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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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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting 
Municipal Building
June 9, 2021
7:00 p.m.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman, Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith, and Roadmaster Doug Cohick; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; EMC Jake Richards; Residents Donna Berry, Keith Miller, Kim 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 May 12 and June 5 meetings, 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 – No items to report.

Roadmaster’s Report – Base repair work done by HRI on Canoe Run Road is not satisfactory. Greg Dibble reviewed work with Doug. Waiting to hear back from Rachel Dixon/HRI.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – June 2 meeting Minutes were provided for the supervisors. Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve $200 for candy for planned Trunk or Treat. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Consideration of Burning Ordinance Mifflin Manor – Keith and Kim Miller, residents of Mifflin Manor stated concerns in reference to proposed ordinance, and asked why only Mifflin Manor residents would be affected by this ordinance. Supervisors encouraged residents to communicate and work together to solve issues related to burning.

New Business:

GP-11 Permit for Zinck Road Bridge Replacement – Kevin Griffith made the motion that the Chairman of the Board sign this permit on behalf of Mifflin Township. Doug Cohick seconded the motion. MCU.
ARD Operating LLC Permit Renewal – Fees have been submitted along with continuation certificate for bond. Kevin Griffith made the motion to sign and renew this permit for use of Dam Run, Zinck and Guinter Roads once video inspection is complete by Municipal Solutions. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU.

Musser Development owners of lots 1-5 were advised to flush pipes to see if problem would resolve. No broken pipes found. Ty will stop and check.

Final allocation for Mifflin Township from American Rescue Plan - $108,227.96. Application is in progress for this federal grant.

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

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

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary


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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Special Meeting
Municipal Building
June 5, 2021
Following Road Inspection

Road Inspection 8:00 a.m.

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

The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Unfinished Business:

Stroble Spur – No action at this time.

Proposed Burning Ordinance – Solicitor provided copy of Muncy Borough Ordinance for supervisors to review. Supervisors are not in favor of requiring a permit to burn. Action tabled until review by solicitor is complete.

New Business:

Consideration of PLGIT account for ARP Funding – Ty Sheddy made the motion to open this separate account, Kevin Griffith, second. MCU.

Musser Development Sewage System Repair – Attorney Kenyon reviewed sewage maintenance agreement. It is his opinion that maintenance is to be worked out between lot owners.

Mowing/Park Grounds – As D.A.D.’s Landscaping is going out of business, Doug Cohick made the motion to hire Rob Neyhart for remainder of this season as long as cost to township is the same. Proof of insurance as well. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.

William Henry/Mifflin Manor – Supervisors reviewed site and gave permission for resident to install pipe in ditch to be a minimum of 16 inches in diameter . Limited access only for occasional use. No driveway permit required.

Doug Cohick made the motion to hire Dave Hensler/Hensler’s Hydrovac Services at quoted rate of $1,500 per day. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 11:10 a.m., seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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