Meeting Minutes for May 02, 2022

MINUTES

MIAMI TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

May 2, 2022

CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Chairperson Mucher. Trustees Hollister and Moir were in attendance. Fire Chief Altman, Road Department employee Gochenouer, Zoning Inspector Zopf and Fiscal Officer Silliman were present.
YS News reporter Carol Simmons, Board of Zoning Appeals member Barbara Krabec and Wirrig Pavilion owner Steve Wirrig was present. Also, MTFR members Lt. Jason Paoletti and Paramedic Nick Miller-Jacobson were in attendance.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES
A MOTION by Mr. Hollister and SECONDED by Mr. Mucher was made to adopt the minutes of April 18th as amended. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS
A MOTION by Ms. Moir and SECONDED by Mr. Hollister was made to pay accounts on the amount of $48,056.48: General Fund – $12,380.04; Fire Fund – $29,596.11; Cemetery Fund – $1,255.04; EMS Billing – $2,346.13; Road and Bridge – $2,479.16. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

CORRESPONDENCE
The Trustees received:
• May 5th Greene County Bd. of Health mtg. announcement;
• Request for YS/MT rent relief;
• BZA training offer;
• E-Mail re: SB 324;
• OTA’s May Training options;
• BZA member announces retirement;
• ARPA Nonprofit Grant program;
• OneOhio Foundation Board Candidates meeting April 25th; Foundation Board Announcement
• RPCC April 26th meeting announcement;
• Undergound cable conduit loosened along Grinnell Road;
• FEMA GO System Updates;
• Attorney Slone leaving Dinsmore & Shohl;
• UAN Training Sessions
• Fund Status, Revenue Status & Appropriation reports for 5/2/22.

FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT
Chief Altman reported there were 27 EMS (6 in Bath Twp.) incidents and 12 Fire (1 in Bath Twp.) incidents since the last meeting.
At the recommendation of the Chief, a MOTION by Ms. Moir and SECONDED by Mr. Hollister was made to adopt RESOLUTION 2022-19: Reclassifying volunteer Gavin VanMeter to part-time status. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
In apparatus news, Medic 82 has received new tires and had new rear brakes installed as well as new front tire rods.
Due to age and certain parts no longer available, the often used MTFR treadmill has reached it’s productive life. As previously discuss, a MOTION by Ms. Moir and SECONDED by Mr. Hollister was made to pay for a new treadmill with General Fund monies. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
Additionally, the Chief reported that Lt. Kline secured the donation of 20 new twin (long) mattresses from Tempurpedic. MTFR will keep 10 of the mattresses and the other 10 will go to Xenia Township.
Lastly, Lt. Ayers and Paramedic Miller-Jacobson shared their stories about how they found themselves employed at MTFR. The Trustees thanked them for their service.

CEMETERY REPORT
Mr. Gochenouer reported there were no burials since the last meeting. One burial is scheduled on Saturday.
The new Oak Grove section is close to being ready to disc and seeded.
Mr. Gochenouer reported that the old section of Glen Forest Cemetery’s road will receive a 2” overlay per Hensley’s recommendation.

ROAD DEPARTMENT REPORT
Mr. Mucher reported there is a pothole on the left side of the road out towards Hyde Road, a pile of brush on Grinnell Circle and an orange cone on Harbison Road. Mr. Gochenouer stated he will check on the situations.

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT
A MOTION by Ms. Moir and SECONDED by Mr. Hollister was made to adopt RESOLUTION 2022-20: Amendment of Permanent Appropriations. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

ZONING INSPECTOR’S REPORT
Mr. Zopf reported there were 3 permits issued since the last report.
Mr. Mucher asked if Mr. Zopf was aware of a camper and some cars on Kyle Road. Mr. Zopf stated he was aware and that a permit to build a home and a pole barn was granted.
It was reported that the Zoning Commission met while he was on vacation and are planning to hold a Public Hearing on PUD amendments.
The BZA public Hearing was held last Thursday. A BZA member resigned from the Board the following morning. Mr. Mucher asked Mr. Zopf how he felt the hearing went procedurally. He also asked Mr. Zopf if he felt comfortable with the Township’s attorney. Mr. Zopf stated he felt the attorney was aggressive. He added he felt the BZA’s Chairperson did not follow the agenda and did not control the audience.
Mr. Zopf thanked Mr. Hollister for traffic control and MTFR for setting up the room.

NEW BUSINESS
Mr. Hollister reported that the YSDC will be holding their monthly meeting tomorrow at the Fire Station. Mr. Hollister also reported that Attorney Slone was going to shift law firms and has asked permission to continue to represent the Township in the Kingwood subject. A MOTION by Mr. Hollister and SECONDED by Ms. Moir was made to authorize Mr. Slone’s continuation representing the Township. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
Ms. Moir expressed her desire to make the Township’s website more useful and user friendly. A MOTION by Mr. Hollister and SECONDED by Mr. Mucher was made to appoint Ms. Moir as the Township’s representative to work with Deb Slater on the proposed website redesign and improvements. MOTION CARRIED unanimously.
The Trustees have received a request from YSDC to consider contributing new donations to be used for Villager’s rent relief. Mr. Hollister stated he wants to find out more about the subject and will continue the conversation as the next meeting.

ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss, a MOTION by Mr. Hollister and SECONDED by Ms. Moir was made to Adjourn. Time – 7:00 p.m.

Chairperson_______________________________ Attest_______________________________

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