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December 18, 2014 Minutes

 

The Telford Borough Authority Meeting held this date was called to order at 7:28 p.m. by Chairman Timothy Hagey, with the following members in attendance: Abram Diehl, John Harrell, David Musselman and Robert Nice. Also present were Finance Director Craig Davies, Public Works Director Gary Yoder, Engineer Patrick DiGangi and Recording Secretary Megan McShane. Manager Mark Fournier and Solicitor Mark Weand were absent.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Minutes of November 20, 2014 Authority meeting were approved unanimously (5-0) by a Nice/Musselman motion.

 

COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE:

 

Tyler Mathe requested sponsorship from the Authority Board for the Souderton Area High School Baseball program. Chairman Timothy Hagey stated that he would confer with the Solicitor about this request and would get back to Tyler in the new year.

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

1.         Adoption of 2015 Budget

 

A Harrell/Nice motion carried unanimously (5-0) adopting the 2015 Budget.

 

2.         Adoption of 2015 Rate Resolution

 

A Diehl/Harrell motion carried unanimously (5-0) adopting the 2015 Rate Resolution.

 

3.         Enterprise Rent-a-Car – 748 Route 113 – Plan Approval

 

Engineer Patrick DiGangi gave a brief overview of the proposed 400 sq. ft. addition at the Enterprise Rent-a-Car facility located at 748 Route 113.         

 

A Harrell/Musselman motion carried unanimously (5-0) approving the development plans for this proposed addition at Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

 

4.         TMDL Update

 

Engineer Patrick DiGangi reported that EPA has requested some additional information from TBA, so Hall & Associates will review the information and determine what is appropriate to send to EPA.

 

REPORTS:

 

TREASURER’S REPORT: Accepted as presented.

 

WATER DEPARTMENT REPORT: We received a written report for the file.

 

Public Works Director Gary Yoder reported that Bob Kratz had his knee replacement surgery on December 10th and that everything went well.

 

A brief discussion was held regarding the possibility of implementing fire hydrant charges to surrounding municipalities in the future.

 

COLLECTION REPORT: We received a written report for the file.

 

WASTEWATER TREATMENT REPORT: We received a written report for the file.

 

PTWA REPORT: We received a written report for the file.

 

SOLICITOR’S REPORT: We received a written report for the file.

 

ENGINEER’S REPORT: We received a written report for the file.

 

Engineer Patrick DiGangi reported that CKS is currently reviewing development plans for 329 Erie Avenue and for Arlington Square (Bergey tract).

 

MANAGER’S REPORT: We received a written report for the file.

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

Payment of the bills and requisitions for the month of November in the amount of $ 170,881.68 were approved unanimously (5-0) by a Harrell/Nice motion.

 

Signing of the checks was approved unanimously (5-0) by a Harrell/Musselman motion.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:57 pm by a Diehl/Nice motion.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

John Harrell

Secretary

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