Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

June 18, 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. 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.

 

Robertsville Culvert

Mr. Terry Benedict ask that a plugged culvert on Churcham St. be replaced.  Road Superintendent Kirkpatrick said he will fix the culvert as soon as possible.

 

Road Report

Mr. Kirkpatrick reported patching of roads and berming continues.

He said Stucky is in need of major improvements.  Durley Excavating cannot replace the large culverts until late summer.  T & N Excavating can replace the large culverts for the same price of $1,800.00 per culvert.  Culverts in New Franklin also need replaced. The county is starting to clean out drainage ditch on Crowl St.  Mr. Stewart reported he will meet with county engineer’s office to discuss vacating alleys.  He also said the dry hydrant in New Franklin has an easement already.

 

Culvert Replacement Resolution 31-18

Mr. Stoltzfus made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to notify the owner of the property on Bonnieview St. after July 2, 2018 that 60 feet of culvert along property will be replaced at owner’s expense. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye.  Approved.

 

Culvert Replacement Resolution 32-18

Mr. Stoltzfus made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to notify the owner of the property on Baird Ave. after July 2, 2018 that a culvert along property will be replaced at owner’s expense. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye.  Approved.

 

Culvert Replacement Resolution 33-18

Mr. Stewart made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko to approve the hiring of T & N Excavating to replace three culverts at a cost of $1,800.00 each. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye.  Approved.

 

Dead Ash Trees Resolution 34-18

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to set a policy that landowners are to take down or pay the cost of taking down hazardous trees in the road right-a-way.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye.  Approved.

 

Hiring Part-time Road Employee Resolution 35-18

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to hire Danny Stowe as a part-time road employee at $14.00 per hour.  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 $9,092.87. Approved.