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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Christmas Shopping Trip To Erie


Saturday, August 28, 2010

Pleasant Street Fall Fest

Labor Day Weekend At Sinnemahoning Sstate Park

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Friday, August 27, 2010

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Approved Minutes of Potter County Commissioners Meeting on August 13, 2010

~ Approved Minutes ~

POTTER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING

August 13, 2010

CALL TO ORDER

The regular meeting of the Potter County Commissioners was called to order at

11:04 a.m., Friday, August 13, 2010 in the Commissioners Conference Room. Present: Commissioners Doug Morley and Paul Heimel, Chief Clerk Todd Brown, Recording Secretary Lucinda Weakland, guests Anne Nelson, Rich Neefe, Carrie Nelson and Sue Williams; members of the media Kim Hoak and Gerri Miller.

MOMENT OF SILENCE

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

Commissioner Doug Morley, present; Commissioner Susan Kefover, absent; Commissioner Paul Heimel, present; Chief Clerk Todd Brown, present; Recording Secretary Lucinda Weakland, present.

PUBLIC COMMENT

There was none.

MINUTES – 7/29/10

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve as presented. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS

· SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT/SIGNATURE AUTHORIZATION – For Department of Emergency Services Director John Hetrick to sign on behalf of the county a Settlement Agreement with Cordia Communications Corporation, My Tel Co., Inc., and Northstar Telecom, Inc. for delinquent 911 fees.

Commissioner Morley noted that the agreement had been reviewed by County Solicitor D. Bruce Cahilly.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

· MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) – Between Potter County and Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to acknowledge participation in the Section 340B discount prescription drug program by CCMH.

Commissioner Morley explained that this is an initiative that Commissioner Susan Kefover has been working on with CCMH that will benefit all county residents. He further noted that it would be communicated to the local drug stores before implementation to insure that everyone understands how it works.

There were additional questions and some discussion to clarify the purpose of the MOU and the county’s role and responsibility. It was concluded that the county was acknowledging the participation of CCMH in this program as part of their application process.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

· GRANT AGREEMENT – Between Potter County and Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for FY 2010 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) funding in the amount of $247,149.00 which includes:

o $120,000.00 – Genesee Water Line Replacement

o $83,000.00 – Housing Rehabilitation – County Wide

o $44,194.00 - Administration

Commissioner Heimel commended Potter County Redevelopment Authority Director Joe Pagano and his staff for their excellent work in administering the CDBG funding for the county over the years.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

· PCHS CONTRACTS

EARLY INTERVENTION 2009/10 2010/11

Care For Children

Physical Therapy per 15 minutes $31.45 No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

Mary Buzard

Independent Developmental Evaluations/unit $27.55 No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

MENTAL HEALTH

Cassie Benson

Driver/Escort for Transport

Round trip, portal to portal of four hours or less $35.00 No Change

Round trip, portal to portal of four hours or more

Seven days per week, 24 hours per day $60.00 No Change

Use of personal vehicle to reach the location

of PCHS vehicle $.50/mile No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

Judy Mack

Respite $40/day No Change

Mileage $.35/mile No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

The Guidance Center

534 units of service at hourly rate $49.21 No Change

not to exceed annually $26,279 No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

MENTAL RETARDATION

Dickinson Mental Health, Inc.

Non-Waiver Services for Base Consumers

Community Habilitation (2380 – Base) $ 2.42/15 min. No Change

Community Habilitation (2380 – Level 3) $ 7.28/15 min No Change

Companion Services (Level 3) $ 4.16/15 min No Change

Home and Community Habilitation

(Unlicensed – Level 2) $ 4.68/15 min No Change

Home and Community Habilitation

(Unlicensed – Level 3) $ 8.75/15 min No Change

Licensed Day Habilitation, Older Adult

Living Center $ 2.67/15 min No Change

Respite – Licensed Out-of-Home (Basic) $ 4.92/15 min No Change

Respite – Licensed Out-of-Home 24 hours $ 281.87/day No Change

Supported Employment $ 8.84/15 min No Change

Transitional Work Services (Base) $ 2.84/15 min No Change

Transitional Work Services (Level 1) $ 3.42/15 min No Change

Transitional Work Services (Level 2) $ 8.73/15 min No Change

Transportation $ 0.55/mile No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

Erie Homes, Inc.

Non-Waiver Services for Base Consumers

Companion Services (Level 3) $ 4.31/15 min No Change

Home and Community Habilitation

(Unlicensed – Level 2) $ 4.78/15 min No Change

Home and Community Habilitation

(Unlicensed – Level 3) $ 5.53/15 min No Change

Home and Community Habilitation

(Unlicensed – Level 3 Enhanced) $ 7.48/15 min No Change

Respite – In Home 15 min. (level 2) $ 5.39/15 min No Change

Respite – In Home 24 hours (Level 2) $ 251.02/Day No Change

Respite – In Home 24 hours (Level 3) $ 306.70/Day No Change

Respite – Licensed Out-of-Home 24 hours

(Level 3) $ 321.18/Day No Change

Respite Unlicensed Out-of-Home 24 hours

(Level 2) $ 155.88/Day No Change

Respite Unlicensed Out-of-Home 24 Hours

(Level 3) $ 311.75/Day No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

Laurel Health Community Support Services

QMRP Independent Evaluations

Per evaluation for Level of Care for

Waiver Services under MR $150.00 No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011

Arc of Crawford County

Agency With Choice

Administrative Fee per month, per

Consumer for the processing of claims

For said consumer $125.00 No Change

July 1, 2010 to June 30, 20111

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

TRAINING REQUESTS

· John Hetrick, Glenn Dunn (DES) – PA Emergency Management Conference, September 11-15, 2010, Lancaster, Pa. Request for meals ($400.00) and mileage ($436.50) expenses only. Lodging and training provided by PEMA.

Purpose: Training required by PEMA to maintain current information/certification relating to the Emergency Management Agency.

· Glenn Dunn (DES) – EMS Conference, September 15-18, 2010, Lancaster, Pa. Request for meals ($160.00), mileage, lodging ($550.56) and registration fee ($350.00) expenses.

Purpose: Training to maintain certification, updates and emergency preparedness topics for Emergency Management Agency.

· James Collins (Sheriff’s Office) – Recertification Training, September 27-29, 2010, Williamsport, Pa. Request for meals, mileage and lodging ($152.60) expenses. Registration fee is paid by Sheriffs Association.

Purpose: Required certification for Deputy Sheriffs



· William Steele (Sheriff’s Office) – Recertification Training, September 15-17, 2010, Williamsport, Pa. Request for meals, mileage and lodging ($152.60) expenses. Registration fee is paid by Sheriffs Association.

Purpose: Required certification for Deputy Sheriffs

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

· Notification of expenses: Kevin Dusenbury, George Locke (Coroner) – 2010 Annual PA State Coroners Association Conference/Seminar, September 20-24, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pa. for conference registration fee only ($600.00 each), seminar registration ($150.00 each), meals, mileage and lodging ($447.00 each). Expenses to be paid from Act 122 funding.

Purpose: Conference and mandatory continuing education – 8 hours

No action is required.

PERSONNEL

· HIRING –Garth Clark as full-time Housekeeper, Class I effective August 16, 2010 subject to a 10-day qualifying period per the union contract.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

· HIRING – Sheriff Ken Sauley recommends the hiring of Mark A. Remy as part-time Security Guard, Class I, effective August 16, 2010.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

· RETIREMENT – Connie Bock has submitted her letter of intent to retire effective August 10, 2010 as PCHS County Caseworker/Supports Coordinator. Mrs. Bock has served the county since August 1998.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

· RESIGNATION – Ellen Shinn as Grants and Resource Director for Potter County Human Services effective November 12, 2010. Ms. Shinn has served the county for over 25 years.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

CHIEF CLERK REPORT

· Applications for County Liquid Fuels Tax Funds for county aid as follows:

    • Homer Township - $1,789.21
    • Abbott Township - $2,416.61

Chief Clerk Todd Brown recommended approval of these applications.

The county has received applications for 54.94% of the 2010 Liquid Fuels funds allocated.

Commissioner Heimel asked Chief Clerk Brown about the percentage in terms of meeting the goal of 100% by the end of the year. Chief Clerk Brown responded that this consistent with previous years and local municipalities are encouraged to submit their applications before year-end.

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

Commissioner Heimel handed out copies of the Natural Gas Taskforce newsletter and noted that it is now available online via the county website.

Commissioner Morley discussed the recent County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) annual conference. He noted that there are major concerns related to transportation infrastructure upgrade costs and the state budget shortfall. He further noted that for the first time in CCAP’s history, the ongoing care of veterans, particularly those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, was a major topic of discussion.

BILLS

Potter County Human Services

PAYROLL CHECKS - Check #'s 3351-3358

$5,455.35

PAYROLL AUTOMATIC DEPOSITS

$49,209.17

PAYROLL CHRISTMAS CLUB DEPOSITS

$1,735.00

PAYROLL TAX TRANSFERS(EFTPS)

$19,249.73

STATE TAX WITHHOLDINGS (ETIDES)

$2,492.27

PASCDU

$232.44

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CHECKS - Check #’s 35755-35879 - 08/12

$124,425.90

Benefits transfer (8/04,8/10)

$4,809.89

Total Checks Written

$207,609.75

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

Potter County Courthouse

Fund #

Fund Description

Check #'s

Voided Check #'s

Voided Check Amt

Total

10

Payroll Checks

81001 - 81051

$30,243.33

10

Payroll - Direct Deposit

9005714 - 9005783

$52,758.99

10

General Fund - Accounts Payable

99414 - 99521

99520

$45.95

$136,218.32

10

General Fund - A/P Manual Checks

908131081 908131085

$116,725.63

11

Local Emergency Planning

1664 - 1667

$1,237.74

12

911 Wired

3542 - 3545

$11,566.29

14

Liquid Fuels

1172

$2,630.55

16

911 Wireless

1572 - 1576

$29,677.29

18

Automation Fund (Civil)

99522 - 99523

$6,991.37

24

Improvement Fund

99524

$949.00

34

V.O.J.O.

99525

$28.04

35

Victim Services/RASA

99526 - 99529

$211.16

36

Citizens Corp.

99530 - 99531

$3,254.30

38

Divorce Fund

99532 - 99533

$1,806.42

60

Hotel Excise Tax Fund

99534 - 99535

$20,247.88

62

DEP Stormwater

99536

$450.76

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to approve. Commissioner Morley seconded. Roll call: Commissioner Morley, yes; Commissioner Heimel, yes;

Next Meeting: August 26, 2010

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Heimel made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Morley seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 11:25 a.m.

Prepared by Lucinda Weakland