October 20, 2015

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

October 20, 2015

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Vice-Chairman Doug Clark called the Regular Trustee Meeting of October 20, 2015 to order at 7:00pm at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio. Attending were Trustee Doug Clark, Trustee Joe DeFelice, Trustee Paul Welsh, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington and Road/Cemetery Superintendent Kevin Hulse. Doug Czako was also present.

HEARING OF VISITORS: None

ZONING INSPECTOR:

RESOLUTION 15-74

A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT DOUGLAS E CZAKO AS THE ZONING INSPECTOR FOR HARRISON TOWNSHIP AS OF NOVEMBER 1, 2015 FOR $600.00 PER MONTH. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-74.

Doug Czako filled out and signed his bond application and took the Oath of Office administered by Fiscal Officer, MaryAnn Elliott.

RESOLUTION 15-75

A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT LISA DARNELL TO THE ZONING COMMISSION THROUGH DECEMBER 2018. Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-75.

ROAD/CEMETERY SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Kevin asked for a half day off on Wednesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 22. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded. The Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve this time off.
  2. The GMC snowplow tires are dry and cracked. Mr. Clark asked Kevin to get a quote for prices.
  3. Kevin asked about berming Miller Road. The Trustees discussed this and decided it needed to be done for safety.

RESOLUTION 15-76

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE HAVING ROESE BROTHERS PAVING BERM MILLER ROAD FOR $5800.00. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-76.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

  1. The bid proposal for the new fire engine was signed by the Trustees. If we pay for the chassis in full upon delivery to Smeal Fire Apparatus, we will receive a credit of $6098.00 on the final invoice. After some discussion, the Trustees decided to pay for the chassis on delivery to Smeal for $203,262.00. This payment will be made in 2016 when they receive the chassis. This will leave a balance of $269,299.00 to finance upon completion of the engine.

RESOLUTION 15-77

A RESOLUTION TO PAY FOR THE NEW ENGINE CHASSIS IN FULL UPON DELIVERY TO SMEAL FIRE APPARATUS FOR $203,262.00. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-77.

  1. Another AFG grant has been approved and FEMA will make an electronic deposit of $5,995.00 into our checking account. This money will need to be moved to pay for the three Laryngoscopes from Physio Control for a total of $6,310.20. The difference will be paid from Fire: Machinery, Equipment and Furniture.

RESOLUTION 15-78

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FROM THE FEMA FUND TO CREATE A PURCHASE ORDER TO PHYSIO CONTROL FOR $5,995.00 TO PAY FOR THE THREE LARYNGOSCOPES. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-78.

  1. We are also awaiting the electronic deposit of $19,119.60 into our checking account for a BWC grant that has been approved for the purchase of two Chest Compression systems from Physio Control for a total of $25,492.80. The difference of $6373.20 will be paid from Fire: Machinery, Equipment and Furniture.

RESOLUTION 15-79

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FROM THE FIRE FUND TO CREATE A PURCHASE ORDER TO PHYSIO CONTROL FOR $19,119.60 TO PAY FOR THE TWO CHEST COMPRESSION SYSTEMS. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-79.

At 7:40pm Chief Edgington asked to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. Mr. DeFelice made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to enter into executive session.

At 8:00pm Mr. Welsh made a motion to leave executive session. Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to leave executive session.

OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. The Trustees voted to contribute $25.00 to the Ashville Area Heritage Society.
  2. The Trustees chose not to request a hearing with the Division of Liquor Control regarding the liquor license of Dolgen Midwest, LLC dba Dollar General Store #5819.
  3. The renewal for our medical insurance is increasing 25% for 2016. Because of the burden this would place on our firefighters, the Trustees decided to pay half of the increase from the fire budget and accept the 12.5% renewal of current benefits with Line Item Assessment of the Deficit Recovery.

RESOLUTION 15-80

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE MEDICAL INSURANCE RENEWAL OPTION OF 12.5% OF CURRENT BENEFITS WITH LINE ITEM ASSESSMENT OF DEFICIT RECOVERY FROM THE 2016 BUDGET. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-80.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

            October 6, 2015 Regular meeting: Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 6, 2015 and the Trustees voted with two yes votes. Motion carried. Mr. DeFelice did not vote as he was not a Trustee at the October 6 meeting.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 15-81

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R15-81.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion to adjourn the October 20, 2015 Board of Trustee Meeting. All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned at 8:20pm.