Muskingum Township
Muskingum County, Ohio




April 24, 2014


PURPOSE OF MEETING: Special Meeting.


OPENING:      The Muskingum Township Trustees met in special session on April 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fire Building for the specific purpose: Personnel Hiring and Muskingum Township Employee Handbook Revisions.

All trustees and fiscal officer were present. 


There was 1 resident in attendance.


Maniaci called to order the special meeting.


Maniaci motioned that the trustees move to executive committee session for the purpose of personnel hiring and employee handbook revisions. Present in executive committee session were all trustees with invitation to Fiscal Officer. Fell seconded. Roll Call: Maniaci ayed, Hittle ayed, Fell ayed.


Maniaci motioned to exit executive committee session and moved to special meeting session. Hittle seconded. Roll Call: Maniaci ayed, Hittle ayed, Fell ayed.


Maniaci motioned to hire Troy Clements as Township Maintenance Worker. Troy will be under a 90 day probation period at a rate of $13 per hour. Troy will be required to sign and comply with the Township Employee Handbook. The start date is May 5th. After the 90 day probation period Troy will attend the next regularly scheduled meeting where the trustees will review Troy’s 90 day work period and determine continuation to permanent status with compensation and benefits at discretion of the trustees. Fell seconded the motion. Roll Call: Maniaci ayed, Hittle ayed, Fell ayed.


Maniaci stated that all the trustees have been presented with the revised draft of the Township Employee Handbook and all trustees provided their feedback as of the last regular meeting, therefore moved the motioned to adopt the Township Employee Handbook as set forth in the revised draft copy reviewed. In order to provide time to make final copies and distribute to township employees, trustees, and fiscal officer, the revised Township Employee Handbook will be effective starting June 1st, 2014. All Township Employees, Trustees, and Fiscal Officer will sign the Township Employee Handbook and each will be provided with a final copy. Hittle seconded the adoption. Roll Call: Maniaci ayed, Hittle ayed, Fell ayed.


Hittle moved to adjourn.  Seconded by Fell.  Maniaci ayed.



                                                             Jason T. Baughman, CPA, Fiscal Officer