Minutes November 23, 2010 Meeting

Minutes November 23, 2010 Meeting

The Salem Township Board of Trustees met November 23, 2010 in regular session at the Salem Morrow Fire Station Conference Room for the purpose of transacting the business of the Township. President Kirk Ramsey called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. with members Dick Dare and Ralph Blanton present. Mr. Ramsey led all those present in the pledge of allegiance.

Others present were: Donald Lynch, Mike Kassalen, Lee Short, Fred LaFollette, Bill Harrison and Bob Glancy.

The minutes were approved as read and were posted in the building.

Cemetery Update
11/23/10 Marie Kizzie McGrath Sec 4 Lot 249 Center East

Donald Lynch had no new business to bring before the board and wished everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

Bill Harrison mentioned looking into a split line to solve the problem of messages going to the fire department line that need to go to the township line.

Mike Kassalen turned in the zoning permit issued as a result of the variance hearing.
There was no additional fee for this permit.

Fire Department
Chief LaFollette brought up the matter of the off premise extension.
He also requested the board to approve his carrying over five days of vacation to 2011. The board approved this request.

They are still waiting on Ashlee Fence for the fuel tank project.

The matter of a new recorder was discussed and Dick Dare made a motion to approve the purchase of a new recorder if necessary. Kirk Ramsey seconded the motion.
Vote:    Dare, yea      Ramsey, yea      Blanton, yea

Fred also mentioned that they are still having a number of visitors stopping by wanting to go through the new building.

Bob Glancy asked the board to approve a donation of a tree in memory of his wife Joyce. The board accepted this offer.

Mr. Glancy also reported that his neighbor’s culvert is blocked so that the water is backing up to Bob’s front porch. The crew will check this out.


Fiscal Business
Approval to Pay Bills
The fiscal officer presented checks #9908 - #9985, 10034-l0035, 19855 which totaled $81,701.71.
The board examined the bills that were ready for payment and Dick Dare made a motion to pay the bills as presented. Ralph Blanton seconded the motion.
Vote: Dare, yea Blanton, yea Ramsey, yea

For this reporting period the fiscal officer deposited receipts in the amount of $36,030.13.
This amount included receipts #6911– #6930.

With no further business to come before the board, Ralph Blanton made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 P.M. Dick Dare seconded the motion.
Vote:      Blanton, yea       Dare, yea        Ramsey, yea