CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING JANUARY 14, 2014

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SWEARING IN
SWEARING IN OF ROBERTA GLEASON AND LENNY BROOME BY ALFRED SCHRADER.

ROLL CALL: LENNY BROOME-PRESENT, BOB MACGREGOR –PRESENT, AND ROBERTA GLEASON-PRESENT,

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 11 AND DECEMBER 30 MEETING WITHOUT A PUBLIC READING, AS ALWAYS THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE PUBLIC TO REVIEW.
MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS
BOB MACGREGOR MADE A MOTION TO ELECT LENNY BROOME PRESIDENT FOR 2014, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON,
MOTION TO CLOSE THE NOMINATION BY BOB MACGREGOR
SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

LENNY BROOME MADE A MOTION TO ELECT BOB MACGREGOR, VICE- PRESIDENT FOR 2014, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON,
MOTION TO CLOSE THE NOMINATION BY LENNY BROOME,
SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: LENNY BROOME-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND BOB MACGREGOR-YES.

SET MEETING DATES FOR 2014
MEETINGS WILL BE SECOND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 7 PM AND WHEN NEEDED. ALSO, WITH THE FEBRUARY MEETING ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11 AT 7:00 PM.

RECYCLING PROGRAM – DAVID HELD
DAVID HELD – RECYCLING PROGRAM FROM THE SOLID WASTE DISTRICT WAS PRESENT TO EXPLAIN THE BINS FOR RECYCLING SINCE THE VILLAGE OF DOYLESTOWN ARE REMOVING THEIRS AND WITH THE TOWNSHIP DECIDING IF WE WANT TO CONTINUE THE PROGRAM AT THE TOWNSHIP. HE DID EXPLAIN THERE ARE SOME GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR THIS AND THERE WOULD BE MORE AVAILABLE FOR 2015. NO DECISION WAS MADE AND WILL BE TALKED ABOUT AT THE FEBRUARY MEETING.

14-0001-01 APPOINT ROBERTA GLEASON AS AN ALTERNATE TO AMATS
A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT ROBERTA GLEASON AS AN ALTERNATE TO AMATS FOR 2014.
MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

14-0002-01 EXTEND GROUND WATER MORATORIUM
A RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE MORATORIUM UPON THE USE AND DRAW DOWN THE GROUND WATER BY ONE SINGLE SOURCE OF OVER 500,000 GALLONS OF WATER PER DAY FOR ADDITIONAL SIX MONTHS.
MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.
OLD BUSINESS:
DISCUSSION: RAISE CEMETERIES OPENING & CLOSING RATES FOR THE WEEKDAYS AFTER 3 PM, TWP. OBSERVED HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS.

14-0003-01 RAISE CEMETERY RATE FOR OPENING AND CLOSING
A RESOLUTION TO RAISE THE RATE FOR OPENING AND CLOSING OF GRAVES AT THE CEMETERIES TO BASE RATE $400.00 AND $200.00 MORE FOR AFTER 2 PM, HOLIDAYS, AND WEEKENDS. MOTION BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

SIGNAGE GRANT –DAVE BUSSON REPORTED SINCE WE HAVE PURCHASED ALL THE SIGNS WE NEED THERE WOULD BE NO REASON FOR US TO APPLY.

COST OF PROPERTY & LIABILITY INSURANCE
COST OF PROPERTY & LIABILITY INSURANCE WILL BE UP AROUND $400.00 FOR 2014. WE DISCUSS THIS MORE AT THE FEBRUARY MEETING.

FISCAL OFFICER:
RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES APPROVAL FOR DECEMBER 2013
RECEIPTS: $ 40,967.88
EXPENDITURE: $ 145,782.49
MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR , SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

LAURIE GAVE A YEAR END REPORT STATING THAT THE REVENUE FOR 2013 WAS $1,647,090.37 AND EXPENSES OF $1,740,019.56, THIS LEAVES THE TOWNSHIP A DEFICIT OF $92,929.19.

DEPARTMENT REPORTING:
SHERIFF DEPT: MATT LITTLE WAS PRESENT AND GAVE HIS YEAR END REPORT.

FIRE DEPT.: RON BROWNING WAS PRESENT AND GAVE HIS REPORT.

14-0004-01 PLACE SAMANTHA BLAIR ON THE FIRE DEPT.
A RESOLUTION TO PLACE SAMANTHA BLAIR ON THE FIRE DEPARTMENT ON THE CONDITION HE PASSES HIS PHYSICAL AND FIRE SCHOOL, MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON. ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

14-0005-01 TAKE OFF ANTHONY MILLER FROM THE FIRE DEPT
A RESOLUTION TO TAKE OFF ANTHONY MILLER HE WAS PUT ON BY MISTAKE, MOTION BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES. AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

14-0006-01 PLACE STEPHEN BAGLIA ON THE FIRE DEPT.
A RESOLUTION TO PLACE STEPHEN BAGLIA ON THE FIRE DEPARTMENT ON THE CONDITION HE PASSES HIS PHYSICAL AND FIRE SCHOOL, MOTION BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.
14-0007-01 APPLY FOR THREE GRANTS – FIRE DEPT.
A RESOLUTION TO HAVE RON BROWNING APPLY FOR THREE GRANTS ONE FOR EQUIPMENT FOR $15,000.00, REIMBURSEMENT FOR TRAINING AND A GRANT FOR COTS FOR THE AMBULANCES WHICH WOULD BE FOR $40,000.00 WITH THE TOWNSHIP HAVING TO PAY $14,000.00, MOTION TO PASS BY ROBERTA GLEASON, SECONDED BY BOB MACGREGOR, ROLL CALL: ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, BOB MACGREGOR-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

TOM GADOSIK HAS TURNED IN A LETTER OF RETIREMENT FROM THE FIRE DEPT., RON WILL GIVE HIM 30 DAYS BEFORE MAKING IT OFFICIAL.

A FIREFIGHTER WAS HURT ON A FIRE CALL AND HE IS DOING LIGHT DUTY AT THE STATION.

ZONING INSPECTOR: CRAIG THORICHT WAS PRESENT AND GAVE HIS REPORT.

ROAD DEPT: DAVE BUSSON WAS PRESENT AND GAVE HIS REPORT.

14-0008-01 ADVERTISE FOR ROAD MATERIALS FOR 2014
A RESOLUTION TO ADVERTISE FOR ROAD MATERIALS FOR 2014 WITH BIDS TO BE OPEN AT THE MARCH 12 MEETING. BIDS MUST BE TURNED IN BY MARCH 10 BY 3:00 PM.
MOTION TO PASS BY ROBERTA GLEASON, SECONDED BY BOB MACGREGOR, ROLL CALL: ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, BOB MACGREGOR-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS: NO JANUARY MEETING, WE DID NOT RECEIVE ANY REQUESTS FOR VARIANCES.

14-0009-01 RENEW THE TERM FOR CRISTINA YOUNGBLOOD – BZA
A RESOLUTION TO RENEW THE TERM FOR CRISTINA YOUNGBLOOD, SECRETARY/CLERK TO THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS WITH TERM ENDING 12-31-18.
MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

ZONING COMMISSION: WILL MEET ON JANUARY 28 AT 7 PM.

VILLAGE OF DOYLESTOWN: NOT PRESENT.

TRUSTEES:

14-0010-01 TO SUPPORT SAFETY TYPE LIGHT AT SR57/FULTON RD
A RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT A PUBLIC SAFETY TYPE LIGHT AT THE CORNER OF ST RT 57 AND FULTON RD. WITH THE VILLAGE OF MARSHALLVILLE TENTATIVE APPROVE TO PAY FOR THE ELECTRIC AND JOHN TUCKER HAS AGREED TO PAY FOR THE LIGHT, POLE, AND TRANSFORMER WITH BEING NO COST TO THE TOWNSHIP. MOTION BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY LENNY BROOME, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, LENNY BROOME-YES, AND ROBERTA GLEASON-YES.
FUTURE MEETING DATES AND EVENTS:
JANUARY 20, 2014 – BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS MEETING – CANCELLED
JANUARY 28, 2014 AT 7:00 PM – ZONING COMMISSION
JANUARY 29, 2014 BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING.
FEBRUARY 11, 2014 AT 7:00 PM – BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ANY ADDITIONAL ITEMS:

PUBLIC COMMENT:
JASON HENDERSON WAS PRESENT AND WANTED TO KNOW IF HE WOULD BUY THE PROPERTY AT 10804 COAL BANK WOULD ALL THE PROBLEMS THAT ARE ASSOCIATED WITH IT WOULD CONTINUE. HE IS RENTING IT WITH A SIX MONTH LEASE FOR STORAGE. HE HAS BEEN GIVEN A LETTER THAT HE IS IN VIOLATION OF OUR ZONING. THIS BUILDING WAS BUILT FOR AGRICULTURE USE.

MARY PAWLICKI WAS PRESENT AND WANTED THE TOWNSHIP TO CONTINUE WITH THE RECYCLING THAT DOYLESTOWN IS STOPPING. SHE SAID THE YOUTH ORIGINATIONS ARE RECEIVING MONEY FOR THIS.

TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR PERSONNEL ORC SECTION 121.22(G)(1) AT 8:25 PM
MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON. ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

TRUSTEES RECONVENED
MOTION TO COME OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 9:05 PM.
MOTION TO PASS BY BOB MACGREGOR, SECONDED BY ROBERTA GLEASON, ROLL CALL: BOB MACGREGOR-YES, ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

MOTION TO ADJOURN
MOTION TO ADJOURN BY ROBERTA GLEASON, SECONDED BY BOB MACGREGOR, ROLL CALL: ROBERTA GLEASON-YES, BOB MACGREGOR-YES, AND LENNY BROOME-YES.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 9:05 PM.
TRUSTEES ___________________
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FISCAL OFFICER
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