Legal notice for Zoning meetings

Palmyra Township Board of Zoning Commissions regular meetings will be held at 7:00PM on the second Thursday of each month. The Palmyra Township Board of Zoning Appeals meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm only as needed. All meetings held at the Palmyra Fire Station, 3956 State Route 225, Diamond, OH 44412

Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 2/25/2020

Regular Meeting called to order at 9:30 a.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 February 11, 2020 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2020-36: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24040-24042   VOID VOID 0.00
24043   RICKY D BENNETT WAGES 02/01/20-02/15/20 434.14
24044   R. STEVEN COSS JR WAGES 02/01/20-02/15/20 2,385.73
24045   DONALD J LUTZ WAGES 02/01/20-02/15/20 566.18
24046   MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 02/01/20-02/15/20 1,874.48
24047   CHELSEA L HARRIS WAGES 02/01/20-02/15/20 180.65
24048   NOLAN KETTLE WAGES 02/01/20-02/15/20 939.83
24049   SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOST WAGES 02/01/20-02/15/20 603.08
24050   OHIO EDISON STREET LIGHTS 366.84
24051   TIME WARNER CABLE MONTHLY SERVICE 94.99
24052   VERIZON WIRELESS MONTHLY SERVICE 7.07
24053   CONRAD’S DISPOSAL INC TRASH SERVICE 44.00
24054   FARMERS NATIONAL BANK VISA PURCHASES 83.33
24055   UH EMS INSTITUTE EMT BASIC COURSE X 2 2000.00
24056   LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT AMBULANCE BILLING FEES 370.58
24057   MYERS EQUIPMENT CORP REPAIRS 4700 495.24
24058   DIAMOND BUILDING SUPPLY REPAIRS – SHOP DOORS 9.19
24059   PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPER FUEL PURCHASES 1,138.50

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Reported Palmyra was approved for the NOPEC Energizing Communities grant for expenditures including installing insulation in the Cemetery Chapel and converting to LED lighting in the Township buildings.
  3. Was sworn in as Fiscal Officer for 4/1/20-3/31/24 term.

Ben Gardener of Quality IP presented options for a new time clock system with two stations and badges per Trustees request.  Ben also answered questions regarding a Voice over IP phone system.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Reported Dominion would be checking for gas leaks.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Gordon working on water system at this time.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included department activity.
  2. Discussed what expenditures were needed to finish Cemetery Chapel.

RESOLUTION #2020-37: Motion by Michael to approve material and labor to finish chapel including insulation, ceiling, fascia, soffit and cedar wrap at an estimated cost of $6,200, seconded by Dunn.

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

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included department activity.

RESOLUTION #2020-38: Motion by Michael to accept resignation of Andrea Wilson Redfearn from the fire department effective 2/25/20, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

RESOLUTION #2020-39: Motion by Michael to accept resignation of Chelsea Harris from Lieutenant Position of the fire department effective 2/25/20, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

RESOLUTION #2020-40: Motion by Michael to approve Robert Swauger to the position of Captain of Fire Department, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #2020-41: Motion by Michael to approve Brian Kelderhouse to the position of Lieutenant of Fire Department, seconded by Dunn.

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

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No report presented.

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #20-42:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at 10:24 a.m., seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

_____________________________                              __________________________________

Henry Michael, Chairperson                                           Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

______________________________                            ___________________________________

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