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

05-13-2015 Minutes

May 13th, 2015

Regular Meeting

The Poland Township Board of Trustees held their regular meeting May 13th, 2015 at the Poland Township Government Center located at 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland, Ohio.

Scharville calls roll call. Wollet, Lidle, and Ungaro were present.

Mr. Hannon leads in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Lidle motioned to approve minutes dated March 11th, 2015, March 13th, 2015, and April 08th, 2015. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

Lidle motioned to authorize payment for all outstanding checks for the township. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

The Board of Trustees present Patrolman Jackson with a Certificate of recognition for his actions that saved the life of a 25 year old on April 27th, 2015.

Mike Heher spoke of the request from the Girl Scout troop #415 to approve the peace poll project for the park.

Ungaro motioned to approve the peace poll project. Seconded by Wollet. Voting yes--- Ungaro, Wollet, and Lidle.

The Board of Trustees present Poland High School Students with Winter Athletic Awards.

The Historical Society discussed the upcoming window restoration project, grants, donations, and additional donations still needed. The Historical Society also discussed the historical marker for the school house, donations, grants, and additional donations still needed.

Liddle motioned to approve donation of $3,000 to Poland Historical Society deemed to be used by society as they see fit.

Lidle motioned to approve donation of $1,000 to the Celebrate Poland Day. Seconded by Wollet. Voting yes--- Lidle, Wollet, and Ungaro.

Wollet motioned to approve donation of $250 to Poland Junior Women’s Club to sponsor Summer Concert Series for one day. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Wollet, Ungaro, and Lidle.

Bob Hannon spoke of United Way for a few minutes and requests approval for payroll deductions.

Ungaro motioned for Resolution #15-10: Mutual Aid Agreement. Seconded by Lidle. Voting yes--- Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet.

Ungaro motioned for Resolution #15-11: Nuisance Notice. Seconded by Wollet. Voting yes--- Ungaro, Wollet, and Lidle.

Lidle motioned for Resolution #15-12: Winter Salt Program. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

The board discusses Canterbury Creek Flooding for a few minutes.

There is no financial report for April, 2015 at this time.

Recycling Department:

Scharville gave monthly report.

 

Zoning Department:

Monus gave monthly report. Total evaluation for April was $471,530. Fees-4,486.

 

Road Department:

 

Monus gave monthly report. Ungaro motioned to approve the start of the process of getting bids on street replacement. Seconded by Lidle. Voting yes--- Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet.

Ungaro motioned to participate in the lease to own for a township plow truck. Seconded by Lidle. Voting yes--- Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet.

Police Department:

Chief Goodin gave the stats for the month of April.

Lidle motioned to approve the purchase of four portable radios from Service One not to exceed $3,300. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

Lidle motioned to authorize Chief to initiate the approval of the 2014 Charger. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

Lidle motioned to approve the purchase of Mase from Red Diamond Uniform Company in Austintown for self-defense program, up to $300. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes—Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

 

Public Comment:

 

Mr. Barr approached the board to discuss the gravel in his yard from the gravel that was put down the winter. He suggested not plowing curb to curb.

At 7:10 Ungaro made a motion to adjourn. Seconded by Lidle. Voting yes--- Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet.

At 7:20, pursuant to ORC Section 121.22(G)(4) Lidle made a motion to reopen the meeting to adjourn to Executive Session to consider the employment of new seasonal employees. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

At 7:45 Lidle made a motion to return meeting to regular session. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

Lidle made a motion to hire Jacek Modelski as a casual employee at a rate commensurate with a part time police officer pending background, physical, and other necessary checks. Seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes--- Lidle, Ungaro, and Wollet.

At 747 Ungaro made a motion to adjourn. Seconded by Lidle. Voting yes--- Ungaro, Lidle, and Wollet.

 

Eric C. Ungaro, Chairman                                                    

Robert Lidle, Jr., Trustee

Joanne Wollet, Trustee                                                        

Paul J. Canter, Fiscal Officer