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Regular Meeting Minutes

March 21, 2017 – 7:00 P.M.

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PRESENT WERE:

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

Consultants:                           Solicitors Cooper and Coyne

Commissioners’ Liaison:        Commissioner Thomas

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

Absent:                                   Sewer Authority Member Gaspich

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.

Audience Participation

None

Approval of Minutes

MOTION:by Mr. Sullivan approving the minutes of the February 21, 2017 Regular Meeting.  The motion, seconded by Ms. Knight, carried unanimously.

Treasurer’s Reports

The Treasurer’s Report for the period ending February 28, 2017 was accepted as presented.

Approval of Administrative Expenses

Check No. 2476 – Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association – Workshop Registration Fee – Ms. Knight – $125.00

Check No. 2483 – Goldberg Katzman, P.C. – Professional Services – $45.00

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

Approval of Payment from Developers’ Escrow Fund

Check No. 1822 – Interest Transfer – $46.45

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

Pennsylvania State Association of Township Commissioners2017 Yearbook

MOTION: by Mr. Sullivan authorizing the purchase of a one-half page advertisement in the amount of $150.00 for the 2017 Pennsylvania State Association of Township Commissioners Yearbook.  The motion, seconded by Mr. Sullivan, carried unanimously.

Right-of-Way Solicitor’s Report

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

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 requested authorization to execute Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Form M-950AA – Authority’s Authorization for Agent (Raudenbush Engineering) to apply for a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit for the installation of a sewer lateral for the 1810 Lamb’s Gap Project.

MOTION: by Mr. Sullivan authorizing the execution of PennDOT Form M-950AA for the 1810 Lamb’s Gap Project, as requested by Mr. Miller.  The motion, seconded by Ms. Knight, carried unanimously.

Mr. Miller also requested approval and execution of the Reservation of Capacity Agreement (RCA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Sewage Facilities Planning Module Application Mailer for the 1810 Lamb’s Gap Project for two (2) EDUs.

MOTION: by Ms. Knight authorizing the approval and execution of the Reservation of Capacity Agreement and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Sewage Facilities Planning Module Application Mailer for the 1810 Lamb’s Gap Road Project for two (2) EDUs, as requested by Mr. Miller.  The motion, seconded by Mr. Sullivan, carried unanimously.

Mr. Miller said Michael Mehaffey, Gannett Fleming, has offered to attend one of the Authority’s meetings at no cost.  The members were receptive to Mr. Mehaffey’s offer and asked Mr. Miller to invite Mr. Mehaffey to the April 18, 2017 meeting.

Authority Members

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