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 September 10, 2019 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #19-138: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

23764   RICKY D BENNETT WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 424.90
23765   R. STEVEN COSS JR WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 1,677.27
23766   DONALD J LUTZ WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 486.99
23767   PAULA A BAUGHMAN WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 132.32
23768   LINDSAY Y DAVIS WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 485.34
23769   MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 1,691.50
23770   CHELSEA L HARRIS WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 466.00
23771   LISA SCHRECKENGOST WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 134.49
23772   NICHOLAS H SCHRECKENGOST WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 307.61
23773   SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOST WAGES 09/01/19-09/15/19 93.45
23774   OHIO EDISON MONTHLY SERVICE 716.19
23775   VERIZON WIRELESS MONTHLY SERVICE 7.09
23776   PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPER FUEL PURCHASES 944.83
23777   KATHLEEN S COFOJOHN REIMBURSE RECORDING FEES 36.00
23778   KOKOSING MATERIALS INC ROAD SUPPLIES 3,060.72
23779   PORTAGE COUNTY ENGINEER CHIP SEAL HENDERSON/WHIP EAST 38,364.80
23780   TIME WARNER CABLE MONTHLY SERVICE 84.99
23781   CONRAD’S DISPOSAL MONTHLY SERVICE 69.00
23782   MCCTC FFII TRAINING X 2 2,000.00
23783   D & T P.M. TRUCK REPAIR PUMP TEST 200.00
23784   FARMERS NATIONAL BANK VISA PURCHASES 596.32
23785   BREATHING AIR SYSTEMS INC FD REPAIRS 366.80

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Reported an error on minutes from 7/23/19. Omission of resolution approving FFII training.

RESOLUTION #19-116.5: Motion by Dunn to correct minutes from July 23, 2019 and approve N. Kettle and S. Schreckengost FFII training at MCCTC at a cost of $2,040, seconded by Michael.

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

Jim Deffenbaugh’s family, members of the fire department, road department and a few residents entered the meeting for a short celebration of Jim’s 50 years of service to Palmyra Township.

RESOLUTION #19-139: Motion by Michael to have a short recess from the meeting to have cake and refreshments in celebration of Jim’s 50 years of service to Palmyra Township, seconded by Dunn.

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

Meeting called back to order at 9:53 am.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported he called the citizen with the request to exchange cemetery plots and let him know the procedures he had to follow to get that accomplished.
  2. Presented quote from Quality IP for replacement of fire department hard drive.

RESOLUTION #19-140: Motion by Deffenbaugh to replace hard drive on FD computer at a cost of $122.46, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported that a deadline of October 5 is on the website for getting resident recycle surveys returned. Currently 303 have been returned 169 yes and 134 no with 30% returned.
  2. Discussed all trustees’ availability for the meeting October 8.

RESOLUTION #19-141: Motion by Dunn to move October 8 7PM meeting to October 9 at 7PM, seconded by Michael.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. Written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

  1. Written report presented which included upcoming projects, completed projects and purchase requests.
  2. Reported ground breaking for cemetery chapel weather permitting is October 2.

RESOLUTION #19-142: Motion by Michael approve purchase of concrete for Cemetery Chapel and fall footers at an estimated cost of $900, seconded by Deffenbaugh

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

FIRE CHIEF

  1. Written report presented which includes purchase requests, personnel and equipment updates.

RESOLUTION #19-143: Motion by Michael to approve flowtest, recalibration and repairing SCBA at an estimated cost of $580 and purchasing 3 Ballistics Vest,3 Paraclete Mich Ballistic Helmets, 6 Point Blank Level 4 front and back rifle plates and 6 Point Blank Level 4 side rifle plates at a cost of $5,685 from Fire Force, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

Trustees Michael and Dunn took the opportunity to thank Jim for his 50 years of service to Palmyra Township on behalf of the residents of Palmyra, past and present fire department members, road department members, trustees and fiscal officers.

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #19-144:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at 10:12 am, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

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Henry Michael, Chairperson                                           Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

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James Deffenbaugh, Trustee                                        Robert Dunn, Trustee