Council Legislation

Dec. 5, 2017
Attendance: 5


  • 12-2017, opposing the governor’s proposal for centralized collection of city income taxes. Resolution remains tabled.
  • 28-2017, second reading, stipulating that city services will be provided to 48.9 acres being annexed to the city from Marion Township, known as the Humble Robinson/Strauch Annexation.
  • 29-2017, first reading, approving a petition by Ohio Logistics, Findlay, for special assessments to pay for improvements to its facilities to improve energy efficiency, as part of an Ohio Clean Energy Project.
  • 30-2017, first reading, agreeing to cooperate with Allen Township, the Ohio Energy Special Improvement District and the Blanchard Valley Port Authority on the acquisition and improvement of the Ohio Logistics buildings for the purpose of improving energy efficiency.


  • 2017-21, prohibiting people from riding a bicycle in the downtown district, defined as being bordered on the north by Center Street; on the south by Lincoln Street; on the east by the first north-south alley east of Main Street; and on the west by the first north-south alley west of Main Street. Ordinance remains tabled.
  • 2017-73, third reading, granting Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative the right to acquire, construct, maintain and operate electric lines within its service territory after city annexation of land. Ordinance remains tabled.
  • 2017-91, third reading, establishing the salaries of City Council members and council president for 2018 and 2019, and the city treasurer from 2018 to 2021. Council salaries, including council president, would remain at the current amount of $6,086 yearly. The city treasurer’s salary would remain unchanged through 2021 at $6,833 yearly. Ordinance remains tabled.
  • 2017-108, second reading, as amended, salary ordinance for non-elected city officials.
  • 2017-109, third reading, authorizing the auditor to make payroll deductions for Findlay employees who have elected to enroll in the city’s health savings account plan. Ordinance approved 9-0, with Councilman Tim Watson, R-7, absent.
  • 2017-110, third reading, appropriating $1,682 to pay the Hancock Regional Planning Commission for its expenses in managing the city’s Revolving Loan Fund during September. Ordinance approved 9-0.
  • 2017-112, third reading, appropriating $238,888 for rehabilitation of Park Street, which will include the replacement of a 100-year-old waterline under the street. Ordinance approved 9-0.
  • 2017-114, second reading, rezoning 826 Washington St. from “R2 Single Family” to “M2 Multi-Family, High Density.”
  • 2017-115, second reading, vacating an alley along East Main Cross Street in the Coffenberry Addition.
  • 2017-116, second reading, appropriating $25,000 for a study of the city’s water distribution system. A total of $45,000 will be paid to the Stantec engineering firm, a Canadian-based company, to conduct the study.
  • 2017-117, second reading, appropriating $725,000 for the purchase of new police and fire dispatch software.
  • 2017-118, second reading, renewing a contract with the Hancock County commissioners for dog warden services.
  • 2017-119, second reading, granting pay raises to City Council, council president and the city treasurer.
  • 2017-122, first reading, authorizing the city auditor to sign new bank depository agreements. Motion to waive the three-reading rule approved 9-0. Ordinance adopted 9-0.
  • 2017-123, first reading, appropriating $25,000 from the general fund to the parking fund to pay for parking enforcement operations until the end of the year. Motion to waive the three-reading rule approved 9-0. Ordinance adopted 9-0.
  • 2017-124, first reading, appropriating $140,300 from the sewer fund to pay for a drainage improvement project on Hancock County 300. Fenson Contracting, Fort Jennings, was low bidder.
  • 2017-125, first reading, to proceed with Ohio Logistics’ energy efficiency project.
  • 2017-126, first reading, levying assessments for Ohio Logistics’ energy efficiency project.
  • 2017-127, first reading, authorizing participation in Ohio Logistics’ energy efficiency project and execution of financing.


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