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Oxford Township, Erie County, Ohio USA

Regular Meeting Minutes

April 21, 2016


President Jim 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 was Phillip David, Fiscal Officer/ Zoning Inspector, and Road Superintendent David Kelley.


Mr. Leber move to accept the minutes for April 7, 2016, Mr. Parker seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.


Mr. and Mrs. Schell were present at the meeting to question the progress with Kelly Young, their tenant, involving the removal of junk cars on their rental property. Mr. David reported that he had been talking with Ms. Young, and she had promised to produce copies of insurance cards, proving that the cars were covered by insurance.

Zoning Report:

Mr. David reported that he had issued one new permit since the last meeting to Toby and Larine McKinley, 6610 Mason Road, for a new dwelling.

Mr. David reported that he had finalized the lot split for Faith Poock estate.

Mr. David reported that he was working with several local residents on property lot splits procedures, and he had received an inquiry about opening a “bed and breakfast.”

Road Superintendent

Mr. Kelley reported that the berming of Wood Road was done. He said purchasing the stone from Erie Materials saved the Township $2.20 a ton compared to Hanson’s Parker town prices. He said with help from Margretta Township he had crack sealed Huber Hill Road.


Mr. Leber suggested a “Thank You” in the next “Messenger” newsletter should be given to Roe’s Tree Service for their continued support of lower pricing on Township work.

Mr. Stewart suggested that a “Thank You” to Tom Weilnau for his continued use of his tractor to trim brush and tree overgrowth along the road right of ways, and to Wensink Seed Farms for their donations that helped to asphalt Wood Road, should also be included. All present agreed that the Township was lucky to have the support of its local residents and businesses.

Mr. Parker said he didn’t have anything to report at this time.

Mr. Stewart reported that Mr. Kelley and he had been busy measuring the timbers around the playground, preparing a grant request from Erie Metro Parks. Mr. Stewart said that the old timbers were twisted and weathered from the years of season changes.

He said the new man made timbers would be immune from weather and insect damage.

There was discussion about different ideas and materials for some form of clip to hold the ends of the beams together. Mr. Leber said he would get a quote for a clip made out of stainless steel or aluminum.

 Fiscal Officer.

Mr. David presented the 2016 Road Program Contract thru the Erie County Engineer and County Commissioners for the Trustees approval.

 Mr. Parker moved to enter into the 2016 Road Program Contract; Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.


Communications were reviewed.

 Old Business

There was no old business to discuss.

 New Business

Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $10,940.38, 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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James W. Stewart-President


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Scott Leber-Vice-President


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Michael G Parker-Trustee 


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