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July 27 public meeting to focus on the Grandview Boulevard proposed project

The Village of Ada will hold a special council meeting to discuss the Grandview Boulevard proposed project.

The meeting will take place Tuesday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Community Health Professionals Building, 1200 S. Main St, Ada.

Discussion will be over the scope of the project in order to give direction to the enginerring firm on how to design and engineer the project.

Responses from the survey that was sent to property owners will be reviewed as well as preliminary cost, funding subject to final determiniation of the scope of the project, projected schedule of events for the project and seek comments and answer questions about the project.

Council to review police employment terms and refuse contract

Meeting scheduled for tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Resolutions regarding agreements between the Village of Ada and the Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council (FOP) and Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (OPBA) are part of the council agenda, scheduled for tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Additionally, a resolution approving the extension of the refuse contract with Rumpke of Ohio, Inc for an additional three-year term will be discussed.

Council will also make time available for its committee reports, fiscal officer's report, police chief's report, zoning inspector's report, village administrator's report, and legal counsel's report, among other topics.

Village looking at May 29 pool opening date

On Tuesday's Ada council agenda

Jami Hall, Ada village administrator, will share a proposed 2021 swimming pool operations sheet with Ada council members on Tuesday.

He will ask council for a motion to approve the sheet. If approved, the pool will open Saturday, May 29, and will continue operating until the final day of Saturday, Aug. 14.

“The planned operations for the 2021 pool season reflect normal past years of operation before the 2020 season, in which covid restricted many of the pool activities,” Hall wrote in a memo in council’s packet.

His memo continued: “Pool management will follow and enforce all covid related guidelines that are current during the pool season.

Main-Lima intersection safety on Tuesday's council agenda

Ada income tax revenue down as a result of covid-19

Ada council will meet on Tuesday with several local issues on the agenda.
Click here for council’s agenda.

Council is expected to enter executive session to discuss negotiations with the sergeants bargaining unit.

A second issue includes a letter to council from Andrea Hall, 622 Clint Drive, concerning the intersection of Main Street and Lima Avenue.

Ada council takes action on painting water tower

Slight increase in village utility bills this month

Ada council made two legislative emergency actions on Tuesday.

Council passed a resolution to work with Dixon Engineering of Lake Odessa, Michigan, for a 2021 inspection and painting of the village 300,000 gallon water tower. An 18-page document attached to this story spells out the agreement.

Council also passes a resolution with Jones and Henry Engineers, Cincinnati, for the installation of a backup power generator automatic transfer switch involving the village water treatment plant.

Council expected to waive 2021 pay raise

Due to the financial insecurity arising from the covid-19 pandemic.

Ada council members will see a 2020 village financial summary when it meets on Feb. 2.

It will show that while the village general fund revenue fund was budgeted at $2,098,563, the actual 2020 revenue exceeded that thanks for funding to the village from the Federal CARES Act.

According to Patty Navin, village fiscal officer, the CARES Act funds were distributed into several funds. These included the general fund, swimming pool fund, public works fund, health and welfare fund and the Ada-Liberty Township ambulance fund.

The 2020 budgeted expenses were $2,154,970, and the actual expenses were lower, at $2,006,661.