Trustees meeting February 6, 2013,

The regular meeting of the Board of Township Trustees, Newbury Township was called to order at 7:30 p.m., February 6, 2013, with Mr. Quigley, Mr. Skomrock and Ms. Blair present.

 

Minutes of the regular meeting January 23, 2013 were approved by a motion by Mr. Quigley, 2nd by Mr. Skomrock, and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

The Fiscal Officer then asked for the Board to accept the January 31 financial report including bank reconciliation.  A motion to accept the financial report was made by Ms. Blair, 2nd Mr. Skomrock, and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.

 

At the recommendation of the Fiscal Officer, Ms. Blair moved that the Board adopt Resolution 2013020601, 2nd by Mr. Skomrock this motion passed by unanimous affirmative vote, authorizing the Board of Trustees to acquire Township Credit Cards from Bank of America with a monthly credit limit of $10,000 per month                   .

 

At the recommendation of the Fiscal Officer, Ms. Blair moved to accept the new credit card policy with policy and procedures for those employees that will be issued a credit card, 2nd Mr. Skomrock, and a unanimous affirmative vote.

 

Warrants approved by signing prior to or at this Meeting:

 

Number

Date

Amount

Payee

 

     3-2013

2/1/13

$1,541.39

Middlefield Bank

O

     5-2013

2/6/13

$1,299.64

Medical Mutual Of Ohio

C

28868

2/1/13

$1,736.22

Geauga County Treasurer

O

28869

2/1/13

$751.69

Janice M. Blair

O

28870

2/1/13

$1,593.56

Randal O. Hollis

O

28871

2/1/13

$946.12

Randal R. Hollis

O

28872

2/1/13

$204.91

Marge Hrabak

O

28873

2/1/13

$558.68

Michael J Joyce

O

28874

2/1/13

$1,769.54

George Mansfield

O

28875

2/1/13

$853.09

Marcia J. Mansfield

O

28876

2/1/13

$1,722.92

Timothy A. Mansfield

O

28877

2/1/13

$801.69

Glen E. Quigley

O

28878

2/1/13

$666.69

William J. Skomrock Jr.

O

28879

2/1/13

$622.64

Ann A. Wishart

O

28880

2/1/13

$1,764.48

Douglas J. Zimperman

O

28882

2/6/13

$0.00

Skipped Warrants 28881 to 28882 Series 2

V

28883

2/1/13

$425.00

Ohio Public Employees Deferred Comp. Program

O

28884

2/1/13

$385.21

Treasurer of State

O

28885

2/1/13

$6,730.27

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

O

28886

2/1/13

$1,026.22

Douglas J. Zimperman

O

28887

2/6/13

$36.06

Turney Home and Auto

O

28888

2/6/13

$595.71

PNC Bank

O

28890

2/6/13

$75.80

Sunrise Springs Water Co. Inc.

O

28891

2/6/13

$441.49

Chagrin Oil & Gas Co. Inc.

O

28892

2/6/13

$20.00

Newbury Tire

O

28893

2/6/13

$123.77

Han's Freightliner of Cleveland

O

28894

2/6/13

$6,677.56

Morton Salt Inc.

O

28895

2/6/13

$7.00

Newbury Printing Co.

O

28896

2/6/13

$57.52

Preston Ford

O

28897

2/6/13

$128.24

Trushel Excavating Inc.

O

28898

2/6/13

$446.00

Auburn Heating & Air Conditioning

O

28899

2/6/13

$86.25

Speedway SuperAmerica

O

28900

2/6/13

$112.50

Krista Zimperman

O

28901

2/6/13

$330.00

Patsy Keyes

O

28902

2/6/13

$1,032.38

Dominion East Ohio Gas

O

28903

2/6/13

$29.28

Ann Wishart

O

28904

2/6/13

$6.00

Mark Finamore

O

28905

2/6/13

$28.19

Waste Management of Ohio Inc.

O

28906

2/6/13

$100.97

Mike Joyce

O

28907

2/6/13

$5.76

M.T. Business Technologies

O

28908

2/6/13

$4,005.90

Medical Mutual Of Ohio

O

28909

2/6/13

$929.80

Hess & Associates

O

28910

2/6/13

$313.17

Windstream

O

28911

2/6/13

$50.00

Geauga County Recorder

O

28912

2/6/13

$3,350.00

Miller Bros. Concrete

O

28913

2/6/13

$1,216.70

Designs by Dianna Ltd.

O

28914

2/6/13

$412.80

Best Sand Corp.

O

28915

2/6/13

$235.50

Concord Road Equipment Mfg.

O

28916

2/6/13

$64.40

KopyKat Inc.

O

28917

2/6/13

$92.56

Marshall Power Equipment

O

28918

2/6/13

$65.12

NAPA Auto Parts Middlefield

O

28919

2/6/13

$8,733.24

Bureau of Workers' Compensation

O

28920

2/6/13

$225.00

P.B. Alarm

O

28921

2/6/13

$1,457.87

First Energy

O

28922

2/6/13

$191.26

Newbury Auto Parts Inc.

O

28923

2/6/13

$110.95

Tractor Supply Co.

O

28924

2/6/13

$179.70

Premier Paint Technologies, Inc.

O

 

 

Purchase Orders approved by signing prior to or at this meeting:

 

Number

Date

Vendor

Amount

     2-2013

1/31/13

Medical Mutual Of Ohio

$134,970.58

     3-2013

1/31/13

Treasurer of State

$4,000.00

 

 

Blanket Purchase Orders approved by signing prior to or at this meeting:

 

Number

Date

Vendor

Account Code

Amount

    33-2013

1/31/13

various

1000-190-599-0000

$10,000.00

    34-2013

1/31/13

various

2021-330-420-0000

$50,000.00

    35-2013

1/31/13

various

2031-330-350-0000

$9,000.00

    36-2013

1/31/13

various

2031-330-490-0000

$80,000.00

    37-2013

1/31/13

various

2031-330-590-0000

$1,500.00

    38-2013

1/31/13

various

2141-330-590-0000

$5,000.00

    39-2013

2/1/13

various

2031-330-323-0000

$10,000.00

    40-2013

2/1/13

various

2021-330-720-0000

$2,000.00

    41-2013

2/1/13

various

1000-310-360-0000

$19,000.00

 

 

 

Mr. Zimperman reported for the Road Department, they have been repairing, plowing, cindering, cleaning up trees, doing preventative maintenance on equipment.  There were funerals in January.  He also reported he was working with the county on paving projects for 2013.  He is also working on equipment needs for 2013. 

 

Mr. Quigley asked Mr. Zimperman to come up with and equipment projection for the next few years along with paving and stripping projects.

 

Mr. Skomrock talked about the weight limit reductions for the roads, Mr. Zimperman will post these signs.

 

Mr. Quigley then spoke about the Fire Department contract for 2013.  A motion to adopt Resolution 2013020603 was made by Mr. Skomrock, a 2nd by Ms. Blair.  This uses the most current edition of both the BOCCA National Fire Prevention Code and the Life Safety Code 101 as stipulated in the Township's 2013 Contract with the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department. This passed by unanimous affirmative vote.

 

Mr. Zimperman reported for the fire department 48 total calls in January.

 

Mr. Quigley then spoke on the Park Board budget, there will be no additional funding this year the current funds available are $10,000.

 

Tri board meeting will be held March 2, 2013 at 9:00 AM.

 

Mr. Quigley spoke that the Zoning Commission will review the whole zoning amendment this year.  Mr. Detrick will assist with this.

 

Mr. Ken Blair submitted his resignation for his position on the BZA, due to conflicts in meetings with his position on the school board.  The Board accepted his resignation with regrets.  Lou Tomsic the alternate was suggested to fill Mr. Blair’s spot, motion by Ms. Blair, 2nd by Mr. Skomrock.

 

Mr. Quigley then spoke of an alternate to the BZA motion to appoint Karen Endres to alternate position.  A motion to appoint Ms. Endres was made by Ms. Blair, 2nd by Mr. Quigley. Vote Ms. Blair Yes, Mr. Skomrock No, Mr. Quigley Yes.  Motion passed.

 

Mr. Skomrock reported 3 burials in January; he asked the Ms. Zimperman create a simple report of fees collected per month.  He also requested that the Mr. Zimperman come up with a plan for burials in the winter conditions that won't make as much mess.

 

Mr. Skomrock reported 245 sheriff calls for January. Mr. Quigley asked Mr. Skomrock his opinion on jake brakes.   Mr. Skomrock suggested that the Township not make jake brakes against the township rules.  The jake brake is for safety and should not be disallowed. 

 

Mr. Skomrock then discussed Class A CDL's with Mr. Zimperman.  The cost of adding this class is approximately $150 for each employee.  This would be for combination use, truck and trailer, and gross vehicle weight.  Mr. Zimperman will look into this and schedule this training.

 

Mr. Joyce reported on zoning issues, 2 possible building permits in January, several businesses were inquiring about locating in the Township.  He gave a verbal no for an internet cafe, as the State has put a temporary moratorium on them.  There were 2 BZA meetings; they allowed a conditional use permit. 

 

Ms. Blair spoke on gas and oil drilling.  She proposed that resolution 2013020602 be adopted with a motion by Ms Blair and a 2nd by Mr. Skomrock and a unanimous affirmative vote by all.  The resolution is for the public safety, this protects the environment and citizens but it does not prevent drilling. The resolution calls for supporting, restoring local control, remove mandatory pooling, increase safety setbacks, protect the environment, and require financial and legal accountability, and demand disclosure and accountability.

 

Ms. Blair indicated that the shooting range is getting ready to submit its site plan; the project will then be reviewed by the prosecuting attorney.

 

Mr. Quigley reported receiving a letter from a resident requesting a refund of $25, for a charge on a utility bill. The charge was on the residents utility bill for changing suppliers.  Mr. Quigley will check and report back on this.

 

This meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m., upon a motion by Mr. Quigley, a second by Ms. Blair, and a unanimous affirmative vote.

 

 

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Glen Quigley - Chairman                        William Skomrock, Jr.- Vice Chairman

 

 

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            Jan Blair – Trustee                                  Marcia Mansfield – Fiscal Officer