June 5, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

June 5, 2018

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Joe DeFelice called the Regular Trustee Meeting of June 5, 2018 to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00pm at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Joe DeFelice, Trustee Mike Freeman, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington, Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover and Road/Cemetery Superintendent Kevin Hulse.  Trustee Bill Welsh was absent.  Cemetery Sexton John Horsley was present.

HEARING OF VISITORS: 

      1. Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott administered the Oath of Office to Cemetery Sexton John Horsley for the term 5/1/2018 through 5/1/2022 and John signed his oath and bond.
      2. Cameron Phillips was present to inquire about a job at the cemetery doing weed-eating or whatever is needed.  After some discussion, the Trustees hired Cameron to work at the cemetery.

RESOLUTION 18-48

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE CAMERON PHILLIPS TO WORK IN THE CEMETERY AT $10.00 PER HOUR STARTING IMMEDIATELY AFTER HE RETURNS THE COMPLETED EMPLOYEE FORMS TO THE FISCAL OFFICER.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R18-48.

ZONING INSPECTOR: 

      1. Dale issued three permits.  Two were zoning applications and one was a driveway permit. 

ROAD/CEMETERY SUPERINTENDENT:

      1. Kevin asked for time off the week of June 18th for the County Fair if he doesn’t have funerals scheduled.  Mr. DeFelice moved that Kevin could take two or two and a half days off as vacation that week.  Dr. Freeman seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      2. Kevin also asked for vacation July 20 through 25.  Mr. DeFelice moved to approve this vacation time and Dr. Freeman seconded the motion.  The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      3. The Trustees discussed the cemetery/roads employees who are not working any hours during a two-week pay period.  Dr. Freeman asked Kevin to schedule these employees and explain to them that they need to work a minimum of four hours in a pay period if they want to remain on the Township payroll.
      4. Mr. DeFelice spoke to Tim at Northpoint and they will regrade the ditch that they tore up.
      5. AEP will repair any damage they caused to the roads while installing their new power poles.  They will be removing all of their planking from Weigand Road by the end of August.
      6. Mr. DeFelice received a complaint about the cemetery and he asked Kevin in the future to refer anyone with a complaint to a Trustee and give them the phone number of a Trustee.
      7. The Fiscal Officer received a late bid for the International Snow Plow.  Bids were due May 14th and this bid was postmarked May 14th.  It was the only bid received.

RESOLUTION 18-49

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE BID FROM CIRCLEVILLE AG PRODUCTS FOR $4,710.00 FOR THE 1987 INTERNATIONAL SNOW PLOW.  Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R18-49.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

      1. The Chief is waiting for all three projects to begin.  The down payments for the Emergency Stairs and Garage Doors have been sent, and the Chief is waiting to hear from Scott Pritchard regarding installing electric in the back building.
      2. The Chief presented the names of three people who interviewed and were recommended for the position of part-time rotation firefighter.

RESOLUTION 18-50

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE DAVID MCCOY AS A PART-TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER ON ONE UNIT STARTING THE WEEK OF JUNE 10TH AT $12.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R18-50.

RESOLUTION 18-51

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE ISSAC WOJCIECHOWSKI AS A PART-TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER/MEDIC ON TWO UNIT STARTING THE WEEK OF JUNE 10TH AT $14.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R18-51.

RESOLUTION 18-52

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE KENNETH BIDLACK AS A PART-TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER ON THREE UNIT STARTING THE WEEK OF JUNE 10TH AT $12.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R18-52.

OTHER BUSINESS:

      1. Dr. Freeman is working on the OTARMA safety grant.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

May 15, 2018 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 15, 2018 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

June 1, 2018 Special Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the special meeting of June 1, 2018 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 18-53

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R18-53.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion to adjourn the June 5, 2018 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 8:10pm.