PALMYRA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

February 9, 2016

Regular meeting called to order at 7:00 p.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 January 26, 2016 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #16-32: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

21355 RICKY D BENNETT WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 171.74
21356 R. STEVEN COSS JR WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 1,567.75
21357 DONALD J LUTZ WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 374.28
21358 MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 1,476.26
21359 CHELSEA L HARRIS WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 185.09
21360 DANIEL K. REED WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 126.52
21361 VOID VOID 0.00
21362 AUSTIN T. SMITH WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 122.50
21363 DEREK S REED WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 870.48
20740 KATHLEEN S. COFOJOHN SALARY 01/01/16-01/31/15 1,009.79
21365 JAMES H. DEFFENBAUGH SALARY 01/01/16-01/31/15 465.64
21366 ROBERT C DUNN SALARY 01/01/16-01/31/15 704.18
21367 HENRY A. MICHAEL SALARY 01/01/16-01/31/15 754.96
21368 SANDRA M. NUTTER SALARY 01/01/16-01/31/15 540.05
21369 KIMBERLY SPENCER WAGES 01/16/16-01/31/16 61.37
21370 OH CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENT CENTRAL GARNISHMENT 241.14
21371 CENTURYLINK MONTHLY SERVICE 148.41
21372 DOMINION EAST OHIO MONTHLY SERVICE 308.60
21373 AETNA LIFE INSURANCE CO HEALTH INSURANCE 1,624.98
21374 QUALITY IP FEB/MAR SERVICE 1,800.00
21375 PETTIGREW HARDWARE & FEED FD REPAIRS 473.32
21376 PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION INC EMS SUPPLIES 164.02
21377 MCMASTER-CARR FD REPAIRS 222.16
21378 FIRE FORCE INC REPAIRS 2018 131.00
21379 TREAS. OH BO. OF PHARMACY PHARMACY LICENSE 150.00
21380 BURNHAM & FLOWER INS GROUP HRA ADMIN FEES 75.00
20381 J & B MEDICAL SUPPLY INC EMS SUPPLIES 3.50
21382 JAMES DEFFENBAUGH MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT 160.87
21383 RICKY BENNETT BCI REIMBURSEMENT 36.00
21384 VISION SERVICE PLAN OH VISION INSURANCE 33.80
EFTPS UNITED STATES TREASURY PAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX 3,030.49
EFT TREASURERE STATE OF OHIO PAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX 477.98
EFT OPERS MONTHLY PENSION 2,512.05
EFT OP&F MONTHLY PENSION 2,623.48

FISCAL OFFICER REPORT

  1. Presented January bank reconciliation P.O.’s and B.C.’s.
  2. Reported January receipts were $15,853.86.
  • Presented Cemetery deed for signatures.

TRUSTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

Vince Coia introduced himself and stated he was running for Portage County Commissioner. He has six years trustee experience and 26 years business experience and some zoning experience. He requested support from the township.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported on his attendance at the OTA Winter conference.
  • Reported that he discussed missing runs report with Chris Knapp. Life Force will now send a YTD report of missing runs.
  • Discussed cost recovery billing. Still waiting on Chris Meduri to review agreement. Chief Garvin asked about equipment billing being included in the billing.

RESOLUTION #16-33: Motion by Michael to rescind resolution 16-30, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported he will be unable to attend the February 23 meeting.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. Written report presented.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented.

RESOLUTION #16-34: Motion by Dunn to approve purchase of stainless steel piping and fitting at an estimated cost of$292.89 from Porter Metal, and purchase Mattydale swivel and Vernier Throttle control cable at an estimated cost of $128.90 plus shipping from Darley, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

RESOLUTION #16-35: Motion by Michael to enter into executive session to discuss personnel and compensation, secondedby Dunn.

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

Chairman Michael reported at 8:05 pm that we were back on record and there is nothing new to report at this time.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented.

RESOLUTION #16-36: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of new spinner motor at an estimated cost of $400 fromHenderson Mfg., seconded by Dunn.

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

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #16-37: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 8:08 pm seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

________ Henry Michael, Chairperson _______Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_________ James Deffenbaugh, Vice-Chairman ______ Robert Dunn, Trustee

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