Muskingum Township
Muskingum County, Ohio
   

BOARD OF MUSKINGUM TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

August 5, 2015

PURPOSE OF MEETING:

·        The Muskingum Township Trustee met in regular session on August 5, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. in the Fire Building.

 

ATTENDANCE:

·        Trustees:  Mike Maniaci, Matt Hittle, Ed Fell.

·        Fiscal Officer:  Jason Baughman.

·        Residents:  3 resident in attendance.

 

MINUTES:

The July 1, 2015 regular meeting minutes were read and approved.

Maniaci motioned to accept minutes as read. Fell seconded. Hittle ayed.

 

CHECKS: Checks were approved and signed.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

ROADS AND LETTERS:

Maniaci stated that the letters that were prepared and discussed during the June and July meetings have been put on hold until we are finished with chip seal and Applo paving and determine remaining available funds from our 2nd half taxes received to determine if we should proceed with any additional paving projects for 2015 or to postpone and address asphalt paving of Dresden Ct. and Tiffany until 2016.

 

CHIP SEAL:

Maniaci stated that the chip-seal of roads will begin tomorrow August 6th.

 

CREAMERY PROPERTY MOWING:

Maniaci indicated all mowing with the Creamery Property has been done since the previous meeting.

 

CULVERT INVOICES:

Maniaci asked if any culvert payments received and for Fiscal Officer to let trustees know when payments come int. Fiscal Officer Baughman indicated culvert payments received from Kim Glass and Rosellen Jenkins. No payments received to date from Dana Baldwin or Cliff Murphy.

 

 

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

FIRE & EMS RUN REPORTS:

JUNE:             24 EMS Runs              A.R.T.             10:24 (dispatch to scene)

JULY:             22 EMS Runs              A.R.T.             10:36 (dispatch to scene)

No Fire run reports received.

 

FIRE DEPT SOFT BILLING:

Maniaci indicated he would request from Mark Brown of Falls to provide in writing their policy on soft billing and request the billing for Walnut Hills. Fell indicated that he spoke with a Tammy about the billing and apparently 3 statements are sent and 1 phone call is placed. Ed indicated that we need to get some clarification as soft bill vs. hard billing. Hittle indicated we need to get clarification in writing or policy from Falls. Maniaci would follow-up when Mark gets back from vacation about hard vs. soft billing practice and Walnut Hills billing.

 

FRAME ROAD:

Maniaci indicated that on Frame Road there was work on clearing out a hill for a new home and the water department was working on some water lines. Maniaci indicated that in the back yard of the trailer on the corner has water coming out of the ground. Maniaci indicated the grass is dead and not typical of being septic issue. Maniaci spoke with Madden at the water department. Madden performed a fluoride test. Maniaci indicated still no determination from Madden as the root cause for the water and if it is natural spring or septic issue.  

 

2016 LOCAL GOVERNMENT REVENUES:

Fiscal Officer Baughman presented trustees official certification of Local Government Revenues for 2016 of $8,274.15.

 

SAFETY GRANT 2015:

Fiscal Officer Baughman presented trustees with 2015 safety grant application and indicated that we could use the safety cone purchase toward this $500 grant this year.

 

CHUGG RUN SIGN:

Hittle inquired about status of Chugg Run Sign replacement. Maniaci stated he would get with Curtis to check if we have any signs to replace.

 

KENLO / TARKMAN SIGN:

Hittle indicated the sign missing as mentioned in previous meeting minutes was for Tarkman Road and not Kenlo.

 

Hittle moved to adjourn.  Seconded by Fell.  All ayed.

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____________________________                         Jason T. Baughman, CPA, Fiscal Officer

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Trustee