Meeting Minutes

The regular monthly meeting of the Dorrance Twp. Board of Supervisors was held on Monday, July 13, 2020. Present were Mr. Zane, Mr. Wengrzynek, Mr. Gallagher and Atty. Karpowich.

Mr. Zane opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and announced the meeting was being recorded.

Mr. Zane asked if there were any public comments on agenda items only to be voted upon by the Supervisors at this meeting. There were none.

Mr. Wengrzynek made a motion, seconded by Mr. Zane to accept the minutes of last month’s regular meeting. All voted aye. Mr. Gallagher made a motion to accept the cash report, seconded by Mr. Wengrzynek. All voted aye. Mr. Zane made a motion to pay all bills as presented, seconded by Mr. Gallagher. All voted aye.

The zoning report was read. There was no Planning Commission meeting.

Atty. Karpowich held the public hearing regarding the amended non-uniform pension plan and prepared the Pension Ordinance.

There was no fire company report. There was no ambulance or EMA report. The recycling report was read and placed on file. The Roadmaster report was placed on file.

The following announcements were read: The next monthly meeting will be held on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 7 pm.

Please be sure to complete your 2020 Census by mail or on line.

The spring cleanup will be scheduled for September or October.

A large amount of trash, items that are not acceptable recycling materials and unclean recycling is an issue for the future of our recycling program. The unacceptable materials are costing the Township more money as we are paying for it to go to the landfill. If anyone is in need of a list of acceptable and unacceptable materials please contact the Secretary.

CORRESPONDENCE: None

OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Zane made a motion, seconded by Mr. Gallagher to Adopt Ordinance #1 of 2020 an amendment restating the non-uniform pension plan administered by the PA Municipal Retirement System (PMRS) to comply with the PA Municipal Retirement Law, amendments to applicable law, and IRS Regulations. The Ordinance was advertised and a public hearing was held prior to the meeting. All voted aye.

Mr. Wengrzynek made a motion, seconded by Mr. Zane to appoint Jeremy Rabe to the Dorrance Township Fire Police. All voted aye.

Bill Heller discussed the Chapin Reverse Subdivision/Contiguous Lot consolidation on Challenger Ave and Myslowski proposed second residential structure.

PUBLIC COMMENT: By citizens and taxpayers of Dorrance, on matters not appearing on this agenda, the Supervisors will be available after the meeting to address questions and concerns by citizens and taxpayers.

Joseph Chalawick, Blue Ridge Trail commented on something going on at the KVAL store. There was construction going on and they added on to the building. I want this on the record and I want it checked in to and proper action taken. Also, I would like the dirt and dust cleaned from the front of the Recycling Center.

Mr. Zane made a motion, seconded by Mr. Wengrzynek to adjourn at 7:15 PM. All voted aye.