Regular meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Vaughan with Trustees Dunn and Michael and Fiscal Officer Cofojohn present.

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

Minutes from regular meeting May 25, 2021 were approved as presented.

RESOLUTION #21-98: Motion by Vaughan to approve and pay the bills, seconded by Dunn.

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

BILLS APPROVED AND PAID:

24829 RICKY D BENNETTWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21505.75
24830 R. STEVEN COSS JRWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/211,888.29
24831 TIMOTHY F KOHLWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21762.44
24832 MATTHEW K BENNETTWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/2148.49
24833 MARK E. GARVINWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/212,094.53
24834 GREYSON HENDERSONWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/2118.18
24835 BRIAN K KELDERHOUSEWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/2174.75
24836 NICHOLAS R LANSINGERWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21386.70
24837 ANTHONY POPIOWAGES 05/16/21-05/31/21435.28
24838 LISA SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/218.07
24839 SHAWN A SCHRECKENGOSTWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/2118.18
24840 RYAN S SHANKLEWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/21171.74
24841 ROBERT SWAUGERWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/21572.17
24842 BRANDON ZACKWAGES 12/1/20-05/31/21310.93
24843 KATHLEEN S. COFOJOHNSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/211,575.93
24844 ROBERT C DUNNSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21868.41
24845 HENRY A. MICHAELSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21911.19
24846 SANDRA M. NUTTERSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21598.36
24847 BRADLEY E VAUGHANSALARY 05/01/21-05/31/21953.12
24848 VERIZON WIRELESSMONTHLY SERVICE44.16
24849 RICOH USA INCCOPIER MAINTENANCE14.95
24850 QUALITY IPMONTHLY SERVICE1,080.15
24851 CONRAD’S DISPOSAL INCMONTHLY SERVICE69.00
24852 TREASURER STATE OF OHIOQTRLY UAN FEES762.00
24853 GORDON BROTHERS INCMONTHLY LEASE150.00
24854 AG-PROREPAIRS JD910A63.00
24855 D & K MATERIALS INCCEMETERY/PARK SUPPLIES479.41
24856 MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS INCREPAIRS 2026232.50
24857 LOCALITY MEDIA INCFIRST DUE SOFTWARE2,450.00
24858 PETTIGREW HARDWARE & FEEDFD SUPPLIES46.79
24859 STAMM CONTRACTING CO INCCEMETERY SUPPLIES695.00
24860 DOMINION EAST OHIOMONTHLY SERVICE177.93
24861 PALMYRA LITTLE VILLAGE SHOPPERFUEL PURCHASES828.23
24862 TREASURER STATE OF OHIOMARCS RADIOS90.00
24863 JENNIFER STANAITISREIMBURSE BACKGROUND CHECK73.00
EFTPS UNITED STATES TREASURYPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX2,943.25
EFT TREASURER STATE OF OHIOPAYROLL WITHHOLDING TAX430.94
EFT OPERSMONTHLY PENSION3,222.50
EFT OP&FMONTHLY PENSION2,209.30
EFT BWC2021 INSTALLMENT1,029.76

FISCAL OFFICER REPORT

  1. Presented P.O.’s and miscellaneous correspondence.
  2. Presented May bank reconciliation.
  3. Reported May receipts were $30,569.74.
  4. Presented 2022 Budget for Trustees review and reported the budget hearing needs set at next meeting.
  5. Reported need to change date of next regular meeting.

RESOLUTION #21-99: Motion by Vaughan to change next regular scheduled meeting from 6/22/21 at 9:30am to Friday 6/18/21 at 9:30am, seconded by Dunn.

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

Paris Township Trustees Ed Samec and Doreen Spicer and Fire Chief Derek Reed were present to discuss soft billing Paris TWP residents. Trustee Michael stated that Paris Township mutual aide has much improved and soft billing should be reinstated.

RESOLUTION #21-100: Motion by Michael to reinstate soft billing for Paris Township residents, seconded by Dunn.

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

TRUSTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEE VAUGHAN

  1. Reported Portage County Regional Planning is working on a Vision Plan and Comprehensive plan starting in July.

TRUSTEE DUNN

  1. Reported Brett Bencze is moving forward on default of property located at 10699 Whippoorwill Road.  Trustee Dunn and Zoning Inspector Sandy Nutter will continue to request updates regarding the status of this property.
  2. Gary Pritchard was present to complain about grass clippings on cemetery stones. He reported there are two options either use a mulching kit or mow opposite side of discharge. 

TRUSTEE MICHAEL

  1. Nothing to report at this time.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ZONING INSPECTOR

  1. Written report presented which included an update on zoning issues.

ROAD SUPERVISOR

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

FIRE CHIEF

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

RESOLUTION #21-101: Motion by Michael to approve purchase of used replacement lights for lightbar on 2026 at an estimated cost of $144 from Brooks Government Surplus and approve towing of 2026 at a cost of $250 and purchase copier paper from Staples at an estimated cost of $40, seconded by Vaughan.

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

RESOLUTION #21-102: Motion by Vaughan to hire Christie Moore to the fire department pending physical, drug screen and background check, seconded by Dunn.

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

RESOLUTION #21-103: Motion by Dunn to set a work session to discuss fire department staffing 6/18/21 immediately following the regularly scheduled meeting at 9:30 am, seconded by Vaughan.

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

Open Communication

None

Safety Issues

None

RESOLUTION #21-104: Motion by Michael to adjourn at 8:09 pm seconded by Vaughan.

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

__________________________                                            _________________________________

Bradley Vaughan, Chairman                                                    Kathleen S Cofojohn, Fiscal Officer

_____________________________                                       ___________________________________ Robert Dunn, Vice-Chairman                                                 Henry Michael, Trustee