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

August 4, 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 Scott Leber, Michael Parker, and James Stewart were present, also present Road Superintendent David Kelley.

Fiscal Officer & Zoning Inspector Phil David was absent on vacation.


There were no minutes for review.


No guests were present.

Zoning Report:

Mr. David left a report that he issued a permit for Gary Roe for a screened in 12 x 30 porch.

Road Superintendent:

Mr. Kelley reported that he and Margaretta personnel worked on a low spot on Lovers Lane Rd. They repaired the base and patched with asphalt prior to the scheduled chip seal.  He reported that the paving on Taylor Rd. and Campbell St. was delayed because Margaretta’s tandem axle truck was in the shop for repair.  Parking lot repairs at the township facility on Ransom Rd will follow paving. 


Mr. Leber – reported a problem with one new smoke detector and that it was replaced..

Mr. Parker – presented a letter that requested the Erie County Commissioners declare Oxford Township a restricted zone or part of a restricted zone in the county in accordance with recently passed law regarding development of wind and solar electric generating facilities on 50 Megawatts electric or greater.  Such declaration would restrict further development of wind or solar in Oxford Township (or any restricted areas that Erie County Commissioners may designate) unless a referendum petition is submitted, and the residents of Erie County approve development of a specific solar or wind project or extension of existing (Emerson Creek) project. After review and discussion, Mr. Parker moved to submit the letter and Mr. Leber provided a second to the motion and the motion was voted on and carried.

Mr. Parker also noted that Jackson Schaefer of Erie Co. Water Department will be coordinating fire hydrant installations with Bores Excavating and Chief Jett.  Hydrant installations were approved at a previous meeting.

Also, the Erie Regional Planning Commission rejected an extension for subdivision plans in Margaretta Twp. as the developer and township representatives were not present at the meeting July 28.

Mr. Stewart –Reminded trustees of Berlin Twp. Conservation Club fundraiser for Sheriff’s K-9 fund is August 20.

Fiscal Officer

Mr. David left a note that we received a $333.35 rebate check from


A letter from John Zimmerman regarding property at 11109 Skadden Rd. was reviewed.  The property owner is securing the building. 

Old Business

There was no old business to discuss. 

New Business: 

Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $14,990.96, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present answering yes; motion 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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