|STORMWATER AUTHORITY||LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP|
|REGULAR MEETING||DECEMBER 2, 2021|
|The following were in ATTENDANCE:|
|BOARD MEMBERS||TOWNSHIP PERSONNEL|
|Timothy Johnson, Chairman||Rebecca Davis, Stormwater Program Manager|
|Lloyd Bucher, Vice Chairman||Steven P Miner, LATSA Solicitor|
|Alison J Shuler, Secretary||Renee’ Greenawalt, Recording Secretary|
|Richard Schin, Treasurer|
|Robert Edwards, Assistant Treasurer|
Chairman Johnson called the December 2, 2021, Regular Meeting of the Lower Allen Township Stormwater Authority to order at 8:14 pm. He announced the meeting had been dualy advertised for publication. He introduced new recording secretary, Renee’ Greenawalt.
Ms. SHULER motioned to add Renee’ Greenawalt to the Authority staff as Recording Secretary. Mr. BUCHER seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0.
APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES
Mr. EDWARDS moved to approve the minutes from the November 4, 2021, Regular Meeting, subject to several corrections. Ms. SHULER seconded the motion. Mr. Edwards reviewed his corrections, which will be adopted and reflected in the official minutes. The motion carried 5-0.
There was none.
AUTHORITY APPOINTMENT NOMINATIONS
As Nominating Secretary, Ms. Shuler offered the following nominations and appointments for 2022:
Chairman: Timothy Johnson
Vice Chairman: Lloyd Bucher
Treasurer: Richard Schin
Assistant Treasurer: Robert Edwards
Secretary: Alison Shuler
Solicitor: Steven P. Miner, Esq. Caldwell & Kearns
Recording Secretary: Renee’ Greenawalt
Ms. SHULER motioned to close and accept the nominations. Mr. BUCHER seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0.
Mr. Miner indicated he had nothing to report.
LATSA Financial Reports:
Mr. Schin stated the November 29, 2021, cash balance of the Fund was $2,744,402.
Mr. SCHIN motioned to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Mr. EDWARDS seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0.
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR REPORT:
Credit and Appeals Monthly Report:
Ms. Davis stated there were no credit or appeal applications since the last meeting.
Ms. Davis reported that Liyan Fan, an intern from Penn State University had started work through a grant program and was doing very well. She noted he is reviewing the credit and appeals policy to see what nonstructural credits might be added and will develop a summary to be presented at next month’s meeting. He will also be doing some stormwater infrastructure mapping with the GPS unit and is doing some fieldwork. Mr. Johnson suggested he be invited to present his recommendations to the board.
Ms. Davis also noted a that a story map for the work on the water sampling grant sponsored by PA American Water would be presented at the next meeting.
ANY OTHER BUSINESS PERTINENT TO THE AUTHORITY:
Mr. Lloyd commented that the staff person (Bryce Thompson) who had delivered his meeting packet was very complimentary of Ms. Davis in her role as his supervisor. Ms. Davis expressed her appreciation for the comment and her gratitude to the board members for their support in adding staff. She also noted Nathan Sterling, Administrative Assistant, who has been a significant help to the department. Mr. Miner added complimentary remarks about Mr. Sterling for his assistance.
Mr. Edwards noted the large balance of uncollected funds as bad debt and suggested including it prominently in the Treasurer’s Report. Ms. Davis agreed.
The Regular Meeting of the Stormwater Authority adjourned at 8:25 p.m.