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Summary of January 16 Ada Council meeting

By Paula Pyzik Scott

At the January 16 regular meeting of the Ada Village Council, the following actions, discussions and reports took place.

Claims Registers

Council unanimously approved payment for all claims registers.

Open Floor to Public

  • Discussion about transferring possession of vintage fire siren from Depot Park to the Ada-Liberty Fire station
  • Discussion of Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen’s Association convention in Ada on June 14-15


Council unanimously approved 2024-48 January 16, 2024 A Resolution Authorizing the Village Administrator of the Village of Ada to Prepare Plans and Specifications to Advertise for Bids for the East Highland Avenue Improvements Project and Declaring an Emergency. 


Council approved 32-2024 1st Reading January 16, 2024 An Ordinance to Prohibit Adult Use Cannabis Operators and medical Marijuana Cultivators, Processors, and Retail Dispensaries within the Village of Ada.

Old Business

Councilor Sheila Corressel shared the report on 2023 Ada-Liberty EMS calls for service including 793 calls, 578 patients transported, 215 no transport, 56 mutual aid provided, and 5 mutual aid received.

New Business

Councilor Bob Simmons: Commended three employees who worked on a water main break at Hayes and SR 235 during in 6 degrees F from 3:00-11:00 p.m. 


Personnel Committee - Bob Simmons: Council unanimously approved a Sick Leave Donation Policy allowing employees to give days to others.

Police Chief - Alec Cooper: Council approved removing Officer Connor Frazier from probationary status and approved purchase of new body-worn cameras. Cooper reported the following activity since the last council meeting: 74 calls for service with 7 incident reports and 0 accidents.

Village Administrator - Jamie Hall presented information on the East Highland Improvements Project, a $420K project that is expected to be completed by the end of July 2024.