Trustees Meeting Minutes January 2011

Entries from January 1, 2011 – January 31, 2011

January 17th, 2011

MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011 AT 2:17PM

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES MEETING
January 17, 2011

CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Paul Welsh called to order the Regular Trustee Meeting of January 17, 2011 at 7:00pm at the Township Hall, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Paul Welsh, Trustee Doug Clark, Trustee Keith Peters, Fiscal Officer Suzanne Trego, Assistant to Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington, Zoning Inspector Joe DeFelice and Roads Superintendent Kevin Hulse.  Firefighter Shawn Davidson and Bill Oglesbee from Local Waste arrived after the meeting had started.

ACTION ON MINUTES:
January 3, 2011 Regular meeting:  Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded to approve the minutes of January 3, 2011.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:
Eric went over the attached Chief’s Report.

RESOLUTION 11-05
A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE ATTACHED REMODELING PROJECT FOR THE FIRE STATION FOR APPROXIMATELY $8500.00.

Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-05.  
Mr. Clark asked about the new full time firefighter requirements agreed to on December 6, 2010, being contrary to the current contract.

RESOLUTION 11-06
A RESOLUTION TO REMOVE THE PARAMEDIC REQUIREMENT AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT AS A FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER AND INSTEAD USE THE AGREEMENT IN ARTICLE 29 OF THE CURRENT COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WHICH GIVES THE NEW FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER TWO YEARS TO RECEIVE A STATE CERTIFIED MEDIC CARD.  

Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-06.
Mr. Clark will call the prosecutor regarding the legality of terminating a full time firefighter if they do not receive their medic card within two years.
The information regarding a Roth option to the 457 plan was given to Shawn Davidson.
The payment for the new generator will be given to Eric to give to Generator Systems, Inc. once the generator is working and all of the work has been done.

ZONING INSPECTOR:
Joe reported that Pandora Grain and the 25 foot setback changes were the only zoning changes in 2010 to be reported to the County Recorder’s office.

RESOLUTION 11-07
A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT PAT SCHUTTE AS A MEMBER OF THE ZONING COMMISSION.  

Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-07.

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Kevin presented a bill from Kenny Cummins for a repair to the salt auger on the plow.
  2. The county gave us 60.7 tons of salt mixture.  We have 40 ton from last year @ 50/50 and 12 ton from this year.  Mr. Peters asked about getting plain salt for the roads.  Kevin will get some quotes.
  3. Kevin will get a new key to the Township Hall to Dale Cline at the Board of Elections.
  4. Mr. Welsh asked what Bob is doing for five or five and a half hours a day at the cemetery in the winter.  Kevin said some days there is nothing to do.  The Trustees said that Bob is not to sit at the cemetery with nothing to do.  Kevin will have Bob check with him before coming into work each day.
  5. The Trustees discussed why the electric bill at the cemetery is so high.  Kevin will have Scott Pritchard take a look at the box and what is using power and also check with South Central Power.
  6. Kevin is taking Tuesday, Jan 18, in lieu of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Jan 17.

RESOLUTION 11-08
A RESOLUTION TO TRADE OUR TWO CEMETERY RIDING MOWERS IN FOR TWO NEW MOWERS FROM JD EQUIPMENT FOR $3000.00.  

Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-08.

HEARING OF VISITORS:

  1. Bill Oglesbee was present to propose that Local Waste Services would take over the Trash Billing for the residents of the township.  The amount will be $14.23 per month, but will be billed quarterly for $42.69.  This is the same amount that Ashville would have been billing for 2011, which includes the rate increase for the tonnage charge of $3.00 per ton.  Commercial accounts will be billed monthly.

RESOLUTION 11-09
A RESOLUTION TO MOVE THE BILLING FOR TOWNSHIP RESIDENT’S TRASH FROM THE VILLAGE OF ASHVILLE TO LOCAL WASTE SERVICES AS PROPOSED BEGINNING JANUARY 2011.  

Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-09.

  1. Suzanne reported that as per the Contract with Local Waste 10.3 Meadowbrook Village has asked the Trustees to mediate their dispute with LWS.

OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. Mr. Clark reported that he had talked with the prosecutor regarding the appointment of the Fiscal Officer.  He was told it was not necessary to advertise the Fiscal Officer’s job, accept resumes or interview applicants.  The Trustees can make the appointment.

RESOLUTION 11-10
A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT THE ASSISTANT TO THE FISCAL OFFICER MARYANN ELLIOTT AS THE TOWNSHIP FISCAL OFFICER EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2011. 

Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-10.

RESOLUTION 11-11
A RESOLUTION TO HIRE SUZANNE T TREGO AS A 1099 INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR TO ASSIST WITH THE FISCAL OFFICER DUTIES WHEN NEEDED AT AN HOURLY RATE OF $30.00 PER HOUR EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2011.  

Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-11.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

  1. Suzanne asked the Trustees about the OPERS annual conversion plan to cash out earned time.  She will get more information on this plan.
  2. The donation to the Ashville Museum was discussed and it was agreed to donate $25.00.
  3. The meeting for February 21, 2011 (President’s Day) will be changed to February 22, 2011.

RESOLUTION 11-12
A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP. 
 
Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted three yes votes to approve R11-12. 

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Chairman Welsh moved and Mr. Peters seconded to adjourn the January 17, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting at 8:55pm.

 

January 3rd, 2011

MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011 AT 2:15PM

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES MEETING

January 3, 2011

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Clark called the annual organizational meeting to order at 6:55pm.  Attending were Trustee Doug Clark, Trustee Paul Welsh, Trustee Keith Peters, Fiscal Officer Suzanne Trego, Assistant to Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington and Zoning Inspector Joe DeFelice.

RESOLUTION 11-01

A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT PAUL WELSH AS CHAIRMAN OF THE TRUSTEE BOARD FOR 2011.  Mr. Peters moved, Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-01.

ADJOURNMENT:

The organizational meeting was adjourned at 7:00pm.

CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Paul Welsh called to order the Regular Trustee Meeting of January 3, 2011 at 7:00pm at the Township Hall, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Paul Welsh, Trustee Doug Clark, Trustee Keith Peters, Fiscal Officer Suzanne Trego, Assistant to Fiscal Officer MaryAnn Elliott, Fire Chief Eric Edgington and Zoning Inspector Joe DeFelice.  Scott Pritchard of Pritchard Electric, Franklin Christman representing Ashville, and Bill Oglesbee and Jesse Cunningham from Local Waste Services were also in attendance.

ACTION ON MINUTES:

December 28, 2010 Regular meeting:  Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded to approve the minutes of December 28, 2010.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT:

Eric went over the attached Chief’s Report. 

Scott Pritchard reported that his work is complete except for tying into the new generator.  He presented the bill from Columbia gas for their portion of the work.  The “Aid to Construction” needs to be signed and returned to them with the check.

ZONING INSPECTOR:

Joe presented a zoning permit from Greenlawn Realty for remodeling the red storage buildings.  He also reported information from Jayme Fountain regarding the Neal rezoning.  This public hearing will be held on February 7, 2011 at our regularly scheduled meeting.

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

Kevin was absent.  He took today off in lieu of New Year’s Day.  He wants to take Tuesday and Wednesday off this week also.  The Trustees approved paying Kevin double time for his Christmas Day hours.  The Trustees questioned what Bob is doing at the cemetery every day in the winter and will discuss this with Kevin at the next meeting.    

HEARING OF VISITORS:  None.

OTHER BUSINESS:

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

RESOLUTION 11-02

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE ATTACHED TEMPORARY APPROPRIATIONS.  Mr. Peters moved and Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-02.

RESOLUTION 11-03          

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT AND APPROVE THE ATTACHED SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS TO THE BUDGET.  Mr. Peters moved, Mr. Clark seconded and the Trustees voted with three yes votes to approve R11-03.

RESOLUTION 11-04

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. Clark moved and Mr. Peters seconded and the Trustees voted three yes votes to approve R11-04.

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Chairman Welsh moved and Mr. Peters seconded to adjourn the January 3, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting at 8:30pm.