PALMYRA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

February 23, 2016

Regular Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Michael with Trustee Deffenbaugh and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

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

Minutes from regular meeting on February 9, 2016 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #16-38: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

21385 RICKY D BENNETT WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 425.22
21386 R. STEVEN COSS JR WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 1,725.95
21387 DONALD J LUTZ WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 394.56
21388 KHRISTY K GARVIN WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 310.65
21389 MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 1,420.11
21390 CHELSEA L HARRIS WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 316.25
21391 VOID VOID 0.00
21392 AUSTIN T. SMITH WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 122.50
21393 DEREK S REED WAGES 02/01/16-02/15/16 911.14
21394 OHIO CHILD SUPPORT PMT CENTRAL GARNISHMENT 241.14
21395 FARMERS NATIONAL BANK VISA PURCHASES 1,237.13
21396 W.S. DARLEY & CO FD REPAIRS 134.84
21397 OHIO EDISON MONTHLY SERVICE 1,057.59
21398 MCMASTER-CARR RD REPAIRS 19.05
21399 TIME WARNER CABLE MONTHLY SERVICE 69.99
21400 CLEARWATER SYSTEMS INC SUPPLIES 204.61
21401 TSI WESTERN STAR REPAIRS 4700 507.80
21402 BLUETARP FINANCIAL REPAIRS PRESSURE WASHER 422.70
21403 ADVANCE AUTO PARTS REPAIRS FD/RD 199.06
21404 BUCKEYE WELDER SALES RD SUPPLIES 29.00
21405 SOUTHEASTERN EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT WIRELESS LINK 1,350.00
21406 AETNA LIFE INS CO HEALTH INSURANCE 1,624.98
21407 VISION SERVICE PLAN OH VISION INSURANCE 10.10

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O,’s, B.C.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented permanent appropriations for review.

Mike Kerrigan a democratic candidate for Portage County Commissioner introduced himself and shared that he would be the best candidate due to his experience on the local, state and federal levels in various organizations.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Presented quote for wireless link generic WIFI for Bluetooth.

RESOLUTION #16-39: Motion by Michael to purchase wireless link generic WIFI for Bluetooth at a cost of $1,350, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call:  Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported that he contacted Quality IP to find out how much hourly billing would cost us. We are currently paying $900 monthly for unlimited service. If we were to have paid hourly it would have cost $1,965.
  • Reported on a citizen complaint that the light is not shining on the flag in the cemetery, instead it is shining on the pole. Steve will investigate the situation.
  • Reported that he attended the Health Dept. meeting. They have a vision care outreach program if a resident meet the 200% Federal Poverty Guideline they could get eye glasses if needed.
  • Presented zoning commission meeting minutes.
  • Reported that he attended the PC Trustees meeting. The Health Dept. and the PC Engineers office gave a talk on the permitted dumping of water from septic system in to roadside ditches. They are checking on whether they can charge a homeowner for ditching should this dumping create a problem in the ditch.
  • Asked about cost recovery billing.
  • Presented an incident report.

RESOLUTION #16-40: Motion by Michael to approve adding encryption to FO email account at a cost of $1.70 per month,seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

TRUSTEE DUNN (not present)

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

Stephanie Barringer of Southeast Youth Baseball Softball Organization introduced herself and asked if the Southeast organization could use fields at the Park. Trustee Michael stated that he would have to look into the situation more before he would give consent. He stated they would also have to present tax exempt paperwork and Certificate of Insurance naming Palmyra Township as additionally insured.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented.
  2. Discussed vacation and what time should be used for an anniversary date.
  3. Discussed setting up a Township Log Book to record work done on Township property.

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented.

RESOLUTION #16-41: Motion by Michael to approve additional expenditures on the blown tire repair of 2017, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

RESOLUTION #16-42: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of computer equipment for watch office at an estimated cost of $823.99 from Quality IP, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

RESOLUTION #16-43: Motion by Michael to send Chelsea Harris to FFII training at Mahoning County Career Center and split the cost with Deerfield Township, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #16-43: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 10:32 a.m., seconded by Deffenbaugh.

Roll Call: Michael-yes, Deffenbaugh-yes.

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

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

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