5 Legals

Case No. 00016794 The THIRD AND FINAL account of Wertz, Casey Guardian of the estate of Wertz, Sydney Elane No. 00016794 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 03/28/2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County, Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

Case No. 00018214 The FINAL AND DISTRIBUTIVE account of Miller, Beth EXECUTRIX of the estate of Miller, Frieda E. No. 00018214 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 03/28/2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County, Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

LEGAL NOTICE FOR BIDS Sealed bids will be received by the City Administrator of the City of Defiance, Ohio until 2:00 p.m., (Local Time), on Monday, February 22, 2016 for the PURCHASE OF TWO (2) POLICE CRUISERS FOR THE POLICE DIVISION at which time they will be publicly opened and read in the Conference Room, located in the Municipal Annex Building, 631 Perry St., Defiance, OH 43512. All proposals shall be sealed and endorsed on the envelope: POLICE CRUISER - Monday, February 22, 2016 and mailed or delivered to the City Administrator at the above address. Bids must be submitted on the proposal blanks furnished with the specifications. Each proposal must contain the full name of every person or company interested in same. Specifications and bidding blanks may be obtained at the Office of the Police Chief, 324 Perry St., Defiance, OH. Specifications will be sent as soon as possible after receipt of the request. Interested bidders may call 419-784-0084 during business hours and ask for the Administrative Secretary to mail or email the specifications and bidding blanks. Each proposal must be accompanied by a bond with an approved Surety Company, in the sum of $500, as surety for the execution of the Purchase Agreement. A certified check on a solvent bank, drawn and made payable to The City of Defiance, Ohio in the sum of $500 will be accepted in lieu of said bond. Should any bid re rejected, such bond or certified check shall be returned to the bidder after proper execution of the contract by the successful bidder and, should any bid be accepted, such bond, or certified check will be returned upon proper execution and securing of the Purchase Agreement and delivery of the vehicles. Should the successful bidder fail to execute a purchase contract conforming to the proposal or timely delivery of the vehicles according to the contract, the bidder will forfeit the $500 surety. The City of Defiance, OH reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to award to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, and to waive any irregularities in bidding. THE CITY OF DEFIANCE, OH By Order of Jeffrey S. Leonard, City Administrator Dated: January 26, 2016 Advertise: Friday, February 5, 2016 Friday, February 12, 2016`

ORDINANCE NO. 7791 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY HISTORIAN TO SELL COINS DEACCESSIONED FROM THE ANDREW L. TUTTLE MEMORIAL MUSEUM BY PUBLIC AUCTION WHEREAS, the municipal government accepted a collection of coins, stamps and historic artifacts bequeathed by Andrew F. Tuttle and established the Andrew Tuttle Memorial Museum in conformity with the terms of the bequest; and, WHEREAS, Chapter 165 of the Codified Ordinances, as most recently amended by Ordinance 7603, empowers the Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum Board to deaccession artifacts from the collection and provides for the segregation, investment and use of moneys received as proceeds from the sale of deaccessioned artifacts; and, WHEREAS, Ordinance 7663 found Numismatic Auctions, L.L.C. to be uniquely qualified to provide consultive services to the Museum and auction services to the municipal government and authorized the City Historian to enter into a continuing agreement with Numismatic Auctions, L.L.C. relating to the consignment and sale of artifacts deaccessioned from the museum collection; and, WHEREAS, the Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum Board engaged Numismatic Auctions, L.L.C. to assist the Board in making determinations about the relevance of various artifacts to museum purposes and deaccessioned 100 ancient coins itemized by an inventory dated January 22, 2016, and now on file with the Clerk of Council; Now therefore, be it enacted by the Council of the Municipality of Defiance, Ohio, that: Section 1: The 100 ancient coins deaccessioned from the Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum and itemized by the inventory dated January 22, 2016, are declared to be municipal surplus. The City Historian is authorized to sell the same at public auction in conformity with the terms of the consignment agreement authorized by Ordinance 7663. All proceeds of sale shall be deposited to the public sub-fund of the Endowed Donor Advised Fund established by Ordinance 7603. Section 2: It is found and determined that all legislative actions pertaining to the adoption of this Ordinance were taken in Public Session and that all deliberations that affected or influenced any such legislative act, including all deliberations in Committee, were conducted in Public Session duly convened in accordance with law. Section 3: This Ordinance shall be effective on the earliest date permitted by law. Michael Ketcham, President of Council Passed: February 9, 2016 Attest: Lisa Elders, Clerk Approved: February 9, 2016 Michael McCann, Mayor`

Ordinance No. 7792 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO RICHLAND CO. & ASSOCIATES, INC. WHEREAS, the roof covering the two story portion of the municipal building located at 324 Perry Street must be replaced and sufficient funds were allocated to that purpose by the 2016 annual budget; and, WHEREAS, bids to supply all labor, materials, fuel and equipment required to replace the roof were properly solicited and Richland Co. & Associates, Inc. submitted the lowest responsive and responsible proposal; and, WHEREAS, the accepted bid is less than was allocated to the project by the 2016 annual budget and less than the engineers estimate of probable costs; Now therefore, be it enacted by the Council of the Municipality of Defiance, Ohio, that: Section 1: The City Administrator is authorized to award a contract to Richland Co. & Associates, Inc., to supply all labor, materials, fuel and equipment required to replace the roof covering 324 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio, in substantial conformity with the designs, material specifications and terms of service established by the accepted bid. Section 2: The Finance Director is authorized to pay the contract price of $64,929.00 from Line 403-901-5-2-976-040 of the 2016 annual budget. Section 3: It is found and determined that all legislative actions pertaining to the adoption of this Ordinance were taken in Public Session and that all deliberations that affected or influenced any such legislative act, including all deliberations in Committee, were conducted in Public Session duly convened in accordance with law. Section 4: This Ordinance shall be effective on the earliest date permitted by law. Michael Ketcham, President of Council Passed: February 9, 2016 Attest: Lisa Elders, Clerk Approved: February 9, 2016 Michael McCann, Mayor`

ORDINANCE NO. 7793 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH MANNIK & SMITH GROUP TO DESIGN IMPROVEMENTS TO ROSEWOOD AVENUE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY WHEREAS, Failure of the base and pavement of the Rosewood Avenue between Jefferson Avenue and Sherwood Drive necessitates reconstruction of the street; and, WHEREAS, A qualifications-based selection process was properly employed to select Mannik & Smith Group as the most qualified consultant to design the improvements required to replace the street; and, WHEREAS, Acceptable terms of engagement have been negotiated with Mannik & Smith Group in accordance with statutory requirements; Now therefore, be it enacted by the Council of the Municipality of Defiance, Ohio, that: Section 1: The City Administrator is authorized to award a contract to Mannik & Smith Group to perform all engineering, design and related services detailed in the January 27, 2016, proposal on the terms and conditions of service therein recited and at a cost of $57,200. Section 2: The Finance Director is authorized to pay the contract price and all incidental expenses incurred in accordance with the terms of the authorized contract from line 403-901-5-2-978-102 of the 2016 annual budget. Section 3: It is found and determined that all legislative actions pertaining to the adoption of this Ordinance were taken in Public Session and that all deliberations that affected or influenced any such legislative act, including all deliberations in Committee, were conducted in Public Session duly convened in accordance with law. Section 4: This Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary to preserve the safety and welfare of the community for the reason that public safety requires reconstruction of Rosewood Avenue during the 2016 construction season and public welfare requires that the construction be undertaken at an affordable cost necessitating that construction bids be solicited at the earliest possible date. As such, this Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon passage by an affirmative vote of not less than 5 Members of Council and approval of the Mayor. Michael Ketcham, President of Council Passed: February 9, 2016 Votes in Favor Adoption: 6 Votes Opposed to Adoption: 0 Attest: Lisa Elders, Clerk Approved: February 9, 2016 Michael McCann, Mayor`

Case No. 00018226 The FINAL AND DISTRIBUTIVE account of Hall, Ricky L. and Fruth, Patty S. Co - EXECUTORS of the estate of Hall, Madeline M. No. 00018226 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 03/28/2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County, Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`