Minutes 2017

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REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairman Dawson, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page and 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.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. Township resident Scott Shaw inquired regarding recent water pressure issues and whether or not there is street lighting at Middle Ridge and Rt. 20 (both matters referred to Administrator). Mr. Shaw also asked about lighting at Lane Rd. And Narrows and was advise that there is no lighting at that intersection. There being no further comment, Trustee Steele moved and Vice Chrmn. Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held December 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting held December 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed the Financials for November and December. Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to approve the check registers for November and December, 2016. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Assistant Administrator Sundy who advised (in Administrator Siegel’s absence) as follows:

1. Ford Dump Truck – Vice Chrmn. Dawson moved and Trustee Steele seconded to purchase under a 5-year purchase arrangement a 2017 Ford 350 Dump Truck with plow package at the State Purchasing for $54,773.56 (Permanent Improvement Fund). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. L.C. Sheriff’s Department – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-01

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 $20,000.00.

Trustee Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED. Resident Scott Shaw inquired regarding this Resolution and was provided information regarding the contractual nature of this encumbrance and prior ballot issues and results.

3. Online auction of property – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2017- 02

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP
ADMINISTRATOR TO SELL UNUSABLE, OBSOLETE OR
UNFIT PROPERTY BY WAY OF INTERNET AUCTION

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

4. Online auction of specific property – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2017- 03

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP
ADMINISTRATOR TO SELL SPECIFIC UNUSABLE, OBSOLETE OR
UNFIT PROPERTY BY WAY OF INTERNET AUCTION

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

5. Spring Clean-Up – Discussion had concerning cost in 2016 and because it approached bid limits, the Board agreed that the project must be bid if there is any indication that it could exceed bid limits. Assistant Administrator Sundy was advised to begin discussions with vendors as available and to consider preparing a bid package.

Trustee Steele advised that she would be scheduling a meeting in February with Assistant Administrator Sundy and Park Manager Kline regarding winter storage of campers at Township Park.

Vice Chrmn. Dawson inquired about 2017 camp facility reservations and whether or not the gate cards had all been cleared from the system. Trustee Steele advised she would gather that information.

A general discussion was had regarding recent snow plowing call-outs.

Fiscal Officer Page advised that the boiler at Town Hall was in the process of being repaired per Don Densmore.

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 24, 2017)