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ERIE COUNTY, OHIO USA
May 5, 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, James Stewart & Scott Leber were present, also present was Phillip David, Fiscal Officer/Zoning Inspector and Road Superintendent David Kelley.
Mr. Parker moved to accept the minutes for the April 21, 2022 meeting, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present voting yes; motion carried.
Oxford Township resident Tim Dunlap was present at the meeting, also present was Kelly Rupp and her family. Ms. Rupp was in attendance because the Township was seeking her permission to seek funds from the Community Development Block Grant Fund which comes thru Erie Regional Planning and the State of Ohio for the demolition of a blighted barn on her property. After a brief discussion Ms. Rupp gave her permission for the Trustees to move forward.
Mr. Parker moved that the Township move forward with seeking an estimate for the demolition of the barn and seeking the funds thru the Community Development Block Grant Fund, Mr. Leber seconded the motion. Roll was called, with all present answering yes; motion carried.
Mr. David reported that he had issued two permits since the last meeting;
Mr. Kelley reported that the curtains had been installed on the shelter
house and the first party was scheduled for this next weekend. He said with help
from the Margretta road crew, close to 500 foot of tile had been installed into
the baseball diamond. He said Margretta had donated some extra sand that they
had that would help to raise the infield and promote better drainage.
Mr. Kelley said he had been contacted by John and Lorene Barnhart 5006 Delematre Road, about using the fill located at the Delematre Road building lot to fill in the hole left after removal of their inground pool. After some discussion, Mr. Parker moved that the fill dirt at the Delematre building be cleaned up and donated to the Barnhart’s to fill in their pool hole in their back yard, Mr. Leber seconded the motion, roll was called, with all present answering yes; motion carried.
Mr. Kelley reported that the 2002 International Truck that had been loaned to Berlin Township had been returned.
Mr. Leber – reported that he was getting two estimates, one from Smetzer Security and the other from Beck Security, for security cameras and sensors for heat and fire inside the buildings, he said smoke detectors can’t be used because of the diesel smoke from the trucks when they are started inside the buildings. He said he would have final figures for the next meeting.
Mr. Parker – said he didn’t have anything to add at this time.
Mr. Stewart – said he didn’t have anything to add at this time.
Mr. David reported that he was having trouble filing the SLFRP report to the US Treasury. He reported that there had been problems with the filings from the Ohio Office of Budget and Management that the last Ohio NEU’s hadn’t been loaded into the Treasury’s portal, so there was a lot of confusion because entities trying to log-on to the Treasury portal were told there was no record of them. He went on to say that Ohio Township Association and the OBM Ohio Grants Partnership were working on solving the problem.
Communications were reviewed
The bids for replacement of the Complex parking lot was discussed, no decision was made at this time.
Mr. Parker moved to pay the bills in the amount of $7,042.68, 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.
James W. Stewart, President Phillip M. David, Fiscal Officer