Regular Meeting called to order at 7:10 p.m. by Chairman Michael with Trustees Dunn and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.  Trustee Vaughan was present via cell phone.

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

Minutes from regular meeting on February 9, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #2021-36: Motion by Michael to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24654 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/21494.45
24655 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/212,213.37
24656 TIMOTHY KOHLWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/21618.62
24657 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/212,006.47
24658 CHELSEA L HARRISWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/21419.21
24659 GREYSON HENDERSONWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/21169.92
24660 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/21259.03
24661 ANTHONY POPIOWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/21192.77
24662 SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 02/01/21-02/15/21205.00
24633 TIME WARNER CABLEMONTHLY SERVICE94.99
24664 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE7.04
24665 FARMERS NATIONAL BANKVISA PURCHASES1,665.10
24666 OHIO EDISONMONTHLY SERVICE744.44
24667 CENTURYLINKMONTHLY SERVICE175.28
24668 CONRAD’S DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE44.00
24669 ADVANCE AUTO PARTSFD/RD REPAIRS1,317.43
24670 QUALITY IPQVoIP TELEPHONE SYSTEM1,774.79
24671 OHIO EDISONSTREET LIGHTS384.25
24672 LIFE FORCE MANAGEMENT INCAMBULANCE BILLING FEES458.39

FISCAL OFFICER

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented Quality IP quote for UniFi Wireless Access Point and UniFi 24-Port Gigabit PoE Network Switch.

RESOLUTION #2021-37: Motion by Dunn to approve purchase of Network Switch and Access Point at an estimated cost of $745.94, seconded by Vaughan.

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

  • Discussed recording zoning map.
  • Reported OTARMA has an expanded 2021 Police and Fire Grant for PPE, Safety lights, Boots, Body Armor, Tactical gear and SCBA’s of $1,000 for the fire department.
  • Reported FO attended TWP ASSN zoom meeting. Topics included Portage Park District updates, Subdivision Regulation Proposed changes and Leadership Portage County has openings.  Trustees are encouraged to review the Subdivision proposed changes as response is requested by mid March.  Andrea from Portage Park District will be at our next meeting.
  • Presented proposed Harassment Policy and Acknowledgement for addition into the employee handbooks.  Discussed employee handbooks need updated and completed by year end for audit.

TRUSTEE REPORTS

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Discussed Easter Egg Hunt. Decided to postpone Easter Egg Hunt until spring of 2022.
  2. Will work on scheduling a date for township cleanup at the next meeting.

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

ZONING INSPECTOR (not present)

  1. No written report presented.

ROAD SUPERVISOR (not present)

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

RESOLUTION #2021-38: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of new hydraulic cylinder for Bobcat at an estimated cost of $1,200 from Leppo Equipment and pipe for downspout at an estimated cost of $50 from Carter Lumber, seconded by Dunn.

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

FIRE CHIEF (not present)

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

RESOLUTION #2021-39: Motion by Dunn to approve sending L. Litsinger to UH Portage EMT basic course at an estimated cost of $1,200 and to renew EMS drug license at a cost of $440, seconded by Vaughan.

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

Safety Issues

None

Open Communication

None

RESOLUTION #21-40:  Motion by Michael to adjourn at   7:49 p.m., seconded by Vaughan.

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

_____________________________                              __________________________________

Henry Michael, Chairperson                                           Kathleen S. Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

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Robert Dunn, Trustee                                                    Bradley Vaughan, Trustee