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SPECIAL MEETING

DECEMBER 30, 2014

A special meeting of the Jefferson Township Board of Supervisors was held on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at noon in the Jefferson Township Municipal Bldg., 487 Cortez Rd., Jefferson Township, PA 18436.

Call to Order: Meeting was called to order at noon by Chairman, Lester L. Butler, Jr.

Roll Call: Lester L. Butler, Jr., John H. Patterson, Jr., Attorney Donald P. Dolan, Coleen Watt, Paul T. Thomas was absent.

Public Comment on Agenda Items: None

Ordinances and Resolutions: Resolution 2014-14

BE IT RESOLVED AND ENACTED by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Jefferson, County of Lackawanna, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, that a tax be and the same is hereby levied on all real property within the Township made taxable for township purposes, as ascertained by the last adjusted valuation for Lackawanna County purposes, for the fiscal year 2015 for the purposes and rates set forth as follows:

An annual tax for general purposes, at a rate of 13mills or the sum of one dollar and thirty cents (1.30) on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real property within the township by the county; and

An annual tax for the Township to make appropriations to the Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Company at the rate of 1.5mills or the sum of fifteen cents (.15) on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real property within the Township by the County.

An annual tax for the Township to make appropriations to the Jefferson Township Volunteer Ambulance Corporation at the rate of .5 mills or the sum of five cents (.05) on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real property within the Township by the County.

For a total annual tax at the rate of 15 mills or the sum of one dollar and 10 cents (1.50) on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real property within the township by the county.

The Earned Income Tax for Jefferson Township pursuant to the Local Tax Enabling Act shall remain at one half of one percent of earned income for the fiscal year 2015.

Discount Period 2% Penalty Period 10%

A motion was made by John H. Patterson, Jr. second by Lester L. Butler, Jr. to adopt Resolution 2014-14. Aye carried.

A motion was made by John H. Patterson, Jr. second by Lester L. Butler, Jr. to adopt the 2015 Budget. Aye carried.

A motion was made by John H. Patterson, Jr. second by Lester L. Butler, Jr. to appoint Murphy, Dougherty and Company to perform the 2015 audit. Aye carried.

A motion was made by John H. Patterson, Jr. second by Lester L. Butler, Jr. to approve a final draw down in the amount of $10,000.00 for Olde Grove Estates. Final request was reviewed and approved by Township Engineer. Aye carried.

Public Comment: There was no public in attendance.

There being no further business a motion was made by John H. Patterson, Jr. second by Lester L. Butler, Jr. the meeting adjourned.

Meeting Adjourned 12:05 p.m. _______________________________

Coleen Watt, Secretary