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The Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
May 9, 2018
7:00 p.m.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman, Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith, and Roadmaster Robert Paucke; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; EMC Jake Richards; SEO Robert Bertin; and residents Neil and Linda Dunkle/Dunkled Acres.

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Conceded to discuss agenda item 3 Under New Business at top of meeting:

Dunkled Acres Sewage Planning/DEP Meeting Request – Necessity of sewage planning for facility was discussed by Board, Robert Bertin, and the Dunkles. Robert Paucke made the motion to send a certified letter to the Dunkles asking them to provide to the supervisors a letter stating their intent as to how they will proceed with sewage planning for Dunkled Acres. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU. This letter needs to be submitted prior to requested meeting with DEP in June.

Robert Paucke made the motion to accept the minutes of the April meeting as well as the May 3, 2018 Special Meeting following the Spring Road Inspection. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. 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, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Fire Company Update – No report received.

EMC Report – Deferred to new business.

Roadmaster’s Report – Road inspection conducted May 3rd. Roads are in good condition. Pothole to be filled at intersection of Joes Run Road and Route 287 with QPR.




Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park- Minutes from the May 2, 2018 meeting were provided. At request of Salladasburg Elementary School, Ty Sheddy made the motion to allow rocks painted by the students to be placed in the park directly behind parking barriers lining the walking path as a border. Robert Paucke seconded the motion. MCU.

Release of Anadarko’s Bonds – Repairs not completed. Tabled.

Dirt & Gravel Roads Application 2018 – Application for Hensler Road is complete and was submitted via email to Kellen Krape today as well as sent Priority Mail to the Conservation District.

Lighting Upgrade – Supervisors reviewed two quotes already received. One quote yet to be obtained. Robert Paucke made the motion to award quote to contractor providing lowest quote once third is received. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU.

Tire Drive May 18-19, 2018.

Fred Confair, System for Mobile Home – Mr. Confair submitted a letter to the Board stating his intent to sell trailer and move from the site instead of installing a sewage system. Robert Paucke made the motion to set a deadline of July 31, 2018 for trailer to be moved from the site. Also that Fred Confair be sent notice of this by certified mail. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.  

Billing Fire Calls - Solicitor is reviewing ordinance. Tabled.

UGI Project EMA, Road Permit for Signature – Robert Paucke made the motion to sign the EMA and approve road permit for use of roads for First Quality Gas Pipeline Project. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU. Permit will be issued once bond is received.

No Parking Ordinance First Fork Road – Ongoing. Ordinance should stipulate no parking from intersection with SR 973 to municipal building driveway.

Robert Paucke made the motion, seconded by Ty Sheddy, to notify David Hensler Jr. by certified mail that SEO Robert Bertin will check to see that sewage system is no longer hooked up to mobile home. Stipulation was made that once new home was occupied, mobile home would be unhooked. Inspection by Robert Bertin will take place 30 days from receipt of letter.



New Business:

PennDOT Communication-Banners/Signs in ROW – Per letter from PennDOT, “temporary banners and signs within PennDOT ROW are permittable provided the municipality where the sign will be located first adopts a resolution accepting liability for them. A banner or sign cannot be erected until the adopted resolution is acknowledged by PennDOT”.

Leitch/Griffith Subdivision Comments – The supervisors had no comment on this proposed subdivision.

Shawn Fink/Sacred Oak Vista Driveway Permit – Robert Paucke made the motion to approve this permit as he has met at site with applicant and marked entrance location as well as gave specific instructions for design. Sight distances were also measured. Kevin Griffith seconded this motion. MCU.

Review Emergency Operations Plan – As is required every two years, the township’s Emergency Operations Plan was reviewed by Board of Supervisors. This plan was last updated October 14, 2015. Robert Paucke made the motion to approve plan with no changes, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.  

PennDOT Winter Services Agreement – As previous agreement for maintenance of section of SR 3018 (.239 linear miles), First Fork Road, has expired, Robert Paucke made the motion that Mifflin Township enter into a new five year agreement with PennDOT. Kevin Griffith seconded this motion. MCU.  

Supervisors were informed that a draft copy of the Lycoming County Transportation Improvement Program has been received from Mark Murawski, Lycoming County Transportation Supervisor.  

Robert Paucke made the motion to approve expenses for Ty and Renee’ Sheddy for attendance to PSATS conference in Hershey. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MC. Itemized expense sheet provided.

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

Robert Paucke made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 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
May 3, 2018
Following Spring Road Inspection 

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

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Unfinished Business:

Wheeland/Ross Subdivision – Component I Sewage Module was approved for signature at the April meeting. Determined by DEP that only a Non-Building Waiver is needed. Secretary signed and returned to Vassallo Engineering.

Sale of Tires-Municibid – tabled

New Business:

Consideration of No Parking Ordinance First Fork Road – Robert Paucke made the motion to proceed with this ordinance, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Speed Bump(s) Park Driveway – Kevin Griffith made a motion seconded by Ty Sheddy to install the speed bumps. MCU.

Annual Township Newsletter - Motion was made by Robert Paucke, seconded by Kevin Griffith to look into publishing annual letter through Hometown Press. MCU.

May 17, 2018 Salladasburg Elementary School will be using park grounds for a school wide picnic. 

Community Christmas Tree Mifflin Park - Robert Paucke made the motion to allow a tree to be placed near the flagpole at request of Linda Dunkle. Solar lights will be used. Community tree lighting event will be planned. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

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

Robert Paucke made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m., seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,

Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary


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