LAKE TWP.  During the regular meeting on Jan. 9, the Lake Township Trustees approved the resignation of Christy Bresson as fiscal assistant and appointed Steve Lacey as the new fiscal assistant.

President Galen Stoll said Bresson had previously retired from the township but returned to help out until a new fiscal assistant was appointed.


- Elected Galen Stoll as president and John Arnold as vice president for the calendar year 2017. The officers were approved during the annual organizational meeting on Dec. 29, 2016.

- Authorized paying bills as of Jan. 9, in the amount of $24,570.

- Approved an updated "Use of Force" policy for the Uniontown Police Department. Uniontown Police Sergeant Nate Weidman said the state of Ohio has requested all police departments update this policy to match the state’s standards. He said not much has changed in the policy from what the department had before the update.

- Went into executive session to discuss personnel matters with no action taken. 

UP NEXT: The next Board meeting is 6:30 p.m., Jan. 23 at the Township Hall.