BRILLIANT - Plans for a community yard sale and an open house at the new Brilliant firehouse were announced at a recent meeting of the Wells Township trustees.
Elizabeth Cook said the recreation board will sponsor the yard sale June 1-2. She also told of a request from the American Legion, which sought permission for a Poppy Day May 11.
The open house at the firehouse will be May 19.
In other matters, trustees discussed repairs needed on the New Alexandria Road after water line work. They decided to meet with the board of public affairs to review the situation.
James Vitter, who has passed his pre-employment physical exam, was hired as a road department employee, and Terry Weyand was promoted to become a full-time police officer with no health insurance package.
Also approved was a motion to employ Charles Nest as pool manager.
Another motion given approval was to establish the base wage for full-time police officers at $12 an hour.
In other business:
Trustees were in executive session for 15 minutes to discuss personnel.
Action was taken to make a long-term advance from the general fund to the recreation fund because of the swimming pool renovation. The money is to be repaid over the next four years at $18,750 a year, and the previous expenditures from the general fund for this purpose will be transferred to the recreation fund.
Trustees OK'd the payment of bills totaling $50,058.71.
A resident talked about a change in the parking situation on Hill Street, noting she now has no place to park. Trustee John Cook said he would look into the situation.
Cook reported he recently attended a meeting, also involving the
county engineer and Chesapeake Energy, about road use.
Trustee Larry Owens noted he had attended a workers' compensation seminar in Akron.