President of Council Marjorie Harlow called Council to order on April 1, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.

    The governmental body and those in attendance recited the pledge of allegiance.

    Mrs. McNear took roll call. Present were Council members Danbury, Diehl, Squires, Vanover, Wilson and Harlow. Mr. Galster was absent.

    The minutes of March 18, 2009 were approved with six affirmative votes.

    COMMUNICATIONS                    

    Mrs. McNear said we have a communication from Time Warner Southwest Ohio informing us that they completed their transaction to become publicly traded.

    Mrs. McNear said she had a reminder from the Ohio Ethics Commission that elected official’s filing is due April 15 and if you are late, you will be assessed a late fee of $10 per day up to a maximum of $250.

    COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE    -     none

    ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS        -     none

    OLD BUSINESS

    Mr. Danbury said tickets are available at the Community Center and elementary schools for Springdale Day at the Reds on April 25.

    Mr. Squires reminded Council of Opening Day festivities on April 18.

    NEW BUSINESS

    Mr. Diehl offered congratulations to the Princeton High School men’s basketball team as runner-up in the state basketball tournament. Mayor Webster suggested having a resolution for them at the next meeting.
   
    MEETINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Board of Health                     -     April 9
    Planning Commission                     -     April 21
    Board of Zoning Appeals                 -     April 14

    Mr. Osborn said members of the Police Department will participate in the Police Unity Tour, a bike tour on the east coast. It’s a fund raiser for the families of fallen officers nationally. To help raise funds Chili’s Bar and Grill is donating ten percent of the bill on Sunday and Thursday nights to the cause.

    Mr. Osborn said I want to thank Mr. Parham for filling in while I was out of town.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE    -     none

UPDATE ON LEGISLATION STILL IN DEVELOPMENT

JEDD ordinance                     -     April 15
Agreement with UMR as third party administrator    -     April 15
Contract with stop-loss carrier             -     April 15


Mr. Osborn said the reason for the tabling of the JEDD ordinance tonight was to delay until the public hearing is held on April 15. The public hearing will be a separate meeting. Then we will have a first reading at the April 15 meeting and a second reading and adoption the first meeting in May.

RECAP OF LEGISLATIVE ITEMS REQUESTED

Princeton basketball resolution             -     April 15

Council adjourned at 7:10 p.m.

                        Respectfully submitted,




                        Kathy McNear
                        Clerk of Council/Finance Director

Minutes Approved:

Marjorie Harlow, President of Council



__________________________, 2009