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Meeting Minutes – November, 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
The November 2, 2020 Borough council meeting was held at borough office with
Following members present: Steve Daugherty, Rosalyn McElhenny, Christine Grosh,
Ruthann Palacios, Don Daugherty, Blade Kline. Absent: Marvin Henise.
President opened the meeting at 7:30 P,M. with pledge and invocation by Lyn.
Sec. report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Lyn seconded, motion carried.
Treas. Report was reviewed , Blade made motion to accept, Don seconded, motion carried.
Engineer Chris Kraft stated he will do a walk through to evaluate prosposed sidewalk grant.
Scheduled walk through will be following wed. at 4:00, for any council member to join.
Unfinished Business: D.C. Woods has finished work on borough property.
Secretary filed ordinance violation for Tom Hollabaugh, with district magistrate.
Concern of junk yard on Fry,s ave. in Lower Windsor Twp.
New business:
Meeting dates for 2021, Jan 4, feb.1, Mar.1, apr. 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, Aug. 2,
Sept. 7, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6
Fire co. Lyn made a motion, Ruthann seconded, that council is not willing to
make a usage change from residential to commercial for fire co. to put a business in
fire truck building or on their property on Fry’s ave. Motion carried.
Nita and other council members will attend fire co. meeting to clarify the zoning.
Blade made motion, Chris seconded to keep S.P.C.A. as Boro, animal holding facility.
Motion carried.
2021 budget was prepared by council, Ruthann made motion, Blade seconded to increase
Sec. annual salary from $1200 to $1600, Motion carried.
Motion by Blade seconded by Don to adopt a proposed budget of $52,000 and keep
Millage at .250 mills and $20 per capita, motion carried, sec. will advertise for final
Adoption at Dec. 7. Meeting.
Don will report street light on main st. is not working.
Don made motion to pay bills, Lyn seconded, motion carried.
Blade made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded. Motion carried.
Respectfully, Juanita Smith
 

Meeting Minutes – October 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

NOVEMBER 2, 2020

THE OCTOBER 5, 2020 BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT THE

BOROUGH OFFICE WITH ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.

PRESENT STEVE DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 P.M WITH

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND INVOCATION BY  LYN McELHENNY

SEC REPORT WAS SUBMITTED, RUTHANN PALACIOS MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT

LYN SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED, BLADE KLINE MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT,

MARV HENISE SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: SEPTIC MAINTENANCE LETTERS WERE MAILED TO ALL

PROPERTY OWNERS. SEC. RECEIVED SEVERAL CALLS WITH QUESTIONS.

BOROUGH PROPERTY, D.C. WOODS WAITING ON DUMPSTER FROM LANDFILL

TO CLEAN UP TREE DEBRIS. AND THEN WILL PUT IN TOPSOIL

MARV ORDERED NEW BANNERS AND LANDFILL WILL PAY FOR ANNOUNCEMENT

SIGN TO BE ADDED TO BOROUGH SIGN.

SEC  WILL FILE CITATION FOR TOM HOLLABAUGH VIOLATION OF ORDINANCE.

ENGINEER CHRIS KRAFT REPORTED THAT CDBG GRANT APPLICATION FOR

2021-2023  ARE DUE JAN. 15, 2021,  STEVE WILL SCHEDULE WALK THROUGH

TO INSPECT SIDEWALKS WITH ENGINEER.

NEW BUSINESS: COUNCIL VOTED TO NOT HOLD TRICK OR TREAT THIS YEAR,

FALL CLEAN UP IS NOV. 3

BLADE MADE MOTION , MARV SECONDED TO DONATE $2500  TO FIRE CO.

MOTION CARRIED.

EMENHEISER HOUSE WAS SOLD AT TAX UPSET SALE

RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, LYN SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED,

NEXT MEETING, NOV. 2

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.

 

Fall Big Trash Clean Up

Big trash pick up is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

 

Meeting Minutes – September 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
October 5, 2020
THE SEPT 8,2020 BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT BORO BUILDING
PRESENT: STEVE DAUGHERTY, CHRIS GROSH, MARV HENISE, BLADE KLINE,
ROSALYN McELHENNY, DON DAUGHERTY, ABSENT, RUTHANN PALACIOS
PATRONS PRESENT, PAUL SOWERS AND TOM HOLLABAUGH.
PRES, STEVE DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 7: 30 P.M. WITH PLEDGE
OF ALLEGIANCE AND INVOCATION BY ROSALYN Mc.ELHENNY
TOM HOLLABAUGH DISCUSSED HIS LETTER RECEIVED IN VIOLATION OF WEEDS
AND ABANDONED.VEHICLES. STEVE EXPLAINED TO HIM THAT THIS MUST BE TAKEN
CARE OF AND WHY.
PAUL SOWERS[ STATED THAT HE SPRAYED GRASS ON HOLLABAUGHS SIDE OF FENCE.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: SEPTIC MAINTENANCE ORDINANCE SEC. WILL SEND OUT
NOTIFICATION LETTER TO ALL PROPERTY OWNERS THE END OF SEPT. AND REMINDER
NOTICE THE END OF DEC.
BORO [PROPERTY- ESTIMATE OF $2400 FROM D.C. WOODS WAS RECEIVED. MARV HENISE
MET WITH TIM O’DONNELL AND LANDFILL WILL PAY WOODS FOR CLEANUP AND
WILL HAVE A DUMPSTER THERE FOR DEBRIS.
SEC. WILL HAVE BRANDON FILLMORE AND BRITTANY GRIM SIGN LETTER TO ALLOW
WOODS TO REMOVE ROOTS FROM THEIR PROPERTY AND RESEED THEIR YARDS
NEW BANNERS- MARV GOT NEW PRICES FOR 20 BANNERS-@ $2600 LANDFILL WILL
ALSO PAY FOR THEM.
MARV GOT A PRICE FOR EXTENSION ON BOROUGH SIGN TO ADVERTISE NOTICES OF
$680 FOR 4”LETTERS
TIM O’DONNELL WILL NEGOTIATE NEW LANDFILL EXTENSION BENEFITS FOR BORO 2021
NEW BSINESS: EYCEMA- ROSALYN REPORTED THEIR BUDGET OF $14,879, SHE REPORTED
THAT 911 IS UNDERSTAFFED, DIRECTOR IS MATT HODSON.
EYARC – STAFF ARE BACK IN ALL 3 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, FOR SACC 22 STUDENTS ALLOWED
IN EACH SCHOOL DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS.
YARD SALE SET FOR SEPT 11 AND 12 BLADE KLINE MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, DON DAUGHERTY
.SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED ROSALYN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, BLADE SECONDED.
MOTIONCARRIED NEXT MEETING, October 5, 2020
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH , SEC.
 

Meeting Minutes – August 3, 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
September 8, 2020
THE AUGUST 3, 2020 BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT
THE BOROUGH OFFICE WITH ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.
PRESIDENT: STEVE DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 P.M.
SECRETARY REPORT WAS SUBMITTED, RUTHANN PALACIOS MADE MOTION
TO ACCEPT. LYN McELHENNY SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.
TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED, CHRISTINE GROSH MADE MOTION TO
ACCEPT, MARVIN HENISE SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
BLADE KLINE CREATED THE LETTER TO BE SENT TO RESIDENTS ABOUT THE
NEW SEWAGE MAINTINANCE. ALSO WILL PREPARE REMINDER NOTICE
MARV, , CHRIS AND DON DAUGHERTY MET WITH RON WOODS LANDSCAPER
TO REVIEW WORK NEEDED DONE ON BOROUGH PROPERTY. MR. WOODS WILL
SEND AN ESTIMATE.
MARV WILL APPROACH LANDFILL ABOUT PAYING FOR THIS AND ALSO IF THEY
WOULD PAY FOR NEW BANNERS
33 MAIN ST. – RESIDENT HAS BEEN REMOVING WOOD AND BRUSH FROM FRONT YARD.
NEW BUSINESS- SEC WILL SEND LETTER TO PROPERTY OWNER AT 49 MAIN ST ABOUT
HIGH GRASS IN ORCHARD BEHIND HIS PROPERTY.
ALSO A LETTER TO BE SENT TO 57 MAIN ST , ALONG WITH COPIES OF WEED ORDINANCE
AND ABANDONED ARTICLES ORDINANCE, TO BE SENT AUG. 31
MARV WILL CHECK ON NEW BANNER DESIGNS.
EMENHEISER PROPERTY WILL BE GOING TO TAX UPSET SALE ON SEPT. 24
SEC WILL CHECK WITH LANDORD , AMY DOLL WHO OWNS SCHOOL HOUSE
IF SHE HAS OCCUPANTS.
LYN MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, DON SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
DON MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, MARV SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
REPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.
 

Meeting Minutes – July 6, 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
AUGUST 3, 2020
THE JULY 6, 2020 BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT 56 MAIN ST.
WITH FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: STEVE DAUGHERTY, CHRIS GROSH,:
DON DAUGHERTY, RUTHANN PALACIOS, BLADE KLINE. LYN McELHENNY, MAYOR
SKIP McELHENNY
ABSENT: MARVIN HENISE
PATRON – PAT HILDEBRAND PRESENT.
PRES. DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 P.M.. WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
SEC. REPORT – RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, LYN SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
TREAS. REPORT WAS REVIEWED—DON MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, RUTHANN SECONDED.
MOTION CARRIED.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: FINAL ON LOT SEPTIC MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE WAS PRESENTED.
LYN MADE MOTION TO ADOPT, BLADE SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED. ORDINANCE WAS
SIGNED AND WILL BE SENT TO ATTORNEY AND SEO OFFICER. ORDINANCE WILL BE ON FILE
AT LAW LIBRARY AT JUDICIAL CENTER IN YORK.
BLADE WILL WORK ON A LETTER TO BE SENT TO RESIDENTS, FOR REVIEW AT NEXT MEETING.
NEW BUSINESS: DISCUSSION ON SEVERAL RESIDENTS PROPERTIES OF HIGH WEEDS AND
DEBRIS, 33 MAIN ST HAS REMNANTS FROM CUT DOWN TREE, 81 MAIN HIGH GRASS
COUNCIL STATED THAT OUR OWN PROPERTY SHOULD BE CLEANED UP OF STUMPS AND HIGH WEEDS.  STEVE WILL CONTACT D. WOODS TO RESTORE BOROUGH PROPERTY TO WHERE IT CAN BE MOWED.
SEC. WILL CONTACT NEPHEW ON CLEANING UP 81 MAIN ST.
NEW INSURANCE POLICY FOR BOROUGH LABILITY AND COMMERCIAL WAS REVIEWED.
DON MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, CHRIS SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED
LYN MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, DON SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, BLADE SECONEDED, MOTION CARRIED.
NEXT MTG, AUG. 3 RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.
 

Yorkana Borough Yard Sale

The date has been set for the Yorkana Borough Yard Sale.  It will be held, Saturday, September 12.  You may set up Friday, the 11th as well if you wish.  The Fire Company will be participating on Saturday only.

 

Meeting Minutes – March 2, 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
MAY 4, 2020
THE MARCH 2, 2020 BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT THE BORO BLDG.
WITH ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.
PRES. STEVE DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 P.M. WITH PLEDGE AND INVOCATION
BY ROSALYN MCELHENNY.
SSECRETARY REPORT WAS SUBMITTED, RUTHANN PALACIOS MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT,
ROSALYN SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED
TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED, ROSALYN MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, BLADE
KLINE SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
TOM HOLLLABAUGH WAS PRESENT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT PAUL SOWERS, PRES. INFORMED
HIM TO CALL STATE POLICE.
ENGINEER CHRIS KRAFT REPORTED THAT CDBG GRANTS ARE DELAYED FOR 3YR. PROCESS
UNFINISHED BUSINESS DISCUSSION ON BIDS FOR SIDING AND RENOVATIONS TO BORO
BLDG. COUNCIL ASKED, ROSALYN AND MARV HENISE TO BRING ITEMIZED LISTING FOR
COUNCIL TO REVIEW.
MEMBERS WILL MEET WITH CODE ADMINISTRATORS AND DAVID SIINOPOLI FOR THEIR
INPUT ON RENOVATIONS.
MARV WILL CONTACT TIME O’DONNEL AND SET UP A MTG TO DISCUSS LANDFILL EXPANSION.
SEC. WILL CONTACT CGA LAW FIRM CONCERNING REPLACEMENT ATTORNEY, DUE TO THE
DEATH OF ROBERT STRICKLER
MARV REPORTED THAT AMBLULANCE COVERAGE WILL BE JOINED WITH CANADOCHLY
WILL BE COMMUNITY LIFE TIME, AN AMBULANCE WILL BE KEPT AT CANADOCHLY.
STEVE TALKED WITH BARRY MILLER, SUPERVISOR LWT ABOUT JUNK YARD ON FRYS AVE.
MARV MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, DON DAUGHERTY SECONDED, CARRIED.
DON MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, CHRIS GROSH SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
RESPECTFULLY SUBITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.
 

Meeting Minutes – February 3, 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
March 2, 2020
THE FEBRUARY 3,2020 BOROUGH COUNCIL MET AT THE BOROUGH OFFICE. WITH
ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.
PRES. STEVE DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 730 P.M. WITH PLEDGE AND
INVOCATION BY ROSALYN McELHENNY.
SECRETARY REPORT WAS SUBMITTED WITH FOLLOWING CORRECTION
A MOTION CARRIED. RUTHANN PALACIOS MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT ROSALYN
SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED MARV HENISE MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT,
DON DAUGHERTY SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED
LEUITENANT JOE SPRINGER WAS PRESENT FROM STATE POLICE TO GIVE UPDATE
FROM JULY 2019 – JAN.2020 THEIR WERE 12 CALLS IN BOROUGH.
EMA COORDINATOR CHRIS EATON WAS PRESENT TO GIVE UPDATE, EMERGENCY
OPERATION PLAN PREPARED
ENGINEER REPORT- CHRIS KRAFT WILL DO WALK THRU ON SIDEWALKS AFTER APPLICATION
PROCESS IS SUBMITTED.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS; MARV AND DON SUBMITTED A QUOTE FOR SIDING OF $13,000.
TIN ROOF -$5000 -STEEL ROOF – $2800 HAS NOT RECEIVED 2
ND
QUOTE YET
SEO FEES FOR 2020 – BLADE KLINE MADE MOTION TO PASS RESOLUTION , ROSALYN
SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
NEW BUSINESS – BLADE MADE MOTION, MARV SECONDED TO SEND MAYOR AND ROSALYN TO PSAB
CONFERENCE. MOTION CARRIED. COUNCIL WILL PAY FEE IF THEY ATTEND.
EYARC – SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATIONS ARE COMING IN. WILL BE HELD AT CANADOCHLY
CHRIS GROSH MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, BLADE SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.
BLADE MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, DON SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.
 

Meeting Minutes – January 6, 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
FEBRUARY 3, 2020
THE JANUARY 6, 2020 YORKANA BOROUGH REORGANIZATION MEETING WAS HELD
AT BOROUGH OFFICE.
MAYOR LlOYD McELHENNY ISSUED THE OATH OF OFFICE TO FOLLOWING NEWLY
ELECTED COUNCIL MEMBERS: STEVE DAUGHERTY, BLADE KLINE, CHRISTINE GROSH.
MAYOR OPENED THE MEETING WITH PLEDGE AND INVOCATION BY ROSALYN
MEMBERS PRESENT; STEVE DAUGHERTY, MARV HENISE, DON DAUGHERTY,
BLADE KLINE, CHRIS GROSH, ROSALYN McELHENNY.
ABSENT: RUTHANN PALACIOS.
MAYOR ASKED FOR NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENT: CHRIS MADE MOTION TO NOMINATE
STEVE, MARV SECONDED. LYN MADE MOTION TO NOMINATE CHRIS GROSH. BLADE
SECONDED. A WRITTEN BALLOT WAS TAKEN, WITH A TIE VOTE, CHRIS DECLINED.
POSITION , STEVE ACCEPTED. MOTION CARRIED.
STEVE MADE MOTION TO APPOINT CHRIS AS V.P. , MARV SECONDED, CARRIED.
BLADE MADE MOTION TO APPOINT JUANITA SMITH AS SEC/TREAS, CHRIS SECONDED.
CHRIS MADE MOTION TO APPOINT BLADE AS ASST. SEC/TREAS. LYN SECONDED.
MOTIONS CARRIED.
MARV MADE MOTION , LYN SECONDED TO APPOINT THE FOLLOWING TO BOROUGH:
ENGINEER: C.S. DAVIDSON INC.
SOLICITOR – ROBERT STRICKLER
SEWAGE ENFORCEMENT – KEITH HUNNINGS.
ZONING OFFICER – DAVID SINOPOLI
CODE ADMINISTRATORS – INSPECTORS
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CORDINATOR – CHRIS EATON
EYEMCA REP. – MARV AND ROSALYN
YATB – BLADE AND RUTHANN(ALTERNATE}
EASTERN YORK AREA RECREATION COMMISSION REPS. – SKIP AND NITA
YORK CO. BORO ASSOC. REP – BLADE KLINE
ANIMAL ENFORCEMENT – MICHELLE KLUGH
ZONING HEARING BOARD RICH HILDEBRAND, WENDY DEARDORFF, VANCE FULLER
MOTION CARRIED.
SEC. REPORT WAS SUBMITTED: BLADE MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT , LYN SECONDED.
CARRIED.
TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED, CHRIS MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, BLADE
SECONDED. MOTION .
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: SIDEWALK GRANT APPLICATION, COUNCIL WOULD LIKE CHRIS
KRAFT TO DO WALK THROUGH TO EVALUATE SIDEWALKS. NITA WILL ASK CHRIS.
EMAIL FROM LOWER WINDSOR TWP. ANNOUNCING JAN 21 AS LANDFILL PUBLIC MTG.
NITA TALKED WITH ROAD MASTER FROM LWT ASKING THEM TO REPAIR POT HOLES
ON FRYS AVE.,, STATED THEY WOULD DO IN SPRING.
MARV AND SKIP WILL GET QUOTES ON SIDING CONTRACTORS FOR BOROUGH BLDG.
NEW BUSINESS; COMPLAINT OF GRAY WATER COMING FROM FRICK/RUSSELL
PROPERTY , SEC. WILL NOTIFY HUNNINGS.
EYARC MADE DONATIONS TO KREUTZ CREEK AND CANADOCHLY TO HELP 2 NEEDY
AT CHRISTMAS
DON MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, BLADE SECONDED. CARRIED.
LYN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, DON SECONDED. CARRIED.
NEXT MEETING, FEB. 3
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.
 
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