Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

March 19, 2018

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. 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.

 

Nuisance Property

Mr. Lucas reported that he has not heard anything from the health department concerning the property on Telpahak St.  Mr. Stoltzfus said he will call again.

 

Road Report

Road Superintendent Todd Kirkpatrick reported one funeral.  Patching and ditching on Whitacre Ave.  He cancelled two loads of salt since it was not delivered as of today.  He said Mike’s tree service is to start cutting trees on Telpahak Thursday.  Some ditching was done on Crowl St.  There was a discussion on the meeting with the county engineer’s office last week.  The bridge on Anderson Ave. is to be replaced.  Mr. Stoltzfus said Rosehill is in need of work.  Mr. Stewart reported a bad culvert on Whitacre Ave. is causing a nuisance and must be replaced and to bill the owner of the driveway for the cost of the culvert.

 

Memorial Day Resolution 26-18

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to approve the payment of $100.00 to the Paris Community Park for help with the Memorial Day Parade. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye.  Approved.

 

Liberty Cemetery

Mr. Kiko said Attorney Babik is working to close the purchase of land for Liberty Cemetery.

 

New Culvert Policy

Mr. Stoltzfus reported he has changed the Culvert Policy and will be voted on at the next meeting.

 

Four Wheelers

Mr. Kiko reported four wheelers driving on the Stark Parks walking trail.

 

Hiring cemetery mowing employee Resolution 27-18

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to approve the hiring of Dan Stowe as a cemetery mower at $10.75 per hour. Upon a vote, Mr. Stewart – Aye, Mr. Kiko – Aye, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye.  Approved.

 

Executive Session

Mr. Stoltzfus made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko, to go into executive session to discuss employment 8:04pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Mr. Kiko – Aye. Approved.

 

Mr. Stoltzfus made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kiko, to come out of executive session at 8:26pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Mr. Kiko – Aye. Approved.

 

Hiring Road Employee Resolution 28-18

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stewart to approve the hiring of Joseph Toporcer as road employee at $14.00 per hour with the start date to be determined by the road superintendent. 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 $10,715.02.  Approved.