August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 

The Harlem Township Trustees met in regular session at the Firehouse. 

Trustees Present: Jerry Paul, David Jackson and Bob Singer. 

Fiscal Officer Present 

Public Present: Dale Fling, Brad Debolt, Joni Manson, Nathan Fling, and Mike Kabler. 

Mr. Paul called the meeting to order. The minutes of July 18th, 2018 were approved as sent. Mr. Singer moved to approve said minutes. Motion seconded by Mr. Jackson. Motion Passed. The minutes of special meeting August 14th, 2018 were approved as sent. Mr. Singer moved to approve said minutes. Motion seconded by Mr. Jackson. Motion Passed. 

Mr. Jackson moved to approve Resolution Number 18 08 15 T17 for David Jackson to have authorization to sign for the Board of Trustees and to submit a Ditch Petition, ORC 6131.04; 6133.02,03; for Gorsuch Joint County #588 to the Delaware County Commissioners and authorize payment of $500 for the Bond. Motion was seconded by Mr. Singer. Nathan Fling, representing Jannelle Fling, was present to voice his concerns with this project to his family’s property and does not see the benefit outweighing the burden. After the Board’s discussion a Roll call vote was held Mr. Singer Aye, Mr. Paul Aye, Mr. Jackson Aye. Motion Passed. Resolution #18-08-15-T17. 

The Fiscal Officer presented the bills and certified that the amounts were available in the respective accounts to pay said bills. Starting with warrant #10541 and ending in warrant #10574, and Voucher 35-2018 and ending #39-2018, Totals $109,929.46. Mr. Jackson made a motion to pay said bills. Motion was seconded by Mr. Singer. Motion Passed. 

Joni Mason was present to speak on the Harlem Township Heritage (HTH) behalf, verified they are allowed to have Trunk or Treat on October 28th from 2-4pm at the park. The Board agrees. For the Harlem Days, HTH is requesting the alley be closed for the parade, the Board agrees. The HTH would like the alley closed for the car show, the Board disagrees and feels it needs to remain open. 

FIRE DEPARTMENT: RTD: Fire 109 EMS 212 Totals 321 

Chief Fling is requesting approval to purchase two fire hydrants at the total cost of $5,600 to be installed on Robins Road between Green Cook Road and County Line Road. Del-Co water will be installing three and the area needs two more. Mr. Singer made motion to approve purchase of two fire hydrants to be installed on Robins Road for the total cost of $5,600. Motion was seconded by Mr. Jackson. Motion Passed. 

Mr. Fling updated the Board that Scott Sanders with Delaware County Regional Planning Commission is working on an updated draft of the Zoning Resolution to be posted online. The draft is nearing completion and the final document will be posted on the website after final review by the Zoning Commission. 

Mr. Singer moved to approve Resolution Number 18 08 15 T16 to amend 2018 Permanent Appropriations for Harlem Township, Delaware County, Fund #2401 Street Lighting Assessment (2401-310-351) from $3,500 to $2,700. Making the amended subtotal for Fund #2401 - $2,900. Motion was seconded by Mr. Jackson. Motion Passed. 

The Delaware County Engineer has inquired about posting Roads. Mr. Jackson made motion not to post any roads this year. Motion was seconded by Mr. Singer. Motion Passed. 

Executive Session was requested by Dale Fling. Mr. Singer made motion for Executive Session to discuss Fire Employment Personnel Matters. Motion was seconded by Mr. Jackson. A Roll Call was held; Singer, Aye; Paul, Aye; and Jackson, Aye. Motion Passed. Invited to stay was Julie Debolt. 

Mr. Singer made a motion to come out of Executive Session. Motion was seconded by Mr. Jackson. A Roll Call was held; Singer, Aye; Paul, Aye; and Jackson, Aye: Motion Passed. 

Chief Fling is requesting the Board’s approval to hire John Kokas as a Part-time FF-Paramedic. Mr. Singer made motion for Conditional Hire for Employment for Part-Time FF-Paramedic to John Kokas. Motion was seconded by Mr. Mr. Jackson. Motion Passed. 

Being no further business Mr. Singer made a motion to adjourn. Mr. Jackson seconded motion. Motion passed. 8:12 pm. 

President 

Vice President 

Alternate 

Fiscal Officer