MINUTES OF APRIL 11, 2018 – Supervisors

MINUTES OF APRIL 11, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Chairman Donald R. Leibig, commencing with the Pledge to the Flag.

Present:           Donald R. Leibig, Chairman

Dan K. Hogeland, V. Chairman

Eric J. Weidman, Supervisor

John D. Enck, Solicitor

Lorie J. Kupp, Sec./Treas.

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

David Hoover, 135 E. Main St. was present regarding a drain pipe issue that is affecting his driveway.  Leibig will have a look at it tomorrow.

Angie Holmes, 31 Village Dr. was present regarding the feral cat issue, and questions about the park being installed at the Newburg open space.  Leibig stated those issues are on the agenda and will be discussed later.

 REPORTS OF ORGANIZATIONS:

Recreation Board – Justin Arndt was present with report.

Planning & Zoning Commission – minutes were received.

Newmanstown Water Authority minutes were received.

GLRA – March & April minutes were received.

Police activity report was received.

Opening of Bids: 7:17 PM

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.                    

FOB Plant                 Delivered

500 Tons Anti-Skid                                              $16.00                       $23.05

Bituminous Materials:

500 Tons Superpave 9.5 mm wearing, HMA, PG 64-22, < 0.3    million ESAL’s, SRL= any (more or less)  $53.80

Pennsy Supply, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FOB Plant                   Delivered

500 Tons Anti-Skid                                                $11.45                        $16.40

Bituminous Materials:

500 Tons Superpave 9.5 mm wearing, HMA, PG 64-22, < 0.3  million ESAL’s, SRL= any (more or less)  $53.30

 Motion by Leibig to get our anti-skid and the 9.5 mm wearing material from Pennsy Supply. Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

MINUTES:   Motion by Hogeland to approve as printed.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

SOLICITOR:

Police regulations – Solicitor reported that it is still a work in progress.

11 Peach St. municipal lien – Solicitor reported that the lien has been satisfied and all the paperwork has been filed with the Prothonotary.

ACTION:

County Aid project $3892 was discussed.  Motion by Leibig that the money we’re getting from County Aid would be used on various road projects.  Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

TNR program – “No Nonsense Neutering” program was discussed with several residents who were also present.  The Board explained that they realize the program will not be a quick fix for the neighborhood, but they feel it is hopefully a step in the right direction. Contract proposal with No Nonsense Neutering was discussed.  Solicitor expressed concern with the last two items under Millcreek Township’s section of the contract; hold harmless agreement, and the Township’s responsibility to notify the caretakers/residents of their responsibilities post op.  The Board tabled the matter until Solicitor speaks to Nonsense regarding this section of the contract. 

Tomlinson Bomberger – proposal for ballfields was reviewed.  $3,171 to do both fields professionally.  Motion by Leibig to contract with Tomlinson Bomberger to have ballfields done professionally.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

CM High proposal “Preemption system” $12,900 was discussed and rejected.

2018 Paving projects cost estimate from New Enterprise was reviewed and discussed.  Motion by Leibig to advertise for bids for W. Texter Mission Rd. one mile and 970’ of S. Mountain Rd. to incorporate the two into one project, however we have to make that bid out. Paved with 2 ½” of 19 mm and to open bids May 9th at 7:15 PM.   Discussion ensued regarding paving being done once schools out, pricing, etc. Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

Memorial Day Service discussed.

NEW BUSINESS:

Millcreek Community Group request for Use of Memorial Park for “Music in Memorial Park” was reviewed.  Motion by Leibig to give permission to Millcreek Community Group the use of the park on the dates specified.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

Copier maintenance agreement renewal was reviewed.  Motion by Leibig to renew the copier maintenance contract thru Berks Copy Tech in the amount of $190.  Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

PLGIT Proxy ballot – Secretary instructed to fill it out.

FEMA Floodplain mapping correspondence – Leb. Co. Planning correspondence reviewed and discussed.  The Board had no comments at this time.

Hazard Mitigation Project packet was discussed. Secretary will get together with the Chief and Leibig to complete the required forms.

BILL’S/TREASURER’S REPORT:   Motion by Leibig to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay the bills as money is available.  Seconded by Weidman   All aye, motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion by Hogeland to adjourn the meeting at 9:06 P.M.  Seconded by Weidman.   All aye, motion carried.