Minutes 2018

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REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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. There being no comment from those in attendance, Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held December 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

1. Lake County Sheriff’s Department – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-01

A RESOLUTION TO CONTRACT WITH THE LAKE COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FOR ADDITIONAL POLICE
PROTECTION AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $20,000.00

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

2. Auction of surplus goods – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-02

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

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

3. Perry Economic Development Committee – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to accept the resignation of Art Zentgraf from PEDC, effective immediately. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

4. Perry Economic Development Committee – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to appoint Tim Flenner to fill the unexpired term of Art Zentgraf on PEDC, term to expire 12/31/18. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

5. Paving (Bristol Ave. Only) Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to be included in Painesville Township’s paving project bid process effective February 6th (To include Bristol Avenue only in Perry Township). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

6. Meeting Change – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to change 2nd meeting date of January from January 23rd to January 30th with 9:00 a.m. work session and 10:00 a.m. meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Administrator Sundy will issue appropriate notifications.

7. ODNR/Army Corps survey – The results of the recent survey has been completed. It has been determined that it is necessary to add sand along the groins at the shoreline. Additional discussion and specifics were discussed.

8. Road Dept. – discussion had concerning sourcing and considering purchase of a pipe laser.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele inquired regarding road salt inventory. Administrator Sundy advised that 150 tons were just recently delivered and at least another 150 tons is available per contract.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele inquired regarding the Township’s mailbox replacement policy when they’re damaged by snowplows. The Township’s policy will be provided to all for review.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Tribune has several articles involving the Township Trustees recent swearing in ceremony and employees Crofoot and Taylor.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-03

A RESOLUTION HONORING FRIENDS OF MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY
AS RECIPIENT OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
“2018 HERITAGE AWARD”

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-04

A RESOLUTION HONORING DWORKEN & BERNSTEIN CO., L.P.A. AS
AS RECIPIENT OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
“2018 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD”

Trustee Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.
Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-05

A RESOLUTION POSTHUMOUSLY HONORING
BILL HORVATH AS RECIPIENT OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE “2018 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD”

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. Larry Reichard inquired about the ODNR/Army Corps survey and how much sand would be required.

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

(Minutes Adopted January 30, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy and Road Superintendent Crofoot. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

The Board and Road Superintendent Crofoot provided information regarding the following items:

1. Park Concession Stand – the epoxy floor re-fresh is in progress.

2. Road Salt – 70 to 80 tons on hand, 30 tons scheduled for delivery.

3. Equipment and Facilities – as time permits, equipment is being serviced and the garage facility is being organized.

4. Spring projects – several projects are in the planning stages including tree trimming at the Community Center and Park, Ohio St. storm sewer repairs, park erosion issue, west beach facilities, Shepard Rd. pothole repairs, re-seeding and raking stone back into the driveways at Perry Cemetery.

5. Equipment repairs – completed repairs (springs, snowplow, exhaust and tires) totaled approximately $4,215.00.

6. Department hour log – the Summary of Hours per department of Road Dept. staff was reviewed.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Chris Page, 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.

Trustee Dawson and moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held January 9, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the check register for December, 2017 as submitted in TFO Page’s Financial report. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos noted the recent Township newsletter article by the Perry Historical Society and extended congratulations to both Vice Chrwmn. Steele (1st elected female Trustee in Township’s history) and Fiscal Officer Page (longest elected Fiscal Officer, 25 years completed).

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who presented the following matters:

1. Cemetery house – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to increase the rent to $650.00 per month effective July 1, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Admin phone system – Update completed at a cost of $425, purchased originally in 2008.

3. Community Map – Hometown Press will be contracted to gather information and sponsors for the map which is expected to be published in June or July.

4. Perry Park Road – Trustee Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-06

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT CONVERSION OF 0.16 MILES OF
PERRY PARK ROAD TO A TOWNSHIP ROAD

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

5. Perry Area Joint Recreation District – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve expenditure of $60,000.00 ($40,000 subsidy, $20,000 one-time subsidy for directors’ salaries). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

6. YMCA Summer Swim Program – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve expenditure of $25,000 to the Lake County YMCA for the 2018 program. Residents will pay $50 for a family membership per previously established eligibility guidelines. The Trustees will review the program for participation numbers this year to determine if the program will continue after 2018.

7. Spring Clean-Up – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the Clean-Up for April 21 and 28, 2018 with bidding to publish on February 16 and 23, 2018, bid opening on March 2, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson advised that the Perry Joint Fire District has been awarded a grant that will be used to purchase a new grass truck which is currently being fitted with equipment, including a plow.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to pay $50.00 to Linda Frye for reconveyance of grave 3 West in Div. 16, Lot 6 of Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted February 13, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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 inquired of the Board concerning road repair planning.

There being no further comment from those in attendance, Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held January 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who reviewed information regarding potential purchase of a new multifunction photocopier for the Admin office. Discussion centered on cost and availability through the Ohio Department of Administrative Services’ Cooperative Purchasing Program. On completion of the conversation, Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to Lake Business Products in the amount of $8,500.00 to purchase a Canon ImageRUNNER Advance C5535i. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

1. Perry JEDD, Land Installment Contract – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the Land Installment Contract between the Township and the Perry Joint Economic Development District. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Road Salt – discussion held , Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to purchase of an additional load of road salt from Morton Salt at a rate of $41.66/ton (total $6,250.00). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

3. Perry Nuclear Power Plant – discussion regarding rally to be held at Perry High School.

4. Spring Clean-up & Summer swim program interim mailing – one (1) postcard printing proposal has been received and the second is expected soon.

5. Davis Road – discussion held regarding timing and details of repairs to be made to the collapsed culvert at Davis Road. The road will not be re-opened until the culvert has been reinstalled which, hopefully, will be within 3-4 weeks.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that Park Manager Kline has located the original fryer and it’s in perfect condition for use during the upcoming season. In addition, the floor project is complete and done well.

Trustee Dawson spoke concerning the School Resource Officer for Perry Public Schools. At this time, the Township does not have a planned expenditure to assist an offset to the schools’ expense and they will engage an SRO with or without financial assistance from the Township. At this time, the Township’s finances cannot make this expenditure.

Trustee Dawson advised that a grant application has been submitted for assistance with the section of lakefront between the park and the Partly House.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to pay $100.00 to Jack Martin for reconveyance of graves 8 & 9 West in Div. 20, Lot 10 of the Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

The meeting was re-opened to the floor and additional conversation took place regarding the school’s SRO funding.

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

(Minutes Adopted February 27, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy, Zoning Inspector Siegel, Road Superintendent Crofoot and a representative of TPI Efficiency. Trustee Dawson was absent, excused. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

TPI Efficiency provided the Board with an overview of their utility procurement services.

Zoning Inspector Siegel reported on pending projects and zoning permits filed to date.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided information regarding the following items:

1. Park – grading and seeding is to be completed as well as some tree trimming work to be done, both weather permitting. Superintendent Crofoot advised that the boat dock has been damaged by ice but should be repairable by the Service Department. In addition, there are other repairs to be made to the split rail fence and lighting.

2. Cemetery – a pallet of sod will be purchased for covering winter graves and utilized in other areas in need throughout the Township’s properties. Pot holes in the cemeteries are to be filled and stone will be raked back into the drives which will be graded. Staff is painting the lunch room which should be completed this week.

3. Roads – Pot holes are being filled and the Service Dept. is keeping an eye out for more. There will be berm work on Shepard Road to facilitate water run-off.

4. Bristol – The pre-construction meeting is scheduled for March 7.

5. Catch basins and culvert have been cleared and, for the moment, no storm water issues are happening.

6. Scheduled service maintenance on equipment is nearly complete.

7. Night crew may be reassigned to days in the next few weeks.

8. Road Salt – currently have 45-55 tons on hand with 75 tons scheduled for delivery. There was discussion concerning the amount to be purchased and the contract terms. Administrator Sundy will confirm how much we are actually contracted to purchase vs. availability contracted.

9. The Rec Department has requested assistance with application of infield mix.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Fiscal Officer Chris Page, Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Trustee Dawson 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held February 13, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised regarding the postcard mailing for early info for the Spring Clean-Up and Summer swim program. Two quotes have been received and once final information is received, the card will be sent to print and mailed well ahead of the scheduled Clean-Up dates.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the check register for January, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos inquired regarding the new copier and TFO Page advised that paperwork would, most likely, be signed today with delivery soon.

Chrmn. Amos inquired regarding TPI Efficiency and a general discussion followed.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that the Summer Concert Series planning is beginning and briefly discussed a possible Community movie night.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted March 13, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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. Dr. Karen Zavarella spoke on behalf of the Lake County Crime Lab’s upcoming levy on the ballot for May, 2018.

There being no further comment from those in attendance, Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held February 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised that the new photocopier should be arriving shortly. Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the check register for February, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

1. Paving Project – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the contract with Painesville Township/Lake County Engineer for paving of Bristol Avenue at a cost of $30,475.00. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Paving is scheduled to begin April 16, 2018 and be completed by April 25, 2018.

2. Spring Clean-up – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to award the clean up, per proposal, to Waste Management and Liberty Tire for the clean-up and tire collection on April 21 and 28, 2018 at a cost not to exceed $34,000.00. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Trustee Dawson expressed concern that there was just one bidder for this project as well as full utilization by the vendor of a full load. Trustee Dawson was assured that other vendors had been solicited and that we would expect weight slips for each load billed.

3. Center Rd. Cemetery – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure to Custom Building Supplies for 100 tons of #8 white limestone for delivery before April 1, 2018 at a cost of $3,000.00. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele asked about the urns set at the columbarium that appear to be broken. Chrmn. Amos advised that he would check on them and that they may simply have come disassembled.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that all bands have been secured for the Summer Concert Series. Vice Chrwmn. Steele also asked that the signage for prohibiting animals in the park pavilion be re-posted. She also inquired about baseball field usage.

Trustee Dawson spoke regarding a previous inquiry on planning for road paving projects. He advised that review of information is under way with Administrator Sundy and Road Superintendent Crofoot. He reminded all that County roads are the responsibility of the County, not the Township.

Trustee Dawson advised briefly regarding the Champion Farm property discussion at the recent Perry Community Forum and that planning continues.

Trustee Dawson also advised regarding Perry Joint Fire District’s recent Public Utility Tangible tax losses and that a new vehicle that was on order has now been cancelled and two firefighter staff members terminated by a quit and a retirement and that neither will be replaced. In addition, the recent failure of the healthcare consortium has resulted PJFD moving back to Medical Mutual of Ohio.

Trustee Dawson advised that conversations regarding Perry Nuclear Power Plant’s future in Lake County are ongoing.

Trustee Dawson advised that the former Nisbet property on Circle Drive has transferred to a new owner and property has obviously undergone additional work. Trustee Dawson is hopeful that the property will finally become an asset to the neighborhood.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Cemetery’s informational booklet is under review for updating.

Chrmn. Amos advised that Dave Sarosy has resigned from Perry Recreation to take a position with the City of Willoughby. He has prepared Perry Rec for the summer season which should help a newly appointed Director as they start at this point in the year.

Chrmn. Amos advised that Art Zentgraf has resigned from the Perry Economic Development Council.

Chrmn. Amos discussed requests for levy endorsements by the Perry Township Trustees. All agreed that the Board would not be providing any endorsements.

Chrmn. Amos advised that former resident Tammy Pescatelli is filming her “Way After School” special at Perry High School on Friday, March 16, 2018.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-07

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

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the ODOT 2017 Straight Line Mileage for Perry Township at 20.828 miles. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor. There being no further comment, he advised that he has spoken with school Superintendent Thompson regarding the School Resource Officer funding and confirmed that no funding from the Township would be forthcoming.

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

(Minutes Adopted March 27, 2018; Amended April 24, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy and Road Superintendent Crofoot. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided information regarding the following items:

1. Cemetery – Clean-up is under way, new stone is scheduled for delivery at the end of April and sod will be placed as weather permits.

2. Park – Asphalt grindings have been set in a few areas, trees trimmed in the playground area and some stumps were ground out. Steel to repair the boat dock is now on hand and, weather permitting, the dock should be repaired prior to the scheduled season opening on May 1. All Park buildings and water will be open and on at that time.

3. Roads – Snowplow damage repairs are on the schedule, again, weather permitting. The Service Dept. will transport and install infield dirt on the ballfields at the Park and the school fields, material to be paid for by Perry Recreation and the Perry Local Schools.

4. Equipment – Quotes are being collected for Mack and Kenworth trucks with plow/dump boxes from Concord and Henderson Truck Equipment. Financing issues need to be researched.

5. West Beach – a quote for $3,200.00 for storm water piping and catch basins is in hand. Discussion followed regarding need at this time and it was decided that this project should be placed on hold at this time. Asphalt grindings from the Bristol Rd. repaving project will be used to enlarge the parking area and a handicap accessible port-a-john will be placed on the property.

6. The Columbarium urns need to be replaced with concrete.

Administrator Sundy inquired about info received about potential Unclaimed Funds in possession of the State of Ohio. Fiscal Officer Page advised she would process the claim forms.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Chris Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held March 13, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised that the new copier has been installed. The equipment is working properly and will have a 3-hole punch unit installed. Fiscal Officer Page advised that the new copier scans to email.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised regarding the Bristol Rd. paving project.

Administrator Sundy advised regarding the crack sealing program for 2018. Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure not to exceed $10,000.00 for the 2018 crack sealing program equipment and materials. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

The Board discussed Cemetery rates and possible changes. Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to make changes to the Township’s Cemetery rate schedule (copy on file) effective July 1, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that the tables and equipment are under repair, as needed, at the Park.

Trustee Dawson advised that the grant applied for concerning the shoreline project was not approved and discussion followed.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele asked about a construction project in North Perry and its status.

Chrmn. Amos advised that applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Perry Recreation and that the same will be reviewed in the hopes of hiring a new Director soon.

Chrmn. Amos reminded all about the spaghetti dinner to be held by the Seniors on April 27, 2018 and advised regarding the quarterly meeting of the Visitors’ Bureau.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-08

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER FROM FUND 01 (GENERAL)
TO FUND 26 (PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS) IN THE AMOUNT OF $57,010.00

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted April 11, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held March 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised regarding investments into StarOhio. In addition, there was additional discussion concerning the March Receipt Account Status (property tax revenues), various receipts and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant status

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

1. Scholarships – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure to The Perry Foundation for $2,000 (2-$1,000 scholarships). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS

2. Road Repairs – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to ProSource Hydraulics for $2,500 to rebuild the hydraulic pump for the JD510. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

3. Park Manager’s Contract – Vice Chrwmn. Steele presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-09

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

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

4. Land Lease – Trustee Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-10

A RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO A LEASE AGREEMENT
WITH FRANK PETRUS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RAISING
AND HARVESTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-11

A RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO
A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
WITH PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP FOR THE
PAVING OF BRISTOL ROAD IN 2018

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

6. Shoreline – ODNR report and recommendations were reviewed as well as several options/solutions. There are still a few questions on the purchase and placement of sand to “nourish” as required by ODNR so the matter will be finalized, hopefully, at the next meeting of the Board.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele discussed planning that is currently in progress for a community Movie Night that will be paid for by a grant from NOPEC. Collaboration for an inflatable screen and projection equipment, food, entertainment and Library involvement to assist with the movie licensing rights were discussed. At the time, nothing has been confirmed but the projection equipment needs to be committed to for the sake of scheduling. Updates will be provided as they become available.
Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that the plants for the urns set at the columbarium have been pre-ordered and will be available when the whether is appropriate for planting.

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

(Minutes Adopted April 24, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy, Road Superintendent Crofoot, Park Manager Kline and Zoning Inspector Siegel. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided information regarding the following items:

1. Park – Boat ramp repairs are on hold for good weather as parts have been fabricated and are on hand. Restrooms and water will be turned on as long as the day-to-day temperatures hold. In addition, some electrical work is in progress.

2. Cemetery – Footers will be laid out and poured next week. Drives will be graded and stoned next week with remaining clean-up to be completed before the Memorial Day weekend. Mowing will begin as necessary. The columbarium urns have been set in place.

3. Roads – Snowplow damage repairs should be completed this week. The rebuilt pump for the JD510 should be back in service this week as well. The first weekend clean-up went well and tire volume at the Road Garage facility is normal. The start date for the Bristol paving project hasn’t been released by the Engineers’ office but is expected soon.

4. Perry Rec – Pickle Ball and bocce ball courts are on schedule for opening and baseball fields are ready for practice and play. One of the steel doors on the Community Center will be replaced due to hinge failure.

Trustee Dawson asked Administrator Sundy to update concerning sand replenishment required by ODNR. Administrator Sundy advised that cost is expected to change but the date required to complete the work by has now been pushed back. She will provide info as soon as it’s available.

Park Manager Kline provided information regarding the following items:

1. Electrical work – To be completed by electrician (Mattingly). Ballasts outside the restrooms need to be repaired and Park Manager Kline would like the bulbs fitted with yellow bug deflector sleeves.

2. Utilities – to be turned back on as weather permits. The line with the new backflow preventer may be malfunctioning as there’s apparent clogging happening in the house. Ed Lynch has been working in the house to correct the problem and Road Superintendent Crofoot will speak with the plumber to ensure things are happening as they should or are repaired.

3. Port-a-Johns – to be set at ball fields.

4. Benches and tables are in progress of being set into the pavilion. The sliding wind blocks will be set in this week, playground equipment should be cleaned by the middle of next week, new  mobile fire rings have been purchased, grass seed and straw has been purchased and will be distributed as necessary.

5. Park Manager Kline asked for additional help with weed whacking, 2 half days per week. Chrmn. Amos asked that she and Road Superintendent coordinate as necessary to get the work done. Road Superintendent Crofoot inquired about Ed Lynch’s summer hours.

Zoning Inspector Siegel advised on the following items:

1. ODOT – They will be flying the project for a survey map and providing an ID for the project. In addition, a feasibility study is in the works and funding is in discussion.

2. Miscellaneous items – Ohio Elastomers is adding on to their building, the building at Dake Plumbing may be under contract or lease soon, the Tree House project has been referred to the Health Department, the Lorimer house lease discussions are ongoing, the senior residential facility may be on hold awaiting further information the future of PNPP.

3. Zoning Permits – Issued: 6 new homes, 2 fences, 1 accessory building, 2 decks and one industrial building.

Trustee Dawson inquired regarding a matter that recently came up with property at Turney and Riverwood. Zoning Inspector Siegel advised that at the moment, there don’t appear to be any violations but that he will re-check.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Chris Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held April 10, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised that corrections have been made to the Minutes of March 13, 2018. Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to amend the Minutes of March 13, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the check register for March. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve expenditure in the amount of $160.00 to the Lake County Township Association for 2018 dues. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos reviewed the County millage project’s bar chart. He would like to see a clearer “call out” of those communities that also have income tax and Fiscal Officer Page will try to make that change.

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

1. Workers’ Comp Group Rating Program – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure in the amount of $250.00 to Comp Management Group Rating Program for the year beginning 9-1-18. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Staffing – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to hire Douglas Jastredowski and Jonathan Taylor effective May 14, 2018 at $8.50/hour as part-time summer help. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Administrator Sundy also advised that Christian Cooper would be with the Township for only a month as he’ll start an internship soon.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele inquired of Fiscal Officer Page regarding the Night at the Movies event and the Library’s movie license. TFO Page advise that information has been emailed to Vice Chrwmn. Steele.

Trustee Dawson advised on several items:

1. Captain Poulson has retired from the Perry Joint Fire District and Firefighter Chiappone has been promoted.

2. Public Utility Personal Property revenue losses – there has been one less hire as well as other cost cutting managed through salary handling and day-to-day expense reductions.

3. Grass Truck – The grant-funded grass truck is in production.

4. Grant Application – The recently rejected grant application for shoreline revisions has been clarified and the application will now be re-reviewed.

5. JEDD – the Perry Park/Clark Road property has been listed for sale with CRESCO, a commercial real estate agency. Additional information was provided concerning Davis Development whose option on the property included payment to the JEDD/Township 4% interest annually and that payment was not made to Davis.

6. Champion property – the property reviews are ongoing and planning is a work in progress.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-12

A RESOLUTION HONORING
REBECCA WAGGEL
AS RECIPIENT OF THE
GIRL SCOUT GOLD AWARD

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-13

A RESOLUTION HONORING
LIEUTENANT THOMAS C. POULSON
ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT
FROM THE PERRY JOINT FIRE DISTRICT

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

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Recreation Department’s director, Dave Sarosy, has resigned for a new position in Willoughby and that interviews are ongoing for his replacement.

Chrmn. Amos advised that recent weather events that would have otherwise caused substantial flooding in the community appear to have been a non-issue as the result of drainage work done by the Township.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted May 8, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held April 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

1. Star Excavating – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure to Star Excavating of $12,620.00 for nourishing (by hauling) 1,262 cu. yards ($10/yd) of sand from an upland source to the Township Shoreline. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Trustee Dawson expressed dissatisfaction with the situation as well as the process and expense required at the mandate of the ODNR. Chrmn. Amos provided information regarding the groins and ODNR’s requirements.

2. Insurance – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure of $22,265 to OTARMA for renewal of the township liability insurance. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-14

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION
IN THE ODOT WINTER CONTRACT (018-19) FOR ROAD SALT

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

4. Park Staffing – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to hire the following individuals: Nicki Chiappone, Debbie Romano, Kelly Kailburn, Megan Bond, Marion New, Gretal Collins (Wednesday Night and Sunday) for $8.50/hr effective May 14, 2018. Pamela Wells and Colleen Collins are volunteering to work in the Township Park Concession Stand. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

5. BZA – There will be two Public Hearings tomorrow, May 9th -one at 7:00 pm and one at 7:30 pm.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that the “Beach Closed” signs should be re-set at the Park and provided general park information. Vice Chrwmn. Steele asked about gate cards and was advised that they have been ordered. Discussion followed concerning fencing that has been removed and that the Park would like to re-utilize it elsewhere.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Recreation Board will be meeting again on May 14. He advised that an Interim Director has been named until August 1, 2018 and that the new Director selection process is proceeding well.

Trustee Dawson provided information concerning the Champion property planning. He advised that the committee was hopeful that the public roll-out of information would happen in the next month or so.

Chrmn. Amos advised regarding Ryan Homes’ plans to finally begin building out the subdivision at Main and Maple Streets in the village.

Chrmn. Amos and Mark Welch discussed Zoning Commission plans for meeting in the near future.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to pay $250.00 to Ronnie D. Digman and Charlene S. Digman for reconveyance of Grave 1 East in Div. 23, Lot 20 and Graves 7, 8, 9 and 10 East in Div. 23, Lot 21 of Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

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

(Minutes Adopted May 22, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy, Road Superintendent Crofoot, Park Manager Kline and Zoning Inspector Siegel. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Zoning Inspector Siegel advised on several items including ODOT, tentative variance applications, developer meetings, Champion Farm and Zoning permits issued so far this year.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided his job list for May/June, 2018 and discussed equipment issues, part-timers on staff, inquired about plans for replacement of the Admin building parking lot (or parts of it), Red Creek vegetation maintenance and the Champion property frontage.

Park Manager Kline expressed gratitude for the annuals planted by the Service Department, asked that picnic tables in storage be set upright, advised that she’d like gravel for the campground roadways and that she’s still in need of additional staffing for weed control on the Park grounds.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Chris Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held May 8, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who inquired regarding April’s check register. Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the check register for April, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

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

1. Cell Phone Allowance – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve granting $45.00/month cell phone reimbursement to Ed Lynch (on submission of monthly bills). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that the Township’s movie night details are still in planning stage and that she’s hoping to finish up with details soon.

Trustee Dawson advised that the presentation of the Champion property study will be conducted on June 27, 2018 at 6:00p.m. at the school’s Manchester Rd. facility.

Trustee Dawson advised that the Perry Joint Fire District is reviewing its options for their upcoming budget submission.

Chrmn. Amos advised that Trustee Dawson will be out of town at the Trustee’s next meeting but that the meeting will proceed as scheduled. Chrmn. Amos also advised that Perry Rec is nearing completion of it’s search for a new Director and he’ll advise when the matter is complete.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted June 12, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Trustee Dawson 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held May 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-15

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE FOR THE ABATEMENT, CONTROL OR REMOVAL OF VEGETATION, GARBAGE, REFUSE AND OTHER DEBRIS FROM LAND IN THE TOWNSHIP AT 3895 CALL ROAD, PERRY, OHIO

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

2. Cemetery Patrolling – Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-16

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE VILLAGE OF PERRY FOR ADDITIONAL POLICE PROTECTION

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Recreation Board’s Director and part-time Director positions have been filled.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele provided information concerning the movie night details.

Administrator Sundy advised that the Zoning Commission has scheduled a meeting for June 20, 2018 at 6:30p.m.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to pay $250.00 to Ruth Stephenson for reconveyance of grave 4 East in Division 19, Lot 4 of Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Fiscal Officer Page advised that several years of old records will be scheduled for destruction later on this year. Since the records need to be shredded, this may be an opportunity to coordinate a shred event for the community. Information to follow.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor and resident Scott Shaw inquired about a house on South Ridge Road and is in poor condition. Administrator Sundy advised that she would begin looking into the Township’s options for managing the property’s condition.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that she has had conversation with a property owner adjacent to Parmly Road property that has a vehicle and a few boats apparently abandoned there. Administrator Sundy advised she would review the Township’s options.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

(Minutes Adopted June 26, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Administrator Sundy, Road Superintendent Crofoot, Park Manager Kline and Zoning Inspector Siegel. TFO Page was absent, excused. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Zoning Inspector Siegel advised on several items including ODOT, upcoming Zoning Commission Public Hearing, various zoning issues, Champion Farm Planning Study Presentation Meeting scheduled for June 27, 2018 and Zoning permits issued so far this year.

Park Manager Kline requested that the Service Department clean the grease trap in the concession stand and remove the orange slide at the Park. If not a hazard, they will leave the footer for future equipment. Kline reminded Crofoot of need to move tables out on Wednesdays and in on Thursdays during concert season. She also requested the Service Department check for possible leak on water heater in utility room. Kline is in need of weed whackers at the Park. She will contact Teen Challenge and get details on their availability and cost.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided his job list for May/June, 2018 and indicated completed jobs are marked accordingly. Crofoot reported that all the berming in the Township has been completed. They have more pot holes to finish and will resume that once Madison is done with the hot box. The Service Department will install a split rail fence with concrete barriers at the Township Park by boat dock parking area. This will replace the snow fence. Crofoot discussed the need for a grading laser. He displayed the type of equipment they currently use.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. TFO Page 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to appoint Karen Sundy as Clerk Pro-Tem. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held June 12, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.  Trustee Dawson, absent at said meeting, abstained.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Karen Sundy who inquired regarding May’s check register. Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the check register for May, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised on the following items:
• Nancy Steele presented motion, seconded by Bob Dawson to purchase a new grading laser at a cost of $1,955.00. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Vendor TBD and charge to be taken from most appropriate line item.
• Details are set for the Movie Night, scheduled for Tuesday, July 17th.
• Notice has been sent to 3895 Call Road regarding long grass. If the property is not mowed by June 28, 2018, the Service Department will mow and we will assess to taxes.
• Letter sent to 5087 South Ridge regarding condition of property.
• Sundy met with Army Corp., ODNR, Crabbs Surveying and Lynn Egensberger to prepare for the yearly survey due to take place between July 1st – August 1st.

Trustee Dawson advised that the Perry Joint Fire District has adjusted the dates on their July and August meetings to accommodate deadlines for placing levy on November ballot.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted July 10, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held June 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-17

A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING LEAH KING
AS PERRY HIGH SCHOOL’S
STATE TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPION
FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-18

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE FOR THE ABATEMENT, CONTROL, OR REMOVAL OF VEGETATION, GARBAGE, REFUSE, AND OTHER DEBRIS FROM LAND IN THE TOWNSHIP AT 4654 LANE ROAD, PERRY, OHIO, 44081

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

3. Zoning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing on July 25, 2018.

4. Perry Township Park – beach use matters have been resolved.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that the Township’s Concert Series will start on July 11. Vice Chrwmn. Steele opened discussion regarding questions concerning upgrading electrical service for campers at the park.

Administrator Sundy advised that the exhaust hood at the concession stand was cleaned by the Service Department.

Trustee Dawson advised on several matters:

1. The Perry Joint Fire District has decided, for the moment, not to place an additional levy on the ballot in November. Trustee Dawson advised that as the result of an amendment added to Senate Bill 299 to provide reimbursement for Public Utility Tangible Tax losses, additional revenue may not be necessary just now. Trustee Dawson cautioned that the Bill is currently on the Governor’s desk for consideration and has not been enacted.

2. Champion Farm meeting was reviewed and he advised that the next step may be to seek grants for work to be done.

3. Governmental regional equipment sharing is currently being utilized for the Lake County Fair.

Chrmn. Amos commended The News-Herald’s reporter Bill DeBus for recent articles. Chrmn. Amos advised that the Recreation Board’s Director hires have been completed. Chrmn. Amos also advised that the Perry Township Board of Trustees would conduct it’s annual Public Hearing to discuss and consider the Budget for 2019 on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00a.m.

Chrmn. Amos opened the meeting to the floor and addressed questions concerning the Perry Joint Fire District and S.B. 299, the Recreation Director hires, beach access and the abatement resolution.

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

(Minutes Adopted July 24, 2018)

PUBLIC HEARING AND SPECIAL MEETING – FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Public Hearing to review their Budget for 2019 on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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 Public Hearing.

On completion of discussion, the Public Hearing was closed.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then conducted a Special Meeting to consider and adopt the Budget for 2019.

The Budget was discussed as were appropriations and anticipated future worksessions to review matters in anticipation of adoption of appropriations for 2019.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-19

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR
FISCAL YEAR 2019 FOR PERRY TOWNSHIP
(AND PERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY AS SUBMITTED)

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

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

(Minutes Adopted July 24, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, TFO Page, Administrator Sundy, Park Manager Kline and Zoning Inspector Siegel. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Zoning Inspector Siegel advised on several items including ODOT, upcoming Zoning Commission Public Hearing, zoning permit applications received, Vrooman Rd. project bid status and an issue involving property on Woodhill.

Park Manager Kline provided a brief update on Park matters and led discussion regarding electrical service for camp sites and other issues.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, TFO Page, 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.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held July 10, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Public Hearing/Special Meeting held July 13, 2018 at 9:00a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS

Chrmn. Amos recognized Karen Sundy who advised regarding resignation of Richard Dame from the JEDD Board. Administrator Sundy advised that Tim Flenner has been considered to replace Mr. Dame. Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to appoint Tim Flenner to the JEDD Board representing businesses located in the district. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised regarding the Township’s Movie Night. She advised that it was well-attended and successful and thanked all involved for their participation.

Trustee Dawson provided information regarding Perry Joint Fire District. He advised that Governor Kasich has signed S.B. 299 into law which will provide subsidy to the PJFD for losses incurred through the Tangible Personal Property tax reductions. S.B. 299 will mitigate the losses through a 10-year subsidy funded through the Local Government Fund. In light of S.B. 299’s adoption, consideration of an additional Fire levy will be tabled.

Trustee Dawson also advised that the JEDD’s real estate broker is currently developing a marketing plan for the Clark Rd./Perry Park Rd. property.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Zoning Commission will be conducting a Public Hearing on July 25 regarding poultry regulation. He provided some explanation of the proposed legislation and procedures involved.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted August 14, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held July 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the check registers for June and July, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised as follows:

1. NOPEC – Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to appoint Dan Troy as Perry Township’s proxy for NOPEC’s Annual Meeting for 2018. Trustee Dawson commented concerning Commissioner Troy and NOPEC’s opinions and inaction involving suggested solutions regarding Perry Nuclear Power Plant. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. Trustee Dawson voted No. MOTION PASSED.

2. Vice Chrwmn. Steele presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-20

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE FOR THE ABATEMENT, CONTROL, OR REMOVAL OF VEGETATION, GARBAGE, REFUSE, AND OTHER DEBRIS FROM LAND IN THE TOWNSHIP AT 2580 SOUTH RIDGE ROAD, PERRY, OHIO, 44081

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

3. Senior Center – Director Znidarsic is accepting donations for the Fall Craft Fair/Chinese Auction to be held on October 13, 2018.

4. Community Map – The project is progressing with almost all ads sold. The Township’s local information and biographies are being updated as well.

5. State Representative Ron Young will conduct a press conference on August 22, 2018 to commemorate adoption and signature into law of S.B. 299, Clean Lake 2020, and inclusion of Perry Joint Fire District’s reimbursement for losses sustained as the result of First Energy’s asset reduction which reduces Public Utility Tangible Taxes paid.

Trustee Dawson advised that the Perry Joint Economic Development District’s Board is now fully staffed.

Chrmn. Amos advised that Administrator Sundy is collecting local business information for future reference. Chrmn. Amos also asked Administrator Sundy to relay to Road Supervisor Crofoot to take a look at concrete benches at the Cemetery and storm drains at Oregon and Iowa. He advised concerning the Field Day event and spoke with resident Scott Shaw concerning recent Spectrum issues (Mr. Shaw is a tech/installer for Spectrum).

Fiscal Officer Page advised that the directional sign for Perry Public Library was recently damaged and that the sign will be re-set by the County Engineer’s office. The insurance company for the driver of the vehicle involved has contacted the Library and a claim is being processed to replace and install new signage.

Chrmn. Amos spoke regarding recent discussions around the community concerning electric rates from the City of Painesville. Both he and Administrator Sundy provided information.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to pay $100.00 to Sharon Scully for reconveyance of graves 9 and 10 East in Div. 18, Lot 23 of Center Road Cemetery. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

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

(Minutes Adopted August 28, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Administrator Sundy, Road Superintendent Crofoot and Park Manager Kline. TFO Page was absent, excused. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided information regarding the following items:

Cemetery – finished up trimming, will spray drives one more time this season. If time, plan to fix bricks in military memorial garden.

Champion Property- plan to start clearing road front property along Route 20. This will be completed in conjunction with Perry Village Service Department.

Roads – if weather holds off, should finish crack sealing. Will do another pass through on pot holes that need to be filled in. Will have use again of Madison Twp. hot box. Snow plow equipment looks to be in good shape and will not need any major maintenance. Two part-time seasonal workers have worked out good and are able to continue on into leaf season.

Park – scheduled to put up split rail fence and concrete barriers down by boat dock area and to correct some water problems in campground. Did burn 4-year pile of driftwood. Small pile left that will be burned when pile increases. Will work up ballfields in prep for next year.

Yard – as part of our current yard waste program, chunk wood is accepted. Perry Township cannot accommodate chunk wood in our chipper and was transporting it to another location at no charge. However, these facilities are no longer accepting it free of charge and now want to charge $150 per 30 yards. We currently have a 200-300 yard pile. Crofoot will check with Madison Township & Painesville Township to see what their policy is on chunk wood. Crofoot will get with Sundy to develop policy on dumping.

Misc. – Crofoot would like to replace the pick-up truck. Current truck will take $2,000 in maintenance to keep it running through winter. Amos asked Service Department to clean-up around Call’s Pond. This is a nice little fishing pond and it has become grown over with brush.

Discussion took place regarding the direction of cemetery headstones/markers. If grave is located in east row, headstone faces east, if headstone is in west row, headstone faces west. Sexton Woltman will contact families of those headstones that need to be corrected.

Park Manager Kline updated on the following items:
• Campground water issues – Puddling/ponding at sites 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20.
• Tree removal and trimming, several trees already marked.
• Asphalt grindings needed in wet areas.
• Trees & landslides on beach. Caution tape is gone.
• Repairs needed to garage, T1-11 rotted in place, mostly at bottom.

Vice Chairman Dawson recommended the worksession on 9/25/18 be held down at the Park to visually see the above issues.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. TFO Page 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to appoint Karen Sundy as Clerk Pro-Tem. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held August 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee. Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to schedule a Public Hearing on proposed zoning amendments (Section 301.04) for September 11, 2018 at 6:45p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who advised on the following items:
• Nancy Steele presented motion, seconded by Bob Dawson to nominate three candidates for OPWC District 7 Reorg. (Jim Pristov/Tom Martin, Patrick Cavanaugh/Scott Yamamoto, Chuck Klco/Rich VanPelt) POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-21

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FISCAL OFFICER TO
CERTIFY ASSESSED STREET LIGHTING TO THE
COUNTY AUDITOR FOR THE TAX YEAR 2018, SAME
BEING COLLECTIBLE IN THE CALENDAR YEAR 2019

Vice Chrwmn Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Vice Chrwmn Steele presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-22

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FISCAL OFFICER TO
CERTIFY LAWN MOWING CLEAN-UP COSTS TO PROPERTY OWNERS

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

Chairman Amos advised of the Government Forum meeting that was held yesterday, August 27th. Mike Smith and David Whittaker presented from the Perry Joint Recreation District.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted September 11, 2018)

PUBLIC HEARING – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees called to order and conducted a Public Hearing concerning amendment to the Zoning Resolution in Section 301.04, Special Provisions Applicable to Residential Districts. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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 provided a review of the following:

SECTION 301.04 – SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

F. Agricultural Uses In Subdivisions Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 519.21, in any platted subdivision approved under Section 711.05, 711.09, or 711.10 of the Revised Code, or in any area consisting of fifteen or more lots approved under section 711.131 of the Revised Code that are contiguous to one another, or some of which are contiguous to one another and adjacent to one side of a dedicated public road, and the balance of which are contiguous to one another and adjacent to the opposite side of the same dedicated public road, the following restrictions shall apply on lots of one acre or less:
1) No agricultural use, structure, or building shall be permitted in front or side yards, or any closer to a road right-of-way than the rear line of the main building on the lot.
2) The keeping of poultry shall be permitted provided that:
a. Poultry shall be contained at all times within a fenced area or pen enclosed by a fence six (6) feet in height to prevent running at large pursuant to ORC Chapter 951 and to limit access by predators;
b. Each chicken shall have a minimum pen area of four (4) square feet, and,
c. The pen area shall be regularly cleaned and maintained so as to control odors and minimize health hazards.

Chrmn. Amos then opened the meeting to the floor (no public in attendance) and the Board discussed the amendment. The Public Hearing was then closed. The matter will be considered by the Board of Trustees for adoption within 20 days.

(Minutes Adopted September 25, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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 and resident, Scott Shaw discussed recent culvert repairs.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held August 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-23

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FISCAL OFFICER TO
ACT ON BEHALF OF PERRY TOWNSHIP (PERRY TOWNSHIP
COMMUNITY CENTER, PERRY TOWNSHIP PARK AND
PERRY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES) TO FACILITATE
REIMBURSEMENTS OF UNCLAIMED FUNDS FROM THE
OHIO DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Trustee Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-24

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

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the check registers for August, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele inquired if any further information has been received from city of Painesville concerning electric rates and was advised that there has been none.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele also inquired regarding new veterans’ marker badges. Chrmn. Amos advised that he has ok’d the purchase and installations.

Trustee Dawson advised that land clearing is in process on the former Champion Farm land.

Trustee Dawson also advised that he and the Administrator were investigating TIFF financing.

Chrmn. Amos discussed a recent question regarding a lot split for the Center Rd. Admin and Fire property, to be further investigated.

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

(Minutes Adopted September 25, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 9:00 a.m. on the grounds of Perry Township Park Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Administrator Sundy, Road Superintendent Crofoot and Park Manager Kline. TFO Page was absent, excused. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided information regarding the following items:

Yard Waste – Discussed staffing, collection of particular large materials and disposal.

Replacement truck – discussed the condition of the 2008 Chevrolet truck and potentially necessary repairs and their costs. Road Superintendent Crofoot has received a quote, per Ohio Dept. of Administrative Services’ government purchasing program and provided info to those in attendance. A few items of financing the purchase were discussed and the matter will be considered in the Board’s Regular Session.

Champion Farm – grubbing on the property at the northernmost edges is nearing completion. The area is expected to be mowable in 2019. Work has been a coordinated effort through the Joint Economic Development District and signage is expected when the work is complete.

Due to impending retirement of an employee, at the moment, it is anticipated that a part-time employee will either stay on or be hired to help with snow plowing. Staffing will be reviewed later on in the Fall.

Park – Everyone in attendance did a walk-through the campgrounds to have a look at wet areas needing drainage addressed and trees in need of trimming as well as work to be done when the campers are out of the Park in November.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, TFO Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Public Hearing held September 11, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held September 11, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

The Board discussed the pending Zoning amendment which was the subject of the recent Public Hearing. Trustee Dawson advised that he appreciated the way the legislation was crafted with  due respect to those families raising 4-H poultry without being overbearing. Chrmn. Amos advised that there may be legislation presented to the Board in the future with respect to livestock in the same areas this current legislation affects but there’s no definite plan at the moment. There being no further discussion on the matter, Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to adopt the amendment provided as Section 301.04, Special Provisions Applicable to Residential Districts. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. The Zoning amendment shall take effect in 30 days (October 25, 2018).

Chrmn. Amos advised TFO Page and Administrator Sundy to begin the research required to refinance the Camino/Perry Park Road Bond which will be due in May, 2019.

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

1. Road Salt – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure to Morton Salt for 2018-2019 road salt in the amount $20,000 (approximately 450 tons at $44.39/ton). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

2. Trick or Treat – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to set trick-or-treat hours for Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

3. Contribution – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded contribution in the amount of $700 to the Firefighters Association for the Community Halloween Party to be held on Wednesday, October 31st from 6-8 pm. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

4. Lakeshore monitoring – Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve payment of $5,000 to Crabb’s Surveying Service, Inc. for yearly monitoring required for Perry Township Park Lakeshore. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Marion McMahon inquired about the lakeshore monitoring matter and was provided information about the property, the erosion control project and ODNR requirements to remove or replace sand based in annual surveys as well and the need to monitoring in the future.

Trustee Dawson spoke concerning the state of the Road Department’s 2008 Chevrolet truck and the potential repairs. After discussion with the Board and TFO Page, Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to purchase a new 2019 Ford F-250 through the Ohio Department of Administrative Services’ State Purchasing program at a cost of $31,164.50 with funds from Fund 23, Permissive Motor Vehicle Tax. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson advised regarding the Fire Department’s new grass truck and a new grant for turnout gear. Trustee Dawson spoke about the recent article in Crain’s Cleveland Business  regarding the State of Ohio’s build-up of the State’s “Rainy Day Fund” which has compromised revenue to local governments, fire departments, libraries and other public institutions. Trustee Dawson also spoke about Concord Township’s recent consideration of designation as a Home Rule township and asked if we could review the potential in our township.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-25

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
AS “DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH”
IN THE TOWNSHIP OF PERRY, LAKE COUNTY, OHIO

Vice Chrwmn Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos spoke concerning an ongoing yard sale at Call Rd. and Middle Ridge Rd. He asked Administrator Sundy to take a look into the matter.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted October 9, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Trustee Dawson 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held September 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page. Chrmn. Amos asked to review recent items of research prepared in anticipation of developing 2019 Appropriations. Specifically, the discussion centered on the state of revenues and historical losses for the General and Road & Bridge Funds. In addition, the letter received from County Auditor, Ed Zupancic, regarding First Energy’s reduction in Public Utility Tangible taxable property was reviewed and the potential reductions developed by TFO Page was discussed. The Auditor’s office will provide their estimates of those reductions with the Schedule A provided to the Township in December, 2018. It was agreed that the matters would be discussed again at the next work session of the Board of Trustees.

There being nothing further, Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to adjourn the meeting. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

(Minutes Adopted October 23, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING AND WORKSESSION – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Worksession on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, TFO Page, Administrator Sundy, Zoning Inspector Siegel, Road Superintendent Crofoot, Park Manager Kline and Ed Lynch. The News Herald was advised of this meeting according to law.

A walk-through of the grounds at Perry Township Park was first conducted. Trees requiring attention and/or removal were reviewed as were drainage issues throughout the camping area. The meeting then moved to the Administration office. Park Manager Kline advised that the concession areas have been cleaned and organized and that she’s ready to have the grease trap filters cleaned and the water turned off. Kline advised that the storm sliders have been taken down off the pavilion and will be stored in the Concession Stand. Kline advised that Lynch was able to straighten the few sliders bent in the wind over the past weekend.

Zoning Inspector Siegel advised on several Zoning issues, variances, Zoning Board policy reviews, permits issued to date, off-premise signs and legacy CAUV-designated property/buildings once sold and no longer CAUV use.

Road Superintendent Crofoot provided information regarding the road salt inventory and equipment readiness for the winter season. Leaf removal and installation of snow fencing is on the schedule. At the Cemetery, Crofoot advised that there will be one more footer pour, pot holes will be filled and military markers will be stored for the winter.

At the Community Center, Crofoot advises that the grill and picnic tables have been stored for the season. Crofoot is taking information and quotes to retrofit lighting with LED lighting.

At the Park, Crofoot has planned winterization, general clean-up, drainage and tree work in addition to removing the boat ramp when weather permits.

At the Service Garage, Crofoot is taking information and quotes to update heating and lighting in the two older bays. Administrator Sundy is researching grant funds to complete this work.

Crofoot advised that he will need stone, gravel and pipe for drainage work at the Park and, in addition, will hire out for removal of the boat dock at a cost of $450-$500.00.

Crofoot advised that scrap metal has been gathered and recycled with funds received turned into the Fiscal Officer. He also advised that they have completed work for the JEDD on the Champion property.

The Perry Township Board of Trustees then held a Regular Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, TFO Page, 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.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held October 9, 2018 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

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

1.NOPEC Grant – The Township is eligible for NOPEC Energized Community Grant(s) that can be used for several energy efficiency projects under consideration. Chrmn. Amos presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-27

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY TO
ACCEPT NORTHEAST OHIO PUBLIC ENERGY COUNCIL (NOPEC)
ENERGIZED COMMUNITY GRANT(S)

Vice Chrwmn Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve a Grant Agreement with NOPEC in the amount of $15,224.00. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that she had set up a meeting with Brian Verdi to discuss a photo installation at the Administration Building.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Economic Development Council held another meeting on October 22 and has scheduled it’s next forum for January 14, 2019 at Manchester West. The next meeting is intended to be a public meeting to review and discuss ongoing matters concerning First Energy and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant.

Chrmn. Amos moved to convene the meeting to an Executive Session to discuss personnel matters. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session and on completion of discussion, the regular meeting was reconvened.

Chrmn. Amos advised that John Anzelc’s retirement will be celebrated at a luncheon with Township staff and friends on November 15, 2018.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-26

A RESOLUTION HONORING WENDY LOREK AS PERRY AREA
JOINT RECREATION DISTRICT’S SENIOR CENTER
“VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

Vice Chrwmn Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

There being nothing further, the meeting was adjourned.

(Minutes Adopted November 13, 2018)

WORK SESSION – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees conducted a Work Session on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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.

A full range of budgetary topics was discussed looking forward to 2019. In addition, hypothetical situations were discussed. Fiscal Officer Page will provide information for further discussions.

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

(Minutes Adopted November 13, 2018)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2018

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Vice Chairwoman Steele, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, 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.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held October 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Work session held November 5, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Fiscal Officer Page who advised regarding destruction of documents currently planned for January, 2019. Proposals for a Community shred event are being taken and information will be provided as available. The Perry Joint Fire District has asked to participate and has offered to assist with costs.

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

1. Art Zentgraf – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson second to accept, with regret, the resignation of Art Zentgraf from the Perry Township Zoning Commission effective November 13, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. The Board noted their appreciation of Mr. Zentgraf’s long commitment to and influence on the Zoning Commission and thanks him for his years of service.

2. Mark Woltman – Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson second to accept, with regret, the resignation of Mark Woltman from the Perry Township Board of Zoning Appeals effective December 31, 2018. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. The Board noted their appreciation of Mr. Woltman’s commitment to the Board of Zoning Appeals and thanks him for his years of service.

3. Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals – Administrator Sundy advised that submissions for board appointments are being reviewed for potential appointments.

4. Perry Joint Economic Development District – Trustee Dawson was re-elected as the JEDD’s Chairman at their October meeting.

5. Blackmore Rd. – Discussion held concerning potential sale of real property and the impact of Auditor’s tax valuations and minimum considerations acceptable by Township as a starting point for negotiation. The Board asked Administrator Sundy to inquire of Attorney Lyons concerning the Township’s ability to sell real property without a sealed bid process (she will advise).

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-28

A RESOLUTION HONORING JOHN ANZELC
ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE
PERRY TOWNSHIP SERVICE DEPARTMENT

Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to appoint Tom Barrett to the Perry Township Zoning Commission to fill the unexpired term of Art Zentgraf (term expires 12-31-19). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to appoint Tim Flenner to the Perry Township Zoning Commission as an alternate member to replace Tom Barrett. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to appoint Toni Kramer to the Perry Township Board of Zoning Appeals to fill the unexpired term of Tim Flenner (term expires 12-31-20). POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Fiscal Officer Page advised that information has been received concerning a liquor license transfer from Mr. Lee’s LLC to Cool Chix LLC. The Board had no objections to the transfer and the State Division of Liquor Control will be so advised.

Fiscal Officer Page advised regarding the letter of November 8, 2018 received from Lake County Auditor, Ed Zupancic. Information provided will be included in appropriation discussions for 2019.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised regarding the end of season status of the Park.

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

(Minutes Adopted November 20, 2018)