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On the record – Kinsman

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday

PRESENT: Linda Miller, Greg Leonhard and Fred Stahl

Trustees:

• Will have representatives of the Trumbull County Engineer’s Office meet 9:30 a.m. Saturday on Dellin Thomas Road with residents who have questions on the Issue 2 safety upgrade and widening project on the road. Leonhard said residents have had concerns over what trees will be removed with the widening and what the project specifically will entail. Representatives will walk along the road;

• Heard from residents concerned with a large sinkhole off Main Street. Leonhard said the matter is being inspected;

• Heard from several residents concerned about property by the former Joseph Badger School site where a business with old tractors has set up. Leonhard said the owner has been contacted and will be erecting a fence at the site to enclose the tractors. He said they also will check to make sure the business is in compliance with zoning guidelines;

• Set an open house 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday at the road department. Officials will be in attendance to discuss the replacement road levy needed for road projects and replacing equipment;

• Set scrap tire collection 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 11 at the township garage. The event is for local residents with identification required. There will be some limit on the number of tires;

• Reported Matthew Smith from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources held a program at Kinsman Library and discussed the designation of the Pymatuning Creek as a wild and scenic river and highlighted the diverse wildlife of the area. The river, located partly in the township, received the designation last year, and is the first for Trumbull County.

— Bob Coupland

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