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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
August 11, 2021
7:00 p.m.

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

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Comment – Donny Berry asked if millings were available for residents.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to accept the Minutes of the July 14, 2021 Regular Monthly Meeting. Kevin Griffith seconded this motion. 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. Doug Cohick seconded this motion. MCU.
Fire Company Update – No report received.

EMC Report – Jake commented that the heat index will be excessive over the next two days.

Roadmaster’s Report – Per Doug, all catch basins have been cleaned out. Only two pipes were found to be plugged. Plans to daylight township roads this fall.

Unfinished Business:
Recreation Park – No August meeting. Tentative date for Trunk or Treat at Mifflin Township Park is Sunday, October 17 in the afternoon. Supervisors approved addition of more stone at kiosk so that patrons can access back of kiosk.

Consideration of Burning Ordinance Mifflin Manor – Letters were sent out to all Mifflin Manor residents on 7/20/21 asking residents to stop burning materials that give off offensive smoke and odor. No complaints have been received since issuance of letter. Supervisors tabled consideration of this ordinance.

New Business:

Resolution 5-2021 ARPA Funding – Ty Sheddy made the motion to adopt Resolution 5-2021 as $54,113.98 was received and appropriations are needed for 2021 Budget. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Range Resources Dam Run Road Permit Extension – Ty Sheddy made the motion to extend Dam Run Road permit until 10/13/2021 so that all roads permitted by Range Resources can be included under one Excess Maintenance Agreement. Doug Cohick seconded the motion. MCU.

Act 65 Sunshine Law Amendment – Per this amendment, all local government boards and commissions must post meeting agendas for all advertised public meetings at least 24 hours before each meeting. Law takes effect August 29, 2021.

Letter received from PennDOT notifying township that 2021 winter maintenance payment (First Fork Road) is $621.31.

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

Ty Sheddy made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:21 seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,

Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary



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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
July 14, 2021
7:00 p.m.

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

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Comment – Donna Berry inquired about road repairs on Canoe Run Road. Also asked if widening Tombs Run Road would be a consideration if/when road is paved.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to accept the Minutes of the June 9, 2021 meeting, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

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

Fire Company Update – No report received.

EMC Report – Per Jake, storms this week have produced between 3- 3.5 inches of rain. Streams are holding steady. Same weather pattern expected for next week.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – July 7 meeting Minutes were provided for the Supervisors. Tentative date for Trunk or Treat is Sunday, October 17 in the afternoon.

Consideration of Burning Ordinance Mifflin Manor – After discussion and resident input, it was decided to send a letter to all Mifflin Manor residents to address concern of open burning of materials that give off offensive odors and smoke. Doug Cohick will also talk to residents affected.

New Business:

Driveway Permit/ Carson – Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve an occasional use driveway permit for a field road for Larry Carson, Canoe Run Road. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to adopt Resolution 4-2021 to amend the Act 13 Budget to include the $72,038.47, 2021 allocation, received July 6. Monies were budgeted for capital purchases. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Resolution 5-2021 ARPA Funding – Tabled until August meeting as funds not yet received.  

Lycoming County Commissioners have extended an invitation to elected municipal officials to attend one of three meetings in July and August to discuss ARPA funding and what projects would most benefit township residents. 

Update Employee List – Vince K. Walk asked to be removed from employee list as he has taken a full- time position with another employer. 

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

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

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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