Meeting Summary July 2021

Summary of the regular meeting of the Tate Township trustees that was held July 13,2021.

  • Trustees approved the 2022 budget and a 3-year contract with sheriff’s department for Eric Pike.  Click for the approved June2021 minutes. Jun 8 2021 Mtg.
  • Township residents questioned the trustees about a white bucket truck that cut down trees and limbs along Schaller Road because they leave behind the cuttings that fall into the ditch causing a dam.  The trustees were unaware of this and said they were not notified.  They want all residents to call the road department whenever debris is on a township owned road or in ditches along a township road. For a list or township maintained roads, go to the Road Maintenance page.
  • Julia Carney introduced herself to the trustees and attendees, she is the new Assistant Prosecutor for Clermont County.
  • June 2021 Cemetery report- 8 burials, 7 foundations ordered, and 3 graves sold.
  • June 2021 Roads report- Township roads were mowed 2nd time.  The new mowermax is expected at the end of the month. The Case boom mower will be put up for auction on with a $15,000.00 reserve.  The report from the 2021 clean-up posted HERE.
  • June 2021 BTFD report- 164 calls were made (42 fire & 122 EMS).  Average response time was acceptable.  $155,000 damage sustained from a barn fire with the cause as undetermined.  BTFD update links: BTFD May 2021 Update , BTFD June 2021 Update
  • The Donald Road emergency siren is fixed and operating correctly.
  • June 2021 Planning & Zoning report- 6 permits were issued for a total of $825.  One BZA meeting was held.  The trustees will look at adding an agricultural sales permit.
  • June 2021 Deputy report- Pike responded to 79 calls, wrote 17 reports, had 1 accident report, wrote 3 tickets, and made 9 criminal arrests. He recovered $125,000 in stolen property and assisted the Village of Bethel with 38 calls.
  • Next meeting is August 10, 2021 at 7:00pm.
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