Wayne Township Minutes January 6, 2020
The Wayne Township Board of Supervisors held a meeting on January 6, 2020 at 7:15 p.m. at the Wayne Township Municipal Building, with James Maguire, David Calhoun and Brad Rote present.
Those also in attendance: Carolyn Hanna, Robin Condo, Carl Bathurst, Linda Calhoun, Lorraine Shemory, Steven Simcox, Peggy Fanning, Mary Prince, Bob Johnson, Russ Johnson, and Paul D. Welch, Jr., Esquire
Resident Steve Simcox said he filed a complaint for commercial vehicles being parked in the R1 Zoning District and asked the status of that complaint.
Chairman Maguire said he will follow up with prior Zoning Officer Paula Kibler and Interim Zoning Officer Terry Crawford on the complaint.
Mary Prince asked when the repairs to the end of her driveway would be scheduled and the Board stated that the work cannot be done due to the weather and the issues along Shoemaker Road will be taken care of in the spring.
Mrs. Prince again requested the Township clean the leaves out the catch basin between her property and the Goodman property on Shoemaker Road.
Chairman Maguire said he would follow up with the employees about the catch basin.
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Chairman Maguire asked if there were any questions or comments on the minutes of the December 19, 2020 monthly meeting. Chairman Maguire asked the minutes be amended on Page 3 to state that Supervisor Calhoun seconded the motion to appoint Terry Crawford as Interim Zoning Officer. Supervisor Calhoun then made a motion to approve the minutes as amended; seconded by Supervisor Rote, MCU.
Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Supervisor Calhoun made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted; seconded by Supervisor Rote, MCU.
Chief Winkleman was not present at the meeting.
Zoning Officer’s Report
There was no report presented.
Monthly Engineer’s Report
Township Engineer John Segursky, P.E. was not present at the meeting due to a scheduling conflict.
Recreation Committee Report
There were no members of the Recreation Committee present at the meeting.
AM Logging Road Bond
Chairman Maguire asked Solicitor Welch what the status of the Excess Maintenance Agreement for AM Logging, adding that he is waiting for a return phone call from them.
Solicitor Welch explained that the agreement was forwarded to AM Logging and he was notified that the address for AM Logging was incorrect. He corrected the address and sent the agreement back to AM Logging by email on December 24th.
TruGreen Agreement/Weed Control Services
The Board tabled the agreement.
First Quality Truck Parking
Supervisor Calhoun said residents are questioning First Quality parking trailers on the property they purchased from Big Woods Land Company on Fritz Road. He said the Board approved temporary parking of trailers on the property and there are quite a few trailers parked on the property that have been there for quite some time.
Chairman Maguire indicated that the property was previously approved for First Quality to park trailers on the property.
A discussion was held regarding whether a Special Exception Hearing would be required and it was the consensus of the Board to have Solicitor Welch research the matter of First Quality parking trailers on the property.
Chairman Maguire reported he will be meeting with former Zoning Officer and Interim Zoning Officer and an engineer from Larson Design Group who represents Geisinger about a building project proposed for the property beside McDonald’s on Fritz Road.
A discussion was held regarding zoning requirements for medical facilities.
Robin Condo stated that Russ Johnson said there were other commercial vehicles being parked in the Residential District, and believes he should provide the addresses for those properties to the Board and they should bring it to the attention of the next Zoning Officer.
Chairman Maguire asked if there were any questions on the invoices to be paid, there being none,
Supervisor Calhoun then made a motion to approve the invoices as presented; seconded by Supervisor Rote, MCU.
Supervisor Calhoun made a motion to adjourn the meeting; seconded by Supervisor Rote, MCU.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.
Darlene S. Macklem