Re-Organizational Meeting Monday January 5, 2009

A re-organizational meeting of the Board of Supervisors was held on Monday January 5, 2009 commencing at 7:00 p.m. Ms. Silvernail called the meeting to order. Present were Supervisors Ms. Horan and Mr. Hensel, Mr. Pompo Township Solicitor, and members of the community.

A moment of silence and pledge of allegiance was observed.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to turn the meeting over to Mr. Pompo. With there being no questions from the public the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Pompo opened the floor for nominations for temporary Chairman. Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Mr. Hensel to nominate Ms. Horan as temporary Chairman. With there being no questions from the public, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Pompo opened the floor for nominations for Chairman. Ms. Horan made a motion, seconded by Mr. Hensel to appoint Ms. Silvernail as Chairman. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Pompo opened the floor for nominations for Vice Chairman. Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan to appoint Mr. Hensel as Vice Chairman. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Mr. Hensel, to appoint Lisa Myers as full time Secretary Treasurer. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

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

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

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

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

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, 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.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan to establish the following Professional Consultants, with there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Lamb McErlane PC Township Solicitor
Gawthrop, Greenwood, Halsted PC Alternate Conflict Solicitor
Buckley, Nagle, Brion, McGuire Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor
Herbert McCombie Jr PE Township Engineer
Croft Drozd & Company Accounting Advisor
Maulo & Company Certified Public Accountant
Berkheimer Associates Deputized Tax Collector
Sovereign Bank/Harleysville Bank Bank Depository
The Grafton Association Consultant
Herbert MacCombie Jr. PE Zoning Official
Code Inspectors Building Inspector
Neil Morris Associates PC Labor Attorney

Ms. Silvernail announced that the salaries and rates are posted at the Township building.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to appoint Earl Taylor as Liaison for public safety, fire protection services and emergency management services. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to set the dates and authorize advertisement of the regular Board of Supervisors meetings to be held the first Tuesday of each month except the November meeting to be: February 3rd, April 7th, May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st, October 6th, Wednesday November 4th, December 1st. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to schedule the Planning Commission reorganizational and regular business meeting to be held the second Wednesdays of the 2009 year and the first meeting to be on January 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

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

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Mr. Hensel, to appoint Susan Franco to the Planning Commission with a term to expire in 2012. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to appoint Tom Greenfield to the Planning Commission with a term to expire 2012. With there being questions from Mr. Hensel regarding the review of the resume. Ms. Silvernail stated that Mr. Greenfield is qualified for the volunteer position. With there being no further questions, Ms. Silvernail voting “aye”, Ms. Horan voting “aye”, Mr. Hensel voting “nay”, the motion passed.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to appoint Paul Kiely to the Zoning Hearing Board with a term to expire 2012. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to appoint Linda Wilson to the Vacancy Board. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to establish the Secretary Treasurer bond in the amount of $300,000.00. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to establish the Assistant Secretary bond at $300,000.00. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to adjourn the reorganizational meeting. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Respectfully Submitted,

Lisa Myers
Secretary/Treasurer