Meeting Minutes

The regular monthly meeting of the Dorrance Twp. Board of Supervisors was held on Monday, September 9, 2019. 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. Zane made a motion, seconded by Mr. Wengrzynek 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. Wengrzynek made a motion to pay all bills as presented, seconded by Mr. Zane. All voted aye.

The zoning report was read and placed on file. There was no Planning Commission meeting.

Atty. Karpowich had nothing to report but wanted to note for the record that the Supervisors held an Executive session regarding personnel prior to the meeting.

There were no fire company and ambulance reports. There was no 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, October 14, 2019 at 7 pm.

The 2020 budget meetings will be held after the October 14th meeting and Monday, October 21 at 6:30 PM.

CORRESPONDENCE: None

OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Gallagher made a motion, seconded by Mr. Zane to approve the Supervisors and Secretary to attend the Luzerne County Association of Township Officials Annual meeting on September 26, 2019. All voted aye.

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.

Supervisor Gallagher commented on the great job our road crew did prepping St. Mary’s Road for Barletta to complete the paving project.

Dave Greene, Blue Ridge Trail agreed that the township road crew does a good job. Also commented on oversized vehicles driving on roads that have a weight limit and asked what goes on at the County Annual meeting.

Mr. Gallagher made a motion, seconded by Mr. Wengrzynek to adjourn at 7:29 PM. All voted aye.