April 14th, 2021, Meeting Minutes

On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, 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 March 10th 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 materials quotes from Pikes Creek Asphalt.

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

 

Pace moved to purchase Magnesium Chloride from Bradco Supply at $13.50/bag.

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

 

Booth moved to purchase pipe from Fry’s Plastic at $8.85/FT.

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

 

Pace moved to advertise Loyalville Road Project.

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

 

Communications:

  • Fall Clean-Up Sept. 11th, 9-2 Info posted on website. Flyers available at the township building

  • Tax Collector’s Hours: Attached and listed on web site.

  • Election Day is Tuesday May 18.  Polls open at 7am

 

Pace moved to accept the communications as read.

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

Other Business

Township will be accepting bids for repairs on portions of Loyalville Rd. Bids will be opened at the May meeting.

Roadmaster

Supervisors are looking to replace guide rails on two of our township roads this summer.

Code Enforcement

Hearing was held on March 24th. A 60-day extension was granted. Next hearing is on May 25th at 12:30 PM.

Pace moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:54pm

                                                                                                                

                                                                                   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

May 12th, 2021, Meeting Minutes

On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021, 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 7:07pm.

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 April 14th 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.

 

Opening of bids for Loyalville Road Project.

Pace moved to award the bid for the Loyalville Road project to H&K Group for the amount of $91,760.75.

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

 

Pace moved to accept materials quotes from American Asphalt.

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

 

Pace moved to pay Powell’s for upfit of truck in the amount of $47,951.21

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

 

Communications:

  • Liquid fuels refund $1979.97

  • Spring Clean-up moved to Sept. 11th

  • Election Day May 18. Polls will be in back building again.

  • Township office remains closed to the public due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. 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

  • June Township meeting will be held in person, in the garage behind the municipal building.

 

Pace moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

Other Business

New lighting installed in township buildings to meet COVID requirements. Halowich Rd. speed limit signs have been installed.

 

Roadmaster

Payment request for the new truck LSA grant has ben submitted. Awaiting payment. The truck that was purchased due to the accident with the PennDOT truck is due to be delivered to Powell’s for the upfit later this month. Guide rails will be installed along Troxell Switch and North Mountain Roads. Bob Pace, Gary Booth and the road crew all attended flagger training in April.

 

Code Enforcement

A continuation hearing will be held on May 25th at 12:30pm for the Brown property. The next hearing will be on June 9th at 12:30 for 183 Maple Tree Rd.

 

Pace moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth.

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:42pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               J. Carlene Price

                                                                                  Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer