Gregg Township Centre County, Pennsylvania

January 2012

1Jan_Reorganization_Meeting_Minutes.pdf

GREGG TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REORGANIZATION MEETNG MINUTES

JANUARY 3, 2012

ATTENDANCE

SUPERVISORS: Patrick Leary, Douglas Bierly, Joel Myers

STAFF: Jennifer Snyder

VISITORS: Jane Scheuchenzuber, Sadie Snyder

NOMINATE TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY: Patrick Leary called the Re-organization Meeting of the Gregg Township, Centre County, Board of Supervisors to order at 7:00 p.m. Mr. Bierly nominated Joel Myers as Temporary Chair and Jennifer Snyder as Temporary Secretary. Second by Mr. Leary. Vote in favor was unanimous.

CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

After the Pledge of the Allegiance, Mr. Myers opened the floor for the motion of Chairman. Mr. Bierly nominated Patrick Leary to serve as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous. Chairman Leary conducted the rest of the meeting.

APPOINTMENTS: See attached listing of appointments

AFFIRM TOWNSHIP EMPLOYEES AND SET WAGES/BENEFITS

1. Roadmaster: Mark Konopelski – No change in salary. Mr. Bierly made a motion to pay compensatory time for Mr. Konopelski for emergencies only. He also moved to pay Mr. Konopelski for the previous year accrued compensatory time up to $2500 to get this comp time off the books. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

2. Roadcrew: A motion was made by Mr. Bierly to increase Mr. George Meyers hourly wage by 2% and Mr. Chris Smith's hourly wage by 4%. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

3. Secretary/Treasurer: Mr. Bierly made a motion to bond Ms. Snyder at $400,000. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous. Ms. Snyder will look into the price difference to increase the bond to $1,000,000 No change in wages for Ms. Snyder. Mr. Bierly made a motion to give Ms. Snyder paid holidays. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

4. Elected Tax Collector-Donna Miller Mr. Bierly made a motion to pay Ms. Miller 5% commission. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

5. Appointed Tax Collector-Centre Tax Agency: See attached listing

6. Determine Holiday's for Employees :The following holidays will be observed by the Township and given to the Roadmaster, Road Crew and Secretary/Treasurer as paid Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday or Monday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. This was voted on at a previous Board Meeting.

ADOPT FEE SCHEDULE

1. SEO Resolution R-12-01: Mr. Bierly made a motion to accept R-12-01. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

2. Administrative Fee Resolution R-12-02: Mr. Bierly made a motion to accept R-12-02. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

3. Zoning Hearing Board Resolution R-12-03: Mr. Bierly made a motion to accept R-12-03. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

4. Zoning Resolution R-12-04: Mr. Bierly made a motion to accept R-12-04. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

5. PVCEA - Building Inspector R-12-07: Mr. Myers made a motion to accept R-12-07. Second by Mr. Bierly. Vote in favor was unanimous.

6. CCATO Meetings-Reimburse Township Official $50.00 for meeting attendance, Mileage reimbursement and applicable registration fees. Mr. Bierly made a motion to pay $50 for meeting attendance, mileage and applicable registration fees as outlined. Vote in favor was unanimous.

7. PSATS Conference-Mr. Bierly made a motion to approve funds for Township Officials to attend the PSATS Conference in May 2012. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

8. Old Gregg School Cleaning Contractor- Mattie King currently $12.00/hour, Anna King approved by OGS Advisory to begin in 2012-$12.00/hour. Mr Bierly made a motion to approve Mattie and Anna King at referenced fee schedule, as the Cleaning Contractor for the OGS. Second By Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

9. Old Gregg School Building Maintenance Contractor: Mr. Bierly made a motion to approve Mr. Brown as the OGS Building Maintenance Contractor for $10/hour. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

OTHER ORGANIZATIONAL MATTER

1. Meeting Procedures R-12-06: Mr. Myers made the motion to approve R-12-06. Second by Mr. Bierly. Vote in favor was unanimous.

2. Open Records Policy R-12-05: Mr. Myers made a motion to approve R-12-05. Second by Mr. Bierly. Vote in favor was unanimous.

3. Set Treasurer's Bond: See above Secretary/Treasurer

MINUTES

1. Approve Minutes from the December 8 and December 21, 2011 Board of Supervisors Meeting and Budget Meeting: Mr. Myers made a motion to approve the December 8 and 21, 2011 Board of Supervisors meeting minutes as presented. Second by Mr. Bierly. Vote in favor was unanimous.

RAILS TO TRAILS: The Rails to Trails Feasibility Study Grant was awarded to Gregg Township. Mr. Bierly made the motion that the proceeds from the sale of the Musser property be used as our match in the rails to trails project. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

Ms. Scheuchenzuber reported we need to put together a press release. She will work on writing this up and get it approved by the Board of Supervisors. We also need to put together a Steering Committee. The Steering Committee will consist of Alex McDonald the Project Coordinator, Ms. Scheuchenzuber, a member from the Regional Planning Commission, a member of the Board of Supervisor from Gregg Township, Mike Bloom, a large land owner along the trail and a person from the State Forest Bureau. We will also need to send out an RFP to get an engineer to do the study. Mr. Bierly made a motion to appoint Pat Leary to serve on this Steering Committee. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

We need to look at the liability to townships along the trail. We will contact Ron Boyles who is the Township Insurance person. We need to push the official map to protect the trail in other townships. We also need to look at developing a piece of the trail. There are some small grants available to do this. The Gregg Township Road Crew will be asked to start clearing a portion of the trail from debris and cutting back brush. This would be done when time permits. Mr. Myers suggests we need some specs or plans before the crew begins work on the trail.

ADJOURN

Mr. Bierly made a motion to adjourn at 7:57 p.m. Second by Mr. Myers. Vote in favor was unanimous.

Respectfully Submitted By,

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Jennifer Snyder

Secretary/Treasurer

Gregg Township Appointments for Calendar Year 2012

 
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The Supervisors

  • Joel Myers, Chairman: supervisor2@greggtownship.org 574-1319
  • Douglas Bierly, Vice-Chairman: supervisor1@greggtownship.org 360-1822
  • Charles Stover, Supervisor: cws14@yahoo.com 571-7298

Contact Information

Gregg Township Office

106 School Street
PO Box 184
Spring Mills PA  16875

Phone: (814) 422 - 8218 Fax: (814) 422-8080

secretary@greggtownship.org

Gregg Township Shed

147 Water Street

Spring Mills PA 16875

Phone: (814) 571-2096

roadmaster@greggtownship.org