CASTLE SHANNON BOROUGH
Bid Openings: Mr. Hartswick presented a bid through the SHACOG Purchasing Alliance for rock salt from North American Salt Company. Mr. Coffey motioned to award the bid to North American Salt Company; Ms. Kovach seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Public Hearings: Nothing to report.
Civil Service Commission: Nothing to report.
Real Estate Tax Collectors Report: Ms. Torris reported August collections of $7,329.53 leaving a balance due of $80,922.36.
Council Committee Reports:
Building and Grounds: Ms. Kovach stated the borough engineer will forward the final modifications to the Hamilton Park Phase II Options. The equipment will be ordered promptly to utilize the grant funding. Mr. Coffey questioned where the half basketball court would be placed and stated the borough needs a full court. Ms. Kovach answered the placement would be adjacent to the middle level pavilion. The half court was chosen since the full basketball court cost would be $123,000.00. Mr. Cheberenchick commended Ms. Kovach on the park renovations.
Finance: Mr. Cheberenchick motioned to ratify the August Treasurer's report; Ms. Carlucci seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Library: Ms. O'Malley stated the parking lot paving will be delayed until next year due to the conduit installation.
Planning and Codes: - Mr. Ross discussed the Sleepy Hollow property inspections. A photographic log has been compiled and letters are being sent to the property owners.
Public Safety: Mr. Carlucci presented the Fines & Fees Report: District Court Fines-$2,700.22; Parking Citations-$310.00; Report Fees-$135.00; Meter Fines-$260.00; Alarm Fines Received-$650.00; Alarms Billed-$250.00. Police calls - 411.
Public Works: Nothing to report.
Editorial Board: Mr. Zezulewicz announced a deadline for articles of October 6th. Ms. Kovach suggested securing a printing quote from a local company.
MRTSA: Mr. Cheberenchick reported that figures have not been submitted by Mt. Lebanon. At this time, MRTSA has not decided to join the SHRDC center.
Police Pension: Nothing to report.Earned Income Tax Collector's Report: Nothing to report.
Engineer Report: Mr. Hartswick presented a change order for the Sleepy Hollow Construction Project for installation of two storm sewer manholes and relocation of an existing sewer line. Mr. Coffey motioned to authorize the appropriate officials to execute the change order; Mr. Carlucci seconded; Mr. Cheberenchick voted no; all in favor; motion carried.
Manager's Report: Mr. Hartswick presented the 2004 Minimum Municipal Obligations for the police pension and non-uniformed pension plans. Mr. Cheberenchick motioned to accept the MMO's; Ms. Kovach seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Mayor's Report: Mayor Baumgarten announced a Mayors' Association meeting on September 18th with Jim Roddey and Dan Onorato as speakers.
Planning Commission: Nothing to report.
Solicitor: Ms. O'Malley motioned to appoint the Port Authority of Allegheny County and its contractor as agents of the Borough of Castle Shannon for purposes of replacing/installing a concrete storm sewer at its Stage II Light Rail construction site near the corner of Willow Avenue and Castle Shannon Boulevard and further authorizing the appropriate borough officials to execute any and all agreements, authorizations and other documents necessary to complete the replacement/installation of that concrete storm sewer pipe and carry out the purposes of this motion; Mr. Carlucci seconded; all in favor; motion carried.
Keystone Oaks: Nothing to report.
Zoning Hearing Board: Nothing to report.
Other Business: Mr. Zezulewicz recognized Mr. Larry O'Leary, 929 Chestnut Avenue and Mr. Rob Mazzarini, 1429 Blossom Hill. Mr. O'Leary and Mr. Mazzarini are representatives of the Castle Shannon Youth Association who wanted to discuss the installation of dug outs at Hamilton Field. Mr. Zezulewicz stated that plans need to be submitted to the borough for approval. Mr. O'Leary questioned if the installation could be completed by volunteers. Mr. Zezulewicz agreed and requested that all work be coordinated with Dave Ross for structural codes and esthetic appearance. Mr. Zezulewicz also suggested that a meeting with the 2004 CSYA board and borough council should be scheduled to discuss the next year.
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