YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MINUTES
DECEMBER 5, 2016
The November 7,2016 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at 56 Main St. with following members present: Steve, Don, Marvin, Christine, Rosalyn, Lloyd. Absent: Ruthann and Bob.
President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with Pledge and invocation by Rosalyn.
Keith Hannings from South Penn Code Consultants was present with his proposal for seo services, beginning Jan. 2, 2017.
Rick Brogan, General Manager from Modern Landfill and Rod Weitkamp, were present to share landfill progress and present Borough with 2 Solar speed signs, that Landfill purchased for the Borough, at a cost of $11,000. Landfill receives approx. 5000 tons a day. new extension will be possible in the next 9 yrs.
Rod and Marv will install signs.
Secretary report: Marv made motion to accept, Lyn seconded, motion carried.
Treasurer’s report: Don made motion, Chris seconded, motion carried
ENGINEER REPORT: mS4 Waiver begins in 2018, new municipal agreement will be needed, application in Sept. at a cost of $500 a public meeting needed in Feb. door hangers handed out in November and education materials set up at election.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Appraiser Brown, appraised 56 main at $62,000 @ at cost of $400 Steve will contact Wilkin
NEW BUSINESS: Rosalyn made motion, Don seconded to appoint Keith Hannings as the new seo for 2017 motion carried.
Lyn made motion, Chris seconded to donate $2000 to the fire co. Motion carried.
2017 Budget was prepared by council, A proposed budget of $37,000 and real estate
millage remain at .250 mills and percapia at $20. Lloyd made motion to accept, Marv seconded. Motion carried, Nita will advertise budget.
Chris made motion to pay bills, Lyn seconded. carried.
Lyn made motion to adjourn, Don seconded.
Next meeting, Dec. 5, 2016
Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.
YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
The October 3, 2016 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at 56 Main
St. with all members present
President Steve Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30pm with Pledge and invocation by Lyn
Secretary report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Chris seconded, Motion carried.
Treasurer’s report: Marv made motion to accept, Rosalyn seconded, Motion carried
MS4 – will continue to educate residents, with handouts at election and door hangers.
Appraisal on building, Steve will continue to find an appraiser by Nov. meeting.
Marv installed roof over well pit in back of building, material costs $75.
Solar speed signs – Landfill manager will attend Nov. meeting. Landfill
will maintain software, signs will remain permanent in Borough.
Rosalyn contacted John Klinedinst from C.S.Davidson to inquire as to why
Borough was not informed of waiver for MS4, from the prior engineer rep.
Animal control contracts: Chris made motion, Ruthann seconded to retain Michelle Klugh as animal enforcement and SPCA as animal retention for 2017. Motion carried.
SEO OFFICER: Brad Hengst is retiring; Rosalyn will contact Keith Cumming, to see if he is interested, Brad will work with new person and go over Boro status.
ANNUAL BOROUGH ASSOCIATION DINNER – NOV. 12 at Great American Saloon,
Rosalyn made motion to pay bills, Don Seconded,motion carried.
Skip made motion to adjourn, Don seconded.
Next meeting, Nov 7, 2016
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.