Trustees Meeting 08/06/2014

The regular meeting of the Board of Township Trustees, Newbury Township was called to order at 7:00 p.m., August 6, 2014, with Mr. Quigley, Mr. Skomrock and Ms. Blair present.

 

Minutes of the June 4, 2014 meeting were approved by a motion by Mr. Skomrock and 2nd by Ms. Blair with Mr. Quigley abstaining due to absence at this meeting and a unanimous affirmative vote by Ms. Blair and Mr. Skomrock.

 

Minutes of the July 7, 2014 special meeting were approved by a motion by Mr. Skromrock and 2nd by Mr. Quigley with Ms. Blair abstaining due to absence at this meeting and a unanimous affirmative vote by Mr. Skomrock and Mr. Quigley.

 

Minutes of the July 16, 2014 meeting were approved by a motion by Ms. Blair and 2nd by Mr. Quigley with Mr. Skomrock abstaining due to absence at this meeting and a unanimous affirmative vote by Ms. Blair and Mr. Quigley.

 

Ms. Mansfield presented the July 2014 financials for approval, motion to approve financials as submitted by Mr. Skomrock, 2nd by Ms. Blair and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Ms. Mansfield presented five cemetery deeds for the Nightwine family for signature.

 

Ms. Mansfield presented Cemetery Funds Handling policy motion to accept the policy as presented was made by Ms. Blair 2nd by Mr. Skomrock and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

A request for seasonal hunting in Oberland Park for Dan Paschke and guest to hunt during season, motion by Mr. Skomrock, 2ndy by Ms. Blair and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Mr. Mansfield reported on the electric for Oberland Park, they weather delayed the installation of the wire.  They also discussed weed eating on field 5, but they decided to wait until spring.

 

Mr. David Stover from Hanna Chartwell Realty was present to discuss the Grange Park sale.  He is marketing the property located behind the park.  He would like to market the park also.  He has reduced the commission to 8% and he would have it for 12 months listing.  They will list it for $225,000.  Motion to hire Hanna Chartwell made by Ms. Blair, 2nd by Mr. Skomrock and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Mr. Doug Stefancin father of Eagle Scout Matthew Stefancin, wanted to thank the board for working with his son on his project at the American Legion.

 

Mr. Skomrock discussed the ODOT paving project on 87.  He discussed flooding on 87 and the utility pole that needs to be moved.

 

Sheriff’s department reported 911 calls for July 232.

 

Mr. Skomrock reported on the Drug/Alcohol program and the safe keeping of records.

 

Mr. Skomrock reported that he had a call from Ironman Contractors.  They are looking to remodel the building they are occupying.  He wants to bring in the owners and discuss what they want to do.  Mr. Skomrock will set up a date for a special meeting.

 

The salt shed bids were discussed, as of today we have received no bids.  The cutoff date is Thursday August 7th and the bids if any are received will be opened August 8th at 7PM.

Mr. Blake Rear indicated that Mr. Skomrock could call the county engineers office, as they are working on plans to construct a new county salt dome.

 

Mr. Quigley reported that the State of Ohio auditors found no problems with the Township records.

 

The computer problems were discussed.  Motion to accept bid form Personal Systems Plus to replace computers was made Ms. Blair, 2nd by Mr. Skomrock and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

Mr. Quigley spoke on the Veterans Park progress. They will be meeting with the architect.

 

Mr. Quigley discussed the noise problem in some neighborhoods.  The township still would have no way to enforce a noise resolution.  The discussion was tabled.

 

Mr. Quigley discussed a problem in Little Punderson; there is one house there that the township is trying to get cleaned up.  The County Health Department is working on this problem.

 

Warrants approved by signing prior to or at this Meeting