SUPERVISOR’S REORGANIZATION MEETING
January 3, 2006

The Jackson Township Supervisors held their reorganization meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson Township Municipal Building. Members present were Supervisors David Bracken, Bruce Baker along with Secretary-Treasurer / Manager Dave Hirko. Supervisor Bob Stephens was absent due to illness.

Acting Chairman:
Acting Chairman Bracken called the meeting to order beginning with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.

Public Comments Concerning Agenda Items:
(None)

Reorganization:
Motion Baker, second Bracken to appoint Dave Bracken to the position of Permanent Chairman. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Bracken, second Baker to appoint Bruce Baker to the position of Vice-Chairman. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint Dave Hirko to the position of Secretary-Treasurer. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint Dave Bracken & Bruce Baker to the position of Roadmasters. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to affirm the Supervisors as employees of the Township. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint William G. Barbin to the position of Township Solicitor. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint P. Joseph Lehman as Township Engineers. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint Barry Rouzer to the position of Vacancy Board Chairman. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint Harry Baker to the position of Zoning Officer. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to retain Berkheimer Associates for EIT & EMS Taxes. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to retain First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Ameriserv & PLGIT as Township depositories. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to set meeting dates and times for the last Thursday of each month for 2006 at 7:00 pm. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to adopt Tax Structure as follows: 3 ˝ mills Real Estate, ˝ Mill Fire Hydrant, 1/4 Mill Rescue Service, ˝% Earned Income Tax, ˝% Real Estate Transfer Tax, $5.00 Per Capita Tax & $5.00 Emergency & Municipal Services Tax. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to authorize Supervisors and Manager to attend County & State Conventions. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to appoint Dave Bracken as Voting Delegate to the State Convention. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Bracken, second Baker to appoint Bruce Baker to the position of Alternate Voting Delegate to the State Convention. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to authorize Township Auditors, Tax Collector, Tax Assessor & Zoning Officer to attend County Conventions. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to approve Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company’s List of Activities for 2006. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to appoint Dave Hirko as Driveway & Street Encroachment Officer. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to appoint alternate Sam Marchu to fulfill the remainder of Bill Ragley's original term as a member on the Jackson Township Zoning Hearing Board. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to appoint Lynda Shirk to a three year term as alternate member on the Jackson Township Zoning Hearing Board. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint Rick Fetzer to a three year term as a member on the Jackson Township Zoning Hearing Board. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint Debra Nagel to a four year term as a member on the Jackson Township Planning Commission. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Bracken, second Baker to re-appoint Joe Baxter to a five year term as a member on the Jackson Township Recreation Commission. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to appoint Brian Emerson to a five year term as a member on the Jackson Township - East Taylor Sewer Authority. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to re-appoint Ray Dodson to a five year term as a member on the Jackson Township Water Authority. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Bracken, second Baker to appoint Bruce Baker as Sewage Enforcement Agency member. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to appoint Dave Hirko as Alternate Sewage Enforcement Agency member. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Bracken, second Baker to appoint Bruce Baker as Building Codes Enforcement Agency member. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Bracken, second Baker to appoint Dave Hirko as Alternate Building Codes Enforcement Agency member. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to set wage increase for Secretary/Treasurer/Manager, Dave Hirko at .45 per hour and add one week of vacation. Vote-2 yes.

Motion Baker, second Bracken to set wage increase for Administrative Assistant, Connie Fetzer at .30 per hour. Vote-2 yes.

Public Comments:
(None)

Adjournment:
Motion
Baker, second Bracken to adjourn the meeting at 7:16 pm. Vote-2 yes.

Respectfully submitted,
David M. Hirko, Secretary

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