February 17, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

February 17, 2021

 

 

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Joe DeFelice called the Regular Trustee Meeting of February 17, 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 Mike Freeman, Trustee Bill Welsh, Fiscal Officer Lindsay Mayse, Fire Chief Chad Noggle, Zoning Inspector Ben Bitler, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Jared Conner.  Deputy Gabe Carpenter and Firefighter Zach Hal were present.

 

HEARING OF VISITORS:

  1. Deputy Carpenter was present to check in to see how the township is doing and the township has any requests.
  2. Firefighter Hall was present to observe the meeting on behalf of the Firefighters Union.

 

ZONING INSPECTOR:

  1. Ben reported that Tim Manbevers has another conditional use permit that he will be submitting for the storage unit plan he is proposing on Weigand Road.
  2. Ben reported that Delong is requested another grain bin

 

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Jared reported that the roads tractor price is estimated over what was appropriated at the start of the year.

 

RESOLUTION 21-18

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $15,000.00 FROM THE ROADS FUND TO THE ROADS VEHICLES ACCOUNT TO COVER THE ADDITIONAL COST OF THE ROADS TRACTOR. Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-18.

 

RESOLUTION 21-19

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE SPENDING AN ADDITIONAL $14,128.60 FOR THE ROADS TRACTOR. Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-18.

 

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR: None

 

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. The Chief reported that he has a recommendation to hire the full-time firefighter position and four part-time firefighter recommendations.

 

RESOLUTION 21-20

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE NICOLAS HUCKE AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT ON FEBRUARY 28, 2021 WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $10.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-20.

 

RESOLUTION 21-21

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE JOSEPH HILLIARD AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT-P ON FEBRUARY 28, 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 R21-21.

RESOLUTION 21-22

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE BAILEY BUTLER AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT ON FEBRUARY 28, 2021 WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $10.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-22.

 

RESOLUTION 21-23

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE ALEX STONEROCK AS A PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER AND EMT ON FEBRUARY 28, 2021 WITH A STARTING WAGE OF $10.00 PER HOUR.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-23.

 

RESOLUTION 21-24

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE ANTHONY MASTRACCI AS A FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER BEGINNING FEBRUARY 28, 2021 AT THE CURRENT CONTRACT WAGE AND CONTINGENT UPON VALIDATION OF THE OP&FPF PHYSICAL AND STRESS TEST.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-24.

 

Chief Noggle asked to enter executive session at 9:13am to discuss the Fire Chief’s Job Review.  Mr. DeFelice made a motion to go into executive session and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion.  The Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

 

At 10:18am 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.

OTHER BUSINESS: None

 

ACTION ON MINUTES:

December 16, 2020 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of December 16, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

December 30, 2020 Special Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the special meeting of December 30, 2020 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

February 2, 2021 Regular Meeting:  Mr. DeFelice moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 2, 2021 and the Trustees voted with two affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

 

RESOLUTION 21-25

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded, and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-25.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Mr. Welsh moved and Mr. DeFelice seconded the motion to adjourn the February 17, 2021 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 10:52am.