Muskingum Township
Muskingum County, Ohio
   

BOARD OF MUSKINGUM TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

JANUARY 8, 2019  Regular Mtg.
 

PURPOSE OF MEETING
·         The Muskingum Township Trustee held the regular monthly meeting on January 8, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. in the Fire Building.

 

ATTENDANCE
·         Trustees: Matt Hittle, Mike Maniaci, Ed Fell

·         Fiscal Officer: Jason Baughman.

·         Residents:  2 resident in attendance.

 

MINUTES
Maniaci motioned to approve the minutes. Fell seconded.

 

WARRANTS / CHECKS
Checks were approved and signed for payment.

 

OLD BUSINESS
 

ZANESVILLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANT:

Mr. George Helbling was in attendance to discuss the Zanesville Community Development grant for the Brownfield Properties. The Zanesville Community Development has $600,000 of grant money available for Brownfield Properties. According to the definition, the Helbling property would qualify for the grant. Mr. Helbling indicated that the county commissioners office is working on the paperwork for this grant for Mr. Helbling property and will be submitted Friday. Mr. Helbling will get the trustees copies of the paperwork as soon as completed.

 

NEW BUSINESS
 

BACKFLOW TEST:

Maniaci motioned to approved the annual backflow testing. Fell seconded.

 

ANNUAL LETTER CINDY ROGERS:

Trustees received annual letter regarding requirement for zoning. Muskingum Township currently has no zoning.

 

FIRE / EMS REPORT
DECEMBER RUN REPORTS:

 

EMS RUNS:  26 runs            8:20     A.R.T. (average response time, dispatch to scene)   

 

FIRE RUNS: 1 ER                9:06     A.R.T (average response time, dispatch to scene)

                        12 Non-ER      10:29   A.R.T (average response time, dispatch to scene)

                        2 other             6:49     A.R.T (average response time, dispatch to scene)

 

Maniaci motioned to adjourn. Fell seconded.

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                                                                                    Jason T. Baughman, CPA, Fiscal Officer

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BOARD OF MUSKINGUM TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

January 8, 2019 Re-Organization Mtg.

PURPOSE OF MEETING:

·         The Muskingum Township Trustee met in special session on January 8, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. in the Fire Building for the purpose of the 2018 Re-Organizational Meeting.

 

ATTENDANCE:

·         Trustees: Mike Maniaci, Matt Hittle, Ed Fell.

·         Fiscal Officer: Jason Baughman.

·         Residents:  2 resident in attendance.

 

Nomination of President:                

Maniaci nominated Matt Hittle for President, Fell seconded. Hittle ayed. 
 

Nomination of Burial Committee:             

Hittle motion to have Mike Maniaci and Ed Fell on the Burial Committee. Maniaci seconded. Fell ayed.
 

Emergency Labor:               

Hittle motion that emergency labor paid as following:
$16.00 per hour with a CDL license and $12.00 per hour without.  Fell seconded. Maniaci ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

Public Records Policy:         

Maniaci made motion to adopt a change to our current township public records policy.
Public records will be provided in a timely manner.
Charge will be: first 10 copies free, $.10 per page, going rate of a flash drive or CD copy. Hittle seconded. Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed,
 

Credit Card Policy:              

Hittle made a motion to continue and accept our current credit card policy.
All three trustees, fiscal officer, township maintenance workers will have access to the cards.
The limits for all cards will be $150 per transaction. If over that amount, permission must be obtained by township trustees. Fell seconded. Maniaci ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

Township Equipment:         

Hittle made the motion that the Township equipment can be operated by all road crew and trustees or any other person who has been authorized by the trustees or road crew to do so. Maniaci seconded. Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

Annual Inventory:               

Maniaci stated the inventory is complete and have received confirmation of receipt from County Engineer per O.R.C. 505.04. Hittle seconded. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

Records Commission:          

The Records Commission, according to O.R.C. 149.42 will consist of a Chairman of the Board; this being Matt Hittle and the Fiscal Officer, Jason Baughman will be the Records Commission. Hittle made the motion, seconded by Fell.  Maniaci ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

 

 

 

 

Mileage Reimbursement:    

Hittle motion that employees/elected officials who are authorized to use their private vehicles for township business such as conferences, training, etc. will be reimbursed at the standard mileage reimbursement rate established by the I.R.S. of 58 cents per mile which is allowable under the O.R.C.  Maniaci seconded. Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

Township Meetings:             

Hittle moved to keep the regular monthly township meetings the first Thursday of every month.
Notice will be posted in the newspaper once, on the website and posted monthly on the sign in the front of the township. 
Special meetings will be posted on the website, sign out in the front of the township hall and newspaper at least 24 hours before the meeting.  Fell seconded. Maniaci ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

Personal Files Policy:                                  

Hittle motioned to appoint the fiscal officer to have control of all storage and distribution of personnel files and information.
All personnel files will be in a locked filing cabinet maintain request log, if there is a question of what can or cannot be released, fiscal officer is to contact legal counsel. Violation may result in written reprimand issued from the prosecutor’s office and could lead to termination depending on the situation. 
Fell seconded. Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

2019 Temporary Appropriations:              

Hittle motioned adoption of the Annual Temporary Appropriations Resolution for fiscal year December 31, 2019 (per O.R.C. 5705.38) until the Amended Official Certificate of Estimated Resources is adopted and received from the Office of Budget Commission, Muskingum County, Ohio. Carryover of $209,260.18, 2019 Estimated Tax $625,174.62, other sources $210,350.11 for total budget of $1,044,784.81. Temporary appropriations of 25% for total of $208,956 until permanent appropriation approved.  Maniaci seconded. Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

Township Insurance:

Hittle motioned to provide insurance benefits to all trustees, fiscal officer and township employees. Maniaci seconded. Fell ayed. Roll Call: Hittle ayed, Maniaci ayed, Fell ayed.
 

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

                                                                   

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                                                                                    Jason T. Baughman, CPA, Fiscal Officer

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BOARD OF MUSKINGUM TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

 

January  8,  2019  Recoeds Mtg.

PURPOSE OF MEETING:

·        The Muskingum Township Records Commission met on January 8, 2019 following the 7 P.M. Re-organizational meeting held in the Fire Building. 

 

ATTENDANCE:

·        Chairman Matt Hittle and Fiscal Officer Jason T. Baughman were present.

 

BUSINESS:

·        Fiscal Officer Baughman stated that he had no records at the present time to get rid of.

·        Hittle made a motion, that the commission has no records to discuss at this time and no records to dispose of at this present time.  

·        Fiscal Officer Baughman seconded motion, all ayed.

·        All other records will remain as they are at the present time.

 

Hittle moved to adjourn.  Seconded by Baughman.  All ayed.

 

 

 

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Matt Hittle                                                                      Jason T. Baughman, CPA

Chairman                                                                       Fiscal Officer