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 21, 2022


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

Roll Call:

Roll call indicated that Trustees Michael Parker, James Stewart & Scott Leber were present, also present was Phillip David, Fiscal Officer/Zoning Inspector, Road Superintendent David Kelley was absent.


Mr. Parker moved to accept the minutes for the April 7th, 2022 meeting, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.


Oxford Township resident Tim Dunlap was present at the meeting to discuss the Zoning Letter he had received concerning his failure to obtain permits for two accessory structures he had built on his property. After some discussion about the two buildings, it was brought to Mr. Dunlap’s attention that he was already exceeding the allowable square footage for accessory structures on a residential lot. Mr. David said, before any permits could be issued, he would have to apply again for a variance to exceed the maximum allowable square footage on a residential lot. After some discussion concerning the zoning problems involving buying farm homesteads, Mr. Parker moved that if Mr. Dunlap was going to have to apply for a second area variance that the Township should wave the application fee, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present answering yes; motion carried.

Mr. Dunlap “thanked” the Trustees and said he would get the application for the variance in right away.

Sheriff Paul Sigsworth was present at the meeting, he said he was checking in to see how everything was going, he asks if there were any questions or concerns about anything in the Township. After a brief talk, he excused himself to move on to Groton Township for their Trustee meeting.

Zoning Report:

Mr. David reported that he had issued no permits since the last meeting;

Road Superintendent:

Mr. Kelley was absent.


Mr. Leber – said he had contacted R. J. Beck Security and Smetzer Security Systems for estimates for smoke and heat detectors in the complex building and the Delematre Road building.

Mr. Parker present a revised 2022 Oxford Township Personnel Manual for the Trustees review and adoption, after some discussion, Mr. Parker moved to adopt the new manual, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes, motion carried.

Mr. Parker moved for the adoption of;

Resolution 2022-04-03, Authorizing Increase in Micro-Purchase Threshold and Adopt Uniform Guidance Procurement Policy.

Leber seconded the motion.

Roll being called as follows;

Mr.  Leber – yes

Mr. Parker – yes

Mr. Stewart - yes

Complete copy of Resolution 2022-04-03 available upon request.

Mr. Stewart – reported that he had been contacted by Tad Smith, Berlin Township Trustee, that when Berlin Township received the borrowed plow truck from Oxford Township it had a load of salt on it. He wanted to know if the Township wanted the load of salt replaced or just paid for. Being that Mr. Kelley was absent, the Trustees decided to wait and question him.

Fiscal Officer

Mr. David submitted the contract passed at the last meeting with the Huron Township Trustees for inspections by their Building Inspector for the Trustee’s signatures.


Communications were reviewed

Old Business

Replacing Complex parking lot was discussed, with Mr. Kelley being absent, no decision was reached.

New Business: 

Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $4,675.54, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present answering yes; motio9n carried.

No further business, Mr. Parker moved the meeting be adjourned, Mr. Leber seconded the motion.

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

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