DELPHOS — Delphos City Council addressed a large agenda Monday evening.

All non-bargaining employees will receive a 2-percent raise next year. Council passed the ordinance on second reading.

The seasonal employee payroll ordinance was read for the first time and included the range for pool director $529.62 to $662.03 weekly not to exceed 16 weeks and a preseason rate of $10 per hour. Life guards will be paid $7.30 per hour the first year and state minimum wage the second year and over. The hourly pay range for a head lifeguard position will be $9.36 per hour.

Pool staff, including concessions, the gatehouse and slide personnel will make $5.25 per hour the first year; $5.50 per hour the second year; $5.57 per hour the third year; and $6.07 per hour the fourth year and over.

Hourly pay for season employees in the Parks, Water and Wastewater departments will be minimum wage.

The pay for a recreation director will be $292.58-$365.72.

Approval for an additional employee to be added to the Maintenance Department was approved on first reading. This ordinance was tabled at a special meeting held Oct. 22 and was brought back up Monday and passed.

Delphos has been in contract with Allen County for dispatch service since 2014 at the rate of $80,000 per year. The rate will increase 15 percent over the next three years, incrementally, to $84,000, $88,000 and finally $92,000 annually. Council heard the first reading of legislation regarding this increase.

Poggemeyer Design Group will be the engineer for the final phase of the wastewater treatment plant improvements. The cost of the contract will not exceed $209,200. The city received a zero-percent loan for the engineering portion of the project. The final phase includes the installation of the third MBR train, blowers, effluent flume upgrade and upgrades to the SCADA system.

The city will apply for a zero-percent water pollution control loan fund with the Ohio Environmental Projection Agency and the Ohio Water Development Authority for the planning, design and construction of the improvements.

Choice One Engineering will be used for the Fifth Street Resurfacing Project. The contract is for not more than $44,400. The project includes resurfacing and restriping Fifth Street (Lincoln Highway) from the west city limit to the east city limits and includes curb ramp replacement and minor traffic signal work.

A public meeting on the Fifth Street Project will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 20.

An ordinance amending the water rates, rules and regulations was passed Monday. Beginning Jan. 1, customers will be billed for actual usage of water.

An ordinance regarding the payroll for the clerk of courts was tabled. Administrative Assistant Sherryl George is currently the acting clerk of council after the retirement of Marsha Mueller. Mueller had held the position for 50 years.

Kiwanis Club of Delphos President Tom Morris addressed council concerning the club’s upcoming Hometown Christmas on Nov. 30. The event will utilitize East Second Street and surrounding streets. Morris requested the closure of Washington Street at First, Third and Second streets; and Second Street between Main and Franklin streets from 5-9:30 p.m. on Nov. 30. Council granted the request.

Morris also talked briefly about the club’s pool house project with the Delphos Stadium Club. $150,000 of the $250,000 goal had been reached.

Leaf pickup will be held this Thursday and Friday and Nov. 23 and 24. Leaves are to be bagged and placed at the curb.