2017 August Meeting PDF

August 2017

The Franklin Township Regular Monthly Meeting was held on August 1, 2017 in the township building.  Present at the meeting were Chairperson Dan Depue, Supervisor Mark Creamer, the Secretary/Treasurer Jeanne Sullivan and the people on the attached sign-in list.  Dan called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM.  The pledge to the flag was recited.  Jeanne read the minutes from the last meeting.  Dan made a motion to accept the minutes as read.  Mark seconded the motion.  The motion was passed.  Jeanne read the treasurer’s report.  Dan made a motion to accept the report as read.  Mark seconded the motion.  The report was passed.


A letter was received from Christopher Reinwald resigning from the position of Constable immediately.

Susquehanna County Assessment Office sent a Property Assessment Change for David and Susan Eddleton and Adam and Lindsey Wilber.

The Susquehanna County Economic Development sent an invitation to attend the Annual Breakfast.

The Susquehanna County Prothonatary, Chris Jones, notified the supervisors of Notice of Rule for Judicial Sale on June 12, 2017 for real estate owned by Tammy Hadlick.

NEIC send notice of Department of Building Safety, Certificate of Occupancy for T-Mobile cell tower antennas installation.

SWN sent notices of Permit to Drill Sadecki 3H., Webster 3H, Herman 6H, 7H, and 8H, HDK West 1-11H all in Franklin Township.

A request from Susquehanna County Dept. of Public Safety was received inquiring about expenses the township incurred due to weather during the month of July.

New Business:

Dan made a motion to build a 40 X 30 pole barn extension to the existing back building.  It will be used for storage of equipment and salt.  We received 3 phone bids.  One for $14,500, $14,300 and $12,800.  Dan made a motion to accept the lowest bid.  Mark seconded the motion.  The motion was passed.

Dan is meeting with the DEC for emergency permits for Conroy Road and the creek in Franklin Forks.  Dan also talked with the county about removing gravel bars from the creek.

Dan inquired about the status of the fresh set of QuickBooks and who was doing the input.  The books will be set up within the month by Erin Jenner from Ventresca.  At this time it has not been determined who will do the input.

Mark made a motion to appoint Angelo Grassi to the position of Township Constable.  Dan seconded the motion.  The motion was passed.

Dan made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mark seconded the motion.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:37 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,



Jeanne Sullivan














General 115,362.33
State Fund 64,106.46
Capital Reserve 127,956.83
Capital Reserve Impact 365,823.57
Equipment 59,893.14
Fire 20,667.98
CD 301,722.74
Payroll 14,919.25
Small Cap 913.61



9310 Roger Gelatt 1,000.00
9311 Penelec 142.17
9312 Spectrum 1.80
9313 Erica Johnson 60.00
9314 M and R Auto 40.00
9315 New Milford Hardware 28.96
9316 Angelo Ventresca 82.00
9317 Dempsey Uniform 164.60
9318 Andre and Son 4.58
9319 Joe Hunt 324.50
9320 Kimball Midwest 142.97
Return Check Beavers Well Drilling 310.00
9321 Alliance Sanitary 77.66
9322 Highmark 672.31
9323 Highmark 672.31
9324 Penelec 128.75
9325 NEIC 144.72


8/3/2017      177.13

8/9/2017      2,084.86

8/15/2017   475.00 + 310.00 + 275.00 = 1,160.00


2524 John Bonham 2,634.00
2525 Montroe Tractor 24.98
2526 Roger Gelatt 300.00
2527 Pennsy Supply 1,787.98
2528 Montrose Auto 64.87
2529 Mirabito Fuel 538.09
2530 M and R Auto 195.50
2531 Stalker 27.57
2532 Southworth 207.59
2533 Pennsy Supply 4,821.10



1050 Watson Diesel 59,830.00



Checks # 10054 Through 10063 and 1001 Through 1006



8/9/20147   277.98




8/9/2017      375.31