PALMYRA TOWNSHIP – WAYNE COUNTY APRIL 6, 2015
Chairman Steffen called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Roll call of the Supervisors showed that Chairman Steffen, Supervisor Hamby and Supervisor Kmetz were all present.
Supervisor Kmetz made a motion to accept the previous month’s minutes as written with a second by Supervisor Hamby and all Supervisors voting yes.
Treasurer’s Report was given by Ms. Powderly and is on file as well as posted on the back wall. Chairman Steffen made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report with a second by Supervisor Hamby and all Supervisors voting yes.
The bills were read and are on file as well as posted on the back wall. Chairman Steffen made a motion to pay the bills with a second by Supervisor Kmetz and all Supervisors voting yes.
Police Report was given by Officer Bertholf and is on file
Fire Report was given by Eugene Krause and is on file.
Ambulance Report - None
Road Report was given by Road Master Kmetz and is on file. He requested that Chairman Steffen and Supervisor Hamby set a date to tour the township roads and look at work that will need to be addressed. It was decided that all 3 Supervisors meet on April 22nd and 4:30 PM.
Correspondence - The Township received its normal newsletters, brochures, magazines and pamphlets that are posted on the back wall.
The Township received the Hawley Area Authority minutes.
Earth Resources notified the Township that E.R. Linde is applying for an Air Quality General Permit for a portable Gator Jaw Crusher for Middle Creek Quarry.
Act 537 Update - Chairman Steffen introduced Mike Anderson representing Leeward Construction. Mr. Anderson stated that he felt the sewer expansion was at least 80% or better done and barring no unforeseen complications the job would be completed by the May 1st deadline. He also explained all the pipe was in with the exception of the open cut that needed to be performed. He stated that there are 2 holdups; one by the smoke shop which needs to have an easement secured and at the gas station.
Chairman Steffen inquired about the rock that needs to be removed from Lot 25 which is approximately 35 feet off Manhole 12. Chairman Steffen asked if it would be a problem to move Manhole 12 back to the property line of Lot 25 which would require 30 feet of rock removal instead of 67 feet. Mr. Anderson stated that he did not see a problem doing that. He also stated that at the end of March the estimate that was included in the bid package for rock removal had been used up and that the Township was approximately 100 to 130 square yards over.
The easement for Lake Run Corporation had been signed by all interested parties.
Zoning Report Mr. Mynarski stated there was nothing to report. He also informed the Board that BUI had waived their fees for the Homes for Heroes. Chairman Steffen inquired about Wayco’s Zoning Hearing Board meeting. Mr. Mynarski stated that nothing was happening as of this date.
Planning Commission Report - Mr. Mynarski stated there was nothing to report.
Public Comment - None
Emergency Management Report Supervisor Hamby stated that he received the Emergency Action Plan for Suydam Dam.
Crime Watch Supervisor Kmetz stated that there was nothing to report.
Solicitor’s Report - Mr. Treat inquired about what the Township wanted to do about informing the residents that would be impacted by the White Mills sewage expansion. The board stated that a public meeting would be held on May 18th at 7:00 PM in the Township building. Mr. Treat stated that members of the Wayne Regional Sewage Board would be available to attend.
New Business - None
Public Comment - Mr. Van Orden stated the flag needed to be replaced. He was informed that it would be taken care of.
Supervisor Hamby made a motion to adjourn at 7:21 PM with a second by Supervisor Kmetz and all Supervisors voting yes.
Next scheduled is May 4, 2015 at 7:00 PM.