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Meeting minutes August 7, 2017

//Meeting minutes August 7, 2017

Meeting minutes August 7, 2017

The Supervisor called the regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors to order at 5:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Those present at the meeting were as follows:

Kevin Carter, Chairman
Christy Snyder, Supervisor
Misty Dittman, Sec/Treas
Don Gawelski, WWTP
Adam Hartle, Roads
Dave Neill, The EADS Group
Dan Zimmerman
Ed Stoner
John Shoup
John Baughman
Mr. & Mrs. Ron Volz

Mr. Carter made a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held July 3, 2017. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.

Ms. Snyder made a motion to accept the report of the Treasurer, transfer funds to Payroll and pay the bills as listed. Mr. Carter seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.

AGENDA:

Mr. Hartle reported work completed in the last month included the completion of the Dirt & Gravel Roads projects, mowing and general road maintenance. The Supervisors asked to have rolled roofing put on the RR switch house. Mr. Carter made a motion to approve hot mix and a roller to fix a portion of Gilfoyle Road. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0. Also, the backhoe tire needs replaced.

Mr. Gawelski reported work completed. Mr. Carter made a motion to purchase a hand held DO Probe and an alarm for a pump station. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0. Mr. Carter made a motion to have Rankin Construction fix a tank at the WWTP. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion, motion carried, 2-0

Mr. Neill, The EADS Group, reported PennDot did not advertise the sidewalk project in time and construction will not begin until March 2018. Bids for the Hemlock Street storm water project were reviewed. Mr. Carter made a motion to approve low bidder Terra Works. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0. Mr. Neill reported the ARC surplus will go toward Maple Street storm water and the 2018 CDBG application will also be applied toward Maple Street. The EADS Group is working with Forest County on an ARC application for the Trial Hub and the bid will be awarded for the Title II trail grant next week.

CORRESPONDENCE:

Well permit information, the PSATS news bulletin, LTAP course information and a bankruptcy meeting cancellation notice were reviewed. Also received was an invitation to the Marienville Fire Company picnic. Mr. Carter made a motion to pay pesticide insurance costs for MACA. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0. The EADS Group sent the bridge inspection for the bridge on Lamonaville Road.

OLD BUSINESS:

The First Church of God has still not connected to the sewer line. Mr. Zimmerman stated it’d be done within the next 60 days.

Quotes will be obtained for electrical work on the poles along Route 66 for the Christmas lights.

NEW BUSINESS:

Bids for the paving on Lamonaville Road were received from Glenn Hawbaker, IA Construction, Jefferson Paving and Russell Standard. Ms. Snyder made a motion to award the bid to low bidder IA Construction. Mr. Carter seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.

Bids for the seal coat on Byromtown Road were received from Jefferson Paving and Russell Standard. Mr. Carter made a motion to award the bid to low bidder Jefferson Paving. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.

Mr. Carter made a motion to approve building permits. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.

Mr. Carter made a motion to approve a Holding Tank Agreement. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.

The June & July 2017 sewage reports were reviewed.

Mr. Carter made a motion to approve employee leave requests. Ms. Snyder seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.
Adagio Health asked that a Resolution be made to ban smoking from all parks & playgrounds in Jenks Township. The Supervisors agreed and the Resolution will be passed at the next meeting.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

Mr. Ron Volz asked the Township to clean up the trees and brush from the RR that were cut and pushed onto his property. He also asked about a rumor he’d heard that grass can only be 3” or shorter. The Supervisors stated they do not have any such ordinance, but are working on revising some ordinances to have property owners keep their grass cut to a decent length. The Supervisors want owners to take some pride in their properties and keep them cleaned up.

Mr. John Shoup discussed the changed in ordinances.

The Treasurer provided the following balances:

Trust Fund – Northwest Savings Bank – $856,958.58
General Fund – $559,292.91
Payroll Account – $9,116.01
Sinking Fund – $1,091,725.60
State Checking Account – $1,027.44
State Savings Account – $148,222.58
Fire Protection Account – $69,873.17

The Chairman adjourned the meeting at 6:35 pm.

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