At the August 23, 2016 meeting of the Bethel Township Trustees, The trustees approved the lighting assessment for the Brandt lighting and the West Charleston lighting Districts . The assessments include a 3% increase due to an increase in the cost of electricity the new assessments are effective from 2017 through 2022. Any one effective by the assessment can check with the Township office to determine their liability.

In addition , the trustees approved the appointment of Stetson Peake, Andrew Griffin and Zachery Cogley to the Bethel Township Fire Department.

For the Fire Department, Township Administrator Andy Ehrhart reported the department made 25 runs between August 8, 2016 and August 19, 2016. The runs included 19 emergency medical runs with two motor vehicle accidents with injuries.

Mart Caskey, Planning and Zoning reported that both the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Zoning Commission would meet on August 25, 2016 to hear cases requesting zoning amendments.

The next meeting f the Bethel Board of Trustees is schedule for September 12, 2016.

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