Catawba Island Township Board of Township Trustees
May 26, 2015
The regular business meeting of the Catawba Island Board of Township Trustees was called to order by Chairman Gary Mortus on Tuesday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room.
In attendance were Gary Mortus, Matt Montowski, William Rofkar, Karen Shaw,
John Gangway, Mary Ann Gecsi, Jim Stouffer, Steven May, Diane Belden, Dave Belden, Randy Riedmaier and Jack DeVore.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.
William Rofkar made a motion to approve the May 12 Board of Trustees regular meeting minutes as presented. Matt Montowski seconded the motion. All voted aye. Motion carried.
Matt Montowski made a motion to approve and pay the bills, including the last payroll, in the amount of $47,264.76. William Rofkar seconded the motion. All voted aye. Motion carried.
The following correspondence was received by the township:
A memo from the Joint Solid Waste District regarding the schedule for Memorial Day week and notice they will drop five additional recycling containers May 21 and remove May 28.
A memo from Rebecca Booth requesting use of the Community Hall to host her Arty Parties.
William Rofkar made a motion to rent the Community Hall front room to Rebecca Booth for $100 per session for a trial period of six months. Matt Montowski seconded the motion. All voted aye. Motion carried.
A safety recall notice from the Ford Motor Company regarding the 2013 Police Utility vehicle.
A notice from Frontier Communications with a reminder to call before digging two working days prior to the start of any projects.
A solicitation for business from Unifirst Uniforms and Services.
A solicitation for business from McRill Drilling.
Fire and Safety
Fire Chief John Gangway said the 2003 ambulance has an engine oil leak in need of repair. He also said hose testing is complete and they will need to purchase an additional 6 to 8 pieces in the near future.
Gary Mortus said the Community Hall roof has been repaired.
The Trustees approved The Kreimes Co. to repair a stretch of Wine Cellar Road near Mon Ami as proposed for $1,850.
Gary Mortus reviewed proposals from Disc Environmental for $3,200 and Henry W. Bergman for $1,110 for the application of dust suppressant on the road leading to the compost facility.
The Trustees approved the Henry W. Bergman, Inc. proposal for $1,110.
Gary Mortus said the fence at Heigel Park has been repaired.
Mary Ann Gecsi asked if the Trustees could do anything to help get the speed reduced on Moores Dock Road from 35 miles per hour to 25 mph and expressed her concern for safety in the area.
The Trustees said speed limits are set by the state and the Trustees have no jurisdiction in the matter.
Jim Stouffer thanked the police and fire departments for helping to make certain their first fireworks display for the season was a success.
Matt Montowski made a motion to adjourn the meeting. William Rofkar seconded the motion. All voted aye. The meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Gary Mortus, Chairman Karen Shaw, Fiscal Officer