Present Members:

Mr. Jeff Sharps, Member
Mr. John Campbell, Vice-Chairman
Mr. Richard Moore, Member
Mr. Randy Wolf
Mr. Paul Rutter, Member

Excused Members:

Present Staff:

Melissa Tremblay, Fiscal Officer
Lt Travis Colley
Lt Chris Clancy
Chris Shoup
Lawrence Tittle


Present from the Public:
Present from the public:  Annelle Porter, Valerie & Gary Mockus, Mike McFarland

Location: Refugee-Canyon Fire District, 111 Basin Street, Hebron, OH

Meeting was called to order at 5:00pm by Jeff Sharps, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Public Comment:

Public comments were received from Patty Costello concerning Union Township withdrawing from the fire district via station350@rcfiredistrict.org.

Approval of Minutes:

Mr. Wolf made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting held on February 10, 2022.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Fiscal Officer’s Report:

Mrs. Tremblay presented the bills to be paid.  Mr. Moore made a motion to approve the bills as presented.  Mr. Rutter seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.  She then presented Resolution 03-2022 – 2022 Permanent Appropriations.  She stated that there were no changes from the temporary appropriations passed in December. Mr. Moore made motion approve Resolution 03-2022.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

 

Fire Chief’s Report:

None

 

Other:

Mr. Sharps stated that the Union Township Road Superintendent has the code for station 352 and is periodically checking the building.

He also asked the fiscal officer to have the meeting time changed on the website from 7:00pm to 5:00pm.

Mr. Rutter made a motion at 5:12pm to go into executive session Executive Session: Pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1), Executive session to consider the discipline or dismissal of a public employee.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

The Board came out of executive session and back on record at 6:01pm.

Mr. Rutter made a motion to accept Chief Mason’s resignation per the proposed agreement.  Mr. Moore seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Mr. Wolf made a motion to place Chief Mason on administrative leave until August 1, 2022.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Mr. Campbell made a motion to appoint Captain Wyse as interim Fire Chief.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Adjournment:

Mr. Moore made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:03pm.  Mr. Rutter seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

The next meeting will be Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 5:00pm.

 

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