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    Posted: Dec 01 2014 at 9:15pm

MIDDLETOWN CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

TUESDAY, December 2, 2014

BUSINESS MEETING- 5:30 pm – COUNCIL CHAMBERS – LOWER LEVEL

1. MOMENT OF MEDITATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

2. ROLL CALL

3. CITIZEN COMMENTS, GUESTS, ORGANIZATIONS’ REPORTS

 

4. CITY MANAGER REPORTS

5. CONSENT AGENDA. . . Matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote of consent. There will be no

separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed and considered separately.

(a) Approve City Council Minutes: October 7 & 21, 2014

(b) Receive and File Board & Commission Minutes:

Planning Commission- October 8, 2014

Citizens Advisory Board to the Police- September 17 & November 19, 2014

(c) Confirm Personnel Appointments: David Todd Abell, Public Works & Utilities, Division of Stormwater Maintenance

(d) Confirm Termination- Matthew S. Back, Public Works & Utilities, Division of Sewer Maintenance.

(e) Confirm Recall of Tom Huiet, Building/ Electrical Inspector

(f) Confirm Recall of Christopher Klug, Firefighter

(g) Receive and File Oath of Office for Jacob Wyant


6. COUNCIL COMMENTS


LEGISLATION

1. Ordinance No. O2014-66, an ordinance establishing a procedure for and authorizing a contract with Polydyne, Inc. for the purchase of polymer for use at the Waste Water Treatment Plant for the year 2015. (2nd Reading)

2. Ordinance No. O2014-67, an ordinance changing the zoning classification for six parcels of land located at 902 Crawford Street, including a vacant tract to the west of the alley to a D-3 (Medium Density Dwelling) District. (2nd Reading)

3. Ordinance No. O2014-68, an ordinance authorizing a contract with Anthem Dental for administration of the City’s employee dental coverage and declaring an emergency.

4. Resolution No. R2014-40, a resolution authorizing the filing of an application with the Department of Transportation, United States of America, for a grant under the Federal Transit Administration Act of 1991, as amended, and declaring an Emergency.

5. Resolution No. R2014-41, a resolution authorizing the filing of applications for CY 2015 with the Ohio Department of Transportation for grants under the Ohio Public Transportation Grant Program, and declaring an emergency.

6. Resolution No. R2014-42, a resolution to make adjustments to appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Middletown, Counties of Butler and Warren, State of Ohio, for the period ending December 31, 2014 and declaring an emergency. (General Fund, Auto & Gas Tax Fund, City Income Tax Fund, Renaissance South TIF Fund, Downtown Improvement Fund, Storm Water Fund, Airport Fund, Police Pension Fund, Fire Pension Fund, Housing Assistance Fund, Court IDIAM Fund, HUD Section 108 Fund, Sewer Connection Fund, 2013 Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Program Fund, Central Ave. Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Program Fund And 2014 Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Program Fund)

7. Resolution No. R2014-43, a resolution authorizing transfers of the various funds and declaring an emergency.

8. Resolution No. R2014-44, a resolution to make adjustments to appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Middletown, Counties of Butler and Warren, State of Ohio, for the period ending December 31, 2014 and declaring an emergency. (Termination Pay Fund and Public Safety Levy Fund)

9. Resolution No. R2014-45, a resolution authorizing a transfer from the Public Safety Levy Fund to the General Fund and declaring an emergency.

10. Resolution No. R2014-46, a resolution authorizing a transfer from the General Fund to the Capital Improvement Fund, as an advance subject to reimbursement, and declaring an emergency.

11. Resolution No. R2014-47, a resolution to make adjustments to appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Middletown, Counties of Butler and Warren, State of Ohio, for the period ending December 31, 2014 and declaring an emergency. (Capital Improvement Fund)

12. Resolution No. R2014-48, a resolution to make adjustments to appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Middletown, Counties of Butler and Warren, State of Ohio, for the period ending December 31, 2014 and declaring an emergency. (Appropriation Transfer – General Fund, Health Fund, Probation Services Fund, Sewer Fund and Transit Fund)

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9. Resolution No. R2014-45, a resolution authorizing a transfer from the Public Safety Levy Fund to the General Fund and declaring an emergency

WHY IS THIS BEING DONE? BUSINESS AS USUAL.....THE PUBLIC SAFETY LEVY MONEY WAS VOTED ON BY THE PEOPLE FOR THE SPECIFIC PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDING FOR SAFETY. NOW, IT JOINS THE OTHER MILLIONS OVER TIME IN THE BLACK HOLE OF UNTRACEABLE FUNDS CALLED THE "GENERAL FUND" WHERE THE CITY CAN PULL TO FUND THEIR SPECIAL LITTLE PROJECTS. WORKED BEFORE. WHY NOT AGAIN.

IS THIS LEGAL? CAN THEY PULL MONEY EARMARKED FOR ONE PURPOSE AND SEND IT TO ANOTHER WITHOUT SOME KIND OF APPROVAL FROM THE VOTERS? DUNNO.
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Will be interesting to see if there is any discussion on this, where the $$(how much?) and if the reason for the shift is mentioned.
Probably not due to being discussed privately prior
We shall see.......
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LEGISLATION ITEM 9 RESOLUTION NO. R2014-45

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TRANSFER FROM THE PUBLIC SAFETY LEVYFUND TO THE GENERAL FUND AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Middletown, Butler/Warren

Counties, Ohio that:

Section 1

The transfer of funds listed below is hereby authorized by City Council:

$200,000.00 From the Public Safety Levy Fund (Fund #200)

 $200,000.00 to the General Fund (Fund #100)

Section 2

This resolution is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate

preservation of the public health, safety and general welfare to wit: to assure the proper

allocation of City funds and maintain the proper administration of the finances of the City, and

shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its adoption.

____________________________

Lawrence P. Mulligan, Jr., Mayor

Adopted: ___________________

Attest: __________________________

Clerk of the City Council


H:\Law\leg\2014 Leg\r Transfer Public Safety Levy Fund.doc
S T A F F R E P O R T

For the Business Meeting of December 2, 2014

DATE: November 13, 2014

TO: Doug Adkins, City Manager

 

FROM: Michelle Greis, Finance Director

 

PURPOSE

The purpose of this staff report is to request supplemental appropriations for various

funds for year-end accounting purposes.

 

BACKGROUND and FINDINGS

City Manager (General Fund #100), Wages (100.111.51110) - $20,000

The current wages and salaries line item has spent 92% of its allocated budget. An

additional $20,000 is requested to reimburse for moving expenses for the City Manager

and to accommodate the change in personnel.

Parks Maintenance (General Fund #100), Overtime Wages (100.142.51120) - $4,250

Overtime estimated for special events and snow removal for the remainder year.

 

Grounds Maintenance (Auto & Tax Fund #210), Overtime Wages (210.543.51120) -

$1,200. Overtime estimated for the remainder of the year for snow & ice control and special events.

Public Safety Levy Fund (Fund #200), Transfer to General Fund (200.915.58275) -

$200,000

We are anticipating approximately $400,000 in revenue for November and December.

We currently have enough budget authority to transfer $200,000.

Taxation (City Income Tax Fund #230),

Transfers Out (230.915.58110) - $186,000 to General Fund;

Transfers Out (230.915.58250) - $200,000 to Termination Pay Fund;

Transfers Out (230.915.58120) - $180,000 to Auto & Gas Tax Fund; and

Transfers Out (230.915.58273) - $200,000 to Public Safety Levy Fund

We estimate that an additional $800,000 is projected in Income Tax revenue by year

end. This request will allow additional funds to be transferred to the Termination Pay

Fund for retirements anticipated by year end, allow a supplemental for the Taxation

Supplemental Appropriations – Various FundsDivision, give the Auto and Gas Tax Fund for purchase of salt with the remaining to be transferred to the General Fund.

Taxation (City Income Tax Fund #230), Other Professional Services (230.133.52480) -

$26,000, Outside Printing (230.133.52490) - $8,000

Other Professional Services includes payments to a collection agency for delinquent

taxes and fees for a process server. The majority of the process server fee is assessed

back to the taxpayer and paid through their tax account. A total of $21,000 is requested

for the collection agency for a period of two years and $15,000 is requested for the

process server. We are also requesting $8,000 for outside printing costs enabling us to

order tax forms for the new year.

Termination Pay Fund (Fund #246), Termination Pay (246.990.51140) - $200,000

This request will fund anticipated retirement expenses for the remainder of the year.

Renaissance South TIF (Fund 372), Reimbursements (372.990.52441) $63,100

This tax increment fund received unanticipated property tax revenue and a percentage

of this revenue includes the school’s portion of taxes. This appropriation allows us to

reimburse the school for their portion.

Downtown Improvement Fund (Fund #481), Other Professional Services

(481.604.52480) - $10,000

Funds requested for real estate commission fees on the sale of the Manchester Inn.

Storm Water Fund (Fund #515), Overtime Wages (515.461.51120) - $4,000

A supplemental is needed for overtime associated with storm water blockages, high

water complaints, and snow & ice control.

Airport Fund (Fund #525), Transfer to Airport Improvements (525.990.58294) - $85,000

To support the city’s match for capital project grants being received from the FAA and

ODOT.

Police Pension Fund (Fund #725), Transfer to General Fund (725.990.58110) -

$183,809

The last quarter 2013 pension costs were paid in 2014. This supplemental will allow

these funds to be transferred to the General Fund.

Fire Pension Fund (Fund #726), Transfer to General Fund (725.990.58110) - $201,302

The last quarter 2013 pension costs were paid in 2014. This supplemental will allow

these funds to be transferred to the General Fund.

The following are requests to reduce the appropriated budgeted amounts as

follows:

Housing Assistance (Fund #232), Housing Assistance Payments (232.990.52960) -

$2,000,000Request to de-appropriate $2 million because this function with the city has ceased and

transferred to Butler and Warren Counties.

Court IDIAM Fund (Fund 252), Other Professional Services (252.990.52480) - $25,000

Request to de-appropriate $25,000 as this project has been rescheduled for 2015.

HUD Section 108 Fund (Fund #261), HUD 108 Loan Principal (261.980.55802) – $25,000,

HUD 108 Loan Interest (261.980. 55803) - $1,400, and Bank Fees (261.980.55803) -

$1,000

Request to de-appropriate $27,400. HUD disbursed $1 million to the City which was

then loaned to Higher Education Partners in 2013. This loan was paid off by Higher

Education Partners earlier this year and these appropriations are no longer needed.

Sewer Connection Program (Fund #878), Sewer Connections (878.990.54520) -

$600,000

This project is delayed until next year.

2013 Sidewalk, Curb, and Gutter Program (Fund #879), Concrete Improvements

(879.990.54520) - $15,000

No projects completed in 2014 for this project.

Central Ave. Sidewalk, Curb, and Gutter Program (Fund #880), Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter

(880.990.54520) - $500,000

This project will be moved to 2015.

2014 Sidewalk, Curb, and Gutter Program (Fund #881), Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter

(881.990.54520) - $500,000

There was no sidewalk program implemented in 2014.

ALTERNATIVES

This resolution must be approved to maintain the correct financial relationship between City funds.

FINANCIAL IMPACT

These supplemental appropriations will have an effect on their perspective fund

balance; however, all unspent funds will be deposited back into their perspective funds.

EMERGENCY/NON EMERGENCY

Emergency legislation is needed to meet the year-end deadline for compliance with

accounting and auditing requirements.

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What is it that Dan Picard does on city council? Every council meeting I've observed he sits there with his hands folded in front of him, never lifts a finger, just sits there like a bump on a log. Looks like he's not the least bit interested in the meetin in front of him.JMO
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Journal story....

"Council also approved a transfer of $200,000 from the public safety levy fund to the General Fund. Finance Director Michelle Greis said the transfer was made because the city anticipated an extra income tax revenue increase for 2014. She also said the transfer was needed to repay the General Fund from an earlier transfer. Greis said the 0.25 percent additional income tax is earmarked for public safety expenses and generates about $2.8 million year"

"GREIS SAID THE 0.25 PERCENT ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX IS EARMARKED FOR PUBLIC SAFETY EXPENSES"

THEN HOW CAN IT BE USED FOR TRANSFER TO REPAY THE GENERAL FUND AND ANTICIPATED EXTRA INCOME TAX REVENUE INCREASES?

THE VOTERS APPROVED THE ADDITIONAL MONEY TO MAINTAIN THE PUBLIC SAFETY, NOT TO SEE IT GO THE THE BLACK HOLE KNOWN AS THE GENERAL FUND WHERE MONEY IS RE-DISTRIBUTED TO THEIR VARIOUS LITTLE INNER CIRCLE PROJECTS THAT ARE KEPT LOW KEY AND OUT OF PUBLIC VIEW AS TO MONEY TRANSACTIONS.

You see Trotwood, this is the type of crap that infuriates some on this forum. The city leaders are liars, deceitful, manipulative, underhanded and arrogant.
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Originally posted by over the hill over the hill wrote:

What is it that Dan Picard does on city council? Every council meeting I've observed he sits there with his hands folded in front of him, never lifts a finger, just sits there like a bump on a log. Looks like he's not the least bit interested in the meetin in front of him.JMO


Picard has fallen in line quickly. He is another stooge for the city's inner circle of MMF followers, rubber stamping decisions he is told to do. Same goes for all on council. All are puppets who are required to fall in line or be ousted.....or treated like the black sheep of the family.....like Laubaugh was. Pathetic that one must sell out to be on council. No character in any of them.
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Originally posted by VietVet VietVet wrote:

Journal story....

"Council also approved a transfer of $200,000 from the public safety levy fund to the General Fund. Finance Director Michelle Greis said the transfer was made because the city anticipated an extra income tax revenue increase for 2014. She also said the transfer was needed to repay the General Fund from an earlier transfer. Greis said the 0.25 percent additional income tax is earmarked for public safety expenses and generates about $2.8 million year"

"GREIS SAID THE 0.25 PERCENT ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX IS EARMARKED FOR PUBLIC SAFETY EXPENSES"

THEN HOW CAN IT BE USED FOR TRANSFER TO REPAY THE GENERAL FUND AND ANTICIPATED EXTRA INCOME TAX REVENUE INCREASES?

THE VOTERS APPROVED THE ADDITIONAL MONEY TO MAINTAIN THE PUBLIC SAFETY, NOT TO SEE IT GO THE THE BLACK HOLE KNOWN AS THE GENERAL FUND WHERE MONEY IS RE-DISTRIBUTED TO THEIR VARIOUS LITTLE INNER CIRCLE PROJECTS THAT ARE KEPT LOW KEY AND OUT OF PUBLIC VIEW AS TO MONEY TRANSACTIONS.

You see Trotwood, this is the type of crap that infuriates some on this forum. The city leaders are liars, deceitful, manipulative, underhanded and arrogant.

It seems to me that the statement from the journal was not written very clearly. 

I could be wrong, but my interpretation is that the 200K was moved as an accounting move to right the books before years end since there had been a transfer from the general fund to the public safety fund early, and if the repayment to the general fund had not been made, the books would not have been balanced, especially when you add in the income tax revenue increase slated to come into the public safety fund.

It has to do with making sure the public safety budget number of 20 million is hit. If it wan't, issues would then occur, I assume.

 The .25 income tax revenue of 2.8 million is a separate allotment of money and is not going to the general fund. That money will in fact go to the public safety fund. 

I'm still not completely clear on all of the details, and all of the above could be wrong, but that's the way I interpreted it.

It's about balancing the books for the year's end, not about moving money to pay for pet projects.
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Ok Mr. Bohannon, let's agree that the below listed comment is correct...

"but my interpretation is that the 200K was moved as an accounting move to right the books before years end since there had been a transfer from the general fund to the public safety fund early, and if the repayment to the general fund had not been made"

Question....why was the money taken from the PUBLIC SAFETY FUND and placed in the GENERAL FUND in the first place, if it was earmarked JUST FOR PUBLIC SAFETY USE? There would have been no need to do all of this transferring if the money would have been kept in it's proper account, right?

And, yes, this city finance department has a history of moving funds from one account to another many times over the course of any given year. A popular practice is to move funds in and out of the General Fund. Some on this site have asked for an explanation as to the movement practices of city finances and have received a convuluted explanation that would confuse a financial wizard. Happened years ago when Councilmembers Tony Marconi and Anita Scott-Jones showed up at a Sunday meeting at the library one time.

Nick Kidd, a forum member could provide some more detail on the city's money movement practices.
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Posted: 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Middletown prepares to close out its 2014 books

By Ed Richter

Staff Writer

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As the city closes out its books for the year, Middletown City Council approved seven resolutions for number of supplemental appropriations and fund transfers. Many of the transfers were required to balance out the city’s books as well as reimbursing the General Fund for earlier transfers to various funds.

Among those items were an additional $20,000 to the City Manager’s Office fund for reimbursement of moving expenses incurred by City Manager Doug Adkins. Council recently amended Adkins’ contract extending the time for him to move into the city. Adkins recently purchased a house in the city and expects to be moved in sometime before Christmas.

Council also approved a transfer of $200,000 from the public safety levy fund to the General Fund. Finance Director Michelle Greis said the transfer was made because the city anticipated an extra income tax revenue increase for 2014. She also said the transfer was needed to repay the General Fund from an earlier transfer. Greis said the 0.25 percent additional income tax is earmarked for public safety expenses and generates about $2.8 million year. The overall public safety budget is about $20 million, she said.

All unspent funds for 2014 will be redeposited into their respective funds for the 2015 fiscal year, she said.

In addition, $200,000 was transferred to the termination pay fund to cover anticipated retirement costs for the rest of 2014.

Council also approved a resolution to advance $922,000 from the General Fund to the city’s capital improvement fund to cover street improvement projects as the state and federal grants require the city to spend the money first and then request reimbursement. The resolution allows work to continue on current projects including Towne Boulevard, Oxford State and Yankee roads, which are funded partially by grants.

City officials said the only revenue for the capital improvement fund is a 1 mill property levy that generates about $630,000 a year. The advance will be repaid during 2015 when reimbursements are made.

Firefighter, inspector recalled

Council approved the recall of Firefighter Christopher Klug who was among the 11 firefighters laid off in August due to budget constraints. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Scott Bruggeman, effective Nov. 22.

He joins fellow firefighter Ryan McClure who was also recalled in late October to fill the vacancy when former chief Steve Botts resigned to take a deputy fire chief’s job in Mason.

In addition, Tom Huitt was recalled to his position as the city’s electrical inspector. According to city officials, the position was eliminated in January 2014 as a budget cut. However, the city was required to do electrical inspections, so Huitt was paid through a temporary service. The savings were very small, and the building inspection department is generating enough revenue to cover the position and has been accounted in the 2015 city budget. Huitt will be returned to his previous position and pay grade.

Transit grants

Resolutions were also approved by council for the city to apply for federal and state transit grants for 2015. Transit services is budgeted at $280,000 from the General Fund as the required city’s portion to buy five new buses.

The federal and state grants cover 60 percent of eligible operating expenses, 80 percent of eligible capital expenses, and 80 percent of eligible planning expenses. The grants also cover elderly and disabled assistance projects. Without these grants, the city would have to use more General Fund revenues to cover these expenses.

 

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Originally posted by VietVet VietVet wrote:

Ok Mr. Bohannon, let's agree that the below listed comment is correct...

"but my interpretation is that the 200K was moved as an accounting move to right the books before years end since there had been a transfer from the general fund to the public safety fund early, and if the repayment to the general fund had not been made"

Question....why was the money taken from the PUBLIC SAFETY FUND and placed in the GENERAL FUND in the first place, if it was earmarked JUST FOR PUBLIC SAFETY USE? There would have been no need to do all of this transferring if the money would have been kept in it's proper account, right?

And, yes, this city finance department has a history of moving funds from one account to another many times over the course of any given year. A popular practice is to move funds in and out of the General Fund. Some on this site have asked for an explanation as to the movement practices of city finances and have received a convuluted explanation that would confuse a financial wizard. Happened years ago when Councilmembers Tony Marconi and Anita Scott-Jones showed up at a Sunday meeting at the library one time.

Nick Kidd, a forum member could provide some more detail on the city's money movement practices.

I'm just as questioning as you in this matter. 

Which money are you referring to as being earmarked. The 200K or the 0.25%  ($2.8 million). From the article it seems the 0.25% was/is earmarked while the 200K was 'borrowed', for lack of a better term, from the general fund, and had to be repaid to the general fund. Were both sums earmarked? Was the money originally placed in the public safety fund and not the general fund. I was under the impression that it started in the general fund, with no earmarks attached. If it is as my initial impression, why did the money have to be taken out of the general fund and put into the public safety fund, instead simply being put there in the first place.

That would be great if Mr. Kidd could do that. I would like to increase the knowledge I have of how such finances operate.

Would you like for me to ask this question to City Manager Atkins when I interview him? 
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I would prefer you ask him what is being done to hasten the development of what this city needs most.......HIGH PAYING. LIVABLE WAGE JOBS. Seems to me that the Econ.Dev.Dept is WAYYYYY behind in accruing jobs for this town in comparison to surrounding communities. Has been for decades. Announcing 30 jobs at 12 bucks an hour does not count as an impact-making event. So many times we read where they have made "earth-shattering" news by "creating 30 jobs that will grow to 50 jobs in the next decade". Too little, too late to have any impact on this city's revenue, citizen purchasing power, or citizen disposable income to keep money flowing in this community. Gonna have to have enough companies employing several hundred apiece come to town to fill a decent sized industrial park to have any impact at all. The number of jobs lost over the last 4 decades versus jobs replaced is not close to a 1:1 ratio. Make it a priority one to replace the dam downtown focus.
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City officials said the only revenue for the capital improvement fund is a 1 mill property levy that generates about $630,000 a year. The advance will be repaid during 2015 when reimbursements are made.
Hmmm...Isn't this the same 1 mill property levy that can only be used for streets?
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