GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
March 7, 2017
Supervisor Dean Edwards called to order the General Business Meeting of the Piatt Township Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in the township municipal building, 9687 North Rt. 220 Highway, Jersey Shore, PA. He led those in attendance in the pledge of allegiance to the flag and a moment of silence.
Present: Dean Edwards, Dennis Rager, Shelly Davis
Visitors: Officer Hummer
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Citizens Comments – None.
Minutes – Dean moved to approve the February 7th General Business Meeting minutes, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department – Officer Hummer presented the February 2017 Piatt Township Police Activity Report. There were 68 patrol hours, 20 incidents, 69 speeding violations and 14 additional citations and charges.
Act 537 – Nothing new to report.
Planning Commission – Nothing new to report
- The Supervisors reviewed the estimate from Sweitzer’s Garage for the Ford F-450 Super Duty. The estimated cost will be $4,717.13. Dean moved to go ahead with the repair, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
- The Supervisors reviewed the information regarding the performance chip for the Ford F-450. They decided to wait until the above mentioned repairs are completed before making a decision.
- The Supervisors again discussed the purchase of a used John Deere 54 Articulator Loader. The asking price is $5,000. No decision was made.
- Anthony Township will not be able to meet their minimum salt requirement they committed to for the 2016-2017 contract. Since Piatt Township has fulfilled their minimum requirement, they agreed to receive 2 loads from the Anthony’s Contract.
- The Supervisors reviewed snow plow quotes from Bradco Supply. No decision was made.
Tax Collection – The Supervisors discussed various methods of notifying residents of the vacancy and decided on placing a sign-up sheet & hanging posters during both the primary and general election at the building.
Solicitor – Nothing new to report.
SEO & PUCC – Nothing new to report
Zoning & Building Permits –The County informed all member municipalities, which have elected to partner with the County to administer the County Zoning Ordinance, that there has been a change in the zoning administration staff. David Hubbard has officially been promoted to the title of County Zoning Administrator. Austin Daily will be assisting David on zoning matters. All municipal zoning concerns should be direct to Mr. Hubbard. He can be reached by phone at (570) 320-2144 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMC & Fire – Citizens Hose provided Nov/Dec/Jan and a Year-End report for the Supervisors to review. Independent Hose provided a February report for the Supervisors to review. Denny provided an Office of Emergency Management February report and daily log for the Supervisors to review.
Stormwater Management Ordinance – Nothing new to report, still working on it.
MS4 Update – Great News. We received a letter from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) informing is that at this time, DEP no longer considers the storm sewer system within our jurisdiction to be a regulated small municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4). As a result DEP does not expect us to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) or permit application for a new NPDES permit or to renew our existing NPDES permit coverage or waiver by the applicable deadline that was previously communicated. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA has concurred with DEP’s decision. Also DEP’s MS4 Requirements Table, which identifies expectations of MS4s for the forthcoming permit term, has been revised to exclude us as an MS4.
FEMA 2016 Disasters Assistance – Nothing new to report.
2017/2018 Salt Contract – Our COSTARS Salt Contract Participation Agreement must be submitted each year for inclusion in the State’s sodium chloride contract. The contract runs from August 2017-July 2018. In order to be included we must commit our needs prior to the contract bid, the deadline is 3/15/17. Our requested tons are not an estimate. We must purchase at least 60% of our stated needs. Suppliers will provide up to 140% of the tonnage requirements. We must specify our Initial Tons Required (defined as the estimated amount of salt required from August 1st to October 31st to replenish/fill stockpiles in advance of the winter season) and Winter Tons Required (defined as the amount of salt required after November 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018). The Initial Tons Required plus the Winter Tons Required will equal the Total Tons Required (defined as the total amount of salt required for the whole winter season). This is to allow suppliers to better plan and anticipate member requirements and will help to ensure members are better prepared for the winter season to cut down on last minute or just-in-time orders. Dean moved that we request 0 (zero) for our Initial Tons Required and 100 tons for the Winter Tons Require, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Stone Bid – Stone Bids were received from Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. and Hanson Aggregates Pennsylvania LLC.
|TYPE||Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc.
(Total Unit Price
Delivered to Bldg.)
(Total Unit Price
Delivered to Bldg.)
|2RC Sub Base||$12.72||$9.60|
|2A Sub Base||$12.72||$11.25|
|#57 Course Aggregate (#2B)||$16.22||$13.00|
|#8 Course Aggregate (#1B)||$23.42||$17.50|
|#1 Course Aggregate (#4)||$17.72||$14.00|
After reviewing the bids, Dean made a motion to award the 2017 Stone Bid to Hanson Aggregates Pennsylvania LLC, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Correspondence File –
- Dr. Jill Wenrich (JSSD Superintendent) and Mr. Bruce Boncal (Director of Operations) will be attending the May 2017 meeting to discuss cell/internet service.
- Shelly contacted Lecce Electric regarding the three (3) dust to dawn street lights along Route 220 & 287. They have not worked for a quite a while. These lights are owned and maintained by PP&L, Lecce Electric kindly took picture of all three pole numbers for Shelly to call and report.
- The Clinton County Solid Waste Authority will be holding a Residential Tire Collection Event on May 19 & 20. Residents in Piatt Township are invited to participate.
- The Clinton County Solid Waste Authority will be holding a residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on August 11 &12. Residents in Piatt Township are invited to participate.
- JSSB notified Shelly that both the PEMA and Pine Run Bridge Accounts are dormant due to inactivity. Dean moved that Shelly transfer $25 from the General account to the PEMA account and $25 from the General Account to the Pine Run Bridge account, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Dean moved to approve the Treasurer’s Report, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Dean moved to approve payment of all bills, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Dean moved to adjourn, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m.
Shelly S. Davis