Danbury Township Trustees — Aug. 8 meeting

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Trustees held Aug. 8, the following business was conducted:
• Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the department had one service at the cemetery; the first draft of the record retention schedule was completed; the athletic complex is changing over from baseball and softball to football and soccer; the crosswalk on Erie Beach was painted; the flashing “cross traffic does not stop” signs were installed on the “stop ahead” signs in both directions on Port Clinton Eastern Road; road signs are being inventoried to be brought up to the new reflectivity standards; a new snowplow truck is being researched; and brush has been ground into mulch and is ready for distribution beginning Aug. 13.

• Police Chief Mike Meisler reported 661 incidents in July and 103 to date in August. Trustees declared a 2008 Crown Victoria and four radar units as surplus property. The vehicle was approved for sale to the Huron County Sheriff’s office and the radar units were approved for donation to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
• Zoning Inspector Kathryn Dale reported 13 permits processed in July and three to date in August. The Zoning Commission will meet on Sept. 5. The BZA will meet on Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. for two hearings. Dale reported on the progress of the new website, her attendance at a FEMA meeting, the status of outstanding complaints and her activity as business coordinator.  During July the Zoning Department responded to 259 calls, emails and in-person inquiries and went on 36 site visits.
• Fiscal Officer Shelley Seamon provided a detailed fiscal report and advised that Charles Cunningham has completed eight years of service and Joshua Young has completed four years of service.
• Trustees approved a change to the nuisance complaint form and approved a revised junk vehicle resolution.
• Trustees signed a cemetery deed for Kathleen Rhoda, Frederick Rhoda Jr. and Margaret Klaehn in the second addition to Sackett Cemetery.
• Trustees approved the July financials, bank reconciliation and payment of bills in the amount of $37,134.29.
• Trustees discussed the potential creation of an administrative/reception position.

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