The McKean Township Trustees met March12, 2018 with all Trustees and Fiscal Officer answering roll call. Also present for the meeting were zoning board members, appeal board members, the zoning inspector and road supervisor. After the pledge to the flag, Tom Frederick, new zoning inspector, presented his bond to the township trustees then introduced himself to zoning members Julie Vanwey, Dean Grubaugh, Tom Bruce, and Brian Neely. They all agreed they would have a meeting in the next few months to discuss issues on zoning. Motion by Dean Grubaugh for Tom Bruce to be the chairman and Beverly Keener to be the secretary of the appeal board, seconded Julie Vanwey, all agreed.
Audience-Doug Barr was present to discuss chip/seal. All agreed that the current chip/seal needs patched before any additional chip/seal would be started.
Reports-The fund balances, purchase orders, and blanket certificates were then reviewed. Motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, all agreed to approve as presented. The Fiscal Officer stated the annual financial report was complete and filed with the state and is available at the office of the Fiscal Officer.
Road Supervisor- Terry agreed to be checking on all grants for a salt storage building for next year. We will place #57 gravel on the cemetery drive. The Trustees then discussed updating an office at the township building. Trustee McInturff had contacted the state about membership in the cooperative purchasing which would help in pricing. After discussion, motion for resolution (on file) to allow McKean Township to enter into the agreement made by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, all agreed to the resolution and paying the $100.00 fee. The township will talk with Spectrum about price for internet for the building and motion by Trustee Wintermute, seconded Trustee McInturff, all agreed to approve $1300.00 for a computer, monitor, and printer.
New Business- Motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, all agreed to pay the monthly bills and accept the minutes as presented. Quick Mow had sent out the 2018 contract. After much discussion as to roadside mowing in the township, motion by Trustee Wintermute, seconded Trustee McInturff, all agreed not to use Quick Mow this year. The Trustees then discussed Cat Run Road. We had received an unsigned letter with many resident names and addresses listed requesting the road paved. McKean has no right of way on the road. The trustees agreed they would try to answer the letter.
After more discussion as to road conditions, motion to adjourn by TrusteeWintermute, all agreed.