NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP SYCAMORE STREET COMMITTEE

A Reconstruction Project of Newtown Township

100 MUNICIPAL DRIVE

NEWTOWN, PA

 TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2001

8:00 PM


Minutes of 6-12-01: Mr. Merjeski moved to approve the minutes, the motion was seconded by Mr. Burns.  Passed unanimously


The Sycamore Street Committee met on Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in the Newtown Township Municipal Building at 8:00 p.m.  In attendance were Chairman Vince Lombardi, Vice Chairman Frank Tyrol, Members Joe Merjeski, Jerry De Young, Roger M. Taylor and Cathy Fink.  Jeffrey L’Amoreaux, Township Engineer was also in attendance.

CALL TO ORDER:

The meeting was called to order at 8:05 p.m.

MINUTES OF 4-10-01:   

Joe Merjeski moved to approve the minutes of 4/10/01 with three corrections.  Under list of attendants Frank Tyrol is the Vice Chairman not Joe Merjeski. Under Subcommittee and Liaison Reports, Frank Tyrol asked Mr. Lombardi if the notices were sent to the residents and business owners on Sycamore Street regarding the construction phases scheduled.  Under General Discussion – Signs advising that the road will be open at night during the construction phase.  Jerry De Young seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS:

a.         Traffic & Safety:   None

b.         Planning Commission:   None

c.         Grants:   None

d.                  Community Relations:   None 

CORRESPONDENCE: 

Review of correspondence from McMahon re: Addendum #3.  This addendum is to request supplemental fees to the original contract to include additional survey work requested by PECO Energy Gas.  The scope of the additional work as well as the fee are as follows:

            Proposed Curb Line Stakeout

Fee for additional service - $5,460.00                                                                                                      

A motion to approve request was made by Vince Lombardi, which was seconded by Joe Merjeski.  The motion carried.

Review of correspondence from McMahon re: Addendum #4.  This addendum is to request supplemental fees to the original contract to include additional work as mandated by PennDot at the Step 9-field view meeting on February 13, 2001.  The scope of the additional work as well as the fee are as follows:            

Traffic signal design – Sycamore Street and Durham Road

Fee for additional service - $7,300.00

 A motion to approve request was made by Frank Tyrol, which was seconded by Jerry DeYoung.  The motion carried. 

OLD BUSINESS: 

a.                   Sewer Authority:

Mr. Lombardi indicated that one lateral trap will be moved from the trail area.  Paving will start in June.

There are three repairs to be handled:

1.                  Bill Marsh Ford

2.                  Church by Acme

3.                  Manhole at Township Restaurant

b.                  Newtown Artesian Water Company:

c.                   PECO Gas Division:

Jeffrey L’Amoreaux spoke in reference to McMahon Addendum  #3, which will start in mid August.

NEW BUSINESS:

GENERAL DISCUSSION:

Members discussed keeping a running list of damages due to the  Sycamore Street Construction.  Joe Merjeski volunteered to keep this list.  Jerry De Young brought up the idea of taking a video of pre-construction site.  Will discuss with contractors.

ADJOURNMENT: 

A motion to adjourn was brought forth by Frank Tyrol and seconded by Joe Merjeski.    With no objections, the meeting was adjourned at 9:25 p.m.

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:  

 

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Christy Holley, Recording Secretary