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March Borough Meeting

The March 6th borough meeting will be held at the Yorkana Fire Hall.  Residents are invited to attend.  We will have input on how to maintain our water runoff within the borough.

 

Meeting Minutes January 3, 2017

                    YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
                         FEBRUARY 6, 2017
   The January 3, 2017 Borough Council Meeting was held at 56 Main St.
   with following members present. Steve, Don, Marv, Rosalyn, Lloyd, Chris, ABsent Ruthann.
   President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30pm.with Pledge and invocation by Lyn.
   Secretary report was submitted: Lloyd made motion to accept, Marv seconded, Motion carried.
   Treasurer’s report; Lloyd made motion to accept, Lyn seconded.  Motion carried.
   Unfinished Business: speed limit signs will go up when weather permits.
                        Settlement for building will be Jan. 5  4:00pm, final amount of $63,709.29 in the
                        form of a cashiers’ check, Monies coming from Borough C.D.’s. Marv and Steve will
                        attend closing.
   New Business:
               Discussion on paying council members for missed mtgs. Rosalyn made motion, Marv seconded to pay                            members one missed meeting a year. Motion carried.
               A letter of resignation from Mayor Palacios, effective immediately, due to poor health and not being able
               to attend to his duties. Council regretfully accepted his resignation.
               McElhenny’s said they have a flag pole to be put in front yard of new building.
               Marv and Don will take down cable wire hanging over driveway of bldg.
               Spring community yard sale was set for May 6.
               Marv, Ruthann,Lyn and Don are up for relection, Mayor, Tax Collector and election board positions
               are also up for election.
               Nita will pick up petitions.
               According to Borough codes, President assumes Mayor duties until end of term, being paid Mayor salary.
               Complaints of Moyer chickens roaming neighbors yard and Hollabaugh vehicles in back yard. Nita will
               address.
   EYARC – Nita gave update on Merger, will have ordinance for  review at Feb. Meeting.
   Marv made motion to pay bills, Lyn seconded, carried.
   Don made motion to adjourn, Lloyd seconded,
   Next meeting, Feb.6.
   Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.
 

Meeting Minutes for December 5, 2016

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
                          January 3, 2017
   The December 5, 2016 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at 56 Main st. with following members present: Steve, Marv, Lloyd, Don, Chris, Lyn.  Absent: Bob and Ruthann.
 President Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30pm with Pledge and  invocation by Lyn.
   Secretary report was submitted: Marv made motion to accept, Lyn seconded, Motion carried.
   Special meeting minutes were submitted: Lyn made motion to accept, Chris seconded, carried.
   Treasurer’s Don made motion to accept, Marv seconded, carried.
   Unfinished business:
   Marv and Rod will put up speed signs this month.
   Budget: Marv made motion and Lloyd seconded to adopt 2017 Budget at $37,000. Motion carried.
   Tax millage: Chris made motion, Lloyd seconded to keep Real Estate millage at .250 mills. carried.
   Settlement for bldg will be in Jan. a cashiers check will be type of payment to John Wilkin.
   Will apply for tax exemption to assessment office after settlement.
   NEW BUSINESS: Public meeting for MS4 will be held Mar. 6 @ fire hall.
   Hollabaugh complaint of more vehicles in backyard, Council will check on Zoning.
   Meeting dates set for 2017: Jan 2, Feb 6, Mar.6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 10, Aug. 7, Sept. 5,
                                                      Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4
  Lyn made motion to pay bills, Don seconded, carried.
  Marv made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded, Carried.
  Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.
 

Meeting Minutes for a Special Meeting November 14, 2016

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES.
                          NOVEMBER 14, 2016
     A special meeting of Yorkana Borough Council concerning purchasing 56 Main st. for a Borough office,
     All members present except Ruthann and Bob.
     Pres. Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30 with Pledge and invocation by Rosalyn.
     Steve talked with John wilkin, presented Appraisal quote of $62,000.
     John Wilkin agreed to sell at $61,500, and not return rental amount or security deposit.
     Rosalyn made motion, Marv seconded to accept the amount.  Motion carried.
     Lloyd made motion and Marv seconded to do a title search  Motion carried.
     Steve will take care of contract sign agreement. Marv and Steve will sign agreement.
     After discussion with Sherry at BBT bank, she suggested we cash in all C.D’s, to pay off Wilkin, instead of
     borrowing on a credit line.   Marv made motion, Don seconded, Motion carried.
     Settlement will be Jan. 2017
     Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith.
 

Meeting Minutes for November 7, 2016

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.

 

Meeting Minutes for October 3, 2016

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.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

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.

NEW BUSINESS:

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.

 

Meeting Minutes for September 6, 2016

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES
                                        OCTOBER 3, 2016
The SEPTEMBER 6, 2106, Yorkana Borough Council met at 56 Main st. with all members present.
    President Daugerty 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, Don seconded. Motion carried
    ENGINEER REPORT: Lyn made motion to opt into the Development of the York County
                     Regional Reduction Plan, Ruthann seconded.  Motion carried.
    Council decided to do door hangers and set up display at Election to educate residents.
    UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
    Steve reported that Brown will do appraisal on 56 Main property next week.
    Marv reported that Landfill will pay for 2 solar speed monitors at a cost of
    $9,720. Manager Rick Brogan will attend a future council meeting.
    Borough will install monitors.
    Don reported that the new Led street lights are visible at Met Ed parking lot
    if anyone wants to see them.
    Nita spoke to Gail Rehman about Rat sightings on her property, she will have
    someone set poison.
    54 Main st. has been cleaned up and is going up for sale.
    Council felt borough should set a burn ban, Mayor will contact 911, Nita
    will inform fire co.
    EYARC merger with other recs will happen in the next 6 months.
    Trick or Treat  was set for Oct. 31, 6-8 P.M.
    Lyn made motion to pay bills, Ruthann seconded. carried
    Don made motion to adjourn, Chris seconded, carried.
    Next meeting Oct. 3
    RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, JUANITA SMITH, SEC.
 

Meeting Minutes for August 1, 2016

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 6, 2016

The August 1, 2016 Yorkana Borough Council met at 56 Main St.

Members present: Steve Daugherty, Lyn McElhenny, Chris Grosh, Don Daugherty,

Lloyd McElhenny, Ruthann and Bob Palacios, Absent Marv Henise.

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

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

Treas. report: Chris made motion to accept, Don seconded. motion carried.

Engineer report: Chris Kraft reported on an education outreach program, all reports up to date.  Possibility that MS4 for the borough may be waived based on population, waiver criteria is being reviewed by the state.

Consortium is still in effect.

Dep may do an audit on MS4.

Chris suggested we do door hangers again, he will supply us with new ones.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

TV was removed from church property sidewalk

Steve will have Brown do appraisal on 56 Main for the Borough.

Don and Marv are to meet with landfill on speed monitors.

Don is checking about street light led lights.

NEW BUSINESS:

stones on Klein and Venable driveway entrances need to be removed, Nita will inform owners.

Farmer mowed weeds on Fry sidewalk property.

Lyn reported as of Oct. 1, car registrations will go up $5.00.

Nita purchased vacum cleaner & clock for new building.

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

Chris made motion to adjourn, Skip seconded, motion carried.

Next meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.

 

Meeting Minutes for July 5, 2016

YORKANA BOROUGH MINUTES

AUGUST 1, 2016

The July 5,2016 Yorkana Borough Council meeting was held at 56 Main St. With following          members present: Marv Henise, Rosalyn and Lloyd Mcelhenny, Christine Grosh, Ruthann Palacios.

V.P. Marv Henise opened the meeting at 7:30 pm with Pledge of Allegiance.

Rosalyn offered the invocation.

SECRETARY REPORT was submitted: Ruthann made motion to accept, Chris

seconded, Motion Carried.

Treasurer’s report:  Chris made motion to accept, Rosalyn seconded,

Motion Carried.

ENGINEER REPORT: Yorkana may qualify for a waiver for MS4 regulations.

Old Business: Lynn reported that no funds are available for consortium

according to Pam Shellenberger, YCPC.

Hollabaugh property was mowed and Hollabaugh stated he is

planning improvements to his property.

Discussion on appraisal for Wilkin house, Council felt we

should do an earlier appraisal.

NEW BUSINESS:  Skip suggested we look into Met Ed and see if they could

install LEd bulbs in street lights.

Complaint about TV sitting on sidewalk at Christ UM property

sidewalk. We will contact church.

A letter from Robert Strickler, solicitor, informing us of

his joing the CGA Law Firm, along with Peter Solymos and

Charles Calkins. Skip made a motion and Ruthan Seconded

to continue our retention of Strickler, V.P. Henise signed

the authorization form.  Motion carried.

Rosalyn made motion to pay bills, Chris seconded. Motion carried.

Next meeting August 1, 2016

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

 

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith, Sec.

 

Meeting Minutes for June 7, 2016

Yorkana Borough Minutes

July 5, 2016

The June 7, 2016 meeting of Yorkana Borough council was held at  56 main st.
with all members present.

Pres. Daugherty opened the meeting at 7:30pm with Pledge of Allegiance and
invocation by Rosalyn.

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

Motion carried.

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

Nothing new from Engineer.

Unfinished business:  Steve explained agreement with John Wilkin to rent
house on 56 Main for office space and mtg room.

$650 a month with a $250 month credit off of sale
price in Jan. Plus $350 security deposit to be
returned at sale time.

Brown appraisers will do appraisal for $400,
Council decided to have it done in OCt. or NOv.

Nita checked with BB&T bank, they will work with
us so we do not have to pay closing costs.

Ruthann made motion, Don seconded to pay Marv
$100 a month to mow lawn.

Clifford Snell covered his abandoned vehicle with
full car cover.

New Business:  Hollabaugh property high grass, Nita will send certified
letter.

Lyn and Don attended Consortium meeting, Lyn will check
to see if pipe repair could be paid by them.

Nita reported that County will no longer print boro per capita
tax bills for school and boro.   YATB is considered doing the
printing.

EYARC Carnival will be held June 11 at E.P. ball field.

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

Ruthann made motion to adjourn, Don seconded, motion carried.
Next meeting July 5.

Respectfully submitted, Juanita Smith

 
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