MInutes 09/02/2015 (part 1)

The regularly scheduled meeting of Newbury Township Trustees was called to order at 7:00 p.m., September 2, 2015, with Glen Quigley and Jan Blair present.

 

Minutes from the August 4, 2015 meeting were presented for approval.  Motion to approve minutes as presented made by Ms. Blair, 2nd by Mr. Quigley and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Ms. Mansfield asked for the establishment of an Equipment account in the Road District Fund to be 2141-330-740.  Motion to create this account was made by Ms. Blair, 2nd by Mr. Quigley and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Ms. Mansfield requested the transfer of $100,000 from 2141-330-790 Capital Outlay to 2141-330-740 Equipment. Motion to move the funds was made by Ms. Blair 2nd by Mr. Quigley and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Ms. Mansfield asked for the adoption of Resolution 20150902-01 accepting the amount and rates as determined by the Budget Commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them to the County Auditor.  Motion to approve the Resolution was made by Ms. Blair, 2nd by Mr. Quigley and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Ms. Mansfield asked for a motion to accept the change order from Ronyak Paving in the amount of $5,113.50 for pavement stripping.  Motion to approve change order was made by Ms. Blair         2nd by Mr. Quigley and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Mr. Fagan reported for the Fire Department 56 calls for August and 2 in September so far and 421 for the year.

 

Mr. Quigley discussed the purchase of water bags for the newly planted trees in Oberland Park.  The Township will be buying them in the near future.  A credit application has been completed and we are awaiting approval.

 

Ms. Blair discussed the MORE safety grant; she has not received anything for Mr. Zimperman or Mr. Fagan.

 

Ms. Blair reported 196 calls for the Sheriff’s Department for August 2015.

 

Ms. Blair discussed the old Bicron building that they are tearing down.  Only the front side is being taken down and the rest will stay as is for now.

 

Ms. Blair reported that our health insurance company will be working on renewals in October.

 

Mr. Mansfield discussed the work at Oberland Park.  Electric line is in and covered, electric panels are in, there is a little more work to be done before CEI can come out and turn it on.  Any changes to field 5 are on hold until next year.

 

Mr. Quigley discussed a letter that the Township received from Enervest about removing the piping from the closed well.  This will be tabled until the next meeting. 

 

The next meeting will be held on September 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

 

Mr. Fagan requested the date for Halloween.  This was discussed and the decision was made to have Halloween on October 31, 2015.  The Fire Department will hold its party from 6:00PM – 8:00PM

 

Mr. Quigley discussed plowing and a Snow Ban for the Township, This will be tabled until a future date.

 

Mr. Quigley held a meeting with Ken Dardis and discussed out door shooting and the limited action that can be taken by a Township. 

 

Mr. Zembiack asked for assistance with their roads in Restful Lake.  The Township cannot help them as this is a private road.

 

Mr. Quigley indicated that the steel work is completed and will be shipped to the painter.  Sherwin Williams will donate the paint and the painter will donate his time.

 

Mr. Quigley reported that for next year we should include funds for the Town Hall roof and painting.

 

Ms. Hrabak reported on two BZA meeting last night and one passed with no difficulties.  The other hearing and that hearing was continued for two weeks.