Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

February 20, 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.

 

SCJFD Contract

Fire Chief Stoller presented the Fire & EMS contract between Paris Township & the SCJFD.

 

SCJFD Contract Resolution 15-17

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to approve the Fire & EMS contract with the SCJFD. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye.  Approved.

 

Road Report

Road Superintendent Todd Kirkpatrick reported patching roads and fixing culverts, removing fallen trees from roadways. There was one funeral since the last meeting.  He asked if the township would purchase a 42” bucket for the excavator.

 

42” Bucket Purchase Resolution 16-17

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to approve the purchase of a 42” bucket for the excavator not to exceed $1,800.00. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye.  Approved.

 

Fire Extinguishers

Mr. Stewart reported the fire extinguishers have been installed.

 

Whitacre Ave Drainage

Mr. Stewart reported meeting with Mr. Connors of the engineer’s office concerning drainage along Whitacre Ave.  He said the county commissioners may have funds available to clear a drainage ditch that has closed.

 

Ohio Edison Utility Pole

Trustees decided to allow the Prosecutor’s Office to deal with Ohio Edison concerning a broken utility pole in Paris.

 

 

Permissive License Plate Tax Audit

Mr. Stoltzfus will be asking the state to audit the permissive license plate tax to assure Paris Township is receiving the funds due to the township.

 

USDA Grant

Mr. Stoltzfus & Fiscal Officer Rudy Evanich will be applying for the USDA grant to purchase new equipment.

 

SCJFD Contract Resolution 17-17

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to approve the purchase of AFLAC insurance for the employees. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye.  Approved.

 

Executive Session

Mr. Stoltzfus made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart, to go into executive session to discuss personnel at 8:34pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Mr. Kiko – Aye. Approved.

 

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart, to come out of executive session at 8:56pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Mr. Kiko – Aye. Approved.

 

Hire Part time Employee Resolution 18-17

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to approve the hiring of Dennis Malone as a part time employee at $14.00 per hour. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye.  Approved.

 

No further business, Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to adjourn and pay bills totally $17,232.10.  Approved.  Meeting adjourned.