Allar, a retired state trooper, had also served in
The supervisors are mulling purchase of a police vehicle, either a Dodge Durango or a Ford SUV. Yarmush had obtained quotes for the board to consider. They’ll also examine whether to use financing through a dealership, or get assistance from solicitor
Supervisors, by a unanimous 5-0 vote, approved purchasing a new truck for the road department, through a COSTARS state contract. The Freightliner truck will cost $141,180.34 total and will be financed over four years, with a $50,000 down payment. The custom built dump truck will be able to be used for snow plowing and should be completed and delivered to the township by the end of the year. Two other truck manufacturer quotes were received.
About a dozen citizens attended the meeting. One township resident asked how residents know when the township is under a snow emergency. The man had received two tickets for vehicles parked along a snow emergency route recently. He said he was unaware of the declaration on that day. Chairman
In other matters, Karpowich and Zoning Officer
Karpowich had received correspondence with
In another matter, Supervisor
The board approved the following:
–Treasurer Hornberger’s report showing income of $23,814.98; expenses of $87,551.74; general fund balance, $177,344.99; PLGIT fund balance, $38,274.17; and pool fund balance, $23,026.93.
–Yarmush’s January report showing 143 calls to service, 13 offense/incidents, eight nontraffic citations, one misdemeanor arrest, one reportable accident, nine traffic citations and one traffic warning. Total patrol mileage for the month was 1,596 miles.
–Renewal of the COSTARS contract for road salt for 2019-20.
–Releasing part of the bond from the new Dollar General store, except for the storm water portion and a 10 percent contingency, under recommendation of
–Adoption of the standard Act 44 disclosure statement for the police pension.
–Adoption of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Pension Trust Act 44 disclosure statement for the non-uniformed workers.
–An agreement with the
The board announced receipt of a thank you note from the family of the late
In other correspondence, the board received a $500 donation from the
Williams will host an informational open house from
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