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The Rundown - July 28, 2020
The Rundown is a quick summary of the most recent meeting of the Board of Trustees for subscribers of West Chester's e-newsletter.

The Board of Trustees voted Tuesday not to establishment a special assessment landscape district for the Cincinnati-Dayton Corridor.


After a public hearing and consideration of this special assessment district, the Trustees determined creation of such a district is better if initiated instead by petition of the property owners affected by the assessment.


The proposed Cincinnati-Dayton Road Landscape District would have assessed property owners in the corridor for replacement of decorative signposts and mailboxes erected during the recent improvement project.

 

IN OTHER BUSINESS:

  • Trustees approved placement of a 2-mil police levy and a 2-mil fire & EMS levy on the Nov. 3 ballot.  See related story >>
  • The Board of Trustees hired William Ross Green as a career firefighter/paramedic at an annual salary of $59,406. Mr. Green fills a vacancy in our fire department and comes from the City of Middletown Fire Department.
  • Trustees approved payment of $143,791 to the City of Fairfield as part of the JEDD agreement. As municipal partner in West Chester’s JEDD, City of Fairfield makes payment to Lakota Local Schools and the Township is then obligated to make reimbursement for this payment. This is the last payment West Chester will make to Fairfield under this agreement.
  • More than $140,000 will be spent with Loth, Inc. for replacement of office furniture in the Administration Building and in Township Hall. This is part of a larger refresh of the Administration Building and furniture prices are based on government contract pricing.
  • W.G. Stang will perform storm pipe repairs on Bach Drive and Charter Oak Court at a cost of $26,587.
  • An evidence pass-through refrigerator will be replaced for the Police Department at a cost of $21,506.
  • The Board approved a zoning map amendment from A-1 to 1-PUD and a preliminary development plan for a 400,000 square foot warehouse distribution facility at State Route 747 and Union Centre Boulevard.
  • The Board of Trustees conducted a public hearing in consideration of creating a “No Parking Zone” on Union Centre Drive. The matter will come before the Trustees for a vote at its August 11 regular meeting.

Find a link to the official meeting minutes online at www.WestChesterOH.org or watch a video broadcast the meeting in its entirety below.