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Meeting Minutes – April 2023

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                                       MAY 1, 2023

The April 3, 2023 borough council meeting was held at boro office with the Following  present, Steve  Daugherty, Chris Grosh, Marvin Henise, Lyn McElhenny,Don  Daugherty, Ruthann Palacios, Mayor McElhenny.

Pres. Steve 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.

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

Unfinished business:

Lwt twp. Will not repair Fry’s ave.as it is private lane, Steve will have Chris Kraft verify.

Speed sign, landfill will fix

Steve waiting to hear about banners

Wrightsville fire trucks speed.,their mayor will inform Borough council.

Website, Chris will work with Go Daddy as our host

New credit card was received.                                                                                                                       

New business:

Council approved new contract for commercial insurance,with Kochman.

EYARC donated 100 new flags for Memorial day in boro.

Marv made a motion, Ruthann seconded to have treasurer take out 2 CD>s for 1 year.

Steve contacted SEO about problem at 44 main st.

Marv will check on getting someone to paint fire hydrants and curbs

Chris made motion to pay bills, Ruthann seconded carried.

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

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – February 2023

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                                      MARCH 6, 2023

THE FEBRUARY 6,2023 BOROUGH COUNCIL MET AT THE BOROUGH OFFICE WITH FOLLOWING

MEMBERS PRESENT: STEVE DAUGHERTY, CHRIS GROSH, MARV HENISE, ROSALYN McELHENNY,

RUTHANN PALACIOS, DON DAUGHETY, AND MAYOR SKIP

PRES. STEVE 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.MARV MADEMOTION TO ACCEPT, DON SECONDED.

MOTION CARRIED.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 LYN SENT LETTER TO CHAD LIVELSBERGER FROM WRIGHTSVILLE ABOUT FIRE TRUCKS SPEEDING THROUGH BOROUGH. SHE WILL FOLLOW UP WITH EMA REP. AND CONTACT MAYOR OF WRIGHTSVILLE.

NITA TO CONTACT LWT. ABOUT REPAIRING FRYS. AVE.POT HOLES.

MARV PURCHASED EXTRA LETTERS FOR OUTDOOR SIGN.

NEW BUSINESS.

PRES.OF FIRE CO..SAID THEY ARE RENTING THE OLD  FIRE HALL OUT IN BOROUGH

NITA ORDERED 100 NEW FLAGS FOR MEMORIAL HOLIDAY FROM EAST PROSPECT BOROUGH.

YARD SALE WAS SET FOR SEPT 8 AND 9TH.

STEVE WILL TALK TO ENGINEER TO SEE IF FUTURE GRANT, CAN BE USED FOR REPAIR OF FRYS. AVE.

NITA WILL CHECK TO SEE HOW EXPENSIVE INTERNET WOULD BE FOR BORO. BLDG.

EYARC SUMMER CAMP IS FULL, WITH A WAITING LIST.

RECYLE AND TRASH CONTAINERS TO BE ORDERED.

DON  MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, MARV SECONDED, MOTIONCARRIED.

RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURNN LYN SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

NEXT MTG. MAR. 6

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.

 

Meeting Minutes – January 2023

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTEs

                                              FEBRUARY 6,2023

THE JANUARY 3,2023 COUNCIL MET AT BORO. BUILDING WITH FOLLOWING

MEMBERS PRESENT: STEVE DAUGHERTY, CHRIS GROSH, MARV HENISE, LYN

McELHENNY, RUTHANN PALACIOS, DON DAUGHERTY , MAYOR SKIP

PRES. STEVE OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 P.M. WITH PLEDGE AND INVOCATION BY LYN.

ALBERT SLADEK ISSUED HIS RESIGNATION AS COUNCILMAN, LEAVING A VACANCY,

COUNCIL REGRETFULLY ACCEPTED ALS: RESIGNATION

SEC. REPORT WAS SUBMITTED: RUTHANN MADE MOTION, LYN SECONNDED MOTION CARRIED.,

TREASURER  REPORT,WAS REVIEWED MARV MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, CHRIS SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED

UNFINISHED BUSINESS—RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO APPOINT SITE DESIGN CONCEPT TO

HANDLE BOROUGH”S SEWAGE ENFORCEMENT, MARV SECONDED, MOYION CARRIED

LYN WILL CONTACT THEM

DON AND MARV INSTALLED NEW FLAG POLE.

SEC.TO CONTACT LWT. TO REPAIR FRYS AVE,

NEW BUS[NESS—

COUNCIL APPOINTED CGA LAW FIRM,  ENGINEER C.S. DAVIDSON, AND

DAVID SINOPOLI AS ZONING OFFICER FOR 2023

MARV WILL CHECK SPEED LIMIT SIGN

THERE IS A DAMAGED BANNER

LYN WILL CONTACT WRIGHSVILLE COUNCIL AND FIRE CO, ABOUT THEIR SPEED GOING THROUGH

BOROUGH

WATER METER IN BLDG WAS REPAIRED

CHRIS MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS,LYN SECONDED CARRIED.

RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, DON SECONDED. CARRIED

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH

 

Meeting Minutes – December 2022

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                                   JANUARY 3,2023

THE DECEMBER 5, 2022 BOROUGH COUNCIL MET AT THE BOROUGH OFFICE,

WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS  PRESENT, STEVE DAUGHERTY, CHRIS GROSH,

MARV HENISE, DON DAUGHERTY,ROSALYN McELHENNY , AL SADEK,  MAYOR SKIP.

ABSENT RUTHANN PALACIOS;

PRES. DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 WITH PLEDGE AND INVOCATION BY LYN

PATRON- JONATHAN ZIMMERMAN WAS PRESENT

SITE DESIGN CONCEPTS-REP. ADAM ANDERSON PRESENTED COUNCIL WITH UPDATE ON

THEIR POLICIES FOR SEWAGE ENFORCEMENT.

SEC. REPORT WAS SUBMITED, LYN MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, MARV SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

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

MOTION CARRIED

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

STORM WATER ORDINANCE WAS APPROVED BY COUNCIL

COUNCIL APPROVED MARV TO PURCHASE A LARGER FLAG POLE AND LIGHT.

MARV MADE MOTION LYN SECONDED TO ADOPT 2023 BUDGET OF $52,000 AND

MILLAGE RATE AT .250  MILLS. AL SUGGESTED WE DROP THE PER CAPITA FOR ONE YEAR.

TAX COLLECTOR STATED IT IS TOO LATE AS INFO WAS SUBMITTED TO PRINTER. COUNCIL TO REVIEW

FOR 2024 IN NOV. 2023. MOTION CARRIED.

NEW BUSINESS

MARV MADE MOTION TO DONATE $2000 TO YORKANA FIRE CO. 3 YEAHS AND 2 NAYS. DON SECONDED

MOTION CARRIED.

COUNCIL WILL VOTE ON SITE DESIGNS IN JAN.

FRYS AVE. POT HOLES, NITA WILL CONTACT ZONING OFFICER AT LWT. TO SEE IF

ROAD CREW COULD REPAIR IN THE SPRING.  BORO.WOULD HELP PAY LWT. FOR REPAIRS.

CHRIS MADE MOTION TO PAY  BILLS, DON SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

CHRIS MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, DON SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

REPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

JUANITA SMIITH

 

Meeting Minutes – November 2022

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                     DEC. 5,2022

THE NOVEMBER 7, BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT BORO OFFICE

WITH FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT. STEVE AND DON DAUGHERTY, CHRIS GROSH, MARV HENISE, LYN McELHENNY, RUTHANN PALACIOS. ABSENT: AL SADEK, MAYOR SKIP.

PRES. 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

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PER SIGN ON DOOR, FIRE CO, STATED THEY ARE OPERATING OFFICE IN BORO.

LETTER SENT TO WILLIAMS PROPERTY, ABOUT PICKUP TRUCK IN YARD.

RIVERVIEW REIMBURSED ROOSTER EAGLE FOR NEW TOILET

NEW BUSINESS

MARV WILL PURCHASE NEW MAILBOX AND POST, ALSO 56 TO BE PLACED ON BLDG.

HE WILL LOOK INTO A TALLER FLAG POLE AND SOLAR LIGHT

STAN SAYLOR DONATED A NEW AM. FLAG AND PA. FLAG AS A THANK YOU.

33 MAIN ST. WAS SOLD.

SKIP PURCHASED NEW BLINDS FOR BLDG.

7 PEOPLE WILL ATTEND BORO DINNER

2023 PROPOSED BUDGET OF $52,000 WAS PREPARED.  RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, LYN SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

MARV MADE MOTION, CHRIS SECONDED TO RETAIN S.P.C.A. FOR 2023 AT AN ANNUAL FEE OF $118.45.

LYN MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, RUTHANN SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

RUTHANN MADE MOTION ,DON SECONDED TO ADJOURN AI 8:35 MOTION CARRIED.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

JUANITA SMITH, SEC

 

Meeting Minutes – October, 2022

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                                         NOVEMBER 6, 2022

THE OCTOBER 3RD,2022 YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT THE

BOROUGH OFFICE WITH FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT; STEVE DAUGHERTY, CHRIS

GROSH ,MARV HENISE, AL SLADEK, LYN McELHENNY, DON DAUGHERTY, ABSENT, RUTHANN

PALACIOS.MAYOR SKIP McELHENNY WAS PRESENT.

PRES.STEVE OPENED THE MEETING AT 7:30 P.M. WITH PLEDGE AND INVOCATION BY LYN.

SEC, REPORT WAS SUBMITTED,  CORRECTION TO THE MINUTES, TO TRY AND ONTACT SEO.

LYN MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, DON  SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED. AL MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT  LYN SECONDED,

MOTION CARRIED.

CORPORAL RUBEN DEL LOS SANTONS FROM STATE POLICE   PRESENT TO GIVE UPDATE

ON CALLS FROM  JAN-OCT.—14 CALLS(1 MENTAL HEALTH) (NO BURGLARIES) (NO DRUG

OR DUIS}, (NO CRASHES) SOME FIRE WORKS COMPLAINTS, A FALSE$ ALARM,

HE STATED THAT 80% OF PA. IS COVERED BY STATE POLICE.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: ROOSTER EAGLE  ASKED F0R $750 MORE , AL IS CONTACTING

HIM CONCERNING THE $1500 THAT WAS ADDED TO CONTRACT FOR ANY EXTRAS NEEDED.

NEW BUSINESS:  TRICK OR TREAT WAS SET FOR OCT.  31- 6-8P.M.

HEATER UNITS TO  BE SET AT 60 DEGREES UPSTAIRS AND 55 IN BASEMENT.

NITA WILL ORDER 4  RECYCLE CONTAINERS.

FIRE CO. – CAROL EMENHEISER IS NEW PRESIDENT, SCOTT FREDERICK, FIRE CHIEF. NITA

WILL  TRY TO CONTACT PA. FIRE MARSHAL CONCERNING IF BOROUGH OWNS THE PROPERTY

AND HOW TO ACCORDING TO AGREEMENT TO HAVE THEM PUT OFFICE BACK IN BOROUGH.

COMPLAINT OF FLOWERS BLOCKING SIDEWALK AT 72 MAIN ST.

ALSO IF PICKUP BEHIND 86 MAIN IS INSPECTED OR LICENSED. 

FALL CLEANUP NOV 1

LETTERS TO BE SENT TO SEPTIC PUMPERS FOR CERTIFICATION FORMS.

EYARC DONATED A NEW HP PRINTER AND LAPTOP , DIRECTOR AMANDA  SET UP COMPUTER.

LYN MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, DON SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

CHRIS MADE  MOTION TO ADJOURN, AL SECONDED, CARRIED. 

SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.

 

Meeting Minutes – September 2022

YORKANA BOROUGH MEETING

                                      OCT. 3, 2022

THE SEPT. 6, YORKANA BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD AT BOROUGH OFFICE

WITH ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.

PATRONS PRESENT: RICK AND LINDA ROSS, TIM O’DONNELL AND CURTIS.

PRESIDENT STEVE DAUGHERTY OPENED THE MEETING AT  7;30 P.M. WITH

PLEDGE AND INVOCATION BY LYN McELHENNY

TIM UPDATED   COUNCIL ON LANDFILL  EXPANSION  CURRENT LANDFILL WILL BE

FULL IN 2025.  HE IS HOPING  LWT WILL RECONSIDER BEING THE HOST MUNICIPALITY

NEW EXPANSION WILL COVER 120  ACRES, THEY OWN 300 ACRES

17% OF TRASH COMES FROM MD.  83% FROM PA.

TIM PRESENTED T0 COUNCIL A CHECK OF $20,000 FOR NEW SIDEWALK INSTALLATION

ROSS’S .ISSUED COMPLAINT ABOUT PROPERTY ON 79 MAIN ST. OF HIGH WEEDS

AND TRASH, AND PEOPLE SLEEPING IN CARS

THAT ON  75 MAIN ST. PEOPLE ARE LIVING IN SHED OR BARN, USING A JIFFY JOHN.

SEC. WILL SEND VIOLATION LETTERS TO BOTH, AND CONTACT SEO.

SEC, REPORT WAS SUBMITTED,  RUTHANN PALACIOS MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT.

MARV HENISE SECONDED MOTION CARRIED.

TREASURER REPORT WAS REVIEWED, LYN MADE MOTION TO ACCEPT, DON DAUGHERTY

SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

OLD BUSINESS: REMODLES, RAILING WAS FINISHED,FRONT  ROOSTER-EAGLE WILL FINISH DOOR.

COUNCIL WILL THEN PAY HIM FINAL $500

COUNCIL VOTED TO NOT JOIN LWT WITH THEIR PLANNING COMMISSION.

NEW BUSINESS

VENABLE PROPERTY WAS SOLD

DON MADE MOTION TO PAY BILLS, LYN SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

RUTHANN MADE MOTION TO ADJOURN, CHRIS SECONDED, MOTION CARRIED.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.

 

Meeting Minutes – August 2022

   YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

                                                    September 6, 2022

The August 1, 2022 meetimg of Borough council was held at boro office with

All members present.

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

By Lyn McElhenny’

Patrons Sandi Cunningham(LWT Manager) and Michele Lowe(LWT, zoning officer)

Were present to  present a multi municipal comprehension plan, asking Council

If interested.  At a cost of $5000. Implemented in 2024. Council will get back to them.

Sec. reported was submitted, Lyn made motion to accept, Ruthann Palacios seconded,

Motion carried.

Treasurer report was reviewed, Marv Henise made motion to accept, Chris Grosh,

Seconded,  motion carried.

Engineer  Chris Kraft stated MS4waiver application was submitted.

SMW  ordinance to be reviewed by CGA law firm and advertised, for adoption in OCT.

Buildingcommittee report—facing on porch needs down and railing needs installed.

Will hold back $500 until finished.

Landfill will pickup dumpster. Tim O’Donnell  will give boro check for $20,000.

KINSLEY will start 2nd week of Aug.

Have Keith  Flaharty mow Moyer property 1 time a month

Lyn will check with Stan Saylor about grant to get tech equipment.

Ruthann made motion to pay bills Lyn seconded. Motion carried.

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

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 

Meeting Minutes – July 2022

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

AUGUST 1,2022

The July 11,2022 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at Christ U.M. church

With following members present, Steve Daugherty, Marv Henise, Lyn McElhenny, Al

Sadek, Ruthann Palacios, Don Daugherty, Absent : Chris Grosh.

Pres. Daugherty opened the meeting @ 7;30 with pledge, and invocation by Lyn.

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

Treas. Report was reviewed, Marv made motion to accept, Don seconded, motion carried.

Unfinished business

Chris Kraft, engineer reported. Stormwater model ordinance. Chris will clean up ordinance to suit

Borough, council at Steve’s suggestion that we keep fee at $1000.

MS4 waiver, signatures needed. Application fee is $500.

New ordinance needs to be adopted in Aug. and then be advertised for and adopted in 30 days.

Bldg.. committee report. Door needs to be plummed, fix ramp supports,

Sidewalk Steve will inform Kinsley to proceed.

Sec. to call Keith Flaharty to cleanup Moyer property

Al created letter to send to sewage pumpers, for certification will send each copy of ordinance.

Steve is working with rep from Doceo

No new business

Al made motion to pay bills, Ruthann seconded. Motion carried.

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

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, secretary

 

Meeting Minutes – June 2022

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

JULY 11, 2022

The June 6, 2022 meeting of borough council was held at the borough building with

All members present. Mayor was absent.

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

By Rosalyn McElhenny

No secretary report

Treasurer report was reviewed. Marv Henise made motion to accept, Ruthann Palacios,

Seconded , motion carried.

Chris Kraft , engineer reported, DEP requires update to storm water ordinance. Chris will

Review and report back at July meeting. Dep will charge $500

MS4 waiver is up

Unfinished business: bldg. committee report:–landfill will provide dumpster, work will begin

This week.

Sidewalks-kingsley gave new quotes, Steve will contact Tim O’Donnell

Sewer pumping

Hollabaugh, Musser, Moyer, and Bradenbaugh, will be cited by attorney.

New business—Al Sadek, suggested we contact pumpers to get them registered, per the

Ordinance, Al and Nita will work on this.

Complaints—letters to be sent to Moyer and Frick for high weeds and vehicle abandonments.

EYARC -summer camp has 50 plus registered for summer, and fall registrations for SACC Program

Is filling up. Director continues to get grants for programs.

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

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

Respectfullu submitted, Juanita Smith, sec.

 
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