Regular Monthly Mtg-Dec. 2nd, 2014

Regular Monthly Meeting
Lawrence Township Board of Supervisors
December 2, 2014
7:00 P.M
Municipal Building
45 George St, Clfd Pa


Chairman William Lawhead called the meeting to order.


Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


Roll call of supervisors showed Edward Brown, Daniel Mitchell and William Lawhead all present.


Present: Secretary Barbara Shaffner, Solicitor’s James Naddeo & Linda Lewis, Jeff Corcino, Amanda Thompson and Kim Finnigan.


Comments from the audience: None.


Daniel Mitchell motion to approve the minutes of the November 18th, 2014 meeting as written, Edward Brown second. Motion carried.


Engineer’s Report: No Report.


Police Report: No Report.


Solicitor’s Report: Mr. Naddeo reported that he prepared the proposed Zoning changes and the changes need to be submitted to the County Planning Commission and the Township Planning Commission. There is also requirements for two public advertisements before the township holds their Public Hearing. The supervisors set the date for February 5th, 2015 @ 6:30 PM for the Zoning Changes Public Hearing.


Recreational Park Board: No Report.


Code Enforcement Officer: No Report.


Secretary/Treasurer: The Secretary presented Pay Estimate #6 to Diehl Contracting for the Sanitary Sewer Project Phase III in the amount of $254,172.44. Daniel Mitchell motion to approve Pay Estimate #6 in the amount of $254,172.44, Edward Brown second. Motion carried.


A Letter was submitted to the Board of Supervisors from Aaron Evans expressing interest to be reappointed to the Lawrence Township Planning Commission. William Lawhead motion to reappoint Aaron Evans to the Planning Commission with the term to run until December 31st, 2018, Edward Brown second. Motion carried.


The Secretary suggested to the Board of Supervisors that they apply to the Clearfield County Commissioners for additional County Aid Funds to assist the township in the purchase of Radios for the Road Equipment, the present Radios that will need updated by 2015. Edward Brown motion to submit letter for additional funds, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


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December 2nd, 2014


Supervisors Report:

Supervisor Brown reported that the supervisors have been conducting interviews for the Roadmaster position and it is going well, with many qualified applicants.


Daniel Mitchell presented a Roadmaster Report:The Roadcrew has been working on trucks and continue to get the trucks ready for winter. They have been cleaning up around the outside of the township building and have been out salting and chipping the roads when needed. He also reported that the auction of the equipment brought in around 24,700.00.


Supervisor Lawhead spoke with a representative from Leonard Court that received a warning for a False Alarm. They felt it is not a false alarm because there was an issue in one of the units with burnt toast but the Fire Department was cancelled before arrival. It was discussed with the Solicitor and determined the Fire Department personnel would need to sit down with Leonard Court and come up with an arrangement for when there is an alarm. The Solicitor is generating a letter to Leonard Court about the issue.


Edward Brown motion to approve the list of bills in the amount of $18,660.03, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


No other business to come before the Board.


Daniel Mitchell motion to adjourn, Edward Brown second.

Meeting adjourned.

7:16 P.M.



Respectfully Submitted,



Barbara S. Shaffner, Secretary

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