PALMYRA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

April 26, 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 on April 12, 2016 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #16-73: Motion by Deffenbaugh to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Michael.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

21509 RICKY D BENNETT WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 377.14
21510 R. STEVEN COSS JR WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 1,513.58
21511 DONALD J LUTZ WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 397.13
21512 KHRISTY K GARVIN WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 265.29
21513 MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 1,422.80
21514 CHELSEA L HARRIS WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 345.86
21515 DEREK S REED WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 714.37
21516 AUSTIN T. SMITH WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 242.23
21517 CHRISTOPHER J WHEELER WAGES 04/01/16-04/15/16 138.03
21518 OHIO CHILD SUPPORT PMT CENTRAL GARNISHMENT 241.14
21519 FARMERS NATIONAL BANK VISA PURCHASES 288.42
21520 VERIZON WIRELESS MONTHLY SERVICE 78.47
21521 OHIO EDISON MONTHLY SERVICE 1,043.72
21522 SARCHIONE FORD REPAIRS 2011 840.51
21523 TIME WARNER CABLE MONTHLY SERVICE 69.99
21524 BOB SUMEREL TIRE CO INC RIRE REPAIR 4700 36.00
21525 PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPER FUEL PURCHASES 2,141.94
21526 AETNA LIFE INS CO HEALTH INSURANCE 1,624.98
21527 VISION SERVICE PLAN OH VISION INSURANCE 25.90

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O,’s, B.C.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Reported that the appreciation dinner for Palmyra Township trustees, fire department, fireflies and service personnel will be held at the home of Larry and Helen White on July 16 from 1 to 4 pm.
  • Presented the Semi-public Waste Water Treatment Permit.

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TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported that the deadline to turn in information for the Spring cleanup flyer is May 14.
  2. Reported he attended the health department meeting and they discussed the Shigella Outbreak.
  • Reported that the foreclosure of the cemetery will be in the legal notices. This process is necessary to transfer the deed to Palmyra Township.
  • Reported on a citizen complaint regarding fencing. Reported that the matter is to be resolved by the sheriff not the Township. The Township makes rules, the Sherriff enforces the rules.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ROAD SUPERVISOR (not present)

  1. Written report presented.

RESOLUTION #16-74: Motion by Deffenbaugh to approve purchase of 5 yards of concrete at an estimated cost of $617 from Stamm and to purchase flags at an estimated cost of $852.95 from Carrot Top Industries, seconded by Dunn.

  • Discussed problem of honey bees at cemetery. We need to determine if the tree infested with the hive is on township property.

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

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented.

RESOLUTION #16-75: Motion by Michael to approve repairs to 2011 by Sarchione Ford at a cost of $841, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #16-76: Motion by Michael to regretfully accept the resignation of Thomas Grund from the Fire Department,seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #16-77: Motion by Michael to accept the request of Robert McKain to extend medical leave, seconded byDeffenbaugh.

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

RESOLUTION #16-78: Motion by Deffenbaugh to approve the FFI and FFII and EMT training for Matthew Bennett at an estimated cost of $4,700, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #16-79: Motion by Michael to move forward with the steps to place a new general 2 Mill Fire levy on the ballot in November, seconded by Dunn.

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

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #16-80: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 8:01 p.m., 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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