CASTLE SHANNON BOROUGH
Bid Openings: Nothing to report.
Public Hearings: Nothing to report.
Civil Service Commission: Nothing to report.
Real Estate Tax Collectors Report: Ms. Torris reported a balance due of $103,595.72 including delinquent charges. Mr. Carlucci motioned to exonerate the tax collector for the 2002 delinquent taxes; Ms. Kovach seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Council Committee Reports:
Finance: Nothing to report.
Library: Ms. Kovach commended the library on their various activities for residents.
Planning and Codes: Nothing to report.
Public Safety: Chief Lane reported that Officer William Kress is on duty and has passed all police candidate testing.
Public Works: Mr. Coffey commended the public works' department on their diligence with the snow removal on borough streets and noted one truck is in the shop for repairs. Mr. Hartswick discussed problems with the salt delivery, and reported the sixth truck will be back on the road by the end of the week.
Editorial Board: Nothing to report.
MRTSA: Mayor Baumgarten reported that the board of directors adopted at deficit budget of $14,000. MRTSA is considering joining the county 911 system and discussed the ramifications of that action. Mr. Hartswick added a joint meeting is scheduled next month for the MRTSA board and the community representatives.
Police Pension: Nothing to report.Earned Income Tax Collector's Report: Distribution Analysis: EIT-$14,646.20; OPT-$340.57.
Engineer Report: Mr. Hartswick presented Change Order No. 8 for the Sanitary and Storm Sewer Improvements Phase III project adjusting the contract price based on in-placement measurements. Mr. Kirk motioned to authorize the appropriate officials to execute the change order; Ms. O'Malley seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Manager's Report: Mr. Hartswick requested final approval for the Inverso plan of lots for thirteen single-family homes off Waverly Street and presented Resolution #481 for plan revision and new land development. Mr. Kovach motioned to adopt Resolution 481 and accept the planning commission's recommendations; Mr. Coffey seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Mayor Baumgarten received a letter commending Officer Thomas Yonek for assistance with a contractor.
Planning Commission: Ms. O'Malley motioned to officially accept the resignation of Joseph Cordier; Mr. Kirk seconded; all in favor; motion carried. Mr. Hartswick will prepare an advertisement for the Post Gazette, and Mr. Zezulewicz requested the local newspapers advertise the vacancy.
Keystone Oaks: Nothing to report.
Zoning Hearing Board: Nothing to report.
Other Business: Mr. Kirk discussed parking concerns on Bockstoce Avenue.
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