4/3/12

The Franklin Township Regular Monthly Meeting was held in the Township’s Municipal Building on Tuesday, April 3rd.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Mark Creamer at 7:01 P.M.  Present at the meeting were the Chairperson, Dan Depue, Lee Burch and the Secretary/Treasurer.  Also present were the people on the attached sign-in list.

The meeting was started with the pledge to the flag.

The minutes for the previous month were read. Mark made a motion to accept the minutes.  Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 3 yes votes.

The Treasurer’s Report was read.   Mark made a motion to accept the report.  Lee seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 3 yes votes.

Correspondence:

ERM sent a letter of notification that WPX Energy Marcellus Gathering, LLC was applying for Bureau of Watershed Management General Permit Nos. 5 and 8 and Office of Oil and Gas Management Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit (ESCAGP-1) to allow temporary stream and wetland crossings and earth disturbance for the gas gathering pipeline beginning at the Hoodak Pad and connecting the Mitchell Pad.

The Susquehanna County Board of Assessment Revision sent notification that the Haberle’s will appear before the board for the assessment on their property.

The PA Dept of Transportation sent a notice of payment for Liquid Fuels in the amount of $69,107.00.  They also sent notice of Road Turnback Annual Maintenance of $36,720.00.

Mark made a motion to adopt the annual Pension Plan Resolution 2012-2. Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 3 yes votes.  

The Township’s audit has been completed. 

Roadmaster Report:

PEMA money was received for Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.  The amounts were for $7,104.17 and $54,115.70. 

The Susquehanna County Commissioners voted to approve Act 13, the Impact Fee for gas companies.

Dan attended the COG meeting in March.

On April 19th there will be an NTC meeting in township.

The roadwork is almost caught up with building up roads and WPX reimbursing the Township.  Maintenance is being done on some equipment.

Mark introduced Tara Howey and Susan Oliver who represent WPX.  They attended the meeting to give an update on the water well situation in Franklin Forks.  The DEP is investigating and has reached out to WPX since the company is the closest producer in the area.  Three families are affected.  WPX will keep the Supervisors informed with any new information.

Mark made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:40.  Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 3 yes votes.

Respectfully Submitted,

 Jeanne Sullivan

Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

PNB General Checking   79,831.11
PNB State 108,917.26
Pennstar Capital Reserve   49,287.06
Pennstar Equipment   49,669.45
Pennstar Fire     5,151.92
Pennstar Small Cap Purchases     1,000.00
Pennstar State   12,801.68

 

The following bills were paid during the month:

PNB General Checking:

Payroll Total: $5684.79 –  Check #s 7167, 7168, 7169, 7170, 7171, 7172, 7193, 7194, 7195, 7196, 7216, 7217

 

0        – US Treasury                       2,875.76

0        – PA Dept of Revenue          358.65

7164 – FT Fire                                     478.31

7165 – FT Capital Reserve             354.30

7166 – FT Equipment                      354.30

7173 – J & J Springs                            15.00

7174 – Dave Phillips Ex.           15,640.00

7175 – Eastern Industries       17,666.43

7176 – EII Transport                 18,175.94

7177 – Erie Ins (Auto)                2,486.00

7178 – Erie Ins (BCLiability)         777.00

7179 – Erie Ins (Ultraflex)         5,430.00

7180 – Erie Ins (WC)                   3,866.00

7181- Susquehanna Co Com       178.08

7182 –Susquehanna Co Com      292.00

7183 – Penelec                                143.38

7184 – No. Central Hydro                45.25

7185 – Staples                                     48.99

7186 – Waste Management          80.51

7187 – Healthassurance PA      1,351.51

7188 – Hacker Trucking          25,220.00

7189 – PA UC Fund                            21.58

7190 – PSATS UCGT                    1,070.41

7191 – Void

7192 – Mitchell Lepre                8,600.00

7197 – Airline Petroleum              204.87

7198 – Healthassurance                          1,425.06

7199 – Times Shamrock                   47.42

7200 – Fleet Pride                            140.75

7201 – Frontier                                     78.37

7202 – Dempsey                               151.16

7203 – ACN Communications        13.73

7204 – Montrose Auto                     38.77

7205 – Andre and Son                    945.00

7206 – Rich Neiderberger         1,803.54

7207 – Scott Salansky              15,040.00

7208 – Mitchell Lepre                5,000.00

7209 – G’s Excavating             39,840.00

7210 – Warner Quarry               9,852.94

7211 – Broome Bituminous   26,360.00

7212 – Hacker Trucking            7,300.00

7213 – Fahs                                    5,160.00

7214 – Penelec                                  160.94

7215 – Catherine Chiarella               63.64

7218 – Void                               

7219 -   G’s Excavating               8,920.00

7220 – P & P Stone                          800.00

7221 – J E Kocak Trucking              500.00

7222 – Certified Lab                        175.00

7223 – Dave Phillips Ex.             9,760.00

7224 – Postmaster                              45.00

 

PNB State Checking:

2071 -  PNB                                       1000.00

2072 -  PNB                                         2009.92

2073 – Auto Tech                             4023.12

2074 – Void

2075 – Cargill                                      1641.93

2076 – Schoenberg Salt                 9028.80

2077 – Bradco                                      559.00

2078 – Airline Petroleum              2512.95

2079 – PNB                                         2009.92

2080 – PNB                                         1000.00

 

Pennstar Capital Reserve:

101 – Void

102 – Unique Building                    9800.00

 

Deposits for the month: 

PNB General Checking:

4/4 – R. Niederberger               32,810.30

4/11 – R. Cobb                                     60.00

4/12 – WPX                                 129,475.01

4/18 – WPX                                   38,095.56

4/24 – R. Coy                                         60.00

 

PNB State Checking:

 

Pennstar CR:

4/4 – R. Niederberger                 3453.72

           FT General                               354.30

                TOTAL                               3808.02

 

Pennstar EQ:

4/4 – R. Niederberger               3453.72

           FT General                          354.30

                  TOTAL            3808.02

 

Pennstar Fire:

4/4 – R. Niederberger               4663.08

           FT General                          478.31

                TOTAL                             5141.39

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 Jeanne Sullivan

Secretary/Treasurer

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