August 5, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING (CORRECTED)

August 5, 2020

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting of August 5, 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 Mike Freeman, Trustee Bill Welsh, Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Assistant Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward, Road Superintendent Jared Conner and Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover. Visitors present were Firefighters Robert Wall, Roger Fitzpatrick, Jeremy Lutz and Shawn Davidson. Visitor Kevin Archer and Deputy Gabe Carpenter were also present.

HEARING OF VISITORS:  

  1. The four firefighters were present for the signing of the 2020-2023 Union Contract.
  2. Deputy Carpenter reported that the “no thru truck” sign has hopefully resolved the issue of trucks driving thru on Lockbourne Eastern Road, North of Duvall and South of Airbase Road.
  3. Kevin Archer was present to express his interest in the Zoning Inspector position and provided his background and qualifications.

RESOLUTION 20-80

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE 2020-2023 UNION CONTRACT.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-80.

RESOLUTION 20-81

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE PAYING THE FIREFIGHTERS THE INCREASE IN PAY AND ADJUSTING EARNED SICK HOURS AS PER THE CONTRACT SINCE JUNE 1, 2020.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-81.

RESOLUTION 20-82

A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE THE TOTAL OF THE MAXIMUM ACCRUED SICK TIME FROM 2912 HOURS TO 1456 HOURS AS OF JUNE 1, 2020.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-82.

RESOLUTION 20-83

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT PAYING $2/HOUR FOR TIME OVER 1456 HOURS SICK TIME TO THE FOUR FIREFIGHTERS WHO HAVE OVER 1456 HOURS OF SICK TIME.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-83.

ZONING INSPECTOR:  

  1. Dale reported that he received a pool permit for 3945 Miller Road from a Peggy Willis.

 ROAD SUPERINTENDENT: Nothing to Report

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Darryl reported that the tornado siren had a power surge and “burnt up” the radio so the siren will need to be fixed with estimated $1000.00 repair plus service charge. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to approve the amount of $1,000.00 plus service charge to fix the tornado siren. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. Darryl requested vacation days for August 12, 13 and 14. Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve Darryl using vacation days for August 12, 13 and 14. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

RESOLUTION 20-84

A RESOLUTION TO SPEND $10,000 FROM THE PERM TAX FUND TO FIX THE DITCH 100 FEET ALONG BULEN PEIRCE ROAD NORTH OF STATE ROUTE 762.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-84.

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. Chief Noggle presented a written resignation for Joey Clark resigning effective August 12, 2020. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to accept the resignation of Joey Clark. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. The Chief reported that U801 is now in service with lights and radio,
  3. Chief Noggle gave an update on the fire house remodel and stated that Ankrom Architects is working on room layouts, etc. and Harrel and Stevenson has been surveying.
  4. Chief Noggle stated that he is working on a fee schedule for inspections.

Mr. Welsh made a motion to go into executive session at 9:31 am to hold the Fire Chief Job review. Assistant Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott was invited to join this session.  Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

At 9:58am, Mr. Welsh made a motion to leave executive session.  Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. Lindsay presented the annual Ashville Propane lock-in rate and summer fill rate. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to accept paying the $20.00 lock-in fee at the rate of $1.49 per gallon and the summer fill for $1.09 per gallon.. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. Lindsay made a request to open an account at Ace Hardware with the four different accounts. Defelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to approve opening an account at Ace Hardware with signature require for the following accounts: General, Fire, Roads and Cemetery. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

July 15, 2020 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of July 15, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 20-85

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $500.00 FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION ACCOUNT WITH PURCHASE ORDER TO COVER THE PAYMENT FOR THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-85.

RESOLUTION 20-86

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-86.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded the motion to adjourn the August 5, 2020 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 10:20 am.