MIAMI TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES
JULY 1, 2019
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Chairperson Mucher. Trustees Crockett and Hollister were present. Fire Chief Altman, Road Department employee Gochenouer, Zoning Inspector Zopf and Fiscal Officer Silliman were also present
YS News reporter Carol Simmons was the audience member.
ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES
A MOTION by Mr.Hollister and SECONDED by Mr.Crockett was made to adopt the minutes of June 17th as amended. 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 $52,274.30: General Fund – $6,282.49; Fire Fund – $28,042.21; Cemetery – $88.20; EMS Billing – $8,877.67; Road and Bridge – $3,483.73; Capital Fund – $5,500.00. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
The Trustees received:
* Vectren gas service line replacement notification;
* YS Senior Center newsletter “Senior Notes”;
* MTFR 6/26 Conference Call minutes;
* League of Women Voters newsletter;
* Thank You from Wheeling Gaunt Sculpture Project;
* Ohio EPA Citizen Advisory;
* E-Mails re: Builder’s Risk Coverage;
* Bricker & Eckler letter;
* RPCC June 18 meeting materials;
* Greene County Public Health Special Meeting July 11th;
* Rails to Trails magazine;
* E-Mails re: YS Community Development Corporation code of regs;
* E-Mail re: Kingwood Solar Project
* E-Mail re: donation request for free swim lessons for low income
• Draft Resolution re: 50th Anniversary of Little Miami River’s Scenic River status;
• Cemetery & Cremation magazine;
• Sunrise Cooperative propane program choices;
• MVRPC’s 2018 Annual report
• OTA’s 6/28 Legislative report;
• Fund Status, Revenue Status and Appropriation Status reports for 7/1/19.
FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT
Chief Altman reported there were 43 EMS incidents, 15 Fire incidents and 4 Fire Safety Inspections.
MTFR member Casey Brewer has passed his National Registry exam and is now a certified EMT. In other membership news, the Department has completed interviews with the 6 candidates for the position of Sergeant. The tactical assessments will be held next week.
Engine 81 was in a crash by striking a fire hydrant. The rear passenger tire blew out, bent the wheel rim, crushed the tailpipe and separated the muffler. The side rub rail was also damaged. OTARMA has been notified.
Lastly, Chief Altman reported that 6 MTFR members completed the 20 hour Rope Rescue Operations course that was held over the weekend.
NEW FIREHOUSE REPORT
Mr.Mucher stated there was a conference call held last Wednesday to review the final bid package. He added that Traveler’s Insurance Company will be providing builder’s risk coverage.
A discussion about changing a small portion of the building’s interior was discussed.
Mr.Gochenouer reported that an ashes internment was held last Saturday. Weed eating has been done and mowing is in process. Work on the Scattering Area is scheduled.
Trimming the roadsides is the current activity.
FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT
A MOTION by Mr.Hollister and SECONDED by Mr.Crockett was made to adopt RESOLUTION 2019-22: Amendment of Permanent Appropriations. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
ZONING INSPECTOR’S REPORT
Mr.Zopf reported that there was a recent court case in Montgomery County regarding agri-tourism and what qualifies as such. This was one of the first cases on this matter.
He stated the Zoning Commission has decided to review their thinking concerning a PUD District. They are currently working on a presentation for the Trustees for discussion on the subject.
A MOTION by Mr.Crockett and SECONDED by Mr.Hollister was made to adopt RESOLUTION 2019-23: 50th Anniversary of Little Miami River’s Scenic River Status. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
There being no further business to discuss, a MOTION by Mr.Hollister and SECONDED by Mr.Crockett was made to ADJOURN. MOTION CARRIED unanimously. Time – 6:15 p.m.