Minutes August 13, 2013 Meeting

Minutes August 13, 2013 Meeting

The Salem Township Board of Trustees met August 13, 2013 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 member Heath Kilburn present. Mr. Ramsey led all those present in the pledge of allegiance.

Others present: Don Lynch, Ron Stratton, Chief Fred LaFollette, Mike Kassalen, Frank Schlake, Assistant Chief Bill Harrison, Lori Hensley, Woodie Davis and Matt Nolan.

The minutes were read and approved and posted on the bulletin board.

Cemetery
7/24/13 Judith Jay Wolf Sec 5 Lot 150 NW cremation on Mothers grave
7/30/13 Edgar Dean Kelley Sec 5 Lot 16 #2SW Corner cremation Stine
8/10/13 Joni Stevens Sec 5 Lot 146 #2 NE Corner Hoskins
8/13/13 Cash Cole Sec 5 Lot 18 #2 SW Corner Cremation

From the Floor:
Woodie Davis mentioned there had been some thefts on his road and they were watching things.

Donald Lynch disputed what was in the minutes said by Dick Dare at the last meeting regarding the Gooch property line. He turned in a zoning complaint on the Gooch property and pointed out it was in the zoning code that it was the zoning inspector’s job to take care of any zoning complaint.

FIRE DEPARTMENT
Assistant Chief Harrison gave a brief report on the statistics for the first half of 2013. There have been 562 runs with 189 fire and 373 EMS. They saw 404 patients though all were not transported.
He brought up how in 2012 the fire department had shared the purchase cost of the fit tester with several other departments and it has worked out quite well. They would now like to enter into the same type of purchase of a multi-force training door. The cost of this door is $6,966.55 which would be shared by 3 other departments. Kirk Ramsey made a motion to approve this shared purchase. Heath Kilburn seconded the motion. Vote: Mr. Ramsey, yea Mr. Kilburn, yea

Chief LaFollette reported that a former employee, Brian Hall, is able to return to the department as a part time employee. He requested the board to approve the re-hiring of Mr. Hall. Kirk Ramsey made a motion the add Brian Hall to the active roster. Heath Kilburn seconded the motion.
Vote: Mr. Ramsey, yea Mr. Kilburn, yea

LaFollette mentioned that summer employee, Patty Higginson, has been off for several weeks, but Jon Peters is doing fine alone.
A problem at Waynesville Road and St Rt 123 was mentioned and the crew will see if they can take care of it.

Zoning
Mike Kassalen, zoning inspector, turned in two permits for this time period; one for a barn and one for a new home.
He gave an answer to Mr. Lynch regarding the complaint he submitted at the last meeting. He said there were 2 complaints pending with the prosecutor and they should be getting back to him soon.

FISCAL MATTERS

The fiscal officer prepared checks #13683- #13747, 91494-91496 which totaled $46702.68.
The board examined the bills that were ready for payment and Heath Kilburn made a motion to pay the bills as presented. Kirk Ramsey seconded the motion.
Vote: Mr. Kilburn, yea Mr. Ramsey, yea

For this reporting period the fiscal officer deposited receipts in the amount of $5,117.41.
This amount included receipts #7907– #7916.

With no further business to come before the board, Heath Kilburn made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 P.M. Kirk Ramsey seconded the motion.

Vote Mr. Kilburn, yea Mr. Ramsey, yea

The Salem Township Board of Trustees met August 13, 2013 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 member Heath Kilburn present. Mr. Ramsey led all those present in the pledge of allegiance.

Others present: Don Lynch, Ron Stratton, Chief Fred LaFollette, Mike Kassalen, Frank Schlake, Assistant Chief Bill Harrison, Lori Hensley, Woodie Davis and Matt Nolan.

The minutes were read and approved and posted on the bulletin board.

Cemetery
7/24/13 Judith Jay Wolf Sec 5 Lot 150 NW cremation on Mothers grave
7/30/13 Edgar Dean Kelley Sec 5 Lot 16 #2SW Corner cremation Stine
8/10/13 Joni Stevens Sec 5 Lot 146 #2 NE Corner Hoskins
8/13/13 Cash Cole Sec 5 Lot 18 #2 SW Corner Cremation

From the Floor:
Woodie Davis mentioned there had been some thefts on his road and they were watching things.

Donald Lynch disputed what was in the minutes said by Dick Dare at the last meeting regarding the Gooch property line. He turned in a zoning complaint on the Gooch property and pointed out it was in the zoning code that it was the zoning inspector’s job to take care of any zoning complaint.

FIRE DEPARTMENT
Assistant Chief Harrison gave a brief report on the statistics for the first half of 2013. There have been 562 runs with 189 fire and 373 EMS. They saw 404 patients though all were not transported.
He brought up how in 2012 the fire department had shared the purchase cost of the fit tester with several other departments and it has worked out quite well. They would now like to enter into the same type of purchase of a multi-force training door. The cost of this door is $6,966.55 which would be shared by 3 other departments. Kirk Ramsey made a motion to approve this shared purchase. Heath Kilburn seconded the motion. Vote: Mr. Ramsey, yea Mr. Kilburn, yea

Chief LaFollette reported that a former employee, Brian Hall, is able to return to the department as a part time employee. He requested the board to approve the re-hiring of Mr. Hall. Kirk Ramsey made a motion the add Brian Hall to the active roster. Heath Kilburn seconded the motion.
Vote: Mr. Ramsey, yea Mr. Kilburn, yea

LaFollette mentioned that summer employee, Patty Higginson, has been off for several weeks, but Jon Peters is doing fine alone.
A problem at Waynesville Road and St Rt 123 was mentioned and the crew will see if they can take care of it.

Zoning
Mike Kassalen, zoning inspector, turned in two permits for this time period; one for a barn and one for a new home.
He gave an answer to Mr. Lynch regarding the complaint he submitted at the last meeting. He said there were 2 complaints pending with the prosecutor and they should be getting back to him soon.

FISCAL MATTERS

The fiscal officer prepared checks #13683- #13747, 91494-91496 which totaled $46702.68.
The board examined the bills that were ready for payment and Heath Kilburn made a motion to pay the bills as presented. Kirk Ramsey seconded the motion.
Vote: Mr. Kilburn, yea Mr. Ramsey, yea

For this reporting period the fiscal officer deposited receipts in the amount of $5,117.41.
This amount included receipts #7907– #7916.

With no further business to come before the board, Heath Kilburn made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 P.M. Kirk Ramsey seconded the motion.

Vote Mr. Kilburn, yea Mr. Ramsey, yea