June 7, 2018 Regular Meeting

The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Montour Township Board of Supervisors was called to order on June 7, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., by Chairman Lori Ebright.  All members were present.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.                                                                                              

A Moment of Silence was observed.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

There were a couple comments regarding the zoning map and they were informed it would be discussed later in the meeting.

MINUTES:

A MOTION was made by Ms. Woodward, seconded by Mr. Bennett to accept the minutes of the May meeting.  Motion carried.

FORD F550 BID OPENING:

Lavelle Motors $5,389.98; Nathan Quick $5,100.00; John Brown, $2,601.00; Mag Motors $7,681.21; Cathy Burke $1,450.00; Mike Ben? $3,105.00; Mike Swisher $3,500.00; Charleton Landscaping $5,377.77. A MOTION was made by Ms. Woodward, seconded by Mr. Bennett to award the bid to Mag Motors for $7,681.21.  Motion carried.

BILLS DUE FOR PAYMENT:

Bills were not entered due to change of the meeting week.  They will be entered next week.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Public Sewer:

The flow meter has shut down and DEP requires that it be running.  The cost is between $4,000 and $5,000. A cable also needs to be replaced.  A MOTION was made by Ms. Woodward, seconded by Mr. Bennett to upgrade what is needed at a cost not to exceed $5,000.  Motion carried.

BUDGET VS. ACTUAL EXPENSES AND REVENUE UPDATE:

Large amount of taxes has come in.

CODE OF ORDINANCES UPDATE:

This matter is on hold.

PERRY AVENUE EXTENSION:

Nothing new to report.

SUSQUHANNA RV RELEASE #4

Nothing new to report.

 

NEW BUSINESS

QUALITY OF LIFE ORDINANCE:

Mr. Roberts prepared a Quality of Life Ordinance for approval.  It will be advertised and then adopted.

BLOOMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY:

The library will now give library cards free of charge to all students in the BASD.  They questioned our annual donation.  A MOTION was made by Mrs. Ebright, seconded by Ms. Woodward to continue to give a yearly donation of $600.   Ms. Woodward questioned contacting Bloomsburg Recycling to see how we can become connected. They will be contacted.  Ms. Woodward also said the Susquehanna Greenway is offering clean up along the river.  

COMMUNITY NIGHT:

A MOTION was made by Mrs. Ebright, seconded by Ms. Woodward to hold the 2nd Annual Community night on October 8, 2018.

 

ZONING OFFICERS REPORT:

A monthly report has been submitted.  Discussion was held regarding the Zoning Map.

PUBLIC WORKS REPORT:

Mr.  Hinkle would like to change the status of Ed Savage from a seasonal worker to a part time worker. His salary would increase to $13.00.  A MOTION was made by Mrs. Ebright, seconded by Ms. Woodward to make these changes effective June 15, 2018.  Motion carried.  A phone called was received about a dead ash tree in our right of way.  A MOTION was made by Mrs. Ebright, seconded by Ms. Woodward to spend $300.00 for the removal of the tree. Motion carried.  A MOTION was made by Ms. Woodward, seconded by Mr. Bennett that the money received from the sale of the truck be placed in the new vehicle account. Motion carried.

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT:

A monthly report has been submitted.  Chief Eckart would like to place a bid on a car that Millville Police has.  A MOTION was made by Mrs. Ebright, seconded by Ms. Woodward to allow Chief Eckart to place a bid not to exceed $8,000.00 for the car.  Motion carried.

FIRE COMPANY REPORT:

A monthly report has been submitted. 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

Richard Vanderpool would like the township to consider a map he submitted for snow plow removal on his property.  The board will consider the request.

MEETING DATE:

The next Regular Meeting will be held on July 12, 2018 at 7:30p.m.

 

MOTION by acclimation to adjourn at 8:28 pm.

 

                                                                                                Respectfully Submitted,                                 

                                                                                               

 

 

Lori Ebright    

E: June7Reg                                                                             Assistant Secretary