SUPERVISOR’S REORGANIZATION MEETING
January 3, 2012

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 Baker, second Westrick to the position of Vice-Chairman. Vote-3 yes.

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

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

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

Motion Wallet, second Baker to appoint Mark Westrick to the position of Alternate Attending Member to the Cambria County Association of Township Officials. 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 as follows: No meeting will be held on January 12th at 8:00 am and instead of January 26th at 7:00 pm, the evening meeting will be held on January 19th at 7:00 pm. Also the December Meeting will be held on the 20th at 7:00 pm instead of the 27th. Vote- 3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick 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 & $15.00 Local Municipal Services Tax. Vote-3 yes.

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

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

Motion Westrick, second Wallet to approve Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company’s List of Activities for 2012. Vote-3 yes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to appoint Tim Burkey as Emergency Management Coordinator for Jackson Township for 2012. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to set hourly wage for Secretary/Treasurer/Manager, Dave Hirko at $19.30 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:
Chairman Baker
announced, The Board of Supervisors next meetings will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:00 pm.

Motion Wallet, second Westrick to adjourn the meeting at 7:17 pm. Vote-3 yes.

Respectfully submitted,
David M. Hirko, Secretary

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