August 4, 2021

   HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

August 4, 2021

 

 

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Joe DeFelice called the Regular Trustee Meeting of August 4, 2021 to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 8:00am at the Harrison Township Building, 2746 Weigand Road, Lockbourne, Ohio.  Attending were Trustee Joe DeFelice, Trustee Bill Welsh, Trustee Michael Freeman, Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Chief Chad Noggle, Cemetery Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Jared Conner. Inspector Ben Bitler was absent. Visitors present were Deputy Gabe Carpenter, Resident Brenda Spangler, Cheryl Harvey and Bobby Wall.

 

HEARING OF VISITORS:

  1. Resident Cheryl Harvey was present to ask questions about the property across from her property at 10854 Bulen Pierce Road in regards to the future use. Mr. DeFelice reminded Ms. Harvey that this is a public township meeting to discuss township business and not a zoning meeting.
  2. Brenda was present to request the sell back of graves purchased previously from the township. DeFelice moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to accept the buy back of Brenda Spangler’s graves, at Section 10, Lot 7 Graves 1 and 2. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

ZONING INSPECTOR: None

 

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT: None

 

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR: None

 

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. Chief Noggle stated that he received the written resignation of Alek Stonerock. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded to approve the resignation of Alek Stonerock effective August 13, 2021. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. Chief Noggle reported that Engine 801 received new brakes.

 

RESOLUTION 21-68

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE BRYCE SEIDLE AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT ON AUGUST 15, 2021 WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $12.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-68.

 

RESOLUTION 21-69

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE GRANT SUHAYDA AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT ON AUGUST 15, 2021 WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $12.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-69.

 

At 9:03am, Chief Noggle asked to enter into executive session to discuss a personnel issue at the fire department.  Mr. Welsh made a motion to go into executive session and Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion.  The Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

 

At 9:12am, Mr. Welsh made a motion to leave executive session.  Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

 

 

RESOLUTION 21-70

A RESOLUTION TO PLACE WILLIAM DEKLE ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE UNTIL AN INVESTIGATION REGARDING MEDICAL CLEARANCE TO WORK AT HARRISON TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-70.

 

OTHER BUSINESS: None

 

ACTION ON MINUTES:

July 21, 2021 Regular Meeting:  Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of July 21, 2021 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

 

RESOLUTION 21-71

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded, and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-71.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the August 4, 2021 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 8:50am.