The Board of Perry Township Trustees met in Regular Session on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the East Liberty Community Room. Roll Call: Merle Ackley, present, Jeff Rosebrook, present, John Brose, present and Cindy Stalling, present. Also present was Keith Montgomery, Dave Cook, and Logan Brown.
The minutes of the previous meeting was given to the Trustees to read prior to this meeting. Mr. Ackley asked if there were any additions or corrections to the minutes and then asked if there were any additions or corrections to the financial statements that were given to the Trustees from the fiscal officer. They both stand approved.
Ackley, yes, Rosebrook, yes and Brose, yes.
Fire Chief Keith Montgomery brought up that FDIC is coming up on April 27, 2013 and there are several firemen that want to attend, is the township willing to pay for them to attend? Mr. Merle Ackley made a motion to pay for them to attend, seconded by Mr. Jeff Rosebrook. Ackley, yes, Rosebrook, yes and Brose, yes. Chief will know more about how many want to attend at the next meeting.
On Feb. 23, 2013 there will be the Logan County Fire School, it will be held at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center. It will cost $25.00 at the door to attend and $20.00 for pre-pay.
Chief reported that Mr. Logan Brown will be giving up his 24 hour service at the fire dept. on Feb. 3, 2013. He will continue to work on the daytime crew, but will not be doing anymore 24 hr. shifts.
Chief reported that he and the squad chief would like to interview a Mr. William Joseph Ring and would like for the Trustees to attend this interview as well.
Squad Chief, Mr. Dave Cook, reported that they got the new batteries, but no charger.
They also have not received any feedback from the DEA license yet.
Mr. Jeff Rosebrook wanted to know if we are going to plant another tree in the township yard. It was recommended by the lady from the Ohio Extension Office to do this as the existing tree is dying. We would plant the new tree between the existing tree and where the old phone booth use to be. All trustees agreed to do this and to get a blue spruce.
Mr. Merle Ackley brought up about putting the walking track at Perry Park on the other side of the creek by the Playground.
Mrs. Stalling brought up that she had talked to the lady from Braun about the title to the ambulance. She told Cindy that we should have a Certificate of Origin and also a MSO. Then we would take these to the Title Office to get the title. Mrs. Stalling looked and she has the Certificate of Origin but she does not have the MSO. The lady from Braun said that we should have gotten a packet with the ambulance that this MSO should have been in. So, the Chief’s are going to look and see if they can find this packet.
Mrs. Stalling reminded everyone about the meeting on Jan. 23 about the post office in town going to a 4 hour post office. The meeting will be held at the Lodge Hall.
Mr. Merle Ackley wanted to know what the fire dept. and the squad needs for this year? Chief Montgomery said that we will need to get turn out gear for any new hired employees.
Mrs. Stalling brought up about the mosquito fogging chemicals; we can get them for $50.00 shipping if we order early. Mr. Merle Ackley made a motion to go ahead and order the chemicals, seconded by Mr. Jeff Rosebrook. Ackley, yes, Rosebrook, yes and Brose, yes. Mr. Ackley will place the order.
Mrs. Stalling reminded the trustees of the Log. Co. Quarterly meeting at JVS.
Mrs. Stalling brought up that we need to set the Appropriations Meeting. All trustees agreed to have it on January 19, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at the East Liberty Community Room. Mrs. Stalling will advertise this meeting.
Mrs. Stalling reported that the fax machine in the office is not working. The telephone sounds like it is off the hook. Mr. Brose said that he will look at it tomorrow morning.
Mr. Merle Ackley made a motion for adjournment, seconded by Mr. Jeff Rosebrook. Ackley, yes, Rosebrook, yes and Brose, yes.
Respectfully submitted by:
Cindy Stalling, fiscal officer