Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

December 4, 2017

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

 

Culverts

Diane Rastetter said her driveway culvert is too narrow.  Doug Knightingale said his culvert is plugged and road needs bermed to stop water from running down his driveway.

 

Sunshine Law

Jim Matthews from Lexington Township spoke to trustees concerning the Sunshine Laws.

 

Road Report

Road Superintendent Todd Kirkpatrick reported that the new tractor & mower has arrived.  Rosehill has been repaired with asphalt grindings.  Limestone has been added to the recycling area.  The snow fence is almost up everywhere.  Patching of roads continues.  There was one burial at Liberty Cemetery.

 

Liberty Cemetery – Resolution 56-17

Mr. Stewart moved to approve the signing of the contract for expanding Liberty Cemetery by Mr. Kiko.  Seconded by Mr. Stoltzfus.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye.  Approved.

 

Various township business

Mr. Stewart reported that the property on Union Ave. has cleaned up the solid waste and the Telpahak St. property is to be inspected again.  Mr. Stoltzfus reported working on getting owner’s permission to fix drainage issue in New Franklin.  Mr. Kiko & Mr. Stoltzfus said they met with Dave Miller concerning the Liberty St. bridge project about repairing the road from construction damage.  Mr. Stewart reported three street lights out in Robertsville.

 

Electric Aggregation – Resolution 57-17

Mr. Stewart moved to approve the AEP Energy Corp. Government Aggregation at 5.036 cents per kwh.  Seconded by Mr. Stoltzfus.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye.  Approved.

 

SCJFD Board – Resolution 58-17

Mr. Stewart moved to appoint Mr. Kiko to the SCJFD Board for a two-year term.  Seconded by Mr. Stoltzfus.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye.  Approved.

 

No further business, Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to adjourn and pay bills totally $22,225.54.  Approved.