|Minutes: January 4th, 2005|
Chairman William Rofkar opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. A motion was made by Gary Mortus and seconded by Robert Schroeder to approve the minutes of the last meeting of 2004 which included the Reorganization meeting as submitted. All voted aye. Robert Schroeder made a motion to pay the bills in the amount of $27,033.37. Gary Mortus seconded the motion and all voted aye.
Correspondence included letter from Star Ohio stating merger of Provident Bank into National City Bank, Ottawa County Auditor regarding H.B. No. 362 on Amnest Provision for Tax Exempt Properties including explanation from the Ohio Department of Taxation, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation stating rates for the fiscal year 2005, BFI regarding Environmental Fee Price Increase, Senator Randy Gardner working hard to keep the State Local Government Fund and invitation to Ottawa County Township Association meeting at Carroll Township on Thursday, January 27, 2005 with meal at 7:00 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m..
Jim Stouffer they are working on having a small in water Boat Show at the Catawba Island Club as a fund raiser for the Catawba Fire Department and the American Red Cross some time in May. The two complement each other with their training and services and wanted the Board’s opinion and then he would talk to the Fire Department. Board agreed it was a great idea.
Robert Schroeder stated he went to Court Monday being Pat Cerny was out of State on deed restriction problem at Kennykirk but it was postponed until Wednesday. Fire Department agreed that there should be an increase in their gas allowance.
A motion was made by Robert Schroeder and seconded by Gary Mortus to increase the gas allowance for firefighters from $100.00 to $200.00 per year. All voted aye.
Gary Mortus stated his health benefits will be under the Township policy starting in 2005. When term started Board approved his being included in the Township policy.
Clerk stated had to transfer $100,000.00 to various funds to cover warrants which was approved by the Board.
William Rofkar stated Bob Rogers would like to replace the computer in the front office. Had quote from pcCom Technologies with base price of $1229.95 and Dell was $1383.00.
A motion was made by William Rofkar and seconded by Gary Mortus to award contract to pcCom Technologies to upgrade and replace with new computer in the Police Department at cost not to exceed $1800.00. The vote: W. Rofkar-aye, G. Mortus-aye, R. Schroeder-aye.
Gary Mortus made a motion to adjourn at 7:55 p.m.. Robert Schroeder second and all voted aye.