MIAMI TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES
DECEMBER 3, 2018
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Mucher. Trustees Crockett and Hollister were also present. Fire Chief Altman, Road Department employee Gochenouer and Fiscal Officer Silliman were present.
ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES
A MOTION by Mr.Crockett and SECONDED by Mr.Hollister was made to adopt the minutes of November 19th as presented. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
A MOTION by Mr.Hollister and SECONDED by Mr. Crockett was made to adopt the minutes of November 28th as presented. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS
A MOTION by Mr. Crockett and SECONDED by Mr.Hollister was made to pay accounts in the amount of $32,707.48: General Fund – $3,543.14; Fire Fund – $16,689.57; EMS Billing – $8,574.14; Cemetery Fund – $132.08; Road and Bridge – $3,768.54. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
The Trustees received:
- Carbonite purchase receipt;
- Stormwater Management Roundtable meeting announcement December 5th;
- Agraria Trail attendance at 12/17 Township meeting;
- Website invoice amount;
- Greene County Health Commissioner’s report;
- Notice from Bike Ohio re: roundabouts;
- Greene County Board of Health meeting announcement;
- Agreement for EMS, Fire and Rescue services for portion of Bath Township;
- RPCC meeting announcement 11/27;
- Greene County Public Health achieves PHAB Accreditation;
- Ray Hensley Christmas Party invite December 7;
- 2 on-line submissions to burial search genealogy page;
- Greene County Council on Aging newsletter;
- Propane safety information;
- Annual GCTA Christmas Party invite;
- Zoning Commission vacancies information from R.Zopf;
- Information re: new website networking problems;
- Fund Status, Revenue Status and Appropriation Status for Nov. 19, 2018.
FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT
Chief Altman reported there were 33 EMS and 7 fire calls since the last meeting. Three fire safety inspections were conducted.
There are two MTFR members who are finishing their EMT class. Their completion will be a great benefit to the Department.
There was a discussion regarding the proposal from Bath Township to receive EMS and fire services from MTFR. Beavercreek Township and Bethel Township would be sharing the coverage of Bath Township. Bath Township has stated they will pay Miami Township $110,000 per year for its services. If agreed upon, the coverage will begin January 1, 2019. Per the recommendation by Chief Altman, a MOTION by Mr.Mucher and SECONDED by Mr. Crockett was made to authorize entering into the agreement with Bath Township for MTFR to provide EMS and Fire services to Zone 3 of Bath Township. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
NEW FIREHOUSE REPORT
Mr.Mucher stated that the project is moving forward with the expectation to have requests for bids to be published in newspapers starting January 16th.
Mr.Gochenouer reported that there were no burials since the last meeting. A very large tree has fallen along the Natural Burial lane and will be cleared. All the fallen branches as a result of the recent ice storm have been removed. A new telephone pole was installed in Glen Forest Cemetery.
ROAD DEPARTMENT REPORT
Mr.Gochenouer reported he is planning to patch holes in the roads tomorrow. He added he will try to burn the pit later in the week.
Mr.Mucher stated he attempted to use the chainsaw over the weekend in an effort to clear some fallen branches on the Township roads. He found the chainsaw to be undependable. Therefore, Mr.Mucher asked Mr.Gochenouer to purchase 3 chainsaws, one for each truck and a spare.
Mr.Gochenouer reported that gravel for the Township garage driveway will be delivered this week.
Lastly, Mr.Hollister spoke to a resident of Glen Road regarding a drainage problem that is causing water to flow across the street. Mr.Gochenouer stated he will visit the resident and look at the situation.
FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT
A MOTION by Mr. Crockett and SECONDED by Mr.Hollister was made to adopt RESOLUTION 2018-52: Amendment of Permanent Appropriations. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
A MOTION by Mr.Hollister and SECONDED by Mr. Crockett was made to adopt RESOLUTION 2018-53: Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget Commission. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
ZONING INSPECTOR’S REPORT
A MOTION by Mr.Mucher and SECONDED by Mr. Crockett was made to approve of purchasing a $100 gift card for each Zoning Commission member in appreciation of their service. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
Due to a scheduling conflict, Mr.Mucher asked that someone attend the meeting with the Greene County Commissioners to receive grant money. Mr. Crockett agreed to do so.
There being no further business to discuss, a MOTION by Mr.Hollister and SECONDED by Mr. Crockett was made to ADJOURN. MOTON CARRIED unanimously. Time – 8:10 p.m.