Jackson Twp. trustees OK vehicle purchase

Patricia Faulhaber
Suburbanite correspondent

JACKSON TWP. During the regular meeting on Jan. 26, the trustees authorized the purchase of a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado four-wheel drive dual cab truck purchase from VanDevere Chevrolet for the Central Maintenance department in the amount of $40,834.

Trustees also authorized the purchase of a BOSS snowplow from Terry’s Truck and Trailer in the amount of $6,412 for the Central Maintenance department.

In other actions, trustees:

• Dismissed patrol officer Walter L. Peters, effective immediately, and in accordance with the negotiated agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police.

• Paid bills in the amount of $1.2 million.

• Accepted 100 gift cards valued at $5 each as a donation from Harold Ziegler to the Police Department.

• Approved Stark Parks Fulton Road Tunnel Environmental Coordination.

• Authorized a traffic signal maintenance agreement for a traffic light at the intersection of Fulton Dr. NW and Amherst Road NW.

• Accepted two donations of a $100 gift card from Robert M. Hess, Jr. and the Flickinger Family for the fire department.

• Authorized $732,900 for the ODOT Fulton Road Widening and Improvement Agreement.

• Accepted the ODOT mileage certification of 206.232 miles in the township.

• Approved a Motorola communications equipment upgrade for the Police Department in the amount of $122,206 from Staley Technologies Inc.

• Hired Brian Steenrod as a full-time maintenance worker at $44,200 a year effective Jan. 30, 2021, contingent upon successful completion of required testing.

UP NEXT: Meets 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at the town hall also broadcast live on Facebook