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Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:21 AM

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The Marion Township Trustees held its regular-scheduled meeting on Monday at the Marion Township Office with the following members present: Joseph Youngpeter, Howard Violet and Jerry Gilden.

The purpose of the meeting was to pay bills and conduct ongoing business. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved as read. The trustees then reviewed the bills and gave approval for 15 checks totaling $23,909.92

Representatives from the Delphos Rural Fire Association were present to see what is going on with the fire contracts. The trustees advised them they are still working on different options to get the best quality of service for the monies that are generated by the fire levies.

The representatives advised the trustees that over the recent years, they have purchased or repaired equipment and vehicles which has saved the City of Delphos thousands of dollars.

Road Foreman Elwer advised the trustees he is getting quotes to remove some trees that are in the right of way in the Township.

A resident along Lincoln Highway contacted Elwer about a road that needed repaired and the trustees asked Elwer to contact the county regarding this.

He stated that they should begin the cracking sealing project this week.

Fiscal Officer Kimmet gave the trustees the Fund Status and Bank Reconciliation Reports for review and signature.

He gave the trustees two letters from the Allen County Health Department regarding properties on Grubb Road and also from the Allen County Engineers office regarding permits needed for work done along county roads.

He also gave the trustees an application to review for work done along township roads.

Trustee Gilden stated the application for the Moving Forward Grant has been approved and is waiting for the property owner to submit his share of the monies before demolition will be done.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn by Gilden was seconded by Violet and passed unanimously.

 

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