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Meeting Minutes, January 2, 2018

Yorkana Borough Council Minutes :

                                                February  5, 2018

The January 2, 2018 reorganizational meeting of Yorkana Borough Council was held

At Borough office.

Mayor Lloyd  McElhenny o pened the meeting at 7: 30 P.M. He issued the oath of office

To newly elected members, Ruthann Palacios, Marv Henise and Don Daugherty.

Mayor Lloyd Mcelhenny and Rossalyn McElhenny were previously sworn in

by notary.  Mayor opened the floor for nomination

Of President, Ruthann made motion to nominate Steve Daugherty , Marv seconded,

Motion carried.

President Daugherty then asked for nominations for V.P., Rosalyn nominated Marv,

Don seconded, motion carried.

Rosalyn made motion to appoint Juanita Smith as Sec/Treas. And Ruthann as her asst.

Motion carried

Chris Grosh made a motion and Marv Henise seconded to appoint the following :

Solicitor; CGA Professional center, Robert Strickler.

State Police

Zoning officer – David Sinopoli

Zoning enforcement – Code Administrators

Engineer – C.S. Davidson Inc  – Chris Kraft

Animal Control officer – Michelle Klugh

Animal Housing – SPCA-

Sewage Enforcement office– Keith Hunnings

Emergency Management – Phil Smith.  Boro reps  Rosalyn and Marv-

Eastern York Recreation Commission -Director,Roxanne Poff,  boro reps-   Lloyd and Nita  –

MS4- Steve Daugherty

Website – Christine Grosh

Snow Removal – -Francis  McGee

Mowing/Maintenace – Marv and Don

Garbage haulers – Republic Services

Zoning Hearing Board: Richard Hildebrand, Vance Fuller, Wendy Deardorff

Tax Collector – Juanita Smith

Motion carried.

President Daugherty led the Pledge of Allegiance, invocation by Rosalyn.

Secretary report was submitted, Chris Grosh made motion to accept, Marv

Henise seconded, Motion carried

Treasurer report was reviewed; Rosalyn made motion to accept, Don seconded

Motion carried.

Unfinished  Business:

Dettinger property pipe repair, marv and Don will repair when weather allows.

Ms4 plan submitted , deadline March 31,2018

Should hear about waiver soon

Meeting dates for 2018 were publishd.

New   Busomess;

Marv and Don will replace storm door on Blldg, weather permitting

Council gave Nita permission to purchase new laptop up tp $500

Concerns about Mae Jeam Emeheiser house being abandoned by her family

Nita will check on procedures.

Don Daugherty made motion to pay bills, Rosalun seconded, carried.

 

Meeting Minutes, February 5, 2018


                                            Yorkana Borough Minutes

                                                       March 5, 2018

The Feb. 5,2018 Yorkana  Borough Council meeting was held at Borough office.

Following members present: Marv Henise, Don Daugherty, Chris Grosh,

Ruthann  Palacios, Lyn McElhenny, Mayor Skip McElhenny.

Absent: Steve Daugherty

Vice President opened the meeting at 7:30 P.M. with pledge and invocation by  Lyn.

Charley Hose III from fire co. asked  to approve a user agreement for a CAD WEB VIEW

From Dept. of Emergency services. Lyn made motion, Ruthann seconded. Motion carried.

Phil Smith, EMA coordinator was present to update council on Susquehanna ice jam, flooding,

Held Eastern Safety Meetings, and Active Shooter Training.

Lieutenant Trooper Palmer from State Police was present to give status report for 2017

There were 2 crashes, 3 burglaries, suggested we encourage residents to lock cars, sheds etc.

And have residents call them at 717-428-1011.

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

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

Unfinished Business:   taxes were filed with tax claim, 4 properties were on list.

Ms4 Waiver was approved.

Mae Jean Emenheiser house was abandoned by her sons, nothing can be done by boro

Unless taxes go delinquent and it goes for sheriff sale.

New Business: 2018 Taxes will be sent with newsletter on Feb. 15, and education flyer.

Council approved 2018 fund raiser events list for fire co.

Fire co. appreciation dinner invitation, skip, lyn, Ruthann, nita and kent will attend.

Spring Cleanup is May 2,  Community Yard Sale is May 4th and 5th.

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

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Don seconded, carried.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.

 

Meeting Minutes, November 6, 2017

 YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
                              December4, 2017
   The November 6, 2017 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at 56 Main st.
   with all members present.
   President Steve Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 p.m. with pledge and
   invocation by Lyn.
   secretary reported was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Marv
                                     seconded. Motion carried.
   Treasurers’ report was reviewed: Lyn made motion to accept, Skip seconded
                                    Motion carried.
   Engineer report: Valley Project was not on Block grant list, could be on
                    new list.
   Unfinished business: Hollabaugh hearing, he was warned if no incident
                        within the next 90 days, if he does will be arrested.
   Lyn reported on EMA meeting, need a special needs list of residents.
   Marv reported on Dettinger property pipe repair, waiting on landfill.
   New Business: Budget was prepared for 2018, Skip made motion, Ruthann
                 seconded to adopt a proposed budget of $30,000. Motion
                 carried. Sec. will advertise., for final adoption at
                 December 4, meeting.Real Estate tax will remain at .250 mills.
                 Per capita remains at $20
                 Lyn made motion, Don seconded to renew contract with
                 SPCA for 2018 at a fee of $115. motion carried.
                 Nita will attend information meeting at Donsco, with
                 Planning commission concerning intergovernment land
                 comprehension plan.
   Lyn made motion to pay bills, Skip seconded, carried
   Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded, carried.
   Next meeting Dec. 4, 2017
   respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, SEc.
 

Meeting Minutes – September 5, 2017

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
oCTOBER 2, 2017

The Sept. 5, 2017 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at Boro
building with all members present.
Pres. Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30pm with Pledge and invocation.

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

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

MS4- Marv made motion, Lyn seconded to join county
municipal agreement.carried.

Ruthann made motion, Don seconded to sign waiver
application at a fee of $500. motion carried.

Unfinished Business:
Don removed broken sign on Main st.
Marv and Don will install new post & no parking sign.

Tree will be removed on Boro property this fall.

Christ U.M. church will get permit for new sign.

Hollabaugh hearing, Skip attended, Hollabaugh was
cited with a $600 fine.

New Business: EMA, Lyn reported Phil Smith was dealing with evacuation
plan with school principals.

EYARC – Budget was being prepared for review and adoption.

Trick or Treat night was set for Oct. 31, 6-8 P.m.

Skip made motion to pay bills, Lyn seconded. carried.
Next meeting Oct. 2
Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Marv seconded, carried.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – August 7, 2017

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

The August 7,2017 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at Borough
building with all Members present

President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:35pm with pledge and invocation

by Rosalyn.

secretary report was submitted, Ruthann made motion to accept, Marv seconded
Motion carried.

Treasurer report was reviewed: Rosalyn made motion to accept, Don Seconded.
Motion carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Dettinger property, Marv stated Landfill will help with
pipe repair. will wait for utilities sto mark

Nita said telephone line was removed from McElroy property

Damaged sign, Penn Dot said the post is boroughs responsibilty to remove.

New Business: Council will have to decide whether to stay with Comcast
contract for Borough or open it up for other companies.

Marv said Rod Weitkamp and Ernie Rider will remove oak tree on Borough
building property.

Steve reported that Christ UM Church will be putting up a new lighted sign.

complaint of sofa sitting in front yard of Laundenslager property, Nita
will contact them to remove.

Marv and rosalyn will attend Emergency management meeting.

Skip and Nita reported on Eyarc progress.

marv made motion to pay bills, Skip seconded, carried

Next meeting Sept. 5 2017

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded. carried.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – July 10, 2017

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
AUGUST 7, 2017

The July 10, 2017 Yorkana Borough Council Meeting was held at the
Borough building with all members present but Chris Grosh.

President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 p.m. with Pledge
and invocation by Lyn.

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

Treasurer report: Marv made motion to accept, Skip seconded.
Motion carried.

Engineer report: Valley view project application was submitted.

Unfinished business: Marv has talked with Rod Weitkamp about
helping to repair pipe on Dettinger property.

New sign should be installed next week.

Hollabaugh resident again threatened Sowers family members, police
were called, he was fined $350 for disorderly conduct.
Also he has taken down his chimney and is working on his house.

New Business: Nita reported of attempted car breakin at Kefauver
property, car alarm scared them away, 2 young men
were seen leaving property, State Police were
called.

Nita reported to verizon that phone lines were
down on sidewalk at 72 Main st.

Wendy Kirsch contacted Marv, she is interested
in selling any future signs to Borough.

Lyn will contact Penn Dot about sign down.

EYARC – Carnival in East Prospect was well attended, after all
bills paid, they profitied $700. Summer camp is
being held at MIddle School and East Prospect hall on
Friday’s.

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

Next meeting August 7

Lyn made motion to adjourn, Don seconded carried

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith,

 

Meeting Minutes – June 5, 2017

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
JULY 10, 2017

The June 5, 2017 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held
at Borough office with all members present.

President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 with pledge
and invocation by Christine.

Patron Thomas Hollabaugh was present to give council an
update on his house renovation. After listening to
Hollabaugh complain about other residents issues,
Council informed him that they were not his concerns but
councils.

State Police officer was present.

After excusing Hollabaugh, council inquired from officer
as how to handle situation. Anyone that is threatened
needs to call Police immediately and if possible take
pictures, Police will monitor council meetings and
respond to any further incidents.

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

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

Engineer report: Chris Kraft stated that 11 municipal-
ities are on the waiver list for MS4, applications due
by end of August at a fee of $500.
Chris stated we should label our drains.

Valley View curb project, Don made motion Ruthann
seconded to pass a resolution 1-17, to include engineer
fees in grant application amount. carried.

Unfinished business: Borough sign will be ready in 2
weeks.
Council decided to table Mayor memorial sign until
2018.
New Business: Lyn made motion, Ruthann seconded to
pass resolution 2-17 for old paperwork
to be shredded. motion carried.

Dettinger property, Council will have pipe repaired.
Marv will talk to landfill to see if they can supply
equipment to do so.
Sec. will send letter to fire co., asking for pictures.

Chris made motion to pay bills, Skip seconded, carried.
EYARC hold their 2nd carnival at East Prospect ball
field, June 11. with fireworks
Next meeting July 10
Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Skip seconded, carried.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – May 1, 2017

                          YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
                                           JUNE 5, 2017
                The May 1 2017 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at Borough
                Bldg.
                with following members present: Steve, Marv, Chris, Lloyd, Don and
                Ruthann. Absent Lyn
                President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 p.m. with Pledge and
                invocation by Chris
                Secretary report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Don
                                                seconded. Motion carried.
                Treasurer Report was reviewed: Chris made motion to accept, Don
                                              seconded.  Motion carried.
                Public comments: Thomas Hollabaugh was present to complain of neighbor
                                 issues stating people are trespassing on his property.
                                 stated he has no trespassing signs up and he made some
                                 violent threats. Council responded by stating he needs
                                 to call police if he feels people are coming on his
                                 property.
                                 Council voiced their concern about condition of his
                                 property,especially his chimney, he said he had a con-
                                 tractor inspect and there is no danger of falling,
                                 but he refused to share contractor information.
                                 Paul Sowers was also present to state that non of his
                                 accusations were true and that he is definitely worried
                                 about the chimney leaning toward his house.
                                 After a lenghty discussion, council feels they need
                                advice from State Police or attorney as how to handle
                                 Hollabaughs threats
                UNFINISHED BUSINESS;
                                     Steve reported that York Traditions rep, did not
                                     feel we should make any banking changes.
                                     EMA – Phil Smith has decided to stay as director.
                                     EYARC – Council voted not to go along with merger
                                             and remain with EYARC.
                                     Valley View curbing, Ruthann made motion, Don
                                     seconded to apply for grant. motion carried.
                                     Steve presented drawing of new sign for building
                                     Decision was made to also put a sign on bldg in
                                     memory of the 3 Mayors that served in the Borough.
             NEW BUSINESS:
                           Marv and Don removed the shed on borough property,
                           EYARC Carnival June 10 with fireworks at the East Prospect
                           ball field.
                           Primary election this month, Nita will display fliers for ms4
                           Yard sale and spring cleanup also this month.
             Ruthann made motion to pay bills, Skip seconded, Motion carried.
             Don made motion to adjourn, Marv seconded, carried.
             next meeting June 5.
             Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.
 

Meeting Minutes – April 3, 2017

                   YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
                               MAY 1, 2017
         The April 3, 2017 Yorkana Borough Council Meeting was held at
         56 Main St. with All Members present.
         Pres. Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30p.m. with Pledge,
         and invocation by Chris Grosh.
         Secretary Report was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept,
                                         Chris seconded. Motion carried.
         Treasurer’s Report was reviewed: Marv made motion to accept,
                                          Don seconded, motion carried.
         Engineer report: MS4 plan by end of Month.
         Steve doing inspection of drains.
         Valley view road – Discussion on applying for grant to do
                            curbing only. to borough line. Council
                            feels sidewalks are not necessary.
         Old Business:
         Steve will check on prices for a sign to be placed on lawn
         in front of building,
         Marv and Don will remove shed in back of property and get
         fill dirt to fill in areas.
         New Business:
                      Steve reported that Gina Henise from Tradtions
                       bank was interested in talking with council.
                       Kochman insurance, Lyn made motion, Ruthann
                       seconded to stay with Kochman. motion carried.
                       Marv attended meeting about Ambulance services.
                       Hellam Twp. and Hallam Boro.want Yorkana to be
                       part of White rose ambulance service, he ex=
                       plained it would be very expensive.
                       He suggested that we not join them but stay
                       with Canadochly Ambulance. who has i paid
                       EMT. Suggested we encourage residents to
                       support them by buying memberships with
                       Canadochly.
       EYARC- cOUNCIL VOTED TO NOT JOIN MERGER, PENDING East Prospect
              Boroughs decision and School District.
      Ruthann made motion to pay bills, Lyn seconded, motion carried.
      Next meeting, May 1.
       Respectfully Submitted,
                 Juanita Smith
 

Meeting Minutes for March 6, 2017

                                  YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
                                            APRIL 3,2017
          The March 6, 2017 Borough Council meeting was held at the fire hall with
          all members present.
          To comply with Ms4 regulations, a public meeting was offered to residents
          to inform them of stormwater regulations and answer questions from engineer, Chris Kraft.                                      No one attended except council members.
          President Daugherty, opened the meeting with Pledge and invocation by Lyn.
          Secretary report was submitted, Lyn made motion to accept, Ruthann seconded.
          Motion carried.
          Treasurer’s report was reviewed. Don made motion to accept, Lloyd seconded.
          Motion carried.
          Engineer stated April 1, start of new permits for NPDES FOR 2017
          UNFINISHED BUSINESS;
          Marv reported speed signs are up.
          Lyn taked with Brandon Fillmore about parking in borough bldg. driveway.
          New Business:
          Lyn called Republic Services about recycle pickup, they will pickup
          by 6 am,
          Marv and Don will remove fence from yard of bldg.
          Skip said he has a flag pole to be put in front yard.
          Discussion on putting up a sign in front yard also.
          Ruthann made motion to pay bills, Marv seconded.
          Don made motion to adjourn, Lyn seconded. Motions carried.
          Next meeting, April 3.
          Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.
 
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