Meeting Minutes

Reorganization Meeting Minutes – January 3, 2017

The Morris Township Board of Supervisors met at the township office for the 2017 reorganization meeting. Present were Supervisors David Stockdale, Dave Dietrich, Doug Smith, Zoning Officer Bob Sanders, road crew employees Rob Sanders and Jeff Mooney, and residents Jim Wilson and Carl Sanders.

Motion by Dietrich, second by Smith to appoint David Stockdale as temporary Chairman. Temporary Chairman Stockdale called the temporary reorganization meeting to order at 7:33 P.M. Motion by Smith, second by Dietrich to appoint David Stockdale as Chairman for 2017. Motion by Stockdale, second by Dietrich to appoint Doug Smith as Vice Chairman for 2017. Motion by Dietrich, second by Smith to close the temporary reorganization meeting at 7:38 P.M. Chairman Stockdale called the 2017 reorganization meeting to order at 7:39 P.M.

Motion by Smith, second by Dietrich to appoint Bill Hook as Solicitor. All agreed.

Motion by Smith, second by Dietrich to appoint Kathy Lesnock as Secretary/Treasurer. All agreed.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Smith to appoint Keystone Collections Group as Earned Income Tax Collector, Local Service Tax Collector and Delinquent Earned Income Tax Collector. All agreed.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Smith to maintain current depositories for 2017. Washington Financial (General Fund, Historical Society Fund, Sewage Escrow, Gaming Revenue and Act 13 Impact Fee Fund), PLGIT (Liquid Fuels Fund and Equipment/Capital Improvement Fund). All agreed.

Motion by Smith, second by Dietrich to appoint Carl Sanders as Citizen at Large.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Smith to appoint Bob Sanders as Zoning Officer. All agreed.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Smith to appoint Debbie Bardella as Local Realty Transfer Tax Collector. All agreed.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Dietrich to hold next Supervisors meeting on Tuesday January 17th at 7:30 P.M., and all subsequent meetings the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 P.M. All agreed.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Dietrich to appoint Steve Buchanan for a three year term to the Zoning Hearing Board, Also, due to the resignation of John Fonner and Tom Scherich from the Zoning Hearing Board, motion by Smith, second by Dietrich to appoint Rob Sanders to a two year term. Motion by Smith, second by Stockdale to appoint Jim Wilson to a one year term. All agreed.

Motion by Smith, second by Dietrich to appoint Bob Price and David Franz as Planning Commission members for a three year term. All agreed.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Dietrich to appoint Jim Watt as Emergency Management Coordinator. All agreed.

Motion by Stockdale, second by Dietrich to appoint Building Inspection Underwriters as U.C.C. Building Code Inspector. All agreed.

Motion by Dietrich, second by Smith to appoint Stockdale as 2017 Convention voting delegate. All agreed.

Motion by Dietrich, second by Smith to close the 2017 reorganization meeting at 7:49 P.M. All agreed.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathy Lesnock, Secretary