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

05-09-2012 Minutes

MAY 9, 2012—REGULAR MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING

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The Poland Township Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on May 9, 2012 at the Poland Township Government Center located at 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland, Ohio

Chairman Naples called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. and led those present in the pledge of allegiance. The Roll was called, present were Chairman Naples, Vice-Chairman Lidle and Trustee Ungaro.

ADMINISTRATION


Lidle moved to approve the minutes dated April 4, 2012, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Lidle moved to authorize payment for all outstanding bills for Poland Township, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Lidle moved to approve payment for Memorial Day expenses to American Legion Post 15 and Post 247 in the amount of $250.00 each, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Lidle moved to accept petitions for Lighting Districts on Jennifer Drive and Mared Lane, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Township Attorney, David Shepard, explained RESOLUTION #12-11: an alternate non-criminal parking resolution. Following a brief discussion, Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-11 (resolution on file). Ungaro seconded the Resolution and the roll was called. Upon its adoption the vote resulted as follows: Lidle, yea; Ungaro, yea; Naples, yea.

Administrator Scharville introduced RESOLUTION #12-12 – Nuisance Notice for the presence of overgrown vegetation, garbage, refuse, personal property, junk motor vehicle(s) and other debris on the following properties located in Poland Township:

3195 Chardonnay Parcel # 35-064-0-122.00-0
6944 Yo-Lowellville Rd. Parcel # 41-102-0-007.00-0
7247 Yellow Creek Parcel # 35-032-0-200.00-0
8260 Cliffview Dr. Parcel # 35-057-0-112.00-0
2644 Poland Village Blvd. Parcel # 35-031-0-121.00-0
2695 Poland Village Blvd. Parcel # 35-031-0-157.00-0
2676 Poland Village Blvd. Parcel # 35-031-0-128.00-0
2637 Poland Village Blvd. Parcel # 35-031-0-166.00-0
7613 North Lima Rd. Parcel # 35-033-0-227.00-0
2588 Stoner Ave. Parcel # 35-031-0-048.00-0
Pacifica Dr./Lot 35 Parcel # 35-023-0-049.00-0
Pacifica Dr./Lot 33 Parcel # 35-023-0-047.00-0
Yo-Pitts. Rd. Parcel # 35-052-0-119.00-0
8260 Cliffview Dr. Parcel # 35-057-0-112.00-0
4700 Kennedy Rd. Parcel # 35-084-0-020.00-0
7109 Yo-Pitts. Rd. Parcel # 35-031-0-168.00-0
6470 Duncan Dr. Parcel # 35-006-A-003.00-0
6179 Circle Dr. Parcel # 35-005-0-009.00-0
6042 Frontier Dr. Parcel # 35-005-0-027.00-0
2927 Algonquin Dr. Parcel # 35-008-0-144.00-0
7374 North Lima Rd. Parcel # 35-032-0-074.00-0
7688 North Lima Rd. Parcel # 35-033-0-144.00-0
6340 Struthers Rd. Parcel # 35-015-0-022.00-0
7889 Indian Tl. Parcel # 35-033-0-151.00-0
2067 Lyons Blvd. Parcel # 39-003-0-208.00-0
 

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Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-12 (resolution on file). Ungaro seconded the Resolution and the roll was called. Upon its adoption the vote resulted as follows: Lidle, yea; Ungaro, yea; Naples, yea.

Fiscal Officer Granitto gave the Financial Report for April 2012 as follows:
Revenue - $323,073.83
Expenditures - $228,895.19


Mike Heher presented the Board with a check in the amount of $15,000 for Road
Department expenses in accordance with Poland Township’s contract with Republic (BFI).

PARK COMMITTEE
Mike Heher, Poland Township Park Advisory Board Chairman, provided the following update:

  • Volunteers performed a considerable amount of work and cleanup over the past weekend: playground mulched, trees cut down, picnic shelter painted, etc.
  • Park Board’s May meeting will be held at the park on Tuesday, June 22, at 7:00 p.m.

RECYCLING DEPARTMENT
Administrator Scharville informed the Board that the hazardous household waste collection would be held for Mahoning County residents at the Canfield Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 12, 2012.

ZONING DEPARTMENT
Zoning Inspector, Robert Monus, gave the Monthly Zoning Report for April 2012 (report on file).

ROAD DEPARTMENT
Administrator Scharville reported that the Road Department is continuing with the street sweeping, cleaning ditches on Elmland and Katahdin, cold patching and hot patching, and grass mowing at the cemetery.

POLICE DEPARTMENT
Chief Goodin gave the Monthly Stats for April 2012 (report on file).

Gary Diorio, MS Consultants, discussed the Cliffview and Camella Drive project. Bids for the project were opened on May 1, 2012. There was one bidder, Foust Construction, for a bid in the amount of $114,861.40. Mr. Diorio explained that he provided alternate bids for installation of a 24” pipe and additional ditch work It was the consensus of the Board to have the Poland Township Road Department perform the work for the alternate bids in order to save approximately $10,000.00. During the considerable discussion regarding the possibility of getting a lower price for the project, Mr. Diorio stated that in his opinion, the quoted price was probably the best and lowest and recommended that the Board accept the bid from Foust Construction.



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Lidle moved to accept the bid from Foust Construction for the Cliffview and Camella Drive storm water management project in the amount of $114,861.40, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Chairman Naples opened the meeting to the public at 5:44 p.m. There were no public comments.

Naples moved to suspend the regular meeting at 5:45 p.m. in order to go into the public hearing for Zone Change ZC-01-12, seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Naples, Lidle, Ungaro…motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING
ZONE CHANGE ZC-01-12

Chairman Naples opened the Public Hearing for Zone Change ZC-01-12 at 5:46 p.m. The meeting had been properly advertised. The Roll was called, present were Chairman Naples, Vice-Chairman Lidle, and Trustee Ungaro.

Zoning Inspector, Robert Monus, reviewed and explained Zone Change ZC-01-12, a request to amend the following sections of the Poland Township Zoning Resolution: Sections 2.02, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 5.03, 5.04, 7.11, 7.30, 7.31, and 11.09 (amendments on file). Naples asked the first time for all those in favor of the zone change. There were none. Naples asked the second time for all those in favor of the zone change. There were none. Naples asked the third time for all those in favor of the zone change. Poland Township Attorney, David Shepard, spoke on behalf of the amendments stating that the amendments would be beneficial to the public.

Naples asked the first time for all those against the zone change. There were none. Naples asked the second and third time for all those against the zone change. There were none.

Lidle moved to approve Zone Change Request ZC-01-12 seconded by Ungaro. Voting
Yes - Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Chairman Naples moved to adjourn from the Poland Township Zone Change meeting to go back into the regular meeting at 5:59 p.m., seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Naples, Lidle, Ungaro…motion carried.
Chairman Naples moved to go back into the regular meeting at 6:00 p.m., seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Naples, Lidle, Ungaro…motion carried.

Chairman Naples moved to adjourn to executive session at 6:01 p.m. to discuss legal matters, consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of one or more township employees, seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Naples, Lidle, Ungaro…motion carried. Present in executive session with the Trustees were Township Attorney, David Shepard, and Administrator Scharville.
Chairman Naples moved to return to public session at 6:30 p.m., seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Naples, Lidle, Ungaro…motion carried.

Ungaro moved to hire Jim Morocco as a casual hourly employee at minimum wage, seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Ungaro, Lidle, Naples…motion carried. Ungaro moved to hire Mitchell Lidle as a casual hourly employee at minimum wage, seconded by Naples. Voting yes – Ungaro and Naples. Lidle abstained. Motion carried. Ungaro moved to hire Nick Hetzel as a casual hourly employee at minimum wage, seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Ungaro, Lidle, Naples…motion carried. Note: all of the above hires were recommended by Poland High School Principal, Kevin Snyder.


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There being no further business, Naples moved to adjourn at 6:33 p.m., seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Naples, Lidle, Ungaro…motion carried.


Attest:

  • Mark Naples, Chairman
  • Robert Lidle, Jr., Vice-Chairman
  • Eric C. Ungaro, Trustee
  • Joseph J. Granitto, Fiscal Officer