October 14th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

On Wednesday, 2020, October 14th, 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 7:06pm.

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

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

Booth moved to approve the minutes of the September 9th, 2020 meeting.

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

 

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

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

 

Booth moved to approve the list of bills.

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

 

Booth moved to adopt resolution No 20-09, authorizing Robert Pace to apply for CARES Act grant funds.

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

 

Booth moved to authorize Robert Pace to enter into agreement with Luzerne County Election Bureau with conditions and stipulations including but not limited to liability, heat, lighting and traffic

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

 

Booth moved to advertise the sale of Dodge Truck

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

 

Booth moved to advertise Ordinance No. 01-20: Establishing Maximum Speed Limits for Halowich Road and Penalties for Violations Thereof.

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

 

Booth moved to advertise Nov and Dec meetings will be held via teleconference and the change in date for the budget meeting from Oct 19th to Oct 27th

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

 

Communications:

  • Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd from 7am to 8pm. Polls will be at

At the Township Building

  • Volunteer Fire Relief Association allocation for $11,656.77

  • Pension Allocation $14771.49

  • Budget meeting Oct 27th, 4:30

  • LSA grant funds for installation of gate received $14,000

Booth moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

Booth move to contribute $1700.00 to each of the five fire and ambulance companies, $700 to the Back Mountain Memorial Library.

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

 

Other Business    

Pace announced that the election will be held at the Township building in the back garage to comply with CDC regulations. We are applying for grant money through the CARES Act to purchase supplies relating to COVID-19 impacts, such as sanitizers, scanners, foggers, lighting, etc.

Roadmaster Report

Loyalville Road spot repairs planned for the spring. New truck delayed until December or January. Crack sealing on hold until next year.

Code Enforcement

Loyalville Road property is now in compliance. 171 Maple Tree has also removed vehicles and is now in compliance.

Citation will be issued to 138 Maple Tree. 183 Maple Tree will be reissued summons. Awaiting hearing dates.

 

Price moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:33pm.

 

                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                  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

November 11th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

On Wednesday, 2020, November 11th, 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 7:00pm.

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

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

Price moved to approve the minutes of the October 14th meeting and the October 27th Budget Meeting.

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

 

Price 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.

 

Price moved to approve the list of bills.

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

 

Price moved to advertise proposed budget for 2021.

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

 

Price moved to adopt Ordinance No: 01-20, Establishing Maximum Speed Limits for The Following Road: Halowich Road and Penalties for Violations Thereof.

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

 

Price moved to adopt the Luzerne County 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution #20-10.

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

 

Communications:

  • Thank you note Harvey’s Lake Fire and Ambulance.

  • Hours for the Tax Collector- Nov 13th-2-4pm; Dec 21st-2-4pm; Dec 31st-2-4pm

  • Secretary’s office closed Thanksgiving. Open Nov 27th, 9-1

  • Supervisors to purchase turkeys for road crew

Price moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

Other Business    

Price mentioned that a list of costs incurred for fuel, signage, and employee hours, has been compiled and will be sent to the County for enabling our township to keep the polls open at our site.

Code Enforcement  

Hearing date for Brown property has been set for December 16th, at 1pm. A letter is going to be written and sent to the property owner at 423 SR 29, regarding the dumping of vehicles, tires and refuse on the property.

Price moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth

Pace declared the meeting adjourned at 7:32pm.

                                                                                                                                              

                                                                                           J Carlene Price

                                                                                       Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer