May 21, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

May 21, 2019

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Trustee Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting of May 21, 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, Assistant Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Kevin Hulse. Trustee Mike Freeman and Fire Chief Chad Noggle were absent. 

HEARING OF VISITORS:  None

ZONING INSPECTOR: 

      1. Dale Hoover stated that Thayer Power submitted a Right of Way Permit for road access.

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

      1. Mr. DeFelice is checking pricing on crack seal versus chip seal for Lockbourne Eastern Road and Bulen-Pierce Road and checking prices from more paving companies.   

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR:

      1. The Trustees discussed whether the Township should buy back graves once purchased.

RESOLUTION 19-53

A RESOLUTION TO PERMIT THE BUYING BACK OF GRAVES AT THE ORIGINAL COST WITH PROPER DOCUMENTATION FROM THE OWNER. THERE WILL BE A $30.00 PROCESSING FEE.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-53

      1. Darryl Ward requested purchasing a power washer. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to purchase a power washer with the cost not  to exceed $300.00.  The cost of the power washer will be charged half to roads and half to cemetery. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
      2. Darryl Ward proposed that Ralph Williams remove the tree that is split in the cemetery. The quote he received was for $1300.00. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded a motion to cut down the tree for $1300. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

Mr. Welsh made a motion to go into executive session at 7:38 pm to discuss a personnel matter regarding the contract of Fire Chief Chad Noggle and invited Lindsay Mayse to join the executive session. Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes.

At 7:46 pm Mr. DeFelice made a motion to leave executive session.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes.

RESOLUTION 19-54

A RESOLUTION TO INCREASE FIRE CHIEF CHAD NOGGLE’S ANNUAL SALARY BY 3% AS OF JUNE 1, 2019 AND TO ANNUALLY PAY THE CHIEF’S LONGEVITY PAY OF $100.00 PER YEAR OF SERVICE.  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R19-54

OTHER BUSINESS:

      1. Employee Handbook Changes will be discussed at the July 16th meeting.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

May 7, 2019 Regular Meeting: Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 7, 2019 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

      1. The Trustees approved the time cards.

RESOLUTION 19-55

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 R19-55.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the May 21, 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 8:00pm.