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Hampden Township Sewer Authority

Regular Meeting Minutes

May 16, 2017 – 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT WERE:

Sewer Auth. Members:          Chairman Thomas, Mr. Todaro, Mr. Gaspich, Mr. Sullivan and Ms. Knight

Consultants:                           Solicitors Cooper and Coyne

Commissioners’ Liaison:        Commissioner Thomas

Township Staff:                      Public Works Director Miller and Stormwater Division  Stormwater Division Superintendent Gralski

Absent:                                   Township Manager Metts

Call To Order

Chairman Thomas called the Regular Meeting to order at approximately 7:00 p.m.  Proof of Publication was available for public inspection.

Audience Participation 

Junior Commissioner Harshan Sivaraju was in attendance.

Sanitary Agenda

Call To Order

 

Chairman Thomas called the Regular Meeting to order at approximately 7:00 p.m.  Proof of Publication was available for public inspection.

 

 

Approval of Minutes 

MOTION:  by Mr. Todaro approving the minutes of the April 18, 2017 Regular Meeting.  The motion, seconded by Mr. Gaspich, carried unanimously.

Treasurer’s Reports

The Treasurer’s Report for the period ending April 30, 2017 was accepted as submitted.

Approval of Administrative Expense

Check No. 2498 – Goldberg Katzman, P.C. – Professional Services – $45.00

MOTION: by Mr. Todaro approving the above-described payment.  The motion, seconded by Mr. Gaspich, carried unanimously.

Approval of Payments from Developers’ Escrow Fund

Check No. 1825 – Hampden Township – Professional Services – $10,230.13

Check No. 1826 – Goldberg Katzman, P.C. – Professional Services – $1,215.00

Check No. 1827 – Interest Transfer – $53.61

MOTION: by Mr. Gaspich approving the above-listed payments.  The motion, seconded by Ms. Knight, carried unanimously.

Right-of-Way Solicitor’s Report

Solicitor Cooper reported the Deed of Easement for the Laurel Ridge Phase III Project, as approved by the Authority at its April 18, 2017 meeting, was recorded at the Cumberland County Court House on May 9, 2017; copies of the recorded Deed have been provided to the developer and the Authority.

Solicitor’s Report

Solicitor Coyne said he had nothing to report at this time.

Commissioners’ Liaison Report  

Commissioner Thomas said he had nothing to report at this time.

Director of Public Works Report 

Mr. Miller said he had nothing to report at this time.

Authority Members

Ms. Knight noted that she was unable to attend the Authority’s April meeting and questioned the status of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) remediation regarding the various pump stations.   Mr. Miller said he advised the members at the Authority’s April meeting that he had a conversation with Pramod Patel of DEP who indicated if there are no overflows or surcharges during 2017, DEP will be in a position to release, at the end of this year, the corrective action plan currently in place for five pump stations.

Discussion regarding sanitary–related items concluded at approximately 7:15 p.m.  The Stormwater Meeting immediately followed.

 

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Judy K. Robinson, Recording Secretary