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 4, 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


There were no minutes to approve.


No Guest were present.

Zoning Report:

Mr. David said he had talked with Don Tommas, 10805 Patten Tract Rd. about putting up a new garage.

Road Superintendent:

Mr. Kelley reported that Damschroder Roofing had been out and inspected the roof, he said they had said that the roof wasn’t I that bad of shape and that it could probably go another year before considering replacing it.

Mr. Kelley reported that the Township had received the road repair cost estimates from Jack Farschman. Mr. Farschman estimates were higher than anticipated forcing the Township to put the road work up for public bid. After some discussion Mr. Parker said he would contact Tim Loydd about having the County include the Thomas Road repair in the list of road work up for the bidding process.


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

Mr. Parker reported that he was working with Kerry Jett on the new hydrant installation project.

Mr. Stewart questioned about the grant application to ErieMetro Parks for the baseball backstop replacement.

Mr. Parker said himself and Mr. Kelley attended the “grant briefing meeting” put on by ErieMetro Parks. He said that they had worked up a project estimate and submitted the detailed project paperwork and grant application to ErieMetro for their review.

Fiscal Officer: 

Mr. David presented a new “Credit Card Procedure Resolution” as required by H.B. 312 to the Trustees for their review. (See insert)


Communications were reviewed.

Old Business:

A site drawing submitted by Dan Frederick for the new proposed storage building to be located on the Kimball property was reviewed by the Trustees. After some discussion, Mr. Leber moved to accept the site plan and to move ahead with the project and the building drawings, Mr. Parker seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried

It was brought to the attention of the Board that Fremont Fence Company was scheduled to start with the installation of the new backstop and infield fence in mid-April before the start of the baseball season. There was discussion about starting before the awarding of any grants by ErieMetro Parks. Fremont Fence Co. agreed to hold the invoice till after the grant date before billing the Township.  In order to not delay the baseball game schedule, Mr. Parker moved to allow Fremont Fence to begin the installation of the backstop and infield fence with the understanding that they would bill after the grant approval date, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.

New Business:

Mr. Leber presented costs estimates for a new Ferris lawn mower from Bill’s Implement. There was discussion about the different machines, John Deere vs Ferris, it was decided before any decision be made that a Ferris mowing machine would be brought over for a demonstration period so the two could be compared.

Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $5829.20, Mr. Stewart

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


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

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