June 10th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020, The Lake Township Supervisors held their regular monthly meeting via teleconference. The meeting was held in this manner due to the current State and Federal regulations in place from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Chairman Jerry Price called the meeting to order at 7:13pm.

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

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

Pace moved to approve the minutes of the May 8th, 2020 meeting.

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

 

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

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

 

Pace moved to approve the list of bills.

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

 

Pace moved to accept the materials quote from Pikes Creek Asphalt.

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

 

Communications:

  • State Police Fines received in the amt. of $891.20

  • Liquid fuels refund $3137.75

  • Spring Clean-up moved to Sept. 12th

  • Township office remains closed to the public due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We will reassess once the county goes green. Public will be notified of any change on the website and phone message. Please call or email the office if you need assistance. We will respond to inquiries during regular business hours. 570-639-2828/laketwp@epix.net

Pace moved to accept the communications as read.

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

Other Business    

The township supervisors were asked to sign an Operations and Maintenance Agreement for a property in the township, but would first like the solicitor to review the document and speak with our engineer before signing.

Roadmaster report

Road crew will be renting a mower within the next month. They are currently renting a vibratory roller as they are working on grading our dirt roads.

Code Enforcement

No recent activity due to the pandemic. Hearings that were originally scheduled for June 1st have been rescheduled for July 21st at 9am.

Price moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:55pm.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

July 8th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

On Wednesday July 8th, 2020, The Lake Township Supervisors held their regular monthly meeting at the township building garage in order to comply with current state COVID-19 guidelines. Chairman Jerry Price called the meeting to order at 7:02pm.

Meeting Attendees: Jerry Price, Bob Pace via telephone, Gary Booth, Solicitor Mark McNealis, and Secretary J. Carlene Price.

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

Pace moved to approve the minutes of the June 10th, 2020 meeting.

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

 

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

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

 

Pace moved to approve the list of bills.

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

 

Pace moved to accept the bituminous materials quote from American Asphalt.

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

 

Communications:

  •  Office is closed week of August 3rd.

  • Received payment from Luzerne Conservation Dist. For two D&G Road Projects-North Mtn Rd and Halowich Rd in the amount of $41628.65

  • Building is now open to the public during regular business hours. You will be required to wear a mask and instructed to have a seat in the meeting room upon entering in order to comply with social distancing measures.

 

Pace moved to accept the communications as read.

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

Other Business    

The Operations and Maintenance Agreement for a property in the township was redirected to the County as per Solicitor McNealis.

Roadmaster report

Road crew is continuing social distancing practices. Mowing will begin within the next few weeks. The new truck is at Bradco for up-fit and will be delivered in November. The Supervisors are looking into a D&G road project for Halowich Road.

Code Enforcement

No recent activity due to the pandemic. Hearings that were originally scheduled for June 1st have been rescheduled for July 21st at 9am. Solicitor will check with magistrate’s office to make sure the hearings have not been moved again. We will try to submit new citations at the time of hearings. Price will follow up with Chuck from the DEP on progress of properties under their jurisdiction.

Price moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:27pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                 J. Carlene Price

                                                                               Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer