12-7-2020 Special Meeting Minutes
DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
SPECIAL MEETING DECEMBER 7, 2020
The following were in ATTENDANCE:
AUTHORITY MEMBERS TOWNSHIP PERSONNEL
Max Stoner, Chairman Erin Trone, Township Assistant Manager
John Eby, Secretary Mary Ellen Banks, Recording Secretary
Salvatore F. Marone, Treasurer Steven Miner, Solicitor
NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 this meeting is being held virtually as permitted by law during this emergency. This meeting is being recorded. The recording will also be made available on the website.
Max Stoner, Chairman called the meeting of the Lower Allen Township Development Authority to order at 6:02pm and announced Proof of Publication was available for review.
Peddrick Young was absent with excuse.
ACTION: APPROVE MEETING MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 16, 2020 MEETING:
Mr. EBY made a motion to approve the minutes of the November 16, 2020 meeting. Mr. MARONE seconded the motion. Motion carried, 3-0.
Mr. Black entered the meeting at this point.
Solicitor Miner explained to the Board that the balloon payment for the refinancing of the 1993 Hummel Avenue was received by Township officials today; they did accomplish the refinancing on Friday which was ahead of schedule.
Solicitor Miner also explained he did change firms officially on November 30 and now he is with Caldwell and Kearns in Harrisburg. He will have to get a new engagement letter with the same terms and conditions; there will also not be any increase for 2021. Mr. MARONE made a motion to allow Mrs. Trone to sign the letter of engagement on behalf of the Development Authority for Solicitor Miner’s services. Mr. EBY seconded the motion. Motion carried, 4-0.
RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Regular Meeting of the Development Authority recessed into Executive Session to discuss real estate transactions @ 6:08pm.
RECONVENE TO REGULAR MEETING
The Regular Meeting of the Development Authority reconvened @ 7:20pm.
Mr. EBY made a motion to authorize staff to obtain professional service contract quotes for the purpose of the site work bid process at Lower Allen Commons in time to accommodate a decision at our next regular meeting of December 21, 2020. Mr. MARONE seconded the motion. Motion carried, 4-0.
NEXT MEETING OF THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
The next meeting of the Development Authority is scheduled for Monday, December 21, 2020 at 6:00pm.
Mr. EBY made a motion to adjourn. Mr. MARONE seconded the motion. Motion carried, 4-0. Meeting adjourned at 7:23pm.