February 3, 2015

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES MEETING

February 3, 2015

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Keith Peters called the Trustee Regular Meeting of February 3, 2015 to order at 7:00pm at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio. Attending were Trustee Keith Peters, Trustee Doug Clark, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington, Zoning Inspector Joe DeFelice and Road/Cemetery Superintendent Kevin Hulse. Trustee Paul Welsh was absent. Fire Captains Chad Noggle and Shawn Davidson were also present.

HEARING OF VISITORS: None

ZONING INSPECTOR:

  1. Joe received a notice from the FCC that a new cell phone tower is going in on Lockbourne Eastern near Duvall Road.
  2. Joe contacted the EPA regarding the property on Weigand Road that was owned by Crop Production Services. The EPA is sending him a cd with all of the paperwork that they issued regarding that property.

ROAD/CEMETERY SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. The backhoe broke down at the cemetery. The fuel pump needed to be repaired.
  2. The Road mower has two cracks in the oil pan. Kevin found one for $400.00 plus shipping at Anderson Tractor Supply. The Trustees approved the purchase of this oil pan and additional repairs up to $1000.00 for the John Deere 3310 Road Mower.
  3. Kevin took the 2003 truck to OPI for an estimated repair. The estimate was for $6082.50 for all of the repairs and another $300.00 from J B Upholstery to repair the driver’s seat. The Trustees discussed these repairs and asked Kevin to check on the price of a used pick-up truck to replace the 2003 road truck.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

  1. The Officers conducted the interviews for the four part time rotation firefighter positions that are available and are recommended the following people be hired to fill those positions: Tim Campbell, Connor Hamons, James Rinaldi and Jay Roof.

RESOLUTION 15-06

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE HIRING OF TIMOTHY CAMPBELL AS A PART TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER TO BEGIN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R15-06.

RESOLUTION 15-07

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE HIRING OF CONNOR HAMONS AS A PART TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER TO BEGIN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R15-07.

RESOLUTION 15-08

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE HIRING OF JAMES RINALDI AS A PART TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER TO BEGIN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R15-08.

RESOLUTION 15-09

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE HIRING OF JAY ROOF AS A PART TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER TO BEGIN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R15-09.

  1. The Chief spoke with the Prosecutor’s office and there is no problem with the Trustees hiring an architect without going out for a bid. The Chief has spoken to three different architects and prefers the work done by Bruce Wisecarver and would like to hire him to draw up plans and ideas for remodeling the fire station. The cost for the architect to draw up plans with several options of what can be done is $7000.00.

RESOLUTION 15-10

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE BRUCE WISECARVER OF NAI OHIO EQUITIES TO PROVIDE DRAWINGS AND PLANS OF DIFFERENT OPTIONS FOR REMODELING OR ADDITIONS TO THE FIRE STATION FOR $7000.00 TO BE PAID FROM THE FIRE BUILDING FUND 2111-760-720-0000. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R15-10.

At 7:30pm Chief Edgington asked to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. Mr. Peters made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Clark seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to enter into executive session.

At 7:45 Mr. Peters made a motion to leave executive session. Mr. Clark seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to leave executive session.

OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. We have not received the 2015 Fire Contract from Madison Township. Mr. Clark will speak with one of the Madison Trustees.
  2. The Trustees discussed moving our checking accounts from Vinton County National Bank to The Savings Bank. Mr. Peters will speak to the president of Savings and report back at the next meeting.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

            January 20, 2015 Regular meeting: Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of January 20, 2015 and the Trustees voted with two yes votes. Motion carried.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 15-11

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R15-11.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded the motion to adjourn the February 3, 2015 Board of Trustee Meeting. All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned at 8:05pm.