2017 Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD APRIL 5, 2017

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS MADE.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICECHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, TREASURER MARY STITZER, SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON AND ATTORNEY JOSEPH BARANKO.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD MARCH 1, 2017 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR MARCH, 2017 WAS MADE. MOTION TO APPROVE MARCH, 2017 CORRESPONDENCE REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR MARCH, 2017 WAS MADE. MOTION TO APPROVE MARCH, 2017 TREASURERS REPORT WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT FOR MARCH, 2017 WAS MADE. MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR MARCH, 2017 WAS GIVEN. MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT FOR MARCH, 2017 WAS GIVEN. MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS NOT MADE.

OLD BUSINESS:

NONE

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE TOWNSHIP CLEAN UP TO BEGIN APRIL 19, 2017 WEATHER PERMITTING WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE GRANT APPLICATION FOR DIRT, GRAVEL & LOW VOLUME ROAD FUNDING, WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION FOR AN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOLLOWING MEETING REGARDING ZONING ISSUES WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO GIVE $3,000.00 TO THE SHEPPTON-ONEIDA VOLUNEER FIRE COMPANY WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION FOR ATTORNEY BARANKO TO DO A TITLE SEARCH ON CHERNISKY PROPERTY WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

LOIS CASEY, WALNUT ST., RINGTOWN, STATED HER ROAD HAD ONLY ONE LANE OPEN AND SAID SHE CALLED JON DETTERY AND ASKED WHY; HIS ROAD WAS OPEN. BOB FERRARI, MARKET ST., SHEPPTON, SAID 10 W. MARKET ST. HOME HAD STONE ON THE RIGHT OF WAY, WHAT IS THE TOWNSHIP GOING TO DO ABOUT IT? ALSO, NEIGHBORS BEHIND HIS HOUSE HAVE STORED TIRES; WANTED TO KNOW IF YOU CAN BURN PAPER/CARDBOARD. HE WAS TOLD THAT AS FAR AS THE TOWNSHIP EASEMENT, THE SUPERVISORS WILL MAKE A DECISION. EUT POLICE OFFICER SAID THAT IF QUADS ARE NOT GOING INTO WOODS AND ARE BEING NUISANCE, HE WILL ENFORCE. LARUE AMORATIS, POLE ROAD, RINGTOWN, STATED QUADS ARE USING PRIVATE PROPERTY BUT THEY DO HAVE RIGHT OF WAY; ALSO THROWING FOOD IN DRIVEWAY; ATTORNEY ADVISED IT IS A CIVIL MATTER. TOM LAUNIKONIS BRANDON ST., SHEPPTON, HAD A COMPLAINT ABOUT GARBAGE ON NEIGHBOR’S PROPERTY; MARIO WILL LOOK INTO IT. BOB GABARDI, CENTER ST., SHEPPTON, WANTED TO KNOW IF WE HAD ANY MORE FLAGS; HE WILL PUT THEM UP.

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

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: MARIO CURRELI, KIM ZIOLKO, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, TOM LAUNIKONIS, JOYCE LAUNIKONIS, LINDA CROLL, LIOS CASEY, BOB GABARDI, JILL CAREYVA, STEVE BUSHINSKI, JONATHAN BIROS.

 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD MARCH 1, 2017

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL WAS MADE BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, TREASURER MARY STITZER, ATTORNEY JOSEPH BARANKO. SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI AND SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON WERE ABSENT. TREASURER MARY STITZER RECORDED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING.

MOTION TO APPROVE REGULAR MEETING HELD FEBRUARY 1, 2017 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR FEBRUARY, 2017 WAS MADE. MOTION TO APPROVE

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

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR FEBRUARY, 2017 WAS MADE. MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT

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

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT FOR FEBRUARY, 2017 WAS READ. MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR FEBRUARY, 2017 WAS GIVEN BY DAVE WALASAVAGE. MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NO SOLICITOR’S REPORT FOR FEBRUARY, 2017 WAS GIVEN.

SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT FOR JANUARY, 2017 WAS RECEIVED. MOTION TO APPROVE SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

OLD BUSINESS:

NONE

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE RENEWAL OF EMC INSURANCE POLICY FOR AN ADDITIONAL ONE YEAR PERIOD WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE RENEWAL OF SWIF INSURANCE POLICY FOR THE FIRE COMPANY/RESCUE SQUAD FOR AN ADDITIONAL ONE YEAR PERIOD WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HIRE THE SLUSSER LAW FIRM TO SERVE AS THE NEW TOWNSHIP SOLICITOR AT THE RATE OF $95.00 PER HOUR FOR AN ATTORNEY; $85.00 PER HOUR FOR A PARALEGAL. WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HAVE SOLICITOR COMPLETE THE CERTIFICATION OF TITLE OF THE PROPOSED PARK GRANT PROPERTY WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO DISCONTINUE THE CODE OFFICER AND HEALTH CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER POSITIONS AND TURN THE DUTIES OVER TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS TABLED BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION IS TABLED.

MOTION TO HOLD AN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOLLOWING THE MEETING FOR PERSONNEL WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

STEVE BUSHINSKY STATED THAT CHANGING SOLICITORS FOR THE TOWNSHIP WILL INCUR COSTS TO THE TOWNSHIP; WAS THERE A REASON FOR CHANGING; WOULD LIKE SUPERVISORS TO CONSIDER TWO THINGS 1) SEEMS THAT WAY BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED IS THAT SUPERVIROS TALK AMONG THEMSELVES, WHY NOT LET THE PUBLIC CONSTITUANTS HAVE A SAY AND CONSIDER WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY BEFORE THEY VOTE – CAN THEY CHANGE THE WAY MEETINGS ARE CONDUCTED; 2) TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT-WHY CAN’T THEY TELL PEOPLE WHY THEY FIRED ATTORNEY BEFORE MAKING THE CHANGE. JOHN BIROS STATED THAT 20 DAYS OF WORK COST $2600 & CHANGE FOR VIRTUALLY NOTHING-STILL HAVE BLIGHTED PROEPRTIES-STATED ATTORNEY HAS DONE NOTHING; TAXPAYES HAVE PUT OUT MONEY AND NOTHING IS BEING DONE. MARIO CURERELI ASKED ABOUT EXECUTIVE SESSION AFTER MEETING.

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

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: KIM ZIOLKO, MARIO CURRELI, STEVE BUSHINSKY, LINDA CROLL, LOIS CASEY, JOAN MCGOVERN, JUNE NENSTIEL, JILL CAREYVA, JONATHAN BIROS, BOB GABARDI, KYLE MUMMEY, MICHAEL MARTZ, MALLORY JOHNSON

 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD ON FEBRUARY 1, 2017

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

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

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REORGANIZATION MEETING HELD JANUARY 3, 2017 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE REGULAR MEETING HELD JANUARY 3, 2017 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE SPECIAL MEETING HELD JANUARY 12, 2017 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR JANUARY, 2017. MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF TREASURER’S REPORT FOR JANUARY 2017. MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

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

ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR JANUARY WAS GIVEN BY ARRO ENGINEERING. MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT FOR JANUARY WAS GIVEN BY ATTORNEY O’DONNELL. MOTION TO APPROVE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT GIVEN.

OLD BUSINESS:

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

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPOINT MARYBETH WOLFE TO PART TIME OFFICE POSITION OF 25 HOURS PER WEEK AT $10.00 PER HOUR WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT TOM NORK FULL TIME ROAD CREW POSITION AT THE RATE OF $17.00 PER HOUR WITH NO INSURANCE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE CONDEMNATION LETTERS FOR KENO AND CHERNESKY PROPERTIES WAS TABLED BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE GRANT APPLICATION FOR DEMOLITION FUNDS WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HAVE RALPH BLEY PUT MILLINGS ON PUMPING STATION ROAD FROM 924 TO POLE ROAD FOR APPROXIMATELY $10,000.00 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HAVE ENGINEER GIVE PROJECTED COST PROPOSAL TO DO ROAD PROJECT PAVING FROM TRAILER ROAD TO INTERSECTION OF FOOSE LANE AND DOMBROSKI LANE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HAVE ENGINEER GIVE PROJECTED COST PROPOSAL TO DO REMAINING ONEIDA STORM DRAINS AND POSSIBLE PAVE ROADWAY WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO SWITCH STREET LIGHT BULBS TO LED BULBS WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO RENEW 2017/2018 COSTARS SALT CONTRACT FOR 150 TONS WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE LETTER OF INTENT TO APPLY TO DCED FOR REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE REGARDING REGIONAL POLICE CONSOLIDATION/POLICE MANAGEMENT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO HOLD AN EXECUTIVE MEETING FOLLOWING THE REGULAR MEETING TO DISCUSS CODE, ZONING, POLICE MATTERS WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

MIKE BERNOTAS OF BRANDONVILLE ASKED ABOUT SIGNS FOR TRUCKS STILL ENTERING GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD; CHAIRMAN DETTERY ADVISED THAT THEY ARE ORDERED AND WILL BE PLACED AS SOON AS THEY ARE RECEIVED. ROBERT FELLIN ASKED WHY THE 2017 TAX RATES WERE NOT SENT TO THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE TIMELY; SECRETARY DAVIDSON REPLIED THAT THEY WERE INITIALLY FAXED AND ASKED IF ORIGINAL WAS NEEDED; AFTER BEING NOTIFIED THAT THEY WOULD ALSO LIKE THE ORIGINAL MAILED IT WAS AND WAS CONFIRMED THAT THE ASSESSEOR’S OFFICE HAD IT THAT DAY. HE ASKED IF ANYTHING ELSE IS NOT BEING DONE TIMELY AND WAS ADVISED THAT EVERYTHING WAS DONE TIMELY.

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

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE MARIO CURRELI, MICHAEL BERNOTAS, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, JILL CAREYVA, STEVE BUSHINSKY, BOB FELLIN, BOB GABARDI, KYLE MUMMEY, JONATHAN BIROS.

 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD ON JANUARY 11, 2017

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED.

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

OLD BUSINESS:

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

MOTION TO APPOINT LISA DAVIDSON RIGHT TO KNOW OFFICER WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE REAPPOINTMENT OF VICKI BEVANS TO EUTSA BOARD WAS TABLED.

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 1 OF 2017 PERMITTING TREASURER MARY STITZER TO CHANGE EMAIL CONTACT FOR BERKEIMER TAX SERVICES CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE CREATION OF PARK GRANT STUDY COMMITTEE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE EXECUTIVE SESSION AFTER MEETING REGARDING PERSONNEL MEETING WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

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

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE JONATHAN BIROS, BOB GABARDI AND MARIO CURELLI

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD ON JANAURY 3, 2017

TIME: 6:00 PM

THE PLEDGE OF ALLIANCE WAS RECITED.

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.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, MARY STITZER AND PETER O’DONNELL. SUPERVISOR JOHN BIROS WAS ABSENT.

MOTION TO APPOINT MARY STITZER 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 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 JON DETTERY. NO SECONON WAS MADE, MOTION DIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT LISA DAVIDSON TOWNSHIP MANAGER WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY. NO SECOND WAS MADE, MOTION DIES.

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 NOMINATE LISA DAVIDSON OPEN RECORDS OFFICER WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY. NO SECOND WAS MADE, MOTION DIES.
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 MICHAEL LABUDA AS CHAIRMAN OF THE VACANCY BOARD WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

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 MARIO CURELLI AS CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT JONATHAN BIROS 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

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE MARIO CURRELI, STEPHEN BUSHINSKY, NICK KALCHICK, TOM AND NANCY NORK, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, ED CASEY, BOB FELLIN, JILL CAREYVA, BOB GABARDI

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS
HELD ON JANUARY 3, 2017

TIME: 6:08 PM

CALL TO ORDER WAS MADE BY CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, TREASURER MARY STITZER AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL. VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS WAS ABSENT.

MARY STITZER CONTINUED TO ACT AS TEMPORARY SECRETARY FOR THE MEETING.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD DECEMBER 7, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING HELD DECEMBER 29, 2016 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

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

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

NO POLICE REPORT FOR DECEMBER, 2016 WAS READ.

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

OLD BUSINESS:

RENTALS TO BE DISCUSSED AT EXECUTIVE SESSION.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE HIRING OF MATT WILLIAMS AS FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER AT THE RATE OF $16.50 PER HOUR WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE EXECUTIVE SESSION THIS MONTH TO DISCUSS EMPLOYEE RULES AND REGULATIONS AND RENTALS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PUBLIC COMMENTS – STEVE BUSHINSKI ASKED ABOUT THE SIGN FOR GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD; DOES NOT WANT TO CHANGE ADDRESS, WOULD LIKE TO HAVE MORE SIGNS PUT UP TO PREVENT TRACTOR TRAILERS FROM TURNING ONTO WRONG GREEN MOUNTAIN ROAD.

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

MEETING ENDED 6:25 PM

PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE MARIO CURRELI, STEPHEN BUSHINSKY, NICK KALCHICK, TOM AND NANCY NORK, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, ED CASEY, BOB FELLIN, JILL CAREYVA, BOB GABARDI