Trustees Meeting Summary

DANBURY TOWNSHIP MEETING OVERVIEW

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees held September 27, 2017 the following business was conducted:

  • Mr. David Hirt was excused from the meeting.
  • Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the following: The flashing LED signs have been installed; all road striping on township roads has been completed for this year; the Buck Road paving project has been completed; berming for the low spots on township roads is being done by the road maintenance department; the Joint Solid Waste District advised that Republic Services will be the new hauler for recyclables.
  • Police Chief Michael Meisler reported 363 incidents to date in September. Trustees approved mileage, meals and lodging for training for Ptl. Cunningham September 26 through 28. The new vehicle has been delivered and will be outfitted and ready by late October.
  • Fire Chief Keith Kahler reported 49 EMS calls, 2 fire calls, 7 fire alarm activations and one carbon monoxide activation to date in September. The SCBAs have arrived. The township portion of their cost is $15,982.52.
  • Zoning and Planning Administrator Kathryn Dale reported the following: 14 permits were processed to date in September. The BZA held three hearings on September 20 approving one case as presented, one with conditions and denying one. The next Land Use Plan meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, October 9 at township hall.  Mrs. Dale provided a comprehensive update on violations and complaints.
  • Department head bonds and oaths were given by Charles Scott and Dianne Rozak.
  • Fiscal Officer Carolyn Adams provided an update on township property and liability insurance.
  • Trustees approved two payrolls and bills in the amount of $85,649.65. 

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees held September 13, 2017 the following business was conducted:

  • Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the following: Two cremation burials were held at Sackett Cemetery; additional damage was found during the Buck Road repair project but the amount is still well under the original bid; brush was ground by Universal Farms; approximately 950 tons of millings from the Buck Road project was used to improve the brush drop-off area; the county engineer held an informational meeting regarding improvements scheduled for 2018 at the Port Clinton Eastern and State Road intersections; the replacement flashing LED signs arrived and will be installed shortly; $8,000 partial payment for work completed to date by Wadsworth Excavating was approved.
  • Police Chief Michael Meisler reported 480 incidents in August and 170 to date in September. The 2017 Ford Taurus Interceptor was approved at $16,904 after a total of $6,700 in trade-ins was applied to the price.
  • Fire Chief Keith Kahler reported 75 EMS calls, 3 fire calls, 5 motor vehicle crashes and 2 fire alarm activations in August. To date in September there have been 23 EMS calls, 2 fire calls and 5 fire alarm activations.
  • Zoning and Planning Administrator Kathryn Dale reported the following: 34 permits were processed in August and 6 have been processed to date in September. During August the department responded to 766 calls, emails and in-person inquiries and went on 113 inspections. The BZA will hold three hearings on September 20. The Zoning Commission met on September 6. The last category in the Land Use Plan was finished and the map is being developed for review. Mrs. Dale provided a comprehensive update on violations and complaints.
  • Trustees approved the Fiscal Officer’s bond, the fall newsletter, resolutions as determined by the budget commission and payroll and bills in the amount of $15,113.89. Discussion was held regarding the cost breakdown of fuel for township owned vehicles

The only official public record of Danbury Township is the paper file(s) located at the Danbury Township Hall. The official approved copy of township minutes including any attachments and references is available for review or purchase. Contact the Township Fiscal Officer at (419)732-3039 or via email at fiscalofficer@danburytownship.com to make arrangements for record review or purchase or fill out and submit the Public Records Request form. 
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