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
Clifford Mason, Fire Chief


Present from the Public:
Mayor Layton, Hebron

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:

No public comments were received via station350@rcfiredistrict.org.

Approval of Minutes:

Mr. Wolf made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting held on January 13, 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 approved.  Mr. Rutter made a motion to approve the bills as presented.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.  She informed the Board that the Health Insurance quote came back with an increase of 19.26%.  After a brief discussion, the Board directed Mrs. Tremblay to set up a time with the agent to discuss the increase.

 

Fire Chief’s Report:

Chief Mason informed the Board that the Hazmat class scheduled for the 14th has been cancelled due to low enrollment.  He stated that he was in the process of updating the key fob and cards list.  The department received a grant from the State of Ohio for MARCS.  The Chief met with Mr. Sharps and Chief Curtis of the Granville Township Fire Department and submitted new run cards to Licking County.  Finally, Chief Mason distributed his report of an overview of 2021.

 

Other:

Mr. Campbell contacted ODOT and they stated that they can remove the signs for station 322.

Mr. Sharps stated that Union Township has formed a citizens group to look at the needs of the township for fire protection.

Mr. Sharps informed the Board that the Township has removed the signs at the building of station 352.

Mayor Layton, Hebron, stated that Hebron has a 2 mill levy that will need renewed in 2024 and a 4 mill continuing levy that is collecting at 2.9 which is $292,000.00 instead of the 4 mill rate of $333,000.00.

Mr. Rutter made a motion at 5:25pm 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. Campbell 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 6:19pm.

 

Adjournment:

Mr. Moore made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:19pm.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

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

 

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