October 7, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

October 7, 2020

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting of October 7, 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, Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward, Road Superintendent Jared Conner and Zoning Inspector Ben Bitler. Visitors included: John Ankrom with Ankrom Architects, Craig Stevenson with Harrel and Stevenson, Tracy Ferguson with Darby Creek Excavating, Luke Stevenson with Stine Excavating and Deputy Gabe Carpenter.

HEARING OF VISITORS:  

  1. Craig Stevenson was present to oversee and accept the qualifications for the bids for the excavation for the new addition to the firehouse. The following bids were opened and read by Lindsay:
  2. Darby Excavation $249,400.00
  3. Stines Excavation $272,000.00

RESOLUTION 20-100

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE DARBY EXCAVATION BID OF $249,400.00 UPON THE REVIEW OF HARRAL AND STEVENSON TO DO THE EXCAVATION FOR THE NEW ADDITION TO THE FIRE HOUSE.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-100.

RESOLUTION 20-101

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT PROCESS FROM JOHN ANKROM ARCHITECTS AND TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE BIDS FOR THE NEW ADDITION FOR THE FIRE HOUSE. Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-101.

  1. Deputy Gabe Carpenter was present to ask if the Trustees had anything that they would like to discuss in regards to patrolling the township.

ZONING INSPECTOR:  

  1. Ben reported a zoning permit for a 700 square foot addition at 10677 Lockbourne Eastern Road.
  2. Ben reported that he received a call from a gentleman that would like to purchase the Hansen farm for conditional use to build storage units.
  3. Ben asked about the access road on Old Duvall Road and wanted to know what it is zoned as Mr. DeFelice stated that it is zoned farm residential.
  4. DeFelice spoke about updating the Zoning map and address changes.

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Jared requested vacation October 12th-16th. Freeman moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve the vacation time of October 12th-16th for Jared. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Darryl discussed the process of moving the building from the fire station to the cemetery to be used as a Roads building and the requirement of a permit.

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. Chief Noggle reported that the swearing in dates for Captain Rosencrance and Clay Lind will be October 28 at 7:00pm.
  2. Chief Noggle reported that Engine 801 is getting yearly maintenance and Engine 802 will go for preventative maintenance once Engine 801 is complete.
  3. Chief Noggle explained that he is attending the township meetings that our fire department services to request the money that they receive from the CARES ACT.

RESOLUTION 20-102

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT CARES ACT FUNDS FROM THE TOWNSHIPS THAT OUR FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS CONTRACTS WITH. Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-102.

OTHER BUSINESS:  

RESOLUTION 20-103

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE APPROPRIATION OF $8000.00 FROM THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND TO THE CORONAVIRUS MACHINE, EQUIPMENT AND FURNITURE ACCOUNT AND A PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE SAME. Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-103.

RESOLUTION 20-104

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE APPROPRIATION OF $1269.13 FROM THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND TO THE CORONAVIRUS OPERATING SUPPLIES ACCOUNT AND A PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE SAME. Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-104.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

September 16, 2020 Regular Meeting: Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting September 16, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT: 

RESOLUTION 20-105

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R20-105.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded the motion to adjourn the October 7, 2020 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 9:55 am.