January 4, 2016

January 4, 2016


Members present: Robert Gunder

                              Edward Wilson

                              Kerry Bumbaugh


1.      Meeting of Quincy Township Board of Supervisors was called to order at 7:00 pm. by Supervisor Gunder followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Sixteen residents were in attendance. 

2.      The minutes of December 17, 2015 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/Wilson motion approved Supervisor Gunder as temporary Chairman and Vicki Nunemaker as temporary Secretary.  Motion carried unanimously.

4.      A Gunder/Wilson motion approved Supervisor Bumbaugh as Chairman. Motion carried unanimously.

5.      A Bumbaugh/Wilson motion approved Supervisor Gunder as Vice Chairman. Motion carried unanimously.

6.      A Bumbaugh/Gunder motion approved Vicki Nunemaker as Secretary/Treasurer and keeping the bond the same as last year. Motion carried unanimously.

7.      A Bumbaugh/Wilson motion approved Emily Moore as Vacancy Board Chairman. Motion carried unanimously.  

8.      A Gunder/Wilson motion approved keeping the Solicitor for the Township as Linus Fenicle, Planning Commission as Edward Wine, Zoning Hearing Board and Appeals Board as Jeffrey Evans which are the same as last year. Motion carried unanimously. Frank Mong asked why the Township solicitor is not always present at our meetings. He was informed that the Solicitor reviews our agenda before the meeting and if he feels there is an issue he would attend.

9.      A Wilson/Gunder motion approved reappointing the same Township Engineers which are Martin & Martin, William F. Brindle, and Sewage Enforcement Officer which is Jim Maun from Brindle and Associates and CS Davidson as our Bridge engineer.. Motion carried unanimously.

10.  A Wilson/Gunder motion approved our residents using Accredited Services and Commonwealth Code for building permits. Motion carried unanimously.

11.  A Gunder/Wilson motion approved Accredited Services as the Zoning and Code Enforcement Officials. Motion carried unanimously.

12.  A Gunder/Wilson motion approved F & M Trust, BB & T and PLGIT as the depositories for 201. Motion carried unanimously.

13.  A Gunder/Wilson reaffirmed the employment of the Road master, Programs Coordinator, Road Crew, Sewer & Water Plant Operators, Office Staff and EMAs. Motion carried unanimously.

14.  A Bumbaugh/Gunder motion approved a 1% COLA for all employees and office clerk, Cathy Kozain, will receive an additional 25cents per hour. Motion carried unanimously.

15.  The following representatives were approved on a Gunder/Wilson motion to  the appropriate Boards:

FCATB & TCC – Bob and Vicki as Alternate

Vision 2015 – Ed

COG – Bob & Kerry alternate

WIDC – Kerry & Travis or Bob as Alternate

EMA – Kerry & Shawn Adolini or Joel Oyler as alternate

Drug Task Force – Kerry & Bob as alternate

Ag Advisory – Bob & Ed Alternate

All Emergency (911, Emergency alliance, burn issues) – Kerry & Corey or Bob as alternate

Road master - Kerry

16.  They reaffirmed the Tax Collector rate at 5% on a Wilson/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously.

17.  A Gunder/ Wilson motion approved using the Federal Mileage reimbursement rate for 2016 of 54 cents, keeping the same holidays, personal & vacation, Life Insurance & Health/Dental Insurance and reimbursement for expenses for attendance at the County and PSATS Convention.  Motion carried unanimously.

18.  A Gunder/Sanders motion approved residents using Accredited Services or Commonwealth Code Inspection Service for Building permits. Motion carried unanimously.

19.  A Gunder/Wilson motion approved our delegates of the Supervisor and Secretary/Treasurer attending the full PSATS conference and employees attending for one day. Also making Vicki Nunemaker the voting delegate and Bob the alternate for the annual conference. Motion carried unanimously.

20.  During the initial public comment, Frank Mong questioned about the meeting date and about website not being updated. Website has been updated except for recent minutes.  Kevin Mentzer on Furnace Road asked about how the Township was coming on guardrail being placed at his house. Rick Levan from PENN DOT District 8 will be coming down to look at the situation.

21.  Quotes were opened for an exploratory well. We received 4 quotes which follow:

Eichelbergers - $18,990.00

Negley’s     - $14,632.00

Funk’s        - $18,900.00

H & H        - $29,700.00

       A Bumbaugh/Gunder motion approved accepting the quote from Negley’s if it is in accordance with

       bid requirements.  Motion carried unanimously.

22.  Quincy Village Small House Land Development Plan Was approved on a Gunder/Wilson motion. Motion carried unanimously.

23.  Mont Alto Fire Company /Charlie Pentz Lot Addition were approved on a Gunder/Wilson Motion. Motion carried unanimously.

24.  Mervin and Aletha Horst Lot Addition was approved on a Gunder/Wilson motion. Motion carried unanimously.

25.  Darrell and Millie Mouer Subdivision was approved on a Wilson/Gunder motion. Motion carried unanimously.

26.  A Bumbaugh/Gunder motion reappointed Aaron Moats to the Quincy Sewer Authority. Motion carried unanimously.

27.  A Gunder/Wilson motion approved Resolution 2016-1, 2016 Fee Schedule. Motion carried unanimously.

28.  Resolution 2016- 2, Recognizing Wilbur N. Sanders III for his time as a Supervisor from 2004 until present was approved on a Gunder/Bumbaugh motion. Motion carried unanimously.

29.  A Wilson/Gunder approved Resolution 2016-3, setting the 2016 Real Estate Tax Rate. Motion carried unanimously.

30.  Supervisor Wilson would like copied on emails from the Township for the water. We will set him up with a township email address.

31.  Supervisor Gunder informed the Board that we received a letter from Penn National thanking us for supporting their Town Center Multi-modal Transportation Grant application.

32.  Supervisor Gunder informed the Board that we are applying for State-wide Competitive grant for water LMI and mainline to PSL, which application needs to be in by the end of February 2016. Also we have applied for a DCED grant for a pavilion and playground equipment.  DCED Board meeting to decide which applications will be approved was cancelled in November and rescheduled for January. 

33.  Supervisor Bumbaugh informed the Board that the salt contract should be available shortly.

34.  There was no final public comment.

35.  The meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm on a Gunder/Wilson motion.