The Medina Township Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Purpose:  Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting

Present:  Shawn Garner, Supervisor

Mike Molohon, Trustee 

Cindy Greene, Trustee 

Cam Parr, Trustee 

Mary Sundermeyer, Clerk

Absent: Luke Harvey, Trustee 

Other Officials and Township Staff Present:  

Frank Sturm II, Road Commissioner

Deputy Ben Davison

Others In Attendance:  0 residents

Call To Order:  Supervisor Garner called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm

Approval of Minutes:  Clerk Sundermeyer presented the minutes from the regular board meeting held on March 13, 2024. Shawn Garner made a motion to approve the minutes. Cindy Greene seconded. The minutes were approved by a unanimous voice vote. 

Community Policing Report: 

Deputy Ben Davison gave the report for March 2024. There were 43 reports made involving 15 reports of crimes (7 original crimes).  There were also 22 traffic stops made in the township. Please remember to lock any vehicles parked outside of your garage.

Public Input:  None

Old Business:  None

New Business:  

Shawn presented information on buying a new mower for Medina Park. He would trade in existing equipment toward this purchase. The difference price is quoted as $36,190. Cam Parr made a motion to proceed with this sale. Shawn seconded. A roll call vote was taken:  Shawn – Aye, Cam – Aye, Mike- Aye, Cindy – Aye. The motion passed unanimously.

Shawn received a Park Agreement for the IVCYA Preseason Classic but did not receive the required insurance certificate. Shawn made a motion to approve the Park Agreement pending the receipt of the Insurance Certificate. Cam seconded. The motion was approved by a unanimous voice vote.

Department Correspondence:

Supervisor Shawn Garner:  

  1. Investment Report:  the report ending on April 10, 2024 was previously presented to the board.
  2. There is one General Assistance case pending. 
  3. There are no cases before the Plan Commission.
  4. Shawn has not heard anything from the Thomas Trust regarding the easements they requested for the land we want to purchase. The board has denied additional easements.
  5. Medina will sponsor a baseball team this summer as we have in the past.
  6. We did receive an updated Certificate of Insurance for the IVCYA Park Agreement that we approved last month.

Road Commissioner:  Frank Sturm

  1. Frank has been getting calls about potholes. They will probably start filling potholes next week.
  2. IDOT has decided that they can keep the Staab Rd Bridge open without additional weigh restrictions. The current weight limit is 20 tons.
  3. Patrick Meyer met with the crew to show them how to use the storm sewer mapping app.
  4. Better Banks will increase the credit card spending limit to $2500.
  5. Frank bought 1500 tons of rock salt under the State contract.
  6. Starting April 29 (weather permitting) there will be one round of leaf pick-up.
  7. The crew is preparing the mowers for spring/summer work.

Assessor:  Mark Brabant:  None

Plan Commission:   None

Trustees:  None

Township/Road District Bills:  

Shawn made a motion to pay the bills of the township.  Cindy seconded.  The motion passed by a unanimous voice vote.


Mike made a motion to adjourn, and Cindy seconded it. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 6:29 pm.

Respectfully submitted this 10h day of April 2024,

Mary Sundermeyer, Township Clerk