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MAY 2018 MEETING MINUTES

Rush Township Building
Hometown, PA

Minutes of the Meeting of the Rush Township Board of Supervisors

 

A meeting was held at the Rush Township Municipal Building on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.  In attendance were: Chairman Shawn Gilbert, Vice Chairman Robert Leibensperger,  Treasurer/Secretary Debbie DelFranco, Solicitor Chris Riedlinger and Bill McMullen. Supervisor Jeaninne Motroni was not present due to a doctor’s appointment.

Chairman Shawn Gilbert called the meeting to order.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Police Report – A motion was made by Chairman Gilbert to approve the police report for the month of April 2018. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.

Minutes of Previous Meeting- A motion was made to approve the previous meeting minutes of April 19, 2018. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report – A motion was made by Chairman Gilbert to approve the treasurer’s report as of April 2018.  Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.

Approval of current township and sewer bills thru May 16, 2018 – A motion was made by Chairman Gilbert to approve the municipal reports thru May 16, 2018.  Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.

Approval of municipal reports (sewer, road, Arro, Prodesign) – A motion was made by Chairman Gilbert to approve the municipal reports for April 2018. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.

 Attorney’s Business –  Attorney Riedlinger made a motion to have the road bids opened by Debbie DelFranco on June 11, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and then the bids will be read at the June 21, 2018 meeting. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.

Correspondence –     None.

Old Business –            None.

New Business –

    1. Motion to grant waivers from the Rush Township Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance sections 405.a., 406.A., 502.A. and 608.D.2 as recommended by the Rush Township Planning Commission for the Gellner & Company Land Development Plan. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.
    2.  Motion to conditionally approve the Gellner & Company Land Development Plan condition on addressing comments contained in the ARRO review correspondence dated April 27, 2018. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.
    3. Motion to approve the Krause Subdivision Component 1 Sewage Facilities Planning module. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.
    4. Motion to remove the Times News and approve Standard Speaker as the Township Newspaper. Vice Chairman Leibensperger approved; Chairman Gilbert seconded. Debbie DelFranco polled the board.  All members voted in favor of the motion, motion carried.

Public Comment

Charlie Shamonsky – Asked when the pile of cinders would be cleaned up on the corner of Mariner and Meadow.

Supervisors Comment

The Rush Township Offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 for Memorial Day.

Chairman Shawn Gilbert adjourned the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

Transcribed/Attested by Kelly M. Chicarelli Administrative Assistant