January 3, 2012

January 3, 2012  

 

Members present: Robert Gunder

                              Wilbur Sanders

                              Kerry Bumbaugh

 

1.      Meeting of Quincy Township Board of Supervisors was called to order at 7:04 pm. by Supervisor Gunder followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Four residents were in attendance. 

      2.      The minutes of December 22, 2011 were approved as written and the prior month’s bills except those paid to the Supervisors on a Bumbaugh/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously.

      3.      A Bumbaugh/Gunder motion approved keeping the officers the same as last year. Motion carried unanimously.

      4.      A Bumbaugh/Gunder motion approved Accredited Services as our Zoning Enforcement Officer and Ed Wilson as our public sewer enforcement officer. Motion carried unanimously.

      5.      Walter Tennis was reappointed to the vacancy board on a Gunder/Bumbaugh motion. Motion carried unanimously.

      6.      The Township Solicitor , John Lisko, the Planning Commission Solicitor , Ed Wine and the Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor & Appeals Board Solicitor, Jeffrey Evans were  reaffirmed on a Bumbaugh/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously.

      7.      Supervisor Sanders arrived at 7:07 pm.

      8.      Martin & Martin were reappointed as township engineer. As well as, William Brindle and Associates were reappointed as the Sewage enforcement officer with Jim Maun as primary SEO and Susan Glover as the Assistant on a Bumbaugh/Sanders motion. Motion carried unanimously.

      9.      The Township road crew, EMA Coordinator & assistant EMA Coordinator, Road master and Program Coordinator, Sewer and Water Plant Operators and Office Staff were reaffirmed on a Gunder/Bumbaugh motion. Motion carried unanimously.

   10.  A Bumbaugh/Sanders motion recommended to the auditors that Supervisor Gunder have a 2% or 3% pay increase in his salary for the year 2012, due to being a temporary Road master until Supervisor Bumbaugh can return to work. Motion carried. Supervisor Gunder abstained.

    11.  The COLA was approved at 2% for all regular employees on a Bumbaugh/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously.

    12.  Committee Representatives were approved  as follows:

A.     Franklin County Area Tax Bureau -Supervisor Gunder, Supervisor Sanders and Secretary, Vicki Nunemaker as alternates on a Gunder /Sanders motion. Motion carried unanimously.          

B.     Tax Collection Committee – Supervisor Gunder, Supervisor Sanders Alternate on a Bumbaugh/Sanders motion. Motion carried unanimously.

C.     DARE - Supervisor Gunder

D.     Vision 2015 – Supervisor Sanders

E.      COG – Supervisor Gunder

F.      Waynesboro Industrial Development – Supervisor Bumbaugh

G.     Drug Task Force – Supervisor Bumbaugh

H.     Ag Advisory – Carroll Wilhide

I.        911, EMA Emergency Alliance, Fire Burn Issues – Supervisor Bumbaugh with Shawn Adolini and Joel Oyler as EMAs

Committee Representatives C through I were approved on a Sanders/ Bumbaugh motion .Motion carried unanimously.       

     13.  On a Gunder/Sanders motion the Treasurer’s Bond will stay at $1,000,000.00 and the Tax collector’s compensation will be 5%. Motion carried unanimously.

     14.  On a Bumbaugh/Sanders motion, Tower Bank, F & M Trust and PLGIT will be the depositories for the Township. Motion carried unanimously.

     15.  The Employee benefits will remain the same as last year and mileage reimbursement will be at the Federal rate per mile on a Gunder/Sanders motion. Motion carried unanimously.

     16.  Delegates to the Pennsylvania Educational Conference were approved with Robert Gunder as the voting delegate and approval of reimbursement for conference expenses on a Sanders/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously.

     17.  Accredited Services and CCIS were appointed for use by Township residents for building permits and inspections and Accredited Services, Mike Cermak, Sr. was appointed as the Township Code Enforcement Officer on a on a Sanders/Bumbaugh motion. Motion carried unanimously.

     18.  On a Bumbaugh/Sanders motion, Musselman & Creager was reappointed as our Auditors. Motion carried unanimously.

     19.  There was no Public Comment during the initial public comment period.

     20.  An update was given on the TCE Site Public Water. The construction schedule and the cost estimate for the test well has been sent to DEP and we have not heard anything since the submission. We sent the seventh invoice to DEP and we are still working on the easements and the low income surveys.

     21.  Supervisor Gunder contacted Dan Wolfe at the County Planning Commission about the grant of $91,000 that we are to receive. Dan informed us that they have not received the contract from the state for the CDBG money. Once received then we will receive our grant money.

     22.  The 2012 fee schedule was discussed. The water connection fee, a request fee for maintaining private wells was added and the review fee for a UCC Appeals Board review has been increased. A Sanders/ Bumbaugh motion approved the 2012 fee schedule. Motion carried unanimously.

     23.  A Gunder/Bumbaugh motion approved appointing Joyce Benedict, Carol Smetzer and Joseph Schorn as the Township Auditors for 2012. Motion carried unanimously. If they would like to be an auditor after this year, they will need to be elected to that position during the general election.

     24.  A Gunder/Bumbaugh motion approved the dues of $55.41 to the Franklin County Emergency Alliance. Motion carried unanimously.

     25.  Zoning Officer was not present.

     26.  Solicitor was not present.

     27.  A Gunder/Bumbaugh motion approved appointing Corey Kaiser as assistant road foremen. Motion carried unanimously.

     28.  Supervisor Bumbaugh would like to get quotes from the trash haulers in the Township for residential pick up. He stated that having five or more trash haulers in the Township has become a nuisance with holding up traffic. We need to make sure that not all residents will have to participate. We will have this information ready for the workshop.

     29.  During the final period of public comment, the Board was asked what the tap fee would be for the water line. They were informed that the capacity fee is $2423, the distribution fee is $423 and the connection fee is $1500 for a total of $3923.

     30.  The Board adjourned to an executive session at 7:35 pm

     31.  The Board reconvened at 7:45 pm from their executive session. The Board reviewed the comp time policy of the Township. The sewer and water operators and employees who have to work on the weekends will be going to a rotating work schedule. The employee will need to take off eight hours during the pay period in which their weekend shift falls. And they will be working four hours each day on the weekend. A Sanders/Gunder motion approved the rotating schedule for the sewer and water employees. Motion carried unanimously.

    32.  The meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm. On a Sanders/Gunder motion.