Friday, March 22, 2019

Mahanoy City Borough Council Meeting Notes - 03/12/2019

Mahanoy City Borough Council Meeting Notes from March 12, 2019


The meeting was opened by Council President Thom Maziekas with the floor being open for public comment. No comments were made.

Another resident had another issue with a neighbor putting out their garbage near her kitchen window and it smelled.  The borough code enforcement officer Bill Killian responded that the person responsible has already been sent a "notice of violation".

A reading and approval of last month's meeting minutes were motioned and seconded.

All reports from borough officers were approved.

The council accepted bids for two borough trucks
 - A 2006 Chevy 3500 Dump Truck for $2,550.00 to Kevin Huber, of New Tripoli
 - A 1985 International Dump Truck for $625.00 to Michael Edmiston, of Woodbury

A motion was made and approved to hire Mark Wiekrykas as part-time Chief of Police.  With a vote of 4-1, the motion passed.

Councilman Thomas McCabe was the lone "no" vote with Councilman Kline and Councilman Flamini not present.

A motion was made to appoint the Borough Manager, Cindy Soley as temporary secretary during the secretary's absence.  The motion was approved

A motion was made and approved to adopt resolution 2019-3 authoring the adoption of an emergency vehicle police applicable to all drivers/operators of borough vehicles owned, partially owned and/or insure by the Borough of Mahanoy City.  The motion was approved.

A motion was made to accept a Repository Bid Requests for 1315 E Mahanoy Street; Owner Catherine Garon; bidder is Lee Williams with a bid of $1,304.00.  The motion was approved.

A motion was made to accept 3 Handicap applications.  The motion was approved.

Vice President Burke read a letter from the Girardville St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Requesting Police the day of the parade.  The motion was approved.

The Good American Hose also submitted letters to hold their annual Bazaar and Food Truck Festivals.  Both motions were approved.

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