New Auditor Appointed For Delaware Twp.
By: Heather Adams
Pike County Dispatch – Thursday, February 19, 2015
DINGMANS FERRY-John Wells was appointed as Township Auditor at the Delaware Township regular meeting last Wednesday, Feb. 11, replacing Mike Dickerson.
Township Supervisors accepted Dickerson’s resignation during their meeting on Jan. 28. Supervisors Tom Ryan and Jeffrey Scheetz along with Solicitor Tom Farley, had Wells join them for the executive session before the meeting; Supervisor Bob Luciano was not present.
Volunteer Fire Company Update
Delaware Township Volunteer Fire Company President Megan Sykes will be giving a monthly report at the township meetings.
According to Sykes, there were 140 entries for over 3,000 man-hours for the Fire Company in 2014. Last month, the Fire Company had 19 entries for approximately 275 man-hours.
She specified that the man-hours recorded fore house nights as well as calls.
The Supervisors set the date for the Akenac Easter Egg Hunt, March 28 from 1p.m. to 3p.m. Planning of activities and refreshments is still ongoing.
Free Movie Nights at Akenac Park are scheduled for Saturdays July 11 and Aug. 8. The Supervisors have indicated that they want to focus on fewer, higher quality films this year.
In Other Business
The Supervisors approved the sale of Pike Count Repository Lot 11ABCD BLK W-804 Sec 8 for $1,361.99 to Lediny Martinez. At the Jan. 28 meeting, they approved the sale of Repository Lot 52 ABC BLK B-97 Sec 13 for $1,500 to Susan Hagens.
During that meeting, they also approved a lot line adjustment on Milford Road for the Hotalen/Snyder property and a lot improvement for Hazelton/Gallo property as recommended by the Planning Commission.
Advertising for part-time seasonal staff, including lifeguards, maintenance, and road crew, was approved.
The next regular Delaware Township meeting will be held at 6p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Township Building located at 116 Wilson Hill Rd in Dingmans Ferry. Public workshops start at 5p.m.