Record of Proceedings

Minutes of Paris Township Trustees

October 17, 2016

President Michael Stewart called the meeting to order at 7:00PM at the township hall with Trustees James Kiko & Reginald Stoltzfus 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. Stoltzfus.  Approved.  Financial reports approved as printed.

 

Road Report

Road Superintendent Mike Bondoni reported mowing back along Whitacre Ave.  They have started ditching & berming along Whitacre also.  The road crew has removed the tree leaning over Crowl St.  He said the county engineer has postponed the closure of Telpahak St. for two weeks.  New roads signs were put up for Rummell, Stucky & Baymount.  The crew installed nine foundations at Liberty Cemetery.

 

Road Signs

The township will follow ODOT recommendations for “Children at Play” signs and others such signs.

 

Chipper

Mr. Kiko reported checking on purchasing a wood chipper to cut back trees along roads.  He will continue to look for a chipper.

 

Railroad Crossing signs & no engine brakes

Mr. Stewart said he contacted the county engineer concerning the railroad crossing on Paris Ave. near Wynngate.  The appropriate signs will be installed by the county.  Mr. Kiko will contact ODOT requesting a “No Engine Brake” sign west of Minerva where the speed limit drops to 40 mph.

 

Paris Ave.

Mr. Stoltzfus said Paris Ave. east of Autumn Ave. needs widened because vehicles have gone into the ditch at that location.  Trustees will see what can be done.

 

Executive Session

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stoltzfus, to go into executive session to discuss personnel at 8:12pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Mr. Kiko – Aye. Approved.

 

Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stoltzfus, to come out of executive session at 8:51pm.  Upon a vote, Mr. Stoltzfus – Aye, Mr. Stewart – Aye. Mr. Kiko – Aye. Approved.

 

No further business, Mr. Kiko made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stoltzfus to adjourn and pay bills totally $14,271.69.  Approved.  Meeting adjourned.