OSCEOLA — The township is seeking another supervisor after the resignation of Sam Baker during the Oct. 8 meeting. Baker announced his resignation at the end of the meeting due to relocating from the area.
The township’s 1997 dump truck will be advertised for sale with a $5,000 minimum bid. The township recently paid $500 to repair the headlight relay, speedomoter cable and throttle on the 1997 Ford F 700.
Supervisors will address trailers being used as residences at three locations in the township. Residences are required to have a on-lot sewage permits from the Department of Environmental Protection. Those in violation will be notified of the need to correct the issues.
After a discussion concerning the recent audit, supervisors learned that the township may have to pay $875.04 for failing to have a current log of fuel usage. The crew is keeping track of the fuel usage however the secretary did not have the information available during the recent audit. The supervisors will establish a plan to have the logs turned in to the secretary on a monthly basis to avoid paying the penalty.
Supervisors tabled action on reappointing Luke Krise to the Osceola Municipal Authority. Krise has served on the authority in the past. The supervisors questioned how many meetings Krise attended as they are interested in appointing someone who will be active.
Philip Ackley, representing Seneca, which purchased Shell, spoke to the board about posting and bonding of roads.
After a discussion about the furnace room, supervisors agreed to have the heating system serviced. The township owns the building and will assume the responsibility of having the unit serviced.
Supervisors set trick or treat for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct.31.
The next meeting of the Osceola Township supervisors is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 12.