January 2014

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 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...

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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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