Pledge of Allegiance: Chair Sayre led the Pledge of Allegiance upon opening the meeting.
Minutes of meeting held July 17, 2008:
Elizabeth Clark, Asst. to Board of Trustees, was not present but the following report was provided to the Trustees:
Big Darby Accord Zoning Group
Big Darby Accord Revenue Raising Group
NPDES Permit Meeting
Mr. Paul Wenning and Emily Weber of NPSED, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, presented Soil & Water conservation updates. Discussions included update requirements for permits. They also discussed conservation methods and practices. Literature was passed out and is available at the township office.
AEP has not contacted the trustees regarding relocation of the electric pole. Barb will make more phone calls.
A draft noise ordinance currently adopted by Prairie Township was obtained from Loveland & Brosius law firm. The trustees reviewed the ordinance and a draft copy was distributed to the audience. After inserting partial deletions and additions that the Trustees and audience members thought would pertain to Brown Township, the Trustees will submit the modified version to Loveland & Brosius for further review and will request their presence to discuss the draft ordinance at the next meeting to be held September 15, 2008.
Trustee Sayre asked Officer Goodrich to also review for any suggestions from his point of view. The trustees noted several changes and discussed the possibility of another review at the next meeting.
Trustee Dever request a report regarding the drainage on Morris Rd. Harold Jerman reported a tree had blocked the tile in the Morris Rd. area. He suspects this was the cause of poor drainage during the Spring rains. He commented we will have to see what prevails when heavy rains return.
Art Baker from Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security division reported the siren located on Amity Rd. has been inspected and is working properly after a resident in the area reported the sound appeared to be muffled.
Trustee Dever reported the construction had been completed by Earthcraft on Langton Rd.
Trustee Williams reported additional work was going be needed due to sub-soil failures. Trustee Dever made a motion to approve up to $9,000.00 for inspection and testing of the parking lot. Trustee Williams seconded and all trustees voted to pass the motion.
Time Warner sent a certified letter requesting completion of a resolution regarding franchise fees. After the Trustees review, they decided to table the decision after legal advice. They will discuss the issue at the next meeting.
Some audience members reported un-mowed properties and asked the Trustees for advice. Barb agreed to contact the Franklin County Board of Health and request inspections of the sites.