GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
June 7, 2016
Supervisor Dean Edwards called to order the General Business Meeting of the Piatt Township Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 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: Chief Nathan DeRemer and Denny Buttorff
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Citizens Comments – none
Minutes – Dean moved to approve the May 10 General Business Meeting minutes, Dennis seconded, motion carried.
Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department – Chief DeRemer presented the May 2016 Piatt Township Police Activity Report. There were 82.80 patrol hours, 30 incidents and 198 speeding violations as well as 32 other citations and charges.
Act 537 – Nothing new to report.
Planning Commission – Nothing new to report.
- They will begin mowing roads this week,
- Dean is going to contact Don Free regarding the Piatt Township/Porter Township line discrepancy on Nices Hollow Road.
- The Stop Sign at Levels Corner has been it again. The Supervisors discussed a number of options to alleviate this problem.
- Tax Collection – Nothing new to report.
Solicitor – Nothing new to report.
SEO & PUCC – Nothing new to report.
Zoning & Building Permits – The County informed us that there will be a temporary change in the zoning administration staff. Kurt Schmitt will be on extended leave for military training. In his absence, Rodney Heindel will take the lead on zoning matters with David Hubbard and John Lavelle providing additional assistance. It is anticipated that Kurt will be rejoining the team in mid-September, we will be notified upon his return.
EMC & Fire – Denny is planning a severe weather/blackout exercise in the fall.
Stormwater Management Ordinance – Nothing new to report, still working on it.
Correspondence File – Wayne Township Landfill collected 4,914 tires during their 2016 Residential Tire Collection Event, Piatt Township residents recycled 10 tires.
MS-4 – Piatt Township is one of seven municipalities within Lycoming County that have recently been identified by PA DEP as requiring new MS4 permits (or waivers) for the next permit round. Lycoming County Planning and Community Development has arranged a meeting for the new MS4s to meet with the existing ten MS4 permittees in the Lycoming County MS4 Coalition, as well as Marcus Kohl, regional director of DEP, and representatives from the County. Topics to be covered will include process to apply for a waiver, the general timeline of applying for the
permit, basic permit requirements, and how Lycoming County’s MS4 permittees have worked together over the past decade to achieve cost effective compliance. The meeting is Wednesday, June 25. After a lengthy discussion and much consideration, Dennis moved to send our Township Engineer, Bob Furman with Larson Design Group at the rate of $135 per hour, to get a handle on this complex and serious permit program from the start, Dean seconded, 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.
Scott moved to adjourn, Dean seconded, motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.
Shelly S. Davis