Trustee Shafer called the meeting to order and led the staff and audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.
INVOCATION: Trustee Lynch gave the invocation.
Mike Snyder, Director of the Louisville Public Library, gave an update on the Old Middle School Reuse Project.
Shafer reminded everyone that
FIRE DEPARTMENT: (Fire Chief Rich Peterson)
ROAD DEPARTMENT: (Interim Road Superintendent Jamie May)
Vac Truck: Trustee Lynch
and Jamie looked at a Vac truck that would be used to blow out resident’s
driveway culverts. The cost for a new
one is around $140,000.00. Lynch said
there are five townships (
Road Report: TRUSTEE LYNCH MOTIONED TO ACCEPT THE ROAD REPORT for November 20, 2007 as submitted seconded by Trustee Gress. Roll call voting: Lynch – yes, Gress – yes and Shafer – yes. MOTION CARRIED. RES#07-413 (Copy attached)
ZONING DEPARTMENT: (Keith Lasure, Zoning Inspector)
Continuous Garage Sale on Easton: After discussion, the Board agreed to have Attorney Jakmides take action on this as previously authorized by the Board of Trustees.
Zoning Report: TRUSTEE GRESS MOTIONED TO ACCPET THE ZONING REPORT for November 20,2007 as submitted seconded by Trustee Lynch. Roll call voting: Gress – yes, Lynch – yes and Shafer – yes. MOTION CARRIED. RES#07-414 (Copy attached)
Storm Water Workshops: Trustee Gress reported there are Storm Water Workshops coming up on December 12th, January 9th and February 13th. Lasure said the Health Department obtained a legal opinion and we are not included in this group.
CONCERNS OF DEPUTY FISCAL OFFICER: (Matilda Kinsley)
Transfers per Res#07-02:
November 19, 2007: $22,189.50 from 01-A-25 Contingency Acct. to 01-A-10 Legal Counsel Acct.
CONCERNS OF CITIZENS:
Ø Reminded everyone the County and all Stark County Townships signed the Phase II Clean Water Act regarding the Storm Water Act with Stark Soil & Water. Stark County Townships agreed to have an open ditch policy, which is needed for the natural flow of water
Ø A levy costs more in a special election vs. a levy in the general election
CONCERNS OF TRUSTEES: (Lisa R. Shafer, Michael L. Lynch & Allen E. Gress)
Due to the Special Meeting on Sunday, November 18th, any and all Trustee concerns were discussed at that time.
Crime Watch Meeting:
Gress attended the Crime Watch Meeting regarding the neighborhood watch
program, which is set up through the Stark County Prosecutor’s office. He stated only eleven people attended, and he
was the only representative from
Evaluations: Trustee Gress asked about employee
evaluations. Trustee Lynch said
Thank You Letter to Fire Department: Trustee Shafer read a letter from Harold and
Marian Stertzbach thanking the Fire Department and enclosed a donation to the
Nimishillen Township Fire and
TRUSTEE LYNCH MOTIONED TO APPROVE THE NOVEMBER 8 AND 18, 2007 MINUTES as written seconded by Trustee Gress. Roll call voting: Lynch – yes, Gress –yes and Shafer – yes. MOTION CARRIED. RES#07-415
APPROVE PURCHASE ORDERS, FINANCIAL REPORT AND PAY BILLS:
TRUSTEE GRESS MOTIONED TO APPROVE ALL PURCHASE ORDERS, FINANCIAL REPORT AND PAY BILLS in the amount of $208,227.40 seconded by Trustee Lynch. Roll call voting: Gress – yes, Lynch – yes and Shafer – yes. MOTION CARRIED. RES#07-416
SIGN CHECKS AND ADJOURN:
TRUSTEE GRESS MOTIOEND TO SIGN CHECKS AND ADJOURN seconded by Trustee Lynch. Roll call voting: Gress – yes, Lynch – yes and Shafer – yes. MOTION CARRIED. RES#07-417
ATTEST: Matilda Kinsley, Lisa R. Shafer, President
Deputy Fiscal Officer
Michael L. Lynch, Vice President
Allen E. Gress, Trustee