By Alice Harris
The July 3 meeting opened with guest William Heh issuing complaints that the Southwest Regional Police has not responded to his calls for help in ongoing issues with neighbors including threats to his life. Council and Solicitor Makel will address this situation immediately.
Guest Tim Jansante inquired again on the unpaved David Dr. situation where he resides. Council was also informed that the developer has been using the area as a dumpsite. Solicitor Makel will look into these issues. Councilmen Roy Larimer and Ken Yankowsky will also meet with him in hopes to get this issue resolved.
Guest Mary Rados inquired about the demolition of the Marvin Taylor property. Notices have been sent and it is hoped the demolition will be completed by mid August. Low bid for the Marvin Taylor property demolition is Carlisle Excavating.
Solicitor Makel opened sealed bids for the 2012 paving project. Low bidder Morgan Excavating was awarded the job subject to calculations that their bid is correct.
For properties lacking upkeep and in violation of Borough ordinances, owners will be given 7 days to clean up before cited and taken to the magistrate. Owners of properties are responsible for their upkeep. For complaints or problems with trash pick-up contact Mark Russo (Waste Management) at 724-350-6734.
2012 School taxes will be at the rate of 2.7 mils. A total of $73.26 was collected from parking meters for the month. Extending hours for the Code Officer to 5 hours/week through September was approved.
Beginning in 2013, Bentleyville will be changed from the constituency of Rep. Brandon Neumann to that of Rep. Peter Daley.
Last Updated on Monday, 30 July 2012 19:58