Minutes of the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission

December 11, 2014

The meeting of the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission (CCPC) was called to order by Mr. Kelly with attendance as reported in Attachment A.

On a motion by Mayor Gorden, seconded by Trustee Lippus, the minutes of the August 14, 2014 meeting were unanimously approved.

On a Motion by Mayor Infeld, seconded by Mayor Collova Resolution No. 141211-A, the addendum to the 2014 contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health for the 2014 Creating Healthier Communities Project was unanimously approved.

Contracts over $5,000.00
On a Motion by Mayor Infeld, seconded by Mayor Gorden, Resolution No: 141211-B, approving an Agreement with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health for the 2015 Creating Healthier Communities Project in the amount of $18,000.00 was unanimously approved.

On a Motion by Mayor Procuk, seconded by Mayor Collova, Resolution No: 141211-C, approving a Contract with Go Media, Inc. to redesign the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission website in the amount not-to-exceed $32,000.00 was unanimously approved.

Mr. Kelly reported that as a result of the County Executive election the new Executive will make the appointments and reappointments of the Planning Commission members whose terms will expire at the end of 2014. Mr. Kelly stated that unless he hears otherwise he will assume that the current members want to be reappointed and the new Executive would be notified.

Mr. Kelly announced that he and Councilwoman Simon had completed Mr. Coyne’s annual review and it was very favorable.

Mr. Kelly reported on the meeting that with the Director of the Office of Budget and Management to discuss the apparent difference of opinion about the CCPC budget that was brought up at the last meeting. Mr. Kelly reported that the different assumptions about OBM’s role in maintaining the CCPC budget was discussed and clarified and everyone left on good terms.

Mr. Coyne reported on the highlights and accomplishments of 2014 and discussed plans for 2015.

Ms. Jennifer Karaffa gave a 2014 budget highlight report and the projections for 2015. Ms. Karaffa reported that the Planning Commission had ended 2014 with a 70% higher outside revenue than what had been projected last year.

Mr. Kelly announced that the next meeting would be held on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. and that the 2015 meeting schedule was included in the agenda packet.

The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Mayor Byrne and a second by Trustee Lippus and unanimously approved.

Attachment A

Cuyahoga County Planning Commission

December 11, 2014 Meeting Attendance
Mayor Michael ByrneYes
Mr. Freddy CollierYes, by Mr. Garland
Mayor Vic CollovaYes
Mayor GordenYes
Mayor Susan InfeldYes
Mr. Edward FitzGeraldYes, by Mr. Kelly
Trustee Sherri LippusYes
Mayor Eileen PattonNo
Mayor Michael ProcukYes
Councilperson Sunny SimonNo