July 9, 2009

The Jackson Township Supervisors held their regular meeting at 8:00 a.m. at the Jackson Township Municipal Building. Members present were Supervisors Dave Bracken, Bruce Baker and John Wallet as well as Manager Dave Hirko. Solicitor Bill Barbin was not present. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Bruce Baker with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.

Board Roll Call was taken with all three Supervisors present.

Executive Sessions Held:

Public Comments Concerning Agenda Items:


Old Business:

New Business:
Bracken, second Wallet to adopt Ordinance # 161 requiring Contractors be responsible for all compliance with the Uniform Construction Code. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second Bracken to award agreement for engineering services for the Jackson Township Business Park to Keller Engineers in the amount of $55,590.00. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Wallet, second bracken to table motion to accept proposal from Waltz Electric to install underground electrical service related to the Mitchell Park Phase I Expansion in the amount of $8,667.18 until there is a more defined scope of work related to the proposals that we got. Vote-3 yes.

Motion Bracken, second Wallet to enter into an Agreement of Sale with Wenturine Brothers Lumber to purchase 150 acres in East Wheatfield Township at the cost of $180,000.00. Vote-3 yes.

Other New Business:

Public Comments:

Chairman Baker
announced, The Board of Supervisors next scheduled meeting will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm at the Jackson Township Municipal Building. The 6th Annual Jackson Heritage Festival will be held on Friday, July 17th through Sunday July 19th, 2009. There will be lots of food, crafts, games, activities, hayrides, petting zoo, climbing wall and a tractor show.  There will be Fireworks on Saturday at 9:30 and special concerts including: Friday from 7-10 The Johnstown Classic Rockers along with a Car Cruise-In, Saturday, The Fabulous Flashbacks from 7-11 and Sunday, NOMAD from 6-9 pm. The Cambria County Courts will sponsor a Youth Fair with emphasis on drug and alcohol prevention at Veterans Park in Vinco on Wednesday, July 29th from 11 am to 1 pm. Admission is free and there will be free refreshments, t-shirts, games and prizes given away including sweatshirts and bicycle helmets. All students from elementary through high school are invited to attend and bring a friend.

Motion Wallet, second Bracken to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 a.m. Vote-3 yes.

Respectfully submitted,
David M. Hirko, Secretary