Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 8/24/2021

Regular Meeting called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustee Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present. 

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

Minutes from budget hearing on July 13, 2021 were approved as presented.

Minutes from regular meeting on July 13, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2021-124: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24916 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21415.39
24917 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/211,873.16
24918 TIMOTHY KOHLWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21403.41
24919 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/211,838.72
24920 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21498.44
24921 ROBERT SWAUGERWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21305.77
24922 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24923 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE7.04
24924 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE386.35
24925 WARREN SPRING CO LLCREPAIRS 4700400.26
24926 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES522.87

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Discussed status of ARP grant application process.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Presented Sandy‘s report and discussed proceeding with legal action for violation of Article VII Section 701 A. of the zoning resolution for property located at 10264 Tallmadge Road, Diamond OH.

RESOLUTION #2021-125: Motion by Vaughan to have the Portage County Prosecuting Attorney proceed with legal action for violation of Article VII Section 701A of the zoning resolution for property located at 10264 Tallmadge Road, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

  • Presented Letter of interest and resume from Megan Coss for a position on the Board of Zoning Commissions.

RESOLUTION #2021-126: Motion by Vaughan to appoint Megan Coss to position on the Board of Zoning Commissions position expiring 12/31/22, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

TRUSTEE DUNN (not present)

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. Written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included department updates and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #2021-127: Motion by Vaughan to approve purchase tire for 4700 from Loves  at an estimated cost of $375, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included department updates.

RESOLUTION #2021-128: Motion by Michael to hire Mitchell Graf, Zach Freyn and Marlaina Lewis to the fire department pending background check, physical and drug screen, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

RESOLUTION #2021-129: Motion by Michael to enter into executive session at 9:59am to consider purchase of property, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

Chairman Vaughan call the meeting back to order at 10:19 am and reported there was nothing new to report.

Discussed chip seal project quotes briefly.  Decided to put off cemetery chip seal at this time.

RESOLUTION #2021-130: Motion by Vaughan to hire H Luli Construction to chip seal Whippoorwill sections B, D & E at an estimated cost of $33,800, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

RESOLUTION #2021-131: Motion by Michael to activate one more Loves Express cards to be locked in 3500, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #21-132:  Motion by Vaughan to adjourn at 10:35 a.m., seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:  Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

_____________________________                              __________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairperson                                       Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

______________________________                            ___________________________________

Robert Dunn, Trustee                                                    Henry Michael, Trustee

Unofficial Meeting Minutes 8/10/2021

Regular meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

Minutes from regular meeting July 27, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #21-133: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24927 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 07/16/21-07/31/21463.39
24928 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 07/16/21-07/31/211,918.53
24929 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 07/16/21-07/31/21462.74
24930 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 07/16/21-07/31/212,040.01
24931 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 07/16/21-07/31/21163.39
24932 JENNIFER STANAITISWAGES 07/16/21-07/31/21140.50
24933 ROBERT SWAUGERWAGES 07/16/21-07/31/21152.72
24934 KATHLEEN S. COFOJOHNSALARY 07/01/21-07/31/211,575.93
24935 ROBERT C DUNNSALARY 07/01/21-07/31/21868.41
24936 HENRY A. MICHAELSALARY 07/01/21-07/31/21911.19
24937 SANDRA M. NUTTERSALARY 07/01/21-07/31/21598.36
24938 BRADLEY E VAUGHANSALARY 07/01/21-07/31/21953.12
24939 DOMINION EAST OHIOMONTHLY SERVICE101.00
24940 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE44.10
24941 RICOH USA INCCOPIER MAINTENANCE10.69
24942 QUALITY IPMONTHLY SERVICE1,089.21
24943 CONRAD’S DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE69.00
24944 PETTIGREW HARDWARE & FEEDSTATION/2026 REPAIRS196.66
24945 GORDON BROTHERS INCMONTHLY LEASE150.00
24946 CHRISTINE MOOREREIMBURSE BCI36.00
24947 AMS TITLE AGENCY INCFEES 10699 WHIP FINAL JUDICIAL REPORT110.00
24948 KOKOSING MATERIALS INCROAD SUPPLIES4,184.32
24949 PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTIONS INCEMS SUPPLIES24.50
24950 LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INCAMBULANCE BILLING FEES320.50
24951 COIA IMPLEMENT SALES INCCEMETERY/PARK REPAIRS48.54
24952 MITCHELL GRAFREIMBURSE BCI36.00
EFTPS UNITED STATES TREASURYPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX2,468.06
EFT TREASURER STATE OF OHIOPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX411.58
EFT OPERSMONTHLY PENSION3,070.34
EFT OP&FMONTHLY PENSION2,084.06
EFT BWC2021 INSTALLMENT1,029.76

State Representative District 75 Gail Pavliga was present to discuss she is working on in the State House at this time.

FISCAL OFFICER REPORT

  1. Presented B.C.’s and P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented July bank reconciliation.

RESOLUTION #21-134: Motion by Michael to enter into an agreement with Farmers National Bank for the Public Funds Sweep with an interest rate that matches Star Ohio plus, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-135: Motion by Dunn to amend permanent appropriations for fund 2272 and increasing 2272-230-100-000 by $67,000 and 2272-230-215-000 by $6,000 and 2272-230-360-0000 by $11,000, totaling $$84,000 seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-136: Motion by Dunn to remove items from inventory as presented in exhibit A, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-137: Motion by Vaughan to accept the amounts and rates as determined by the budget commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them to the county auditor, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #21-138: Motion by Vaughan to approve using the $1,000 OTARMA Fire Grant to help defray the excess cost of the SCBA’s, seconded by Dunn.

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

  • Presented cemetery deeds for signature.

TRUSTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Requested updated department pictures for the fair board.

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Discussed NOPEC green community packet for review.
  2. Presented the bridge report for review.
  3. Presented Life Force Closure Authorizations.

RESOLUTION #2021-139: Motion by Michael that we sign and date closure authorizations for run numbers 19-0312 and 20-0224 and forward them for collection in accordance with Township policy regarding such EMS charges, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #21-140: Motion by Michael that we sign and date the closure authorizations for run numbers 20-0178 and 20-0251 and write off the balances because the soft billing reinstated for Paris Township in accordance with township policy such EMS charges shall be written off, seconded by Dunn.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included updates on department activities and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #21-141: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of approximately 50 tons of #57 slag for fire department and park at an estimated cost of $22 from Lafarge, seconded by Vaughan.

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

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No Written report presented.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included updates on department activities and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #21-142: Motion by Dunn to approve purchase of rear passenger door for 2026 at an estimated cost of $367.20 from Ebay and paint 2026 at an estimated cost of $1,500 from Maaco Collision & Auto Painting Center and purchase a new front door lock set at an estimated cost of $450 from US Hardware, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-143: Motion by Dunn to hire Jessica Greer to fire dept. pending background check, physical and drug screening, seconded by Vaughan.

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

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #21-144: Motion by Michael to enter into executive session at 8:075 pm to discuss property purchase, seconded by Dunn.

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

Chairman Vaughan called meeting back to order at 8:15 pm

RESOLUTION #21-145: Motion by Michael to purchase approximately 5 acres of property located directly behind cemetery at a cost of $8,000 per acre and $1,800 survey fees, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #21-146: Motion by Michael to amend permanent appropriations within fund 1000 by decreasing 1000-760-730 by $12,600 and 1000-760-740 by $15,000 and increasing 1000-760-710 by $27,600 and to amend permanent appropriations within fund 2041 by decreasing 2041-410-190 by $5,050 and 2041-410-211 by $1,700 and 2041-410-360 by $1,500 and increasing 2041-760-710 by $8,250, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-147: Motion by Vaughan to adjourn at 8:17 pm seconded by Michael.

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

__________________________                                            _________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairman                                                    Kathleen S Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_____________________________                                       ___________________________________

Robert Dunn, Vice-Chairman                                                 Henry Michael, Trustee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 7/27/2021

Regular Meeting called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustee Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present. 

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

Minutes from budget hearing on July 13, 2021 were approved as presented.

Minutes from regular meeting on July 13, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2021-124: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24916 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21415.39
24917 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/211,873.16
24918 TIMOTHY KOHLWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21403.41
24919 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/211,838.72
24920 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21498.44
24921 ROBERT SWAUGERWAGES 07/01/21-07/15/21305.77
24922 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24923 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE7.04
24924 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE386.35
24925 WARREN SPRING CO LLCREPAIRS 4700400.26
24926 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES522.87

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Discussed status of ARP grant application process.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Presented Sandy‘s report and discussed proceeding with legal action for violation of Article VII Section 701 A. of the zoning resolution for property located at 10264 Tallmadge Road, Diamond OH.

RESOLUTION #2021-125: Motion by Vaughan to have the Portage County Prosecuting Attorney proceed with legal action for violation of Article VII Section 701A of the zoning resolution for property located at 10264 Tallmadge Road, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

  • Presented Letter of interest and resume from Megan Coss for a position on the Board of Zoning Commissions.

RESOLUTION #2021-126: Motion by Vaughan to appoint Megan Coss to position on the Board of Zoning Commissions position expiring 12/31/22, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

TRUSTEE DUNN (not present)

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. Written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included department updates and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #2021-127: Motion by Vaughan to approve purchase tire for 4700 from Loves  at an estimated cost of $375, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included department updates.

RESOLUTION #2021-128: Motion by Michael to hire Mitchell Graf, Zach Freyn and Marlaina Lewis to the fire department pending background check, physical and drug screen, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

RESOLUTION #2021-129: Motion by Michael to enter into executive session at 9:59am to consider purchase of property, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

Chairman Vaughan call the meeting back to order at 10:19 am and reported there was nothing new to report.

Discussed chip seal project quotes briefly.  Decided to put off cemetery chip seal at this time.

RESOLUTION #2021-130: Motion by Vaughan to hire H Luli Construction to chip seal Whippoorwill sections B, D & E at an estimated cost of $33,800, seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:   Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

RESOLUTION #2021-131: Motion by Michael to activate one more Loves Express cards to be locked in 3500, seconded by Vaughan.

Roll Call:   Michael-yes, Vaughan-yes.

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #21-132:  Motion by Vaughan to adjourn at 10:35 a.m., seconded by Michael.

Roll Call:  Vaughan-yes, Michael-yes.

_____________________________                              __________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairperson                                       Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

______________________________                            ___________________________________

Robert Dunn, Trustee                                                    Henry Michael, Trustee

Unofficial Meeting Minutes 7/13/2021

Regular meeting called to order at 7:11 p.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

Minutes from regular meeting June 18, 2021 were approved as presented.

Minutes from work session June 18, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #21-114: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24881 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 06/16/21-06/30/21449.27
24882 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 06/16/21-06/30/211,873.16
24883 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 06/16/21-06/30/21532.60
24884 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 06/16/21-06/30/212,245.26
24885 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 06/16/21-06/30/21259.03
24886 KATHLEEN S. COFOJOHNSALARY 06/01/21-06/30/211,575.93
24887 ROBERT C DUNNSALARY 06/01/21-06/30/21868.41
24888 HENRY A. MICHAELSALARY 06/01/21-06/30/21911.19
24889 SANDRA M. NUTTERSALARY 06/01/21-06/30/21598.36
24890 BRADLEY E VAUGHANSALARY 06/01/21-06/30/21953.12
24891 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE44.45
24892 RICOH USA INCCOPIER MAINTENANCE18.78
24893 QUALITY IPMONTHLY SERVICE1,089.45
24894 CONRAD’S DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE69.00
24895 DOMINION EAST OHIOMONTHLY SERVICE108.14
24896 GORDON BROTHERS INCMONTHLY LEASE150.00
24897 OHIO EDISONSTREET LIGHTS387.92
24898 SANDRA NUTTERMILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT10.53
24899 TED A BIERY/BIERY’S GARAGE DOORSSTATION REPAIRS1,575.00
24900 DEERFIELD FARMS SERVICE INCCEM/PARK SUPPLIES131.90
24901 PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPERFUEL PURCHASES786.23
24902 COIA IMPLEMENT SALESFD REPAIRS6.87
24903 JOHN’S TOWINGTOWING 2026 & 2013675.00
24904 SARCHIONE FORD2026 REPAIRS1,000.64
24905 LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INCAMBULANCE BILLING FEES382.44
24906 OHIO CAT2013 REPAIRS6,183.67
24907 SCOTT DISPOSALDUMPSTERS – TWP CLEANUP3,990.00
24908 FIRE FORCE INC2019 AFG GRANT PURCHASES8,531.92
24909 KEVIN SHELDONREFUND FIRE LOSS CLAIM12,166.73
24910 BOB SUMEREL TIRERD REPAIRS309.50
24911 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE577.87
24912 COPLEY OHIO NEWSPAPERSLEGAL NOTICES – RECORD COURIER72.75
24913 PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION INCEMS SUPPLIES239.55
24914 LEPPO EQUIPMENTRD REPAIRS580.54
24915 UH OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PORTAGEPRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING248.00
EFTPS UNITED STATES TREASURYPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX3,219.39
EFT TREASURER STATE OF OHIOPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX497.97
EFT OPERSMONTHLY PENSION3,391.63
EFT OP&FMONTHLY PENSION2,469.91
EFT BWC2021 INSTALLMENT1,029.76
EFT ODJFS2ND QTR UNEMPLOYMENT TAX191.60

FISCAL OFFICER REPORT

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented June bank reconciliation.
  3. Reported need to activate fund 2272 American Rescue Plan Fund

RESOLUTION #21-115: Motion by Vaughan to activate Fund 2272 American Rescue Plan Fund, seconded by Dunn.

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

  • Reported need to apply for the American Rescue Plan grant.

RESOLUTION #21-116: Motion by Dunn to apply for the American Rescue Plan Grant estimated to be $304,406.58 in two deposits 12 months apart for the purpose of fire department staffing and dispatch fees, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-117: Motion by Michael to release Kevin Sheldon fire loss claim funds from fire loss 6/4/21, seconded by Dunn.

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

  • Presented letter of intent and resume from Lydia Henry for a zoning position.

RESOLUTION #21-118: Motion by Dunn to appoint Lydia to the Board of Zoning Commission position expiring 12/31/25, seconded by Vaughan.

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

TRUSTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Requested to discuss fire department compensation in an executive session later in the meeting.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported State Representative requested to speak at August 10 meeting and judges Poland and Fankhauser requested to speak at September 14 meeting.
  2. Requested updated department pictures for the fair board.

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Asked if the equipment issues related to the storm have been resolved. Rob reported the fax machine is still not working.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included updates on department activities.

RESOLUTION #21-119: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of two tires from Bob Sumerel Tire at an estimated cost of $310 and to approve repairs of 4700 springs at an estimated cost of $400.26 from Warren Spring and Bobcat valve repair at an estimated cost of $581 from Leppo Equipment, seconded by Vaughan.

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

ZONING INSPECTOR

  1. Written report presented which included an update on zoning issues.

FIRE CHIEF (not present)

  1. No report presented.
  2. Rob Swauger was present and asked what the plan of action will be to address fire department staffing.

RESOLUTION #21-120: Motion by Michael to enter into executive session at 8:25 pm to discuss employee compensation, seconded by Vaughan.

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

Chairman Vaughan called meeting back to order at 8:37 pm

RESOLUTION #21-121: Motion by Michael to set fire department duty crew and responder wages at a base rate of $16 per hour plus $0.50 per certificate and officer, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-122: Motion by Dunn to set effective date of duty and responder wages (Resolution 21-121) as July 16, 2021., seconded by Vaughan.

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

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #21-123: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 8:40 pm seconded by Vaughan.

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

__________________________                                            _________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairman                                                    Kathleen S Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_____________________________                                       ___________________________________ Robert Dunn, Vice-Chairman                                                 Henry Michael, Trustee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Unofficial Meeting Minutes 6/18/2021

Regular Meeting called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present. 

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

Minutes from regular meeting on June 8, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2021-105: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24864 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 06/01/21-06/15/21726.69
24865 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 06/01/21-06/15/212,205.81
24866 TIMOTHY KOHLWAGES 06/01/21-06/15/21781.49
24867 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 06/01/21-06/15/212,278.69
24868 GREYSON HENDERSONWAGES 06/01/21-06/15/21101.11
24869 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 06/01/21-06/15/21273.34
24870 ANTHONY POPIO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WAGES 06/01/21-06/15/21148.10
24871 SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 06/01/21-06/15/21514.36
24872 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24873 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE7.04
24874 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE620.11
24875 PORTAGE COUNTY TREASURERCEMETERY RE TAX828.68
24876 MUNICIPAL SIGNS & SALESREPLACE ROAD SIGNS904.95
24877 COPLEY OHIO NEWSPAPERS INCADVERTISE WORKSESSION 5/1118.25
24878 CITY OF RAVENNADISPATCH FEES5,243.43
24879 ADVANCE AUTO PARTSCEMETERY/PARK REPAIRS103.17
24880 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES3,233.61

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Reported need to set budget hearing.

RESOLUTION #2021-106: Motion by Michael to set 2022 budget hearing July 13, 2021 at 7pm with the regular meeting to follow, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Reported clean up went well.  There were 198 cars. We received $100 for the computers.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included department updates and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #2021-107: Motion by Dunn to approve purchase of approximately 150 tons of asphalt at an estimated cost of $64 per ton, seconded by Vaughan.

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

  • Reported he as not received any chip seal quotes from independent companies yet.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included department updates and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #2021-108: Motion by Dunn approve fuel pump repairs to 2026 at an estimated cost of $1,200 from Sarchione Ford and purchase 3 SCBA Lunar thermal imaging/tracking kits (2019 AFG Grant Funding) at an estimated cost of $6,753 and 2 Philips AED at an estimated cost of $338, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #2021-109: Motion by Dunn to begin purchasing fuel from Loves, seconded by Vaughan.

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

  • Discussed cost recovery billing originally passed in 2016 but never implemented.

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #21-110:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at 10:07 a.m., seconded by Vaughan.

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

_____________________________                              __________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairperson                                       Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

______________________________                            ___________________________________

Robert Dunn, Trustee                                                    Henry Michael, Trustee

Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 6/8/2021

Regular meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

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

Minutes from regular meeting May 25, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #21-98: Motion by Vaughan to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24829 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21505.75
24830 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/211,888.29
24831 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21762.44
24832 MATTHEW K BENNETTWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/2148.49
24833 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/212,094.53
24834 GREYSON HENDERSONWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/2118.18
24835 BRIAN K KELDERHOUSEWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/2174.75
24836 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21386.70
24837 ANTHONY POPIOWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21435.28
24838 LISA SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/218.07
24839 SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/2118.18
24840 RYAN S SHANKLEWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/21171.74
24841 ROBERT SWAUGERWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/21572.17
24842 BRANDON ZACKWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/21310.93
24843 KATHLEEN S. COFOJOHNSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/211,575.93
24844 ROBERT C DUNNSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21868.41
24845 HENRY A. MICHAELSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21911.19
24846 SANDRA M. NUTTERSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21598.36
24847 BRADLEY E VAUGHANSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21953.12
24848 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE44.16
24849 RICOH USA INCCOPIER MAINTENANCE14.95
24850 QUALITY IPMONTHLY SERVICE1,080.15
24851 CONRAD’S DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE69.00
24852 TREASURER STATE OF OHIOQTRLY UAN FEES762.00
24853 GORDON BROTHERS INCMONTHLY LEASE150.00
24854 AG-PROREPAIRS JD910A63.00
24855 D & K MATERIALS INCCEMETERY/PARK SUPPLIES479.41
24856 MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS INCREPAIRS 2026232.50
24857 LOCALITY MEDIA INCFIRST DUE SOFTWARE2,450.00
24858 PETTIGREW HARDWARE & FEEDFD SUPPLIES46.79
24859 STAMM CONTRACTING CO INCCEMETERY SUPPLIES695.00
24860 DOMINION EAST OHIOMONTHLY SERVICE177.93
24861 PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPERFUEL PURCHASES828.23
24862 TREASURER STATE OF OHIOMARCS RADIOS90.00
24863 JENNIFER STANAITISREIMBURSE BACKGROUND CHECK73.00
EFTPS UNITED STATES TREASURYPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX2,943.25
EFT TREASURER STATE OF OHIOPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX430.94
EFT OPERSMONTHLY PENSION3,222.50
EFT OP&FMONTHLY PENSION2,209.30
EFT BWC2021 INSTALLMENT1,029.76

FISCAL OFFICER REPORT

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented May bank reconciliation.
  3. Reported May receipts were $30,569.74.
  4. Presented 2022 Budget for Trustees review and reported the budget hearing needs set at next meeting.
  5. Reported need to change date of next regular meeting.

RESOLUTION #21-99: Motion by Vaughan to change next regular scheduled meeting from 6/22/21 at 9:30am to Friday 6/18/21 at 9:30am, seconded by Dunn.

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

Paris Township Trustees Ed Samec and Doreen Spicer and Fire Chief Derek Reed were present to discuss soft billing Paris TWP residents. Trustee Michael stated that Paris Township mutual aide has much improved and soft billing should be reinstated.

RESOLUTION #21-100: Motion by Michael to reinstate soft billing for Paris Township residents, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Reported Portage County Regional Planning is working on a Vision Plan and Comprehensive plan starting in July.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported Brett Bencze is moving forward on default of property located at 10699 Whippoorwill Road.  Trustee Dunn and Zoning Inspector Sandy Nutter will continue to request updates regarding the status of this property.
  2. Gary Pritchard was present to complain about grass clippings on cemetery stones. He reported there are two options either use a mulching kit or mow opposite side of discharge. 

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ZONING INSPECTOR

  1. Written report presented which included an update on zoning issues.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included updates on department activities.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included updates on fire department activity and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #21-101: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of used replacement lights for lightbar on 2026 at an estimated cost of $144 from Brooks Government Surplus and approve towing of 2026 at a cost of $250 and purchase copier paper from Staples at an estimated cost of $40, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-102: Motion by Vaughan to hire Christie Moore to the fire department pending physical, drug screen and background check, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #21-103: Motion by Dunn to set a work session to discuss fire department staffing 6/18/21 immediately following the regularly scheduled meeting at 9:30 am, seconded by Vaughan.

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

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #21-104: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 8:09 pm seconded by Vaughan.

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

__________________________                                            _________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairman                                                    Kathleen S Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_____________________________                                       ___________________________________ Robert Dunn, Vice-Chairman                                                 Henry Michael, Trustee                     

Unofficial Meeting Minutes 5/11/2021

Regular meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

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

Minutes from regular meeting April 27, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #21-84: Motion by Vaughan to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24781 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/21429.51
24782 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/211,873.16
24783 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/21473.92
24784 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/211,926.79
24785 CHELSEA L HARRISWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/21691.91
24786 GREYSON HENDERSONWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/21280.72
24787 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/21136.34
24788 ANTHONY POPIOWAGES 04/16/21-04/30/21539.45
24789 KATHLEEN S. COFOJOHNSALARY 04/01/21-04/30/211,575.93
24790 ROBERT C DUNNSALARY 04/01/21-04/30/21868.41
24791 HENRY A. MICHAELSALARY 04/01/21-04/30/21911.19
24792 SANDRA M. NUTTERSALARY 04/01/21-04/30/21598.36
24793 BRADLEY E VAUGHANSALARY 04/01/21-04/30/21953.12
24974 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE44.69
24795 RICOH USA INCCOPIER MAINTENANCE17.88
24796 QUALITY IPMONTHLY SERVICE1,066.36
24797 CONRAD’S DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE69.00
24798 MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS INC2011 REPAIRS26.50
24799 ATWATER NURSERYCEMETERY SUPPLIES270.00
24800 DOMINION EAST OHIOMONTHLY SERVICE203.26
24801 GORDON BROTHERS INCMONTHLY LEASE150.00
24802 PETTIGREW HARDWARE & FEEDSTATION SUPPLIES169.83
24803 PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPERFUEL PURCHASES867.60
24804 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE350.23
24805 CUSTOM BLENDED SOILS INCPARAK/CEMETERY SUPPLIES390.00
24806 ADVANCE AUTO PARTSFD/CEM REPAIRS170.46
EFTPS UNITED STATES TREASURYPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX3,486.22
EFT TREASURERE STATE OF OHIOPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX513.11
EFT OPERSMONTHLY PENSION3,103.55
EFT OP&FMONTHLY PENSION2,176.73
EFT BWC2021 INSTALLMENT1,029.76

FISCAL OFFICER REPORT

  1. Presented April bank reconciliation.
  2. Reported April receipts were $315,622.26.
  3. Presented copy of zoning violation letter sent to 10532 Williams Rd property owner by Brett Bencze.

TRUSTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

RESOLUTION #21-85: Motion by Vaughan to add in section 7.4 the anti-harassment policy as received from Brett Bencze Assistant Prosecutor in both fire and road department handbooks; and change 7.5 to false complaints as written in 7.9; and 7.6 add off duty conduct as written in 7.10; and strike 7.7, 7.8, 7.9 and 7.10 fire; Add in 9.9 of road and 16.8 of fire handbooks” At this time Palmyra Township does not offer coverage”.; fire – remove 23.23 rescinded language, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #21-86: Motion by Vaughan to add record retention policy to road and fire handbooks, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported he is contacting Brett Bencze on a regular basis regarding the property located at 10699 Whippoorwill Road.  A registered letter was sent and returned so a regular mail letter was sent and is considered received if it has not been returned within two weeks which should be around mid May.

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included updates on department activities and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #21-87: Motion by Dunnl to approve purchase of concrete at an estimated cost of $725 from Stamm Concrete, seconded by Michael.

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

ZONING INSPECTOR

  1. Written report presented which included an update on zoning issues.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included updates on fire department activity and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #21-88: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of radio antenna at estimated cost of $250, and reprogram and repair 2026 radio at estimated cost of $250 from Mitchell Communications and purchase SCBA mounting brackets and air quick adapter at an estimated cost of $1,621.69 (95% covered by the SCBA grant) from Fire Force and to purchase EZ SS Brighter cleaner at an estimated cost of $140 to be split cost with road dept. and purchase 2 front replacement fender driver/passenger sides Est cost of $375.52 and two rear door handles estimated cost of $37.98 plus shipping from Carparts.com and purchase rear seat Est cost of $425 plus shipping, both sides rear interior door trim estimated cost $275, set of 4 locking rods for rear doors Est cost of $123.98 plus shipping and 2 sets for rear seat belts at an Est cost of $33.96 plus shipping from eBay , seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #21-89: Motion by Dunn to approve EMS Coordinator pay increase to 2 times officer rate effective May 11, 2021, seconded by Vaughan.

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

Open Communication

Trustee Dunn welcomed Loves to the Township and thanked them for their generous donation of $2,000 to the fire department.

Safety Issues

Chelsea Harris addressed the Board with fire department staffing concerns and the shortage of volunteers and duty crew in Palmyra and surrounding Townships affecting call response times.

RESOLUTION #21-90: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 8:31 pm seconded by Vaughan.

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

__________________________                                            _________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairman                                                    Kathleen S Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_____________________________                                       ___________________________________ Robert Dunn, Vice-Chairman                                                 Henry Michael, Trustee                                    

Unofficial Work Session Minutes for 5/11/2021

Work session called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

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

The purpose of the work session is to review healthcare, anti-harassment policy and record retention in the road and fire department handbooks. The balance of the handbooks has been reviewed by Brett Bencze and appear to follow applicable laws.

Discussions included adding clarification to the healthcare section of the hand books; updating to the new anti-harassment policy in both hand books and making them mirror in each book; and adding the public records policy to both handbooks. Finally omitting rescinded section of fire department handbook.

RESOLUTION #21-83: Motion by Vaughan to adjourn at 6:44 pm seconded by Michael.

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

__________________________                                            _________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairman                                                    Kathleen S Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_____________________________                                       ___________________________________

Robert Dunn, Vice-Chairman                                                 Henry Michael, Trustee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 4/27/2021

Regular Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present. 

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

Minutes from regular meeting on April 13, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2021-75: Motion by Vaughan to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Michael.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24759 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 04/01/21-04/15/21626.23
24760 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 04/01/21-04/15/211,933.65
24761 TIMOTHY KOHLWAGES 04/01/21-04/15/21311.15
24762 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 04/01/21-04/15/212,107.11
24763 CHELSEA L HARRISWAGES 04/01/21-04/15/21508.97
24764 GREYSON HENDERSONWAGES 04/01/21-04/15/21683.66
24765 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 04/01/21-04/15/21136.34
24766 ANTHONY POPIO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WAGES 04/01/21-04/15/21178.08
24767 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24768 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE7.04
24769 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES352.48
24770 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE384.28
24771 LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INCAMBULANCE BILLING FEES566.37
24772 CLEARWATER SYSTEMS INCFD SUPPLIES35.50
24773 VOIDVOID0.00
24774 COIA IMPLEMENT SALES INCREPAIRS PARK/CEM90.18
24775 JOHN’S TOWING AND REPAIR INCWINCH 2013 FROM YARD250.00
24776 MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS INCSIREN REPAIR476.75
24777 BREATHING AIR SYSTEMS INCSEMI ANNUAL MAINTENANCE705.64
24778 QUALITY IPSERVER/WORK STATIONS6,975.15
24779 PORTAGE COUNTY TREASURER2010 CROWN VIC1,000.00
24780 PORTAGE COUNTY TWP ASSN2021 DUES184.00

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented Records Retention Schedule Adopted March 23, 2021.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Presented preliminary flyer for Township Cleanup for review.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported Anti-Harassment Policy was approved by Brett Bencze.
  2. Discussed scheduling work session to go over employee handbooks.

RESOLUTION #2021-76: Motion by Michael to schedule work session to review and update employee handbooks on May 11 at 6:00pm, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Discussed cleanup.

RESOLUTION #2021-77: Motion by Michael to schedule two Fire Dept employees to help with cleanup, seconded by Dunn.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included department updates and purchase requests.
  2. Discussed roads to be chip sealed.

RESOLUTION #2021-78: Motion by Dunn to approve purchases of approximately 20 tons of topsoil at an estimated cost of $495 from D&K Materials and new flags at an estimated cost of $900 from Carrot Top, seconded by Vaughan.

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

  • Discussed Road Salt Bid to purchase 50 Tons of road Salt.

RESOLUTION #2021-79: Motion by Vaughan WHEREAS, the Palmyra Township (hereinafter referred to as the “Political Subdivision”) hereby submits this written agreement to participate in the Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) annual road salt bid in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 5513.01(B) and hereby agrees to all of the following terms and conditions in its participation of the ODOT road salt contract:   a. The Political Subdivision hereby agrees to be bound by all terms and conditions established by ODOT in the road salt contract and acknowledges that upon of award of the contract by the Director of ODOT it shall be bound by all such terms and conditions included in the contract; and

b. The Political Subdivision hereby acknowledges that upon the Director of ODOT’s signing of the road salt contract, it shall effectively form a contract between the awarded salt supplier and the Political Subdivision; and 

c. The Political Subdivision agrees to be solely responsible for resolving all claims or disputes arising out of its participation in the ODOT road salt contract and agrees to hold the Department of Transportation harmless for any claims, actions, expenses, or other damages arising out of the Political Subdivision’s participation in the road salt contract; and

d. The Political Subdivision’s electronic order for Sodium Chloride (Road Salt) will be the amount the Political Subdivision agrees to purchase from its awarded salt supplier at the delivered bid price per ton awarded by the Director of ODOT; and

e. The Political Subdivision hereby agrees to purchase a minimum of 90% of its electronically submitted salt quantities from its awarded salt supplier during the contract’s effective period; and

f. The Political Subdivision hereby agrees to place orders with and directly pay the awarded salt supplier on a net 30 basis for all road salt it receives pursuant to ODOT salt contract; and

g. The Political Subdivision acknowledges that should it wish to rescind this participation agreement it will do so by written, emailed request by no later than Friday, April 30 by 5:00 p.m. The written, emailed request to rescind this participation agreement must be received by the ODOT Office of Contract Sales, Purchasing Section email:  Contracts.Purchasing@dot.ohio.gov by the deadline. The Department, upon receipt, will respond that it has received the request and that it has effectively removed the Political Subdivision’s participation request. Furthermore, it is the sole responsibility of the Political Subdivision to ensure ODOT has received this participation agreement as well as the receipt of any request to rescind this participation agreement. The Department shall not be held responsible or liable for failure to receive a Political Subdivision’s participation agreement and/or a Political Subdivision’s request to rescind its participation agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the following authorized person(s) that this participation agreement for the ODOT road salt contract is hereby approved, funding has been authorized, and the Political Subdivision agrees to the above terms and conditions regarding participation on the ODOT salt contract:

, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #2021-80: Motion by Michael to approve purchases of replacement graffiti damaged road signs at an estimated cost of $875 from Municipal signs, seconded by Dunn.

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

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included department updates and purchase requests.

RESOLUTION #2021-81: Motion by Vaughan approve purchase of battery and fog lite from Advance Auto Parts at an estimated cost of $162.19 and filters for radio from Mitchell Communications at an estimated cost of $26.50 and approve semi-annual maintenance contract for 2046 by Breathing Air Systems at an estimated cost of $705.64, seconded by Dunn.

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

  • Discussed resident complaint about vacant house at 5100 block of SR 225 saying there are squatters and animals getting into the property.  Will review with Sandy Nutter.
  • Discussed Safer Grant and staffing needs of the fire department with or without the Safer grant.

Safety Issues

Steve Coss asked if there was an update on the Whippoorwill property as there is damage to ditches and is now a safety concern.

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #21-82:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at   10:38 a.m., seconded by Vaughan.

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

_____________________________                              __________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairperson                                       Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

______________________________                            ___________________________________

Robert Dunn, Trustee                                                    Henry Michael, Trustee