James W. Stewart


Cell: 419-656-3243


Scott Leber


Cell: 419-706-5850


Michael G Parker


Cell: 419-704-2549





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  Regular Meeting Minutes

April 18, 2019


President James Stewart called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm with the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Roll Call:

Roll call indicated that all Trustees were present, also present were Phillip David, Fiscal Officer and Zoning Inspector and Road Superintendent David Kelley


Mr. Leber moved to approve the minutes as amended, Mr. Parker seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.


No Guest were present.

Zoning Report:

Mr. David said he had issued one permit to Donald Tommas, 10805 Patten Tract Rd. for a 32 x 36 garage.

Road Superintendent:

Mr. Kelley reported that Tom Weilnau had mowed some tree limbs and brush back along Harris Road at Tom Pooch’s woods, Mr. Kelley said this would improve visibility at the intersection of Harris and Portland Roads.

Mr. Kelley said he had picked up the new Ferris mower from Bills Implement Sales to try out. He said he had mowed the property at Kimball because it was the roughest lawn the Township had. He said the new mower cut extremely well and rode really smooth, despite the rough ground.

After some discussion, Mr. Parker moved to trade the currant John Deere mower in and purchase the new Ferris mower at a price of $5,799.00, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with the following answers, Mr. Leber- yes, Mr. Parker- yes, Mr. Stewart abstained from the vote. Motion to purchase the new mower passed.


Mr. Leber said he did have anything to report at this time.

Mr. Parker reported that he had talked with the Erie County Water Department about the request for the new hydrants to be placed in Oxford Township. They said that they had a current backlog of jobs needing done, but they would put them on the list of things to be done.

Mr. Stewart reported that he had attended the board meeting at the Erie County Health Department. He reported that some of the new improvement was the addition of another dentist and dental chair in the dental clinic, and another doctor was added to the health clinic. He also reported that he had been questioned about installing “slow children playing” signs along Taylor Road and the possibility of getting the speed limit lowered, because of speeders on the narrow hilly road. There was discussion about the long process of trying to get the speed limit lowered on a road, first going to the County Engineer with the final decision being made by the State of Ohio, it was suggested that the Sheriff be requested to patrol more often.

Fiscal Officer: 

Mr. David presented sign out sheets for those carrying Township credit cards, as suggested by the new “Credit Card Procedure”.


Communications were reviewed.

Old Business:

Mr. Parker said he had talked with Dan Frederick who is working on the building plans and site layout for the new building. He said the plans would probably be ready for the next meeting.

New Business:

Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $7,017.11, Mr. Leber

seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.

No further business, the meeting was adjourned.


James W. Stewart, President                                 Phillip M. David, Fiscal Officer

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