March 5, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

March 5, 2019

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Vice-Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting of March 5, 2019 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 Bill Welsh, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover, Road/Cemetery Superintendent Kevin Hulse and Road/Cemetery Employee Darryl Ward.  Trustee Mike Freeman and Assistant Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse were absent.  Ryan Tacosik from Southeastern Equipment was also present.

HEARING OF VISITORS: 

      1. Ryan  Tacosik from Southeastern Equipment was present to answer any questions regarding the mini-excavator the Trustees are considering.  The Trustees asked for additional quotes with some changes to size of the arm.  After some discussion, Mr. DeFelice tabled the decision until the new quotes are received.

ZONING INSPECTOR: 

      1. Dale reported that he had received zoning applications from Travis Russell and Kerry Armbrester.
      2. The Fiscal Officer received notice that Ryan Thompson is moving out of the township and will not be able to serve on the Zoning Commission.  The Trustees need to appoint someone to that position.

ROAD/CEMETERY SUPERINTENDENT:

      1. Kevin asked about the Cholera/Peters Cemetery.  It has not been graded and finished as was agreed to.
      2. The steam cleaner is not working.  It is very old.  Hotsy will look at it and see if it can be repaired.
      3. Digger can deliver regrinds for $13.00/ton for a 20 ton load.  Mr. DeFelice moved that Kevin purchase these regrinds not to exceed a total of $300.00.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      4. The GMC snow plow needs a new fuel pump.  Kevin had an estimate from Duke’s garage for $1820.  Mr. DeFelice moved that we have it repaired for not more than $2000.00.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      5. The refrigerator at the township building is no longer working.  Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott agreed to get a small refrigerator to replace it.  Mr. DeFelice moved the purchase of a compact refrigerator for up to $250.00.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes.
      6. Darryl had an estimate for materials to build a south side wall to contain the topsoil for graves.  Mr. DeFelice moved to approve the purchase of materials for this wall for up to $500.00.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      7. Mr. DeFelice expressed the importance of maintaining records for anything done on the RUMA roads where Michels were working.  He asked Kevin and Darryl to take pictures and make detailed documentation for anything done: the time, the truck, who worked, what was done, materials, etc.

RESOLUTION 19-23

A RESOLUTION TO MAKE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $70,000.00 FROM THE GASOLINE TAX FUND TO GASOLINE TAX CONTRACTED SERVICES AND A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE COUNTY ENGINEER FOR THE COUNTY WIDE RESURFACING PROGRAM.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-23.

RESOLUTION 19-24

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE COUNTY ENGINEER’S  ROAD RESURFACING ESTIMATE OF $69,746.00 (SEE ATTACHED FORM).  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-24.

RESOLUTION 19-25

A RESOLUTION TO MAKE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $10,000.00 FROM THE ROADS FUND TO ROADS EQUIPMENT  AND A PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE PURCHASE OF A TRAILER.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R19-25.

RESOLUTION 19-26

A RESOLUTION TO PURCHASE A CUSTOM LIBERTY TRAILER FROM ROCKS TRAILER FOR $9252.50.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-26.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

      1. The swearing in of the three new full-time firefighters will be at the March 19th Trustee meeting.
      2. The Chief is replacing the carpet in the Chief’s office, the Captains’ office and the day room with locking vinyl plank flooring for approximately $1600.00.
      3. Adam Kirkland declined the position of part-time firefighter.

RESOLUTION 19-27

A RESOLUTION TO RESCIND RESOLUTION 19-21 TO HIRE ADAM KIRKLAND.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-27.

RESOLUTION 19-28

A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT WILLIAM DECKLE AS A PART-TIME ROTATION FIREFIGHTER BEGINNING THE WEEK OF MARCH 18, 2019 AT BASIC PAY OF $10.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-28.

OTHER BUSINESS:

      1. The Ohio and Erie Canal Lock 31was approved to be included in the National Register of Historic Places of the National Park Service.
      2. The Board of Elections sent an agreement for the Trustees to adopt regarding the use of the township building as a polling place.  Mr. DeFelice moved to accept the agreement and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion.  The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion. 

ACTION ON MINUTES:

February 19, 2019 Regular Meeting:  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 19, 2019 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion. 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

      1. The Trustees approved the time cards.
      2. The Trustees approved the bank statements.

RESOLUTION 19-29

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-29.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the March 5, 2019 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 8:30pm.