PALMYRA TOWNSHIP – WAYNE COUNTY JULY 6, 2015

Vice Chairman Hamby called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

Roll call of the Supervisors showed that Vice Chairman Hamby and Supervisor Kmetz were present. Chairman Steffen was absent.

Supervisor Kmetz made a motion to accept the previous month’s minutes as written with a second by Vice Chairman 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. Vice Chairman Hamby made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report with a second by Supervisor Kmetz and all Supervisors voting yes.

The bills were read and are on file as well as posted on the back wall. Supervisor Kmetz made a motion to pay the bills with a second by Vice Chairman Hamby and all Supervisors voting yes.

Police Report was given by Officer Hilling and is on file. Supervisor Kmetz made a motion to donate $250.00 to the Hawley Borough Police Department for National Night Out with a second by Vice Chairman Hamby and all Supervisors voting yes.

Fire Report was given by Scott Mead and is on file.

Road Report was given by Road Master Kmetz and is on file. He stated that the railroad had cut some trees on Gravity Road and requested that the railroad be contacted about cleaning it up. Scott Mead stated he would get back to the Township with telephone numbers.

Correspondence The Township received its normal newsletters, pamphlets, magazines and brochures which are posted on the back wall.

The Township received a copy of the Hawley Area Authority minutes.

PennDOT is hosting the 18th Annual Wyoming & Susquehanna Equipment Show on July 30th at Lazy Brook Park from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The Wayne County Department of Planning approved the Heather Dein lot consolidation with one exception the maps need to show the correct setbacks for the on lot sewer and water.

Zoning Report was given by Dennis Mynarski and is on file. He stated that Ms. Osborne had not cleaned up her property and that he will being sending her a violation notice.

Planning Commission Mr. Bucconear representing Heather Dein requested approval for his client’s lot consolidation. He stated the corrections had been made that were asked by the Wayne County Department of Planning. Supervisor Kmetz made a motion to accept the lot consolidation with a second by Vice Chairman Hamby and all Supervisors voting yes.

Act 537 Update Vice Chairman Hamby stated that the 3 Supervisors met on sight with Leeward Construction, Mr. Hallowich (property owner) and his attorney and Keystone Consulting. It appears all problems have been ironed out. Leeward Construction is waiting on PP &L to relocate a guy wire that is in the way to service the last lot along the eastbound lane of Route 6. He also said that all easement issue regarding Lot 34 have been resolved.

Solicitor Treat requested that the Board of Supervisor make a motion to approve the settlement so that the Deed of Easement can be executed by the owner Stanly Hallowich, Jr. to the Hawley Area Authority. He also stated the consideration for the easement is the 1 inch binder on the parcel of land with the dimensions being 35’ by 15’; 35’ by 16’; and 27’ by 100’. Supervisor Kmetz made a motion to approve the easement with the above stipulations with a second by Vice Chairman Hamby and all Supervisors voting yes.

Supervisor Kmetz explained that the Hawley Area Authority will be sending letters out to the affected residents stating they will be mandated to hook up to sewer extension within 60 days. He stated that if the residents had any problems they could call the Authority or the Township for a possible extension.

Public Comment - None

Emergency Management - Vice Chairman Hamby stated there was nothing to report.

Crime Watch Supervisor Kmetz stated there was nothing to report.

Solicitor’s Report - Mr. Treat stated he had nothing to report.

New Business Vice Chairman Hamby stated that next month the Board will be discussing the possibility of an update to the Lake Region Comprehensive Plan.

Public Comment - None

Next scheduled meeting is Monday August 3, 2015, at 7:00 PM.

Vice Chairman Hamby made a motion to adjourn at 7:19 PM with a second by Supervisor Kmetz and all Supervisors voting yes.