Batavia Township approves several contracts for services

The Batavia Township Board of Trustees met Tuesday, March 3 and approved a number of contracts for services for the township.

Rex Parsons, township administrator, recommended that the board approve Ohio Township Association Risk Management Authority as the property and liability insurer for 2009. The cost for insurance in 2008 was $12,346. It is now $17,000. The board approved.

The board also approved a mowing contract with Clerco Inc., for the mowing of four cemeteries in the township. According to Parsons, the company charged $6,000 in 2008 and their price has only increased 4 percent for 2009.