On the record


WHAT: Township trustee meeting Feb. 22

PRESENT: Rick Clark, Matt Vansuch and Jim Lapolla


l Recognized residents Elizabeth Lavelle and Bob Shroder for helping to rescue a woman at the Avalon Inn swimming pool on Jan. 9 who had a diabetic emergency. Lavelle works as a lifeguard and Shroder was swimming at the pool at the time;

l Recognized Charlene Burick for her service as supervisor of the U.S. Post Office at the administration building. Burick is retiring after working there since 1999 when it was established;

l Approved participating in 2017 scrap tire grant of $4,015 to cover services performed by a registered Ohio Environmental Protection Agency hauler to transport scrap tires;

l Approved payment of $6,064 to the Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District 2017 appropriation, which was an increase of $1,145.

— Bob Coupland

WHAT; Board of Education meeting Feb. 27

PRESENT: Matt Darrin, Ken Jones, Scott Lehman and Barbara Wright

ABSENT: Susan Brucoli

The board:

l Approved agreements with Youngstown State University, Kent State University and Eastern Gateway Community College for College Credit Plus dual enrollment for high school students to receive college credit while in high school;

l Accepted the retirement resignation of middle school teacher Carol Dello Stritto, effective May 31. She has been in the district since 1990;

l Gave approval for the high school indoor track and field students, led by volunteer coaches Dan Libert and Jack Tominey, to participate in the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches state indoor meet March 4;

l Amended the contract of Vicki Ambrosy from two-hour to 3.5-hour nurse assistant at John F. Kennedy Lower Campus.

— Bob Coupland

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Wednesday

PRESENT: Jim Lapolla and Matt Vansuch

ABSENT: Rick Clark


l Approved an agreement with law enforcement agencies in Mahoning and Trumbull counties for mutual aid police assistance when needed;

l Approved $8,891 to the Trumbull County Engineer’s office for salt for roads. Township Administrator Darlene St. George said the township has not had to use much salt because of the mild winter;

l Accepted resignation of Hillary Madeline from the zoning appeals board effective Dec. 31, 2106, and appointed Patricia Gilmore to fill the remainder of the term through Dec. 31, 2020. Heidi Mock was appointed this week as an alternate to the zoning appeals board.

— Bob Coupland