Franklintown Borough 2011 Meeting Minutes

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Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

December 7, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present:  T. Vasco, S. Blouch, D. Isenberg, B. Shea, R. Stein, R. Blouch, M. Wilson & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, Peggie Williams, J. Kilgore, S. Teletnick

 

*Trash bids opened and discussed…Motion by T. Vasco to accept a 3 year contract with Waste Management, seconded by B. Shea…carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

*Ordinance 281-2011, published in paper 11/24/2011, adopted 12/7/11.

-Motion to adopt ordinance by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*J. Kilgore commented on concrete in park.

 

Motion by T. Vasco to accept previous month’s minutes, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*31 calls for October/1 in borough

371 calls for the year

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*Discussed MS4 waiver

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*Reorganization meeting will need to be held on January 3rd, 2012 at 7:00pm.

 

TREASURES REPORT:

*Motion made to accept treasures report by M. Wilson, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

*T. Vasco announced that the borough, when able, would like to financially help support the Fire Company with the purchase of a new fire engine.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

*Motion to adopt resolution 2011-8 by T. Vasco, seconded by R. Stein…carried.

*Motion to approve the 2012 budget by R. Stein, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

*Discussed different possibilities for heating oil for 2012…will contact Shipley energy to see when service contract is up.  Motion by T. Vasco to move forward with getting a contract with Susquehanna Oil when contract is up with Shipley Energy, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried. 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Motion by T. Vasco to appoint Dennis Palmer and reappoint Theodore Pesarchick to the Dillsburg Area Authority, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

Motion by T. Vasco to reappoint R. Blouch to the Franklintown Municipal Authority, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

 

*S. Teletnick discussed zoning question.  He also announced that he will need approval of fee resolution at the next council meeting.

 

*R. Blouch discussed EOC.

 

Motion by R. Stein to have an executive session to discuss the case concerning Deb Walker, seconded by B. Shea…carried.

 

9:09 council went into executive session.

 

Motion to come out of executive session by B. Shea, seconded by S.  Blouch…carried.

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:21 by T. Vasco, seconded by M. Wilson…carried. 

 

  

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

  November 2, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: T. Vasco, S. Blouch, D. Isenberg, B. Shea, R. Stein, R. Blouch,

M. Wilson & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, Peggie Williams, J. Kilgore, S. Teletnick

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

*Ordinance 279-2011, published in paper 10/20/11, adopted 11/2/11.

-Motion to adopt ordinance by R. Stein, seconded by T. Vasco…carried.

*Burn Ordinance 280-2011, published in paper 10/20/11, adopted 11/2/11.

-Motion to adopt ordinance by R. Stein, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*J. Kilgore commented on Right to know information

 -Concrete in Park

 **put fence/caution rope between park and concrete to deter kids from climbing on it.

 

Motion by T. Vasco to accept previous month’s minutes, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*40 calls for October/2 in borough

 340 calls for the year

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*None

 

SOLICITOR REPORT:

*Resolution will need done for collection of 2011 delinquent earned income taxes.

*Investigation is moving along.

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

*R. Stein attended York Adams Tax Collection Committee meeting.

*S. Teletnick is taking a training class the week of October 31st.

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TREASURERS REPORT:

*Motion made to accept treasures report by S. Blouch, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

*RFP’s were sent out to five potential trash haulers.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Discussed different possibilities for heating oil for 2012.

*Discussed budget for 2012.

*Motion by R. Stein to advertise the 2012 budget, seconded by M. Wilson…carried

 

Motion by S. Blouch to have an executive session to discuss the case concerning Deb Walker, seconded by B. Shea…carried.

 

8:42 council went into executive session

 

Motion to come out of executive session by B. Shea, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

Motion to adjourn at 8:51 by S. Blouch, seconded by T. Vasco…carried.

 

 

 

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

  October 5, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: T. Vasco, S. Blouch, D. Isenberg, B. Shea, R. Stein, R. Blouch,

M. Wilson & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, J. Kilgore, S. Teletnick

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

*Storm water ordinance 277-2011, published in paper 9/22/11, adopted 10/5/11.

-Motion to adopt ordinance by R. Stein, seconded by T. Vasco…carried.

*Burn Ordinance 278-2011, published in paper 9/22/11, adopted 10/5/11.

-Motion to adopt ordinance by T. Vasco, seconded by R. Stein…carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*J. Kilgore commented on storm drain system on Cabin Hollow Road

 -Paying down long term debt

 -Had questions about checks

 

Motion by T. Vasco to accept previous month’s minutes, seconded by M. Wilson…carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*26 calls for Sept/None in borough

 300 calls for the year

 October 9th-Roast Beef Dinner

 October 17th starts fire prevention week

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*Discussed MS4 permit

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

*R. Stein attended WSTB meeting, next meeting will be October 19th.

-WSTB will no longer be the EIT collector, as of 1/1/12 it will be YCTB.

*S. Teletnick will be taking a certification class Oct. 31st-November 4th.

*Need a representative from borough for the Sewer Authority.

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

*Motion made to accept treasures report by D. Isenberg, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

*Motion to adopt the RFP for trash collection and recyclables by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Discussed Act 32

 

Motion by B. Shea to have an executive session to discuss the case concerning Deb Walker, seconded by T. Vasco…carried.

 

8:32 council went into executive session

 

Motion to come out of executive session by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:05 by S. Blouch, seconded by B. Shea…carried.

 

 

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

 September 7, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: T. Vasco, S. Blouch, D. Isenberg, B. Shea, R. Stein, R. Blouch,

M. Wilson & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, J. Kilgore,

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*J. Kilgore commented on separate EIN for Authority.

 

Motion by T. Vasco to accept previous month’s minutes, seconded by M. Wilson…carried.

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*Storm water ordinance discussed

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*Discussed draft storm water ordinance

*Draft RFP reviewed for trash collection and recyclables- tabled after discussion till October meeting.

*Discussed draft burn ordinance update

 

STREET COMMISSION:

*Cleaned storm sewers

*Need to get asphalt for two sink holes on Cabin Hollow Road

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

*Motion made to accept treasures report by S. Blouch, seconded by M. Wilson…carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS: None

 

NEW BUSINESS: None

 

8:38…Adjourned

 

Minutes taken by D. Isenberg.

 

        

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

  August 3, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: T. Vasco, S. Blouch D. Isenberg, R. Stein, R. Blouch, M. Wilson & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, J. Kilgore, Peggie Williams, S. Teletnick, John Arnold, & Larry Harbold

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*Motion made by T. Vasco to allow J. Arnold to burn any day of the week in the month of August, seconded  by S. Blouch…carried.

*Larry Harbold attended meeting to discuss the proposed Regional Emergency Operations Center.

 

Motion to approve last months minutes by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch....Carried.

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*M. Begis reminded council the borough needs to adopt the Storm water management ordinance by October 11th, 2011.

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*Jim had a meeting with the state police to discuss the case concerning Deb Walker.  He has also had communication with the bonding company.

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

*R. Stein announced that the Cumberland County and WS tax bureau are working on the by-laws. 

 

STREET COMMISSION:

*Signs to warn traffic of upcoming firehouse have been bought and will be put up.

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

*Motion made to accept treasures report by S. Blouch, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

*Motion made by S. Blouch to terminate contract with Code Inspections effective 12/31/2011, seconded by T. Vasco…Carried. 

*Motions made by T. Vasco for borough to pay for S. Teletnick to attend certification class to issue building permits, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Motion by S. Blouch to have Trick-or-Treat on Monday, October 31st from 6-8, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

*Discussed burning ordinance.

*Discussed trash contract…will have a sample RFP to review at September’s council meeting.

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:04 by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch…Carried.

  

 

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

  July 6, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: T. Vasco, S. Blouch D. Isenberg, R. Stein, R. Blouch, B. Shea, & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, J. Kilgore, Marvin Wilson, Peggie Williams, S. Teletnick

 

Motion to approve last months minutes by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch....Carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*212 fire calls for the year, 40 for the month, and 5 in the borough.

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*M. Begis said the borough needs to adopt the Storm water management ordinance by October 11th, 2011.

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*Jim has a meeting scheduled with the state police to discuss the case concerning Deb Walker.   

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

* Mayor Adams announced that he received the plaques of appreciation for the fire hall and the church.  T. Vasco made a motion to give the fire hall $400.00 along with the appreciation plaque, seconded by S. Blouch…carried.

*R. Stein announced that the Cumberland County and WS tax bureau are working on the by-laws. 

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

*Motion made to accept treasures report by S. Blouch, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

*Discussed having S. Teletnick issue building permits and have B. Shelly (RAS Engineering) do inspections.  Kacey will get a copy of the contract the borough has with CODES and council will discuss again at next meeting.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Motion by R. Stein to appoint M. Wilson to take A. Rosenberger’s place on borough council, seconded by T. Vasco…carried.

 

Motion to adjourn at 8:28 by S. Blouch, seconded by R. Stein…Carried.

 

 

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

 June 1, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: T. Vasco, S. Blouch D. Isenberg, R. Stein, R. Blouch, B. Shea, & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, J. Kilgore, Marvin Wilson, Peggie Williams, Bob Shelly

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

* Bob Shelly of RAS Engineering Inc. said he would like to get together and talk with council about taking care of the building permits and inspections for the borough.

 

Motion to approve last months minutes by T. Vasco, seconded by R. Stein....Carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*186 fire calls for the year, 35 for the month, and 2 in the borough..

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*We discussed applying for the CDBGrant to get money to have an engineering study done to see what the best solution would be for the flooding problem at Cabinview. 

D. Isenberg made a motion to pass a resolution to apply for the grant, T. Vasco seconded….carried

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*Jim has been in contact with the state police about the case concerning Deb Walker; all information concerning her is still being reviewed.

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

* Mayor Adams announced that we made approximately $1,500.00 on the carnival this year and he would like to make a donation to Franklintown fire hall in the amount of $400.00.

*The borough is also going to donate all of the leftover ice cream, spoons and cup to the church.

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

*No treasures report for the month…will have May’s report at the July meeting.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Pay IRS $1,000.00 a month to get caught up on unpaid payroll taxes.

 

Motion to adjourn at 8:20 by T. Vasco, seconded by R. Stein…Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

 May 4, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: A. Rosenberger, R. Stein, R. Blouch, B. Shea, & Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, S. Teletnick, J. Kilgore, Marvin Wilson, Peggie Williams, Tammy Lake, Cami Staub, Samantha Harner, K. Reichart, D. Riley, & Jerome Ege

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*Cami Staub and Samantha Harner announced their concerns about the flooding of the Cabinview Townhouses and they wanted to know what can be done so the rain water on the borough streets doesn’t run in their retention pond.  With much discussion the borough decided to apply for a CDB Grant to do some changes on the storm drain system.  The borough hopes to redirect water on West Alley to the storm drain in front of the post office and down East South Street.

*There was other concern from D. Riley, K. Reichart and J. Ege about flooding in Franklin Glen.  The council is hoping that if we are able to get grant money to fix the Storm system this will fix not only flooding that occurs with Cabinview but also in Franklin Glen.

*J. Kilgore wanted to know the total amount due for the fireworks, Mayor Adams responded saying $3,500, and the cost will be covered by the sponsor money the park and recreation fund has received.     

Motion to approve last months minutes by A. Rosenberger, seconded by B.Shea....Carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*113 fire calls for the year, 25 for the month, and 2 in the borough.

Mike thanked the Borough for sponsoring a trophy for the car show.

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

*DEP sent a letter to us that requires a county wide ordinance that meets their requirements be in place by October 2011.  They will have a draft ordinance we will be able to use. 

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*No new news about the case against Deb Walker.  Jim said he has been in contact with someone from the bond company and has sent them information regarding the case against the former secretary.

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

* Mayor Adams said we might have to move the carnival to the field behind the firehouse.  He also reminded everyone that the fundraiser at Hoss’s is this Sunday, May 8th.

*R. Stein announced that the York County Tax Bureau and Adams County Tax Bureau are now going together as one.

 

STREET COMMISSION:

*Talked about cleaning the streets this year…the council will survey the streets and talk about it again at the next council meeting.

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

Motion by R. Stein to accept treasures report, seconded by A. Rosenberger…Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*D. Blouch announced that we need four property owners in the borough to be on the zoning hearing board.  Three people at the council meeting volunteered to be on the zoning hearing board.  They are Samantha Harner, Cami Staub, and Jerome Ege.  We are still in need of an alternate. 

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:10 by A. Rosenberger, seconded by R. Stein…Carried.

 

 

Minutes taken by Kacey Baumgardner

 

       

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

 April 6, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: A. Rosenberger, S. Blouch, R. Stein, A. Vasco, R. Blouch, B. Shea,

D. Isenberg, Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, J. Kilgore, Marvin Wilson, Peggie Williams, Julie May & Mike Whitzel.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*J. Kilgore asked about the dirt that the borough is receiving.  He wanted to know if we are paying for it….Mayor Adams told him that it is free.

 

*Julie May from the Glenview Condo’s asked if the condo’s that are in the Borough could refuse the boroughs trash and D. Blouch told her no…but he condo’s that are located in Franklin Township could.  Julie also wanted to know if the borough would consider using the same trash hauler as the township.  We would consider it but the borough can’t change trash haulers till December when our contract is up. 

 

Motion to approve last months minutes by T. Vasco, seconded by A. Rosenberger....Carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*Mike reported that there were 3 calls in the borough. 

For the 2010 year there were 129 calls / 25 of them were in the borough.

3- Structure-Residential

15- Medical Assist

1- Controlled Burning

2- Auto Accident w/ injuries

2- Auto Accident w/ no injuries

1- Automatic fire alarm

1- Smoke investigation 

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

* Mike commented on grant money.  Dick asked if we could get grant money to repaint the water tower.  Mike said he would get back to him on that. 

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*J. Robinson announced that the case against Deb Walker is still being reviewed by the state police.

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

*J. Adams presented the budget for the carnival.  T. Vasco made the motion to approve the budget, seconded by R. Stein…carried.

 

T. Vasco announced that the borough and the Franklintown U.B. church will be doing another Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 23rd and 10 am.

 

 TREASURERS REPORT:

Motion by A. Rosenberger to accept treasures report, seconded by S. Blouch…Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Mike Whitzel announced that the Franklintown firehall is having an auto and bike show on June 19th.  T. Vasco made a motion for the Borough to be a trophy sponsor for the show, seconded by D. Isenberg…carried.

 

 

Motion to adjourn by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch…Carried.

 

 

Minutes taken by Kacey Baumgardner

 

  

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

March 2, 2011

 D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: A. Rosenberger, S. Blouch, R. Stein, A. Vasco, R. Blouch, B. Shea, D. Isenberg, Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, M. Begis, C. Wonders, J. Kilgore, Marvin Wilson, Peggie Williams & S. Teletnick.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*J. Kilgore commented on Deb Walkers W-2’s.

 

Motion to approve last months minutes by T. Vasco, seconded by A. Rosenberger....Carried.

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

* Mike asked if we received the Memorandum of Understanding from the York County Conservation District.  We did receive it and he said to let him know if we have any questions.

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*J. Robinson said that the information we provided him for the investigation of Deborah Walker was hand delivered to the state police.

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

*J. Adams announced that we have raised $625.00 so far for the carnival.  There will be another carnival meeting on Tuesday, March 8th at 7:00.  Fireworks will go off at 10:00 this year.  Napa is donating hats and bags.

 

STREET COMMISSION:

*Voted to have Cabin Hollow Road changed to East or West Cabin Hollow Road in the borough. Motion made by A. Rosenberger seconded by S. Blouch…Carried

 

 TREASURERS REPORT:

Motion by R. Stein to accept treasures report, seconded by D. Isenberg…Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Motion made by T. Vasco to change our phone service provider to Comcast, seconded by A. Rosenberger…Carried

*Motion made by T. Vasco to have Kacey be the new Right-to-Know agent for the Borough and the Municipal Authority, seconded by S. Blouch…Carried

 

*Discussed the two water and trash accounts that have high past due balances.  Council decided to take them to District Judge and place a judgment and if they don’t pay within 30 days file to have sheriff sale.

 

*Discussed D. Blouch looking into another energy supplier for the borough.   

 

Motion to adjourn by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch…Carried.

         

 

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

February 2, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: A. Rosenberger, S. Blouch, R. Stein, A. Vasco, D. Blouch, B. Shea, Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors:  J. Robinson, C. Wonders, R. Quigley, J. Kilgore, M. Wilson, & S. Teletnick.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*J. Kilgore commented on the trash fund and the outdated billing system.  He also commented about the zoning.

 

Motion to approve last months minutes by A. Rosenberger, seconded by S. Blouch....Carried.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*Fire report given by T. Vasco- 36 calls in January, none in the borough.

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

* None

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*J. Robinson is working on the open records request from James Kilgore for copies of  Richard Blouch and Deb Walkers W-2’s for 2003-2009….Copies of all W-2’s requested for Richard Blouch have been submitted but 2005 & 2006 are still missing for Deb Walker.  We are in the process of looking for them.

 

*Jim sent a letter on January 10th to the York County D.A with all the audits and information against Deb Walker that we have as of now.  All information also went to the State police for review. 

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE:

*J. Adams announced that there will be a meeting to discuss the carnival on Tuesday, February 8th at 7:00.

 

*R. Stein talked about the Tax meetings he attended.

 

STREET COMMISSION:

*Need to do some work on Cabin Hollow Road when the weather gets warmer. 

*Need to do crack sealing on various roads in the borough.

 

 TREASURERS REPORT:

Motion by R. Stein to accept treasures report, seconded by S. Blouch…Carried.

 

 

OLD BUSINESS:

*None

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Motion made by T. Vasco to renew our Norton Anti-Virus security program for $74.99, seconded by B. Shea…Carried.

 

*Discussed when the Borough Office will be closed for 2011.

            January 17th- Martin Luther King Day

            February 21st- Presidents Day

            May 30th- Memorial Day

            July 4th- Independence Day

            September 5th- Labor Day

            October 10th- Columbus Day

            November 11th- Veterans Day

            November 24th & 25th- Thanksgiving

            December 26th- Christmas

 

*Discussed secretary’s vacation time/personal days.

            1st Year- 5 vacation days and 5 personal days

            2nd Year- 10 vacation days and 5 personal days

            5th Year- 15 vacation days and 5 personal days

T. Vasco made a motion to approve secretary’s Vacation/Personal days, seconded by S. Blouch…Carried.

 

*Discussed the street address issue on Cabin Hollow Rd.

 

Motion to adjourn by S. Blouch, seconded by T. Vasco…Carried.

 

 

Franklintown Borough Council Meeting

   January 5, 2011

 

D. Blouch called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.

 

Council Present: Rosenberger, S. Blouch, R. Stein, Vasco, D. Blouch, Isenberg, Shea, Mayor Adams.

 

Visitors: M. Begis, Robinson, C. Wonders, B. Linsenbauch, P. Williams, R. Hershey, R. Tobin, G. & K. Ulrich, J. Kilgore, M. Wilson, D. & T. Palmer & D. & D. Albert.

 

Motion to approve last months minutes by T. Vasco, seconded by R. Stein....Carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

*R. Tobin questioned if there is an investigation against former secretary, Deb Walker. 

-J. Robinson answered that as of now there is no criminal investigation.  We are in the process of getting all the documents that will be needed for it. 

 

*R. Hershey wanted to know what the requirements are for replacing his current trailer with a newer bigger one and what actions he needs to do to get that approved.

            -D. Blouch said he would call Codes and get the information needed.

 

*Kathy Ulrich asked if we have yearly audits done for the borough.

-T. Vasco answered that we do have yearly audits done.  The audits are behind and are currently being worked on.  Audits should be up to date this year.

 

*Lisenbauch commented on new accounting system and who will be overseeing the new safeguard procedures for the borough.          

-Vasco answered that we are implementing a new accounting system and the council will approve all new procedures.

 

*J. Kilgore commented on the trash fund.

 

*Mayor Adams questioned if everyone on council and himself will be kept in the loop to what’s going on.

-T. Vasco and D. Blouch apologized for not keeping him informed of what was going on with the secretary position.

 

FIRE REPORT:

*Given by Mike the Franklintown Fire Chief: There were 38 calls/ 2 in the borough.

 *June 11th the fire hall will be holding an Auto and Bike Show with a tractor display.

 

ENGINEERS REPORT:

* Mike received notice from DEP that the MS4 permit has been extended to June 11th 2012. 

 

SOLICITORS REPORT:

*A municipal lien was filed against John and Lisa Yeagy, 118 S. Baltimore Street.

  Total due including prior lien is $1,104.41.  Charges filed 12/28/10.

*Jim also discussed that he would like borough councils approval to take the information against Deborah Walker to the York County district attorney. 

            - Jim advised the council to take the information that we have against Deb to the York County District attorney so that they may start a formal investigation against her.  It will be a third party and will be a fair investigation. 

 

*Ben Shea made a motion to give permission to Jim Robinson to take the information that we have against Deb Walker to the York County District Attorney, seconded by D. Blouch…Carried.

 

Mayor Jim Adams announced that the Franklintown Carnival will be held May 11th-14th.

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

* No treasures report due to implementing QuickBooks.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

*D. Blouch announced that he fixed the street sign at Church and South Street.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*Reading of Deb Walkers resignation letter, motion to accept by T. Vasco seconded by S. Blouch….Carried.

 

*T. Vasco made a motion to hire Kacey Baumgardner as the new borough secretary, seconded by A. Rosenberger…Carried.

-Salary of $22,000 a year for secretarial position for the Franklintown Borough and Authority.  

 

*T. Vasco made a motion for D. Blouch to be the administrator for the pension fund for the Franklintown borough, seconded by R. Stein….Carried.

 

 

Motion to adjourn at 8:11pm by T. Vasco, seconded by S. Blouch….Carried.