February 2013

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 rims and groves on the tires. Mr. Markwood seconded the motion.   Motion passed with three yes votes. The Trustees had some discussion on topping trees on Gilmore’s and some other properties.  Mr. Starner said that Jason Grubb could have the County workers top them with a dollar amount of $1053.58...

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