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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Special Meeting
November 1, 2019
Municipal Building
Road Inspection 8:00 a.m.
Special Meeting Followed at 12:30 p.m.

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

The meeting started with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no Public Comment.

Unfinished Business:

Robert Paucke made the motion to adopt Resolution 5-2019, Boyd Sewage Module, seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU.

New Business:

2020 Budget Preparation - Robert Paucke made the motion to approve the proposed draft copy of the 2020 Budget for the General Fund, State Road Fund, Fire Protection Fund, and Act 13 Fund. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Bridge Bundling Program MOU Agreement, Steering Committee Representative- Robert Paucke made the motion to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between Mifflin Township and Lycoming County and to designate Kevin Griffith as representative to serve on the Steering Committee. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU.

Canoe Run Road Repairs – Tom Lyons/Municipal Solutions identified 36 impressions with cracking on Canoe Run Road. This information was passed on to UGI and Regency, permitted users of the road at a meeting 10/22/19. Companies plan to work together in obtaining an estimate for repairs, 5-inch binder course recommended. Repairs to be done in the spring. Robert Paucke made the motion that upon completion of repairs by UGI and Regency, that the township be responsible for application of a double seal coat. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.  

Closeout Robert Paucke Chestnut Grove Road Permit – Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve closeout of the permit as post use inspection by Municipal Solutions showed that no damage was done. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MC. Robert Paucke abstained from voting.  
Closeout A&L Wood, Inc. Dam Run Road Permit – Robert Paucke made the motion to approve closeout of this permit as no damage was noted by Municipal Solutions upon post use inspection. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

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

Robert Paucke made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 1:30 p.m., seconded by Kevin Griffith.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary


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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
October 9, 2019
7:00 p.m.

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

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Aggregate Bids: Robert Paucke made the motion to accept bid provided by Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. for a total contract price of $14, 100.00. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MC. Kevin Griffith abstained from voting.

Public Comment – Robert Boyd is subdividing in Anthony Township; however, a piece of the property is located in Mifflin Township. Signature is needed on Component 4 Sewage Module from Mifflin Township. Robert Paucke made the motion to allow secretary to sign the sewage module after approval by signature is given by Robert Bertin, SEO. Ty Sheddy seconded this motion. MCU.  

Robert Paucke made the motion to accept the Minutes of the September 11, 2019 meeting, seconded by Kevin Griffith. 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 – No report received.

EMC Report – Per Jake, a county wide Communications Exercise was conducted by County EMA on September 26th. Mifflin Township participated and completed all forms of communication successfully.

Roadmaster’s Report – Grading and drainage work to begin possibly next week on Hensler Road. Mike Saar estimates tree removal on Chestnut Grove to start the end of the week or beginning of next. Road complaint for Canoe Run Road was taken care of.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park- Minutes from the October 2, 2019 meeting were provided for the Supervisors. Robert Paucke made the motion to approve Katie Hopple as member of the Mifflin Township Recreation Board. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU. Supervisors supported Recreation Board decision not to allow a movie to be shown in the park as request was made. Park is not open after sunset and is not equipped with proper lighting to host such an event.  

Release of Anadarko’s Bonds – Robert Paucke made the motion to allow release of bonds once Municipal Solutions authorizes to do so. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

Speed Limit Hensler Road – Study not completed.

UGI Closeout First Quality Pipeline Project – Meeting to be scheduled to discuss potential repairs with all permitted users of Canoe Run Road.

Dwight Lewis Lumber/Canoe Run Road Work Completed – Robert Paucke made the motion to closeout permit as no issues were found during post use inspection. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU. 

Reminder that Fall Road Inspection and Budget Meeting are scheduled for Friday, November 1 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Eck Sewage Violation- Robert Paucke and Robert Bertin attended hearing October 7, 2019. Citation was withdrawn. Robert Paucke made the motion to give deadline of July 1, 2020 for complete installation of septic system. Three chambered tank required. Should weather delay installation, a holding tank must be put in and certified pumper contracted. Replacement activities until conditions improve. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.  

New Business:

Range Resources Santschi Road Permit Renewal – Robert Paucke made the motion to approve renewal of this permit, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.  

House Lumber Closeout Dam Run Road Permit – Robert Paucke made the motion to closeout this permit as no issues were found upon post use inspection. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MCU.  

Zoning Map Amendment Hearing (Plunketts Creek Township); Hunting Preserve Text Amendment Public Meeting – Lycoming County Planning sent notification of the meetings to be held October 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. respectively.  

Sewage Module Robert Berfield Subdivision- Robert Paucke authorized secretary to sign Component 1 module, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.
The supervisors also had no comments or concerns in reference to the proposed Berfield subdivision.  

Robert Paucke made the motion that payment to Mike Saar for tree removal on Chestnut Grove Road be made using Act 13 funds. Kevin Griffith seconded the motion. MCU.

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

Ty Sheddy made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m., seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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Mifflin Township Board of Supervisors
Regular Monthly Meeting
Municipal Building
September 11, 2019
7:00 p.m.

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

The meeting opened with a Moment of Silence to remember those who lost their lives 9/11/01, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

There was no public comment.

Robert Paucke made the motion to accept the Minutes of the August 14, 2019 meeting, seconded by Kevin Griffith. 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 – No report received.

EMC Report – Per Jake Richards, a training is scheduled for September 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. to conduct a communications exercise to test various types of communications between the County Emergency Operations Center and all county Municipal Operations Centers.

Roadmaster’s Report – Per Bob, Denny is finishing mowing road right of ways. Roads are overall in good condition. Kevin Griffith made the motion to purchase a No Outlet, Dead End road sign for Hensler Road. Robert Paucke seconded the motion. MCU.

Unfinished Business:

Recreation Park – Minutes from the September 4, 2019 meeting were provided for the supervisors. Upon recommendation from the Recreation Board, Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve Nick Seese as member of the Mifflin Township Recreation Board, seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU. Also upon recommendation from the Recreation Board, Ty Sheddy made the motion not to allow horses in the Mifflin Township Park, seconded by Robert Paucke. MCU.

Release of Anadarko’s Bonds – Tabled.

First Fork Bridge Replacement - Most recent communication from PennDOT gives schedule for bridge replacement on First Fork Road as being July 2020.  

Speed Limit Hensler Road – Study not yet completed.

UGI Closeout First Quality Pipeline Project – Tabled.

Dwight Lewis Lumber/Canoe Run Road, Work Completed – Tabled.

New Business:

Employment Application Amie Eck – Robert Paucke made the motion to approve hire, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MCU.

Dumpster -Township Building – Robert Paucke made the motion to allow secretary to order a dumpster (2 yard) from business that provides the lowest quote, seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU.  

Chestnut Grove Road Permit Robert Paucke – Ty Sheddy made the motion to approve the permit for Robert Paucke, seconded by Kevin Griffith. MC. Robert Paucke abstained from voting.

Driveway Sealant - Ty Sheddy made the motion to purchase 5 gallon buckets of driveway sealant as needed for crack sealing. Robert Paucke seconded the motion. MCU.  

2A Subbase Hensler Road – Robert Paucke made the motion to advertise for 500 tons of 2A subbase delivered to Hensler Road and to be tailgated, and 500 tons of 2A subbase to be delivered to the township building. Bids will be opened at October 9 meeting. Payment will be made from Act 13 fund. Ty Sheddy seconded the motion. MC. Kevin Griffith abstained from voting.

Dirt and Gravel Roads Training – Training will be held October 8-9 in Wellsboro. Grants also available for low volume paved roads.

Fall Road Inspection and Budget Meeting – Meetings will be scheduled for Friday, November 1, 2019 beginning at 8:00 a.m..

Secretary noted that hearing in reference to Eck sewage issue is scheduled for October 7, 2019 at 9:30 a.m..

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

Robert Paucke made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 p.m., seconded by Ty Sheddy. MCU.

Respectfully submitted,


Renee’ Sheddy
Secretary

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