SUPERVISOR’S REORGANIZATION MEETING
January 3, 2011

The Jackson Township Supervisors held their reorganization meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson Township Municipal Building. Members present were Supervisors Bruce Baker, John Wallet and Mark Westrick along with Secretary-Treasurer / Manager Dave Hirko.

Acting Chairman:
Motion
Wallet, second Westrick to appoint Bruce Baker to the position of Acting Chairman. Vote-3 yes. Acting Chairman Baker called the meeting to order beginning with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.

Public Comments Concerning Agenda Items:
(None)

Executive Sessions Held:
(None)

Reorganization:
Motion Wallet, second Westrick to appoint Bruce Baker to the position of Permanent Chairman. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Baker to appoint John Wallet to the position of Vice-Chairman. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to re-appoint Dave Hirko to the position of Secretary-Treasurer. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to re-appoint Bruce Baker, John Wallet and Mark Westrick to the position of Roadmasters. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to affirm the Supervisors as employees of the Township. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to re-appoint William G. Barbin and the law firm of Gleason, Barbin & Markovitz to the position of Township Solicitor. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to re-appoint Calvin J. Webb and the law firm of Smorto, Persio, Webb & McGill to the position of Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to appoint Keller Engineers Inc. as Township Engineer. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to re-appoint Barry Rouzer to the position of Vacancy Board Chairman. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to re-appoint George Burkey to the position of Zoning Officer. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to appoint the Middle Department Inspection Agency to the position of Building Codes Enforcement Officer. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to appoint Bruce Baker to the position of Regular Attending Member to the Cambria County Association of Township Officials. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Baker to appoint John Wallet to the position of Alternate Attending Member to the Cambria County Association of Township Officials. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Baker, second Wallet to appoint Mark Westrick to the position of Alternate Attending Member to the Cambria County Association of Township Officials. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to retain Berkheimer Associates for EIT & Local Municipal Service Tax Collection. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to retain Somerset Trust Company and Ameriserv as Township depositories. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to approve renewal of Treasurer’s Bond in the amount of $1,200,000. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to set regular monthly meeting dates for the second Thursday of each month at 8:00 am and the last Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm. Exceptions are on Thursday, October 27th when the meeting will begin at 5:30 pm and in November when the meeting will take place on Thursday, November 17th. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to adopt Tax Structure as follows: 3 3/4 mills Real Estate, ˝ Mill Fire Hydrant, 1 Mill Rescue Service, ˝% Earned Income Tax, ˝% Real Estate Transfer Tax, $5.00 Per Capita Tax & $10.00 Local Municipal Services Tax. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to authorize Supervisors and Manager to attend County Conventions and to be compensated at their regular rate of pay. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to authorize Township Auditors, Tax Collector and Zoning Officer to attend County Conventions. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Baker, second Westrick to table motion to approve Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company’s List of Activities for 2011 as no list was received at this time. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to re-appoint Dave Hirko as Driveway & Street Encroachment Officer. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to re-appoint Darin Brown to a three year term as a member on the Jackson Township Zoning Hearing Board. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to re-appoint Craig Gibson to a three year term as a alternate member on the Jackson Township Zoning Hearing Board. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to re-appoint Bruce Baker to a four year term as a member on the Jackson Township Planning Commission. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick,, second Wallet to appoint Marty Bezek to a five year term as a member on the Jackson Township Recreation Commission. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to re-appoint Terri Modic to a five year term as a member on the Jackson Township Recreation Commission. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to re-appoint Ray Dobson to a five year term as a member on the Jackson Township Water Authority. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to appoint Donald Ochenrider to a five year term as a member on the Jackson-East Taylor Sewer Authority. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to appoint Bruce Baker as Member to Cambria County Sewage Enforcement Agency for 2010. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to appoint Dave Hirko as Alternate Member to Cambria County Sewage Enforcement Agency for 2010. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to re-appoint Jack Houston to a 5 year term to the Central Cambria Building Codes Agency Board of Appeals. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to set hourly wage for Secretary/Treasurer/Manager, Dave Hirko at $18.75 per hour. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to set hourly wage for Administrative Assistant, Connie Fetzer at $11.75 per hour. Vote-3 yes.

Public Comments:
(None)

Announcements:
The Board of Supervisors next meetings will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2010 at 8:00 am and Thursday, January 27, 2010 at 7:00 pm.

Adjournment:
Motion
Wallet, second Westrick to adjourn the meeting at 7:13 pm. Vote-3 yes.

Respectfully submitted,
David M. Hirko, Secretary

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