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Township Notices

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Township Notices

Cemetery Mowing Bid Notices Richland Township Trustees will accept bids for mowing Cemeteries during the 2014 mowing season for the following. 2014 Mowing Notice 2014 Mowing Bid Form

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Richland Township History

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Richland Township History

Richland Township was established in January of 1801.

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March 12, 2014 Township Meeting Minutes

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in March 2014 | 0 comments

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. 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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February 12, 2014, Township Meeting Minutes

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in February 2014 | 0 comments

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

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in January 2014 | 0 comments

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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