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Jan 13, 2014

  GRAHAM TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

JANUARY 13, 2014

 

Chairman Jeffrey Williams called the Regular Meeting of the Graham Township Board of Supervisors to order and the salute to the flag.  Roll call showed Supervisors Ivan Kyler present and Steve Condo absent.

 

Public Participation:  Donna Shephard asked when the hydrant on the Sington Road would be fixed.  Williams explained that Pennsylvania American Water will be taking care of it.

 

Minutes:  WIlliams made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 9th and the 2014 Reorganization meetings, Kyler seconded and the motion carried.

 

Treasurer’s report:  Kyler made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report, Williams seconded and the motion carried.

 

Correspondence

 

RECEIVED

 

Bills 25

Training brochures:

    -Excel, Supervisor Training, Land use Law Update, Skills for managers, Basic Supervision, Dealing with people, Mandated Flagger Training, Tax exempt financing, communication skills, and  Bridge Owner Responsibility      

Environmental Grant for Big Run Park

Energy Corp. of America-Intent to request a permit to drill at a neighboring Township

 USO Donation form

Oath of Office for Ivan Kyler

Comcast-Price Change

Department of General Services-approval

Analysis of Act 89 Energy Corp. of America

Shawville Plant (nrg) annual audit of above ground storage tanks

PSATS-Annual Bridge and Road Contest

PSATS-NewsBulletin

Quehanna Industrial Development Corp.- letter writing campaign

Several Township and Truck Supply magazines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENT

 

Bills- 25                                                                       PSATS UC Tax form             

Kay Folmar-Permit Receipt                                        PA UC tax form

Paychecks -4                                                               R. Bumbarger permit receipt

CNB-Signature card                                                   Kay Folmar Tax and permit forms

Federal Surplus Renewal                                            Environmental Education Grant App

Assessment Office-Tax Certificate

Donna Shepard-New Employee packet

Certificate of Occupancy 2

Federal Tax forms 2

State Tax forms 2

Keystone Tax form

 

Township Reports

 

  1. Subdivisions/Land Development - none

  2. Permits Issued

    a. Assessment ( 0)

    b. Building (1) Bumbarger- Modular Home

    c. Sewage (1) Bumbarger

    d. Driveway (0)

    e. Hauling (0)

    f. Fireworks (0)

    g. Demolition (0)

    C.  Engineer’s Report- Nothing New

    D.  Solicitor’s Report - None

    E.  Road Master’s Report

    a. While Steve Condo is in the hospital, Ivan Kyler is working as road master.  He reported they have been busy salting roads. 

    b. The back-flow system on the waterline froze and broke. A larger pit was dug and the back floe device was replaced.

    c. The electrical system in the shed was discussed.

    F.  Neighborhood Crime Watch Nothing New

     

    Old Business None

     

     Unpaid Bills

    Kyler made a motion to approve the unpaid bills, Williams seconded and the motion carried.

     

    New Business

     

    Stone Bids

    The township will advertise for stone bids to be opened at the next meeting, February 10, 2014.

     

     

    PennDOT bid proposal

    PennDOT is working on a bid proposal for 5 roads in the township.  The bids will be open at the March meeting.

     

    State Conference Attendance

    Jock made a motion for Williams to attend the PSATS State Educational Conference in April, Williams seconded and motion passed.

     

    New SEO for 2014

    During the reorganization meeting, a motion was made to appoint MaryKay Lupton as the new SEO for 2014.

     

    Certificates of deposit

    The supervisors want to invest $200,000 in a CD for one year.  The funds will come from the leftover turnback allocations.  There was a discussion and the subject was tabled until more information can be gathered.

     

    Adjournment

     

    Williams made a motion to adjourn at 7:37, Kyler seconded and the motion carried.

     

    Respectively Submitted,

     

     

     

    Linda J. Bowes

    Secretary / Treasurer

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