HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES MEETING

December 3, 2013

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Keith Peters called the Regular Trustee Meeting of December 3, 2013 to order at 7:00pm at the Township Hall, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Paul Welsh, Trustee Doug Clark, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington.  Also present were Chad Noggle, representing the Road/Cemetery Superintendent and resident Randy Arledge.  Zoning Inspector Joe DeFelice and Road/Cemetery Superintendent Kevin Hulse were absent.   

HEARING OF VISITORS:

  1. Randy Arledge wanted to know when the Trustees were going to fix the driveway north of his property that he says was put in by the previous owner of that property.  He claims the driveway is causing water to back up on his property.  Mr. Peters stated that both Sam’s Excavating and Steve Smith from the County have been out to look at the driveway and they don’t think it is a problem.  Mr. Arledge wants an engineer to look at the driveway.  Mr. Peters said he would ask one of the engineers from Harral and Stevenson to look at it.

ZONING INSPECTOR:  No report.

ROAD/CEMETERY SUPERINTENDENT: 

  1. Chad Noggle reported that there are two funerals this week.  Dan Heeter has dug the graves and Chad will be there for the burials.  Both Dan and Chad are driving the snow plow while Kevin is on vacation.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT: 

  1. The Chief presented the proposed rate increase of 1% from MBI for Ambulance runs for 2014.

RESOLUTION 13-99

A RESOLUTION TO INCREASE THE AMBULANCE RATES BILLED BY MBI BY 1% FOR 2014.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-99.

  1. The Chief asked the Trustees if they wanted him to post for three new full time positions in the fire department.

RESOLUTION 13-100

A RESOLUTION TO POST JOB REQUIRMENTS FOR THREE NEW FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER/EMT POSITIONS.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-100.

RESOLUTION 13-101

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE PAYMENT OF UP TO $40.00 PER MONTH OF 2013 FOR CELLULAR SERVICE FOR THE FIRE CHIEF.  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-101.

OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. The clerk reminded the Trustees that they need to find a resident to serve on the Zoning Commission beginning in January 2014.
  2. The clerk asked if the Trustees wanted to make the annual donation of $25.00 to the Ashville Area Heritage Society.  The Trustees voted unanimously to pay this.

RESOLUTION 13-102

A RESOLUTION TO ELECT THE FOLLOWING TO THE VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS’ DEPENDENTS FUND BOARD FOR 2014:  PAUL E WELSH, JR AS CHAIRMAN, KEITH E PETERS AS SECRETERY, FIREFIGHTER ANDREA OSBORNE, LIEUTENANT SHAWN DAVIDSON, AND RODGER SOUTHWARD AS ELECTED MEMBER.  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-102.

RESOLUTION 13-103

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT AND APPROVE THE NORTH GATE ALLIANCE STRATEGIC LAND USE FINAL PLAN.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-103.

ACTION ON MINUTES: 

            November 19, 2013 Regular meeting:  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 19, 2013 and the Trustees voted with two yes votes.  Motion carried.  Mr. Peters abstained from voting as he was absent from this meeting.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 13-104

A RESOLUTION TO RENEW THE TOWNSHIP’S MEMBERSHIP IN THE OHIO PUBLIC ENTITY CONSORTIUM FOR 2014.  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-104.

RESOLUTION 13-105

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT THE PUBLIC RECORDS POLICY OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP, PICKAWAY COUNTY, OHIO.  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-105.

RESOLUTION 13-106

A RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH WALNUT TOWNSHIP, PICKAWAY COUNTY, OHIO TO FURNISH FIRE AND EMERGENCY PROTECTION TO WALNUT TOWNSHIP AND THE INHABITANTS THEREOF FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2014.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-106. 

RESOLUTION 13-107

A RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH MADISON TOWNSHIP, PICKAWAY COUNTY, OHIO TO FURNISH FIRE AND EMERGENCY PROTECTION TO MADISON TOWNSHIP AND THE INHABITANTS THEREOF FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2014.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-107.

RESOLUTION 13-108

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R13-108.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded the motion to adjourn the December 3, 2013 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned at 8:05pm.