December 5, 2014

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES MEETING

December 5, 2014

SPECIAL MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

A special meeting of the Harrison Township Trustees was called to order by Chairman Paul Welsh on December 5, 2014 at 9:00am. Attending were Trustee Paul Welsh, Trustee Keith Peters and Trustee Doug Clark, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott and Fire Chief Eric Edgington.

The purpose of this meeting was to appoint a new Fire Captain to fill the vacancy on Unit 2.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

            Mr. Peters moved to waive the reading of the minutes from the previous meeting. Mr. Clark seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with three yes votes. Motion carried.

Mr. Peters met with Roese Bros. Paving about an emergency asphalt repair that needs to be done at the intersection of Ashville Pike and Miller Road. The State will repair it but not until spring and it is so bad we won’t be able to get a snow plow there. The emergency repair will be $4150.

RESOLUTION 14-97

A RESOLUTION TO HAVE ROESE BROS PAVING REPAIR THE INTERSECTION AT ASHVILLE PIKE AND MILLER ROAD FOR $4150.00. Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R14-97.

The Chief asked to have Section 2.1-2 Minimum Training for Employment in the Rules and Regulations changed.

RESOLUTION 14-98

A RESOLUTION TO CHANGE THE WORDING IN THE RULES AND REGULATIONS SECTION 2.1-2 TO READ “ANY NEW FULL-TIME HIRE MUST HAVE FIREFIGHTER LEVEL TWO CARD AND OHIO STATE PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION OR PROOF OF ACCEPTANCE AND CURRENT ENROLLMENT IN A PARAMEDIC CLASS. OHIO STATE PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION MUST BE OBTAINED WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS OF FULL TIME HIRE.” Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R14-98.

The Chief also mentioned that the pay amount for all part time firefighters needs to be changed to meet the minimum wage law going into effect on January 1, 2014.

RESOLUTION 14-99

A RESOLUTION TO PAY ALL PART TIME FIREFIGHTERS $10.00 PER HOUR FOR NON-PARAMEDICS AND $12.00 PER HOUR FOR PARAMEDICS BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2015. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R14-99.

At this point in the meeting, Captain Chad Noggle and Captain Shawn Davidson joined the meeting. The recommendation from those conducting the interviews for the position of Unit Two Captain was presented.

RESOLUTION 14-100

A RESOLUTION TO PROMOTE PATRICK DAVIDSON TO LIEUTENANT OF UNIT TWO AS OF DECEMBER 15, 2014. THIS IS A PROBATIONARY POSITION FOR A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR. Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three votes to approve R14-100.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments or business to attend to, Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded the motion to adjourn the December 5, 2014 Board of Trustee Special Meeting. All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned at 9:55am.