RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
The minutes of the meeting held June 1, 2017.
PRESENT WERE TRUSTEES JOSEPH RABATIN, DANIEL HODGE, AND BLAKE MEIER; AND FISCAL OFFICER VALORIE LEWIS
Also present were:
Dave Compston Suzanne Waldron
Jeff Sampsel Les Durstine
Jim Zimmerman Steve Geiser
The meeting was called to order by Mr. Daniel Hodge at 7:00 pm.
A motion to approve the May 18, 2017 minutes was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.
Ms. Suzanne Waldron introduced herself and informed the Board she is running for Wayne County Municipal Court Judge in the November Election. Ms. Waldron further informed the Board of her qualifications for Judge.
Mr. Jeff Sampsel asked if the Board had looked at the trees at the Carr Road Cemetery. The Board informed Mr. Sampsel that they had and are awaiting quotes for tree removal.
The Fiscal Officer presented the Board with the May Grassroots Clipping.
The Fiscal Officer presented the Board with the ATI land swap information.
The Fiscal Officer presented the Board with the information from the Wayne County Prosecutor regarding the leasing of equipment from an employee, the burned house removal, and the Historical Society parking lot information.
The Fiscal Officer presented the Board with the 2018 preliminary Budget information and informed them that the Budget Hearing would be at the Regular meeting on July 6, 2017.
The Fiscal Officer informed the Board of the new way the County Budget Commission was going to hold Budget Hearings. After discussion it was decided to RSVP to the 6 pm meeting on August 2, 2017.
A motion to approve receipts totaling $8,407.75 warrants 8443 – 8472 totaling $40,741.59 bank reconciliations and financial reports as submitted was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.
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Chief Durstine presented the Fire Report. He reported 27 squad runs, and 5 fire runs for a total of 167.20 volunteer hours plus an additional 94.00 volunteer training hours for the month of May 2017.
A motion to approve $90.00 in squad supplies was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.
Captain Jim Zimmerman informed the Board that the remote doorbells were installed on Tuesday.
Captain Jim Zimmerman presented options and pricing for the drinking water issue at the Station. Captain Zimmerman informed the Board that it cost approximately $245.00 to have Frontz Drilling come out and test the reverse osmosis system, test the water and adjust the water softener. After further discussion a motion to install the calcium additive to regulate the PH level for $35.00 installed was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.
Captain Zimmerman informed the Board that 105 had been to Auto Works for paint repair and was back in service waiting the stripping and lettering by Troyer Signs. Captain Zimmerman further the Board Troyer Signs should come the week of June 12th.
Captain Zimmerman informed the fuel pump on the bulk diesel tank was replaced with a metered pump and that the original pump was Cramer Oil’s but the tank is owned by the Township.
Captain Zimmerman informed the Board that they were able to use the lift from Air Works to install the LED lights in the bay area at the Station before it had to be returned.
Captain Zimmerman informed the Board that he had submitted the BWC grant for the power cot today and the representative said he should hear in a week or two if it was granted. Captain Zimmerman further informed the Board that the grant would give up to $40,000.00 per cycle.
Captain Zimmerman informed the Board he had ordered the remaining MARCS radios on May 26, 2017.
Captain Zimmerman presented the Board with a quote to purchase three thermal imaging cameras for the last three turn out gear at $1,825.00 for a total of $5,475.00. This price is the same as the FEMA grant pricing and with Mrs. Compston donating a camera she won at FDIC that would equip all fire entry firefighters with the ability for thermal imagery. A motion to purchase three thermal imaging cameras for $5,475.00 from Fire Safety Services was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.
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Mr. Joseph Rabatin shared with the Department a post from Facebook regarding the excellent job they did in the handing of the Hewitt situation and thanked them for a good job.
Mr. Daniel Hodge asked how many old style light fixtures were there from replacing to LED fixtures. Captain Zimmerman informed Mr. Hodge there were 18 fixtures. After discussion on disposal a motion to sell them to the Apple Creek Fire Association for $1.00 each was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.
Mr. Dave Compston and Mr. Steve Geiser presented the Road and Bridge and Buildings and Grounds report. Mr. Compston informed the Board that he hadn’t had time to call tree removers for the Carr Road Cemetery Job yet due to trying to get the roads ready for road work.
The Board approved a ditch enclosure on Kansas Road.
Mr. Compston informed the Board they had been doing drag patching on the roads scheduled for road work this season.
Mr. Compston informed the Board he was scheduled with Phil from Melway on Monday at 8 am to price the roads needed work this season.
Mr. Compston informed the Board he would be short on #67 stone. After discussion Mr. Compston was instructed to contact Leroy Kandel Trucking have stone delivered as long as there is no fuel surcharge until the pile was full.
Mr. Daniel Hodge informed the Board he had spoken with Mr. Mark Spademan about the Deer Bridge Project and explained our plans for replacement and Mr. Spademen was good with the plan. Mr. Hodge informed Mr. Compston to get prices for track hoe rental for the project.
Mr. Blake Meier informed the Board the Park Planning Committee did not get the grant they applied for and that they were looking for people interested in joining the committee.
Mr. Daniel Hodge informed the Board there was nothing new to report on JEDD I.
Mr. Joseph Rabatin informed the Board there was nothing new to report on JEDD II.
The Lowe & Young Enterprise Zone Agreement meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 2:45 pm at the Commissioners Meeting Room.
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Mr. Joseph Rabatin informed the Board he spoke with the owner of the burned house on Apple Creek Road and he was informed he planned to have it leveled within 3-5 weeks.
The next regular meeting will be Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Fire Station.
A motion to adjourn at 8:20 pm was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.