MINUTES of October 14, 2015 – Supervisors




MINUTES of October 14, 2015

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.


MINUTES: Motion by Hogeland to accept the minutes as printed. Seconded by Leibig. All aye, motion carried.   Weidman not eligible to vote due to absence from meeting.


Planning Commission – minutes were received. Stoltzfus Annexation plan & Non-building Planning waiver were reviewed, plans signed. Motion by Leibig to approve the request for the Planning waiver & non-building declaration of Alvin Stoltzfus. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.

Millcreek-Richland Joint Authority – minutes & financial statements were received.

Newmanstown Water Authority – minutes were received.

Fire Co. activity report was received.

GLRA minutes were received.

Police Activity Report was received.                               


MRJA request to revise the township’s local limits as provided in Ordinance #061312 was presented to the Board for their consideration. The limits for Molybdenum and Zinc are being reduced.  Motion by Hogeland to adopt Resolution #101415 revising and updating the township’s Ordinance #061312. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.

Zoning map amendments­ – Solicitor reviewed with the Board a revised zoning map prepared by Lebanon County GIS Dept. based on the amendments the Board has been working on. Secretary to provide a copy of the map to the Township Planning Commission to review at their next meeting.

Right to Know requests – Solicitor explained that he has been working with Secretary on two recent Right to Know requests.

Bomba/Lech septic system agreement – financial security – Solicitor reported that Mr. Lech has requested the township hold the money in an escrow account instead of a Letter of Credit. Secretary reported that she has paperwork to open an account with PLGIT, or an account could be opened at Fulton Bank, but each of the Supervisors would need to personally go into Fulton Bank to open the account.

Orioles Club – liquor license transfer request – Solicitor reported that the Township received the official request from the Orioles Home Assoc. Tues. Oct. 13th, therefore the Township has 45 days to have the required public hearing and adopt a resolution approving the transfer of the liquor license. Motion by Hogeland to authorize Solicitor to advertise hearing for Nov. 11, 2015 and prepare a proposed resolution concerning the municipal transfer. Seconded by Leibig.   Hogeland aye, Leibig aye. Motion carried. Weidman abstained due to his association with the Orioles Club.

Unpaid mowing bills were discussed and given to Solicitor to proceed with collection.


Animal Waste Storage Facility permit for Lloyd Oberholtzer was reviewed. Motion by Leibig to approve the Animal Waste Storage facility for Lloyd Oberholtzer. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried.

PLGIT escrow account for Mr. Lech was discussed. Motion by Weidman to open the PLGIT Escrow account for the Lech sewer system. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried.


33 W. Main – GLRA violation correspondence was reviewed.

Health insurance renewal – Secretary reported that a meeting has been scheduled with PCI rep – 12 Noon 10/23/15.

Motley Assoc. correspondence regarding the MS-4 permit requirements and costs was reviewed and discussed. Motion by Hogeland to authorize Jim Mohn, Motley Assoc., to proceed with the notice of intent for the MS-4 permit. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried. Secretary to request Mohn to attend the Board’s next meeting.

Draft 2016 budget discussed. Secretary will make discussed changes.


YIS Cowden Group prepay agreement was reviewed.($324) Motion by Leibig to enter into the  agreement. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried.

Belleman resignation as EMA Coordinator, and Zoning Hearing Board member was read. Resignation effective 12/31/15. Motion by Leibig to accept Mike’s resignation. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried. Secretary to send thank you letter to Belleman in December.

Roadmaster report given.

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 8:46 P.M. Seconded by Weidman   All aye, motion carried.