On the record – Weathersfield

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday

PRESENT: Steve Gerberry and Marvin McBride


• Recognized Tom Lambert of the fire department for receiving the EMS Professional of the Year from Steward Family Hospitals, the owner of Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He has served the community for many years;

• Entered into a supplemental police services agreement with Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority for one year to June 2020. The agreement has the police department providing security and protection services to TMHA residents. Officials said the agreement has been in place since the 1990s;

• Heard from Administrator David Rouan the county sanitary engineer’s office is working on plans for the Heaton Chute area sewer project. He said a public hearing would be held in the fall and the project will begin in late 2019 or early 2020. Rouan said Community Development Block Grant funds will help with project costs with grant money to also help low- to-moderate income families in the area;

• Heard from Gerberry the township will continue to seek grants for a community center / police training building off state Route 46 with construction to begin in 2020. Last month, trustees approved a contract with Engineering Direct LLC of Columbiana to create architectural and engineering designs for the center at a cost not to exceed $25,000;

• Heard from Gerberry representatives of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will be taking photos throughout the township for promotional purposes;

• Announced the annual Flag Day Festival is Thursday to Saturday at the park off Route 46 with a parade at 6 p.m. Friday;

• Reminded residents a grant program is available through the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership for emergency home repair for low-income homeowners. For information, call 330-647-6301.