

    On a motion by Larry English and second by Lou Richmond, the meeting adjourned at 8:05 a.m.

                                        ____________________________

                                            David W. Blazer, Mayor

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Suzan Singleton, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

April 27, 2009

       Glen Dale City Council met in a regular session on Monday, April 27, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton and Bookkeeper Rickman. Water Superintendent Orlofske and Attorney Gardner were absent.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

    Bills totaling $10,854.41 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

    Bookkeeper Rickman recommended that there needed to be a budget revision made in the amount of $143,800.00. English made a motion, second by Zinn, to revise the budget as recommended. Vote: Unanimous

    McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Chief of Police Stenger reminded Council of Memorial Day coming up soon. Mayor Blazer set a date of Monday, May 25, 2009 for the celebration to be held at the Glen Dale Park.

    Bero made a motion, second by English, to purchase a $50.00 ad from the McMechen Fire Department for support of their street fair. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to reimburse the Glen Dale Baseball Association $437.00 for sand that was delivered to the fields in July of 2008. Vote: Unanimous

    English moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 8:08 p.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded a request to return to regular session at 9:35 p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 9:42 p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                      _____________________________David Blazer, Mayor 

 

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  Gerald A Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

May 11, 2009

    Glen Dale City Council met in a regular session on Monday, May 11, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. City Clerk Singleton was absent,

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

    Bills totaling $11,025.34 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Mayor Blazer set the next meeting date for Tuesday, May 26, 2009 because the regular date fell on Memorial Day.

    Richmond moved and McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 7:45 p.m. English moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:45 p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    McCulley made a motion, seconded by English, to adjourn at 8:47 p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                                                                                     ________________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

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   Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

June 8, 2009

    Glen Dale City Council met in a regular session on Monday, June 8, 2009, at 7:30 p.m., in council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

    Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Councilmen Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Bookkeeper Rickman, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush and Attorney Gardner.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and seconded by Tim McCulley.

    Nila Chaddock representing the Cockayne Historical Society presented council with an initial site plan that was prepared on the Cockayne property. She advised of the events planned at the site on June 20, WV Day. Also, that there was currently a WVU intern working at the site, as well as a project director.

    Larry English moved and Lou Richmond seconded a motion to pay bills in the amount of $10,243.35.

    John Zinn moved and Wayne Bero seconded Sean Orlofske's request to purchase new telephones for the Water and Street Departments. Lou Richmond moved and Larry English seconded Sean's request to the sell the old water truck. Sean also reported on the Little Grave Creek Property being approximately $100,000 short from the original estimates. He further advised he felt that if 50 new customers signed up for water service that the shortfall would be made up within ten years.

    Council also approved Steptoe & Johnson engagement letter to service as bond counsel for the Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2009A, USDA loan for the 6th Street project. Council also passed a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the USDA, and authorized Mayor Blazer to sign Form RD 1940-1 "Request for Obligation of Funds; RUS Bulletin 1780-27 "Loan Resolution (Public Bodies)"; "Certification of Compliance; and Dorm RD 1942-46 "Letter of Intent of Meet Conditions". Those voting for the above were Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. There were no negative votes.

    Water Superintendent Orlofske advised the times for the water and sanitary board meeting had been switched. He also advised there had been a broken water line at the pool that required several hours to repair.

    A meeting of the building enforcement committee was for 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 22, 2009.

    Larry English moved and Tim McCulley seconded accepting all standing committee reports as presented.

    Norm Stenger advised council that Senator Kessler had hand delivered the grant papers the city had been waiting on. The status on the 7th Street crossing was waiting for documents coming out of the state of Florida. The city has been awarded 8 summer youth employees along with a supervisor. Waiting on information from their authority as to when they are to start. He also advised that several students from Bishop Donahue were in town on May 21st and performed a voluntary clean-up day with very positive comments being received by city residents. Norm Stenger also reported on the Memorial Day ceremony and thanked all those that participated.

    Mayor Blazer received a letter from a resident complaining that Comcast had removed PBS from its lineup on basic cable service and requested a letter of complaint from the City. Mayor Blazer authorized the city clerk to send such a letter. Mayor Blazer also reminded everyone of the baseball association's steak fry next Saturday.

    Chief Stenger reminded all residents that the city has a leash law, that no dog or cat is permitted to run loose. Also, that the owners of these pets are required to clean up after them, and that no animal feces is permitted to be placed in any city storm sewer.

    Jim Byers reminded residents the June 19th will be observed as WV Day, and all Friday's garbage pickup will be made on Thursday, the 18th.

    At 8:17 p.m. Lou Richmond moved and Larry English seconded a request for an executive session to discuss personnel issues. Council returned to regular session at 9:05 p.m. on a motion by Tim McCulley and seconded by Larry English.

    John Zinn moved and Tim McCulley seconded a request to hire Chad Michael Colvin as a police officer. Lou Richmond abstained. John Zinn moved and Larry English seconded that due to an accounting oversight last year the crossing guard, cleaning lady, street department part-time employee, and two police department part-time employees will receive a supplemental reimbursement to bring their hourly wage raise in line with what the other part-time employees received July 1, 2008.

    Lou Richmond moved and Larry English seconded correcting the margin of the minutes of March 23, 2009, reflect the pay raises for the coming fiscal year to be $.40 for full time employees, and $.30 for part time employees.

    After a presentation by City Clerk Singleton concerning her future retirement and the PEIA council agreed to reimburse City Clerk Singleton for her insurance coverage, thereby getting her off the PEIA book entirely.

    At 9:13 p.m. Larry English moved and Wayne Bero seconded a motion to adjourn.

 

                                            ____________________________

                                                 David W. Blazer, Mayor

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   Suzan Singleton, City Clerk  

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

June 22, 2009

    Glen Dale City Council met in a regular session on Monday, June 22, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Council Member Richmond and Water Superintendent Orlofske were absent.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

    Bills totaling $2,256.04 were approved on a motion by English and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

    English made a motion, seconded by McCulley, for a budget revision to transfer money from the Contingency Fund to the Street Department Capital Outlay Fund in the amount of $8,000.00 resulting in a $0.00 Balance. ROLL CALL VOTE: 4-0

    English made a motion, seconded by Zinn, to have the Water Board approve resumes/applications for a qualified accountant for the water project and make a recommendation to Council. Vote: Unanimous

    McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to purchase Terrorism Insurance Coverage from Trident Insurance Services, LLC in the amount of $584.00. The coverage is the same as last year and the cost is to be split by the three departments. Vote: Unanimous

    Bero made a motion, second by English, to accept the proposed insurance plan with the same coverage as last year for the amount of $61,242.99. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to approve a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the Developmental Office to administer funds in the amount of $20,000.00 for repairs and improvement to the City Pool. Vote: Unanimous

    English made a motion, second by Bero, to accept the terms and conditions of the contract relating to the Community Participation Grant for the fiscal year 2009 in the amount of $15,000.00 to install drainage systems at the ball fields located at St. Jude Park. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, seconded by McCulley, to donate $50.00 to the Mound City Bass Masters in support of their annual bass tournament which is to be held October 4, 2009 at Riverfront Park. Vote: Unanimous

    McCulley moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:52 p.m. Zinn moved and English seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:32 p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    English made a motion, seconded by McCulley, to adjourn at 8:42 p.m. Vote Unanimous

 

                                   ________________________________David Blazer, Mayor

  

     ___________________________________ 

          Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder         

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

July 13, 2009

    Glen Dale City Council met in a regular session on Monday, July 13, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Council Member English and City Clerk Singleton were absent.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

    Following a brief discussion, Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to pave Maxim Lane which was reported to be in poor condition. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn also made a motion, seconded by Bero, in regard to placing "NO PARKING" signs on the same alley know as Maxim Lane because it was brought to the attention of council that vehicles have been parked in the alley for extended periods. Vote: Unanimous

    Bills totaling $15,891.78 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Attorney Gardner opened closed bids for a 1995 Chevrolet 2500 4x4 pick-up truck that was advertised to be sold. Zinn made a motion, seconded by McCulley to sell the truck to A-1 Auto with the highest bid of $1,556.56. Vote: Unanimous

    McCulley moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 7:57 p.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:10 p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    Richmond made a motion, seconded by Zinn to adjourn at 8:11p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                     ________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

July 27, 2009

    Glen Dale City Council met in a regular session on Monday, July 27, 2009, at 7:30 p.m., in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

    Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Councilmen Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Attorney Gardner, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Bookkeeper Rickman, and City Clerk Singleton. Absent were Mayor Blazer, police Chief Stenger and Street Commissioner Byers.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and seconded by Lou Richmond.

    April Trust read a letter to council concerning the posting of "no parking" signs in the alley behind her residence at 902 Tomlinson Avenue. She had several inquiries as to why the signs were posted, when the alley was to be paved and concerns about the weed killer that was used to rid the alley of weeds prior to paving.

    Doug Loy of 301 10th Street, questioned the approval of an 8' fence around the property owned by Dr. Maroney. Mr. Loy was referred to the zoning board members. He also expressed his concern with all the trash in the city park and to the condition of the sliding board, fencing and general appearance of the 3rd street park. Mr. Loy asked that the line of site obstruction be checked at the intersection of 4th and Wheeling Avenue.

    Frank Borsuk of 23 Walnut street, Wheeling, WV, addressed council concerning the curb at the bottom of Marx Lane, that he was having difficulty getting his pontoon boat over the curb without scraping the bottom.

    Larry English moved to pay bills in the amount of $8,831.98, seconded by Wayne Bero. Bookkeeper Rickman reported that revenues were received at 103% of what was budgeted and expenses in the amount of 68% were paid. She requested council approve a budget revision for the unencumbered balance adjustment. Lou Richmond moved and Wayne Bero seconded this request with Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn all voting in the affirmative.

    Council set Monday, August 10, 2009, at 6:15 p.m., for a public meeting to be held in council chambers reference the Water Improvement Project.

    City Clerk Singleton advised council that the recreation board has decided to attempt to keep the pool open once school starts on the weekend of August 29th & 30th, and again Labor Day weekend, September 5th, 6th, and 7th.

    Attorney Gardner advised that the closing on the Tkach property should have been done by July 15th, but nothing to date.

    Lou Richmond moved, Tim McCulley seconded accepting all committee reports as presented.

    John Zinn moved and Tim McCulley seconded accepting the recommendation of the Sanitary Board to enter into a lease with Warren Distribution for $1.00 a year, for 100 years, a .33/1000 acre parcel at the north end of the Glen X Building. Voting in the affirmative were Larry, Bero, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn.

    Council was presented photographs of the time and temperature sign outside the city building and agreed on the white coloring on the sign and sign post and red lettering on the time and temperature.

    With no further business, Larry English moved, Wayne Bero seconded the meeting to adjourn.

 

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                                              Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

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     Suzan Singleton, City Clerk            

 

 

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    GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 10, 2009

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 10, 2009, at 7:30p.m., in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman.

     The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

     Mayor Blazer recognized April Trusty Of Tomlinson Ave. who was there to thank Street Commissioner Byers and all involved in paving the alley behind her house.

     Bills totaling $10,995.56 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous

     McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

     Street Commissioner Byers reported that the sliding board at the North End Playground known as the Evan G. Roberts Park is not safe and is not repairable. Mayor Blazer asked Chief Stenger to get prices on a sliding board to replace the present one.

    Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the Development Office to administer $4,000.00 in funds to install a drainage system at St. Jude Park. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to accept a letter of resignation from City Clerk Singleton to be effective August 27, 2009. Vote: Unanimous

    English moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 7:49p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:58p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to advertise in the papers that the City Of Glen Dale is accepting applications for the City Clerk position. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 9:15p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                 _____________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 24, 2009

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 24, 2009 at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the City of Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Richman. Absent were Water Superintendent Orlofske, and City Clerk Singleton.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous.

    Bills totaling $15,016.11 were approved on a motion by English and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

    McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    English moved and McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 7:44p.m. McCulley moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:52p.m. Both votes were unanimous

    English made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:58p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                  _____________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 14, 2009

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 14, 2009 at 7:30p.m., in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Councilmen Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Rickman and Suzan Singleton. Absent was Water Superintendent Orlofske.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and second by Lou Richmond.

     Tim McCulley moved to pay bills totaling $8,942.05, seconded by Larry English, approved unanimously.

     John Zinn reported fifteen building permits had been approved, with others pending.

     Mayor Blazer to contact Tom Gilbert reference spending the remainder of the legislative grant money so the city can submit a reimbursement request so funds can be returned to the general fund.

    Lou Richmond gave an update on the progress of the historical society is making at the Cockayne House.

    Attorney Gardner advised council the closing on the Tkach property is set for this coming Thursday.

    After a recommendation from attorney Gardner, Tim McCulley moved, Wayne Bero seconded to accept the lease for a small parcel of ground to ICA. Roll Call Vote: Bero-Yea, English-Yea, McCulley-Yea, Richmond-Yea, Zinn- Yea.

     John Zinn moved and Larry English Seconded accepting all standing committee reports as presented.

     Norm Stenger advised council of a possible liabilty with a storm sewer on Zane Street. After review pictures provided John Zinn moved Larry English seconded authorizing Street Commissioner Byers to proceed with the repairs.

    Norm Stenger also reminded residents to keep their trees and shrubbery cut along streets and alleys with the overhand for tree limbs no lower than 7 feet. Chief Stenger also provided council with information concerning the theft and return of a fire hydrant from the water department; updates on several roadways affecting the flow of traffic through and around the city; and of vandalism occurring within the city. Street Commissioner Byers added for any resident trimming their trees, scrubs, etc., to call the street department and arrange for a special pickup, not to personally bring their debris to the street department.

    John Zinn moved, Wayne Bero seconded the celebration of Halloween on October 31st between the hours of 6:00 to 7:00p.m.

    Mayor Blazer informed council he is checking on the availability of funds from the Evan G. Rogerson Trust.

    Lou Richmond stated he had been contacted by the Recreation Board chairmen concerning the city having the trees trimmed at the city park. Street Commissioner Byers stated he had been in contact with Steve's Tree Service and they are to provide an estimate of costs.

    After receiving comments from two ladies Larry English expressed his compliments to the street department for their efforts in keeping the park neat and clean.

    Mayor Blazer instructed Suzan Singleton to make copies of all the applications received for the position of city clerk to be distributed to all members of council.

    At 8:15p.m. Larry English moved for an adjournment, seconded by John Zinn.

 

                                   _____________________________ David Blazer. Mayor

 

 

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Suzan Singleton

 

 

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                        GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                           SEPTEMBER 28, 2009

 

 

    Glen Dale Council met in regular session on Monday, September 28, 2009, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Singleton (retired), Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Street Commissioner Byers was absent.

    The Minutes of the pervious meeting were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn Made a motion, second by McCulley, to approved an agreement between the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways. and the City of Glen Dale for  Snow removal and ice control material. Vote: Unanimous.

    Bills totaling $13,499.86 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

    After a brief explanation by Bookkeeper Rickman, English made a motion, second by Bero, to approved revisions to the general fund and coal severance fund to balance the current budget. Vote; Unanimous.

    McCulley Made a motion, second by Bero, to approve Abraham and Company LLC for accounting services for the Water Department Project as recommended by the Water Board. Vote: Unanimous.

    Attorney Gardner announced that the City has successfully completed purchase of the Tkach property which is located next to the City Building.

    Bero made a motion, second by English, to accept on first reading the FEMA Flood Plain Ordinance as read by Attorney Gardner. Vote: Unanimous.

    Because of the timelines involved Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to suspend the rules for the second reading of the Flood Plain Ordinance as recommended by Attorney Gardner. Vote: Unanimous.

    Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to accept on second and final reading the Flood Plain Ordinance as read by Attorney Gardner. ROLL CALL VOTE: unanimous 5-0.

    Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to send to the Planning Commission an Ordinance creating a new zoning district known as " THE COCKAYNE FARMSTEAD HISTORIC PRESERVATION DISTRICT (CFHP DISTRICT) for their recommendations and input. Vote: Unanimous.

    McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Richmond moved and McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 8:10P.m. Zinn moved and McCulley seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:50P.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:51p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                       __________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 13, 2009

 

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also in attending were Attorney Gardner, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Bookkeeper Rickman, and Suzan Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush and Chief of Police Stenger.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and second by Larry English.

    Chad Mankinich appeared before council requesting that a 12 foot alley running through his residence at 101 Baltimore Avenue be abandoned as he would like to build a house on that property. Council referred to traffic commission.

    Dave Thomas expressed his concerns about the property he owns in that area and not being able to have a way in or out if the alley is abandoned. Attorney Gardner assured Mr. Thomas that this would not affect his property.

    John Zinn moved, second by Tim McCulley to authorize Steve's Tree Service to removed the trees at the city park for $6,500.00.

    Larry English moved, Wayne Bero seconded paying bills in the amount of $9,523.38.

    Water Superintendent Orlofske reported water and sanitary boards would meet next Monday at 6:00 and 6:30p.m.

    Planning Commission to meet October 14, 2009, to discuss the creation of the Cockayne Farmstead Historic Preservation District.

    Lou Richmond moved, seconded by Larry English to approve on a second reading the Floodplain Ordinance was read by its title by Attorney Gardner.

    Attorney Gardner informed council that the purchase of the Tkach property had been completed.

    John Zinn moved, seconded by Tim McCulley to approve all standing committee reports as presented.

    Mayor Blazer and John Zinn reported they both had conversations with members of the Baseball Association and were assured bills would be presented for payment so reimbursement could be made to the State for grant funds.

    John Zinn moved, seconded by Lou Richmond approving an addition $50.00 to the clothing allowance to cover increase costs in boots, coats, etc.

    Wayne Bero inquired from Street Commissioner Byers as to the salt situation for this coming winter.  Mr. Byers advised he felt that with the allowance given by the DOH and the 40 Additional ton purchased the city would be in good shape for the next couple years.

    Mayor Blazer asked Street Commissioner Byers about the condition of the Christmas Banners and Lights, Mr. Byers advised they were stained and dirty but all still usable.

    At 7:56P.m. Tim McCulley moved, Larry English seconded a requests for an executive session to discuss personnel issues. At 8:18p.m. John Zinn Moved, Seconded by Tim McCulley to return to regular session. At 8:20 John Zinn Moved to adjourn, Seconded by Wayne Bero.

 

 

                             _________________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

 

 

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   Suzan Singleton

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 26, 2009

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:30p.m. In Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Rickman, and Suzan Singleton.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn, second by Wayne Bero.

    Bills totaling $12,379.38 were approved to be paid on a motion by Lou Richmond, and second by Larry English. Bookkeeper Rickman informed council that 30% of the revenues had been collected with only 22% being spent. Councilman Zinn question the travel line of city hall, and requested documentation as to these expenses.

    Water Superintendent Orlofske, informed council that a meeting was to be held on Wednesday at 6:00p.m., with City of Moundsville Officials in reference to the upcoming rate increase.

    Councilman Zinn advised 4 Building permits had been approved.

    Chief Stenger advised he needed more information concerning the requested by Mr. Markinich for having an alley abandoned so he could build a house, he and Water Superintendent to do some further checking with the property owner.

    The planning commission met and recommended the adoption of the Cockayne Farmstead Historic Preservation District.

    Lou Richmond gave an update on the awarding of the Pioneer America Society award to the Cockayne Historical Society.

    Tim McCulley moved to accepted all standing committee reports, seconded by Larry English, council unanimously approved.

    Mayor Blazer reminded resident Halloween would be held on October 31st from 6pm to 7:30pm.

    Chief Stenger advised council that the new radios were being installed in the cruiser, these radios were federally funded with very little local money being needed. He also advised council that the $400,000.00 for the crossing had been approved, that he is just waiting on the release of these funds, He further informed council of the H1N1 clinic held at John Marshall and the upcoming clinic at the grade school, anticipating no problems. He also reminded residents to make sure they lock their vehicles, and garages due to the recent thefts being reported.

    John Zinn agreed to represent council at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Taylor Family Dentistry Office Tuesday, October 27th at 10:30 and to represent the city for national education week photo at John Marshall On November 4th at noon.

    John Zinn Moved for an executive session to discuss personnel issues at 8:06p.m. seconded by Tim McCulley, Council unanimously agreed. On a motion by Zinn and second by Wayne Bero, council returned to regular session at 9:00p.m. A motion to adjourn was received by John Zinn at 9:01p.m. seconded by Wayne Bero, council adjourned.

 

 

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                                              David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Suzan Singleton

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 9, 2009

 

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 9, 2009, at 7:30p.m., in council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Rickman, and Suzan Singleton. Absent were Mayor Blazer and Water Superintendent Orlofske.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and seconded by Wayne Bero.

    Bills in the amount of $8,622.24 were approved on a motion by Larry English, seconded by John Zinn.

    Councilman Zinn reported ten building permits had been applied for and approved.

    Discussion was held concerning the Tkach building recently acquired by the City. It was decided the bids for the demolition of the building could be received either as a package deal with the asbestos removal and demolition being done under one contract or the  contracts could be awarded under two separate bids, one for the asbestos and one for the building demolition. Lou Richmond moved, seconded by Wayne Bero that once the contract were awarded, the work would start within 30 days of the contract, would be continual and completed within 60 days of the contract. That within the contract would be a civil penalty clause if the work was not completed.

    Norm Stenger presented council with a picture for approval of the time and temperature located outside the city building. Lou Richmond moved, seconded by Larry English to approve the installation of the time and temperature sign as presented.

    Attorney Gardner advised council another Planning commission meeting would be required due to the public hearing requirement before they could take any action. This meeting set for 7:30p.m., Monday, November 23, 2009, prior to council meeting.

    Larry English Moved, seconded by Tim McCulley to approved all Standing committee reports as presented.

    Chief Stenger advised council, the police department is still working with other agencies in the county to secure a new CAD system. Further informing council of an incident involving a juvenile at John Marshall, and also the revamping of the fire drill process at the school. He also reminded resident of the upcoming holiday season and to remember to lock the doors of their homes, garages, vehicles, outbuilding, etc. He also informed council of his action concerning CSX and a situation they had on the rail on the east side of the roadway. That he was working with Water Superintendent Orlofske to come to a resolve with Mr. Markinich's request to abandon an alley so he could build a new house. That the police department was working with the Safe and Drug Free Coordinator as they would be Placing stickers on beer and alcohol containers with in the package stores in the city. Chief Stenger also advised council of the new offset program set up between the State Tax Department and Municipal Courts in the State. A bill that originated here in Glen Dale now allows the State Tax Department to withhold any dollars due to municipalities from anyone who might be received a tax refund. Also Chief Stenger advised council of an award Suzan Singleton received at the court training session, recognizing her for her service to all municipal judges and all municipal courts throughout the state.

    John Zinn acknowledge the work performed by Street Commissioner Byers and employees for the great job they are doing collecting all fallen leaves.

    Tim McCulley requested an executive at 8:10p.m. Lou Richmond moved, seconded by Larry English to return to regular session at 8:15p.m. John Zinn moved, seconded by Wayne Bero to adjourn at 8:33p.m.

 

 

                                  _________________________________

                                   Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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    Suzan Singleton

 

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 23, 2009

 

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 23, 2009, at 7:30pm, in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor David Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske, and Bookkeeper Rickman. Absent were Recorder Trembush, Councilman Richmond, Attorney Gardner and Suzan Singleton.

   The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and second by Wayne Bero. Motion carried.

   Dave Thomas inquired as to why the minutes on the City's website are not being kept current. Chief Stenger advised Mr. Thomas that he was unaware of the problem and would address the issue.

   Councilman McCulley stated that the Annual Christmas Light Judging will be held on December 16, 2009 at 6:00PM. Mr. McCulley introduced the judges and sponsors of the contest.

   Street Commissioner Byers advised that the public that garbage pickup for Tuesday and Wednesday would be on Tuesday this week while Thursday and Friday's pickup would be done on Wednesday due to the holiday.

   A motion was made by Larry English and seconded by Tim McCulley to pay bills in the amount of $15,229.81. Motion carried.

   A Motion was made by John Zinn and seconded by Wayne Bero to approve a resolution to allow electronic payment for the current water bond payment to the WV Bond Commission. Motion carried

    Councilman McCulley made a motion to approve authorization for Mayor Blazer to sign DOH permits for right of ways for the current water project. Councilman English seconded. Motion carried.

   A motion was made by John Zinn and seconded by Tim McCulley to accept the Water and Sanitary Board's recommendation to approve Performance bonuses for Water/Sanitary Department employees.

  Councilman Zinn reported that 7 building permits had been applied for and approved.

  Chief Stenger stated that Warren Distribution has requested No Parking signs to be placed on West Baltimore Avenue parallel to the railroad tracks. He will be reviewing the situation.

  Chief Stenger advised the Council that the final figures are in for the Recreation   (Pool) Department and a meeting can now be set.

  Mr. Wade bell advised the Council that the Planning Commission passed an ordinance to approve a zoning change for the Cockayne farmstead Historic Preservation District. Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept the Planning Commission's recommendation. Bero seconded. Motion carried.

  Chief Stenger is trying to obtain a firm date for a meeting of the Building Enforcement Committee and hopes to be able to meet before the end of the year.

  Bids were opened for removal of asbestos and demolition of the Tkach Building. Six bids were received. Councilman McCulley made a motion to table the awarding of bids until further information can be obtained. English seconded. Motion carried.

 Councilman Larry English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports as presented. Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

  Chief Stenger advised Council that the time/temperature sign has been installed and a couple of minor changes have to be made. Mayor Blazer and Council commended Chief Stenger for his work on this project.

  A motion was made by John Zinn and seconded by Tim McCulley to approve the first reading of an ordinance creating a new zoning district known as the Cockayne Farmstead Historic Preservation District. Motion carried.

  After discussion, a motion was made by Wayne Bero and seconded by Tim McCulley to have interview questions ready for review for the position of City Clerk at the next regular council meeting. Motion carried.

  Mayor Blazer complemented Street commissioner Byers on the work done by his crew in hanging the Christmas decorations.

  Council English made a motion to approve performance bonuses to be issued the same as the prior year. McCulley seconded. Motion carried.

   John Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 8:25. Bero seconded. Motion carried.

 

 

                                              ___________________________________

                                               David Blazer, Mayor

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Norman Stenger, Chief of Police

 

 

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                         GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

                            DECEMBER 14, 2009

 

       Glen Dale city Council met in regular session on Monday, December 14, 2009, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton (retired), Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Councilman McCulley was absent.

       The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

       Bills totaling $11,567.18 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous.

       Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

       After Attorney Gardner read by title an ordinance creating a new zoning district known as the Cockayne Farmstead Historic Preservation District, Zinn made a motion with a second by English to pass the ordinance on second and final reading. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous 4-0 vote.

       Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to accept the low bid of RAZE INTERNATIONAL for asbestos removal and demolition of the Tkach building. Work on the property is to begin within 30 days of signing the contract and to be completed within a 60 day period after the starting date. Vote: Unanimous.

       Zinn made a motion, second by English, for Mayor Blazer to sign an agreement between the City of Glen Dale and the West Virginia Department of Transportation for a "T" Grant in the amount of $164,000.00 to be matched in the amount of $41,000.00 by the Historical Society. The money is to be used for heating, air-conditioning, a handicapped accessible ramp and a parking area. Vote: Unanimous.

       Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, for Mayor Blazer to write a letter of compliance to Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney Cramer in reference to the 2008 audit report for the City. Vote: Unanimous.

        Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:59p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:12p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

        Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:13p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                   ___________________________________

                                     David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 11, 2010

 

 

        Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 11, 2010, at 7:30p.m. in council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton (retired), Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman, Councilman McCulley was absent.

        The Minutes of the pervious meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by  English. Vote: Unanimous.

        Bills totaling $8,273.13 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

        Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

        Associates from Warren Distribution were present and presented a check to Council to help pay a portion of the cost of the updated time and temperature sign in front of the City Building.

        Zinn made a motion, second by English, to hire a full time City Clerk to replace retired Clerk Singleton. Vote: Unanimous.

        Council recognized a letter sent by FEMA stating that the City of Glen Dale had met the requirements of the FLOOD PLAIN ORDINANCE as presented.

        Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, for a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to  enter into an agreement with the Development Office to administer funds in the amount of $11,000.00 for a vehicle for the Police Department. Vote: Unanimous.

        Bero made a motion, second by English, for a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the Development Office to administer funds in the amount of $35,000.00 for the South Park Street Crossing. Vote: Unanimous.

       Bero made a motion, second by Richmond, for a resolution authorizing Mayor Blazer to enter into an agreement with the development Office to administer funds in the amount of $15,000.00 for Capital improvements. Vote: Unanimous.

        Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:02p.m. English moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:55p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

        Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:57p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                                ___________________________________

                                                   David Blazer. Mayor

 

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  Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 25, 2010

   

 

 

       Glen Dale city Council met in regular session on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 7:30p.m., in council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building.

       Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Attorney Gardner, Bookkeeper Rickman, and Suzan Singleton. Absent were Recorder Trembush and Street Commissioner Byers.

       The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by John Zinn and second by Wayne Bero.

       Gary Niesperly of 809 Tomlinson Avenue, introduced himself to council advising he had returned to Glen Dale after living away for 39 years. Council welcomed him back.

       Bills in the amount of $4,014.34 were approved to be paid on a motion by Lou Richmond and second by Tim McCulley. Bookkeeper Rickman advised council that 55% of the assets budgeted had been received, while only 38% of the expenditures were made. Also, Suzan Singleton advised council that the PERS contribution by the city would be increasing 65% from 11% to 17% of wages. This increase would stay in effect until the market brought the PERS investments back to a funded liability.

       Lou Richmond moved to accept as presented Rule 42, a 7.11% rate increase needed to proceed with  the water project. John Zinn seconded, Vote: Unanimous.

      Lou Richmond Moved, seconded By Tim McCulley to permit Water Superintendent Orlofske to proceed with the sewer project at the crossing once the governor approved the community partnership grants currently pending.

      John Zinn advised five building permits were applied for and approved. Lou Richmond advised the Cockayne Historic Society were conducting fund raisers and moving right along.

      Attorney Gardner advised council the contract with RAZE is complete and once he goes over a few things with Norm Stenger, they will be ready to go.

      Tim McCulley moved, seconded by Larry English to accept all standing committee reports as presented.

      John Zinn Moved, seconded by Lou Richmond to accept Chief Stenger's recommendation to hire Peter Grigsby as a full time dispatcher, replacing a dispatcher who resigned.

      Chief Stenger also advised council there was nothing new from DOH or CSX on the crossing. He also reminded council that now was the time to request community partnership funds from our legislators as the session is currently in progress.

      At 7:50P.M., John Zinn moved to adjourn, seconded by Larry English.

 

 

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                                        David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

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Suzan Singleton

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 8, 2010

 

   Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 8, 2010, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton (retired), Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Chief of Police Stenger was absent.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

    Mayor Blazer recognized Dave Thomas who wanted to thanks the city for cleaning his alley of snow and to report a hole by the North parking lot of Warren Dist. Also recognized was Russ Hall who wanted to report frequent speeding on Marx Lane in the morning hours by Warren Distribution workers and in the evening by customers visiting the Landing. The Mayor asked Street Commissioner Byers to check about the hole in the Parking Lot and to report the speeding to Traffic.

    Bills totaling $10,443.36 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

    Councilman Zinn reported that the Parks and Recreation Board was in need of two board members and  that anyone interested in serving should contact the City. He also stated that workers for the Glen Dale Swimming pool were needed at all levels including manager, concession stand workers and life guards.

    Dave McLaughlin and Pete Fisher of the Glen Dale Baseball Association presented Council with expense reports from last year. They reported that the Association Operated with a deficit of about $4,500.00 the previous year. They were asking Council to allow for an increase from $2,000.00 to $5,000.00 in the upcoming City Budget to compensate for the increase in operating expenditures.

    McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to hire Jane Criswell Rickman as full time City Clerk Beginning May 1, 2010 to replace Suzie Singleton. Vote: Unanimous.

    Bero made a motion, second by English, to approve on first reading an ordinance placing on the ballot of the May 11, 2010 Primary to authorize tax levies for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 2011 to provide funds for a system of mass transit to be provided by the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority. Motion carried on a 3-2 Roll CALL VOTE with Richmond and Zinn voting against.

    Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to approve on first reading a Water Rate Ordinance establishing and fixing water rates, connection charges, delayed payment, penalties and other charges for service to customers of the water system of the City of Glen Dale. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond made a motion, second by McCulley, to approve Belmar to proceed with grant applications for the Little Grave Creek Water Project providing that such grants allow for the entire cost of the project with no expense to the City of Glen Dale. Vote: 4-1(Zinn).

    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to approve a letter to the WVDOH requesting administrative fees for T-21 Grants for the Cockayne House. Vote: Unanimous.

    McCulley made a motion, second by Bero, to donate $100.00 to the Bishop Donahue 2010 After Prom to be held on May1, 2010. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn Made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:15p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                             David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 22, 2010

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 22, 2010, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman, City Clerk Singleton was absent.

    The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

    Mayor Blazer recognized Amy Toler of the WVDHHR who is investigating opportunities of employment to place individuals who are in need of public assistance. The City of Glen Dale would have no liability and the WVDHHR would pay their benefits and salaries. Council will consider the possibility.

    Bills totaling $22,890.17 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous.

    Attorney Gardner opened a public hearing on the proposed water rate increase but no one was present to question or oppose.

    Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to grant permission for the Sanitary Department to bid on a used Vaccon truck from the city of Moundsville. Vote: Unanimous.

    English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Bero made a motion, second by English, to approve on second and final reading an ordinance placing on the ballot of the May 11, 2010 Primary to authorize tax levies for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 2010 and July 1, 2011 to provide funds for a system of mass transit to be provided by the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority. Motion carried on a 3-2 ROLL CALL VOTE with Richmond and Zinn voting against.

    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to approve on second and final reading a Water Rate Ordinance establishing and fixing water rates, connection charges, delayed payment penalties and other charges for service to customers of the water system of the City of Glen Dale. ROLL CALL VOTE: 5-0 Unanimous.

    McCulley made s motion, second by Richmond, to approve the Mayor's signature on engineering contracts for the Little Grave Creek Water Project providing that grants allow for the entire cost of the project with no expense to the City of Glen Dale. Vote: 4-1 (Zinn).

    Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to approve advertising for bids for the sewer line project on West Baltimore. Vote: Unanimous.

    Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:05p.m.Zinn moved and McCulley seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:26p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 8:30p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

 

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                                        David Blazer. Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MARCH 8, 2010

       

 

 

                    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 8, 2010, at 7:30p.m., in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Singleton (retired), Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Chief of Police Stenger was absent.

        The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous

        Bills totaling $12,336.36 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

        Attorney Gardner reported that the demolition of the Tkach Building would be completed within forty five(45) days.

        Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

        Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 7:37p.m. Vote: Unanimous

 

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                                           David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MARCH 22, 2010

 

          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 22, 2010, at 7:30p.m., in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also Present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, and Bookkeeper Rickman. Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Singleton, and Attorney Gardner were absent.

          The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous

          Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Dean who was present and wanted to address Council. He reiterated complaints of the past concerning Warren Distribution. He referred to dust, dirt and mud in the area. Also, he complained of lights illuminating his property from Warren and speeding in the area. Chief Stenger reported that warren was doing environmental studies in the area required prior to paving and that patrols apparently have not been in the area when speeders were present.

          Tom Hvizdo representing OVRTA was recognized by Mayor Blazer. He was present at the request of Council to provide information concerning bus transportation being provided to the citizens of Glen Dale. He provided information concerning the number of passengers on the busses and what costs would be to residents if the Levy would pass.

          Bills totaling $5,045.96 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous

          Bookkeeper Rickman presented Council with the proposed 2010-2011 budget in the amount of $2,114,227.00. Richmond made a motion, second by English, to approve the budget as presented. Vote: Unanimous

          Chief Stenger reported that demolition of the Tkach Building id to start on April 15, 2010 and is estimated to take about 15 days.

          Members of the Historical Society were present and Nila Chaddock presented Mayor Blazer with a note book filled with scanned copies of valuable written materials found in the Cockayne House. She also introduced Tom Tarowsky who was hired with grant monies to provide area students of all levels with educational opportunities concerning the area and more particularly the Cockayne Farmstead. Nila also gave an update on what had been done in 2009 and what is proposed for 2010.

          McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

          McCulley made a motion, second by Richmond, to approve an individual to be placed by the DHHR to do work in the City as needed. This is to be done at no cost to the City except for Workers Comp. Vote: Unanimous

          Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adopt a Computer Usage Policy Limiting personal use of City computers by all employees. Vote: Unanimous

          Richmond made a motion to donate $2,500.00 to the Glen Dale Baseball Association for this year to help with operating expenses. The motion died for a lack of a second.

          Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:55p.m. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 9:17p.m. Both Votes were Unanimous.

          Bero made a motion , second by McCulley, to adjourn at 9:30p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                  David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 12, 2010

 

 

          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 12, at 7:30p.m., in the Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also attending were Police Chief Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Absent were Mayor Blazer and Suzan Singleton.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved for payment on a motion Richmond and seconded by English. Motion carried unanimously.

          The Levy will be laid on April 20, 2010 at the Glen Dale City Council Chambers. Chief Stenger will advised of the time by Wednesday, April 14, 2010

          Water Superintendent Orlofske noted that the water rate increase should go into effect with the June billing cycle. Orlofske also stated that the Water and Sanitary Boards will meet Monday, April 19, 2010 at 6:00 and 6:30 respectively.

          Councilman Zinn advised that 6 building permits had been approved.

          Chief Stenger advised the council that 14 "No Tractor Trailer" signs have been ordered and will be temporarily placed on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th Streets and Marx Lane. Councilman Bero suggested painting a large arrow on the street to help direct Warren Distribution traffic.

          Chief Stenger noted that the shingles have repaired on the front of the City Building and the asbestos removal is to be complete on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 on the property next to the City Building. demolition is scheduled to being on April 15, 2010.

          Councilman Richmond brought a letter to council requesting an additional $2,500.00 in funds for the Baseball Association for the current budget year. Zinn Made a motion to give $2,500.00 to the Baseball Association. English seconded. discussion was held. Richmond advised that there was still $1,250.00 left in the current year budget for Baseball Association. Zinn amended his motion to give the baseball association an additional $1,300.00. English seconded that amended motion. Motion carried unanimously.

          Councilman Richmond stated that the Historical Society is currently working on fundraising to obtain $41,000.00 in order to meet their match for the T21 Grant.

          Attorney Fred Gardner opened the bid for the sanitary sewer project for the railroad crossing. One bid was received from savage Heavy Highway Corp in the amount of $56,300.00 Water Superintendent Orlofske reviewed the specifications with the contractor to verify accuracy. It was noted that $50,000.00 grants funds will be applied to this project. Councilman. Richmond made a motion to accept the bid as presented. Bero Seconded. Motion Carried Unanimously.

          Councilman Richmond made a motion that the additional cost of $6,300.00 for the sanitary sewer project will be paid for from the City's contingency funds. English seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

          Attorney Gardner reviewed a contract from Timothy E. Reilly Sr. to sell 2.69 acres of land to the City of Glen Dale for use solely to provide water service to customers. In the event that the property would cease to be used for water distribution, the property will revert back to Reilly or his heirs. Superintendent Orlofske noted that the property  had been appraised and is being sold at fair market value. Councilman Zinn made a motion to purchase the property according to the contract. McCulley seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

          A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by McCulley to re-advertise for engineering services for the Little Grave Creek water extension project. Motion carried unanimously.

          By request of Councilman Richmond, a moment of silence was held in honor of the coal miners and their  families that lost their lives in Raleigh County, WV Recorder Trembush closed the silence by asking God to watch over them.

          Councilman English requested an executive session for personnel matters at 8:00. Zinn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

          Councilman English made a motion to return to regular session at 8:17. Zinn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

          Councilman English made a motion that the additional $1,300.00 for the Baseball Association be added to their budgeted line item for the currents fiscal year. Richmond seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

          Councilman Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 8:19 English seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

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                                                       Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

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Norman Stenger, Police Chief

 

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          GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 26, 2010

 

 

          

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 26, 2010, at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, Attorney Gardner and Bookkeeper Rickman. Councilman McCulley and City Clerk Singleton were absent.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

          Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Doug Loy who wanted to address Council about an opening on the parks and Recreation Board; baby swings for the park; parking on 13th Street and people using the City dumpsters that shouldn't. He was informed how to make application for the Parks and Rec. Board; that the swings are being replaced and that the Chief is looking into a solution of the parking. There was an extended discussion of the dumpster problem and  possible solutions.

          Street Commissioner Byers informed Council that County dumpsters will be at the City Garage on May 14th and 15th for residents to get rid of unwanted materials.

          Bills totaling $5,285.02 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

          Chief Stenger reported that demolition of the Tkach building had started last Thursday and that 80% of the building was down that day. Work is going as scheduled.

          Councilman Richmond reported that the Historical Society will have an open house on Saturday, June 19, 2010 to coincide with WV Day. He also reported that they will hire an intern for the summer who will do inventory and that they are seeking donors for the 87 Club to pay off the debt for the little house.

          Zinn made a motion, seconded by English, to support the 87 Club of the Historical Society by donating $1,000.00 to help the effort of paying off the debt. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion, seconded by Zinn, to approve a resolution relating to a Community Participation Grant in the amount of $11,000.00 to purchase a four-wheel drive vehicle. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion, second by Bero, to approve a resolution relating to a Community Participation Grant in the amount of $15,000.00 to replace water and sewer lines along West Baltimore Avenue. Vote: Unanimous.

          Water Superintendent Orlofske informed Council that the City is being required to install soap dispensers and electric hand dryers at the pool and this would require replacing the present breaker box. Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to replace the breaker box at a cost of $3,200.00. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: unanimous.

          Richmond made a recommendation that we check into the possibility of camera surveillance and signs at the dumpster site to curb the present abuse that is taking place.

          English moved and Richmond seconded a request for an executive session at 7:54p.m Zinn moved and English seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:28p.m. Both votes were unanimous.

          Zinn made a motion, seconded by English, to adjourn at 8:29p.m. Vote Unanimous.

 

 

 

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                                                David Blazer. Mayor

 

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     Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MAY 10, 2010

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 7:30p.m. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush. Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, and Attorney Gardner.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

          Mayor Blazer welcomed and formally swore in Jane Rickman to her new position as City Clerk.

          Street Commissioner Byers reminded Council that County dumpsters will be at the City Garage on May 14th and 15th for residents to get rid of unwanted materials.

          Bills totaling $14,272.22 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion, second by English, to hire Dave Cook of 9th Street as part-time seasonal help for the City. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to abandon a "Paper Alley" between the South line of lots 62 & 80 to the North line of lots 68 & 84 and all lots in between to go to the person(s) owning those lots. Roll Call Vote: Unanimous 5-0

          Chief Stenger reported that demolition of the Tkach building has been completed and that Council needs to consider paving the lot for parking at the present time.

          Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Mayor blazer announced that the annual Memorial Day Service will be at 11:00a.m. on May 31, 2010 at the park. A special recognition will be made in the honor of fallen soldier Julian Berisford.

          Chief Stenger announced that bids will be opened on June 2, 2010 for the Seventh Street crossing and hopefully construction can begin in August.

          Mayor Blazer said he had signed a Proclamation of Declaration of American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Day to be on May 8, 2010 for Mountain Knapp Unit 5 in McMechen.

          English made a motion, second by Zinn, to adjourn at 8:04p.m. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                  David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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   GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MAY 24, 2010

 

 

        Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 24, 2010, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, McCulley, and Richmond. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, and Attorney Gardner. Absent were Council Members English and Zinn as well as Water Superintendent Orlofske.

        The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Bero and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

        Mayor Blazer recognized Marion Bulian of Washington Ave. He and some neighbors wanted to thank the City workers for their diligence in keeping up with the snow removal this past winter by having a BBQ for all city employees. The mayor expressed that this would be a great gesture and would let him know of a date and place to express their appreciation.

        Chief Stenger reported that the fire department's engine tower needed work done to it in excess of $13,000.00. Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to help with the expenses in the amount of $8,000.00 due to the urgency of the situation. Vote: Unanimous.

        Bills totaling $5,572.81 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous.

        Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to abandon a "Paper Alley" between the South line of lots 62 & 80 to the North line of lots 68 & 84 and all lots in between to go to the person(s) owning those lots. Roll Call Vote: Unanimous at 3-0. This was passed at the 5-10-2010 meeting but was not on the agenda.

        McCulley made a motion, second by Richmond, to make a budget revision in the amount of $29,500.00 as recommended by City Clerk Rickman. Vote: Unanimous.

        Because it was not on the agenda for the 4-12-2010 meeting Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to resurface the roadway affected by the sanitary sewer project on Tomlinson and Baltimore. Vote: Unanimous.

        McCulley made a motion, second by Bero, to table the Recreation Board's recommendation to appoint two new board members. Vote: Unanimous.

        Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to approve replacement of the breaker box at the pool as previously approved but not on the agenda for that meeting. Vote: Unanimous.

       Because previously approved and not on the agenda Bero made a motion, second by McCulley, to provide an additional $1,300.00 to the baseball association upon presentation of receipts. Vote: Unanimous.

       Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, for Street Commissioner Byers to purchase 45 cubic yards of play ground safety padding to be used at both parks. Vote: Unanimous.

       Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to make a $1000.00 donation to the "87 Club" as previously voted on but not on the agenda to support the Cockayne Project. Vote: Unanimous.

       Council held a "Moment of silence" as chief Stenger reported that former resident and Mayor Bill Sievertson passed away this morning in Texas.

      Bero Made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and McCulley seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

       Richmond made a motion, second Bero, to designate City Clerk Rickman as the Glen Dale Municipal Official for the WVML Revenue Enhancement Program to replace former City Clerk Singleton. Vote: Unanimous.

       Bero made a motion, second by McCulley, to make a $75.00 donation to the John Marshall High School Band Parents to support their programs provided at all home football games for the 2010 season.

       Bero made a motion, second by Richmond, to authorize Mayor Blazer accept the terms and conditions of the contract relating to the community Participation Grant for the fiscal year 2010 in the amount of $35,000.00 to the City of Glen Dale for the South Park Street Railroad Crossing. Vote: Unanimous.

      Richmond made a motion, second by McCulley, to hire seasonal help for both the street and water departments. Vote: Unanimous.

       Bero moved and McCulley seconded a request for an executive session at 8:10pm. McCulley moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:43pm. Both votes were unanimous.

        Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:44pm. Vote Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                   David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JUNE 14, 2010

 

      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero English, McCulley, Richmond and Zinn. Also Present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Rickman, and Attorney Gardner. Absent was Street Commissioner Byers.

      The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

      Mayor Blazer recognized Brian Miller and then Sally Vargo who are both residents of Alta Vista Ave. Mr. Miller thanked the city for paving their street last year but would appreciate if the parking spaces were relined and could spaces be marked for residents in front of their homes? Chief Stenger informed him that relining was an oversight and was on the agenda for this year. Councilman Richmond informed him that this is a public street and that private parking could not be done on a public right of way.

      Ms. Vargo wanted to know if anything could be done by the City with private properties that were not kept up. She was informed that certain City ordinance may apply and Councilman Zinn said he would look at the situation.

     Bills totaling $10,718.30 were approved on a motion by McCulley and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

     McCulley Made a motion, second by Bero, to table the Recreation Board's recommendation to increase the number of members on the board. Vote: Unanimous.

     McCulley made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded.    Vote: Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to make a $50.00 donation to the Moundsville Skate Park Initiative by buying a "Brick" from the Focus Skate Team. Vote; Unanimous.

     Compliments were given to the City Workers  for their diligence in cleaning up after the recent flooding. Zinn reported that the bridge at Sun Valley got blocked up again by debris and caused the water to be diverted down the street to Echo Valley resulting in flood waters to the residents. He suggested a letter be mailed to Mr. Whipp of the DOH asking for something to be done about the situation.

      Zinn made a motion, second by McCulley, to adjourn at 7:58pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                         David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JUNE 28, 2010

 

 

      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 28, 2010, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, McCulley, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

     Mayor Blazer called for a moment of silence in recognition and in remembrance of Senator Robert C. Byrd who died this past week.

     The Minutes of the previous meeting were approved  on a motion by Zinn and a second by McCulley. Vote: Unanimous.

     Bills totaling $27,317.85 were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

     Attorney Gardner read by title an Ordinance of the City of Glen Dale, West Virginia amending Article 135.02, Chapter 5, of the Code of the City of Glen Dale, West Virginia, relating to the number of members on the Board of Parks and Recreation and the terms of appointment. After a brief discussion, McCulley made a motion, second by English, to pass the motion on first reading pertaining to the number of members on the Board of parks and Recreation. ROLL CALL VOTE: UNANIMOUS (5-0).

     Attorney Gardner presented a letter to Council that he had written pertaining to flooding in the Glen Haven area of Glen Dale due to the backup of debris at the bridge leading into Sun Valley. Copies of the letter were sent to our Legislators and Mr. Bob Whipp of the WVDOT explaining the problem and inviting them to meet with Council to see what can be done to alleviate this repeated situation.

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to replace the lights at the City basketball court. Vote: Unanimous.

    Bero made a motion, second by McCulley, to add two street lights on Marx Lane. Vote: Unanimous.

    Newly elected Municipal Officers were sworn in. Recorder Trembush swore in Mayor Blazer who in turn swore in Recorder Trembush and Council Members Lewis, Richmond, and Elliott Grisell.

    McCulley made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 7:45pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

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                                             David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JULY 12, 2010

 

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 12, 2010, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members; Bero English, Grisell Richmond and Zinn. Also Present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, and Attorney Gardner.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

     Division of Highways District 6 Engineer Bob Whipp was present at the request of Council to determine what  could be done about the flooding in the Glen Haven area of Glen Dale. He indicated that  solutions were very limited in that area because of elevations of the road and creek but agreed to improve some of the drainage for the flood waters to return to the creek before it actually got to the residential area. He also said that this work would begin in 6-8 weeks. Council thanked Mr. Whipp for His cooperation and help.

     Bills totaling $9,666.98 were approved on a motion by English and a second by Zinn. Vote: Unanimous.

     Attorney Gardner read by title an Ordinance of the City of Glen Dale, West Virginia, amending Article 135.02, Chapter 5, of the Code of the City of Glen Dale, West Virginia, relating to the number of members on the Board of Parks and Recreation and the terms of appointment. Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to pass the motion on second and final reading pertaining to the number of members on the Board of Parks and Recreation. ROLL CALL VOTE: UNANIMOUS (5-0)

     Bero made a motion, second by English, to approve the recommendation of the Recreation Board for two new board members being Jill Philben for the 6 year term and Mike Fordyce for the 4 year term. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond Made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Chief Stenger reported that work is scheduled to begin on the Seventh Street railroad crossing beginning on July 25th and is scheduled to be completed by October 29th, 2010.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to approve the renewal of Commercial Insurance for the City which includes fire department vehicles at a cost of $75,939.38. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond moved and Zinn seconded a request for an executive session at 8:02pm. Zinn moved and English seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:37pm. Both votes were unanimous.

     Grisell made a motion, second by Zinn, to adjourn at 8:42pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                          ________________________________________________

                                            David Blazer. Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JULY 26,2010

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 26, 2010, at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner. Mayor Blazer was absent.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by English and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

    A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by Zinn to approve payment of bills in the amount of $12,672.00. Vote: Unanimous.

    A motion was made by Zinn and seconded by Bero to approve the budget revision to the unencumbered balance for the year ended 6/30/10. Vote: Unanimous.

    Nila Chaddock updated City Council on the Cockayne House. Zinn made a motion to contribute $5,000.00 to the Cockayne Historical Society. Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    After discussion, a motion was made by English and seconded by Bero to approve and accept the Brickstreet Workers Compensation Safety Program Agreement. ROLL CALL VOTE: Bero-Yes, English-Yes, Grisell-Yes, Richmond-Yes, Zinn-No Motion carried.

    Discussion was held on the amendment dealing with collective bargaining and also the letter from the WVML in regard to changes to Infrastructure Council policies. Both issues will be tabled for approval at the nest regular meeting.

    Zinn made a motion seconded by Bero to purchase a 1/2 page ad in the Bishop Donahue Sports Program. Vote: Unanimous.

    Richmond made a motion at 8:15pm to have an executive session for personnel reasons. English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion seconded by Bero to return to regular session at 9:10. Vote: Unanimous.

    Grisell made a motion to adjourn at 9:15pm. Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                      ______________________________________________

                                          David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES   

AUGUST 9, 2010

 

   Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 9, 2010, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor David Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner. Recorder Trembush, Council Members Grisell and English, Water Superintendent Orlofske, and Street Commissioner Byers were absent.

   The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

   Cali Young, Miss West Virginia 2010 was recognized by Council for her outstanding achievements. Cali is a resident of the City of Glen Dale.

   A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills in the amount of $4,990.13. Vote: Unanimous.

   A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by Bero to accept all committee reports as presented. Vote: Unanimous.

   Chief Stenger will get a quote on repairing or replacing the boxes on the utility poles for the Christmas lights.

   Business After Hours will be held on August 26, 2010.

   Richmond made a motion at 7:45 to have an executive session for personnel matters and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

   Regular meeting was continued at 8:30 on a motion by Zinn; seconded by Richmond. Vote: Unanimous.

   Bero made a motion to adjourn at 8:30pm., Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 23, 2010

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 23, 2010, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor David Blazer, Council Members; Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner. Recorder Trembush, Water Superintendent Orlofske, and Street Commissioner Byers were absent.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Grisell. Vote: Unanimous.

    A motion was made by English and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills in the amount of $37,023.75. Vote: Unanimous

    Equipment has been ordered for the Evan Roberts Park on Third Street. The pool has been officially closed and thanks to Mr. Donny Gilbert for volunteering his time to DJ the Family Fun Night that was held.

    There will be a Board of Zoning Meeting on September 7, 2010 for a variance request by Joseph and Barbara Bettinazzi.

    A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by English to accept all committee reports as presented. Vote: Unanimous.

    Chief Stenger is still waiting on h quote for repairs for the electric for the Christmas decoration.

    Bid specifications will be advertised for a 1 Ton Dump Truck.

    Councilman Larry English presented the Council with a draft of a letter in regard to the train situation at Warren Distribution. He will meet with Attorney Gardner and Chief Stenger before the next meeting to get a letter submitted to CSX.

    Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 7:45pm; Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                       _____________________________________________

                                        Davis W. Blazer, Mayor

 

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Jane l. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 13, 2010

 

    Glen Dale city Council met in regular session on Monday, September 13, 2010, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers and City Clerk Rickman. Attorney Gardner was absent.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

    City Clerk Rickman gave a financial report and noted that no bills were outstanding as they were paid last week as they were due at that time. English made a motion, second by Grisell, to accept the report as presented. Vote: Unanimous.

    Richmond made a motion, second by English, to approve a Request for Certificate of Convenience & Necessity from the PSC for the Little Grave Creek Project Vote: 4-1(Zinn)

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by English to have 24 Christmas lights connections purchased and installed on utility poles at a cost of $200.00 each. Vote: Unanimous.

    Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, to approve a resolution to accept an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Black Grant in the amount of $6,400.00 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to install insulation in the ceiling and floors of the Glen Dale City Building. Vote: Unanimous.

    English made a motion, second by Zinn, to approve a proclamation declaring Poppy Day on September 16, 2010. Vote Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to donate $50.00 to the McMechen VFD to help support their Octoberfest to be held on October 16, 2010. Vote: Unanimous.

    Richmond made a motion, seconded by Zinn to donate $100.00 to our local resident Cali Young who is Miss West Virginia 2010. Vote: Unanimous.

    After Mayor Blazer opened sealed bids for a 1 ton dump truck Richmond made a motion, second by English, to table any action on purchasing a vehicle to allow Street Commissioner Byers to review all specs and make a recommendation to Council at the next scheduled meeting if possible. Vote: Unanimous.

    City Clerk Rickman presented Council with a Sample newsletter that could be sent out to residents informing them of the many different happenings and opportunities occurring through City Council. Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, to start newsletter to be sent out on a quarterly basis. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:11pm. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:42pm. Both votes were unanimous.

    Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to hire Peter Grigsby as a full time police officer upon recommendation of Chief Stenger. Vote: Unanimous.

   Richmond made a motion, second by English, to hire Dave Cook as a pert time Street Department employee. Vote Unanimous.

    English made a motion, second by Grisell, to adjourn at 8:49pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                               ______________________________________________

                                 David Blazer, Mayor

 

_________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES   

SEPTEMBER 27, 2010

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 27, 2010, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner. Absent were Council Member Grisell and Chief of Police Stenger.   

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

         A motion was made by English and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills in the amount of $20,803.45. Vote: Unanimous. City Clerk Rickman stated that expenditures are where they should be at this time and collections were about 10% ahead of schedule.

         Zinn stated that the Board of zoning Appeals denied a request by L.A. Pipeline to have trailers placed at the former Glen Dale Motors lot that is presently being used by them for storage.

         Attorney Gardner stated that he is reviewing the St. Mary's train ordinance and asked that if anyone else had access to other train ordinances that they forward a copy to him as he is in the process of drawing one up for the City.

         Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to purchase a 2011 GMC dump truck from Bob Robinson for a cost of $41,860.00 upon the recommendation of Street Commissioner Byers. The cost of the vehicle is to be shared by the Street Department and the City. Vote: Unanimous.

         Mayor Blazer recognized Sam Radar of Sun Valley to give an update on previously discussed flooding problems in the Glen Haven area thought to be caused by the Sun Valley bridge. Mr. Radar introduced Ryan Gaujot of the Canaan Valley Institute which is a water resource company dealing in stream restoration. Mr. Guajot had toured the area and stated that there are cumulative reasons for  the flooding but determined that conveyance structures such as bridges and culverts are the main cause. He stated that federal monies may be available but it would be a very expensive and time consuming project. Council members expressed that the majority of the problems are outside of the City limits and cost should be shared  by the County and WVDOT.

         Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:33pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                    _______________________________________________________

                                                       David Blazer. Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 25, 2010

 

 

 

       Glen Dale city Council met in regular session on Monday, October 25, 2010, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

         Mayor Blazer called for a moment of silence in remembrance of Hugh Anderson and Nila Byard who both passed away recently.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Grisell. Vote: Unanimous.

         A motion was made by English and seconded by Zinn to approve payment of bills in the amount of $12,773.98. Vote: Unanimous. City Clerk Rickman stated that expenditures and expense should be at 33% at the present time. Revenue collections are at 42% and expenditures are at 24%

         Attorney Gardner read by title a proposed " TRAIN ORDINANCE" for the City of Glen Dale. It passed unanimously by Roll Call Vote on first reading after a motion by Zinn and a second by English.

         Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, to accept a proclamation by Governor Joe Manchin III declaring the week of November 21-27, 2010 as Christian Heritage Week. Vote: Unanimous.

         English made a motion, second by Bero, to make the same donation as last year to the John Marshall Boys Basketball Boosters. Vote: Unanimous.

         Mayor Blazer confirmed that "Trick or Treat" will be on October 31, 2010 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

         Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:52pm. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 9:12pm. Both votes were unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to move Dave Cook to full time status with the Street Department. Vote: Unanimous.

         Chief Stenger reported that the paving company doing the railroad crossing gave several separate estimates on paving that the City was considering and at a reasonable rate since they will have their equipment on site. Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to pave West Baltimore at a cost of $1,300.00. Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to pave East Baltimore from 8th Street to South Park at a cost of $18,000.00. Zinn made a motion, second by English, to pave the "Y" to South Park Street at a cost of $4,700.00. Bero made a motion, second by Grisell, to pave the parking area inside the "Y" at a cost of $10,500.00. All votes on the paving proposals were unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to purchase a double carport to park the extra cruiser and possibly the 4-wheel drive vehicle. Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 9:20pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                                         __________________________________________________

                                                             David Blazer, Mayor

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  Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 8, 2010

 

 

                Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 8, 2010, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, and Attorney Gardner. Water Superintendent Orlofske was absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

         Joe Giovengo of Benwood came before Council upon the advised of Councilman Richmond to voice his objections in regard to the train ordinance. Mr. Giovengo is an employee of CSX however, he in no way was speaking of behalf of or for CSX.

         After discussion, Councilman English made a motion to table the second reading of the train ordinance for 2 weeks in an attempt to show that the City of Glen Dale is trying to work with CSX and its employees; Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         A motion was made by English and seconded by Grisell to approve payment of bills in the amount of $10,335.58. Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion to accept the standing committee reports; Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Chief of Police Stenger updated Council on the Railroad Crossing. He advised that the project should be complete by the end of November. He also noted that United Electric has install the new boxes on the utility poles for the Christmas lights. Stenger also stated that there was no trouble on Halloween.

         Zinn made a motion granting Mayor Blazer permission to sign documentation for a grant for insulation in the building; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond called for an executive session at 8:40pm.; Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion to return from executive session at 9:00pm.; English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         A motion was made by Councilman Zinn and seconded by councilman Grisell to grant the employees a performance bonus. Vote: Unanimous.

         Grisell made a motion to adjourn at 9:02pm.; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                                        ______________________________________________

                                                         David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

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Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk   

 

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 22, 2010

 

 

       Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 22, 2010, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Grisell, Richmond. Also present were Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, and Water Superintendent Orlofske. Recorder Trembush, Council Members English and Zinn and Chief of Police Stenger were absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

         Dave Thomas, 615 Washington Ave Glen Dale, voiced his concerns in regards to "drunks roaming the streets at night", a driver throwing spit at his property, neighbors fence getting hit and general complaints about the Chief of Police and his department. Mayor Blazer advised Mr. Thomas that he should report any incidents to the Police Department.

         Mr. Jim Huggins of AEP appeared before Council to review street lighting options that are currently available along with the cost.

         A motion was made by Grisell and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills in the amount of $9,830.39. Vote: Unanimous.

         Councilman Bero made a motion to authorize Mayor Blazer to sign the Right of Way Certificates for the Water Project. Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Councilman Grisell made a motion to table the final reading of the Train Ordinance; Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion to accept the standing committee reports; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Mayor Blazer congratulated Bishop Donahue Football team on a great season.

         Councilman Bero requested the Chief of Police Stenger speak with Kalkrueth in regard to their drivers going up on sidewalks in order to pass trucks.

         Mayor Blazer confirmed with Street Commissioner Byers that we have an adequate supply of salt.

         Councilman Richmond made a motion to adjourn at 7:50pm.; Grisell seconded. Vote: unanimous.

 

 

                                                       ____________________________________________________

                                                          Davis W. Blazer, Mayor

 

_____________________________________________________

Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

DECEMBER 13, 2010

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 13, 2010. at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Water Superintendent Orlofske. Recorder Trembush was absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

         Street Commissioner Byers relayed the schedule for garbage pickup throughout the holidays.

         English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $21,142.98; Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion to proceed with upgrades and attentions to various street lights; Bero Seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Bero made a motion to adopt a resolution for Mayor to sign the TE Grant for the Cockayne Project; Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Chief Stenger noted that there needs to be a zoning change for the former Tkach property. This will be referred to the Planning Commission.

         Attorney Gardner presented the final reading on the Train Ordinance. Zinn made a motion to accept the ordinance as presented; Bero seconded. Roll Call Vote: Bero-Yes, English-Yes, Grisell- No, Richmond-No, Zinn-Yes Motion passed.

         English made a motion to accept the standing committee reports; Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond called for an executive session at 7:55 for personnel issues; English seconded.

         Zinn made a motion to return to regular session at 8:05; English seconded. Vote Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 8:07; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                                         _____________________________________________________

                                                             Davis W. Blazer, Mayor

 

_________________________________________________

Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 10, 2011

        

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 10, 2011, at 7:30PM in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present were, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, Water Superintendent Orlofske and Attorney Gardner. Chief of Police Stenger and Recorder Trembush were absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

         Street Commissioner Byers relayed the schedule for garbage pickup for Martin Luther King Day. He also updated Council on the 2008 Chevy Truck. After discussion, Council agreed to no longer accept the electronic devised that cannot be accepted at the landfill. Mayor Blazer advised Council that a spreader will also be included on the new dump truck.

         English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $15,505.65; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous

         Betsy Frohnapfel reviewed plans to apply for land and water Grant for a new Shelter at the City Park.

         Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept the committee reports as presented; Richmond seconded. Vote Unanimous.

         Councilman Richmond made a motion to allow the Mayor to enter into grant agreement for the Waterline Extension with the EPA; Grisell seconded. Vote: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond-Yea, Zinn-No.

         Council Members Grisell and Zinn attended the Baseball/Softball meeting and stated that everything went well.

         After discussion, councilman Richmond made a motion for Attorney Gardner to pursue a contract with Caiman Energy to put a gas pipeline across City property at the former dump site and to bring a proposal back to City Council; Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Councilman Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 7:55pm; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

 

                                                        _________________________________________________

                                                          David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

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Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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    GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 24, 2011

 

 

       Glen Dale city Council met in regular session on Monday, January 24, 2011, at 7:30pm. in council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer. Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske and Attorney Gardner. City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers and Recorder Trembush were absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Grisell. Vote: Unanimous.

         David Bertrand inquired as to whether the City Council had talked about hiring grass cutting at the City Park, etc. Mr. Bertrand left his number (304)-845-1650.

         Councilman English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $5,416.32, Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Under property, it was noted that the Street Dept. had a pickup truck burn while salting and cindering and it is currently in the hands of the insurance company and adjuster.

         Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve the Land and Water Grant Application in the amount of $100,000 which is a 50/50 match with the City; Seconded by English. Vote: Unanimous.

         Chairman Wade Bell of the Planning Commission presented Council with a recommendation creating "C-8" Civic Service Area District. The District initially is to encompass the former Tkach Property, the current City Building Property, St. Jude Shrine Property and the US Post Office Property. Solicitor Gardner will present back to the Planning Commission and City Council the draft prior to next council meeting.

         Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Solicitor Gardner explained the discussions that he has had with a representive of Caiman Energy in reference to the pipeline easement and other issues. Both individuals are to meet and discuss and the City Solicitor will bring recommendation to City Council at the net meeting.

         Councilman Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 7:50pm.; English seconded. Motion carried.

 

 

                                                             ___________________________________________________

                                                                David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

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Norman R. Stenger, Chief of Police

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 14, 2011

 

                        

        

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 14, 2011, at 7;30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske and Attorney Gardner. Mayor Blazer was absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and second by English with a change being made from "approve" to "file for" with regard to the motion for the land and Water Grant Application. Vote: Unanimous.

         Dave Thomas wanted to know why there was no stop sign at the top of 4th Street and Wheeling Avenue. Chief of Police Stenger will look into the matter.

         Councilman Richmond made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $2,256.33; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion to pass on the first reading an ordinance to form C-8 Civic Service Area District; Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         English made a motion to accept the standing committee reports; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         English made a motion to accept the Rules of Procedure Resolution; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion to accept on first reading a Bond Ordinance for the Issuance of its Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2011A; Bero seconded. Roll Call Vote: Bero-Yes, English-Yes, Grisell-Yes, Richmond-Yes, Zinn-Yes. Vote: unanimous.

         English made a motion for an executive session for personnel issues at 7:55; Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion to resume regular session at 8:25; English seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous.

         Bero made a motion giving Attorney Gardner to authority to make the necessary amendments on the lease and pipeline agreements and for Mayor Blazer to sign those documents; English seconded. Vote: Bero, English, Richmond, Zinn-Yes. Grisell-No.

         Zinn made a motion to hire Nancy Purtiman as a full time dispatcher effective 3/1/11; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

         Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 9:05; English seconded. motion carried.

 

 

                                                         _____________________________________________

                                                           David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

________________________________________________

 Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 28, 2011

 

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 28, 2011, at 7:30pm in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske. Recorder Gerald Trembush and Attorney Gardner were absent.

         A motion was made to approve the minutes of the previous meeting by Zinn; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Ruth Moore was present to ask for signatures and the backing of Council for a petition requesting that the Post Office not close at the end of it's lease.

         Brian Long of Bob Robinson delivered the 2011 dump Truck and explained the delay in receiving the truck.

         English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $7,772.39; Grisell seconded. Motion carried. It was noted that there will be a finance meeting on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 5:00pm in City Council Chambers.

         Water Superintendent Orlofske asked permission to buy equipment at an approximate cost $35,000.00 for water leak detection. Council Members will discuss at the finance meeting.

         Richmond made a motion to accept the committee reports as presented; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Second reading of Ordinance to Create C-8 Civic Service Area District was tabled until the March 14, 2011 meeting.

         Grisell made a motion to accept on second reading a Bond Ordinance for the Issuance of its Water Revenue Bonds, series 2011A; Richmond seconded. Roll Call Vote: Bero-Yes, English-Yes, Grisell-Yes, Richmond-Yes, Zinn-Yes. Vote: Unanimous.

         Council determined that the cost of the new dump truck would be divided between the Street Department and Sanitation Department unless the need would arise for other department's to share in the cost.

         The Recreation Board submitted an invoice for liability insurance for payment. Further discussion will be held at the finance meeting.

         Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 8:25pm; English seconded. motion carried.

 

 

                                                          ____________________________________________

                                                           David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

_________________________________________________

 Jane l. Criswell-Rickman, city Clerk

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MARCH 14, 2011

           

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 14, 2011 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner. Street Commissioner Byers was absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Grisell. Vote: Unanimous.

         A motion was made by English and seconded by Richmond to approve payments of bills in the amount of $5,613.17. Vote: Unanimous.

         Attorney Gardner held a public hearing and read by title an Ordinance to create a C-8 Civic Service Area District. Several people were in the audience and resident Neil Meyers questioned what this ordinance really meant. Attorney Gardner explained  that the property in question is presently zoned residential and for the City to consider a new Building that this is a necessity. It could not be used for commercial or residential purposes. There were no further questions by any residents. It passed unanimously by Roll Call Vote:( Bero-Yes, English-Yes, Grisell-Yes, Richmond-Yes, Zinn-Yes) on second and final reading after a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero.

         Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion, second by English, to pass on third and final reading a Bond Ordinance for the issuance of its Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2011A. Roll call Vote: Unanimous; Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, Zinn-yes.

         Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, to establish the ICC Building Code in the City Ordinance in order to be incompliance as the presently listed BOCA Code no longer exists. Vote: Unanimous.

         English moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 8:00pm. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:43pm. Both votes were unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond, to adjourn at 9:20pm. Vote Unanimous.

 

 

 

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                                                     David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MARCH 17, 2011

 

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in a special session on Thursday, March 17, 2011, at 5:00pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were City Clerk Rickman, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner. Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, Recorder Trembush were absent.

         Zinn made a motion to accept Harper & Sons bid in the amount of $773,456.75 for water lines and booster station; Richmond seconded. Roll Call Vote: Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, Zinn-yes. Vote: Unanimous.

         English made a motion to accept the bid from Mid Atlantic in the amount of $190,863 for water storage tank; Grisell seconded. Roll Call Vote: Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, Zinn-yes Vote: Unanimous.

         Bero-made a motion to accept the bid from Central Painting & Sandblasting Inc. for repainting of the water storage tank; Zinn seconded. Roll Call Vote: Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, Zinn-yes Vote: Unanimous.

         Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 5:10; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MARCH 28, 2011

 

          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 28, 2011, at 7:30pm, in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

          A motion was made by English and seconded by Richmond to approve payment of bills in the amount of $4,075.39. Vote: Unanimous.

          The 2011-2012 budget of $2,234,575.00 passed unanimously after a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero.

          Richmond made a motion, second by English, to accept a recommendation of the Traffic Commission to mark a handicap parking space at 413 Zane Street. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by English, giving the Mayor authority to sign the necessary documents to apply for a cultural Facilities Capitol Resources Grant to benefit the Cockayne Farmstead Project. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Bero made a motion, second by Zinn, to pass a Supplemental Resolution providing for the issuance of the Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2011 A in the amount of $1,665,000.00 at 4.625% per annum interest. Roll Call Vote: Bero-Yes, English-Yes, Grisell-Yes, Richmond-Yes, Zinn-Yes.

          Bero made a motion, second by English, for a Draw Resolution for the payment of invoiced from the Bonds. Roll Call Vote: Unanimous Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, Zinn-yes.

          Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, to award Everett L. Harper & Son, Inc. of Parkersburg, WV a bid in the amount of $354,751,25 for the Little Grave Creek Water Project. Roll Call Vote: Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, Zinn-no.

          Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:53pm. Grisell moved and English seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:37pm. Both votes were unanimous.

          Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:38pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                         David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 11, 2011

 

 

        Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 11, 2011, at 7:30pm, in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English and Grisell. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner. Absent were Council Members Richmond and Zinn as well as Chief of Police Stenger and Street Commissioner Byers.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by English and a second by Grisell Vote: Unanimous.

          A motion was made by English and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills in the amount of $29,153.94. Vote: Unanimous.

          Attorney Gardner announced that the City had received a check for $500.00 from Landmark Field Services for Caymen. The money is for a pipeline easement across City property.

          Grisell made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion, second by Bero, to hire Valerie Rice in the position of full time dispatcher as of May 1, 2011. Vote: Unanimous.

          Council commended City Clerk Rickman for her work as she presented Council with a draft of a City Newsletter which is to be mailed to residents on a quarterly basis.

          English made a motion, second by Grisell, to adjourn at 7:42pm. Vote Unanimous.

 

                                                         _______________________________________________________

                                                            David Blazer, Mayor

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Gerald a. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 25, 2011

 

 

          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 25, 2011, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond And Zinn. Also Present were Chief of Police Stenger and Attorney Gardner. Absent were Council Member Grisell, Water Superintendent Orlofske and City Clerk Rickman.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

          Mayor Blazer recognized Cindy Bartsch and four others who were in the audience. They had a complaint about the dust from Warren Distribution and expressed a concern about what was being stored in the trailers parked there. Chief Stenger informed them that the "Pressure was on" to get that lot paved and that Warren did have engineers there last week. He also informed them that oil products were stored in the trailers which is legal for them to do and that there are no toxic materials stored there. They meet the requirements of OSHA, US Coast Guard and other regulatory agencies.

          There was also a question by Mr. Dan Elliot about the mosquito problem caused by stagnant water on the property south of the airport. Mr. Snitch Bartsch is to seek permission from Mr. Reilley for thee City to go onto his property and drain the area as has been done in the past.

          A motion was made by English and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills in the amount of $8,454.27. Vote: Unanimous.

          Zinn made a motion, second by English, to purchase 15 new Christmas ornaments from Wayne Mfg. as they are on sale at a 50% discount and to also have electrical outlets supplied to the appropriate poles for their installation. Vote: Unanimous

          English made a motion, second by Zinn, to upgrade the previously approved carport for the City to one that could be shared by the City and the GDVFD with the GDVFD helping with the cost. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Attorney Gardner read by title a resolution to authorize the City of Glen Dale to accept the terms and conditions of the contract relating to the Community Participation Grant for the fiscal year 2011 in the amount of $20,000.00. Zinn made the motion and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Attorney Gardner read a second resolution by title to authorize the City of Glen Dale to accept the terms and conditions of the contract relating to the Community Participation Grant for the Fiscal Year 2011 in the amount of $10,000.00. English made a motion and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Zinn made a motion, second by English, to approve the bid of Affordable Insulation in the amount of $5,800.00 to insulate the City Building both front and rear. Monies are to administered through Bel-O-mar from Energy Efficient Grant. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:30pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                         _______________________________________________________

                                                            David Blazer, Mayor

 

____________________________________________________

 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MAY 9, 2011

 

 

          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 9, 2011, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Member: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, and Attorney Gardner.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.        

          Mayor Blazer recognized and presented certificates to Tony Wood, teacher at J.M.H.S and 6 of his students for their participation in April's "Alcohol Awareness Month" for their initiation of a new campaign of "Not Everyone Is Doing it". Mayor Blazer also recognized Tom Andrich of the Warsaw for  voluntarily having the first Non-Smoking Tavern in Marshall County by presenting him with a certificate.

          Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to pave Orchard and Mt. Glenn streets at a cost of $17,784.00 to be paid from the Coal Severance Fund. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to pave 8th Street at a cost of about $21,000.00 to be paid from the General Fund. Vote; unanimous.

          A motion was made by English and second by Richmond to approve payment of bills in the amount of $4,491.67. Vote: Unanimous.

          Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to purchase a 2011 GMC 1 ton 4-wheel drive pick-up truck at a cost of $24,584.00 for the street Department from Robinson's Chevrolet Fleet Sales. GM has a rebate special until May 16 which saves about $10,000.00. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous

          Mayor Blazer announced That Glen Dale's annual Memorial Day Observance will be held at 11:00am. on May 30, 2011 at the Glen Dale Park and Pool. Jeff Kessler will be the speaker at the event and refreshments will be served afterwards.

          Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:10pm. Vote: Unanimous.

           

 

                                                       _____________________________________________________

                                                            David Blazer, Mayor

_________________________________________________

 Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JUNE 13, 2011

 

 

          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 13, 2011, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present was Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers, Water Superintendent Orlofske. Recorder Trembush and Chief of Police Stenger were absent.

          A motion was made to approve the minutes of the previous meeting by Zinn, English Seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Tom Dean of 628 6th Street appeared to see if the City could help with a problem between him and his neighbor. The neighbor is diverting water onto his property. Attorney Gardner advised that would be a civil matter.

          Mayor Blazer thanked the Glen Dale VFD for the quick response when his mother fell.

          Councilman English made a motion to approve the bills that were paid, Grisell second. Motion carried

          Councilman Zinn made a motion to approve a budget revision in the amount of $175,700.00, English second. Motion carried

          Supt. Orlofske presented 2 invoices for payment for the Water Project. Bero made a motion to pay the invoices, Gardner Law Firm-$5,053.00 and Abraham and Co.- $500.00, English seconded. Motion carried.

          Supt. Orlofske noted that the Glen Dale Water and Sanitary Boards will meet on June 21, 2011 at 6:00pm and 6:30pm. respectively.

          A motion was made by Zinn and seconded by Grisell to table received on making the City Park and swimming Pool Smoke free. Motion Carried.

          Councilman Grisell presented a new POW-MIA flag to City Council on behalf of Dave Schoenian. City Council thanked Mr. Schoenian for his continuing tradition of replacing the flag annually.

          A motion was made by English and seconded by Zinn to accept the committee reports. Motion carried.

          Councilman English inquired about the siren not working and Supt. Orlofske advised him that the breaker was bad and had to be ordered.

          Mayor Blazer noted that he had received several compliments on the Memorial Day service.

          Councilman Zinn asked for the Council Members to advise him of any property in town needing attention.

          A motion was made by Zinn and seconded by English to make a contribution to the JMHS Band in the amount $75 for the football program. Motion Carried.

          A motion was made by Bero and seconded by Grisell to make a contribution to the McMechen VFD in the amount of $50. Motion carried.

          Council Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 7:50, English seconded. Motion carried.

 

 

                                                          ___________________________________________________

                                                              David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

___________________________________________________

  Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JUNE 27, 2011

 

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 27, 2011, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Water Superintendent Orlofske. Mayor Blazer and Street Commissioner Byers were absent.

      A motion was made to approve the minutes of the previous meeting by Zinn; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous

      Nila Chaddock spoke to City Council in regard to the Cockayne Farm. She explained the need for the CFCR Grant and asked for the City Council's approval. She also commended the Street Department for the work they have done at the house. Discussion was held on upcoming events at the Cockayne House. After discussion, councilman Richmond made a motion to authorize Mayor Blazer to sign the grant application; Zinn seconded. Motion Carried. Vote: Unanimous.

     Councilman Bero made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $4,477.11; Grisell seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous.

     Superintendent Orlofske updated the Council on the status of the Water Project.

     After discussion, Zinn made a motion to accept the policy of making the City Parks and Swimming Pool a Tobacco Free Facility; English seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous.

     Council Zinn addressed the issue of properties needing attention within the city and ordinances being followed. Chief Stenger advised that he is taking action with a couple properties currently.

     Chief Stenger noted that Warren Distribution will be doing some paving in the parking lot area south of Glen X within the next couple of weeks.

     Councilman Grisell made a motion to accept the committee reports: Bero seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous.

     Chief Stenger updated the Council members on several items including the new Street Department trucks will be next week, the garage has been ordered and will have a concrete floor and the day turn EMT staff will begin on Tuesday, July 5, 2011. Also, Chief Stenger advised Council that he needs a title to be able to supervise the new EMT staff since it doesn't fall within the Police Department. He suggested the Director of Emergency Services.

     Lou Richmond made  motion to authorize Mayor Blazer to enter into financing contracts with Country Roads Leasing for the two new Street Department trucks; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Chief Stenger mentioned that he had several good comments on the Memorial Day Service along with many positive comments on the operation of the pool this year.

     Councilman Richmond asked if new markers could be placed on the walking trail so people could see how far they have walked in both directions.

     After discussion, it was decided to use a portion of the Visitors Bureau line item to have Community Christmas tree at the Cockayne Farm.

    Chief Stenger will research the issue of doing something between the sidewalks and curb to make the City look better.

     Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 8:35pm; English seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                          _____________________________________________________

                                                           David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

_______________________________________________

Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JULY 11, 2011

 

                                    NO MEETING DUE TO THE LACK OF A QUORUM

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

July 25, 2011

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 25, 2011, at 7:30pm in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, Grisell, Richmond. Also present was Chief of Police Stenger, Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commission Byers. Mayor Blazer, Councilman English and Water Superintendent Orlofske were absent.

    A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 6/27/11 meeting by Zinn, Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous

    Mr. Ron Strope of Warren Distribution presented the City Council with a layout of the proposal for fencing in the facility to met Coast Guard regulations. Chief of Police Stenger noted that he has not been involved with this proposal and asked that it be tables until further notice.

    Councilman Zinn made a motion to approve a budget revision to the unencumbered balance in the amount of $159,519; Richmond seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous

    A motion was made by Councilman Grisell to pay bills in the amount of $8,303.31; Bero seconded, Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous.

    Councilman Bero made a motion to approve the invoices to be paid on the Sate System Extension Project to Mid Atlantic Storage in the amount of $119,241.34 and to Cerrone Associates in the amount of $2,528.18; Zinn Seconded. Motion Carried. Vote Unanimous

    Councilman Bero made a motion to approve the invoices to be paid on the Little Grave Creek Project to E. Harper & Sons in the amount of $259,718.69, Belomar Regional Council in the amount of $13,028.20 and to Cerrone & Associates in the amount of $15,615.62; Richmond seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous

    A motion was made by Councilman Bero to approve change Order #2 to EL Harper & Son Inc for the contract of the City of Glen Dale Water Extension and Improvements Project for replacing the flow able fill trench backfill with crusher run stone and 12" concrete cap in DOH roadway; Grisell seconded. Motion carried: Vote: Unanimous

    St. Commissioner Byers advised that his department would be painting parking space lines on Alta Vista Ave tomorrow if weather permits.

    Chief of Police Stenger informed Council that the Building Enforcement Commission had met and inspected a residence and that and agreement was being created.

    Councilman Richmond made a motion to Co Sponsor the Scarecrow Lane project being held by the Cockayne Society in the amount of $225; Bero seconded. Motion carried Vote: Unanimous

    Councilman Richmond made a motion to accept the committee reports as presented; Zinn seconded, Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous

    A motion was made by Councilman Zinn to go into Executive Session at 7:55 in regards to Economic Development; Richmond seconded. Motion carried  Vote: Unanimous

    A motion was made by Councilman Zinn to resume regular session at 8:10; Richmond seconded. Motion carried. Vote: Unanimous

    Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 8:12; Richmond seconded, Motion carried.  Vote: Unanimous

 

Gerald Trembush, Recorder

Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

August 8, 2011

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 8, 2011, at 7:30 pm in council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Richmond, and Attorney Gardner.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

    A motion was made by English and seconded by Richmond to approve payment of bills in the amount of $16,391.20. Vote: Unanimous.

    Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

    Water Superintendent Orlofske reported that we could pave the extension of West Baltimore Street around the water plant and down to the trail at a cost of $8,980.00. Zinn made a motion, seconded by Bero, to have the paving done with the cost being split 50/50 between the Water Department and the City. Vote: Unanimous

    English made a motion, seconded by Richmond, to adjourn at 7:58pm. Vote: Unanimous

 

David Blazer, Mayor

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 22, 2011

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, august 22, 2011, at 7:30pm in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero English, Zinn Grisell, Richmond. Also present was Attorney Gardner, city Rickman, Street Commission Byers and Water Superintendent Orlofske. Recorder Trembush and Chief of Police Norman Stenger were absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 8/8/11 meeting by Zinn, English seconded. Vote Unanimous.

     David Knuth of 7th Street came before City Council to voice his concerns over the condition of 7th Street and asked that the City Consider resurfacing the street before winter. The City will try to get a status on when that street is to be widened and St. Commissioner Byers will look into the cost of doing a thin overlay.

     Street Commissioner Byers advised Council that A-1 Auto would give the City $400.00 for the remains of the truck that caught fire. The Mayor asked him to hold off until he checked with another location.

    Councilman English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $20,602.90; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     City Clerk Rickman presented the Financial Audits for 6/30/09 and 6/30/10 to City Council.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to approve draw down requests for the Little Grave Creek Project in the amount of $37, 059.52; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve draw down requests for the Water Improvement project in the amount of $265,138.43; English seconded. Motion carried.

      Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve a change order on the Water Improvement Project to include the installation of fire hydrants on 6th Street; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman English made a motion to approve the change order on the Water Improvement Project to remove the basket and add "Glen Dale" logo to the water at storage tank; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     There will be a Zoning Board meeting on September 1, 2011 at 7:00pm in Council Chambers.

     Councilman English made a motion to appoint Norman R. Stenger as the Director of Emergency Services; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept all the committee reports; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Discussion was held on the new building that has been placed on the former Tkach property. There are concerns about water runoff.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept a Resolution authorizing the City of Glen Dale to accept the terms and conditions of the Contract Relating to the Community Participation Grant program; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Business after Hours will be held August 25, 2011 at Grand View Park.

     Councilman Richmond made motion to cover travel and lodging costs for City Clerk Rickman to attend IIMC Certification class; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

     Mayor Blazer thanked Donnie Gilbert for donating his time to DJ at the Family Fun Night in August.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to adjourn at 8:15pm; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

 

 

                                                       ________________________________________________

                                                         David W. Blazer, Mayor

 

_______________________________________________

Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 12, 2011

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September12, 2011 at 7:30 pm in Council chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Zinn Grisell, Richmond. Also present was Chief of Police Stenger, Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers. Mayor Blazer and Water Superintendent Orlofske were absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 8/22/11 meeting by Zinn; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Councilman English Made a motion to approve paying bills in the amount of $24,914.49; Richmond seconded; Vote: Unanimous.

     After discussion, Council Richmond made a motion to have the Traffic Commission look into parking problem on Glen Haven where vehicles have been parking on both sides of the road; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     The Board of Zoning met on September 1, 2011. At meeting, the Board took action to allow the Rainbow Inn to install video lottery machines.

     A meeting of the Building Enforcement Committee will be scheduled prior to the next regular Council Meeting.

     Councilman Richmond noted that the Marshall County Historical Society is continuing to work on the Scarecrow Lane Project.

     Councilman English made a motion to accept the committee reports as presented; Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     After discussion, Councilman Richmond made a motion to pass the Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution; English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Councilman English made a motion to go into executive session at 7:45 for personnel issued; Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Councilman English mad a motion to return to regular session at 8:35; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     A motion to adjourn was made by Councilman Bero at 8:36; Grisell seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                              ______________________________________________

                                                                Gerald Trembush, Recorder

____________________________________________________

Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 26, 2011

 

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, Grisell, Richmond. Also present was Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers. Recorder Trembush and Councilman English was absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 9/12/11 meeting by Zinn; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     Street Commissioner Byers noted that the garbage truck broke a pin and is in the process of being fixed.

     Discussion was held on paving Burley Ave and Center Street. Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept the bid to pave Burley Avenue; Bero seconded. Motion carried. Center Street will be discussed at the next meeting.

     Richmond made a motion to enter into material agreement with the Department of Highways for 25 ton of aggregate/ salt mixture. Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to approve paying bills in the amount of $7,697.56; Bero seconded, Motion carried.

     Water Superintendent Orlofske reviewed the change orders and invoices for approval on the water projects. Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve 3 change orders and pay the invoices; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Richmond made a motion to accept committee reports; Bero seconded. Motion carried

     Richmond made a motion to hold Trick or Treat on Sunday, October 30, 2011 from 6-7 pm in conjunction with the neighboring cities; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

     Zinn made a motion for executive session at 7:55 for personnel matters; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     Zinn made a motion to return to regular meeting at 8:20; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Grisell made a motion to hire Peter Grigsby, full time on the St/Garbage Department; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to adjourn at 8:25; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

 

                                                        ______________________________________________________

                                                           David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

OCTOBER 24, 2011

 

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn English Grisell, Richmond. Also present was Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, city Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers and Recorder Trembush were absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 9/26/11 meeting by Zinn; Bero seconded. Motion carried.

     Sherry Long 305 9th Street, Glen Dale spoke to Council regarding speeding on Sunny Lane. Ms. Long says that it seem to be most noticeable between 3pm - 10pm. Ms. Long also inquired about getting a building permit for a temporary carport. She was advised to fill out a building permit application with a drawing.

     Nila Chaddock updated Council on events at the Cockayne Property. Christmas at the Farmstead and a wreath decorating contest are being planned. Also, she will be applying for another Tea Grant. Nila addressed the need issue of the need to hire a part time person. Nila asked Attorney Gardner to update the Memo of Understanding which allows the Cockayne Society to act on the City's behalf.

     After discussion, Councilman English made a motion to accept the $80,000 Capital Resource Grant for the Cockayne Society for purchasing land and climate control equipment; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond raised the issue of the individuals who have been hired part time for the Fire Department. He noted that they were never formally hired and approved by Council and that the proper policies and procedures must be followed. He also mentioned his concern for liability issues since the names of the individuals were not brought before Council. Mayor Blazer asked that the availability list be added to the next meeting agenda for approval.

     English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $9,629.52; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to pay requisitions for Glen Dale Water Improvements Projects for the total amount of $107,280.44; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman English made a motion to pay requisitions for the Little Grave Creek Project totaling $35,825.42; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept order allowing fence to be installed around the plant in lieu of baskets; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     The Water and Sanitary Boards will meet on November 21, 2011 at 6:00 and 6:30 respectively.

     Richmond made a motion to accept the committee reports as presented; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to amend his previous motion at the September 26, 2011 council meeting in regard to "Trick or Treat" to be changed to read " the City of Glen Dale will hold Trick or Treat on Monday, October 31, 2011 from 6-7:30pm." English seconded. Motion carried.

     Discussion was held on accepting the COPS Hiring Grant award. The Mayor suggested tabling the matter until Chief Stenger is available.

     Richmond made a motion to table the acceptance of the COPS Hiring Grant until the meeting; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Grisell made a motion to proclaim November 20-26, 2011 as Christian Heritage Week; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

     A motion was made to adjourn at 8:25 by Zinn; Seconded by English. Motion carried.

 

 

     

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                                                                                                                                                                            David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOVEMBER 14, 2011

 

 

 

                          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 14, 2011, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and, Attorney Gardner.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.                                                                                                           

           A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by Zinn to approve payment of bills in the amount of $5,540.14. Vote: Unanimous.

           English made a motion, second by Grisell, to approve a pay requisition in the amount of $41, 961.38 for the Little Grave Creek water line extension. Vote: Unanimous.

           Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn to approve payment of $74, 670.89 for water system improvements within the city. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by English to approve the Skyline water tank replacement by Mid Atlantic Storage Systems Inc. Vote: Unanimous.

           English made a motion, Second by Grisell, to approve refurbishing of the main water tank to Central Painting and Sandblasting, Inc. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by English, To repair the railing on the West side of the Fireman's Hall Vote: Unanimous.

           Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to approve the COPS Hiring Program Grant. Vote: Unanimous.

           Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to donate $50.00 to the John Marshall High School Boys Basketball Program. Vote: Unanimous.

           English moved and Zinn seconded a request for an executive session at 7:48pm. to discuss Several Personnel Matters. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:43 pm. Both votes were unanimous.

           Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to give all employees a performance bonus with minor adjustments from last year. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to adjourn at 8:53pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                          ________________________________________________

                                                                David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

DECEMBER 12, 2011

 

       

           Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 12,2011, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

           The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

           Mayor Blazer recognized Gary Bartsch who expressed concerns about the noises from the loading docks throughout the night coming from Warren Dist. Chief Stenger recommended that a piece of mining belt could act as cushion to control some of the noise.

           Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, for Attorney Garner to research the present noise ordinance and re-write it if necessary to cover this type of a problem. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by English, to approve Nila Chaddock to apply for a T. E. Grant purchase climate control system to be install in the Cockayne Farm House. Vote: Unanimous.

           Richmond reminded Council that both Christmas and New Years Holidays  fall on Sundays this year. Therefore, Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, that City Employees be given the Friday before and the Monday after each Holiday off from work to compensate for their paid Holidays. Vote: Unanimous

           A Motion was made by Richmond and seconded by English to approve payment of bills in the amount of  $436.89. Vote: Unanimous.

           Water Superintendent Orlofske made Council aware of Five different adjustments that needed to be made concerning the water projects in the City. As a results, the following recommendations were proposed:

           1. Motion by English, second by Richmond, to release contractors to apply for State Tax reimbursements. Vote: Unanimous.

           2. Motion by Grisell, second by English, to sign a certificate of completion of the Little Grave Creek Project. Vote: Unanimous.

           3. Motion by Richmond, second by Grisell, to adjust quantities of actual installation on The Little Grave Creek Project. Vote: Unanimous.

           4. Motion by English, second by Richmond, to make adjustment of quantities and materials in the amount of $29,556.25. Vote: Unanimous.

           5. Motion by Grisell, second by English, to pay requisitions for work completed in the amount of $16,503.40 and $3,492.64. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to hire Bradley Littleton as Police Officer for the City to fill a present vacancy. Vote: Unanimous.

           Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to approve a list of Part time employee for the City Fire Department as presented by Chief Stenger. Vote: Unanimous.

           Mayor Blazer recognized former Water Superintendent " Joe K. Blair" and presented him with a plaque and a token of appreciation for his 30 years of service to the City of Glen Dale and it's citizens.

           Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:56pm to discuss an personnel matter. Zinn moved and Grisell seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:18pm. Both votes were unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to present each City Fireman with a stipend to fall within the budgeted amount. Vote: Unanimous.

           Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:23pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                              David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 9, 2012

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

         A motion was made by Grisell and seconded by English to approve payments of bills in the amount of $13,969.36. Vote: Unanimous.

         Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.  Prior to this vote, Grisell questioned the membership of those sitting on the different committees because most have not been updated since 2006 and individual terms have expired and some members are deceased. Mayor Blazer wants an updated list to review at the next meeting.

         Councilman Richmond presented Council with a letter of resignation from Council to be effective at 12:00pm on January 9, 2012. Zinn made a motion, second by English to accept the resignation of Councilman Richmond. Vote: Unanimous. Mayor Blazer asked that it be publicized that any resident wanting to be considered to fill Richmond's vacant seat for the remaining 2 1/2 year unexpired term to contact the City Clerk's Office.

         Chief Stenger recommended Lou Richmond to be hired as a Glen Dale Police Officer which is to be funded through a Federal/State COPS Hiring Program Grant. Bero made a motion to accept the recommendation of the Chief and Zinn seconded. Vote: 4-0-1( Richmond abstained).

         Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, that all newly elected officials receive a $100.00 per month pay raise in their respective positions starting July 1, 2012. These position have received only one raise since the 1970's. Vote: Unanimous.

         Chief Stenger made Council aware that there is to be a meeting with Senate President Kessler at 9:30am. on January 30, 2012 in the Senate Presidents Office in Charleston regarding the widening of 7th Street and improving the intersection of that street and Wheeling Ave. (WV Route #2). It was emphasized that as many officers of the City as possible be present for this meeting and to attend the Municipal League meetings  to be held in Charleston January 29-31, 2012.

         Richmond moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:00pm to discuss a personnel matter. Richmond moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:20pm. Both votes were unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:36pm. Vote: Unanimous.

  

                                              ________________________________________________

                                                David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JANUARY 23, 2012

 

 

          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 23, 2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske and City Clerk Rickman. Street Commissioner Byers and Attorney Gardner were absent.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

          A motion was made by Zinn and second by Grisell to approve payment of bills in the amount of $3,339.01 Vote: Unanimous.

          City Clerk Rickman reported to Council that Revenues are at 62% and expenses are at 39% at this point in time.

          English made a motion, second by Bero, to honor a request for payment in the amount of $73,265.55 for the work completed on the City water Project. Vote: Unanimous

          Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to honor a request for payment in the amount of $67,454.21 for work completed on the Little Grave Creek Project. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Zinn moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 7:42pm to discuss a personnel Matter. Zinn Moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:37pm. Both votes were unanimous.

          English made a motion, second by Grisell, to accept the letters of interest to fill the vacant Council Seat created by the resignation of Councilman Richmond at the last regular meeting of Council. Vote: Unanimous.

          Zinn made a motion, second by English, to Adjourn at 8:40pm. Vote Unanimous.

 

 

                                                             ________________________________________________

                                                                David Blazer, Mayor

 

_______________________________________________

   Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 13, 2012

 

 

    Glen Dale city Council met in regular session on Monday, February 13, 2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero English, Grisell and Zinn. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman, and Attorney Gardner. Chief of Police Stenger was absent.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

     Mayor Blazer recognized Nila Chaddock who gave an update on the Cockayne Farmstead. She emphasized that progress was being made on the HVAC system which will control  temperature and more importantly the humidity in the farm house. Nila also reported that several educational partnerships are in place with one of those being with the John Marshall Horticulture Department for a "community garden" on the South lawn.

     With on bills to be paid, Zinn made a motion, second by English, to accept the financial report given by City Clerk Rickman. Vote: Unanimous

    Water Superintendent Orlofske made Council aware of six different Water Department Projects that needed to be approved. As a result, the following recommendations were proposed:

        1. Motion by English, second by Grisell, to pay requisition #7 on the Little Grave Creek Water Extension for meters, receivers and hydrants in the amount of $13,052.00. Vote: Unanimous.

        2. Motion by Zinn, second by Bero, to pay requisition #10 in the amount of $56,768.03 to four different contractors for fencing, generator and engineering. Vote: Unanimous.

        3. Motion by Grisell, second by Bero, to pay change order #5 to Everett L. Harper & Son the amount of $99,776.00 for 357 Radio Read Meters and Receiver. Vote: Unanimous.

        4. Motion by English, second by Grisell, to pay Cerrone & Assoc. $2,500.00 for engineering Addendum #1 for work related to generator purchase in the amount of $2,500.00. Vote: Unanimous.

        5. Motion by Zinn, second by English, to permit signature for substantial completion of fencing for the Water plant. Vote: Unanimous.

        6. Motion by Grisell, second by English for the city to write a letter of Completion and acceptance for Contract #3 pertaining to tank painting. Vote: Unanimous.

     English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Bero made a motion, second by English, to accept the resignation of Lou Richmond from the Glen Dale Police Department. Vote: Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to appoint Lou Richmond to fill the remaining term of the vacant seat on Council. Roll Call Vote: Unanimous (5-0).

     Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to adjourn at 8:08pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                                            __________________________________________________

                                                                  David Blazer, Mayor

 

____________________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

FEBRUARY 27, 2012

 

     Glen dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 27, 2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers and Attorney Gardner. Water superintendent Orlofske and City Clerk Rickman were absent.

    The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Grisell. Vote: Unanimous.

     Mayor Blazer recognized members of Troop 82 who reported they were present to observe activities of a public meeting. This is part of their requirements needed to complete work toward their communication Merit Badge.

     A motion was made by English and seconded by Zinn to approve payment of bills in the amount of $6,084.71. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English Seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond made a motion, second by English, to authorize Mayor Blazer to sign the necessary paper work to complete the exchange of properties on Marx Lane with Warren Distribution that was previously completed. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to table bids on vehicles until the next meeting and to possibly compare junk prices. Vote: Unanimous.

     Chief Stenger reported that the County Commission receives monies from the state to be used for "Industrial Access". This money could be used for the Seventh Street upgrade. English made a motion, second by Bero, to authorize chief Stenger to draft a letter requesting the Commission to grant the money for this purpose. Vote: Unanimous.

     English moved and Grisell seconded a request for an executive session at 7:51pm to discuss a personnel matter. English moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 7:59pm. Both votes were unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to authorize Attorney Gardner to enter into an agreement with the State District Attorney to satisfy the Patrello complaint. Vote: Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to adjourn at 8:08pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                         _____________________________________________

                                                            David Blazer, Mayor

 

______________________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MARCH 26, 2012

 

 

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 26, 2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero English, Grisell Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske,  Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Grisell. Vote: Unanimous.

     Mayor Blazer recognized three people in the audience who were given an opportunity to address Council.

          1. Jason Tyrell of Southeastern Equipment said he was present to answer any question that Council may have concerning equipment that he had given Street Commissioner Byers a bid on.

          2. Lou Ann Johnson of the W.V. Building & Trades Council addressed LOCAL WORKERS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF PIPELINES, DRILLING AND PROCESSING OF NATURAL GAS FROM MARCELLUS SHALE. Mayor Blazer told her that it would be on the next agenda.

          3.Nila Chaddock of the Cockayne Society addressed Council to support her letter to Council asking that an employee be hired to manage the Cockayne Museum.

      A motion was made by Zinn and seconded by Richmond to approve payment of bills in the amount of &184.63. Vote: Unanimous.

      Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to accept the 2012-2013 budget in the amount of $2,505,383.00 which includes a raise for full and part-time employees of $0.50 and $0.25 per hour respectively. Vote: Unanimous.

      English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

      Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 7:50pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

                                                   ________________________________________________

                                                      David Blazer, Mayor

 

_______________________________________

Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 9, 2012

 

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 09, 2012 at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond, and Zinn. Also Present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Grisell. Vote: Unanimous.

     Mayor Blazer recognized Doug Loy in the audience who was there to speak for the Glen Dale Planning Commission. He was there to express concerns about the gas line business that is on the Reilley property nd the use of the Drive Inn property. Chief Stenger informed him that the present use of the properties is within the City Code.

     Water Superintendent Orlofske explained that the present camera being used to inspect sewer lines needed to be replaced and would cost about $11,000.00. After a brief discussion, English made a motion, second by Bero, to purchase a new camera to be used by the Sanitation Department. Vote: Unanimous.

     A motion was made by Zinn and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills in the amount of $41,015.17. Vote: Unanimous.

     AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, REPEALING, AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING CHAPTER FIVE, ARTICLE 121.04 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE DEALING WITH THE SALARIES OF ELECTED OFFICIALS was read by Attorney Gardner, Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to accept the motion on its 1st reading. ROLL CALL VOTE: (5-0) Unanimous

     Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, to table discussion of the Comcast Franchise Agreement. Vote: Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adopt the Work Injury Policy as amended for the City Employees. ROLL CALL VOTE: (5-0) Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by English, to support the JMHS Boosters by purchasing a space on the Monarch Stadium "WALL" for approximately $350.00. Vote: Unanimous.

     Grisell made a motion, second by Richmond, to donate $50.00 toward the BDHS "After Prom". Vote: Unanimous.

     English moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 8:13pm to discuss a personnel matter. English moved and Grisell seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:33pm. Both votes were unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Richmond to adjourn at 8:38pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

                                                         ______________________________________________

                                                           David Blazer, Mayor

 

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  Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

APRIL 23, 2012

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 23,2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell Richmond. Also present was Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers. Recorder Trembush were absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 4/9/12 meeting by Zinn, English seconded. Motion Carried.

     Wayne Kaufman of 616 Jefferson Avenue came before council to report that the property between he and Melissa Marco has a pipe standing out of the yard and they are concerned for safety. Sean reported that he was aware of the problem. It is a storm sewer connecting Madison Avenue to Jefferson Avenue. Mr. Kaufman also asked if the City could help put in new sidewalks for Glen Dale united Methodist Church. Chief Stenger will get Mr. Kaufman some information on a sidewalk grant program.

     Casey Storm of 303 13th Street appeared before Council, He thanked Jim Byers and Sean Orlofske for everything they do to help the citizens. He also is concerned about the dirt, noise, safety and decrease in property values due to the pipeline business in the City. Chief Stenger assured him that the City is working to make sure everything is safe and will continue to work with the business to make sure everything is in compliance.

     Councilman English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $9,589.60, Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to appoint Tom Gardner, Bernard Twigg, Robert Chavank, William Anderson and Alex Inclan to the Building Commission: Richmond seconded. Motion carried. The terms will be Gardner-5 years, Twigg-4 years, Chavanak-3years, Inclan-2 years and Anderson-1 year.

     Council Elliott Grisell made a motion to accept on the second reading an ordinance to increase Mayor, Recorder and City Council salaries: Zinn seconded. Motion carried. Roll call vote; Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, and Zinn-yes.

     Councilman Lou Richmond made a motion to accept the committee reports, English seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to table speaking with Comcast in regard to the franchise agreement until the next meeting when the representative will be available, Zinn seconded.

    Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve the Hire Local resolution, Bero seconded, Motion carried.

     Superintendent Orlofske reported that he is gathering information for Attorney Gardner in regard to well drilling within the city.

     The WVML Conference will be held at Snowshoe Resort on August 7-10, 2012.

      The Annual Memorial Day Service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, May 28, 2012 with Jeff Miller as the guest speaker.

      Pool passes are still on sale.

      The Baseball/Softball Steak Fry will be held this coming Saturday night.

      Councilman Larry English made a motion to adjourn, Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

 

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                                                        David Blazer, Mayor

 

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 Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

MAY 14, 2012

 

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 14, 2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members; Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present was Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers. Recorder Trembush was absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 4/23/12 meeting by Zinn; Bero seconded. Motion carried.

     Mark Depretis of Comcast reviewed the franchise agreement saying that the rate could be raised however, it would be passed on to our residents.

     St. Commissioner Byers noted that the summer workers have started. Supt Byers was asked to paint the curb yellow on 7th and Center St. Discussion was held on the traffic flow out toward Glen Haven. Chief Stenger will follow up on this matter.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve bills in the amount of $2,529.45; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Council English made a motion to approve pay requisition #11 for the Water Improvement Project to El Harper and Son Inc. in the amount of $142,110.00 and to the USDA Rural Development in the amount of $39,000.00; Bero Seconded. Motion Carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve pay requisition #12 for the Water Improvement Project to Mid Atlantic Storage in the amount of $3,817.25, USDA Rural Development in the amount of $6,500.00 and Cerrone & Associates in the amount $3,141.86; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to approve Change Order#6 on the Water Improvement Project to purchase radio read meters at the cost of $7,461.70; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Mayor Blazer noted that mangers have been hired for the swimming pool. They are Sarah Blazer, Manager, Erica Baker, Assistant Manager and LA Hampton, Assistant Manager.

     Councilman Richmond noted that the Cockayne Society will again be having the WV Day Celebration with various activities.

     Councilman English made a motion to accept the committee reports; Bero seconded. Motion carried.

     Attorney Gardner stated that he is working with St. Commissioner Byers and Water Superintendent Orlofske on the Center Avenue project.

     Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept the Governors Community Participation Grant in the amount of $20,000.00 for water leak repair equipment; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to accept the Governors Community Participation Grant in the amount of $10,000.00 for paving and street maintenance and repairs; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Grisell made a motion to accept the Community 2012 Participation Grant in the amount of $4,000.00 for paving and street maintenance and repairs; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Bero made a motion to pass the Resolution Conveying 7th Street from Wheeling Avenue to the Railroad Crossing to the State of WV DOH Control, Zinn Seconded. Motion carried

     Memorial Day service will be held on Monday, May 28, 2012 at the City Park at 11:00am.

     Councilman English made a motion for an executive session at 8:05 for Economic Development; Bero seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to return to regular session at 8:30pm; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to hire Ryan Twigg and Michael Angalich as additional summer help; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to adjourn; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JUNE 11, 2012

 

    

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 11, 2012, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell. Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

     Mayor Blazer recognized Reva Yost in the audience who owns " The Landing" which is zoned in a Special Conservation District. There are two campers parked on this property which is against the present zoning. She does not understand this rule and would like a two day extension to remove them if this is indeed the interpretation. Attorney Gardner informed her that Chief of Police Stenger was correct on the zoning rule and Council agreed to give her the two day extension.

     Jesse Tyrell of Southeastern Equipment was also recognized by Mayor Blazer. He wanted to know if any decision had been made about purchasing the Street Sweeper that he talked to Council about on March 26, 2012. Mayor Blazer informed him that a finial decision had not been made but should be soon.

     City Clerk Rickman informed Council that there were no bills to be paid at the present time but that a budget revision is need. Zinn made a motion, second by English, to revise the budget to reflect an increase in B&O income by $68,750.00 and to increase expenses for fuel and utilities in the same amount. Vote: Unanimous.

     Water Superintendent Orlofske made Council aware of three items that needed to be addressed concerning the water projects in the City. As a result, the following recommendations were proposed:                          

           1. Motion by English, second by Richmond, to pay requisition #11 to E. L. Harper & Son Inc. finial quantity adjustments in the amount of $142,110.00 and interest to the USDA Rural Development in the amount of $39,000.00. Vote: Unanimous.

           2.Motion By Richmond, second by Zinn, to approve Certificate of Substantial Completion to E. L. Harper & Son Inc. Regarding " Radio Read Meters" and equipment which will establish a date for warranty purposes. Vote: Unanimous.

           3. Motion by Grisell, second by English, to have a letter of " Completion and Acceptance of Work" for Mid Atlantic Storage Systems to the USDA regarding the Skyline Tank Replacement. Vote: Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to accept a Land and Water Conservation fund Grant in the amount of $40,000.00 to be spent a designated toward the renovation and repair of the bathhouse and shelter at the park. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to donate $150.00 to the JMHS Softball Boosters. Vote: Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion , second by Grisell, to sponsor a "Hole" in the Sandy Stenger Golf Memorial in the amount of $100.00. Vote: Unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:12pm. Vote: Unanimous.

                                                      

 

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                                                                   David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JUNE 25, 2012

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 25,2012 at &;30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present was Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers. Recorder Trembush, Chief of Police Stenger and Water Superintendent Orlofske were absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 6/11/12 meeting by Zinn; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Richmond made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $11,509.66; Bero seconded. motion carried.

     Under committee reports, the recreation board reported that $1,900.00 had been raised at the 3 on 3 basketball tournament to pay for new backboards and rims. Also a reminder that the Cockayne Society had a successful WV Day celebration.

     Richmond made a motion to distribute $5,000.00 to the Marshall County Historical Society for the Cockayne Society from hotel/Motel tax funds; English seconded. Motion carried.

     John Zinn made a motion to accept the resolution to agree to lease the property at 412 Wheeling Avenue to the City of Glen Dale from the Glen Dale Building Commission; Roll call vote: Bero-yes, English-yes, Grisell-yes, Richmond-yes, Zinn-yes. Motion carried.

     A motion to accept all committee reports was made by Lou Richmond; seconded by Larry English. Motion carried.

     Lou Richmond made a motion to purchase a used street sweeper from Southeastern Equipment Company at a total cost of not more than $17,500.00; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Chief of Police Stenger will have the bucket truck at the next meeting for observation.

     Zinn made a motion to adjourn; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

 

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                                                                    David Blaze, Mayor

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Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

JULY 23, 2012

 

 

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 23,2012, at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond. Also present were Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers and Water Superintendent Orlofske. Recorder Trembush was absent.

     A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 6/28.12 meeting by Zinn; English seconded. Motion carried.

     Josh Rhodes appeared before Council to let them know that he will be erecting a flag pole at the Glen Dale Fire Hall as part of his Eagle Scout project. Council thanked him for his community service and wished him luck on his endeavor.

     Council Member English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $27,629.48; Bero seconded. Motion carried. Also English made a motion to approve a budget revision in the amount of $76,932 for the unencumbered balance; Bero seconded. Motion carried.

     Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve and pay Requisition #13 of the Water Improvement Project in the total amount of $65,228.04; Zinn seconded. Motion carried. The breakdown of the requisition is El Harper & Sons-$7,561.70, Gardner Law Office- $1,000.00, USDA-$48,939.53, WVDOH-$1,576.81, Glen Dale-$750.00, Cerrone & Associates- $5,400.00.

     Richard Maidens has resigned from the Water Board. An advertisement will be placed in the paper for anyone interest in serving on any City Board or Committee.

     Superintendent Orlofske noted that BFS donated fuel during the power outage for the City crew helping with the labor on the fence.

     After discussion, Councilman Grisell made a motion to lease the lease the property at 412 Wheeling Ave. to Susan Whittaker for 30 Days at the rate of $400.00; Richmond seconded. Motion Carried.

     Attorney Gardner Advised that the Wheeling Avenue property that needs demolished has a deadline of 8/15/12. Attorney Gardner has sent notification to the property owner.

     Attorney Gardner will meet with Chief Stenger, Mayor Blazer, and St. Commissioner Byers on updating the garbage can ordinance.

     Zinn made a motion to accept the committee reports; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

     Zinn made a motion to adjourn; English seconded. Motion carried.

 

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                                                 David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Jane L. Criswell- Rickman, City Clerk

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 13, 2012

 

 

      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 13 2012, at 7:30 pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner. Water Superintendent Orlofske was absent.

     Swearing in of Elected Officials took place as is required. Recorder Trembush swore in Mayor Blazer and the mayor then swore in Recorder Trembush and Council Members Bero, English, and Zinn.

      The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

      Mayor Blazer recognized former Mayor John Saffel who was in the audience. He wanted to know if there was any update information on the 7th Street Project and was also concerned about the basketball backboards at the Glen Dale Park. Councilman Richmond informed him and council of the "Proposed' plans for the improvement  of traffic flow for the street and Mayor Blazer informed him that replacement backboards are to be mounted.

      City Clerk Rickman informed Council that there were no bills to be paid at the present time. Grisell made a motion, second by Richmond, to accept the financial report as presented. Vote: Unanimous.

      Chief Stenger reported that a cruiser that had been previously demolish needed to be replaced. Therefore, Zinn made a motion, second By English, to purchase a new cruiser as requested. Vote: Unanimous.

      Attorney Gardner read by title a " RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH COVENANTS ON PROPERTY OWNED BY THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, MARSHALL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, TO BE DEVELOPED WITH LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND ASSISTANCE." Richmond made a motion, second by Bero, to adopt the resolution which restricts the Park and Swimming Pool for Public Outdoor recreation. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous(5-0).

     Zinn made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

      Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to make a donation to the BDHS Football Program in the same amount as last year. Vote: Unanimous.

      English moved and Bero Seconded a request for an executive session at 8:12 pm to discuss personnel matters. Zinn moved and English seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:31 pm. Both votes were unanimous.

      Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, to hire Mike Hughes as a part time fireman to help resolve some scheduling problems. Vote: Unanimous.

      Zinn made a motion, Second by English, to adjourn at 8:33 pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

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                                                                David Blazer, Mayor

 

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  Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 27, 2012

 

     Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 27, 2012, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

      A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by English to approve payment of bills in the amount of $1,536.93. Vote: Unanimous.

      City Clerk Rickman also informed Council that revenues are at 12% and expenditures are  at 8% for this year. Vote: Unanimous.

      Grisell made a motion, second by English, to grant the Cockayne Farmstead $5,000.00 as been budgeted for this fiscal year. Vote: Unanimous.

     English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

     English made a motion , second by Bero, to accept the Franchise Agreement presented to Council from Comcast Cable System with no fees to be added by the City. Vote; unanimous.

     Richmond made a motion, second by English, to table the discussion and approval of the Garbage Can Ordinance. Vote: Unanimous.

     Attorney Gardner read by title a "RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WV TO ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND GRANT, CITY OF GLEN DALE POOL BATH HOUSE AND/OR PARK SHELTER REPAIRS/REPLACEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,000.00 IN MATCHING FUNDS."

     Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to adopt the resolution as read. Vote: Unanimous.

     Richmond moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 7:50pm to discuss personnel matters. Zinn moved and English seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:26pm. Both votes were unanimous.

     Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to hire Zachary D. Hill to fill a vacant full time position on the police force as recommended by Chief Stenger. Vote: Unanimous.

     A motion was made by Richmond, second by English, to terminate an employee (non CDL) of the Street Department to be effective immediately. ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous (5-0).

     Bero made a motion, second by Zinn, to terminate a second employee of the Street Department in an unrelated matter to be effective August 31, 2012. ROLL CALL VOTE:(3-2) Bero-yes/ English-yes/ Zinn-yes/ Grisell-no/ Richmond-no.

     Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell. to rescind his previous motion to table the discussion on the recommendation to fill the Water Board vacancy and to refer the matter back to the Water Board to get their recommendation to Council. Vote: Unanimous.

     Grisell made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:42pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                             David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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GLEN DALE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 SEPTEMBER 10, 2012

 

    Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 10, 2012, at 7:30 pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Gardner.

     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Grisell and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous.

     Street Commissioner Byers reported that cost of the boots and uniforms for City workers had increased and asked Council to consider an increase for the employees. Richmond made a motion, second by English, to increase the allowance by $50,00 from $300.00 to $350.00. Vote: Unanimous,

      A motion was made by Zinn and seconded by English to approve payment of bills in the amount of $5965.28. Vote Unanimous.

      Zinn made a motion, second by English, to grant the Cockayne farmstead $300.00 to help sponsor " Scarecrow Lane". Vote: Unanimous.

      Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

      Chief Stenger reported that he had a meeting scheduled with the Marshall County Health Department and requested that a decision on the " Garbage Can Ordinance" be delayed. A motion was made by Richmond, second by English, to table any discussion or approval of to Garbage Can Ordinance until the next meeting. Vote: Unanimous.

     Chief Stenger reported that the state is not presently letting any bids for police cruisers as was done in past. Attorney Gardner opened the only bid that was presented which was from Glen Dale Motors for two Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Cruisers. The regular price for each vehicle is $46,410.00 and their discounted price to the City for each cruiser is $35,271.00 and delivery would take 8-15 weeks. Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, for Chief Stenger to order the cruisers if they met his specifications. Vote: Unanimous.

   There was only one bid submitted for a new trash packer. Attorney Gardner opened and read the bid from Ace Truck Equipment of Zanesville, Ohio. The bid was for $59,167.00 for a new trash packer to be placed on the City's 2009 Mac Chassis. English made a motion to accept the bid and Richmond seconded. Vote Unanimous.

  Richmond made a motion, second by Grisell, that "Trick or Treat" be held on Halloween which is Wednesday October 31, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Vote: Unanimous.

  Zinn moved and English seconded a request for an executive session at 8:05 pm. to discuss personnel matters.  Zinn moved and English seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:42 pm. Both votes were Unanimous.

  English made a motion, second by Grisell, to Adjourn at 8:43 pm. Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

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                                                  David Blazer, Mayor

 

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  Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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           Glen Dale City Council Minutes

            October 22,2012

Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday October 22, 2012, at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell, Richmond,. Also present was Attorney Gardner, City Clerk Rickman, Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers and Water Superintendent Orlofske.

      A moment of silence was held to honor Former Mayor Robert Baumgarder.

      A motion was made to approve the minutes of the 9/24/12 meeting by Zinn; Richmond seconded. Motion carried.

       Councilman English made a motion to pay bills in the amount of $5,234.72: Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

      Chief of Police Stenger noted that the traffic light at 7th Street has been struck and will be repaired when the new system is put in. Stenger will also get and on getting the boom truck certified. Water Superintendent Orlofske will get a quote for the Morton building. He also mentioned that there is a Maple tree that needs removed at the park. He will get quotes and get with the Mayor as long as it is less than $2,500.

         Councilman Richmond updated the council on the Cockayne Farmstead.

       Attorney Gardner advised City Council that they need to meet and revise the drug policy. A meeting will be held on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6:30 in Council Chambers with the City Council and Attorney.

       Zinn made a motion to table the garbage can ordinance; English seconded. Motion carried.

        Chief of Police Stenger addressed several issues including the vacant house, upgrade to police radios, vacant building on 5th Street, reminder that the County Commission has provided 2 additional traps to help with strays that are captured and taken to the Animal  Shelter, high grass issues and reminding citizens that leaves are not permitted to be swept into the streets.

         Councilman Zinn wanted to make sure that the minutes stated something must be done with the high grass issues. He also mentioned that all pools must have fences.

         Councilman Richmond made a motion to for executive session at 8:00 pm; English seconded. Motion carried.

          Councilman  Zinn made a motion to resume regular session at 8:35 pm; Grisell seconded Motion carried.

        Councilman Zinn made a motion to hire Alex Skryzneki to the Garbage Department with the condition that he must have his CDL permit within 6 months and his CDL license within 90 days following the 6 months probation period. English seconded. Motion carried. His start will be 10/29/12.

         A motion was made by Councilman Zinn to hire Bruce Sommers as part time EMS; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

         Councilman Grisell made a motion to adjourn; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

 

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David Blazer, Mayor           Jane L. Criswell-Rickman,

                                City Clerk

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                 Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                 November 7, 2012

   

       Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 7, 2012, at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers of the city of Glen Dale  City Building. Those on attendance were Mayor Blazer, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Richmond, Grisell. Also present was City Clerk Rickman, Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers and Water Superintendent Orlofske. Absent was Recorder Trembush and Attorney Gardner.

        A motion was made to approve the minutes of the previous meeting by Zinn; English seconded. Motion was carried.

        Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve the finance report; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

       Councilman Richmond updated the Council on the Cockayne Property. Councilman Zinn made a motion to approve filing for a grant in the amount of $30,000 with the WV Culture and History Development Fund for electricity at the farmhouse; English seconded. Motion carried.

        Councilman English made a motion to approve the Application for the Intent to Apply T Grant; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

        A motion was made by Richmond to accept the committee reports as presented; Bero seconded. Motion was carried.

        Grisell motioned to table the garbage can ordinance until more information is available; Zinn seconded Motion carried.

        After discussion , Councilman Richmond made a motion  to accept bids for water leak  detection equipment and  asked that Supt Orlofske bring back his recommendation fort purchase to City Council; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

         Councilman English made a motion to approve Performance Bonuses for City Employees; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

         After the Mayor read the Mayoral Proclamation of Christian Heritage Week, Councilman Richmond made a motion to accept the Proclamation as read; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

         A motion was made by Richmond to contribute $100 to Jablinske Walk a Thon; English seconded. Motion carried.

         A reminder that there will be a public meeting in regard to the Glen Dale Post Office on November 15, 2012 at 5:30 at St Jude Hall.

         Motion to adjourn was made by Zinn and seconded by Grisell. Motion carried.

 

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David Blazer, Mayor           Jane L. Criswell-Rickman,

                                City Clerk

 

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                                   Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                              December 10, 2012

        Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 10, 2012, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond and Zinn. Also present were, Water  Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, And City Clerk Rickman. Chief of Police Stenger and Attorney Gardner were absent.

          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and seconded by English. Vote; Unanimous.

          Mayor Blazer recognized Mr. Dave Thomas who was there to complain about the incompetence, in his opinion, of Chief Stenger and the Police Department in handling a recent drug arrest in town and child molesting report of 30 years ago.

          Also recognized were M/M Fred Tyler who were concerned about loud music at night coming from the Rainbow Bar. They  had reported this to the Police Dept., but it still persists. Mayor Blazer informed them he would follow up on the situation.

          A motion was made by Zinn and seconded by Grisell to approve payment of bills in the amount of $3,678.34. Vote: Unanimous

          Water Superintendent Orlofske hda several requests he presented to Council which resulted in the following action:

          1. Richmond made a motion ,second by English, to purchase"leak detection equipment" using matching funds for  use by the Water Department. Vote: Unanimous.

          2. Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to renew the uniform contract with Iron City Uniform Rental for both Water and Street Departments. Vote: Unanimous

          3. Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to have the back-hoe repaired with either a new or rebuilt transmission. Vote: Unanimous

          Richmond made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous

           At the request of City Clerk Rickman, English made a motion, second by Bero, to update the city accounts at Wesbanco Bank by replacing Suzie Singleton's name with that of City Clerk Jane Rickman. Vote: Unanimous

          Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:02pm. Vote: Unanimous

 

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David Blazer,Mayor        Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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                                         Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                       January 14,2013

 

            Glen Dale City council met in regular session on Monday, January 14, 2013, at 7:30pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Richmond, Grisell. Also present was City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers and Water Superintendent Orlofske. Absent was Chief of Police Stenger.

             A motion was made to approve the minutes of the previous meeting by Zinn; English seconded. Motion carried.

             Fire Chief Norm Pastorius of the GDVFD reported that the volunteers had responded to 192 calls in 2012 of which 80 of those calls were not for a fire. He also thanked the Mayor and City Council for their continuing support of the Volunteer Fire Department.

            Councilman Richmond made a motion to approve the finance report and payment of the bills in the amount of $32,143.35; Bero seconded. Motion carried.

            Councilman Zinn made a motion to accept the audit proposal from Allman and Associates to enter into a contract for audit preparation for the fiscal year ending 6/30/12 and 6/30/13 at a cost of $4,600 per year; Bero seconded. Motion carried

            A motion was made by Councilman English and seconded by Councilman  Grisell to sign a contract with a Kathryn Goddard, CPA for preparation of Rule 42 for both the Glen Dale Water and Glen Dale Sanitary at a cost of $2,500each. The Rule 42 is necessary for the rate increases. Motion carried.

            Councilman Zinn made a motion for the Mayor to sign documentation for CFCR Grant for the Cockayne Property (small House) for the final invoice on the house; English seconded. Motion carried. Nila noted that a mortgage burning celebration is being planned.

            After discussion Councilman Richmond motion authorizing Nila Chaddock to apply additional grant funding for artwork preservation; Zinn seconded. Motion carried.

            Nila Chaddock updated the Council on the wallpaper issues at the Farmhouse. She said that they have been advised that an additional assessment is needed in order to try to save the original wallpaper. The cost will be $3,400. After discussion, Councilman Zinn made a motion to give the Cockayne Society $1,000 toward the cost of the study; English seconded. Motion carried.

            Due to the resignation of Attorney Frederick Gardner, the position of City solicitor will be advertised in the paper and be brought back to Council at the next meeting.

           Lou Richmond made a motion to accept the committee reports as presented; English seconded. Motion carried.

           Street Commissioner Byers was commended on the good job he and his staff did on keeping the streets clean in the recent snow. Byers also reminded citizens that Monday's garbage pick up will be on Tuesday due to the holiday.

           Councilman Zinn made a motion to adjourn; Grisell seconded. Motion carried. 8:20

 

 

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David Blazer, Mayor                                Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

 

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                               Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                  January 28, 2013

 

         Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, and Richmond. Also present were Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Rickman, and Chief of Police Stenger. Councilman Zinn and Street Commissioner Byers were absent.

         The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Richmond and second by English. Vote:  Unanimous

         Mayor Blazer recognized Life Scout Haden Blazer of Troop #82. Haden asked Council for permission to place bags and fliers on doors in Glen Dale to get donations of food and clothing. This project is work being done as a community service in becoming an "Eagle Scout". Haden's request was approved on a motion by Richmond and a second by Bero. Vote: Unanimous

         City Clerk Rickman reported that there were no bills to be paid at the present time and that revenues were at 57% and expenditures were at 37%.

          Grisell made a motion, second by English, to extend the Capital Facilities Resource Grant for 120 days. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion, second  by Richmond, to grant a permit for drilling a well necessary for the "Geo-Thermal System" at the Cockayne Farm House. Vote: Unanimous

          Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to extend the 2009 "T-Grant" for the Climate Control System at the Cockayne Farmstead until May 31,2013. Vote: Unanimous

          English made a motion, second by Bero, to approve the Construction Easement request of 7th Street made by the state. Vote: Unanimous.

          English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond made a motion, second by English, giving Mayor Blazer permission to sign Grant Contracts as requested. Vote: Unanimous.

          Richmond moved and Bero seconded a request for an executive session at 7:42pm to discuss personnel matters. Richmond moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 7:55pm. Both votes were unanimous.

          English made a motion, second by Bero, to hire Adam E. Barney of Berry, Kessler, Crutchfield, Taylor & Gordon to fill vacant position of City Solicitor. Roll Call Vote: Unanimous       

          Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:00pm. Vote: Unanimous

 

 

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David Blazer, Mayor                                                  Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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                                                                     Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                                            May 13, 2013

 

                   Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 13, 2013, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Barney. Councilman Grisell was absent.

                   The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and second by English. Vote: Unanimous

                    Mayor Blazer recognized Aaron Mull of Scout Troop #82. Aaron is working to be an Eagle Scout and wants to re-do the outside lights on the Cockayne property as his community service project. His plan is to take the lights that are presently mounted above ground and place them at surface level and protect them with a plexi-glas. Zinn made a motion, second by English, to donate$250.00 to troop #82 of the Boy Scouts of America to help pay for the project. Vote: Unanimous

                     Mayor Blazer also recognized Greg Kiburt from Warren Distribution. He stated that there may be a small problem with the PH level registering 9.2 at times when an exiting the tank. The accepted level by the EPA is 9.0. He is to monitor the level when it exits the plant rather that when it exit's the tank and report back.

                    City Clerk Rickman reported that there are no bills to be paid at the present time.

                    English  made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Richmond seconded. Vote: Unanimous

                     Mayor Blazer recommended Pam Logsdon to fill the vacancy of Water Clerk as referred to him by the Water Superintendent Orlofske. English made a motion,Second by Bero, to hire Pam Logsdon as water Clerk. ROLL CALL VOTE: Bero- YES--English- YES-- Richmond-NO-- Zinn- NO--Trembush-YES. Motion carried on a vote 3-2 vote.

                    Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8/:28pm. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                                                      ___________________________________________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

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                                                                              Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                                                         June 24, 2013

                          Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 24, 2013, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Barney. Street Commissioner Byers was absent.

                          The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and second by English. Vote: Unanimous

                          City Clerk Rickman reported that revenues are 92% and that expenditures are at 65%. A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by English, To approve payment of bills in the amount of $1,908.71. Vote: Unanimous

                           English made a motion, second by Zinn, to adjust the budget by $94,000.00 as both increase and an expenditure as recommended by City Clerk Rickman. This would cover costs of the new shelter at the park and new communications console in the City Building. Vote: Unanimous

                          Water Superintendent Orlofske  and City Clerk Rickman reported that there are problems with the present billing process at the Water Department. They recommended that new hardware and software systems be purchased from CSSI out of Parkersburg. Zinn made a motion, second by Grisell, to purchase the new system as recommended. Vote: Unanimous

                          Under Parks and Recreation Mark Hymes was recognized by Mayor Blazer. He reported that the "3 on 3 Basketball Tournament" held at the City Park was a big success. He and the others responsible for the event said that the profits go back to the park and they are going to purchase handicap swings to be installed. Mayor and Council thanked them for a job well done.

                         Richmond reported that the Historical Society presented the City with the deed to the small house on the Cockayne Farmstead and Attorney Barney said he had recorded it as necessary.

                         Zinn made a motion, second by English, to grant $4,200.00 to the Historical Society from the Hotel/Motel Tax Fund to be used for needed electrical upgrades at the Cockayne House. Vote: Unanimous

                         English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Bero seconded. Vote: Unanimous

                         Attorney Barney read AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, IMPLEMENTING REQUIREMENT OF NEW RESIDENTS TO REGISTER THEIR MOTOR VEHICLE WITH THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA to be considered by Council. Richmond made a motion, second by Zinn, to accept on FIRST READING the ordinance. Vote: Unanimous

                          Attorney Barney read two separate resolutions pertaining to acquiring funds from the WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR'S COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION GRANT PROGRAM for the emergency water line project for fiscal year 2013. RESOLUTION #1 : Bero made a motion, second by English, to approve GRANT PROJECT NUMBER 12LEDAO734N in the amount $15,000.00. Vote: Unanimous  RESOLUTION #2: Zinn made a motion, second by Bero, to approve GRANT PROJECT NUMBER 11LEDA1752N in the amount of $30,000.00. Vote: Unanimous

                          Grisell made a motion, second by Bero, to adopt the CITY OF GLEN DALE OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES TOBACCO FREE POLICY as presented. Vote: Unanimous

                          Zinn made a motion, second by English, to adjourn at 8:27pm. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                                                        ___________________________________________________________________ David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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                                                                                  Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                                                            July 22, 2013

 

                      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 22, 20113, at 7:30pm. in the Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building, Those in Attendance were Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Richmond, Grisell. Also present was City Clerk Rickman, Street Commissioner Byers. Absent was Mayor Blazer, Water Superintendent Orlofske, and Chief of Police Stenger.

                       A motion was made to approve the minutes of the previous meeting by Zinn: Bero seconded. Motion carried.

                       Dan Butler, 516 Mt Glen Avenue, appeared to ask Council's approval to remove a tree that is on the City right-of-way. There was no objection.

                       Richmond made a motion to approve a budget revision to the unencumbered balance in the amount of $55,360; English seconded. Motion carried.

                       Grisell made a motion to accept the financial report; English seconded. Motion was carried.

                        Zinn made a motion for Mayor Blazer to sign and approve the Cultural Facilities Resources Grant for the Cockayne Property; English seconded. Motion carried.

                        English made a motion to accept the committee reports as presented; Zinn seconded. Motion carried

                        Zinn made a motion to approve the second reading of the Motor Vehicle Registration Ordinance; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

                        Zinn made a motion to adjourn; English seconded. Motion carried.

 

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder                                                                                          Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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                                                                         Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                                             August 12, 2013

               

 

                      Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 12, 2013, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer, Recorder Trembush, Council members; Bero, English, Grisell, Richmond, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Street Commissioner Byers, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Barney. Water Superintendent Orlofske was absent.

                       The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous

                        A motion was made by Richmond and seconded by Bero to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $8,996.18. Vote: Unanimous

                      

                                                                                              ___________________________________________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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                                                                                          Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                                                               August 26, 2013

 

                  Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 26, 2013, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer,

 Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell, and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, City Clerk Rickman and Attorney Barney. Councilman

 Richmond and Byers were absent.

                   The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and second by English. Vote: Unanimous

                    A motion was made by English and seconded by Grisell to approve payment of bills in the amount of $17,478.00. Vote: Unanimous

                    Zinn made a motion to accept standing committee reports and English seconded. Vote: Unanimous

                    Attorney Barney read on first  reading five ordinances by title needing to be passed for the City  to be  in compliance with a state code. They were read individually and voted on individually

 

by ROLL CALL VOTE. All were passed unanimously as follows:

                                     #1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, AMENDING ORDINANCE 353.01 ENTITLED DEFINITIONS TO INCLUDE DEFINITIONS

 FOR TEXTING. Motion  to approve by Bero and seconded by Zinn. ROLL CALL VOTE: BERO-YES; ENGLISH-YES; GRISELL- YES; ZINN-YES

                                       #2. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, AMENDING ORDINANCE 353.03 ENTITLED EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES.

Motion to approve by Zinn and seconded by English. ROLL CALL VOTE: BERO-YES; ENGLISH-YES; GRISELL-YES; ZINN-YES.

                                      #3. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, DEFINING ACTIONS AND CONDITIONS DISQUALIFYING AN INDIVIDUAL FROM

OPERATING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE AND PENALTIES. Motion to approve by Grisell and second by English. ROLL CALL VOTE:;  BERO-YES; ENGLISH-YE; GRISELL-YES;

ZINN-YES

                                     #4. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, PROHIBITING COMMERCIAL DRIVERS FROM TESTING WHILE DRIVING.

Motion to approve by Bero and seconded by Zinn. ROLL CALL: BERO-YES; ENGLISH-YES; GRISELL-YES; ZINN-YES

                                      #5. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLEN DALE, WEST VIRGINIA, PROHIBITING THE USE OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE

DRIVING WITHOUT HAND HELD FEATURES; DEFINITIONS, EXCEPT, PENALTIES. Motion to approve by Bero and seconded by Zinn. ROLL CAL VOTE: BERO-YES;

ENGLISH-YES; GRISELL-YES; ZINN-YES

                    English moved and Grisell seconded a request for an executive session at 7:48pm to discuss personnel matters. English moved and Grisell seconded a request to return to regular  session

at 8:23pm. Both were unanimous.

                   English made a motion, second by Bero, to adjourn at 8:24pm. Vote: Unanimous

 

                                                                                                        ________________________________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

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                                                                                Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                                                     September 23, 2013

 

                   Glen Dale City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 23, 2013, at 7:30pm. in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in Attendance were Mayor Blazer,

 Recorder Trembush, Council Members: Bero, English, Grisell and Zinn. Also present were Chief of Police Stenger, Water Superintendent Orlofske, Street Commissioner Byers, and Attorney Barney.

Councilman Richmond and City Clerk Rickman were absent.

                     The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion by Zinn and a second by English. Vote: Unanimous.

                      Mayor Blazer recognized James Jasinski of 10th and Burley who wants to put a pool in his yard. There have been complaints from neighbors about construction of the fence and Chief

Stenger asked that construction be delayed which Mr. Jasinski did. Attornry Barney is to review the application and let them know of his findings as soon as possible.

                     Also recognized was Barbara Harler Cowen of Tomlinson Ave. who questions the building permit of the house constructed next to her residence and whether it is within the five foot

allowance of her property. Mayor Blazer is going to check on it and get back to her.

Mayor Blaze also recognized Dave Thomas in the audience who simply wanted to ask how long a travel trailer was allowed to be parked on a residents property. Attorney Barney is to research the question

and find out the answer.

                     A motion was made by Grisell and seconded by Bero to approve payment of bills that had been taken care of by City clerk Rickman before she went on vacation leaving the unpaid balance

at zero. Vote: Unanimous

                     English made a motion to accept all standing committee reports and Zinn seconded. Vote: Unanimous

                   Council decided to have "trick or treat" from 6:00 to 7:30pm on October31. Chief Stenger informed Council that Warren Distribution will have a party for "TRICK OR TREATERS" that  evening.

                  Grisell moved and English seconded a request for executive session at 8:12pm to discuss a personnel matter. Zinn moved and Bero seconded a request to return to regular session at 8:43pm.

Both votes were unanimous

                Bero made a motion, second by Grisell, to adjourn at 8:44pm. Vote: Unanimous

 

_________________________________________David Blazer, Mayor

 

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Gerald A. Trembush, Recorder

 

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                                                                                Glen Dale City Council Minutes

                                                                                     October 7, 2013

                   Glen Dale City Council met in special session on Monday, October 7, 2013, at 6:00pm in Council Chambers of the Glen Dale City Building. Those in attendance were Mayor Blazer

Council Members: Bero, Zinn, English, Grisell. Also present was City Clerk Rickman. Absent was Recorder Trembush and Councilman Richmond. Mr. and Mrs. Jasinski of 10th & Burley Ave

were also present.

                    After discussion on the building permit application submitted by the Jasinski's requesting to install a pool and a fence, Councilman Zinn made a motion to go into an executive session for

legal matters; Grisell seconded. Motion carried.

                    Councilman Bero made a motion to return to special session; English seconded. Motion carried.

                    It was noted that the building permit had been approved.

                    Councilman English made a motion to adjourn; Bero seconded. Motion was carried.

 

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David Blazer, Mayor                                                                                                   Jane L. Criswell-Rickman, City Clerk

 

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