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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
June 12, 2019
7:00 p.m.

Present were Supervisors, Chairman Ty Sheddy, Vice-Chairman Kevin Griffith, Roadmaster Robert Paucke; Secretary Renee’ Sheddy; EMC Jake Richards; Jim and Jon Moltz; Resident Joan McAlister.

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Comment – Joan McAlister made supervisors aware of water in her yard which she thinks is coming from neighboring property. She contacted David Hubbard Lycoming County Zoning Administrator. No information was received by township office from Lycoming County.

Robert Paucke made the motion to accept the Minutes of the May 8, 2019 Regular Monthly meeting. 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 – Per Jake, MCM consultant James Matisko visited the township building 6/4/19 to take inventory/pictures of radios. His only recommendation was to add ground wires to the two antennae on the township building. Jake contacted Allen McKinley, Keystone Communications. Per Allen, ground wires are not necessary as antennae are grounded to the building. Also, four cots were dropped off by the Red Cross. Jake plans to order two additional cots and six blankets.

Roadmaster’s Report - Per Bob, berm work is complete on Seely Run and nearly finished on Hensler Road. A galvanized pipe needs to be replaced near Kimport property on Canoe Run Road. Mowing of township roads is in progress.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – Minutes of the June 5 meeting were provided for the supervisors. Eugene Kurzejewski submitted to the supervisors his resignation as chairman of the Recreation Board as he will be moving out of the township. Lloyd Forcey was appointed chairman by Recreation Board members. By recommendation of the Recreation Board not to rename Mifflin Township Park, Ty Sheddy made the motion that proposed timeline showing development of the park and individuals to be recognized for that development, be displayed both inside the township building and at the kiosk as well. Robert Paucke seconded the motion. MCU.  
Release of Anadarko’s Bonds – Tabled.

Dunkled Acres Sewage Planning – Dunkles have contacted contractor James Wacker as suggested by Robert Bertin for installation of septic system.

First Fork Bridge Replacement – No update.

New Business:

Range Resources Notification – Filed a Notice of Intent with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission seeking approval for consumptive use of water for drilling and development of natural gas wells on Roupp 1H-2H well pad.

Speed Limit Study Hensler Road – Robert Paucke made the motion to contact Municipal Solutions so that a study can be done to establish a speed limit on Hensler Road as it is now paved. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Reimbursement Request William Zinck (tires) – Robert Paucke made the motion not to reimburse for repair and purchase of tire, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.  

Lazorka Driveway – Seely Run – Township will place asphalt at entrance to driveway as drop-off has increased due to paving.  

Asphalt Quotes – Charles Construction $55.50/T; HRI Inc. $57.80/T; GOH Inc. $63.53. Robert Paucke made the motion to purchase from Charles Construction, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.  

Tombs Run Road Berm – UGI to be contacted for paving of berm where work has been done.

Tyler Welch Request Flook Road – Tyler Welch Co. Film requested that a section of Flook Road be closed for the purpose of filming. Robert Paucke made the motion not to close the road, seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU. Use of the road for this purpose would be done at their own risk as the township will not participate.

Noted that 228 tires were collected May 17th during annual tire drive.

Jon Moltz asked if Lycoming County responded to his request to contact his neighbor in regards to debris/vehicles on property. Letter was sent May 2, 2019. Only section of Lycoming County Zoning Ordinance which is applicable would be under floodplain. Neither the County nor the Township currently has a property maintenance ordinance in place.  

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

Robert Paucke made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 p.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
May 8, 2019
7:00 p.m.

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

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Robert Paucke made the motion to accept the Minutes for the April 10, 2019 Regular Monthly meeting as well as the April 25, 2019 meeting held after 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. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Fire Company Update – April report provided by Matt Fausey via email.

EMC Report – Red Cross has been contacted for donation of cots and blankets. New radio was installed in the Sterling, and radio reinstalled in John Deere loader.

Roadmaster’s Report – Paving in progress. Top coat on Seely Run Road 5/7/19. Hensler scheduled for week’s end weather permitting.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – Minutes of the May 1st meeting provided for supervisors.

Release of Anadarko’s bonds – Tabled.

Dunkled Acres Sewage Planning – No update.

First Fork Bridge Replacement Land Acquisition- No update.

D&GR Application – Application has been submitted to Kellen Krape/Conservation District. Questions on application were addressed by Kevin Griffith.

Tire Drive May 17th from Noon-6:00 p.m.

New Business:

UGI Road Permit Extension – Robert Paucke made the motion to extend UGI’s permit for use of various roads for the First Quality Pipeline Project for one month (6/9/19) as project is nearing completion. Continuation Certificate for Bond was received. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

The Board of Supervisors had no comment on the Hillyard subdivision.

County Liquid Fuels Application 2019 – Robert Paucke made the motion to submit/sign application and list salt purchase as project, seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU.

Ty Sheddy made the motion to pay bills, seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU.

Kevin Griffith made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 p.m., seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary


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