Trustees pay bills

MONROE TOWNSHIP — The 2017 Fireworks Contract in conjunction with the city of Tipp City was passed by the Monroe Township Trustees at their meeting on July 3. The two entities share the annual cost of 40 percent by the township and 60 percent by the city based on population per jurisdiction. This year’s park activities and fireworks display were held the evening of July 4.

In other business, the trustees passed a resolution to pay bills that totaled $52,561.34. The board also accepted the financial status reports ending June 2017 and the bank reconciliation of May 31, 2017 as presented by the township fiscal officer.

It was noted the Monroe Township Water and Sewer District will meet 6 p.m. Monday, July 10 in the township meeting room, 6 E. Main St., Tipp City. Other local activities and events include the Miami County Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Wednesday through September at Miami County Sanitary Engineer Office, 2200 N. County Road 25-A, Troy; and the weekly Tipp City Farmers Marketplace on Thursdays through September from 5-8 p.m. at the corner of East Main and South Third streets.

Issues currently being addressed by the township are storm water drainage on Kim Circle North; cleanout responsibilities of approximately 340 catch basins and an anticipated 40 outfall sites designated by the Environmental Protection Agency; and grounds and maintenance for the township’s cemeteries, facilities and roadways.

The next meeting set by the township trustees will be 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, always held in the township meeting room, 6 E. Main St., Tipp City.