May 2014 Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD ON MAY 7, 2014

PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, JON DETTERY, CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER. PRESENT AT THE MEETINGWERE CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI, ATTORNEY CHARLES DECOSMO, TREASURER MARY STITZER AND SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: LOIS CASEY ASKED ABOUT GLASS CLEAN UP AFTER THE COMMUNITY PICK UP. IT HAS BEEN TAKEN CARE OF. TARA DOLZANI STATED THAT THERE IS A LOT OF TRASH ALONG ROUTE 924 AND MAYBE WE CAN HAVE SOMEONE CLEAN IT UP. IT WAS DISCUSSED THAT MAYBE THE PRISON COULD HAVE THE INMATES DO A CLEAN UP. WE WILL CHECK INTO IT WITH THE PRISON.
MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING HELD APRIL 9, 2014 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD APRIL 9, 2014 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

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

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT OF APRIL 2014 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES. MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE REPORT OF APRIL, 2014 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE ENGINEER’S REPORT OF APRIL, 2014 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE SOLICITOR’S REPORT OF APRIL, 2014 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO SEWER REPORT READ.
OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION WAS MADE TO TABLE ORDINANCE NO. 2014-01 (SMOKING ORDINANCE) BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

BECAUSE OF SCHEDULE MATTERS, SKOKOWSKI & DECOSMO WILL REPLACE ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL AS ZONING SOLICITOR AND ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL WILL REPLACE SKOKOWSKI & DECOSMO AS TOWNSHIP SOLICITOR AND ALSO ACT AS PLANNING SOLOCITOR.

MOTION TO APPOINT SKOKOWSKI & DECOSMO AS ZONING SOLICITOR WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT PETER O’DONNELL NEW TOWNSHIP SOLICITOR AND PLANNING SOLICITOR WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES. MOTION TO APPOINT PAM HARTZ AS DOG OFFICER WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF REMAINING BALANCE OF LAST YEAR’S SALT ORDER WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY DENNIS ANTONELLI. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE WORK ORDER FOR INSTALLATION OF PPL POLES AND LIGHTS AT THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.
MOTION TO APPROVE BUILDING LIGHTS, CAMERA AND SECURITY SYSTEM AT THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING AND GARAGE AND MOVE TIME CLOCK TO FOYER OF BUILDING WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO PLACE A FOYER DOOR IN THE BUILDING ENTRANCE WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPOINT TARA DOLZANI AS A CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

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

PRESENT AT MEETING WERE TARA DOLZANI, KIM ZIOLKO, MARIO CURRELI, JOSEPH BROWN, TOM NENSTIEL, JUNE NENSTIEL, JOAN MCGOVERN, CHRIS & ADELE ZAREMBA, GENE CURRIEN, LOIS CASEY, PAUL ANDREUZZI, BOB SHALA, JOHN YUNAVAGE, ANN BIROS, DUANE C. DALEY, PAM HARTZ, JILL CAREYVA, BOB GABARDI.

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD JUNE 4, 2014

PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: THERE WAS A QUESTION REGARDING A ROAD ISSUE IN BRANDONVILLE. IT WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF THIS WEEK. THERE WAS A COMMENT MADE ABOUT A VEHICLE AT THE BRANDONVILLE FIREHOUSE.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD MAY 7, 2014 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES. 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 MAY 2014.

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT OF MAY 2014 WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO GIVE THE SHEPPTON-ONEIDA VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY A CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000.00 FROM THE FIRE FUND WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT WAS READ.

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

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

MOTION TO HOLD AN EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE SUPERVISORS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE REGULAR MEETING TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS WAS MADE BY DENNIS ANTONELLI, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT READ.

OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION TO TABLE APPROVAL OF ORDINANCE NO. 2014-01 (SMOKING ORDINANCE) WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

THERE WAS NO NEW BUSINESS.

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

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: BOB GABARDI, FRANCIS MATUELLA, TOM NENSTIEL, JUNE NENSTIEL, KIM ZIOLKO, MARIO CURRELI, BOB SHALA, JILL CAREYVA, BILL & ADELE ZAREMBA, ANN BIROS AND DUANE C. DALEY.

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD JULY 9, 2014

PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL, TREASURER MARY STITZER AND SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON. SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI WAS NOT PRESENT.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: ADELE ZAREMBA INQUIRED ABOUT THE TOWNSHIP ABONDONING THE PARK PLACE ROAD. IT WILL BE LOOKED INTO. ROBERT GABARDI GAVE A BRIEF REPORT OF THE 2013 INCOME GIVEN TO THE SHEPPTON/ONEIDA VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY AND THE EXPENSES IT WAS USED TO PAY. HE STATED THE FIRE COMPANY WAS ONLY RESPONSIBLE TO REPORT TO THE SUPERVISORS WHAT EXPENSES THE INCOME GIVEN BY THE TOWNSHIP WAS USED FOR. IF ANYONE, INCLUDING THE SUPERVISORS, WANTED TO KNOW WHAT THE TOTAL INCOME AND EXPENSES OF THE FIRE COMPANY WERE, THEY HAD THE RIGHT TO COME TO A MEETING AND REQUEST SAME. TOM HOUSER ASKED ABOUT THE MINUTES BEING ON THE INTERNET. THE WEBSITE WILL BE UPDATED SOON.

MOTION TO DISPENSE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING HELD JUNE 4, 2014 WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY AND SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD JUNE 4, 2014 WAS MADE BY JON DETTERY, SECONDED BY JOHN BIROS. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF THE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR JUNE 2014. 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 JUNE 2014.

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT OF JUNE 2014 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT WAS READ.

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

ENGINEER’S REPORT WAS READ.

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

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

MOTION TO HOLD AN EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE SUPERVISORS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE REGULAR MEETING TO DISCUSS BRANDONVILLE FIRE COMPANY AND GRIEVANCES FILED WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT READ.

OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE ORDINANCE NO. 2014-1 (SMOKING ORDINANCE) WAS TABLED.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION WAS MADE TO APPROVE REQUEST OF VALLEY FORGE TRAIL RIDERS BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

MOTION TO APPROVE PAGEONE WEBSITE DESIGN TO UPDATE AND MAINTAIN THE TOWNSHIP WEBSITE WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES. MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: BOB GABARDI, FRANCIS MATUELLA, JUNE NENSTIEL, KIM ZIOLKO, MARIO CURRELI, BOB SHALA, BILL & ADELE ZAREMBA, ANN BIROS, JOAN MCGOVERN, JOSEPH BROWN AND TOM HOUSER.

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF EAST UNION TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS

HELD AUGUST 6, 2014

PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS RECITED.

CALL TO ORDER; ROLL CALL BY CHAIRMAN DETTERY. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE CHAIRMAN JON DETTERY, VICE-CHAIRMAN JOHN BIROS, ATTORNEY PETER O’DONNELL, TREASURER MARY STITZER AND SECRETARY LISA DAVIDSON. SUPERVISOR DENNIS ANTONELLI WAS NOT PRESENT.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:

ADELE ZAREMBA ASKED ABOUT THE SUMMERFEST COSTS AND REVENUES. SHE ALSO INDICATED THAT SHE THOUGHT IT WAS NOT A GOOD IDEA TO HOLD ONE SINCE IT TAKES AWAY FROM THE OTHER FESTIVALS BEING HELD LOCALLY. BOB GABARDI RESPONDED THAT BLACK CREEK AND NUREMBERG BOTH HOLD EVENTS, AND NUREMBERG HAS THE NON-PROFIT ENTITIES AS VENDORS. MARY WILL PREPARE A STATEMENT ON THE SUMMERFEST EVENT. BOB GABARDI ASKED TO HAVE THE FIRE COMPANY CHECK WRITTEN. MARY WILL TAKE CARE OF IT. TOM HOUSER ASKED WHEN THE WEBSITE WILL BE UPDATED. THE NEWLY UPDATED WEBSITE SHOULD BE COMPLETED SOMETIME IN SEPTEMBER. MARIO CURRELI COMMENTED THAT THE NEW MACADAM ON TRAILER ROAD WAS COMING APART. THIS WILL BE FIXED.

MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD JULY 8, 2014 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

READING OF THE CORRESPONDENCE REPORT FOR JULY 2014.

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 JULY 2014.

MOTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT OF JUNE 2014 WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS:

POLICE REPORT WAS READ.

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

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

NEXT ORDER OF BUSINESS WAS TO OPEN BIDS RECEIVED FOR THE ADVERTISED ROAD PROJECTS ON OLD MILL AND POLE ROADS.

SEALED BIDS WERE RECEIVED AND OPENED AND READ BY LISA DAVIDSON.

A MOTION TO ACCEPT BARLETTA MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION BID OF $181,890.00, WITHOUT THE ALTERNATE BID, SUBJECT TO REVIEW OF BID SPECIFICATIONS BY THE TOWNSHIP SOLICITOR AND ENGINEER, WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES. A MOTION TO REJECT ALL REMAINING BIDS AND ALTERNATE BIDS WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

SOLICITOR’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY ATTORNEY O’DONNELL. MOTION TO APPROVE SOLICITOR’S REPORT AND TO HOLD A BRIEF EXECUTIVE SESSION FOLLOWING THE MEETING WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

THERE WAS NO SEWER AUTHORITY REPORT READ.

OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION TO TABLE ORDINANCE NO. 2014-1 (SMOKING ORDINANCE) WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION TO APPROVE AN EXTENSION OF TIME ALLOWING EUT PLANNING COMMISSION TO GRANT ADDITIONAL TIME FOR FQN DEVELOPER FOR CAMPUS EXPANSION TO SUBMIT THEIR PLAN WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES. MOTION TO APPROVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW RESOLUTION (RESOLUTION NO. 2014-31) WAS MADE BY
JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES. MOTION TO ADVERTISE THE REVISED ZONING ORDINANCE WITH REGARD TO FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT WAS MADE BY JOHN BIROS, SECONDED BY JON DETTERY. ALL IN FAVOR, MOTION CARRIES.

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

PRESENT AT THE MEETING: BOB GABARDI, KIM ZIOLKO, MARIO CURRELI, BOB SHALA, BILL & ADELE ZAREMBA, CINDY DETTERY, KEISHA DETTERY, JILL CAREYVA, JOHN YUNAVAGE, DUANE C. DALEY, JACKIE AND TOM HOUSER.