Regular Monthly Mtg-July 16th, 2013

Regular Monthly Meeting
Lawrence Township Board of Supervisors
July 16th, 2013
7:00 P.M.
Municipal Building
45 George St, Clfd Pa


Chairman Glenn Johnston called the meeting to order.


Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


Roll call of supervisors showed William Lawhead, Edward Brown and Glenn Johnston all present.


Present: Secretary Barbara Shaffner, Code Officer Pearce Yost, Solicitors James Naddeo & Linda Lewis, Kim Finnigan-The Courier Express, Jeff Corcino-The Progress, Theresa-Gant Daily.


Comments from the audience: None.


William Lawhead motion to approve the minutes of the July 2nd, 2013 meeting as written, Edward Brown second. Motion carried.


Engineer’s Report: No Report.


Police Report: No Report.


Solicitor’s Report: Mr. Naddeo was given a copy of an agreement to review from Millville Mutual Insurance Company pertaining to an oil spill that occurred in 2012 at 610 Fletcher Road, Bobbie Coons property. The spill occurred from her fuel tank and went into the basement drains that caused it to go into the township ditches. DMS Environmental Services was called to clean up the spill and Ms. Coons turned the expense over to her Insurance Company, which is Millville Mutual. The Insurance Company will only reimburse the township for the expense because of the liability and have asked the township to sign a release. Mr. Naddeo felt there was not an issue with the documents and will contact the agent to confirm. Edward Brown motion to approve chairman to sign release upon the Solicitors approval after contacting the Insurance agent with Millville Mutual, William Lawhead second. Motion carried.


Recreational Park Board: No Report.


Code/Zoning Officer: No Report


Secretary/Treasurer’s Report: The Treasurer’s Report for the month of June was submitted to the supervisors for their review.

The Secretary reported that the township received their Act 13 Funds for 2013 in the amount of

$ 797,315.69.


The Secretary opened the bids for the additional paving project.

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co                            171,426.35

Grannas Bros                                                               175,830.10

Glenn O Hawbaker                                                     174,930.00

HRI Inc                                                                          173,748.45

All Bid Bonds were in order. Edward Brown motion to accept bid from New Enterprise Stone & Lime in the amount of $171,426.35, Glenn Johnston second. Motion carried.



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Supervisor’s Report:


Supervisor Brown asked for an Executive Session at the end of the meeting to discuss a Personnel Issue.


Roadmaster William Lawhead reported that the roadcrew is still cleaning up from rain storms and has been using the Camera Truck digging up manholes for the sewer projects.


Glenn Johnston: No Report.


William Lawhead motion to pay the list of bills in the amount of $131,155.31, Glenn Johnston second. Motion carried.


Glenn Johnston motion to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss Personnel issues, William Lawhead second.

7:07 P.M.


William Lawhead motion to return from Executive Session, Edward Brown second.

7:26 P.M.


No other business to come before the board.


William Lawhead motion to adjourn, Edward Brown second.

Meeting adjourned.






Respectfully Submitted,



Barbara S. Shaffner, Secretary



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