Minutes of April 9, 2014 – Supervisors


MINUTES OF APRIL 9, 2014

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:  none

REPORTS OF ORGANIZATIONS:

Planning & Zoning Commission – Karen Krater present with report.  Richland View subdivision plan was discussed in regards to the Nolt property storm water and the implied easement.  Solicitor reiterated that the Municipalities Planning Code does not require that the Township Planning Commission or the Board sign the plan review if they are not comfortable doing so.  The Lebanon County Planning Dept. subdivision ordinance does say that it be submitted to the municipality and has always worked well in the past for the municipalities input.

Newmanstown Water Authority minutes were received.

Millcreek-Richland Joint Authority reports were received.

Police Activity Report was received.

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

SOLICITOR:

Richland View plan – Weidman questioned if there was a time frame for review signatures?  Solicitor stated that the Planning Department would have 90 days to approve or deny the plan depending on when the plan was submitted, and possible other factors.

East End Pub – 54 E. Main St. was discussed in regards to the 2009 determination of Lebanon County Planning Dept. zoning officer and Code enforcement officer  that the structure is unsafe and dangerous, but to date has not been repaired or demolished.  Solicitor stated that since Keener was not the owner of the property at the time it may become necessary to start the process with the Planning Department again to bring the property into compliance.  Leibig stated he had recently spoken to Jack Keener about the property, and will call him again to let him know that the Board wants  to see some action on the building.  Demolition permit #12-11 was discussed.  Secretary will check with the Zoning Officer to see if the permit is still valid or has expired.

Executive Session:  Motion by Hogeland to go into executive session at 7:35 P.M. to discuss a personnel matter.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

Back in Session 8:00 P.M.

ACTION:  none

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: none

NEW BUSINESS: 

Appointment – TCC alternate recommendation from Dean Moyer to appoint Gail Shiner as the TCC alternate was reviewed.  Motion by Leibig to appoint Gail Shiner as the TCC alternate.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried. 

Request to use recreation rest rooms –Round the Valley bike ride – June 14, 2014 was reviewed and approved. 

PLGIT Proxy ballot – Secretary instructed to fill it out.

Fire Co. request to attend or participate at the following events:  4/1/14 Newmanstown EMS meeting; 4/1, 3, 6, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24,& 29, 2014 Zumba classes; 4/2/14 Newmanstown Fire Co. meeting; 4/8/14 NLA meeting; 4/15/14 Lebanon Co. Firefighter meeting; 4/18 & 19, 2014 Easter flower sale; 4/19/14 Egg Hunt; 4/26/14 Birthday Party; 4/26/14 5K run, Womelsdorf; 6/15/14 Car Show, Womelsdorf; 6/21/14 LCFA Convention Chemical Fire Co.; 7/16/14 Carnival, Womlesdorf; 8/2/14 100 yr. anniversary, Stevens Fire Co.; 9/7/14 Car Show, Womelsdorf.  Motion by Leibig to give permission for attendance at these functions.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

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 8:20 P.M.  Seconded by Weidman.   All aye, motion carried.