Budget hearing 7/8/2019 unofficial minutes

Budget hearing called to order by Chairperson Michael at 7:00 p.m. with Trustees Deffenbaugh and Dunn and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

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

Fiscal Officer Cofojohn presented the 2020 budget as follows:

      UNENCUMBERED UNENCUMBERED ESTIMATED 2020 2020 ESTIMATED FUND FUND 1/1/2020  REVENUES  EXPENDITURES FUND 12/31/2020 General Fund  $        93,422.68  $     43,929.00  $    177,155.00  $       60,196.68 Motor Vehicle                     8,248.58             6,000.00            8,000.00             6,248.58 Gasoline Tax                   69,897.72           90,700.00        119,300.00           41,297.72 Road & Bridge                    52,463.01           56,196.00          78,600.00           30,059.01 Cemetery              7,153.80           16,000.00          17,200.00             5,953.80 1 Mill Fire Levy              37,260.63           56,503.00          69,100.00           24,663.63 2 Mill Fire Levy                     64,582.43         112,006.00        131,300.00           45,288.43 2 Mill Fire/EMS Levy                     29,616.58         112,030.00        105,500.00           36,146.58 Permissive Motor Vehicle                 23,928.03           28,250.00          38,000.00           14,178.03 Fire & Rescue, Ambulance & EMS                  64,303.97           75,000.00        104,050.00           35,253.97 Non-Expendable Trust 4951                         5,161.82                450.00               150.00             5,461.82 Non-Expendable Trust 4952                 464.50                  10.00                 50.00                424.50  $      456,503.75  $     97,074.00  $    848,405.00  $     305,172.75                    

RESOLUTION #19-104:  Motion by Deffenbaugh to approve the 2020 budget as presented, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #19-105:  Motion by Michael to close the budget hearing at 7:03 p.m., seconded by Dunn.

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

___________________________                                __________________________________

Henry Michael, Chairperson                                                     Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

______________________________                          ___________________________________

James Deffenbaugh, Vice- Chairman                           Robert Dunn, Trustee h�D

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May 23 2017 Public Hearing – license tax levy cont.

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

May 23, 2017

Public Hearing called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Chairman Michael and Trustees Deffenbaugh and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn, Terry Mott, Chief Garvin and Steve Coss present.

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

Trustee Dunn entered the meeting.

The public hearing was called for the purpose of discussing levying a $5 tax per Motor Vehicle License pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 4504.18 for the purpose of paying the costs and expenses for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, maintenance and repair of township toads, bridges and culverts; for purchasing, erecting, and maintaining traffic signs, markers, lights and signals; for purchasing road machinery and equipment and planning constructing and maintaining suitable buildings for house such equipment and any other purposes as stated in the Ohio Revised Code 4504.18.

Terry Mott asked if the Township would grind and chip and seal the roads after this tax goes into effect.

Trustee Michael stated that it cost $50k to grind and chip & seal ½ mile of roadway. Trustee Michael said we would still not be able to afford grinding the roads. He stated we are behind in chipping and sealing roads. This tax will help us get back on schedule with chip and seal projects.

Chief Garvin stated he is not happy about paying more tax but realizes we have to do something.

RESOLUTION #17-83: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 9:39 a.m., seconded by Dunn.

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

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

May 16 2017 Public Hearing – Vehicle license tax levy

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

May 16, 2017

Public Hearing called to order at 7:00p.m. by Chairman Michael and Trustees Deffenbaugh and Dunn and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn and Tom Grund present.

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

The public hearing was called for the purpose of discussing levying a $5 tax per Motor Vehicle License pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 4504.18 for the purpose of paying the costs and expenses for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, maintenance and repair of township toads, bridges and culverts; for purchasing, erecting, and maintaining traffic signs, markers, lights and signals; for purchasing road machinery and equipment and planning constructing and maintaining suitable buildings for house such equipment and any other purposes as stated in the Ohio Revised Code 4504.18.

Trustee Michael stated that the Township has had to scale back on chip & seal projects due to the cost of such projects. The license tax will help us recoup some of those expenses. The Township has not done an Issue II project in 10 years due the cost of paving the roads. The last road that was paved was Scotts Corners Road in 2007 at a cost of $210,000.

The only resident in attendance stated he was okay with the tax increase because maintenance is important.

RESOLUTION #17-80: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 7:06 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