Minutes of Feb. 11, 2015 – Supervisors

MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 11, 2015

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:

Wendy Hertzog, Tax Collector  was present requesting the Board’s approval of Sallie Neuin, Lebanon County Treasurer’s office as her Deputy Tax Collector. Motion by Leibig to approve the deputization of the Lebanon County Treasurer’s Office by the Millcreek Township Tax Collector in accord with Act #164-2014.  Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

Dana Lape  was present as a representative of the Lebanon Valley  Destination Marketing Organization asking the Board to adopt a Resolution supporting the selection of the Lebanon Valley  Destination Marketing Organization as the Tourism Promotion Agency for Lebanon County.  Motion by Leibig to adopt Resolution #021115 pertaining to the Lebanon Valley Destination Marketing Organization.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

REPORTS OF ORGANIZATIONS:

Planning Commission minutes were received.   Keith & Ulissa Martin – poultry house  final plan was reviewed and signed.

Millcreek-Richland Joint Auth. Financial statements and minutes were received.

Newmanstown Water Authority – minutes were received.

Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority – minutes received.

Newmanstown Volunteer Fire Co. – Jan. monthly report received.

State Police Jan incident report received.

Police Activity report was received.

MINUTESMotion by Hogeland to approve the minutes as printed.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.  

SOLICITOR:

Municipal Liens – Solicitor reported that four of the liens have been filed, but he is still having issues with 41 Memorial Blvd.  Will now be sending the 10 day notice out by regular mail.  Amending Ord.#2/10/99 – B Attorney fees – Solicitor recommended with all the time he spent on collection for these unpaid mowing bills that perhaps this ordinance should be amended to update the attorney fees and the addition of interest.  Solicitor will prepare a draft for the Board to review at the next meeting. Leibig also suggested we look at our ordinance concerning parking fines, that they should be raised.  Secretary will look up the ordinances for the next meeting.

PSATS Jan. Bulletin regarding the new gun law Act 192 of 2014 was discussed in reference to the township’s Firearms Ordinance 9.   Solicitor will review the law as it may pertain to our current ordinance.

ACTION:  none

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Recreation Board  – Bob Wright was present with Jan. and Feb. minutes. Resignation from Mark Kline was reviewed.  Motion by Leibig to accept  Mark Kline’s resignation and send a thank you letter for his service, and appoint Sherry Elliot  to fill his unexpired term, and appoint Ron Lutz to a five year term.  Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

2015 Tire Collection – Correspondence regarding this year’s Tire Collection program was reviewed.  (Tuesday April 14, 2015 from 8 AM – 6 PM, ( pre-registration by Friday Mar. 27th )                    

ELCO Girls Softball request (May 4, 2015)  was reviewed.  Motion by Leibig to give  permission to ELCO Girls’ Softball  to use the field.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

Fire Co. request for approval – soup sale Feb. 22nd was reviewed.  Motion by Leibig to give the Fire Company permission to have the soup sale.  Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

United Way Day of Caring – Leibig suggested the playground needs mulched again.   Secretary to contact Kerri Wasylenko to see if she would again head the project.  (April 18th )

Survey of Financial Condition  form reviewed.

Police – Weidman reported the police will be receiving 2 storage units from Fed. Surplus tomorrow but must pay the shipping at a cost of $820.35.  this should be paid from the Lebanon County drug money received in 2014.

BILLS/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 meeting at 8:25 P.M.  Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.