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Millerstown Borough Council Meeting Minutes July 1, 2019 Those in attendance: President Rob Shipp, Vice President Bruce Hengst, Council members Donna Showers, Tim Ritzman and Rich Fegley. Mayor Scott Arbegast, Secretary Karen Knellinger, Plant Manager Dave Stroup, Plant Operator Sam Beers. HRG Engineer Mike Postick President Shipp called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Public and Private Concerns President Shipp advises Frank Campbell from Newport had a Perry County Economic Development Grant to help revitalize the downtowns of local boroughs. Duncannon is also taking part but right now the program has stalled due to an overwhelming response. President Shipp will follow up on the status. MCSI representative asked when they pay to repaint the Borough Hall sign, would Council approve blue and gold. Council unanimously approved. President Shipp received a phone call concerning the leadership actions of the volunteer fire company and ambulance league. Council unanimously agreed they are separate entities and Borough Council will not take action and has no comment.   The minutes from the last regular meeting were previously emailed and reviewed. Vice President Hengst made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Councilmember Showers seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous. The bills/receipts/expenditures were reviewed and discussed. Councilmember Fegley made a motion to approve the bills and expenditures. Councilmember Showers seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous.  Street Committee Report Sam advises both vehicles have had extensive repairs recently. They are both almost 16 years old and the salt and plowing are taking a toll on the bodies and they are in danger of failing future inspections. In the near future, the trucks will need to be replaced. He would like to pursue the cost of building a truck for the future using the government pricing and present to Council after he and Dave Street Committee Report cont. have done some research. Council approved and will need the estimates for the future budget. Dave is waiting on John from Tate to get an updated estimate on Apple Street and to patch Greenwood Street. He wants to coordinate with the valve replacements on Sunbury as well as patching on North Market when the slip lining occurs. He thinks Nace and Walnut Streets can wait until next year. Sewer Committee Report The CIPP lining of N. market Street is to take place July 11th. After this is finished, Dave wants to repair the manhole on N High Street. The mixer tank still needs repairs to a suspected bent bracket at the bottom. Dave will need to move approximately 36,000 gallons of sludge to the old digester during the repair. He will need Kline’s to pump some off as well.  Water Committee Report The valve repairs are set for the evening of 7/8 and 7/9, with Grosser to perform the work. A backflow prevention meeting is scheduled for 8/21 at 3:30pm. The CCR was sent and received by DEP. The lead and copper sampling will begin on Wednesday. A boil water advisory will be in effect from the repair of the two valves. This will not affect all residents, only those personally notified. After the fire hydrants are repaired, Dave will concentrate on painting crosswalks before school starts.  Finance Committee Report  A preliminary Liquid Fuels Audit was emailed to Council from the Auditor General’s office. No findings were reported. Solid Waste Committee Report October 19th is clean up day; the Boy Scouts may be able to help with the elderly.    Engineers Report The CIPP lining will take place by Mr. Rehab on 7/11 at the cost of $16,910. A future project would be between manholes 128A and 128; Mike advises these were also identified as an issue. He is helping with the Monitoring Plan due by 8/29. He will give an update to the County concerning the project at 527 Maple Street for the storm water provisions when he receives updated plans. Mayors Report None Solicitors Report None Old Business   Resident Mike Hartley presented a letter with three Zoning Hearing Board/Planning Commission candidates. Mike Hartley, Chairman, S. Market Street, Bob Moreland of S. Market Street, and Alan Rapp of E. Sunbury Street. After review of the applicants, Vice President Hengst made a motion to accept the nominees. Councilmember Fegley seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous.  The term is for 5 years.   New Business The Millerstown UMC wanted to recognize Dave Stroup for going above and beyond his job in helping them clean up the parking lot on N. High Street. He hauled away 10 loads of debris. They have asked Council if they will approve a small bonus they wish to give him. Council unanimously approved. Zoning Permit Greenwood School District, 405 East Sunbury Street, vestibule addition to the High School. Regular Session was adjourned to an Executive Session to discuss outstanding balances. Return to Regular Session In Executive Session, Councilmember Ritzman made a motion to turn off service on July 10th to the previously notified customers for non- payment unless they pay in full. Vice President Hengst seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous. A motion was made by Vice President Hengst to adjourn. Councilmember Fegley seconded the motion. Meeting was adjourned. The next meeting will be held Monday, August 5th at 7pm.
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Millerstown Borough Council Meeting Minutes July 1, 2019 Those in attendance: President Rob Shipp, Vice President Bruce Hengst, Council members Donna Showers, Tim Ritzman and Rich Fegley. Mayor Scott Arbegast, Secretary Karen Knellinger, Plant Manager Dave Stroup, Plant Operator Sam Beers. HRG Engineer Mike Postick President Shipp called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Public and Private Concerns President Shipp advises Frank Campbell from Newport had a Perry County Economic Development Grant to help revitalize the downtowns of local boroughs. Duncannon is also taking part but right now the program has stalled due to an overwhelming response. President Shipp will follow up on the status. MCSI representative asked when they pay to repaint the Borough Hall sign, would Council approve blue and gold. Council unanimously approved. President Shipp received a phone call concerning the leadership actions of the volunteer fire company and ambulance league. Council unanimously agreed they are separate entities and Borough Council will not take action and has no comment.   The minutes from the last regular meeting were previously emailed and reviewed. Vice President Hengst made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Councilmember Showers seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous. The bills/receipts/expenditures were reviewed and discussed. Councilmember Fegley made a motion to approve the bills and expenditures. Councilmember Showers seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous.  Street Committee Report Sam advises both vehicles have had extensive repairs recently. They are both almost 16 years old and the salt and plowing are taking a toll on the bodies and they are in danger of failing future inspections. In the near future, the trucks will need to be replaced. He would like to pursue the cost of building a truck for the future using the government pricing and present to Council after he and Dave Street Committee Report cont. have done some research. Council approved and will need the estimates for the future budget. Dave is waiting on John from Tate to get an updated estimate on Apple Street and to patch Greenwood Street. He wants to coordinate with the valve replacements on Sunbury as well as patching on North Market when the slip lining occurs. He thinks Nace and Walnut Streets can wait until next year. Sewer Committee Report The CIPP lining of N. market Street is to take place July 11th. After this is finished, Dave wants to repair the manhole on N High Street. The mixer tank still needs repairs to a suspected bent bracket at the bottom. Dave will need to move approximately 36,000 gallons of sludge to the old digester during the repair. He will need Kline’s to pump some off as well.  Water Committee Report The valve repairs are set for the evening of 7/8 and 7/9, with Grosser to perform the work. A backflow prevention meeting is scheduled for 8/21 at 3:30pm. The CCR was sent and received by DEP. The lead and copper sampling will begin on Wednesday. A boil water advisory will be in effect from the repair of the two valves. This will not affect all residents, only those personally notified. After the fire hydrants are repaired, Dave will concentrate on painting crosswalks before school starts.  Finance Committee Report  A preliminary Liquid Fuels Audit was emailed to Council from the Auditor General’s office. No findings were reported. Solid Waste Committee Report October 19th is clean up day; the Boy Scouts may be able to help with the elderly.    Engineers Report The CIPP lining will take place by Mr. Rehab on 7/11 at the cost of $16,910. A future project would be between manholes 128A and 128; Mike advises these were also identified as an issue. He is helping with the Monitoring Plan due by 8/29. He will give an update to the County concerning the project at 527 Maple Street for the storm water provisions when he receives updated plans. Mayors Report None Solicitors Report None Old Business   Resident Mike Hartley presented a letter with three Zoning Hearing Board/Planning Commission candidates. Mike Hartley, Chairman, S. Market Street, Bob Moreland of S. Market Street, and Alan Rapp of E. Sunbury Street. After review of the applicants, Vice President Hengst made a motion to accept the nominees. Councilmember Fegley seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous.  The term is for 5 years.   New Business The Millerstown UMC wanted to recognize Dave Stroup for going above and beyond his job in helping them clean up the parking lot on N. High Street. He hauled away 10 loads of debris. They have asked Council if they will approve a small bonus they wish to give him. Council unanimously approved. Zoning Permit Greenwood School District, 405 East Sunbury Street, vestibule addition to the High School. Regular Session was adjourned to an Executive Session to discuss outstanding balances. Return to Regular Session In Executive Session, Councilmember Ritzman made a motion to turn off service on July 10th to the previously notified customers for non- payment unless they pay in full. Vice President Hengst seconded the motion. Approval was unanimous. A motion was made by Vice President Hengst to adjourn. Councilmember Fegley seconded the motion. Meeting was adjourned. The next meeting will be held Monday, August 5th at 7pm.