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

09-12-2012 Minutes

September 12, 2012—Regular Meeting and Public Hearing

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The Poland Township Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on September 12, 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. Sergeant Gary Abeid led those present in the pledge of allegiance. Administrator Scharville called the Roll, present were Chairman Naples, Vice-Chairman Lidle and Trustee Ungaro.

ADMINISTRATION

Administrator Scharville opened the bids for the 2012 Poland Township Road Resurfacing of Various Roads as follows: Note: Bid Bond in place for all of the following five companies:

COMPANY BID AMOUNT
East Coast Paving $71,241.60
Gennaro Pavers $71,105.00
R.T. Vernal Paving $67,749.50
Diorio Paving $74,075.00
Shelly and Sands $77,264.00

The bids were given to Poland Township Attorney, David Shepard, for his review.

Ungaro moved to approve the minutes dated August 14, August 24 and September 4, 2012 seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Ungaro, Lidle, 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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 as Poland Band Tag Day, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Lidle moved to approve payment for flu shots to the Mahoning County Board of Health for Poland Township employees, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Administrator Scharville introduced Resolution #12-21 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:

4083 Arrel Rd Parcel # 35-066-0-008.00-0
7685 North Lima Rd. Parcel # 35-033-0-233.00-0
3033 Algonquin Parcel # 35-008-0-129.00-0
2067 Lyons Blvd. Parcel # 35-007-0-037.00-0
2392 Hamilton Parcel # 35-003-0-080.00-0
3050 Highland Ave. Parcel # 35-034-0-085.00-0
2670 Highland Ave. Parcel # 35-031-0-177.00-0

Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-21 Nuisance Notice (resolution on file). Ungaro seconded the Resolution. The Roll was called. Upon its adoption the vote resulted as follows: Lidle, yea; Ungaro, yea; Naples, yea.


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Fiscal Officer Granitto gave the Financial Report for June, July and August 2012 as follows:

Revenue - $ 752,007.77
Expenditures - $ 601,345.91

Administration Scharville announced that the Mahoning County Board of Health will give flu shots on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Poland Township Government Center.

Todd Kollar, 8508 Catarina Place, asked the Trustees if they could provide him with background information regarding the sidewalks that were supposed to be provided by the developer. After considerable discussion, the Trustees stated that they were always in favor of the sidewalks which were included in the original development plan. However, the Mahoning County Planning Commission, which has jurisdiction over the planning of a development, removed the requirement of the sidewalks due to escalating costs and the fact that there is no record showing that the residents were charged for the installation of the sidewalks. Mr. Kollar plans to continue his investigation into the matter with the Mahoning County Planning Commission with the approval of the Poland Township Trustees.

Joe Loree, 8516 Catarina Place, also asked the Trustees for their help in seeking any recourse available regarding the installation of sidewalks in the development.

Mike Heher presented the Board with a check for the Poland Township Police Department in the amount of $15,000.00 in accordance with Poland Township’s contract with Republic (BFI).

PARK COMMITTEE

Mike Heher, Poland Township Park Advisory Board Chairman, reported as follows:

  • A photo display of the Poland Township Park was featured at the Canfield Fair.
  • This display will be placed in the foyer of the Poland Township Government Center featuring ever changing updated photos of the park.
  • Development of the ball fields is still continuing.
  • Plans are in place to approximately double the size of the parking lot.
  • Discussed plans for the sled-riding hill (projected completion in two years).

RECYCLING DEPARTMENT

Administrator Scharville informed the Trustees that he would attend the mandatory Recycling Coordinator’s Meeting on September 26, 2012 to be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Covelli Center.

ZONING DEPARTMENT

Zoning Inspector, Robert Monus, gave the Monthly Zoning Reports for June, July and August 2012 (reports on file).

ROAD DEPARTMENT

Road Superintendent, Tom Monus, reported that the Road Department has been continuing patching. Superintendent Monus asked the Trustees to approve the purchase of a salt spreader from Quality Truck Body & Equipment in the amount not to exceed $14,000.00. Naples so moved, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Naples, Ungaro, Lidle…motion carried. Administrator Scharville, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, commended the Road Department for the job they did this year at the Canfield Fair.


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POLICE DEPARTMENT

Chief Goodin gave the Monthly Stats for August 2012 (report on file).

Chairman Naples announced the rate for natural gas through the Governmental Natural Gas Aggregation Program for this season would be $3.99 per cubic foot.

Chairman Naples opened the meeting to the public at 5:30 p.m.

Pam Talaganas, 2364 Stewart Road, asked the Board for their help in resolving the ongoing dispute over the property line between her property and her neighbor, Curt Miller’s property. Zoning Inspector, Robert Monus, explained that he spoke to Mr. Miller’s attorney who stated that the property line would be surveyed and defined on December 21, 2012.

Curt Miller, 2388 Stewart Road, discussed the problems he has experienced over the property line dispute with his neighbor, Pam Talaganas. Mark Naples offered to meet with Pam Talaganas and Curt Miller after the meeting in order to sit down and resolve their differences.

Richard DeGenova, 8127 Cliffview Drive, wanted to know when the Cliffview/Camella Storm Water Project would begin. Administrator Scharville stated the project would start on September 17, 2012. Mr. DeGenova also stated that Spitler Road and Walker Mill Road need to be repaired. It was explained that the county is responsible for the maintenance of these two roads.

Vice-Chairman Lidle moved to suspend the regular meeting at 6:21 p.m. in order to go into the Public Hearing, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Vice-Chairman Lidle moved to go into the Public Hearing for the Lighting District on Manor Avenue and Beechwood Drive at 6:23 p.m., seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING
LIGHTING DISTRICT – MANOR AVENUE
AND BEECHWOOD DRIVE

Chairman Naples opened the Public Hearing for the Lighting District on Manor Avenue and Beechwood Drive at 6:24 p.m. The meeting had been properly advertised. The Roll was called, present were Chairman Naples, Vice-Chairman Lidle and Trustee Ungaro.

Chairman Naples asked the first time for all those in favor of the lighting district on Manor Avenue (Resolution #12-19). There were none. Naples asked the second time for all those in favor of the lighting district on Manor Avenue. There were none. Naples asked the third time for all those in favor of the lighting district on Manor Avenue. Karen Barret, 2388 Manor Avenue, spoke in favor of the lighting district stating that the area is very dark. Chairman Naples asked the first time for all those against the lighting district on Manor Avenue. There were none. Chairman Naples asked the second time for all those against the lighting district on Manor Avenue. There were none. Mr. Naples asked the third time for all those against the lighting district on Manor Avenue. There were none. Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-19: Lighting District on Manor Avenue (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.

Chairman Naples asked the first time for all those in favor of the lighting district on Beechwood Drive (Resolution #12-20). There were none. Chairman Naples asked the second time for all those in favor of the lighting district on Beechwood Drive. There were none. Chairman Naples asked the third time for all those in favor of the lighting district on Beechwood Drive. There were none. Chairman Naples asked the first time for all those against the lighting district on Beechwood Drive. There were none. Naples asked the second time for all those against the lighting district on Beechwood Drive. There were none. Naples asked the third time for all those against the lighting district on Beechwood Drive. There were none. Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-20: Lighting District on Beechwood Drive (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.


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Lidle moved to adjourn the Manor Avenue and Beechwood Drive Lighting District Public Hearing at 6:27 p.m., seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Lidle moved to go back into the regular meeting at 6:27 p.m., seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Naples moved to go into executive session at 6:28 p.m. to discuss legal matters and 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 was Poland Township Attorney, David Shepard.

Lidle moved to return to regular session at 7:43 p.m., seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle and Ungaro…motion carried. Note: Chairman Naples is presently attending a separate meeting in the building.

Lidle moved to ratify the Oil and Gas Lease Agreement with Poland Township, Carbon Limestone LLC and Hillcorp Energy, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle and Ungaro…motion carried.

There being no further business, Lidle moved to adjourn at 7:45 p.m., seconded by Ungaro.. Voting yes – Lidle and Ungaro…motion carried.


Attest:

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