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March 12, 2014 Township Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES March 12th, 2014 Fiscal Officer took roll call. Present: Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood Absent: none Mr. Beyer started the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests: : Ken Rookard Fire Chief Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved. COMMUNICATIONS: Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve the board of elections polling location, Mr. Young second the motion, Passed by 3 Yes votes Trustees looked over and discussed the Ammendment for stop sign at railroad crossing notification. OTARMA Letter/Notification reviewed by trustees. 2014-15 Season Salt Contract was reviewed by trustees. Ordinance will need to be completed by Nancy, Mr. Young said he would stop in and talk with Mr. James Starner about the Salt needs and supplies remaining. Mr. Beyer spoke with a Sheriff about someone vandalism in the park. FIRE DEPARTMENT: Ken Rookard discussed that the state sent HAZ chemical updates/lists/locations for tracking purposes. Ken Rookard reported that the hazardous waste issue with the recycling bins has been resolved. Mr. Rookard will speak to the guilty party and propose a solution. Ken Rookard discussed that Jack McCray from Allegeny Western Conference Center submitted and approved an Emergency Action Plan. Ken Rookard reported that there are a number of juniors who are in school and once they pass their EMT class, they can begin to go on runs. Ken Rookard discussed an estimate for gutters and ice stripes for the fire house for apx $4,000 and is looking for more estimates. Ken Rookard submitted a request for approval for the bunk room renovations in the amount of $4300, which is from Ridgeview. Mr. Markwood made a motion to approve the request, Mr. Beyer second the motion, the motion was approved with 3 yes votes. Ken Rookard discussed new gas monitors and the need for new ones. The estimate for the new gas monitors is $2500 for 2 new monitors. He was seeking approval for the gas monitors. Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve the purchase of 2 new gas monitors, Mr. Markwood second the motion. The motion passed with 3 yes votes. Ken Rookard discussed that he has scheduled a meeting with OPERS to discuss getting into OPERS. Ken Rookard reported that the Medic truck has been repaired. Ken Rookard discussed the need for Richland TWP fire dept to get put onto calls in the near area. Ken asked the trustees to be involved in helping with this. Mr. Markwood requested a history of the issue from Ken Rookard. Ken Rookard discussed the need for Farm medic and Ag Rescue training. ZONING REPORT: None OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Young reported that he has tried to call community service about a past issue, but has yet to get a response. NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Beyer made a motion to pay the Ohio and OPERS tax bills, Mr. Markwood second the motion. Motion passed with 3 yes votes. ROAD DEPARTMENT: None TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED: All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Beyer, seconded by Mr. Markwood to approve payment of bills and payroll/charges. Motion passed with 3 yes votes. I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures. A motion was made by Mr. Markwood to adjourn the meeting. Mr....

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February 12, 2014, Township Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES February 12th, 2014 Fiscal Officer took roll call. Present: Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood Absentee: Ryan Young Mr. Beyer started the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests: None Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved. COMMUNICATIONS: Fiscal Officer gave Mr. Markwood the Block Grant application. Mr. Beyer gave the Fiscal Officer a receipt for filing the Governmental Electricity Aggregation resolution for Richland Township. FIRE DEPARTMENT: None ZONING REPORT: None OLD BUSINESS: No old business NEW BUSINESS: No new business ROAD DEPARTMENT: No New Business TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED: All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Markwood, seconded by Mr. Beyer to approve payment of bills in the amount of $12,998.13 and payroll/charges in the amount of $7984.95. I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures. A motion was made by Mr. Markwood to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Beyer seconded the motion which was approved with 2 yes votes. Respectfully Submitted Trustees: ___________________ ___________________ Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer Brad Markwood ______________________ Randy Beyer ______________________ Ryan...

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January 22, 2014, Township Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES January 22nd, 2014 Fiscal Officer took roll call. Present: Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood Absentee: None Mr. Young started the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests: Ken Rookard Fire Chief, Nick and Louise Winegardner Zoning Dept. Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved. COMMUNICATIONS: Fiscal Officer gave the OTARMA 2014 Grant to the fire chief to fill out. Mr. Markwood reported that the Park Board met on January 15th, 2014. No new business from them. FIRE DEPARTMENT: Mr. Rookard had some discussion on an underwriter coming to review the department’s insurance policy to improve the cost of the insurance. He said they could do the Road Department also. He also told the Trustees that the explorer was still sitting in his driveway and that is was having some issues. He reported that the department had hired another fireman Richard Thompson. Also all of the work is done on the building. He said that their TV was no longer working and that they would be looking for another one at Sam’s Club. He put bids out for bunk rooms in the fire house and that they should have a proposal back soon. ZONING REPORT: Mr. Winegardner reported that they had there reorganizational meeting on the 20th of January. Their meeting dates will be the second Thursday of April 10th, August 14th, and December 11th, 2014. Officers elected for the Board of Commissions are president, Gary Heffner, vice president Ken Solt and secretary Mike Jarvis. Officers were also elected for the Appeals Board, president, Joe Young, vice president Ralph Hugus and Tom Schmeltzer secretary. They still need a member for the Appeals Board. They had three permits for the Month of January 2014. OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Young contacted the Community Action Center but has not heard anything back yet. NEW BUSINESS: Fiscal Officer reported that the Amended Official Certificate of Estimated Resources for 2014 had come back. General Fund $130,500.17 Motor Fund $30,332.51 Gasoline Tax $110,611.02 Road & Bridge $167,010.67 Fire Fund $674,784.81 Permissive Motor $65,892.22 Total $1,179,131.40 ROAD DEPARTMENT: No New Business TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED: All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Beyer, seconded by Mr. Markwood to approve payment of bills in the amount of $22,712.18 and payroll/charges in the amount of $14,487.74. I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures. A motion was made by Mr. Markwood to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Beyer seconded the motion which was approved with 3 yes votes. Respectfully Submitted Trustees: ___________________ ___________________ Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer Brad Markwood ______________________ Randy Beyer ______________________ Ryan...

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2014 Reorganizational Meeting

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES January 8TH, 2014 REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING Mrs. Myers, fiscal officer started the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Present: Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood Absentee: None Guests: Scott Baker Fire Dept. and James Starner Road Dept. Fiscal Officer took charge of the meeting acting as President Pro-tem. Motion by Mr. Markwood seconded by Mr. Beyer to elect Mr. Young as chairman of the Board for the year 2014. Motion passed with 3 yes votes. Motion by Mr. Young, seconded by Mr. Beyer to elect Mr. Markwood as vice-chairman of the Board. Motion passed with 3 yes votes. Meeting dates were discussed, Mr. Markwood made a motion to have two meetings a month on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. The meetings will start at 6:00 PM. Mr. Young seconded the motion. Motion passed with three yes votes. Fiscal Officer asked for a vote to adjourn the reorganizational meeting. Mr. Markwood made a motion to adjourn, Mr. Beyer seconded the motion. Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Young brought the regular meeting to order. Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved. COMMUNICATIONS: Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve the bank reconciliation for December 2013 and Mr. Markwood seconded the motion. Motion passed with three yes votes. Fiscal officer reported on a letter from the Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action. The township received $500.00 for the host’s site. Trustees are going to get ahold of Fairfield Community Center and see if there are any other recycle bin’s available. FIRE DEPARTMENT: The Dependent Fund board was discussed and decided on adding Mr. Scott Baker, Ken Rookard and Mike Myers. ZONING REPORT: Trustees discussed the members for the Commission Board. Mr. Beyer made a motion to put Mike Jarvis on the board. Mr. Markwood seconded the motion. Motion passed with three yes votes. They did not have anyone for the Appeals Board. Will work on it for next meeting. OLD BUSINESS: No Old Business. NEW BUSINESS: Fiscal Officer handed out the fund status for 2014 which rolled over from 2013. General Fund $85,225.17 Motor Fund $23,119.11 Gasoline Tax $25,511.02 Road & Bridge $64,519.65 Fire Fund $393,150.81 Permissive Motor $46,842.22 Total $638,367.98 Fiscal Officer also reported that the estimated resources had been sent in to the County Auditor. Fiscal Officer had several blanket certificates for the year of 2014. Mr. Beyer Made a motion to approve the blanket certificates. Mr. Markwood seconded the motion. Motion passed with three yes votes. Fiscal Officer also discussed that she would be gone in February and the first meeting in March 2014. She asked if Chad Myers would be able to bring the checks in for them to sign at the meetings that she would not be there. Mr. Markwood made a motion to approve Mr. Myers to bring in the checks. Mr. Beyer seconded the motion. Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Beyer asked the Fiscal Officer if she could check on the OPERS new ruling on earning $1000 gross a month. ROAD DEPARTMENT: No New Business TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED: All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Markwood, seconded by Mr. Young to approve payment of bills in the amount of $2347.87 and payroll/charges in the amount of $3860.98 . I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal...

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January Notice

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January 9, 2014 Lancaster Eagle Gazette 138 W. Chestnut Street Lancaster, Ohio 43130 PLEASE PRINT ONE (1) TIME IN LEGAL NEWS LEGAL NOTICE RICHLAND TOWNSHIP MEETING NOTICE The Richland Township Board of Trustees, Fairfield County, will hold their regular monthly meetings on the second (2) and fourth (4) Wednesdays. All meetings will start at 6:00 PM. All meetings are held at the Richland Township Fire House, in Rushville, Ohio. Any special meeting or meeting changes will be published in this newspaper and our web site richlandtownship.net. All meetings are open to the public By order of the Richland Township Board of Trustees Nancy R Myers Fiscal...

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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: ___________________                     ___________________ Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer                  Brad Markwood ______________________ Randy Beyer  ...

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March 27, 2013 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES March 27, 2013 Present:  Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood Absentee:  None Guests:  Ken Rookard Fire Chief and Jim Starner Road Department. Meeting was started out with roll call.  All were present. Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved.   COMMUNICATIONS:   Trustees reviewed the bank reconciliation for January and February 2013.  Mr. Young made a motion to approve bank reconciliations and Mr. Markwood seconded the motion.   Motion passed with three yes votes.   FIRE DEPARTMENT:   *6:15 PM Fiscal Officer called roll call for executive session.  All present for session.   Mr. Rookard explained some of the problems with the fuel card.  It is still under investigation.   *6:30 PM.  Fiscal officer called roll call for regular session.  All present for the session.   Mr. Rookard reported on Engine #581 letting the Trustees know that it was repaired and running.  He explained that Tanker #581 will be checked and repaired next.  After that it will be Engine #582.   Mr. Rookard asked for a blanket certificate for firehouse software, PC’s and monitor and laptop totaling to $5,000.  Mr. Markwood made a motion and Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.   #19-2013                     Software, PC’s and Monitor and Laptop       $5,000.00   He also explained that we need to have some construction done on the building for security purposes.  He would like to put in a door and lock coming into the community room from the outer wall.  He was estimating a cost of $10,000.  This would put the building in code so no one would be able to enter the equipment area from the community room.   Mr. Markwood made a motion to approve a blanket certificate for the construction of the building.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.   #20-2013                     Construction of Fire House                $10,000.00   ZONING REPORT:   The zoning department had no permits for the month of March, 2013.   Trustees had some discussion on abandon houses in the Township.   OLD BUSINESS:   Trustees discussed setting up some Bi-Laws for the cemeteries that we are in charge of.  Mr. Markwood will get with the prosecuting attorney and decide what needs to be done.   NEW BUSINESS:   Fiscal Officer asked the Trustees if they would approve a Super Blanket Certificate for operating fuel and the road department.  Mr. Young made a motion to approve certificate.  Mr. Markwood seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.   #18-2013                     Operating Fuel                        $10,000.00   ROAD DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Starner reported that the Kuhn mower had been repaired.  Also the wheels for truck #8 has been purchased.   He asked the Trustees if they had decided on a cell phone policy.  He was not going to buy one for himself.   TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED:  All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Markwood, seconded by Mr. Young to approve payment of bills in the amount of $11,883.61 and payroll/charges in the amount of $12,166.15.   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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February 27, 2013 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES February 27, 2013   Present:  Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood Absentee:  None Guests:  Ken Rookard and Jeff Shull Fire Dept., Nick and Louise Winegardner Zoning Dept. and Jim Starner Road Department. Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved. COMMUNICATIONS:   Fiscal Officer brought up the increase for mileage rates.  Mr. Markwood made a motion to increase the rate to 56.5 cents.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. Fiscal Officer reported to the Trustees that there were some grants that they might want to look at.  The 2013 MORE Grant Program and the Moving Ohio forward projects.  She also reported that the quarterly association meeting was March 16th at 6 PM at the Liberty Township Center.  If they want to attend the meeting they need to put in their reservations. FIRE DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Rookard reported on Engine #581.  They are having several issues on the truck and he will report to the Trustees a dollar amount of repairs at the next meeting.  They are using Engine #2 for the township runs. Mr. Markwood made a motion to pay for repairs on Engine #581 up to $10,000.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.              #1-2013                        Midwest Towing & Recovery                        $3,279.82 He also reported that the pad in front of the firehouse is cracking and causing the door to not open properly.  Trustees decided to take a look at it.  Mr. Markwood made a motion to approve blanket certificates:             #16-2013                        New FF Gear                        $30,000             #17-2013                        Woodside Door Co.            $3,150 Mr. Young seconded the motion.   Motion passed with three yes votes. ZONING REPORT:   Mr. Winegardner reported that they had three permits and one junk car letter for the month of February Mr. Winegardner reported that they had training on March 28th, and that they would attend. OLD BUSINESS:   Fiscal Officer reported that she had received the Official Estimate of Resources.             General Fund                                                             $189,295.37             Motor Vehicle License Tax                                    $  25,237.17             Gasoline Tax Fund                                                $101,576.04             Road & Bridge                                                 $155,537.88             Fire Operating                                                            $654,162.82             M.V.L. Permissive Tax                                    $  47,278.54 NEW BUSINESS:   Mr. Young discussed that if we have a visitor who wants to talk to the Trustees that they have the floor for a few minutes and then if the Trustees think it is going to take too long they would put them on the Agenda for the next meeting.   Trustees decided to have a sign in sheet also when a visitor comes to meetings. ROAD DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Starner asked if they could buy a pour pot for around $100.00.   Also they wanted to purchase a 55 gal. drum of cold flow crack filler.  The cost would be around $396.00. Mr. Markwood made a motion that they could purchase a pour pot and the cold flow filler for up to $600.00. Mr. Young second the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Starner also reported that Truck #8 had some issues with the rims.  The price for two new rims and groves on tires would be $446.00. Mr. Young made a motion to approve the...

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January 16, 2013 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES January 16, 2013 REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING Mrs. Myers, fiscal officer started the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Present:  Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, and Brad Markwood Absentee:  None Guests:  Ken Rookard Fire Dept., Nick and Louise Winegardner Zoning Dept. and Jim Starner Road Department. Fiscal Officer took charge of the meeting acting as President Pro-tem. Motion by Mr. Young, seconded by Mr. Markwood to elect Mr. Beyer as chairman of the Board for the year 2013.  Motion passed with 3 yes votes. Motion by Mr. Markwood, seconded by Mr. Beyer to elect Mr. Young as vice-chairman of the Board.  Motion passed with 3 yes votes. Meeting dates were discussed with Mr. Markwood making a motion to have one meeting a month for February, and March being the 4th Wednesday of the month, remainder of the year have two meetings on the  2nd and 4th  of each month.  The meetings will start at 6:00 PM.   Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. Fiscal Officer asked for a vote to adjourn the reorganizational meeting.  Mr. Young made a motion to adjourn, Mr. Beyer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Beyer brought the regular meeting to order. Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved. COMMUNICATIONS:   Trustees reviewed and signed the bank statement for December 2012. FIRE DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Rookard discussed the Fire Department budget for 2013. ZONING REPORT:   Mr. Winegardner reported that they had two permits for the month of January. Mr. Winegardner reported that they had the reorganizational meeting.  The officers for the Zoning Board Appeals are Joe Young President, Ralph Hugus Vice President, and Tom Schmeltzer Secretary.  The Zoning Board Commissions officers are Ken Solt President, Ron Baker Vice President and Paula Starner Secretary. OLD BUSINESS:   Trustees had more discussion on the cell phone policy.  Have not decided on the policy yet. NEW BUSINESS:   Fiscal Officer asked the Trustees to review appropriations for 2013.  Mr. Markwood made a motion to approve the appropriations and Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Young made a motion to approve Zoning Fees Resolution No 13-09G Zone Policy.  Mr. Markwood seconded the motion.  Motion approved with three yes votes. ROAD DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Starner reported that the sheriff had called and needed an updated call list from the Trustees. He also discussed repairs on the equipment.   He reported that Mr. Gilmore had told him they could take out some trees on his property.  He also reported that the trees on Louis Miller’s property needed to be taken down. TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED:  All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Markwood, seconded by Mr. Young to approve payment of bills in the amount of $6,629.51 and payroll/charges in the amount of $15,159.28 . I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures. A motion was made by Mr. Markwood to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Young seconded the motion which was approved with 3 yes votes. Respectfully Submitted                                             Trustees: ___________________                                           ___________________   Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer                                    Brad Markwood   ______________________   Randy Beyer     ______________________   Ryan...

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November 28, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES November 28, 2012 Meeting was called to order by Chairman Brad Markwood with the Pledge of Allegiance. Present:  Ryan Young, Randy Beyer, Brad Markwood Absentee:  None Visitors:  Louise & Nick Winegardner Zoning Inspector, and Ken Rookard Fire Department. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read. COMMUNICATIONS:  Trustees signed the memorandum of agreement for deposit of public funds. FIRE DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Rookard reported that he would get the Trustees and Fiscal Officer the updated chain of command.   He also reported that they had received around $700.00 of donation in honor of Norma Newman. Mr. Rookard discussed with the Trustees the need of Tires for tanker and grass truck.  Mr. Young said that he would check into this and see if he could find a good price on the tires.  Mr. Young made a motion to approve up to $2500.00 on tires.  Mr. Beyer seconded the motion. #23-2012                        Repairs and Maintenance on Tires            $2500.00 Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Rookard said that the estate of Chuck Beiter had been settled and that they would be able to use the house for training. Trustees told Mr. Rookard that the Township Barn had some trash that needed to be burnt.  They would contact him when they are ready to burn. ZONING REPORT:  Mr. Winegardner reported that they had two building permits and one occupancy permit for the Month of November. He told the Trustees that they will need to appoint a new members for the Zoning Board of Commissions in place of Robert Ray, and they would check on Mr. Dailey for the Zoning Board of Appeals. The organizational meeting will be held on January 3rd, 2013 at the Richland Township Fire House at 6:00 PM. OLD BUSINESS:  Mr. Markwood brought a copy of the charges for labor.  Trustees are trying to set a figure to charge the towns when they need snow removal.  Mr. Young made a motion to use $85.00/application per town.  Mr. Beyer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. NEW BUSINESS:  Trustees had some discussion on meeting dates.  Mr. Beyer made a motion to set the last meeting in December to the 27th at 6:00 PM.  The Reorganizational meeting to be set on January 16th, 2013 at 6:00 PM. Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. ROAD DEPARTMENT:   Trustees had some discussion on the township barn. 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 $4,232.61 and payroll/charges in the amount of $13,883.09. I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures. A motion was made by Mr. Beyer to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Young seconded the motion which was approved with 3 yes votes. Respectfully Submitted                                                Trustees: ___________________                                           ___________________ Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer                                    Brad Markwood   ______________________ Randy Beyer   ______________________ Ryan...

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