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On the record – Newton

WHAT: Trustees meeting Monday

PRESENT: John Nemet, Pete Augusta and Doreen Lutz

Trustees:

• Heard from Nemet that paving will be done this summer, weather permitting, on Herbert and Scott streets, Mahoning and Taylor avenues and Riverside Drive;

• Received a $4,600 grant from First Energy Solutions; a $2,300 tire grant from Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste Management District; and a $500 grant from Ohio Township Association Risk Management Authority to be used for safety-related items, such as security lighting and first-aid kits;

• Approved Gibbs Construction for the demolition of property at 2119 Superior St. at $7,500;

• Approved Trumbull County Engineer’s Office to repair and replace four catch basins on Malibu Drive at $3,400;

• Approved replacing stones around the signs at Lutheran and St. Michael’s cemeteries;

• Are seeking applicants interested in filling an unexpired term on the zoning commission with those interested to send letter of interest to the fiscal officer or township trustees;

• Approved Everbrite Inc. for paving the East and West cemeteries at $48,500;

• Set a meeting with representatives from Youngstown State University’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies, regarding the comprehensive plan, 6 p.m. July 18 at township hall;

• Heard from Trumbull County Sheriff’s deputy Dallas Young that there is no open burning in the township with those burning facing a felony;

• Heard from Young that the department will begin using MARCS radios Wednesday so people will not be able to hear law enforcement and dispatchers on scanners;

• Heard from zoning inspector Nick Roberts he will inspect nuisance complaints of garbage being dumped at a property on Maple Street;

• Will apply for a grant for improvements to the bridge at the cemetery, but a weight-limit study will need to be done first;

• Announced the season’s first farmers market will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Newton Falls Park.

— Bob Coupland

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