Minutes: February 27th, 2007

The regular meeting of the Catawba Island Township Trustees was called to order by vice chairman Robert Schroeder at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room and began with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Also present:  William Rofkar, Robert Schroeder, Pat Cerny, Meredith Beck, James Stouffer, Tony Corona, Randy Reidmaier, Steve Arndt and Kelly Frey.

The minutes of the February 13, 2007 minutes were read and approved.  William Rofkar made a motion to approve the minutes seconded by Robert Schroeder.  All voted aye.  Robert Schroeder made a motion to pay the bills in the amount of $50, 934.87 seconded by William Rofkar.  All voted aye. 

5146 LaFarge North America, Inc. $20.66
5147 Garner Sanitation Services 85.50
5148 Gall’s Incorporated 422.98
5149 Staples Credit Plan 102.72
5150 Superior Uniform Sales 170.09
5167 Jack Mortus 107.63
5168 Ted Day 203.94
5169 Robert Christiansen, Jr. 181.28
5170 Kevin Wylie 147.29
5171 Anthem Life Insurance 544.67
5172 Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield 16,295.28
5173 Coastal Wave 142.45
5174 Fire-Safety Services, Inc. 1,031.32
5175 Lakecraft Corporation 39.00
5176 Nextel Communications 331.28
5177 Newspaper Network of Central Ohio 222.46
5178 Patricia Cerny 334.32
5179 Port Clinton Ford Mercury 142.07
5080 The Gordon Lumber Company 279.79
5181 Wal-Mart Community 254.18
5182 Verizon North 231.47
5183 Transcore 1,358.00
5184 Columbia Gas of Ohio 1,256.86
5185 Daniel Barlow 150.00
5186 Robert Christiansen 78.57
5187 Jeffrey Kennedy 78.57

Correspondence included a letter from Harold and Bea Green in regard to the snow removal on Catawba being the best;  Hylant Group preparation for the renewal of the township’s commercial insurance; Walter Wehenkel Community Development Block Grant program.

Meredith Beck discussed girdling the trees in the park area.  William Rofkar is not in favor of making any changes to the parks as he feels they should stay in their natural state.

Randy Reidmaier presented the Trustees with a 2006 Year End Activity Report from the Marine Patrol and is requesting monetary assistance from the Township.

Kelly Frey, Ottawa County Sanitary Engineer presented the Trustees with the final plans, specifications and cost estimates for the Sand Road Waterline Replacement Project.  There will be four (4) hydrants strategically placed and will require a check for $12,000 prior to the Public hearing scheduled for April 19, 2007.

Pat Cerny requested a transfer of $150,000.00 from Star Ohio to the Huntington Bank to be put into the General Fund, the Police Fund, and the Fire Fund.  William Rofkar made a motion to transfer seconded by Robert Schroeder.  All voted aye.

William Rofkar stated he is working on a restroom project for the Heigel Park and is working with Don Waggoner on this also.

Robert Schroeder stated he would like to discuss the Community Hall rentals at the next Board of Trustees’ Meeting.

William Rofkar made a motion to adjourn at 8:25 p.m. seconded by Robert Schroeder.  All voted aye.


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