At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Trustees held May 23, the following business was conducted:
• Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported he investigated options for mosquito control, met with Barnes Nursery to discuss management of the brush drop-off site, presented a recommended program for cemetery software, reported on recent repairs to the Keeper’s House, reported another sink hole occurred on Erie Beach, met with Kathy Jo Schweizer regarding record retention for the maintenance department, met with Dianne Rozak and the Elyria township trustees and their park superintendent for a tour of Meadowbrook and worked with LaFarge Quarry and Danbury high school students on a community clean-up project on the southern border of the quarry. Waldron advised the department has been busy mowing and trimming parks, roadsides and baseball fields in preparation for the holiday. He also extended a thank you to Deb Biro for her work in coordinating the plantings at the parks and the police building with the assistance of Danbury high school students.
• Police Chief Mike Meisler reported 295 incidents to date in May. He provided quotes to adapt the furnace at the police station to natural gas. The Chief will attend the Solid Waste District grant workshop in preparation for applying for a permanent drop-box for
• Zoning Inspector Kathryn Dale reported 25 permits processed to date in May. The Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on June 6 for rezoning of property. Trustees scheduled a public hearing for June 13 at 6:30 p.m. for multiple text amendments. The BZA will meet on June 20 for three hearings. Dale reported on the status of complaints and discussed the website options. A new contract has been sent to Clearzoning for their review. Dale will attend workshops on floodplain management, planning and zoning and on grants.
• Fiscal Officer Shelley Seamon provided a fiscal report and advised that direct deposit for payroll has been activated.
• Scott reported the Safe Routes to School program is progressing.
• Trustees approved payment of bills in the amount of $108,048.33 and a supplemental appropriation in the General Fund in the amount of $2,553.50.
• Rozak reported a letter was sent to Mary Jo Shortridge, owner of Lot 16 in Marblewood, regarding high grass.
• Complaints were received regarding high grass on the property of Nancy and Donald Zamiska located at 2328 Knob Hill and on the property of Keith Williams located at 1958 Willard. Both complaints were resolved.