11/6/12

The Franklin Township Regular Monthly Meeting was held in the Township’s Municipal Building on Tuesday, November 6th.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M.  Present at the meeting were Supervisors Lee Burch, Dan Depue and the Secretary/Treasurer.  Supervisor Burch presided over the meeting.  Also present were the people on the attached sign-in list.

 

The meeting started with the pledge to the flag. 

 

The Minutes from the previous meeting were read.  Lee made the motion to accept the Minutes with a correction of the WPX telephone number for royalty check information.   Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 2 yes votes.

 

The Treasurer’s Report was read.   Lee made the motion to accept the report.  Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 2 yes votes.

 

Correspondence:

WPX sent Division Orders for the Township Supervisors to sign. 

 

Summit Financial Corporation sent a notice for the Township’s Pennsylvania Municipalities Pension Fund.  The total fund balance in the Retirement Portfolio as of 9/30/12 is $116,967.16. 

 

A letter was received from Basset Engineering asking the Supervisors to consider using their services when using money for Act 13 funded projects.  

 

There was an e-mail from the Auditor General Office about the Annual Audit & Financial Report with a question about the Capital Projects fund Balance.  The Auditors will do the necessary paperwork.

 

Lee reported that he received correspondence from 2 of the 3 landowners with sewage holding tanks located in the Township.

 

Fox Engineering sent a letter about the Shuta #1 Small Quarry transferring the Small Non-Coal Mine Permit to Michael L. Shuta, III.

 

PA DEP sent notice of Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit – 1 for both the Bolles South and the Nota Well Pads. 

 

The PA Dept of Transportation sent copies of notices to Kerry & Roxanne Eyrich and Consolidated Resources about road damage to State Route 4008.

 

Joe Hunt sent a Letter of Notification of Acts 14, 67 and 127 on behalf of Laser Northeast Gathering Pipeline for permit modifications.   

 

SAIC sent notification of Natural Gas Well Drill Permitting Range Unit GB1 Well Pad by SW Energy. 

 

WPX gave notice to the Susquehanna River Basin Commission seeking approval for consumptive use of water for drilling and development on the Bolles South Well Pad. An additional notice was sent for the Nota Well Pad.

 

PSATS sent a notice about the Unemployment Compensation Fund.  There will be an increase in the taxable wage base starting January 2013 and for every year thereafter until 2018.    The Contribution Rate Notice for 2013 for the Township has been increased to 9.50%.

 

Act 14 Notifications were received for surrounding Townships. 

 

FEMA notified the Township that the flood hazard tentative approval date is April 2, 2013.  

 

The tentative 2013 Budget has been advertized in the newspaper, on the Township’s website and also in the front window of the Township Building.

 

Roadmaster Report:

Work will begin next week on Pratt Road.

 

WPX is putting out bids for work on a section of Bolles Road.

 

New Business:

Dan and Lee attended the NTC Meeting.

 

Lee made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Dan seconded the motion.  The motion passed with 2 yes votes.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:47 P.M.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

Jeanne Sullivan

Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

PNB General Checking     89,128.88
PNB State     18,607.82
Pennstar Capital Reserve   279,876.46
Pennstar Equipment     61,682.04
Pennstar Fire           226.08
Pennstar Small Cap Purchases           381.30   
Pennstar State     12,804.94

 

The following bills were paid during the month:

PNB General Checking:

Payroll Total:  – $5,643.25  Check #s 7440, 7441, 7445, 7446, 7447, 7448, 7449, 7450, 7459, 7460, 7472, 7473, 7480, 7481

 

 PNB General Checking:

7442 – Snake Creek Fire (Relief)                2,162.75

7443 – United Fire (Relief)           2,162.75

7444 – Columbia Hose (Relief)        480.62

0       - US Treasury                            1,538.94

0        – PA Dept of Rev.                      228.28

7451 – G’s Excavating                         600.00

7452 – Dempsey                                   188.20

7453 – New Milford Hardware          15.53

7454 – Montrose Auto                       253.02

7455 – ACN Communications            17.47

7456 – NEIC                                            936.48

7457 – Warner Quarry                    1,002.63

7458 – Kilmer Insurance                                    425.00

7461 – Century Manufacturing       131.92

7462 – Pickering Farm Eq.                   33.68

7463 – Fowler Tire                                 20.50

7464 – Frontier                                      80.81

7465 – EII Transport                        1,827.35

7466 – Eastern Industries             1,759.56

7467 – Andre & Son                                8.99

7468 – Fleet Pride                                275.84

7469 – R. Niederberger                       91.86

7470 – C. Chiarella                                  80.00

7471 – Pennypacker Welding            46.00

7474 – Void

7475 – Certified Laboratories           144.86

7476 – Jeff Sammon                            145.45

7477 – Snake Creek Marine                79.95

7478 – Healthassurance PA          1,425.06

7479 – Postmaster                                  45.00

7482 – Waste Management               87.46

7483- ACN Communications               22.68

7484 – Penelec                                         95.96

7485 – J & J Springs                                 26.62

7486 – Jeanne Sullivan                            5.75

 

PNB State Checking:

2120 – Airline Petroleum              1,335.17

2121 -  Void                            

2122 – Powell’s Sales & Service      805.56

2123 – M & R Auto                           1,140.00

2124 – PNB                                         1,000.00

2125 – PNB                                         2,009.92

 

PENNSTAR Fire:

107 – Snake Creek Fire                  9,507.96

108 – United Fire                              9,507.96

109 – Columbia Hose                      2,112.88

 

 

Deposits for the Month:

PNB General Checking:

11/7/12 – WPX                                      805.83

                   R. Niederberger           1,488.08

                                  TOTAL             2,293.91

 

11/8/12 – M. Evans                             430.87

 

11/23/12 – COG                                2, 000.00

                      J. & S. Considine             325.00

                     Time Warner                  224.87

                                     TOTAL               2,549.87

 

11/29/12 – WPX                                    305.04

 

PENNSTAR CR

11/7/12 – R. Niederberger               156.64

 

11/20/12 – PUC Act 13              218,576.84

 

PENNSATAR EQ

11/7/12 – R. Niederberger               156.64

 

PENNSTAR Fire

11/7/12 – R. Niederberger               211.48

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

Jeanne Sullivan

Secretary/Treasurer

 

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