Minutes of Aug. 9, 2017 – Supervisors

MINUTES OF AUGUST 9, 2017

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

Angie Shea, Financial Consultant

Lorie J. Kupp, Sec./Treas. 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

Anthony Gettle, Rec Board was present and questioned the purchase of paper towels & toilet paper for the rec bathrooms.  Secretary stated we’ve not purchasd those items in the past.  New toilets were also discussed.  Gettle will price them at Lowe’s.

Phoebe Merkel was present with a letter from Chris Merkel requesting reimbursement of 2017 overpaid hydrant tax in the amount of $2.44.

REPORTS OF ORGANIZATIONS:

Planning Commission  – minutes were received.

Newmanstown Water Authority – minutes were received.

Millcreek Richland Joint Authority – minutes and financial statements were received. 

GLRA minutes from July & August were received.

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

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT:

Angie Shea was present with the Second Quarter financial statement & budget analysis.

ACTION:

Junkyard license renewal was reviewed. Motion by Leibig to renew junkyard license for the junkyard on Stricklerstown Loop Rd. Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Park & Recreation funding notice – $42,000 (Pete Shirk subdivision) was discussed. Hogeland was unable to attend the last Rec Board meeting. Secretary will inform Justin Arndt and forward some of the paperwork to him, as well as contacting Julie Cheyney to let her know we will get back to her after our Sept. 13th meeting.

Sample Ordinance from Richland Borough – Depositing of grass on roads was briefly discussed, and tabled until the next meeting when Solicitor is present. 

Request for Hydrant Tax refund in the amount of $2.44 from Chris Merkel, 12 Cottage Ln. – reviewed. Motion by Leibig to reimburse $2.44 to Chris Merkel for overpayment on the hydrant tax. Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

Recreation Board resignation – Angie Holmes was read. Motion by Leibig to accept Angie Holmes of 31 Village Dr., accept her resignation, and our Secretary send her a letter thanking her for her service. Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

Recommendation for Rec Board appointment to fill unexpired term ending 2019 Katybeth Shuey. Motion by Leibig to appoint Katybeth Shuey as a new member to the Rec Board. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.

2017 Block Grant Program – briefly discussed. Board will think about it for discussion at the next meeting. Supervisor Weidman asked to be excused from the Sept. meeting due to a business trip.

BILL’S/TREASURERS REPORT: Motion by Leibig to accept the Treasurers 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 7:48 P.M. Seconded by Weidman.   All aye, motion carried.