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Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, November 18, 2021, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
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Location 241 Front Street, Room 10 @ Armory + Live
AGENDA
Regular Meeting
MARIETTA CITY COUNCIL
November 18, 2021, 7:30 PM
Armory Building, 241 Front Street Room 10
(Facebook Live)

Call to Order – Susan Vessels, Council President
Roll Call – Jennifer Thomas, Council Clerk
Pledge of Allegiance - Susan Vessels, Council President
Approval of November 4, 2021 Regular Council Meeting Minutes - Mrs. Susan Vessels, Council President (Requires Action)
Public Hearing - Susan Vessels, Council President – None
Call on Officials - Susan Vessels, Council President
1. Mayor – Joshua Schlicher
2. Safety Service Director - Steven Wetz
3. Budget & Procurement Director – Bill Dauber
4. City Law Director - Paul Bertram
Call on Visitors - Susan Vessels, Council President
The Marietta City Council welcomes you here and thanks you for your time and concerns. Should you wish to address the council, this is the time set on the agenda for you to do so. When you are recognized, please step to the podium and state your name and address prior to addressing council. Your comments will be limited to three minutes. The council may not respond to your comments this evening, rather they may take your comments and suggestions under advisement and your questions may be directed to the appropriate staff person for follow-up. In the event of a violation of decorum, the council president will give one warning. Should a violation continue, the council president may revoke the speaking privileges, and the speaker may be subject to removal from the council chambers by the sergeant-at-arms.
Unfinished Business / Pending Legislation - Susan Vessels, Council President (Requires Action)
Legislation Third Reading

• Ordinance No. 276 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 401 Scammel Street, Marietta, Ohio, to make certain improvements upon the street right of way along the 400 block of Fourth Street in the City of Marietta, Ohio, upon the express condition that it indemnify and hold harmless the City of Marietta, Ohio, its officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns from any and all liability arising out of the construction or use of said street right of way. This Ordinance is further to authorize the construction of the improvements called for herein upon the issuance of all proper permits required. (BOYER)

• Ordinance No. 279 (20-21) An Ordinance to amend Section 141.06 (b) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Marietta, Ohio, Titled; CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION, and to repeal former Section 141.06 (b) that is inconsistent, or in conflict with said amendment. (GOSSETT)

Legislation Second Reading

• Ordinance No. 287 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the step schedule for the Assistant Water Superintendent at the Water Treatment Plant for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to establish the salary and benefits thereof of said position for the City of Marietta, Ohio, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 289 (20-21) An Ordinance to amend the salary step schedule for the Water Treatment Distribution Foreman at the Water Treatment Plant for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to establish the salary and benefits thereof of said position for the City of Marietta, Ohio, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 290 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the position of Technical Administrative Coordinator in the Wastewater Department for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to designate the duties thereof, to establish the salary and benefits thereof, and to remove the position of the Assistant Wastewater Superintendent by amending Exhibit A to Ordinance No. 186 (20-21) passed April 1st, 2021 to reflect the creation of said position for the City of Marietta, Ohio, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 291 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the position of Electrician/Instrumentation Technician 110 in the Wastewater Department for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to designate the duties thereof, to establish the salary and benefits thereof, and to amend Exhibit A to Ordinance No. 186 (20-21) passed April 1st, 2021, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 292 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the position of Wastewater Operator/Maintenance Technician 109 in the Wastewater Department for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to designate the duties thereof, to establish the salary and benefits thereof, and to amend Exhibit A to Ordinance No. 186 (20-21) passed April 1st, 2021 to reflect the creation of said position for the City of Marietta, Ohio, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No 293 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the position of Electrician/Instrumentation Technician 110 in the Water Department for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to designate the duties thereof, to establish the salary and benefits thereof, and to amend Exhibit A to Ordinance No. 186 (20-21) passed April 1st, 2021, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 294 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the position of Wastewater Operations Manager in the Wastewater Department for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to designate the duties thereof, to establish the salary and benefits thereof, and to amend Exhibit A to Ordinance No. 186 (20-21) passed April 1st, 2021 to reflect the creation of said position for the City of Marietta, Ohio, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Resolution 122 (20-21) A Resolution of the Marietta City Council, approving the Civil War Roundtable’s application to erect a historical marker honoring Charlotte Scott on the grounds of Marietta City Hall located at 301 Putnam Street and within the City right-of-way limits. (FARNSWORTH)

Presentation of Petitions and Communications Jennifer Thomas, Council Clerk
Report of standing committees on matters pertaining to business of such committees
1. Employee Relations – Chairwoman Shoaf
2. Streets and Transportation – Chairwoman Boyer
3. Public Lands and Buildings – Chairman Farnsworth
4. Planning, Zoning, Annexation and Housing – Chairman Schenkel
5. Police and Fire – Chairman Gossett
6. Water, Sewers and Sanitation / Special Utilities – Chairman McCauley
7. Finance and Taxation – Chairman Scales
Report of special committees - Susan Vessels, Council President
New Ordinances and Resolutions - Susan Vessels, Council President (Requires Action)
Legislation First Reading
• Ordinance No. 296 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the two (2) additional positions Wastewater Service Technicians 104 in the Wastewater Department for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to designate the duties thereof, to establish the salary and benefits thereof, and to amend Exhibit A to Ordinance No. 186 (20-21) passed April 1st, 2021, and to abolish the two (2) positions of Laborer 103 in the Wastewater Department, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 297 (20-21) An Ordinance to create the position Assistant City Engineer in the Engineering Department for the City of Marietta, Ohio, to designate the duties thereof, to establish the salary and benefits thereof, and to amend Exhibit A to Ordinance No. 186 (20-21) passed April 1st, 2021, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER) (SCALES) (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 298 (20-21) An Ordinance to appropriate and/or transfer funds. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 299 (20-21) An Ordinance to amend Section 924.12(a) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Marietta, Ohio, relating to charges for the discharge of wastewater to the wastewater treatment works of the City of Marietta, Ohio, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 300 (20-21) A Ordinance to authorize and direct the City of Marietta, Ohio to purchase an easement from Fort Harmar Land and Development Co. LLC an Ohio Limited Liability Company, the Grantor, in consideration of the sum of $6,810.00 for the benefit of the City of Marietta, Ohio Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Project and declaring an EMERGENCY. (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 301 (20-21) An Ordinance to vacate a portion of Pine Alley located in Square Number 73 designated McKees Subdivision of the City of Marietta, Ohio found in Deed Volume 28, Page 383, of the records of Washington County Ohio dated 9th day of June, 1838 and surrounded by lands owned by Joshua D. Schlicher and David A. Schlicher, Official Records of Washington County, Ohio, Volume 277 Page 445 and George and Natalie Bilokonsky, Official Records of Washington County, Ohio, Volume 645 Page 2536 and declaring an EMERGENCY. (BOYER)

• Ordinance No. 302 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety and Service to enter into a contract with the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley Incorporated, for the impoundment, care and humane disposition of animals found running at large in violation of Chapter 505 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Marietta, Ohio from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (GOSSETT)

• Ordinance No. 303 (20-21) An Ordinance to amend Section 949.03(e) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Marietta, Ohio, pertaining to Hours of Operation of City Parks in the City of Marietta, Ohio, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (FARNSWORTH)

• Ordinance No. 304 (20-21) An Ordinance to establish a plan for the allocation of indirect costs incurred by the Water Revenue Fund, the Sanitary Sewer Fund, the Street Maintenance and Repair Fund, the Fire Department Levy Fund, and the Capital Improvement Fund, to the General Fund of the City of Marietta, Ohio; to provide for the expiration of this Ordinance on December 31, 2021; and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 305 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Auditor of the City of Marietta, Ohio, to transfer the sum of $47,092.00 for the calendar year 2021, from the Fire Department Levy Fund to the General Fund for reimbursement for calendar year 2021, in respect to the indirect cost allocation provisions established by Ordinance No. 304 (20-21), and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 306 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Auditor of the City of Marietta, Ohio, to transfer the sum of $54,920.00 for the calendar year 2021, from the Capital Improvement Fund to the General Fund for reimbursement for calendar year 2021, in respect to the indirect cost allocation provisions established by Ordinance No. 304 (20-21), and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 307 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Auditor of the City of Marietta, Ohio, to transfer the sum of $326,382.00 for the calendar year 2021, from the Street Maintenance and Repair Fund to the General Fund for reimbursement for calendar year 2021, in respect to the indirect cost allocation provisions established by Ordinance No. 304 (20-21), and declaring an EMERGENCY (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 308 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Auditor of the City of Marietta, Ohio, to transfer the sum of $219,121.00 for the calendar year 2021, from the Sanitary Sewer Fund to the General Fund for reimbursement for calendar year 2021, in respect to the indirect cost allocation provisions established by Ordinance No. 304 (20-21), and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 309 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Auditor of the City of Marietta, Ohio, to transfer the sum of $281,714.00 for the calendar year 2021, from the Water Revenue Fund to the General Fund for reimbursement for calendar year 2021, in respect to the indirect cost allocation provisions established by Ordinance No. 304 (20-21), and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 310 (20-21) An Ordinance to enact Chapter 1138 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Marietta, Ohio, TITLED: Medical Marijuana Control and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCHENKEL)

• Ordinance No. 311 (20-21) An Ordinance appropriating the City of Marietta, Ohio, Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund payment to the City’s Covid-19 response, and directing the Mayor to execute a subgrant agreement with Start Westward Monument/East Muskingum Park Committee and Restoration Project, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Resolution 124 (20-21) A Resolution to authorize and direct the Direct of Public Safety and Service to enter into a Subrecipient Agreement on behalf of the City of Marietta, Ohio, with The Community Action Program Corporation of Washington-Morgan Counties, Ohio, also known as Washington-Morgan Community Action to assist the CDBG COVID Rental/Utility Assistance Program and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Resolution 125 (20-21) A Resolution to authorize and direct the Direct of Public Safety and Service to enter into a Subrecipient Agreement on behalf of the City of Marietta, Ohio, with The Washington County Homeless Project to assist and support the CDBG Public Service Program and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Resolution 126 (20-21) A Resolution of support authorizing the Marietta City Community Development Director to submit an application to participate in the 2022 Ohio Governors Capital Bill budget appropriation in the maximum allowable amount for the Start Westward Monument/East Muskingum Park Restoration Project, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)




Miscellaneous Business
1. 1st Ward Michael Scales
2. 2nd Ward Michael McCauley
3. 3rd Ward William Gossett
4. 4th Ward Geoff Schenkel
5. At-Large William Farnsworth
6. At-Large Susan Boyer
7. At-Large Cassidi Shoaf
Next Meeting – December 2, 2021 7:30 PM
Adjournment - Susan Vessels, Council President (Requires Action)