October 9th, 2019 Meeting Minutes

 

On Wednesday October 9th, 2019, the Lake Township Board of Supervisors held its monthly meeting at the Municipal Building. Chairman Bob Pace called the meeting to order at 7:02pm.

 

Meeting Attendees: Bob Pace, Jerry Price, 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 September 11th, 2019 meeting.

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

 

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

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

 

Price moved to approve the list of bills.

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

 

Price moved to advertise the intent to hire a qualified CPA to perform the 2019 audit.

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

 

Communications:

  • Election Day is Tuesday, November 5th from 7am to 8pm. Polls will be at the municipal building.

  • Liquid Fuels 2019 Allocation-$118,416.29 v ($2000 less than last yr)

  • Grant money Received for Tank -$36886.00

  • Volunteer Fire Relief Association allocation for $ 11,594.76^

  • Pension Allocation $ 15,361.49 ^

  • Tire recycling Oct 12th.

  • Budget meeting Oct 21st, 4:30.

Price moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

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

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

                                                                                               

Other Business

Booth announced that a new motor has been put in the pick-up truck and it is running well. Our roller is no longer useful. In the process of getting quotes for roller and possible multi-purpose mini loader. Looking into a grant for the roller. Price received all paperwork necessary to begin fence installation. Planning to have it installed before the end of the year. North Mtn. Rd. Project is done as well as Sorber Mtn. Road. Halowich Road is near completion. Transco Pipeline repaved over Loyalville Rd. Booth gave a code enforcement update. The county has been sent reports on two properties in question and citations are being taken to the Magistrate this week on remaining properties.

 

Price moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Pace.

 

Pace declared the meeting adjourned at 7:43pm.

 

                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                 J. Carlene Price

                                                                                 Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 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

Nov 13th, 2019 Meeting Minutes

 

On Wednesday November 13th, 2019, the Lake Township Board of Supervisors held its monthly meeting at the Municipal Building. Chairman Bob Pace called the meeting to order at 7:05pm.

 

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

 

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

 

Price moved to approve the minutes of the October 9th meeting and the October 21st Budget Meeting.

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

 

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

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

 

Price moved to approve the list of bills.

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

 

Price moved to advertise proposed budget for 2020.

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

 

Communications:

  • Thank you notes from Back Mountain Regional Fire and Ambulance, Harvey’s Lake Fire and Ambulance and Back Mountain Library

  • Hours for the Tax Collector- Nov 16th-8-10am; Dec 18th-2-4pm; Dec 28th-8-10am; Dec 31st -2-4pm

  • Secretary’s office closed Thanksgiving. Open Nov 27th, 8-1

  • Supervisors to purchase turkeys for road crew

Price moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

Other Business

Paced addressed the issue we are having with the township building sinking. Met with the engineer and a contractor to discuss options. Along with repairs to this building, the possibility of applying for a grant for a new building is under discussion. We will be applying for a grant for a new roller. The new fence and gate have been installed. Waiting for the electrician to wire the system. Project should be completed by the end of the month. Booth updated residents on the status of the citations that were delivered. Waiting to hear from the magistrate’s office on what will be our next steps.

 

Hearing of Visitors

The Supervisor’s addressed questions regarding the rainwater tax, which is not affecting our township as of yet.

 

Price moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth.

 

Pace declared the meeting adjourned at 7:52pm.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        J. Carlene Price

                                                                   Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer