LAKE TWP. During the regular meeting on Jan. 13, Lake Township Board of Trustees voted to increase the pay for zoning board members.

President Steven Miller said the raise is $50 a meeting, up from $35 a meeting, and includes members of the Zoning Commission and Zoning Appeals Boards.

“The zoning board members hasn’t had a pay increase in over 20 years, this increase is more in line with what other townships pay their board members,” Miller said.


• Miller was elected this year’s president and John Arnold was elected as vice president during an organizational meeting held on Jan. 3, 2020. The meeting schedule will continue the second and fourth Mondays of each month with the meetings beginning at 6:30 p.m.

• Authorized paying bills as of Jan. 13 in the amount of $164,680.

• Approved the purchase of roofing material for a storage building used by the road department from Premier Metals at a cost of $4,249. Miller said the employees of the road department will install the roof.

• Purchased a Toyota lift truck from Willams Toyota Lift for the Road Department at a cost of $26,800.

UP NEXT: Meets 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at Township Hall