5/1/12

The Franklin Township Regular Monthly Meeting was held in the Township’s Municipal Building on Tuesday, May 1st.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Mark Creamer at 7:02 P.M.  Present at the meeting were the Chairperson, Supervisors Dan Depue, Lee Burch and the Secretary/Treasurer.  Also present were the people on the attached sign-in list.

The meeting 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.  Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 3 yes votes. 

Correspondence:

Notification was received that WPX would be installing 4 well pads in surrounding townships.

ERM sent an Act 14 notification that WPX will be applying for Bureau of Watershed Management General Permit Numbers 5 and 8 and Office of Oil and Gas Management Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit for temporary stream and wetland crossings and earth disturbance with construction of the gathering pipeline and waterline being installed connecting the HDK and the Mitchell Well Pads.

New business:

COG sent two permits.  One permit was for a carport for Raymond Cobb.  The second permit was for a garage for Robert Coy.

The Liquid Fuels Audit for 2011 from PENNDOT will begin tomorrow.

Roadmaster Report:

Dan received a Dirt and Gravel application in the mail.  We will be applying for a grant for Booth Road from Pratt Road to the tree farm. 

We have had problems with the grader.  It has been repaired.

We received a load of mag. chloride from Schoenberg Salt.         

We should receive cinders and stone soon.

The NTC meeting was held in the Township on May 19th.

Susan Oliver from WPX gave an update on the water issue in Franklin Forks.  The DEP and WPX test results both indicate shallow methane.  WPX is providing water until the investigation is complete.  Activates are still in the area.   Police enforcement or other options may be considered in the future for the Township due to these groups.  Susan also answered other questions about gas production.

Mark made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:47 P.M.    Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 3 yes votes. 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Jeanne Sullivan

Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PNB General Checking 122,251.51
PNB State    96,855.48
Pennstar Capital Reserve    57,989.12
Pennstar Equipment    58,371.46
Pennstar Fire    16,898.32
Pennstar Small Cap Purchases         581.30
Pennstar State    12,802.21

 

The following bills were paid during the month:

PNB General Checking:

Payroll Total $5,359.30 – Check #s 7228, 7229, 7230, 7231, 7233, 7234, 7239, 7240, 7254, 7255, 7259, 7260, 7266, 7267

 

0       – US Treasury                            2,231.18

0       -  PA Dept of Revenue              304.26

7225 – Catherine Chiarella                319.47

7226 – Carolyn Pratt                            337.73

7227 – Jeff Sammon                           586.47

7232 – ACN Communications            31.84

7235 – Waste Management              80.31

7236 – Void

7237 – Robert Salansky               11,720.00

7238 – Warner Quarry                     4,573.78

7241 – R. Niederberger                  4,159.37

7242 – The Duke Co.                       1,503.51

7243 – Lee Burch                                  118.16

7244 – Eastern Industries             1,658.41

7245 – EII Transport                        1,257.80

7246 – Fowler Tire Service                  32.00

7247 – Andre & Son                                5.99

7248 – Bob Hamm                            4,680.00

7249 – Dempsey                                    152.72

7250 – New Milford Hardware        236.41

7251 – Montrose Auto Parts            154.13

7252 – COG                                               50.00

7253 – Jeff Sammon                             14.80

7256 – Healthassurance PA          1425.06

7257 – Frontier                                       78.37

7258 – Times Shamrock                    336.33

7261 – Haun Welding                           69.65

7262 – Bing. Truck & Tire                  473.95

7263 – Penelec                                        85.36

7264 – M&R Auto Care                        24.95

7265 – Waste Management              79.83

 

PNB State Checking:

2081 – Highway Eq.                         2,992.08

2082 – Bing. Truck & Tire                   530.00

2083 – Airline Petroleum              1,704.87

2084 – Highway Equipment         3,038.63

2085 – Allen’s Radiator                     300.00

2086 – Fleet Pride                               491.23

2087 – PNB                                       1,000.00

2088 – PNB                                       2,009.92

 

Pennstar Small Cap  Purchases:

101 -   Quickbooks                              418.70

 

Deposits for the month were as follows:

 

PNB General Checking:

5/7/12 – R. Niederberger             82,649.88

                 ARM                                        1,625.00

                 D. Haberle                                   60.00

                         TOTAL                          84,334.88

 

5/30/12 – Time Warner                       220.93

 

Pennstar Capital Reserve:

5/7/12 – R. Niederberger              8,699.99

 

Pennstar Equipment:

5/7/12 -  R. Niederberger             8,699.99

 

Pennstar Fire:

5/7/12 – R. Niederberger             11,746.22

 

Respectfully Submitted,

Jeanne Sullivan

Secretary/Treasurer

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