In a meeting lasting only about 20 minutes, the Wyoming City Council heard from Engineer Judd Giffin that the proposed offer to ICCI had been accepted. The work on the sidewalk on the west side of North Seventh Street had flaws in the finish. Giffin reported that the street project finished under budget.
City Attorney Bruce Fehrenbacher reported on the court date that was coming up for the Pin Oak Apartments. Fehrenbacher has filed a motion for summary judgment on the case involving past due water bills on the apartments.
Street Superintendent Joe Beck reported to the council that the trash was being collected on a timely basis at Pin Oak.
The Council approved a Locis representative to come into the office for a day to work on the general ledger and further training for the treasurer.
Denny Rewerts of the Stark County Economic Development Partnership reminded the council that the Leadership Academy would be starting on January 18. Meetings will be held on Friday mornings at 7 a.m. until February 15. He said that there had been a great response for the program which will help develop future local leaders. Council members were encouraged to attend, especially the February 8 session. Rewerts thanked the State Bank of Toulon, Better Banks, State Bank of Speer and Leezer Agency for sponsoring the Academy.
Rewerts also indicated to the council that he hoped to have a meeting in January regarding the housing project. He also mentioned that the new Stark County website will include meeting dates on the calendar with links to agendas for City and County meetings.
Alderman Dan Hardman reported that there is no update on the street sign project at this time. The Wyoming Lions Club is still gathering the information for this project.