Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

July 16, 2018

President Reginald Stoltzfus called the meeting to order at 7:00PM at the township hall with Trustees Michael Stewart & James Kiko 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 replacing the culvert on July 17 on Crowl St.  The large culvert on Freed St. has been replaced.  Another large culvert on Freed St. near township garage is to be replaced also.  Stark County is done ditching the drainage ditch near Crowl St.  The 2000 one-ton truck is repaired & the broom will be fixed soon.  Asphalt will be spread on Liberty Church St.  Culverts on Baird Ave. & Millercrest are to be replaced.

 

Tree Cutting Resolution 36-18

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to hire Mike’s Tree Service to trim trees from S.R. 172 to Fox Ave. on Baird Ave. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye.  Approved.

 

Various township business

Mr. Stewart reported 50’ of culvert replaced and paid for by resident.  He met with Mr. Kirkpatrick & Dan Houck of the county engineer’s office concerning vacating alleys in the township.  May have some alleys become non-maintained status.  A resident wants to use rocks to keep drivers from driving on his property.  He was told to keep rocks 10’ from road right-a-way.

 

Executive Session

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko, to go into executive session to discuss employment 8:18pm.  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 8:39pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Mr. Kiko – Aye. Approved.

 

Hiring Part-time Road Employee Resolution 37-18

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to hire Joseph Toporcer as a full time road employee at $15.25 per hour with full benefits.  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 $35,243.36. Approved.