Minutes From the Wiconisco Township
Board of Supervisors Meeting



August 2, 2021



The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ronald Pinchorski at 7:00 pm on July 5, 2021. Present at the meeting were Chairman Ronald Pinchorski, Vice Chairman Sean Flynn, Supervisor Kerry Teter, Secretary Candice Fausnacht, Roadmaster Ian Buffington, Wasterwater Operator Dan Schell, Zoning Officer Paul Kulp and Police Chief Nicole Barge.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The minutes from the July 5, 2021 Board of Supervisors meeting were read and approved. The tax collector's report, treasurer's report, police chief's report, zoning report, roadmaster's report, wastewater operator's report and water authority report were all read and approved. Kerry Teter made a motion to approve the purchase of storm drain pipe from LB Water at a cost of $4,770.30 to replace the pipe on Spring Street from Walnut Street to Center Street. Ron Pinchorski seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Citizen's Questions:

Marlin Umberger requested that the brush be cut back between Zealot Street and Bear Gap Road. Roadmaster Ian Buffington advised he would take care of it the following day.


Robert Zubrickie asked if it would be possible to have another streetlight installed on Arch Street as it is very dark and not safe for people walking. Ron Pinchorski advised that the Township will contact PPL and ask to have another streetlight installed.


Robert Zubrickie also requested that a stop sign be placed on Center Street at Arch Street. Ron Pinchorski advised that a traffic study would need to be done and that there has not been an accident there in years. Ron Pinchorski stated that the Board would find out the cost of a traffic study.


Robert Zubricki asked if a decision has been made on chickens in the Township. Kerry Teter advised that the Board is waiting to hear from the solicitor.


Allen Snyder stated that the bushes at 501 Walnut Street need trimmed. Zoning Officer Paul Kulp stated that a letter has already been sent to the homeowner.


Old Business:

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


New Business:

Kerry Teter made a motion to approve the 2021-2022 Municipal Snow Removal Agreement. Ron Pinchorski seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Ron Pinchorski announced that the September Board of Supervisors meeting will be held on Monday, September 13 at 7pm.


Kerry Teter made a motion to approve a letter of support for a gaming grant for Wiconisco Fire Company. Ron Pinchorski seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


Ron Pinchorski made a motion to approve a letter of support for a gaming grant for Lykens Borough. Kerry Teter seconded the motion with all supervisors voting in favor.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:24pm.