Trustees Meeting Summary

DANBURY TOWNSHIP MEETING OVERVIEW

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees held October 25, 2017 the following business was conducted: 
  • A health insurance presentation was given by Derrick Stumm of the Ashley Group
  • Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the following: Two full-service burials were held at Sackett Cemetery; clean-up week had good weather and was very busy; the parks and grounds are being winterized; trustees signed a paving project request in order to obtain estimates; trustees agreed that the street light at the Port Clinton Eastern and State Road intersection will remain after the reconfiguration of the intersection.
  • Police Chief Michael Meisler reported 306 incidents to date in October. The new vehicle is being outfitted and is expected to be on the road in early November.
  • Fire Chief Keith Kahler reported 58 EMS calls, 2 fire calls, 5 motor vehicle crashes and 1 fire alarm activation to date in October. All ladders were tested and pump testing was also done. Hose testing is forthcoming. The Feather Party will be held Saturday, November 4 at the Bridge Road fire station.
  • Zoning and Planning Administrator Kathryn Dale reported the following: 14 permits were processed to date in October. The BZA held three hearings on October 18 approving two cases as presented and denying one. The Zoning Commission will meet on November 1 for one hearing. Mrs. Dale provided a comprehensive update on violations and complaints and reminded everyone about the Community Open House for the Land Use Plan to be held Friday, November 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Township Hall.
  • Fiscal Officer Carolyn Adams reported the 941 quarterly reports have been field and a preliminary audit report has been received.
  • Trustees approved payment of payroll and bills in the amount of $249,312.71.

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees held October 11, 2017 the following business was conducted: 
  • Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the following: Two full-service burials were held at Sackett Cemetery; the parks and the Keeper’s House are being prepared for the fall festival; clean-up week begins on Monday, October 16; trustees approved the purchase of three pallets of crack sealer in the amount of $3,341.25.
  • Police Chief Michael Meisler reported 408 incidents in September and 119 to date in October. Chief Meisler, Detective Sergeant Mark Meisler, Patrolman John Young and K-9 Officer Joe-Joe spoke at the Lakeside property owners’ association meeting. Lakeside gave the Police Department a $3,500 donation. Chief Meisler and Detective Sergeant Meisler also spoke at the Methodist Men’s Club.
  • Fire Chief Keith Kahler reported 59 EMS calls, 2 fire calls, 1 motor vehicle crash, 8 fire alarm activations and one carbon monoxide activation in September. To date in October there have been 20 EMS calls, 1 fire call and 1 motor vehicle crash. This is fire prevention week. 
  • Zoning and Planning Administrator Kathryn Dale reported the following: 17 permits were processed in September. The department went on 50 site visits and responded to 543 calls, emails and in-person inquiries. The BZA held three hearings on September 20 approving one case as presented, one with conditions and denying one. The Land Use Plan committee met October 9 at township hall and reached an agreement on the map. A Community Open House will be held at Township Hall on November 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. to present up-to-date Land Use Plan information. To date in October seven permits have been processed. The BZA will hold three hearings on October 18. Mrs. Dale provided a comprehensive update on violations and complaints.
  • Trustees approved having Mrs. Harmsen coordinate an update to the township website, payment of payroll and bills in the amount of $138,728.32 and the transfer of $100,000 to the Marblehead Bank checking account. Fiscal Officer Carolyn Adams is working on the federal quarterly tax filing.


The only official public record of Danbury Township is the paper file(s) located at the Danbury Township Hall. The official approved copy of township minutes including any attachments and references is available for review or purchase. Contact the Township Fiscal Officer at (419)732-3039 or via email at fiscalofficer@danburytownship.com to make arrangements for record review or purchase or fill out and submit the Public Records Request form. 
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