December 4, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

December 4, 2019 

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Mike Freeman called the Regular Trustee Meeting of December 4, 2019 to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 8:00am at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Mike Freeman, Trustee Bill Welsh, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Assistant Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Jared Conner. Trustee Joe DeFelice and Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover was absent.

HEARING OF VISITORS: 

None

ZONING INSPECTOR:

      1. Application for Zoning for an accessory building (24×32) from Robin Moore at 3535 Miller Road. This is Bloomin’ Glory Florist. They will also need a sign permit.

 ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

      1. Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott administered the oath of office to Jared Conner as Assistant Cemetery Sexton.
      1. Jared stated that a snow fence was installed on Weigand Road and one on Bulen Pierce Road.
      2. Jared stated that he patched the large crack in Hoover Road with cold patch.  He will watch for further damage through the winter at this site.
      3. Weigand Road fence post broke and Jared Conner stated that he fixed with 6 foot T post.
      4. Jared stated that there are some road signs that need to be replaced. Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve up to $500 toward road signs from Paul Peterson. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      5. Jared Conner received quotes from T & B Tire and Best Tire for tires on the F250 work truck and mower trailer. Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to approve up to $1100 on tires for the F250 work truck and mower trailer. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion

RESOLUTION 19-118

A RESOLUTION TO ALLOW JARED CONNER TO PURCHASE REQUIRED SUPPLIES UP TO THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($300.00) WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL FROM THE TRUSTEES.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-118. 

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERINTENDENT:

      1. Darryl Ward stated that the columbarium would be here at the end of the month or beginning of January.
      2. Darryl Ward stated that the electric to the light on the flag pole is out and he is waiting for a quote from Pritchard Electric.
      3. Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to approve $1,510.00 to Pritchard Electric to replace the 100 amp box to the Roads Building with a 200 amp box. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      4. Darryl Ward stated that the tarp is no longer rolling up on the red F550 and he would like to purchase a new tarp like the one on the white F550.  The Trustees approved this purchase.
      5. Darryl stated that he contacted Dr. Freeman to hire Ralph Williams to clean up storm damage and broken branch removal at the cemetery for $400.00.

RESOLUTION 19-119

A RESOLUTION TO ALLOW DARRYL WARD TO PURCHASE REQUIRED SUPPLIES UP TO THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($300.00) WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL FROM THE TRUSTEES.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-119.

FIRE CHIEF:

      1. Chief Noggle stated that the Pyxis system is on the way.
      2. The Chief  stated that Alexander Owens will be sworn in on an evening in January at the Fire Station.
      3. Utility 802 has arrived and as soon as the stripes, lights and sirens are added, it will be put in service.

OTHER BUSINESS:

      1. The Trustees chose to leave the issuance of surety bonds as is with OTARMA.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted to approve the motion.
      2. The Trustees approved the purchase of a gift card from Ashbrook Grill for $25.00 for the donation to the Trustee and Fiscal Officer Annual Banquet.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      3. The Trustees discussed the transfer of sick time from Pickaway County to the Township for Darryl Ward.  As per the Proscecutor, all 306.5 hours must be transferred; it cannot be a portion of this time.  The Trustees agreed that this transfer will not be done at this time.

RESOLUTION 19-120

A RESOLUTION TO DONATE FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) TO THE FIREFIGHTER’S ASSOCIATION.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-120.

RESOLUTION 19-121

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE FISCAL OFFICER MARYANN ELLIOTT AND ASSISTANT FISCAL OFFICER LINDSAY MAYSE TO ATTEND THE OHIO TOWNSHIP ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE WORKSHOP AND LUNCHEON IN FEBRUARY 2020 FOR NINETY-FIVE DOLLARS ($95.00) EACH.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-121.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

November 19, 2019 Regular Meeting: Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 19, 2019 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 19-122

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-122.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the December 4, 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 9:18am.