RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

 

The minutes of the special meeting held June 15, 2017.

 

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

 

Also present were:

              Dave Compston                                                                 Les Durstine

             

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Daniel Hodge at 7:00 pm.

 

A motion to approve the June 1, 2017 minutes was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Daniel Hodge with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.

 

Discussion was held regarding the Melway Paving quote to chip and seal Secrest, Barnard, Bechtel, Kansas, Berg, and Westwood Allotment for $112,544.77.  A motion to approve the chip and seal of the above mentioned roads for $112,544.77 was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Daniel Hodge with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.

 

Discussion was held regarding the repaving of the Fire Station parking lot from Melway for $62,460.00.  After discussion it was decided to wait until we hear back from the Prosecutors Office regarding the need to go to bid for this work.

 

Mr. Daniel Hodge asked Chief Les Durstine how the Full Time Fire Fighter/ Paramedic and the paid Volunteer program are going.  Chief Durstine informed the Board everything is going good, the Department is covering runs day and night and has only had to request mutual aid from Wooster Township on two occasions.  Mr. Dave Compston presented the Board with a Volunteer Run report to date.  Chief Durstine stated that everyone has been pitching in.  Mr. Daniel Hodge asked if people were turning up at night and having too many people.  Chief Durstine said no.  Chief Durstine stated in his personal opinion it’s been going really well. 

 

Mr. Joseph Rabatin asked if the policy was the wheels had to roll and the volunteer had to be on the call.  Chief Durstine informed the Board that if they are on standby at the Station they get paid.  Mr. Compston stated that the volunteer had to sign in and have it initialed by an Officer.  Mr. Blake Meier stated that all in all he thought it was working well.

 

 A motion to adjourn to executive session to discuss personal matters per ORC 121.22 (G) (1) was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge.

 

It was seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

 

A roll call vote was taken:

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              Daniel Hodge             YES

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

              Blake Meier                   YES

 

A motion to adjourn from executive session and return to regular session was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge.  It was seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

 

Mr. Daniel Hodge stated that the Board discussed the Department had a pretty good protocol for monitoring the paid full time fire fighter/paramedic and paid volunteer program.  Mr. Hodge stated the Department should continue to watch the use of tax payer dollars.

 

A motion to approve receipts totaling $7,248.54, and warrants 8473 – 8473 totaling $41,483.81 and financial reports as submitted was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.

 

The next regular meeting will be Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Fire Station.  It is the annual Budget Hearing.

 

A motion to adjourn at 8:05 pm was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.