Danbury Township Trustees — July 25 meeting

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Trustees held July 25, the following business was conducted:
• The township was awarded a grant from the Joint Solid Waste District in the amount of $488 for the purchase of a prescription drop box that will be installed inside the police station. The township will contribute $163 in matching funds.
• Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the department had two services at the cemetery, the mapping section of the cemetery software is nearly complete, he met with the insurance adjustor to review township properties for hail damage, brush is currently being ground, an electrical problem at the Keeper’s House was resolved, the clean-up week was successful with 17 Dumpsters and two scrap metal bins being used, the ball fields have been used 49 times, hydrant markers are being placed on township and county roads, overflow at the recycling area was discussed as well as the plan for the new recycling dumpsters from Joint Solid Waste.

• Police Chief Mike Meisler reported 522 incidents to date in July. Meisler met with the insurance adjustor to review hail damage at the station and on vehicles. Dave Hirt provided a summary of the Fire and EMS exploratory committee’s recommendations for a township department. The full study from the consultant will be available in approximately one month. Public meetings will also be held.
• Zoning Inspector Kathryn Dale reported seven permits and one variance application processed to date in July. The Zoning Commission will not meet in August. Their next scheduled meeting will be September 5. Mrs. Dale provided the trustees with a new contract for Clearzoning which the board approved. She reported on the progress of the new website, outstanding complaints and recommended the zoning office modify the open hours based upon a study of when visitors come to the office. Trustees approved new zoning hours effective September 4. The newspapers will be notified and the hours will be posted on the website. Trustees also approved a new junk vehicle resolution as recommended by Dale. She will plan to attend a FEMA meeting at the Oak Harbor library on Aug. 1.
• Fiscal Officer Shelley Seamon provided a detailed fiscal report.
• Charles Scott provided an overview of his meeting with the architects regarding the potential remodel of township hall.
• Trustees signed cemetery deeds for Jeannie Buchanan and Silas Crawford Sr. in the second addition to Sackett Cemetery.
• Trustees approved payment of bills in the amount of $45,536.75.

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