MINUTES of October 8, 2014
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Chairman Donald R. Leibig, commencing with the Pledge to the Flag.
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:
Recreation Board – Ron Lutz present with report.
Planning Commission – minutes were received.
Millcreek-Richland Joint Authority – minutes & financial statements were received.
Newmanstown Water Authority – minutes were received.
PA State Police Sept. incident report was received.
Police Activity Report was received.
MINUTES: Motion by Hogeland to accept the minutes as printed. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.
Request for Food Processing Waste Storage Facility – Proland, 36 Krumstown Rd. – Solicitor reported that upon reviewing the township’s manure storage ordinance and the documents the Secretary forwarded to him, he concluded that because this is not an animal waste storage facility there is nothing the township needs to do. Solicitor also reported that he spoke to Louis Rodriguez at County Planning who said that if Lebanon County Conservation would write a letter stating that this is not an animal waste storage facility and therefore does not require permit approval from them, he could issue the building permit. Nolt’s who were present, will contact Lynette at LCCD to request the letter.
PSATS resolution approving amended and restated declaration of trust – Solicitor reviewed the sample ordinance with the Board. If the Board wants to continue with the dental and life coverages that we currently have through Trustees Insurance the Board would have to adopt the ordinance. Solicitor reviewed some items in the sample ordinance that he thought the Board should be aware of. Termination from the plan requires 90 days written notice prior to effective date of either June 30th or Dec. 31st of any plan year. If you withdraw you would not be eligible to rejoin for 2 years. Delinquent contributions or reports could be assessed liquidated damages in the amount of $150 or 5% of the overdue contribution, and possible audit requirements.
MRJA bond – closing documents (signatures) – Closing is scheduled for Oct. 22nd. Chairman and Secretary signed the Guaranty Agreement, Reimbursement Agreement and General Certificate that were authorized at the Sept. meeting.
Proposed rezoning was discussed in reference to the posting of the rezoned areas.
Junkyard license renewal application was reviewed. Motion by Leibig to approve the application for the junkyard on Stricklerstown Loop Rd. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried.
2015 budget draft briefly discussed.
State Aid – pension allocations discussed. Police MMO $26,304 – state aid received $15,490.72. Non-uniformed MMO $7,670 – state aid received $15,490.72. Secretary to apply the excess state aid received for the non-uniformed plan towards the Police MMO.
Metro Alert renewal $1528 was reviewed. – The cost for service from 11/1/2015 – 10/31/16 for the Alert/Care licensing and maintenance for the police computer system will be $1572 Motion by Leibig to renew contract with Metro Alert for $1,528. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.
YIS calibration prepay agreement $372.75 for 2015 was reviewed. Motion by Leibig to enter into agreement with the speed timing service for pre-pay. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.
BILL’S/TREASURER’S 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 8:30 P.M. Seconded by Weidman All aye, motion carried.