PORT WASHINGTON — Council met recently and approved Ordinance 2018-3 for entering into an agreement for law enforcement assistance for active shooters situations in Tuscarawas County

Council also:

• Approved the purchase of four new lights at Belden Park. Also approved the purchase of landscaping timbers to be used around playground equipment at Belden Park.

• Passed Resolution 11-2018 for amendment of the 2018 appropriations

• Passed Resolution 13-2018 for the acceptance and certification of levy rates to be submitted to the Tuscarawas County Auditor for the 2019 Budget

• Passed Resolution 14-2018 for the Tuscarawas Cty. Public Defenders agreement for year 2019. At a rate of $300 per case

• Council approved Fiscal Officer Lute to draw up a new ordinance for the registering of landlords and tenants in the village. The ordinance will be presented at the Oct. 2nd meeting for passage.

• Council also authorized Fiscal Officer Lute to draw up a new ordinance requiring that private garbage collection services be established for all rental properties. The ordinance will be presented at the Oct 2nd meeting for passage.

• Council member Brandie Bourne updated on the Tri-County Ambulance Service Meeting that she recently attended. Tri-County will be purchasing two new patient monitors and also applying for funding for an additional 3 patient monitors. Also heard that they have four ambulances up and running.

• Council member Michelle Green updated on the 150th year celebration to be held on Oct. 13 beginning at noon. The event will be held at the square of Port Washington with music, speakers, food, bouncy house, etc. Green has been working closely with the Historical Society group on this event. The 4-H group will be burying a time capsule in the square during the event.

• Set Trick or Treat for Oct. 31 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

The next meeting will be Oct 2, at 7 p.m. at the Mayor’s Office