SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OHIO, TRUSTEES HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING
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SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OHIO, TRUSTEES APPOINT WEIDMAN PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR 2016, AND BISHOP FOR VICE- PRESIDENT; HEAD “COUNTIE MOUNTIE” FOR THE NE ‘BURBS–KETTEMAN– REPORTS THAT THE ADDITIONAL PATROLS FOR THE 2015 CHRISTMAS SEASON WENT WELL; STFD CHIEF–PENNY– THANKS THE SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OHIO, TRUSTEES AND SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OHIO, REPUBLICAN CLUB FOR THEIR DONATIONS FOR NEEDY FAMILIES; PARKS DIRECTOR–McKEOWN REPORTS HE IS FOLLOWING UP WITH POTENTIAL BANDS FOR THE 2016 SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP FESTIVAL; ROAD SUPE–KELLUMS–REQUESTS CHANGE ORDER FOR SIDEWALK ISSUES; LAW DIRECTOR–MILLER–REPORTS THE KENWOOD COLLECTION IS GETTING READY TO RE-ISSUE BONDS; ADMINISTRATOR–BICKFORD–ANNOUNCES LOCKED IN RATES FOR TOWNSHIP FOR 2016, AND THANKS TRUSTEES FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF STAFF AS WELL AS HIMSELF; ZONING ADMINISTRATOR–HOLBERT, JR–REPORTS THAT THE TEXAS ROADHOUSE RESTAURANT WILL BE OPENING IN SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OHIO, IN JANUARY, 2016; HE REPORTS THAT HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO, HAS A NEW BUILDING COMMISSIONER/ HE DESIRES TO MEET WITH HIM IN JANUARY, 2016; FISCAL OFFICER–PORTER, 03, SWEARS IN SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OHIO, TRUSTEE CONNOR TO A NEW TERM
Sycamore Township, Ohio, Trustees, 8540 Kenwood Road, Sycamore Township, held a Public Meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2015, at 07:00 p. m.
It was held in The Meeting Room.
Partial Summary/ Personal Observation(s):
Dais Attendance: Bickford; Penny; Ketteman; Porter 03; Connor; Weidman; Bishop; Miller; McKeown; Kellums; Holbert, Jr.
Visitor(s): A. H. Early, Jr.
Citizen Journalist/ Web Blogger: Joseph (Janusiewicz)(“Jay”) Janus, Jr.; http://www.jjanusjr.wordpress.com; Link: “…Sycamore Township, Ohio, Stuff…;” Super Paralegal; Notary Public; Chief Disability Advocate; THE LEPER COLONY
Pledge of Allegiance– To The Flag–Of The United States of America
Approval of Minutes: November 17, 2015; November 19, 2015; December 1, 2015; Motion; Second: Vote: All: Aye.
Comments From Residents: None
Sheriff–(Ketteman)–The extra patrols have worked out well.
Fire–(Penny)–Thanked The Sycamore Township, Ohio, Trustees and The Sycamore Township, Ohio, Republican Club for their donations to benefit Needy Families; Many hundreds of dollars worth of NARCAN have recently been received by the STFD should the need arise in patients that they may serve.
Parks–(McKeown)–I have been reaching out to bands for possible considerations for the 2016 Sycamore Township, Ohio, Summer Festival; I am currently waiting for answers from some of them.
Road–(Kellums)–I wish to thank The Sycamore Township, Ohio, Fire Department for their response to my residence this morning; I have a Purchase Order for your considerations for additional curb related issues in the Brittany area, for about $65,000.00 (U. S. D.)
Law Director–(Miller)–The Kenwood Collection is getting ready to re-issue bonds; Motion–Weidman; Second–Bishop; Vote: All: Aye.
Administrator–(Bickford)–Our gas rate will start in January, 2016; It will be locked in 3.44; Duke’s rate will be 06.45; Our electric rate will be 05.84; Thanks The Sycamore Township, Ohio, Trustees for their trust in him, staff, etc.
Zoning–(Holbert, Jr.)–In 2015 complaints are up; Less case related activities have happened in 2015 with The Sycamore Township, Ohio, Board of Zoning Appeals and Zoning Commission; Texas Road House Restaurant will open in Sycamore Township, in January, 2016, off of Montgomery Road, Sycamore Township; Hamilton County, Ohio, has a new County Building Commissioner; I want to meet with him in January, 2016.
New Business–(Connor)–Trustee)/(Miller)–(Law Director)–Jefferson Health Plan; This involves a contract with a third party administrator; Motion; Second; Vote: All: Aye.
Announcements–(Connor)–Reads partial list as noted on Sycamore Township, Ohio, Trustees Agenda For Meeting, December 17, 2015.
Organization of The Board–(For 2016)–Motion–Bishop; Second–Connor–To appoint/ elect Weidman for President in 2016; Vote: All: Aye; Motion–Connor; Second–Weidman–To appoint/ elect Bishop for Vice-President in 2016; Vote: All: Aye.
(Connor)–Announces I will be unable to attend “…the first two meetings in 2016.”
Swearing in of Connor–(Porter, 03).
Adjournment: Motion; Second; Vote: All: Aye.; 07:19 p. m.