HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

April 1, 2020 

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting on April 1, 2020 to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 8:00am at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Joe DeFelice, Trustee Bill Welsh, Trustee Michael Freeman, Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse and Assistant Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott. Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Jared Conner were absent.

HEARING OF VISITORS:  None

ZONING INSPECTOR:  None

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Lindsay Mayse gave report from Jared that the head wall on Lockbourne Eastern(between Duvall and Airbase) needed to be repaired due to it deteriorating.
  2. DeFelice provided information about 2 bids for the proposed crack/seal project. GT contract gave a price of $8400.00 and Strawser Paving gave price of $7474.00

RESOLUTION 20-37

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE STRAWSER PAVING FOR THE CRACK/SEAL PROJECT ON LOCKBOURNE EASTERN ROAD, BETWEEN DUVALL AND AIRBASE ROAD FOR SEVEN-THOUSAND, FOUR-HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FOUR DOLLARS ($7474.00). Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R20-37. 

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR:

  1. Darryl provided a hard copy report stating that he has 2 tractor bids, John Deere and Case. He requested to order the tractor within 6 months in advance to have for Spring 2021
  2. Darryl also made a proposal to use the old Medic chassis to put a dump bed on the frame from Kaffen Barger Truck Equipment. The price was quoted at $3356.00 for the dump bed install. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to approve bringing the old chassis back for a price no more than $850.00. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. The Chief recommended Jeffrey Rosencrance for the Captain’s position and to bring him in at Captain’s pay with earning 9 hours of vacation per pay period.
  2. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve not offering a reserve position to Tim Campbell. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  3. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to approve pushing back the union negotiation due to COVID 19 social distancing until after May. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

RESOLUTION 20-38

A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT JEFFREY ROSENCRANCE AS A CAPTAIN STARTING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, AT THE CURRENT CONTRACT CAPTAINS PAY WITH EARNING 9 HOURS OF VACATION PER PAY PERIOD, CONTINGENT UPON PASSING THE OP&FPF PHYSICAL AND STRESS TEST.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R 20-38.

RESOLUTION 20-39

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE JEREMIAH WITHERS AS RESERVE FIREFIGHTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R 20-39.

RESOLUTION 20-40

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CHANGE OF PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER HOLIDAY PAY FROM BEING PAID 12 HOURS TO BEING PAID FOR 24 HOURS WHEN WORKING A HOLIDAY. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R 20-40.

RESOLUTION 20-41

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE FMLA EXPANSION FOR THE COVID-19 QUARANTINE AS PROPOSED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.  Mr. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R 20-41.

RESOLUTION 20-42

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE USING ADMINISTRATIVE PAY IF AN EMPLOYEE IS SENT HOME DUE TO SYMPTOMS POSSIBLY RESULTING IN COVID 19 BUT ONCE DIAGNOSIS IS CONFIRMED, FIRE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE MUST USE SICK TIME.  Mr. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R 20-42.

RESOLUTION 20-43

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CREDITING BACK OF 24 HOURS SICK TIME FOR COLT CLINE AND ISAAC WOJCIECHOWSKI AND NOT FOR PAT DAVIDSON FOR BEING SENT HOME DUE TO COVID19.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr.DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R 20-43.

RESOLUTION 20-44

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE ANDREA OSBORNE’S UNPAID LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM APRIL 19, 2020 TO MAY 4, 2020.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R 20-44.

OTHER BUSINESS: 

  1. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to approve the use of Careworks and pay annual fee of $2393.00 to handle BWC claims. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse administered the Oath of Office to newly appointed Assistant Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott.
  3. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve the cancellation of the April 15th Board of Trustees Meeting. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  4. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve the cancellation of the April 13th Zoning and Appeals meeting. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

March 4, 2020 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 4, 2020 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

March 13, 2020 Special Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the special meeting of March 13, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

March 31, 2020 Special Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the special meeting of March 31, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 20-45

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr,Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-45.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the April 1, 2020 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 9:00am.