Danbury Township Trustees — July 11 meeting

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Trustees held July 11 the following business was conducted:
• Fiscal Officer Shelley Seamon, Zoning Inspector Kathryn Dale and Police Chief Michael Meisler shared their experiences during President Obama’s recent visit to Danbury Township.
• Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the department has been busy mowing and trimming the roads and parks, permission was received to install the flashing cross traffic signs on Port Clinton Eastern Road on the existing advance warming stop ahead signs, a crosswalk will be added on Erie Beach Road at the intersection of North Shore Boulevard, clean-up week begins on Monday, brush grinding quotes were received, hydrant markers were discussed, storm cleanup was discussed. Trustees agreed to provide maintenance department assistance, based on manpower, for clearing of all roads in the township during future emergency situations. Trustees agreed to contract with David Price Metal Services for brush grinding services at a cost of $5,995.

• Police Chief Mike Meisler reported 642 incidents in June and 237 to date in July. Trustees approved D.R. Ebel to equip the new cruiser at a cost of $3,481.35. Dave Hirt provided an overview of fire department activity.
• Zoning Inspector Kathryn Dale reported 26 permits processed in June and no permits yet in July. The BZA will hold two hearings on July 18 beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Mrs. Dale also reported on the status of a contract with Clearzoning, recent complaints, the progress of the new website and information about her activities as Local Business Coordinator.
• Fiscal Officer Shelley Seamon provided a detailed fiscal report.
• Trustees approved $1,500 toward the cost of an appraisal of Meadowbrook property the Black Swamp Conservancy is attempting to obtain for the township.
• Scott will meet with Bodner & Kerik Architects to discuss the township hall remodel.
• Discussion was held regarding the culvert replacement at Lake Point Park.
• Trustees approved payment of bills in the amount of $54,538.92 along with the June financials and bank reconciliation.

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