Minutes 2019

Please note, Minutes are not posted here until they have been adopted by the Board of Trustees

 

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 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, Doug Rought discussed a proposed Cub Scouts wreath service program they’re considering. Wreaths would be handmade by the Cub Scouts, ordered and placed on graves at our cemeteries. Mr. Rought discussed other programs like this in other cemeteries and inquired regarding the Board’s interest. The Board andall in attendance expressed enthusiasm for such a project and asked Mr. Rought to keep us informed.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held December 19, 2018 at 2:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting held December 27, 2018 at 11:30a.m. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

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

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who provided information on several matters. Chrwmn. Steele moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to approve expenditure to Penguin Mechanical, Inc. in the amount of $1,500.00 for 2019 contract service for the Community Center’s HVAC systems. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

Trustee Dawson moved and Vice Chrwmn. Steele seconded to approve expenditure in the amount of $40,000.00 to the Perry Area Joint Recreation District (split 50/50 between Seniors and Youth Programming) to be paid at a date yet to be determined. POLL OF BOARD: 3 Ayes.  MOTION UNANIMOUS.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-01
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 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.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-02
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATOR TO SELL
SPECIFIC UNUSABLE, OBSOLETE OR UNFIT PROPERTY
BY WAY OF INTERNET AUCTION

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

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-03
A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING BOUNDARIES OF THE
PERRY TOWNSHIP ROAD DISTRICT

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

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-04
A RESOLUTION SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE TOWNSHIP THE
QUESTION OF A TWO AND NINE/TENTHS (2.9) MILL
5-YEAR ADDITIONAL ROAD TAX LEVY

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

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-05
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES TO ENTER INTO A
CONTRACT WITH THE LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FOR
ADDITIONAL POLICE PROTECTION, TOTAL COST OF WHICH WILL NOT
EXCEED $10,000.00.

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

Administrator Sundy reminded everyone about the Perry Governmental Forum meeting set for January 14, 2019 at 6:30 which is open to the public and set to discuss the status of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant.

Administrator Sundy also advised that the Perry Women’s League had advised that they are no longer able to maintain the triangle property at Rt. 20 and Narrows Road. The Board advised that the Township will continue to maintain the grass but would not be decorating as PWL has done in past years.

Administrator Sundy advised regarding proceeds received by the Township in escrow on behalf of property owners on Blair Rd. Funds are required to be delivered to the property owners on satisfactory repair or full demolition of the fire damaged property.

Vice Chrwmn. Steele advised that the Community Shred Event will take place on February 16, 2019 from 10:00a.m. until 2:00p.m. in the parking lot of the Perry Township Administration Building with an alternate date, if weather demands, preliminarily set for February 23, 2019.

Chrmn. Amos advised that the Fall Festival will be conducted by Perry Area Joint Recreation District in September as a one day event with a reverse raffle to be held the same day. He noted that details will follow as they become available.

Resident Scott Shaw provided some information regarding the Fox8/Spectrum service issue.

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

(Adopted February 12, 2019)

REGULAR MEETING – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019

The Perry Township Board of Trustees held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Present were Chairman Amos, Trustee Dawson, Fiscal Officer Page, Administrator Sundy and those whose names appear on the attached attendance sheet. Vice Chairwoman Steele was absent, excused.

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

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

Trustee Dawson moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held January 8, 2019 at 7:00p.m. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos recognized Administrator Sundy who provided information on several matters. Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to accept the resignation of Jim Toth from the Board of Zoning Appeals, effective immediately. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to appoint Mike Burko to replace Jim Toth on the Board of Zoning Appeals, term ending December 31, 2021. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Chrmn. Amos moved and Trustee Dawson seconded to appoint Steve Butsko as the Board of Zoning Appeals Alternate, term ending December 31, 2023. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Administrator Sundy advised that the ODNR’S shoreline report dated February 2, 2019 is suggesting that no maintenance will be required this year.

Trustee Dawson moved and Chrmn. Amos seconded to approve and adopt the Perry Township Credit Card Policy per Attorney Lyons’ recommendations. The credit card bills will be reviewed by Fiscal Officer Page and presented for review and sign-off by the Board of Trustees each month. A discussion was also held concerning credit limits and all agreed that credit limits should be no more than $2,000 for any card holder. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. MOTION PASSED.

Administrator Sundy advised that the NOPEC Energized Community Grant for 2018 has been escrowed for 2019 and is currently being utilized to swap lighting for more energy efficient lighting in Township buildings. In addition, funds have been approved for 2019 and a project being considered is installation of air curtains at the Community Center to deter insects from flying into the building at service doors.

Administrator Sundy advised that Jeff Hyrne of Lake County Nursery has inquired about utilizing additional land on the Champion Farm property for nursery stock. The Board advised that the Township does not own the land and that questions of this nature should be directed to the owner, Perry Local Schools.

Trustee Dawson advised regarding the recent OTA conference. Trustee Dawson also advised that Lt. King of the Perry Joint Fire District is scheduled to retire March 1, 2019.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-06
A RESOLUTION HONORING THE PERRY CENTER OF LAKE COUNTY AS RECIPIENT OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
“2019 BEACON” AWARD

Trustee Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-07
A RESOLUTION HONORING CONWAY LAND TITLE AS RECIPIENT OF THE EASTERN LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
“2019 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR” AWARD

Trustee Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-08
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCEPT NORTHEAST OHIO PUBLIC ENERGY COUNCIL (NOPEC) 2019 ENERGIZED COMMUNITY GRANT(S)

Trustee Dawson seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

Fiscal Officer Page advised concerning need to officially transfer funds per 2019 Appropriations. Trustee Dawson presented the following captioned Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-09
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER FROM FUND 01 (GENERAL
FUND) TO FUND 04 (ROAD & BRIDGE FUND) AND
FUND 26 (PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT FUND)

Chrmn. Amos seconded. POLL OF BOARD: 2 Ayes. RESOLUTION ADOPTED.

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

(Adopted February 26, 2019)