Kettering City Council to meet November 23, 2021


City of Kettering Ohio logo - Todd Elzey

Kettering, Ohio – The Kettering City Council is scheduled to meeting Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Council will hold its usual dual meetings with the Council Workshop meeting being held at 6:00 P.M. in the Deeds room, and the Regular Council Meeting at 7:30 P.M. in Council Chambers. Both the Deeds Room and Council Chambers are at the Kettering Government Center at 3600 Shroyer Road, Kettering.

The regular Council meeting will open with the swearing-in of Kettering’s newest council members Lisa Duvall (District 1) and Bob Scott (District 2). Duvall and Scott were elected in November to fill the remaining term of office for Council seats vacated by resignations earlier this year. Duvall and Scott will both serve until December 31, 2023.

Council’s agenda also says that Council will amend its current 2021 Committee structure as follows:

Long Range Planning – Councilor Fischer, Chair, Councilor Klepacz
Intergovernmental/Interagency Relations – Councilor Duke, Chair, Councilor Lautar
Community Relations & Promotions – Councilor Scott, Chair, Councilor Fisher
Finance & Personnel – Councilor Klepacz, Chair, Councilor Duke
Public Health & Safety – Councilor Lautar, Chair, Councilor Duvall
Public Service, - Councilor Duvall, Chair, Councilor Scott

Council will also introduce two Proclamations. First, Mayor Patterson will proclaim November 2021 Lung Cancer Awareness Month in the City of Kettering. Patterson will also reaffirm the City’s support of local small businesses by declaring November 27, 2021, as Small Business Saturday.

Council will only consider three Resolutions at the November 23, 2021, Council meeting. First, Council will consider a Resolution to renew a contract with Bladecutters who removes snow and ice from City properties. The Resolution says that the estimated cost of the contract is $126,000 and that the City budgeted $126,000 for the project.

Council will also consider a Resolution to increase the street light maintenance budget for 2021 to $42,000. The City originally budgeted $24,000 for street light maintenance. But the Resolution says that the City has incurred $18,000 in unforeseen street light maintenance costs.

The third Resolution would authorize the transfer of $1,235,638 from various funds to cover expenses and expenditures for the current fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

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