A special meeting was held at 6:30 PM to open the following bids:
2012 PAVING BIDDERS
GRANNAS BROS.. $443,509.00
NES&L CO. $490,187.16
A motion was made by George Henry and 2nd by Kenneth Wertz awarding the bid to Grannas Brothers Stone & Asphalt Co., Inc in the amount of $443,509.00. The motion passed unanimously
The Regular Township meeting held on May 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm was called to order and opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call of Officers
The Board of Supervisors were present; Sec-Treasurer Beverly Henderson, Solicitor Matthew Gieg, Engineer Thomas Levine were present.
A motion was made by Kenneth Wertz and 2nd by George Henry to accept the meeting minutes of May 1, 2012, and the Treasurer’s Report for the month of May as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
General Comments: Mr. Robert Moore was present concerning his malfunction septic system. After a lengthy discussion stating that he has had a problem since 2005, he has requested the Board of Supervisors to grant him permission to install a small stream discharge system. Mr. Moore stated that he has 180 days to get the system fixed; the Board of Supervisor stated that at the present time they are unable to commit to the small stream discharge without any plans or the paperwork stating what kind of system is suitable for the site. Mr. Moore was told that we would contact the Sanitary Committee and gets the report and let him know.
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty Truck Bids: the following bids were received:
Gulish Township $37,655.00
Dean Township $30,100.00
A motion was made by George Henry and 2nd by Kenneth Wertz awarding the bid to Gulish Township in the amount $37,655.00. . The motion passed unanimously.
Wiseman Side Lot Subdivision- after review the side lot subdivision and base on the recommendation from Engineer Levine and Solicitor Gieg, a motion was made by George Henry and 2nd by Kenneth Wertz approving the side lot subdivision for Dennis Wiseman located off Atlas Dr and Juniata Valley Rd. subject to reviewing all necessary deed. . The motion passed unanimously.
Theresa Zurilla Side Lot Subdivision –after a brief discussion, based on Engineer Levine recommendation and Solicitor Gieg reviewing the deeds, a motion was made by Kenneth Wertz and 2nd by George Henry approving the Zurilla Side Lot Subdivision located within Country Side Estate, Solicitor Gieg review the covenants which does not prohibit this subdivision. The motion passed unanimously.
Melinik Dump Site – a meeting was held with the entire contractor involved in dump fill material on the Melinik Farm on June 4, 2012. At this time the Board of Supervisors will be committing to assist with fuel cost. With that a motion was made by James Grove to participate with the cleaning of the Melinik Dump site not to exceed $5,000.00 2nd by George Henry. The motion passed unanimously.
Confined Space Training - the Sewer Inspector has informed the Board of Supervisor that confined space training is required to enter and exit the manholes property, a class is to be schedule in the amount of $1,800.00 for 12 personnel, a motion was made by George Henry 2nd by Kenneth Wertz hold the class for the 12 personnel. The motion passed unanimously.
Manhole 36 Repairs – a motion was made by James Grove and 2nd by George Henry to authorize Township personnel to repair manhole #36. The motion passed unanimously.
Dennis Walls on behalf of Geeseytown Fire Co. Mr. Walls reported that there is a truck that is available from the Department of Defense throw the Department of Forrest, an agreement was received by the Township and forward to Solicitor Gieg for the review and comments. It was reported to turn back the other Forrest Truck and replace it with a 6 wheel drive, 5 ton, he was seeking the approval from the Board of Supervisors since the Board carries the vehicle insurance. The Board granted the approval.
Dennis also reported that there will be 10 Firefighter 1 once the gentleman pass there certification.
A representative of Bureau Veritas located in Huntingdon stopped by to introduce himself as well as his company as being a 3rd party inspector.
Meeting adjourned at 7:50 with a motion made by James Grove and 2nd by George Henry. The motion passed unanimously.
Secretary Beverly J. Henderson