Board of Supervisors Re-Organizational Meeting, Tuesday January 3, 2017

A re-organizational meeting of the Board of Supervisors was conducted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 commencing at 7:00 p.m.  Mr. Hensel called the meeting to order.  Present was Supervisors Mr. Schuibbeo and Mr. Taylor, Mr. O’Keefe, Township Solicitor, Mr. MacCombie, Township Eningeer, Mr. Lowry, Township Building/Zoning Officer, and members of the community.

A moment of silence and Pledge of Allegiance was observed.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to elect Mr. O’Keefe as temporary Chairman.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. O’Keefe asked for nominations for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.

Mr. Schuibbeo made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to nominate Mr. Hensel as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to nominate Mr. Schuibbeo as Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to appoint Linda Shank as full-time Township Secretary, Assistant Treasurer.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, not to appoint Tammy Russell as full-time Township Treasurer.  With there being no questions from the public, Mr. Taylor abstaining, the motion passed.

Motion to adopt Resolution 2017-01, appointing Linda Shank as Open Records Officer.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to appoint Mr. Schuibbeo as Liaison to the Police Department.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to appoint Mr. Schuibbeo in charge of all Parks and Recreation.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to appoint Mr. Taylor as Road Master with Mr. Hensel and Mr. Schuibbeo as the Assistant Road Masters.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to appoint Mr. Hensel as Liaison to the Planning Commission.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel announced the following list of Township Professional Consultants:

Lamb, McErlane, PC. Township Solicitor
Gawthrop, Greenwood & Halsted, P.C. Alternate (conflict) Solicitor
Buckley, Nagle, Brion, McGuire, Morris Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor
Herbert E. MacCombie, Jr. P.E. Township Engineer
Mallie, Falconiero & Company, LLP Accounting Advisor
Maulo & Company, Ltd. CPA
Berkheimer Associates Deputized Tax Collector
Santander Bank/Fulton Bank Bank Depository
The Grafton Association Consultant
Municipal Support Services Building/Zoning Officer
Siana, Bellwoar & McAndrew, LLP Labor Attorney
Keystone Collections Group EIT & LST Collector

 

Mr. Hensel stated salaries and rates will be posted at the Township Building.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to appoint Mr. Taylor as Liaison for Public Safety, Fire Prevention Services, and Emergency Management Services.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to set the dates and advertise the regular Board of Supervisors meetings to be the first Tuesday at 7:00 pm.  The dates are:  February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, Wednesday July 5, August 1, September 5, October 3, Wednesday November 8, December 5. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to schedule the Planning Commission re-organizational and regular business meeting to be held on the second Wednesday, January 11, 2017.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to schedule the Parks and Recreation Committee meeting dates all to be held at 7:00 p.m. The dates for 2017 are:  January 23, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27, there will be no meeting in December.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to schedule the Zoning Update meetings to be the second Monday at 6:00 pm.  The dates for 2017 are:  January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9,  November 13, December 11.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to retain Whitford Network Insurance Company as the broker of record for the commercial package, commercial fire, and commercial automobile, workers comp. Insurance.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to appoint Ron Yen to the Planning Commission with a term to expire 2020.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo, to appoint Tim Sarbaum to the Planning Commission with a term to expire 2020.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting, “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor, to appoint Nancy Keen to the Vacancy Board for the 2017 year.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Schuibbeo,  to establish the Secretary/Treasurer Bond at $1,500,000 and the Assistant Secretary bond at $500,000.   With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

With there being no further business, Mr. Hensel made a motion, seconded by Mr. Taylor to adjourn the Re-Organizational meeting.  With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously

Respectfully Submitted

Linda Shank
Secretary