Township Meeting - 8/14/2004

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Township Trustees, Newbury Township was called to order at 7:34 p.m., August 18, 2004, with all members present.  

Fire activity reported by Mr. Fagan included 310 calls year-to-date, with 28 calls so far in August.  The trustees and Mr. Fagan discussed plans for this coming Saturday’s Newbury Volunteer Fire Department 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Mr. Quigley moved that the township accept a proposal for hospitalization coverage from United Health Care through the Ohio Township Association.    Mr. Majeski seconded this motion, which passed by unanimous vote.

Minutes of previous meetings were approved upon a motion by Mr. Majeski, a second by Mr. Quigley, and a unanimous affirmative vote.  

Mr. Quigley reported that paving projects were completed on Music St. and Kimmeridge Trail, and that the Road Department has been busy with vehicle maintenance.

Mr. Majeski reported that Stacey Reid from the Prosecutor’s office would try to attend the first Trustees’ meeting in September to discuss possible action that the Trustees could take regarding junk vehicles and abandoned houses.

Mr. Majeski provided a Community Days report, complimenting the efforts of Mitch Stone of Hickory Lake and other participating Newbury restaurants in providing food, door prizes, and activities.   Estimated attendance was about 300 people, and a good time was reported by all.

Mr. Lair read Resolution 20040818001 honoring the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary.  Mr. Quigley moved that this resolution be adopted; Mr. Majeski seconded this motion, which passed by unanimous vote.

Mr. Quigley moved that the trustees adopt Resolution 20040818002 accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget Commission and Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and Certifying Them to the County Auditor.  Mr. Majeski seconded this motion, which passed by unanimous vote.

Road activity reported by Mr. Hollis included installation of pipe in the Hillview and Crestwood area, and clearing of trees in the township park.

Correspondence received since the last meeting was reviewed by Mr. Fioritto.

The following purchase orders were approved by signing prior to or at this meeting:    
    P. O. #    Payee    Acct    Amount    
    3916    United Health Care    01a06    $4,143.15    
    3916    United Health Care    04a10    $3,534.43    
    3917    Various Vendors    01j02    $500.00    
        Total:        $8,177.58    
The following warrants were approved by signing prior to or at this meeting:        
    Check #    Payee    Acct    Amount    
    26757    Linda Nokes    01a02a    $668.01    
    26758    Jack Lashley    01b01    $103.26    
    26759    Jack Lashley    01d01    $700.00    
    26760    Karen Endres    01j01    $446.65    
    26761    Doug Zimperman    20a01b    $1,053.50    
    26762    Doug Zimperman    20a01b    $553.49    
    26763    Geo.Mansfield    20a01b    $1,055.93    
    26764    Randal Hollis    20a01b    $1,516.64    
    26765    Randy O.Hollis    20a01b    $853.27    
    26766    Jas.Rick Phifer    20a01b    $1,237.53    
    26767    Tim Mansfield    20a01b    $1,048.38    
    NCB card    US Postmaster    01a04    $2.67    
    26768    Ohio Def Comp    01a02a    $100.00    
    26768    Ohio Def Comp    01j01    $200.00    
    26768    Ohio Def Comp    20a01b    $295.00    
    26769    PERS    01a12    $2,121.57    
    26769    PERS    04a02    $2,508.57    
    26770    SunriseSprings    01a26    $24.75    
    26771    ScapeAbilities    01a26    $30.00    
    26771    ScapeAbilities    01g04    $30.00    
    26771    ScapeAbilities    20a08a    $380.00    
    26772    Linda Phillips    01d01    $214.20    
    26773    SchwartzSurvey    01f08    $250.00    
    26774    Ecoscape    01f08    $580.00    
    26775    Ill. Co.    01e01    $1,308.10    
    26776    GeaCntyMapleLeaf    01j03    $72.00    
    26777    Cintas Corp.    03a05    $346.98    
    26778    FarmersWeldSuppl    03a05    $35.34    
    26779    Free Enterprises    03a05    $167.39    
    26780    H&H Hardware    03a05    $1.16    
    26781    Newb.TV Hardware    03a05    $151.95    
    26781    Newb.TV Hardware    05a09    $79.64    
    26782    Sidley    03a05    $28.90    
    26783    ConcordRdEquip    04a04    $1,471.51    
    26784    HansTruckTrailer    04a06    $146.98    
    26785    GeaugaSecurity    04a09    $225.00    
    26786    Auburn Pipe    04b02    $571.13    
    26787    SchlossMat'l.s    04b02    $1,615.73    
    26788    Sheffield Mon.    05a05    $30.00    
    26789    FirstQualSales    05a08    $146.46    
    26790    Hickory Lake    01a26    $385.20    
        Total:        $22,756.89    

Mr. Fioritto moved that the trustees pass resolution 20040818003 endorsing Red Ribbon Week, in support of a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.  Mr. Majeski seconded this motion, which passed by unanimous vote.  This meeting was adjourned at 9:27 p.m., upon a motion by Mr. Fioritto, a second by Mr. Majeski, and a unanimous affirmative vote.


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  Robert Fioritto – Chairman            William Majeski – Vice Chairman       


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 Glen Quigley                     David Lair – Township Clerk