Regular Monthly Mtg-Nov 20th, 2018

Regular Monthly Meeting
Lawrence Township Board of Supervisors
November 20th, 2018
7:00 P.M.
Municipal Building
45 George Street, Clearfield PA



Chairman Randy Powell called the meeting to order.


Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


Roll call of supervisors showed Jeremy Ruffner, Daniel Mitchell and Randy Powell all present.


Comments from the audience: None.


Chairman Powell recognized Police Officer’s Elliott Neeper and Zachary Cowan for their award for outstanding work on the DUI Top Guns. There were three Officers from Clearfield County out of 70 Officers recognized statewide at which two are from Lawrence Township.


Jeremy Ruffner motion to approve the minutes of the November 6th, 2018 meeting as written, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried with none opposed.


Police Chief: No Report.


Clearfield Municipal Authority: No Report.


Engineer’s Report: No Report.


Solicitor’s Report: Ms. Lewis presented the Speed Limit Ordinance for Center Street for the supervisor’s approval. Randy Powell motion to approve Ordinance #2018-03, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried with none opposed.


The Solicitor received the signed Road Crew Contract back from the Teamsters Union and it now needs signed by the supervisors.


Recreational Park Board: Larry Putt thanked Randy Powell for attending the last meeting and discussing the desired location for the Dog Park.

He also reported that the new security system is ordered, and the Rec Board also ordered poles for new safety netting thru Lezzer Lumber.

Mr. Putt also let them know that the Pee Wee Football season was a great success. The signs were also put up for no pets allowed on the fields.


Code Enforcement Officer: In the absence of the Code Officer the Secretary presented the Conditional Use for Shawn McCracken off of Washington Avenue for a proposed land use for storage sheds. The Planning Commission approved upon they must comply with setbacks and Land Development. Daniel Mitchell motion to approve, Jeremy Ruffner second. Randy Powell abstained.


Roadmaster’s Report: Roadmaster Woodling asked for an Executive Session for a possible litigation.

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Secretary/Treasurer’s Report: The Treasurer’s Report for the month of October was submitted for the supervisor’s review.


The Secretary presented Pay Estimate #2 for the Good Street Project from DJ Wisor and Sons in the amount of 79,729.53 and asked for approval to submit to the County for a drawdown of funds from CDBG. Daniel Mitchell motion to approve, Randy Powell second. Motion carried with none opposed.


The Secretary presented copies of the 2019 Tentative Budget and asked for a motion to approve and advertise the budget. Randy Powell motion to approve, Jeremy Ruffner second. Motion carried with none opposed.


Supervisor’s Report:

Supervisor Ruffner asked Randy Powell if he heard from the trailer manufacturer.


Supervisor Ruffner recognized the township fire companies for the great job they did at the church fire on Riverview Road.


Daniel Mitchell: No Report.


Randy Powell: No Report.


Jeremy Ruffner motion to pay the list of bills in the amount of 71,387.58, Daniel Mitchell second. Motion carried with none opposed.


Jeremy Ruffner motion to adjourn to Executive Session, Daniel Mitchell second.

7:16 P.M.


Randy Powell motion to return from Executive Session, Jeremy Ruffner second.

7:34 P.M.


Randy Powell motion to adjourn, Daniel Mitchell second.

Meeting adjourned.


Present: Secretary Barbara Shaffner, Roadmaster Ronald Woodling, Solicitor Linda Lewis, Larry Putt, Jeff Corcino and Wendy Brion.




Respectfully Submitted,



Barbara S. Shaffner, Secretary


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