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On the record: Liberty

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday

PRESENT: Christopher Brookbank, Diana DeVito, David Malone and Kara Morgan

ABSENT: Shawn Chrystal

The board:

• Approved paying Liberty Fire Department staff for emergency medical technicians $100 for each medic at the football games. The EMTs are on staff in case of emergencies;

• Approved Natalie Wright as 12-month administrative assistant to the superintendent at $31,479;

• Approved increasing the intervention assistant from 3.75 to 5.75 hours per day due to a shortage of staff. The board accepted the resignation of Jordan Simmons as an intervention assistant effective Sept. 15;

• Placed the band shelter project on hold because there are not enough funds;

• Approved Warren John F. Kennedy High School to use the football fields for home varsity games Sept. 30, Oct 14 and 21 and also Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 if there are playoff games;

• Approved the high school French class students for trip to England, France and Spain in June 2024 with Education First Educational Tours June 6-17, 2024.

On the record: Liberty

WHAT: Township trustees meeting Monday

PRESENT: Arnie Clebone, Greg Cizmar and Devon Stanley

Trustees:

• Promoted Abigail Buday to lieutenant in the fire department, effective Sept. 12;

• Accepted the resignation of Toby Mizway as part-time firefighter / emergency medical technician effective Sept. 9;

• Received a $38,500 Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council reimbursable grant for fire station roof replacement;

• Reported work will be done in 2023 on a sidewalks streetscape project along state Route 193 from Giant Eagle south to Churchill Road and from Starbucks north to Churchill Road;

• Heard from fire Chief Doug Theobald that firefighter training will be at the air base in October;

• Announced an Oktoberfest will be 1 to 4 p.m. Oct 9 at Churchill Park with a craft show, farmers market and children’s activities;

• Will review upgrading the parking lot lights as a safety issue. The parking lot was recently repaved;

• Set trick-or-treat 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 with a police department open house for children 4 to 5 p.m.

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