January 22, 2014, Township Meeting Minutes

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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


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:

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Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer Brad Markwood


Randy Beyer


Ryan Young