IN THE MATTER OF authorizing direct deposit

WHEREAS: Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District is an Ohio joint fire district established pursuant to Section 505.371 of the Ohio Revised Code and is subject to O.R.C. Title 5 governing townships; and

WHEREAS: Pursuant to Section 507.11 of the Ohio Revised Code, a board of township trustees may adopt a resolution authorizing the payment of lawful obligations of the township by direct deposit of funds by electronic transfer (EFT) in accordance with section 9.37 of the Revised Code; and

WHEREAS: It has been determined by the Refugee-Canyon Fire District Board of Trustees that it be more convenient and secure for the employees and the Board to receive their paychecks, reimbursements, or any lawful payments by method of direct deposit and to receive subsequent EFT pay stubs by email;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District Board of Trustees:

SECTION 1. The RCFD Board of Trustees hereby authorize direct deposit as the primary form of receiving paychecks, reimbursements, or any lawful payments to and/or for the employees.

SECTION 2. The Fiscal Officer is hereby authorized to send EFT pay stubs by email to the employee’s Fire District email address or an email address designated by the employee, to the Fiscal Officer, in writing.

SECTION 3. The Fiscal Officer is hereby directed to complete the necessary procedures and training, execute agreements, and incur related fees to effectuate this Resolution.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is hereby found and determined that all formal actions of this Board of Trustees concerning and relating to the adoption of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Board, and that all deliberations of this Board and any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in a meeting open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements, including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

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