March 28, 2012 Meeting Minutes

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March 28, 2012


Meeting was called to order by Chairman Brad Markwood with the Pledge of Allegiance.


Present: Ryan Young, Brad Markwood, Randy Beyer


Absentee:  None


Visitors: Nick & Louise Winegardner Zoning Inspector, Kevin Dailey Fire Chief, Jeff Shull & Scott Baker Fire Dept.  Ron Baker Road and Fire Dept., James Starner Road Dept, Mr. Tipett and Mr. Springer, Residence of Richland Twp.


Minutes of the last meeting was approved as read.


Guest Mr. Tipett talked to the Trustees about a ditch near his home.  Trustees told him they would look into it.


Guest Mr. Springer brought to the Trustees the same problem.  When we had the heavy rain a few weeks ago he had flooding.  He felt there was a problem with the flow of water.  Trustees also told him they would have a look at the situation.


CEMETERY BID OPENING: We had three bids to open.  Sandria Winegardner bid for the Woolard Cemetery $350.00.  Tom Greer bid for the Reid Cemetery $500.00, the Stevenson Cemetery $550.00, the Winegardner Cemetery $400.00, and the Pleasant Hill Cemetery $450.00.  Mr. Bernie Sadowski bid for the Custard Cemetery $450.00.  Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve all of the bids.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.


COMMUNICATIONS:  Trustees reviewed and signed the bank statement for February 2012.


Fiscal Officer gave the Trustees a ballot for the District 17 Integrating Committee.  They submitted one ballot as a board decision.


Mr. Young reported on the Health Department meeting.   Meeting was held on March 5th, 2012.


Mr. Markwood had correspondence with the Eyman family and they gave him several items that they had on the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.


Mr. Beyer reported that the County meeting will be held Saturday evening at Violet Twp 6:00 PM.


FIRE DEPARTMENT:  Mr. Shull reported that someone called about burning a couple trailers down.  He told them that they needed an inspection done before they could burn them.


ZONING REPORT:  Mr.Winegardner reported that they had one permit for the month of March.


Next zoning meeting will be held on June 14th, 2012.


Mr. Winegardner said that Paula had typed the new law on Free Standing Telecommunication, wind powered electricity generating towers, and other transmitting apparatus regardless of size.


Fiscal Officer told the Trustees that she will bring it to them the next meeting.


OLD BUSINESS:   Mr. Beyer said that he had talked to Terry Thompson about their legal documents on the plots for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Mr. Markwood said that there was not too much in the paper work that we had received.  Mr. Beyer will ask the Thompson’s to get us a copy.


Fiscal Officer asked the Trustees to sign and renew the security monitoring agreement for the Township Barn.


NEW BUSINESS: Fiscal Officer had the Trustees sign the resolution IN THE MATTER OF:  Drumms Bottom Culvert Replacement Project.


WHEREAS, The Board of Trustees of Richland Township request that the Fairfield County Engineers install culvert for the Richland Township Drumms Bottom Culvert Replacement Project.


WHEREAS, Per force account.


Mr. Beyers made a motion to approve the resolution.  Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.


Mr. Shull asked if the Road Department could contract the salt and spread it on the main street of the Village of Rushville when needed.  Mr. Beyer made a motion to do this, Mr. Young seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.


ROAD DEPARTMENT:   Mr. Starner would like to get a sand blaster to attach to the power washer.  It would cost around $295.00.  Mr. Young made a motion to get the blaster, Mr. Beyer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with three yes votes.





Mr. Beyer made a motion to approve purchase order:


#20-2012            Operating Supplies                        $10,000.00


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



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 $12,547.58 and payroll/charges in the amount of $17,542.01.


I, Nancy R Myers, fiscal Officer certify that funds have been lawfully appropriated to meet the above expenditures.


A motion was made by Mr. Young 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 Young