NEW LONDON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The New London Township Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting convened at 7:00 PM at the New London Township Building, New London, PA. The following Supervisors were present: Chairman, Gerard Porter; Vice Chairman, Dale Lauver and Member, Mary Anne Steel.
No public comment on agenda items.
Dave Shirey – Township Clean Up Day
Dave Shirey updated the Board of Supervisors on the progress for clean up day scheduled for Saturday, April 21, with a rain date of April 22. Ragan Engineering is paying for two (2) additional signs. Justin Gattorno, Fire Chief of West Grove Fire Company, stated the fire company may be able to assist with picking up the trash bags along Route 896 by following the pickup truck with one of their vehicles that has flashing lights.
Justin Gattorno, Fire Chief of West Grove Fire Company spoke about Act 172 that would give volunteers that are on active status a discount on their taxes. He stated that there are ten (10) to twelve (12) volunteers that live in New London Township. The Board will review the Ordinance’s adopted by neighboring townships.
Resolution No. 2018-2-1 Emergency Services for 2018
On a Motion made by Mary Anne Steel, seconded by Dale Lauver, Resolution No.
2018-2-1 authorizing Emergency Services provided to New London Township was approved. The vote was unanimous.
Resolution No. 2018-2-2 Agricultural Security Area – Barbara Losito Four (4) Parcels
On a Motion made by Gerry Porter, seconded by Dale Lauver, Resolution No. 2018-2-2 adding property owned by Barbara Losito to an Agricultural Security Agreement was approved. The vote was unanimous.
Resolution No. 2018-2-3 Agricultural Security Area – Joseph Clark Three (3) Parcels
On a Motion made by Gerry Porter, seconded by Dale Lauver, Resolution No. 2018-2-3 adding property owned by Joseph Clark to an Agricultural Security Agreement was approved. The vote was unanimous.
Regular Meeting Minutes
On a motion made by Gerry Porter, and seconded by Mary Anne Steel, the January 2, 2018 Reorganizational and Regular Meeting Minutes were approved as presented. The vote was unanimous.
On a motion made by Dale Lauver, and seconded by Gerry Porter, the February, 2018 bills were approved for payment and financial reports were accepted as presented. The vote was unanimous.
Planning Commission Chairman, Ron Ragan, reported no new subdivision plans. Waiting for weather to break to do a site visit to the Matson property. Worked on Ordinance to combine R – 1 and R – 2 Districts. Martha Straus presented the Planning Commission with the latest revisions to the Park Plan. Mr. Ragan has started on the bid package for the park.
Property and Building Use
Dale Lauver will contact Diversified Roofing to repair the roof on the house at 815 West Avondale Road.
Trish Fagan reported that five (5) permits were issued in January.
The meeting adjourned at 8:25 PM.