MEETING MINUTES

The regular monthly meeting of the Centre Township Board of Supervisors was held on March 24, 2020 at the Centre Township Municipal Building, 449 Bucks Hill Road, Mohrsville, PA.   Chairman Jason Troutman called the meeting to order at 7:08 P.M. and led the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by a Moment of Silence.  The following were present: Chairman Jason Troutman, Vice Chairman Charles Zimmerman, Member James Fitterling, Attorney Liz Magovern, and Secretary Cheryl Haus.  Due to the Governor mandates due to the coronavirus, no public was in attendance.  The meeting agenda was posted on the Township’s website and doors so the public could review it.  The public was advised that they could submit any comments on agenda or non-agenda items to the Township via e-mail up to the time of the meeting. The Township received no public comments.

 

HEARING OF VISITORS ON AGENDA ITEMS- NONE

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Charles Zimmerman to approve the minutes from February 25, 2020. Seconded by James Fitterling. Upon roll call, Zimmerman, Troutman and Fitterling voted yes. 

 

PAYMENT OF BILLS

A motion was made by James Fitterling to approve payment of the bills.  Seconded by Charles Zimmerman. Upon roll call, Fitterling, Troutman and Zimmerman voted yes.

 

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS / SOLICITORS REPORT – ELIZABETH MAGOVERN    –

 

A motion was made by Jason Troutman and seconded by James Fitterling to adopt Ordinance # 2020, 166 to amend the Centre Township non-uniformed Pension plan. Upon roll call, Troutman, Fitterling and Zimmerman voted yes.

 

A motion was made by Jason Troutman and seconded by Charles Zimmerman to adopt Ordinance # 2020, 167 to amend the Centre Township Police Pension Plan. Upon roll call, Troutman, Fitterling and Zimmerman voted yes.

 

A motion was made by Jason Troutman and seconded by James Fitterling to approve the Road Sharing Agreements with Tilden Township and Penn Township, conditioned on review and approval from Tilden and Penn Township’s. Upon roll call, Troutman, Fitterling and Zimmerman voted yes.

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT

 

The Road Department trimmed trees, moved cinders to allow for receiving required amount of salt, signs, etc.

 

 

 

ENGINEER’S REPORT – RYAN RHODE

 

A motion was made by Jason Troutman and seconded by James Fitterling to accept the fact that no comments or questions were received from the public on the MS4 PRP’s, to date. Upon roll call, Troutman, Fitterling and Zimmerman voted yes

 

ZONING OFFICER REPORT – Jeff Fiant

 

SEO REPORT –

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

A motion was made by Jason Troutman and seconded by Charles Zimmerman to move the April 28, 2020 meeting to Wednesday April 29, 2020, IF the election occurs.  If the election is moved or cancelled, the April 28, 2020 meeting will take place on the scheduled date.  Upon roll call, Troutman, Zimmerman and Fitterling voted yes.

 

A motion was made by Jason Troutman and seconded by James Fitterling to approve Resolution # 9, 2020 to Ratify the State of Emergency put into effect by Chairman, Jason Troutman on March 18, 2020, for the coronavirus. Upon roll call, Troutman, Fitterling and Zimmerman voted yes.

 

A motion was made by James Fitterling and seconded by Charles Zimmerman to approve a 90 day extension for the Gerry Noecker Poultry Operation Plan.  Upon roll call, Fitterling, Zimmerman and Troutman voted yes.

 

A motion was made by Charles Zimmerman and seconded by James Fitterling to approve a 90 day extension for the Jay Nolt Poultry Operation Plan. Upon roll call, Zimmerman, Fitterling and Troutman voted yes.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

HEARING OF VISITORS

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business to come before the Board, Charles Zimmerman made a motion and James Fitterling seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 P.M.  Upon roll call, Fitterling, Troutman and Zimmerman voted yes.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Cheryl Haus

Township Secretary