GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
June 5, 2018
Supervisor Dean Edwards called to order the General Business Meeting of the Piatt Township Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in the township municipal building, 9687 North Rt. 220 Highway, Jersey Shore, PA. He led those in attendance in the pledge of allegiance to the flag and a moment of silence.
Present: Dean Edwards, T. Scott Moore, Dennis Rager, Shelly Davis
Visitors: Officer Crawford
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Citizens Comments – None
Minutes – Dean moved to approve the May 1st General Business Meeting minutes as presented, Scott seconded, motion carried.
Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department – Officer Crawford presented the May 2018 Piatt Township Police Activity Report. There were 73.6 patrol hours, 27 incidents, 62 speeding violations and 13 additional citations and charges.
Act 537 – Nothing new to report.
Planning Commission – Nothing new to report
- Filled pot holes with cold patch and some stone.
- Met with Tom Lyons regarding 2018 Road Projects
- Received a call from Marshall’s on Christian Road; sign is missing and stone washing into yard.
- Cut berm at Tire Shop on both sides. The Tire Shop is going to put #4 or #5 in where they drive.
- Mowed part of Hesker Hill and Geiler Hollow.
- Larry Decker is working on the 986; new battery box, clutch adjustment, he said clutch was bad Dean asked him for an estimated price to fix.
- The 450 has a rust hole in the frame instead of welding it Dean recommended it get cleaned up and plate both sides. The Supervisors agreed.
- Mowing is on hold. They weed wacked around all post and signed.
- Need signs for Christian Road, 220 West and 287 North.
- The grader had a hydraulic leak, we plugged the problem.
- Discussed Martin’s Road pipe replacement. This cost is split between Woodward & Piatt Township.
Tax Collection – Nothing new to report.
Solicitor – Nothing new to report.
SEO & PUCC – The Supervisors reviewed a septic complaint, sent via email from Robert Everett, DEP Sewage Planning Specialist for 133 Christian Road, Linden.
Zoning & Building Permits – 4 permits issued; Nicholas & Tabitha Gehr, Marolous & Gwen Cebulka, Barney & Donna Penton, Daniel & Ramona Clinger.
EMC & Fire – Nothing new to report.
Stormwater Management Ordinance – Nothing new to report, still working on it.
2018 Road Projects’ – Prior to the meeting, the Supervisors reviewed a paving project estimate sheet, prepared by Tom Lyons, for Nices Hollow, Hesker Hill West, Cement Hollow, Cambell Lane West, Shingle Hollow, Larryville Road and Martins Road. After some discussion and consideration of financial obligations, the Supervisors decided to bid everything list. Shelly advertised the projects as required by the Second Class Township Code. A special meeting for the purpose of opening paving bids has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 12:00 noon. Shelly advertised the meeting as required by the Second Class Township Code.
2018 County Aid – Piatt Township is entitled to receive $1,976 of County Liquid Fuels Funding based on the municipal population/road mileage formula used in prior years. Dean moved to designate “Paving Portions of Various Road in the Township” as this year’s project description, Scott seconded, motion carried.
Correspondence File – The Department of Transportation is filing an application with the PA Public Utility Commission for the approval to alter the public, at-grade, crossings where Schoolhouse Road and Cement Hollow Road cross the railroad track located in the Township. There is no cost to the Township, the Federal Rail Safety Program provides 100% funding for the construction of railroad warning devices on public roads. Dean moved to approve Resolution 2018- 04 which grants the Department of Transportation permission to file the application on behalf of Piatt Township, authorizes the Department to issue Notice to Proceed letters to the railroad for construction and finally authorizes PennDot to request railroad crossing alternation at Schoolhouse Road and Cement Hollow Road, seconded by Scott, motion carried.
Dean moved to approve the Treasurer’s Report, Scott seconded, motion carried.
Dean moved to approve payment of all bills, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Dean moved to adjourn, Scott seconded, motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:51 p.m.
Shelly S. Davis