The Pine Township Board of Supervisors held their regular meeting at 7:00 PM at the Pine Township Municipal Building in Heilwood. Ryan Shultz, Chris Cameron and Keith Muir were present. Ryan Shultz called the meeting to order then led the Pledge of Allegiance and welcomed all visitors.
There were no Guest Speakers.
There were no Citizens Comments.
The Board approved the Minutes of the September 2018 meeting. A motion to accept the minutes was called for by Mr. Muir, seconded by Mr. Cameron. Motion carried.
The Treasurer’s Reports were presented to the Board. A motion to accept the reports was called for by Mr. Muir, seconded by Mr. Cameron. Motion carried.
Bills were reviewed. Mr. Cameron moved to pay the bills on the agenda totaling $4,184.27; General Funds $3,337.04, State Funds $847.23. Mr. Muir seconded, motion carried.
The Police Report was reviewed. Mr. Cameron moved accept the report. Mr. Muir seconded, motion carried.
The Roadmaster’s Report was presented to the Board. A motion to accept the report was made by
Mr. Cameron, seconded by Mr. Shultz. Motion carried.
The Supervisors Discussed correspondence requesting we put up a purple ribbon for Domestic Violence Month, which is October.
The Unfinished Business consisted of the opening and reading of winter stone bids.
Brawley Trucking21.75 per ton Homer Sleek & Sons 23.00 Ligonier Stone & Lime24.71 Ritchey Trucking24.93
A motion to accept the lowest bid, Brawley Trucking, was made by Mr. Muir. Mr. Cameron seconded the motion. Motion passed with all Supervisors in agreement.
Also, under Unfinished Business was the Supervisors wanting to enact the PA First Responder Tax Credit Act 172. This act would permit the Township to refund 20% of the Municipal Tax to any member of a volunteer fire company or a nonprofit emergency medical services agency identified by the municipality that meets service criteria established by the municipality in consultation with the VFC and EMS companies. Members who are volunteer emergency responders would qualify, as well as volunteers who are members, but serve in other roles, such as ladies auxiliary. The municipality would set criteria or participation levels for the different classes of membership. Mr. Shultz motioned to go forward with passing the act, which would require an ordinance, the Solicitor’s opinions and meetings with the VFC.
Mr. Cameron seconded the motion. Motion carried. Mr. Muir abstained due to his affiliation.
Under New Business Mr. Shultz motioned to have Pine Township’s Trick or Treat on October 28th between the hours of 5 and 7. Mr. Muir seconded. Motion passed with all supervisors in agreement.
Also, under New Business Mr. Cameron motioned to display a pink and purple ribbon to bring attention to both Domestic Violence Awareness and Breast Cancer Support. Mr. Muir seconded the motion. Motion carried with all Supervisors in agreement.
There were no Public Comments
The Supervisors Announced Trick or Treat for Pine Township being October 28th between the hours of 5 and 7 and Fall Clean UP being October 6th and 7th between the hours of 8 and 4.
Mr. Cameron then moved to Adjourn the Meeting. Mr. Shultz seconded the motion. Motion carried. The October Meeting was adjourned at 7:25 PM.
Attendees- See attached list