Poland Township Government, 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland, OH 44514
Phone: 330.757.0733
Poland Township Government
3339 Dobbins Road, Poland, OH 44514
Phone: 330.757.0733

02-04-2015 Minutes

February 4th 2015

Regular Meeting

The Poland Township Board of Trustees Held their regular meeting February 4th 2015 at the Poland Township Government Center Located at 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland, Ohio.

Mr. Menzaka opened with The Pledge of Allegiance.

Paul Canter took roll call. Present were:

Ungaro

Wollet

Lidle

Ungaro motioned to approve minutes dated January 14th 2015. Second by Lidle. Voting yes—Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet.

Ungaro motioned to approve minutes dated January 20th 2015 and January 29th 2015. Second by Lidle. Voting yes—Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet.

Ungaro motioned to authorize payment for all outstanding bills for the township. Second by Wollet. Voting yes—Ungaro, Wollet,, and Lidle.

Canter is asked by Ungaro to explain Resolution #15-02: Tax Advance. He explains that they are requesting advance payment on real estate taxes that are collected by the prior year.

Ungaro makes a motion to approve Resolution #15-02. Second by Lidle. Voting yes—Ungaro, Wollet, and Lidle.

Members of the Board speak about a sewer line problem on Clovermeade. The Board speaks about this issue for several minutes.

Ungaro appoints Mr. Frank Menzaka to the Zoning Commission for full time and Howard Schully as the alternate.

The Town Hall Meeting date has been changed. It is now on April 2nd 2015 at 5:30pm.

And everyone is asked to shovel the snow by the fire hydrants so the Fire Department can get to them quickly incase anything were to happen.

Joanne Wollet speaks about the new township website, hoping that it will help lower the phone calls going into the township. The board converses about this for several minutes.

Wollet also asks the board if they have a sidewalk improvement program to offer a reduced price on fixing the sidewalk. The board speaks about this for several minutes.

Ungaro motions to allocate $2500.00 to Polk and Associates to do the survey for township wide signage grant. Second by Lidle. Voting yes—Ungaro, Wollet, and Lidle.

Mr. Deoreo speaks about the safe route to school travel plan, which would get children (grades K-8) excited about walking to school/biking to school on a safe route. He and the Board speaks about how this would be possible for several minutes.

Lidle motions to approve Resolution #15-03 Safe Route to School Grant. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes—Ungaro, Wollet, and Lidle.

Canter has not reconciled the bank statements for the financial report yet due to just getting the bank statements the day before, but he has sent all the pre notes for all the electronic deposits.

 

Park Committee:

Mike Heher gives the monthly report. He will present at the next meeting the cost of everything that they want to get done this summer.

Recycling Department:

No monthly report.

Zoning Department:

Bob Monus gives the monthly report, saying that there is one new structure and 16 violations. $226,140. Fees- $1,583.

 

Road Department:

Tom Monus gives the monthly report, speaking about salting, and taking care of the roads while there has been a lot of snow and ice lately. Monus estimates that the township will need around 400 more tons of salt to get through the rest of the winter.

Police Department:

Chief Goodin gives the monthly stats:

371 security checks

15 accidents

70 observed calls

195 dispatched

51 traffic warnings

16 citations

6 misdemeanor arrests

10,703 miles

Goodin asks to approve the 2015 Annual Contribution to Support Crisis Response Team for $2,000.00

Lidle motions to approve the contribution for $1,000. Second by Wollet. Voting yes—Ungaro, Wollet, and Lidle.

Public Comment:

None.

Lidle motions to adjourn meeting at 7:04pm. Second by Ungaro. Voting yes—Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet

 

Eric C. Ungaro, Chairman                                                                            

Robert Lidle Jr., Trustee

Joanne Wollet, Trustee                                                                                

Paul J. Canter, Fiscal Officer