The recessed meeting of Castle Shannon Borough Council was called to order at 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers of the Castle Shannon Municipal Center, 3310 McRoberts Road, Castle Shannon, PA 15234 by President of Council, Regis J. Zezulewicz, Jr.
The following elected officials were present: Council Members R. Carlucci, M. Cheberenchick, P. Coffey; N. Kovach, J. O'Malley, M. Warhold, R.J. Zezulewicz, Jr., Mayor D. Baumgarten, S. Torris. The following appointed officials were present: D.R. Biondo, Solicitor; T. Hartswick, Borough Manager.
Mr. Zezulewicz requested if there was other business that needed to be discussed before closing the 2005 year. Being none, Mr. Zezulewicz officially closed the continued meeting of December 12, 2005. Mr. Cheberenchick motioned to adjourn; Mr. Carlucci seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Allegheny County District Judge David Barton came forward to swear in the elected officials as follows: Council Members Robert Carlucci, Michael Cheberenchick, Paul Coffey, Michael Warhold, Tax Collector Shirley Torris and Mayor Donald Baumgarten. Judge Barton discussed the fine job that Castle Shannon Borough council does for the community. Council thanked Judge Barton for his assistance.
Mr. Zezulewicz presented the gavel to Mayor Baumgarten to commence the reorganization meeting for 2006.
Mayor Baumgarten declared the next order of business is the election of President of Council for the next two years. Mr. Coffey nominated Regis Zezulewicz. Being no further nominations, Mr. Baumgarten requested the borough manager cast a unanimous vote for Regis Zezulewicz as President of Council.
Mayor Baumgarten announced the office of Vice President of Council for the next two years is open for nominations. Mr. Cheberenchick nominated Nancy Kovach. Being no further nominations, Mayor Baumgarten requested the borough manager cast a unanimous vote for Nancy Kovach as Vice President of Council.
Mr. Zezulewicz officially opened the reorganization meeting of January 4, 2006.
Ms. O'Malley motioned to approve the minutes of December 12, 2005; Ms. Kovach seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Mr. Coffey motioned to appoint Marvin Levin, William Grand and Timothy Swisher for four-year terms on the Planning Commission; Ms. O'Malley seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Mr. Carlucci motioned to appoint Clarence Soles to a three year term on the Zoning Hearing Board; Mr. Cheberenchick seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Ms. Kovach motioned to appoint Eileen O'Malley to a six year term on the Civil Service Commission; Mr. Coffey seconded; Ms. O'Malley abstained; all in favor; motion carried.
Mr. Carlucci motioned to appoint Ellen Engel as representative to the Community Library Board for a two year term; Ms. O'Malley seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Ms. O'Malley motioned to appoint Rick Drozynski for a one year term and William Reffner for a two year term to the PCC Board of Appeals; Mr. Carlucci seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Ms. O'Malley motioned to adopt Resolution 507 appointing Donald Baumgarten as representative to the SHACOG Joint Rate Review Board and Regis Zezulewicz as alternate; Mr. Coffey seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Mr. Carlucci motioned to adopt Resolution 508 appointing Thomas Hartswick as representative to the SHACOG Franchising Authority Board and Loretta Miller as alternate; Mr. Cheberenchick seconded; all in favor; motion carried.