CASTLE SHANNON BOROUGH
Bid Openings: T. Hartswick reported the Fire Hall Grinder Pump bid opening on February 6th had six bidders. Mr. Carlucci motioned to award the bid to low bidder - Lia Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. - $15,100.00 subject to review by the borough solicitor; Ms. O'Malley seconded; all in favor; motion carried. Mr. Cheberenchick questioned if the pump would require well maintenance; K. Brett answered yes.
Public Hearings: Nothing to report.
Civil Service Commission: Nothing to report.
Real Estate Tax Collectors Report: Ms. Torris reported a balance of $58,789.57; delinquent list is $90,000 with the difference contributed to the county change orders. Borough real estate tax bills are mailed. Ms. Torris reported two residents have voluntarily submitted information that they are not eligible for Act 77 this year. David Ross will investigate several properties in which the tax bills were returned.
Council Committee Reports:
Building and Grounds: Nothing to report.
Finance: Mr. Cheberenchick motioned to ratify the Treasurer's Report for January 2003; Mr. Kirk seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Library: Nothing to report.
Planning and Codes: Nothing to report.
Public Safety: District Court Fines-$2,696.16; Parking Citations-$380.00; Report Fees-$165.00; Meter Fines-$120.00; Alarm Fines Received-$1,500.00; Special Services-$2,010.10; Ambulance calls-63; Police calls-405.
Public Works: Nothing to report.
Editorial Board: Nothing to report.
MRTSA: Nothing to report.
Police Pension: Mr. Hartswick announced a meeting March 3rd at 7:00 p.m. with PNC Advisors and Mockenhaupt Associates.Earned Income Tax Collector's Report: Nothing to report.
Engineer Report: Nothing to report.
Manager's Report: Mr. Cheberenchick motioned to authorize the appropriate officials to enter into an agreement with Lennon, Smith, Souleret engineering for the 2003 Liquid Fuels Roadway Improvements and 2003 General Capital Fund Road Improvements; Ms. O'Malley seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Mayor's Report: Nothing to report.
Keystone Oaks: Mr. Kirk will attend the next board meeting to inquire as to the sale of property for a public works garage where the current bus company garage is located.
Zoning Hearing Board: Nothing to report.
Other Business: Ms. O'Malley stated traffic routing at the intersection of Baldwin Street & Willow Avenue by the trolley crossing needs addressed.
Mr. Carlucci questioned if the Port Authority contractor had been contacted to assist in road repairs on Willow Avenue. Mr. Hartswick replied the contractor has not responded. Mayor Baumgarten added the sidewalk was damaged when the fireplug was installed.
Mr. Kirk reported parking on Willow Avenue is extremely congested. Chief Lane said PAT would not widen the roadway during construction.
Mr. Kirk described a pothole on Hoodridge by St. Annes Church entrance that requires filling. Mr. Hartswick will contact Public Works.
Mr. Kirk motioned to adjourn; Mr. Cheberenchick seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Approved as presented this 24th day of February 2003.
Castle Shannon Library
Planning & Codes