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Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, July 15, 2021, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
Contact Council Clerk
Location 241 Front Street, Room 10 @ Armory
AGENDA
Regular Meeting
MARIETTA CITY COUNCIL
July 15, 2021, 7:30 PM
Armory Building, 241 Front Street Room 10
(Facebook Live)

Call to Order – Susan Vessels, Council President
Roll Call – Jennifer Starkey, Council Clerk
Pledge of Allegiance - Susan Vessels, Council President
Approval of July 1, 2021 Regular Council Meeting and July 8, 2021 Special 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. 237 (20-21) An Ordinance to amend Section 506.01 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Marietta, Ohio, titled KEEPING CERTAIN ANIMALS PROHIBITED, and to repeal existing 506.01 that is in conflict with said amendment. (GOSSETT)

• Resolution No. 95 (20-21) A Resolution to authorize the City of Marietta, Ohio to accept the donation of a park bench from Tina Siegfried in memory of Jerrie Caskin, to be placed at Camp Tupper (3rd & Warren Streets) at the discretion of the Director of Public Safety and Service in the City of Marietta, Ohio. (FARNSWORTH)

Legislation Second Reading

• Resolution No. 96 (20-21) A resolution to adopt and approve a substantial amendment to the 2019 Community Development Action Plan and to authorize the filing of same with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Resolution No. 97 (20-21) A resolution to adopt and approve the 2021-23 Community Development Consolidated Plan and associated 2021 Action Plan and to authorize the filing of same with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Resolution No. 98 (20-21) A Resolution to accept the donation of a historical sign and to authorize the Marietta Rowing and Cycling Club to place the historical sign behind the Marietta Lockmaster House, with the specific location of the sign to be at the discretion and approval of the Director of Public Safety and Service for the City of Marietta, Ohio. (FARNSWORTH)

Presentation of Petitions and Communications Jennifer Starkey, 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. 240 (20-21) An Ordinance to appropriate and/or transfer funds. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 241 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety and Service to enter into Change Order No. 5 to the present contract between the City of Marietta, Ohio and Woolpert, Inc., of Columbus, Ohio, for necessary changes to the Start Westward Project, Phase 1, in the City of Marietta, Ohio, in an amount not to exceed $29,615.00, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (FARNSWORTH)

• Ordinance No. 242 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety and Service to enter into Change Order No. 2 to the present contract between the City of Marietta, Ohio and Strand Associates, for necessary changes to the Water Treatment Plant Renovations and Upgrade Project, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 243 (20-21) An Ordinance to amend Section 161.02 HOLIDAYS of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Marietta, Ohio, relating to the Juneteenth Holiday celebrated on June 19th provided annually to all City officials and employees not otherwise provided for by contract or separate ordinance. (SHOAF)

• Ordinance No. 244 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Auditor of the City of Marietta, Ohio to pay the sum of $15,000.00 from the General Fund to the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, Ohio as a moral obligation based upon a previous city official’s erroneous commitment to expend monies from CDBG program funds, and declaring an EMERGENCY. (SCALES)

• Ordinance No. 245 (20-21) An Ordinance to declare the existence of a real and present emergency arising in connection with the operation and maintenance of the Department of Public Service of the City of Marietta, Ohio, and its municipal utility, the Wastewater Department, as the result of the 30-inch diameter sanitary sewer line collapse which creates an unhealthy condition that detrimentally affects the citizens of the City of Marietta, Ohio and the City of Marietta, Ohio’s, financial condition; and, therefore, to authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety and Service to enter into a contract without formal bidding, advertising, and quality based selection pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Sections 735.051 and 153.71(B), with DRS Enterprise Inc., Garfield Heights, Ohio for the City of Marietta East Norwood Pump Station and Sanitary Sewer Collapse Emergency Repair Project, at a price not to exceed $422,845.00; and declaring an EMERGENCY. (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 246 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety and Service to enter into a work agreement with Marietta Hotels LLC, on behalf of the City of Marietta, Ohio, which contains a temporary work easement required for the completion of the City of Marietta East Norwood Pump Station and Sanitary Sewer Collapse Emergency Repair Project and declaring an EMERGENCY. (MCCAULEY)

• Ordinance No. 247 (20-21) An Ordinance to authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety and Service to enter into a work agreement with State of Ohio, Department of Transportation, on behalf of the City of Marietta, Ohio, which contains a temporary work easement required for the I-77 Culvert and Sleeve Project. (FARNSWORTH)

• Ordinance No. 248 (20-21) An Ordinance to appropriate and/or transfer funds. (SHAOF) (MCCAULEY)

• Resolution No. 100 (20-21) A Resolution to express the sincere appreciation of the City of Marietta, Ohio and the Marietta City Council to Ryan Smith and others for their donation for the Marietta Trail Maintenance Fund established through the Marietta Community Foundation. (FARNSWORTH)

• Resolution No. 101 (20-21) A Resolution by the Council of the City of Marietta, Ohio to accept and ratify the Mayor of the City of Marietta, Ohio’s acceptance of Chief Rodney A. Hupp’s intent to retire from the service of the Marietta City Police Department, effective at the close of business on Friday, July 16, 2021, by letter dated July 9, 2021 and declaring an EMERGENCY. (ALL COUNCIL MEMBERS)

• Resolution No. 102 (20-21) A Resolution by the Council of the City of Marietta, Ohio, to authorize and direct the Auditor of the City of Marietta, Ohio to establish and designate a Procurement of Goods and Services Using Federal Grant Funds Policy for the American Rescue Plan Act (A.R.P.A.) for the City of Marietta, Ohio 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 – August 5, 2021 7:30 PM
Adjournment - Susan Vessels, Council President (Requires Action)