Tunkhannock Township supervisors last Monday night (April 1) set a Spring Cleanup Day for Saturday, June 8.
Secretary Judy Gingher said the price of a pickup truckload would likely be $30, same as last year. She has to get pricing from haulers and will have a firm amount before the event.
In his police report, Chief Morristell noted 278 events for March with 50 traffic citations and two warnings. Some 14 individuals face 23 criminal charges, and township police were involved in 4,846 miles of patrol over the month.
Morristell said that two members of the force would be attending a national conference on domestic violence in the weeks ahead.
He said that aggressive driving enforcement was picking up again.
In the Park report, Gingher said they were looking for summer help. People are still looking for pavilion rentals, and Interfaith is looking to have a one-day fundraiser,
In the Triton report, supervisor Randy White, who also serves as Triton Chief, said there were 11 calls in the township during March.
Roadmaster Ken White was not at the meeting, and no road report was given.
Gingher said Dirt and Gravel Road grant applications were due at the end of March and she would send all three of the township’s at the same time.
On the agenda was a D&C Fuel Sales signal agreement, but no action was taken with Randy White suggesting the matter was cleaning up verbiage between parties, including the township’s solicitor Paul Litwin.
The township was asked to sign off on a septic planning module for the new BKV building planned on Mile Hill.
The monthly report of appeals from the county assessor’s office showed seven increases in tax assessment, seven decreases and four properties stayed the same.
The township was apprised of Cabot’s request for a water withdrawal from the Tunkhannock Creek which it okayed as well as well as signing off on an air quality permit renewal from the state Department of Environmental Protection regarding the Jones Crematory.
The township also received $400 in the semi annual liquor license for Liquid Assets as well as Kilkenny (Creekside).
A seller permit was also requested for a flower tent to go up on West Tioga Street diagonally opposite McDonalds and was approved.
There was discussion about the upcoming PSATS state conference of township supervisors April 14-17 in Hershey.
The supervisors also reminded the public that a countywide electronic recycling day would take place May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon in the county recycling center located near by the township building,
The next Tunkhannock Township supervisors meeting is Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m.