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Oxford Township, Erie County, Ohio USA
January 8, 2015
President Scott Leber called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll call indicated that all Trustees were present, also present was Phillip David, Fiscal Officer/ Zoning Inspector, Road Superintendent David Kelley was excused.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
President Leber yielded the chair to Fiscal Officer Phillip David; Mr. David called for nominations for President of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Leber nominated Mr. Parker for President of the Board, Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Mr. Stewart moved nominations be closed, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried. Mr. David called for a vote for the office of President, roll was called, with all present voting for Mr. Parker; Mr. Parker was elected President of the Board of Oxford Township Trustees.
Assuming the duties of the chair, President Parker called for nominations for Vice President of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Leber nominated Mr. Stewart, Mr. Parker seconded the nomination. Mr. Parker moved for nominations to be closed, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; Mr. Leber was elected Vice President of the Oxford Township Board of Trustees.
Mr. Stewart moved to accept the minutes for the December 18, 2014 meeting, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting to accept the minutes; motion carried.
No guests were present.
Mr. David reported that he had issued no permits since the last meeting;
Because of the weather Mr. Kelley was excused from the meeting so he could rest.
Mr. Leber said that after inspecting the front bumper on the 1 ton Ford truck with Mr. Kelley he had approved ordering a new replacement bumper. He said after researching the cost to sand and paint the original bumper; it was cheaper to just order the replacement. He said the new bumper was here, but they hadn’t had time to install it yet.
Mr. Parker reported that he had talked with Tim Lloyd at the Erie County Engineer’s office about their stand on cutting of the roads by the Nexus pipeline people. Mr. Lloyd said that no diffident decision had been reached, but the Engineer’s office was leaning toward making them bore a minimum of eight feet deep when crossing a County road. Mr. Lloyd said he would keep Mr. Parker posted when any final decisions were made.
Mr. Stewart reported that he had talked with the Court Bailiff at the Erie County Court, Milan, Ohio about the restitution that was ordered for the shingle cleanup cost on Schied Road. He said that the person has until the end of March to pay the fines and restitution cost. Once the moneys are received the Court will issue a check to the Township.
Mr. David presented the tentative 2014 year end revenue report to the Trustees for their review. Mr. David said that he was still working on the closing out of 2014, and the opening of temporary appropriations for 2015. He distributed copies of the purposed property tax income revenues for 2015. There was discussion about the 2.5 mil operating levy which ends this year. It was decided that after yearend close is finished, a work session would be scheduled.
Communications were reviewed.
Old business was reviewed; there was nothing new to report.
Mr. David presented the Trustees with a resolution to adopt the Revised Erie County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. It was advised by the Erie County Emergency Management Agency that failure to adopt the new plan would make an entity ineligible for any federal aid, should a natural hazard such as floods, tornadoes, snow storm, etc. occur. After some discussion, Mr. Leber moved to adopt the Erie County Revised Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.
Mr. Stewart moved to pay the bills in the amount of $4,188.99, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.
No further business, meeting was adjourned.
Michael G. Parker, President Phillip M. David, Fiscal Officer