City of Martins Ferry

Martins Ferry City Council Meeting Minutes of August 10, 2021

Posted on: August 10, 2021

The Martins Ferry City Council met for a Special Session Meeting on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., at the Donald Myers Council Chambers. The meeting was called to order by Council President Pro-Tempore Rick Rodgers for legislation only. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those present in chamber, followed by a prayer by the Clerk.

Answering Roll Call were Bob Hunker, First Ward Council Member, Bruce Shrodes, Second Ward Council Member; Suzanne Armstrong, Third Ward Council Member; Rick Rodgers, Fourth Ward Council Member; Tom Burns, Jim Schramm and Jack Regis, Council at Large Members. Mr. Rodgers reserved his right to vote.

Ordinances and Resolutions:

Motion was made by Mr. Regis and seconded by Mr. Shrodes to waive the 72 hour rule. A roll call vote was heard with Regis, Hunker, Shrodes, Armstrong, Rodgers, Burns and Schramm voting yes. The motion was declared passed.

An Emergency Resolution To Accept The Material Terms Of The One Ohio Subdivision Settlement Pursuant To The One Ohio Memorandum Of Understanding And Consistent With The Terms Of The July 21, 2021 National Opioid Settlement Agreement.

Motion was made by Mr. Hunker and seconded by Mr. Schramm to suspend the rules. A roll call vote was heard with Hunker, Shrodes, Armstrong, Rodgers, Burns, Schramm and Regis voting yes. The motion was declared passed.

Motion was made by Mrs. Armstrong and seconded by Mr. Burns to pass the Resolution as read. A roll call vote was heard with Armstrong, Rodgers, Burns, Schramm, Regis, Hunker and Shrodes voting yes. The motion carried and the Resolution was declared passed.

Miscellaneous Business:

Mrs. Armstrong moved to adjourn, which was seconded by Mr. Hunker. After an affirmative voice vote, the meeting was adjourned with a salute to the flag.