PALMYRA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

October 23, 2018

Regular Meeting called to order at 1:00 p.m. by Chairman Michael with Trustees Deffenbaugh and Dunn and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present. 

Chairman Michael led all in attendance in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Minutes from regular meeting on October 9, 2018 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #18-153: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Dunn-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

23147   RICKY D BENNETT WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 462.46
23148   R. STEVEN COSS JR WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 1,814.91
23149   DONALD J LUTZ WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 484.82
23150   LINDSAY Y DAVIS WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 256.26
23151   MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 2,504.31
23152   CHELSEA L HARRIS WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 457.83
23153   NICHOLAS H SCHRECKENGOST WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 731.46
23154   DARIN J WARD WAGES 10//01/18-10/15/18 87.00
23155   OHIO EDISON MONTHLY SERVICE 763.58
23156   TIME WARNER CABLE MONTHLY SERVICE 69.99
23157   VERIZON WIRELESS MONTHLY SERVICE 7.07
23158   FARMERS NATIONAL BANK VISA PURCHASES 1,013.63
23159   JAKOB WITKOSKY DJ – TRUNK OR TREAT 100.00
23160   TALLMADGE ASPHALT/PAVING ICN ROAD SUPPLIES 425.06
23161   ADVANCE AUTO PARTS REPAIRS JD2305 64.09
23162   PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPER FUEL PURCHASES 1,944.07
23163   OHIO EDISON STREET LIGHTS 356.89
23164   LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INC AMBULANCE BILLING FEES 311.92

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented purchase orders.
  2. Presented Judgement Order Palmyra TWP Board of Trustees vs. Haack.

RESOLUTION #18-154: Motion by Michael to authorize Portage County Prosecutor to file a judgement lien against defendant Mark Haack in Case # 2017 CV 00897, seconded by Dunn.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Dunn-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported he spoke with Adven Design regarding a new web site design and they reported a base cost of $3,500 to design a new website.  Trustee Deffenbaugh is looking for other alternatives.
  2. Presented updated zoning boards list.
  3. Reported he is reviewing Life Force resident report and six non-residents were listed as residents. Chief and Trustee Deffenbaugh will follow up with Life Force.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Asked if Steve had heard anything about the playground equipment grant. Steve reported there was no decision yet but he will check again Friday.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. Written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included purchases made upcoming projects and completed projects.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included purchase request, updates personnel, apparatus, AFG grant application and Hazmat billing.

RESOLUTION #18-155:  Motion by Dunn to approve cost of US Federal contractor Registration in the amount of $599, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call:   Dunn-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes, Michael-yes.

RESOLUTION #18-156: Motion by Michael to enter into executive session to consider possible employee discipline, seconded by Dunn.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Dunn-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

Meeting reconvened at 1:37p.m..

Trustee Michael stated there was nothing new to report.

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #18-157:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at 1:40 p.m., seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call:  Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes, Dunn-yes.

______ Henry Michael, Chairperson
______ Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer
______ James Deffenbaugh, Trustee               
______ Robert Dunn, Trustee        

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