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>> AND WE WILL, AND IF THERE ARE ITEMS ON THE AGENDA, WE ASK THAT YOU BRING FORWARD YOUR ITEMS AT THE TIME THAT WE ARE DISCUSSING SOMETHING ON THE AGENDA. YOU CAN EITHER E-MAIL US, OR YOU CAN -- WE'LL HAVE MORE AND MORE INTEREST COMING IN OUR MEETINGS.

ON THE AGENDA TONIGHT, WE CERTAINLY HOPE TO MOVE THROUGH

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THIS AS FAST AS WE CAN. MS. THRESS, WE HAVE --

>> WE DO HAVE ONE THAT IS ON THE AWE GENERAL DA.

IT WAS FROM TRISHA JONES. MARIANNA, I'M SORRY IF I MESSED THAT UP, TO CAPTURE MY SENTIMENTS -- DISAPPOINTMENT DOESN'T BEGIN TO CAPTURE MY SENTIMENTS IN THE LACK OF PUBLIC TRANSFORMATIVE ACTION YOU HAVE TAKEN THIS SUMMER TO BACK UP YOUR WORDS AFTER PASSING THE ANTI-RACISM RESOLUTION IN JUNE. YOUNG PROTESTERS WERE ASSAULTED BY THE LOCAL ACE HARDWARE TRUCK AND BYSTANDER WHO COMMITTED PHYSICAL ASSAULT AND USED A RACIAL SLUR.

THAT WAS THE DAY BEFORE FATHER'S DAY.

NOW ON THE DAY AFTER LABOR DAY, YOUR CHIEF OF POLICE CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN IT WOULDN'T BE FAIR TO PRESS CHARGES FOR THOSE VIOLENT ACT WITHOUT ALSO PRESSING CHARGES AGAINST THE PEACEFUL PROTESTERS MARCHING FOR BLACK LIVES.

WE CAN CLEARLY SEE A RACISM CLOUDING HIS VIEWPOINT AND THAT OF HIS SUPERVISOR, MATT GREESON, WHY CAN'T YOU? IN CELEBRATION OF LABOR DAY, I I ENCOURAGE YOU TO TAKE, TO

[5. Approval of Minutes]

ACTUALLY TAKE ACTION, CUT OUR POLICE DEPARTMENT'S TIES WITH THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE. THE FOP IS NOT A UNION, IT'S A BROTHERHOOD THAT PROTECTS KILLER COPS IN COLUMBUS AND BAD COP

BEHAVIOR IN OUR OWN TOWN. >> OKAY.

IS THERE ANY OTHER -- ARE THERE ANY OTHER COMMENTS?

>> I DON'T HAVE ANY -- >> HAS ANYTHING ELSE COME IN?

>> NO, IT HASN'T, MS. MICHAEL. >> OKAY.

THEN WE'RE GOING TO MOVE N VERY QUICKLY TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING. WE HAVE THE MINUTES OF JULY 13 AND JULY 20TH. WE HAD RECEIVED A REQUEST TO AMEND THE JULY 20TH MEETINGS TO INCLUDE THE FULL NAME OF -- I WON'T GET THE NAME RIGHT EITHER -- TRISHA JONES, AND 'M, I'M NOT SURE HOW TO PRONOUNCE HER LAST NAME.

[6. Ordinance No. 27-2020 Appropriation - Coronavirus Relief Fund]

>> MARIANNA-BA, ATA, I BELIEVE. >> ARE THERE ANY OTHER CHANGES WE WE NEED TO MAKE TO THE IS SET OF MINUTES? IF NOT, MR. BOOKER, MR. BOOKER MOVES THAT WE APPROVE THE MINUTES AS AMENDED. SECONDED BY MS. COWALL SICK.

ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION? ALL IN FAVOR SIGNIFY BY SAYING

AYE. >> AYE.

>> OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. THE MINUTES ARE APPROVED.

NOW WE'RE FOLK TO MOVE ON TO ORDINANCE NUMBER 272020, APPROPRIATION FOR THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND.

452019 AS AMENDED TO ADJUST THE ANNUAL BUDGET BY PROVIDING FOR THE APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE IF CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND UNAPPROPRIATED BALANCE. THIS HAD BEEN TABLED, SO, MR. SMITH -- HE'S GOING TO MOVE THAT WE REMOVE THIS FROM THE TABLE. SECONDED BY MR. MYERS: LL THOSE

IN FAVOR SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE. >> AYE.

>> OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. OKAY, MR. GREESON, WE'LL TURN

THIS OVER TO YOU. >> COUNCIL PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, FIRST OF ALL, WELCOME BACK FROM BREAK.

I HOPE YOU HAD A WONDERFUL ONE. CAN EVERYBODY HEAR ME, JUST TO

DO A SOUND CHECK? >> YEP.

>> OKAY. I SEE HEADS NODDING.

I APPRECIATE THAT. WE, WE INTRODUCED THIS EARLIER

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WHEN WE HAD A FIRST WAVE OF CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS.

WE ALSO HAVE SOME GOOD NEWS TO REPORT ON THAT FRONT WITH ADDITIONAL FUNDS COMING IN. I'M GOING TO TURN IT OVER TO MR. BARTER, AND WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT HOW WE HOPE TO ADMINISTER THESE FUNDS. AND, CERTAINLY, WE'D BE GLAD TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS OR ELABORATE ON THE MEMORANDUM THAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR AGENDA PANEL.

MR. BARTER. >> THANK YOU, MR. GREESON, PRESIDENT MICHAEL AND MEMBERS OF COUNCIL.

BACK IN JULY YOU PASSED RESOLUTION 31-2020 WHICH REQUESTED THE CARES ACT FUNDING FROM THE STATE.

AT THE TIME WE THOUGHT THAT WAS GOING TO BE ABOUT $548,556, WHICH IT WAS FOR THE FIRST DISTRIBUTION WHICH WE RECEIVED ALSO IN JULY. SINCE THAT TIME THE STATE CONTROLLING BOARD RELEASED AN ADDITIONAL $150 MILLION IN FUNDS. THAT EQUATED TO $274,278 FOR THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON, BRINGING WORTHINGTON'S TOTAL DISTRIBUTION TO $822,834. WE JUST RECEIVED THE $274,278 LAST THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME I AM RECOMMENDING THAT WE UTILIZE THOSE FUNDS TO OFFSET FIRE AND PARAMEDIC PAYROLL EXPENSES IN THE GENERAL FUN.

WE WOULD MOVE THE EXPENSES INCURRED RELATED, YOU KNOW, THAT WE WOULD ASSOCIATE TO THE CORONAVIRUS INTO THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND, THEREBY OFFERING SOME RELIEF IN THE GENERAL FUN FOR THOSE EXPENSES. AT LEAST THAT'S THE $822,834.

ADDITIONALLY SINCE THAT TIME, WE'VE HAD SENATE BILL 375 PASS THE SENATE AND MOVE TO THE HOUSE.

I THINK IT'S STILL SITTING IN THE HOUSE.

I DON'T THINK THERE'S BEEN ANY ACTION ON THAT.

THAT IS GOING TO THEN REDISTRIBUTE ACCORDING TO A TO AN APPROXIMATELY $527,000 ADDITIONALLY BRINGING THE TOTAL -- IF THAT, AGAIN, PASSES THE HOUSE IN WHATEVER FORM IT PASSES -- TO $1.35 MILLION. SO WE ARE FAR FROM DONE DISCUSSING CARES ACT FUNDS AND THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND.

BUT THIS APPROPRIATION TONIGHT COVERS THE FIRST TWO DISTRIBUTIONS TO, AGAIN, UTILIZE TO OFFSET FIRE PAYROLL.

BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE.

>> OKAY. DO WE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

>> I UNDERSTAND THAT THESE FUNDS COULD BE USED FOR A VARIETY OF CORONAVIRUS-RELATED EXPENSES, BUT WE'RE USING IT FOR OUR EMERGENCY SERVICES, FIRST RESPONDER SERVICES BECAUSE IT'S EASIEST TO MAKE SURE WE ARE IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL

LAWS, IS THAT CORRECT? >> THAT'S CORRECT, YES.

SO WHAT WAS TRYING TO AVOID IS TO GET INTO BEING FEDERAL FUNDS WHICH BRINGS US INTO SOMETHING WE'VE NEVER DONE BEFORE IS AND COMPLIANCE ISSUES TO MAKE SURE THAT WE MET THE REQUIREMENTS.

BECAUSE WE'LL BE SINGLE AUDITED ON THESE FUNDS NEXT YEAR, AND JUST TO MAKE SURE WE WERE FULLY IN COMPLIANCE.

HOWEVER, AT LIKE 6:45 TONIGHT THE GRANT'S OFFICE SENT OUT AN E-MAIL WITH SOME REAL FANCY INFO GRAPHS TALKING ABOUT HOW YOU COULD BE SUB-AWARDED THESE FEDERAL FUNDS, AND THEY CERTAINLY MADE IT OUT TO LOOK LIKE IT'S FEASIBLE AND MAYBE MANAGEABLE AND SOMETHING WE COULD DO.

AND THAT MIGHT BE SOMETHING WE'RE GOING TO TAKE A LOOK AT FOR THIS THIRD DISTRIBUTION, BECAUSE I'M GOING TO RUN OUT OF WAYS TO UTILIZE, YOU KNOW, THIS CURRENT OUT OF THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND. SO I THINK AS THAT LEGISLATION MOVES THROUGH THE HOUSE, THAT MIGHT BE SOMETHING WE'LL HAVE TO TAKE A LOOK AT HERE IN THE FUTURE, AGAIN --

>> SO JUST TO CONFIRM, THIS ORDINANCE JUST APPLIES TO THE FIRST TWO PAYMENTS, NOT TO THE POSSIBLE THIRD ONE, IS THAT

CORRECT? >> THAT'S RIGHT.

THIS APPROPRIATION'S FOR $822,834 WHICH IS THE FIRST TWO DISTRIBUTIONS OF CARES ACT FUNDING.

>> OTHER QUESTIONS? >> I WAS GOING -- SO AS I WAS ASKING, THEN I THINK MS. COWALL CHECK BROUGHT IT UP IN AN INFORMATIONAL E-MAIL THAT SHE SENT OUT THAT OTHER MUNICIPALITIES ARE USING T FOR OTHER THINGS AND WE ARE HELPING OUT OTHER ENTITIES IN WORTHINGTON.

WE HAVE SOME FUNDING TO HELP BUSINESSES, BUT THEN WE DO HAVE A LOT OF NONPROFITS THAT WE DO HELP OUT, AND I WAS WONDERING IF THAT WAS SOMETHING THAT WE WOULD LOOK AT FURTHER.

I DON'T KNOW IF MS. COWALL CHECK HAS ANYTHING ELSE TO SAY ABOUT

THAT. >> NO, I APPRECIATE YOU BRINGING

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THAT UP, COUNCIL MEMBER DOROTHY. EXACTLY, I THINK PARTICULARLY THE WORTHINGTON RESOURCE PANTRY HAS SEEN A SIGNIFICANT JUMP IN NEED, AND WHILE THEY DO RECEIVE FUNDING SEPARATELY, THEY'RE RECEIVING SOME COWERS ACT DOLLARS -- CARES AX DOLLARS, THERE RE THINGS THAT THEY HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO COFFER THAT IF WE COULD HELP SUPPORT THEM, THEY MIGHT BE ABLE TO BETTER SERVE THE RESIDENTS OF THE COMMUNITY.

AND I KNOW THE OTHER HELP THAT WE'RE PROVIDING IS THROUGH THE REBOOT PROGRAM, AND THAT WAS GEARED TOWARD BUSINESSES.

THE POINT THAT I WANTED TO MAKE WAS THAT NONPROFITS ALSO EMPLOY PEOPLE AND PROVIDE SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY, AND WE DIDN'T REALLY REACH OUT TO THEM IN THE REBOOT PROGRAM.

AND SO AS WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ALLOCATING MORE DOLLARS TO REBOOT, WE SHOULD BE CONSIDERING HOW WE ARE SUPPORTING OUR NONPROFITS IN THE COMMUNITY AS WELL, PARTICULARLY THE ONES THAT SUPPORT OUR RESIDENTS. AND THE BROADER COMMUNITY.

>> ONE OF THE THINGS THAT MR. GREESON AND I TALKED ABOUT EARLIER THIS WEEK, INCLUDING TODAY, WAS PUTTING OUR COMMUNITY GROUPS AND FUNDING FOR OUR COMMUNITY GROUPS, OUR GRANTS THAT WE'VE BEEN TRADITIONALLY BEEN DOING AS A DISCUSSION TOPIC FOR NEXT WEEK'S MEETING SO THAT WE CAN LOOK AT HOW WE CAN UND THESE GROUPS WHETHER IT'S CARES DOLLARS OR OTHER CITY FUNDS.

I THINK IT WOULD MAKE -- WE WERE THINKING IT WOULD MAKE SENSE TO DISCUSS THE GRANTS AND FUNDING FOR OUR COMMUNITY GROUPS THAT ARE DOING SO MUCH FOR OUR COMMUNITY RESIDENTS.

SO THIS IS GOING TO BE AN ITEM PUT ON THE AGENDA FOR NEXT WEEK SO THAT WE CAN REALLY FULLY DISCUSS IT AND FIGURE OUT HOW WE AS A COUNCIL WANT TO MOVE FORWARD ON HELPING THESE GROUPS.

>> WELL, I APPRECIATE THAT. AND JUST, YEAH, TO REITERATE WHAT MS. DOROTHY SAID, I KNOW THERE ARE OTHER MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES THAT ARE FIGURING OUT WAYS TO PROVIDE THESE GRANTS BOTH TO BUZZES AND TO NON-- BIDS AND TO NONPROFITS.

IT DOES HAVE TO GO TOWARDS COVID RELIEF.

I KNOW THAT IS ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS.

SO SOME OF OUR COMMUNITY GROUPS THAT WE CURRENTLY FUND MIGHT NOT FIT IN THAT CATEGORY. BUT THAT'S -- I'M VERY EXCITED TO HAVE THAT CONVERSATION NEXT WEEK.

SO THANK YOU. >> YEAH, I WOULD ADD, IF I MAY, PRESIDENT MICHAEL, WE REALLY HAVE TWO ISSUES.

ONE IS DO YOU SEE A COMPELLING COMMUNITY NEED THAT WOULD RESULT IN THE OUNCIL WANTING TO APPROPRIATE ADDITIONAL FUNDS BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS, FOR INSTANCE, TO THE FOOD PANTRY.

AND THEN, AND THEN WHAT MR. BARTER WAS TALKING ABOUT IS REALLY AN ADD ADMINISTRATIVE MATTER.

WHETHER THAT COMES OUT OF THE GENERAL FUND BALANCE OR WHETHER THAT COMES OUT OF CORONAVIRUS, WHAT I WOULD URGE IS WE TRY TO DO IT WHEREVER HE AND HIS TEAM FEEL IT'S THE MOST SIMPLE TO ADMINISTER. THE SECOND ISSUE THAT WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT, AND IT'S JUST THE TIME OF THE YEAR, THIS IS THE TIME OF THE YEAR THAT WE WOULD BEGIN TO TALK ABOUT HOW DO WE ORGANIZE OUR COMMUNITY GRANT PROCESS.

AND SO I THINK WE WOULD BE SENDING OUT INFORMATION TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, INVITING THEM TO A APPLY AND SUBMIT THEIR REQUESTS AND THEIR IDEAS FOR WHAT OUTCOMES THEY WOULD PRODUCE WITH THE DOLLAR WE GIVE THEM.

OBVIOUSLY, THAT'S PART OF THE BUDGET PROCESS, AND THEY DON'T TYPICALLY GET THOSE FUNDS UNTIL IN JANUARY, BUT ULTIMATELY YOU CONTROL THAT. AND THE HAAS THING I WOULD ADD -- THE LAST THING YOU WOULD ADD, AND I THINK I SHARED THIS VIA E-MAIL, IS THE FIRST ISSUE WHICH IS DOLLARS ALLOCATED BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS, WE BELIEVE THAT OUR LIAISON GROUP AND THE COMMITTEE THAT IS WORKING ON SURVEYING THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY ABOUT THEIR NEEDS WILL HAVE ROBUST INFORMATION AND DATA THAT COULD INFORM SOME OF OUR DECISIONS BY OCTOBER.

NOW, I WILL ASK THEM IF THEY HAVE ANY PRELIMINARY INFORMATION THAT WE COULD SHARE, BUT I THINK THAT WE WILL GET SOME INSIGHTS INTO THE NEEDS OF OUR CITIZENS AND THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS ON THEM. AS PART OF THAT SURVEY PROCESS THAT'S BEING LED BY THE LIBRARIES. BUT WE WOULD BE GLAD TO PUT T ON NEXT WEEK AND FURTHER THE CONVERSATION.

>> DOES ANYBODY ELSE HAVE ANYTHING THEY WOULD LIKE TO ADD

TO THIS ORDINANCE? >> I HAVE ONE QUESTION, PLEASE.

>> SURE. >> MR. BARTER? AS IT STANDS WITH THESE TWO INITIAL PAYMENTS, WHAT DOES THAT

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DO TO THE GENERAL FUND OTTOM LINE? WHERE WOULD IT SIT AFTER THE $800,000?

>> UNTIL REDUCE THE, PENDTURE BY $832,834.

>>

AT THE END OF THE YEAR? >> WELL, I CAN TELL YOU AT THE END OF AUGUST WE'LL BE AT ABOUT 43%, ABOUT $12.5 MILLION UNENCUMBERED. BUT I'VE GOT ALL THOSE FINANCE REPORTS COMING TO YOU NEXT WEEK. THAT'S WITHOUT, THAT'S WITHOUT THE $822,000. SO IF YOU ADD THAT TO IT, YOU'RE LOOKING AT A BALANCE OF BEING BACK OVER $13.25 MILLION.

>> YEAH, THAT'S ALL RIGHT. I DIDN'T MEAN BALANCE, I MEANT REALLY -- YOUSED THE WRONG TERMINOLOGY.

I MEANT THE ANNUAL EXPENSES IN THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE YEAR.

WE'RE STILL IN DEFICIT POSITION, CORRECT?

>> CORRECT. >> THAT WAS MY QUESTION --

>> I DON'T WANT TO STEAL NEXT WEEK'S THUNDER, BUT WE ID HAVE -- AUGUST WAS OUR BEST INCOME TAX RECEIPT MONTH OF THE

YEAR 2020 SO FAR. >> AH, THANKS.

LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT WEEK, SCOTT.

>> OKAY. NEW OTHER QUESTIONS OR -- ANY OTHER QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS REGARDING THIS ORDINANCE? IF NOT, MS. THRESS, CAN YOU PLEASE CALL THE ROLL ON NUMBER

27-2020? >> I BELIEVE THIS ORDINANCE NEEDS AMENDED, MS. MICHAEL, TO INCLUDE THE AMOUNT.

IS THAT RIGHT, MR. BARTER? >> YES.

YEAH. >> OKAY.

MS. DOROTHY MOVES WE AMEND IT TO INCLUDE -- MR. BARTER, PLEASE

GIVE US THAT FIGURE. >> $822,834.

>> OKAY. SECONDED BY MR. ROBINSON.

ALL IN FAVOR OF THE AMENDMENT SIGNIFY BUT SAYING YE.

>> AYE. >> ALL OPPOSED?

[7. Ordinance No. 32-2020 Boundary Adjustment NE Gateway]

OKAY. THE ORDINANCE IS NOW AMENDED.

MS. THRESS, PLEASE CALL THE ROLL ON THIS ORDINANCE.

>> THANK YOU.

>> ORDINANCE NUMBER 27-2020 IS PASSED.

MOVING ON TO ORD NABS NUMBER 32-2020, BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT FOR THE NORTHEAST GATEWAY. THIS IS AGREEING TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN THE CITY OF COLUMBUS AND THE IS CITY OF WORTHINGTON BY CONSENTING TO THE TRANSFER FROM THE CITY OF COLUMBUS TO THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON OF APPROXIMATELY 2 ACRES AND THE ARE TRANSFERS FROM THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON TO THE CITY OF COLUMBUS OF APPROXIMATELY 1.3 ACRES LOCATED BETWEEN LAKEVIEW PLAZA BOULEVARD, SANCUS BOULEVARD AND WORTHINGTON-GEORGIA LEE THAT -- GALENA ROAD.

MR. GREESON, WOULD YOU LIKE TO REPORT ON THAT, PLEASE?

>> SURE. AND I'LL INVITE MR. LINDSAY E TO ADD ANYTHING HE MIGHT HAVE AS HE SHEPHERDED THIS THROUGH THE POSITIVE WITH THE CITY OF COLUMBUS.

BUT FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE INTIMATELY FAMILIAR WITH THE KNOST GATEWAY AREA, FOR A LONG TIME -- WELL, REALLY I WOULDN'T, I WON'T SAY FOREVER BECAUSE I DON'T KNOW WHEN THE ROADS WERE EXACTLY BUILT, BUT, YOU KNOW, CURRENTLY THE JURISDICTIONAL LINE GOES DOWN ESSENTIALLY THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD WITH THE NORTHBOUND LANES BEING COLUMBUS UNDER THE 270 BRIDGE AND ROUGHLY THE SOUTHBOUND LANES BEING COLUMBUS -- I MEAN, BEING WORTHINGTON. AND THAT'S ALWAYS BEEN PROBLEMATIC AND SOMETHING THAT WE'VE BELIEVED SHOULD BE CLEANED UP. BUT THAT IS EVEN FURTHER EXACERBATED WHEN WE COMPLETE THE NORTHEAST GATEWAY PROJECT.

AND SO WE BELIEVED THAT THIS PROJECT WAS AN OPPORTUNE TIME O CLEAN THE BOUNDARY ES UP AND MAKE SURE THAT THE ROADWAYS IN APPROPRIATE JURISDICTIONS AND THERE'S NO CONFUSION ABOUT RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PUBLIC SAFETY RESPONSE, MAINTENANCE, ETC. OR WHAT I WOULD CALL DELIVERY OF SERVICES. SO THAT'S MY BRIEF SUMMARY.

I'M GOING TO TURN IT OVER TO MR. LINDSAY, AND E CAN, HE CAN FILL IN ANY BLANKS THAT I MAY HAVE MISSED.

>> THANK YOU, CITY MANAGER GREESON, COUNCIL PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL. MR. GREESON'S DONE A GOOD JOB EXPLAINING THE BASIC PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE.

WE HAD INTRODUCED THIS PRIOR TO YOUR REACCESS .

WE -- ECESS. WE TABLED IT TO TODAY'S MEETING THINKING THAT THE NECESSARY DEEDS WOULD BE RECORDED DURING THE BREAK AND, THEREFORE, WE WOULD BE ABLE TO MOVE FORWARD ON THIS ORDINANCE. I FOUND OUT THE MIDDLE OF LAST WEEK THAT ONE OF THE DEEDS FOR A PARCEL NECESSARY FOR THIS BOUNDARY A ADJUSTMENT HAD NOT BEEN RECORDED.

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THAT WAS DUE TO A MIX-UP WITH THE RECORDER'S OFFICE AND THE AUDITOR'S OFFICE AND THE FROST-BROWN LAW FIRM THAT WAS HANDLING THIS MATTER. BASED ON THAT, WE MADE THE DECISION HAT WE WOULD NEED TO TABLE IT AGAIN.

I AM HOPEFUL THAT IT WOULD BE READY FOR YOUR SEPTEMBER 21ST MEETING, BUT ACTUALLY I WOULD PREFER AT THIS POINT TO NOT HAVE YOU TABLE TO A DATE CERTAIN JUST BECAUSE I DON'T WANT YOU TO HAVE TO TABLE A THIRD TIME. SO I DO APOLOGIZE THAT WE'RE ASKING YOU TO TABLE IT. THE DEED DID GET RECORDED FRIDAY MORNING, AND I FORWARDED THAT RECORDED DEED INFORMATION TO EMH AND T WHO'S THE PROJECT ENGINEER.

THEY HAVE REVISED THE LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS THAT WILL BE PART OF THIS ORDINANCE. THEY HAVE FORWARDED THOSE TO THE FRANKLIN COUNTY ENGINEER FOR APPROVAL, AND SO ONCE WE GET THAT APPROVAL, WE'LL BE ABLE TO MOVE FORWARD ON THIS ORDINANCE.

IT WILL NEED TO BE AMENDED TO INCLUDE THE REVISED LEGAL DESCRIPTION AT THAT POINT IN TIME.

SO WITH ALL OF THAT BEING SAID AND, THEREFORE, I'LL TRY TO MAKE

[8. Resolution No. 39-2020 Renewal of Right of Way Agreement (Windstream KDL, Inc.)]

AGAIN.RT WHEN WE COME BACK- BUT BASE CLUE, WE'D LIKE YOU O TABLE TONIGHT. THANK YOU.

>> MR. BOOKER, WILL YOU MOVE TO TABLE THIS, TABLE THIS

ORDINANCE? >> YES.

>> SECOND BY MS. KOWALCZYK. IS THERE ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION ABOUT TABLING THIS ORDINANCE? IF NOT, ALL THOSE IN AVOR

SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE. >> AYE.

>> ALL OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. OKAY.

THIS ORDINANCE IS TABLE THED TO A DATE UNCERTAIN.

MOVING ON TO NEW LEGISLATION. RESOLUTION NUMBER 39-2020, RENEWAL OF A RIGHT-OF-WAY AGREEMENT WITH WINDSTREAM KDL UNK. APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR AND BETWEEN WINDSTREAM KDL INC., A KENTUCKY CORPORATION, TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM WITHIN THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON PURSUANT AND SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 949 TO THE COD FEWED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON. INTRODUCED BY MR. MYERS, MOVE FOR ADOPTION BY MS. TO THINK, SECONDED BY -- DOROTHY, SECONDED BY MR. ROBINSON. MR. GREESON.

>> YEAH, PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, THIS IS A STANDARD RIGHT-OF-WAY RENEWAL, AND I BELIEVE -- WELL, AND THEY'RE ALREADY AN EXISTING PROVIDER THAT'S IN OUR RIGHT-OF-WAY. I BELIEVE OF MS. STEWART HAS HANDLED THIS, IF THERE'S ANYTHING SHE'D LIKE TO ADD, I'D

INVITE HER TO DO THAT. >> I, I DON'T KNOW IF THIS HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH THEM, BUT I'VE NOTICED A WHOLE BUNCH OF WORK HAPPENING IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY.

IS THIS -- WHO DOES THAT HAVE TO DO WITH, OR IS IT ALL OVER? ALONG HIGH STREET, IN FONT OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, ALONG WILSON BRIDGE ROAD AND THE SIDEWALK, THERE'S ALL SORTS OF

CONDUIT AND STUFF GOING ON. >> YEAH, THAT MAY NOT NECESSARILY BE KDL BECAUSE THERE'S SO MANY PROVIDERS IN OUR RIGHT-OF-WAY, AND WE ISSUE RIGHT-OF-WAY WORK PERMITS FOR MANY OF THEM TO PERFORM THAT WORK.

I DON'T KNOW, MR. WHITED, IF YOU'RE ON AND YOU COULD REPORT ON WHAT MS. DOROTHY HAS SEEN, OR WE WOULD BE GLAD TO HOOK AT OUR CURRENT RIGHT-OF-WAY PERMITS AND REPORT NEXT WEEK.

MR. WHITED? >> EXCUSE ME, I BELIEVE WHAT -- THERE, I THINK. SOUNDS LIKE HE'S HAVING SOME

[9. Resolution No. 40-2020 Renewal of Right of Way Agreement (AT&T Ohio)]

TECHNICAL DIFFICULT FEW. MS. DOROTHY, COULD WE REPORT

NEXT WEEK IF THAT'S APPROPRIATE? >> THAT WOULD BE APPROPRIATE.

THANK YOU. >> OKAY.

>> OKAY. ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? ANY OTHER UPDATES? IF NOT, ALL IN FAVOR OF RESOLUTION 39-2020 SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE.

>> AYE. >> OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN.

OKAY. RESOLUTION 39-2020 HAS PASSED.

MOVING ON TO RESOLUTION 40-2020, A RENEWAL OF ANOTHER RIGHT-OF-WAY AGREEMENT WITH AT&T OHIO.

THIS IS APPROVING AGREEMENT AND PERMIT FOR AND BETWEEN AT&T OHIO INC. AND OHIO CORPORATION TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM WITHIN THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON FUR SUNT TO AND SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 949 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON.

INTRODUCED BY MR. BOOKER, MOVED FOR DOPTION BY MS. KOWALCZYK,

[10. Resolution No. 41-2020 Terminating the School Resource Officer Agreement]

SECKED BY MR. SMITH. MR. GREESON.

>> YEAH, AGAIN, AT&T HAS BEEN IN OUR RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR QUITE SOME

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TIME, AND THIS IS A SIMILAR RENEWAL OF THEIR RIGHT-OF-WAY AGREEMENT FOR THREE YEARS CONSISTENT WITH OUR CODIFIED

ORDINANCES. >> OKAY.

DOES ANYBODY HAVE ANY QUESTIONS? OKAY.

IF NOT, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE.

>> AYE. >> OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN.

OKAY. RESOLUTION 40-2020 IS PASSED.

MOVING ON TO RESOLUTION 41-2020, TERMINATING THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER AGREEMENT. FINISH THIS IS AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE WORTHINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT TERMINATING THE AGREEMENT FOR HE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS' SERVICES. INTRODUCED BY MR. MYERS, MOVED FOR ADOPTION BY MS. DOROTHY AND SECONDED BY MR. ROBINSON.

MR. GREESON. >> YEAH, PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, THIS ITEM MR. LINDSAY HAS WORKED ON THE DETAILS OF WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND I'M GOING TO HAVE HIM OVERVIEW IT OR YOU, AND THEN I'D BE GLAD TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU MAY HAVE. MR. BARTER'S AVAILABLE AS WELL.

>> THANK YOU, MR. GREESON, COUNCIL PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL. THIS RESOLUTION WOULD AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TERMINATING THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS' SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. THIS RESOLUTION, AS PROMPTED BY THE ACTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD, MAKING A TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT. THE SCHOOL DISTRICT DID PROVIDE THE REQUIRED NOTICE TO THE CITY BY THE CONTRACT TERMS THAT WOULD REQUIRE A SIX MONTH NOTICE AND, THEREFORE, THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN A SIX MONTH PERIOD AT WHICH BOTH PARTIES WOULD STILL BE OBLIGATED UNDER THE EXISTING AGREEMENT. THIS RESOLUTION AND THE PROPOSED AGREEMENT TO TERMINATE WOULD TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT I EFFECTIVE JULY 28TH WHICH WAS THE MORNING FOLLOWING THE SCHOOL BOARD'S DECISION. WE RECEIVED, I RECEIVED THE ACTUAL E-MAIL NOTIFICATION REGARDING THE SCHOOL BORE'S DECISION AND THE -- BOARD'S DECISION AND THE DECISION TO TERMINATE THE EVENING OF THE 27TH, SO THIS WOULD BE THE FIRST FULL DAY FOLLOWING THE NOTICE RESENSE.

AND, BASICALLY -- RECEPTION. AND, BASICALLY, THIS WOULD MEAN THAT THE PARTIES WOULD NOT HAVE ANY FURTHER OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE AGREEMENT FOR THE PERIOD FROM JULY 28TH TO THE TIME AT WHICH THIS AGREEMENT WOULD BE SIGNED OR ANYTHING FOLLOWING THAT DATE AS WELL. SO THIS WAS THE METHOD BY WHICH WE COULD TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT QUICKLY AS REQUESTED BY OUR SCHOOL DISTRICT PARTNERS. BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY

QUESTIONS. >> ANYBODY HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

>> I HAVE A COMMENT. >> PLEASE DO.

>> I'M SORRY THAT THIS ENDEAVORS HAS ENDED THIS WAY, AND I HAVE TALKED TO A LOT OF PEOPLE ON THE STREETS ABOUT THIS PROGRAM.

AND I WANT TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT OUR ORIGINAL INTENT -- I WAS HERE WHEN THIS WAS IMPLEMENTED, I VOTED FOR IT, I WAS PART OF THE DISCUSSION. AND I WANT TO MAKE A RECORD OF WHAT I BELIEVE OUR ORIGINAL INTENT AS THE CITY COUNCIL WAS IN CREATING HE POSITION OF A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER.

IT AS NOT MEANT TO BE AN ENFORCEMENT POSITION.

WE DID NOT PLACE A POLICE OFFICER IN THE SCHOOL TO WORK A BEAT. WE SPECIFICALLY SAID YOU ARE TO STAY OUT OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY MATTERS.

WE WERE HOPEFUL THAT THIS WOULD WORK AS A BRIDGE TO CREATE BETTER RELATIONS WITH OUR YOUNG PEOPLE AND OUR POLICE FORCE.

EVERYTHING THAT I HAVE SEEN INDICATES THAT IT WAS NOT AN ENFORCEMENT POSITION AND THAT WE DID MAKE SOME STRIDES TOWARDS IMPROVING RELATIONSHIPS. I JUST WANT TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT AT LEAST MY INTENT IN VOTING IN THIS POSITION ORIGINALLY IS CLEAR AND ON THE RECORD. AND, AGAIN, I'M SORRY THAT IT HAD TO END THIS WAY. THAT'S MY ONLY COMMENT.

>> ANYBODY ELSE HAVE ANY COMMENTS THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO MAKE? HEARING NONE, ALL IN FAVOR OF RESOLUTION 41-2020 SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE.

[11. Resolution No. 42-2020 Approve Tax Incentive Review Council Recommendation]

>> AYE. >> ALL OPPOSED? RESOLUTION 41-2020 PASSES. I DO WANT TO SAY THAT MY MEMORY OF WHAT WE, THE INTENT FOR THIS PROGRAM MATCHES WHAT MR. MYERS JUST SAID. AND, HOPEFULLY, SOMEHOW WE FIND

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A WAY THAT WE CAN HELP BRING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND YOUTH CLOSER TOGETHER IN SOME METHOD IN THE FUTURE.

MOVING ON TO RESOLUTION 42-2020, APPROVING TAX INCENTIVE EVIEW COUNCIL RECOMMENDATIONS, THIS IS ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE 2020 WORTHINGTON TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL CONCERNING PARCELS OF COMMERCIAL REAL PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON RECEIVING TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR PURPOSE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. INTRODUCED BY MR. BOOKER, MOVED FOR ADOPTION BY MS. KOWALCZYK, SECONDED BY MR. SMITH.

MR. GREESON. >> YEAH.

PRESIDENT MICHAEL, THIS IS OUR ANNUAL TURK REPORT, TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL. I CAN SEE MR. MCCORKLE ON THE SCREEN NOW, AND I BELIEVE HE IS AVAILABLE AND READY TO PROVIDE A REPORT ON THE TIRC'S RECOMMENDATIONS.

MR. MCCORKLESOME. >> YES, SIR.

THANK YOU, MR. GREESON. PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, I DO HAVE A TIRC REPORT FOR YOU.

I WILL GO THROUGH WHAT THE TIRC DISCUSSED, AND I'M HAPPY TO FIELD ANY QUESTIONS. I KNOW EVERYBODY LOVES MY TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL PRESENTATION, SO I'LL GO THROUGH THIS QUICKLY. BUT THE TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL, OR THE TIRC FOR SHORT, IS CREATE BY THE ORC.

THIS YEAR THE TIRC DID MEET ON AUGUST 12TH.

IT IS A 9-MEMBER COUNCIL, O YOU CAN SEE THE REPRESENTATIVES THERE, ONE FROM THE AUDITOR'S OFFICE.

THAT WAS MR. SENDS JANUARY KNOW THIS YEAR.

TWO CITY REPS, ONE SCHOOL REP AND TWO FROM SHARON TOWNSHIP.

THE CRA IS A, IF YOU'RE NOT FAMILIAR WITH CRA, COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AREA, EXEMPTS REAL PROPERTY TAXES ON IMPROVEMENTS MADE TO COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL OR RESIDENTIAL.

SO THE WAY -- HERE'S A GRAPHICAL WAY OF LOOKING AT IT.

A BASELINE VALUE IS LOCKED IN, AND THAT'S BEFORE ANY IMPROVEMENTS ARE DONE TO THE PROPERTY.

WHAT IT DOES IS EVERYBODY CONTINUES TO PAY -- THE PROPERTY OWNER IS ABATED PROPERTY TAXES ON ANYTHING ABOVE THAT BASELINE VALUE, AND THAT BECOMES THE VALUE OR THE INCENTIVE TO THE DEVELOPER. THE PRIMARY DIFFERENCE HERE BETWEEN A CRA AND A TIF IS A TIF, THE AX INCREMENT FINANCING, THE PROPERTY OWNER CONTINUES TO PAY THE PROPERTY TAXES, BUT IT GOES INTO A RAH SEPARATE FUND THAT IN TURN -- A SEPARATE FUND THAT IN TURN PAYS FOR PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND IMPROVEMENTS THAT BENEFIT THAT PARCEL.

>> MR. MCCORKLE, I'M SORRY -- I DON'T KNOW IF IT'S ME ONLY, BUT I'M NOT SEEING THE SLIDES MOVE THROUGH THE DECK.

I'M STILL ON SLIDE NUMBER ONE. THERE YOU GO, THANK YOU.

>> ALL RIGHT. LET'S TRY IT THIS WAY.

CAN YOU SEE IT OKAY? >> I CAN NOW, THANK YOU.

>> OKAY. SO THIS IS, THIS IS THE GRAPH THAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT, AND YOU CAN SEE THE GREEN THERE.

THAT IS THE ABATED VALUE. AND THE PINK AT THE BOTTOM IS THE BASELINE THAT STAYS FROZEN WHEN THAT CRA IS APPROVED.

>> GOT IT. >> HERE ARE THE ASTRONAUT REQUIREMENTS. I'LL SKIP THROUGH THIS, BUT IT DOES REQUIRE A HOUSING OFFICER, WHICH IS MYSELF, AND THEN WE ARE REQUIRED TO MEET ANNUALLY. ANYTHING OVER -- YOU CAN GO UP TO 100 PERCENT OR 15 YEARS ON A CRA.

WE ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE SCHOOL BOARD NOTICE.

45 DAYS IN ADVANCE. 50% OR LONGER THAN 10 YEARS ON A CRA DOES REQUIRE, DOES REQUIRE SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL.

AND THEN JUST LIKE WITH THE TIF, WE ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO HE OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGENCY BY THE END OF MARCH EVERY YEAR. WORTHINGTON HAS ONE CRA.

IT IS LOCATED ACROSS OUR THREE PRIMARY CORRIDORS, HUNTLEY, ALLSON BRIDGE AND HIGH STREET. IN WORTHINGTON UNLIKE SOME OTHER COMMUNITIES, ONLY COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CRAS. RESIDENTIAL IS NOT EL QUIBBLE IN WORTHINGTON. THIS JUST FURTHER TOUCHES ON THE ELIGIBILITY. WE DO REQUIRE A MINIMUM INVESTMENT OF $1 MILLION AS WELL AS 25 NEW JOBS OR $1 MILLION IN PAYROLL. SO THAT'S THE CRA.

THE TIF WORKS SIMILARLY. THE TIF, THE PROPERTY TAXES ARE STILL PAID, BUT IT GOES INTO A TIF FUND THAT BENEFITS THAT PARCEL, SPECIFICALLY PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE.

SO THERE'S HOW THAT WORKS, BASELINE VALUE AND THE INCREMENTAL VALUE. DIFFERENCE HERE, SMALL DIFFERENCE IS 75% OR LONGER THAN 0 YEARS REQUIRES SCHOOL BOARD -- 10 YEARS REQUIRES SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL.

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THE CRA WAS 50 PERCENT OR 10 YEARS.

AGAIN, SUPPOSED TO REPORT BY THE END OF MARCH EVERY YEAR.

SO GETTING INTO THE 2020 TIRC ANNUAL REVIEW.

AGAIN, WE MET ON AUGUST 12TH. I WILL SAY HAT WE ONLY HAD TWO ACTIVE CRAS AND EIGHT TIFS, AND ALL OF THEM WERE DEEMED TO BE IN COME LINE, AND THE TIRC DID RECOMMEND CONTINUING WITH A ALL OF THEM. THE FIRST CRA IS THE FORMER WORTHINGTON FOOD SITE. THIS IS DR. HIEWLSMAN, THE DENTIST OVER THERE. THAT IS THE LAST REMAINING PARCEL ACTIVE FOR THAT CRA. THE FINAL YEAR WILL BE 2022.

JUST A COUPLE PICTURES OF OF THE PARCEL.

AND HERE'S THEIR REPORTING INFORMATION.

SO FOR TAX YEAR 2019, THEIR AMENDED TERMS WERE TO HIT SEVEN JOBS AND $270,000 IN PAYROLL. THEY ACTUALLY HIT SIX JOBS AND $196, BUT THE TIRC RECOMMENDED CONTINUING AS IS.

WE DETERMINED THAT THERE WAS A VACANCY, AN OPEN POSITION OF EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THAT OFFICE, AND THAT'S WHAT LED TO THE ONE LESS JOB AND THE LESS PAYROLL. AND THEN THE SECOND CRA IS THE BANK RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO CITY HALL.

THIS ONE JUST STARTED IN 2015. IT'S 50% FOR 10 YEARS, FINAL YEAR WOULD BE 2027. A PICTURE OF THE BUILDING, ALTHOUGH THEIR COLORS HAVE CHANGED NOW.

JENNY SAUNDERS WOULD BE MAD AT ME FOR THAT PICTURE.

HERE'S THEIR JOB NUMBERS. SO THEY ARE TO RETAIN FOUR EXISTING JOBS AND CREATE 32 NEW JOBS.

WHAT I'LL POINT OUT IS THEY HAVE RETAINED THOSE JOBS.

ON THE RIGHT-HAND COLUMN THERE, YOU'LL SEE NEW JOBS.

THEY'VE CREATED 30. WHAT THAT IS, THAT'S ACTUALLY THEIR RAMP-UP. SO THEY HAVE A 7-YEAR WINDOW TO RAMP UP. SO THEY ARE ACTUALLY WELL EXCEEDING WHERE THEY ARE AT IN THEIR RAMP-UP SCHEDULE BY ABOUT 130%. SO DOING VERY WELL.

AND FOR THAT REASON, THE T IRC RECOMMENDED CONTINUING AS IS.

SO THOSE ARE THE TWO CRAS. AND THEN WHAT YOU SEE IN FRONT OF YOU ARE ALL OF THE TIFS. THIS IS MY LAST SLIDE.

I WON'T GO THROUGH ALL OF THE TIFS, BUT WE DO HAVE 5 -- 6 OF THE 8 NOW THAT RE GENERATING SOME TYPE OF, SOME TYPE OF MONEY INTO THE VARIOUS TIF FUNDS. YOU CAN SEE THERE SOME OF THEM ARE SCHOOLINGSING SOME OF THEM ARE -- SCHOOLS, SOME OF THEM ARE HYBRID, BUT THE TIRC DID REMEMBER CONTINUING WITH ALL THE TIFS AS WELL. I'M HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY

QUESTIONS THAT ANYBODY HAS. >> DO WE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS? I CAN'T SEE ANYTHING BECAUSE THE SCREEN HAS GOT THE REPORT.

IF ANYBODY HAS ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE SPEAK UP, BECAUSE I CAN'T SEE ANYTHING WITH THE REPORT STILL -- THERE WE GO.

OKAY. ANYBODY HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

[12. Resolution No. 43-2020 Additional Funding for the ReBOOT Program]

>> TO REITERATE, THE VAST MAJORITY OF OUR TAX INCENTIVES DO NOT TAKE AWAY ANY MONEY FROM THE SCHOOLS, IS THAT CORRECT?

>> THAT'S CORRECT. >> THANK YOU.

>> OKAY. ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? IF NOT, ALL IN FAVOR, ALL IN FAVOR OF APPROVING THE TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL RECOMMENDATIONS SIGNIFY BY

SAYING AYE. >> AYE.

>> OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. OKAY, THAT ONE PASSES.

MOVING ON TO RESOLUTION NUMBER 43-2020, ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE REBOOT PROGRAM. THIS IS AUTHORIZING THE USE OF ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THE REBOOT WORTHINGTON GRANT PROGRAM TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, INTRODUCED BY MR. MYERS, MOVED FOR ADOPTION BY MS. DOROTHY, SECONDED BY MR. ROBINSON.

MR. GREESON. >> YES.

YOU HEARD A BUNCH FROM MR. MCCORKLE ALREADY, BUT I'M GOING TO TURN IT BACK OVER TO HIM, AND HE'S GOING TO TOUCH ABOUT, TOUCH ON THIS PROGRAM WHICH GOT MENTIONED A LITTLE BIT EARLIER IN THE AGENDA. IT WAS VERY POPULAR AND OVERSUBSCRIBED, AND THAT'S WHY WE'RE BACK FOR YOU THIS EVENING.

MR. MCCORKLE? >> THANK YOU, MR. GREESON.

PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, CAN EVERYBODY SEE MY

SCREEN THIS TIME AROUND? >> YES.

>> OKAY. SO THIS -- I ONLY HAVE A COUPLE SLIDES HERE, BUT I, FIRST, I WANT TO THANK EVERYBODY FOR, ESPECIALLY CITY COUNCIL AND THE VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS THAT ARE PART OF THE REBOOT EFFORT, FOR THEIR SUPPORT HERE.

WHAT YOU SEE IN FRONT OF YOU ARE THE REBOOT EFFORTS TO DATE.

SO I JUST WANT TO TOUCH ON SOME OF THESE THINGS.

WE SURVEYED ALL THE SMALL BUSINESSES, HAD A DECENT RESPONSE RATE. WHAT WE WE HEARD BACK WAS FOLKS NEEDED FLEXIBILITY ON SIGNAGE, PARKING TABLES.

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SO WE'VE PUT OUT, YOU KNOW, ADDITIONAL TEMPORARY SIGNING, TEMPORARY PARKING PLACES, WHAT YOU'LL -- WHAT YOU'VE PROBABLY NOTICED IS WE'VE SEEN A HANDFUL OF NEW PICNIC TABLES THAT ARE ON THE VILLAGE GREEN ACTIVELY BEING USED.

WE HAD A LIAISON WITH COLUMBUS PUBLIC HEALTH THAT WAS AVAILABLE FOR LOGISTICAL SUPPORT AND SAFETY SUPPORT AS OUR BUSINESSES REOPENED. OUR BUSINESSES HAD SUPPORT FROM THE SBA AS WELL AS LOCAL BANKS LIKE FC BANK WHO PUT ON PRESENTATIONS TO HELP THEM WITH THEIR PPP LOANS.

CITY COUNCIL SUPPORTED THAT WE'RE OPEN MARKETING CAMPAIGN WITH 100 FEATHER FLAGS THAT LINE OUR COMMERCIAL CORRIDORS.

THIS PAST SUNDAY YOU MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED THE FAIR FOOD EVENT WITH THE DORA ACTIVATED, AND MOST RECENTLY CITY COUNCIL SUPPORTED THE REBOOT EFFORT AND SUPPORT OUR SMALL BUSINESS COMMUNITY WITH $50,000 IN GRANT FUNDING.

HERE ARE THE RECIPIENTS OF THAT FIRST $50,000.

IT DID GO OUT TO 20 BUSINESSES. WHAT WILL I EMPHASIZE IS FINISH I WILL EMPHASIZE IS THE MONEY WAS GONE IN THE FIRST 26 HOURS.

SO WE OPENED AT 8 A.M. ON A MONDAY, AND BY 10 A.M. ON TUESDAY ALL OF THE FUNDS HAD BEEN EXHAUSTED.

THE OTHER THINGS THAT I WILL EMPHASIZE, BUSINESSES REALLY NEED THIS. OUR SMALL BUSINESS COMMUNITY REALLY NEEDS THIS. YOU CAN SEE THERE AT THE BOTTOM THE VERAGE REVENUE LOSS FOR ALL OF OUR APPLICANTS -- SO NOT JUST THIS LIST, BUT THE ROUND TWO LIST AS WELL, WAS $134,000 BETWEEN MARCH AND WHEN WE TOOK APPLICATIONS AT THE END OF JULY.

THE AVERAGE PERCENTAGE REVENUE LOSS WAS 63%.

SO OUR BUSINESSES ARE TRULY HURTING, AND, YOU KNOW, THIS PROGRAM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE. FOR THAT REASON, WE -- THE REBOOT TEAM DID MEET RECENTLY. WE RECEIVED ABOUT ANOTHER DOZEN APPLICATIONS THAT CAME IN AFTER THE INITIAL FUNDING HAD BEEN EXHAUSTED. THESE APPLICATIONS TOTALED ABOUT ANOTHER 29, 28, $29,000 BEYOND THE 50 THAT COUNCIL HAD APPROVED. TO DATE, I HAVE SHARED WITH THESE GRANTEES, THESE APPLICANTS THAT ALL FUNDS HAVE BEEN EXHAUSTED, SO WE HAVE NOT MADE ANY PROMISES TO THESE GRANTEES, BUT WE -- ALL OF THE APPLICATIONS THAT YOU SEE IN FRONT OF YOU WERE STILL RECEIVED WITHIN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF THE GRANT PERIOD BEING OPEN, AND WE CLOSED THAT APPLICATION AFTER TWO WEEKS. SO WE ORIGINALLY INTENDED TO LEAVE IT OPEN THROUGH THE MONTH OF AUGUST.

THAT WAS NOT THE CASE. WE DIDN'T WANT TO HAVE TO COME BACK AND REQUEST TOO MUCH FUNDING FROM CITY COUNCIL, SO WE DID CLOSE THE APPLICATION AFTER TWO WEEKS, AND WHAT YOU SEE IN FRONT OF YOU ARE THE APPLICANTS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN FUNDED.

SO THE LAST THING I'LL NOTE IS FC BANK HAS GENEROUSLY OFFERED TO DONATE AN ADDITIONAL $5,000 TO THE E.D. FUND TO SUPPORT THIS EFFORT AND OTHER EFFORTS. SO WHAT YOU HAVE IN FRONT OF YOU TONIGHT IS AN ADDITIONAL REQUEST FOR SOME FUNDING TO COVER THE ROUND TWO APPLICATIONS THAT WE WERE UNABLE TO FUND WITH HE FIRST $50,000. I'M HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY

QUESTIONS. >> WHAT IS THE TOTAL FUNDING REQUEST? IS IT THE $28,387.73?

>> IT IS. WE DID HAVE $1500 REMAINING FROM ROUND ONE. WE DIDN'T AWARD A PARTIAL GRANT.

WE COULD HAVE AWARRED A PARTIAL -- AWARDED A PARTIAL GRANT. WE JUST CHOSE TO ROLL THAT OVER.

SO THE FUNDING REQUEST TONIGHT IS $28,387.78, AND THAT IS NOT IN NEW FUNDS, THAT IS IN A REDIRECTION OF THE VENTURE GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN APPROPRIATED.

>> ALL RIGHT. ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

>> PRESIDENT MICHAEL? COUNCIL DID RECEIVE AN E-MAIL TODAY FROM TINA PARKER, OWNER OF AMER SAND FLOWERS AND EVENTS, AND SHE SAYS, GOOD EVENING, CITY COUNCIL, WE CELEBRATED OUR GRAND OPENING EXACTLY SUGGESTION MONTHS PRIOR TO THE STATEWIDE SHUTDOWN. IT HAS BEEN A CHALLENGE TO ADAPT DURING THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES, ESPECIALLY WHEN SO MUCH OF OUR REVENUE COMES FROM WEDDINGS AND EVENTS.

BUT WE LOVE THIS OMMUNITY, AND WE'RE GOING TO STAY RIGHT HERE IN ORTHINGTON FOR AS LONG AS WE CAN.

THE RESIDENTS OF COLONIAL HILLS AND BEYOND HAVE BEEN SO UNCREDIBLY SUPPORTIVE OF OUR -- INCREDIBLY SUPPORTIVE OF OUR LITTLE FLOWER SHOP, AND AS A WORTHINGTON RESIDENT MYSELF, I CAN'T IMAGINE OWNING A BUSINESS ANYWHERE ELSE.

SO THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION OF THE ALLOCATION OF ADDITIONAL CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES.

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>> THANK YOU, MS. THRESS. >> YES, MA'AM.

>> ARE THERE ANY OTHER COMMENTS COMING IN FROM ANYWHERE? HOW ABOUT COUNCIL MEMBERS? ANY THOUGHTS? ANY COMMENTS? ANYTHING YOU'D LIKE TO ADD?

>> A QUESTION, IF I MAY. >> YES, MR. BOOKER.

>> THANK YOU, MANY GREESON OR MR. BARTER POTENTIALLY FOR YOU, IS THIS PROGRAM SOMETHING THAT CARES FUNDING COULD BE CONSIDERED FOR AS WE GO FORWARD HOPEFULLY ON A THIRD ROUND OF FUNDING DEPENDING ON THE LEGISLATIVE ACTION?

>> MR. BARTER, DO YOU WANT TO TACKLE THAT ONE? YOU'VE BEEN READING THE FINE PRINT MORE THAN ME.

>> YEAH. I THINK THAT IT COULD BE.

YOU KNOW, MY THOUGHT PROCESS WOULD BE TO REFRAME THAT TO SAY WE HAVE RECEIVED CARES ACT FUNDING AND, THEREFORE, WE HAVE A BIGGER BALANCE AVAILABLE, AND SO WE'RE GOING TO USE THE BALANCE AVAILABLE IN THE GENERAL FUND OR IN THIS CASE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO SUPPORT THESE BUSINESSES.

AND, AGAIN, THE REASON FOR THAT IS SO THAT WE DON'T CREATE A SUB-AWARD COMPLIANCE WITH THE CARES ACT FUNDING.

SO FOR NOW, WE HAVE THE APPROPRIATION AVAILABLE WITHIN THE E.D. FUND, AND WHILE THIS COULD BE AN ELIGIBLE EXPENSE, I DON'T THINK WE NEED TO USE IT AS SUCH BECAUSE WE WANT TO AVOID CREATING THAT SUB-AWARD SITUATION.

BUT IN THE FUTURE, MAYBE IT WIL- MAYBE WE'LL BE CHANGING THAT.

THAT'S WHERE WE'RE AT RIGHT NOW. >> YEAH, THANK YOU, AND THANK YOU FOR CLARIFYING THE WITHDRAW I PHRASED IT.

AND THEN, MR. MCCORKLE, I MEAN, IF WE GET TO THAT POINT N OUR FUTURE DISCUSSIONS, DO YOU HAVE A SENSE F MORE COULD BE USE LITE Z BEYOND THIS -- UTILIZED BEYOND THIS 28,000? YOU'RE THE ONE IN CONVERSATION WITH THESE BUSINESSES.

>> YES, MR. BOOKER, I CERTAINLY THINK THAT IT COULD.

MR. BARTER DOESN'T LIKE ME SAYING THAT, BUT, YEAH, WE, YOU KNOW, YOU SAW IT IN THE NUMBERS. THE REVENUE THAT SOME OF THESE BUSINESSES ARE DOWN IS PRETTY, PRETTY DISTURBING.

SOME OF THEM ARE HIT REALLY HARD.

THE RANGE WAS 25% TO 100%. WE'VE GOT BUSINESSES THAT ARE DOWN 100% OF THEIR REVENUE SINCE MARCH.

I THINK THAT WE COULD CERTAINLY GO BACK AND LOOK AT SOME OF THE APPLICATIONS AND HELP SOME OF THE BUSINESSES THAT ARE HURTING

PRETTY BAD RIGHT NOW. >> THANK YOU.

>> OTHER QUESTIONS? COMMENTS?

>> I JUST WANTED TO THANK YOU, MR. MCCORKLE, FOR -- YOU AND THE WHOLE REBOOT TEAM FOR EVERYTHING THAT YOU'VE DONE.

I THINK IT'S BEEN A TREMENDOUS EFFORT, AND I REALLY APPRECIATE ALL THAT YOU'VE DONE. IS -- ARE THERE OTHER PLANS FOR OTHER IDEAS THAT ARE BEING CONSIDERED?

>> YEAH. THANK YOU, COUNCILWOMAN KOWALCZYK. SO A COUPLE OF THE IDEAS THAT HAVE COME OUT, I'LL PUT IT OUT HERE, AND WE CAN DISCUSS FURTHER AT A LATER DATE, BUT EXTENDING THE DORA HAS COME UP A COUPLE OF TIMES. BOTH THE HOURS AS WELL S POTENTIALLY THE GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES.

SO I'LL PLANT THAT SEED NOW. THERE ARE OTHER COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE BEEN MORE AGGRESSIVE. OUR REBOOT TEAM MET HIS PAST WEEK AND DISCUSSED THE FAIR FOOD EVENT, AND THERE WERE A COUPLE OF OLD WORTHINGTON BUSINESSES THAT DID VERY WELL WITH THE DORA ACTIVATED. OVERWHELMINGLY WELL.

SO THAT WAS ONE OF THE, ONE OF THE IDEAS.

AND THEN WE CONTINUE TO DISCUSS CLOSING OFF MAYBE SOME PUBLIC SPACES FOR ADDITIONAL SEATING. WHETHER THAT BE A MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT AREA OR POTENTIALLY, YOU KNOW, MAYBE SMALL ROADWAY, THOSE ARE IDEAS THAT WE CONTINUE TO DISCUSS.

WE DID TRY AND USE THAT FAIR EVENT AS A PILOT A LITTLE BIT, SO WE BROUGHT IN SOME ADDITIONAL SEATING.

I DON'T KNOW IF FOLKS NOTICED, BUT WE DID BRING IN -- OUR SERVICE DEPARTMENT, BIG KUDOS TO OUR SERVICE DEPARTMENT, WENT AND PUCKED UP SOME PICNIC TABLES FROM THE POOL THAT WERE NOT BEING USED AND PUT THEM OUT. SO HAVING ADDITIONAL SEATING FOR TAKEOUT, THE DORA IS CERTAINLY SOMETHING THAT FOLKS WANT TO LOOK INTO MORE. BUT HAVING MORE, MORE EVENTS THAT DRIVE PEOPLE DOWNTOWN AND DRIVE PEOPLE TO OUR BUSINESSES HAS BEEN A COMMON THEME THAT HAS COME UP A COUPLE TIMES IN OUR

RECENT MEETINGS. >> THANK YOU.

I THINK THE OTHER THING THAT KIND OF MADE ME THINK OF SOMETHING ELSE THAT ISN'T DIRECTLY RELATED TO SUPPORTING BUSINESSES, BUT JUST TO THROW IT OUT THERE, I KNOW IT'S SOMETHING THAT COUNCIL E MEMBER DOROTHY HAS TALKED ABOUT IS LOOKING AT WAYS TO INCREASE PUBLIC SPACE BY MAYBE SHUTTING DOWN STREETS OR DOING OTHER THINGS LIKE THAT. CONSIDERING THE SAFEST

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ACTIVITIES ARE THOSE THAT ARE OUTDOORS.

AND SO THAT'S NOT DIRECTED AT YOU, MR. MCCORKLE, BUT YOU MADE ME THINK OF THAT, AND I DIDN'T WANT TO FORGET IT, SO THOUGHT I'D BRING THAT UP FOR CONSIDERATION.

IF THERE'S THOUGHTS MAYBE FROM PARKS AND REC ON THAT OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. BUT THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR -- ALL THE WORK THAT YOU'RE DOING.

>> THANK YOU. >> ANYBODY ELSE HAVE ANY

THOUGHTS OR COMMENTS? >> I WOULD LIKE TO EMPHASIZE WHAT MR. BOOKER AND MS. KOWALCZYK ALREADY SAID, THAT THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR WORKING WITH OUR BUSINESSES HERE IN WORTHINGTON. WE DEFINITELY NEED THEM, ANDS IT IS A TOUGH TIME FOR EVEN, SO WHATEVER WE CAN DO TO HELP, IT'S VERY MUCH APPRECIATED. AND THEN, YES, MS. COWALL CHUCK BRINGING UP THE FACT THAT MORE PEOPLE ARE WALKING OUTSIDE, GOING OUTSIDE AND THAT CAN DEFINITELY GET PEOPLE, IF WELCOME GET 'EM DOWNTOWN IN BUSINESSES, BUT THEN OUTSIDE SOME MORE -- WOULD BE AWESOME IF WE COULD INCREASE THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY TO BE MORE THAN JUST CARS AND HAVE PEOPLE BE ABLE TO ANG AROUND. SO IT WAS, IT'S SO EXCITING TO SEE THE VILLAGE GREEN ACTIVATED. I KNOW THIS WAS A LITTLE BIT OF CONTROVERSY THAT THERE WAS A WE WEDDING SHOOT THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO GO ON DURING THE FAIR FOOD EVENT, AND AT FIRST THE PEOPLE WERE A LITTLE BIT STUNNED BECAUSE THE QUADRANT OF THE VILLAGE GREEN THAT THEY WANTED TO SHOOT PICTURES ON HAD OTHER PUBLIC ON IT. THERE WAS PUBLIC THERE, AMAZINGLY ENOUGH. SO THEY JUST WENT OVER TO THE OPPOSITE CORNER OF VILLAGE GREEN, AND I SAW THEY HAD PLENTY. AND THAT WAS NOT AS ACTIVATED AS THE FIRST QUADRANT THAT THEY WANTED TO GO TO.

BUT I THINK IT'S REALLY EXCITING THAT WE ARE SEEING MORE ACTIVATION, PEOPLE UTILIZING THOSE SPASES.

SO I THINK WHAT YOU'RE DOING IS GREAT AND KEEP IT UP.

THANK YOU SO MUCH. >> OKAY.

>> I HAVE ONE QUICK COMMENT. THIS SEEM LIKE N APPROPRIATE TIME FOR ME TOE REVIVE A PITCH THAT I'VE BEEN MAKING FOR 20 YEARS THAT NO ONE ANTS TO LISTEN TO.

BUT THE PARKING LOT AT NEW ENGLAND AND HIGH SURE WOULD BE A REALLY NICE OUTDOOR PLAZA INSTEAD OF A PARKING LOT.

THAT'S ALL I'VE GOT. >> OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE

QUARTER, CORRECT? >> MA THAT'S E A GOOD IDEA, MR. MYERS. ONE OTHER IDEA THAT HAS RECENTLY COME UP THAT WE KICKED AROUND A LITTLE BIT IS, IT'S SMALL, BUT MAYBE TAKING UR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS AND MAKING THEM COMPLIMENTARY THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR MIGHT DRIVE A LITTLE BIT OF TRAFFIC TO THE DOWNTOWN.

SO THAT MIGHT BE SOMETHING I BRING BACK FOR YOU.

>> OKAY. I THINK WE ALL SUPPORT ERY HUGUELY EVERYTHING WE CAN DO FOR OUR -- HIGHLY EVERYTHING WE CAN DO FOR OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES. I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANYBODY ON COUNCIL THAT DOESN'T -- OR ANYBODY WHO'S IN THE CITY WHO DOESN'T, YOU KNOW, REALLY APPRECIATE TRYING TO KEEP OUR BUSINESSES ALIVE AND HEALTHY, AND WE THANK YOU AND WE THANK

[13. Resolution No. 44-2020 Consent for Guardrail Upgrades (ODOT)]

ALL THE BUSINESSES THAT ARE PART OF YOUR TEAM THAT ARE ALL WORKING TOGETHER TO TRY TO FIND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS TO MAKE THINGS WORK FOR OUR COMMUNITY AND TO KEEP OUR BUSINESSES LIVE AND HEALTHY. ANY OTHER COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS? IF NOT, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THIS RESOLUTION SIGNIFY Y

SAYING AYE. >> AYE.

>> OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. OKAY.

THIS RESOLUTION IS PASSED. MOVING ON TO RESOLUTION NUMBER 44-2020, CON ISN'T FOR -- CONSENT FOR GUARDRAIL UPGRADES, IT'S A RESOLUTION AGREEING TO COOPERATE WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR DO6 CITY NHS GUARDRAIL UPGRADE AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION NECESSARY FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT OPID NUMBER 111195.

INTRODUCED BY -- WHERE'D WE LEAVE OFF? INTRODUCED BY MR. BOOKER, MOVE D FOR OPTION BY MS. KOWALCZYK.

IN GREESON. >> YEAH, PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, PRETTY STANDARD, OHIO D. OF TRANSPORTATION DOES A PROJECT WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY, IF MR. WHITED IS ABLE TO GET ON AND NO LONGER FACING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, I WILL TURN IT OVER TO HIM TO TOUCH BASE ON

WHAT IT IS. >> THANK YOU, MR. AGREE SZOB.

HOPEFULLY YOU CAN SEE ME AND HEAR ME NOW.

THIS IS, LIKE YOU SAY, PRETTY ROUTINE CONSENT LEGS TO ALLOW

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OD, T TO DO SOME SAFETY UPDATES TO GUARDRAILS AND GUARDRAIL ASSEMBLIES ALONG 23 OR FLOOR THE 270 CORRIDOR.

DON'T KNOW WHAT THOSE ARE YET, THEY WON'T BE FINALIZED AND DESIGNED UNTIL 2021, AND THEN I'LL GET TO SEE THE PLANS, AND THEY'LL INSTALL THEM LAETTNER 2021.

[14. Ordinance No. 34-2020 Emergency Appropriation - Pipe Repair at Community Center]

SO THIS IS VERY EARLY IN THEIR PROCESS, JUST GIVING -- ALLOWING US TO COOPERATE WITH THEM TO HAVE THIS WORK DONE.

>> OKAY. DO WE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS? IF NOT, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF RESOLUTION 44-2020 SIGNIFY BY

SAYING AYE. >> AYE.

>> OPPOSED, LIKE SIGN. WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING SAFER ROADS ALONG 23 AROUND HIGH STREET.

OKAY, MOVING ON TO INTRODUCTION OF RDINANCES TO BE HEARD AT A LATER DATE. ORDINANCE NUMBER 34-2020, EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION. THIS ONE WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO HEAR TONIGHT. THE PIPE REPAIR AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER. THE COMMUNITY CENTER PIPING REPLACEMENT PROJECT REQUIRES ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $135,000 IN ORDER TO REPLACE A SECOND SEGMENT OF PIPING TO THE INITIAL PROJECT. MIERS, WILL YOU INTRODUCE -- MR. MYERS, WILL YOU INTRODUCE THIS?

>> CERTAINLY. >> OKAY.

MR. GREESON? YOU'RE ON MUTE.

>> SORRY ABOUT THAT. I PROBABLY SOUNDED BETTER ON MUTE. I SAW THAT MR. HURLEY POPPED ON THE SCREEN, AND THERE'S NOBODY WHO IS MORE KNOWLEDGEABLE AND EXPERIENCING AND LIVING AND BREATHING THE ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH OUR POOL PIPING THAN HIM. SO RATHER THAN ME TRY TO EXPLAIN IT, I'LL TURN T OVER TO MR. HURLEY.

>> THANK YOU, MR. AGREESON. PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, I'M NOT EXCITED TO BE BACK TALKING ABOUT THIS WITH YOU YET AGAIN, BUT UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE.

AS YOU KNOW, UNTIL TODAY THE COMMUNITY CENTER POOL HAS REMAINED CLOSED SINCE OUR INITIAL COVID-19 SHUTDOWN IN MARCH. ONCE WE CLOSED, STAFF BECAME AWARE OF A PIPING ISSUE THAT'S RESULTED IN A LARGE PROJECT INVOLVING THE REPLACEMENT OF UNDERGROUND PIPING LOOP.

YOU CAN SEE THE PATH THAT THAT LOOP TAKES ON THE SLIDE IN FRONT OF OU ON THE ORTH END OF THE COMMUNITY CENTER.

BASICALLY GOES FROM ONE MECHANICAL ROOM TO ANOTHER, AND WE BECAME AWARE OF AN ISSUE, A LEAK THAT WE THOUGHT COULD BE LOCATED AND REPAIRS ROUTINELY. HOWEVER, ONCE WITH EXPOSED AND EVALUATED, WE DISCOVERED THAT MUCH OF THE PIPING HAD DETERIORATED AND NEEDED REPLACEMENT.

I'M SURE YOU RECALL I CAME TO YOU -- WILL THE ME GET THIS SLIDE SHOW STARTED HERE. IF YOU'LL RECALL, I CAME O YOU IN JUNE AND SHOW YOU SOME OF THESE PICTURES OBVIOUSLY PIPING IN THAT SECTION AND HOW BADLY IT HAD DETERIORATED.

AND WE INITIALLY BELIEVED THAT JUST A PORTION OF THE PIPING AND THE LOOP WOULD NEED TO BE REPLACED BASICALLY OUT TO WHERE YOU CAN SEE WHERE THE CONCRETE ON THE PATIO STARTS KIND OF ON THE LEFT SIDE OF YOUR SCREEN. WE THOUGHT THAT WE HAD FOUND GOOD PIPING IN WORKING WITH THE CONTRACTORS AND WOULD BE ABLE TO BASICALLY REPAIR UP TO THAT POINT.

SO WE CAME TO YOU FOR AB EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION T THAT TIME FOR $155,000 TO FUND THAT PROJECT AND GET THE PIPING AND ALL OF THAT. SO WE'VE BEEN WORKING SINCE THEN, AND AS THE PROJECT FINALLY WAS NEARING COMPLETION, WE GOT THE NEW PIPING IN AND UP STALLED -- INSTALLED.

I'LL SHOW YOU A COUPLE PICTURES. THAT'S WHAT THE PIPING LOOKS LIKE ONCE IT'S, ONCE IT'S NEW. AND ONCE IT WAS PRESSURIZED THOUGH, EVEN THOUGH THE TESTING OF THE PIPING -- THE OLD PIPING HAD, WE THOUGHT, BEEN GOOD, ONCE WE GOT IT ALL FINISHIZED, IT WAS DISCOVERED ON DOWN THE LINE BACK CLOSER TO THE OTHER MECHANICAL ROOM, WE STILL HAD SOME LEAKS IN WHAT WAS THE ORIGINAL PIPING.

OF COURSE, WE HAD DEBATED, AND I KNOW EVEN A COUPLE OF YOU HAD ASKED THAT QUESTION, SO WE, OU KNOW, DECIDED WHILE THE SYSTEM MIGHT BE OPERABLE OR WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO REPAIR THAT LEAK, AT THIS POINT IT WOULD JUST E WISER TO GO AHEAD AND FINISH OFF THE FULL RUN AND BASICALLY REPLACE THE REST OF THE PIPING.

PART OF THAT WAS CONCERN OVER THE LEAKS, OBVIOUSLY.

THE OTHER PART WAS EVEN IF WE WENT BACK INTO OPERATION, YOU KNOW, GOING DOWN NOW DURING COVID-19 HASN'T BEEN AN ISSUE, BUT IT CERTAINLY WOULD BE A BIGGER ISSUE BOTH TO THE SERVICE OF OUR PATRONS AND, CERTAINLY, THE DISRUPTION OF REVENUES IF WE

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WERE TO LOSE THAT PIPING ONCE WE'RE BACK TO MORE NORMAL OPERATIONS. SO THE TIMING IS ALSO AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF MOVING AHEAD HERE.

SO UNFORTUNATELY, THE ADDITIONAL PHASE OF THE PROJECT WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL FUNDING, AND THAT'S WHY WE'RE HERE TONIGHT TO ASK FOR AN ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO FINISH OFF THE A FULL PROJECT WHICH WOULD BE AN ADDITIONAL $135,000 THAT WOULD NEED TO BE APPROPRIATED. AND SO WE DO HAVE REPRESENTATIVES TONIGHT FROM AMERICAN LEAK DETECTION WHO ARE THE LEAD CONTRACTOR ON THE PROJECT, AND THEY, ALONG WITH MYSELF AND MR. WHITED, CAN ATTEMPT TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS

THAT YOU HAVE. >> OKAY.

DO WE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS? >> HOW LONG DO WE ANTICIPATE

THIS PIPE TO LAST? >> YOU KNOW WHAT? I'M GOING TO LET THEM ANSWER THAT THIS TIME.

STEVE WES OR RYAN WEST, I DON'T KNOW IF ONE OF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SPOOK TO THAT? IN -- SPEAK TO THAT? I BELIEVE THEY'RE ON, KAY. I'M NOT SURE THAT THEY'RE ON, I

THEY'RE ON. >> THEY ARE.

I BELIEVE -- WE HAVE TWO PHONE NUMBERS.

THEY WILL HAVE TO UNMUTE. >> GIVE THEM JUST A SECOND.

IF NOT, WE CAN ANSWER THEM, BUT I THOUGHT I WOULD LET YOU HEAR

IT STRAIGHT FROM THEM. >> CAN WE PUT THE SLIDE SHOW

DOWN? >> EAH.

>> THANKS. >> PRESIDENT MICHAEL, I THINK THE CODE IS STAR 6 O UNMUTE A PHONE, IF IT'S A DIAL IN.

MS. THRESS, IS THAT CORRECT? >> I BELIEVE IT IS.

JOSH IS CONFIRMING IT. FINISH.

>> OKAY. CAN YOU GUYS HEAR US NOW?

>> YES.. >> OKAY.

WE DIDN'T REALIZE -- WE HIT UNMUTE ON OUR PHONE, WE DIDN'T REALIZE THERE WAS ANOTHER CODE. I APOLOGIZE FOR THAT.

SO AS FAR AS THE LIFE SPAN OF THE NEW PIPE, WE WOULD EXPECT THAT YOU WOULD SEE AS GOOD OR BETTER LIFE SPAN THAN THE ORIGINAL PIPE THAT IN THERE. BECAUSE WE'RE, WE'VE AD, WE'VE ADDED A COUPLE OF SUMP PUMPS TO KEEP WATER OUT OF THE DITCH WHICH WILL PROTECT THE OUTSIDE OF THE PIPE, AND THE TECHNOLOGY FOR WRAPPING THE PIPE HAS ALSO CHANGED SINCE THE ORIGINAL

INSTALLATION. >> SO ASK -- MS. DOROTHY WANTED TO KNOW APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY YEARS DO WE ANTICIPATE THIS WILL

LAST? >> THE PIPE MANUFACTURERS, THEY'RE SAYING THAT EXPECTED LIFETIME IS 15-20 YEARS.

>> OKAY. SO WE NEED, SOMEONE NEEDS TO BE KEEPING TRACK THAT IN 15 OR 20 YEARS WE WE HAVE OOH ANOTHER $290,000 TO SPEND WITH WHATEVER INFLATION WE HAVE DURING THAT PERIOD? SOME ACCOUNTANT IS KEEPING TRACK

OF THAT FOR US? >> YEAH.

I MEAN, TO A POINT, OBVIOUSLY, YOU WANT TO KEEP AN EYE ON THAT.

I THINK THAT THIS IS ONE OF THOSE THINGS WHERE IT'S, YOU KNOW, THEY'RE NOT GOING TO TELL YOU 40 YEARS, BUT IT -- THE MANUFACTURER'S WARN FEW OR -- WHICH SN'T ACTUALLY A WHAT THIS IS, BUT THAT TERM, YOU KNOW, THEY'RE GOING TO GIVE YOU A NUMBER, AND IT SHOULD LAST LONGER THAN THAT, BUT THEY'RE NOT GOING TO SAW A NUMBER LONGER THAN THAT.

>> RIGHT. RIGHT.

BUT, OBVIOUSLY, I JUST WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW THAT EVEN THOUGH YOU CAN'T SEE IT, IT IS, IT IS THERE, AND WE DO HAVE TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY TO MAINTAIN IT WHENEVER IT POPS UP.

>> CORRECT. >> BUT THANK YOU SO MUCH.

WHAT TUBE OF PIPE IS IS IT? IN THE FACT OF WHAT IS IT CARRYING? IS IT HOT WATER? COLD WATER? WHAT IS IT?

>> SO THE, IT'S GOT A BRAND NAME CALLED PERMA-PIPE.

IT'S AN IRON PIPE THAT'S WRAPPED IN THIS INSULATION.

>> SHE ASKED WHAT TUBE OF PIPE. >> -- TUBE OF PIPE.

>> ND IT'S CARRYING THE BOILER WATER FOR HEATING THE POOL ATER AS WELL AS THE FACILITY THAT HOUSES THE POOL AS WELL.

>> KAY. YEAH.

I THOUGHT AS MUCH. I JUST WANT TO PLANT A SEED HERE, WHICH IT IS JUST PLANTING A SEED, BUT I THINK IT'S ACTUALLY QUITE EFFICIENT O DO SEW HARD HOT WATER HEATING IF WE

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EVER DECIDE -- I KNOW IT WASN'T LIFE CYCLE COST EFFECTIVE TO DO SOME ELECTRICITY DUE TO HOW INTENSIVE OUR BUILDING IS.

BUT IF WE EVER GO DOWN THAT ROAD AGAIN, SOLAR SOMETHING, SOLAR HOT WATER MIGHT BE SOMETHING WE'D LOOK INTO.

BUT THANKS SO MUCH FOR ALL THE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PIPE AND

THE BOILER WATER. >> OKAY.

DO WE HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? NOPE? OKAY. I'M GOING TO DO THIS IN TWO PARTS. FIRST PART IS WE'RE GOING THE TAKE A ROLL CALL ON THE ORDINANCE ITSELF.

THEN I'M GOING TO ENTERTAIN A MOTION TO PASS THIS AS AN EMERGENCY SO THAT WE CAN GET THIS IPE ORDERED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. SO, MS. THRESS, CAN YOU PLEASE TAKE THE ROLL CALL ON THE BASIC ORDINANCE --

>> ACTUALLY, QUITE A -- >> PARDON ME?

>> THERE WAS SOMEONE COMING INTO THE MEETING, AND THEIR PHONE WAS ON, SO WE HAD TO MUTE THEM. GO AHEAD, MS. MICHAEL.

>> OKAY. I WANTED TO HAVE YOU CALL THE ROLL ON THE BASIC ORDINANCE OF APPROPRIATING $135,000 TO REPLACE THE SECOND SEGMENT OF PIPING IN THE INITIAL SWIMMING POOL PROJECT.

>> OKAY. NOW MS. DOROTHY'S GOING TO MOVE THAT WE PASS THIS AS AN EMERGENCY SO THAT WELCOME GET THE PIPING ORDERED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND GET THE POOL UP AND RUNNING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. SO, MS. THRESS, CAN YOU PLEASE

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CALL THE ROLL ON THIS BEING PASSED AS AN EMERGENCY? ROLL.

>> OKAY. ORDINANCE NUMBER 4-2020 HAS PASSED AS AN MORE THAN. WE'RE INTO DEUCING ORDINANCE NUMBER 35-2020, APPROVING THE FINAL PLATTE FOR STAFFORD VILLAGE, THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF STAFFORD AVENUE AND HARTFORD

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STREET, INTRODUCED BY MR. ROBINSON.

AND ORDINANCE -- THIS WILL BE SET FOR SEPTEMBER 21ST HEARING, ORDINANCE NUMBER 36-2020 GRANTING EASEMENT TO QUICK CREEK GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT TO THE QUICK CREEK COMPANY HEALTH CARE LC AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN EASEMENT AGREEMENT TO ALLOW THE USAGE OF A PORTION OF THE HUNTLEY-BOWL PARK PROPERTY INTRODUCED BY MR. BOOKER. MR. GREESON, NOW WE'VE GONE THROUGH ALL THAT, IT'S TIME FOR REPORTS OF CITY OFFICIALS.

>> YEAH, PRESIDENT MICHAEL, MEMBERS OF COUNCIL, SO IT'S GOING TO BE MY MAN TO GIVE YOU A MORE -- MY PLAN TO GIVE YOU A MORE ROBUST REPORT ON A VARIETY OF ADD A MORIVE MATTERS THAT WE WORKED ON OVER THE COURSE OF THE SUMMER BREAK NEXT WEEK ALONG WITH THE FINANCIAL REPORT. IF THAT'S APPROPRIATE.

TONIGHT I'D LIKE TO FOCUS ON A COUPLE OF OTHER THINGS.

IT'S PRETTY UNUSUAL IN THE LIFE OF GOVERNMENT THAT WE HAVE KIND OF WHAT I WOULD CALL THE END OF PROGRAMS OR EVENTS THAT ESULT IN US NO LONGER PERFORMING A PARTICULAR SERVICE.

ONE YOU VOTED ON THIS EVENING, AND I APPRECIATED COUNCIL PRESIDENT MICHAEL AND MR. MYERS' COMMENTS ABOUT THE INTENT OF THAT PROGRAM AND SHARED THE PERSPECTIVE AS WELL.

I DIDN'T WANT THIS TIME TO GO BY WITHOUT FOCUSING A LITTLE BIT ON THE WORK OF THE PEOPLE WHO ARE NO LONGER GOING TO BE DOING THAT. ROLE WAS SRO.

WE HAD A COUPLE GENTLEMEN WHO WORKED DILL SCENTLY AND OTHERS WHO WERE ASSIGN TO THE SCHOOL PRIOR TO THE SRO PROGRAM PERFORMING UTIES LIKE, OF A SIMILAR FASHION.

AND I JUST WANT TO PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY AS YOU HAVE TAKEN A VOTE TO FORMALLY TERMINATE IT EXPRESSES MY THANKS TO THEM FOR POURING THEIR HEART AND SOUL INTO THE ROLE AND BEING COMMITTED TO SERVING THE YOUTH OF OUR COMMUNITY.

I KNOW THAT THEY WILL DO A GREAT JOB IN OTHER ROLES IN THE

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DIVISION OF POLICE, AND I'M THANKFUL THAT THEY CONTINUE TO BE ON OUR TEAM. SECONDLY, TODAY IS A PRETTY BIG DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE CITY. THIS -- I WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU THAT WE HAVE OFFICIALLY TRANSFERRED THE POLICE 911 EMERGENCY DISPATCH AND COMMUNICATION TECHNICIAN FUNCTIONS TO THE NORTHWEST CENTER.

AS YOU KNOW, FIRE WAS TRANSFERRED IN JULY.

THIS PROCESS BEGAN A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO WHEN WE ECEIVED A LOCAL GOVERNMENT INNOVATIONS FUND GRANT TO WORK WITH HILLIARD, DUBLIN AND UPPER ARLINGTON WHERE WE STUDIED THE FOOZ ABOUT OF ONSOLIDATION OF THOSE FUNCTIONS.

THE OVERALL EVALUATION, AS YOU REMEMBER, CONFIRMED ITS FEASIBILITY, AND HILLIARD WITH WENT FIRST, THEN UPPER ARLINGTON. AND ABOUT A YEAR AGO AFTER, TENSIVE EVALUATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH, YOU AUTHORIZED US TO ADVANCE CONTRACTING WITH THE NORTHWEST CENTER AND AFFECT THE TRANSFER. IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS TOOK APPROXIMATELY A YEAR, AND I COULDN'T BE MORE PROUD OF THE MANY STAFF THAT WORKED ON IT. WHICH THERE ARE A NUMBER, BUT ETHEL DOS RIGO IN PARTICULAR, GENE OLIVER, ROBIN STEWART IS AND OTHERS ALL DID A GREAT JOB SHEP HERRING THIS PROGRAM.

I'M SURE I MISSED SOMEBODY, AND I APOLOGIZE.

THE TRANSFER WILL HAVE LONG-TERM BENEFITS IN TECHNOLOGY CAPACITY AND SERVICE SHARING. AND I THINK THOSE ARE IMPORTANT TO NOTE. BUT TONIGHT I WANT TO DO SOMETHING THAT'S, I THINK, A LITTLE MORE IMPORTANT TODAY, AND THAT'S TO TAKE SOME TIME TO NOTE THE MOMENT AND TO OFFER MY PERSONAL AND OUR WHOLE ORGANIZATION'S GRATITUDE TO EACH OF THE COMMUNICATIONS TECH IN ADDITIONS PAST AND PRESENT WHO HAVE SERVED OUR COMMUNITY. WE HAVE ALWAYS HAD EXCELLENT POLICE, FIRE AND SERVICE OPERATIONS THAT HAVE EFFECTIVELY RESPONDED TO THE NEEDS OF OUR COMMUNITY.

BUT UNDERPINNING OR PROVIDING THE FOUNDATION FOR ALL OF THAT HAS BEEN THE DEDICATED MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNICATION CENTER.

THEY HAVE TALKED TO OUR RESIDENTS AT THEIR MOST DIFFICULT MOMENTS. THEY CALMLY HAVE RELAYED INFORMATION TO FIRST RESPONDERS, AND THEY'VE HELPED INSURE THROUGH EXPERT IF COMMUNICATIONS THAT SERVICE KNOWS WHERE THE TREES ARE DOWN AND WHERE THE ROADS ARE BAD DURING WINTER WEATHER. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, THAT OUR POLICE AND FIREFIGHTERS AND SERVICE WORKERS HAVE THE INFORMATION THEY NEED TO GO HOME SAFE.

WE OWE THEM OUR SERIOUS AND SUN SERE THANKS, AND I WANTED TO PUBLICLY STATE THAT THIS EVENING.

OUR TEAM OF COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIANS STAYED UNTIL WE SUCCESSFULLY AND COMPLETELY MADE THE TRANSFER.

DEDICATION TO OUR RESIDENTS AND EMPLOYEES, AND AND I JUST WANT TO THANK THEM FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART FOR THEIR SERVICE TO OUR CITY. THAT'S ALL I HAVE.

>> IS THERE -- THAT'S ALL -- IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE THAT YOU

HAVE TO REPORT ON? >> NO, MA'AM.

>> OKAY. ONE OF THE THINGS YOU AND I HAD DISCUSSED, MR. GREESON, WAS SETTING UP A A DATE AVING SOMEBODY WORK WITH THE COUNCIL MEMBERS TO TRY TO COME UP WITH A DAUT FOR OUR FUTURE RETREAT. IS THERE AN INDIVIDUAL THAT'S

BEEN SELECTED FOR THAT? >> MS. THRESS, YOU'RE ON THE LINE, AND WE WHETHER -- SHE AND I WILL START WORKING TOGETHER TO

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MAKE THAT HAPPEN. >> OKAY.

SO, COUNCIL MEMBERS, IF YOU HAVE DATES THAT ARE, YOU KNOW, THAT YOU'RE THUG WOULD BE GOOD, IF YOU COULD LET MS. THRESS KNOW, THAT WOULD BE GREAT, AND THEN SHE COULD COORDINATE AND TRY TO FIND SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO WORK FOR ALL OF US, BECAUSE WE ALL KNOW WE'RE IN DIRE NEED OF A GOOD RETREAT.

AND I KNOW THAT IT'S SOMETHING THAT'D BE VERY FRUITFUL FOR ALL OF US AND FOR THE FUTURE OF THE CITY.

MR. AGREE SOFTEN, ANYTHING ELSE? -- AGREESON?

ANYTHING ELSE? >> NO, MA'AM.

>> OKAY. THEN WE'RE GOING TO MOVE ON TO THE REPORTS OF COUNCIL MEMBERS. MANY ROBINSON?

>> YEAH. I WANTED TO THANK CITY MANAGER AGREESON AND MY TWO COLLEAGUES, SCOTT MYERS AND BETH COWALL CHUCK FOR BEING PART OF AN INFORMAL GROUP INVESTIGATING ASPECTS OF POLICE POLICY ND PRACTICE HERE IN WORTHINGTON.

YOU ALL KNOW ABOUT THAT. I SENT OUT AN E-MAIL YESTERDAY TO GIVE YOU A BRIEF UPDATE, AND WE MET AGAIN TODAY FOR ABOUT AN

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HOUR AND A HALF FROM 10:30-NOON OVER AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

AND I WOULD DESCRIBE US AS IN A ASTRONAUT OF CONTINUED -- STATE OF CONTINUED INFORMATION GATHERING BUT ALSO REALLY CONSOLIDATION OF THOUGHT AND PROBABLY BEING ABLE TO BRING BEFORE COUNCIL WITHIN A COUPLE WEEKS SOME IDEAS AND ARTICULATION OF PROPOSED ACTIONS AND PERHAPS STATEMENTS THAT WE COULD MAKE TO THE PUBLIC TO REASSURE THEM THAT WE HAVE AND ARE TAKING ISSUES OF, YOU KNOW, POLICE POLICY AND PROTOCOL SERIOUSLY IN THESE TIMES. SO THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU THAT HAVE BEEN A PART OF THAT. THANK YOU.

>> WELL, THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR BEING WILLING TO SERVE ON THAT COMMITTEE. ALL THREE COUNCIL MEMBERS AS WELL AS MR. GREESON AND CHIEF WARE, THANK ALL OF YOU FOR THE TIME AND EFFORT BECAUSE WE KNOW THIS IS A VERY, VERY IMPORTANT TOPIC IN OUR COMMUNITY, AND WE THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME AND THE: AND THE THOUGHT AND THE CARE BY OUR COMMUNITY TO WORK ON THIS VERY IMPORTANT PROJECT AND FUTURE, LOOKING AT FUTURE

DIRECTION FOR US. >> THANK YOU, MADAM PRESIDENT.

THANK YOU. >> MS. DOROTHY.

>> BESIDES EMPHASIZING WHAT MR. GREESON SAID WITH THANKING OUR COMMUNICATION TECHNICIANS FOR THEIR SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF WORTHINGTON, I'M THANKFUL FOR THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSFER AND EMPHASIZING WHAT MR. ROBINSON SAID, THANK YOU, MR. ROBINSON, MS. KOWALCZYK AND MR. MYERS FOR YOUR EFFORTS IN MOVING FORWARD THE REFORM. POTENTIAL REFORMS FOR OUR POLICE

DEPARTMENT. >> OKAY.

MR. MYERS. >> I REALLY HAVE NOTHING TO REPORT OTHER THAN I WILL NOT BE AT THE MEETING NEXT WEEK.

THE WIND WILL BE IN MY AIR AND THE BUGS WILL BE IN MY TEETH -- THINGS UP WHILE I'M GONE. I APPRECIATE IT.

BECAUSE IF YOU DO, I WANT TO MAKE CERTAIN I'M HERE TO HELP.

HAVE A VERY SUCCESSFUL VACATION. >> THANK YOU.

>> WELL-EARNED. MR. SMITH.

>> GLAD TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN OVER THE PAST MONTH DIFFERENT DIVERSITY TRAINING AND DIFFERENT PROGRAMS THAT A WE HAD PUT ON AND SOME OF THE INFORMATION THAT SOME OF THE RESIDENT SENT OUT AS WELL AS COUNCIL MEMBERS MENTIONED ABOUT THE INFORMING THEY'RE WORKING ON AS WELL -- INFORMATION THEY'RE WORKING ON AS WELL. GLAD TO BE FINISH.

I THINK -- WERE YOU DONE, MR. SMITH? YOU KIND OF CUT OUT THERE. YEAH, I SEE YOU MUTED YOURSELF.

OKAY. MS. COWALL CHUCK.

>> YES. I JUST ALSO WANTED TO EXTEND MY THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR EVERYTHING YOU'RE WORKING N PARTICULARLY IN TERMS OF THE RACIAL EQUITY WORK THAT WE'RE EMBARKING ON. I APPRECIATED THE IMPLICIT BIAS TRAINING, I THOUGHT THAT WAS VERY WELL DONE.

AND THEN HAVING CONVERSATIONS WITH THE PERSON WE HAVE ASKED TO HELP US MOVE FORWARD IN OUR CONVERSATIONS WITH THE COMMUNITY, MR. WHITE. AND IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE WEBINAR THAT THE COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMISSION SPONSORED ON THE ROLE OF SUBURBS IN PERPETUATEING UNEQUALTY, I HIGH LU RECOMMEND. IT'S BEEN POSTED ON THE WEB PAGE THANKS TO ANNE BROWN. THAT WAS ALSO VERY WELL DONE AND VERY INFORMATIVE, SO I APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE THESE THICKS HAPPEN -- THINGS HAPPEN AND CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THESE INITIATIVES. THERE'S ALSO A LIST OF RESOURCES THAT THE CRC OR PUT TOGETHER AS WELL.

ONE THING I JUST WANTED TO ASK ABOUT MAYBE FOR THE NEXT MEETING, IT'S A SMALL ASK, BUT IN TERMS OF LOOKING AT THE QUARTERLY REPORT AND ERHAPS THE REPORTING THAT YOU'LL BE DOING, MR. GREESON, I WAS ENTERED IN GETTING SOME STATS MAYBE RELATED TO OUR STREAMING VIDEO. I DON'T KNOW THAT WE'VE EVER GOTTEN STATS ON PARTICIPATION AND DOWN -- AND I DON'T KNOW IF YOU CAN DO IT LIVE AND THEN PEOPLE LOOK AT LATER.

AND THEN ALSO STATS REGARDING THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS, WHERE ARE WE SO FAR ON THAT.

I'M INTERESTED TO LEARN ABOUT THOSE.

>> WE WOULD BE GLAD TO PROVIDE THAT.

AND THEN, YOU KNOW, ULTIMATELY IF YOU WANT US TO ADD THAT KIND OF INFORMATION TO THE QUARTERLY REPORTS, WE'D BE GLAD TO DO THAT. I'LL HAVE O TALK WITH GENE OLIVER ABOUT THE DEGREE TO WHICH, THE EXTENT OF THE DATA RELATED TO STREAMING, WHETHER IT GOES DEEPER THAN JUST VIEWERS

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LIVE AND, YOU KNOW, HOW NUANCED THAT IS.

BUT WE'LL GET WHATEVER INFORMATION WE HAVE TO YOU.

>> GREAT. THANK YOU.

>> GREAT. MR. BOOKER.

>> YEAH. I WOULD JUST ECHO E THE COMMENTS ABOUT BEING APPRECIATIVE OF THE DISCUSSIONS THAT WE WERE AUTOMOBILE TO HAVE DURING THE RECESS -- ABLE TO HAVE DURING THE RECESS AROUND THE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE RACIAL EQUITY DISCUSSIONS AND WANTSES AND NEEDS IN OUR COMMUNITY.

OVER THE SUMMER IN PARTICULAR AS WELL AS THE KERWIN TRAINING ON RACIAL EQUITY. THANK YOU TO THE STAFF FOR PULLING ALL THOSE THINGS TOGETHER AND OBVIOUSLY THE PROFESSIONALS THAT TALKED TO US IN THOSE EVENTS AND THE WORK THEY'RE DOING. IF THERE'S A SENTIMENT YET FOR READDRESSING THE BODY CAMERA ISSUE, I KNOW THAT'S WHERE WE LEFT OFF ON SOME OF THESE ISSUES IN JULY AND JUST BEING VERY CLEAR ABOUT WHEN WE MIGHT BE CONSIDERING DISCUSSES THAT AGAIN SO THE PUBLIC -- DISCUSSING THAT AGAIN SO THE PUBLIC IS CLEAR AND HAS PLENTY OF TIME TO PREPARE AND ENGAGE IN DISCUSSION OR EVEN OFFLINE. MR. GREESON, IF THERE'S DISCUSSION AROUND HOW WE'RE GOING TO ENGAGE AROUND THE BUDGET GIVEN THERE'S A LOT OF INTEREST AROUND THE POLICE BUDGET IN PARTICULAR THIS YEAR AND WE'RE COMING UP ON THAT PROCESS SO THAT FOLKS AREN'T CAUGHT OFF GUARD AND PREPARE AND ENGAGE ON THAT ISSUE IN PARTICULAR.

NOTHING FURTHER THAN THAT, JUST A COUPLE COMMENTS.

THANK YOU. >> THANK YOU.

I WANT TO AGAIN ALSO THANK THE STAFF FOR THOSE WONDERFUL PROGRAMS THAT WE WERE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN ON THE RACIAL ISSUES AND ON OUR TRAINING, OUR BIAS TRAINING AND EVERYTHING.

I THINK IT WAS WONDERFUL. THERE'S ALSO BEEN A LOT OF MEETINGS THAT SOME OF US HAVE BEEN IN ON SOME OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THINGS MOVING, HOPEFULLY MOVING FORWARD IN OUR COMMUNITY. AND WITH THAT, MR. GREESON, WE -- I REMEMBER WE HAD TALKED ABOUT MAYBE DOING SOME I WOULD CALL THEM DOG AND PONY SHOWS REGARDING THE BUDGET AROUND TOWN TO HELP PEOPLE UNDERSTAND OUR BUDGET AND BUDGET PROCESS.

HAS ANYTHING COME FROM THAT? >> YEAH.

WE'RE -- >> ANY PLANS?

>> YEAH, WE CAN REPORT ON THAT IN A LITTLE MORE DETAIL NEXT WEEK OR MR. BARTER CAN JUMP IN HE'D LIKE.

WE ARE WORKING ON SOME VIDEOS IN PART TO, YOU KNOW, TRY TO EXPLAIN HOW FINANCING LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKS.

IT DID CREATE SOME UNDERLYING COUNTRIES -- NDERSTANDING.

WE ARE WORKING ON A SOFT WARE TOOL THAT ACTUALLY ALLOWS FOR INTERACTION. IT'S AN INTERACTIVE TOOL WHERE SOMEBODY CAN GO IN AT THEIR OWN LEISURE AND ESSENTIALLY PLAY WITH THE BUDGET. I DON'T -- THAT'S MY TECHNICAL TERM. AND WE'RE EXPLORING SOME AYS THAT WE CAN ENGAGE THE COMMUNITY A LITTLE BIT ON THE BUDGET ITSELF. MOST IMPORTANTLY ARE, SOME OF THE TENDS THAT UNDERLINE WHAT IS GOING TO BE A CHANNELING BUDGET.

AND I EXPECT THAT WILL HAPPEN AFTER THE REELITE OF THE RECOMMENDED BUDGET BY MAY. BUT PRIOR TO ANY MAJOR CONVERSATION THAT YOU ALL WOULD IS HAVE ON, ON SIGNIFICANT ASPECTS OF IT. SO SO KIND OF IN THAT N BETWEEN TIME FRAME IN OCTOBER. SO THOSE ARE THE THINGS WE'RE THINKING ABOUT AND HAVE, QUITE FRANKLY, THAT'S ABOUT FROM A CAPACITY STANDPOINT WHAT WE HAVE THE ABILITY TO IMPLEMENT THIS YEAR. AND HOPEFULLY THAT MEETS OUR

EXPECTATIONS. >> OKAY.

DOES ANYBODY ELSE HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? ANY THOUGHTS, ANY ISSUES? ANYTHING YOU WANT TO BRING BEFORE, BRING UP FOR OUR COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

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