Minutes From the Wiconisco Township
Board of Supervisors Meeting



April 2, 2024




The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ronald Pinchorski at 6:00 p.m. on April 2, 2024. Present at the meeting were Chairman Ronald Pinchorski, Vice Chairman Sean Flynn, Board Member Kerry Teter, Secretary Candice Fausnacht, Zoning Officer Paul Kulp and Wastewater Operator Dan Schell.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The minutes from the March 5, 2024 Board of Supervisors meeting were approved as written. The tax collector’s report, treasurer’s report, zoning report, police chief’s report, wastewater operator’s report, water authority report and roadmaster’s report were all read and approved. Sean Flynn made a motion to approve Kline Services to clean both pump stations at a cost of $2,375.00. Kerry Teter seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor. Kerry Teter made a motion to approve the purchase of a new Lowe L1040 Jon boat and oars for use in the lagoons at the sewer plant from Big Bee Boats at a cost of $1,621.00. Sean Flynn seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Citizen’s Questions:

Robert Zubrickie stated that the cracks on Center Street need tarred and the Pins Street needs paved. He added that Lykens Water did a great job fixing a pipe leak.


Bobby Castor stated that a situation regarding a resident and children at the playground is getting worse. He stated that a neighbor will not leave the kids alone and is harassing them. Ron Pinchorski advised that he and Officer Capouillez addressed the situation. Chief Barge advised Mr. Castor to keep in contact with the police regarding the situation and that she will patrol the area more.


Old Business:

The accounts to be paid on a prepared sheet were approved by motion of Sean Flynn and seconded by Kerry Teter with all supervisors voting in favor.


New Business:

Sean Flynn made a motion to approve S&Y Masonry & Construction to repair the township building roof due to wind damage at a cost of $6,825.00. Kerry Teter seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Ron Pinchorski made a motion to approve a donation of $500.00 to the Williams Valley Teener Association. Kerry Teter seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Ron Pinchorski made a motion to approve the transfer of $1,049.19 from the state fund to the general fund to pay 1st quarter snow plowing wages. Sean Flynn seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Kerry Teter made a motion to approve the transfer of $6,199.05 from the sewer fund to the general fund to pay 1st quarter sewer wages. Sean Flynn seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Kerry Teter made a motion to grant a land development waiver requested by Angel Heckler-Amato to put an addition on Hungry Time Restaurant based on all zoning conditions and variances being met. The following conditions recommended by Light-Heigel & Associates must be met:

• Show the PADOT R/W to accurately show the dimension from the R/W to the proposed bulding. The PADOT “white line” is not the PADOT R/W.

• Confirm the proposed addition is located on an existing impervious surface.

• Confirm parking is availavle for the additional seating and provide Zoning Ordinance compliance.

• Identify the location of the proposed roof downspouts and the direction of flow does not negatively impact adjoining lands.

• The Plan needs to show the poperty lines to identify required setbacks are compliant.

• Document the distance between the PADOT R/W and the proposed addition and dimension the driveway for compliance.

• If a Zoning Variance is required, a LD waiver should be conditioned on the ZHB granting the required variances for the current sketch.

Sean Flynn seceonded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Ron Pinchorski stated that he and Brady Marzella found 4 or 5 breach holes on the mountain with no warning or fencing on Game Commission property. He will contact the Game Commission.


The meeting was adjourned at 6:42 p.m.