Record Of Proceedings May 2, 2019

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

The minutes of the meeting held May 2, 2019.

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

Also present were:

              Dave Compston                                     Steve Geiser

              Mike Raymond                                       Jim Zimmerman

              Jeff Sampsel

Mr. Blake Meier called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

A motion to approve the April 4, 2019 regular meeting minutes was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier.

A motion to approve the April 13, 2019 special meeting minutes was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

The Fiscal Officer presented the Republic First National lease purchase paperwork for the new tractor and ditch/berm mower to approved and signed by the Board.

A motion to pass resolution 12-2019 as follows was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees approve to request from the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Matrix a response for the following request.  WHEREAS the Board of East Union Township desires to enter into a municipal, lease purchase with Republic First National Bank for a new tractor and berm and ditch mower.  The Board of East Union Township requests the Prosecutor to review the signed lease documents and return a completed Opinion of Lessee’s Counsel Letter to complete the finance documents.  The Board further designates Mrs. Valorie Lewis as the contact person on this request.

It was seconded by Mr. Daniel Hodge.

A roll call vote was taken:

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

              Daniel Hodge             YES

              Blake Meier                   YES

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A motion to pass resolution 13-2019 to amend appropriations as follows was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge.

From:     Account Number                         Amount             To:         Account Number           Amount

Fund:     FIRE DISTRICT FUND

2111-760-740-0000                    $ 500.00            2111-220-370-0003      $ 500.00

              Machinery, Equipment & Furniture                   Payment to Another Political Subdivision

                                                                                                  (City of Orrville)

              To cover the fourth Quarter 2018 Squad Charges.

It was seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin.

A roll call vote was taken:

              Daniel Hodge             YES

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

              Blake Meier                   YES

A motion to approve receipts totaling $65,899.19 warrants 9571 – 9619 totaling $59,992.67 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 when to hold the July meeting because the regular meeting falls on July 4th.  After discussion, it was decided to move the regular July meeting to Monday, July 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Chief Zimmerman reported 33 squad runs, 3 fire runs, and 2 mutual aid totaling 120.00 run hours for April 2019 with an additional 66.00 training hours for April 2019.

A motion to approve Squad supplies of $971.00 with the Association to reimburse the Township for $736.77 for SureTemp Thermometers to be paid for with Mr. Donald Musselman memorial monies received was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that they were still having issues with the MARCS pagers going out of range.  Chief Zimmerman further informed the Board that he and Staley’s were working with the manufacturer Unication to try to fix the issue. Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that Unication had agreed to replace 50 antennas with the updated ones for no charge to the Department.

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Chief Zimmerman then informed the Board that there were issues with the charging cords for the pagers, they are very difficult to plug in and they are easily damaged.  Chief Zimmerman further informed the Board he had tried to work with Unication to provide cradle chargers at no cost.  The regular cost of the charger is $97.00 per charger.  After discussion, they agreed to sell the cradle chargers for $37.00 per charger.  A motion to purchase 50 cradle chargers for $37.00 each for a total of $1,850.00 with the payment split between the Fire and EMS Fund was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that a fit test was necessary for each mask used by the Department per Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation.  Chief Zimmerman further informed the Board that an agreement with Wooster Township Fire Department, who owns a machine that can do the testing, was to charge $5.00 per mask tested.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that all the new fire extinguishers had been installed and all the ones requiring recharge were currently at Albrights being recharged.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that the Wayne County Training Steering Committee had approved to cover the cost of the electric for the alert siren installed there with an agreement stating the Township would cover maintenance and repairs.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that DMS had done all the vehicle regular maintenance except the pickup truck, which was done at Dale James because of the warranty.

Chief Zimmerman informed the Board that he had to purchase new batteries for 101.

Chief Zimmerman informed that Board that our Department had not had a chance to use the new CPR protocol; however, several neighboring departments had and had success in getting the patient pulse back on scene.

The Board approve vacation June 24-28, 2019 for Chief Zimmerman.

Chief Zimmerman further informed the Board the Association approved to use the remainder of the memorial money from Mr. Donald Musselman to purchase an electro sanitizer to use to sanitize both squads after runs.

A motion to pass resolution 11-2019 declaring necessity to levy tax in excess of the Ten-Mill Limitation according ORC 5705.19(I) to renew the .90 Fire District Levy was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge.

It was seconded by Mr. Blake Meier.

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A roll call vote was taken:

              Daniel Hodge             YES

              Blake Meier                   YES

              Joseph Rabatin          YES

Mr. Dave Compston and Mr. Steve Geiser presented the Road and Bridges and Buildings and Grounds report.  Mr. Compston presented the Melway Paving Chip and Seal Quote for $191,983.08.

Discussion was held regarding the berming at 317 Robin Street.  After discussion, the Board agreed that their goal was to get the water off the road and out of the neighbor’s garage, and they opened the area to reach the catch basin to allow for that.  Mr. Blake Meier said he would contact the resident and convey that message.

A motion to approve $191,983.08 for Melway Paving for the 2019 chip and sealing was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Blake Meier with Mr. Joseph Rabatin concurring.

Mr. Dave Compston informed the Board that he had received 500 ton of stone ordered and had 500 ton left to be delivered at the 2019 pricing.

Mr. Dave Compston informed the Board that the 2020 ODOT Winter Salt Contract had been awarded and the price per ton was $89.51, which would be approximately $22,377.50 for the 250 tons we had ordered.

Mr. Dave Compston informed the Board that the drainage issues at Ely Road Reel were being worked on.

Mr. Dave Compston informed the Board that they planned to start drag patching when it stopped raining.

The Board approved to allow the Road Department to work four (4) ten (10) hour days beginning when school was finished.

Discussion was held regarding the need for new front tires for the mower that Mr. Steve Geiser uses.  A motion to purchase new front tires not to exceed $1,000.00 was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

Mr. Blake Meier informed the Board that the Park Planning Committee had met with Orr Construction and flagged Phase 2 of the walking path.  Discussion was held regarding contacting ATI about a possible land swap on the North boundary.  After discussion, Mr. Joseph Rabatin said he would look into it.

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JEDD II – no update

East Union Trail – information had been received from the Wayne County Prosecutors Office regarding what the Township can do about opening this up and at this point there is really nothing they can do.  It was decided to table this for now.

Speedway – No update.

Mr. Joseph Rabatin informed the Board that the Dominion supplier contract was up in July.  A motion to approve to contract for a two year period for natural gas at $3.40 per McF or less was made by Mr. Daniel Hodge and seconded by Mr. Joseph Rabatin with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

Mr. Blake Meier informed the Board that Ms. Rudy had asked about putting the electrical aggregation back on the ballot.  After discussion the Board decided to review this option at the June meeting and that Mr. Joseph Rabatin would contact Palmer Energy to see what they would be willing to do to promote it if we decided to put it on the ballot.

Mr. Dave Compston informed the Board he had received a request from Mr. Steven Gray about an issue on Ely Road.  Mr. Daniel Hodge said he would contact him.

Mr. Dave Compston informed the Board there is an issue with trees blocking the roadway line of site along Secrest Road.  After discussion, the Trustees said they would do a visitation to see what was going on.

The next regular meeting will be Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Fire Station.

A motion to adjourn at 9:18 pm was made by Mr. Joseph Rabatin and seconded by Mr. Daniel Hodge with Mr. Blake Meier concurring.

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