MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 12, 2021 MONTHLY SUPERVISORS’ MEETING : 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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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