September 2, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

September 2, 2020

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Bill Welsh called the Regular Trustee Meeting of September 2, 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, Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward, Road Superintendent Jared Conner and Zoning Inspector Ben Bitler. Visitors attending were Craig Stevenson, Engineer from Harral and Stevenson. Trustee Mike Freeman was absent.

HEARING OF VISITORS:  

  1. Craig Stevenson presented the plans for the firehouse remodel and gave an explanation of the next steps toward starting the project.

ZONING INSPECTOR:  

  1. DeFelice presented a written resignation from Matt Rayburn resigning from the Zoning Commission Board effective August 22, 2020. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to accept the resignation of Matt Rayburn. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Jared reported that they have completed the berm project for Miller and Duvall Road.
  2. Jared stated that the detour has started for the Airbase Road project.

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Lindsay presented quotes from Spectrum for Phone and Internet Service at the Cemetery.

RESOLUTION 20-91

A RESOLUTION TO CANCEL THE PHONE SERVICES WITH FRONTIER AT THE CEMETERY AND INSTALL SPECTRUM PHONE AND INTERNET WITHOUT A CONTRACT FOR THE QUOTES PROVIDED BY SPECTRUM. Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R20-91.

  1. Darryl stated that the caliper on the dump truck needed to be repaired. Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to fix the caliper on the dump truck and not exceed $700.00. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. Chief Noggle reported Justin Borghese has requested a 60 day leave of absence for medic school. Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve Justin Borghese for a 60 day leave of absence without pay for medic school. The Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. Chief Noggle reported that both engines will go for their yearly preventative maintenance in September.
  3. Chief Noggle presented two estimates from concrete companies to repair the concrete apron at the firehouse. The Trustees recommended putting this project on hold until the final plans come in for the firehouse remodel.

RESOLUTION 20-92

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE VINCENT MATTIA AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $12.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R20-92.

RESOLUTION 20-93

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE ANTHONY MASTRACCI AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT-P ON SEPTEMBER 15 , 2020 WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $14.00 PER HOUR WITH A 90 DAY DRIVING RESTRICTION.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R20-93. 

OTHER BUSINESS:  

RESOLUTION 20-94

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE AMOUNTS AND RATES AS DETERMINED BY THE BUDGET COMMISSION AND AUTHORIZING THE NECESSARY TAX LEVIES AND CERTIFYING THEM TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR FOR THE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2021.  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve R20-94.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

August 5, 2020 Regular Meeting (Corrected Minutes):  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting August 5(Corrected Minutes), 2020 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

August 19, 2020 Regular Meeting: Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting August 19, 2020 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 20-95

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 two affirmative votes to approve R20-95.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion to adjourn the September 2, 2020 Board of Trustee Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 9:15 am.