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   Brown Township
2491 Walker Rd.
   Hilliard, OH  43026
   (614) 876-2133
614) 876-2421
   Gary Dever, Trustee
   Pamela Sayre, Trustee
   Joe Martin, Trustee
   Greg Ruwe, Fiscal Officer

  (614) 527-6390

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   Held at 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of
     each month in the upstairs meeting
     room of the Brown Township Firehouse
     at 2491 Walker Road, Hilliard, Ohio

Other meetings, when held, are advertised at least 24 hours in advance with time and location.

 By Franklin County [website]
Jun 25, 2007
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Big Darby Accord


In Attendance:
Trustees: Chair Ron Williams, Gary Dever, Pamela Sayre
Fiscal Officer: Barb Bloxam
Executive Asst. to Board of Trustees:

Call meeting to order: Chair Williams called the meeting to order.
Pledge of Allegiance: Chair Williams led the Pledge of Allegiance upon opening the meeting.

Minutes of meeting held 5/14/2007:
Minutes were reviewed. Trustee Dever moved to approve the minutes seconded by Chair Williams. Minutes were approved unanimously.

Fiscal Actions:
Payables were presented. Trustee Sayre moved to approve payment of the bills and was seconded by Trustee Dever. Motion to pay bills approved unanimously.

The Franklin Rural Zoning Commission minutes of the meeting held June 21, 2007 were distributed and reviewed.

Trustee Sayre attended the meeting of the Revenue Committee held June 20, 2007.
She reported discussion of cost share for services is as follows: County City Suburban municipalities Townships and that an agreement will be needed. The next Revenue Committee meeting will be held July 18, 2007 at 9:00 am in Memorial Hall. For more information go to

Minutes sent by Benjamin Weiner from the BDA Zoning Group for the meeting held June 13,2007 was distributed and reviewed.  The next meeting is scheduled to be held July 11, 2007 9:00 am at Memorial Hall in the South conference room.

The next Big Darby Accord Panel meeting.August 14, 2007.

Old Business:
Brenda Cage with MORPC presented a slide show of projected bike paths throughout central Ohio included proposed planning for areas within Brown Township. She shared the proposed plans are projecting 916 miles of additional bike paths in an effort to connect routes to provide access to shopping, communities, workplaces, etc. She explained the definitions and requirements of bike lanes and the need to include them when planning road construction. Several roads within the township were considered in the plan including Walker Rd. Trustee Dever expressed safety concerns to Brenda Cage regarding the future increase of traffic that will result from the new high school to be completed by 2009. He explained Alton-Darby already has extended shoulders up to 3, 4 and 5 that may qualify for use as a bike path. Brenda Cage expressed her appreciation for the suggestions and will review with other planners.

Sherwood Estates plans received by the Trustees were discussed to determine what action is being requested regarding the approval of the plan. Chair Williams will follow up and report at the next meeting.

The new director of FEMA requested emergency contacts for the township. This information was provided in February and Barb Bloxam will send it again.

The repairs were completed on the elevator and a printed report of repairs will be obtained and sent to the Ohio Department of Commerce as requested per their inspection.

New Business:
Trustee Sayre report being contacted by a resident on Scioto-Darby with a complaint of un-mown weeds and grass. Barb Bloxam will forward the complaint request to the Board of Health and request an inspection.

Chair Williams announced the Trustees were entering into an executive session and asked audience members to allow privacy until completion of the session. Trustee Dever moved to begin the executive session at 9:08 PM. Seconded by Trustee Sayre and votes were as follows: Trustee Dever Yea Trustee Sayre Yea Chair Williams Yea

Trustee Dever moved to re-open the regular Trustee meeting at 9:44 PM. Trustee Sayre seconded the motion and Chair Williams called roll call as follows: Trustee Dever - Yea Trustee Sayre Yea Chair Williams - Yea. The meeting was re-convened.

Resolution 625-07 was presented for review. Trustee Dever motioned to approve the resolution that included hiring Elizabeth Clark as the Executive Assistant to the Board of Trustees effective June 25, 2007. Trustee Sayre seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

With no further business, Trustee Dever moved to adjourn and was seconded by Trustee Sayre. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned.

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