Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 12/22/2020

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 December 8, 2020 approved as presented.

Minutes from special work session on December 9, 2020 approved as presented.

Minutes from special work session on December 17, 2020 approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2020-186: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24534 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/20423.01
24535 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/202,068.69
24536 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/20505.56
24537-24546 VOIDVOID0.00
24547 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/202,100.43
24548 CHELSEA L HARRISWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/20941.66
24549 GREYSON C HENDERSONWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/20268.02
24550 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/20134.37
24551 ANTHONY POPIOWAGES 12/01/20-12/15/2086.68
24552 CONRADS DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE44.00
24553 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24554 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES756.31
24555 LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INCAMBULANCE BILLING FEES646.50
24556 MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY SERVICESFD SUPPLIES513.25
24557 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE918.09
24558 UH OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PORTAGEFD PHYSICAL60.00
24559 OSCAR BRUGMANN SAND & GRAVELROAD SUPPLIES607.97
EFT TREASURER STATE OF OHIOPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX489.48
EFTPS UNITED STATE TREASURYPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX3,603.40

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Thank Jim for his 50 plus years of service to the Township and said he would be deeply missed.
  2. Presented NOPEC 2021 Sponsorship Award.

RESOLUTION #2020-187: Motion by Michael to apply for 2021 NOPEC Sponsorship grant for $1,000, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported new labor law poster is posted that includes the CARES Act rules.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Also thanked Jim for his many years of service to the Township.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR

  1. Written report presented which included zoning activities.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included department activities.

FIRE CHIEF

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

RESOLUTION #2020-188: Motion by Michael to approve EMSD grant purchase of Incident Command Boards at an estimated cost of $425, Aluminum Apparatus Crew Tags at an estimated cost of $168from My-Lor Inc and Helmet Tags and hooks at an estimated cost of $540 from American Trademark Company, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #2020-189: Motion by Michael regretfully accept the resignation of Charles Campbell from the fire department, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

RESOLUTION #2020-190: Motion by Michael to approve applying for Firehouse Foundation Grant for the purchase of  a set of battery power Genesis E Combination Tool and battery power Genesis E Force Ram to be carried on 2011 Squad at an estimated cost of $23,387.00 seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #2020-191: Motion by Deffenbaugh to approve repairs to 2013 primer pump at an estimated cost of $600 seconded by Michael.

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

Chairman Michael reported he was not ready to make a decision regarding the open trustee position.  After brief discussion a special meeting to appoint new trustee, date of 1/4/21 was set.

RESOLUTION #2020-192: Motion by Dunn to set special meeting to appoint new trustee on January 4, 2021 at 5pm seconded by Michael.

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

Safety Issues

Tim Paulus reported there were poles leaning on Tallmadge Rd.  Steve reported he has called about them two times already.

Open Communication

Tim Paulus asked why the Township did not apply for CARES ACT funds.  FO Cofojohn reported that the Township did not have significant COVID expenses and was not spending funds like other entities are spending the funds.

Thank Jim for his many years of service.

RESOLUTION #20-193: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 9:57 a.m., seconded by Dunn.

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

_____________________________                              __________________________________

Henry Michael, Chairperson                                           Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

______________________________                            ___________________________

Robert Dunn, Trustee                                                       , Trustee

Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 12/8/2020

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 November 10, 2020 approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2020-173: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24477 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20464.72
24478 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/201,850.22
24479 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20508.31
24480 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/201,780.28
24481 CHELSEA L HARRISWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20310.87
24482 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20254.90
24483 SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20192.97
24484 MATTHEW K BENNETTREPLACE LOST CK#24207 6/9/2053.94
24485 CONRADS DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE44.00
24486 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24487 ADVANCE AUTO PARTSRD REPAIRS22.64
24488 UH OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PORTAGEPRE EMPLOYMNT/FD REQUIREMENTS170.00
24489 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE905.26
24490 ALLIANCE MOTORS INC4700 REPAIRS133.39
24491 ANTHONY POPIOREIMBURSE BCI36.00
24492 E.L. WELDING INCREPAIRS SALT SPREADER1,019.18
24493 PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION INCEMS SUPPLIES157.41
24494 TSI WESTERN STAR4700 REPAIRS6,125.34
24495 BOUND TREE MEDICAL LLCEMS SUPPLIES190.99
24496 SANDRA NUTTERREIMBURSE PRINTING54.00
24497 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES610.90
24498 VERIZONMONTHLY SERVICE7.04
     

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented 2021 temporary appropriations.

RESOLUTION #20-174: Motion by Michael to approve 2021 temporary appropriations as presented,

Temporary
Appropriation
FUNDRequest
General Fund102,600.00
Motor Vehicle       8,000.00
Gasoline Tax       69,000.00
Road & Bridge        48,800.00
Cemetery8,000.00
1 Mill Fire Levy  41,425.00
2 Mill Fire Levy         64,900.00
2 Mill Fire Levy         13,000.00
Permissive Motor Vehicle     23,000.00
Fire & Rescue, Ambulance & EMS      64,000.00
 
442,725.00

Seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Presented bridge weight reductions but that none were located within the Township.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported need to nominate Dependency Fund representatives.

RESOLUTION #20-175:  Motion by Deffenbaugh to nominate Robert Dunn and Henry Michael to 2021 Dependency board, seconded by Michael.

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

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported need to schedule special work session to hold interviews.

RESOLUTION #20-176:  Motion by Dunn to hold special work session on December 9, 2020 at 5:00pm to hold interviews for soon to be open Township Trustee term expiring 12/31/21, seconded by Michael.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included department activity.

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #20-177:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at 10:11 a.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

Unofficial Meeting Minutes for 11/24/2020

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 November 10, 2020 approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2020-173: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24477 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20464.72
24478 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/201,850.22
24479 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20508.31
24480 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/201,780.28
24481 CHELSEA L HARRISWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20310.87
24482 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20254.90
24483 SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 11/01/20-11/15/20192.97
24484 MATTHEW K BENNETTREPLACE LOST CK#24207 6/9/2053.94
24485 CONRADS DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE44.00
24486 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24487 ADVANCE AUTO PARTSRD REPAIRS22.64
24488 UH OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PORTAGEPRE EMPLOYMNT/FD REQUIREMENTS170.00
24489 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE905.26
24490 ALLIANCE MOTORS INC4700 REPAIRS133.39
24491 ANTHONY POPIOREIMBURSE BCI36.00
24492 E.L. WELDING INCREPAIRS SALT SPREADER1,019.18
24493 PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION INCEMS SUPPLIES157.41
24494 TSI WESTERN STAR4700 REPAIRS6,125.34
24495 BOUND TREE MEDICAL LLCEMS SUPPLIES190.99
24496 SANDRA NUTTERREIMBURSE PRINTING54.00
24497 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES610.90
24498 VERIZONMONTHLY SERVICE7.04
     

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented 2021 temporary appropriations.

RESOLUTION #20-174: Motion by Michael to approve 2021 temporary appropriations as presented,

Temporary
Appropriation
FUNDRequest
General Fund102,600.00
Motor Vehicle       8,000.00
Gasoline Tax       69,000.00
Road & Bridge        48,800.00
Cemetery8,000.00
1 Mill Fire Levy  41,425.00
2 Mill Fire Levy         64,900.00
2 Mill Fire Levy         13,000.00
Permissive Motor Vehicle     23,000.00
Fire & Rescue, Ambulance & EMS      64,000.00
 
442,725.00

Seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Presented bridge weight reductions but that none were located within the Township.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported need to nominate Dependency Fund representatives.

RESOLUTION #20-175:  Motion by Deffenbaugh to nominate Robert Dunn and Henry Michael to 2021 Dependency board, seconded by Michael.

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

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported need to schedule special work session to hold interviews.

RESOLUTION #20-176:  Motion by Dunn to hold special work session on December 9, 2020 at 5:00pm to hold interviews for soon to be open Township Trustee term expiring 12/31/21, seconded by Michael.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included department activity.

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #20-177:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at 10:11 a.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