According to Supervisor
They voted 3-0 at Thursday's meeting to approve the refinancing with
The supervisors said the refinancing will save the township
In other business, the supervisors determined no disciplinary action is necessary against township police Sgt.
Shickora was cited for 18 counts of cruelty to animals. She complained to the supervisors last month about how she was treated by Frederick.
The supervisors said they investigated and concluded that the officer handled the situation in the best possible way.
A summary trial on the citations is scheduled for
The supervisors approved a resolution to enact regulations governing the collection of recyclables.
Cascade Cart Solutions began delivering recycling containers on Monday and Leibensperger said all residents should have the containers by the end of the week.
"We hope to see a significant decrease in municipal waste in three years by recycling which will hopefully reduce collection fees," he said.
Recycling starts Monday. Items will be collected the same day as garbage.
In other business, the supervisors authorized solicitor
The township sewage pumping station has been on the property since 1999, according to Leibensperger, and the township decided to formally prepare a deed showing the acquisition of that property -- paperwork that should have been completed in 1999.
In a separate motion, the supervisors authorized Reidlinger to draft deeds of dedication and resolutions for adopting roads in the Miller and
Leibensperger noted that in the 1950s and 1960s
"We're getting deeds that verify the township is the owner of the roads in that land development," he said.
The supervisors approved a one-year contract for a Code Red notification system with a company in
The system will enable the township to leave a phone message about an emergency or a township project with residents, and will replace a more costly system of making copies of announcements and distributing them.
"It was costing a couple hundred dollars each time plus there was always a chance someone could be missed," Leibensperger said. "This way, they get a prerecorded message telling them about it."
The contract is renewable annually.
The supervisors authorized township engineer
The supervisors approved the purchase of 12 Extreme Core sewage pumps for
"It was time. We needed them," Leibensperger said. "Extreme pumps last 20 to 25 years."
The supervisors voted 2-1 to donate
"I voted against it because the township doesn't have enough money for employee raises or a full-time police officer they just laid off but they have enough money to buy a parcel of land for
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