Wayne Township Minutes January 4, 2021
The Wayne Township Board of Supervisors held a meeting on January 4, 2021 at 7:20 p.m. at the Wayne Township Municipal Building, with James Maguire, David Calhoun and Brad Rote present.
Those also in attendance: Carl Bathurst, Linda Calhoun, Rob Bowmaster, Rodney Shemory, Steven Simcox, Peggy Fanning, Mallorie McIlwain of The Express, and John Segursky, P.E. of Uni-Tec
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Chairman Maguire asked if there were any questions or comments on the minutes of the December 21, 2020 monthly meeting, there being none, Supervisor Calhoun made a motion to approve the minutes as submitted; 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/Code Officer’s Report
Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer Terry Crawford was not present for the meeting. Supervisor Rote presented Zoning Officer Crawford’s monthly report which included the issuance of a driveway permit to Kevin and Janell Myers on December 21, 2020 for property at 3056 Pine Loganton Road; and the issuance of 12 Business Licenses.
Monthly Engineer’s Report
Township Engineer John Segursky, P.E. reported that he is in the process of renewing the NPDES permit for the ball field, noting that he received the as-built plans for the Basketball/Multipurpose Complex from Charles Construction and will need the original plans for the Complex as well as information on plans for future earth disturbance in order to complete the permit renewal.
Supervisor Calhoun mentioned the possibility of extending the parking lot but Chairman Maguire indicated that would not be possible due to an ownership issue of the right of way.
Supervisor Calhoun indicated that he would provide the original plans for the Basketball/Multipurpose Complex to John Segursky, P.E.
Recreation Committee Report
Jerry Powers of the Recreation Committee announced the Committee will be meeting Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm at the Visitor’s Center to elect new officers and will also be accepting new members at the meeting.
Chairman Maguire noted that the activities at the Nature Park and the walking and hiking trails were positives in 2020.
Linda Calhoun questioned why the procedure for adding members to the Recreation Committee differs from the procedure the Supervisors follow when making appointments to various Township Boards.
Chairman Maguire explained that the Supervisors must follow the procedures in the PMPC (Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code) in the creation of and in making appointments to the Planning Commission, Municipal Authority and Zoning Boards, etc., and the Township is not required to have a Recreation Committee under the PMPC.
Supervisor Calhoun stated that the Recreation Committee submits the names of individuals who would like to be appointed to the Committee for the Board of Supervisors to approve.
Linda Calhoun also expressed concern about the fence by the ice skating rink and noted there is an American flag leaning against the pole in front of the Dentist Office on McElhattan Drive.
Supervisor Calhoun stated that the fence will be repaired by Township Employees and he will see that the flag along McElhattan Drive is taken care of.
There was no old business presented for discussion.
Chairman Maguire asked if there were any questions on the invoices to be paid, there being none, Supervisor Rote made a motion to approve the invoices as presented; seconded by Calhoun, MCU.
Supervisor Calhoun made a motion to adjourn the meeting; seconded by Supervisor Rote, MCU.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
Darlene S. Macklem