On the record – Brookfield

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday

PRESENT: Gary Lees, Dan Suttles and Ron Haun


• Hired Carly Jackson and Tucker Huffman as firefighter II / EMT Basic at a rate of $10.15 per hour and no additional benefits;

• Authorize the fire chief to spend $10,775 for the purchase of five complete sets of firefighter structural gear, to include helmet (with shield), coat, pants and boots from Warren Fire Equipment / Municipal Emergency Services. $10,000 is reimbursable through the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s grant that was awarded to the department in early May;

• Approved selling the 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan on auction on GovDeals.com;

• Approved a fact finding discussion concerning the possibility of using senior levy money for a senior center at the banquet hall at the fire department. The meeting is scheduled for July with the Trumbull County Senior Levy Administrator, Diane Siskowic-Jurkovic, and would include trustees from Vienna and Hartford;

• Approved taking up to $5,000 out of the cemetery fund for new foundations for headstones starting with the old section of the cemetery at the end of the fiscal year when the money is put into the Perpetual Care Savings Fund;

• Approved modernizing the township website.

— Beth Shiller


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