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Oxford Township, Erie County, Ohio USA

Regular Meeting Minutes

June 18, 2015


President Michael Parker 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 was Phillip David, Fiscal Officer/ Zoning Inspector, and Road Superintendent David Kelley.



Mr. Stewart moved to approve the June 4, 2015 minutes, Mr. Parker seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion to accept carried.



No Guests were present.


Zoning Report:

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


Mr. David reminded the Trustees about the Appeals Board hearing for Nick Famulare, 6718 Portland Road who had applied for a variance to exceed the allowable square footage for an accessory building and to be allowed to place the accessory building past the front line of the house. Mr. David said the meeting would be June 25, 2015 at 7:00pm


Road Superintendent

Mr. Kelley reported that the 1991 IHC truck was still at Cark Equipment getting the box under frame rebuilt. He said the truck would probably be done after the first week in July.


Mr. Kelley said that Higbee Road was badly in need of some wedge coating. He said that it had been several years since we last worked on it and it was beginning to rut from the truck traffic. He said he knew it wasn’t scheduled for any work this year but the ruts hold water which in turn leads to softs spots and chuck holes. After some discussion the Trustees said that he could best determine where the asphalt should be used.



Mr. Leber was absent.


Mr. Parker reported on the recommendations from the levy committee meeting. He said after reviewing the facts and figures the committee recommended renewing the operating levy, and trying for a fire levy. He requested that Mr. David have resolutions drawn up for the next meeting so they could be voted on.


Mr. Stewart reported that Sand Hill Cemetery would be installing some more new fence and was considering the purchase of a new lawn mower.


Fiscal Officer

Mr. David said he still working with the State Auditor on the bi-annual audit. He said under their new policy OPERS was questioning some larger than ordinary deposits for retirement. He said basically you now have to verify any overtime worked.



Communications were reviewed.


Old Business

There was no old business.


New Business

Mr. David reported that the Township had received a letter from the County Engineer asking if the Township was going to be purchasing any salt thru the County bid program. After some discussion, Mr. Stewart moved to purchase 75 ton of salt thru the County Salt Bid Process, Mr. Parker seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.


Mr. Stewart moved to pay the bills in the amount of $6,908.64, Mr. Parker 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

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Michael G Parker-President 


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James W. Stewart- Vice-President


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Scott Leber-Trustee


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