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November 14, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES November 14th, 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:  Mr. Starner and Mr. Baker Road Dept. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read. COMMUNICATIONS:  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve the bank reconciliation for the month of September 2012.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. FIRE DEPARTMENT:  No new business ZONING REPORT:  No new business OLD BUSINESS:  Trustees decided to meet at the township barn to look at the equipment.  They will meet on Tuesday evening at 4:00 PM. NEW BUSINESS:  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve Resolution IN THE MATTER OF:  FEMA-3286-em-045-66684 – Transfer of $1,736.55 from FEMA fund to the Fire District Fund.   Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion was approved by three yes votes. ROAD DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Starner reported on the amount of salt that would be spread on each town when needed.  Trustees then discussed the amount that should be charged to the towns. Mr. Starner asked the Trustees if he could order some degreaser from Schaeffer’s.  Trustees agreed with them ordering some.  The cost will be $394.20. Mr. Koehler wants to put a field entrance into a field on Gun Barrel Road.  He needs to know if it will need a culvert or not.  Mr. Starner did not think it would need a culvert. Trustees decided to review the Debris Management Procedure at the next meeting after they review the information that was e-mailed to them. 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 $5,661.71 and payroll/charges in the amount of $6,661.15. I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures. A motion was made by Mr. 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 Young...

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September 26, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES September 26, 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:  Louise & Nick Winegardner Zoning Inspector, Ken Rookard Fire Department. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as amended. COMMUNICATIONS:  Fiscal Officer had some handouts from the County Meeting.  Trustees reviewed them and had some discussion on them.  Fiscal officer also reported on a letter from the Ohio Department of Transportation on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. FIRE DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Rookard reported that the Fireman’s association had received a $100.00 donation from the Rushville Church of Christ. ZONING REPORT:  Mr. Winegardner reported that they had two permits for the month of September.  They also discussed that all were present at the zoning meeting except Mrs. Starner. A public meeting will be held on October 18th, 2012 at 6:00 PM at the Richland Township firehouse to discuss the cell tower policy. OLD BUSINESS:  Fiscal Officer reported that she had received the contract for Sodium Chloride (Rock Salt). Mr. Markwood had some discussion on the park board.  Trustees decided to have a 5 person board, 1 from each town council, 1 from the school and 2 from the township. NEW BUSINESS:  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve then and now PO: #24-2012                        Shelly Materials Inc.                         $5992.44 Mr. Young seconded the motion.   Motion passed with three yes votes. Fiscal Officer reported on a letter from OTARMA asking if the township would like to lock in a three year rate.  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve locking in the rate.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. ROAD DEPARTMENT:   No new business. 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 $12,010.35 and payroll/charges in the amount of $13,456.46. 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: ___________________                                           ___________________ Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer                                    Brad Markwood   ______________________ Randy Beyer   ______________________ Ryan Young        ...

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September 12, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES September 12, 2012   Meeting was called to order by Chairman Brad Markwood with the Pledge of Allegiance. Present:  Ryan Young, Brad Markwood, Randy Beyer Absentee:  Nancy Myers Visitors:  Mr. Starner  and Mr. Baker Road Dept., Mr. Rookard Fire Department, and Nick Winegardner Zoning Department. Minutes of the last meeting was approved as read.   COMMUNICATIONS:  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve the bank reconciliation for the month of August.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. FIRE DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Rookard handed the Trustees a letter of resignation for Chief Kevin Dailey.     Mr. Dailey would like to resign on September 15th, 2012 at midnight.  Trustees accepted the letter. ZONING REPORT:  Trustees had some discussion on removal of abandon houses.   The zoning board will meet at 6:00 PM on 9/13/2012, they will be discussing windmills. OLD BUSINESS:  No new business. NEW BUSINESS:  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve Official Certificate of Estimated Resources for 2013.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. General Fund                                    $174,329.23 Motor Vehicle                                    $18,872.16 Gasoline Tax                                    $90,571.63 Road & Bridge                        $152,784.57 Fire Operating                                    $548,763.57 Permissive Tax                        $30,368.32 Fema                                                $1,736.55   Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve & sign resolutions accepting the amounts and rates as determined by the Fairfield county budget commissions.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve P.O for 4th Qrt. UAN Fees. #21-2012            Treasurer of State                        $645.00 Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. Mr. Beyer also made a motion to approve Then and Now P.O. for Shelly. #22-2012            Shelly Materials Inc.                        $84,218.59 Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes. ROAD DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Starner reported that the Township had five signs stolen.  He will re-order them.  He reported that Seals Construction Inc. was bringing in asphalt screening for the road berm.  The cost will be $523.20.   He also reported on Truck #1.   TREASURER’S REPORT RECEIVED:  All bills were read and discussed, with a motion by Mr. Young, seconded by Mr. Beyer  to approve payment of bills in the amount of $124,072.19 and payroll/charges in the amount of $7161.93. 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: ___________________                                           ___________________ Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer                                    Brad Markwood   ______________________ Randy Beyer   ______________________ Ryan Young        ...

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June 26, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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June 13, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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May 23, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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May 9, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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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...

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April 11, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES   April 11, 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 Winegardner Zoning Inspector, Jeff Shull Fire Dept., James Starner Road Dept., and Mr. Larry Marsh Residence of Richland Twp.   Minutes of the last meeting was approved as read.   COMMUNICATIONS:  Trustees reviewed and signed the bank statement for March 2012   Guest Mr. Marsh told Trustees that if anything needed to be done on his property on Gun Barrel Road to take care of the water situation it would be OK.  Trustees thanked Mr. Marsh and told him they would get him something to sign if they needed to go onto the property.   Mr. Young talked to Mr. Springer and he wanted to thank the Trustees for taking time to look at the water situation on Gun Barrel Road.   Mr. Markwood reported on acknowledgement of receipt of Auditor of State fraud reporting-system information.  Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 117.102(B)(1), a public office shall provide information about the Ohio fraud-reporting system and the means of reporting fraud to each new employee upon employment with the public office.  Each new employee has thirty days after beginning employment to confirm receipt of this information.  After May 4th 2012 new employees have to sign information provided by the employer regarding the fraud-reporting system.   FIRE DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Young made a motion to approve Purchase Orders:   #6-2012            JD Equipment, Inc                        $398.68 #7-2012            JD Equipment, Inc                        $574.96   Mr. Beyer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.   Trustees discussed having a meeting with the fire department officers.   ZONING REPORT: Fiscal Officer handed out to the Trustees the new law that the Zoning Department had written.  It was for Free Standing Telecommunication, Wind Powered Electricity Generating Towers, and Other Transmitting Apparatus regardless of Size.  Mr. Markwood asked the other Trustees to review the law and they would go over it at the next meeting.   OLD BUSINESS:   Mr. Markwood wanted the other Trustees to review the cell phone policy and bring back to the next meeting their thoughts on it.   NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve Purchase Orders:   #4-2012            Treasurer of State                        $645.00 #5-2012            BWC                                                $3,790.12 #21-2012            Insurance Reimbursements            $18,000.00   Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.   ROAD DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Starner discussed some of the road work that they are doing.  Also thought that they could take care of Mr. Springer’s problem.   Mr. Starner and Trustees discussed the order of roads that would need motor paved.  Also the ones that would need chip and seal.   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 $5,877.26 and payroll/charges in the amount of $1,767.27.   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:...

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March 28, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES March 28, 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, Kevin Dailey Fire Chief, Jeff Shull & Scott Baker Fire Dept.  Ron Baker Road and Fire Dept., James Starner Road Dept, Mr. Tipett and Mr. Springer, Residence of Richland Twp.   Minutes of the last meeting was approved as read.   Guest Mr. Tipett talked to the Trustees about a ditch near his home.  Trustees told him they would look into it.   Guest Mr. Springer brought to the Trustees the same problem.  When we had the heavy rain a few weeks ago he had flooding.  He felt there was a problem with the flow of water.  Trustees also told him they would have a look at the situation.   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 $500.00, the Stevenson Cemetery $550.00, the Winegardner Cemetery $400.00, and the Pleasant Hill Cemetery $450.00.  Mr. Bernie Sadowski bid for the Custard Cemetery $450.00.  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve all of the bids.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.   COMMUNICATIONS:  Trustees reviewed and signed the bank statement for February 2012.   Fiscal Officer gave the Trustees a ballot for the District 17 Integrating Committee.  They submitted one ballot as a board decision.   Mr. Young reported on the Health Department meeting.   Meeting was held on March 5th, 2012.   Mr. Markwood had correspondence with the Eyman family and they gave him several items that they had on the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.   Mr. Beyer reported that the County meeting will be held Saturday evening at Violet Twp 6:00 PM.   FIRE DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Shull reported that someone called about burning a couple trailers down.  He told them that they needed an inspection done before they could burn them.   ZONING REPORT:  Mr.Winegardner reported that they had one permit for the month of March.   Next zoning meeting will be held on June 14th, 2012.   Mr. Winegardner said that Paula had typed the new law on Free Standing Telecommunication, wind powered electricity generating towers, and other transmitting apparatus regardless of size.   Fiscal Officer told the Trustees that she will bring it to them the next meeting.   OLD BUSINESS:   Mr. Beyer said that he had talked to Terry Thompson about their legal documents on the plots for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Mr. Markwood said that there was not too much in the paper work that we had received.  Mr. Beyer will ask the Thompson’s to get us a copy.   Fiscal Officer asked the Trustees to sign and renew the security monitoring agreement for the Township Barn.   NEW BUSINESS: Fiscal Officer had the Trustees sign the resolution IN THE MATTER OF:  Drumms Bottom Culvert Replacement Project.   WHEREAS, The Board of Trustees of Richland Township request that the Fairfield County Engineers install culvert for the Richland Township Drumms Bottom Culvert Replacement Project.   WHEREAS, Per force account.   Mr. Beyers made a motion to approve the resolution.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion...

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