MAY 6, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

May 6, 2020

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting via Zoom Videoconference of May 6, 2020 to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 8:00am at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Joe DeFelice, Trustee Bill Welsh, Trustee Michael Freeman and Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse. Joining via Zoom Videoconference were Engineer Craig Stevenson, Assistant Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Jared Conner. Planning and Zoning Inspector Dale Hoover was absent.

HEARING OF VISITORS: 

  1. The following visitors were present to watch the bid process via Zoom Videoconference: Jim Pritchard with Shelly Company, Tracy Ferguson from Darby Creek Excavating, Kyle Strawser from Strawer Paving Company and Doug Gilliland from Roese Brothers Paving.

ZONING INSPECTOR:  None

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Lindsay Mayse opened the bids for the 2020 Harrison Township Duvall Road and Lockbourne Eastern Road Intersection Improvements and they were as followed:
    1. Shelly Company- $197,958.16
    2. Roese Bros Paving- $293,916.89
    3. Darby Creek Excavating $249,495.00
    4. Strawser Paving Company $240,294.50
  2. The bids were handed to Craig Stevenson, Engineer with Harrel and Stevenson, to confirm qualification. The Trustees made the decision to go with Shelly Company since it was the lowest bid.
  3. DeFelice presented the final numbers for the 2020 Resurfacing Project from Roese Bros. Paving and Strawser Construction.

RESOLUTION 20-48

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE BID FROM ROESE BROS. PAVING ON THE HOOVER ROAD AND LOCKBOURNE EASTERN ROADWAY REPAIRS.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-48.

  1. The proposal from Strawser Construction Inc. for the Crack Seal Project for Lockbourne Eastern Road from Airbase Road to State Route 762 was signed by Chairman Bill Welsh.

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Darryl presented the recommended applicants he has for the Cemetery Part-Time help for the summer.

RESOLUTION 20-49

A RESOLUTION TO REACTIVATE THE EMPLOYMENT FOR KYLE KOTTENBROOK AS PART-TIME CEMETERY WORKER AT $10.00 PER HOUSE STARTING ON APRIL 11, 2020.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-49.

RESOLUTION 20-50

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE LOGAN KOTTENBROOK AS PART-TIME CEMETERY WORKER AT $10.00 PER HOUSE STARTING ON APRIL 11, 2020.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-50.

  1. Darryl reported that Williams Tree Service came into the cemetery to clean up the sidewall row of trees where new roadway is being installed. Darryl stated the cost was $300.00
  2. Darryl reported the possibility of having a portable toilet installed at the cemetery but the Trustees decided to deny that idea due to the current COVID-19 situation.
  3. Freeman stated that he received an email from Dave Huben regarding the Cholera Cemetery status and Dr. Freeman stated that the township brought in dirt to make the Cemetery look presentable.

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. The Chief reported that he has several employees who will be leaving the state and inquired about the process for their return with COVID-19 and it was decided to follow the normal protocol with anyone who presents symptoms and not require the employee to quarantine.
  2. Chief Noggle presented a resignation letter for Travis Baisden resigning effective April 29, 2020. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to accept the resignation of Travis Baisden. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  3. Chief Noggle reported that Medic 802 should be back by the end of month.
  4. Chief Noggle also presented blue prints of the proposed fire station renovation to the Trustees.
  5. The Chief reported that the Union will not be doing the flower sale this year due to COVID-19

OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. Lindsay Mayse presented the OTARMA Renewal letter with the current coverage and the payment due.

RESOLUTION 20-51

A RESOLUTION TO RENEW THE EXISTING AMOUNT OF COVERAGE WITH OTARMA AND TO SUBMIT PAYMENT.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr.Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-51.

  1. A $500.00 check from OTARMA was also received for COVID-19 relief. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to distribute proportionally back to the funds that OTARMA is paid from originally. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

April 1, 2020 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 1, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

April 10, 2020 Special Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the special meeting of April 10, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 20-52

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-52.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice  seconded the motion to adjourn the May 6, 2020 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 9:20am.