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 July 28, 2020 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #20-118: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24308 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/20517.55
24309 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/202,004.12
24310 DONALD J LUTZWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/20379.85
24311 MARK E. GARVIN WAGES 07/16/20-07/31/202,375.86
24312 CHELSEA L HARRISWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/20382.17
24313 GREYSON C HENDERSONWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/20262.45
24314 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/20490.85
24315 SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/20168.38
24316 RYAN S SHANKLEWAGES 07/16/20-07/31/20184.02
24317 KATHLEEN S COFOJOHNSALARY 07/01/20-07/31/201,391.45
24318 JAMES H. DEFFENBAUGHSALARY 07/01/20-07/31/20620.32
24319 ROBERT C DUNNSALARY 07/01/20-07/31/20852.74
24320 HENRY A. MICHAELSALARY 07/01/20-07/31/20911.18
24321 SANDRA M. NUTTERSALARY 07/01/20-07/31/20588.79
24322 CENTURYLINKMONTHLY SERVICE168.20
24323 DOMINION EAST OHIOMONTHLY SERVICE72.18
24324 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE43.90
24325 LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INCAMBULANCE BILLING FEES301.96
24326 RICOH USA INCCOPIER MAINTENANCE12.59
24327 QUALITY IPMONTHLY SERVICE958.50
24328 TREASURER STATE OF OHIOAUDIT FEES348.50
24329 GORDON BROTHERS INCMONTHLY LEASE150.00
24330 PETTIGREW HARDWAREFD REPAIRS/SUPPLIES376.68
24331 ALLIANCE MOTORSFD REPAIRS41.30
24332 KOKOSING MATERIALSROAD SUPPLIES2,120.58
24333 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE703.71
24334 CLEARWATER SYSTEMSFD SUPPLIES45.00
EFTPS UNITED STATES TREASURYPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX4,152.41
EFT TREASURERE STATE OF OHIOPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX580.98
EFT OPERSMONTHLY PENSION3,154.32
EFT OP&FMONTHLY PENSION2,497.36
EFT BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMP2020 INSTALLMENT1,259.91

FISCAL OFFICER REPORT

  1. Presented July bank reconciliations and P.O.’s.
  2. July receipts were $38,482.91.
  3. Presented 2021 Estimated Resources.

RESOLUTION #20-119: Motion by Dunn to accept the amounts and rates as determined by the budget commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them to the county auditor, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

  • Reported need to make a Staples order for file folders and toner but wanted to know if the other departments needed anything.

RESOLUTION #20-120: Motion by Deffenbaugh to approve Staples purchases up to $400, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

TRUSTEE DEFFENBAUGH

  1. Reported he spoke with Brett Bencze today and he has requested a title search for the 10699 Whippoorwill Rd.  He will let us know when he receives the report.
  2. Reported the cemetery fence sold on Ebay for $210 but the person that purchased the fence determined the fence was too small.  The dimensions of the fence were included in the listing.  Trustee Deffenbaugh suggested he sell the fence on Ebay if he does not want the fence.
  3. Presented a letter from Life Force Management requesting authorization to automatically adjust accounts.  The Trustees are not interested in this option due to previous requests that were changed by the board.
  4. Presented Life Force Closure Authorizations.

RESOLUTION #20-121: Motion by Deffenbaugh that we sign and date the closure authorizations for run numbers 18-0132, 18-0274, 18-055, 19-0059, 19-0066 and forward them for collection in accordance with township policy regarding such EMS charges, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported he received questions from residents regarding culverts and Steve took care of the issues.
  2. Thank Chief Garvin and the fire department for receiving the AFG grant to purchase SCBA’s.

RESOLUTION #20-122: Motion by Dunn to accept the 2019 AFG grant for $80,674.96 approve Township match of $4,033.75 totaling $84,708.71 and approving the purchase of new SCBA face masks totaling $84,708.71 seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ZONING INSPECTOR

  1. Written report presented which included zoning updates.

ROAD SUPERVISOR (not present)

  1. Written report presented which included updates on department activities.

RESOLUTION #20-123:  Motion by Michael to amend resolution 20-105 and increase the price of asphalt by $3 per ton, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

FIRE CHIEF (not present)

  1. Written report presented which included department updates and purchase request.

RESOLUTION #20-124: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of rear brake chamber for 2018 at a cost of $41.30 and purchase three batteries for 2016 at a cost of $253.23 from Advance Auto Parts and to renew subscription for Active911 at a cost of $390, seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #20-125: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 7:41 pm seconded by Deffenbaugh.

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

__________________________                                            _________________________________

Henry Michael, Chairman                                                        Kathleen S Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_____________________________                                       ___________________________________ James Deffenbaugh, Vice-Chairman                                     Robert Dunn, Trustee