Agenda for September 6, 2022
Execution of Resolution 9-6-2022-1 to make Peters Consultants new Township inspection company.
Lackawanna County will be replacing the bridge on Wallis Road within the next year.
PennDot notified us the Jefferson Street Widening project is put on hold until next year.
Motion to pass and sign Resolution 9-6-2022-2 to receive and accept bids for some paving in the Township
Tentative approval for lot consolidation in Richmondale
Agenda for August 1, 2022
Bridge on Wallis Road will be replaced by the county in the upcoming months
We are working with PennDot on widening the bottom of Jefferson Street
Motion to replace NEIC with Peters Consultants as our inspection company
Agenda for July 5, 2022
Annie Pagonis has resigned from her position as Zoning Officer.
Joe Unis Jr has been appointed new Zoning Officer.
Multi Municipal Plan presentation
Agenda for June 6, 2022
Supervisors met with a representative from Comcast today about expanding their service into the area
We received additional money from Bridget Kosierowski to add to the grant money already awarded to us to continue with the original pavilion project at Jefferson Park
Trees were cut and ditch repairs were done on Shust Road.
Township purchased a new mower from Powell’s
Grattan Singer has been licensed through the state and will now be responding to life threatening medical calls as part of a quick response service
Jeff Kelly subdivision requires Supervisors signatures
Anyone with pothole problems or other issues is urged to call the township
Agenda for May 2, 2022
Pioneer Aggregates is appealing the newest decision by the Zoning Hearing Board.
The Supervisors will be joining several others on a visit to the Pioneer Aggregates site of their mine reclamation project.
Motion to appoint Gina Heenan as Township Auditor to complete the term made vacant by the passing of Joelyn Mark.
Lackawanna County is working with PA DEP to check for the presence of West Nile Virus from May to October. Collection equipment may be seen in the area. They ask that we leave everything we find as is so the can get proper data collection.
Several road projects are happening. A drain pipe is being replaced on Old Baker Road. Ditch cleaning is being done on Wallis Road and Shust Road. Please call the office with any issues you think need to be addressed, including potholes.
Cameron Street lot line change maps
Agenda for April 4, 2022
Carol will be here at the Township building to collect taxes on Saturday April 23 and April 30 from 9am-12noon.
Motion to set secretary pay rate at $20 per hour.
We are accepting new bids for the Jefferson Park pavilion without the concrete work included.
DEP denied Pioneer’s permit to use Re-crete at their site here in the Township
The financial audit has been completed by Brian Kelly’s CPA firm.
Scott Linde would like to discuss some issues and ideas.
Cicio lot realignment
Agenda for Mar 7, 2022
Waiting on the written decision from the Zoning Hearing Board on Pioneer Aggregates 2nd notice of violation.
We had a zoom meeting with the architect concerning the pavilion at Jefferson Street Park. He prepared bid specs and sent them out to interested parties.
We have brochures and posters discussing the damage storm water can do.
The garbage situation has significantly improved. Residents are still urged to call both us and Mascaro with any issues. 1- 800- 243 – 7575
Pipe to be replaced on Baker Road
Agenda for Feb 7, 2022
We are working with PennDot on a street widening project to make the bottom of Jefferson Street wider.
Pioneer Aggregates has appealed the first ruling by the Zoning Hearing Board. The second violation hearings are still ongoing with the next hearing Thursday at 6 PM at the Township building.
We received a grant to add a pavilion to the Jefferson Street park. We will meet with the architect soon to discuss different plans since we received much less money than anticipated.
We are still having major issues with Mascaro and the garbage pickup. Residents are urged to call both us and Mascaro at 18002437575 with their issues.
New no parking ordinances were adopted at a meeting on December 30.
Agenda for Jan 3, 2022
Meeting was held December 30 to adopt budget and new code of ordinances for the township.
Reorganizational meeting will take place at the beginning of the regular meeting
Pioneer Aggregates hearing will continue on Jan 13 at 6PM at township building
We received a grant for $40,800 for a pavilion to be added to Jefferson Park. We will be meeting with McLane and Associates to discuss details for a more scaled down project
We’d like to thank Frank Regal for his donation of a trailer for the excavator purchased from him
House and garage at 712 Main Street were razed by Nick’s Paving and Excavating, who had the winning bid. We’ll be working with PennDot on improving that intersection
Board of Auditors meeting is tentatively scheduled for Tues at 6PM
Agenda for December 6, 2021
Upated agenda items…motion to add Peters Consultants to the agenda and a motion to approve adding Peters Consultants to assist the Township with its ongoing effort to prevent Pioneer Aggregates from proceeding with its waste disposal in Fell Township were both added to the agenda.
There will be a public meeting on Thursday, Dec 30 at 4PM at the municipal building. The 2022 budget will be considered for final adoption. Also, a new code of ordinances will be passed at the meeting.
The Zoning Hearing Board will hold an appeal hearing on Wednesday, December 22 at 6:30PM at the municipal building. The purpose of this hearing is to hear the appeal of Pioneer Aggregates about lapse in special exception permit.
Brochures on damage storm water can do are still available.
The Township is taking bids for demolition of house and garage on 712 Main Street. More information is available upon request.
While the garbage collection in improved dramatically, we are still working on a few issues. Residents are urged to call both us and Mascaro at 1-800-243-7575 with any problems still occurring.
Agenda for November 1, 2021
The Pioneer Aggregates Zoning Appeal decision is expected Nov. 4
We are working on the current garbage situation. Residents are urged to call both this office 570-282-0321 and Mascaro at 1-800-243-7575
Township is still promoting the damage storm water does. Brochures on the desk and a few links more information will be added to the website soon.
We will be opening bids for the mini excavator the township is looking to purchase.
Motion and vote to authorize the supervisors to sign deeds to Ryan Cosklo for Owego street properties
request by Emmett Mancinelli & Associates on behalf of Gracelyn Estates for township to sign agency agreement for PENNDOT HOP for pipe under access road into development
Pennies for Playgrounds will be working with the VFW to honor those who served on Veterans Day. A small ceremony will take place at the tank at 6PM November 11. They encourage all to attend.
Agenda for October 4, 2021
Pioneer hearing concluded and a decision is expected in November.
KBA Engineering Firm attending to discuss speed humps
Bids for 2 parcels on Owego Street to be opened
Motion to accept Hemak deed in lieu of execution on filed municipal liens.