Regular Monthly Mtg-August 1st, 2017

Regular Monthly Meeting
Lawrence Township Board of Supervisors
August 1st, 2017
7:00 P.M.
Municipal Building
45 George Street, Clfd Pa



Chairman Randy Powell called the meeting to order.


Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


Roll call of supervisors showed Daniel Mitchell, William Lawhead and Randy Powell all present.


Present: Secretary Barbara Shaffner, Code Officer Debra Finkbeiner, Roadmaster Ronald Woodling, Police Chief Douglas Clark, Solicitor’s James Naddeo and Linda Lewis, Rodger & Jeanette Read, Jeff Corcino and Wendy Brion.


Comments from the audience: None.


William Lawhead motion to approve the minutes of the July 18th, 2017 meeting as written, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


Police Report: Chief Clark presented information from Metro Alert for software that provides state required forms/reports such as Criminal Complaint, Search Warrant, Crash Reports, Traffic Citation, UCR Report. The cost for the software is 14,662.00 and as part of the sales agreement the township can make a payment of 7,331.00 now and the balance by January 15th, 2018.


Chief Clark presented the Stats for the month of July and reviewed the report with the supervisors.

Chief Clark presented pricing from Hardware Specialties for the keypad locks for the doors. Supervisor Powell said that it would be taken care of and he did not need to order them.


Chief Clark presented information for a 2018 Ford Interceptor from Tri Star of Blairsville Pa at a cost of 30,657.00 for the supervisor’s review.


Engineer’s Report: No Report.


Solicitor’s Report: Mr. Naddeo asked for an Executive Session at the end of the meeting for Personnel.


Recreational park Board: No Report.


Code Enforcement Officer: The Code Officer reported that there are two blighted properties that she has been working with that obtained demolition permits.

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Roadmaster’s Report:Roadmaster Woodling reported that the 2002 Ford F350 will not pass inspection and asked if it could be sold as is on Municibid. All Supervisors agreed to sell the unit.

The Roadmaster presented information for a Fiber Optic Line that will be installed in the township right-of-way in the Hillsdale area and would require a Resolution.


Roadmaster Woodling presented a quote from Jefferson paving to Tar & Chip a portion of Pifer Road. Supervisor Lawhead asked the Roadmaster to contact the Clearfield County Conservation District to find out if this project could be done under a Dirt & Gravel Road Project.


The Roadmaster received several quotes to purchase a new Ford F-350 and presented those quotes to the supervisors for their review.


Secretary/Treasurer’s Report: The Secretary presented Resolution #2017-07 assigning the Pennsylvania Game Commission as an enforcement agent for Ordinance #2017-02 for Elk Guiding. William Lawhead motion to approve Resolution #2017-07, Randy Powell second. Motion carried.


The Secretary opened the bids for the additional paving project:

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co                             67.486.70

Glenn O. Hawbaker                                                    69,868.00

HRI, Inc.                                                                         69,226.00

William Lawhead motion to accept bid from New Enterprise Stone & Lime in the amount of 67,486.70, Randy Powell second. Motion carried.


Supervisors Report:

Daniel Mitchell: No Report.


William Lawhead: No Report.


Randy Powell motion to advertise for Part Time Police Officer as needed, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


Supervisor Powell presented quotes for the installation of 8 cameras and monitor to be installed at the Police Station.

Installation of a Bosch Video Camera System with 16 Channel DVR       5,165.00

Installation of a Q-See Video Camera System with 16 Channel DVR     2,850.00

William Lawhead motion to approve purchase of the Q-See Video Camera System at 2,850.00 pending review by Police Chief Clark, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


Randy Powell motion to say NO to the Consolidation with Clearfield Borough, Daniel Mitchell second. Supervisor Lawhead voting nay.

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Randy Powell motion to pay the list of bills in the amount of $21,373.24, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


Randy Powell motion to adjourn to Executive Session, Daniel Mitchell second.

7:25 P.M.

Randy Powell motion to return from Executive Session, Daniel Mitchell second.

7:34 P.M.

No other business to come before the Board.

William Lawhead motion to adjourn, Daniel Mitchell second.

Meeting adjourned.



Respectfully Submitted,



Barbara S. Shaffner, Secretary






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