The following actions were taken by Aurora City Council at its May 22 meeting:


Contract with Landsong Engineering for professional engineering services for inspection of in-house and outside projects.

Renew the current policy with HCC/U.S. Specialty Insurance Co. ($128,552) through Edward Sutton Insurance Agency for city property and casualty insurance for June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018.

Real estate tax abatement for McMaster-Carr Supply for a 100 percent, 15-year abatement in accordance with the provisions.

Appropriate $500 from the recreation fund to reflect a $500 grant received from the state's Step Outside Program.

One-year contract with Dura-Mark ($68,948) for the 2017 road striping program, with the option to renew for a second and third year at stated prices.

Contract with King Excavating ($289,123) for Phase I construction of the Hartman athletic fields project.

Changes in compensation for city workers Allen and Tinsley.

Create a new fund titled "Aurora Lake Road Capital Fund.

Accept a fact-finding report with regard to the police sergeants' collective bargaining agreement.


City tax budget for calendar year 2018. Public hearing set for June 12 at 7 p.m. Tax budget must be adopted by July 15 to comply with the Ohio Revised Code.


Confirm the mayor's reappointment of Marge Bjerregaard as a member of the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority board of trustees for a three-year term ending June 30, 2020.

Assess the cost of abating certain nuisances to property owners so the assessments can be added to their 2018 real estate tax bills.

Tax abatement for Liberty Ford Investment Group for a 75 percent, 15-year abatement of real property taxes in the city's Community Reinvestment Area III.

One-year contracts to continue dispatching services with Community EMS and the Garrettsville Fire Department.

Contract with Hall Public Safety Co. ($10,285) to install new and used equipment in new police vehicles.

Appropriate $2,708 from the police contraband sales fund for the purchase of honor guard uniforms.

Purchase of a 2017 Ford F150 truck from Liberty Ford (net cost of $29,999 after trade-ins of two older vehicles) for the police department.