The Supervisor called the regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors to order at 5:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Those present at the meeting were as follows:
Kevin Carter, Chairman Greg Geyer, Supervisor
Randall Parrett, Supervisor Misty Dittman, Sec/Treas
Don Gawelski, WWTP Dave Neill, The EADS Group
Ed Stoner Dan Zimmerman
John Shoup John Habjan
Mr. Geyer made a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held November 13, 2018. Mr. Parrett seconded the motion; motion carried, 3-0.
Mr. Parrett made a motion to accept the report of the Treasurer, transfer funds to Payroll and pay the bills as listed. Mr. Geyer seconded the motion; motion carried, 3-0.
Mr. Habjan discussed his history in Marienville and the projects he has going right now. He discussed the problem weather this year and how it has held up a lot of work he had planned to do. He asked for another extension on taking a garage down on his property located on Walnut Street. He has had two other extensions already. After some discussion, it was agreed upon to give Mr. Habjan an extension until the January 2, 2019 meeting. He must either have the garage down or have a contract with a contractor stating when it will be completed. If this is not accomplished, Mr. Habjan will be fined.
Mr. Stoner reported 3 trailers are being torn down. He met with Todd Fantaskey about some violations. He also met with others regarding permits.
Mr. Neill, The EADS Group, presented his report. Mr. Carter made a motion to approve a time extension to the middle of May 2019 for restoration. Mr. Geyer seconded the motion; motion carried, 3-0. Mr. Neill discussed the continuing work on the trail project.
Mr. Gawelski reported on the problem with SCI-Forest and the oil dump that happened last month. There are continuing problems because of it. The Township will be working with The EADS Group on the fines, etc. for SCI-Forest. Mr. Gawelski discussed problems with a fine screen motor, the skada system and also Pattison Avenue pump station. At Pattison, the auto start board my need replaced.
The PennDot newsletter, a thank you card and information on the PSATS Conference was received.
Mr. Carter made a motion to pass Resolution 12-10-2018 amending Resolution 11-13-2018 to include Mr. Geyer as a designated signer for the TA Set Aside Grant. Mr. Parrett seconded the motion; motion carried, 3-0.
Sewer and building code violations were discussed. Some will be forwarded to the District Magistrate.
Building permits were reviewed.
Mr. Carter made a motion to approve an excess maintenance agreement. Mr. Parrett seconded the motion; motion carried, 3-0.
Employee leave requests were approved.
The 2019 meeting dates were approved.
Mr. Carter made a motion to approve the 2019 Budget. Mr. Geyer seconded the motion; motion carried, 3-0.
Mr. Carter would like welcome letters sent to new businesses starting in Marienville.
Mr. Shoup stated he appreciates the Supervisors being clearer about the information provided in the meetings. He also asked about the water line project on Roses Road.
The Treasurer provided the following balances:
Trust Fund- Northwest Savings Bank $ 866,144.52
General Fund 243,910.87
Payroll Account 28,384.98
Sinking Fund 1,470,250.11
State Checking Account 500.48
State Savings Account 1,342.73
Fire Protection Account 2,230.68 The Chairman adjourned the meeting at 6:05 pm.