Kearney Township Board Meeting Minutes

August 8, 2014

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Meeting called to order at 7:00pm.

Pledge of allegiance.

Roll call:  present- Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood, Petrie.  Absent-0.

Conflict of interest-none.

Motion by Fleet supported by Hagood to approve the agenda as presented, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Fleet to approve last month’s minutes as presented, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Fleet to pay the bills as presented with theAugust 8, 2014 exception of the bill from E.P.S. Security for key fobs, carried.

Public comment.

Ed Niepoth and Steve Grill reported on the TCE plume issue, and a lengthy discussion followed about the plans and cost to address the issue.

The board accepted the quote from Elmer’s to widen the driveway at the township hall.  Motion to accept by Fleet supported by Petrie, carried.

Bellaire Fire Board member Tim Hannert and Chief Joe Baker were present to give the board an update on the cost of refurbishing the Pierce Saber Pumper.  Refurbishing instead of buying a new pumper truck will save about 50% (around $350, 000).  

The board discussed putting up a billboard on the outside of the building to post messages and hours.  The Clerk will check on sizes and cost.

Public comment.

Meeting adjourned at 8:45pm.

Respectfully submitted by,


Sally Petrie, Clerk