On the record – Lordstown, Vienna


WHAT: Village council meeting Monday

PRESENT: Ron Radtka, Karen Jones, Donald Reider, Howard Sheely, Robert Bond and Mayor Arno Hill

ABSENT: Lamar Liming


• Heard from Hill of plans to seek funding to build a small bridge over railroad tracks on Salt Springs Road near Muth Road. Train traffic has caused vehicle traffic to back up for long periods of time;

• Approved buying a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado at $29,915 from Sarchione Chevrolet of Randolph for the park and road departments;

• Entered into an agreement with CT Consultants Inc. for no more than $8,700 for engineering services for replacing the existing tornado warning siren equipment at four locations in the village;

• Approved adding an additional part-time person at the community exercise and weight room inside the high school;

• Gave first reading to spend public funds to allow Hill to entertain potential businesses to the village;

• Announced they will act at the March 19 meeting on a request by Charles and Darlene Lawrence, 7461 Palmyra Road, for placement of farmland on Highland Avenue in an agriculture district.

— Bob Coupland


WHAT: Trustee meeting Monday

PRESENT: Heidi Brown, Rich Dascenzo and Phil Pegg


• Approved ordering a police cruiser from Lebanon Ford at $26,599;

• Hired Jacob Carpenter of Girard as a part-time police officer at $11.50 per hour;

• Approved replacing the fire station tornado warning siren at $18,200 from Clayton Werden Electric Co;

• Approved accident / sickness insurance at $1,068 to cover the 15 volunteer firefighters;

• Set the Easter egg hunt for 1 p.m. March 24 at the fire station;

• Set the spring cleanup for 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19 by the fire department. There will also be a medicine cabinet collection that day at the police department.

— Bob Coupland