Minutes: December 9th, 2014

Catawba Island Township Board of Township Trustees

Meeting Minutes

December 9, 2014

The regular business meeting of the Catawba Island Board of Township Trustees was called to order by Chairman Matt Montowski on Tuesday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room.

In attendance were Gary Mortus, Matt Montowski, William Rofkar, Karen Shaw, Bob Rogers, and Randy Riedmaier.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.

William Rofkar made a motion to approve both the November 25 Board of Township Trustees regular meeting minutes and the Public Hearing meeting minutes as presented. Gary Mortus seconded the motion. All voted aye. Motion carried.

William Rofkar made a motion to approve and pay the bills, including the last payroll, in the amount of $54,191.79. Gary Mortus seconded the motion. All voted aye. Motion carried.


A letter from Jim Stewart requesting use of the Community Hall on January 11, 2015 for a family function.

Trustees agreed Jim Stewart can use the Community Hall as requested and waived the fee.

A letter from Ohio Public Entity Consortium regarding OPEC-HC Open Enrollment for members.

A letter from Tom Anslow requesting to not be reappointed following the expiration of his term on the Zoning Board of Appeals the end of December.

A letter from the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation regarding the new billing system to be implemented January 1, 2016 for public employers.

A letter from the Ohio Utilities Protection Service regarding the annual assessment for 2015.

An introduction email from CivicPlus offering to redesign the township website.


Fiscal Officer Karen Shaw presented the November 2014 financial reports and bank reconciliation. There were no questions or concerns.


Police Chief Bob Rogers said Jim Stewart will be off work for a few months due to a non work related injury. He provided the Trustees with a work schedule for shift coverage.


Matt Montowski said there were six zoning permits issued and four variances for the month of November with a total of $1,413.52 collected in fees.

Gary Mortus made a motion to adjourn the meeting. William Rofkar seconded the motion.
All voted aye. The meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.

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Matt Montowski, Chairman Karen Shaw, Fiscal Officer