AGENDA – OCTOBER MEETING

AGENDA
October 15, 2018

Call Meeting To Order 7:00 PM

 Pledge of Allegiance

 Roll Call Slezak ______ Yanora ___ Rinaldi ______

Minutes: minutes of the September 17, 2018 were distributed to Supervisors for their review, comments and/or corrections.

Questions/Comments

• Motion – to minutes of the September17, 2018 that were distributed to Supervisors

Slezak ____ Yanora ___ Rinaldi _____
• Roll Call: Slezak ____ Yanora ____ Rinaldi _____

Supervisors Comments

Railroad Crossing

Brush Pickup – ending October 31, 2018

Leaf Pickup – continue in November pending weather conditions

New Business

Compost – letter of support for LSA Application to purchase a Grinder and related equipment.

• Motion – to prepare letter of support for LSA Application to purchase a Grinder and related

• Slezak ____ Yanora ___ Rinaldi _____
Roll Call: Slezak ____ Yanora ____ Rinaldi _____

LSA Application

Authorization to have Mr. Bonita prepare and submit LSA Grant for road related equipment. Application will be prepared for Leaf/Grass Packer and Loader/Backhoe.

• Motion – to prepare and submit LSA Grant for road related equipment. Application will be prepared for Leaf/Grass Packer and Loader/Backhoe.

• Slezak ____ Yanora ___ Rinaldi _____
Roll Call: Slezak ____ Yanora ____ Rinaldi _____

Letter from PDOT – regarding traffic signal modification on SR 315. PDOT seeking approval for modification at no cost to the township to the master controller.

• Motion – to traffic signal modification on SR 315. PDOT seeking approval for modification at no cost to the township to the master controller and to adopt resolution 10-01 of 2018 authorizing submission of application.

Slezak ____ Yanora ___ Rinaldi _____
• Roll Call: Slezak ____ Yanora ____ Rinaldi _____

• Motion: To ratify August-Sept pre-paid bills in the amount $ 57530.37 and bills payable in the amount of $ 68839.87 and transfer $41573.66 to Police Pension Plan.

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AND
payroll and related expenses for payroll period ending

9-19-18 40230.02
10-03-18 37506.47

AND
Harford EFT 625.92
Principal EFT 396.15
Hassler EFT 100.00
AFLAC 95.38
AND

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Roll Call: Slezak_____ Yanora _____ Rinaldi ___ ___

Fire Department

Zoning

Police
Police Report
• Motion – To police report as submitted. Mr. Bonita read the report to the public in attendance.

• Slezak_____ Yanora _____ Rinaldi ___
Roll Call: Slezak_____ Yanora ____ Rinaldi ______
Road Department
E Railroad St. and Coal Street road improvement projects.
Advertisement was made in Citizens Voice On September 10, 2018. Bid opening took place on September 24,2018. Work will be scheduled for Spring, 2019.

Kobalt Construction $227,600
Stell Enterprises 148,950

• Motion – To bid to Stell Enterprises

• Slezak_____ Yanora _____ Rinaldi ___
Roll Call: Slezak_____ Yanora ____ Rinaldi ______

Public Comment Speakers are reminded of the 10 minute time allotment

Adjournment: Motion to Adjourn

• Slezak_____ Yanora ____ Rinaldi ______
Roll Call: Slezak_____ Yanora _____ Rinaldi ___

POLICE CHIEF

The Pittston Township Board of Supervisors (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania) is seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Chief of Police. The candidate selected will be responsible for leading the Township’s Police Department, establishing and implementing operational and management policies/procedures, directing and coordinating Department operations, and establishing/maintaining a clear chain of command. The Chief of Police is also responsible for all administrative functions of the Department. The Chief of Police will be responsible for the direct supervision of all Department employees, and he/she will be expected to interact with elected and appointed Township Officials to best serve the needs of the Township and the surrounding community.

The position of Chief of Police reports directly to the Board of Supervisors. The selected candidate must possess exceptional planning, budgeting, communication and leadership skills, and he/she should also possess a strong administrative background.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Pennsylvania MPOETC Certified
• Extensive Law Enforcement experience
• 3 years minimum supervisory experience in Law Enforcement
• Knowledge and experience in budget preparation and administration
• Experience in preparation and implementation of patrol and investigative scheduling, policies and procedures
• Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Driver’s License
• U.S. Citizenship
• Candidates must not have a criminal record and be willing to undergo an extensive background investigation

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

• Extensive knowledge of police practice and theory
• Thorough knowledge of budgeting methods
• Thorough knowledge of supeNisory and administrative practice and theory
• Considerable knowledge of the traffic and criminal law and procedure, municipal ordinances, federal law and
related court requirements
• Considerable knowledge of federal, state and county law enforcement agencies and their relationship to local law
enforcement
• Strong management and leadership ability and experience
• Ability to work with other Department heads
• Ability to provide fair and even discipline standards
• Ability to make operation and support decisions under routine and emergency situations
• Ability to write reports, communicate and make effective executive presentations
• Knowledge of state and federal municipal, labor and pension laws, and related laws and regulations regarding
personnel matters
• Knowledge of computer capabilities and records management systems

Salary is commensurate with experience .. Competitive benefits, including health, vision, dental, disability and life insurance.

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to:

Pittston Township Board of Supervisors Attn: Chief Search
5798 Emily Drive
Doylestown PA 18901

Interested applicants are to apply no later than September 30, 2018.

Pittston Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, political affiliation, religion, disability or other