February 19, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

February 19, 2020

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting of February 19, 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 Bill Welsh, Trustee Michael Freeman, 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 Jared Conner. 

HEARING OF VISITORS:  None

ZONING INSPECTOR:  None

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

      1. Jared reported that he gave reports to Mr. DeFelice to submit to County Engineer.
      2. Mr. DeFelice said that he spoke with Anthony from the County Engineer’s office in regards to a new Airbase Road that will be from State Route 762 to the curve at the Henson Farm. He also discussed the Duvall and Lockbourne Eastern Project.
      3. Mr. DeFelice reported that Marcus from the Pickaway County Engineer’s office got the report regarding Michel’s repairs of the roads they used and now the Pickaway County Prosecutor will be involved.

RESOLUTION 20-22

A RESOLUTION TO PUT NO THRU TRUCK SIGNS UP AT LOCKBOURNE EASTERN NORTH OF DUVALL AND SOUTH OF AIRBASE ROAD.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-22. 

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR:

      1. Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve Darryl Ward’s plan to improve Building B at the cemetery with printed materials estimated at $300. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      2. Darryl reported that he met with Randy McCray (Digger McCray Excavating) about putting in a road at the cemetery north of Section 11. Darryl received estimates on the cost for approximately $5000. The Trustees discussed adding a road through Section 11 instead of on the North side.  Darryl will get estimates for this.

RESOLUTION 20-23

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE SELLING THE OLD STEAM PRESSURE WASHER AND AIR COMPRESSOR AT COUNTRY ACRES AUCTION COMPANY DUE TO RECEIVING NO BIDS.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-23.

Mr. DeFelice made a motion to go into executive session at 8:55am with Darryl Ward to conduct the annual  Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Job Review. Assistant Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse was invited to join this session.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

At 9:09am Mr. DeFelice made a motion to leave executive session.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

RESOLUTION 20-24

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A PAY INCREASE FOR DARRYL WARD TO TWENTY DOLLARS ($20.00) PER HOUR AS OF MARCH 1, 2020.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-24.

FIRE CHIEF:

      1. The Chief reported that interviews for the position of Full-Time Firefighter will be conducted February 27th. He stated that he will have a recommendation at the March 4th Board of Trustees meeting.
      2. The Chief stated that they are interviewing part-time candidates for 3 openings.
      3. The Chief reported that the computers have been installed and he is getting quotes on cameras and phones.
      4. The Chief recommended using an Assessment Center for the Captains position.

RESOLUTION 20-25

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE USING THE TRADITIONAL ASSESSMENT CENTER FROM THE OHIO FIRE CHIEF’S ASSOCIATION TO RECOMMEND A CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF CAPTAIN.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-25.

Mr. DeFelice made a motion to go into executive session at 9:14am to discuss personnel matters regarding a Firefighter’s leave and sick time with Chief Noggle. Assistant Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse was invited to join this session.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

At 9:30am Mr. Welsh made a motion to leave executive session. DeFelice seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

OTHER BUSINESS:  None

ACTION ON MINUTES:

February 5, 2020 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 5, 2020 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion. Dr. Freeman did not vote as he was absent from the February 5th meeting.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT: 

RESOLUTION 20-26

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R20-26. 

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice  seconded the motion to adjourn the February 19, 2020 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 10:00am.