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TOWNSHIP OF LIVERPOOL — Township administrators voted to approve the hiring of a part-time police officer on Tuesday evening.

The new officer, Jake Talbot, will work as a backup when officers are on sick leave or vacation at the rate of $15 an hour.

According to Police Chief Jared Kinemond, having the part-time officer available to work when other officers are away will save the department money by reducing overtime expenses paid to full-time employees who must work extra shifts.

Other news from the administrators includes the township’s decision to join the Ohio checkbook. Ohio Checkbook is a website that launched in June 2020 to help communities be more transparent with their tax responsibilities.

The Ohio Checkbook administered by the Office of the State Treasurer and the Ohio Interactive Budget allows taxpayers to learn about state and community spending and see where and how the taxpayers’ money is spent.

The township’s checkbook includes nearly 3,500 transactions representing more than $1.79 million in spending from January to December 2021.

Liverpool Township is the 16th community in Columbiana County to join Ohio Checkbook.Gov.

“We look forward to the opportunity to be transparent for our canton,” Administrator Dennis Giambroni received. “It’s something we’ve never done before and we think it’s a good thing to do.”

Administrators would like to remind residents of the township’s zoning ordinance which allows trailers, motorhomes, campers and boats to be parked in driveways only during the period April 15-October 15.

Additionally, administrators want to remind residents that all cemetery decorations that are not permitted by cemetery rules must be removed by November 1. The township has a new cemetery keeper who will begin cleaning the cemetery at this time and removing anything that is placed. where it does not comply with the posted rules.

Administrator Mike Bahen noted the township couldn’t find a good deal on gas or electric aggregation and encouraged residents to research and make a decision about their utility bills.

Bahen also noted that Comcast will begin installing lines on Stage Coach within the next three weeks.

There will be another trash pickup in the township this weekend weather permitting.

Resolutions passed at the October 18 meeting include:

— A resolution to participate in the cooperative agreement with the Columbiana County Engineer’s Office for the 2023 Multi-Highway Paving Program,

— A resolution to accept funds from the Cooperative Agreement with the Columbiana County Engineer’s Office for the 2023 Multi-Highway Paving Program,

— A resolution to reallocate credits to the Roads and Bridges Fund.

Liverpool Township Administrators meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 3pm at the Village Administration Office. Their next meeting will be on November 1.

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