UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF MARCH 13, 2018

 

 

 

Call to Order and Roll Call

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Eugene Fried followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Township Supervisors in attendance were Dorothy Diehl, Richard Fain, Ben Fiorito, Eugene Fried, and Steven Rothenberger.  Staff members in attendance were Thomas Latshaw, Road Forman, Michael Wetzel, Fire Marshal, Joseph Bresnan, Township Solicitor and Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.

 

Citizen Comments

 

Citizens in attendance did not present comments.

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to approve the February 12, 2018 Workshop Meeting Minutes and the February 13, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Diehl and carried unanimously.

 

A.  Previously Paid Bills Authorization

 

There were not any previously paid bills listed for approval.

 

B.  Approval of Monthly Bills to be Paid

 

Mr. Fiorito moved to approve the monthly bills payment in the General Fund in the amount of $123,416.21, Parks and Recreation Fund in the amount of $418.72 and Escrow Fund in the amount of $45,406.08.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously.

 

Monthly Reports

 

A.  Treasurer’s Report

 

Manager Seitzinger entered the monthly Treasurer’s Report into the record.

 

B.  State Police Report

 

Manager Seitzinger entered the State Police Report into the record. 

 

C.  Building Inspector Report

 

Manager Seitzinger entered the Building Inspector Report into the record.

 

D.  Fire Marshal Report

 

Fire Marshal Wetzel entered the Fire Marshal Report into the record. 

 

E.  Road Report

 

Road Forman Latshaw entered the Road Report into the record.

 

Special Items

 

1.  John Gehman Two Lot Pre-Sketch Concept Plan

 

John Gehman reviewed and discussed a proposed two lot subdivision at the Butter Valley Golf Course property.

 

Planning and Zoning

 

A.  Zoning

 

1.  Zoning Hearing Application, John Haines and Marty Bair – March 21, 2018

 

Mr. Fain recused himself from discussion on the project since his employer Barry Isett & Associates is involved with the project.

 

Marty Bair reviewed and discussed the zoning hearing application as scheduled for a hearing on March 21, 2018.

 

2.  Authorization to Advertise Ordinance #2018-02, Zoning Ordinance Amendment,

     Small Domestic Animals

 

Due to the cancelation of the March Planning Commission Meeting the item was tabled for further review.

 

B.  Subdivision and Land Developments

 

Additional Subdivision and Land Developments were not presented.

 

Committee Reports

 

A.  Budget and Finance Committee – Mr. Fiorito

 

Mr. Fiorito reported upon the recent placement of a $1.3 million certificate of deposit.

 

B.  Personnel Committee – Mrs. Diehl and Mr. Fain

 

A report was not presented.

 

 

C.  Open Space, Parks and Recreation Committee – Mr. Fried

 

Mr. Fried reported on the status of the Mill Hill trail marking project and the scheduled park site visits by the Parks and Recreation Committee in the spring.

 

D.  Regional Planning and Planning Committee – Mr. Rothenberger

 

Mr. Rothenberger reported that the monthly meeting was canceled.

 

E.  Sewage and Water Committee – Mr. Fiorito

 

Mr. Fiorito provided an update on the garage building and water main replacement projects.

 

F.  Bridge and Road Committee – Mr. Fiorito and Mr. Fried

 

The road inspection tour was scheduled for March 21, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

 

G.  Public Safety Committee – Mr. Fiorito and Mr. Fried

 

Mr. Fried reported upon the Townships participation in scheduled Pennsylvania State Police training for homicide investigation.

 

Township Engineer’s Report

 

Manager Seitzinger entered the monthly Township Engineer’s Report into the record.

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to approve the following escrow releases:

 

1.  Northgate Phase 2B Amended – Financial Security Reduction No. 3

     Completion Bond No. 019-053-456 - $71,019.99

 

2.  Northgate Phase 2B (Site) – Financial Security Reduction No. 8

     Completion Bond No. 019-035-759 - $4,022.06

 

3.  Northgate Phase 2F (Site) – Financial Security Reduction No. 5

     Completion Bond No. 019-047-726 - $38,761.80

 

4.  Northgate Phase 5A (Site) – Financial Security Reduction No. 7

     Completion Bond No. 019-043-547 - $49,566.02

 

5. Northgate Phase 5A (Morgan Hill Dr. / Northgate Blvd.) – Financial Security

    Reduction No. 4 Completion Bond No. 019-043-550 - $18,741.29

 

6.  Northgate Phase 5A (Northgate Blvd & E Buck Connect) – Financial Security

     Reduction No. 3 Completion Bond No. 019-050-794 – $83,042.73

 

7. Northgate Phase 5B (Site) – Financial Security Reduction No. 1

    Completion Bond No. 019-060-033 - $400,575.99

 

8.  Northgate Phase 6A (Site) – Financial Security Reduction No. 5

     Completion Bond No. 019-044-894 - $20,024.97

 

9.  Northgate Phase 6B (Site) – Financial Security Reduction No. 1

     Completion Bond No. 019-060-869 – 204,749.25

 

The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously.

 

Township Manager’s Report

 

A report was not presented.

 

Township Solicitor’s Report

 

A report was not presented.

 

Old Business

 

A.  Act 172 Municipal Volunteer Incentive Program

 

The next committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Hanover Township Building.

 

New Business

 

A.  Turf Care Proposals

 

Mrs. Diehl moved to award the 2018 Turf Care Proposal to Moyer Indoor ׀ Outdoor in the total amount of $7,500.25. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously.

 

B.  Road Materials and Equipment Rental Bids

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to award the Road Materials – Aggregate as follows:

 

Award to Highway Materials FOB and delivered for #1, #1B, #2A, #2B, #3, #3A and #4.

 

The motion was seconded by Mr. Fiorito and carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Diehl moved to award the Road Material – Asphalt as follows:

 

Award 2PI and Superpave 9.5 mm 76.22 FOB & delivered to Allan Myers with Highway Materials as secondary for Superpave 9.5 mm 76.22. Award Superpave 9.5 mm 64.22, Superpave 25 mm and Superpave 19 mm FOB and delivered to Highway Materials with Allan Myers as secondary.

 

The motion was seconded by Mr. Rothenberger and carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Fain moved to award the Equipment Rental as follows:    

 

Award Paver, Rollers, Tri-Axel Dump Truck, Skid Steer Milling Machine and additional laborers to Yarnall Paving, Inc.  Award 80" Milling Machine to P.K. Moyer.

 

The motion was seconded by Mr. Rothenberger and carried unanimously

 

Adjournment

 

Mrs. Diehl moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:03 p.m.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously. 

 

 

                                                                                    Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager