Minutes 2016

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REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. There being no comment, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held December 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed the monthly Financial Report with the Board. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the check register. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

TFO Page and the Board discussed proposed Temporary Appropriations for 2016. Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-02

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT
THE 2016 TEMPORARY APPROPRIATIONS
IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $2,690,069.20 AND TO APPROVE THE
ENCUMBRANCE OF FUNDS NECESSARY FOR EXPENSES.

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Spring Clean-Up – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to set May 14, 2016 as the date for the annual Spring Clean-up and to request proposals. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Sheriff’s Patrols – Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-01

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES
TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE
LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FOR
ADDITIONAL POLICE PROTECTION,
TOTAL COST OF WHICH WILL NOT EXCEED $10,000.00

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

3. Shoreline Project – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure to Crabb’s Surveying Service, Inc. not to exceed $5,000.00 for monitoring/reporting to the ODNR. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson inquired regarding potential purchase of a new truck for the Service Department, discussed the Township’s fleet status vs. other local communities and reviewed the debt schedule included in the monthly Financial Report with the Board.

Chrmn. Amos reviewed correspondence received from the Ohio Township Association regarding CLOUT membership renewal. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to the Ohio Township Association not to exceed $200.00 for CLOUT membership renewal. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

There being no further matters for discussion, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted January 26, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Walter Siegel, Administrator and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot, provided information regarding the following:

1. Road Salt – inventory and need
2. Equipment fleet matters and issues
3. Facilities maintenance
4. Bicentennial signage

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Walter Siegel, Administrator and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held January 12, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who referred questions regarding any financials to the Financial Report provided at the January 12, 2016 meeting.

Chrmn. Amos then recognized Administrator Siegel who advised regarding the following:

1. Road Salt – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure to Morton Salt in the amount of $7,627.50 for 150 tons of road salt. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Steele inquired regarding the Circle Drive property (formerly owned by Nisbets). Administrator Siegel advised that the new owner is hoping to place the property on the market in May or June, 2016.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-03

A RESOLUTION HONORING JOSEPH & MARY HADA AS RECIPIENTS OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE “2016 CITIZENS OF THE YEAR” AWARD

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-04

A RESOLUTION HONORING HEARN PLUMBING & HEATING AS RECIPIENT OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE “2016 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR” AWARD.

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-05

A RESOLUTION HONORING CHRIST CHILD SOCIETY OF THE WESTERN RESERVE AS RECIPIENT OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
“2016 HERITAGE AWARD”

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-06

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ADVANCE OF FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000.00
FROM FUND 01 (GENERAL) TO FUND 27 
(ODNR GRANT),
AUTHORIZE TRANSFER FROM FUND 01 (GENERAL) TO 
FUND 27 (ODNR GRANT) IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,885.00 AND AMEND TEMPORARY APPROPRIATIONS

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos reviewed, for those in attendance, the “meet & greet” had with Chief Troy Hager, Perry Village’s new Police Chief.

There being no further comment or business, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted February 09, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Trustee Steele was absent, excused.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. There being no comment, Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held January 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed the monthly Financial Report with the Board. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the check register. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Fiscal Officer Page reviewed her memorandum regarding fireproof filing cabinet replacements. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve expenditure not to exceed $2,370.00 (from Permanent Improvements) to Mentor Office. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Fiscal Officer Page advised regarding the Local Government Officials’ Conference to be held in Columbus on March 22-26, 2016. The Fiscal Integrity Act now requires the Fiscal Officer to obtain 12 CPE hours during each term and this conference will satisfy the requirement for the term commencing April 1, 2016 (per the State Auditor’s office). Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve Fiscal Officer Page’s attendance and costs for the Local Government Officials’ Conference. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Shoreline Regrading Project and Monitoring – Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to LJB, Inc. for completed work in the amount of $3,527.05 (from General Fund). POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

There being no further matters for discussion, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

MEETING ADJOURNED.

(Minutes Adopted February 23, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Walter Siegel, Administrator and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot, provided information regarding the following:

1. Bicentennial sign placements
2. Stump grinding at Cemetery and Perry Township Park (campgrounds)
3. Equipment – hydraulic floor jack
4. Truck repairs (#707)
5. Boat dock – repairs
6. Road Salt – inventory and need

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Walter Siegel, Administrator and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held February 9, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes (Trustee Steele, absent, abstained). MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised receipt of proposed Zoning amendments from the Zoning Commission. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to set the public hearing on the proposed amendments for March 8, 2016 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos then recognized Administrator Siegel who advised regarding the following:

1. Stump Grinding – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure not to exceed $1,505.00 for stump grinding at the Cemetery and Perry Township Park. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Hydraulic Jack (Road) – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure not to exceed $700.00 for purchase of an air over hydraulic floor jack. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Vice Chrmn. Dawson encouraged application for Ohio BWC’s Safety Grant to cover this purchase.

3. Vehicle Repairs – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve up to $2,000.00 for repairs to vehicle #707. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

4. Spring Clean-up – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure not to exceed $24,999.00 for the Township’s spring clean-up. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

5. Scholarships – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to The Perry Foundation not to exceed $2,000.00 for 2 – $1,000.00 scholarships (Environmental and Political Sciences). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

6. Leadership Lake County – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure not to exceed $2,500.00 to Leadership Lake County for Karen Sundy (pending acceptance) for the 2017 class. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

7. Tap-In Reimbursements – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESO NO. 2016-07

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TO REIMBURSE THE PERRY JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (JEDD) $2,609.39 FOR MONIES RECEIVED FROM THE LAKE COUNTY AUDITOR FOR TAP-IN FEE REIMBURSEMENT FEES FOR THE BLACKMORE ROAD PUMP STATION

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised regarding Board appointments and upcoming part-time firefighter interviews.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor and Marian McMahon inquired regarding specifics of the proposed Zoning amendments. Larry Reichard inquired regarding status of the Vrooman Road project.

There being no further comment or business, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to appoint Walter Siegel as Clerk Pro Temp. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn to Executive Session to consider the employment of a public employee. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

With completion of the Executive Session, the regular meeting was reconvened.

Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted March 8, 2016)

WORKSESSION, PUBLIC HEARING & REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a worksession on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:00p.m. to discussion Permanent Appropriations for 2016. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Upon completion of the worksession at 7:00p.m., the meeting was adjourned.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Public Hearing at 7:00p.m.. The News Herald was advised of the meeting according to law. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Chrmn. Amos reviewed with the Board and those in attendance the submission from the Perry Township Zoning Commission. The proposed amendments are as follows:

Add Section 411, Temporary Storage and Dumpster Units
Amend Section 700 to add definitions

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor for discussion and comment. There being no public comment, the Board discussed elements of the proposed amendments. On completion of their discussion, Chrmn. Amos advised that the matter would come up for official consideration at the Board’s Regular Meeting currently scheduled for March 22, 2016. There being no other comment, Trustee Steele moved to adjourn the Public Hearing. Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 AYES. MOTION UNANIMOUS. The Public Hearing was adjourned.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held their Regular Meeting. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. North Perry resident, Larry Reichard, inquired regarding the proposed Zoning change regarding deposits and reimbursements. There being no further comment, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held February 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who requested amendment of the purchase order to Mentor Office Supply for fireproof filing cabinets. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve amendment of purchase order number 60070 to $3,190.00 payable to Mentor Office Supply. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Fiscal Officer Page then reviewed the February Financial Report with the Board. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the check register. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Outdoor YMCA Summer Swim program – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to the Lake County YMCA in the amount of $25,000.00 for participation in the Summer Swim program noting families will pay a fee of $50.00 to participate. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Appointment – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to appoint Karen L. Sundy as the Township Assistant Administrator. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Steele inquired regarding the Park’s sewer system issues and Administrator Siegel advised that everything was in working order. Trustee Steele also inquired of Assistant Administrator Sundy regarding the grant application for Road Department equipment (jack) and was advised that the application was in order.

There being no further matters for discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

MEETING ADJOURNED.

(Minutes Adopted March 22, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Walter Siegel, Administrator, Karen Sundy, Assistant Administrator and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot, provided information regarding the following:

1. Road salt – on hand and required additional shipment(s)
2. Sod has been ordered for placement on winter burials and to repair salt damage at the Community Center
3. Part-time season employees to return approximately April 1
4. Road and building maintenance projects (totaling $22,000.00) reviewed, to be approved in Regular Meeting
5. Fleet status
6. Stump grinding at Cemetery and Park
7. Pickle Ball court lighting
8. Bicentennial sign placement and structure

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Walter Siegel, Administrator, Karen Sundy, Assistant Administrator and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held March 8, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised that the fireproof filing cabinets have been received and installed. TFO Page advised receipt of an invoice from Perry Joint Recreation Department and was advised that the amount is a topic of discussion, the matter will be revisited at the next meeting. TFO Page inquired regarding attendance at two (2) Ohio Association of Public Treasurers events on April 29, 2016 (Hot Topic Seminar, Bellville, Ohio, $40.00 registration and the Public Finance Officer’s Training Program, Maintenance, on June 16 and 17, 2016, registration $285.00 plus room, per diem as required and mileage). Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve TFO Page’s attendance at and expenditures for both events as required (not to exceed $850.00). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESO NO. 2016-12

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT THE 2016 PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF
$4,156,585.40 FOR EXPENSES

Vice Chrmn. Dawson. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos then recognized Administrator Siegel who advised regarding the following:

1. Zoning Amendments – Proposed zoning amendments concerning temporary storage units (PODs) and temporary construction dumpsters were submitted and heard in Public Hearing by the Board of Trustees on March 8, 2016 at 7:00p.m. The Board has since reviewed and made revision to the amendments. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approved revised regulations for temporary storage units (PODs) and temporary construction dumpsters (copy attached). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Pursuant to the Perry Township Zoning Resolution, the regulations adopted will become effective upon completion of 30 days from this date.

2. Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESO NO. 2016-10

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES
TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN THE SHORELINE OF PARCEL
03-A-022-000-022-0 SOLELY FOR PUBLIC
RECREATION OR NATURAL RESOURCES PURPOSES

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

3. Trustee Steele presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESO NO. 2016-11

A RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH
CHARLOTTE KLINE FOR THE MANAGEMENT
OF PERRY TOWNSHIP PARK

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

4. SIB Loan – a revised payment schedule has been received indicating payment against the loan to start in February, 2018 and extending through August, 2022.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised regarding Fire Board part-time firefighter interviews.

Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure not to exceed $22,000.00 from Fund 26, Capital Improvements, for the following Service Department projects:

Lane Road Extension, storm sewer extension (approximately $3,200.00)
Salt Shed (Service Garage) repairs and new roof (approximately $2,600.00)  Cemetery block building new roof (approximately $1,230.00)
Circle Drive storm water retention basin (approximately $2,743.60)
Catch basins, various, repairs/replace concrete, sunken and cracked areas on the eastern sections of Maine Ave., Mill Pond Circle, Oakbrook and Givens Court (approximately 8,475.00)
Bicentennial signage – signs, support and install (approximately $3,000.00)

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESO NO. 2016-08

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF APRIL AS
“CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH” IN THE TOWNSHIP OF PERRY, LAKE COUNTY, OHIO

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESO NO. 2016-09

A RESOLUTION HONORING MATTHEW BURKO FOR ATTAINING
THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT
IN THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, TROOP 71

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the ODOT 2015 Straight Line Mileage report for Perry Township at 20.828 miles, as prepared by the Lake County Engineer’s Office. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to pay Lois Hennis $300.00 for reconveyance of Grave 8 East in Lot 15 of Division 10, Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Board’s next Worksession would include Michele Woltman, possibly Charlotte Kline and a review of the Township’s fee structures.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the Regular Meeting to an Executive Session for the purpose of discussing employee compensation. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

On completion of the Executive Session, the Regular Meeting was reconvened. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve salary for Karen Sundy, effective March, 7, 2016 at $52,000.00 (which includes stipend for Cemetery assistance), approve application for,  possession and usage of a credit card for Township purposes in the amount of $2000.00 and to approve cell phone reimbursement at $45.00/month. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

There being nothing further, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted April 12, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. Larry Reichard provided information regarding recent public meetings in North Perry Village.

There being no further comment, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held March 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed the monthly Financial Report with the Board. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the check register. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Fiscal Officer Page reviewed potential amendments to the December 22, 2015 Minutes. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to amend Minutes of December 22, 2015. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

After review of proposed amendments to Permanent Appropriations, Trustee Steele presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-13

A RESOLUTION TO AMEND PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Subsidy, Perry Area Joint Recreation District – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to the Perry Area Joint Recreation District in the amount of $40,000 for 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. OTARMA Grant – A check for $500 has been received to assist with purchase of a floor jack for the Service Department.

3. Vice Chrmn. Dawson inquired of Administrator Siegel regarding road swap discussions with the Lake Co. Engineer’s office and sidewalk work in Painesville Township.

Trustee Steele then advised that regular staff meetings are back on the schedule. Trustee Steele also provided information regarding a co-swing apparatus, Expression Swing. Trustee Steele also inquired of Administrator Siegel regarding the types of homes being built in Loreto Landing.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised regarding the Fire Board’s intent to request the Trustees place the expiring fire levy on the November ballot.

Chrmn. Amos advised regarding the Perry Area Joint Recreation Board meeting, budget items and the Fall Festival.

Assistant Administrator Sundy advised that First Energy was expected at the next governmental forum.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. Larry Reichard provided additional information regarding the North Perry Village income tax issue and Fall Festival items.

There being no further matters for discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

MEETING ADJOURNED.

(Minutes Adopted April 26, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Karen Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Road Superintendent Crofoot and Cemetery Sexton Woltman were also in attendance. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Crofoot, provided information regarding the following:

1. Part-time seasonal hires, 3 anticipated (minimum wage)
2. Landscape bed proposals have been received and are under review including upgrade of Admin building landscaping. Discussion also included repair/replacement of the parking lot at the Admin building.
3. Perry Park – replacement of 200 ft. of waterline, tree removal and stump grinding. The boat dock has been replaced, the buildings have all been opened, the walking bridge has been set and gate card system is in operation.
4. Work currently set to focus on the Cemetery and then on to Lane Rd. and Circle Drive.
5. No information regarding Pickle Ball court lighting.
6. Weed control will be applied at the Cemetery and Park in May.

Cemetery Sexton Woltman reviewed 2015 Cemetery revenues and a proposed fee structure with the Board.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Vice Chrmn. Dawson noted a change to be made to the April 12, 2016 minutes regarding a proposed road swap discussion with the Lake Co. Engineer’s office. Vice Chrmn. Dawson then moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held April 12, 2016 (with noted revisions). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised regarding repayment of the previous Advance from General to Fund 27 (ODNR Capital Legislative Grant Fund). Trustee Steele presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-14

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING REPAYMENT OF ADVANCES OF FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000.00 FROM
FUND 27 (ODNR CAPITAL LEGISLATIVE GRANT FUND)
TO FUND 01 (GENERAL)

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded the motion. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos then recognized Administrator Siegel who advised regarding the following:

1. Cemetery drives, Limestone – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure of $2,770 to Custom Building Solutions for 100 tons ($27.70/ton) for #8 White Limestone for cemetery drives. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Road, Dozer repairs – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure from Capital (Fund 26) to Ohio CAT for $4,029.27 to repair the dozer. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

3. Road, 2016 Crack Sealing Program – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to DJL Materials, Inc. for $10,000 for the 2016 crack sealing program. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

4. Bond Issuance – Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-15

A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOT TO EXCEED $205,000 OF BONDS TO CURRENTLY REFUND THE TOWNSHIP’S PROPERTY ACQUISITION BONDS, SERIES 2015 WHICH WERE ISSUED TO PAY COSTS OF ACQUIRING PROPERTY TO BE USED FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND OTHER TOWNSHIP PURPOSES AND ALL NECESSARY RELATED APPURTENANCES.

Trustee Steele seconded the motion. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Trustee Steele advised that regular Department Head meetings are now scheduled. She also advised that the Park Manager has inquired regarding canopy/screening for the deck outside the Park house. Trustee Steele advised that review of a road striping proposal is under way.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson spoke regarding the Pickle Ball court lighting advising that there has been no additional discussion and that LED lighting which could be a potential light source has come down in cost substantially. Vice Chrmn. Dawson reiterated that the Perry Joint Fire Department will be submitting the required request for Township submissions regarding renewal of the current levy.

Chrmn. Amos moved to pay $600.00 to George & Donna McFadden for reconveyance of graves 6 & 7 West in Division 24, Lot 9 of the Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos then opened the meeting to the floor.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted May 10, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Administrator Siegel was absent, excused.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

There being no comment from the floor, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held April 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Assistant Administrator Sundy who provided the Administrator’s Update as follows:

1. Landscaping, various – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve quote from Forever Green Landscaping for $3,430.00 for township buildings mulching and summer clean-up (does not include Administration Building). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Winter Salt Program – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-16

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION
IN THE ODOT WINTER CONTRACT (018-17) FOR ROAD SALT

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

3. Fire Levy – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-17

A RESOLUTION DECLARING IT NECESSARY TO RENEW AN EXISTING TWO AND NINE TENTHS (2.9) MILL AD VALOREM PROPERTY LEVY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS TO PROVIDE PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF PERRY AND REQUESTING THE LAKE COUNTY AUDITOR TO CERTIFY THE TOTAL CURRENT TAX VALUATION OF THE TOWNSHIP AND THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF REVENUE THAT WOULD BE GENERATED BY THAT RENEWAL LEVY, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

4. Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Program – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to enroll with Comp Management Group Rating Program for workers compensation for 9/1/16-8/31/17 and have Administrator Siegel sign paperwork, service fee of $500. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

5. Township Liability Insurance – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure of $ 21,317.01 to OTARMA for renewal of the township liability insurance policy.

6. Seasonal Service Department hires – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to hire the following for summer part-time help for Service Department at $8.10 per hour effective May 11, 2016:
a. Jacob Schafer
b. Joseph Pappalardo
c. Pedro Aguilera Lopez
d. George Tetonis

POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

7. Administration Building Landscape and Clean-up – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure in the amount of $1,256.00 (from Capital) for the purchase of landscaping plants (Service Department install) from RLS Construction/Beardslee Nursery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

8. Retractable awning – Park House – After discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to the Store with Style in the amount of $2,619.00 for the purchase and installation of a 12′ retractable SunSetter awning on the Park House. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Steele inquired and discussed with Assistant Administrator Sundy the current status of the Lake County Landbank. Included in the discussion was a property on Parmly Road and program funding changes.

Trustee Steele inquired regarding the Application received from Sammy K’s for extended open hours during the Republic National Convention. Additional discussion took place and Fiscal Officer Page advised that no objections have been received and that the Application would be approved.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson provided information regarding a Painesville Township zoning permit application/hearing for property on Orton Rd.

Chrmn. Amos inquired about information anyone might have regarding local waste haulers for future reference.

Chrmn. Amos advised that Perry’s Scholarship dinner would be held on May 18, 2016.

Chrmn. Amos spoke regarding proposed Cemetery fees and reconveyance policy changes. It is anticipated that both topics will be covered at the Board’s Worksession and next regular meeting on May 24, 2016. Chrmn. Amos also spoke regarding the Painesville Twp./Cody headstone matter.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who provided a review of the April Financials Report. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the check register for April. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos spoke regarding the Township’s Veterans’ Memorial fund, its uses and method of approvals for expenditures.

Chrmn. Amos then opened the meeting to the floor, recognizing Larry Reichard. Mr. Reichard expressed gratitude to the Board for its contribution to the American Legion’s Memorial Day event. Mr. Reichard also advised regarding Boys State, the traveling Vietnam Veteran’s Wall to be in Perry in September, 2017, flag setting at the cemeteries and the upcoming Civil War re-enactment at the Lake County History Center.

Trustee Steele inquired about the flag collection bin being full and Mr. Reichard advised that Amvets handles the bin and that he would try to contact someone regarding the bin.

There being no further matters for discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

MEETING ADJOURNED.

(Minutes Adopted May 24, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Karen Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Park Manager Kline was also in attendance. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Park Manager Kline provided information regarding Park maintenance that has been completed. She also advised that the boat ramp is in with a new bumper that boaters and anglers are very happy with. Park Manager Kline advised that the Park’s camping facilities are booked to capacity for the holiday weekend.

The Board discussed the proposed changes and increases in Cemetery fees and agreed that prior discussions with Cemetery Sexton Woltman and the fee comparisons with other Townships has been most helpful in determining this update of fees and policies. In addition, the Board discussed Zoning fee revisions. A few changes were made and will be considered for adoption at the Board’s next meeting.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held May 10, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised regarding receipt of the Auditor’s Certificate in response to filing of Resolution No. 2016-17. At Attorney Lyons’ recommendation, Chrmn. Amos presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-19

A RESOLUTION SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE TOWNSHIP THE QUESTION OF THE RENEWAL OF AN EXISTING TWO AND NINE TENTHS (2.9) MILL TAX LEVY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS TO PROVIDE PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF PERRY
AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded the motion. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes.

Fiscal Officer Page reminded that she will be attending the Ohio Association of Public Treasurers’ conference in Sandusky on June 16 and 17, 2016.

Chrmn. Amos requested information regarding amendment of the purchase order for the Township’s clean-up. TFO Page advised that she had spoken with Attorney Lyons who advised that because the event was not expected to exceed $24,999.00 when the expenditure was encumbered by motion (and purchase order), that the reality of the event exceeding the purchase order in excess of $8,000.00 was an unforseen circumstance. Attorney Lyons advised that there was no way we could have known the clean up would be as successful as it was and that due to the unanticipated community response, that amending the purchase order is appropriate despite the bidding threshold.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel) who advised as follows:

1. Spring Clean Up – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to increase Spring Clean-up PO (originally approved for $24,999 on 2/23/16) by $8,000. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Service Department, Summer PT – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to hire Christian Cooper effective 5/23/16 for summer PT held for Service Department at $8.10/hr. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

3. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to Squire Patton Boggs, LLP for $4,250 for Bond Counsel fees for the Camino Property Acquisition Bonds, Series 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

4. Township Park, Summer PT – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to hire the following individuals to work in the Township Park Concession Stand for $8.25/hour effective May 7, 2016 (Chiappone at $8.10/hr.) (Brittany Klco & Colleen Tannish – volunteer for Wednesday nights):

a. Kelly Kailburn
b. Kim Kelly
c. Debbie Romano
d. Nicki Chiappone
e. Gretal Collins

5. Perry Township Cemetery Rates – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adopt rate changes as previously discussed (attached) effective July 1, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Steele advised that the columbarium planters are in process of being completed and that she would have planters installed at the Admin building as well.

Assistant Administrator Sundy advised that some of the Bicentennial signs have been installed around the Township and that the remainder would follow.

Chrmn. Amos advised that he had attended and participated in the Perry High School Senior Awards event.

Chrmn. Amos advised that Service Department employee, John Anzelc’s wife recently passed way and that services are currently planned for June 18, 2016.

Chrmn. Amos then opened the meeting to the floor.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted June 14, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Fiscal Officer was absent, excused.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Trustee Steele made a motion to appoint Assistant Administrator Sundy to Clerk Pro Tem, seconded by Vice Chrmn. Dawson. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chairman Amos opened meeting to the floor. There being no comments, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held May 24, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who provided the Administrator’s Update as follows:

1. Perry Township Zoning Rates – Vice Chrmn Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adopt rate changes as previously discussed (attached) effective July 1, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Mrs. Steele presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-18

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT
THE AMENDED 2016 PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS
IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $4,097,475.33 FOR EXPENSES.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chairman Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-20

A RESOLUTION HONORING
CAROLINE “CONNIE” N. LUHTA
ON HER INDUCTION INTO THE
2016 OHIO SENIOR CITIZENS HALL OF FAME.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chairman Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-21

A RESOLUTION HONORING
PERRY HIGH SCHOOL PIRATE POLE VAULTER
NICK LAURIA
ON ATTAINING A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chairman Amos moved and Trustee Steele seconded to pay Verna Vicini $300 for reconveyance of Grave 1 West in Div. 20, Lot 20 of Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chairman Amos moved and Vice Chrmn Dawson seconded by pay Jim R. Wyant for $1,200 for reconveyance of graves 1, 2, 3 & 4 East in Div. 17, Lot 15 of Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised regarding some Fire Districts updates: training at Lake Health, list of summer events compiled by Chief McDonald, $32,000 bail out grant and experimenting with crew shorts.

Trustee Steele advised that the painting of the cemetery fence is coming along. She has received complaints regarding the status of the vacant house on Parmly Road. Administrator Siegel advised he has been in touch with property owner and they will be taking it down this summer. Administrator Siegel will follow up. Chairman Amos & Trustee Steele attended the OCA Dinner in Middleburg Heights/Berea. Their cemetery is very similar to ours.

Chairman Amos opened the meting to the floor and Larry Reichard updated the Trustees on a few events: American Legion sent 4 boys to Boys State (no girls applied). The students will be giving a report of their trip on Monday, July 11th at the Methodist church. All are welcome to attend. July 30th will be the Annual Flag Burning Ceremony to be held at Fire Station 1. The Military Wall of Honor at the school will be dedicated on September 28th.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted June 28, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Karen Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot was also in attendance. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Superintendent Crofoot advised he has started the 2016 Capital Improvement projects including the Lane Rd. Extension storm sewer work and re-roof of the green block building at the Cemetery. The beachfront has been cleared of driftwood and the hill has been mowed by an outside contractor. Signage has been ordered for the beachfront and the parking and walking path work will be done in August or September. Crack filling material has been ordered. Superintendent Crofoot discussed the Park’s gate card system. Discussion for 2017 project work included the archway and fencing at the South Ridge Cemetery. Hallmark Excavating has been contacted regarding grinding of brush at the Rt. 20/Perry Park Rd. Lot.

Fiscal Officer Page provided everyone with copies of the first draft of the 2017 Budget and reminded the Trustees that a Budget would need to be adopted at the first meeting in July.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held June 14, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. Larry Reichard provided follow-up information regarding the traveling Vietnam Veterans’ wall anticipated to be in Perry in the fall. He also advised regarding the Perry High School dedication of a Wall of Honor in November and marker flag removal at the cemeteries the week of July 11.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Vegetation abatement – Chrmn. Amos presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-23

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE FOR THE ABATEMENT, CONTROL, OR REMOVAL OF VEGETATION, GARBAGE, REFUSE, AND OTHER DEBRIS FROM LAND IN THE TOWNSHIP AT 4490 MAPLE STREET, PERRY, OHIO, 44081

Trustee Steele seconded the motion. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

2. Sheriff’s Department patrols – The department will be contacted to ensure they’re including the Clark Rd. property in their rounds to the Park to ensure visibility of police presence for public safety.

3. Pickle Ball Courts – no further information has been provided regarding lighting.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised regarding the JEDD. He advised that engineering is being undertaken for sewering Perry Park Road and that a study is in progress regarding extended care facilities in the community.

Chrmn. Amos. presented the following resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-22

A RESOLUTION HONORING MIDWEST MATERIALS
ON RECEIVING THE PHYSICAL METALS SERVICE
PROVIDER OF THE YEAR AWARD.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded the motion. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos moved to pay $600 to James Mackey for reconveyance of graves 3 & 4 East in Division 10, Lot 38 of Center Rd. Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos moved to pay $1,500.00 to Catherine Kyle for reconveyance of graves 1 & 2 West in Division 19, Lot 12 and graves 8, 9 & 10 West in Division 19, Lot 13 of Center Rd. Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos then opened the meeting to the floor.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted July 12, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page. Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened meeting to the floor. There being no comments, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held June 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed the Financial Report for June with the Board. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the Check Register for June, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

The Board then conducted a review of the Budget for 2017. Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-24

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR
FISCAL YEAR 2017 FOR PERRY TOWNSHIP

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised he had nothing to report.

Trustee Steele advised regarding presentation of the Board’s Resolution to Concord Township Trustee Connie Luhta.

Trustee Steele also advised that Perry Area Recreation District’s Seniors have asked the Trustees to sponsor their Solo Cup night which she has approved.

Trustee Steele inquired regarding placement of the Township’s speed trailer on Middle Ridge Rd. West of the Center Rd. intersection. She was advised that due to the excessive number of accidents, non-stops and speeders that placement of the trailer there would bring awareness to drivers.

Trustee Steele noted that the Township’s new beach access area is very nice.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted July 26, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Karen Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot and Park Manager Charlotte Kline were also in attendance. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Superintendent Crofoot advised on several items:

1. Crack filling – work has begun, striping cost is being generated by the Lake County Engineer’s office, Shepard Rd. should be considered for paving in the near future.

2. Capital Improvement projects completed include the cemetery building upgrade and Lane Rd. storm sewer work. Circle Drive storm water retention and salt shed roof projects are up next. Vice Chrmn. Dawson commented on the excellent work done on Lane Rd.

3. Replacement truck discussed for truck #709. Discussion centered on cost of repairs to #709 required. For the moment, it was agreed that the Cemetery GMC truck can be utilized more as necessary to allow additional time to consider cost and necessity to replace #709.

4. Perry Park & Rt. 20 property brush maintenance was recently completed.

5. Dug out installation at field #1 at Township Park as well as backstop repairs and painting will be undertaken. The Perry Area Recreation Board will cover the cost of materials for the project.

6. Brush clean up and a tree removal at the Clark Road beach access as well as installation of split rail fencing and signage will be undertaken when scheduling permits.

7. Summer part-timer, Christian Cooper, has indicated that he would like to stay on with the Township for the long term.

8. Mike Schreiber has reviewed the Park’s gate card system for an alternative means of management. The system has physical limitations that prevent handling the system differently. All agreed that when the camping and boat ramp areas are closed for the season in November that all access cards should be cleared from the system to ensure that new cards are obtained and thus, annual fees are paid.

Park Manager Kline advised that the Health Department inspection has been completed without issue. She advised that picnic tables are being moved around to her satisfaction for regular events at the Park. The sink hole has been filled and appears to be solid ground.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held July 12, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Fiscal Officer Page reviewed financial matters regarding anticipated revenue, expenses and the need to consider amending appropriations in the near future.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Sheriff’s Department Purchase Order – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to amend P.O. number 60071 by an additional $5,000.00 (total $15,000.00). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Fiscal Officer previously advised that appropriation line items for Cemetery Salaries and Zoning-Other will be reduced to accommodate the additional expense. Marian McMahon inquired and was advised that concerns voiced by the Board about the Sheriff’s Department visibility at the Park would be brought to their attention.

2. Equipment loan – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to loan the Massey, dozer and track hoe to the Fair Board for the Lake County Fair. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

3. Circle Drive property (formerly Nisbet) – the property is currently being worked on and finally seeing progress. In addition, the house on Parmly Rd. across from the ball fields will be razed by the owner.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised that the JEDD was currently engineering a sewer tie-in project and that an unnamed large tax debt has been paid to the JEDD.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Steele seconded to acknowledge receipt of Revision 47 of the Emergency Plan for Perry Nuclear Power Plant, inclusion of such revision in our plan and removal and destruction of the document so revised. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

There being nothing further, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted August 9, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened meeting to the floor. There being no comments, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held July 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed proposed Resolution No. 2016-25 and 2016-26.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised on the following items:

1. Plan 4 Health Grant – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded the consultant agreement between The Lake Co. Planning Commission and CT Consultants appointing Walter Siegel a signer for the Township with no expenditure required by the Township. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Liquor Permit renewals – current permits are being reviewed prior to renewal.

3. Planning Commission appointments – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded re-appointment of Aven Malec and Mark Welch to new terms with the Land Use and Zoning Committee. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-25

A RESOLUTION TO ABOLISH THE ODNR
CAPITAL LEGISLATIVE GRANT FUND (FUND 27)
AND TRANSFER REMAINING FUNDS TO THE GENERAL FUND (FUND 01)

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Trustee Steele presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-26

A RESOLUTION TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE
GENERAL BOND RETIREMENT – COMMUNITY CENTER FUND (FUND 15)

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-27

A RESOLUTION HONORING
JOHN THOMAS MILLER
FOR ATTAINING THE RANK OF
EAGLE SCOUT
IN THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
TROOP 71

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Trustee Steele reviewed the Cemetery conference and discussed the scattering garden as well as the possibility of a pet cemetery.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson provided the Fire Board meeting update.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. Larry Reichard advised that North Perry Village has commissioned a study regarding a work/live zoning district on the north side of Rt. 20.

Scott Shaw inquired regarding the Vrooman Rd. Project.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted August 23, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Karen Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot was also in attendance. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Superintendent Crofoot advised on several items:

1. Lane Rd.
2. Circle Dr. retention pond
3. RFP out for Ford F350 (replacement)
4. Perry Park & beach property improvements and revisions
5. Porta-John – Trustees agreed to placement at beachfront property (on a concrete pad and behind fencing)
6. Finish mower attachment, quote at $4,000.00
7. Berming at Redwood/Hale (grindings stockpiled)

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. There being no discussion, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held August 9, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Fiscal Officer Page reviewed the Financial Report for July. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the check register for July. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Steele presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-28

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FISCAL OFFICER TO CERTIFY
ASSESSED STREET LIGHTING TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR FOR
THE TAX YEAR 2016, SAME BEING COLLECTIBLE
IN CALENDAR YEAR 2017

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson then presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-30

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT
THE AMENDED 2016 PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS
IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $4,132,475.33 FOR EXPENSES

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Perpetual Care – Discontinuation – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-29

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES
TO DISCONTINUE ANY FUTURE CONTRIBUTIONS TO
THE PERPETUAL CARE FUND

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos noted that the matter has been reviewed at length and that revenue on investments have been at near zero in recent years and that costs have consistently outweighed revenues.

2. Mary Platko would be looking at Parmly House with Administrator Siegel.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. North Perry resident Larry Reichard asked for additional details on the Cemetery’s Perpetual Care fund.

Trustee Steele advised that the Summer Concert Series has now come to a close. She extended “Thanks” to all who made it such a success and especially Sandi Mack, the Road and Park staff. In addition, she noted that this season had no cancellations.

Trustee Steele spoke regarding a potential scattering garden at the Cemetery. She advised that she is anticipating donation of plants for the garden and would be providing additional information as its available.

Trustee Steele advise she is still interested in a co-swing for the Park.

Trustee Steele advised that she has received information about a Cemetery Association Fall Maintenance seminar. She asked that information be provided to Road Superintendent Crofoot.

There being nothing further, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted September 13, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened meeting to the floor. There being no comments, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held August 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed proposed Resolution No. 2016-32.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-32

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE AMOUNTS AND RATES AS DETERMINED BY THE BUDGET COMMISSION AND AUTHORIZING THE NECESSARY TAX LEVIES AND CERTIFYING THEM TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR.

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised that a potential settlement has been reached regarding damages at Township Park.

Trustee Steele inquired of Administrator Siegel regarding the Circle Dr. property issue (work in progress) and provided additional information regarding a scattering garden at the Cemetery.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson provided the Fire Board meeting update including potential purchase of a new squad.

Chrmn. Amos spoke regarding the past weekend’s Fall Festival.

Chrmn. Amos then presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-31

A RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING PERRY COAL AND FEED COMPANY
ON ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

There being nothing further, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted September 27, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot and Park Manager Charlotte Kline were also in attendance. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Superintendent Crofoot advised on several items:

1. Proposed Ballfield #1 upgrade – cost-share with PARB at 50% each to make repairs and adjustments to existing post and framing, paint. Install new chainlink fencing at first and third base lines as well as backstop, new fenced-in dug outs with new aluminum benches, projected cost at $7,000.00.

2. 2016 Improvement Projects are done except the salt shed roof which is to be completed soon.

3. Road Salt – there is currently about 250 ton of salt with another 200 ton contracted for purchase.

4. Equipment maintenance – new tires for truck #708 and new batteries for #712.

5. Personnel – may have need for on-call snowplow drivers if there are no regular staff available. Wade has a few CDL drivers in mind and was reminded that any staff would have to be emergency staffing only and must be hired by the Board as well as be trained prior to engaging them in an emergency.

6. Information received regarding Village waterline replacement.

7. New mower has been received.

Park Manager Charlotte Kline advised on several items:

1. Gator tires – Superintendent Crofoot advised repair was in progress

2. Repairs to damaged fence posts – Service Department hoping to re-set them next week.

3. Grease trap has been well maintained by Service Department, no issues.

4. Good summer, the concession stand will close this week. Summer campers will be gone by November 1 and no reservations will be taken for next season until after January 1, 2017.

Assistant Administrator Sundy advised that the Firefighters’ Halloween Party is being refreshed to better suit needs and funding.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. Chris Hopkins and Mary Jo Stark from CT Consultants provided their overview for comment of the planning they’ve done for the County through the Plan4Health Grant. They reviewed the current amenities available at the Park and its surrounding areas and proposed walking trails, bridges and overlooks for the area between the campgrounds and the soccer field. The Trustees commented on several items and provided needed feedback for CT Consultants to fine tune their concept. CT Consultants advised at the end of their presentation that they would come before the Board again with the revisions and probable cost estimates.

There being no further floor comments, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held September 13, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Trick-or-Treat – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to set trick-or-treat hours in Perry Township for Monday, October 31, 2016 from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Firefighters’ Association Community Halloween party will be held as well on October 31, 2016 from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m.

3. Perry Township Park – State Farm has paid the Township’s claim for damages ($985.00), check received.

Trustee Steele inquired regarding the recent conversation on Facebook’s Perry Community page. She noticed a conversation regarding the recent merger of Waste Management and Universal Disposal and asked Administrator Siegel about provisions for the Village’s contract as well as providers for the Township residents.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Trustees were expecting to be involved in Election Day activities and, therefore, unavailable for the meeting that evening. Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to cancel the Regular Meeting scheduled for November 8, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to acknowledge receipt of Revision 48 of the Emergency Plan for Perry Nuclear Power Plant, inclusion of such revision in our plan and removal and destruction of the document so revised. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted October 11, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened meeting to the floor. There being no comments, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held September 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Assistant Administrator Sundy who advised regarding striping done on Shepard Rd. Chrmn. Amos also discussed with Assistant Administrator Sundy contribution from the Township’s Veterans Memorial Fund to the Perry Alumni Association for a veterans’ recognition plaque. Chrmn. Amos reminded all that approval from all three involved entities is required to distribute from the Fund.

Chrmn. Amos acknowledged receipt of and thanked Fiscal Officer Page for work done on a “Where Do My Taxes Go” project.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Vice Chrmn. Dawson who advised regarding the Township’s Fire levy. Vice Chrmn. Dawson also advised that the JEDD presently has surveyors working on estimating a pump station.

Chrmn. Amos advised regarding the Seniors’ volunteer award luncheon on October 19. He also advised that Maureen Callahan is resigning her seat with North Perry Village council.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-33

RESOLUTION HONORING LOIS MYERS AS PERRY AREA JOINT RECREATION
DISTRICT’S SENIOR CENTER “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Lake County Township Association would be holding their next meeting on October 20 at 6:30 at Painesville Township.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor and resident Scott Shaw inquired regarding winter readiness of the Service Department. Mr. Shaw was provided info regarding road salt on hand and equipment readiness.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted October 25, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot and Park Manager Charlotte Kline were also in attendance. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Superintendent Crofoot advised on several items:

1. Fall clean-up and winterize done at the Park.
2. Service and set up of snow plows is in progress
3. Snow fencing installed where needed
4. The salt shed roof is in progress
5. Mowers – proposed sale or trade-in of 4 Encore zero turn mowers and one JD lawn tractor. These mowers are taking up space as they don’t get much use. Funds derived from sale or trade-in could be used to offset purchase of a new 48″ and a new 60″ mower. Discussion centered on probably online auction of these items through GovDeals – details to be discussed.
6. 2017 Improvement Project Budget discussed. Items to be included could be catch basin rebuilds and concrete road repairs in Sivon allotment and Canyon Ridge. In addition, a larger crack seal program should be included as well as revision of the remaining un-repaired sections at the Admin building and allotment for other unforseen projects. In addition, there was discussion concerning potential purchase of another large truck.

Park Manager Kline reported as follows:

1. No major issues at the park over the summer except for the car accident over Labor Day weekend.
2. Concessions did well but the short menu during the Concert Series didn’t go as well as anticipated.
3. The campground had lighter than normal use during the Labor Day holiday.
4. Seasonal sites may be available next spring. The matter of rented and occupied but unused spaces was discussed.
5. Picnic tables may be needing some repairs and/or replacement.
6. The bath houses will be cleaned and winterized and, hopefully, painting and touch-ups can be accomplished before winter.
7. The concession stand exhaust fan needs to be degreased and cleaned.
8. A big thanks to the Service Department for their help all summer long.
9. Side office entrance worked great.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos welcomed those present and opened the floor to discussion. Larry Reichard commented on the Fall Festival. He also commented regarding North Perry Village’s shoreline matters.

There being no further floor comments, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held October 11, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who briefly reviewed the financial reports for August and September. Vice Chrmn. Dawson asked that approval of the check registers for the reports be deferred to the next Trustees’ meeting.

Fiscal Officer Page advised, generally, regarding current status of appropriations and was advised to begin preparation of Temporary Appropriations for 2017.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Veterans’ Memorial Fund – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure (approval of all entities received) to Perry Local Schools in the amount of $1,000.00 from Fund 17 (Veterans’ Memorial Fund) to assist with the Military Wall of Honor. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Shoreline Monitoring – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to Crabb’s Surveying for yearly monitoring requirements for the shoreline project in the amount of $5,000.00. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Fiscal Officer Page noted payment to be taken from 01-A-25.

Trustee Steele inquired regarding the Parmly House, asking if it was secure and ready for winter. Administrator Siegel advise that it was.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised regarding Fire Board matters including the upcoming levy vote and the new EMS vehicle on order. Vice Chrmn. Dawson also provided info on the JEDD Quarterly meeting.

Chrmn. Amos provided additional discussion regarding the JEDD. Chrmn. Amos reviewed previous discussion concerning winter storage at the Park campgrounds and advised that there has been discussion surrounding the Township possibly hosting the annual Cemetery Maintenance Seminar in fall, 2017.

Chrmn. Amos then opened the meeting to the floor and Larry Reichard advised regarding a few Economic Development matters as well as some new zoning provisions for live/work spaces in North Perry Village. Mr. Reichard also advised that FF. Steven Butsko would be retiring on November 18, 2016 after 37 years.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson discussed concerns with traffic on Route. 20.

There being nothing further, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted November 22, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING & WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2016

 The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Worksession on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and Road Superintendent Wade Crofoot. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Superintendent Crofoot advised on several items:

1. Park – Winterizing complete, dock pulled. Backstop/ballfield work due for finish soon and completion of split rail fencing at the Clark Rd. beach access is in progress. The gate will be locked for the winter during the week of November 28.
2. Community Center – picnic tables have been replaced as necessary and the outdoor areas have been prepped for winter.
3. Cemetery – driveways have been marked for plowing, water is off and leaf clean-up continues.
4. Service Dept. – vehicles have been services and are in order for use. There are 250/300 tons of salt in storage with an additional 200 ton under contract. Equipment slated for auction on GovDeals has been collected and listing is in progress. Night shift starts the week of December 5 unless need requires it sooner.
5. Equipment – discuss F350 dump truck quotes, equipment and finances.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos called the Regular Meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve Minutes of the meeting held October 25, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who briefly reviewed the financial reports for August, September and October. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adopt the check registers for August, September and October. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Fiscal Officer Page advised regarding need for amended permanent appropriations for Fund 17. Trustee Steele presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-34

A RESOLUTION TO AMEND PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS
(Fund 17, Perry Veterans Memorial Fund)

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos led a discussion regarding use of Fund 17 monies for other Veterans memorial expenses.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. Sheriff’s Department Patrols – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to amend P.O. number 60071 to increase by $3,000.00 (new total, $15,000.00). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Insurances – Health/Vision/Life/Dental – Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve premium changes as submitted (attached). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Administrator Siegel advised that premium increases in all insurances reflect an approximate 10% increase.

3. Park Dugout Project – Collaboration with Perry Area Joint Recreation District. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve expenditure in the amount of $3,286.09 to reimburse PAJRD. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson led discussion regarding the funding cuts expected in the distribution of Senior Citizens levy from Lake County. A general discussion included the funding, personnel and funds administration.

The Board also briefly discussed camper storage/rental space.

Assistant Administrator Sundy reviewed revisions to the proposed plans for the Plan4Health grant concerning Township property to the east of current campgrounds.

Trustee Steele discussed FF Butsko’s retirement.

Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-35

A RESOLUTION HONORING
FIREFIGHTER STEVE BUTSKO
ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT
FROM THE PERRY JOINT FIRE DISTRICT

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Steele seconded to pay $200.00 to Theresa Wilson for reconveyance of graves 1, 2, 3 and 4 West in Division 21, Lot 12 of Center Rd. Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos reminded the Board that the reorganization matters would need to be considered in December’s work.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted December 13, 2016)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chrmn. Amos opened meeting to the floor. There being no comments, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held November 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Fiscal Officer Page was requested to include the review of the Plan4Health grant proposal in these minutes. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Siegel who advised as follows:

1. 2017 Reorganization – The Board conducted the 2016 Reorganization as follows: Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved to approve the 2017 Reorganization items as follows:

Chairman, Rick C. Amos, Vice Chairman, Robert J. Dawson, Trustee, Nancy L. Steele

Dawson: Roads & Call’s Pond, Alternate – LC Health Dist., Joint Fire District (Chair) (WRS, Alternate)
Steele: Park/Cmnty Ctr., Town Hall, Admin Ofc.
Amos: Cemetery, Zoning, LC Health District

Policies and appointments as follows:

Set times for Regular Meetings of Trustees in 2017 to the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm and 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am with a work session at 9:00 am.

Establish annual clothing allowance at $200.00 for all full-time and regular part-time Road,Cemetery & Park personnel (w/maximum carryover amount of $300.00 for unused allowance).

Supply prescription and non-prescription safety glasses, for all township employees who require them for performance of their assigned duties, at a cost not to exceed $200.00 over a two-year period.

Re-appoint Nick Giegerich to Zoning Commission for 5 year term concluding December 31, 2021.
Re-appoint Jim Toth to Zoning Board of Appeals for 5 year term concluding December 31, 2021.
Re-appoint Art Zentgraf as PEDC representative for a 2 year term concluding in 2018.

Approve 2017 Holiday Schedule as attached.

Set mileage for 2017 at .50/mile

Hire attorneys George B.P. Haskell, Michael Lucas, Ryan Callender and Jack VanKley on an as needed basis.

Effective January 1, 2017, adopt minimum wage at $8.15/hr. (including Tetonis).

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded the motion. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Service Department vehicle purchase – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to purchase under a 5 year purchase arrangement a 2017 Ford F350 dump truck with plowing package at the State Purchasing cost of $54,773.56 (Permanent Improvement Fund). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

3. General Fund Street Lighting – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-36
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE INSTALLATION OF ONE (1) STREET LIGHT
AT THE INTERSECTION OF TIMBER RIDGE TRAIL AND LANE ROAD AND
AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTACT WITH FIRST ENERGY FOR
THE PROVISION AND MAINTENANCE THEREOF.

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Trustee Steele advised that Park Manager Kline has requested replacement of the toilet in the house and that the bedroom be painted. The Board agreed to these requests and Trustee Steele will see that the work is done. Trustee Steele and Park Manager Kline will be meeting to discuss camper storage at the Park in the future.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson reviewed the Halloween Party expense sheet provided by the Firefighters’ Association. Vice Chrmn. Dawson advised that he was expecting that the JEDD would be paying out funds to the Township and both Villages.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson also advised regarding the pump station that the JEDD currently has in planning.  Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Steele seconded to pay $650.00 to Donald G. Phillips for reconveyance of 13 graves in Center Rd. Cemetery (Div. 20, lot 13, graves 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 10 East and graves 3 and 4 West and Div. 21, Lot 13, graves 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10 East). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the meeting scheduled for December 27, 2016 would be cancelled. Fiscal Officer Page asked that a meeting be scheduled before years’ end to approve amending appropriations for 2016 and temporary appropriations for 2017 (to be done on submission to Trustees and completion of documents).

Chrmn. Amos advised that he would like to include the “Where do my taxes go” information piece in the next Township newsletter and asked Fiscal Officer Page to coordinate.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to adjourn the meeting to an Executive Session to discussion personnel compensation. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session.

At the conclusion of the Executive Session, the Regular Meeting was reconvened. Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the wage schedule (attached) for salary and hourly rates for 2017. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Assistant Administrator Sundy advised that she had the OTARMA ballot for Board of Directors and after discussion, the Board selected candidates from Delaware and Butler counties.

There being nothing further, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted January 10, 2017)

SPECIAL MEETING – THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held a Special Meeting on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Siegel, Assistant Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet.

The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting and led discussion regarding appropriations for 2016 and 2017. Vice Chrmn. Dawson then presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-37

A RESOLUTION TO REQUEST AN AMENDED CERTIFICATE AND
APPROVE AND ADOPT AMENDED 2016 PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS
IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $4,143,276.19 FOR EXPENSES.

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED. Trustee Steele presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-38
A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT 2017 TEMPORARY
APPROPRIATIONS 
IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $1,810,336.12 FOR EXPENSES.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Fiscal Officer Page provided information regarding investments and need to conduct business with Andover Bank. Vice Chrmn. Dawson presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-39

A RESOLUTION ADOPTION ANDOVER BANK AS A
PERRY TOWNSHIP DEPOSITORY

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

There being nothing further, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes Adopted January 10, 2017)