02-16-2022 Special Meeting
- FEBRUARY 16, 2022
- SPECIAL MEETING
The Poland Township Board of Trustees held a special meeting on February 16, 2022 at 5:30 PM at the Administration Building located at 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland, Ohio. The purpose of the meeting was personnel. The news media had been properly notified.
Chairman Ungaro called the meeting to order at 5:34 PM.
Police Chief Brian Goodin led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll call was taken and present were Trustees Ungaro, Kempers and Wollet.
Chairman Ungaro proceeded to read the dedication plaque to everyone in attendance on Chief Brian Goodin’s service to the community.
Trustee Wollet gave a heartfelt tribute about Chief Goodin’s dedication and devotion to the police department.
Vice Chair Kempers spoke about Chief Goodin service and his qualities that make him an excellent chief.
Chairman Ungaro spoke about his father (Pat Ungaro, Mayor of Youngstown) about how important it is to have a good Chief at the helm when you are in an elective office. Chairman Ungaro said Chief Goodin was a good friend.
Officer Aaron presented Chief Goodin a gift from all the supervisors and officers of the Police Department.
Mahoning County Commissioner Anthony Traficanti presented Chief Goodin a certificate of dedication from the Mahoning County Commissioners and stated he was “Proud to call Chief Goodin my friend”.
Chief Wilson presented Chief Goodin his retirement badge.
Barb Stacy spoke to the audience about Chief Goodin being one of her good students in school.
School Superintendent Hockenberry spoke about Chief Goodin service and cooperation with the school district.
Administrator Scharville reminisced about his friendship with Chief Goodin’s father (Chief Lee Goodin) and his entire family, how Brian and his family have represented Poland in such a positive way.
Fire Chief Chip Comstock congratulated Chief Goodin and says the police and fire members now have a voice in Columbus.
Chief Goodin tearfully thanked everyone, his family, the community, the Trustees and mostly his officers for the support they gave him as Chief of the department. “The Township will always be my second home”.
Chairman Ungaro moved to close the meeting at 5:55 PM, seconded by Trustee Wollet. Voting yes were Trustee Ungaro, Wollet, and Kempers.
Meeting adjourned at 5:55 PM and a farewell celebration was given in honor of Chief Goodin’s 32 years of service to Poland Township.
- Eric Ungaro, Chairman
- Edward Kempers, Vice-Chair
- Joanne Wollet, Trustee
- Paul J. Canter, Fiscal Officer