Minutes From the Wiconisco Township
Board of Supervisors Meeting



December 6, 2022



The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ronald Pinchorski at 6:30 p.m. on December 6, 2022. Present at the meeting were Chairman Ronald Pinchorski, Vice Chairman Sean Flynn, Supervisor Kerry Teter, Solicitor Jack Kerwin, Secretary Candice Fausnacht, Police Chief Nicole Barge, Roadmaster Ian Buffington, Keith Ramer and Zoning Officer Paul Kulp.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The minutes from the November 1, 2022 Board of Supervisors meeting were approved as written. The tax collector’s report, treasurer’s report, police chief’s report, zoning report and roadmaster’s report were all read and approved. There was no wastewater operator’s report or water authority report.


Citizen’s Questions:

Stephanie Fritsch stated that she would like it on record that the Department of Homeland Security has issued a domestic terror warning against the LGBTQI+ community.


Robert Zubrickie asked again for a streetlight in front of his house. He stated that a truck almost hit a person on a wheelchair and that the light also would have helped the firefighters during the fire across the street from his house. Ron Pinchorski stated that the Township agreed to put another streetlight on Arch Street per Mr. Zubrickie’s request however the Township can not keep adding streetlights. Sean Flynn and Kerry Teter stated that they will look at the area. Robert Zubrickie stated that Pin Street has a lot of potholes. Ian Buffington said that he planned on taking care of that in the coming week.


Dave Perniola asked what is going on with the Pride of Wiconisco. John Dresel stated that there is no more Pride of Wiconisco and that the accounts have been closed. Kerry Teter said that he would like to have a meeting with Drew Wetzel and the former members of the Pride of Wiconisco possibly in January. Dave Perniola will turn soda machine profit over to the Township to be earmarked for Christmas lightbulbs.


Dwight Tschopp stated that his neighbor has dead trees on his property and that there is also a dead tree on a portion of a paper alley. He asked if the Township can send a letter to his neighbor regarding the dead trees. Ian Buffington will look at the dead tree that may be on Township property. Solicitor Kerwin will research the matter.


John Dresel asked what the normal progression is for fire damaged homes. Ron Pinchorski stated that the hold up is normally the insurance company. He added that the Township has asked Solicitor Kerwin to look into an ordinance regarding the demolition of fire damaged homes.


Allen Snyder stated that some residents are putting very large ash buckets out for pickup and that it is too much for 1 person to pick up. He asked if the Township can restrict the size of ash buckets. Ian Buffington stated that the bigger problem is ash tubs that have holes in them. Kerry Teter advised the road crew that if the ash tubs are too large or heavy, they are not to pick them up.


Old Business:


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


The possible acquisition of Kramer Lane was tabled for further research.


New Business:


Ron Pinchorski made a motion for the tentative approval of the 2023 Budget with all taxes remaining the same. Sean Flynn seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:05 p.m.



MINUTES FROM THE WICONISCO TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING

December 27, 2022


The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ronald Pinchorski at 1:00 p.m. on December 27, 2022. Present at the meeting were Chairman Ronald Pinchorski and Supervisor Kerry Teter.


A motion was made by Ronald Pinchorski to approve the Annual Budget for the Year 2023. The motion was seconded by Kerry Teter with all supervisors voting in favor.


A motion was made by Kerry Teter to approve the transfer of $15,973.33 from the Sewer Fund to the General Fund to pay 1/3 of 2022 insurance. Ronald Pinchorski seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Kerry Teter made a motion to approve the transfer of $259.97 from the state fund to the general fund to pay 4th quarter snow plowing wages. Ronald Pinchorski seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


The meeting was adjourned at 1:10 p.m.