January 13, 2014

Harrison Township Zoning Appeals Board

Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2014

The Harrison Township Zoning Appeals Board January meeting was called to order by chair Leah Black at 7:00 pm. Present were Leah Black, Larry Smith ,Kenny Cookson, Frank Miles, Joe DeFelice, and Robin Welsh. Absent was Margaret “Peggy” Egbert.

Minutes from the October 14, 2013 meeting were read. Motion made by Kenny Cookson to approve the minutes. Seconded by Frank Miles.

Old Business

Joe DeFelice stated the prosecutor’s office is drafting a complaint against the Burdaks at 12465 Bulen Pierce Road stating what is allowed and not allowed on the property. If the Burdaks violate any of the items outlined in the document sent by the prosecutor’s office, the matter will go directly to the prosecutor.

Joe shared an update on the violation reported at the home of Danny & Theresa Bailey at 10925 Lockbourne Eastern Road. The assistant prosecutor is currently behind and has not been able to proceed.

Joe stated Alan Sedlak stated at the Younkin Appeals hearing it was criminal to print the amount that could be charged at the bottom of a violation notice. Joe has spoken to the prosecutor’s office and was told it is not criminal and he could continue to include that information on a violation notice.

New Business:

The board discussed sludge lagoons. They recommend the trustees ask the legal representative if there is something that can be put in the resolution to restrict or deny sludge lagoons in Harrison Township.

Example: Scioto Township

Joe issued a violation to Schumacher Homes for yard signs along the side of the road on US 23 and other routes.

Frank made a motion to adjourn

Larry seconded the motion

Motion passed

Next meeting will be Monday, April 14, 2014

Robin Welsh

Secretary