February 7, 2018

The McKean Township Trustees met for their meeting Wednesday, February 7, 2018 as posted on the web and the front door of the township building. Trustees McInturff, Wintermute, Schwartzenberger and Fiscal Officer answering roll call. After the pledge to the flag by the group, Chairman McInturff acknowledged the attending audience.
AUDIENCE – Attending from Granville were Trustee VanNess and Fire Chief Casey
Curtis to discuss the current fire contract between Granville Twp Fire and McKean Twp. The Licking County Prosecutor office had drafted the contract with a few updates as required by law. Resolution 2-7 made by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee
Wintermute, all trustees agreed to accept the contract and signed. Two contracts given to Fire Chief Curtis for Granville Trustees to sign and return one for our file. It was noted the contracts were for 5 years and Chief Curtis stated Granville made 128 runs into McKean during 2017. The Trustees then reviewed the Monroe Twp fire contract drawn up in the same manner. Resolution 2-8 made by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Schwartzenberger, all agreed to accept the contract and signed. Both copies will go to Monroe Trustees to sign and return one to McKean. The Trustees thanked Granville for attending their meeting.
Tom Frederick, McKean zoning helper was present to discuss an ongoing problem of junk motor vehicles and nuisance yards throughout McKean Twp. He explained that agriculture was not exempt from nuisance properties. It was discussed that McKean Township would be pursuing action according to the law and with the help of the Licking County Prosecutors Office on property lots 1151, 1133, 1069 in Highwater. It was then discussed the need for a new zoning inspector. After much discussion, motion by Trustee Wintermute, seconded Trustee Schwartzenberger, all agreed for Tom Frederick to be the zoning inspector on salary for the first six months. The Fiscal Officer will order the bond needed, locate a building key, and complete any other paperwork necessary.

REPORTS — After review, motion by Trustee Wintermute, seconded Trustee McInturff, all agreed to accept the reports they had received.

NEW BUSINESS — The trustees then signed all bills and motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Schwaqtzenberger, all agreed to accept the bills and minutes as presented. The trustees discussed conditions of the roads with all of the snow we had. We are very low on salt as is all agencies in Licking County. They also noted that Philips Rd c/s was falling apart from all of the truck and semi traffic. We will.re-schedule our road trip in March. With no further business before the board, motion by Trustee Schwartzenberger, seconded Trustee McInturff, all agreed to adjourn the meeting.