October 13, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE MEETING

October 13, 2021

 

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Chairman Joe DeFelice called the Regular Trustee Meeting of October 13, 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 and Road Superintendent Jared Conner. Visitors present were Shawn Davidson, Steve Sabine and Dan Green, L. Jay Welsh, Paul Brad Thompson with Jackson Township.

 

HEARING OF VISITORS:

  1. Jackson Township Trustees were present to discuss the negotiation of the fire service contract. They stated that they would take the information back to their meeting to discuss.

 

ZONING INSPECTOR:

  1. Jared stated that Vance’s Trucking would like to split the lot and they were told they would have to come to a zoning meeting to discuss.
  2. A Public Hearing date of November 3rd was set for SR Noble for rezoning for Planned Business rather than General Business.

 

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:

  1. Welsh stated that he met with Cathy Gonzalez with OTARMA and discovered that there is $500 Roads grant and $1,000 Fire grant that the township can apply for and receive.

 

CEMETERY SEXTON/SUPERVISOR: NONE

 

FIRE CHIEF:

 

  1. Chief Noggle stated that he received the written resignation from Lucas Welsh. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to approve the resignation of Lucas Welsh effective October 12, 2021. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.
  2. Chief Noggle stated that he would like to place Taner Smith on a Leave of Absence until December 15, 2021 so that he can start his full-time position at another fire department. Mr. Welsh moved and Dr. Freeman seconded to approve placing Taner Smith on a Leave of Absence until December 15, 2021. The Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion

 

RESOLUTION 21-95

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM JAYCAR FOR THE UPDATING OF THE SIDING OF THE FIREHOUSE FOR THE COST OF $84,246.00.  Mr. DeFelice moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-95.

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

RESOLUTION 21-96

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE APPROPRIATION OF $90,000 TO THE FIRE BUILDING ACCOUNT AND $6894.73 TO THE GENERAL OTHER EXPENSES ACCOUNT AND A PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE SAME. Mr. DeFelice moved, Dr. Freeman seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-96

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLUTION 21-97

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $1,000,000 FROM THE FIRE FUND TO THE FIRE BUILDING ACCOUNT AND A PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE SAME. Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-97

 

RESOLUTION 21-98

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE FOR COMPASS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS TO INSTALL A SERVER WITH VPN AT THE FIRE STATION WITH A COST SPLIT OF 70 PERCENT FROM THE FIRE BUILDING ACCOUNT AND 30 PERCENT FROM THE GENERAL OTHER EXPENSES ACCOUNT. Mr. Welsh moved, Mr. DeFelice seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-98

 

At 9:53am, Dr. Freeman asked to enter into executive session to discuss the position for the Road Superintendent position.  Dr. Freeman 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 10:02am, 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.

RESOLUTION 21-99

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE STEPHEN HUPP AS ROAD SUPERINTENDENT FOR $20.00 PER HOUR WITH BENEFITS STARTING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Dr. Freeman moved, Mr. Welsh seconded and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve R21-99.

 

ACTION ON MINUTES:

September 22, 2021 Regular Meeting:  Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of September 22, 2021 and the Trustees voted with three affirmative votes to approve the motion.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT:

 

RESOLUTION 21-100

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 R21-100.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further comments and all scheduled matters attended to, Dr. Freeman moved and Mr. Welsh seconded the motion to adjourn the October 13, 2021 Board of Trustees Meeting.  All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 10:06am.