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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 – July 6, 2020

YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MINUTES
JULY 6, 2020
THE JUNE 1, YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT THE FIRE HALL
WITH ALL MEMBERS PRESENT
FOLLOWING PATRONS WERE PRESENT::
KATI AND NICK BRADEBAUGH
RICH AND PAT HILDEBRAND
ROBERT AND ANITA CRUM:30
PRESIDENT STEVE DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 WITH PLEDGE
SEC. REPORT WAS SUBMITTED WITH FOLLOWING CORRECTION,(COUNCIL VOTED TO WAVE
PENALTY ON REAL ESTATE AND PER CAPITA TAXES FOR 2020)
RUTHANN PALACIOS MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, CHRIS GROSH SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.
TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED, LYN McELHENNY MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, DON DAUGHERTY
SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED
UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
SEWER MAINTAINENCE ORDINACE DRAFT WAS REVIEWED,
RICH HILDEBRAND ISSUED A CONCERN IF RESIDENT COULD NOT AFFORD PUMPING SYSTEM
COUNCIL WANTS PHRASE ADDED THAT AT THE COUNCILS DISGRESSION
RUTHANN MADE MOTION CHRIS SECONDED TO ADOPT DRAFT ORDINANCE PENDING CHANGES.
MOTION CARRIED.
STEVE CLEARED THE DRAIN OF DEBRIS
BLADE REPORTED THAT COUNCIL HAS NO AUTHORITY OVER FIRE CO.
NEW BUSINESSl LYN ATTENDED EYCEMA MEETING
EYARC IS TEMPORARILY SHUT DOWN DUE TO COVID19
LYN MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, MARV SECONDED MOTION CARRIED.
NEXT MEETING, JULY 6
RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, DON SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.
 

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.
 

Meeting Minutes – December 2, 2019

YORKANA  BOROUGH  MINUTES

                                          January  6, 2020

The December 2, 2019 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at borough

Office with following members present: Steve Daugherty, Rosalyn McElhenny,

Christine Grosh, Blade Kline, Don Daugherty, Ruthann Palacios, Absent: Marv

Henise.  Present: Mayor Skip McElhenny, Engineer, Chris Kraft.

President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge and in-

Vocation by Lyn.

Secretary report was submitted, Ruthann made motion to accept, Don seconded.

Motion carried.

Treasurer report was reviewed: Lyn made motion to accept, Blade seconded.

Motion carried.

Engineer report that block grant applications are coming in 2020, council

Discussed applying for grant to replace old sidewalks in boro.

Unfinished business: proposed budget was advertised , Ruthann made motion

Lyn seconded to adopt a $30,000 budget for 2020, motion carried.

Blade made motion , Chris seconded to keep real estate millage at .250 mills,

And per capita at $20. Motion carried.

Secretary will check with solicitor on preparation of on lot sewage ordinance.

New Business: reorganization meeting in Jan. 2020,

Discussion on property on fry’s ave property, creating a junk yard, Nita will

Contact Lower Windsor Twp. To make them aware.

Discussion on putting siding , spouting, and porch railing on boro. Building.

Council will search for quotes.

EYARC – director Amanda Enedy is doing well and has staff positions filled.

Blade made motion to pay bills, Don seconded, motion carried.

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Lyn seconded, motion carried.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – November 4, 2019

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                                  December 2, 2019

The November 4, 2019 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at the

Borough office with all members present

President Steve Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge and

Invocation by Rosalyn McElhenny.

Sec. report was submitted with correction of Rick Krissinger being present at.

October meeting, Ruthann Palacios made motion to accept, Rosalyn seconded,

Motion carried.

Treasurer report was reviewed, Blade Kline made motion to accept, Marv Henise

Seconded, motion carried.

Unfinished business: Marv stated trees at borough office were removed, landfill

Will remove stumps and roots

Vicki Krotzer is helping to take care of Loschiavo property

Election will be held and board took necessary training

Halloween Party was well attended,

New Business: Proposed Budget for 2020 was prepared. Rosalyn made motion to

Adopt proposed budget of $30,000 , Ruthann seconded motion carried.

Secretary will advertise.

Following meeting dates were set for 2020, Jan 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4,

June 1, July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 8, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 7

Discussion on putting siding on borough building.

Chris Grosh made motion to pay bills, Blade seconded, carried.

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Don Daugherty seconded, carried.

Respectully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – October 7, 2019


Yorkana Borough Minutes

November 4, 2019

The October 7, 2019 Yorkana Borough Council met at the borough building

With all members present.

President Steve Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 p.m. with pledge.

Secretary report was submitted. Ruthann Palacios made motion to accept

Lyn McElhenny seconded, motion carried.

Treasurer report was reviewed:  Blade Kline made motion to accept, Don

Daugherty seconded. Motion carried.

No engineer report.

Patron Rick Krissinger was present to ask if they were allowed to have bee hives on property. Council agreed it was allowed.

Unfinished business:  trees were removed on Janet Smith property and Boro Property,

Marv and Don will follow up with Tim O’Donnell on paving of Fry’s ave. pot holes.

Steve will talk with Vicki Krotzer on Loschiavo property.

Blade  made a motion to adopt the SALDO resolution on House Bill 103,  Lyn

Made motion to accept, 2 yeahs and 4 nays.  resolution will not be adopted

NEW BUSINESS: election board are taking training on new procedures.

Blade will be representing Yorkana at quarterly boro assoc. meetings.

Ruthann made motion , Marv Henise seconded to retain Klugh animal control

For 2020. motion carried.

Lyn made motion, Don seconded to retain S.P.C.A. as animal retention, carried.

Ruthann made motion to donate $2500 to fire co., Marv seconded, carried.

Lyn made motion to donate $250 for Halloween party, Blade seconded, carried.

Trick or Treat was set for Oct. 31, from 6-8

Ruthann made motion to pay bills, Blade seconded, carried,

Don made motion to adjourn, Lyn seconded, carried.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita smith

 

Meeting Minutes – September 3, 2019

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                                      October 7, 2019

The Sept. 3, 2019 meeting  of Yorkana Borough Council was held at the borough building

With all members present.

President Steve Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with pledge and invocation

By  Lyn McElhenny.

Secretary report was reviewed, with following correction, Williams resident was notified

Of high grass in back of their property. Ruthann Palacios made motion to accept,

Lyn seconded, motion carried.

Treasurer report was reviewed, Marv Henise made motion to accept,  Don Daugherty

Seconded, motion carried.

Engineer – Chris Kraft attended, no new updates.:

Unfinishd business: Janet Smith tree removal will start on Monday, Chris Grosh voiced

Her concern that borough set a precedence on having trees removed, council stated

That no borough monies are being used ,landfill is  assuming the project.

Sidewalk was installed in front of Kefauver property by gas company.

Council members inspected Hollabaugh yard and grass has been mowed.

Street light was repaired.

Don and Marv will set up a meeting with Tim O’Donnell

Firemen’s parade was held

EMECA – Marv attended on Aug. 14-  new Deputy Kurtis Timmer

NEW BUSINESS – resident Linda Loschiavo passed away with no known relatives.

Steve will check with her neighbor to see if borough needs to get someone to

Mow lawn.

Marv issued concern of Wrightsville rescue truck traveling at a high rate of speed

Through borough for Metal Tech Recycle emergency . would like a letter sent to

Fire co. informing them of our concern.

Council tabled the new SALDO resolution being considered in Harrisburg until

Next meeting and they have time to review                                                                                                                                  Fire co. centennial celebration will be held Oct. 5 at ball field

Blade Kline made motion to pay bills, Lyn seconded. Carried.

Next meeting, Oct. 7

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Don seconded, carried.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – August 5, 2019

                           YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                         September 3, 2019

YORKANA BOROUGH COUMCIL MEETING ON AUGUST 5, 2019 WAS HELD ST THE

BOROUGH BUILDING WITH FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: STEVE DAUGHERTY,

MARV HENISE, RUTHANN PALACIOS, BLADE KLINE., DON DAUGHERTY

ABSENT; CHRIS GROSH, LYN AND SKIP McELHENNY

PRESIDENT DAUGHERTY OPENEDTHE MEETING AT 7:30 P.M. WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

SECRETARY REPORT WAS SUBMITTED: RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, BLADE

SECONDED . MOTION CARRIED,

TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED: MARV MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, DON SECONDED.

MOTION CARRIED.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS; TREES TO BE DONE THIS WEEK

SEC.WILL CONTACT GARY ISHMAN FROM PENN DOT TO HAVE 2 POT HOLES AT

INTERSECTION FILLED.

MARV AND NITA HAVE BEEN ATTENDING PARADE COMMITTEE MEETINGS.

NEW BUSINESS; NITA TO CONTACT GAS CO, TO REPAIR SIDEWALK

COUNCIL WILL CHECK ON HOLLABAUGH GRASS

MET ED WILL REPAIR STREET LIGHT THAT WAS DAMAGED BY LIGHTING

MARV REPORTED EMECA MEETING IS COMING UP

RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, DON SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED,

NEXT MEETING SEPT. 3RD.

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

RESPETFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.

 
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