CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR

AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM            AUGUST 11,      21

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL: STEPHEN JUNG – PRESENT, LENNY BROOME – PRESENT, DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF JULY 14, 2021 REGULAR MEETING WITHOUT A PUBLIC READING, AS ALWAYS, THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE PUBLIC TO REVIEW.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

HEARING ON NUISANCE ABATEMENT – 12496 PORTAGE ST

ORDERED TO IMMEDIATELY REMOVE, OR MAKE PROVISION TO REMOVE, SUCH VEGETATION, GARBAGE, REFUSE, AND/OR OTHER DEBRIS WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS.

21-­­0070-08 NOTICE OF NUISANCE ABATEMENT – 14933 HATFIELD RD

A RESOLUTION THAT DETERMINES THE OWNER’S MAINTENANCE AT 14933 HATFIELD ROAD, RITTMAN, THE VEGETATION (WEEDS) CONSTITUTES A NUISANCE BY VIRTUE OF ORC 505.87.  ORDER THE ABATEMENT AND/OR REMOVAL WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS.  ORDER TOWNSHIP EMPLOYEE TO OBTAIN TITLE SEARCH TO IDENTIFY RECORD OWNER AND ANY LIEN HOLDERS.  AUTHORIZE NOTICE TO ALL RECORD OWNERS AND LIEN HOLDERS NOTIFYING OF THE BOARD OF TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES DECISION AND ORDERS.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-0071-08 NOTICE OF NUISANCE ABATEMENT – 15580 RITTMAN RD

A RESOLUTION THAT DETERMINES THE OWNER’S MAINTENANCE AT 15580 RITTMAN ROAD, RITTMAN, THE VEGETATION (WEEDS) CONSTITUTES A NUISANCE BY VIRTUE OF ORC 505.87.  ORDER THE ABATEMENT AND/OR REMOVAL WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS.  ORDER TOWNSHIP EMPLOYEE TO OBTAIN TITLE SEARCH TO IDENTIFY RECORD OWNER AND ANY LIEN HOLDERS.  AUTHORIZE NOTICE TO ALL RECORD OWNERS AND LIEN HOLDERS NOTIFYING OF THE BOARD OF TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES DECISION AND ORDERS.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-­­0072-08 CONTINUE ENTERPRISE ZONE AGREEMENT – BENT LADDER  

A RESOLUTION TO CONTINUE WITH THE ENTERPRISE ZONE AGREEMENT WITH BENT LADDER, LLC.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-­­0073-08 INSTALLATION OF A SEWAGE DISPOSAL – 14601 MISTY LN

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE INSTALLATION OF A SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM AT 14601 MISTY LANE, RITTMAN CONSISTING OF AN AERATION UNIT WITH DISCHARGING INTO ROADSIDE DITCH ALONG MISTY LANE.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR

AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM            AUGUST 11,      21

21-0074-08  AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE MATERIAL TERMS OF THE ONE OHIO SUBDIVISION SETTLEMENT PURSUANT TO THE ONE OHIO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND CONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THE JULY 21, 2021 NATIONAL OPIOID SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING the Legal Counsel to execute the Participation Agreement for the OneOhio Subdivision Settlement with McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc., and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (“Settling Distributors”) pursuant to the OneOhio Memorandum of Understanding regarding the pursuit and use of potential opioid litigation settlement funds and consistent with the material terms of the July 21, 2021 proposed National Opioid Distributor Settlement Agreement available at https://nationalopioidsettlement.com/.

WHEREAS, the Chippewa Township, Ohio (herein Wayne County) is a township formed and organized pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the State of Ohio; and

WHEREAS, the people of the State of Ohio and its communities have been harmed by misfeasance, nonfeasance and malfeasance committed by certain entities within the Opioid Pharmaceutical Supply Chain; and

WHEREAS, the State of Ohio, through its Attorney General, and certain Local Governments, through their elected representatives and counsel, are separately engaged in litigation seeking to hold Opioid Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Participants accountable for the damage caused by their misfeasance, nonfeasance and malfeasance; and

WHEREAS, the State of Ohio, through its Governor and Attorney General, and its Local Governments share a common desire to abate and alleviate the impacts of that misfeasance, nonfeasance and malfeasance throughout the State of Ohio; and

WHEREAS, the State and its Local Governments, subject to completing formal documents effectuating the Parties Agreements, have drafted and Chippewa Township has adopted, and hereby reaffirms its adoption of, a OneOhio Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) relating to the allocation and the use of the proceeds of any potential settlements described; and

WHEREAS, the MOU has been collaboratively drafted to maintain all individual claims while allowing the State and Local Governments to cooperate in exploring all possible means of resolution; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of Chippewa Township understands that an additional purpose of the MOU is to create an effective means of distributing any potential settlement funds obtained under the MOU between the State of Ohio and Local Governments in a manner and means that would promote an effective and meaningful use of the funds in abating the opioid epidemic throughout Ohio, as well as to permit collaboration and explore potentially effectuation earlier resolution of the Opioid Litigation against Opioid Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Participants; and

WHEREAS, nothing in the MOU binds any party to a specific outcome, but rather, any resolution under the MOU requires acceptance by the State of Ohio and the Local Governments; and

WHEREAS a settlement proposal is being presented to the State of Ohio and Local Governments by distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal, and McKesson (collectively the “Settling Distributors”) to resolve governmental

CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR

AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM            AUGUST 11,      21

21-0074-08  AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE MATERIAL TERMS OF THE ONE OHIO SUBDIVISION SETTLEMENT PURSUANT TO THE ONE OHIO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND CONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THE JULY 21, 2021 NATIONAL OPIOID SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT (CONTINUED)

entity claims in the State of Ohio using the structure of the OneOhio MOU and consistent with the material terms of the July 21, 2021 proposed National Opioid Distributor Settlement Agreement; and

WHEREAS, Board of Trustees wishes to agree to the material terms of the proposed National Opioid Distributor Settlement Agreement with the Settling Distributors (the “Proposed Settlement”):

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF THE TRUSTEES OF CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP, OHIO.

Section 1.  That Board of Trustees  hereby accepts, or is authorized to accept the Proposed Settlement on behalf of Chippewa Township, pursuant to the terms of the OneOhio MOU.

Section 2.  That it is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council relating to the adoption of this resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of this Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements.

Section 3.  This Resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure, necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, welfare and safety of Chippewa Township.  The reason for the emergency is to ensure prompt pursuit of funds to assist in abating the opioid epidemic throughout Ohio.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

FISCAL OFFICER:

RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES APPROVAL FOR JULY 2021

RECEIPTS:          $   430,768.39

EXPENDITURES:      $   382,351.10

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-0075-08 ACCEPTING THE AMOUNTS AND RATES

A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE AMOUNTS AND RATES FOR THE 2022 BUDGET AS DETERMINED BY THE BUDGET COMMISSION AND AUTHORIZING THE NECESSARY TAX LEVIES AND CERTIFYING THEM TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-0076-08 AMEND THE 2021 APPROPRIATIONS

A RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE 2021 APPROPRIATIONS REVENUES OF $371,028.25.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR

AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM            AUGUST 11,      21

DEPARTMENT REPORTING:

SHERIFF DEPT:  CAPTAIN HUNTER AND DEPUTY SCHAFER

CAPTAIN HUNTER READ THE SHERIFF’S REPORT AND INTRODUCED DEPUTY KAGAN SCHAFER.  DEPUTY KAGAN SCHAFER IS THE TOWNSHIP’S NEW DEPUTY.

FIRE DEPT.:  JOYCE FORRER TURNED IN HER REPORT

SERVICE CALLS FOR JULY -106 CALLS

21-0077-08 ACCEPT SPENCER HEPPNER LEAVE OF ABSENCE –FIRE DEPT

A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT A SIX-MONTH LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM SPENCER HEPPNER, BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2021.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-0078-08 HIRE CHASE ZINSKY FFII/EMT-B

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE CHASE ZINSKY AS PART-TIME FF LEVEL II/EMT-B, PENDING THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL, DRUG SCREEN AND BACKGROUND CHECK.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-0079-08 HIRE ZACHARY DIVITO FFII/EMT-B

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE ZACHARY DIVITO AS PART-TIME FF LEVEL II/EMT-B, PENDING THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL, DRUG SCREEN AND BACKGROUND CHECK.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

21-0080-08 HIRE ADAM SMITH FFII/EMT-B

A RESOLUTION TO HIRE ADAM SMITH AS PART-TIME FF LEVEL II/EMT-B, PENDING THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL, DRUG SCREEN AND BACKGROUND CHECK.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

ZONING INSPECTOR:  CRAIG THORICHT TURNED IN JULY REPORT

ROAD DEPT: MATT CARVER TURNED IN JULY REPORT

21-0081-08 PURCHASE PIPES FROM MARLBORO

A RESOLUTION TO PURCHASE PIPES FROM MARLBORO AT A COST $7,000.00.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS:   THREE REQUESTS FOR A VARIANCES FOR AUGUST

 ZONING COMMISSION:   NO MEETING SCHEDULED

 VILLAGE OF DOYLESTOWN: KAY KERR THANKED THE TOWNSHIP FOR THE FESTIVAL.  KAY COMMENTED SAFETY VILLAGE HAD 80+ KIDS.

CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR

AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM            AUGUST 11,      21

TRUSTEES:  LENNY BROOME THANKED THE FIRE DEPT., THE ROAD DEPT. AND STAFF FOR HELPING AT THE FESTIVAL.

 FUTURE MEETING DATES AND EVENTS:

AUGUST 16, 2021 AT 7:00 PM – BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS REGULAR MEETING

SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 AT 7:00 PM – BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Township office will be closed on September 6, 2021 for labor day

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

TODD BROMLEY ASKED ABOUT THE GUN RANGE ON BLACK DIAMOND ROAD

SEVERAL RESIDENTS STATED THEIR CONCERNS WITH THE SHOOTING AT 11341 BLACK DIAMOND ROAD PROPERTY NEAR THE GAS PLANT AND TRAINS.

IN ATTENDANCE: TODD & SUSAN BROMLEY, FRANK CRUMRINE, GARY JOHNSON, WALT MCNOSKY, DALE LANGENFELD, BRYCE BEYALIER, KAY KERR, DEREK WATSON, DAN DEHARPART, JOY REBILLOT, LINDA & MARK SMITH AND CHERYL BUSSON.

DOMINIC OLIVERIO SPOKE TO THE RESIDENTS.

LENNY BROOME OPENED THE MEETING TO CAPTAIN HUNTER BECAUSE HE KNOWS THE RULES ON SHOOTING FOR WAYNE COUNTY AND OHIO.

CAPTAIN HUNTER FROM THE WAYNE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT SPOKE TO THE PUBLIC REGARDING RULES ON SHOOTING IN THE TOWNSHIP.

LEGAL COUNSEL AL SCHRADER SPOKE TO THE RESIDENTS.

GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR PERSONNEL ORC 121.22(G)(1), AND PENDING OR IMMINENT COURT ACTION ORC 121.22 (G)(3) AT 8:27 PM.

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

THERE MAYBE ACTION TAKEN AFTER EXECUTIVE SESSION

 TRUSTEES RECONVENED

MOTION TO COME OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 9:03 PM

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

MOTION TO ADJOURN

MOTION TO PASS BY DOMINIC OLIVERIO, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME.

ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO – YES, LENNY BROOME – YES, STEVE JUNG – YES.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 9:04 PM

TRUSTEES  ___________________

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FISCAL OFFICER                                                                               ___________________