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5-16-16 Minutes

Development Authority
5-16-16 Minutes

MINUTES

DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY                              LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP

REGULAR MEETING                                              May 16, 2016

The following were in ATTENDANCE: 

AUTHORITY MEMBERS                                               TOWNSHIP PERSONNEL

Max Stoner, Chairman                                                 Erin Trone, Township Assistant Manager

Peddrick Young, Vice Chairman                                  Mary Ellen Banks, Recording Secretary

Salvatore F. Marone, Treasurer                                    Steven Miner, Solicitor

John Eby, Secretary

Edward Black

PUBLIC IN ATTENDANCE

Art Campbell of Campbell Commercial Real Estate, Inc.

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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF APRIL 18 AND APRIL 25, 2016

Mr. EBY made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 18, 2016 meeting with the following correction:  “The Development Authority meeting recessed into Executive Session at 6:20pm to discuss real estate transaction.” Mr. MARONE seconded the motion with correction. Motion carried 5-0.

Mr. EBY made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 25, 2016 meeting. Mr. BLACK seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0 with Mr. Young not voting since he was not present.  

PUBLIC COMMENT

There were no comments from the public

RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

The Development Authority meeting recessed into Executive Session to discuss real estate transactions.

RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING

The Regular Meeting of the Development Authority reconvened.

COUNTER OFFER ON 1993 HUMMEL AVENUE

Mr. MARONE made a motion to counter offer on 1993 Hummel Avenue by removing the $5,000.00 credit and adding “as is” condition. Mr. EBY seconded the motion. Motion carried, 5-0.

Mr. Miner stated this should be put on the agenda for the commissioners on Monday night to discuss this offer and agreement. Discussion ensued.

Discussion followed concerning the approval of the potential buyers personal finances:

Mr. BLACK made a motion for Mr. Marone to make an initial evaluation of the financial information of the potential buyers and then come back to the Authority with a recommendation as to what additional reviews will or will not be needed. Mr. YOUNG seconded the motion. Motion carried, 5-0.

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: APPROVAL OF #1A LIFESAFER DISTRIBUTION, INC. LEASE

Mr. MARONE made a motion to approve #1A Lifesafer Distribution, Inc. lease for three (3) years @ $1,600.00 per month ($19,200 annually) effective September 1, 2016. Mr. EBY seconded the motion. Motion carried, 5-0.

Mr. MARONE made a motion that upon receipt of an agreement of a lease with #1A Lifesaver Distribution, Inc. to give notice to Respect Ambulance that we are terminating their month-to-month lease. Mr. EBY seconded the motion. Motion carried, 5-0.

ACTION: APPROVAL OF TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT ON YETTER COURT PROPERTY

Mrs. Trone stated this is the result of the conversation the Board had during the April 18th meeting with Bob Fisher when it was determined we would need a temporary construction easement so they could run the pipe on our property and we had also talked about a permanent storm water easement.  When she talked with Lower Allen Township engineers they did not think that was going to be necessary.  Mr. Flint said to not ask for anything other than the temporary construction easement license. Mr. Miner stated a “license” is going to end; however, an actual “easement” will not. They only need to be on the property during the construction to install the pipe and when the easement license expires, they will need to be off the property. Mr. Eby stated he believes there has to be a storm water management agreement and post-construction agreement with Stone Gate and Triple Crown that allows us to go back for inspection; this will give another layer of insurance for the Township. Consensus is there needs a discussion between Mr. Flint and Mr. Miner before the Development Authority makes any decision. Discussion ensued. Mr. Eby stated that based on the lack of support of the temporary license agreement and absent of additional information, since there is no motion on the floor there will be no action taken at this time.

NEXT MEETING OF THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The next meeting of the Development Authority is scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:00pm.

ADJOURNMENT

Mr. EBY made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. MARONE seconded the motion. Motion carried, 5-0. Meeting adjourned at 7:15pm.