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

July 18, 2019


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 and James Stewart were present, Trustee Scott Leber was absent Also present were Phillip David, Fiscal Officer and Zoning Inspector and Road Superintendent David Kelley


Mr. Parker moved to accept the minutes for the July 2, 2019 meeting, Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion to accept the minutes passed.


Nate Pedder, project manager for Apex Clean Energy, was present at the meeting. Mr. Pedder reported that Apex Clean Energy had filed an amendment to their application for the Emerson Creek Wind Farm that had been presented to the Ohio Siting Board for their consideration. He said the Siting Board had scheduled a hearing in October for review of the application.

The Trustees “thanked” Mr. Pedder for coming to the meeting and keeping them undated on the application’s progress.

Zoning Report:

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

Road Superintendent:

Mr. Kelley reported that the road tile on Higbee Road had been repaired by Fox Brothers Excavating. Mr. Kelley said that the old tile was down over ten feet and the bottom of the trench was quick sand so to keep grade 16 foot of hard walled plastic pipe was used to replaced where the old tile had been. Mr. Kelley said all told Fox Brothers were there 8 – 10 hours to complete the tile replacement job.

Mr. Kelley reported that Erie Blacktop had milled the damaged spot on Peru Center Road and replaced it with new asphalt, he said they did a nice job doing the repair.

Mr. Kelley reported that Kerry Jett had requested that two parking spots across from the fire truck garage door be  blocked off with no parking signs. Chief Jett said the area was necessary for backing the fire engine into the garage.


Mr. Leber was absent.

Mr. Parker said he had talked with Ron Speer about replacing the tile crossing his property, he reported that Mr. Speer had said that double walled pipe should be gotten and dropped off and he would work it into his schedule to get the tile replaced.

Mr. Stewart reported that he had received and estimate from North Coast Roofing to coat the complex roof for $7000. He said the roof coating was guaranteed for 7 years. No decision was made for coating the roof at this time.

Fiscal Officer: 

Mr. David reported that he had received the annual renewal cost for the hospitalization coverage from Medical Mutual. He said the new cost for the same amount of coverage had increased by 8.77%. After some discussion, Mr. Parker moved to renewal the hospitalization policy with Medical Mutual, MR. Stewart seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present answering yes; motion carried.

Mr. David reminded the Trustees that the annual review for the road crew was due, it was decided to wait later until Mr. Leber could be included in the review.


Communications were reviewed.

Old Business:

There was discussion about getting the final drawing of the purposed Kimball building. Mr. Parker said he would contact Dan Frederick about it.

New Business:

The estimate from Firelands Electric for installation of four ceiling fans was reviewed, Mr. Parker moved to approve the installation of the ceiling fans in the fire bays, Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present answering yes; motion carried.

Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $16,335.25, Mr. Stewart 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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