December 19, 2014 City of Sidney TO, CITY MANAGER'S NEWSLETTER MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL tM FROM: City Manager, Mark Cundiff, Upcoming Events 12-21 WINTER BEGINS 12-24 CITY OFFICES CLOSED 12-25 CITY OFFICES CLOSED 12-26 KWANZAA- CITY OFFICES OPEN 12-31 NEW YEAR 'S EVEN CITY OFFICES OPEN 01-01 NEW YEARS DAY CITY OFFICES Holiday Trash Schedule • Trash collection will remain on schedule 12/22-12/24114. • There will be no trash collection on Christmas Day. • Collection for 12/25 and 12126 will each be delayed one day to 12/26 and 12/27, respectively. AITACHMENTS OF NOTE: o Engineering Report for December 26, 2014 o Planning Commission Report Regularly scheduled leaf pick up has ended for the year. Crews will come out to get any remaining leaves on a call in basis. Residents should call the Service Center at 498.8117 to arrange a pick up. The Pothole Patrol has been actively filling in potholes. In the past two weeks, 306 potholes have been filled. To report a pothole, contact the Service Center at 498.8117. UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS o Family Movie Night at the Historic Sidney Theatre 120 West Poplar Street, Downtown Sidney on January 16th. FREE showing of Earth to Echo! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are required, but FREE! The concession stand will be open. o Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/actress Melissa Manchester will captivate you from the moment she enters the stage until the very last song. Presented by the Gateway Arts Council Sunday, February 15,2015 at Sidney High School Auditorium. Show starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets: $20.00 The Miami Valley Risk Management Association (MVRMA), the City's property and casualty insurance pool, awarded the City its Pinnacle Award for receiving a 100% SPEC (Safety Program Evaluation Checklist) rating. This award reflects the City'S commitment to providing a safe working environment and our employee's dedication to workplace safety. Special thanks to HR Manager Vickie Allen for her coordination of the City' S safety program. I will be taking a personal day on Monday, December 22nd in order to do some last minute Christmas shopping. I will have my cell phone with me in case of emergency. Today, the City recognized those employees who reached milestone anniversaries with the City. Attached is a listing of those employees recognized for their years of dedicated service to the City. On behalf of all City employees, I want to wish City Council and all Sidney residents a very Merry Christmas. List of Employees receiving awards William Balling, Police Department Tony Cunningham 20 years of service Pamela Goins 20 years of service Matthew Kleinhans 20 years of service Jack Baker 15 years of service Amy Jennings 15 years of service Angela Kitzmiller 15 years of service Gary Clough, Public Works Department Chris Petty 25 years of service David Jones 25 years of service Blaine Helmlinger 20 years of service Tim Payne 15 years of service Brian Clark 10 years of service Brent Bruggeman 10 years of service Thomas Weis 5 years of service Susan Weber 5 years of service Duane Gaier, Parks and Recreation Jennie Rogers 15 years of service Rodd Elliott 10 years of service Ginger Adams, Finance Officer Lori Rittenhouse 20 years of service Jan Fishbaugh 15 years of service Joel Glass 10 years of service Bradley Jones, Fire Department Scott Boyer 25 years of service Bret Kittle 20 years of service Mark Pleiman 15 years of service Wes Goubeaux 15 years of service Anthony McLain 15 years of service Eric Barhorst 15 years of service Dallas Davis 10 years of service Mark Cundiff, Senior Directors Will Balling 20 years of service Duane Gaier 15 years of service The Awards will be presented by Senior Staff and Department Heads. To: Mark Cundiff From: Barbara Dulworth Re: Planning Commission meeting, December 15, 2014 Date: December 16, 2014 The following is a summary of actions taken by the Planning Commission at the meeting on December 15, 2014: P-14-08 Sidney Hospitality Replat: The Commission resolved to recommend that City Council approve the replat to create two lots from one lot at 1951-1959 Michigan Street as submitted. Please let me know if you have any questions. Page 1 of 1 C SI ITY D N OF EY ENGINEERING REPORT Prepared by: L. Werling W W EE EE K K EE N ND D II N NG G D D EE C C EE M MB B EE R R 22 66 ,, 22 00 11 44 Page 1 of 2 CURRENT CITY PROJECTS 2014 Sidewalk Program: No written objections were received by the City Clerk; therefore, an Ordinance to assess will be presented to Council on January 12th. 2015 Sidewalk Program: Inspections for repair/ replacements are complete. (see area map at right) Program will be discussed with Council on February 2nd. Lime Lagoon Addition: Project expected to begin March 1st. Lime Sludge Lagoon Outlet Drain: Punch list 75% complete. WWTP Expansion: 90% design review is on-hold. Meeting with OEPA to be held to review modified NFA comments. Water Source Transmission Line: Property appraisals & property acquisitions continue. Surveying & design work continue. Industrial Drive Sanitary Sewer Replacement: Punch list given to Contractor for completion. Dixie Drive Vacation: 2 property owner consent signatures remain; Council to review February 9th. SR 47 Safety Improvements Phase 1 Walmart Traffic Signal: Project complete. Michigan Street Bridge over Starrett Run: Design work continues; bidding to follow. Water Well #1 Redevelopment: Installation of new pump underway. WTP #1 Wash Water Pump Rehabilitation: Necessary parts ordered; work to commence when parts are delivered. West Avenue Reconstruction (North to Court): Design continues; project to advertise for bids in winter. E. Parkwood Drainage: Work agreements obtained; survey work to begin in preparation of storm sewer design. Pt. Jefferson Road Reconstruction (Russell to Wells): With 2 properties remaining, right-of-way acquisition continues as do utility notifications. Project scheduled to bid in February. Fair Rd. & I-75 (Northbound Ramp) Traffic Signal: Survey and design of new traffic signal to take place in 2015 with construction in 2016. Russell Road Sanitary Sewer Extension: Final design of sanitary sewer to serve homes on Russell Road between the CSX Railroad and St. Mary’s Ave. underway; construction expected in 2015. YMCA Storm Sewer Improvements: Survey work continues for the design and construction to replace an existing storm sewer behind the YMCA. Harmon Park Ditch Repairs: Project scope for ditch repairs to protect parking lot & play equipment to be revised and bid in 2015. Linden/Forest St. Storm Outfall Improvements: Survey, design & construction of new outfall structure at CSX Railroad ditch to take place in 2015. Tillberry Run Improvements: Design to extend concrete ditch channel between Wagner & Fourth to begin this winter. Starrett Run Improvements: Design at the former Yendis building site to remove drainage ditch slab, rebuild ditch walls, and install guardrail & fence to begin this winter. Hall Avenue Sanitary Replacement: Easement acquisition and design underway for replacement of clay sanitary with 12” on Hall Ave east to Wagner Ave dead end. FUTURE CITY PROJECTS Fielding Road Reconstruction: OPWC funding application reviewed by District 13 and forwarded to OPWC for consideration and approval. C SI ITY D N OF E Y ENGINEERING REPORT W ND W EE EE K K EE N D II N NG G D D EE C C EE M MB B EE R R 22 66 ,, 22 00 11 44 Prepared by: L. Werling Page 2 of 2 ODOT PROJECTS SHE-SR 47 16.46 (Tawawa Creek Bridge Replacement) PID 83585: Surface course and striping in place; roadway reopened. Compacted aggregate stone has been placed on bike path and is passable to runners/walkers but paving isn’t anticipated until next spring. D07 BH FY14 Bridge Repair PID 94483: Pier & abutment patching on various bridges in District 7 including SR 47 over I-75 continues. Project completion expected by September 30, 2015. MIA/SHE IR 75 18.90/0.00 PID 78425: Season 1 of the I-75 milling and resurfacing project (south of Sidney to Piqua) is complete. Season 2 (River Rd. to SR 274) will begin in spring. 2015/2016 SR 47 Safety Improvements Phase II (Vandemark to Folkerth) PID 95244: Right-of-way acquisition continues. SHE-SR 47 Urban Paving Program (Vandemark to I-75 & Fourth Ave. to Ohio Ave) PID 97380: ODOT to administer pavement planing & asphalt concrete resurfacing combined project. Project to advertise in October 2015, with paving in spring of 2016. Revised preliminary legislation to be presented to Council. SHE-West Michigan Bridge over CSX PID 93851: Stage 2 plans continue. Project bidding in January 2016. 2017 SR 47 Safety Improvements Phase III (4th & SR 47) PID 98551: Project design by American Structurepoint continues. 2020 SHE-IR 75 5.66/6.14/6.25 L/R (I-75 RR Bridges, south of SR 47 & Campbell Rd.) PID 94677: Project to include removal & replacement of six deficient bridges by ODOT. Project bidding in October 2019. PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT Cargill Vacuum Addition: Site plan approved. Dollar General (St. Marys & Russell): Building construction underway as site work continues. Echo Business Center: Construction & site work continue; installation of water service complete. High Ground Café (former US Bank location, Fair Rd): Site plan under review; site work underway. Miami Properties Building (Vandemark Rd): Building construction continues. Plum Ridge North: Gas mains & electric installations continue; testing and punch list items will complete the project. P&R Communications (S. Vandemark Rd.): Preparation for cell phone tower complete; tower installation forthcoming. Wilson Memorial Building Addition: Site plan under review; administrative approval granted for construction. Site work complete.
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