Trustee Minutes 03/03/2015

The regularly scheduled meeting of Newbury Township Trustees was called to order at 7:00 p.m., March 3, 2015, with Glen Quigley, Bill Skomrock, Jr. and Jan Blair present.


Ms. Mansfield presented the February 18, 2015 minutes for approval Ms. Blair made the motion to accept the minutes as presented, Mr. Skomrock 2nd and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.


Ms. Mansfield presented the February 2015 financials for approval, motion to accept the financials as presented was made by Mr. Skomrock 2nd by Ms. Blair and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.


Mr. Fagan reported for the Fire Department 45 calls for February and 115 year to date.  Mr. Fagan presented a copy of the fire contract for 2015 for review and a lease agreement for the building lease.


Motion to approve the Fire Contract for the amount of $280,000, $230,000 from the fire contract and $50,000 from the General Fund to be paid in four equal payments of $50,000.00 for 2015 Mr. Skomrock, 2nd Mr. Blair and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.


Motion to accept the lease agreement for the Fire Department was made by Mr. Skomrock, 2nd by Ms. Blair and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.


The discussion then turned to third party billing, including budgeting and future contract agreements.  Mr. Fagan indicated that the billing should soon be working.


Mr. Skomrock reported the sheriff’s report 140 calls for February.


Mr. Quigley asked that the record show that the Fire Department at their discretion can notify the Road Department that certain roads may need one time cindering during emergencies.


Ms. Blair indicated that the Department of Aging will do trash pickup on June 9, 10 and 11 for seniors.  Newbury Township clean up day will be June 6th.


Mr. Zimperman reported for the Road Department all fire extinguishers have been inspected.  Old computers have been disposed of.  Sinks in basement of Town Hall have been repaired.  The salt shed is on scheduled for this spring.