RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

 

The minutes of the meeting held August 2, 2018.

 

PRESENT WERE TRUSTEES JOSEPH RABATIN, BLAKE MEIER AND DANIEL HODGE; AND FISCAL OFFICER VALORIE LEWIS

 

Also present were:

              Bill Bradish, Palmer Energy             Steve Geiser

              Jackie Snyder                                         Jim Zimmerman

              Robert Perry                                             Ray Perry

              James Ferguson

             

Mr. Joseph Rabatin called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

 

A motion to approve the July 5, 2018 regular meeting minutes was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

 

A motion to approve the July 12, 2018 special meeting minutes was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.

 

Mr. Robert Perry addressed the Board regarding a property on McQuaid Road that has overgrown weeds in their yard.  The Board informed Mr. Perry that a letter had been sent to the resident regarding the noxious weeds and requesting their removal.  Mr. Perry further informed the Board of a property at 107 N. Apple Creek Road owned by a Mr. Josh Suttle that has been doing a lot of burning and has junk vehicles and that a business is being operated out of that property.  Mr. Perry stated that EPA states fire is not to be used for waste disposal.  After discussion Mr. Rabatin stated he would look into the regulations regarding burning and possibly send a letter if it is a violation, however because the Township has no zoning it is perfectly legal to operate a business on that property.

 

Ms. Jackie Snyder informed the Board that she lives in the Village of Apple Creek but there is a property that adjoins her property that is not in the Village limits that she feels needs cleaned up due to junk and vehicles on the property.  Ms. Snyder stated Mr. Dale Orr owns the property.  Mr. Rabatin informed Ms. Snyder that because the Township has no zoning regulations there is little the Board can do legally.  Mr. Rabatin stated that unless the vehicles are missing engines or other items the Board has not authority to have them removed.

 

Mr. Bill Bradish with Palmer Energy addressed the Board regarding what his company can provide to the Board about the electrical aggregation agreement the Township will have on the November ballot for resident’s approval.  Mr. Bradish suggested the Board hold a public meeting before the election to answer any questions and put information on the Township website.

 

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The Fiscal Officer presented the Ohio Police and Fire Annual Report.

 

The Board approved vacation for Mr. Dave Compston on July 16, 2018 through July 19, 2018.

 

The Fiscal Officer presented Ohio State University, ATI capital project information.

 

The Fiscal Officer presented the Board with a letter from Reberland Equipment thanking them for the help in testing a new HVLL strainer and that they were donating a strainer to the Fire Department for their help.

 

A motion to approve Resolution 22-2018 to approve the Joint Solid Waste Management Districts plan update was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

 

Mr. Daniel Hodge seconded it.

 

A roll call vote was taken:

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

              Daniel Hodge             YES

              Blake Meier                   YES

 

A motion to approve receipts totaling $33,604.75 warrants 9127 – 9172 totaling $267,568.77 less a refund of $75.00 for total expenditures of $267,493.57 and bank reconciliation and financial reports as submitted was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.

 

Chief Zimmerman reported 32squad runs, 7 fire runs, and 1 mutual aid totaling 179.00 run hours for July 2018 with an additional 94.00 training hours for July 2018.

 

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that during the annual maintenance testing on the heart monitors one possibly has a bad board and it will need to be replaced.

 

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that B & C Communications had finally received the software to update the alert sirens to hopefully the battery replacement will happen.  A motion to approve $1,828.56 to replace batteries in the two alert sirens was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Daniel  Hodge concurring.

 

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that new belts were installed on 101; however, they broke again and will have to be replaced again.

 

 

 

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Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that Wayne County EMA working with the Ohio EMA would be providing NIMS 300 classes gear toward front line commanders, and a 400 class on advanced resource management.  It appears at this time the Wayne County EMA will cover the cost of the classes that are scheduled for January 15, 2019 through January 18, 2019.  Chief Zimmerman stated he felt he should attend and also Assistant Chief Dave Compston.  The Board approved for the Chief and Assistant Chief to attend the training classes in January.

 

The Board approved vacation for Chief Zimmerman September 10, 2018 through September 14, 2018.

 

A motion to pay 2/3rd of the pickup truck with the Association paying the balance on delivery for total cost of the pickup truck of $32,996.00 was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.

 

A motion to approve the new City of Orrville contract was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.

 

A motion to pass Resolution 23-2018 Authorizing the Placement of a Legal Notice to Bidders for the Provision of a 2600 Gallon Vacuum Tanker and Chassis was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

 

Mr. Blake Meier seconded it.

 

A roll call vote was taken:

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

              Blake Meier                   YES

              Daniel Hodge             YES

 

A motion to pass Resolution 24-2018 to have Mr. Joseph Rabatin upload the records request for the Apple Creek Fire Department to the Matrix as to what information could legally be provided was made by Mr. Blake Meier.

 

Mr. Daniel Hodge seconded it

 

A roll call vote was taken:

              Blake Meier                   YES

              Daniel Hodge             YES

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

 

Mr. Steve Geiser presented the Road and Bridge and Buildings and Grounds report.  The Board approved a road bore on Kansas Road.

 

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The Board approved vacation for Mr. Dave Compston September 4, 2018 through September 14, 2018.

 

Mr. Geiser informed the Board that they were going to replace the catch basins out by Eastwood Allotment next week.

 

Mr. Geiser informed the Board that the hole at Deer Bridge had been filled in.

 

Mr. Geiser informed the Board that the final cost of chip and seal was $159,191.93.

 

Discussion was held regarding the status of the Swinehart Road survey.  Mr. Rabatin stated he would like to have something in writing from the County stating what the road right of way is on Swinehart Road.

 

There was no Park Planning update.

 

Discussion was held regarding the Eastwood Allotment survey.  After discussion, the Trustees agreed to go and try to get the remainder of the surveys necessary to proceed with the grant.

 

Mr. Joseph Rabatin informed the Board that JEDD II met with the Wayne County Sherriff’s office, they are going to provide a resource officer at the John R Lea, and Waynedale High School with an agreement worked out between the school and the Sherriff’s Office.

 

A motion to approve Resolution 25-2018 adopting regulation on local licensure on cultivation, processing, testing and/or dispensing of medical marijuana within the unincorporated area of East Union Township was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

 

Mr. Blake Meier seconded it.

 

A roll call vote was taken:

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

              Blake Meier                   YES

              Daniel Hodge             YES

 

Discussion was held regarding which company to work with on the electrical aggregation.  After discussion, a motion to work with Palmer Energy was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Daniel Hodge with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.

 

Mr. Joseph Rabatin informed the Board he was going to cancel the utility light at the Township Garage that has not worked in several years and request a refund.

 

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Mr. Gary Rogers thanked the Board for the newly leased property to allow for a parking lot.  Mr. Rogers further informed the Board that Gasbarre did the survey and only charged $20.00.

 

The next regular meeting will be Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Fire Station.

 

A motion to adjourn at 9:28 pm was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.