Minutes – 01-18-2023

JANUARY 18, 2023
The regular meeting of the Williamsport Parking Authority was held on January 18,
2023 pursuant to legal notice. The meeting was held in the Authority’s office at 270 West Third
Street, Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The meeting was brought to order by the Chairman at 5:15
p.m. Members of the Authority in attendance were Dr. Anthony Cipolla (by telephone), Jared
Kinley and Ned Roush. Others in attendance were Dave Kish (WPA), Nicole Farr (RVTA), Bethany
Jones (RVTA), Todd Wright (RVTA) and Scott T. Williams (Solicitor).
The Chairman asked the Authority members if they had had the opportunity to review the
Minutes of the meeting of December 14, 2022. Dr. Cipolla made a motion to approve the Minutes as
written. The motion was seconded by Mr. Roush and passed by unanimous vote.
Mr. Wright presented the financial update for the period from January 1, 2022 through
December 31, 2022. He indicated that revenue in 2022 was slightly under budget and that expenses
were slightly over budget. The Woodlands Bank accounts have balances totaling Three Hundred
Eighty-Six Thousand Nine Hundred Fourteen and 00/100 Dollars
($386,914.00). There is debt with the Woodlands mortgage and bond in the amount of Four
Million Four Hundred Ninety-Two Thousand Eight Hundred Sixty-Five ($4,492,865.00). Mr. Wright
reported that RVT is being audited back to 2015 which would include some of the financial
arrangements between the Authority and RVT. Ms. Farr indicated that she did not have any checks to
approve at this time. Mr. Kinley made a motion to approve the financial report. Mr. Roush seconded
the motion and it passed by unanimous vote.
Mr. Kish reported on the status of mobile payments. He indicated that he does not have all of
the information that he is waiting for in order to complete his report. The mobile payments involve a
payment app for both on street and lot parking. Mr. Kish noted that no additional equipment will be
needed for this application.
Dr. Cipolla asked if there was anything new on the County’s request for parking. Mr. Wright
reported that there was no update. Mr. Wright did indicate that 25 temporary spaces at Church Streed
had been provided to the County.
Mr. Wright presented the 2023 budget. The proposed budget shows proposed revenue and
expenses of Nine Hundred Seventy-One Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 Dollars
($971,500.00) each. This is approximately a 1% increase from 2022. After some review, Dr. Cipolla
made a motion to approve the 2023 budget as presented. The motion was seconded by Mr. Kinley
and passed by unanimous vote.
Mr. Kish presented quotes for a new copier for the Authority. The quotes were for a Cannon
copier and a Ricoh copier. He noted that the prices indicated on the presentations were costars
pricing. After some discussion about the need for the copier and the comparison of the quotes, Mr.
Kinley made a motion to lease the Ricoh copier for 36 months at Two Hundred Eleven and 54/100
Dollars ($211.54) per month. The motion was seconded by Mr. Roush and passed by unanimous
Mr. Wright reported that City Police are parking at meters on Third Street across from the
Trade and Transit Building. He advised the Authority that he was finding a new place for them to
park and was planning on allowing them to use bus stop bays which are presently unused.
Mr. Kish passed out State Ethics forms to the Authority Members to be completed and returned. He
also advised the Authority of a request for a ticket expungement that had not been granted.
There being no further business to come before the Authority, the meeting was adjourned at
5:47 p.m.





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