BROOKFIELD — Township officers are getting ready for the demolition of the previous John Schuster’s Steak Home constructing off Brookfield Avenue in Masury.
Code enforcement officer Pete Ross instructed township trustees at their assembly Monday the constructing might be demolished in mid-September.
Trustee Chairman Dan Suttles stated the Trumbull County Land Financial institution owned the property. He stated asbestos was discovered contained in the constructing and needed to be addressed earlier than continuing with the demolition. The price for asbestos remediation work was $100,000 and might be coated by the land financial institution and the county commissioners with American Rescue Plan funds.
Suttles stated the property has been vacant for years.
Lately, the township has had assist from the Trumbull County Council of Governments in overlaying prices for demolition, together with the Grey Wolf Tavern. Suttles stated this challenge is thru the land financial institution.
In different enterprise, with a purpose to enhance security by the township administration constructing, trustees accepted in search of quotes for set up of parking zone lights for the entrance and aspect of the constructing. Suttles stated officers wish to add to the present lighting to make the world brighter. He stated there have been a number of lights not working.
Suttles stated police Chief Dan Faustino will search quotes and apply for funding for the challenge,
Trustees additionally accepted continuing with the sale of two small township-owned parcels, one situated on Davis Avenue and the opposite on Syme Avenue. Suttles stated bids are being sought and might be opened at 4 p.m. Sept. 23.
Suttles stated there are deed restrictions on the property, equivalent to sure manufacturing and the storage of autos won’t be allowed. Suttles stated trustees needed to guarantee that the properties didn’t flip into eyesores.
Additionally on the assembly, trustees heard from a consultant of Brookfield colleges about highschool college students taken with doing group volunteer tasks within the township.
Suttles stated in previous years, college students have helped with raking leaves and snow elimination. He stated the township and faculty officers will assessment completely different challenge concepts.
Trustees are additionally taking a look at three tasks for which to make use of American Rescue Plan funds. Suttles stated the ARP proposed tasks embrace refurbishing playground equipment and upgrades to the park at $45,000; railing and different work on the gazebo at heart inexperienced at $10,000; and landscaping and mulching on the heart inexperienced at $7,000.
In different motion, trustees:
• Scheduled a particular assembly for six p.m. Sept. 14 on the park for public enter on attainable park enhancements;
• Employed Prime Electrical at $3,094 to restore electrical on the firehouse substation off Addison Highway;
• Authorized LED parking zone gentle alternative on the police station.