Trustees Meeting Minutes February 2012

Entries from February 1, 2012 – February 29, 2012

February 21, 2012

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012 AT 7:00PM

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES MEETING
February 21, 2012

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Keith Peters called to order the Regular Trustee Meeting of February 21, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Township Hall, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Paul Welsh, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington and Zoning Inspector Joe DeFelice.  Firefighter Shawn Davidson was present.  Trustee Doug Clark and Road Superintendent Kevin Hulse were absent. 

ZONING INSPECTOR:
1.    Joe reminded the Trustees that we are short one person on the Zoning Commission.  
2.    Joe returned a call to Enterprise Pipeline regarding a natural gas pipeline that is coming through at the southern end of the township.  It will run right along the existing pipeline.  
3.    Joe went to the property at 13525 Hoover Road four times and never found anyone home.  The pipe has been crushed on both sides of the driveway.  He sent a notice of zoning violation to both that address and the Circleville address that is shown on the auditor’s site.

HEARING OF VISITORS:  
Firefighter Shawn Davidson presented a letter asking to drop the health insurance for himself and his family.  He wants to keep the current vision, dental and life policies.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:
1.    The Chief presented the attached Chief’s report.
2.    The Firefighter’s Union has appointed three firefighters to research medical insurance in hope of getting a better policy for next year.  

RESOLUTION 12-17    
A RESOLUTION TO OPEN THE INTERVIEW PROCESS FOR THE FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER POSITION TO ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS BOTH FROM WITHIN AND FROM OUTSIDE THE HARRISON TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT.  THE JOB WILL NOT BE ADVERTISED AND WE WILL NOT SEEK APPLICANTS.
  Mr. Welsh  moved, Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R12-17.

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:  No Report

OTHER BUSINESS:  
1.    The next meeting is March 6, 2012 which is election day.  The Trustees decided to hold the March 6 meeting at the fire station.  The clerk will post notices and notify the newspaper.
2.    A bid was received from the M P Dory Co for guardrail repairs on Weigand Road and Duvall Road.  The total cost for both projects is $3200.00.  The Trustees agreed to have them do the work.  The clerk will notify them.

RESOLUTION 12-18
A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE BID FROM M P DORY CO TO REPAIR THE GUARDRAILS ON WEIGAND ROAD AND DUVALL ROAD FOR $3200.00.
  Mr. Welsh  moved, Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R12-18.

ACTION ON MINUTES:
February 7, 2012 Regular meeting:  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Peters seconded a motion to approve the minutes of February 7, 2012 and the Trustees voted with two yes votes.  Motion carried.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:
1.    The clerk reported the problems she has had getting a correct bill from Transamerica Insurance since the policy was issued October 1, 2011.  Today a corrected bill was received. 

RESOLUTION 12-19
A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.
  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with two yes votes to approve R12-19.

ADJOURNMENT:
With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Peters seconded the motion to adjourn the February 21, 2012 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned at 7:50pm.

 

February 7th, 2012

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012 AT 7:00PM

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES MEETING
February 7, 2012

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:
Chairman Keith Peters called to order the Regular Trustee Meeting of February 7, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Township Hall, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Doug Clark, Trustee Paul Welsh, Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington and Zoning Inspector Joe DeFelice.  Fire Captain Chad Noggle and Firefighter Shawn Davidson were present.  Firefighter Jay Roof arrived at 7:15.  Road Superintendent Kevin Hulse was absent. 

ZONING INSPECTOR:
1.    Mr. Peters asked Joe to look at the property at 13525 Hoover Road.  There is damage to the ditch and pipe on both sides of the driveway.
2.    Mr. Clark has contacted a street cleaning company to clean Duvall Road.  The charge will be $280.00.  The Trustees will pay for the first cleaning and Mr. Peters will call Pandora Grain and ask if they will hire them to clean the road on a regular basis.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:
1.    The Chief presented the attached Chief’s report.
2.    The Chief presented a change that needs to be made to the Rules & Regulations 3.5-4.  According to the ORC 9.4-8.1 we cannot require a firefighter to live in an adjoining county.

RESOLUTION 12-10    
A RESOLUTION TO AMMEND THE RULES AND REGULATIONS TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A FIREFIGHTER LIVE IN AN ADJOINING COUNTY AS PER THE OHIO REVISED CODE.
  Mr. Clark  moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R12-10.

3.    Firefighter Jay Roof has submitted his resignation effective February 26, 2012.  He would like to continue working as a part time firefighter.  The Chief would like to place Jay Roof on his part time roster.

RESOLUTION 12-11    
A RESOLUTION TO HIRE JAY ROOF AS A PART TIME FIREFIGHTER EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 26, 2012.
  Mr. Welsh  moved, Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R12-11.

4.    Firefighter Jay Roof agreed to return $425.00 of his 2012 uniform allowance which was paid to him in January.  The Trustees thanked him for his service.
5.    Firefighter Brooks Morrison submitted a letter asking to remove his wife and children from the major medical health insurance plan.  They will continue to receive dental and vision insurance through the township.
The Chief asked to go into Executive Session to discuss personnel and hiring policy.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted unanimously to go into Executive Session.
Mr. Peters asked for a motion to come out of executive session.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted unanimously to come out of executive session.
6.    We have received a workers’ compensation claim from a former firefighter who hasn’t submitted a claim since last June.  The Trustees discussed this claim and decided to appeal it through our workers’ compensation insurance.

RESOLUTION 12-12    
A RESOLUTION TO FILE AN APPEAL FOR THE SUBMITTED WORKERS’ COMP CLAIM OF JAMES METS.
  Mr. Clark moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R12-12.

HEARING OF VISITORS:  None

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:
1.    JD Equipment has submitted two bids.  Two mowers with new seats are $4100.00 after the trade-in or we can keep our seats for one more year and the price will be $3640.34.

RESOLUTION 12-13    
A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE BID FROM JD EQUIPMENT FOR TWO NEW RIDING MOWERS MINUS NEW SEATS FOR $3640.34.
  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R12-13.

RESOLUTION 12-14    
A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE THE BLANKET CERTIFICATE FOR 2041-760-740-0000 BY $140.34 TO PREPARE THE PURCHASE ORDER FOR JOHN DEERE COMPANY FOR THE TWO NEW RIDING MOWERS.
  Mr. Clark moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R12-14.
2.    Kevin needs a letter stating the Trustees will pay for his CDL physical before Berger Health Systems will schedule it.

RESOLUTION 12-15    
A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE PAYMENT OF KEVIN’S PHYSICAL FOR HIS COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE.
  Mr. Clark moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R12-15.
The Clerk will write a letter to Berger Health Systems authorizing the payment of the physical.

OTHER BUSINESS:  None

ACTION ON MINUTES:
January 17, 2012 Regular meeting:  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded a motion to approve the minutes of January 17, 2012.  All were in favor.  Motion carried.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:
1.    Local Waste has agreed to place a statement on the next bill to inform residents that we are looking for people to serve on the Zoning Commission and Appeals Board. 

RESOLUTION 12-16
A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.
  Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R12-16.

ADJOURNMENT:
With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. Clark seconded the motion to adjourn the February 7, 2012 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned at 8:35pm.