Shamokin Dam

02/22/22 – Meeting Minutes

CALL TO ORDER
The meeting of the Rockefeller Township Board of Supervisors was called to order at
6:00 p.m. at the Township building by Vice Chairman, Paula Greco.

PRESENT

Paula Greco, Julie Powell, George Herrold
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Paula made a motion to approve the minutes. Julie seconded the motion. Motion passed
without opposition.

TREASURER’S REPORT
Paula made a motion to file the Treasurer’s report for Audit. Julie seconded the motion.
Motion passed without opposition.

CORRESPONDENCE

SPECIAL INTEREST
None

PUBLIC COMMENTS (Agenda Items)
None

PLANNING COMMISSION REPORT- Nothing new

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Road Status Report – The crew continue to maintain the equipment. They had new tires put on
the Western Star, they told Julie the F550 is going to need to new tires. They maintained the
roads during the storms, emptied the recycling trailer two different times, and ran errands for
garage supplies.

Zoning Investigations – Regarding the SEO and the Sewer plans for Three-Beards, per the
Boards directive, Julie wrote Jim Sanders and asked him if he could look up that information and
find out if he approved hook ups to be included in the design. Jim responded and said that he
does not recall there being any sewer hook ups but that the Board had a copy of the design in
Jim’s 2019 file. Paula directed Julie to contact Gil and have him go out and inspect it and
perhaps contact DEP. Julie suggested that they discuss it with Colin at the next meeting to decide
on a plan of action. Paula also mentioned that at our re-organizational meeting the Board
appointed James Best as attorney for the Zoning Hearing Board but at that time did not have a
fee. Paula made the motion that James Best be the Attorney for the Zoning Hearing Board at a
rate of $150.00 an hour. Julie seconded the motion. Motion passed without opposition.

Comprehensive Plan Update – Julie wrote to Mike Brinkash and together with the Board
scheduled a date to go over the Comprehensive Plan. The Board will meet with Mike on March
8, at 4:30 p.m.

Solar Panel Farms – The Advertisement was put in the Daily Item and Atty. Greco sent a copy
of it to the Northumberland County Planning.

Government Funds – Julie received a letter from Sam Hallman giving an update on the
progress. Julie sent the letter to the other two Board members. At this time, we are still waiting
to hear from Linda Culver to see if there are any addition funds being set aside to assist with this
from the state. Julie will write and ask for an update.

Alarm System – Julie contacted A-1 and signed the paperwork for Rockefeller Township to
order the new system and have it installed. (When this is scheduled she will request Colin
contact the previous company and tell them their system is no longer needed)

New F550 Truck Prices – This is ordered. Take off the agenda for now.

Tyler Karycki/Bill Yost – Property Issue – Julie learned that Karycki is having a special septic
system put in by the engineer creating the plans for DEP. Atty. Greco spoke to Atty. Bathgate.

Covid Guidelines for Employee’s – Julie did some research and looked for templated that the
Board might be able to consider adding to the Employee Handbook for procedures to be
followed.

Cider Press & Brush Valley Road lot – Nothing more.

Bi-Weekly office hours for Zoning Officer – Nothing more.

NEW BUSINESS

Review of and authorization to pay all bills – Julie made the motion to pay all the bills. Paula
seconded it. Motion passed without opposition.

Other New Business – Julie wrote Atty. Greco on Thursday, February 17, 2022, to ask if he
could find out who the stenographer is so we can order a copy of the Courts decision for the
Webb hearing. Also, she asked if he could contact Emergency Management and request a copy
of Spyglass Ridge Emergency plan as they have not responded to her prior requests. ALSO:
Ann Murry contacted Julie about having a Rabies Clinic on April 23, 2022, following the same
procedures as last year for individual safety. The Board discussed this, and Julie was told to
contact Ann and tell her that they could use the building. Julie will be away at that time so will
ask if Austin can open for them.

Residents Comments – Nothing

Motion to Adjourn- Paula made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:20 p.m. Julie seconded the
motion. Motion passed without opposition.

FIRST NATIONAL -General $ 226,581.54
FIRST NATIONAL Gen. Savings $ 19,269.87
FIRST NATIONAL- State $ 4,523.75
FIRST NATIONAL-State Savings $ 32,350.75
EQUIPMENT FUND
$ 36,874.50
FIRST NATIONAL – Special Grants Account
$115,009.83

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