Announcements and Meeting Minutes
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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Announcements and Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 14, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

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@gmail.com

 

Supervisors                                                                              

Vito Yeropoli, Chairman                                                                        Jean M. Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

Gary Pezzuolo, Vice Chairman

Mark A. Sackin

 

MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 14, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

 

The Mahoning Township Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 immediately following the 2022 Final Budget Meeting which was held at the Mahoning Township Building.  Chairman, Gary Pezzuolo called the meeting to order indicating the pledge to the US Flag was done previously.

 

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

 

          Pezzuolo asked for any guest speakers and/or guests to share their concerns.  Resident Ed Klamer thanked the supervisors for raising taxes to help with funding to be used towards the road conditions.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 9, 2021 PRELIMINARY BUDGET MEETING which was made by Yeropoli and seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo next made a made a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 9, 2021 REGULAR MEETING which was and seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for motion to PAY THE BILLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.  The motion was made by Yeropoli and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo made a motion to PAY THE PAYROLLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meetinG and the motion was made by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked Greco for announcements in which Henry Pezzzuolo Jr announced his resignation from current auditor position as he was elected for a new 6 year term beginning in 2022.

 

          Solicitor Perrotta swore in Supervisor Mark Sackin for his new term as well as Henry Pezzuolo as noted above.

 

          TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows: ZONING by Greco – 2 building permits to include a new resident and a cell tower modification.  No PLANNING was reported; but, a meeting is needed for the end of this month.  Poncho Exposito gave a FIRE DEPARTMENT report.  Greco shared the POLICE DEPARTMENT report with 155 incidents for the month of November 2021.

 

Pezzuolo asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS in which there was none.

 

Moving onto NEW BUSINESS Pezzuolo made a MOTION FOR RESOLUTION 2021 – 03 PENNDOT WINTER ROAD MAINTENANCE CONTRACT which was seconded by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.

 

The Township Solicitor and Supervisors then went into Executive Session from 6:10 – 6:25 p.m. to discuss the next agenda items.

 

Pezzuolo then asked for A MOTION TO ADOPT ORDINANCE 1 – 2021 FOR MACHINE TAX to raise the tax to $500 per machine which was made by Yeropoli and then seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

Pezzuolo moved onto ORDINANCE 2 – 2021 FOR A ZONING CHANGE FOR A PROPOSED BUSINESS PART DISTRICT which the planning committee would be meeting on later in the month.  Pezzuolo made the motion which was seconded by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.

 

Pezzuolo made a MOTION TO ADOPT THE FINAL 2022 BUDGET WITH A 1 MILL INCREASE Yeropoli seconded the motion with a vote of all in favor.

 

Pezzuolo then set the schedule for the UPCOMING MEETINGS with a special zoning hearing to be first on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. followed by the 2022 Annual Meeting and then the next regular meeting at 10:15 and 10:30 a.m.

 

Pezzuolo asked for any OTHER DISCUSSION which there was none.

 

There being nothing further 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 14, 2021

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

    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@gmail.com

Supervisors                                                                              

Gary Pezzuolo                                                                                       

Vito Yeropoli                                                                                                             

Mark A. Sackin                                                                                                         Jean Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

       

 

MINUTES OF THE FINAL BUDGET MEETING ON DECEMBER 14, 2021

 

On Tuesday, December 14, 2021 beginning at 5:45 p.m., the Mahoning Township Supervisors held its final budget meeting to approve the 2022 budget.  The meeting was held at the Township building located at 4538 West State Street, Edinburg PA 16116.  Chairman Pezzuolo called the meeting to order and asked everyone 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, Engineer Gregg DelPrincipe.

 

2022 BUDGET OF INCOME AND EXPENSES was given by Greco who noted that in order to insure monies be available for paving and road improvements a tax increase of 1 mill would be required for the calendar year 2022.  This increase would generate an estimated $85k - $100K depending on collection rates and would help increase the amount of funds the township could match to grant monies from Lawrence County.  Yeropoli noted only being in favor of this if the funds would be specific to roads and not to increased overhead expenses.

 

Greco shared details as follows:

 

GENERAL FUND:      EXHIBIT 1

SEWER FUND:          EXHIBIT 2                              

LIGHT FUND:             EXHIBIT 3

HYDRANT FUND:      EXHIBIT 4

STATE FUND:            EXHIBIT 5

 

 

 Income/Transfers - Year 2022

 $                             1,464,500.00

General Fund

 $                                945,700.00

Sewer Fund

 $                                  17,000.00

Light Fund

 $                                  18,700.00

Hydrant Fund

 $                                182,682.00

State Fund

 $                             2,682,582.00

Total Income Budget

 Expenses - Calendar Year 2022

 $                             1,464,263.00

General Fund

 $                                981,376.00

Sewer Fund

 $                                  16,800.00

Light Fund

 $                                  22,000.00

Hydrant Fund

 $                                197,000.00

State Fund

 $                             2,681,439.00

Total Expenses Budget

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

ADJOURNMENT

A motion made by Pezzuolo and was seconded by Yeropoli to adjourn.  A vote taken with all in favor.  The meeting was adjourned at 5:49 p.m.

 

 

 

Jean M. Greco

Township Secretary

MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 9, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

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@gmail.com

 

Supervisors                                                                              

Vito Yeropoli, Chairman                                                                        Jean M. Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

Gary Pezzuolo, Vice Chairman

Mark A. Sackin

 

MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 9, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

 

The Mahoning Township Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 immediately following the 2022 Prelimnary Budget Meeting which was held at the Mahoning Township Building.  Chairman, Gary Pezzuolo called the meeting to order indicating the pledge to the US Flag was done previously.

 

ROLL CALL was taken by Jean Greco, Secretary.  Members present were Mark Sackin, Gary Pezzuolo, and Vito Yeropoli. Township Solicitor, Engineer, and Police Officer Magliocca were also present

 

          Pezzuolo asked for any guest speakers and/or guests to share their concerns.  Resident Roberta Penwell thanked the police in that Officer Hedland was present at a recent Library even for the kids.  Pezzuolo also noted that long time planning member, township resident, supporter, and webpage master Richard Perrott had just passed away a few hours prior.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 12, 2021 MEETING which was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for motion to PAY THE BILLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.  The motion was made by Yeropoli and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo made a motion to PAY THE PAYROLLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meetin and the motion was made by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked Greco for announcements in which there were none.

 

          TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows: ZONING by Greco – 2 building permits and a cell tower modification.  No PLANNING was reported.  No FIRE DEPARTMENT report was given. Officer Magliocca gave the POLICE DEPARTMENT report with 124 total incidents for the month of October 2021.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS in which Yeropoli made a MOTION to accept the revised MUNICIPAL AID CODE ENFORCEMENT agreement which was seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

Moving onto NEW BUSINESS Pezzuolo asked for a MOTION to hire Eugene Sankey as a FULL TIME MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEE under the currect Teamsters Agreement.  The motion was made by Sackin and seconded by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.

 

Next, Pezzuolo brought up the topic of LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE in which a new program was made available direct with PSATS for members.  Yeropoli made a MOTION FOR RESOLUTION 2021 – 02 to contract with PSATA which was seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

Pezzuolo reminded everyone of the FINAL 2022 BUDGET ADOPTION MEETING and the next REGULAR MEETING on Tuesday, December 14 starting at 5:45p.m.

 

Pezzuolo asked for any OTHER DISCUSSION which led to Resident Virginia Phillips noting the improvements to Jacobson road.  Pezzuolo reminded everyone that for 2022, the goal was going to try to reach $150K in paving which could require a tax increase.

 

There being nothing further Pezzuolo made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.

 

 

 

Jean M. Greco

Secretary

MINUTES OF THE PROPOSED BUDGET MEETING ON NOVEMBER 9, 2021

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

    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@gmail.com

Supervisors                                                                              

Gary Pezzuolo                                                                                       

Vito Yeropoli                                                                                                             

Mark A. Sackin                                                                                                         Jean Greco – Secretary/Asst. Treasurer

 

MINUTES OF THE PROPOSED BUDGET MEETING ON NOVEMBER 9, 2021

 

            The Mahoning Township Supervisors met at the Mahoning Township Municipal Building on Tuesday November 9, 2021 at 5:45 p.m.. for their annual proposed budget meeting.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pezzuolo 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 Gregg DelPrincipe

 

            CONFIRMATION OF ADVERTISEMENT was shown by Greco. Greco reviewed some major expenses for 2021 to include paving and COVID supplies.  She moved onto sharing the projected 2022 income and expenses along with required anticipated funds.  After the review, Greco stated the proposed budget will be available for review by the public before the budget adoption meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 5:45 p.m.  Greco noted that a potentially no anticipated tax increase would be required for the calendar year 2021. 

 

            Greco shared the following breakdown for projected fund balances at 12/31/2021 and preliminary budget income and expenses for calendar year 2022:

 

REVIEW OF PRELIMINARY 2021 BUDGETS – NO PROPOSED TAX INCREASE

 

                     2020 Estimated                1/1/2021                        2021             12/31/2021

                     Surplus/Deficit                 Bank Balances          Surplus/Deficit       Bank Balances

General                  $        800               $ 335,013                ($   140,281)                  $ 194,732

Sewer                     $ 150,538               $ 578,138                          -                   $ 578,138

State                     ($   51,499)             $ 209,209                ($    31,068)                   $ 178,141

Hydrant                  ($     6,000)             $     1,949                ($      1,949)           $       -              

Light                      $       -                    $          55                ($           55)                $       -          

 

Total Funds           $     93,839              $1,124,364              ($    173,353)                  $   951,011

 

 

            DISCUSSION took place about increasing tax for roads in which it was determined potentially a 1 mill increase to be necessary.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

            Pezzuolo made a motion to accept the preliminary budget information.  The motion was seconded Sackin which a vote of all in favor.  The meeting was adjourned at 5:55 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully Submitted By:

Jean M. Greco

Township Secretary

MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 12, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

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@gmail.com

 

Supervisors                                                                              

Vito Yeropoli, Chairman                                                                        Jean M. Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

Gary Pezzuolo, Vice Chairman

Mark A. Sackin

 

MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 12, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

 

The Mahoning Township Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. which was help at the Mahoning Township Building.  Chairman, Gary Pezzuolo called the meeting to order by asking everyone present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag.

 

ROLL CALL was taken by Jean Greco, Secretary.  Members present were Mark Sackin and Gary Pezzuolo. Township Solicitor, Engineer, and Police Chief were also present.  Supervisor Vito Yeropoli was absent.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for any guest speakers and/or guests to share their concerns.  Resident Tawnya Rodgers expressed concern for the lack of guard rails on Jacobson Road.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 MEETING which was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for motion to PAY THE BILLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.  The motion was made by Pezzuolo and seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo asked for a motion to PAY THE PAYROLLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    The motion was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked Greco for announcements.  Trick or Treat hours were set for Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 4 – 6:00 p.m. and the annual fire department party immediately following.  Also, the Bessemer Library requested an officer be present for Trunk or Treat which Sipe agreed to.

 

          TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows: ZONING by Greco – 2 building permits.  PLANNING was reported by Dave Rogers with 2 subdivisions.  MOTION was made by Sackin to accept the Brown Subdivision and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.  MOTION was made by Pezzuolo for the New Castle Limestone Subdivision and seconded by Sacking with a vote of al in favor.  The FIRE DEPARTMENT report was given by Poncho Exposito with 266 calls year to date through the end of September.

 

The POLICE DEPARTMENT report by Chief Robert Sipe with 95 total incidents for the month of September 2021.  Chief Sipe also noted the recent loss of K9 Vex and a recent acceptance of full-time officer Joseph Sager who is going to the state police academy.  Pezzuolo made a MOTION to accept the resignation and Sackin seconded with a vote of all in favor. Pezzuolo then made a MOTION to rehire long time officer Brian Magliocca as a full time officer.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS in which there was none.

Moving onto NEW BUSINESS Pezzuolo asked for a MOTION to hire Philip Weiner CPAs for the ANNUAL AUDIT.  Sackin made the motion which Pezzuolo seconded and the vote was all in favor.

 

Next, Pezzuolo brought up the topic of contracting with a new 3rd party for municipal code enforcement.  An agreement was presented in which language agreed needed to be reviewed and adjusted by Solicitor Perrotta.  This topic was tabled.

 

Pezzuolo then started discussion on scheduling the 2021 budget meetings.  Greco noted the 3 day requirement would be met if schedule for the next 2 regular monthly meetings.  It was agreed to hold the preliminary budget meeting on November 9 and the final budget meeting on December 14 each at 5:45 p.m.

 

Pezzuolo asked for any other discussion which led to the completion of paving on Jacobson road.  Pezzuolo noted for 2022, the goal was going to try to reach $150K in paving.  Sackin talked about replacement of a pipe on Baird Road.  Resident Roberta Penwell noted a bad road condition on Churchill which Sackin noted it would be taken care of. Penwell also asked about Sheriff sales and conditions of homes.  Rodgers expressed continued concern of River Road.  Discussion took place on using the zipper or renting equipment to grade and reclaim the road.

 

There being nothing further Pezzuolo made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

 

 

Jean M. Greco

Secretary

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

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@gmail.com

 

Supervisors                                                                              

Vito Yeropoli, Chairman                                                                        Jean M. Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

Gary Pezzuolo, Vice Chairman

Mark A. Sackin

 

 

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

 

The Mahoning Township Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. which was help at the Mahoning Township Building.  Chairman, Gary Pezzuolo called the meeting to order by asking everyone present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag.

 

ROLL CALL was taken by Jean Greco, Secretary.  Members present were Vito Yeropoli, Mark Sackin and Gary Pezzuolo. Township Solicitor, Engineer, and Police Chief were also present.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for any guest speakers and/or guests to share their concerns.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 10, 2021 MEETING which was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for motion to PAY THE BILLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.  The motion was made by Yeropoli and seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo asked for a motion to PAY THE PAYROLLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    The motion was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

                    TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows:           ZONING by Greco – 2 building permits, 1 fence permit.  Greco further noted there are 2 subdivisions for September planning to meet and present at the next meeting.  The POLICE DEPARTMENT report by Chief Robert Sipe with156 total incidents for the month of July 2021.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS in which resident Ed Klamer brought up the topic from last meeting on the tax for paving roads.  Greco reported 1 mill would produce approximately $125K in revenue which is enough to pave .76 miles of road.  Klamer asked if any residents had feedback on support of this tax.  Marcy Romano and Yeropoli mentioned doing a survey  Klamer expressed frustration with the lack of support and the ongoing condition of the township roads.

 

Resident Anthony DeRose and his wife expressed concerns of Jacobson Road and the drainage which likely causes the road damage.  Discussion ensued and the supervisors agreed that if any road funding remains in 2021, it could be direct to Jacobson.

 

Resident Dave Rodgers expressed drainage issue on River Road as well.

 

Resident Joe Sallman expressed the need to increase revenue in the township vs. raising taxes to increase revenue.

 

Randy Peace expressed the need for those who regularly attend meetings to tell their neighbors to attend the meetings.

 

Moving onto NEW BUSINESS Pezzuolo asked for a MOTION for the ANNUAL RESOLUTION to for the MMO of RETIREMENT FUNDS FOR THE UNION EMPLOYEES.  Sackin made the motion which Pezzuolo seconded and the vote was all in favor.

 

Next, Pezzuolo asked for a MOTION for the ANNUAL RESOLUTION 2021 - 2 to for the MMO of RETIREMENT FUNDS FOR THE UNION EMPLOYEES.  Sackin made the motion which Yeropoli seconded and the vote was all in favor.

 

Pezzuolo reminded residents of the next meeting date Tuesday, October 13, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Pezzuolo asked for any other discussion.  Residents Walter and Eleanor Patton expressed concern with the weeds and trash around the Edinburg Fire Station.  Pezzuolo said he would discuss this with Poncho Exposito and see that things were cleaned up.  The Patton’s further stated they would not be able to maintain the Memorial any longer.

 

There being nothing further at 6:42 p.m., Pezzuolo made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

 

 

Jean M. Greco

Secretary

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 10, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

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@gmail.com

 

Supervisors                                                                              

Vito Yeropoli, Chairman                                                                        Jean M. Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

Gary Pezzuolo, Vice Chairman

Mark A. Sackin

 

 

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 10, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

 

The Mahoning Township Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. which was help at the Mahoning Township Building.  Chairman, Gary Pezzuolo called the meeting to order by asking everyone present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag.

 

ROLL CALL was taken by Jean Greco, Secretary.  Members present were Mark Sackin and Gary Pezzuolo. Township Solicitor, Engineer, and Police Officer Hedland were also present.  Supervisor Vito Yeropoli was absent.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for any guest speakers and/or guests to share their concerns.

 

          Ed Klamer boldly expressed concerns on the conditions of and the deterioration of the Township Roads.  He asked for a tax to be implemented with monies to be direct for road work only.  Virginia Phillips supported the idea 100% as did Randy Peace.  Gregg Delprincipe noted it costs approximately $250K to pave 1.5 miles of road.  Greco noted that 1 mill of a tax increase generates approximately $100 - $125K in revenue.

 

          It was agreed upon with residents to better discuss this topic at the next month’s meeting and to invite other residents to participate.

 

          Mike Kushma asked for help from the maintenance department to put a pipe in so he has access to property he owns on Baird Road.  Currently, the only access is from a family members’ adjoining property which could be sold in the future.

 

          Anthony DeRose a resident on Jacobson Road expressed concern of the condition of this road.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JULY 13, 2021 MEETING which was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo made a motion to PAY THE BILLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    Sackin seconded the motion with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo asked for a motion to PAY THE PAYROLLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    The motion was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

                    TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows:           ZONING by Greco – 5 permits, 1 demolition, and 1 new residence.  Greco further noted there was no activity to report by the Planning Board.  The POLICE DEPARTMENT report by Officer Josh Sipe with196 total incidents for the month of July 2021.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS in which there was none.

 

Pezzuolo asked Greco for COMMUNICATIONS in which she noted

 

Pezzuolo reminded residents of the next meeting date Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

 

There being nothing further at 6:250 p.m., Pezzuolo made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

 

 

Jean M. Greco

Secretary

MINUTES OF THE JULY 13, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

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@gmail.com

 

Supervisors                                                                              

Vito Yeropoli, Chairman                                                                        Jean M. Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

Gary Pezzuolo, Vice Chairman

Mark A. Sackin

 

 

MINUTES OF THE JULY 13, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

 

The Mahoning Township Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. which was help at the Mahoning Township Building.  Chairman, Gary Pezzuolo called the meeting to order by asking everyone present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag.

 

ROLL CALL was taken by Jean Greco, Secretary.  Members present were Mark Sackin, Vito Yeropoli, and Gary Pezzuolo. Township Solicitor, Engineer, and Police Officer Hedland were also present.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for any guest speakers and/or guests to share their concerns.   Resident Russell Mason of 563 East River Road shared facts and his opinion and concerns of the condition of River Road.  Greg DelPrincipe shared that pictures have been sent with hopes of obtaining grant money to help better this road especially when heavy rains occur.  Pezzuolo noted a meeting with the County Commissioners scheduled for the next week and this issue would be brought to their attention to ask for additional money as well.

 

          Residents of Hillsville Road to include David Natale (#2230) and David Sinkovich (#2229) expressed concerns of dump trucks and large equipment using Hillsville Road and causing damage to the roadway.

 

          Resident Virginia Phillips requested pipes on Jacobson Road be unplugged since the last heavy rain.  This is an ongoing issue.  Every time road workers unplug the pipe, after a heavy rain the pipe is plugged again.  She has not complaints with road department.  Gary asked Poncho and Mark to blow out the pipes in the ditches.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JUNE 8, 2021 MEETING which was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo made a motion to PAY THE BILLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    Sackin seconded the motion with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo asked for a motion to PAY THE PAYROLLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    The motion was made by Sackin and seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor.

 

                    TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows:           ZONING by Greco – 4 permits.  Greco further noted there was no activity to report by the Planning Board.  The POLICE DEPARTMENT report by Officer Scott Hedland with138 total incidents for the month of June 2021.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS in which there was none.

 

Pezzuolo asked Greco for COMMUNICATIONS in which she noted phone issues when calling in to leave a voicemail.  A repair tech is to be coming to fix the issue once he recovers from surgery.

 

Pezzuolo asked DelPrincipe to open PAVING OF EAST MAIN STREET AND BAIRD ROAD. These bids were received by Greco and remain sealed, dated prior to 12:30p.m. on July 13, 2021.  2 bids were opened and reviewed.  ProTech bid $125,254.37 and YoungBlood bid $124,146.  DelPrincipe checked the mail and confirmed the bonds were present.  Pezzuolo made a MOTION TO ACCEPT the lower bid which was seconded by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.

 

Pezzuolo asked for further discussion.  Resident Jennifer Cooper of 354 Jackson Street asked of procedure for removing an easement.  Perrotta gave to her direction of submitting paperwork to be reviewed by the planning committee.

 

Pezzuolo reminded residents of the next meeting date Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

 

There being nothing further, 6:40 p.m., Pezzuolo made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

 

 

Jean M. Greco

Secretary

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 8, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

by Mahoning Township on 01/30/22

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@gmail.com

 

Supervisors                                                                              

Vito Yeropoli, Chairman                                                                        Jean M. Greco – Secretary/Treasurer

Gary Pezzuolo, Vice Chairman

Mark A. Sackin

 

 

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 8, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

 

The Mahoning Township Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. which was help at the Mahoning Township Building.  Chairman, Gary Pezzuolo called the meeting to order by asking everyone present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag.

 

ROLL CALL was taken by Jean Greco, Secretary.  Members present were Mark Sackin, Vito Yeropoli, and Gary Pezzuolo. Township Solicitor, Engineer, and Police Chief were also present.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for any guest speakers and/or guests to share their concerns.   Walter and Eleanor Patton expressed concerns of condition of neighboring property as did other neighbor.  Yeropoli shared that Chief Sipe has sited the property owners; and Office Josh Sipe has visited on this issue recently as well.

 

          Pezzuolo made a motion to APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE MAY 11, 2021 MEETING which was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for a motion to PAY THE BILLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    Sackin made the motion was which was seconded by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.  Pezzuolo made a motion to PAY THE PAYROLLS as prepared by Greco since the last month’s meeting.    The motion was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.

 

                    TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows:           ZONING by Greco – 5 permits.  Greco further noted there was no activity to report by the Planning Board.  The POLICE DEPARTMENT report by Office Josh Sipe with 204 total incidents for the month of May 2021.

 

          Pezzuolo asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS in which there was none.

 

Pezzuolo asked Greco for COMMUNICATIONS in which there was none.

 

Yeropoli made a MOTION for Greg DePrincipe PUT OUT FOR BID PAVING OF EAST MAIN STREET AND BAIRD ROAD with bids due by 12:30 p.m. on July 13, 2021 the next monthly meeting date.

Pezzuolo asked for further discussion.  It was noted some patch work is needed on Carbon Micco Road and River Road.

 

There being nothing further, 6:30 p.m., Pezzuolo made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Yeropoli with a vote of all in favor.

 

 

 

Jean M. Greco

Secretary

Meeting Minutes Test 1/27/2022

by Mahoning Township on 01/27/22

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