Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

December 3, 2018

President Reginald Stoltzfus called the meeting to order at 7:00PM at the township hall with Trustees James Kiko & Michael Stewart present.  

Approval of Minutes

Mr. Stewart moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the last meeting & approve as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Kiko.  Approved.  Financial reports approved as printed.

Road Report

Mr. Kirkpatrick reported one funeral last week.  Township will need to purchase grave markers for the new section of Liberty Cemetery.  Cost will be approximately $2,310.00.  Road crew has been servicing trucks.  Patching continues and berming will start soon.  He said the 2001 dump truck needs a new fuel tank.  There was a discussion on purchasing a new dump truck.  The net cost would be about $74,000.00 after trade and USDA grant.  Ditch is closed under railroad bed where county cleaned out drainage ditch.  The water is backing up north of railroad.  County engineer is to be contacted.  

Replacing fuel tank – Resolution 44-18

Mr. Kiko moved to approve replacing fuel tank on 2001 dump truck.  Seconded by Mr. Stewart.  Upon A vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – aye.  Approved.

OTARMA Board – Resolution 45-18

Mr. Kiko moved to approve voting for Joyce Fetzer for the OTARMA board.  Seconded by Mr. Stewart.  Upon A vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – aye.  Approved.

Vacating Alleys

Mr. Stewart said he wants to talk to owners on alleys before proceeding with vacating alleys.    

Trailers on Road Right-a-way

Mr. Kiko reported the trailers on Anderson Ave. have been moved off the road right-a-way.  

Route 30 Driveway

Mr. Stoltzfus talked to a resident on S.R.30 about bring their driveway up to the highway level and then ODOT will fix blacktop at that point.  

New Franklin Square

Mr. Stewart talk to attorney Babik and township can vacate square to adjacent land owners.  

Executive Session

Mr. Kiko moved to go into executive session concerning appointing a trustee at 8:24. Seconded by Mr. Stewart.  Upon A vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – aye.  Approved.

Mr. Kiko moved to come out of executive session at 8:44. Seconded by Mr. Stewart.  Upon A vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – aye.  Approved.

No further business, Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to adjourn and pay bills totally $24,032.28. Approved.