Regular Monthly Meeting-September 3rd, 2013

Regular Monthly Meeting
Lawrence Township Board of Supervisors
September 3rd, 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, Police Chief Mark Brooks, Randy Powell, Amanda Thompson-WOKW, Kim Finnigan-The Courier Express, Jeff Corcino-The Progress.


Comments from the audience: None.


William Lawhead motion to approve the minutes of the August 20th, 2013 meeting as written, Glenn Johnston second. Motion carried.


Engineer’s Report: No Report.


Police Report: Chief Brooks presented the Stats Report for the month of August.

Chief Brooks reported that Part Time Police Officer Elliott Neeper completed all the necessary paperwork required and is now on the schedule.

Chief Brooks also reported that all four Part Time Officers have completed the certification for less than lethal weapon training.

Chief Brooks also went over the Police Departments present vehicle situation so the Board of Supervisors know where they stand especially with the mileage on the units and consider when to purchase another unit:

2009 Ford Crown Vic is over 150,000 miles and is no longer being used

2011 Ford Expedition has 6,000  miles

2011 Ford Crown Vic has 67,000 miles

2010 Ford Crown Vic has 103,000 miles

2004 Ford Expedition has 124,000 miles


Solicitor’s Report: Mr. Naddeo asked the supervisors to go to Executive Session at the end of the meeting to discuss the Police Contract.


Recreational Park Board: No Report.


Code Enforcement Officer: No Report.


Secretary/Treasurer’s Report: The Secretary reminded the supervisors and the public that the next township meeting date has been changed from Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 to Wednesday, September 18th, 2013.

The Secretary let the public know that the recycling truck is presently out of service and the Recycling Crew would be using a township truck to pick up the recycling for the time being.




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September 3rd, 2013


The Secretary reported that there was a correction made to the minutes for the CDBG Public Hearing for the breakdown of the funds allocated. The 2013 CDBG allocation is $108,670.00 with the breakdown of $89,110.00 for Street Improvements and $19,560.00 for Administration. It was previously reported @ $88,150.00 for Street Improvements.



Supervisor’s Report:


Edward Brown: No Report.


William Lawhead reported that Glenn O Hawbakers has started the paving that was awarded to them and also New Enterprise contacted him and they will be starting their part of the paving September 9th, 2013.


Glenn Johnston motion to advertise for bid a new Engine for Lawrence Township Fire Co #1 ( Mill Road) according to specs, Edward Brown second. Motion carried.


William Lawhead motion to pay the list of bills in the amount of $57,609.00, Glenn Johnston second. Motion carried.


No other business to come before the Board, Glenn Johnston motion to adjourn to Executive Session, Edward Brown second.

7:15 P.M.

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

8:10 P.M.

William Lawhead motion to adjourn, Edward Brown second.

Meeting adjourned.






Respectfully Submitted,



Barbara S. Shaffner, Secretary


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