2016 Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 29, 2016

TIME:  6:00PM

CALL TO ORDER:  CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD (JON DETTERY) CALLS MEETING TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE 2017 PROPOSED BUDGET (ALL FUNDS)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

MOTION TO ADJOURN
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD DECEMBER 7, 2016

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL WAS MDE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, TREASURER MARY STITZER AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON WAS ABSENT.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD NOVEMBER 9, 2016 WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR NOVEMBER, 2016 WAS MADE.

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR NOVEMBER, 2016 WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 2016 WAS MADE.

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT OF NOVEMBER 2016 WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT FOR NOVEMBER, 2016 WAS GIVEN.  MOTION TO APPROVE NOVEMBER, 2016 POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR NOVEMBER, 2016 WAS GIVEN. MOTION TO APPROVE NOVEMBER, 2016 POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT FOR NOVEMBER, 2016 WAS GIVEN. MOTION TO APPROVE SOLICITOR’S REPORT FOR NOVEMBER, 2016 WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS GIVEN.

OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION TO ACCEPT ADDRESS CHANGE FOR TOSCA, INC. TO 64 GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD, LOCATED IN THE HUMBOLDT INDUSTIAL PARK, FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES AND MAIL AS LONG AS PHYSICAL ADDRESS REMAIN AS EAST UNION TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO REQUEST PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSIONS TO REVIEW AND RECOMMEND PLANS FOR  ST. JOSEPH’S RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL CENTER WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO ADVERTISE SPECIAL MEETING FOR BUDGET ADOPTION ON DECEMBER 28, 2016, WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION – RESIDENT FROM WEST PINE STREET THANKED THE TOWNSHIP FOR PUTTING UP SIGN.  BOB GABARDI SAID TO CHECK WITH CANDO ON TOSCA BUILDING BEING BOUGHT BY CANDO FOR EXPANSION; HE ALSO INQUIRED ABOUT THE SITUATION OF THE BRANDONVILLE FIRE COMPANY BUILDING AND THSANKED THE TOWNSHIP FOR DOING THE BANNERS. RESIDENT FROM WEST PINE STREET SAID THERE HAD BEEN FLOODING NEXT DOOR; ASKED ABOUT BUILDING BEING CONDEMNED. MARIO CURRELI SAID THE SIGN BY CONTI’S NEEDS TO BE REMOVED.  JUNE NENSTIEL SAID THERE WERE TRUCKS GOING UP WEST PINE STREET AGAIN.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: BOB GABARDI, JOAN MCGOVERN, JUNE NENSTIEL, SANDRA MCPHAEL, MARIO CURRELI, KIM ZIOLKO, JILL CAREYVA
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD NOVEMBER 9, 2016

PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY WAS MADE. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISER DENNIS ANTONELLI, TREASURER MARY STITZER, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD OCTOBER 12, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TREASURER’S REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 2016 WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT OF SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORTS SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER WERE READ. MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORTS FOR SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

ENGINEERS REPORT WAS GIVEN. MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS GIVEN AND AN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOLLOWING MEETING WAS REQUESTED. MOTION TO APPROVE SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT GIVEN.

OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS FOR AMBULANCE SERVICE WITH APTS COVERING ONEIDA/SHEPPTON/EAGLE ROCK AND SHENANDOAH AMBULANCE COVERING BRANDONVILLE AREA IF CONTRACTS DEEMED APPROPRIATE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE A TEMPORARY HOLDING TANK FOR BIROS UTILITIES WASH STATION WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.  JOHN BIROS ABSTAINED FROM VOTING.

MOTION TO ALLOCATE $600.00 TO PURCHASE A COMPUTER AND PRINTER FOR THE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: JOAN MCGOVERN REQUESTED THAT A HANDICAP CHILD SIGN BE PLACED ON WEST PINE STREET.  SUPERVISORS SAID IT WILL BE DONE.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.
 

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: NICOLE FISHER, BETTY BERTHOLD, DUANE C. DALEY, JOAN MCGOVERN, JUNE NENSTIEL, CINDY DETTERY AND BL DEE (?)

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD ON OCTOBER 12, 2016

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY AKE DECISION ON AMBWAS MADE.  PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, SUPERVISOR JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, SOLICITOR PETER O’DONNELL.  TREASURER MARY STITZER AND SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON WERE ABSENT.

MOTION TO HAVE ATTORNEY PETER ODONNELL ACT AS SECRETARY FOR THIS MEETING WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO TABLE READING AND APPROVAL OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT, TREASURER REPORT, POLICE REPORT AND SEWER REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

ENGINEERS REPORT WAS GIVEN. MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S HAD NOTHING TO REPORT.

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO ACCEPT THE CONTRACT WITH GEISINGER HEALTH INSURANCE FOR A ONE YEAR TERM WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO DESIGNATE SHENANDOAH COMMUNITY AMBULANCE AS THE SERVICE PROVIDER FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES FOR EAST UNION TOWNSHIP WAS RESCINDED.

MOTION TO SET UP MEETING WITH APTS AND SHENANDOAH AMBULANCE TO DISCUSS PROVIDING SERVICE FOR THE TOWNSHIP WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HAVE LETTICH & ZIPAY DO THE 2015 TOWNSHIP AUDIT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO TABLE APPROVAL OF ADDRESS CHANGE FOR TOSCA, INC. TO 64 GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD, HAZLE TOWNSHIP, PA, FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES AND MAIL WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:  DUANE DALEY, RINGTOWN, THANKED FOR TREE REMOVAL THAT WAS OVER HIS PROPERTY; ALSO ASKED FOR UPDATE ON SPEED LIMIT SIGNS; SAID HE HELPED 3 TRUCKS THAT MISSED GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD SIGN; ASKED ABOUT BRANDONVILLE FIRE CO. BUILDING; PETER SAID IT IS IN THE HANDS OF ATTORNEY GENERAL AND HAVE GOTTEN NO ANSWER YET. MARIO CURRELI SAID 2 TIMES HE HAD TO REDIRECT TRUCKS THAT MISSED THE GREEN MOUNTAIN SIGN; SUGGESTED THAT IT BE MOVED CLOSER TO WHERE THE BRANDONVILLE GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD IS LOCAED SO THEY CAN SEE IT BEFORE TURNING THERE. TOM NENSTIEL AND SANDRA MCPHAIL OF WEST PINE STREET, SHEPPTON, HAD COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE LOUD MUSIC OF THE NEIGHBORS; THE POLICE WILL BE ASKED TO CHECK INTO IT AND CODE OFFICER LOOK INTO ISSUING CITATION AND POSSIBLE DO AN ORDINANCE TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE.  ED WOLK COMPLAINED ABOUT NEIGHBOR’S CATS AGAIN; CODE OFFICER WAS AT THE RESIDENCE AND FOUND NO VIOLATIONS. HE WAS ADVISED BY PETER TO PURSUE IT CIVILLY. ADVISED HIM THAT HIS COMMENTS ABOUT BURNING THE HOUSE DOWN WERE NOT APPROPRIATE TO STATE AT A PUBLIC MEETING AND ACTION MAY HAVE TO BE TAKEN IF IT IS DETERMINED AS A THREAT.  RESIDENT AT 13 WEST PINE STREET HAS WELL ISSUES WITH PROPERTIES AT 5, 7, 9, AND 11; CODE CAN CHECK TO SEE IF ANY VIOLATIONS THERE THAT CAN BE ADDRESSED BUT PETER ADVISED SHE SHOULD SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AS WELL.. SANDRA MUMICH COMPLAINED THAT HOLES DUG ON HER PROPERTY BY TOWNSHIP WERE NOT COVERED; JOHN BIROS SAID IT WOULD BE ADDRESSED; SHE ALSO WOULD LIKE SIGNS AT SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD STATING CHILDREN AT PLAY OR SPEED LIMIT SIGNS; AN ORDINANCE CAN BE POSSIBLY DONE TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE. BOB GABARDI DISCUSSED THE FIRE COMPANY TRUCK HOUSING PLAN AND THANKED DANNY FROM TOWNSHIP FOR HELPING WITH PUTTING UP BANNERS.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT MEETING WERE MARIO CURRELI, ANN BIROS, BETTY BERTHOLD, DUANE DALEY, ED WOLK, TOM NENSTIEL, JUNE NENSTIEL, SANDRA MCPHAIL, JOAN MCGOVERN, FRED MUMICH, SANDRA MUMICH, BOB GABARDI.
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

TIME:  6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL WAS MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY.  PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, SUPERVISOR JOHN BIROS, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON, ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI WAS ABSENT.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF MEETING HELD AUGUST 3, 2016 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR AUGUST, 2016

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR AUGUST, 2016

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

AUGUST, 2016 POLICE REPORT WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

AUGUST, 2016 ENGINEERS REPORT WAS GIVEN.

MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

AUGUST, 2016 SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS GIVEN WITH A REQUEST FOR EXCECUTIVE SESSION FOLLOWING MEETING.

MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS MADE.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO AUTHORIZE PURCHASE OF NEW BOBCAT E45 EXCAVATOR FOR THE AMOUNT OF $50,380.72 THROUGH HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT, A COSTARS PARTICIPANT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD AUGUST 3, 2016

TIME:  6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL TO BE MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON, ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  ABSENT WERE VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS AND TREASURER MARY STITZER.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD JULY 12, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR JULY, 2016

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR JULY, 2016

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT FOR JULY WAS READ. MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR JUNE AND JULY, 2016 WAS MADE. MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT JULY, 2016 WAS MADE. MOTION TO APPROVE SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS GIVEN.

OLD BUSINESS: NONE

NEW BUSINESS: NONE

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: STEVE BUSHINSKI ASKED IF THE SIGN WAS GOING TO BE PUT UP AND WAS TOLD WE WERE CHECKING ON A STATE PERMIT.  SHOULD BE UP SOON.  BOB BRIGGS STATED THAT THERE HAS BEEN CONGREGATION OF KIDS AT WEST BRANDON AND FRANKLIN STREETS AND HE WAS CONCERNED FOR THEIR SAFETY.  OFFICER WILLIAMS WILL ADDRESS THIS ISSUE.  JUNE NENSTIEL SAID THERE ARE STILL TRUCKS COMING UP PINE STREET THAT MISSED HUMBOLDT ENTRANCE.  MARIO CURRELI STATED THAT THERE HAVE BEEN PEOPLE/KIDS ON THE GIRARD MANOR BRIDGE.  OFFICER WILLIAMS HAS ADDRESSED THIS ISSUE. BOB GABARDI COMPLAINED THAT THERE WERE KIDS IN THE PUMPY SWIMMING.  OFFICER WILLIAMS HAS SPOKEN TO THESE PEOPLE AND IT IS PRIVATE PROPERTY. ALSO SAID HE WOULD PROVIDE THE FIRE FUND EXPENSE REPORT FOR 6/2015 THROUGH 12/2015.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE STEPHEN J. BUSHINSKI, BETTY BERTOLD, CAROL WALLACE, DUANE C. DALEY, LOIS CASEY, JILL CAREYVA, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, CAROL CARTER, BOB BRIGGS, SUSAN CARTER, NICHOLAS J. KALCHICK, BOB GABARDI, MARIO CURRELI.
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD JULY 12, 2016

TIME:  6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS MADE.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON, ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  TREASURER MARY STITZER WAS ABSENT.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD JUNE 8, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR JUNE, 2016

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR JUNE, 2016

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT JUNE, 2016/MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

ENGINEERS REPORT JUNE, 2016/REPORT WILL BE READ AT NEXT MEETING.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT JUNE, 2016/MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT/MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE QUOTE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,825 BY CONKLIN TREE SERVICE TO DO TREE REMOVAL WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE NO OBJECTIONS TO SALE OUTLINED BY SCHUYLKILL COUNTY TAX BUREAU PER LETTER OF JUNE 8, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE CANDO RAILROAD VARIANCE APPLICATION AS RECOMMENDED BY THE ZONING HEARING BOARD DECISION OF MAY 9, 2016 (NO OBJECTIONS WERE FILED) WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO CONSIDER PURCHASE OF BOBCAT MACHINE TO REPLACE THE BROKEN VOLVO BACKHOE

WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO ADVERTISE AMENDMENTS TO THE 2016-3 ORDINANCE (CURFEW ORDINANCE) WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: BOB GABARDI STATED THAT THE FIRE COMPANY WILL BE HOSTING A TRUCK HOUSING EVENT 2ND SATURDAY IN OCTOBER AND WILL BE CLOSING OAK STREET AND HAVE NO PARKING ON PINE STREET BETWEEN 1 AND 3:00 PM.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: ROBERT GABARDI, LOIS CASEY, ED CASEY, DANIEL MERVA
 

MINUTES OF MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD JUNE 1, 2016

TIME:  6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL TO BE MADE BY VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE VICE- CHAIRMAN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, TREASURER MARY STITZER, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY WAS ABSENT.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS MEETING IS TO ONLY ADDRESS THE BIE OPENINGS FOR THE 2016 ROAD PROJECT.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO OPEN BIDS FOR THE 2016 ROAD PROJECT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS, ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

BID RECEIVED AND READ BY TOWNSHIP ENGINEER WAS FROM ASPHALT MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONS, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $219,125.40.

MOTION TO HAVE SUPERVISORS AND ENGINEER REVIEW THE PROPOSED BID WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO AWARD BID AT THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING PROVIDED BID MEETS REQUIRED SPECIFICATIONS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: NONE

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE: BETTY BERTHOLD, DUANE DALEY, BOB GABARDI, LINDA CROLL, LOIS CASEY, MARIO CURRELI,  KIM ZIOLKO
 

MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD ON MAY 16, 2016

TIME:  4:00PM

CALL TO ORDER:  CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD (JON DETTERY) CALLS MEETING TO ORDER. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS WAS ASBSENT.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE AGREEMENT OF SALE OF 213 FOURTH STREET, ONEIDA, PA TO JONATHAN BIROS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

LET THE MINUTES REFLECT THAT THIS WAS A DULY AUTHORIZED PUBLIC MEETING WITH PROOF OF PUBLICATION PROVIDED BY THE STANDARD SPEAKER.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING:  JONATHAN BIROS
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD APRIL 6, 2016

TIME:  6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY.  PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, TREASURER MARY STITZER, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF MEETING HELD MARCH 2, 2016 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR MARCH, 2016 WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TREASURER’S REPORT FOR MARCH, 2016 WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

MARCH, 2016 POLICE REPORT WAS READ. MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MARCH, 2016 ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY DAVE WALASAVAGE. MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MARCH, 2016 SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY ATTORNEY O’DONNELL. MOTION TO APPROVE SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS GIVEN TO SUPERVISORS TO REVIEW.  MOTION TO APPROVE SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  JOHN BIROS VOTED NO.  MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE PLANNING COMMISSION’S RECOMMENDATION FOR REQUEST OF SUBDIVISION REVERSAL PLAN OF PATRICK AND PATRICIA BUCKLEN TO FORM LOT ER 34A IN EAGLE ROCK DEVELOPMENT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE PLANNING COMMISSION’S RECOMMENDATION GRANTING WAIVERS PER LETTER OF ARRO ENGINEERING FOR SAID LOT ER 34A IN EAGLE ROCK DEVELOPMENT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APROVE ADVERTISEMENT OF BIDS TO DO OIL AND CHIP ROAD PROJECT FOR PHINNEYVILLE MOUNTAIN ROAD IN ITS ENTIRETY, POLE ROAD AND GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD TO TRAILER ROAD WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO ACCEPT RESIGNATION OF DONNA GULASH FROM THE EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SEWER AUTHORITY WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO REQUIRE EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SEWER AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE A MONTHLY REPORT TO THE TOWNSHIP WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP SCHEDULE BEGINNING APRIL 20TH THROUGH MAY 12TH, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO WRITE A CHECK FROM FIRE FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,000.00 TO SOVFC WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION – JILL CAREYVA COMPLIMENTED THE TOWNSHIP ROAD CREW FOR A JOB WELL DONE.  DAVE LAPINSKY ASKED ABOUT THE TRACTOR-TRAILER SIGN.  WAS TOLD IT WAS ORDERED AND WILL BE PUT UP.  DUANE DALEY ASKED TO HAVE A BEAR TRAP PUT BY HIS PROPERTY.  JOHN EVANCHO ASKED FOR FOOSE LANE TO BE FIXED.  IT WILL BE SUBMITTED AGAIN THIS YEAR FOR GRANT MONIES AND THE TOWNSHIP WILL ON IT AND WILL TRY TO PAVE IT A FEW FEET EACH YEAR.  DENNIS CONTI INDICATED THAT THE SHENANDOAH FISH AND GAME CLUB WOULD BE WILLING TO PURCHASE THE BRANDONVILLE FIRE COMPANY PROPERTY.  STEVE BUSHINSKI INFORMED EVERYONE ABOUT THE EMERAL ASH BORES THAT ARE DESTROYING THE ASH TREES.  SUGGESTED WE NOTIFY PROPERTY OWNERS.  DCNR CAN BE CONTACTED TO SEE IF THEY HAVE FURTHER INFORMATION.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT MEETING:  LORI CONTI, JOANN CONTI, DENNIS CONTI, SR., KIM ZIOLKO, MARIO CURRELI, BETTY BERTHOLD, DUANCE C. DALEY, NICHOLAS J. KALCHICK, JILL CAREYVA, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, BOB GABARDI, JOHN EVANCHO, STEPHEN BUSHINSKI, DAVE LAPINSKY, CORINE PAWLOWSKI
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD MARCH 2, 2016

TIME:  6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON, TREASURER MARY STITZER AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF MEETING HELD FEBRUARY 3, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR FEBRUARY, 2016 WAS MADE.

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR FEBRUARY, 2016 WAS MADE.

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

FEBRUARY, 2016 POLICE REPORT WAS MADE.

MOTION TO APPROVE FEBRUARY, 2016 POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

FEBRUARY, 2016 ENGINEERS REPORT WAS MADE BY DAVE WALASAVAGE.

MOTION TO APPROVE FEBRUARY, 2016 ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

FEBRUARY, 2016 SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS MADE BY ATTORNEY O’DONNELL.

MOTION TO APPROVE FEBRUARY, 2016 SOLICITOR’S REPORT WITH REQUEST FOR AN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOLLOWING MEETING WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT GIVEN.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE PLANNING COMMISSION’S CONDITIONAL APPROVAL FOR CANDO RAILROAD MINOR SUBDIVISION IF VARIANCE IS GRANTED BY THE EUT ZONING BOARD WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE REWAL OF EMC INSURANCE PACKAGE POLICY FOR AN ADDITIONAL YEAR WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE SWIF (STATE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND) POLICY FOR THE SHEPPTON-ONEIDA VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS FOR AN ADDITIONAL YEAR (PENDING NOTICE OF INCREASE TO INSURE THE RESQUE SQUAD) WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE 2016 BLS RUN CARDS FOR THE FIRE COMPANY WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE SHEPPTON-ONEIDA RESCUE SQUAD AS THE RECOGNIZED PRIMARY RESCUE SERVICE RESPONDER FOR THE TOWNSHIP WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO ERECT RATTLIN RUN ROAD SIGN AS PER PERMISSION FROM THE STATE HAS BEEN APPROVED WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE A “NO TRUCK TURN AROUND”  SIGN TO BE PLACED BY FIREHOUSE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE A “NO TRACTOR/TRAILER ENTRANCE AND MILEAGE TO INDUSTRIAL PARK” SIGN TO BE PLACED NEAR GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD ENTRANCE CONTINGENT UPON PENNDOT APPROVAL AND CANDO REIMBURSEMENT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE ADVERTISEMENT FOR CPA TO DO 2015 AUDIT SINCE WE CURRENTLY HAVE NO AUDITORS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO ACCEPT 2016 COSTAR CONTRACT 5610-36 FOR BITUMINOUS MATERIALS PRICE QUOTE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE ATTENDANCE AT PSATS 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE APPLICATION TO SECURE A DCNR GRANT FOR A MUNICIPAL PARK WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE LETTER TO HOST VALLEY FORGE TRAIL RIDERS’ ENDURO TO SUBMIT WITH THEIR RACE/PARADE PERMIT APPLICATION FROM PENNDOT WITH REQUEST FOR COPY OF SAID PERMIT WHEN OBTAINED WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:  THE TOWNSHIP WORKERS WILL BE ASKED TO LOOK AT LARUE AMORATIS’ DRIVEWAY.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING:  BETTY BERTHOLD, DUANCE C. DALEY, JOSEPH T. BRETOSKY, JILL CAREYVA, NICK KALCHICK, BOB GABARDI, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, MARIO CURRELI, KIM ZIOLKO, STEVE BUSHINSKY, JONATHAN BIROS, JUNE KUZMITSKY, LARUE AMORATIS
 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD FEBRUARY 3, 2016

TIME:  6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL TO BE MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, TREASURER MARY STITZER, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REORGANIZTIONAL MEETING HELD JANUARY 4, 2015 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD JANUARY 4, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING HELD JANUARY 22, 2016 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  DENNIS ANTONELLI ABSTAINED AS HE WAS NOT PRESENT AT MEETING.  MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR JANUARY, 2015

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR JANUARY, 2016

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

JANUARY, 2016 POLICE REPORT WAS READ. MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

JANUARY, 2016 ENGINEERS REPORT WAS MADE BY DAVE WALASAVAGE. MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

JANUARY, 2016 SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS MADE BY ATTORNEY O’DONNELL. MOTION TO APPROVE SOLOCITOR’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NO JANUARY, 2016 SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS MADE.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE COSTARS SALT CONTRACT FOR THE 2016/2017 SEASON AT THE SAME TONNAGE AS CURRENT CONRACT OF 200 TONS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 2016-2 APPROVING SUBMISSION OF DEMOLITION REQUEST TO THE COUNTY OF SCHUYLKILL, IF NECESSARY, WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE EXECUTIVE SESSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING MEETING TO DISCUSS THE AUDITOR SITUATION AND SIGNATURE SPRINGS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

JILL CAREYVA ASKED WHAT THE PUC EXEMPTION FOR EAGLE ROCK HIDDEN PHASE III FOR ABOVE GROUND WIRING WAS.  ATTORNEY O’DONNELL EXPLAINED THAT THE PUC HAD GRANTED THEM AN EXEMPTION FOR THE WIRING.  MARIO CURRELI ASKED WHY NOT ALL EXPENSES READ FOR EACH ACCOUNT WHEN DOING THE TREASURER’S REPORT.  WAS TOLD THAT IT WOULD BE EXTREMELY LENGTHY AND IF SOMEONE WANTED A COPY OF THE TREASURER’S REPORT, THEY CAN REQUEST ONE. STEVE BUSHINSKY INDICATED THAT THEY WERE HAVING ISSUES WITH TRUCKS AGAIN ON GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD.  WAS TOLD THAT A SIGN IS BEING CONSIDERED TO BE PLACED BY YABLONSKY’S STORE TELLING TRUCKS THAT INDUSTRIAL PARK IS NORTH FIVE MILES.  WE WILL CHECK WITH CANDO TO SEE IF THEY WILL PAY FOR IT. BOB GABARDI WILL CHECK WITH CANDO TO SEE IF THEY WOULD BE WILLING TO DO SOMETHING.  EVEN POSSIBLY CHANGING TO EAST, WEST OR NORTH GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD TO DISINGUISH BETWEEN THE TWO.  JUNE KUZMITSKY ASKED IF WE COULD COMPILE AN EMAIL LIST OF RESIDENTS TO NOTIFY RESIDENTS OF A MEETING CANCELLATION OR POST IT ON THE WEBSITE. IT COULD BE POSTED ON WEBSITE BUT ONLY IF TIME ALLOWS SINCE WEBSITE IS MANAGED BY SOMEONE.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE BOB GABARDI, STEPHEN BUSHINSKI, JILL CAREYVA, MARIO CURRELI, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, LOIS CASEY, LINDA CROLL, BETTY BERTHOLD, DUANE DALEY, NICK KALCHICK, BOB SHALA AND LARUE AMORATO
 

MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD ON JANUARY 22, 2016

MEETING BEGAN AT 4:30 PM.

THE PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER WAS MADE BY CHAIRMAN JON DETERY.  ROLL CALL WAS MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY.  PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON, AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI AND TREASURER MARY STITZER WERE ABSENT.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE PAUL ANDREUZZI AS CHAIRMAN OF THE VACANCY BOARD WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE MARIO CURRELI AS CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION – NONE

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT MEETING:  MARIO CURRELI, BETTY BERTHOLD, DUANCE C. DALEY, ADELE ZAREMBA
 

MINUTES OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP REORGANIZATION MEETING

HELD ON JANAURY 4, 2016

MOTION TO VACATE THE BOARD WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT JON DETTERY TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN TO BEGIN ORGANIZATION WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT LISA DAVIDSON TEMPORARY SECRETARY TO RECORD NOMINATIONS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO NOMINATE JON DETTERY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO NOMINATE JOHN BIROS AS VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT LISA DAVIDSON SECRETARY WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT LISA DAVIDSON TOWNSHIP MANAGER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT MARY STITZER TREASURER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO SET THE TREASURER’S BOND AT $500,000.00 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO SET THE TAX COLLECTOR’S BOND AT $500,000.00 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO SET TOWNSHIP MANAGER’S BOND AT $500,000.00 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO NOMINATE LISA DAVIDSON OPEN RECORDS OFFICER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO SET THE SUPERVISORS SALARY AT $156.25 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL AS LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE TOWNSHIP AT A RATE OF $125.00 PER HOUR WITH NO MONTLY RETAINER FEE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT THE LAW OFFICES OF SKOKOWSKI & DECOSMO AS LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE ZONING HEARING BOARD AT A RATE OF $125.00 PER HOUR WITH NO MONTHLY RETAINER FEE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT ARRO ENGINEERING AS THE ENGINEERING FIRM FOR THE TOWNSHIP WITH NO RETAINER FEE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HAVE LUZERNE BANK AS THE DEPOSITORY FOR THE TOWNSHIP WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT ROBERT GABARDI AS FIRE INSPECTOR WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT WILLIAM C. BRIOR AS SEWAGE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT BRUCE DOBASH AS ALTERNATE SEWAGE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT PAUL ANDREUZZI AS CHAIRMAN OF THE VACANCY BOARD WAS MADE BYJON DETTERY.  THERE WAS NO SECOND.

MOTION TO APPOINT BOB GABARDI AS CHAIRMAN OF THE VACANCY BOARD WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELI.  THERE WAS NO SECOND.

MOTION TO APPOINT BERKHEIMER ASSOCIATES AS DELINQUENT TAX COLLECTOR FOR THE TOWNSHIP WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT KYLE MUMMEY AS EMA COORDINATOR WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT KYLE MUMMEY AS HEALTH ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT ARRO ENGINEERING AS UCC INSPECTOR WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT ROBERT GABARDI AND MARIO CURELLI AS CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY. THERE WAS NO SECOND.

MOTION TO APPOINT ANTHONY HARRIS AS ZONING OFFICER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT ALL THREE SUPERVISORS AS REPRESENTATIVES TO NORTHERN SCHUYLKILL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT ROBERT GABARDI AS REPRESENTATIVE TO THE CAN DO, INC.  BOARD OF DIRECTORS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO SCHEDULE THE REGULAR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETINGS FOR THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH.  IF THE FIRST WEDNESDAY IS A HOLIDAY, THE MEETING WILL BE HELD ON THE FOLLOWING THURSDAY.  MEETINGS WILL BEGIN AT 6:00 PM AT THE EAST UNION TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 10 E. ELM STREET, SHEPPTON, PA.   ALL SPECIAL MEETINGS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE STANDARD SPEAKER NEWSPAPER IN ADVANCE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO PAY ALL BILLS WHEN DUE IF FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION FOR SUPERVISORS, SECRETARY, TREASURER, AUDITORS, ASSESSORS, TAX COLLECTOR AND SOLICITER TO BE DELEGATES FOR THE STATE ASSOCIATIONS ANNUAL CONFERENCE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION FOR JOHN BIROS TO BE VOTING DELEGATE FOR THE STATE ASSOCIATIONS ANNUAL CONFERENCE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION FOR ALL THREE SUPERVISORS TO BE DELEGATES TO THE LANDFILL WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO SET THE MILEAGE COMPENSATION AT $0.40 PER MILE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

REORGANIZATION MEETING CONCLUDES AT 6:15PM

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD JANUARY 4, 2016

TIME: 6:16 PM

CALL TO ORDER WAS MADE BY CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY.  PRESENT WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON, TREASURER MARY STITZER AND ATORNEY PETER O’DONNELL.  VICE CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS WAS ABSENT.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD DECEMBER 2, 2015 WAS MADE BY DENNIS

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING HELD DECEMBER 30, 2015 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TREASURER’S REPORT FOR DECEMBER, 2015 WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE DECEMBER, 2015 TREASURER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR DECEMBER, 2015 WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

POLICE REPORT FOR DECEMBER, 2015 WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT FOR DECEMBER, 2015 WAS GIVEN.

MOTION TO APPROVE SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR DECEMBER, 2015 WAS READ.

MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION TO DECLINE/DISMISS PROPOSED ADVERTISED GUN ORDINANCE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE HIRING OF PART-TIME POLICE OFFICER AT THE RATE OF $14.00 PER HOUR WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF A PORTABLE MOTOROLA RADIO WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 1 OF 2016 ACCEPTING DEED IN LIEU OF CONDEMNATION OF 213 FOURTH ST., ONEIDA, PA, WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS – STEVE BUSHINSKI, RINGTOWN, PA, STATED HIS LENGTHY OPINION AS TO WHY THERE IS NO NEED FOR A GUN DISCHARGE ORDINANCE IN THIS TOWNSHIP.  STEVE LABUDA, SHEPPTON, PA, STATED THAT THERE SHOULD BE LINES ON THE NEWLY PAVED PHINNEYVILLE ROAD AND ALSO THAT ADDITIONAL WORK SHOULD BE DONE ALONGSIDE THE BERMS; ASLO COMPLAINED ABOUT THE QUADS FROM CITY ON PRIVATE PROPERTY ALONG EAST BRANDON STREET.  PAM HARTZ, SHEPPTON, PA, WANTED TO KNOW HOW MANY COMPLAINTS WERE RECEIVED ON GUN COMPLAINTS TO REQUIRE A GUN ORDINANCE BE DRAFTED.  COMMENTED ON HOW SHE THOUGHT AN ORDINANCE SHOULD BE BROUGHT TO LIGHT. IT SHOULD NOT BE BY REQUEST OF A SUPERVISOR.  SHE ALSO COMMENTED ON THE CURFEW ORDINANCE AND BURN ORDINANCE NOT BEING DRAFTED.  MARIO CURELLI, RINGTOWN, ASKED WHY THE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER POSITION WAS NOT VOTED ON.  HE ASKED THAT IT BE ADVERTISED AS DENNIS ANTONELLI WANTED IT TO BE SO THAT THIS POSITION COULD BE FILLED.  ALSO ASKED WHAT THE PRICE DIFFERENCE WAS FOR TRAILER ROAD TO BE DONE BY THE TOWNSHIP VS. A PROFESSIONAL JOB.  LINDA CROLL, SHEPPTON, PA, THANKED PEOPLE WHO VOTED FOR HER TO BE AUDITOR BUT REFUSED TO SIT ON A PANEL TO SET JON DETTERY’S SALARY WHEN SHE HAS NO RESPECT FOR HIM.  JILL CAREYVA ASKED IF WE HAVE A VEHICLE FOR THE PART TIME POLICE OFFICER.

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY.  ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MEETING CONCLUDES 6:40 PM

PRESENT AT MEETING – MARIO CURRELI, JOE YABLONSKY, LINDA CROLL, MARYANN SPEVAK, LOIS CASEY, BOB FELLIN, KIM ZIOLKO, EDWINA MATUSZKIEWCZ, PAM HARTZ, BOB GABARDI, JILL CAREYVA, BOB SHALA, STEPHEN AND JULIETTE BUSHINSKI, BILL AND ADELE ZAREMBA