Record of Proceedings December 3, 2020

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

The minutes of the meeting held December 3, 2020.

PRESENT WERE TRUSTEES BLAKE MEIER, JOSEPH RABATIN, AND DANIEL HODGE: AND FISCAL OFFICER VALORIE LEWIS

Also present were:

            Dave Compston                                                       Jim Zimmerman

Mr. Daniel Hodge called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

A motion to approve the November 3, 2020 regular meeting minutes was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.

A motion to approve the November 17, 2020 special meeting minutes was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.

A motion to pass Resolution 17-2020 as follows was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge.

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees has received approval to receive CARES ACT Redistribution Funds from the Wayne County Auditor in the amount of $14,316.57; and.

WHEREAS, because of the receipt of the CARES ACT Fund, the Board approves to submit a request to amend the Certificate of Estimated Resources and Supplemental Appropriations to the Wayne County Auditor.

It was seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

A roll call vote was taken:

            Daniel Hodge           YES

            Joseph Rabatin        YES

            Blake Meier               YES

The Fiscal Officer informed the Board that with the additional CARES ACT Funding there was $12,470.23 left to spend on approved purchases by December 30, 2020.

A motion to approve receipts totaling $320,680.51 warrants 10526– 10569 totaling $193,690.54 and bank reconciliation and financial reports as submitted was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

Discussion was held regarding the year-end meeting.  After discussion, the year-end meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 5:30 pm.

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Chief Zimmerman reported 27 squad runs, and 3 fire runs for November 2020 for a total of 147.00 run hours and an additional 60 training hours.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board he would like to use the additional CARES ACT Funding for $2,241.00 goggles at US Safety Gear, 8 cases of gloves at $145.00 per case, and possibly gowns.  Discussion was held regarding the remaining funds.  After discussion, a motion to allow PPE purchases and COVID related expenses for Apple Creek Elementary, Waynedale, and John R Lea was made by Mr. Blake Meier and seconded by Mr. Daniel Hodge with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.

A motion to approve squad supplies of $249.01 and fire supplies of a heavy-duty plastic shelf and totes for storing turnout gear for $534.00 was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that we are storing Kidron Fire Departments trench trailer at the Township Garage while they are remodeling their Station.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that Staley’s was scheduled to come on Monday, December 7, 2020 to look at the alert sirens and do preventative maintenance.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that one of the overhead doors was damaged and was temporarily fixed until new panels came in.  After discussion, Chief Zimmerman was instructed to file a claim with the insurance company.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that the renovation on the fitness room had begun.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that he and Assistant Chief Dave Compston received the warranty Trident valves and they replaced them on 102 and it seems to be working.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board he had to replace the batteries on 102 and 107.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that 25-year member Tracy Harold resigned from the Department.  Chief Zimmerman stated his great appreciation for all her years of dedication and service and that she would continue to be an honorary member.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that a neighboring department has a mini COVID outbreak so our Department reevaluated what to do and decided to move back to a zoom only meeting, with no in person meetings except to do vehicle inspection.  During vehicle inspection, social distancing would be required.  Chief Zimmerman further informed the Board that in January there were 18 members that need to recertify their

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BLS1 CPR and this would need to be done in person also.  There will also not be a banquet; however, the Association will be giving each member a gift card in appreciation.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that McClintock Electric was scheduled to come in December 16th through the 18th to do the electric for the motion sensor light switches and cascade electric.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that the explorer was at Troyer Signs to be lettered.

Mr. Dave Compston presented the Road and Bridge and Buildings and Grounds report.  Mr. Compston informed the Board that he decided to try something different then getting the vehicles oiled at Goods Oil Coating.  Mr. Compston stated he purchased his own sprayer and undercoat and he had coated the 18 and the pickup truck and he would do the 15 tomorrow.

Mr. Dave Compston informed the Board he met with the insurance adjustor for the damaged dump truck bed on November 27th but he had not heard anything back yet.

Chief Zimmerman presented the Board with the ACVFD 2021 contract for $58,000.00.  A motion to approve the ACVFD 2021 contract was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Daniel Hodge concurring.

Park Planning – Mr. Joseph Rabatin informed the Board that the recognition sign for donors was complete and that two port-a-pots had been installed along the walking path.

JEDD II – nothing to report.

JEDD I – Mr. Daniel Hodge informed the Board that the meeting had to be rescheduled to December 9, 2020 at 5:30 at the Fire Station.

Speedway – The Board discussed the proposal from the County Engineer’s Office regarding Township concerns for the proposed Speedway Station at Route 57 and Route 30.  Mr. Blake Meier informed the Board he was contacted by a company about putting Speedway signs up along the road and he instructed them to contact Wayne County and ODOT.

Eastwood Allotment – The Board discussed the email from Mr. Ryan Marthey from the Wayne County Engineer’s office on his proposal for drainage.  Mr. Daniel Hodge stated he spoke with Mr. Marthey today and Mr. Marthey stated this was a starting point to see if the Board would want to proceed and he was still looking at options.  Mr. Blake Meier

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stated again, it is still a County problem and he felt the Township should not be given their problem.  The Board decided this suggestion is not what the Board wants to do.

Mr. Joseph Rabatin stated that RES is having an auction and it has several wheel loaders.  Discussion was held regarding bidding on a newer one not to go over $50,000.00.  After discussion it was decided not to try to bid on it because of the need to enlarge the salt storage building.

The year-end meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 5:30 pm at the Fire Station.

A motion to adjourn at 8:49 pm was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Daniel Hodge with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

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