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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
October 13, 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 Keith Miller and via telephone, Donna Berry (public comment only).

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Comment – Donna Berry via telephone in reference to millings.

Kevin Griffith made the motion to accept the Minutes of the September 8, 2021 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. Doug Cohick seconded the motion. MCU.

Fire Company Update – Reports received are inclusive from January 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021 in new format. Suggestion that reports give specific months for incidents as reference if needed. 

EMC Report – No items to report.

Roadmaster’s Report – Trees down from rain events taken care of; berm work done on Zinck Road; stop sign put up at Seely/Pine Run intersection. Winter maintenance supplies are ordered as well as cutting edges.  

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – Trunk or Treat scheduled for Saturday, October 16. Will be canceled in the event of rain. Minutes from October 6 meeting were provided for the Supervisors. Recreation Board will not meet again until February, 2022.

Zinck Road Bridge ROW Acquisitions – Communication with residents affected still in progress.  

Fall Road Inspection/ Budget Meeting – Supervisors agreed to meet on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. for this meeting. Ty Sheddy made the motion to change the date of the November Regular Monthly meeting to Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Doug Cohick seconded the motion. MCU.

Plaque First Fork Bridge – Supervisors discussed names of past supervisors. Decision tabled.

New Business:

Moratorium Ordinance Newly Paved Roads – No action taken.

Limestone Twp Map Amendment Comments – Supervisors had no comments or concerns about proposed amendment.

EQT Acquisition of ARD Operating – Ty Sheddy made the motion to sign a new Excess Maintenance Agreement and permit once fees are received and video has been completed. (Bond already provided) Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Road crew employee application was received from John Paulhamus. Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve hire, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Ty Sheddy 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 Doug Cohick. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Special Meeting
Municipal Building
October 30, 2021
Road Inspection 8:00 a.m., Business/Budget Meeting 10:15 a.m.

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

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Unfinished Business:

ROW Zinck Road Bridge – At supervisors’ request, secretary will contact Connor Bassett to request meeting on site with property owners, individually, to answer questions and address concerns.

New Business:

2022 Budget Preparation - Supervisors discussed and prepared budgets for General Fund, State Road Fund, Fire Protection Fund, and ACT 13 Fund. Discussion also on acceptable uses for ARPA Funds. Secretary will check to see if purchase of radios is an approved expense under Treasury guidelines. Draft copy of 2022 Budget will be presented at November 11 meeting.

Doug Cohick made the motion to purchase our own propane tank next summer. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU. This will allow the township to receive more competitive pricing for the propane.

Doug Cohick made the motion to purchase three additional storage cabinets for the garage. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

ARPA Funding Proposed Expenditures – Ty Sheddy made the motion to give a one-time bonus of $1,500 to both Denny Davis and Jake Richards for working through the pandemic and for taking care of winter road maintenance. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU. 

Stone Stroble Spur – This purchase was approved at previous meeting; however, P-Stone will now need to be contacted to deliver.

Annual Donations: Library and SPCA – Budgeted amounts will be given to each.

2022 Organization Meeting will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

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

Ty Sheddy made the motion to adjourn at 11:50 a.m., seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary


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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
September 8, 2021
7:00 p.m.


Present were Supervisors, Chairman, Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith, Roadmaster Doug Cohick; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; EMC Jake Richards; Resident 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 August 11, 2021 Regular Monthly 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, Act 13 Fund and ARPA Fund. Doug Cohick seconded the motion. MCU.

Fire Company Update – No report received.

EMC Report – Per Jake, no items to report.

Roadmaster’s Report – Per Doug, sections of Canoe Run Road and First Fork Road to be mowed again. Grate was replaced on Tombs Run Road. Municipal Services Representative Greg Dibble toured Canoe Run Road and was pleased with work that was done. When salt contract opens, salt will be ordered as well as anti-skid.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – Supervisors were provided with Minutes from the September 1 Recreation Board meeting. Trunk or Treat in Mifflin Township Park is scheduled for Saturday, October 16 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Supervisors are in favor of John Packard looking into frisbee golf for the Park.

Zinck Road Bridge ROW Acquisitions – Supervisors will each meet with residents for review of increased right of ways and temporary construction easements.


New Business:

Range Resources Permit Renewal – Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve renewal of this permit which combines the three roads used by Range, and sign the EMA once road inspection has been completed by Municipal Solutions. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Fall Road Inspection/Budget Meeting – Date to be determined at October 13 meeting.

UGI Walnut Lane – Doug Cohick met with UGI representatives in August at Walnut Lane as UGI would like to offer service to those residents. As Walnut Lane was just paved in 2020, Kevin Griffith made the motion not to cut the road at this time. Boring under would be only option. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.

Plaque First Fork Bridge – Supervisor Doug Cohick presented idea of installing a plaque on First Fork Bridge to honor an individual who has dedicated time and service to the township. No decision was made as supervisors will take this into consideration. 

Secretary noted that results of 2020 Census show increase in Mifflin Township population from 1070 to 1089. Also, that Election Day is November 2, 2021.

Kevin Griffith made the motion to pay bills, seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU.

Kevin Griffith made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m., seconded by Doug Cohick. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary  



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