PALMYRA TOWNSHIP – WAYNE COUNTY MARCH 5, 2018
Chairman Steffen called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.
Roll call of the Supervisors showed that Chairman Steffen and Supervisor Kmetz were present. Supervisor Hamby was absent.
Chairman Steffen stated that since the Secretary/Treasurer was not present for the meeting that the Board would forego approval of the February meeting minutes as well as the Treasurer’s Report until April’s meeting.
Treasurer’s Report Chairman Steffen made a motion to pay the bills with a second by Supervisor Kmetz and all Supervisors voting yes.
Police Report - None .
Fire Report was given by Scott Mead and is on file.
Ambulance Report - None Road
Report was given by Road Master Kmetz and is on file. Road Master Kmetz went on to say that Ms. Powderly asked him to report that the audit for the year was done and no problems were encountered. Road Master Kmetz stated that the GIS Department informed him that the two sections of Grandview Street were never connected and this could be corrected by naming one section Lower Grandview Street . Supervisor Kmetz made a motion that a sign was needed for the lower section of Grandview Street and the township would put it up with a second by Chairman Steffen and all Supervisors voting yes.
Correspondence The Township received its normal newsletters, pamphlets, brochures and magazines that are posted on the back wall.
Public Comment - None
Building Expansion Report - Chairman Steffen reminded everyone that at the last meeting the Board agreed to have a workshop on March 22 nd to go over any bids that were received with the bid being awarded by March 23 rd . He stated that one bid was received from Grimm Construction in the amount of $298,247.00.
Mr. Natale stated he would like to put a form on the website for the residents of Palmyra Township requesting their cell phone numbers so they could be notified that the township building was open in the event of an emergency for their use to charge cell phones, take a shower or get water if needed. This would strictly be voluntary. The Board felt this was a good idea.
Zoning Report was given by Mr. Natale and is on file .
Planning Commission - Mr. Natale stated that the Planning Commission would be meeting on March 6 th with Hawley Area Authority to approve the upgrade the facility is doing on their pumping stations.
Emergency Management None Crime Report Supervisor Kmetz stated there was nothing to report.
Solicitor’s Report - Mr. Treat stated that he wrote the letter as directed by the Board to Ms. Osborne and Ms. Osborne had contacted him requesting that a payment schedule be set up. He informed her that she would need to put that in writing and send it to the township. The schedule would be begin on March 5 th with a payment of $350.00 another payment would be due on April 4 th in the amount of $350.00 with following payment in May being $336.50 for a total of $1,036.50. This was with the understanding that she must meet these payments or the township would proceed accordingly.
Public Comment - None
With no further business, Chairman Steffen made a motion to adjourn with a second by Supervisor Kmetz and all Supervisors voting yes.
Next scheduled meeting is April 2 , 2018 at 6:30 PM.