Friday, March 22, 2019

Ashland Borough Council Meeting Notes - 03/13/19

Ashland Borough Council Meeting Notes from the March Monthly Meeting held on March 13, 2019.


Vice President Spieles presided over the meeting with President Groody being absent.

The minutes were approved from the previous meeting.

Officer reports and bills and transfers were also approved.

Under business:

A motion was made and approved fees to Portnoff Law for delinquent collections.

A motion was made and approved to hire Tim McGinely(Structural Code) and Brian Maurer (Electrical Inspector) for the borough.

Bids were read from three companies to spend a grant received to install Security Cameras at the borough's Little League field.
 - Bids Received:  American Computer ($3,000, donating time and labor to install), DM2 Securities ($6,950), and IM Construction ($10,065).

Council voted and approved to hire American Computer to install the cameras.

A letter was read from the Ashland Little League requesting to hold their annual opening day parade and events on April 6th, 2019.  The motion was approved.

A letter was read from the American Legion Post 434 to hold their annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 27th, 2019.  Daniel Weikel, Commander of the Legion, also updated the council that the parade will now follow Walnut Street, due to the North Schuylkill Band participating and the traffic on Centre Street.

Weikel also added that the Legion is looking to bring a travelling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Ashland in 2020 with other events planned.

Mayor Walacavage and other council members thanked the volunteers from Ashland, the communities, and businesses that all assisted the day of the Brock Street Fire.

Fire Chief Groody added that the Ashland Fire Department will be installing smoke alarms on Brock, Pine, and Spruce Street in the borough on the morning of March 23, 2019.

A concern was also brought up about asking for more volunteers for the Ashland Fire Police.  The council was concerned about citizens being too close to the scene of the fire on Brock Street. 


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