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Board of Supervisors Meeting at 7:30 pm & Adoption of Buffalo Township’s 2020 Budget of All Funds

11 December 2019

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING – DECEMBER 11, 2019 – AGENDA – 7:30 P.M.

AND ADOPTION OF THE 2020 BUDGET OF ALL FUNDS

1 – CALL THE DECEMBER 11, 2019 REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO ORDER

2 – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE  

 3 – THIS MEETING IS BEING RECORDED.  IF ANYONE IS TAPING THIS MEETING, PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS

 5 – ROLL CALL

 6 – ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSIONS; PERSONNEL; AND/OR INFO-GATHERING MEETINGS OF THE BOARD

a)  Tim Derringer, John Zurisko, Gary Risch and Matt Sweeny met in the Township Municipal Building regarding personnel matters Dec. 3.

b)  The Board of Supervisors met with their Solicitor in the Township Municipal Building on Dec. 11.

7 – APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES from the November 13, 2019 Regular Monthly Meeting of the Buffalo Township Board of Supervisors as recorded

8 – ACCEPTANCE OF THE TREASURER’S REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 1-30, 2019 INCLUSIVE FOR AUDIT

9 – MOTION TO PAY THE MONTHLY BILLS

 PROPOSED 2020 BUDGET OF ALL FUNDS

 1. CHAIRMAN TO ASK FOR QUESTIONS/COMMENTS/SUGGESTIONS from resident’s present, regarding the Supervisor’s Line Item Allocations and/or the Total Township Budget.

2. MOTION TO ADOPT THE 2020 BUFFALO TWP. BUDGET OF ALL FUNDS – RESOLUTION #2019-11.

3. MOTION TO ADOPT TAX RESOLUTION #2019-12, which establishes the 2020 tax rates, as follows:

½% Earned Income Tax

½% Real Estate Transfer Tax

$47 Local Services Tax

$10 Per Capita Tax (all persons 18 yrs. of age and older)

Buffalo Twp. Real Estate Tax – 5.5 ML

OLD BUSINESS

  1. APPROVAL OF THE AMENDED PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE BYLAWS

NEW BUSINESS

  1. SET REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS:  Motion to set Regular Monthly Meetings at 7:30 pm, the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month.  The months of June, July, August, November & December will be the 2nd Wednesday only.  The Reorganization Meeting is January 6, 2020 with the Regular Monthly Meeting to immediately follow.
  2. LETTER OF REQUEST FROM PATRICK REITZ FOR REAPPOINTMENT TO THE MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY BOARD FOR AN ADDITIONAL 5-YEAR TERM.  HIS TERM IS SET TO EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2019.
  3. ANNOUNCEMENT:  POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR 2020 CENSUS TAKERS.  IF INTERESTED YOU CAN APPLY ON LINE.  FLYERS ARE IN THE TOWNSHIP LOBBY.
  4. DISCUSSION/MOTION TO HIRE JEFFREY SWIKLINSKI AS A FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2, 2020.
  5. ANNOUNCEMENT:  II-VI INCORPORATED WILL BE HAVING THEIR LAST TESTING FOR THE YEAR OF THE COMMUNITY EARLY WARNING SYSTEM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20TH & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21ST, 2019 AT NOON ON BOTH DAYS.
  6. MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION #2019-13 AUTHORIZING A TAX AND REVENUE ANTICIPATION NOTE.
  7. DISCUSSION/MOTION TO APPROVE CONTRACT FOR CHIEF OF POLICE, TIM DERRINGER.
  8. DISCUSSION REGARDING HEATER IN NEW GARAGE.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                REMARKS FROM THE FLOOR                                                                                                                                             

Rhonda Sue Swartz

  • Phone:
    724-295-2648

Buffalo Township Municipal Building