December 3, 2013

December 3, 2013      


Members present: Robert Gunder

                              Kerry Bumbaugh    

                              Wilbur Sanders  

Solicitor: John Lisko

 1.      Meeting of Quincy Township Board of Supervisors was called to order at 7:02 pm. by Supervisor Gunder followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Three residents were in attendance, along with Ed Wilson, sewer plant operator. 

         2.      There was no initial public comment.

         3.      The Minutes of November 7, 2013 were approved as written on a Sanders/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously. Minutes of November 21, 2013 and bills paid except those to the Supervisors were approved on a Bumbaugh/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously.

         4.      An update was given on the Tomstown/Furnace Water Project. The Supervisors had a very good meeting this morning with representatives from DEP; Franklin County Planning Commission was present and our engineers. DEP is aware that we are on a tight timeline to get Furnace Road connected for the grant money. DEP is working with us and John Krueger asked about location of plant and tank, but understood the necessity of Tarman Springs. Our application is on track. John High has contacted Tom Shawl who informed John that it should be back by Christmas. The engineers will be meeting with SAIC next Monday.

         5.      The Intergovernmental Radio agreement was discussed. Solicitor Lisko has some issues with wording in the agreement. He has contact Mary Beth Shank who is working on getting it resolved. Solicitor Lisko doesn’t like Article # 11. Supervisor Bumbaugh questioned why we need an agreement now after all these years without a signed agreement. Supervisor Bumbaugh is not in favor of signing until Solicitor Lisko has some answers and the Agreement will need to done by Ordinance.

         6.      The Lester/Mary Garber Subdivision was approved on a Gunder/Bumbaugh motion pending a letter of credit for the septic system is received at the Township and DEP approval of the planning module. Motion carried unanimously.

         7.      A Sanders/Bumbaugh motion approved a $100 donation to Mont Alto Fire Department Toy Drive for fruit. Motion carried unanimously.

         8.      The Zoning Officer was unable to attend.

         9.      Supervisor Bumbaugh discussed the employee handbook and the fact that Travis Schooley is now full time. According to the handbook, he should have health care that    includes dependents. We do have one employee that includes the whole family. A Sanders/Bumbaugh motion approved healthcare per handbook and prior healthcare being given to one employee for family. Motion carried unanimously.

       10.  Solicitor had nothing.

       11.  There was nothing during the final period of public comment.

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

       13.  The Board reconvened at 8:05 pm. They discussed personnel issues, condemnation proceedings and possible litigation. The Supervisors agreed to give Matthew Birely a pay increase of $1.00 per hour.

       14.  The meeting adjourned at 8:07 pm on a Sanders/Gunder motion.