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June 12, 2024, Meeting Minutes

 

On Wednesday, June 12th, 2024, the Lake Township Board of Supervisors held its monthly meeting at the Municipal Building. Chairman Jerry Price called the meeting to order at 7:06 pm.

 

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

 

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

 

Booth moved to approve the minutes of the May 8th meeting.

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

 

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

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

 

Booth moved to approve the payment of the list of bills.

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

 

Communications:

  • Police fines received in the amount of $802.91

  • Paving beginning this week: Locust Tree, Schoolhouse, Meeker Outlet Rds

Booth moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

Roadmaster Report

Received two quotes for dump boxes and plows. Both in the $50,000-$60,000 range and Costars approved. Will discuss with road crew necessary items in quotes. LSA grant funds awarded in the amount of $75,000. They will be used to purchase a new backhoe.

 

Code Enforcement

A 3rd citation has been sent to Maple Tree Rd resident this month. Awaiting court dates for two properties recently cited. Owner of Evergreen Estates and County will be contacted about camper. Courtesy letter will be sent to resident at Locust Tree Rd Property.

 

Other Business

Waiting to hear back from Swanson’s Atty. Regarding closing on property. Bid packages for road projects on Sorber Mtn and Loyalville Rds are being advertised. Bids will be opened next month. Continued work on revising our building code ordinance to include penalties for failure to obtain permits.

 

Booth moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Scavone

 

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:48pm.           

                                                                                                                                

                                                                                      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

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July 10th, 2024, Meeting Minutes

 

On Wednesday, July 10th, 2024, the Lake Township Board of Supervisors held its monthly meeting at the Municipal Building. Chairman Jerry Price called the meeting to order at 6:58 pm.

 

Meeting Attendees: Jerry Price, Gary Booth, Solicitor Sean McNealis, and Secretary J. Carlene Price.

 

All joined in the pledge to the flag.

 

Booth moved to approve the minutes of the June 12th meeting.

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

 

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

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

 

Booth moved to approve the payment of the list of bills.

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

 

 Opening of Bids

 

Booth moved to accept the bid package from American Asphalt for paving of Sorber Mountain and Loyalville Roads, in the amount of $551878.50 contingent upon Engineers review.

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

 

Booth moved to accept the insurance package quote from Kilmer Insurance in the amount of $24255.00 with an effective date of August 10, 2024.

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

 

Communications:

  • Fall Clean-Up Sept 9th. Flyer attached

  • Tax Collector hours posted and attached

Booth moved to accept the communications as read.

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

 

Roadmaster Report

Quotes from Powell’s and Bradco being scaled back to just dump body and hydraulics as per our budget.

 

Code Enforcement

Since a 3rd citation has been sent to Maple Tree Rd resident, Solicitor is looking into placing a lien on the property.  Awaiting court date for same property. A warrant has been issued for Queen of Peace property owner who failed to respond to the citation. Evergreen Estates issue has been handed over to the County.

 

Other Business

Waiting to hear back from Swanson’s Atty. regarding closing on property. Continued work on revising our building code ordinance to include penalties for failure to obtain permits. New backhoe has arrived.

 

Hearing of visitors

Question was raised about using the millings from the road project on the dirt portion of Sorber Mountain Rd. The engineer will request a change order with American Asphalt to see if they are capable of performing the additional work and to assess the cost.

 

Booth moved to adjourn.

          Seconded by Price

 

Price declared the meeting adjourned at 7:53pm.           

                                                                                                                               

                                                                                               J. Carlene Price

                                                                                               Lake Township Secretary/Treasurer

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