MINUTES OF OCTOBER 28, 2015 – Supervisors

 

MINUTES OF OCTOBER 28, 2015

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

Present:

Donald R. Leibig, Chairman

Dan K. Hogeland, V. Chairman

Eric J. Weidman, Supervisor

Bill Oyster, Financial Consultant

Jamie Motley, Engineer

Lorie J. Kupp, Sec./Treas.

ENGINEER:

Jamie Motley, Motley Assoc. was present to explain the letter from DEP regarding the MS 4 requirements for an NPDES permit for storm water. This will only affect the Newmanstown area of the township. Permit would only go into effect in 2018, and will need to be renewed every 5 years. Suggested starting the mapping first that will need to be included in the Notice of Intent.

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

Dave Dennis, Nestles Water North America Inc. was present to present the Board with the annual $5,000 donation check as part of their “Good Neighbor Program” to enhance the township’s recreation programs. Secretary instructed to send a thank you letter.

REPORTS OF ORGANIZATIONS: none

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

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT:

Bill Oyster was present with the third quarter financial statements and budget analysis.

ACTION:

Bomba/Lech septic system – Bomba release from financial security – Secretary reported that the check from Mr. Lech & Ms. Watts was deposited into the PLGIT account and has cleared. Motion by Leibig to release the Bomba’s Restrictive Escrow Account since the property has been purchased and sufficient security has been received. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried. Secretary to send letter to Fulton Bank.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 Insurance renewal was discussed. Motion by Hogeland to keep our current plan, Capital Blue Cross, effective Dec. 1, 2015 – Nov. 30, 2016. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.

2016 Budget – latest draft was reviewed and discussed. Secretary will make the two changes that were discussed.

NEW BUSINESS:

Ballfield scheduler – Board read the e-mail from Bob Wright regarding his resigning from scheduling and rental for the ballfield & pavilion.

Heidelberg Twp. & Myerstown Boro requests/Special Fire Police request to assist at the following: Oct. 31 Schaefferstown Parade; Nov. 11 Fort Zellers; Nov. 28 Myerstown Holiday Parade. Motion by Leibig to give permission to the Fire Co. and its auxiliaries to attend these functions. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.

Road report given.

BILLS/TREASURERS REPORT: Motion by Leibig to accept the Treasurers 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 8:15P.M. Seconded by Weidman.   All aye, motion carried.