Meeting Minutes


The regular monthly meeting of the Dorrance Twp. Board of Supervisors was held on Monday, August 14, 2023. Present were Mr. Zane, Mr. Wengrzynek, Mr. Gallagher and Atty. Logsdon.

Mr. Zane opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and announced the meeting was being recorded.

Mr. Zane asked if there were any public comments on agenda items only to be voted upon by the Supervisors at this meeting. There were none.

Mr. Gallagher made a motion, seconded by Mr. Zane to accept the minutes of last month’s meeting. All voted aye. Mr. Wengrzynek made a motion to accept the cash report, seconded by Mr. Gallagher. All voted aye. Mr. Zane made a motion to pay all bills as presented, seconded by Mr. Gallagher. All voted aye.

The zoning report was read. There was no Planning Commission meeting. The Roadmaster report is on file.

Atty. Logsdon: We have on the agenda a Resolution for the County LSA Grant tonight. I wanted to make you aware that there is also a state grant. There’s more competition for funding but in case you want to apply for something I wanted to make you aware of it. I believe applications can be submitted until Nov. 30.

The Fire Co. and ambulance reports were read. There was no EMA report.

The following announcements were read: The next monthly meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 11, 2023 at 7 pm.

The Township is still in need of an Emergency Management Coordinator. If anyone is interested, please contact the Secretary or any of the Supervisors.

State Representative Cabell will hold satellite office hours on Sept. 5 from 10 am until noon.

CORRESPONDENCE: A letter was received from David Greene, Blue Ridge Trail, Wapwallopen. I am asking you to reach out to the utility companies concerning the “ghost poles” in Dorrance Twp. I have tried but they seem only to respond to official requests from the Twp. I am asking you to request that they repair the poles on South Main Rd and two on Blue Ridge Trail.


NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Zane made a motion, seconded by Mr. Wengrzynek to adopt Resolution #2 of 2023 for an ACT 537 Plan Revision for the Mountaintop Area Joint Sewer Authority which provides for and/or modifies sewage facilities in a portion of Dorrance Township namely in the Glen Summit Development/Community. All voted aye.

Mr. Gallagher made a motion, seconded by Mr. Zane to approve Resolution #3 of 2023 a request to apply for a Local Share Account grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority in the amount of $210,000 .00 to be used to purchase a 2023/2024 Freightliner M2106. Patricia A. Davis, Secretary/Treasurer will be designated to execute all documents and agreements between Dorrance

Township and the Commonwealth Financing Authority to facilitate and assist with obtaining the requested grant. The cost to apply is $100.00. All voted aye.

PUBLIC COMMENT: By citizens and taxpayers of Dorrance, on matters not appearing on this agenda, the Supervisors will be available after the meeting to address questions and concerns by citizens and taxpayers. There were none.

Mr. Gallagher made a motion, seconded by Mr. Zane to adjourn at 7:11 pm. All voted aye.