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COUNCIL FOR THE VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

AGENDA

 

In Council Chambers @6:30 P.M.

 

Monday, March 6, 2023

 

Anyone can observe the meeting via cable channel 5, YouTube (Community Access Yellow Springs) or on Facebook.   If you would like to make a live statement or otherwise participate virtually, please contact Judy Kintner (Clerk@yso.com or 937-767-9126) to arrange access to the Zoom meeting platform. THIS MUST BE DONE PRIOR TO 6pm ON THE DATE OF THE MEETING.  Please be advised that if you wish to participate, you MUST identify yourself and your contact information as it will be part of the public record created from the meeting. No unidentified statements or commentary or from platforms other than Zoom will be read into the minutes of the meeting or responded to in real time. Council may establish reasonable uniform limitations on public participation, including time restrictions for comments.  VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION WILL BE PERMITTED ONLY DURING LEGISLATION AND CITIZEN CONCERNS.

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

ROLL CALL

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (6:30)

            For the Discussion of Potential Litigation.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:00)

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.      Minutes of  February 21, 2023 Regular Session

2.      Minutes of  February 17, 2023 Special Session: Housing Workshop

 

REVIEW OF AGENDA

 

I.             PETITIONS/COMMUNICATIONS

The Clerk will receive and file:

Moira Laughlin re: Historical Designation

Denise Swinger re: Response to Historical Designation (2)

Joan Northway re: Paid Parking

Stuart Young re: Plastics

 

II.          PUBLIC HEARINGS/LEGISLATION (7:15)

First Reading of Ordinance 2023-10 Repealing and Replacing Section 881.06 “Credit For Tax Paid To Other Municipalities” of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio to Change the Amount of Credit Granted by the Village of Yellow Springs for Income Tax Paid to Other Municipalities

First Reading of Ordinance 2023-11 Adding Chapter 454 to the Codified Ordinances of Yellow Springs for the Regulation of EV Charging Stations

Reading of Resolution 2023-12 Final Resolution Authorizing PID No: 113724 County/Route/Section: GRE Yellow Springs Multi-Modal FY23 Agreement No: 35530

Reading of Resolution 2023-13 Affirming the Village of Yellow Springs as a Safe and Welcoming Community for Transgender Persons

Reading of Resolution 2023-14 Strongly Urging the Ohio Governor and Members of the Ohio General Assembly to Restore the Local Government Fund to Pre-Recession Levels

 

III.      CITIZEN CONCERNS (7:45)

 

IV.       SPECIAL REPORTS (7:55)

Gas Aggregation Presentation (Phil Leppla, SOPEC: 15 min.)

Environmental Commission End of Year Report (Potter: 5 min.)

End of Year (2022) Financials (Kemper: 10 min.)

Treasurer’s Report (Kintner: 5 min.)

 

V.          MANAGER’S REPORT (8:30)

 

VI.       OLD BUSINESS (8:40)

Housing Retreat Report Out (Housh/MacQueen: 5 min.)

Single Use Plastics Ban Discussion (Housh: 10 min.)

 

VII.    NEW BUSINESS

 

VIII. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS*   (8:55)

March 9:            Town Hall on Single-Use Plastics Ban @7pm (not a Council meeting)

March 17: Special Council Meeting: Public Hearing on SOPEC Gas Aggregation, 11am-12pm

March 20: Special Council Meeting: Public Hearing on SOPEC Gas Aggregation, 5-6pm

March 20: Second Reading and Public Hearing of Ordinance 2023-10 Repealing and Replacing Section 881.06 “Credit For Tax Paid To Other Municipalities” of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio to Change the Amount of Credit Granted by the Village of Yellow Springs for Income Tax Paid to Other Municipalities

Second Reading and Public Hearing of Ordinance 2023-11 Adding Chapter 454 to the Codified Ordinances of Yellow Springs for the Regulation of EV Charging Stations

Emergency Reading of Ordinance 2023- 12 Approving the Plan of Operation and Governance for the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council (“SOPEC”) Natural Gas Aggregation Program, for the Purpose of Jointly Establishing and Implementing a Natural Gas Aggregation Program, and Declaring an Emergency

First Reading of Ordinance 2023- XX Banning Single-Use Plastic Products in the Village of Yellow Springs

Ordinance 2023-XX Repealing and Replacing Chapter: 860 Solicitors and Itinerant Vendors

     Ordinance 2023-XX Adjusting Pool Fees for 2023

Resolution 2023-15 Approving Electric Vehicle Charging Fee Schedule in Accordance with Chapter 454 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Yellow Springs

Resolution Authorizing a Contract with XX for Annual Tree Trimming

Resolution Formally Establishing a Volunteer Policy and Waiver Form 

Discussion of Recommended Fees for Village Events

Recommendation for Establishing a REC Policy

                       Review of CASP Goals

                        2022 Village Annual Report

                      Lawson Place Update

                        Home, Inc. Request for Funding

April 3: Emergency Reading of Ordinance 2023-16 Authorizing the Village to Enter into the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council (“SOPEC”), the Execution and Delivery of the Agreement Establishing SOPEC, Approving the Bylaws of SOPEC, and Declaring an Emergency

           Second Reading and Public Hearing of Ordinance 2023- XX Banning Single-Use Plastic Products in the Village of Yellow Springs

Second Reading and Public Hearing of Ordinance 2023-XX Repealing and Replacing Chapter: 860 Solicitors and Itinerant Vendors

           Second Reading and Public Hearing of Ordinance 2023-XX Adjusting Pool Fees for 2023

First Reading of Ordinance 2023-XX Approving Home, Inc. Preliminary PUD Plan

Text Amendment Ordinances: 2023-15 through 2023-22

Discussion of Event Fees

April 17: First Reading of Ordinance 2023-XX Approving Home, Inc. Preliminary PUD Plan

Text Amendment Ordinances: 2023-15 through 2023-22

Ordinance 2023-0X Amending the Personnel Policy Manual to Incorporate Anti-Discrimination Language per OCRC Settlement

 

*Future Agenda items are noted for planning purposes only and are subject to change.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the Council of the Village of Yellow Springs will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023.

 

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