Minutes February 14, 2012 Meeting

Minutes February 14, 2012 Meeting

The Salem Township Board of Trustees met February 14, 2012 in regular session at the Salem Morrow Fire Station Conference Room for the purpose of transacting the business of the Township. Because President Kirk Ramsey was absent, Vice President Dick Dare called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. with member Heath Kilburn present. Mr. Dare led all those present in the pledge of allegiance.

Others present: Ralph Blanton, Donald Lynch, Chief Fred LaFollette, Ron Stratton, Gary Kilburn, Jim Kilburn, Mike Kassalen, Bob Glancy, Woodie Davis and Dave Opperman.

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

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New Business:
Mr. Lynch was first to speak and again was questioning whether there was a fee paid for the Gooch hearing. He asked for a copy of the check. The Fiscal Officer told him she would get him a copy of the receipt that would show what account into which it was deposited.

Mike Kassalen, zoning inspector, had no permits to submit for this time period.

Fred LaFollette asked for approval from the board to take part in the internet auction. He would like to sell the ’99 Suburban, a washer and dryer, a computer cabinet and other miscellaneous old equipment. Heath Kilburn made a motion to pass Resolution 12-0214 to approve the sale of unused equipment and vehicles on the internet. Dick Dare seconded the motion.
Vote:     Kilburn, yea       Dare, yea

Mr. LaFollette told the board that the KLA Risk Management consultant was coming out on February 22 for a pre-insurance consultation.
It was mentioned that the annual fish fry held by the fire department would be on March 23rd from 4 to 8 PM.

Ronald Stratton made a statement regarding the remarks made by Mr. Lynch.

Heath Kilburn reminded everyone that the Pre-Planning Regional Planning Commission meeting concerning Salem Township’s zoning would meet February 22 at 7:00 PM in the conference room at the fire house.

He thanked Fred for the work on the roads and asked if he would check out Trovillo Road.

Dave Opperman had a question for Chief LaFollette.

The Fiscal Officer brought up the request from the Greater Warren County Drug Task Force for all entities to contribute an amount equal to $1 per person in each jurisdiction. This matter was tabled for now.

Fiscal Business
The Fiscal Officer presented the Permanent Appropriation to the board for approval as follows:

 General Fund              $1,197,665.76
Motor Vehicle Fund            84,952.26
Gasoline Fund                  354,471.52
Road & Bridge Fund         391,394.53
Cemetery Fund                  58,996.71
Cemetery Bequest Fund      1,292.21
Street Lighting Fund            7,111.21
Fire Fund                       1,121,385.03
Zoning Fund                         4,315.36
Ambulance Fund               191,432.48
Fire Dept Levy Fund            88,373.40
Debt Service Fund             328,844.00
Permissive License Fund   219,546.85

Total Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2012:   $4,049,781.32

Heath Kilburn made a motion to pass Resolution 12-0214A that to provide for the current expenses and other expenditures of the Salem Township Board of Trustees during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 the listed sums be set aside and appropriated for the purposes for which expenditures are to be made for and during said fiscal year.
Dick Dare seconded the motion.
Vote:       Mr. Kilburn, yea      Mr. Dare, yea

Approval to Pay Bills
The fiscal officer prepared checks #11582- #11645, 91189-91192 which totaled $44,004.94.
The board examined the bills that were ready for payment and Heath Kilburn made a motion to pay the bills as presented. Mr. Dare seconded the motion.
Vote:     Mr. Kilburn, yea       Mr. Dare, yea

For this reporting period the fiscal officer deposited receipts in the amount of $11,850.69.
This amount included receipts #7311– #7320.

With no further business to come before the board, Mr. Kilburn made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 P.M. Mr. Dare seconded the motion.
Vote:      Mr. Kilburn, yea       Mr. Dare, yea