Minutes

April

GOLDSBORO BOROUGH COUNCIL REGULAR STATED SESSION AGENDA

                                                                                                                        April 11, 2022

Call Meeting To Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Minutes (Council has copy)

  1. Corrections and additions
  • Stand approved as read

Citizens Remarks

            a. Necessary Actions:

Mayors Report

a. Discussion: 1. Ordinance Enforcement and Notice Updates

                        2. Spring Clean Up April 23rd. Meet in the square at 9am.

                        3. National Night Out.

b. Motion to accept Mayors report

Police Report and Fire Department Report

  1. Discussion:
  • Motion to Accept Police reports
  • Motion to Accept Fire Department

ELH&P Report and Water Company Report

  1. Discussion:
  • Motion to accept ELH&P report
  • Motion to accept Water Co. report

Engineers Report

            a. Discussion:

            b. Motion to accept report

Solicitors Reports

             a. Discussion:

             b. Motion to accept report

Committee Reports

               a. Building and Grounds: 1. Lawn mowing bids

                                                         2. Got Signs for street sweeping.                                                           

               b. Emergency Management:

               c. Finance: 1. Started new account at Members 1st for General Fund.                    

                                  2. Barb Leonards pay for scholarship.             

               d. Planning:

               e. Recreation:                        

               f. Sanitation and Sewer: 1. Approve Kim Niederreither pay raise.                                  

               g. Streets and Highways: 1. Patch potholes.          

               h. Electric Utility & Water Co.: 1. 5 Poles, new cut outs and wire approximately $40,000.00.

               i. Zoning:            

               j. Information Systems:

               a. Motion to Accept Committee Reports

Reading of Communication

               a. Necessary Action

Unfinished Business

              a. Discussion: 1. Follow up on block party.

New Business

               a. Discussion: 1. Talk about and make decision on new board member.

                                       2. Good Hope Ministries.

                                       3.Trout Audit is finalized with no discrepancies.

               b.  Necessary Action                  

Treasurers’ Report (Council has Copy)

              a. Discussion:

              b. Motion to Accept Treasurers Report

Presentation of Bills

                a. Discussion:

                b. Motion to pay all bills

Announcements

Adjournment

              a. Motion to Adjourn Meeting


March

Regular Stated Session of the Goldsboro Borough Council held March 14, 2022.

COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT:  Cory Ensor(President), Bob Charles(Vice-President), Melissa Dunchock, Nathan Huggins, Don Wilt, Will Toothaker.

COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT:  Ronald Combs

ALSO PRESENT:  Charlie Richcreek(Mgr/Sec/Treas), Mayor Doug Smith, Jason Statler(Solicitor), Chief Lutz(Newberry Township Police), Rudy Huggins, Sheila Eisele, Jack & Stephanie Hannon.

Pledge of Allegiance.

Cory Ensor advised that Council had gone into an Executive Session at the end of the February 14, 2022 meeting and is now adjourning that meeting.

#1  Motion to accept the 2/14/22 Meeting Minutes was made by Bob Charles, 2nd by Don Wilt.  Motion

      passed by all Council saying Aye.

CITIZENS REMARKS:  Sheila Eisele had nothing to discuss.

Jack & Stephanie Hannon see discussion under Buildings & Grounds.

MAYORS REPORT:  Mayor Doug Smith advised he is addressing one ordinance notification.

He advised that Spring Clean-Up will be at the end of April.

The Mayor discussed the flowers for on the Square.

Mayor Smith advised that two other people have volunteered to help him organize National Night Out.

Mayor Smith will be participating in a Webinar in April and June.  Also, he will be attending the 51st Annual Conference, which he will personally pay to attend.

POLICE REPORT:  Chief Lutz(Newberry Township Police) gave the Police Report for February 2022.

There was a total of 39 calls.

Chief Lutz advised that the officers will be out walking and riding bikes once the weather gets warmer.

Chief Lutz also reminded everyone to be locking their cars, due to robberies.

Charlie Richcreek advised he will be giving Chief Lutz a list of vehicles, on the street only, that inspections have expired.

FIRE COMPANY REPORT:  Rudy Huggins gave the Fire Company Report for February 2022.  There

were 7 calls for February 2022, and a total of 25 calls for the year.

#2  Motion to accept the Mayor, Police, and Fire Company Report was made by Bob Charles, 2nd by Don

      Wilt.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

UTILITY REPORT:  ELH&P and Water Company as presented.  

#3  Motion to accept the ELH&P and Water Company Reports for March 14, 2022 was made by Don Wilt,

      2nd by Bob Charles.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

ENGINEER REPORT:  Byron Trout(Engineer) not present at meeting.

SOLICITORS REPORT:  Jason Statler(Solicitor)

Jason reminded Council that May is the deadline for the Financial Interest Statement.

#4  Motion to accept the Solicitors Report was made by Will Toothaker, 2nd by Don Wilt.  Motion passed

      by all Council saying Aye.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

  1. BUILDING & GROUNDS:  Stephanie Hannon discussed that the Church would like to sponsor a Block Party at the Borough Park on June 25, 2022.  It would be the Saturday of the Community Yard Sale.  There would be music, vendors, bounce house, bake sale, food trucks.  She is asking for an approval from Council to proceed.  Jason Statler advised that the Borough will need to check with the insurance company to see what the requirements are to hold this in the Borough Park.  Will probably have to fill out an application.  Mayor Smith will see that she gets the application. Council discussed and agreed to approve this event, under the conditions regarding the application.

#5  Motion to approve the Block Party under the conditions, regarding approval of application was made

      Bob Charles, 2nd by Will Toothaker.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

  1. EMA:  Will Toothaker(EMA Coordinator) discussed that PEMA/FEMA wants to exhaust everything through the insurance company before they would take over paying for the damages from the storm IDA.
  1. FINANCE:  Charlie Richcreek advised that the bill for the Solicitor was $1421.00.  This was in regards, to the investigation work for the Tax Collector for the Borough.
  • PLANNING:  None
  • RECREATION:  None
  1. SANITATION & SEWER:  Charlie Richcreek discussed the trash contract with Penn Waste, which will have to renewed by August 2022.  He wants to put bids out for Penn Waste and also, Republic.  Jason Statler will check into the bids and advise Council.
  1. STREETS & HIGHWAYS:  None
  1. ELECTRIC UTILITY & WATER CO:  Electric – Charlie Richcreek discussed the electric on West Frazer Avenue that needs rebuilt.  The Railroad pole is in bad shape and they will use it as an anchor pole. Six poles, cut outs, and wiring will all be replaced within the next two months.

Water – None

  1. ZONING:  None

INFORMATION SYSTEMS:  None

#6  Motion to accept the Committee Reports was made by Bob Charles, 2nd by  Will Toothaker.  Motion

      passed by all Council saying Aye.

COMMUNICATIONS:  None

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  None

Mayor Smith asked about the person interested in putting a tiny house on the square property.  Charlie Richcreek advised they never gave their plans and have not pursued it.

Charlie advised that there is another prospect, in regards to this property.  They would like to put in a store with apartments above the store.  Mayor Smith discussed concerns about if the store would have to close, then the Borough would be stuck with this property.

Council discussed that they need to see a proposal plan before they would make a decision.  Charlie will let the interested party know.

NEW BUSINESS:  None

TREASURER REPORT:  Charlie Richcreek(Treasurer) as presented.

Bob Charles reviewed the Utility Reports/Expenses.

RECEIPTS – MARCH 14, 2022

General Fund                                                                                                  $25,829.16

Utility Fund(Members 1st)                                                                                82,123.13

Recreation Fund                                                                                                         0.00

Planning And Zoning                                                                                                0.00

Water Company Fund                                                                                         5,320.44

Utility Fund(PLGIT/PLUS-Class)                                                                           11.88

Utility Fund(PLGIT-Class)                                                                                        6.02

Utility Fund(Members 1st) Goldsboro Borough                                                      13.71

Water Fund(PLGIT)                                                                                                  0.80

State Motor Fund(PLGIT)                                                                                         0.69

General Fund(PLGIT)                                                                                               2.08

                                                                                                                        ___________

TOTAL RECEIPTS                                                                                   $113,307.91

#7  Motion to accept the 3/14/22 Treasurer Report was made by Bob Charles, 2nd by Don

      Wilt.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

BILLS:  Charlie Richcreek(Treasurer) presented the Bills.

Bob Charles reviewed the Utility Report/Expenses.

General Fund                                                                                                  $30,129.64

Utility Fund(Members 1st)                                                                                72,126.39

Recreation  Fund                                                                                                        0.00

Planning And Zoning                                                                                                0.00

Water Company Fund                                                                                         3,360.82

Utility Fund(PLGIT/PLUS-Class)                                                                             0.00

Utility Fund(PLGIT-Class)                                                                                        0.00

Utility Fund(Members 1st) Goldsboro Borough                                                        0.00

Water Fund(PLGIT)                                                                                                  0.00

State Motor Fund(PLGIT)                                                                                     480.00

General Fund (PLGIT)                                                                                              0.00

                                                                                                                        ___________

TOTAL BILLS                                                                                           $106,096.85

#8  Motion to pay the bills was made by Bob Charles, 2nd by Will Toothaker.  Motion passed

      by all Council saying Aye.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Discussion on possibly raising the electric by one or two cents.  Charlie Richcreek will monitor it for the next month.

Council then went into an Executive Session, in regards to pending litigation.  


January

Regular Stated Session of the Goldsboro Borough Council Reorganization Meeting held January 3, 2022.

COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT:  Cory Ensor, Ronald Combs, Nathan Huggins.

COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT:  Bob Charles, Don Wilt

ALSO PRESENT:  Charlie Richcreek(Mgr/Sec/Treas), Mayor Doug Smith, Will Toothaker, Judy Huggins, Delaney Huggins, Sheila Eisele.

Pledge of Allegiance

OATH OF OFFICE- ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS ( 4 YEAR TERM)

Mayor Smith gave Oath of Office to the following elected and appointed officials:

                                                            William Toothaker

                                                            Nathan Huggins

                                                            Ronald Combs

Melissa Dunchock was absent, due to being in quarantine.  She will be sworn in at the January 10, 2022 Council Meeting.

NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS:

BOROUGH COUNCIL PRESIDENT:  Cory Ensor was nominated for President.

#1  Motion to appoint Cory Ensor as President of Council was made by Will Toothaker, 2nd by Ronald

      Combs.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

BOROUGH COUNCIL VICE-PRESIDENT:  Bob Charles was nominated for Vice-President.

#2  Motion to appoint Bob Charles as Vice-President of Council was made by Will Toothaker, 2nd by

      Nathan Huggins.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

APPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL MEMBER AS CHAIRMAN PRO TEM:  Will Toothaker was nominated for Council Member as Chairman ProTem.

#3  Motion to appoint Will Toothaker as Chairman Pro Tem was made by Cory Ensor, 2nd by Nathan

      Huggins.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

REAPPOINTMENT AND APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN BOROUGH OFFICIALS:

BOROUGH MANAGER/SECRETARY/TREASURER:  Charlie Richcreek

BOROUGH SOLICITOR:  Johnson Duffie

BOROUGH ENGINEER:  Gordon Brown and Associates

BOROUGH INSPECTION AGENCY:  MDIA

EMA COORDINATOR:  Will Toothaker

BOROUGH BANK DEPOSITORY:  Members First, Fulton Bank, and PLGIT

#4  Motion to approve all the Appointments and Reappointments of the various Borough Officials, as listed

      above, with the exception of EMA Coordinator, was made by Will Toothaker, 2nd by Ronald Combs.

      Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

#5  Motion to approve the appointment of Will Toothaker as EMA Coordinator, was made by Nathan

      Huggins, 2nd by Ronald Combs.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

BOROUGH COUNCIL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:  UTILITY COMMITTEE.  Discussion on waiting until the January 10, 2022 Council Meeting to make appointments to this committee.

Charlie Richcreek advised Council that John Gurchik is willing to take over Bob Kinney’s position on the Sewer Authority.  All Council agreed to have him fill this position.

#6  Motion to approve John Gurchik to fill vacant position on the Sewer Authority was made by Will

      Toothaker, 2nd by Nathan Huggins.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.

BOROUGH BUSINESS:  None

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Nathan Huggins presented information that he received, regarding Tax Collector, from York County.  It is another option to consider.  He gave copies to all Council Members.

#7  Motion to adjourn this meeting until Monday – January 10, 2022 at 7:30PM was made by Nathan

      Huggins, 2nd by Will Toothaker.  Motion passed by all Council saying Aye.