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March 13th, 2024, Meeting Minutes

 

On Wednesday, March 13th, 2024, the Lake Township Board of Supervisors held its monthly meeting at the Municipal Building. Chairman Jerry Price called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

 

Meeting Attendees: Jerry Price, Gary Booth, Kenneth Scavone, Solicitor Mark McNealis, and Secretary J. Carlene Price.

 

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

 

Booth moved to approve the minutes of the February 14th meeting.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Booth moved to accept the following reports:  Road Foreman, Financial, and Tax Collector’s.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Booth moved to approve the payment of the list of bills.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Scavone moved to advertise for the 2023 Municipal Audit.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Booth moved to approve scheduling of Fall Clean-Up for Saturday September 14th.  

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Booth moved to donate $100 to LLHS Last Knight Graduation Event.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Booth moved to accept materials quote from Pikes Creek.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Communications:

  • Liquid Fuels allotment deposited $113,657.68

  • Thank you from Patriots Cove and Harveys Lake VFD

  • New email for Tax Collector-  laketax@ptd.net

  • Saturday recycling hours beginning Saturday, April 13th, 10am-12pm. Second Saturday of the month.

Booth moved to accept the communications as read.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Roadmaster Report

Getting quotes for dump box and scissor lift for new truck. Will have quotes for next meeting.

 

Code Enforcement

Gary to meet with Magistrate to discuss action for Maple Tree Road Property. Following up on Properties on Queen of Peace, Locust Tree and Evergreen Estates.

 

Other Business

Property has been perc tested. Mark will touch base with the surveyor to move forward.

 

Hearing of Visitors

Tires on Ide Road are back again. Gary will Look into it.

Ross Township representatives came to discuss future funding solutions.

 

Booth moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Scavone

 

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 8:11pm.                                                     

                                                                                     J. Carlene Price

                                                                                     Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer

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THE FOLLOWING MINUTES HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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April 10th, 2024, Meeting Minutes

 

On Wednesday, April 10th, 2024, the Lake Township Board of Supervisors held its monthly meeting at the Municipal Building. Chairman Jerry Price called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm.

 

Meeting Attendees: Jerry Price, Gary Booth, Kenneth Scavone, Solicitor Mark McNealis, and Secretary J. Carlene Price.

 

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

 

Booth moved to approve the minutes of the March 13th meeting.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Booth moved to accept the following reports:  Road Foreman, Financial, SEO’s and Tax Collector’s.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Booth moved to approve the payment of the list of bills.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Scavone moved to accept materials quote from American Asphalt. 

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, abstained, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Communications:

  • Fall Clean-Up Sept. 14th, 9-2 Info posted on website. Flyers available at the township building.

  • Saturday Recycling beginning this Sat the 13th. Will be every second Saturday from 10-12.

  • Election Day is Tuesday May 23.  Polls open at 7am

  • PennDOT roadwork in twp.-Meeker Outlet prep work started. Plans for Schoolhouse, Lehman Outlet and Rte. 118 scheduled for later this year.

Booth moved to accept the communications as read.

           Seconded by Scavone – Booth, “Aye”, Scavone, “Aye”, Price, “Aye”. Motion Carried.

 

Roadmaster Report

Sent out requests for dump box quotes. Awaiting responses.

 

Code Enforcement

Warning letters are being sent out to residents of Queen of Peace Rd. regarding trash and vehicles. Citations being sent out for some Queen of Peace residents as well as Maple Tree Rd resident. Camper has been set up in Evergreen Estates. Owner and County will be contacted as it is illegal to live in a camper in Luzerne County. Tires are gone from Ide Rd property. DEP will be contacted about Locust Tree Rd Property.

 

Other Business

Subdivision for property has been filed with the courthouse. In the event that we cannot allocate the CARES Act funds for a new building before the end of the year, we will be putting together bid packages as a backup. Looking to possibly use the funds for road projects, specifically Sorber Mtn and Loyalville Rds. CARES Act funds need to be obligated by Dec 31, 2024, and spent by Dec 31, 2026. Working on revising our building code ordinance to include penalties for failure to obtain permits.

 

Booth moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Scavone

 

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:34pm.           

                                                                                                                          

                                                                                   J. Carlene Price

                                                                                   Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer

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