The Board of Trustees of West Township met May 2 with the following present Trustees Glenn Whiteleather, Richard McClellen and Dale Lowmiller and Fiscal Officer Jeff Haynam.
Lowmiller moved and McClellan seconded to send a Survey Request Form to the engineer's office requesting a survey of parcel numbers 79-02325.000 and 79-02325.001 in section 36.
Brian Baker discussed fire contracts with the SCJFD and the three outlying departments of North Georgetown, Homeworth and Hanoverton.
Kenny Blevins stated the road crew did a good job of patching holes on Augusta Road. The road crew reported on removing downed trees and patching pot holes.
The trustees signed the ODOT Salt Resolution 04182017 - 1. Fiscal Officer Haynam will forward it to ODOT.
In other business, trustees:
HEARD Whiteleather stated Scot Gram has finished the repairs on the F 550 truck. McClellan requested the township consider fixing the holes going back to Cooper Trucking. The trustees will check it out.
HEARD The trustees reported they placed large stakes at the four corners of the newly purchased 6.9 acres at Moultrie Cemetery. This will ease in the location of the boundaries.
LEARNED The Columbiana County Economic Development Board will consider using grant money to tear down old buildings and / or houses in West Township. The trustees must contact Bob Ritchy at 330-424- 9511, Ext 1161. The trustees must complete a Property Demolition Form to have properties considered.
HEARD Charlie Curfman reported that the water was not working at Moultrie Cemetery. The trustees will have it fixed. Lowmiller moved and McClellan seconded to charge $50 per grave for Cemetery Deed Transfers.
PAID the bills totaling $61,280.08.
HEARD Trustee Lowmiller attended a meeting in Columbus regarding the $50,000 grant money that is available to West Township for new road signs. He was informed that the average township receives about $21,000.00. There is a lot of paperwork involved and we have 1 year to complete the process.