MINUTES OF JUNE 8, 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.




Newmanstown Water Authority  – minutes were received.

Millcreek-Richland Joint Auth. – minutes,budget analysis & financial statements were received.

Police Activity Reports for May was received.


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


Ordinance # 060816 amending Ordinance #Feb 8, 1995 Regulating Removal of Snow & Ice was presented to the Board for consideration. Motion by Hogeland to adopt Ordinance #060816 amending the Snow & Ice Removal ordinance from 1995. Seconded by Hogeland.  All aye, motion carried.

Bid Review – 7:15 Police car saleMunicibid listing of bidders:

  1. Louis DiNicola $875
  2. Joseph Egan    $850
  3. David Gradich $675
  4. Mark Jenkins   $501.25
  5. John Elkin        $300

Some concern was expressed due to the bidder’s phone number, and the probability that he may be from Erie Co. and may have mixed up the Millcreek Township’s. Motion by Leibig to award the bid of the Chevy to Louis DiNicola. Hogeland suggested amending the motion to include that if DiNicola backs out that it be awarded to the next highest bidder. Motion amended to include Hogeland’s suggestion. Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.             

Proposed zoning map and text amendments discussed.   Motion by Leibig to authorize Solicitor to proceed with the zoning map and text amendments. Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.


Animal Waste Storage facility permit – Kervin Newswanger, 55 N. Millbach Rd. was presented to the Board for their consideration. Motion by Weidman to approve the application for an Animal Waste Storage Facility in the case of Kervin Newswanger, 55 N. Millbach Rd. Seconded by Hogeland. All aye, motion carried.


Roof – municipal bldg. – Middle Creek Roofing completed the roof replacement June 1st & 2nd at a cost of $12,000.

Furnace – reported that Berks Energy HVAC replaced the furnace Thursday June 2, 2016 at a cost of $3,575. Amana AMSS(^ Lifetime Unit replacement warranty (10 yr. parts & 5 yr. labor warranty).  Adding zone system was not done.


Millcreek Community Group request to use Memorial Park Aug. 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th. was reviewed.  Motion by Leibig to grant permission to the Millcreek Community Group for their summer Music in the Park program. Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.

Redevelopment Authority – 2016 project request forms – due Aug. 1, 2016. No ideas at this time.

GF Bowman preventative maintenance agreement $240 was reviewed and discussed. Since Berks Energy installed the new furnace we’ll give them a try for service.

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 the meeting at 7:47 P.M. Seconded by Weidman.  All aye, motion carried.