|Marion Township trustees vote Violet as new president|
|Tuesday, January 14, 2014 9:13 PM|
MARION TOWNSHIP — The Marion Township trustees held their regular scheduled meeting on Monday with the following members present: Jerry Gilden, Joseph Youngpeter and Howard Violet.
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.
President Youngpeter then turned the meeting over to Fiscal Officer Kimmet at which time he asked for nominations for president for the 2014 year. Youngpeter nominated Violet, which was seconded by Gilden. There being no further nominations, a vote was taken with all votes “YES”.
Kimmet then turned the meeting over to the new president, Violet, at which time he asked for nominations for vice president. Youngpeter nominated Gilden, which was seconded by Violet. There being no further nominations a vote was taken with all votes being “YES”.
Gilden made a motion to keep the township meetings at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month unless otherwise re-scheduled, which was seconded by Youngpeter and passed unanimously.
The trustees then reviewed the bills and gave approval for 18 checks totaling $10,289.40.
Andy Pohlman was present to see if the township had any maps or knowledge of the location of tile in the field adjacent to East Jackson Street. The trustees advised him the township had nothing but he could contact the Allen County Engineer’s Office.
Road Foreman Elwer advised the trustees that due to the weather, the Annual Inventory for 2014 was not completed but he would get it done and filed with the county.
He advised the trustees he received a call from Jim Buettner regarding a site survey and the trustees asked him to get in touch with the Allen Soil and Water Conservation District regarding this.
Kimmet gave the trustees the Fund Status and the Bank Reconciliation Reports for Dec. 31, 2013, to review and sign.
He advised the trustees that all year-end reports for 2013 have been completed and filed where necessary and a notice will be published in the paper for the 2013 Annual Financial Report.
He gave the trustees copies of the Certificate of Total Sources available for Expenditures and Balances, the Revenue Status Report and the 2014 Appropriations for their review and asked for a resolution accepting the appropriation as presented.
Youngpeter offered the resolution, which was seconded by Gilden.
He then gave the trustees the Purchase Orders and the Blank Certificates needed for 2014 to review and sign.
He read a letter from the Allen County Recorder’s Office regarding any changes in zoning within the township for 2013, which there wasn’t any.
He presented the trustees the Certificate of Township Road Mileage for their review and signature.
Youngpeter made a motion to appoint Jim Miller to the Zoning Board and Mike Berelsman to the Zoning Appeals Board for five-year terms, which was seconded by Gilden and passed unanimously.
Gilden made a motion to adopt the same policy as the Allen County Engineer’s Office has regarding damage done to mailboxes due to snowplow operations, which was seconded by Youngpeter and passed unanimously.
There being no further business, a motion by Gilden to adjourn was seconded by Youngpeter and passed unanimously.