For the Troy Daily News
MONROE TOWNSHIP — Clean up and trimming has been the focus of Monroe Township staff in the month of July.
As reported at the trustees meeting held on July 21, 72 catch basins were cleaned in the Deercliff subdivision, and trimming of side ditches in Buckingham, Meadow Drive, Ginghamsburg Road and along Kessler Cowlesville Road near Tippecanoe High School were completed.
Also, trimming around monuments in Maple Hill Cemetery is under way.
Future work expected for the township includes the repair of curbs in several township subdivisions, repair of two storm water culverts under township roads, possibility of re-pavement or repair of two basketball courts and repair or replacement of a damaged fence around Monroe Cemetery.
The new township one-ton pickup truck approved for purchase during the last township meeting has been ordered and is expected for delivery in approximately eight weeks.
Bills paid by the township totaled $14,200.11. The township fiscal officer also reported the 2015 township budget was delivered to the Miami County auditor on July 16.
As a reminder, Aug. 6 is the next 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off at the Miami County Sanitary Engineering Facility, 2200 N. County Road 25-A, Troy, from 2-6 p.m.
Miami County residents who require additional information about items acceptable or a fee for those drop offs are to either contact Cindi Bach at 440-3488 or go to www.co.miami.oh.us and then to Sanitary Engineering.
The Tipp City Farmer’s Market continues each Saturday in July and August from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Third Street at Main Street.
The next township meeting will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 4.