Regular Monthly Mtg-Dec 5th, 2017

Regular Monthly Meeting
Lawrence Township Board of Supervisors
December 5th, 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 & Linda Lewis, Jeff Corcino, Amanda Thompson, Wendy Brion.


Comments from the audience: None.


William Lawhead motion to approve the minutes of the November 21st, 2017 meeting as, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


Police Report:Chief Clark submitted the Stats for November for the supervisors review.

Chief Clark also reported that the department is working on the records management system and getting to know how to use it.


Engineer’s Report: No Report.


Solicitor’s Report: Solicitor Naddeo was asked at the previous meeting to inquire about dissolving the Wolf Run Authority and explained that their needs to be a Certificate from the Authority requesting that it be dissolved. He will contact Solicitor Belin to see who needs to sign and submit the Certificate. There is not debt owed by the Authority.


Solicitor Naddeo asked for an Executive Session for a potential litigation.


Recreational Park Board: No Report.


Code Enforcement Officer:A Demolition Permit was picked up for the Siebenrock property and pending the completion of the demolition then she can release the Mining Permit.


The Code Officer reported that she has sent out 32 violations letters for the Hyde SSO and residents have been responding.


Roadmaster’s Report:Roadmaster Woodling presented quotes for a new Dump Truck (550) and presented the quotes to the supervisors. Supervisor Mitchell asked the Roadmaster if he really needed a truck at this time and if it could wait until the end of the winter season. The Supervisors made the decision to hold off until 2018.



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December 5th, 2017


Secretary/Treasurer’s Report:The Secretary presented Pay Estimate #3 from DJ Wisor & Sons for the Turnpike Avenue Project in the amount of 62,775.56 and asked permission to pay the estimate. William Lawhead motion to approve, Randy Powell second. Motion carried.


The Secretary also presented Pay Estimate #2 from DJ Wisor & Sons for the Good Street Project in the amount of 141,022.70 and asked permission to draw funds from IDIS and pay the Invoice once funds are received and authorize the Chairman to sign the drawdown forms. Randy Powell motion to approve, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


The Secretary asked permission to transfer funds from the Sewer Account to the General Fund for the Turnpike Avenue Project for Pay Estimate #1 for items that were related to the Sewer Replacement in the amount of 38,652.00, William Lawhead motion to approve, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried.


The Secretary presented a letter from Keystone Collection Group regarding an issue that Clearfield Borough received LST Funds from Appalachian Wood Products that should have been paid to the township. It was requested that the township consider giving the Borough a time period to repay the funds, so it would not be a burden to them all at one time. William Lawhead motion to request balance due immediately and not grant extension period, Randy Powell second. Motion carried.


Supervisor’s Report:

Daniel Mitchell: No Report.


William Lawhead: No Report.


Randy Powell: No Report.


William Lawhead motion to pay the list of bills in the amount of 184,787.81, Randy Powell second. Motion carried.


No other business to come before the Board.


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

7:25 P.M.

Randy Powell motion to return from Executive Session, William Lawhead second.

7:40 P.M.

William Lawhead motion to adjourn, Daniel Mitchell second.

Meeting adjourned.


Respectfully Submitted,



Barbara S. Shaffner, Secretary



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