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March 2019 Minutes

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March 4, 2019




Call to Order

Trustee Rausch, as Chairman called the regular meeting of the Allen Township Trustees to order on March 4, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.


Pledge of Allegiance

Trustee Rausch began the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.


Roll Call:          Jack Rausch                            Township Trustee Chairman

Don McCreary                        Township Trustee

Ron Chapman                        Township Trustee

Lori LaCella                           Township Fiscal Officer

Steve Brose                            Fire Chief

Nick Johnson                          Road Superintendent

Ken Reiff                                Zoning

Charlotte Blumenschein       Zoning

Douglas Robinson                 Resident

Deputy Kelly Nawman          Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Dimitri Tutin            Sheriff’s Office



The Fiscal Officer read the minutes of February 4, 2019, said minutes were approved as read.


The Fiscal Officer provided each member of the Board with a list of recent receipts and pending expenditures for review.  There was a motion by Trustee Chapman and a second by Trustee McCreary, and upon certification by the Fiscal Officer that appropriate funds were available, the pending expenditures were approved. The Fiscal Officer also provided the most recent payroll reports for the Board’s review. The board reviewed the previous month’s bank reconciliation and verified the sequence of the checks.


The fiscal officer presented the board with final appropriations.  After review and discussion, Trustee Rausch moved, seconded by Trustee McCreary, that the final appropriations be approved.  Upon call of the roll, all being in favor, the appropriations were approved.


The motion was made by Trustee Rausch and seconded by Trustee Chapman to approve the payment of $307.86 for the Union County Sheriff NIXLE 360 notification warning which has replaced Code Red. The NIXLE 360 is a community Information Service providing community updates/warnings during an emergency in the City of Marysville.



No items.





Mr. Streng noted he will be working with Allison and Lori to update fee structure.


Randy Marker, of Thomas & Marker, owns property on NW Pkwy. Currently zoned B3 and wishes to build 25 12,000 sq ft warehouses, and working to establish if this can be done. No new updates.


Mr. Streng met with gentlemen with tentative plans to purchase two parcels of land at the SW corner of Stokes Rd and SR 287 to build a strip mall and hotel.  He was told to meet with the Union County Health Department, ODOT, and Union County Building Department before requesting a zoning change.


The zoning book grammar errors. Has been updated.



Deputy Kelly Nawman introduces new Deputy Dimitri Tutin.



Road Superintendent, Nick Johnson noted of roof damage from the wind and is discussing with Otarma and a roofing contractor.


Road Superintendent, Nick Johnson is working on the planning of salt and plowing.



Chief, Steve Brose noted the station car sold on for $5450 and has been picked up for the buyer.


Chief, Steve Brose noted there was wind damage to FD and training tower roofs.


Chief, Steve Brose noted crews completed monthly safety training.


Chief, Steve Brose noted purchased two computers from eGreen for $390 each.


Chief, Steve Brose noted the major items for 2019 budget, new medic unit for $250,000 and possible septic repair/replacement for $50,000.


Chief, Steve Brose noted that there has been the hire of 3 new part time employees.


Chief, Steve Brose has applied for a 50/50 $40,000 grant for power cots.


Chief, Steve Brose provided an update on Liberty Township district meeting, trustees requested the chief notify Liberty Township that Allen Township will not be participating in the future plans of redistricting.


See the attached report for additional detail.












There being no further business, Trustee Rausch moved to adjourn the meeting, Trustee McCreary offered a second.  Upon a roll call vote, all being in favor, the meeting was adjourned.



Jack Rausch (Chairman)



Don McCreary



Ron Chapman


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