With Randy Cochran and Tom Thompson joining the meeting by phone, Pioneer Mayor Ed Kidston and the Village Council present in person proceeded with the May 11, 2020 Council Meeting. Council voted to approve the agenda, the minutes of the April 2020 meeting, the financial report and the payment of bills including the payment of Pioneer Hometown Hardware Invoice for April in the amount of $777.10.
Fire and Police chiefs were not present but council received a written report from Fire Chief Fackler saying that six runs were responded to from April 13, 2020 to May 11, 2020. The department also followed up on six controlled buns and responded to one call in Madison Township.
Visitors Sue Taylor and Lois Schmucker asked for electric/utilities credit for businesses in town. Mayor Kidston stated that grants and loans are available for businesses. No action was taken on this by the council.
Al Fiser, in the Administrator report, informed council that three old trees have been taken down and replaced at the park. Large Trash Day was successful and employees were able to maintain social distancing while unloading vehicles.
April McMillen, Fiscal Officer, reported that the village received Ohio BWC 2018 premium back in the amount of $7,952.58. She is no longer reviewing COARS at the bank as rates have dropped.
Mayor Kidston informed council that the contract for the SRO at school has been suspended. Also, the T and W project is going well and nearing completion.
There were no resolutions to be approved and council moved into Executive Session concerning personnel appointment, from 7:35 to 8:05, with no action taken. Meeting adjourned at 8:05.