April 25, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

 

April 25, 2012

 

Meeting was called to order by Chairman Brad Markwood with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Present: Ryan Young, Brad Markwood, Randy Beyer

 

Absentee:  None

 

Visitors: Nick & Louise Winegardner Zoning Inspector, James Starner, Ron Baker Road Department, Kevin Dailey Fire Chief, Ken Rookard, Jeff Shull, Brad Shull, Karli Meyer, Nate James, and Andy Slivka Fire Department.

 

Minutes of the last meeting was approved as read.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:  Fiscal Officer gave the Trustees a memorandum from the Fairfield County Engineer’s on changing criteria for locating drives near intersections.  She also gave them the Fairfield County Engineer’s 2011 annual report.

 

Fiscal Officer gave Mr. Beyer information for the cemetery flags so he could get them ordered.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Young made a motion to approve Purchase Orders for

 

#8-2012            Nightingale-Alan Medical                        $69.00

 

 

#9-2012            Breathing Air Systems                        $955.80

This is for Renew of Maintenance Contract

 

#10-2012            Vidacare                                                $650.00

EMS Supplies

 

Mr. Beyer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

Trustees discussed with Mr. Rookard about an officers meeting.  He explained that all of the department heads were going to have a meeting.  He said that they would go over all of the situations that have been going on and a proposal would be brought to the Trustees at our next meeting.

 

*6:55 PM     Mr. Markwood adjourned the regular meeting so that the Board of Trustees could go into executive session.  Fiscal Officer asked for roll call.  Mr. Markwood – Yes, Mr. Beyer – Yes, and Mr. Young – Yes.

 

*7:16 PM     Mr. Markwood called the regular meeting back to order.  Fiscal Officer took roll call.  Mr. Markwood – Yes, Mr. Beyer – Yes, and Mr. Young – Yes.

 

Mr. Young made a motion that the Trustees except an extended medical leave for Mr. Dailey.   Trustees also will agree with Mr. Dailey’s request to appoint Mr. Ken Rookard to be fire chief.  At six months the Trustees will have the right to review the appointment.

 

Mr. Beyer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

ZONING REPORT:  Mr.Winegardner reported that they had one permit for the month of April and three car letters sent.

 

Trustees went over the new law on free standing telecommunication, wind powered electricity generating towers, and other transmitting apparatus regardless of size.   Mr. Beyer made a motion to except the new law with corrections on putting Richland Township instead of Pleasant Township into the document.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.  Next step is the Zoning department will take it into Regional Planning.

 

OLD BUSINESS: Trustees signed the Cemetery bid agreements for the mowing bids.  The Cell phone policy will be reviewed at the next meeting.

 

Trustees discussed putting culvert in at the township barn for additional driveway.  Mr. Beyer made a motion not to do this because of the high cost.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Young asked if the meetings could be put back to 7:00 PM here in the summer.  He made a motion to do this, Mr. Beyer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Starner told Trustees that they would be working on Grubb Road.

 

Trustees asked the fiscal Officer to advertise for road bids and that they would like to open the bids on May 23, 2012.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED:  All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Beyer, seconded by Mr. Young to approve payment of bills in the amount of $7,734.28 and payroll/charges in the amount of $13,085.82.

 

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. Beyer 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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Ryan Young