Citizens Fire Company receives new truck
At the Aug. 7, 3:15 p.m., workshop meeting of the Washington Township supervisors it was announced, according to the minutes, that Citizens Fire Company, Slatedale, received a new fire truck. Chief Brian Horne attended the workshop to ask supervisors to maintain the insurance on the old truck until it was sold. The request was denied.
A motion was made and passed to place guide rail on Bottom Road to keep cars from crashing into a trailer in Fox Mobile Home Park.
Resident Alan Sotak requested lines be painted on Bottom Road and Oakview Drive. It will be added to the painting job.
A motion was made and approved to purchase a new computer for the zoning office.
"No trespassing" signs were placed along the newly purchased property where the quarry is located to stop people from swimming in the quarry. The signs allow the state police to prosecute offenders.
A township truck will not pass inspection and will be replaced through the state Co-stars program.
Although the pavilion at the covered bridge on the Slate Heritage Trail is on township property, it is within the borough limits. Solicitor John Ashley will contact the borough to apply for a building permit and inspection.
At the regular Washington Township meeting on Sept. 4 the Clause lot-line adjustment plan on Christmas Lane will combine three lots into one. It is in the rural district. Conditional approval was given with the conditions being to meet the engineer's comments.
The bid for ultra-low-sulfur diesel for 10,000 gallons and gasoline for 2,000 gallons at a cost of $42,069 went to Atlantic Coast Energy of Fleetwood pending a check of the figures. Lehigh Fuels submitted a bid that totaled $42,840.