Bellefontaine Metropolis Council adopted the 2020 funds on its third studying Tuesday night.
This yr’s whole funds is $28,673,155, which is a three.33% over the 2019 funds. The final fund included $10,139,940, a 9.three% over 2019.
Two different ordinances had been adopted on third studying.
Council accredited the hiring of two part-time seasonal workers for the road division. The workers will probably be paid $12 an hour. The overall value to the town is to not exceed $25,000. The workers will work for the town from Could 1st to October 31st.
The extension of water and sewer traces was accredited to a brand new residence on Township Street 179 in Jefferson Township.
Two ordinances had the three studying dominated waived and had been adopted on first studying.
Council is permitting the fireplace division to use for a State EMS Tools Grant. The grant is for as much as $25,000 and can be a full reimbursement for the town if accredited. The town must spend the cash first to get reimburst. The deadline for the grant is April sixth. Final yr, the town obtained the grant for $three,900.
Council additionally voted to create the formal title of part-time cemetery upkeep employee. The ordinance outlined an present place to raised label it within the payroll.
Finance Committee Chair Deb Bakers discusses a few the monetary ordinances.
A decision was adopted to create a Designated Out of doors Refreshment Space (DORA) in Downtown Bellefontaine. The decision additionally enacts laws for the realm. A DORA will solely be allowed below metropolis approvement. A gaggle can ask for the designation and can enable members to open carry alcohol inside the confines of the downtown district. Individuals can enter a eating institution and request a drink. The patron will probably be given a guidelines brochure and a single-use plastic cup. The patron can then shifting freely via the realm going to retailers or different eating areas. If a brand new drink is need, the patron merely goes to a different institution and request a drink. A brand new cup will probably be issued at the moment.
Mayor Ben Stahler explains a DORA.
Robert Weikart was sworn-in as a fireplace division. He’s a 3rd era firefighter on his father’s aspect and a fourth era firefighter on his mom’s aspect.
Bellefontaine Metropolis Council will meet once more on March 24th at 7:30 pm. A public listening to will probably be held at 7 pm.