April 10, 2013 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES
April 10th, 2013

Present:  Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood

Absentee:  None

Guests:  Ken Rookard Fire Chief, Jim Starner Road Department, and Dan Vandermark Major of West Rushville.

Meeting was started out with roll call.  All were present.

Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved.

Visitor Dan Vandermark discussed with the Trustees issues of a car torn apart in a back yard in West Rushville.  He asked if we could do something with it.  Trustees expressed that we would not be able to but that he should approach the prosecuting attorney and that he would advise him of what to do.

He also asked about the park and where we were on the park board.

CEMETERY BID OPENING:  We had three bids to open.  Sandria Winegardner bid for the Woolard Cemetery $350.00.  Tom Greer bid for the Reid Cemetery $550.00, the Stevenson Cemetery $600.00, the Winegardner Cemetery $500.00, and the Pleasant Hill Cemetery $550.00.  Mr. Eric Newlon bid for the Custard Cemetery $500.00, the Reid Cemetery $450.00, Stevenson Cemetery $400.00, The Winegardner Cemetery $200.00, and the Woolard Cemetery $200.00.  Mr. Young made a motion to approve Sandria Winegardner and Tom Greer’s Bids as presented.  Then he moved for Eric Newlon to mow the Custard Cemetery for $500.00.  Mr. Markwood seconded the motions.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

COMMUNICATIONS:   Trustees reviewed and signed the bank statement for March 2013.

FIRE DEPARTMENT:    Mr. Rookard reported that there had been no news on the investigation.   He also reported that the KMA electric program is in effect till June.  The cost for the update would be around $3,000.  Also the handicap area in front of the fire house was not per code and will need to be fixed.

On equipment the tanker has been repaired.  Also Engine 581 the radiator has blown and needs to be fixed.

He asked the Trustees for a lifepak 1000, and infant child lifepak for $2304.00.  Mr. Markwood made a motion to approve the lifepaks and Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

#2-2013        Physio Control        $2304.00

ZONING REPORT:   No Business

OLD BUSINESS:   Trustees had some discussion on Cell Phone Policy.  Jim will check into what it would cost to attach a phone to his wife’s account.

Also Trustees discussed cemetery bi-laws, Mr. Markwood asked if all the Trustees could bring some information on bi-laws to the next meeting.

NEW BUSINESS:   No Business

ROAD DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Starner had some discussion on the Salt Bid for next year.  Need submitted by May 1st, 2013.  Fiscal Officer will do that.

He also discussed that the drive way was done.

TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED:  All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Young, seconded by Mr. Markwood to approve payment of bills in the amount of $33,424.21 and payroll/charges in the amount of $3603.72.

I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures.

A motion was made by Mr. Young to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Markwood seconded the motion which was approved with 3 yes votes.

Respectfully Submitted                             Trustees:

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Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer                  Brad Markwood

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Randy Beyer

 

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