Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

July 17, 2017

President Reginald Stoltzfus called the meeting to order at 6:30PM at the township hall with Trustees James Kiko and Michael Stewart present.

 

Executive Session

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko, to go into executive session to discuss personnel at 6:31pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Approved.

 

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko, to come out of executive session at 7:02pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Approved.

 

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.

 

Telpahak Property

Residents of Telpahak Street voiced their concerns about a property near them that is in need of cleaning up.  Lots of trash everywhere and grass needs mowed.  Mr. Stewart will contact the health department concerning the matter.

 

Baird Ave Drainage issues

Mr. Sean Davis of Baird Ave NE said the recent rains have caused rocks from the ditch to be deposited into his lawn.  Trustees will fix the problem as soon as possible.

 

New Franklin Alley

Mr. Ed Pawlak reported that an alley is washing out from the heavy rains.  Road Superintendent Todd Kirkpatrick will look into the matter.

 

Road Report

Road Superintendent Todd Kirkpatrick reported that Mr. Connors of the engineer’s office looked at culverts in Crowl St.  He suggested getting on a list with the county from cleaning out drainage ditches.

 

Drainage Resolution 40-17

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart, to ask the commissioners for help cleaning out drainage ditches in the township.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Approved.

 

Mr. Kirkpatrick reported ditch problems on Terramount and discussed various equipment repairs needed.

 

Noxious Weeds Resolution 41-17

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko, to send letters to residents concerning control of noxious weeds per ORC 5579.04-5579.08 & 901.5-37-01.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Approved.

 

Letter to Editor Resolution 42-17

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko, to send a letter to the editor explaining the additional road levy on the November ballot.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Approved.

 

 

Other Township business

Trustees discussed lawns that need mowed, drainage issues from rains & Township alleys.

 

No further business, Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to adjourn and pay bills totally $35,145.17.  Approved.  Meeting adjourned.