City of Martins Ferry

Martins Ferry City Council Special Meeting Minutes of October 30, 2022

Posted on: November 17, 2022

The Martins Ferry City Council met for a Special Meeting on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at 12:30 p.m., at the Donald Myers Council Chambers.  This meeting was called to discuss paving additional streets this year beyond those already approved.      

Council President Kristine Davis called the meeting to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those present, followed by a prayer by the Clerk.   Answering Roll Call were Bob Hunker, First 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.  Bruce Shrodes, Second Ward Council Member, notified President Davis that he was unable to attend this meeting. 

            Miscellaneous Business

It was reported that Columbia Gas will be installing a new gas line next year on the 300 and 400 Blocks of North 7th Street.  Therefore, these streets were dismissed from the paving proposal. 

Mr. Regis made a motion and Mr. Schramm seconded to allow the Mayor to proceed with paving of Pearl Street (from Jefferson Street to Buckeye Street) and Seabrights Lane (from Zane Highway to the end of the Street), Indiana Street, sections of Zane Highway, and a short section of Carlisle Street.  No Parking Signs will be posted on the streets to be paved and notices will be placed on residents doors alerting them not to park on the street during paving hours.  A roll call vote was heard with Regis, Hunker, Armstrong, Rodgers, Burns and Schramm voting yes.  The motion was declared passed. 

Mr. Hunker made a motion to excuse Mr. Shrodes from tonight’s meeting.  Mr. Rodgers seconded the motion.  After an affirmative voice vote, the motion passed.

Mr. Regis moved to adjourn, which was seconded by Mrs. Armstrong.  After an affirmative voice vote, the meeting was adjourned at 12:46 p.m. with a salute to the flag.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Martins Ferry City Council will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 6:00 in Council Chambers at the City Building.

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Kay H. McFarlan, Clerk of Council                           Kristine Davis, Council President