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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
July 12, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman, Ty Sheddy, and Roadmaster Robert Paucke; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; Resident Jon Moltz.

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Comment – Resident Jon Moltz addressed supervisors about issue with the condition of neighbor’s property.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to accept the Minutes of the June 14, 2017 meeting, seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU.

Robert Paucke made the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report for the General Fund, State Road Fund, Fire Protection Fund, and Act 13 Fund. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU.

Fire Company – No incident report received. Copy of the Compliance Audit for the Citizen’s Hose Fire Relief Association was received. No issues.

EMC Report – Per report submitted by Jake Richards, he attended quarterly training in June. Topic was contact information for emergency stream improvement after a high water incident through Lycoming County Conservation District Office. Jake also submitted the annual NIMS Data Collection form to Lycoming County Emergency Services.

Roadmaster’s Report – Paving project is complete. Berm work and ditch work to be done.  

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park - No July meeting. Swings scheduled to be delivered on 7/14/17

Bridge on Zinck Road – Tabled.

Replacement Road Signs – On going.

ARD Operating, LLC EMA and Road Permits - Robert Paucke made the motion to sign the Excess Maintenance Agreement and Road Permit for Dam Run, Zinck and Guinter Roads. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU.
 
Release of Anadarko’s Bonds – Tabled until road repairs are completed.

PennDOT Park Access from SR 973 – To be completed by township.

New Business:

Resolution 5-2017 - Robert Paucke made the motion to adopt Resolution 5-2017, amending the 2017 Act 13 Fund Budget due to receipt of impact fee monies in the amount of $118, 872.49. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU.

EXCO Notification received of their intent to drill additional wells on the Stroble Well Pad.

Fire Service and Local Government Symposium to be held July 15. Ty and Bob plan to attend.

Robert Paucke made the motion to pay the GOH Inc. invoice for paving from the State Road Fund. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.

Robert Paucke made the motion to pay bills, seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU.

Robert Paucke made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m. seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary



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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
June 14, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman, Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith, and Roadmaster Robert Paucke; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; and EMC Jake Richards.

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Robert Paucke made the motion to accept the Minutes of the May 10, 2017 meeting, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Robert Paucke made the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report for the General Fund, State Road Fund, Fire Protection Fund, and Act 13 Fund. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Fire Company Updates – No report submitted.

EMC Report – No new items to report. 

Roadmaster’s Report – It was decided to table obtaining quotes for the removal of trees for Zinck, Canoe and Fillman Roads until fall due to demand for this service this spring.
Per Bob Paucke, roads which are to be paved are ready. Lockcuff Road project is complete and turned out well. Berms work on Canoe Run Road and First Fork Road will be done later in summer when ground dries out.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park - By recommendation of the Recreation Board, Robert Paucke made the motion to accept the quote from Bitting Recreation for the purchase and installation of swings, including fall zone, for $12,872.43. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU. This quote did not include installation of a timber border which can be done at a later time.

Bridge on Zinck Road – tabled 

Replacement Road Signs – ongoing

ARD Operating LLC – tabled until July meeting

Release of Anadarko’s bonds for Zinck, Guinter, and Dam Run Roads – Tabled until July meeting. Deficiencies on Dam Run Road need to be addressed.  

PennDOT Park Access from SR 973 – Site was reviewed by PennDOT and as this area is out of the state’s right of way, the township can install a drainage pipe without needing a permit from PennDOT.  

New Business:

Robert Paucke made the motion to adopt Resolution 4-2017 in support of the Jersey Shore Area School District’s request for the Lycoming County Planning Commission to investigate further the need for ensuring all residents/visitors of the region are able to secure high speed Internet access as part of a regional plan. Kevin Griffith seconded this motion. MCU.

Alta Resources Compressor Station – Land Development – Supervisors expressed concern over the addition of yet another compressor station within the township. Air quality should be considered in regards to the total number of units in the area. Comments to be relayed to the Lycoming County Planning Commission.

ARD Operating, LLC Ridge Road Permit - Robert Paucke made the motion to approve this permit for Ridge Road, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU. Video inspection is complete.  

Williams Transco Road Permits for Zinck and Guinter Roads – Robert Paucke made the motion to approve the two road permits, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Edwards Camper Trailer – Temporary zoning permit was issued for camper trailer to be parked at location on Canoe Run Road. Per application, a portable toilet will be installed. County will follow up to make sure that is done.

PA One Call Request for support of HB 284 - Robert Paucke made the motion to support this bill, seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU.

Nices Hollow Road – Tar and Chip Mifflin Portion - Piatt Township has offered to add Mifflin Township’s portion of Nices Hollow Road to their maintenance contract. Cost estimate is $1,500. Ty Sheddy made the motion to tar and chip this section, seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU.

Paving Top of Fillman Road – Robert Paucke made the motion to add this section to our current contract with GOH. Approximately 240 Tons will be needed. Cost estimate at $57.80 per ton would be $14,080. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.

Robert Paucke made the motion to pave the berm on Tombs Run Road where there has been an issue at the Wensel property. Approximately 9 tons of asphalt will be needed. At $48 per ton from HRI, cost estimated at $432. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.

*284 Tires were collected at this year’s tire drive. Thanks to all who worked.

Robert Paucke made the motion to pay bills, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Kevin Griffith made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m. seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary



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