Council Report January 2020

by Marty O’Toole

The Reorganization and Regular meeting was called to order.

The Honorable Jim Stover, Mayor opened the meeting by swearing in the newly elected council members: Barb Becker, Chad Green, Jay Lear, Dave Rob, Steve Tassaro, then Jonathan Glance.

Steve Tassaro will remain as Council President with Dave Robb acting as Vice President, Dorothy Falk was reappointed as Secretary/Treasurer/Office of Tax Collector and Jordan Tax Service was reappointed as Tax Collector. Hosack, Specht,Muetzel & Wood was reappointed as Auditor, Lennon, Smith and Souleret Engineering reappointed as Engineer and Dan Conlin of Tucker Arensberg was reappointed as Solicitor.

Council Committees and Council representative seats were filled. The official Boro website, will be updated to reflect all of the new appointments and Council committees. Please visit the website then Bookmark for easy future reference.

Citizens Forum – Nate Prepelka, outgoing Council member, acknowledged the other members for their efforts and Dorothy Falk in particular for her expertise. On behalf of the community, a big Thanks to Nate for his 8 years of public service.

 Secretary/Treasurer Report – The amount budgeted to repair the retaining wall along the tennis court was increased to more accurately reflect the costs of required material. All other outstanding bills were approved.

Engineers Report – Angora Road repairs have been completed under budget and to the satisfaction of the Boro engineer.

Old Business – There was discussion on the best way to approach the landslide on the Edgecliff Road pathway leading to Club Road. It was decided that this is a community asset worthy of the Boro to maintain. A motion was subsequently approved to move forward with a survey of the existing pathway before any plan for remediation can be considered.

New Business – A search is on for a new  Code Enforcement officer as the previous company has decided  to no longer offer code enforcement as a service. Three companies have been identified as viable replacements with a final decision being made as soon as possible to prevent any interruption to the building permits that have already been issued.

The next meeting is scheduled for February 10 at 7:00 PM.