Shamokin Dam

05/10/22 – 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 Chairman, Colin Clayberger

PRESENT

Colin Clayberger, Paula Greco, Julie Powell, Atty. Ed Greco, Atty. Jim Best, George
Herrold, Ron Bingaman, Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Yeager.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Paula made a motion to approve the minutes. Colin seconded the motion. Motion passed
without opposition.

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

CORRESPONDENCE
None

SPECIAL INTEREST
None

PUBLIC COMMENTS (Agenda Items)
None

PLANNING COMMISSION REPORT- The Planning Commission met and talked with Sean
Purdy about the Haupt Farm and a Solar Panel Installation. They also met with and talked to
Chuck Yeager about a second driveway on his property. They had no problem with the second
driveway and Sean Purdy was going to meet with Ed Wenger.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Road Status Report – The crew finished grading the dirt and gravel roads. They also installed
the inlet box on Conrad Road (listed below). They did cold path work around the township,
worked in the shop on equipment, mowed the lawn and took out the recycling.

Zoning Investigations – Ed Wenger would like the Board to go by Ernie Houdeshell’s property
and give their thoughts on if he should cite him. He feels that Mr. Houdeshell is not cleaning up
as he is supposed to. Neighbors of Dean Buck have lodged complains against him and letter
were sent to him to also clean up his property. The situation on Airport Road with the Property
Maintenance Code has been resolved. Ed has also written to the owner of the Compressor
Business at the end of Plum Creek and gave him a warning. The Board discussed the issues and
stated that they are ok with Ed citing them again.

Comprehensive Plan Update – The Board is reading through the information to proofread it.

Government Funds – Julie was told that Mondays would work best if she can set something up
with Linda Culver’s office and Sam Hallman.

Alarm System – Julie received a message that the company is only waiting on one more
component/part before they can install the new alarm system. Colin is going to contact Rick
Zwatty.

Tyler Karycki/Bill Yost – Property Issue – Atty. Greco sent a note to Atty. Bathgate but has not
heard anything yet.

Covid Guidelines for Employee’s – Nothing at this time.

Conrad Road Issue – Culvert/Clark Driveway – The box has been installed and the project is
completed. Take off the agenda.

Purchase new Broom for Loader – Julie signed the Purchase Order, and the broom is now on
order. No delivery date was given.

Letter to PennDOT about closing Plum Creek Road for Spyglass Winery Events – Julie
wrote Dale Wolfe again at Penn DOT per the Board’s directive and asked what our recourse is if
Mr. Webb closed the road and does not have permission. She was told that the Township would
need to call the PSP.

NEW BUSINESS

Review of and authorization to pay the Solicitor’s bill – Julie made a motion to pay the
Solicitor’s bill. Colin seconded the motion. Motion passed without opposition. Paula abstained.

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

Agreement with Statewide Tax – Renewal 03/23 – Paula stated that she would like to see
Keystone Collections get this contract when ours is ready for renewal as they already collect our
Earned Income tax and Statewide Tax is no longer in the Sunbury Area. The Board discussed it
and Paula stated that at the last TCC meeting the Keystone Representative stated that they are
already doing this for several of the TCC members. Julie was directed to keep this on the agenda
to be dealt with in November of 2022. Paula stated they give a better rate.
Other New Business – Chuck Yeager – Chuck Yeager wrote the Board a letter requesting a
Conditional Use for having a second driveway. He already presented it to the Planning
Commission, and they approved it. The Board discussed the situation and Mr. Yeager explained
what his future plans are and why he needs this second driveway. Colin made a motion to give
Chuck Yeager a Conditional Use for the second driveway coming off of Heim Road. Julie
seconded the motion. Motion passed without opposition.

Residents Comments – Nothing

Executive Session – The Board called an executive meeting with Attorney’s Ed Greco and later
Jim Best at 6:20.

Meeting readjourned at 7:00.

Motion to Adjourn- Paula made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Julie seconded the
motion. Motion passed without opposition.

FIRST NATIONAL -General $ 254,371.03
FIRST NATIONAL Gen. Savings $ 19,279.28
FIRST NATIONAL- State $ 4,525.27
FIRST NATIONAL-State Savings $ 212,053.47
EQUIPMENT FUND
$ 72,802.61
FIRST NATIONAL – Special Grants Account
$115,048.56

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