July 1, 2019
The Supervisor called the reorganization and 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
Greg Geyer, Supervisor
Misty Dittman, Sec/Treas
Scott Dittman, WWTP
Dave Neill, The EADS Group
Mr. Geyer made a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held June 3, 2019. Mr. Carter seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.
Mr. Geyer made a motion to accept the report of the Treasurer, transfer funds to the Payroll account and pay the bills as listed. Mr. Carter seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.
Mr. Jim Hoffmann discussed the new light at the Pattison Avenue pump station. He said it is shining into his bedroom even though he has blinds. He asked if the Supervisors could put a shield on it to direct the light down. The Supervisors will look at it after dark.
Mr. Scott Dittman reported work completed in June including the SKADA module, cleaning of 2 wet wells and finding manholes that need repaired. A written report was presented. Mr. Carter made a motion to have the manholes fixed. Mr. Geyer seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0. Mr. Dittman reported a problem between manholes on Hemlock Street. They will run the camera to find what the problem is.
Mr. Dave Neill, The EADS Group, presented a report. He discussed closing out the storm water project with North Rock. The Supervisors did not approve as they feel there are some problems with the project still. They will meet tomorrow to look at them. Also discussed was the timeline for the Trail and the RR station projects and what else is needed to move the projects towards bidding. Mr. Neill is working on paperwork for the USDA on the Station project. They will look at the parking area Tuesday to discuss exactly what they want to design for the Trail project.
Mr. Stoner discussed the Kuhl property and Henretty property. Mr. Henretty will be sent a certified letter giving him 10 days to get a building permit or it will be sent to the Magistrate. Mr. Kuhl will be sent a certified letter giving him 15 days to demolish the garage or it will be sent to the Magistrate.
Notice of a DEP permit renewal for NFP was received as well as the NPDES renewal.
The Supervisors discussed a grease problem at Snyder Memorial. Another certified letter will be sent regarding the sewer line problem at 210 Walnut Street giving 30 days to be fixed.
Mr. Geyer made a motion to approve a part-time employee, Paul Brent Carbaugh. Mr. Carter seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.
Mr. Geyer made a motion to approve the building permits. Mr. Carter seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.
A sign was stolen and the State Police made a report. The Township will purchase a replacement.
The May 2019 WWTP report was reviewed.
Mr. Geyer made a motion to approve the employee leave request. Mr. Carter seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.
Mr. Carter made a motion to approve the sub-recipient agreement for the Maple Street CDBG. Mr. Geyer seconded the motion; motion carried, 2-0.
A Tax Claim Bureau form was approved and signed for property on Route 66 owned by Donald Geyer.
A form for DEP for the SCI-Forest garage was signed.
Mr. Dan Zimmerman reported the Zimmerman Drive sign is also missing. The Township will order another.
Mr. John Shoup discussed the revitalization meeting and progress with that. He also stated the flowers around town look nice- very uniform and full.
Mr. Ed Stoner stated he’d be delivering the garden shed he fixed back to the Trail property Tuesday.
The Treasurer provided the following balances:
Trust Fund- Northwest Savings Bank – $ 873,093.98
General Fund – 472,892.88
Payroll Account- -23,130.01
Sinking Fund – 1,285,078.70
State Checking Account – 1,030.08
State Savings Account – 156,444.97
Fire Protection Account – 12,593.44
The Chairman adjourned the meeting at 5:45 pm.
Misty D. Dittman, Secretary/ Treasurer