August 6, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

August 6, 2019  

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Mike Freeman called the Regular Trustee Meeting of August 6, 2019 to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00pm at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Joe DeFelice, Trustee Mike Freeman, Trustee Bill Welsh, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Assistant Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Kevin Hulse.  

HEARING OF VISITORS:  None 

ZONING INSPECTOR: Nothing to report. 

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

      1. Kevin Hulse stated that they replaced the catch basin on Lockbourne Eastern Road.
      2. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to approve $355 for a new lid for the catch basin at 13450 Hoover Road.  The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      3. Kevin Hulse stated that the brakes are locking up on the GMC snow plow truck. He also stated that the oil is leaking. Zach is preparing a quote. Darryl Ward said that a pan gasket and oil would be around $800. and $1341. for brakes. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to approve the replacement of the GMC brakes and oil pan, not to exceed $3,000.  The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      4. Mr. DeFelice stated that he is going to get prices on different trucks, such as a 550, 650 and 750, to replace the 1993 GMC Snow Plow.
      5. Kevin Hulse requested August 8th and 9th off for vacation. Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      6. Mr. DeFelice stated that Kevin Hulse called him and stated that a Michel’s Tunneling employee said he could go ahead and mow the ditch where they were working. Mr. DeFelice said that no mowing or any roadwork will be done in that area until Michel’s Tunneling has completed a walk through with the county engineer.
      7. Mr. DeFelice said a lady called to report a road name sign was missing at Lockbourne Eastern Road and Saint Paul Road.  Darryl Ward stated that the sign is the county’s sign and currently in the garage.

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR:

      1. Darryl Ward presented information regarding cremation vaults and models and there was discussion about the topic.  The Trustees requested a written estimate so they can make a decision.
      2. Darryl Ward requested September 5th and 6th off for vacation. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion. 
      3. Darryl called Rocks Trailer because the trailer will not dump.  Joe asked him to get the weight and Joe will take it up to Rocks Trailer to research the problem.
      4. Information regarding the tornado siren was discussed and a decision was made.

RESOLUTION 19-67

A RESOLUTION TO DENY THE AGREEMENT FOR THE TORNADO SIREN MAINTENANCE PROGRAM WITH THE COUNTY.  Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-67.

      1. There has been a request for a cremation burial in Section 2 at the Hubbard grave lot.  The graves are so old and there are wooden vaults in this section, so any grave must be hand dug.

RESOLUTION 19-68

A RESOLUTION TO NO LONGER ALLOW BURIALS IN CEMETERY SECTION TWO EXCEPT FOR CREMATED REMAINS.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-68.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

      1. Chief Noggle announced that they have four part-time positions with five applicants.  He recommended Brian Burton, Clayton Lind, Cole Moore and Jacob Naro for the positions and asked that Tanner Smith would be given any position turned down by one of the four.

RESOLUTION 19-69

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE BRIAN BURTON AS A FIREFIGHTER II, EMT-P FOR PART-TIME WITH A STARTING DATE OF AUGUST 12TH, OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE, WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $12.00.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-69.

RESOLUTION 19-70

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE COLE MOORE AS A FIREFIGHTER II, EMT-P FOR PART-TIME WITH A STARTING DATE OF AUGUST 12TH, OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE, WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $12.00.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-70.

RESOLUTION 19-71

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE JACOB NARO AS A FIREFIGHTER II, EMT-P FOR PART-TIME WITH A STARTING DATE OF AUGUST 12TH, OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE, WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $12.00.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-71.

RESOLUTION 19-72

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE CLAYTON LIND AS A FIREFIGHTER II, EMT-P FOR PART-TIME WITH A STARTING DATE OF AUGUST 12TH, OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $12.00.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-72.

RESOLUTION 19-73

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE TANNER SMITH AS A FIREFIGHTER II, EMT-B FOR PART-TIME WITH A STARTING DATE OF AUGUST 12TH, OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE, WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $10.00 IF ONE OF THE FOUR ABOVE LISTED FIREFIGHTERS TURNS DOWN THE POSITION WHEN OFFERED.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-73.

      1. Chad Noggle stated that Medic 802 is back in service with the filter and battery replaced and Medic 801 received preventative maintenance.
      2. Chad stated that Ben Danzig has requested paternity leave. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded the approval of paternity leave for Ben Danzig until the 21st of September with an extension if necessary and approved by the Chief.
      3. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to allow the Firefighter’s Association to use the fire station for the fall scheduled fish fries, Aug 30th, Sept 20th, Oct 4th and 11th.  The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      4. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded a motion to allow the spare medic to be used at football games.  The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      5. Mr. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to a motion to begin charging a $100. fee for a Life Safety Inspection with the Fire Prevention Officer.  The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion. 
      6. Chad stated that he received an unacceptable verbal offer from the school board. 

OTHER BUSINESS:

      1. MaryAnn reminded the Trustees that the Budget Commission Hearing is Wed, August 14th at 1:30pm.
      2. MaryAnn mentioned that OTARMA Insurance has added Active Assailant coverage. 
      3. The Trustees discussed installing an Emergency Fire Exit for the township building.
      4. Due to the length of this meeting, the Employee Handbook Revision was moved to the August 20th meeting.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

July 16, 2019 Regular Meeting: Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of July 16, 2019 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.  

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 19-74

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-74. 

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the August 6, 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 9:21pm.