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7-18-16 Minutes

Development Authority
7-18-16 Minutes

MINUTES

 DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY                              LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP

 REGULAR MEETING                                              July 18, 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.

Steve Hawbecker

John Ogden

Matthew Flinchbaugh

Dawson Flinchbaugh

Larry Hatter

Max Stoner, Chairman called the meeting of the Lower Allen Township Development Authority to order at 6:00pm and announced Proof of Publication was available for review.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF JUNE 20, 2016

Mr. EBY made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 20, 2016 meeting.  Mr. BLACK seconded the motion. Motion carried 4 -0 with Mr. Stoner not voting due to being absent on June 20, 2016.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Mr. Campbell discussed the fuel oil tank at 1933 Hummel Avenue explaining it is a non-regulated tank.  Discussion ensued.

ACTION: APPROVAL OF #1A LIFESAFER DISTRIBUTION, INC. LEASE WITH AMENDMENTS

Mrs. Trone explained the Board approved the lease last month for this tenant; however, they have requested that on Page 8, paragraph e, Confession of Judgement be removed.  They explained if this language remains in the lease, they are not willing to sign it. Mr. Art Campbell further explained he has run into this previously dealing with tenants and the Authority had signed the lease last month without the potential tenant seeing the lease.  Mr. Miner does not feel strong one way or another about this clause being removed.  Discussion ensued.  In addition, Mr. Campbell stated that Respect Ambulance which currently is in this space has not been given notice and they will have to move out sooner because of the work that has to be done.  There are no other changes to the lease per Mr. Miner.

Mr. MARONE made a motion to authorize execution of the lease for #1A Lifesafer Distribution, Inc. deleting the Confession of Judgement paragraph on page 8, paragraph e; in addition, changing the date of the lease commencing on October 1, 2016 and expiring on September 30, 2019.  Mr. EBY seconded the motion. Motion carried, 5-0.

RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Regular Meeting of the Development Authority recessed into Executive Session to discuss real estate transaction @ 6:16pm.

RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING

The Regular Meeting of the Development Authority reconvened @ 7:46pm.

ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE CLOSING ON 1993 HUMMEL AVENUE

Mr. EBY made a motion to approve Resolution 2016-01 for the sale of 1993 Hummel Avenue between Lower Allen Development Authority and a limited liability corporation formed or to be formed by Dawson Flinchbaugh, Matthew Flinchbaugh and Kenneth Bolinger with the sale price of $590,000.00 according to terms of the sales agreement as amended with a settlement on or before August 31, 2016.  Mr. MARONE seconded the motion.  Motion carried, 5-0.

Mr. EBY made a motion to authorize our solicitor to prepare the necessary financial security documents for the sale. Mr. YOUNG seconded the motion.  Motion carried, 5-0.

Mr. EBY made a motion to authorize the chairman and secretary of the Lower Allen Township Development Authority to enter the documents, deed, mortgage, and anything else required that affects this settlement designated to happen on or before August 31, 2016.  Mr. MARONE seconded the motion.  Motion carried, 5-0.

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON APPROVAL TO SUBMIT 2015 990 TAX FORMS

Mrs. Trone explained the 2015 990 standard tax form is completed each year.  This was prepared with the Director of Finance and is very confident it is correct.  The Board will review this document and respond to Mrs. Trone.

Mr. EBY made a motion to authorize the chairman to sign the 2015 990 tax forms contingent upon satisfaction of any member’s comments received within the next week.  Mr. YOUNG seconded the motion.  Motion carried, 5-0.

NEXT MEETING OF THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The next meeting of the Development Authority is scheduled for Monday, August 15, 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 7:55pm.