No changes for East Cocalico Supervisors

By on January 15, 2014

Reorganizing Jan. 6 yielded no changes in supervisor roles. Elected Chairman was Doug Mackley; Vice Chairman Alan Fry and Secretary Noelle Fortna.

Police Chief George Beever reported that five candidates are being considered for the corporal vacancy created by Melissa Arment’s resignation. Supervisors “accepted with regret” Arment’s resignation at the Dec. 23 meeting.

Police reports indicate that three people were caught looking through unlocked vehicles parked along a neighboring borough’s street. Residents need to remember to lock their vehicles after parking them on the street.

Shawn D. Vinson was approved as a fire police officer for the Reamstown Fire Company.

Supervisors appointed Weinhold, Nichol and Co, LLP, Certified Public Accountants, 1360 Ridge Road, Reamstown to audit the books of East Cocalico Township for the fiscal year 2013.

Licenses to haul trash in 2014 were issued to Eagle’s Disposal, Good’s Disposal, Purple Heart Disposal and Waste Management.

Mark Hiester, East Cocalico Township Manager, noted that IRS has lowered the standard mileage reimbursement rate, effective Jan. 1 from 56.5 cents per mile to 56 cents per mile.

Supervisors approved:

• The Mitchell Storm Water Management Plan, 30 Martin Drive, with conditions.

• An inspection fees schedule and plan review fees schedule applicable for different categories of professionals working for the Township Land Planning Engineer (Becker Engineering).

Residents are reminded that East Cocalico Supervisors changed their regular meeting night to the first and third Thursdays in 2014. The next meeting is Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 100 Hill Road.

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