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[1. Call To Order]

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>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WE DON'T HAVE ANY VISITOR COMMENTS

[5.A. Oath of Office - Police Lieutenant]

SHEETS SO WE'RE GO TO MOVE INTO OUR SPECIAL PRESENTATION WITH THE OATH OF OFFICE FOR OUR NEW LIEUTENANT, POLICE LIEUTENANT.

MR. GREESON, I'LL TURN IT OVER TO YOU.

>> M. GREESON: PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, AS YOU KNOW ONE OF THE THINGS I ENJOY MOST ABOUT BEING CITY MANAGER TO PERIODICALLY GIVE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO TAKE ON NEW LEADERSHIP ROLES IN THE CITY ORGANIZATION.

AND WE'RE PLEASE TO ADMINISTER THE OATH OF OFFICE FOR A GENTLEMAN YOU ARE GOING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT IN A MINUTE. I'M GOING TO TURN IT OVER TO CHIEF STRAIT WHO IS GOING TO BE THE MATTER OF CEREMONIES PRIOR TO ADMINISTERING THE OATH OF OFFICE AND INTRODUCE OUR NEW LIEUTENANT.

>> THANK YOU PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL.

IT'S AS YOU KNOW, THE DIVISION HAS A PROUD DISTINCTION OF HIRING TALENTED OFFICERS TO PROTECT THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON. BACK IN JANUARY, WE DID LOSE LIEUTENANT WARTS WHO RETIRED. WE INSTITUTED A RIGOROUS TRAINING ND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.

AND HIRING PROCESS OR PROMOTION PROCESS TO COME UP WITH NEW CANDIDATE TO FILL THE POSITION. THIS EVENING I'M HONORED TO COME BEFORE YOU AND INTRODUCE YOU TO THE INDIVIDUAL THAT WE SELECTED FOR THE POSITION. IT'S NOW LIEUTENANT TEVEN MET METTE. HE'LL BE TAKING OVER AS THE BUREAU COMMANDER FOR THE AGENCY'S PATROL DIVISION.

HE'S BEEN WITH THE AGENCY SINCE 2006.

BECOME A SERGEANT IN 2011. HE'S SERVED IN PATROL AS AN OFFICER IN CHARGE, A FIELD TRAINING.

HE'S BEEN THE DIVISION'S RADIO LIAISON, TOOK CARE OF OUR MOBILE AND PORTABLE RADIOS. HE'S BEEN A ETECTIVE AND SERGEANT AND RECENTLY THE DIVISION'S PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER FOR THE DIVISION. HE'S GOT A BACHELORS IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. A MASTERS IN CRIMINOLOGY.

HE ATTENDED THE HIO CHIEF OF POLICE STEP PROGRAM, WHICH IS STANDS FOR UPERVISOR'S TRAINING EDUCATION PROGRAM.

HE'S MARRIED TO HIS LOVELY WIFE, REBECCA, WHO IS HERE WITH HIS TWO KIDS, SEBASTIAN AND BERNADETTE.

I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE HIM INTRODUCE HIS WIFE, ASSISTING WITH THE PINNING. AND I WOULD LIKE TO SHOUT OUT A THANK YOU TO STAFF FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE DURING THE PROCESS.

SO THANK YOU. LIEUTENANT.

CONGRATULATIONS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TEP UP.

MR. GREESON, WOULD YOU DO THE HONORS? HAND AND REPEAT AFTER ME. RIGHT- DO YOU SOLEMNLY SWEAR THAT YOU SUPPORT THE CONSTITUTION OF THE U.S. AND OF THE STATE OF OHIO.

AND OBEY THE LAWS THEREOF. AND I WILL IN ALL RESPECTS OBSERVE THE CHARTER AND ORDINANCES OF THIS MUNICIPALITY.

THAT I WILL FAITHFULLY DISCHARGE THE DUTIES PEACEFULLY ON WHICH I'M ABOUT TO ENTER. CONGRATULATIONS.

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REALLY BLESSED IN MY CAREER HERE.

FROM THE DAY I GOT HIRED, WHERE AT THE VERY LAST, LITERALLY THE LAST MINUTE I WAS ABLE TO GET MY APPLICATION IN.

MR. TREGO MAY HAVE STAYED A FEW MINUTES LATE TO ACCEPT IT.

THROUGH MY CAREER I HAD PEOPLE WHO HAVE B BEEN SUPPORTIVE.

TRAITRI'M EXCITING TO PUSH THIS FORWARD TO NEW OFFICERS. THE SUPPORT OF MY FAMILY HAS BEEN HUGE THROUGH THE HOURS OF THE MORNING, WHEN EVER I HAVE BEEN, THEY HAVE BEEN WITH ME AND REALLY GREAT.

I APPRECIATE EVERYTHING. THANK YOU.

CONGRATULA TIONS FROM ALL OF US.

OFF, YOU HAVE YOUNG CHILDREN, YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOME.

YOU ARE ALSO MORE THAN WELCOME TO SIT THROUGH THE WHOLE MEETING, WHICHEVER YOU CHOOSE. CHOICE IS COMPLETELY YOURS.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR SUPPORTING YOUR FELLOW OFFICER.

[6. Approval of the Minutes]

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WE HAVE THE MINUTES OF THE MARCH 11 AND MARCH 18 MEETINGS. ARE THERE ANY CHANGES? MODIFICATIONS? IF NOT, MR. ROBINSON MOVES FOR APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES SECONDED BY MR. FOUST, ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION? IF NOT ALL THOSE IN FAVOR,

[8.C. Ordinance No. 14-2019 New Code Chapter 539 - Prohibition of Discriminatory Practices]

SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE. OPPOSED? THE MINUTES ARE APPROVED. MR. GREESON WAS GOING TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE NONDISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE VERY QUICKLY. IF ANYBODY WAS HERE FOR THAT,

THEY OULD UNDERSTAND. >> M. GREESON: I'M GOING TO TURN IT OVER TO MR. LINDSEY AND HAVE HIM TALK ABOUT IT.

>> THANK YOU, MR. GREESON, PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL. WE'RE GOING TO SK THAT COUNCIL REMOVE THE INTRODUCTION OF THE NONDISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE FROM THE AGENDA TONIGHT. EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON I RECEIVED A ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE COMMUNICATION, WORK I HAD ASKED THE BAKER HOST TETLER FIRM TO CONDUCT REVIEW SO WE WOULD HAVE AN ADDITIONAL PERSPECTIVE.

MAKE SURE THE ORDINANCE WAS THE VERY BEST ORDINANCE THAT WE COULD PUT FORWARD. DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY ISSUES, MR. GUTMAN HAD BEEN DELAYED IN PROVIDING THAT.

WE HAD HOPED TO HAVE THAT LAST WEEK.

HIS SCHEDULE PREVENTED THAT. I APOLOGIZE FOR THE NEED.

BUT IT'S IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY WE POSTPONE THE INTRODUCTION FOR TWO WEEKS. THAT WILL PROVIDE TIME FOR MY REVIEW OF THE MATERIALS. WE'VE HAD A COUPLE OF OTHER OUTSIDE INPUTS. SPOKE WITH THE WESTVILLE CITY ATTORNEY THIS PAST WEEKEND AT THE CONFERENCE I ATTENDED.

WE HAD TIME TOGETHER TO DISCUSS SOME ISSUES AND THAT WAS BENEFICIAL. AND I KNOW THAT WE'VE RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM COUNCIL RAISING THE POSSIBILITY OF SOURCE OF INCOME, PROVISIONS. AND I WOULD LIKE TO LOOK AT THAT AS WELL. IF YOU WOULD, GO AHEAD --

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: DOES ANYBODY OBJECT TO POSTPONING THIS? IF NOT, MR. SMITH MOVES WE REMOVE IT FROM THE AGENDA FOR TONIGHT.

SECONDED BY MS. DOROTHY. ALL THOSE IN FAVOR, SIGNIFY B Y SAYING AYE. OPPOSED?

[7.A. Ordinance No. 11-2019 Appropriation - 2003 Bicentennial Fund]

MOVING ONTO ORDINANCE 11- BICENTENNIAL FUND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 52-2018, AS AMENDED, TO ADJUST THE ANNUAL BUDGET BY PROVIDING FOR APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE 2003 BICENTENNIAL FUND EXECUTIVE SUM. 2019 MR. GREESON.

>> M. GREESON: PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMB ERS OF COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL HAD REQUESTED WE PREPARE AN ORDINANCE THAT WOULD AS THE ITLE INDICATES, AUTHORIZE $36,000 TO BE DISPERSED FROM THE BICENTENNIAL FUND TO SUPPORT PROJECT AT THE ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE BEING PERFORMED, THE ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE IS OWNED BY THE WORTHINGTON HISTORICAL

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SOCIETY. THE BACKGROUND MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED HERE. AND WE WOULD BE GLAD TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU HAVE. I BELIEVE THIS WAS ORIGINALLY RAISED BY MR. SMITH. I INVITE COUNCILMEMBER SMITH TO MAKE ANY ADDITIONAL COMMENTS HE MIGHT LIKE TO HAVE.

>> D. SMITH: THANK YOU. I HAVE WE HAVE A GUEST WHO WOULD LIKE TO GIVE COMMENTS AS WELL. PRECEDING THAT, I THOUGHT IN MY ORIGINAL COMMENTS WHEN THIS CAME UP IN THE FALL I KNOW THE HISTORY OF THE BICENTENNIAL FUND.

I RESPECT THAT HISTORY AND I SEE SO NO OTHER PROJECT OR EVENT IN SITE, SAVE THE 250-YEAR ANNIVERSARY COMING UP IN 30 SOME YEARS, THAT WOULD BE FITTING OF THIS FUND.

BUT I DO SEE THIS PROJECTS AS FITTING OF THIS FUND.

THAT IS KIND OF THE PRECURSOR TO WHY I CHOSE TO USE FUNDS FROM

THIS PARTICULAR FUND. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: OTHER

COUNCILMEMBERS? >> R. DOROTHY: I'M EXCITED THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS PUTTING SEARCH AN INVESTMENT IN UPDATING THE ORANGE JOHNSON OUSE. I KNOW IT HAS A SMALL SET BACK BECAUSE THAT WAS WHAT WAS HISTORICAL TO HAVE HE WALKABLE HOUSES P CLOSE TO THE STREET. BUT THAT DOES COME WITH CONSEQUENCES. SUSTAINABILITY OF THE STRUCTURE. WE HAVE LOST OTHER BUILDINGS IN WORTHINGTON. HOW THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY GOT START SAID WAS WHEN THE GRISWOLD INN WAS TORE DOWN, WHICH WAS ON THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ON THE VILLAGE GREEN.

THAT IS NO LONGER WITH US. SO IT WOULD BE NICE TO TRY TO DO WHAT WE CAN TO ENSURE WE HAVE THIS IMPORTANT PIECE OF ISTORY IN WORTHINGTON. BUT I AM CONCERNED ABOUT USING THE BICENTENNIAL FUNDS FOR PAYING FOR THIS.

BUT I DO THINK IT'S A WORTHY CAUSE.

>> B. KOWALCZYK: I WANTED A CLARIFICATION ON EXACTLY WHAT THE FUNDS, WHERE THEY ARE FROM. I KNOW THERE WERE DONATIONS MADE. AND THAT THE CITY CONTRIBUTED.

WHAT EXACTLY IS THIS FUND MADE UP OF?

>> M. GREESON: PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, AND I'M TRYING TO GO BACK TO THE MEMO TO MAKE SURE THAT I'M REFERENCING IT ACCURATEBY. ACTUALLY, HAD A CONVERSATION WITH OUR FINANCE MANAGER WHO AT THE TIME WAS THE FINANCE DIRECTOR, STEVE GANDY, ARLIER TODAY.

I'M NOT GOING TO QUOTE SPECIFIC AMOUNTS BUT THERE WAS A SMALL PORTION OF MONEY THAT WAS CARRIED FORWARD FROM A PREVIOUS CELEBRATION, ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION DR. GUERRA MIGHT REMEMBER, THAT MADE UP A SMALL PORTION OF IT.

THE CITY SET ASIDE SOME DOLLARS EACH YEAR OVER A PERIOD OF YEARS PRIOR TO THE BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION.

AND THAT WAS SOME OF THE FUNDS. AND THEN A PRIVATE GROUP OF CITIZENS, WHICH INCLUDED AT LEAST ONE COUNCILMEMBER AS WELL AS OTHER MEMBERS IN THE COMMUNITY WHO WANTED TO PUT ON A SUCCESSFUL BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION RAISED PRIVATE DOLLARS THAT WERE ALSO GIVEN TO US AND UT INTO THAT FUND.

AND SO IT WAS A MIX OF THOSE CONTRIBUTIONS.

I DON'T HAVE THE ORIGINAL BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION BUDGET. BUT AFTER ALL WAS SAID AND DONE, THERE WAS AN AMOUNT LEFT AND THAT WAS KEPT IN THAT UND, NO DOLLARS HAVE BEEN SPENT SINCE THE END OF THE BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION FROM IT. AND WE HAVE TRACKED THE INTEREST AND PLACED THE ACCRUED INTEREST INTO THAT FUND.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: ALL THE FUNDS THAT WERE RAISED IN THERE, MR. GREESON, WERE RAISED FOR THE PURPOSE OF A BICENTENNIAL, SOME SORT OF BICENTENNIAL OR SIMILAR CELEBRATION?

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>> M. GREESON: THAT IS MY UNDERSTANDING.

AND IT'S MY NDERSTANDING ALSO THE COUNCIL AT THE TIME ANNUALLY PUT WHAT THEY WERE BLE TO ASIDE FOR A PERIOD OF YEARS IN AN EFFORT TO IN ADVANCE OF THE BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IN ADDITION TO THE PRIVATE FUNDRAISING.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: MMR. F. >> D. FOUST: THANK YOU, MADAM PRESIDENT. THE B WORD THAT JUMPS OUT IS DONATING. IN THE MEMO FROM MR. GREESON.

I WHOLLY RESPECT AND APPRECIATE THE INTENT OF MR. SMITH'S ORIGINAL INQUIRY AND I WOULD BE THE FIRST IN LINE TO SUPPORT ANYTHING TO DO WITH CELEBRATING WORTHINGTON'S HISTORY AND THE ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE AS WELL. I'M A LITTLE FRUSTRATED WE DON'T KNOW MORE ABOUT THE NUMBERS. $67,000 AND I'M TRYING TO GET FRAMEWORK OF THE CONTEXT OF THAT.

WHAT WAS THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT, WHAT PORTION CAME FROM THE CITY AND WHAT WAS DONATED BY PERSONS OTHER THAN COMING OUT OF THE CITY COFFERS? IT WAS PRIVATE DONATIONS $67,000 OR MORE, THAT IS NOT A HARD DECISION.

IT WAS CITY MONEY ORIGINALLY, THAT'S A DIFFERENT

CONVERSATION. >> M. GREESON: MAY I -- PRESIDENT MICHAEL, AND THE TO ORIENT MYSELF ON THE MEMO.

THE ORIGINAL FUNDS FROM 1977, WHICH WOULD HAVE BEEN THE CLOSER TO THE NATION'S BICENTENNIAL WERE $911.45.

AND THOSE WERE FUNDS THAT CAME. AND WE DON'T HAVE IN THE MEMO, NOR DID WE GO BACK IN TIME TO TRACK EXACTLY HOW MUCH THE CITY SET ASIDE OF THE DOLLARS, BUT I BELIEVE THE TOTAL BUDGET EXCEEDED SEVERAL HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND REMAINING MONEY IN 2004 WAS A BALANCE OF 67 AND ACCRUED INTEREST.

SO THAT'S WHAT I CAN OFFER ON THE RECORD.

>> MY THINKING IS I GENERALLY DON'T LIKE FIGHTING AGAINST

MYSELF. >> D. ROBINSON: BOTH OF THESE CAUSES, IF YOU WILL, THE CELEBRATION OF OUR CITY'S HISTORY AND MAINTENANCE OF ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE I ROBUSTLY SUPPORT BOTH CAUSES. IF IN FACT WE DECIDE WE CANNOT OR SHOULD NOT USE THE FUNDS FROM THE CELEBRATION FUND, THEN I WOULD PROPOSE WE FUND THE MONEY ELSEWHERE.

BUT THE ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE IS A SIGNATURE KEY PROPERTY ON A HIGH VISIBLE STREET AND WE OUGHT TO SUPPORT IT.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: DR., WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP EDUCATE

EVERYONE? >> I CAN'T ANSWER ALL THOSE QUESTIONS SPECIFICALLY EITHER, I WISH I COULD.

GOOD EVENING. IT'S EEN MY PRIVILEGE AND PLEASURE TO TALK TO ALL OF YOU MEMBERS OF COUNCIL OVER THE WEEKEND. I HAVE TO SAY I'M CONTINUALLY IMPRESSED BY YOUR DEDICATION AND APPRECIATE YOUR SERVICE TO WORTHINGTON. I UNDERSTAND THAT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY WAS NOT GOING TO MAKE A PRESENTATION.

I JUST LIKE TO SAY I'M HERE THIS EVENING TO DISCUSS THIS ORDINANCE. NOT THE MERITS OF THE PROJECT, WHICH I THINK IS A WORTHWHILE ONE.

I THINK THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY WAS A PATIENT OF MINE. SHE SAID, WE DO GO BACK A WAY.

AND SO I DON'T WANT TO STEP ON HER FEET.

I THINK YOU COUNCILMEMBER SMITH FOR CHAMPIONING THIS PROJECT.

I HAVE A GREAT CONCERN ABOUT THE PROPOSED SOURCE OF FUNDING, THAT IS THE BICENTENNIAL ACCOUNT. AS MOST OF YOU REMEMBER, 2003, AND YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN HERE BETH, ARE YOU A RESIDENT HERE? DOESN'T MATTER. ANYWAY, 2003 WAS THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF WORTHINGTON, AND THH ANNIVERSARY OF OHIO STATEHOOD. IN 2001 WE HELD SEVERAL PUBLIC MEETINGS TO GET INPUT FROM CITIZENS WHAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO DO TO CELEBRATE THE BICENTENNIAL.

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THERE WERE A LOT OF GREAT IDEAS.

BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION WAS FORMED.

WE WERE CO-CHAIRS AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THIS COMMITTEE WERE PEOPLE WHO HAD SUGGESTED THE PROJECTS OR SERVE AS CHAIRS FOR THE VARIOUS COMMITTEE SAID. SOME OF THE PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN WERE A WAGON TRAIN, PARTNERED WITH THE STATE OF OHIO, TAK MR. TAKINGO WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT TENNESSEE JOHN IN CHARGE OF THE MULES. THIS WENT FROM BORDER TO BORDER, STATE OF OHIO AND CAME INTO WORTHINGTON ON THE 4TH OF JULY AND WE DID PARTNER THIS WITH THE STATE OF OHIO.

I THINK A LOT OF MONEY WAS SPENT ON THE WAGON TRAIN.

WE HAD A 4 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION AND CONCERT, A HERITAGE BALL. I KNOW YOU TALKED ABOUT ONE AMOUNT OF MONEY. I DON'T REMEMBER THE OVERALL BUDGET. BUT THE RANGE, STEVE GANDY IF HE HAD THAT, BUT APPARENTLY HE DIDN'T COME UP WITH IT.

THE RANGE OF 375,000 TO 500,000 COMES TO FIND.

WE DID AND DAVE ELDER, WHAT A GREAT GUY WE LOST, DAVE ELDER HAD SET ASIDE, I THINK IT WAS ABOUT $5,000 A YEAR FOR A FEW YEARS. IT WAS NOT A GREAT AMOUNT OF MONEY. SO WE OBVIOUSLY DID NOT HAVE THE AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT THE CITY COULD WANT PROVIDE IT.

SO WE HIRED A CULTURE, A LADY SANDY MCOLE.

WHO HELPED US HAVE A CAMPAIGN AND WE RECEIVED HELP TO PUT ON THE EVENTS. WE STARTED FEES FOR SOME EVENTS BUT THAT DIDN'T COVER ALL THE COST.

PEOPLE WENT ON THE WAGON TRAIN, PAID MONEY.

PEOPLE WENT TO THE BALL PAID MONEY.

I THINK MONEY CHARGED FOR THE 4H OF JULY CELEBRATION ALSO.

AT ANY RATE, AT THE END OF THE CELEBRATION WE HAD A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT REMAINING, $66,000. AT THE TIME THE BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION AND THE CITY COUNCIL FELT THAT THIS SHOULD BE KEPT IN A SEPARATE FUND AND SET ASIDE FOR USE THE NEXT TIME THE CITY CELEBRATED A SIGNIFICANT ANNIVERSARY LIKE 250 YEARS.

WE DIDN'T HAVE MUCH TO START WITH FROM THE PREVIOUS CELEBRATION. OBVIOUSLY, IT WAS GREAT AMOUNT OF MONEY. ONE OF THE REASONS THE MONEY WAS KEPT WITH THE CITY RATHER THAN ESTABLISHING A SEPARATE ENTITY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE RATE OF RETURN THE CITY INVESTMENTS WOULD GIVE US. NOT SINCE MY POSITION, THE MONEY IN THIS FUND DOES NOT BELONG TO THE CITY TO APPROPERATE FOR ANYTHING. ACKNOWLEDGING THE ORANGE JOHNSON PROJECT IS A WORTHWHILE ONE, I WOULD POINT OUT THERE HAVE BEEN OTHER HISTORICAL BUILDINGS THAT THE CITY DID NOT USE THE MONEY FOR. LIKE THE KILBOURNE LIBRARY.

AND FRANK SHEPHERD, YOU WOULD INVOLVED WITH OLD HIGH SCHOOL THAT MY WIFE HELP RAISE A LOT OF MONEY FOR, THAT IS THE OLD HIGH SCHOOL BECOMING THE MCCONNELL ARTS CENTER.

WE STAY AWAY FROM USING MONEY FROM THIS FOR THAT.

I'M GOING TO URGE YOU NOT TO BREAK THE COMPACTA CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISHED WITH DONORS. IF YOU BELIEVE THE ORANGE JOHNSON PROJECT IS WORTH FUNDING, I UNDERSTAND OU HAVE OTHER SOURCES AVAILABLE AND I URGE YOU TO DO THAT.

ANY QUESTIONS? >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: THANK YOU VERY MUCH, DOCTOR. WE ENJOY HAVING YOU COME BACK TO

COUNCIL. >> THANK YOU.

I LIKE BEING HERE. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: YES,

MR. SMITH. >> D. SMITH: THANK YOU, GUERRA.

GOOD POINTS. GORY.

THE OTHER BUILDINGS YOU MENTIONED OF HISTORICAL VALUE IN WORTHINGTON WE'RE NOT CELEBRATING A BICENTENNIAL AS ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE IS. I DO LIKE THE IDEA OF US GIVING

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SMALL AMOUNT OF MONEY STARTS AS SOON AS THIS YEAR.

OR THE 2020 BUDGET CYCLE TO CALL IT $5,000, THAT SOUNDS LIKE A NICE NUMBER, PER YEAR TO START HELPING TO FUND THE FUTURE 250 EVENTS, WHATEVER THEY MAYBE. WITH THAT SAID, I APPRECIATE YOUR POSITION. I WOULD LIKE TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT THAT WE USE $336,000 OUT OF THE GENERAL FUND AS OPPOSED TO THE BICENTENNIAL FUND.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: THAT'S A MOTION.

IS THERE A SECOND? >> SECOND.

>> ANY DISCUSSION REGARDING THE MOTION ONLY? MR. GREESON OR ANYBODY HAVE SOMETHING REGARDING THE MOTION?

>> M. GREESON: ANTICIPATING THIS WOULD BE MADE WE PREPARED CHANGED TO THE ORDINANCE THAT -- CHANGES -- THAT WOULD ACCOMPLISH THAT, SHOULD THAT BE THE DESIRE OF COUNCIL.

READS 11-2019, 2003 BICENTENNIAL FUND IN THE TITLE.

IF COUNCILMEMBER SMITH WOULD BE TO REPLACE THAT WITH THE GENERAL FUND, SPECIFICALLY, THE UNAPPROPRIATED FUND BALANCE.

THAT'S THE ONLY UNAPPROPRIATED FUNDS.

THAT WOULD REQUIRE AN AMENDMENT IN SECTION ONE DELETING THE 2003 BICENTENNIAL FUND REPLACING IT WITH GENERAL FUND.

AND THEN SCROLL DOWN PLEASE? >> D. SMITH: MR. GREESON, THE FIRST PARAGRAPH, THE WHEREAS ORDINANCE 8-7-77, I BELIEVE WE WOULD HAVE TO STRIKE THAT, CORRECT?

COMPLETELY? >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: FIRST

AND SECOND. >> D. SMITH: SECOND.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: FIRST AND SECOND.

>> M. GREESON: I'M SORRY. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: FIRST

AND SECOND WHEREASES. >> M. GREESON: YOU COULD STRIKE

THEM BECAUSE IT HAS NO PURPOSE. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: DOESN'T

RELATE TO THE GENERAL FUND. >> M. GREESON: THEN YOU CAN SEE IN AFTER SECTION ONE THERE IS A REFERENCE AGAIN TO THE 2003 BICENTENNIAL FUND. REPLACE THAT WITH GENERAL FUND 101. AND THEN WE WOULD RECOMMEND REPLACE THAT ORANGE JOHNSON BICENTENNIAL PROJECTS WITH WORTHINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY. THE AMOUNT REMAINS THE SAME.

MR. BARTTER, DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ON IT? OKAY.

I AGREE WITH YOUR SUGGESTION THE FIRST TWO WHEREAS CLAUSES ARE UNNECESSARY IF COUNCIL CHOOSES TO DO THIS.

>> B. KOWALCZYK: DO WE HAVE THIS AMOUNT MONEY THAT IS UNAPPROPRIATED THAT IS AVAILABLE?

>> M. GREESON: WE FOR SURE HAVE $36,000 IN THE GENERAL FUND THAT

IS AVAILABLE, YES. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: ALL RIGHT. ANY FURTHER COMMENTS?

>> B. KOWALCZYK: I THINK WE HAVE THE DIRECTOR OF THE WORTHINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR MORE ABOUT THE WORK

BEING DONE THERE. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WE HAVE A MOTION -- THIS IS JUST ON THE MOTION ON WHICH FUND.

I DON'T THINK THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS GOING TO BE VERY FUSSY WHICH FUND THE CITY PAYS SOMETHING FROM.

>> M. GREESON: IT PAY BE APPROPRIATE TO SPECIFICALLY REFERENCE IN THE MOTION THE STRIKE-THROUGHS THAT RE OUTLINED. I DON'T KNOW IF YOU CAN MAKE THEM THROUGH THE WHEREASES O IT'S CLEAR WHAT WE'RE DELETING.

>> D. SMITH: YOU WANT ME TO RESTATE MY AMENDMENT?

IS THAT HAT YOU ARE ASKING? >> M. GREESON: THAT MAYBE BENEFICIAL FOR THE RECORD SO IT'S LEAR THAT OUR MOTION IS

TIED TO WHAT THE -- >> D. FOUST: QUESTION FOR

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MR. BARTTER IF I MAY, I APPRECIATE YOUR RESPONSE.

CAN YOU G GIVE US AN APPROXIMATE NUMBER HOW MUCH WOULD BE EFT IN THE UNAPPROPRIATED FUNDS FOLLOWING

THIS 36,000? >> A LITTLE OVER 14 MILLION.

>> D. FOUST: THANK YOU. >> D. SMITH: TO CLARIFY MY AMENDMENT, I MOVE THAT WE AMEND THE ORDINANCE, CAN YOU SCROLL DOWN? TO MATCH WHAT IS ON THE SCREEN, WHATEVER THE ORDINANCE NUMBER IS.

MR. FOU ST, DO YOU ACCEPT THE REVISION?

>> D. FOUST: I DO. THANK YOU.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: FURTHER DISCUSSION ON THE MOTION? IF NOT, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR, SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE.

ALL THOSE OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE TO DISCUSS BEFORE WE VOTE ON THE ORDINANCE?

>> B. KOWALCZYK: I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY WHAT WORK NEEDS TO BE DONE AND --

>> R. DOROTHY: I WOULD -- >> HI, EVERYONE.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME AND LETTING ME CHAT ABOUT THE BICENTENNIAL. THIS PROJECT IS REALLY LARGE IN SCONE FOR US AS A HISTORICAL SOCIETY. WE HAVE HAD THE ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE, A NINE-YEAR RESTORATION.

THE HOUSE WAS IN PRETTY POOR CONDITION.

THAT PROJECT AT THAT TIME COST ROUGHLY AROUND $300,000 OVER THE NINE YEARS, WHICH AT THIS POINT IF YOU USE AN INFLATION CALCULATOR COMES OUT TO $2.5 MILLION.

THAT IS A PROJECT THAT I THINK ABOUT IF SOMEONE ASKED US TO TAKE IT ON WE WOULD PROBABLY SHY AWAY FROM.

IT'S AN ENORMOUS UNDERTAKING THAT THIS BOARD WENT FOR AND MADE HAPPEN. AND THE COMMUNITY POURED LOTS OF FINANCIAL RESOURCES ND SUPPORT TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.

SINCE 1972, THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAS CONTINUED TO CARE FOR THE PROPERTY. WE HAVE HAD A LOT OF PRESERVATION PROJECTS, TWO NEW ROOFS, A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF TUCK POINTING TO THE BRICK, CHIMNEY REPAIRS, LET ALONE THE INTERIOR WORK. THE MASONRY THAT SURROUNDS THE NORTH AND WEST SIDES OF THE BUILDING HAS ONLY BEEN TUCK POINTING ND REPAIRED BY TOLLGATE.

THEY BUILT THE WALLS. I DON'T KNOW IF YOU HAPPENED TO LOOK AT THE WALL ALONG THERE, IT NEEDS -- IT HAS A LOT OF STRUCTURAL ISSUES AS WELL AS. SO BICENTENNIAL PROJECT WAS TO RESTORE THE FRONT ENTRY LAST SPRING.

AND WE'RE HOPING TO GET THE TWO SIDES OF THE PROPERTY, ALL THAT MASONRY REPAIRED OR REPLACED WITH LIMESTONE AND IT WILL BE MORE DURABLE, ESPECIALLY LONG HIGH STREET WHERE E GET A LOT OF SALT AND WEATHER THROWN UP THERE ON THE BRICK NOW.

YEAH, WE'RE EXCITED FOR THE PROJECT TO HAPPEN BUT IT'S A BIG UNDERTAKING FOR US. CAN I ANSWER MORE SPECIFIC

QUESTIONS, IF YOU HAVE THEM? >> D. SMITH: THE LAND ON THE, WHAT PORTIONS ARE IN THE CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY?

>> I KNOW THE CURRENT PLANTER WALL IS WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY. BECAUSE WE HAVE DOCUMENTATION FROM THE '60S THAT WE HAD TO GET PERMISSION FROM ODOT TO PUT IT THERE. I DON'T KNOW THE INS AND OUTS OF

THAT REAL WELL. >> R. DOROTHY: WHEN ARE YOU LOOKING TO HOPE HOPEFULLY START THIS PROJECT?

>> WE HAVE THE APPROVAL FROM THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD AND LOOKING TO START GETTING BIDS ASAP.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: DOES THE AMOUNT GIVE YOU ENOUGH TO REPAIR THE WALL OR DO OU NEED TO DO MORE FUNDRAISING?

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>> WE HAVE FUNDS ALREADY RAISED, WE'LL CONTINUE TO DO FUNDRAISING. BECAUSE WE OWN TWO HISTORICAL -- WE HAVE LOTS OF UNEXPECTED REPAIRS.

WE DO HAVE FUNDS IN PLACE THAT WE CAN USE FOR PROJECTS LIKE THIS: WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT TO EXHAUST THOSE FUNDS AND NOT BE ABLE TO TEND TO THINGS THAT WOULD ENDANGER OUR COLLECTIONS.

IT'S -- SO WE ARE GOING TO NEED TO CONTINUE TO FUND RAISE BUT

WE'LL MAKE THE PROJECT HAPPEN. >> B. KOWALCZYK: IDEAS FOR CONTINUED FUNDRAISINGS PROJECTS TO GET THE MONEY FLOWING?

>> WE ARE GOING TO CONTINUE TO REACH OUT TO THE COMMUNITY.

I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO THE ORANGE JOHNSON HOUSE BEING OPEN AGAIN IN JUST A FEW WEEKS. AND FOR LIKE MARKET DAYS AND THINGS TO HAPPEN THAT GET US BACK OUT IN THE PUBLIC.

IN THE WINTER WE'RE KIND OF SLOW AND QUIET.

WE'LL CONTINUE TO REACH OUT TO COMMUNITY MEMBERS.

WE HAVE PIONEER DAYS COMING UP COMMUNITY MEMBERS AT THE TIME.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

IT'S A WONDERFUL PROJECT. AND I KNOW WE'VE BEEN A LOT OF TIMES NOT PUTTING MONEY INTO THE BUILDINGS THAT BELONG TO THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. WE HAVE GIVEN FUNDS FOR OTHERS.

SINCE THIS S ON THE CITY'S RIGHT-OF-WAY, IT MAKES ME FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE HAVING THE CITY FUNDS USED IN THAT DIRECTION BECAUSE IT'S PART OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY: IT TAKES AWAY A DOUBT THAT I MIGHT HAVE OTHERWISE HAD.

>> WE APPRECIATE YOUR COMMENTS. IT'S NICE TO HAVE ALL OF YOUR SUPPORT. THANK YOU.

ANYTHING ELSE TO ISCUSS ON THIS ORDINANCE BEFORE WE VOTE?

>> D. FOUST: ONE COMMENT. IT SEEMED AT ONE POINT TO MR. ROBINSON REMARKS, AS IF WE HAD ALLOWED OURSELVES TO TRY TO DECIDE WHERE THE MONEY SHOULD COME FROM.

I DON'T THINK WE EFFECTIVELY REFERENCED IN OUR COMMENTS THE IMPORTANCE NOTES FROM COUNCILMEMBER FROM 2003 AND '04. I WAS UNCOMFORTABLE TO THINK WE WOULD IN OUR DAY OVERLOOK THE INTENT AND WISDOM OF THE FORMER COUNCIL. AND SO I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT.

THAT'S A THIRD COMPONENT WE NEED TO MAKE SURE IS ON THE RECORD, THAT WAS UNDER OUR CONSIDERATION WHEN WE MADE THIS CHOICE.

>> ANYTHING ELSE? IF NOT, MS. THRESS COULD YOU PLEASE CALL THE ROLL ON THIS ORDINANCE? ORDINANCE 11-2019 AS AMENDS HAS PASSED.

YES, SIR? OKAY, MR. SMITH.

>> D. SMITH: QUESTION FOR MR. LINDSEY ON SOMETHING WE JUST WERE DISCUSSING. HOW DO WE, THE BICENTENNIAL FUND IS NAMED THE 2003 BICENTENNIAL FUND.

HOW DO YOU CHANGE THE NAME WITH A RESOLUTION,B AN ORDINANCE,

SIMPLY CHANGE THE NAME? >> COUNCILMEMBER SMITH, I WOULD SUGGEST, AND DR. CORY AND I HAD A BRIEF CONVERSATION DEPENDING ON WHAT COUNCIL DID, PERHAPS IF THE FUNDS REMAIN THAT THERE WOULD BE A WAY TO BETTER DO THAT.

I WOULD SUGGEST THAT FINANCE DIRECTOR BARTTER AND I GET TOGETHER AND DETERMINE THE BEST WAY TO THE THAT AND BRING THAT FORWARD. IF CAN'T --

>> D. SMITH: I WOULD LIKE TO CALL IT IT THE GORY --

[7.B. Ordinance No. 12-2019 Accept Deed of Dedication - 181 East Wilson Bridge Road]

ALL RIGHT. MOVING ON. ORDINANCE NUMBER 12-2019, TO ACCEPT DEED OF DEDICATION OF 181 EAST WILSON BRIDGE ROAD. MR. GREESON.

>> M. GREESON: I HAVE DECIDED I'M GOING TO START MAKING AGENDA TO ATTRACT HIS INTEREST IN BRINGING BACK TO COUNCIL EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE. IT WAS GOOD TO SEE YOU.

IN ALL JEST, IT'S A PLEASURE TO SEE YOU IN THE COUNCIL

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CHAMBERS. THIS IS RELATED TO THE GRANBY PLACE PROJECT AT THE WILSON BRIDGE ROAD.

IT'S A RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION. I'M GOING TO TURN IT OVER TO MR. BROWN WHO IS GOING TO HIGHLIGHT IT A LITTLE BIT.

>> THANK YOU, MR. GREESON, PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL. AS MR. GREESON MENTIONED ONE OF THE CONDITIONS OF YOUR APPROVAL WHEN IT CAME BEFORE YOU IN SEPTEMBER OF LAST YEAR WAS TO DEDICATE ADDITIONAL RIGHT-OF-WAY OF WILSON BRIDGE ROAD. THAT WAS TO BE USED FOR FUTURE MULTIUSE TO ONNECT THE TO NORTHEAST GATEWAY PROJECT.

AS PART OF THAT CONDITION DAN AND I AND MR. LINDSAY WORKED WITH THE APPLICANT TO GET THE DEDICATION PREPARED.

IT WAS REVIEWED BY THE ENGINEERING AND BY FRANKLIN COUNTY FOR CONFORMANCE TO THEIR REGULATIONS TO RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION FOR THE GRANBY PROJECT YOU APPROVED IN SEPTEMBER. I CAN ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS.

FOLLOWING THE ORIGINAL PLANS AND JUST DOING THE FORMAL PAPERWORK OF EASEMENT FOLLOWING THE ORIGINAL PLANS WE ALL APPROVED. ANYBODY HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

>> R. DOROTHY: THEY BUILD THE MULTIUSE PATH ALONG THIS NEW

RIGHT-OF-WAY? >> IT WILL NOT BE PART OF THE PROJECT. IT WAS TO ASSEMBLE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION FOR THE DESIGN.

THE MAYBE GRADING ALL DIFFERENT TYPES THINGS.

ACCESS POINTS. WITH SO MANY MOMENT ACCESS POINTS ACROSS WILSON BRIDGE ROAD, WE WANTED TO RIGHT-OF-WAY UNDER OUR CONTROL SO WHEN WE MOVE FORWARD WE COULD START IT

WITH THE CONNECTION POINTS. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: ANY QUESTIONS? IF NOT, CAN YOU PLEASE CALL THE

ROLL? >> D. KAY THRESS: VOTE] ORDINANCE IS PASSED.

[8.A. Resolution No. 17-2019 Job Description Amendment - Firefighter- Paramedic]

INTRODUCING NEW LEGISLATION. RESOLUTION NUMBER 17-2019 JOB DESCRIPTION AMENDMENT — FIREFIGHTER-PARAMEDIC, AMENDING THE POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR FI. INTRODUCED BY MS. DOROTHY, MOVED FOR ADOPTION BY MR. KOWALCZYK, SECONDED BY MR. ROBINSON.

MR. GREESON. >> M. GREESON: PRESIDENT MICH AEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, IT IS, AS YOU KNOW CUSTOMARY WHEN WE HAVE ANTICIPATED POSITION VACANCIES WE REVIEW JOB DESCRIPTIONS. IN THIS CASE, IT'S THE FIREFIGHTER-PARAMEDIC DESCRIPTION WHICH HASN'T BEEN UPDATED. THERE IS ONE SUBSTANCEITANTIVE CHANGE SUBITANTATIVE CHANGE. I'M GOING TO ASK CHIEF BAILOT TO

TOUCH ON IT. >> BASICALLY, IT'S CLEAN UP AND BRINGING IT MORE IN THE STANDARDS WITH 2019 VERSUS 2005. IT PARALLELS THE PART-TIME JOB DESCRIPTION THAT WE BROUGHT FORWARD.

MAINTAINING PARAMEDIC STATUS. THE ONE ITEM THAT MR. GREESON MAY BE TALKING ABOUT IS WE ACTUALLY PUT IN THERE WE'RE PREFERRING PEOPLE TO COME IN WITH AN ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE.

PUTTING MORE OF AN EMPHASIS ON HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE

DIVISION. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: ALL THOSE IN FAVOR, SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE.

ALL THOSE OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. THAT RESOLUTION 17-2019 IS

[8.B. Ordinance No. 13-2019 Appropriation - Bicycle and Pedestrian]

PASSED. MOVING ONTO REPORTS OF CITY OFFICIALS BECAUSE -- ORDINANCE 13, ORDINANCE NUMBER 13-2019 APPROPRIATION - BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 52-2018 (AS AMENDED) TO ADJUST THE ANNUAL BUDGET BY PROVIDING FOR AN APPROPRIATION FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND UNAPPROPRIATED BALANCE TO PAY THE COSTS OF THE 2019 BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AND ALL RELATED EXPENSE AND DETERMINING TO PROCEED WITH SAID PROJECT, PROJECT NO. 693-1. MR. GREESON.

>> M. GREESON: I BELIEVE THIS IS JUST AN INTRODUCTION.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: THAT'S RIGHT.

[9.A.I. Permission to Bid Huntley Road Waterline Replacement]

INTRODUCED BY MR. FOUST. MOVINGEN OTO THE REPORTS OF THE CITY OFFICIALS. PERMISSION TO BID THE HUNTLEY

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ROAD WATER WAY REPLACEMENT. >> M. GREESON: I'M GOING TO TURN IT OVER TO MR. WHITED TO TALK ABOUT THIS ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT WATERLINE PROJECT IN OUR COMMUNITY.

>> PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, THIS IS OUR SECOND SIGNIFICANT WATERLINE PROJECT. SO WE'RE KIND OF HITTING SOME IMPORTANT ISSUES ON OUR COMMUNITY AS THEY ARE IN POOR SHAPE. THIS ONE IS ALSO USEFUL IN THE FACT IT HELPS START THE PROJECT.

THIS 12-INCH WATERLINE EXTENDS ON SOUTH HUNT ROAD UP TO THE INTERSECTION TO GALENA. AND THE CURRENT WATERLINE IS JUST INSIDE THE CURB. IN THE PAVEMENT WILL REQUIRE TEMPORARY IMPROVEMENT TODAY THE PAVEMENT UNTIL SUCH TIME THE NORTHEAST GATEWAY PROJECT IS COMPLETED.

WE'RE ANXIOUS FORBID AND GETTING THE CONSTRUCTION STARTED THIS YEAR. THE ENGINEER ESTIMATE IS

$522,885. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: QUESTI? I NEED A MOTION FROM MR. SMITH. SECONDED BY MS. DOROTHY.

THAT WE APPROVE AND GRANT PERMISSION TO SOLICIT FOR THE BIDS ON THIS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON HUNTLEY ROAD.

ALL THOSE IN FAVOR, SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE.

OPPOSED? THAT HAS PASSED.

ANY OTHER REPORTS FROM CITY OFFICIALS, MR. GREESON?

>> M. GREESON: PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, A COUPLE OF QUICK THINGS. I'M GOING TO SEND OUT INFORMATION, AS YOU KNOW THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS BEEN DOING MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEMATIC DESIGN MEETINGS.

THIS IS A SECOND WAVE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS, REGARDING INITIATIVES THAT TOUCH THREE MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN OUR COMMUNITY.

THEY HAVE HAD WORTHY WAY BASED MEETING LAST WEEK, I BELIEVE MARCH 26. THEY HAD A MEETING AND THE VIDEO IS ONLINE. THE PRESENTATION AND VIDEO IS ONLINE. THEY HAVE SCHEDULED THE UPCOMING KILBOURNE MIDDLE SCHOOL MEETING TO TALK ABOUT.

IN EACH THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT THE SPECIFIC SCHEMATIC PROPOSED ISSUES. I'LL SEND OUT THE DATE FOR THE KILBOURNE MIDDLE SCHOOL. SECONDLY, I WAS IN CONTACT TODAY WITH OUR ENERGY, ELECTRIC AGGREGATION FROM ENERGY ALLIANCES. AND HE HAS BEEN SOLICITING PROPOSALS WITH OUR SHORT, BRIEF BUT CLEAR RFP YOU SAW.

AND MAYBE AVAILABLE AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS IN TERMS OF THE BEST OR THE BEST COUPLE OF OPTIONS. ESSENTIALLY, HE REPORTS THAT WE RECEIVED SIX PROPOSALS. AND OF THOSE, THERE WERE BROKE OUT AS BETTER, MEETING MORE OF OUR CRITERIA.

OUR CRITERIA BEING PRICE AND ABILITY TO HANDLE A NUMBER OF SERVICE ISSUES. THAT METERING WAS ONE, BUDGET AND SUSTAINABILITY, THE ABILITY TO PROVIDE RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATES OR SUSTAINABLE FEATURE.

OF COURSE, IN THESE PROPOSALS, NOT ALL OF THEM ARE APPLES TO APPLES OR OFFER ONE PIECE OR DON'T OFFER ANOTHER.

HOWEVER, HE DID REPORT THAT THERE ARE A COUPLE THAT SEEM TO OFFER THE MOST OF ALL THOSE ALTERNATIVES.

HE'S GOING BACK AND NEGOTIATING WITH THEM FOR, WHAT I CALL, FINAL AND BEST PROPOSALS. THAT'S NOT HIS TERMINOLOGY.

AND HE'S PRESENT A RECOMMENDATION AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK OR PRESENT THEM AS OPTIONS IF THERE IS NOT A CLEAR OPTION.

AND HE'LL WALK US HROUGH A CONVERSATION ABOUT WHICH ONE HE

RECOMMENDED. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: I'M

EXCITED ABOUT THAT. >> M. GREESON: HE'S CONFIDENT WE

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CAN ACHIEVE THE GOALS OF THE PROGRAM, THE RENEWABLE ENERGY PIECE AS WELL. THAT IS A GOOD NEWS.

SOME OF DIFFERENCES WILL LIE ON WHO CAN PROVIDE BOTH LOW COST AS WELL AS SOME OF THE SERVICE PIECES.

HE'LL WALK US THROUGH THAT CONVERSATION.

I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING ELSE FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER.

OH, I'M SORRY, I -- MS. STUSTART REMINDED ME OF ONE IMPORTANT THING. IN YOUR ITEMS AT THE SEAT, ITEMS AT THE TABLE, THERE IS THE STAFF'S EFFORT TO ANSWER ALL OF THE QUESTIONS THAT VI VISIONING CONSULT POSED, WHICH WERE QUITE A FEW. AND WE WANT TO TRY TO GET THOSE TO THEM IN RELATIVELY SHORT ORDER.

IF YOU WANT TO PERUSE THEM AND OFFER COMMENTS SINCE WE HAVE A RELATIVELY SHORT AGENDA THAT WOULD BE GOOD.

BECAUSE WE WANT TO TRY TO GET THEM OUT RELATIVELY QUICKLY.

I THINK THE PROPOSALS ARE DUE IN A LITTLE OVER A WEEK.

>> D. ROBINSON: WHAT WOULD WE THE FINAL DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THOUGHT ON REPLIES? WOULD IT HAVE TO BE TONIGHT OR

TOMORROW AT 10:00? >> M. GREESON: I THINK WE NEED THE ANSWERS TO THEM BY WEDNESDAY. SO THAT WE ARE GIVING THEM A OLID WEEK TO ABSORB THEM AND INCORPORATE

WHATEVER -- >> D. ROBINSON: NOON?

[10. Reports of Council Members]

>> M. GREESON: SURE. >> D. ROBINSON: OKAY.

GREAT. THANK YOU.

MS. THR ESS, ANYTHING? >> D. KAY THRESS: A REMINDER TO ALLOW YOUR FINA DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS WITH OHIO ETHICS COMMISSION. IF YOUR WISH TO HAVE YOUR BOOK UPDATED, WE WOULD BE GLAD TO DO THAT FOR YOU.

THANK YOU. >> BRIEFLY PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, THIS PAST FRIDAY THROUGH EARLIER THIS WEEK I WAS IN WASHINGTON D.C. FOR THE ASSOCIATION MID-YEAR SEMINAR.

A COUPLE OF THE ISSUES ON THE PROGRAM INCLUDED SMALL CELLS AND RIGHT-OF-WAY. AND ALSO THE MODEL OF SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY, AS WELL AS A PRESENTATION, ACTUALLY TWO I ATTENDED, REGARDING ELECTRIC SCOOTERS.

SO CERTAINLY ISSUES THAT WE'VE DISCUSSED HERE IN WORTHINGTON.

CERTAINLY AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL AS WELL.

IT'S NOT ON OUR RIORITY LIST TO ADDRESS THIS YEAR PROBABLY IT'S GOOD TO BE WATCHING MORE ON THAT.

IT WAS VERY INFORMATIVE SESSION.

AND A LOT OF CASE LAW UPDATE INCLUDING VARIOUS LAW CASES THAT THE U.S. UPREME COURT HAS BOTH HEARD AND DECIDED DURING THE PAST YEAR. VERY INFORMATIVE SESSION.

I WANTED TO UPDATE YOU. I'LL PROVIDE FURTHER UPDATES REGARDING SPECIFICS TO STAFF AND COUNCIL OVER THE UPCOMING WEEKS. THE BENEFITS OF MY TRIP AS

WELL. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: THANK YOU VERY MUCH. WE APPRECIATE IT.

IT'S GREAT. THANK YOU.

MR. ROBINSON. >> D. ROBINSON: THANK YOU, MADAM PRESIDENT. THERE WAS AN ITEM IN THIS WEEK'S PACKET I WOULD LIKE TO COMMENT ON, PLEASE.

THE LETTER FROM THE MCDONALD'S. THEY RAISED SEVERAL POINTS I THINK ARE OF GENERAL POINTS AND SIGNIFICANCE FOR THIS AND THE PUBLIC. FOLLOWING THEIR OPENING PARAGRAPH, IN WHICH MCDONALD'S OFFERED THOUGHTS ON THE UMCH SITE AND REPRESENTED THE CITY'S DRAFT COST TO SERVE ANALYSIS, THEY MADE FIVE COMMENTS ON TWO OF THEM.

WHICH SUGGESTS WE RESPOND AS A CITY TO THOSE TWO REQUESTS.

THE FIRST REQUEST IS TO PROVIDE A COST TO SERVE ANALYSIS OF THE LIFESTYLE COMMUNITIES PROPOSAL OF 2015.

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THE PROPOSAL THAT WAS PRESENTED TO THE PUBLIC AT THE EDUCATION CENTER IN MAY OF 2015. I SUGGEST THAT WE DO THIS, THAT WE DO IT SO THAT MR. MCDONALD AND ANY GROUP HE'S SPEAKING TO HAS THE INFORMATION THEY NEED SO THEY CAN DO THEIR BEST TO ADVOCATE FOR THE LIFESTYLE PROPOSAL OR ANY COMPARABLE MIXED USE COMPONENT HIGH DENSITY APARTMENTS.

I WOULD WELCOME A COHERENT CASE EITHER IN WRITING OR PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS. I BELIEVE, I THINK AS MOST FOLKS HERE KNOW, I BELIEVE THE PUBLIC HAS ALREADY RENDERED ITS JUDGMENT ON THIS DEVELOPMENT AND WOULD DO SO AGAIN.

I MAY BE WRONG. IF MR. MCDONALD WANTS TO GIVE IT A GO, WE HOULD EMPOWER HIM TO THE BEST OF HIS ABILITY TO DO SO. I HOPE HE'LL MAKE HIS CASE TO THE BROAD PUBLIC. AS IT WILL BEST SERVE THE RESIDENTS OF WORTHINGTON. THE FIFTH REST OF THE MCDONALD'S EMAIL REFER TODAY THE UPCOMING VISIONING PROCESS.

I BELIEVE SOME IMPORTANT ISSUES WERE RAISED THAT WARRANT OR CONSIDERATION, MORE GENERALLY I THINK IT IS HIGHLY LIKELY WE WILL HEAR SIMILAR IDEAS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY.

THE SPECIFIC REQUESTS MADE IN THE EMAIL IS, AND I QUOTE, REPRESENTATIVES AT THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY BE OFFERED PLACING ON THE HEARING COMMITTEE FOR THE VISIONING PROCESS, END OF QUOTE. THEY CLOSE THE REQUEST WITH THE IDEA AND I QUOTE AGAIN, OMISSION OF EMPLOYERS FROM THE STEERING COMMITTEE WILL CALL THE VALIDY OF THE STUDY INTO QUESTION BY THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY. END QUOTE.

IN RESPONSE, I WOULD FIRST REASSURE THE MCDONALD'S AND BUSINESS COMMUNITY AT LARGE, THE EXPERIENCE AND VIEWPOINTS WILL BE ACTIVELY SOUGHT AND INCLUDED IN ANY ISSUED REPORT, ALONG WITH MANY OTHER VOICES FROM THE MANY WALKS OF LIFE THAT ACCUMULATIVELY COMPRISE THE CITY.

THE REPRESENT ACTION ON THE VISIONING COMMITTEE REFLECTS A MISUNDERSTANDING OF THE PURPOSE OF THE VISIONING PROCESS ITSELF AND THE FUNCTION OF THE COMMITTEE.

SINCE WE'LL ALL BE REVIEWING APPLICATIONS FOR THE COMMITTEE IN THE COMING WEEKS, I THINK THIS ISSUE NEEDS CLARIFICATION.

I BELIEVE WE COUNCIL HAVE DECIDED IT IS THE COMMITTEE'S TASK NOT TO ADVOCATE OR LOBBY FOR A PARTICULAR INTEREST, BUT FAITHFULLY ENGAGE THE BROAD PUBLIC AND REPORT THEIR FINDINGS REGARDING PUBLIC OPINION, VIEWPOINTS AND IDEAS ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY AND ITS FUTURE. AS SUCH, THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR A POSITION ON THE COMMITTEE HAVE LITTLE OR NOTHING TO DO WITH O ONE'S PROFESSION OR POSITION IN LIFE.

BUT THE ABILITY TO GET OUTSIDE OF ONE'S OWN EGO, LISTENING AND TRULY HEARING, A STRONG WORTH ETHIC AND SO ON.

IF THEY DEMONSTRATE THE QUALIFICATIONS WE ARE SEEKING AND HAPPEN TO BE AN EMPLOYER OR BUSINESS OWNER THAT IS THE PERSPECTIVE THEY WOULD BRING TO THE TABLE, AND A GOOD ONE.

MY MIND, ONE THAT IS NO MORE VALUABLE THEN A RETIREE, A STUDENT AND SO ON. I BELIEVE THIS GENERAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATURE AND TASK OF THE COMMITTEE AND PURPOSE OF THE VISIONING PROCESS OUGHT TO BE RESPECTFULLY CONVEYED TO THERE MCDONALD'S SO THE VALIDITY OF OUR WORK S NOT CALLED INTO QUESTION ON THESE GROUNDS.

THAT IS ALL I HAVE TO SAY ON THIS MATTER, THANK YOU, MADAM PRESIDENT. COUNCILMEMBERS WANT TO COMMENT

ON THIS? >> R. DOROTHY: I HAVE A FEW COMMENTS, I THINK YOU MISCHARACTERIZED HIS HIS LETTER AS ARTICULATING SUPPORT FOR THE PROPOSAL.

WHAT HE'S ACTUALLY ARTICULATING IS THAT RESIDENTS NEED TO HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THEM IN ORDER TO ASSESS THE VARIOUS PROS AND CONS OF DIFFERENT PROPOSES.

>> B. KOWALCZYK: I WANT TO MAKE IT CLEAR I THINK THAT WAS KIND OF A STRETCH TO MAKE THE ARGUMENT.

I DON'T SEE ANYTHING IN THE LETTER THAT ARTICULATES A PARTICULAR POSITION OTHER THAN MAKING SURE WE HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE.

SECONDLY, LIKE THE HEARING CORRECTLY IF -- IN THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON THAT THAT IS AN ACCEPTABLE PROPOSAL.

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PEOPLE WHO ARE BUSINESS OWNERS WOULD NOT BE PRECLUDED FROM SITTING ON THE COMMITTEE. I'M LOOKING AT THE MATERIALS, RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

I DON'T SEE ANYTHING THAT SAYS SPECIFICALLY WE'RE MANDATING THEY ALL BE RESIDENTS. MAYBE I'M FORGETTING.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: ALONG THAT SAME LINE, WHEN WE'RE TALKING ABOUT FEES AND CHARGES, A RESIDENT LIVES OR WORKS IN THE CITY. IF YOU GO TO PARKS AND RECREATION AND SAY WHAT IS A RESIDENT? THEY LIVE OR WORK IN THE CITY.

I'M PLAYING DEVIL'S ADVOCATE BUT THAT COMES INTO A RESIDENT IS SOMEBODY WHO LIVES OR WORKS HERE.

>> D. ROBINSON: I WOULD THINK THE COMMONSENSE UNDERSTANDING OF THE TERM, RESIDENT, WOULD BE WHERE YOU LIVE.

IF SOMEONE SAYS WHERE DO YOU RESIDE, I WOULD NOT SAY BY THE AIRPORT WHERE MY OFFICE IS BUT HERE IN WORTHINGTON.

I ABSOLUTELY AGREE. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WE HAVE -- WE TAKE THE P PARKS AND REC BROCHURES, IT'S SOMEBODY WHO LIVES OR WORKS IN THE CITY. WE HAVE CITY PUBLISHED DOCUMENTS THAT DEFINE IT ONE WAY. THIS BROUGHT THAT QUESTION TO MY

MIND WITH THIS. >> R. DOROTHY: I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE AS MANY PERSPECTIVES BROUGHT TO THE TABLE AS POSSIBLE. I AGREE WITH MR. ROBINSON EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE VERY HIGH QUALITY OF CHARACTER AND ABILITY TO REACH OUT THE WHOLE OF WORTHINGTON.

I WOULD BE IN FAVOR TO INCLUDING PEOPLE WHO WORK IN WORTHINGTON.

BUT I UNDERSTAND THAT LOTS OF PEOPLE HAVE QUITE DIFFERING VIEWS ON THIS. I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO ECHO WHAT MS. KOWALCZYK SAID ABOUT, I'M NOT SURE WHAT -- IF MR. MCDONALD IS ADVOCATING FOR THE FIFTH OPTION BUT I DO APPRECIATE IT. I THINK WE'RE GETTING TO AGREEMENT IT WOULD BE A GOOD THING TO HAVE INFORMED INFORMATION ABOUT THAT OPTION. THAT'S MY TWO CENTS.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: ANYBODY ELSE HAVE ANYTHING?

>> B. KOWALCZYK: I SHOULD TAKE BACK MY STATEMENT.

I SEE THE FIRST SENTENCE DOES SAY THE VISIONING COMMITTEE CONSISTS OF 13 WORTHINGTON RESIDENTS.

THAT'S WHAT WE AGREED TO. I GUESS AS LONG AS THE PEOPLE WHO ARE APPOINTED TO THE COMMITTEE COMMIT TO HEARING FROM AS MANY DIFFERENT STAKEHOLDERS THAT HAVE A, YOU KNOW, A RIGHT TO PROPOSE WHAT THEY SEE IS GOOD FOR THE CITY AND HOW THEY INTERACT WITH THE CITY, I THINK THAT IS WHAT IS MOST IMPORTANT.

AS LONG AS WE'RE CERTAIN THE POOLED PEOPLE WE HAVE ARE GOING TO ENABLE THAT KIND OF DATA COLLECTION AND BE COGNIZANT OF DIVERSE POINTS OF VIEW AND MAKING SURE THEY ARE REACHING OUT TO AS MANY TYPES OF STAKEHOLDERS AS POSSIBLE.

I THINK THAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THIS COMMITTEE SHOULD DO REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THEY REPRESENT A PARTICULAR TYPE

OF STAKEHOLDER. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: TALKING ABOUT GOING ACK TO SOMETHING BACK TO THE PARKERS, THE MCDONALD'S RATHER. THEY HAVE ASKED ABOUT, YOU KNOW, SOME OTHER THINGS BEING ADDED. AND MY QUESTIONS, DO WE WANT TO TAKE TIME AND ADDRESS ALL OF THE ISSUES IN HERE? AS OPPOSED TO A COUPLE OF THEM. THEY DO HAVE, ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS IN MY MIND, GEE HOW MUCH IS IT GOING TO COST THE CITY? I WOULDN'T MAKE A DECISION WITHOUT COST INFORMATION.

>> MADAM PRESIDENT, THE REASON I FOCUSED ON THE SECOND AND FIFTH REQUEST, THOSE ARE THE TWO THEY CLOSED THE STATEMENT CALLING INTO QUESTION THE FAIRNESS AND VALIDITY OF THE PROCESS ITSELF.

TO ME, THE FIFTH REQUEST WHERE HE OR SHE OR BOTH OF THEM ARE SPECIFICALLY ASKING FOR A TYPE OF PERSON TO BE ON THE COMMITTEE IS A VERY IMPORTANT PRINCIPLE WE NEED TO BE CLEAR ABOUT.

BECAUSE INWE START SAYING GEE BUSINESS PEOPLE SHOULD BE TWO OF THEM. DO WE SAY WE SHOULD HAVE TWO TEACHERS. AND PRETTY SOON WE MISS THE WHOLE POINT OF THE COMMITTEE. NOT TO FORM A BODY OF SPECIAL

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INTEREST. TO FORM A GROUP OF CITIZENS HERE WHOSE TASK IS TO ENGAGE AND ANALYZE PUBLIC FEEDBACK AND TO REPORT BACK TO COUNCIL WHAT THEY FOUND.

WHAT THEIR PROFESSION IS SHOULD BE IRRELEVANT.

THAT'S WHAT I FOUND TO BE A MISGUIDED IDEA.

WE OUGHT TO BE CLEAR, THAT'S NOT WHAT THE COMMITTEE IS.

EVEN IF THERE IS NO BUSINESS PERSON, DOESN'T MEAN WE DON'T HAVE A STRONG DESIRE TO REACH OUT AND INCLUDE THEM IN THE

PROCESS. >> I THINK WE'VE HIT THIS WALL A COUPLE OF TIMES. WE HAVE TO KEEP REMINDING OURSELVES. WE'RE NOT LOOKING FOR 13 OPINIONS. WE'RE LOOKING FOR AS MANY OF 14,000 OR SO THAT WE CAN GET. AND THESE 13 PEOPLE ARE NOTHING MORE OR LESS THAN THE GATHERING POINT TO COME OUT IN AN UNBIASED MANNER AND GATHER AS MUCH INFORMATION AS THEY CAN.

TO MR. ROBINSON'S REMARK, OR PERHAPS TO MCDONALD'S CONCERN, IS I HAVE NO CONCERN THAT THERE BUSINESS COMMUNITY WILL FIND A WAY TO HAVE ITS THOUGHTS REPRESENTED IN THE INPUT THAT WE RECEIVED FROM THESE 13 PEOPLE. I SEE NO NEED TO MAKE A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY GROUP, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE

BUSINESS COMMUNITY. >> B. KOWALCZYK: THE MATERIALS ARTICULATE WE WOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING CONSIDERATIONS WHICH INCLUDE GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE, AGE, GENDER, ETHNICITY, RESIDENTS WHO ARE ACTIVE IN VARIOUS COMMUNITY GROUPS, INCLUSION OF PERSONS WHO WORK IN THE COMMUNITY, VARIOUS STITUENCY GROUPS AND PERSONALS OR PERSPECTIVES THAT ARE INFREQUENTLY HEARD. WE IDENTIFY THINGS WE'RE LOOKING FOR IN THE COMMITTEE MEMBERS WHICH INCLUDE PEOPLE WHO WORK IN THE COMMITTEE. IT'S LIKELY THAT WE COULD KNOCK A FEW OFF WITH PERSON WHO IS EITHER APPOINTED OR APPLIES.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WHAT MIGHT MAKE SENSE GETTING BACK TO PARKER WOULD BE SHARING, SHARE THE LIST.

BECAUSE IT'S WHAT W WE VOTED UPON.

THEY MAY NOT HAVE SEEN THE LIST.

ONE THAT WOULD MAKE SENSE, THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR LETTER.

AND BY THE WAY, HERE'S SOME OF THE INFORMATION WE VOTED ON ABOUT THE SELECTION PROCESS. AND I THINK YOU WILL FIND IT'S GOING TO MEET YOUR -- IT SHOULD MEET WHATEVER NEEDS THE COMMUNITY HAS. IF WE JUST SHARE WHAT WE'VE VOTED ON, I THINK WHAT MS. KOWALCZYK READ, I THINK IT MAKES SENSE. AND IT'S WHAT WE AGREE ON AND IT'S INCLUSIVE, OT EXCLUSIVE. AND I THINK IT'S VERY ROUNDED IN TELLING PEOPLE HERE'S WHAT WE DECIDED AND LOOKING FOR.

YOU ARE WELCOME TO SUGGEST ANY PEOPLE YOU FEEL FIT THESE QUALITIES, THE QUALIFICATIONS. THAT'S KIND OF WHAT I'M --

>> B. KOWALCZYK: OKAY. ANYTHI NG ELSE THAT WE NEED TO

DO? >> B. KOWALCZYK: ARE WE GOING TO RESPOND TO THE OTHER REQUESTS? THAT WAS A FAIR POINT.

WE CAN'T JUST PICK WHAT WE WANT TO RESPOND TO.

MR. GRE ESON, CAN YOU TAKE A STAB AT TWO, THREE AND FOUR.

THAT GETS INTO COST AND STAFF TIME.

AND I WOULDN'T WANT TO TRY DOING, YOU KNOW, COMMITTING STAFF TO THAT WITHOUT KNOWING WHAT IT WOULD ENTAIL.

>> M. GREESON: I WOULD BE GLAD TO GIVE YOU MY THOUGHTS AND THEN SEEK COUNCIL DIRECTION HOW YOU WANT TO MOVE FORWARD.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: I THINK T THAT WOULD BE GOOD.

SO THEY WILL GET A RESPONSE BUT NOT THIS WEEK.

OKAY. MR. FOUST.

>> D. SMITH: TANGENTTLE TO THAT CONVERSATION FROM MR. ROBINSON AND ENSUING DIALOGUE, WE HAVE COME A LONG WAY WITHIN OUR OWN THOUGHT PROCESSES WITH THE VISIONING PROCESS.

BUT I DO HAVE A COUPLE OF POINTS I THINK I WAS GOING TO BRING TO THE TABLE. AND I DIDN'T BRING IT UP BECAUSE I WANTED TO KEEP THE CONVERSATION SEPARATE AS A PROCESS MECHANISM. BUT AFTER HEARING THE BACK AND FORTH HERE, IT'S CHANGING MY MIND A LITTLE BIT.

I THINK EVEN BEFORE WE HIRE A CONSULTANT TO COME IN AND HELP US FACILITATE OUR OWN THOUGHTS WE CAN GET THEM DOWN ON PAPER.

I THINK AS FAR AS PROCESS COMMITTEE SELECTION, WE'RE

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GOOD. WHERE WE ARE NOW IS WHAT IS THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE ACTUAL OUTREACH AND WHAT THE COMMITTEE IS GOING TO DO. OBVIOUSLY, A LOT OF THE COMMITTEE WORK IS GOING TO BE UP FRONT, FIGURING OUT WHAT THE ARCHITECTURE IS. I THINK THE CONVERSATION IS A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF THINGS WE CAN GET OUT AHEAD OF FACILITATOR AND WRITE DOWN OUR THOUGHTS ON PAPER.

WHAT I WAS GOING TO BRING TO THE TABLE TO DISCUSS MAYBE NEXT WEEK OR FOLLOWING, IS WHAT ARE THE ARCHITECTURAL DEAL BREAKERS? AND ANOTHER WAY TO PUT IT IS SOME OF THE THINGS YOU WERE SAYING, WHAT ARE KEY INTENTS OF THIS PROGRAM, OF THIS OUTREACH, OF THE ARCHITECTURE WE'LL WANT THEM TO ULTIMATELY CREATE? AM I MAKING SENSE? CAN I STOP THERE FOR A SECOND?

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL:

>> BECAUSE I WOULD HAVE LEFT IT THERE.

ANOTHER WAY TO APPROACH THIS IS WE WILL HAVE SPECIFICS.

AN EXAMPLE, THE COMMITTEE MIGHT UP COME UP WITH A FACILITATOR ON A MECHANISM, A METHOD TO GOING OUT TO THE COMMUNITY.

WE WANT TO DO A MAILER. WE WANT TO DO AN EVERY HOUSEHOLD MAILER. IN ADDITION TO THAT, WE WANT TO DO DOOR-TO-DOOR, DROPPING LEGISLATURE ON DOORS SAYING, HEY, YOU KNOW, WE'RE GOING TO SEND YOU A MAILER AHEAD OF TIME. WE'RE GOING TO DO A PHONE CALL BLAST, A NIGHT WHERE VOLUNTEERS CAN GET TOGETHER AND BUST OUT 10,000 PHONE CALLS. THOSE WOULD BE TACTICS WITHIN A METHOD OF ARCHITECTURE. ARE YOU WITH ME SO FAR? WHAT WE COULD DO AHEAD OF THAT IS THEY WE HAVE A DEAL BREAKER.

MR. MEYERS DOESN'T WANT A MAILER TO GO OUT FOR WHATEVER REASON.

AND THAT'S A DEAL BREAKER FOR THEM.

IN THE ARCHITECTURE, WE DON'T WANT A MAILER TO GO OUT PERIOD.

DO YOU SEE WHAT I'M SAYING? THAT IS ONE EXAMPLE OF A LOT OF

DIFFERENT ONES. >> D. FOUST: I APPRECIATE WHERE YOU ARE GOING WITH IT, MR. SMITH.

WHEN YOU MADE THE COMMENT, TELEPHONE OUTREACH.

SOMEBODY HAD A PICTURE OF GOING TO THE WHITE PAGES AND FINDING EVERY LAST EXISTING LAND LINE OF WHICH THERE ARE DARN FEW.

WHICH BRINGS TO MIND OR MAKES THE POINT, WE'RE LOOKING FOR AN EXPERT TO HELP US STRUCTURE THE ARCHITECTURE.

I WOULD RATHER SIT BACK AND WAIT.

THERE ARE EXPERTS ON THESE THINGS.

LET'S SEE WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: I'M SAYING WE LOOK AT DEAL BREAKERS IF SOMEBODY BRINGS SOMETHING BACK AND THEY ARE SAYING OH, YE GEES. I DON'T THINK -- WE ARE AS SKILLED AND ELIGIBLE TO KNOW WHAT THE OPTIONS ARE OUT THERE.

>> D. FOUST: WHICH IS WHY NOW --

>> D. SMITH: MY MIND IS A LITTLE MUDDLED.

TAKE ANOTHER EXAMPLE, WHICH WOULD BE THE ARCHITECTURE, THE COMMITTEE WANTS TO REACH OUT TO ONLY BUSINESS OWNERS.

THEY WANT TO DO A 90% WEIGHTED AVERAGE ON BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE OUTREACH. THEY WANT TO COME BACK AND BECAUSE THE INCOME TAX REVENUE IS A HUGE THING IN OUR CITY.

JUST AN EXAMPLE OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD, AND THEY DON'T WANT TO

CONSIDER ANYTHING ELSE. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WE'VE ALREADY SET OUT OUR GOALS ARE MUCH MORE EXPANSIVE.

THE GOAL AND PURPOSE OF THE COMMITTEE IS MUCH MORE

EXPANSIVE. >> D. ROBINSON: MR. SMITH, I KNOW YOU ARE AN INTELLIGENT INDIVIDUAL.

I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT THE ISSUE IS.

THERE MUST BE SOMETHING THERE. >> D. SMITH: I WAS READING THROUGH THE QUESTIONS. PRIOR TO READING THE QUESTIONS, I ALREADY HAD HE IDEA TO BRING UP WHAT CAN WE DO TO HELP FRAME THE ARCHITECTURE PRIOR TO BRINGING ON BOARD A CONSULTANT AND COMMITTEE. THERE IS NOT MUCH WE CAN DO.

HOWEVER, I'M LOOKING AT THESE QUESTIONS AND I AM GETTING CONCERNED, SLIGHTLY, I'M NOT THAT CONCERNED BECAUSE I THINK THE PROCESS WILL WORK ITSELF OUT.

BUT I THINK SOME OF THESE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO COME BACK OFF

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BASE. I'M WORRIED THEY WILL ALL BE OFF BASE. IF WE GET SOMEBODY CLOSE TO BASIS AND WE COL SELECT THEM AND HAVE A COMMITTEE, ALL OF THE FACILITATOR IS PUSHING HE COMMITTEE OWARDS A DIRECTION THAT IS AGAIN, OFF BASE. WE COULD HAVE PREVENTED THAT FROM THE BEGINNING HAD WE JUST SAID HERE'S OUR INTENT.

WE HAVE ALL THIS OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION.

HERE'S OUR INTENT. HERE'S THE DEAL BREAKERS.

>> B. KOWALCZYK: I THINK WE ARTICULATED AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. I THINK THE RFP, TO FIND OUT IF PEOPLE THAT ARE UP TO THE JOB. AND IF NOT, THEN WE GO BACK AND FIGURE OUT WHAT IS MISSING FROM THE PROPOSAL.

I THINK THAT'S WHERE WE'RE T RATHER THAN ACCEPTING SOMETHING LESS THAN WHAT WE WANT. SO I MEAN, THAT'S MY EXPERIENCE WITH RFP. SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO GO BACK AND START OVER. I'M NOT CONCERNED OR WORRIED YET. I'M NOT SURE THERE IS ANYTHING WE CAN DO AT THIS POINT. BUT AS THIS PROCESS MOVES FORWARD, WE SHOULD CONTINUE TO DISCUSS AND MONITOR WHAT IS GOING ON AND PROVIDE GUIDANCE AND FEEDBACK ALONG THE WAY.

>> D. ROBINSON: MR. SMITH, IN CLOSING AS THE VOLUNTEER DE FACTO SPEARHEADER OF PROCESS ON COUNCIL, I REMIND YOU HEAVY IS

THE HEAD THAT WEARS THE CROWN. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: OKAY.

>> M. GREESON: MADAM PRESIDENT. DO YOU SEE VALUE IN GOING THROUGH THE QUESTIONS THIS EVENING?

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: LET'S GIVE US A CHANCE TO READ THEM.

I DON'T WANT TO DO IT ON THE FLY. OKAY.

MS. DOROTHY? >> R. DOROTHY: I ATTENDED WIFA, THE WORTHINGTON INTERFASCIAL FRIENDSHIP ASSOCIATION.

WE'RE PLANNING ADDITIONAL BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION GROUPS AT THE LIBRARY. THERE IS ALSO ART OF JAPANESE OH, TAMARY PROGRAM. WE'RE GOING TO DO THE COMBINED WIFA CELEBRATION AT SELBY PARK. THERE IS THERE IS LOTS OF PLANNING GOING ON WITH WIFA. THEN I ALSO ATTENDED CEMETERY BOARD MEETING. WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF WORKING WITH HARD LINE DESIGNS AND POD DESIGNS FOR THE OVERALL OFFICE PLAN AND SITE LAYOUT FOR THE OZONE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY.

STARTING TO TAKE SHAPE. IT'S NOT FINALIZED.

ONCE IT IS, THEY WILL BE MANY PHASES OF THE PROJECT AND A LARGE SCOPE OF WORK FOR HE CEMETERY, BUT IT'S STILL MOVING ALONG. I WANTED YOU TO BE AWARE OF IT.

>> REPRESENTATIVE TO THE OLD WORTHINGTON PARTNERSHIP, I WANTED TO REMIND YOU THAT WEDNESDAY IS A WORTHINGTON FIRST WEDNESDAY. AND THE THEME IS APRIL FOOLS.

THERE IS ALL KINDS OF FUN, NEAT THINGS GOING ON RELATED TO MAGIC AND OTHER THINGS. NEXT TUESDAY IS SLICE OF WORTHINGTON FOR YOUR PIZZA NEEDS.

IT'S THE SECOND ANNUAL, THE PIZZERIA, THE BEST PIZZA IN

WORTHINGTON. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WHAT

ARE THE HOURS? >> B. KOWALCZYK: THE SLICE OF WORTHINGTON, THERE ARE TWO TICKET SLOTS THAT YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR, 5:30 OR 6:30 TO AVOID RUNNING OUT OF PIZZA.

>> D. ROBINSON: WHERE DOES THAT TAKE PLACE, PLEASE?

>> B. KOWALCZYK: AT THE SHOPS AT WORTHINGTON PLACE.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL:

>> B. KOWALCZYK: YEP. YES, I THINK NEXT TUESDAY, YES.

IT WAS REALLY COOL LAST TIME. A LOT OF FUN.

A LOT OF GOOD PIZZA, AS ONLY WORTHINGTON HAS.

>> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: I'M GOING TO HAVE FOR PEOPLE, IF THEY WANTS TO TAKE A LOOK AT IT.

IT CAME TO ME TODAY IN THE MAIL OR IN THE ONLINE.

I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INTERESTED IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITY'S LEADERSHIP TRAINING THEY HAVE.

AND THEIR NEXT ONE IS IN JUNE IN INDIANAPOLIS.

AND I KNOW WE'VE HAD CITY FUNDS AVAILABLE IN THE PAST TO BE ABLE TO GO TO SOMETHING WITH NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES.

PERHAPS IT WOULD MAKE SENSE, YOU ARE WELCOME TO TAKE NOTES.

I RAN OFF ONE COPY QUICKLY TO HAND AROUND.

IT'S IN INDIANAPOLIS. IF PEOPLE ARE INTERESTED, LET US KNOW. WE HAVE ALWAYS HAD FUNDING FOR NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES TRAINING, BUT IT'S NOT GOING TO GET ANY CLOSER. ECONOMICALLY IT MAKES SENSE.

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LET US KNOW. WITH THAT, I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING ELSE TO BRING FORWARD BUT WE HAVE A REQUEST FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION. AND COMPENSATION, EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.

>> M. GREESON: AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES.

BEFORE WE DO THAT, I WANT TO LET PEOPLE KNOW, YOUR SEATS, CATHERINE SENT A SUPPORT LETTER FOR DISCRIMINATION FROM THE WORTHINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. THERE IS ONE COPY SENT TO ME SO I MADE SURE EVERYONE GOT COPIES.

ANYTHING ELSE TO BRING UP? IF NOT, MS. KOWALCZYK MOVES

[12. Executive Session]

BE GO TO EXECUTIVE SESSION SECONDED BY MS. DOROTHY.

MS. THRESS, COULD YOU PLEASE CALL THE ROLL FOR EXECUTIVE

SESSION? >> D. KAY THRESS:

VOTE] >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: YES.

WE'RE NOT ADJOURNED TO MS. DOR OTHY MOVES WE COME OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION, SECONDED BY MR. SMITH.

ROLL CALL, MS. KOWALCZYK, MS. DOROTHY, MR. SMITH,

MR. FOUST, MR. ROBINSON. >> PRESIDENT B. MICHAEL: WE'RE OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION. MR. ROBINSON MOVES, SECONDED

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.