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

12-12-2012 Minutes

DECEMBER 12, 2012—REGULAR MEETING

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The Poland Township Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on December 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. Eric Ungaro led those present in the pledge of allegiance. Administrator Scharville called the Roll, present were Chairman Naples,

Vice-Chairman Lidle and Trustee Ungaro.

ADMINISTRATION

Lidle moved to approve the minutes dated November 14, 2012 and November 23, 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.

PARK COMMITTEE

Mike Heher, Poland Township Park Advisory Board Chairman, updated the Board on the baseball building, meeting with the Ohio EPA, the pavilion, and the planting of bulbs around the trails. The next Park Advisory Board meeting will be held in January 2013.

Barbara Stacy, 4885 Arrel Road, had some questions she addressed to Mike Heher regarding water lines on Arrel Road. Mr. Heher explained that since there are no water lines on Arrel Road, he would do whatever is needed for the upkeep of the wells on Arrel Road. Mr. Heher further explained that the Mahoning County Health Department would test the water twice a year. There was a brief discussion regarding the possibility and the cost of installing water lines on Arrel Road.

Gary Diorio, MS Consultants, submitted a package to the Board for the State Route 170 Sidewalk Project. Mr. Diorio slated the year 2013 for commencement of the sidewalk project.

Mr. Diorio also reported on the Cliffview/Camella Storm Water Project. The pipe has been installed and the finishing work is in progress. The grass and yard repairs will be taken care of this Spring. Attorney William Blanchford, representative for Joanne Wollet, 8185 Cliffview Drive, directed some questions to Gary Diorio regarding the Cliffview/Camella Project. Attorney Blanchford specifically wanted to know why the entire drainage ditch behind the homes on Cliffview was not piped. The Board explained that in accordance with the law, Poland Township is not permitted to install pipe on private property; however, the area that was piped was a Township right-away.

Administrator Scharville introduced Resolutions #12-27 thru #12-32.

Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-27:Transfer to General Fund (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.

Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-28:Transfer to General Fund (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 adopt Resolution #12-29:90 Day Appropriations for Calendar Year 2013 (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.

Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-30: Supplemental Appropriations for Calendar Year 2013 (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.

Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-31: Advances and Transfers within Funds for Calendar year 2013 (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.

Lidle moved to adopt Resolution #12-32: Creation of Township Health Reimbursement Fund (Resolution on file). Upon its adoption the vote resulted as follows: Lidle, yea; Ungaro, yea; Naples, yea.

Lidle moved to accept the letter of retirement from Sergeant Gary Abeid with regrets and best of luck – effective 12/30/2012, seconded by Ungaro. Voting yes – Lidle, Ungaro, Naples…motion carried.

Fiscal Officer Granitto gave the Financial Report for November 2012 as follows:
Revenue - $274,113.02
Expenditures - $143,760.72

Administrator Scharville announced that he along with Fiscal Officer Granitto and
Zoning Inspector Monus will attend a half-day seminar on health insurance at the Holiday
Inn on December 13, 2012.

RECYCLING DEPARTMENT
Administrator Scharville stated that the Annual Christmas Drop & Shop held on November 17, 2012 at Mauthe Park in Struthers was very successful.

The Christmas Tree Recycling Program in conjunction with the Green Team (drop off or curb pick up) will take place December 26, 2012 through January 31, 2013.

ZONING DEPARTMENT

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

ROAD DEPARTMENT

Road Superintendent, Tom Monus, reported that the Road Department is still cold patching, cleaning up around the Poland Township Road Department garage, and working on repairs to the street sweeper.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

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


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Administrator Scharville announced that the Poland Township Re-Organizational Meeting would be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

Chairman Naples opened the meeting to the public at 6:00 p.m.

Dana Bolish, 7673 Cobblers Run, thanked the Trustees for their past help and support regarding the flooding problems in the Canterbury Creek Development. Mr. Bolish asked the Board for their continued assistance in obtaining grants/funding for the flooding issues and problems in Canterbury Creek.

Chairman Naples moved to adjourn to executive session at 6:03 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 Ungaro. Voting yes – Naples, Ungaro, Lidle…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 6:45 p.m., seconded by Lidle. Voting yes – Naples, Lidle, Ungaro…motion carried.

There being no further business, Naples moved to adjourn at 6:46 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 Office