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Board of Supervisors
3/25/2020 7:30 PM

The regular meeting of the Buckingham Township Board of Supervisors was held March 25, 2020 in the Township Building, 4613 Hughesian Drive, Buckingham, Pennsylvania.

 

Present:          

Jon Forest                               Chairman

Maggie Rash                           Vice-Chairman

Paul Calderaio                        Member

Dana S. Cozza                        Township Manager

                                               

Not Present:   

Daniel Gray                            Township Engineer

Tom Kelso                             Township Water/Wastewater Consultant

Luke Rosanova                       Bucks County Planning Commission

Craig A. Smith, Esquire         Township Solicitor

 

Mr. Forest called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

   

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

Tom Imperato, Green Ridge Road asked about the COVID-19 information on the website and ways to keep the public informed on up to date information throughout this complicated time.  Mrs. Cozza reviewed the different means that the Township is using to inform the public including the website,  Buckingham EMA Twitter account, and the Ready Bucks Everbridge email system and the types of information that is posted on each media platform.  Discussion followed on the different ways information can be disseminated to the public during this time.  

 

BOARD’S ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Mr. Forest announced the Board of Supervisors held an Executive Session on April 16, 2020 for the purposes of discussing procedures and staffing through the COVID-19 Emergency.

 

REQUESTS FOR PAYMENT, PAYROLL and BILL LIST

 

Consideration of approving Payment Request No. 2, to JEV Construction, LLC, for work completed on the Cold Spring Well No. 4 Arsenic Removal Project – General Contract BT-19-01R, in the amount of $226,260.00. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to approve Payment Request No. 2, to JEV Construction, LLC, for work completed on the Cold Spring Well No. 4 Arsenic Removal Project – General Contract BT-19-01R, in the amount of $226,260.00. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Consideration of approving Payment Request No. 1, to GS Developers, for work completed on the Cold Spring Well No. 4 Arsenic Removal Project – Electrical Contract BT-19-02R, in the amount of $15,750.00.  

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to approve Payment Request No. 1, to GS Developers, for work completed on the Cold Spring Well No. 4 Arsenic Removal Project – Electrical Contract BT-19-02R, in the amount of $15,750.00. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Consideration of approving Payment Request No. 3, to A.H. Cornell & Sons Inc., for work completed on the Holicong Park Expansion, Phase 2, Contract 2019-01, in the amount of $58,504.50.   

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to approve Payment Request No. 3, to A.H. Cornell & Sons Inc., for work completed on the Holicong Park Expansion, Phase 2, Contract 2019-01, in the amount of $58,504.50. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Consideration of approving Payroll for the weeks ending March 1, 2020 and March 15, 2020, and the Bill List for the meeting of March 25, 2020. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to approve Payroll for the weeks ending March 1, 2020 and March 15, 2020, and the Bill List for the meeting of March 25, 2020, in the total amount of $1,286,727.45. The motion carried unanimously.

 

MINUTES

 

Consideration of approving draft Supervisor's Minutes of the February 26, 2020 Work Session and the February 26, 2020 Regular Business Meeting. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to approve, as most recently presented, the draft Supervisors’ Minutes of the February 26, 2020 Work Session and the February 26, 2020 Regular Business Meeting. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Consideration of accepting various Departmental Minutes and Advisory Body Minutes. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to approve the various Departmental Minutes and Advisory Body Minutes. The motion carried unanimously.

 

BUSINESS

 

Consideration of accepting the offer of an Extension to the allowable review time under the provisions of the PA Municipalities Planning Code to June 30, 2020, for “Covenant Presbyterian Church - Parking Lot Addition - PH3”, Township File LD 2019-01. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to accept the offer of an Extension to the allowable review time under the provisions of the PA Municipalities Planning Code to June 30, 2020, for “Covenant Presbyterian Church - Parking Lot Addition - PH3”, Township File LD 2019-01. The motion carried unanimously. 

 

Consideration of accepting the Request for Extension of the time to complete the Improvements as set forth in the Residential Development Contract to April 10, 2021, covering the “McKernan Development” Subdivision, Township File SA 2007-01. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to accept the Request for Extension of the time to complete the Improvements as set forth in the Residential Development Contract to April 10, 2021, covering the “McKernan Development” Subdivision, Township File SA 2007-01. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Consideration of approving a change to the Record Plan for the “Stover Tract”, Township File SA 95-10 and to the Agreement dated August 27, 2006 by approving the “Agreement to Extinguish Driveway Relocation Requirement” for Tax Map Parcel’s 06-010-112 (5008 Anderson Road) and 06-010-294 (4998 Anderson Road). 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to a change to the Record Plan for the “Stover Tract”, Township File SA 95-10 and to the Agreement dated August 27, 2006 by approving the “Agreement to Extinguish Driveway Relocation Requirement” for Tax Map Parcel’s 06-010-112 (5008 Anderson Road) and 06-010-294 (4998 Anderson Road). The motion carried unanimously.

 

For Recording Purposes: Consideration of re-approving “PA Biotechnology Center” Land Development plan, Township File LD 2017-02 due to the previous approval being over 90 days ago, in order that Record Plans may be signed. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to re-approve “PA Biotechnology Center” Land Development plan, Township File LD 2017-02 due to the previous approval being over 90 days ago, in order that Record Plans may be signed. The motion carried unanimously.

 

For Recording Purposes: Consideration of re-approving “Wawa Convenience Store – Easton Roads”, Lot Line Change & Consolidation Plan”, Township File SA 2018-02 due to the previous approval being over 90 days ago, in order that Record Plans may be signed. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to re-approve the “Wawa Convenience Store – Easton Roads”, Lot Line Change & Consolidation Plan”, Township File SA 2018-02 due to the previous approval being over 90 days ago, in order that Record Plans may be signed. The motion carried unanimously.

 

For Recording Purposes:  Consideration of re-approving the “Wawa Convenience Store – Easton Roads”, Land Development Plan”, Township File LD 2018-01 due to the previous approval being over 90 days ago, in order that Record Plans may be signed. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to re-approve the “Wawa Convenience Store – Easton Roads”, Land Development Plan”, Township File LD 2018-01 due to the previous approval being over 90 days ago, in order that Record Plans may be signed. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

ADDITIONAL BUSINESS / MANAGER’S ITEMS

 

Consideration of accepting the Roadmaster’s recommendations for the Highway Materials Joint Bid Award through the Bucks County Consortium. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to accept the Roadmaster’s recommendations for the Highway Materials Joint Bid Award through the Bucks County Consortium.The motion carried unanimously.

 

Consideration of authorizing the Township Manager to advertise the bid for Construction of    the Water and Wastewater Operations Center, 4037 York Road, TMP 06-010-224. 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to authorize the Township Manager to advertise the bid for Construction of    the Water and Wastewater Operations Center, 4037 York Road, TMP 06-010-224. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

Mr. Forest made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Rash to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Approved by the Board of Supervisors on the 22nd day of April, 2020.

 

Buckingham Township Board of Supervisors

Jon Forest, Chairman 

Maggie Rash, Vice-Chairman 

Paul Calderaio, Member                                           

 

Attest:

Dana S. Cozza, Secretary

 

Minutes respectfully submitted by Lori Wicen.

View Meeting Minutes prior to June 23, 2009