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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Road Inspection/Special Meeting
Municipal Building
June 4, 2022
8:00 a.m.

Supervisors left township building at 8:00 a.m. to conduct the Spring Road Inspection.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman, Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith, Roadmaster Doug Cohick; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy.

Business meeting convened at 10:25 with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Unfinished Business:

Musser Development Sewage Repair – Affected residents plan to attend June 8 meeting.  

New Business:
 
5/24 Accident on Dam Run Road – Kelly Coppadge/EQT has been in contact with the township office keeping supervisors apprised of events. EQT applied for an emergency permit from DEP 6/1 and notified the township of this via telephone and email providing a copy of the permit. Chief Goodbrod/Citizen’s Hose has been contacted and will submit an invoice to the township for expenses incurred by the fire company for this accident. Township will then submit invoice to EQT.

Kevin Griffith made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 10:45 a.m., seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU


Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
May 11, 2022
7:00 a.m.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman, Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith, Roadmaster Doug Cohick; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; EMC Jake Richards; Residents Jeff Rainey, Donna Berry, Robert Paucke, and Keith Miller.

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Comment – Jeff Rainey questioned extent of brushing on Fillman Road and asked why residents were not notified.  

Kevin Griffith made the motion to accept the Minutes of the April 13 meeting, seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU.

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

Fire Company Update – No report received.

EMC Report – No issues to report.

Roadmaster’s Report – Per Doug, brushing of township right of ways is going well. Ty Sheddy confirmed with Doug that PPE is being used. Doug met with Greg Dibble/Municipal Services and also with Gene Zinck/Watson Township, to look at roads to be double seal coated. He is also meeting Friday with Greg Dibble for advisement on drainage issue on Ridge Road.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – Minutes from May 4 meeting were provided for the supervisors. The Recreation Board recommended to the Board of Supervisors not to place dugouts adjacent to the ball field as was requested by a representative of the TVGSSL. Kevin Griffith made the motion not to add dugouts, seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU. Disc golf receptacles have been installed. Supervisors approved ordering frisbees with Mifflin Township imprinted on them. Cornhole boards were not ordered due to shipping cost. Looking into option of having the boards made locally by Ardenlee Concrete.

Zinck Road Bridge ROW Acquisitions – All easements complete. Affected residents were notified by letter that construction is scheduled to start 6/1.

Musser Development Sewage System/Repair – By request of supervisors, letter will be sent to residents asking that they appoint a spokesperson for the group and that that person communicate with the township their intent on hiring a contractor. Deadline of thirty days. If residents cannot come to an agreement for a contractor, the township will hire a contractor and bill the residents accordingly.  

Spring County Association is scheduled for 5/25, Equipment Show 5/18.

Spring Road Inspection is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the township building.

New Business:

Estimates 2022 Road Projects – After review of estimates, Ty Sheddy made the motion to put out for bid double seal coat and fog seal applications for Tombs Run, Ridge, Cline, Flook, Joe’s Run and First Fork Roads. Doug Cohick seconded this motion. MCU.

Summer Recreation Donation Request – Kevin Griffith made the motion to donate $1,500, same as 2021. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU. Five children from Mifflin Township attended in 2021.

Invoice for Legal Fees, Edkin – After discussion, Kevin Griffith made the motion not to pay this invoice, seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU. Fees were for review of easement at the resident’s request. Mifflin Township incurred fees from township solicitor for correspondence with Mr. Edkin’s attorney.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to pay bills, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m., seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building 
April 13, 2022
7:00 p.m.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; EMC Jake Richards; Residents Donna Berry, Robert Paucke, and Keith Miller.

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no Public Comment.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to accept the Minutes of the March 9, 2022 meeting, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MC

Kevin Griffith made the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report for the General Fund, State Road Fund, Fire Protection Fund, Act 13 Fund, and ARPA Fund. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MC

Fire Company Update – An electronic copy of Citizens’ Hose Co. POLICIES & STANDARD OPERATING GUIDELINES manual was received. Invitation extended for annual banquet
April 30th.

EMC Report – No items to report.

Roadmaster’s Report – Doug Cohick is contacting municipal services representative Greg Dibble to meet and discuss roads for double seal coat and fog seal applications.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – Minutes of April 6 meeting were provided for the Supervisors. Upon recommendation by the Recreation Board, Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve purchase of a set of concrete corn toss boards at cost of $1,191. Kevin Griffith seconded this motion. MC

Zinck Road Bridge ROW Acquisitions – Signed easement from McAlister’s received. Edkin easement is expected to be signed this week. Doug attended a bridge preconstruction meeting on 4/1. Ryland Construction plans to start Zinck Road Bridge project 6/1/22.  

Musser Development Sewage System – Certified letters were sent 3/22/22 to affected residents by township solicitor.

ARPA Funding Request LCWSA – Tabled. No update from Christine Weigle as to County’s contribution.
Volunteer Policy/ Park – Wilkinson Dunn insurance agent advised that volunteer policy is not necessary. Sponsored township events are covered under the liability policy held by the township.

Truck Purchase 2022 – Tabled.

New Business:

County Liquid Fuels Application – Ty Sheddy made the motion to apply for funds to defray cost of road salt, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MC Mifflin Township allocation is $1,717.

Cummings Lumber Permit Request – Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve this permit for use of Dam Run Road. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MC

Spring Road Inspection – Tentatively set for Saturday, June 4 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Mowing Proposals – Two proposals were received: Xscape Landscape Services at $200 per mowing visit; Dyroff Stump Grinding and More, LLC at $180 per mowing visit. Upon clarification of worker’s compensation insurance, Kevin Griffith made the motion to accept lowest proposal received, Ty Sheddy second. MC

Creekside Donation June 18 Fishing Derby – Kevin Griffith made the motion to donate $300 towards purchase of the fish, $200 for prizes. Same as 2021. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MC

Brush Removal Twp ROW’s – Ty Sheddy made the motion to contract with J.F. Chenault for brush removal on identified township roads. Kevin Griffith seconded this motion. MC

Spring County Association Meeting is scheduled for May 25th at the Muncy Township Building. West Branch COG Equipment Show scheduled for May 18th at the Lycoming County Fair Grounds.

McCormick Law Firm has notified the township of hourly rate increases as follows: Partners and Associates increase from $110 per hour to $125; Paralegals from $55 per hour to $60.

Correspondence received from the Lycoming County Conservation District that they will be conducting mosquito surveillance and West Nile Virus monitoring throughout the County. 
Also, PennDOT provided a list of resurfacing and seal coat projects scheduled for the 2022 season. Roads affected in Mifflin Township include Nichols Run Road and Pine Run Road. Projects slated to be done between May 1 and June 30, 2022. LCWSA notified the township that they have submitted to PA DEP the Municipal Wasteload Management Report for the Mifflin Manor Sewage Treatment System as required.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to pay bills, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MC
Secretary noted that remainder of cost for Zinck Road Bridge project in the amount of $18,640 is due and is one of bills to be paid. Act 13 Funds will be used as was decided at onset of project.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MC

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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