LAKE TWP.  Township trustees reported that construction on State Route 619 will begin in May and will continue for the next three years.  

Board of Trustees President Galen Stoll said the pre-phase will begin next month at the western portion of the project with temporary pavement on the north side of Route 619 and a temporary drive to the Hartville Marketplace.

Prosed time frames for the remaining phases include:

- Phase I and II: 2017, building the storm sewer and laying temporary pavement on the south side of Route 619 and constructing permanent pavement on the north side of SR619

- Phase III and IV: 2018, Construct permanent pavement on the south side of Route 619 and complete construction of roundabouts

- Phase V and VI: 2019, build the south side of Route 619 and Market Street and build the north side of Route 619 and Market Street.

“When the construction gets started, we’ll put a link on the township’s website that will lead to a site with construction updates and delays,” Stoll said.

OTHER ACTIONS: 

- Authorized paying bills as of April 10, in the amount of $889,798 with $700,000 being distributed to three fire stations.

- Accepted the resignation of Kristina Albrecht, auxiliary officer with the Uniontown Police Department, effective April 10.

- Approved a change order for the construction of the garage for the Uniontown Police Department in the amount of $2,250 for additional electrical work and extended the completion date to May 15 to finish outside work.

- Authorized purchasing pipe for the Hoover Avenue Phase II drainage project in the amount of $10,845. The Stark County Engineer's Office will install the pipe.

- Approved engine repairs on the Case 721 D loader used for the Recycle/Yard Waste complex at a cost of $8,395. Southeastern Equipment will be making the repairs which includes a re-manufactured engine.

- Went into executive session to discuss personnel issues with no action taken.

UP NEXT: The next Board meeting is 6:30 p.m., April 24 at the Township Hall.