PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all present.
ATTENDANCE: Those in attendance were Supervisors, Dennis Richards, Joseph Slonac, Brian Schrader, Anthony Christ and Dennis Gdula; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary and twelve visitors.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES: Mr. Richards stated now the Public has the right and opportunity to comment on any item from the previous meeting minutes. None were forthcoming.
MINUTES: Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the April 17, 2017 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Gdula made the motion to accept the minutes, Mr. Christ seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Treasurers Report: Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $119,477.44,, expenditures of $79,552.77 (check #28721 to #28769) and a balance of $607,677.18. The Street Light Account showed revenues of $9,216.90, expenditures of $7,139.11 (Check #1391 to #1393) and a balance of $26,637.32. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $2,205.00 hydrants and $8,064.71 fire protections, expenditures of $1,297.41 (check #1129 to #1131) and a balance of $29,307.94. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $140.80 and a balance of $327,835.09.
CORRESPONDANCE: A letter from South Fork Borough Police regarding the K-9 Unit Program was read: Disucssion: the Board agreed to consult with the Police Department. More information is needed on if this is a yearly request or a monthly request and if an intermunicipal agreement should be made.
A letter from the US Dept. of Justice regarding changes in 2016 COPS Hiring Program was ready. Discussion: None.
A letter from John Nibert was read requesting to be considered for the vacancy on the Planning Commission: Discussion: Mr. Richards asked for a motion to appoint Mr. Nibert to the vacancy on the Planning Commission. Mr. Slonac made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Three Letters from PA DEP regarding a permit revision for Hoffman Mining, Inc. Permit #11000104; Permit #11050102 and Permit #11060103 was read. Discussion: None.
OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Richards asked for a motion to enter the Engineers Joint Contract with the EADS Group for the Creslo Sidewalk project at a cost of $17,000.00. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Christ asked the Board to consider putting another fire hydrant at the end of 4th Street. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to send a letter to HSWA to see if the site is suitable. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to accept the Dollar General Storm Water Best Management Practices Operations and Maintenance Agreement. Mr. Slonac made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed. Mr. Gdula asked which culvert they will use for the storm water. It was stated the one on SR 160.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. Nonte is forth coming.
NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Richards asked all Board Members to review the bills presented for payment totaling $55,493.83. Mr. Christ made a motion to pay the bills presented totaling $55,493.83 for the General, Street Light and Fire Protection Accounts. Mr. Schrader second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and the bills were approved for payment. General Acct. Bills- J. Rachael;6733.29, Adams Water...54.00, Adams Croyle Rec...5000.00, CCBC...551.80, Croyle Twp...18.00, Crystal Pure...45.3
0, Cumberland...229.33, Pentrack...30.00, Fisher...143.29, FHMA...111.00, FWF...6893.00, Garys...175.00, Golden...2500.00, Grannas...2617.84, J&J...2187.84, Slonac...155.15, LB Water...105.10,, Lande...604.00, Laurel...173.97, Long Barn...170.81, LPMiller...4113.08, Bucci...30.00, Memorial...193.10, Palyocsik...73.97, Webb...35.00, Penelec...698.329, PA One...24.60, Postmaster...52.00, Quaker...495.67, Webb...30.00, Young...30.00, Robb...231.97, Summit...3181.44, Teamsters...13027.60, EADS...575.00, Tie Shop...25.00, US Cleaning...583.00, Visa...288.87, WB Mason...22.95, Walmart...114.91. STREET LIGHT ACCT: Penelec...329.72, Rachael...973.72. FIRE ACCT: HSWA...d727.03, Rachael...234.61, Rachael...903.89. STATE LIQUID FUELS: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a discussion on purchasing fluorescent T-shirts for the Road Dept. Mr. Gdula stated the road crew need fluorescent green shirts and he would like to order them at a cost of $100.00 per employee. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to purchase Green T-shirts for the road crew at a total cost of $600.00. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to seek proposals for the Township office and Police Office copier machines to be leased. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to allow Officers Lee Hill and Jared Shope to attend a conference on Crimes Against Women at no cost to the township. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to authorize Mr. Barbin to start the process to vacate a portion between Market Street and Station Street in St. Michael. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: Mr. Butch Kostan addressed the Board regarding a water problem on Palestine Road.
Mr. Eric Toth discussed vacating a portion of a street in St. Michael.
Mr. Mike Mayes requested more stop signs on Main Street in St. Michael due to excessive speeding on the roadway and the fear children will be hurt.
Mr. Joe Orsaugas stated Mr. Simmers quit cutting the grass on the Mine 42 Playground and asked who will cut the grass now. Mr. Gdula stated the twp. will cut the grass.
ADJOURNMENT: Mr. Richards stated with no further business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Christ made the motion, second by Mr. Slonac. With all in favor, meeting adjourned at 5:15 PM>
Respectfully submitted by: Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer