Board of Supervisors Organizational Meeting
January 5, 2015
5:00 PM


1)            Pledge Allegiance to the Flag

2)            Open the floor for discussion.

3)            Board of Supervisors Organization:
              a)     Vice Chairman opens the floor for nominations for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors
              and calls for a vote on motion and returns meeting to newly elected Chairman.

              b)     The new Chairman of the Board requests nominations for Vice Chairman and elects

4)            Chairman of the Board announces the proposed Township and staff appointments for 2015 and asks for motion and vote on the following appointments:

Township Manager/Secretary Casey LaLonde
Finance Director/Treasurer Jeanne M. Denham
Assistant Township Manager Derek J. Davis
Assistant Finance Director/Human Resources Director Jennifer M. Latzer
Chief of Police Joseph J. Gleason
Director of Public Works Raymond H. Halvorsen
Township Engineer Richard J. Craig
Streets Superintendent J. David Woodward, Jr.
Parks Superintendent Dorine A. McClune
Building/Code Official John R. Beswick
Building/Code Official Edward M. Hunger
Zoning Officer William E. Webb
Deputy Zoning Officer Richard J. Craig
Deputy Zoning Officer Casey LaLonde
Deputy Zoning Officer John R. Beswick
Deputy Tax Collector Kimberly A. Greene
Township Solicitor Buckley, Brion, McGuire, Morris & Sommer
Fire Marshal/Emergency Management Coordinator Andrea R. Testa
Assistant Fire Marshal Michael D. McCarthy
Consulting Engineer Carroll Engineering Corporation

5)            Chairman announces the proposed appointments for the specific terms in office to various Boards and Commissions and asks for the motion and vote on the appointments:


Park and Recreation Board Michael Pillagalli Member
  Robert Cifone Member
Pension Committee William Keenan Member
  Thomas A. Teneza Member
  John Trevisani Member
  Robert Holland Member
  David B. Brune Member
Planning Commission Jeffrey Laudenslager Member
  Jeffrey S. Lieberman Member
  Will Morrison Member
Sewer Authority Board Ronald E. Rothrock Member
Zoning Hearing Board Joseph DeFelippes Member
  Scott T. Cullinan Member
Vacancy Board William Keenan Member

6)            The Board, by motion and vote, approves the following depositories for 2015:

                TD Bank
                Susquehanna Bank (Formerly 1N Bank)
                Wachovia Bank
                DNB First
                Pennsylvania Local Government Investment Trusts (PLGIT)
                Citizen’s Bank
                Pennsylvania School District Liquid Asset Fund (PSDLAF)
                Citadel Federal Credit Union
                National Penn Bank
                First Resource Bank

7)            The Board votes to recommend to the Board of Auditors that the Township’s Finance Director’s and Manager’s bonds be set at $7,500,000 for 2015.

8)            Chairman announces Board of Supervisors meetings for 2015:

                All meetings are scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM:  January 14th, February 11th, March 11th, April 8th, May 13th, June 10th, July 8th, August 12th, September 9th, October 14th, November 11th, and December 9th.

9)            Chairman announces the 2015 Township holiday schedule on which dates the office will be closed:

Tuesday January 1st New Year's Day
Monday January 19th Martin Luther King Day
Monday February 16th Presidents' Day
Monday May 25th Memorial Day
Friday July 4th (July 3rd) Independence Day
Monday September 7th Labor Day
Monday October 12th Columbus Day
Wednesday November 11th Veterans' Day
Thursday November 26th Thanksgiving
Friday November 27th Day after Thanksgiving
Friday December 25th Christmas

10)          Possible adoption of Resolution 1-2015 regarding fire response territories. 

11)          Possible adoption of Resolution 2-2015 adopting the Emergency Operations Plan for West Goshen Township. 

12)          Possible adoption of Resolution 3-2015 setting the Township Manager’s salary for 2015.

13)          Open the floor for public comment.

14)          Board of Supervisors’ announcements.

15)          Township Manager’s announcements. 

16)          Approval of the Board of Supervisors’ minutes of December 10, 2014.

17)          Any other business to come before the Board.