August 15, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

August 15, 2017

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting of August 15, 2017 to order at 7:00pm at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Bill Welsh, Trustee Joe DeFelice, Trustee Doug Clark, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington and Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover.  Road/Cemetery Superintendent Kevin Hulse was absent.

HEARING OF VISITORS:  None

ZONING INSPECTOR:

  1. Lloyd Williams has moved his shed which was in violation.
  2. Robert Duffy is looking for someone to tear down the lean-to that was being constructed.
  3. Teays Valley Youth Soccer has submitted a zoning application for the sign on SR 752 and also a letter asking the Trustees to waive the fee because they are a non-profit organization. 

RESOLUTION 17-63

A RESOLUTION TO WAIVE THE FEE FOR THE SIGN AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE TEAYS VALLEY YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION ON STATE ROUTE 752.  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R17-63.

ROAD/CEMETERY SUPERINTENDENT:  No Report

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 17-64

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE REALLOCATION OF $2000.00 FROM FIRE WORKERS’ COMP TO FIRE TAX COLLECTION FEES TO PAY THE FEES COLLECTED BY THE AUDITOR FROM THE 2ND HALF REAL ESTATE TAXES.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R17-64.

RESOLUTION 17-65

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE REALLOCATION OF $1000.00 FROM FIRE WORKERS’ COMP TO FIRE TAX COLLECTION FEES TO PAY THE FEES COLLECTED BY THE AUDITOR FROM THE 2ND HALF MANUFACTURED HOME TAXES.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R17-65.

OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. The Clerk asked about ordering a seal of the State of Ohio to be placed on the wall between the flags. 

RESOLUTION 17-66

A RESOLUTION TO PURCHASE A 24 INCH WOODEN SEAL OF THE STATE OF OHIO IN COLOR FOR THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R17-66.

  1. We have received a Letter of Engagement for Isaac Wiles Attorney Paul-Michael LaFayette for the Fiscal Officer to sign.

RESOLUTION 17-67

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE FISCAL OFFICER TO SIGN THE LETTER OF ENGAGEMENT FOR ISSAC WILES ATTORNEY PAUL-MICHAEL LAFAYETTE.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R17-67.

  1. The Trustees signed a letter to the City of Columbus Public Utilities Department regarding damage to the road at Shepherd Road and Ashville Pike.
  2. The Clerk has received the letter regarding farming from Chris Pence.
  3. The Clerk explained to the Trustees that UAN has a Cemetery Module for computers that can be used for our cemetery records.  The State has recently upgraded the Fiscal Officer’s laptop and the old laptop could be used by the Cemetery Sexton for this purpose.  Mr. Clark will ask John Horsley to attend the September 5th Trustee meeting so the Trustees can talk to him about this.

ACTION ON MINUTES: 

August 1, 2017 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of August 1, 2017 and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 17-68

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R17-68.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded the motion to adjourn the August 15, 2017 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned at 7:42pm.