July 2015 Monthly Minutes

The McKean Township Trustees met in regular session  July 13, 2015.  After the pledge to the flag, Trustee Wintermute, McInturff, and Fiscal Officer answered roll call.  Trustee Schwartzenberger was absent.

Fire Chief Dudley Wright stopped in to say hello and tell us the quarterly report of runs into McKean Township will be emailed.

As published in the local paper, bids were opened by Trustee McInturff, checked for completeness and totals read to the group.  Lacy Blankenhorn, rep from Small’s Asphalt and Ryan Packer, rep from Shelly Co. were present.  The bids were as follows:

Timbuk Rd bid

Small’s Asphalt $19,997.96

Shelly Co. $24,011.35

Lafayette Rd S bid

Small’s Asphalt $14,994.08

Shelly Co.  $17,678.40

Totals

Small’s Asphalt $34,992.04

Shelly Co. $41,689.75

The trustees then looked over the bids noting there was $6,697.71 difference.  Motion by Trustee Wintermute, seconded Trustee McInturff, both yes votes to award the road bids to Small’s Asphalt.  The Trustees then thanked both representatives for coming.

New Business-After review of the fund balances, bank reconciliation, purchase orders and blanket certificates, motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, all agreed to accept as presented.

Discussion then turned to road conditions.  It was agreed that most roads were in need of patching which meant a lot of shoveling of material.  The trustees agreed they would pursue the rental of a duro patch machine or another method for the repairs. They also agreed that the rainy season was not helping the road men attend to the roads.

Trustee McInturff brought to our attention that the Hartford Fair would be going on during the week of our August meeting.  Motion by Trustee Wintermute, seconded Trustee McInturff, all agreed to reschedule the August meeting to August 17 at 7:00pm. Trustee McInturff also questioned paying our road help a seasonal bonus for all of the work they had accomplished this summer.  After discussion, motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, all agreed to the seasonal bonus.

Motion by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute, both agreed to pay the bills and accept the minutes as presented.  After additional discussion as to road conditions, motion to adjourn the meeting by Trustee McInturff, seconded Trustee Wintermute.