Seven items on council agenda

By Ivy Potter - [email protected]

Portsmouth City Council is set to meet Monday evening at 6:30 with seven items on the agenda for discussion.

One ordinance, authorizing the City Manager of the City of Portsmouth, Ohio to advertise for bids and to enter into contracts with the lowest and/or best bidder for required supplies, materials and services for 2020 will be heard for a final reading.

An Ordinance authorizing repealing Ordinance No. 63 of 2019 to decline the acceptance of the SAFER Grant to hire six new firefighters as it is not economically feasible to do so will also be heard for a second reading.

Up for a first reading will be an Ordinance amending Section 175.07 (c) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Portsmouth, Ohio – Licensing; Insurance, a resolution requesting the Scioto County Auditor, David L. Green, certify to the City of Portsmouth the total current property tax valuation of the City of Portsmouth along with the estimated property tax revenue that would be generated by the renewal or replacement of its one (1) mill Flood Defense System Levy, a resolution requesting the advance payment of all taxes now standing to the account of the City of Portsmouth, Ohio, from the Treasurer of Scioto County, Ohio, and any and all other monies due the City of Portsmouth, Ohio, included in the certificate of estimated resources as issued and approved by County Budget Commission, and to be credited to the respective funds by the warrants received from the Auditor of Scioto County.

Also on the agenda a resolution to authorize extending the terms of agreement between the Board of Scioto County Commissioners and the City of Portsmouth in regards to providing representation to indigents charged in the Portsmouth Municipal Court.

Citizens present in council chambers will have the opportunity to address council on items both on and off the agenda.

By Ivy Potter

[email protected]

Reach: Ivy Potter (740) 353-3101 Extension 1932

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Reach: Ivy Potter (740) 353-3101 Extension 1932

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