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

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

June 9th, 2021, Meeting Minutes

On Wednesday, June 9th, 2021, The Lake Township Supervisors held their regular monthly meeting in the maintenance garage. Chairman Jerry Price called the meeting to order at 7:04pm.

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 12th 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 advertise the sale of Dodge truck.

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

 

Communications:

  • LSA Grant funds received in the amount of $75,000, for the purchase of the new truck.

  • Police fines received in the amount of $721.37.

  • Township office will be open to the public following the state restrictions being lifted. Masks will be required to enter the building if you are NOT vaccinated.

  • Meetings will be held in person going forward. Depending on CDC regulations, they may be held in the building or maintenance  garage.

 

Pace moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

Other Business

Crew sanitized the meeting space with hospital grade equipment in addition to the antiviral lighting that has been installed.

Guide Rails have been replaced on North Mountain and Troxell Switch Roads.

 

Roadmaster

The truck that was purchased due to the accident with the PennDOT truck is due to be delivered to Powell’s for the upfit no later than next week. Supervisors will initiate performance evaluations starting next week.

 

Code Enforcement

Residents at 138 maple Tree Rd have been found guilty at their code enforcement hearing. They have 30 days to appeal before a fine will be issued. 183 Maple Tree residents also found guilty by reason of no show. Magistrate will issue a citation.

 

Pace moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Booth.

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:34pm

                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                J Carlene Price

                                                                                Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer