Trustees Meeting Summary

DANBURY TOWNSHIP MEETING OVERVIEW

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees held August 23, 2017 the following business was conducted:

  • Fiscal Officer Kim Oxendale was excused.
  • Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the following: Three cremation burials were held at Sackett Cemetery; the engineer is hosting an information meeting at township hall on Tuesday, August 29 at 7 p.m. regarding new construction of the Port Clinton Eastern and State Road intersection; mowing in the parks and right of way is being done in preparation for the upcoming holiday weekend; grinding at the brush collection site will begin next week.
  • Police Chief Michael Meisler reported 334 incidents to date in August. Grant funding for the 2018 DARE program will not be accepted.
  • Fire Chief Keith Kahler reported 56 EMS calls, 2 fire calls, 3 motor vehicle crashes and 1 fire alarm activation to date in August.
  • Zoning and Planning Administrator Kathryn Dale reported the following: 19 permits were processed to date in August. The BZA held five hearings on August 16. Four were approved and one was denied. The Zoning Commission will meet on September 6 for approval of minutes. The Land Use Plan Committee met August 14. A new vision statement was created and consensus was reached on the goals, objectives and strategies on 4 out of 5 categories. The next meeting will determine when another community event will be held. Mrs. Dale provided a comprehensive update on violations and complaints.
  • Dianne Rozak and Carolyn Adams will work on resolving the issues with medical and supplemental insurance.
  • Inventory sheets were updated by all department heads.
  • Mrs. Adams is working on obtaining her bond. She was authorized to obtain new signature cards for the Marblehead Bank and Star Ohio accounts and to obtain a new UAN password. Mr. Scott swore Mrs. Adams in as Fiscal Officer effective September 1. Trustees approved UAN support and training costs at $50 per hour and approved the services of Diane Schaefer as visiting Fiscal Officer at a rate of $25 per hour as needed.
  • Trustees approved transferring $500,000 from Marblehead Bank Checking to Marblehead Bank Savings and approved payroll and bills in the amount of $84,753.56.

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees held August 9, 2017 the following business was conducted:

  • Trustee Charles Scott was excused from the meeting.
  • A moment of silence was held for Fire Chief Ed Cochenour.
  • Cheryl Harner from FloraQuest was present and discussed ideas for Meadowbrook.
  • Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the following: Two full-service burials were held at Sackett Cemetery; the athletic complex has been changed over to accommodate fall sports; mowing in the parks and right-of-way continues; three quotes for brush grinding were presented. Trustees approved Universal Farms for the grinding at a cost of $3,000.
  • Police Chief Michael Meisler reported 592 incidents in July and 105 to date in August. Office Mike Woods began employment on August 7.
  • Fire Chief Keith Kahler reported 97 EMS calls, 3 fire calls, 3 motor vehicle crashes and 12 fire alarm activations in July. To date in August there have been 24 EMS calls, 3 motor vehicle crashes and 1 fire alarm activation. JVS was approved to repair the large door at the Marblehead station in the amount of $2,900. A check in the amount of $116,907.11 was received from the Stamm estate distribution.
  • Zoning and Planning Administrator Kathryn Dale reported the following: 29 permits were processed in July and 2 permits have been processed to date in August. During the month of July the department responded to 648 calls, emails and in-person inquiries and went on 80 site visits. The BZA will hold 5 hearings, including one continuation, on August 16. The Land Use Plan Committee will meet on August 14 at 3 p.m. The August Zoning Commission meeting was cancelled due to no cases.  Mrs. Dale provided a comprehensive update on pending violations and complaints.
  • Trustees accepted, with regret, the resignation of Fiscal Officer Kim Oxendale, effective August 31, due to her time constraints. Trustees appointed Carolyn Adams as Assistant to the Fiscal Officer effective immediately at a rate of $15 per hour until August 31 at which time she will assume full duties as Danbury Township Fiscal Officer.
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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