UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 9, 2019

 

 

 

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, Eugene Fried, Ben Fiorito and Steven Rothenberger.  Staff members in attendance were Joseph Bresnan, Township Solicitor, Thomas Latshaw, Road Foreman, Mike Wetzel, Fire Marshal and Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.

 

Citizen Comments

 

Citizens in attendance did not present comments.

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Mrs. Diehl moved to approve the June 6, 2019 Joint Meeting Minutes, the June 10, 2019 Workshop Meeting Minutes and the June 11, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Fiorito and carried unanimously.

 

A.  Previously Paid Bills Authorization

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to approve the previously paid bills in the amount of $1,002,351.20 from the General Fund and $63,600.00 from the Open Space Fund. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously.

 

B.  Approval of Monthly Bills to be Paid

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to approve the monthly bills payment in the General Fund in the amount of $253,900.02, Parks and Recreation Fund in the amount of $714.57 and Escrow Fund in the amount of $18,848.68. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fiorito 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.  Resolution #2019-17, Mary G. Kershner, Five Year Service Recognition Award –

     Zoning Hearing Board

 

A copy of the resolution was presented to Mrs. Kershner.

 

Planning and Zoning

 

A. Planning

 

There was nothing to report under Planning and Zoning.

 

Committee Reports

 

A.  Budget and Finance Committee – Mr. Fiorito

 

Mr. Fiorito reported upon the status of recently placed Certificates 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. Rothenberger moved to authorize the purchase of a gazebo from Wood Naturally in an amount not to exceed $7,500, including $6,900 for the gazebo plus associated installed benches. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Diehl and carried unanimously.

 

D.  Regional Planning and Planning Committee – Mr. Rothenberger

 

The Regional Planning Committee did not meet in the previous month.

 

E.  Sewage and Water Committee – Mr. Fiorito

 

Mr. Fiorito reported that The Upper Hanover Authority meeting will be held on Thursday July 11, 2019 since the originally scheduled July 4 meeting was canceled.

 

 

 

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

 

A report was not presented.

 

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

 

A report was not presented.

 

Township Engineer’s Report

 

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

 

Township Manager’s Report

 

A report was not presented.

 

Township Solicitor’s Report

 

A report was not presented.

 

Old Business

 

A. Municipal Building Fire Detection Alarm

 

Mr. Fain moved to authorize the installation of a smoke detector/CO alarm system along with panic buttons from Kriebel Security, Inc., at an installation cost of $2,200 with monthly monitoring of $29.00. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Diehl and carried unanimously.

 

New Business

 

A. Resolution #2019-21, County Transportation Program Grant Application – Otts Road Bridge Replacement

 

Mr. Fain moved to adopt Resolution #2019-21.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Rothenberger and carried unanimously.

 

Adjournment

 

Mrs. Diehl moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m.  The motion was seconded by Mr.  Fain and carried unanimously. 

 

 

                                                                                    Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                                    Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager