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Meeting Minutes for November 1, 2015

YORKANA BOROUGH  COUNCIL MINUTES
DECEMBER 7, 2015

The November  1, 2015 Borough Council meeting was held at the Fire Hall with following members present, Lyn, Marv, Jennifer, Chris, Steve , Ruthann.  Absent: Don and Bob
Vice President Henise opened the meeting at 7:30pm with Pledge of allegiance.
Secretary Report was submitted:  Steve made motion to accept, Jen seconded. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s report: Ruthann made motion to accept, Chris seconded.  Motion carried.
Unfinished business:  Steve inspected all drains.
Banners – Mark Pederson paid $2,580 for the Banners.
Marv will check Banner co. to see if he received  payment.
Marv stated Borough is responsible for buying speed limit signs for 35 mile and under.  We will need 6 new signs.
New Business:
Annual  York Co. Boro association dinner will be at Great American Saloon in Nov.
The Budget was prepared and reviewed for 2016.  Steve made motion and Ruthann seconded to keep proposed budget of $36,500 with no tax increase.  Real Estate remains at .250 mills. Per Capita at $20. Motion carried.   Secretary will advertise proposed budget  to be adopted on Dec. 7.
EYARC – Fall festival at Steam a Rama, was a great success with 70 card loads, approximately 200 people attended.
Nita will put handouts for Storm Water Management on display at Election.
Marv made motion to pay bills, Ruthann seconded, motion carried.
Jen made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded, motion carried.
Next meeting, Dec. 7.
Respectfully submitted, Juanita  Smith

 

Meetings Minutes for August 3, 2015

YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
SEPT. 8, 2015

The August 3, 2015 Borough council meeting was held at the fire hall with
following members present. Mayor Palacios, Ruthann, Christine, Rosalyn,
Steve, Don and Marv.
Absent: Jennifer

President Mcelhenny opened the meeting at 7:30 with Pledge and invocation.

Secretary report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Christine
seconded. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report: Marv made motion to accept, Don seconded, carried.

No Engineer report.

Unfinished business: MS4 nothing new to report, have not received copy yet.

Michael Mcelhenny cannot finish painting curbs due to work schedule.
Roxanne Poff said she may have someone.

Banners, Marv will get price and then approach landfill.

Nims Training – no one has completed theirs yet.

Brad Hengst denied the design for the septic system for Mcelhenny property.

NEW BUSINESS: Discussion on changing ordinace concerning cars.

NIta will be attending Tax Collector seminar for credits.

EYARC: Roxanne Poff(director) was present to explain the merger of rec
orgainizations. We are applying for a $10,000 grant, if all
municipalities participate, the fee for application will be from
$160-$200 per municipality. At this time, Lower Windsor, Hellam twp.,
Hallam Boro, are participates.
Steve made a motion, Ruthann seconded to have Yorkana Boro join the
grant application for $200, Motion carried.

Ruthann made motion to pay bills, Steve seconded, motion carried.

Steve made motion to adjourn, Don seconded, motion carried.

next meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 8

Respectfully Submitted, Ruthann Palacios, Asst. secretary

 

Meeting Minutes, July 2015

YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MINUTES
AUGUST 3, 2015

The July 6, 2015 Borough council met at the Yorkana Fire Hall

Members Present: Jennifer Fahringer, Christine Grosh, Marvin Henise
Rosalyn McElhenny, Ruthann Palacios.

Members Absent: Bob Palacios, Steve Daugherty, Don Daugherty.

Pres. McElhenny opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge of
allegiance and invocation.

Secretary report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Jen
seconded, motion carried.

Treasurer’s report: Jennifer made motion to accept Marv seconded.
Motion carried.

Engineer report: MS4 annual report was sent. Copy to go to Steve.

No action from fire co. for land development.

Unfinished Business: Michael McElhenny started painting curbs, has
8 hours of time in. Will finish soon. More
yellow paint was purchased.

Banners: Marv will get estimate and Lyn will
contact Mark Pederson to set up a meeting with
Lyn and Marv to present estimate.

SEO- McElhenny property – design system was done.

New Business: Nims training, all council should take it, ICS -100 & 700
can be taken online – www.training.fema.gov

EYARC – Past director Tim Smith pleaded guilty to felony charges. He
has 5 years to pay back Rec commission, and is on 5 yr. pro-
bation. Felony charge will stay on his record.

Tax collector – School bills and Per capita were mailed July 1.

Chris made motion to pay bills, Jennifer seconded, motion carried.

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

Next meeting, August 3, 2015

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, secretary

 

 

Meeting Minutes June, 2015

Yorkana Borough Minutes
July 6, 2015
The June 1, 2015, Borough council meeting was held at the fire hall
with following members present:
Rosalyn, Marv, Steve, Chris, Ruthann, Don.
Absent: Jennifer and Bob.
President McElhenny opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge and
Invocation.

Secretary report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Marv
seconded, Motion carried.
Treasurer’s report: Chris made motion to accept, Steve seconded.
Motion carried.

Engineer report: 2013-2014 annual report is due to DEP by June 29
Unfinished Business:

Curb painting: Council decided that Michael McElhenny had 2 weeks
to complete or they will get someone else to do.

Flags for Memorial Day were purchased and distributed.

Banners- Marv will do.

 

New Business:

EMA – nothing new to report.

EYARC – summer camp will be held at Kreutz Creek Elementary school.

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

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

Next meeting July 6
Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Secretary

 

 

Meeting Minutes May, 2015

Yorkana Borough minutes
June 1, 2015
The May 2, 2015 meeting of Yorkana Borough Council was held
at the fire hall with following members present:
Marv, Chris, Don, Ruthann, Steve and Rosalyn
Absent: Jennifer and Bob

Vice President Henise opened the meeting at 7:30 PM with Pledge.

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

Engineer report – Intersection at Frys avenue was completed.
Unfinished Business:

Marv to do. Banners

Curb painting- Paint was purchased, Michael McElhenny will paint
doing his community service, no cost to borough.
New Business:

Nita will purchase flags for Memorial Day.

Emergency Management meeting – Marv and Lynn will attend.

Sewage enforcement – Brad Hengst reported, Venable property enforcing fine.

McElhenny property is being taken care of.

 

Rosalyn made motion to pay bills, Marv seconded. motion carried.

 

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded. Motion carried.

 

 

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Some Reminders:

The County’s 911 Center recently launched Smart911. The program allows residents to provide advance information to our 911 dispatchers meant to help improve the speed and efficiency of an emergency response. Please see this article for more information:

http://www.yorkdispatch.com/breaking/ci_28929334/york-county-unveils-smart911-text-911

Abandoned cars are not to be kept on your property; obey rules for open burning. See our section on ordinances for more information.  If you do not see the ordinance listed, it will be added soon.

 

 

Meeting Minutes for April, 2015

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
May 4, 2015

The April 6, 2015 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at the fire hall with all members present.

Pres. McElhenny opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge and invocation.

Secretary report:  Ruthann made motion to accept, Jennifer seconded, motion carried.

Treasurer’s report: Steve made motion to accept, Don seconded. Motion carried.

Engineer Report:         All drain inspections done, Steve will check outfalls.
Review of PEOP, will carry same plan from 2014 to 2015,

Fire Co. intersection started, Penn Dot will oversee.

Unfinished Business:
Banners, Marv to contact Jerry at Creative cabinetry.
CPA – Did 2013 and 2014 audit.

New Business:

Nita met with Kochman Insurance to renew Workmen’s Com and Borough insurance.

Nita met with Fulton Bank to renew C.D., Marv’s name will go on signature list.

Curb and fire hydrant painting, Michael McElhenny will paint, needs hours for community service.    Rosalyn will monitor.

EYARC needs municipality signature to acquire small games of chance certificate. Steve made motion, Ruthann seconded. Motion carried.

Lyn informed council that their rental property, septic system will be repair

Chris made motion to pay bills, Jennifer seconded, motion carried

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

Next meeting June 1, 2015

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith

 

 

 

Meetings Minutes for March, 2015

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
MARCH 2,2015
The February 2, 2015 Borough Council meeting was held at the fire hall with all members present.

Vice President Henise opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge of Allegiance.

Secretary’s report was submitted: Jennifer made motion to accept, Steve seconded. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Don seconded. Motion carried.

 

     Engineer report:

Door Hangers were received from C.S. Davidson.
Kickoff meeting was held for the C.B.P. 1/26/15.
No changes from fire co.
Sec. stated a conference on storm water will be held in Leola, 3/19-8:30-3:30
      Unfinished Business:
Door Hangers were separated and each council member will get help from residents to hang.

Nita will send onlot sewer information, with taxes.

Marv and Don will check on stop signs to see if reflective.

New Business:

Fire Co. issued fund raiser list for 2015: 50/50’s, 3 Bluegrass concerts,
yard sale(food and stands), Mother’ day dinner, Car Show, Open House,
Halloween Party, and numerous catering events, grocery bingo, winterfest.
Breakfast with Santa and Santa visits.
Chris made motion to approve all events, Ruthann seconded. motion carried.

Discussion on Brad Hengst doing Seo reimbursement reports, Jen made motion,
Steve seconded to not do them, as there is not money available in Harrisburg.

Chris continues to update website.
EMA- no report.

Nita asked for General Fund to be audited as not been done for a long time.
Steve made motion, Jen seconded. Will contact Michael Atland CPA on Bluestone rd.
for estimate. Motion carried.

Complaint of Larry Klein Sidewalks not being cleared of snow. will send notice to him.

Lyn has tickets for appreciation dinner at the fire hall in March. @ 6 P.M.

Nita stated that we need to appoint a deputy tax collector, municipalities are
mandated. Lyn made Motion Don seconded to appoint Chris Grosh. Chris accepted,
motion carried. Also Tax Collectors must now take on line courses and acquire
6 credits annually. Deputies do not. Chris will go on tax collector account at bank.
2014 real estate delinquent taxes were filed with Tax Claim. Nita 0 out with county
for 2014 Real Estate taxes.
Jen made motion to pay bills, Ruthann seconded. motion carried.

Next meeting, March 2.

Don made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded.  Motion Carried.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes for February, 2015

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
MARCH 2,2015
The February 2, 2015 Borough Council meeting was held at the fire hall with all members present.

Vice President Henise opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge of Allegiance.

Secretary’s report was submitted: Jennifer made motion to accept, Steve seconded. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Don seconded. Motion carried.

     Engineer report:

Door Hangers were received from C.S. Davidson.
Kickoff meeting was held for the C.B.P. 1/26/15.
No changes from fire co.
Sec. stated a conference on storm water will be held in Leola, 3/19-8:30-3:30
      Unfinished Business:
Door Hangers were separated and each council member will get help from residents to hang.

Nita will send onlot sewer information, with taxes.

Marv and Don will check on stop signs to see if reflective.

New Business:

Fire Co. issued fund raiser list for 2015: 50/50’s, 3 Bluegrass concerts,
yard sale(food and stands), Mother’ day dinner, Car Show, Open House,
Halloween Party, and numerous catering events, grocery bingo, winterfest.
Breakfast with Santa and Santa visits.
Chris made motion to approve all events, Ruthann seconded. motion carried.

Discussion on Brad Hengst doing Seo reimbursement reports, Jen made motion,
Steve seconded to not do them, as there is not money available in Harrisburg.

Chris continues to update website.
EMA- no report.

Nita asked for General Fund to be audited as not been done for a long time.
Steve made motion, Jen seconded. Will contact Michael Atland CPA on Bluestone rd.
for estimate. Motion carried.

Complaint of Larry Klein Sidewalks not being cleared of snow. will send notice to him.

Lyn has tickets for appreciation dinner at the fire hall in March. @ 6 P.M.

Nita stated that we need to appoint a deputy tax collector, municipalities are
mandated. Lyn made Motion Don seconded to appoint Chris Grosh. Chris accepted,
motion carried. Also Tax Collectors must now take on line courses and acquire
6 credits annually. Deputies do not. Chris will go on tax collector account at bank.
2014 real estate delinquent taxes were filed with Tax Claim. Nita 0 out with county
for 2014 Real Estate taxes.
Jen made motion to pay bills, Ruthann seconded. motion carried.

Next meeting, March 2.

Don made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded.  Motion Carried.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes January 2015

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
The January 5, 2015 Yorkana Borough Council was held at the fire Hall, with all members present.

Pres. McElhenny opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with pledge & invocation.

Secretary report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Christine seconded, motion carried.

Treasurer’s report: Marv made motion to accept, Don seconded. carried.

Engineer report: Penn Dot approved fire co. to widen Fry’s ave. entrance.
Borough will need to sign and notarize recording copy.
Fire co. has paperwork.
Fire Co. has not yet applied for a land development plan.

MS4 reminder for door hangers, residents should help to distribute.

Unfinished business: Intergovernmental Cooperation for the Chesapeake Bay Reduction Plan Ordinance was advertised.
Steve made motion to adopt, Ruthann seconded. Motion carried.

Marv will have banners redone in the Spring, will talk with Landfill about helping to pay.

New Business: Yard sale – May 2
Spring Cleanup – May 6

Suggestion that a link be put on Website for public to  issue complaints or comments, Chris will check.

EYARC – Breakfast with Santa had approximately 225 participants.

Christmas caroling Christmas eve, day was cancelled due to rain.

Tax Collector will be filing delinquent Real Estate taxes in Jan.

Jennifer made motion to pay bills, Marv seconded, motion carried.

Next meeting, Feb. 2, 2015

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Steve seconded, motion carried

Respectfully submitted,

 

Juanita Smith, sec.

 
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