June 12, 2017

The McKean Township Trustees met in regular session June 12, 2017 with Trustee Wintermute, McInturff, and Fiscal Officer Ellas answering roll call.  Absent was Trustee Schwartzenberger. Terry Holtz- Road Supervisor, Casey Curtis-Granville Fire Chief, and Doug Barr-Madison Township Trustee were also present for the meeting. After the pledge to the flag, Chairman McInturff opened the floor to the audience.

Granville Fire Chief Casey Curtis passed out a memo stating the latest news from the Fire Dept.  Their new fire inspector is Andy Saunders and all crews are now taking part in inspections.  Year to date runs into McKean Township were 28 EMS and 9 fire runs.  They are still moving forward with plans to relocate the station to South Main St at the village service garage site.

Madison Township Trustee Doug Barr was present to discuss chip/seal on township roads.  An agreement was drawn up by Licking County Prosecutor Austin Lecklider to be completed by both townships.  McKean Trustees added the equipment to be used and signed the agreement.  It will be given to Madison Trustees for their signatures. Madison Twp will be doing approx. 2.3 mile of McKean Twp roads.  The chip/seal will be in front of homes only.  McKean agrees to pay for the stone and oil necessary to complete this project.

Reports-The fund balances, bank reconciliation, purchase orders and blanket certificates were then reviewed.  Motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, all agreed to accept the reports as presented.

Road Supervisor-The road workers are currently working on removing trees along Hankinson Road.  All agreed to use #304 on the berm of the road.  Terry spoke to the mowing service which will start mowing the county June 12. Burlington township trustees have signed the county engineer paperwork for lowering the speed limit on Riley Road.  Terry agreed to pick it up tomorrow.

New Business-Motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, both agreed to accept all bills to be paid and accept last month’s minutes.  The trustees then reviewed the request for a zoning change to article 8 of our zoning resolution.  The zoning commission had a yes approval from the LCPC and held their public hearing June 5.  The trustees agreed to set July 10, 2017 at 6:30pm for their public hearing on the proposed change.

The trustees then discussed the chip/seal project and reviewed the quantities and prices of material needed. Motion to adjourn the meeting made by Trustee Wintermute, seconded Trustee McInturff.