January 25, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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BOARD OF RICHLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

 

January 25, 2012

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:  Kevin Dailey Fire Chief, Ron Baker and James Starner Road Department, Eugene Hill and Brad Shull Fire Department and Nick and Louise Winegardner Zoning Department.

 

Mr. Beyer sworn in Ryan Young and Nancy Myers before the meeting started.

 

Fiscal Officer took charge of the meeting acting as President Pro-tem.

 

Motion by Mr. Beyer, seconded by Mr. Young to elect Mr. Markwood as chairman of the Board for the year 2012.  Motion passed with 3 yes votes.

 

Motion by Mr. Markwood, seconded by Mr. Young to elect Mr. Beyer as vice-chairman of the Board.  Motion passed with 3 yes votes.

 

Meeting dates were discussed with Mr. Markwood making a motion to have one meeting a month for January, February, and March being the 4th Wednesday of the month.  Then the remainder of the year have two meetings a month on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Meetings starting 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. Beyer made a motion to adjourn, Mr. Markwood seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

Mr. Markwood brought the regular meeting to order.  He welcomed Mr. Young to the meeting.

 

 

 

 

Minutes of the last meeting were read as approved.

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS:   Trustees reviewed and signed the bank statement for December 2011.

 

Fiscal Officer went over the office meeting notification from the Fairfield County Engineer’s office.  Mr. Beyer will set up the meeting for the Trustees to meet with them.

 

Fiscal Officer also handed out the Ohio Township Association membership cards to the Trustees for 2012.

 

Also reported was a letter on Local Highway Authorities responsible for advanced warning signs at railroad crossings.

 

Mr. Beyer reported that he had talked to Mr. Herd on the deed for the Rushville Elementary ground.  They have not received back anything yet, but will let us know as soon as they get something.

 

Mr. Markwood asked if Mr. Beyer and Mr. Starner would continue to be our FEMA representatives.  Also he asked Mr. Young to represent us on the DAC Council.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Dailey reported that they had not received the Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant.

 

Mr. Dailey also reported that the Engine 581 has been repaired, and that they have also received the foam for this year.

 

He handed out to the Trustees to review the 2012 Fire Dept Appropriations and Equipment Mileage Year End Report.

 

Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve Purchase Orders:

 

1-2012                        Staples Credit Plan                        $74.49

Cross Cut shredder

 

2-2012                        Finley fire Equipment                        $624.00

Class A Foam

 

Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

 

 

 

Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve Super Blanket Certificates:

 

9-2012                        Telephone                                     $4,000.00

10-2012            Electricity                                    $5,000.00

11-2012            Water & Sewage                        $1,000.00

12-2012            Natural Gas                                    $3,000.00

13-2012            Operating Supplies                        $10,000.00

14-2012            Repairs and Maintenance            $10,000.00

15-2012            Training                                    $10,000.00

16-2012            Small Tools & Minor Equip            $6,000.00

17-2012            Uniform Shirts                        $600.00

18-2012            Station Supplies, Office            $3,000.00

EMS Supplies

19-2012            Turnout Gear, Equip                        $30,000.00

& Furniture

 

Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

Mr. Beyer asked Mr. Hill if he had any more information on the sign that was going to be put up out front of the fire house.  He said that they were starting to get the area marked.  He also said that they will need to take the information to the Village for them to approve.

 

ZONING REPORT:   Mr. Winegardner reported that they had one permit for a house the in Month of January.

 

He also reported on the meeting dates that were set up at the reorganizational meeting. They will have quarterly meeting at 6:00 PM on March 8th, June 14th, September 13th, and December 14th.

 

OLD BUSINESS:   Fiscal Officer reported that we now have the deed for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

 

NEW BUSINESS:   Fiscal Officer asked the Trustees to review appropriations for 2012.  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve the appropriations and Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve Super Blanket Certificates:

 

1-2012                        Telephone                                    $2,500.00

2-2012                        Electricity                                    $4,000.00

3-2012                        Office Supplies                        $5,000.00

4-2012                        Other Expenses                         $5,000.00

5-2012                        Travel & Meeting                         $4,000.00

6-2012                        Repairs & Maintenance            $10,000.00

7-2012                        Operating Supplies                        $10,000.00

8-2012                        Small Tools & Minor Equip            $5,000.00

 

Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

 

Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve Purchase Order:

 

3-2012                        Shelly Materials Inc                        $32,517.81

Pleasantville/Gun Barrel Project

 

Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT: Mr. Starner reported that truck #1 is having some mechanical problems.  He took it in to have it checked.

 

Trustees asked Jim and Ron to put together what they are thinking about having done to Equipment and needs for 2012.

 

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 $10,097.49 and payroll/charges in the amount of $19,706.86.

 

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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Nancy R Myers, Fiscal Officer                                    Brad Markwood

 

 

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Randy Beyer

 

 

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Ryan Young