Minutes of July 10, 2019 – Supervisors

MINUTES OF JULY 10, 2019

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

John Enck, Solicitor

 

Absent:            Eric J. Weidman, Supervisor

Lorie J. Kupp, Sec./Treas.

 PUBLIC COMMENTS:

Mr. & Mrs. Beck, 933 Texter Mountain Rd. were present regarding the 5G Technology.  Environmental Health Trust website pushed.

REPORTS OF ORGANIZATIONS:

Newmanstown Water Authority minutes & audit report were received. 

Lech – Annual Maintenance Report was received.

Police Activity report was received.

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

SOLICITOR:

Rissler letters to Sewage Enforcement officer and Zoning officer were reviewed.

Peddling and Soliciting ordinance – Solicitor reported that the advertisement for this ordinance is set for August meeting and equipment is in for the badges according to Chief Hostetter.

Updating citation – summary offences other than parking discussed.  Going nowhere.

FEMA floodplain revisions procedures discussed.  “Letter of Final Determinations” should be received this summer. Solicitor contacted Julie Cheyney asking if they had received the letter, she stated she believed we should hear by the end of August.  Julie also stated she believed DCED would be providing a model ordinance to Municipalities.

Brian Bogert, 2 Hillside Dr. – fence violation discussed.  Leibig reported the fence has not been installed, yet, and questioned Township’s liability.  Solicitor suggested the Board consider having the zoning officer proceed with enforcement.  Motion by Leibig that we wait till July 15th when Lorie comes back to see if any progress was made for the fence violation on 2 Hillside, if not I think we should proceed with contacting County Planning to enforce the ordinance. Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

ACTION:  none

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: 

Basketball court paving – Hackman quote reviewed.  $24,987 to rebuild.  Leibig will get another quote for info’s sake.

Bicycle event – Chief updated the Board on the progress.

NEW BUSINESS:

Police Resignations – Kristen Yeager & Greg Riehl were read.  Motion by Leibig to accept part time police resignations and have Secretary send letter of thanks for their service.  Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

 HA Thomson e-mail regarding Employee theft insurance quote discussed. ($325 for 3 years) Motion by Leibig to get Employee Theft Policy from HA Thomson for $325 annually. Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.  

Roadmaster report was given.  Paving tentatively scheduled for July 18th & 19th.

BILLS/TREASURERS REPORT:   Motion by Leibig to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay the bills as money is available.  Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.  

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion by Hogeland to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 P.M.  Seconded by Leibig.   All aye, motion carried.