Meeting Minutes

Supervisor Meeting Minutes – April 3, 2018

The Morris Township Board of Supervisors met at the township meeting room for their regular scheduled meeting.  Present were Supervisors Rob Sanders, David Dietrich, Doug Smith, Zoning Officer Bob Sanders, Kelly Puskarich of Suit-Kote Corporation, Mike O’Barto of Midland Asphalt, Carl Sanders, Autumn and Lowell Abadinni, Randy Hamilton and Dusty Stockdale.

Chairman Sanders called the meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.  Minutes of the previous meeting were read, and the financial report was made available for inspection.  It was noted in the previous minutes of March 20, Secretary Lesnock forgot to include that a motion and second had been made to review and pay bills.  Motion by Dietrich, second by Smith to approve minutes with correction.  All agreed.

In old business, Sheila Sten will complete title search work regarding the Hathaway property. 

Township waiting to receive that road bond from Mark West for Pie Ridge Road. Dietrich met in person with Bill Toohey of Mark West.

Workshop still scheduled for Wednesday April 18.  Secretary will advertise the workshop for work on the employee manual and to determine duties to obtain a cleaning person or company for the new municipal building. Smith does not think he will be able to attend the workshop but said to keep date. / Sanders has yet to receive drawings of salt & cold patch storage building as Norman had family matters to deal with. / Sanders still waiting on additional information on possible walking trail at park.

No one has cleaned up the garage along Dry Run Road nor Covered Bridge Road.  Carl Sanders picked up a bag of garbage that was left in the middle of Pie Ridge Road and placed it in the township dumpster.

A one call was made by Higgins for a tap into the water line at the old gas station in Prosperity owned by John Lindley.  However, no new info has been obtained from Lindley. Randy Hamilton stated that the township needs to have a site plan submitted to them and feels the township can demand that the site be paved and address lighting issues. Hamilton felt that the use of water fill station would be more of an industrial use than a business use. Discussion ensued.

Sealed bids were opened at 7:45 P.M., and the results are as follow:

Midland Asphalt, E-3 $1.83 per gallon, E-5 $2.15 per gallon, MC-70 $2.89 per gallon.

Russell Standard, E-3 $1.84 per gallon, E-5 $2.12 per gallon, MC-70 $3.20 per gallon.

Youngblood, E-3 $1.85 per gallon, E-5 $2.65 per gallon, MC-70 $3.10 per gallon.

Suite-Kote Corporation, E-3 $1.63 per gallon, E-5 $1.83 per gallon, MC-70 $2.53 per gallon.

Motion by Dietrich, Second by Sanders to award bids of E-3, E-5 and MC-70 to Suit-Kote Corporation.  All agreed.

Bullskin Stone, #8 Limestone, Washed, No Bid. #57 Limestone $26.90 per ton. #67 Limestone Washed No Bid. #2-A Limestone $25.55 per ton.  #4 Limestone $27.45 per ton.  R-4 Rip Rap $28.60 per ton. R-5 Rip Rap $31.35 per ton.

John Thomas & Son Trucking, #8 Limestone Washed $30.75 per ton. #57 Limestone $20.80 per ton. #67 Limestone Washed $22.65, #2-A Limestone $17.50 per ton, #4 Limestone $20.80 per ton, #4 Rip Rap $21.70 per ton. #5 Rip Rap $25.60 per ton.

Motion by Dietrich, second by Sanders to accept John Thomas & Son Trucking for #57 Limestone $20.80 per ton, #2-A Limestone $17.50 per ton, #4 Limestone $20.80 per ton, #4 Rip Rap $21.70 per ton and #5 Rip Rap $25.60 per ton, and,  to reject the bids for #8 Limestone, washed and #67 Limestone, washed, and will re-advertise for sealed bids for the stone, to be opened 5/1/18 during regular supervisors meeting. All agreed.

In new business, the Conklin subdivision was presented to the Supervisors.  It was previously reviewed by Washington County Planning Commission, Morris Township Planning Commission and received the approval from DEP for the sewage planning module.  Motion by Smith, second by Dietrich to approve the Conklin #7 subdivision. All agreed.

Hamilton stated that he thought the new police chief for the Greene County Regional Police Department should come before the board of supervisors at a township meeting to be introduced to the public. He also felt that the township could contact 911 to see when the Police have been on duty.   Dietrich thought the police department was trying to get everything worked out before the come to the township meeting. 

Motion by Dietrich, second by Sanders to review and pay bills. Motion by Dietrich, second by Smith to adjourn.  Meeting adjourned at 8:40 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathy Lesnock, Secretary