January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017


Members present: Kerry Bumbaugh

                                  Robert Gunder              

Solicitor: Linus Fenicle                  


1.      Meeting of Quincy Township Board of Supervisors was called to order at 8:30 am by Chairman Bumbaugh followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Jim Kauffman, a Representative from Portnoff Law Firm and two residents were in attendance.

2.      There was no initial public comment.

3.      The Minutes from January 3, 2017 were approved on a Gunder/Bumbaugh motion. Motion carried unanimously.

4.      The Portnoff Law Office was in attendance to explain how they can help the Township collect the delinquent sewer bills. Kevin Buraks from Portnoff Law Office explained the process that they use in collection of delinquent bills. An Ordinance setting the steps and fees that the law firm would charge the resident to collect the bill was discussed. The firm only collections the fees which are paid by the resident for collection of the delinquent bills. The agreement would be customized to fit Quincy Township. Also Supervisor Wilson was interested in hearing this presentation, but was unable to be at the meeting today, because his mother passed away, so the Board would like to discuss it and review the written material given to them. They have contacted Antrim Township, but would also like to talk to Solicitor Lisko who represents Antrim Township before making a decision.

5.      A Gunder/Bumbaugh motion the Board approved the addendum to the agreement with Quincy Village for the Water Softener. Motion carried unanimously.

6.      A Gunder/Bumbaugh motion approved signing the temporary agreement with Waynesboro Borough for Fire Company service once they have an actual number for the CPI increase for manpower. Motion carried unanimously.

 7.      The water main extension was discussed on running the line from the park to Tomstown             Road to pick up extra customers. It would be an 800 foot extension and we could add it             into the balance not covered by TCE Grant. A Bumbaugh/Gunder motion approved this             extension. Motion carried unanimously.

8.      Quincy Township’s CDBG application is being forwarded for State competitive Grant Money.

9.      A Gunder/Bumbaugh motion approved taking the Township van to auction and sell as is ad then look at pricing for a new or used van. Motion carried unanimously. Also the replacement of the truck will be held until we have the final numbers.

10.   A Gunder/Bumbaugh motion approved exonerating Debbie Gift from collecting $2329.20 in 2016 Real Estate Taxes. Motion carried unanimously.

11.   There were no final public comments.

12.   The meeting adjourned on a Gunder/Bumbaugh motion at 10:30 am.