December 17, 2018
The Bennington Township special meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on December 17, 2018, 10:00am, at the Township Hall.
Present: Matt Dutcher, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash.
Agenda Item: Appointment of Vacant Trustee Position
Zdunic moved to have Question of the Integrity of the Township be placed on the agenda. Seconded by L. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Appointment of Trustee- Four letters of interest were received by the Township by the deadline: Tammy Smith, Cody Baker, Travis Smith, Jim Forsythe.
Tammy Smith and Cody Baker were present at the meeting and each spoke on their behalf.
L. Ash moved to appoint Jim Forsythe to the Bennington Township Trustee vacant position from January 1, 2019 to November 20, 2020. Seconded by Garber. Zdunic- yes, D. Ash- yes, L. Ash- yes, Garber- yes, Dutcher- not eligible to vote. Motion carried.
Integrity of Township Board – Zdunic moved that a request for a retraction be placed in the Independent in response to the article entitled Matt Dutcher Appointed Bennington Township Treasurer written by Graham Sturgeon stating that the Township Board did not post the position for Township Treasurer prior to the December appointment as the article indicated. Seconded by L. Ash. Zdunic-yes, Dutcher- no, Garber- no, D. Ash- no, L. Ash- no. Motion failed.
L. ash moved to adjourn. Seconded by Garber. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 10:27am.