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ERIE COUNTY, OHIO USA
May 19, 2022
President James Stewart called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll call indicated that Trustees Michael Parker & Scott Leber were present, Trustee James Stewart was absent, also present was Phillip David, Fiscal Officer/Zoning Inspector and Road Superintendent David Kelley.
Mr. Parker moved to accept the minutes for the May 5, 2022 meeting, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.
No guests were present.
Mr. David reported that he had issued on permits since the last meeting. There was discussion about numerous parcels in the Township that had not mowed their grass.
Mr. Kelley reported that he had a cremation burial this past week. He reported that one of the cylinders on the the paving machine had been sent in for repair, so paving would be delayed. Mr. Kelley said he had met with Tim Lloyd about repaving Taylor Road, he said that Mr. Lloyd had pointed out that the road was missing two survey boxes which he said should be included in the road upgrade. After some discussion, Mr. Parker moved that the Township move ahead with the plans for resurfacing of Taylor Road, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.
Mr. Kelley reported that he had checked out the location where Ron Miller had requested a catch basin be installed. He said his recommendations was for a 24 inch catch basin, to be installed in the low spot where water accumulates against the turn in Higbee Road. After some discussion, Mr. Parker moved that a catch basin be installed at the turn in Higbee Road to control the collection of water at that point and prevent run-off from happening. Mr. Leber seconded the motion, roll was called with all present voting yes; motion carried.
Mr. Kelley said he was going to start cutting the berms on the roads being seal coated. Tim Dunlap was going to drive truck for him. He said being that the berm hadn’t been cut back for several years, there could be up to one hundred loads. He said the dirt was going to be hauled to Tom Weilnau’s pond that was being filled in, and to John & Lorene Barnhart on Delematre Road who were filling in their inground pool, this would save a lot of travel time for the truck.
Mr. Leber – said he had a bid from Smetzer Electrics for $3000 dollars for cameras and equipment to be installed at the Township Complex and Delematre Road building, he said he was waiting on a second bid before any recommendations could be made.
Mr. Parker – Said it was coming time for the renewal of membership for the Ohio Township Association, he questioned if the Township was going to once again include members of the Zoning Boards as Associate Members. After some discussion, Mr. Leber moved to include the Zoning Boards as Associate Members in the Ohio Township Association, Mr. Parker seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried
Mr. Stewart – was absent
Mr. David reported that he was still working on getting the SLFRF Project Report filed but was having no success. He said he had talked with Treasury people and people at Ohio Township Association about the problem.
Communications were reviewed
There was discussion on replacing the parking lot, after reviewing the bids from Hermes/Parker Concrete and Precision Paving, Mr. Leber moved to have Precision Paving do the new parking lot. It was noted in the bid that Oxford Township is responsible for removing the old asphalt parking lot.
Mr. Parker said the fire equipment will be moved to the Delematre Road building while the parking lot is be worked on.
Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $57,064.71, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present answering yes; motio9n carried.
No further business, Mr. Parker moved the meeting be adjourned, Mr. Leber seconded the motion.
Approved:James W. Stewart, President Phillip M. David, Fiscal Officer