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 OCTOBER 9, 2018 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING


The Mahoning Township Supervisors met at the Mahoning Township Municipal Building for their monthly meeting which was held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Chairman, Vito Yeroploi asked everyone present to stand for the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

ROLL CALL was taken by Marietta Ciavarella who recorded the meeting in the absence of Jean Greco, Secretary. Members present were Vito Yeropoli, Gary Pezzuolo, and Mark Sackin. Also present were Chief Robert Sipe, Towsnhip Engineer Greg DelPrinciple, and Township Solicitor Lou Perrotta

Yeropoli asked for any guest speakers – there were none. 

Yeropoli made a motion to ADOPT THE MINUTES of the September 11, 2018 monthly meeting and the motion was seconded by Pezzuolo with a vote of all in favor. 

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

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

Yeropoli asked Ciaveralla for any CORRESPONDENCES. A rabies clinic scheduled at the Grange was noted by Ciavarella along with reminders of the Halloween Hours and Election Day. It was also noted that the fire department audit was completed by Phillip Wiener CPAs with no findings.

TOWNSHIP REPORTS were given as follows:

ZONING prepared by Greco – reported 1 pole building and 1 fence.
PLANNING – nothing to report
FIRE DEPARTMENT – no one was present to report 
POLICE DEPARTMENT – Chief Sipe reported for the month of September 235 incidents

Yeropoli asked for discussion for any UNFINISHED BUSINESS – there was none. 

Yeropoli moved onto NEW BUSINESS discussion took place to set the 2019 PRELIMINARY BUDGET MEETING for 5:00 p.m. prior to the next monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Yeropoli made a motion. Pezzuolo seconded the motion with a vote of all in favor.

Yeropoli moved to approve RESOLUTION 2018 – 08 to adopt ANNUAL POLICE MMO for establishing pension plan with PMRS with funds due for 2018, no changes from previous year. Sackin seconded the motion with a vote of all in favor.

Yeropoli moved to approve RESOLUTION 2018 – 09 to adopt ANNUAL POLICE MMO for establishing pension plan with PMRS with funds due for 2019, no changes from previous year. Pezzuolo seconded the motion with a vote of all in favor.

Yeropoli moved to approve RESOLUTION 2018 – 10 to adopt ANNUAL PENSION CONTRIBTUIONS FOR UNION EMPLOYEES as required by Walker Benefits, no changes from previous year. Pezzuolo seconded the motion with a vote of all in favor.

Yeropoli noted the next meeting which will be held Tuesday, November 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Yeropoli asked if anything further needed to be address by those in attendance. Rachael Murphy and Virginia Phillips expressed concerns of needing a stop sign in front of the Edinburg Post Office. Mr. Zarella expressed concerns of condition of Pennsy Lane.  

Yeropoli noted he already discussed this issue with another resident. Further discussion on cost and condition of bridge during the winter ensued and will be followed up after meeting.

Yeropoli made a motion to ADJOURN which was seconded by Sackin with a vote of all in favor.





Jean M. Greco, Secretary

Mahoning Township has made available its preliminary 2019 budget. The budget is available for review at the Township building as well as on the Township’s webpage www.mahoningtownship.net until the supervisors hold its annual budget adoption meeting on Tues., Dec. 11, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to be held at the Mahoning Township Municipal Building, 4538 West State Street, Hillsville, PA

Jean M. Greco
Secretary/Treasurer