Minutes: January 25th, 2005

    Catawba Island Township Trustees held their regular meeting on January 25, 2005 in the conference room with all present;  also Pat Cerny and  Ann Rumpf.

     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 first meeting in 2005 as sub-mitted and to be posted.  All voted aye.  A motion was made by Gary Mortus and seconded by Robert Schroeder to pay the bills in the amount of $59,443.20.  All voted aye.



Dorothy Sutherland $100.00
2824 West Group Payment Center 198.00
2825 Ottawa County Treasurer 700.94
2826 Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield 13646.19
2827 Anthem Life Insurance Co. 612.88
2828 D.R. Ebel Police & Fire Equipment 93.75
2829 F.S.I. Disposal 163.74
2830 S & D Industrial Supply Co. 156.37
2831 Parts Associates, Inc. 147.30
2832 JVS Garage Door, Inc. 122.00
2833 Scott Gresser 112.35
2834 Cros.Net, Inc. 293.09
2835 FanMark, Inc. 36.00
2836 Wal-Mart 60.94
2837 Tri Motor Sales Inc. 212.78
2838 American Test Center 400.00
2839 Fire-Safety Services, Inc. 665.00
2840 Bureau of Workers Compensation 13583.26
2857 Verizon North 548.08
2858 Keith Batterton 128.40
2859 Dan Caldwell 128.40
2860 Jack Mortus 128.40
2861 Kevin Wylie 128.40
2862 Northern Tool & Equipment Co. 384.93

    Correspondence included letter from Humane Society of Ottawa County requesting financial assistance,  Board of Elections  stating Primary Election to be Tuesday, May 3 and General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2005, Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure including map asking for any problems or feedback when going through Ottawa County in June, notice of continuation of meeting on Adelphia in U.S. Bank-

Ruptcy Court, Frank Gates Service Company regarding Workers’ Compensation payroll report and schedule of seminars and Ohio Insurance Services Agency regarding COBRA administration

       Ann Rumpf asked about the fence that was put up without a permit at Gem Beach?  The Association wants  to write a letter regarding this and  to whom should it be sent?  Bob Schroeder advised it should be sent to Jack Grummel.

       Zoning Inspector Pat Cerny received call from Mr. Sapp regarding the Zoning hearings as to when the Trustees hearing will be.  Following discussion  the Trustees public Zoning hearing for the James Rofkar property and the Svete property will be February 23, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Hall.

       Pat talked to Walter Wehenkel  about the TV meeting and gave the dates that he was available.  Gary stated  he had asked Pat to ask Walter if he could do a Planned Unit Development Zoning workshop for the public and explain the way Zoning is for a PUD and how it works on Catawba Island.   Board agreed to have Walter to do this on February 23 from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and have the Zoning hearing cases  at 7:30 p.m..  Gary reported on the town hall meeting with Chris Rdfern with only six people attending.

        Robert Schroeder stated the Fire Department has ice boat ready to go and  Bob Maloy had a baby boy last week.

         Pat presented a list of names of persons recommended to serve on a committee to draw up a new Land Use Plan.  Gary recommended Terree Lasko, Jim Stouffer, Carl Obenauf, Tom Anslow, Bill VanDerGissen, David Drusbacky, two Trustees and Pat.  Alternates to be Tom Corogin and John Arbogat. Pat will call them to see if they are willing to do this.   Will have to cordinate a date with Walter to get this started.

       Bill stated  he would like to be on this too so decided all three Trustees will be on the committee.

      A motion was made by Gary Mortus and seconded by William Rofkar to pay expenses and mileage for the Trustees and Clerk to attend the State Conference in Columbus , February 2-5.  All voted aye.

      Clerk stated the agreement on Uniform Accounting Network with the Auditor of State signed by the Board at the last meeting has two Designee User Agreements. Do you want Pat to sign one?

       A motion was made by Gary Mortus and seconded by Robert Schroeder to adopt Reso9lution to enter into agreement with the Auditor of State Uniform Accounting Network with Dorothy Gulau as Fiscal Officer User and Patricia Cerny as authorized Designee User.  The vote: W. Rofkar-aye, G. Mortus-aye,

R. Schroeder-aye.

      William Rofkar presented information on a 2005 Ford  F-450 through State coop purchasing.  Also had a quote from Newell Equipment on snowplow and accessories  but will have to be out for bid.

       A motion was made by William Rofkar and seconded by Gary Mortus tp award contract to Valley Ford Truck Sales, Cleveland for a new 2005 Ford F-450 chasses  for $30,534.50.  All voted aye.

        Gary Mortus made a motion adjourn;  Robert Schroeder seconded and all voted aye.


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