Special Meeting Thursday December 31, 2009

The Board of Supervisors conducted a special meetingon Thursday December 31, 2009 commencing at 9:00 a.m. Chairwomen Ms. Silvernail called the meeting to order. In attendance was Supervisor Ms. Horan, Mr. Pompo Township Solicitor, Mr. Drozd Township CPA and members of the community.

Ms. Silvernail announced to waive the pledge of allegiance and moment of silence.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to approve the December invoices in the amount of $56,650.42. 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 approve the December payroll in the amount of $33,552.99. 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 approve the December sanitary sewer invoices in the amount of $33,941.26. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Drozd summarized the 2010 general fund budget by stating that no tax changes occurred for next year, no raises were given to employees, only the police department per the contract. Mr. Drozd stated that the rates will be increased for the sanitary sewer 2010 budget which reflects the $200.00 flat rate fee and $11.00 per 1,000 gallons used. Jay Groce asked if the flat rate was $200.00 for the year. Mr. Drozd stated “yes”, all sanitary sewer customers will pay this fee.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to adopt the 2010 general fund budget. 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 adopt the 2010 sanitary sewer budget. 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 approve a budget transfer from the special accounts to cultural and recreation in the amount of $1,000. 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 approve a budget transfer from special accounts to general government in the amount of $4,000. 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 approve a budget transfer from special accounts to government/elected officials in the amount of $2,000. 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 approve the transfer of funds from the sanitary sewer account to reimburse the general fund account in the amount of $20,771.18. Mr. Drozd explained that this transfer is because the monies have been paid out of the general fund the entire year for administration, reading meters etc. 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 approve the transfer from the liquid fuels account to reimburse the general fund account in the amount of $116,160.11. 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 close the books for 2009. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

New Business:

Mr. Pompo discussed an Ordinance that amends Chapter 101 Sewer Use by increasing the sewer use by revising the definition of EDU, adding new definitions, increasing the schedule of charges for annual sewer rental fees to $200.00 per EDU and the water meter rate to $11.00 per 1,000 gallons usage, and by adding a new article IX reserved sewer capacity fee pursuant to Act 57 of 2003. Mr. Pompo stated that this Ordinance was advertised and posted. He stated that he only received one call from Mr. O’Donnell.

Ms. Silvernail made a motion, seconded by Ms. Horan, to adopt Ordinance 2009-07 pertaining to Chapter 101 Sewer Use. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting “aye”, the motion passed unanimously.

Public Comment:

No public comment.

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

Ms. Silvernail announced that the Board met in executive session on December 15, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. to discuss personnel issues.

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

Respectfully Submitted,

Lisa Myers
Secretary/Treasurer