PALMYRA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

November 29, 2018

Regular Meeting called to order at 9:00 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 13, 2018 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #18-166: Motion by Dunn to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

23194   RICKY D BENNETT WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 391.70
23195   R. STEVEN COSS JR WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 2,026.93
23196   DONALD J LUTZ WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 437.31
23197   LINDSAY Y DAVIS WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 179.93
23198   MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 1,907.59
23199   CHELSEA L HARRIS WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 821.06
23200   NICHOLAS H SCHRECKENGOST WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 126.36
23201   DANIEL R SHEETS WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 256.66
23202   DARIN J WARD WAGES 11/01/18-11/15/18 63.19
23203   OHIO EDISON MONTHLY SERVICE 357.16
23204   TIME WARNER CABLE MONTHLY SERVICE 69.99
23205   VERIZON WIRELESS MONTHLY SERVICE 7.07
23206   FARMERS NATIONAL BANK VISA PURCHASES 965.87
23207   NORTH JACKSON HYDRAULICS 4700 REPAIRS 78.00
23208   BREATHING AIR SYSTEMS INC AIR TRAILER MAINTENANCE 1,201.00
23209   LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INC AMBULANCE BILLING FEES 131.01
23210   JUDY STOUT REIMBURSE OVERPAYMENT 118.90
23211-23213   VOID VOID 0.00
23214   MYERS EQUIPMENT CORP NEW AMBULANCE 188,905.00
23215   RICOH USA INC COPIER MAINTENANCE 12.69

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented purchase orders and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented 2019 Temporary Appropriations for discussion.

RESOLUTION #18-167: Motion by Michael to approve 2019 temporary appropriations as presented,

2019 Temporary Appropriations
1000 General Fund 96,000.00
2011 Motor Vehicle 6,000.00
2021 Gasoline Tax 68,400.00
2031 Road & Bridge 48,400.00
2041 Cemetery 7,000.00
2191 1-Mill Fire Levy     34,350.00
2092 2-Mill Fire Levy    61,500.00
2093 2-Mill Fire Levy (2016) 2,000.00
2231 Perm. Motor Vehicle 21,000.00
2281 Fire and Rescue             62,000.00
   
TOTAL REQUEST 406,650.00

seconded by Dunn.

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

Ryan Shackelford was present to discuss MARCS radios and answer any questions.  When the used MARCS radios are received, they will be tested throughout the Township to check for dead areas.  Trustees were not interested in applying for a grant at this time without knowing if they even work in the Township as well as any other costs the Township would have to incur to use them including user fees.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported a citizen complaint on the 8000 block of Yale road regarding electrical wire issues and the fire department response. Ohio Edison personnel assured resident the fire department handled the issue appropriately.
  2. Presented quote from Quality IP for Domain name renewal.

RESOLUTION #18-168: Motion by Deffenbaugh to renew the Domain name for 3 years at an estimated cost of $89.99, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reviewed curbside recycling survey card wording with Trustees.
  2. Discussed website options but still needs information on security.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

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

RESOLUTION #18-169: Motion by Michael to approve purchase approximately 100 tons of grit at an estimated cost of $22.50 per ton, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which included purchase requests, updates personnel, apparatus, used MARCS radios.

RESOLUTION #18-170:  Motion by Michael to approve purchase of alternator and batter for 2017 at an estimated cost of $320 from Advanced Auto Parts and repairs of 2017 at an estimated cost of $185.40 from Sarchione Ford and towing of 2013 at a cost of $585 from John’s towing and renew maintenance contract for Breathing Air Trailer at an estimated cost of $1202, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #18-171:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at 10:17 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        

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