MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 10, 2016 – Supervisors



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.



Millcreek Township Recreation Board – Bob Wright present with report.

Planning Commission minutes were received.

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.

Police Activity report was received.

MINUTES: Motion by Hogeland to approve the minutes as printed. Seconded by Weidman.

All aye, motion carried.  


Resolution # 021016 Fire Co. Cost Recovery was presented to the Board for their review and consideration. Motion by Hogeland to adopt resolution #021016 authorizing the Newmanstown Volunteer Fire Co. to recover costs and expenses. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried. Secretary to send two copies to the Fire Co. for their use.

Wolfskill violation – GLRA e-mail/memo from Larry Taylor regarding a draft “consent agreement” with the Wolfskill’s to clean up their property was reviewed and discussed. Board questioned “active use” definition, time frame for cleanup, who is going to do the cleanup, and what the penalty for not complying would be. Solicitor will contact Taylor and report back at the next meeting.

Zoning ordinance/map proposed amendments discussed in regard to the Planning Commission’s Feb. 3rd minutes. Solicitor stated he would be contacting Karen Krater to be sure he understands their minutes and will then prepare a draft for the Board to review.

Municipal Liens – Solicitor reported on the liens that were filed since the last meeting.

Newburg Village Phase 3 Section 8 – street dedication request – Solicitor reported that after reviewing the legal descriptions supplied by Newburg’s engineer, that he found a few mistakes and is waiting to receive the revisions.

Brake retarder signs were briefly discussed. Solicitor will research the requirements and report back at the next meeting.


Dept. of General Services participation for 2016/2017 salt purchasing was discussed. 600 tons Motion by Leibig to participate in the salt contract under CoStars Dept. of General Services salt contract for our township and put our request in for 600 Tons of salt for 2016/2017. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried.


Recreation Board recommendation for appointment – (Anthony Gettle) Motion by Weidman to approve the recommendation of the appointment of Anthony Gettle, 34 N. Sheridan Rd. to the Rec Board. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried.


2016 Tire Collection – Correspondence regarding this year’s Tire Collection program was reviewed. (Wed. April 20th from 8 AM – 6 PM, ( pre-registration by Friday Mar. 24th )                    

ELCO Girls Softball request (May 5, 2016) was reviewed. Motion by Leibig to give permission to ELCO Girls’ Softball to use the field. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.

AG-385 Municipal Pension form was reviewed and signed by Leibig.

Survey of Financial Condition form reviewed.

Winter Storm Jonas – Secretary reported that she completed the requested forms and submitted then to Lebanon Co. EMA.

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 8:07 P.M. Seconded by Weidman. All aye, motion carried.