March 3, 2021

   HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

March 3, 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, Cemetery Sexton/Superintendent Darryl Ward and Road Superintendent Jared Conner and Zoning Inspection Ben Bitler was absent.  John Ankrom and Firefighter Bobby Wall were present.

 

HEARING OF VISITORS:

  1. Firefighter Hall was present to observe the meeting on behalf of the Firefighters Union.
  2. John Ankrom reported that the meeting with Jaycar on the firehouse addition presented a cost of 1,

 

RESOLUTION 21-26

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE ESTIMATE FROM JAYCAR CONSTRUCTION FOR …..NOT TO EXCEED $1,700,000 FOR THE FIRE ADDITION.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-26.

 

ZONING INSPECTOR:

  1. DeFelice reported from a report that Ben provided.
  2. DeFelice reported that the Board of Zoning Appeals has a meeting on the 15th for the Viking Storage conditional use permit on Weigand Road.
  3. DeFelice reported that Delong received another grain bin.

 

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Jared reported that the road at the corner of Miller Road and Ashville Pike is in need of repair. He proposed it to be repaired this year.

 

RESOLUTION 21-27

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE HARRISON TOWNSHIP IN PARTICIPATING IN THE COUNTY WIDE ROAD REPAIR PROGRAM AND A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE PICKAWAY COUNTY ENGINEER’S FOR $89,239.00. Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-27.

 

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR:

  1. Darryl reported that the security lights on the salt dome and bay garage on not working and they need to be replaced. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to have three LED security lights installed at $891.25 from the Roads Equipment Account. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. Darryl reported that he worked the holiday of February 15th and requests to be paid straight time and float the holiday to a day off on May 14th. Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded to approve using the February 15th holiday to float to May 14th. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

 

FIRE CHIEF:

  1. The Chief reported that Anthony Mastracci accepted the full-time position and will start on March 5, 2021.
  2. The Chief reported that Tyler Albaugh returned from his Leave of Absence

 

 RESOLUTION 21-28

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THAT PART-TIME FIREFIGHTERS AND EMT WILL BE HIRED IN AT $12.00 AND EMT-P WILL BE HIRED IN $14.00 AS WELL AS CURRENT PART TIME FIREFIGHTERS, EFFECTIVE MARCH 14TH, 2021.  Mr. Welsh moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-28.

 

Chief Noggle asked to enter executive session at 9:13am to discuss a personnel matter for Alexander Owens.  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 9:29am, Mr. DeFelice made a motion to leave executive session.  Mr. Welsh seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

  1. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to make the recommendation for Workers’ Compensation to proceed with contacting Aimee Epling for the medical review of Alexander Owens. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

Mr. DeFelice asked to enter executive session at 9:30am to discuss the Fire Chief’s Job Review and Chief Noggle was invited to attend the session.  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 10:15am, Mr. DeFelice made a motion to leave executive session.  Dr. Freeman seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

Mr. DeFelice asked to enter executive session at 10:16am to discuss the Fire Chief’s Job Review.  Mr. DeFelice made a motion to go into executive session and Dr. Freeman seconded the motion.  The Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

 

At 10:24am, Mr. DeFelice made a motion to leave executive session.  Dr. Freeman seconded the motion and the Trustees voted: Mr. DeFelice, yes; Mr. Welsh, yes; Dr. Freeman, yes.

RESOLUTION 21-29

A RESOLUTION TO ANNUALLY PAY THE CHIEF’S LONGEVITY PAY OF $100.00 PER YEAR OF SERVICE, CHANGE SICK TIME TO EARNING 4 HOURS PER PAY AND PAYOUT OF RETIREMENT TO 20% OF TOTAL SICK HOURS. CHIEF WILL ALSO RECEIVE $2 PER HOUR FOR THE DIFFERENCE IN SICK TIME THAT IS BEING REDUCED. REMAINDER OF FIRE CHIEF CONTRACT WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded, and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-29.

 

RESOLUTION 21-30

A RESOLUTION TO INCREASE FIRE CHIEF CHAD NOGGLE’S ANNUAL SALARY TO $85,280.00 AS OF MARCH 14, 2021 PER FIRE CHIEF CONTRACT.  Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded, and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-30.

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

ACTION ON MINUTES:

February 17, 2021 Regular Meeting:  Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February , 2021 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

 

RESOLUTION 21-31

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PAY THE ATTACHED LIST OF BILLS AS THE LAWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF HARRISON TOWNSHIP.  Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. Welsh seconded, and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-31.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the March 3, 2021 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 10:58am.