Mahoning Township Meeting Minutes
Jean Greco, Mahoning Township Secretary
                Mahoning Township                 Board of Township Supervisors
Mahoning Township…First Township in Lawrence County…Organized in 1805
4538 West State Street,  P.O. Box 99
Hillsville, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 16132
Phone 724-667-8801     Fax 724-667-8252    Email  mahtwp@verizon.net

 Supervisors                                                                               
                                  Vito Yeropoli                                                          Jean Greco – Secretary
                                  Mark A. Sackin                                                            Jean Greco – Treasurer
                                  Gary Pezzuolo


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MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 12, 2017 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

The Mahoning Township Supervisors met at the Mahoning Township Municipal Building for their monthly meeting which was held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Chairman, Vito Yeropoli asked everyone present to stand for the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

ROLL CALL. Supervisors present were Mark Sackin, Gary Pezzuolo, and Vito Yeropoli. Solicitor Lou Perrotta, Engineer Greg DelPrincipe and Secretary/Treasurer Jean Greco were also present.

Yeropoli asked for any guest speakers. There were none present.

Yeropoli asked for a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 14, 2017 MONTHLY MEETING.  A motion was made by Yeropoli, and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

Yeropoli shared vendor bills by fund: General $52,492; Sewer $82,461; Street Light $1,619; Hydrant Fund $1,661; and State $170,000. Yeropoli asked for a MOTION to pay vendor bills. A MOTION was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.  
 
Yeropoli shared payrolls as follows: 2017-24 $14,954 and 2017-25 $15,591. Yeropoli made a MOTION to pay both PAYROLLS. The MOTION was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

Greco noted for the Zoning Report that 1 renewal of a building permit was issued.

Poncho Exposito shared a report of the fire department with 13 calls.

Chief Sipe shared the police report for November 2017 which a total of 227 incidents logged.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS was reported as the 2018 Budget being approved in an earlier meeting.

Under NEW BUSINESS, ORDINANCE 2017-01 MIXED USE HIGHWAY ZONING be submitted to Lawrence County Planning Commission as well as the Township’s Planning Committee. The MOTION was made by Yeropoli, second by Pezzuolo and all in favor.
A MOTION FOR UPDATED FIREWORKS REGULATION to be submitted to Lawrence County Planning Commission as well as the Township’s Planning Committee was made by Pezzuolo and seconded by Sackin. Yeropoli obstained as his wife owns a fireworks company. The motion was voted on with Pezzuolo and Sackin in favor.

A MOTION FOR CHANGE IN RETIREMENT INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TO MROZEK FINANCIAL was made by Yeropoli and seconded by Pezzuolo and all in favor.

THE NEXT MEETING was announced for the required Annual Reorganizational Meeting to be held on the first business day of the new year which would be on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. followed by the January monthly meeting of the supervisors to be held immediately following. Greco will advertise as required. A MOTION was made by Yeropoli and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

Sackin shared that the Mahoning Sportsman’s Association made a $10,000 donation to the Fire Department.

At 6:15 p.m., Yeropoli made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.




Jean M. Greco
Secretary

  MINUTES OF THE FINAL BUDGET MEETING ON DECEMBER 12, 2017

The Mahoning Township Supervisors met at the Mahoning Township Municipal Building on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. for their annual proposed budget meeting. The meeting was called to order by Vito Yeropoli, who asked everyone present to stand for the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

ROLL CALL was taken by Jean Greco, Secretary/Treasurer. Members present were: Mark Sackin, Gary Pezzuolo, and Vito Yeropoli. Also present were Solicitor Lou Perrotta, and Engineer Greg DelPrincipe

2018 BUDGET OF INCOME AND EXPENSES was given by Greco who noted no anticipated tax increase would be required for the calendar year 2018. Greco labeled the individual proposed budgets handouts with details of each fund’s income and expenses as follows:

General Fund – Exhibit 1Sewer Fund – Exhibit 2Light Fund – Exhibit 3
Hydrant Fund – Exhibit 4State Fund – Exhibit 5
 Income - Calendar Year 2018
 $ 1,215,404.00 General Fund
 $ 958,256.00 Sewer Fund
 $ 178,000.00 State Fund
 $ 17,000.00 Light Fund
 $ 19,000.00 Hydrant Fund
 $ 2,387,660.00 Total Income Budget

 Expenses - Calendar Year 2018 
 $ 1,215,404.00 General Fund
 $ 958,256.00 Sewer Fund
 $ 178,000.00 State Fund
 $ 20,000.00 Light Fund
 $ 22,000.00 Hydrant Fund
 $ 2,393,660.00 Total Expenses Budget

A MOTION WAS MADE TO APPROVE THE BUDGET by Yeropoli and seconded by Pezzuolo and a vote was taken with all in favor.

ADJOURNMENT
A motion made by Yeropoli and was seconded by Pezzuolo to adjourn. A vote taken on this was Sackin - yes, Pezzuolo - yes, and Yeropoli - yes. The meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m.

Jean M. Greco
Township Secretary