Draft June 2 2021 Streets & Properties meeting minutes

Streets/Properties Committee

Council Chairperson – Ed Bartosiewicz

DRAFT June 2, 2021


Ed Bartosiewicz called the Streets & Properties Zoom meeting to order at 7:00 pm on June 2, 2021. We are recording this Zoom meeting.  If anyone makes inappropriate comments, tries to sell something, is attacking someone, etc. you will be removed from this meeting.

Members Present: Ed Bartosiewicz, Ann P Moyer, Rodney Scott and Tom Stinnett.

Others Present, Mayor Stokes and Sherry Masteller-Borough Secretary.

Comments from Citizens:   Please state your name, you have maximum 3 minutes to speak.

2- Borough residents present.


Borough Building Front Porch/Steps- E. Bartosiewicz reported no update at this time. A. Moyer asked for clarification on this. Ed reported that 2 contractors looked at the repairs for the front porch and we only received one quote back. The steps also need to be replaced or repaired too. Ann thought it was the railing out front that was never replaced.

Borough Building Down Spout- E. Bartosiewicz reported no update at this time.

Keystone Library Grant Renovation update- The roofing was fixed and that should complete the project.

Sherry contacted Charles, Cowan associates to see when the final paperwork is coming to Council. Charles is waiting on the certified copies and then the Council will receive them for final payment.

Durham Road/Small parking lot update- Sherry gave Todd Myers, Cowan associates a reminder on Tuesday June 1, 2021.

Spring cold patching Borough Roads update: Sherry reported additional Cold patch was needed now they will continue.

Durham Road Signage issue: Borough office received an email with a concern from Borough Resident about the visibility of the speed bump sign. The “Wrong Way sign” facing south is hiding (from a distance) some of the “Speed Bump” sign.  Council discussed this, Rodney put a picture on Zoom/camera to see too.  Council didn’t see that it was blocking the speed bump sign plus there is one on the other side of the street too.

Council suggested to have the lines painted, Sherry thinks they are already on the schedule to be done.

Bamboo discussion:  Council discussed the bamboo at 719 Easton Road and the Bamboo Ordinance.

During the weeding of the Borough property next to 719 Easton Road there was bamboo growing on the Borough property even with the barrier. The new owners did receive the Ordinance. Council suggested to Sherry to send a letter and another copy of the Ordinance to explain what needs to happen to fix this problem.

Salt Consortium: The Borough joins with the BC Consortium to participate with the yearly salt bid process. Council would like to continue. Sherry will email the 2021- 2022 Consortium Rock Salt Joint Bid request form to the administrator.  The Borough’s estimated tonnage for the 2021-2022 season is 150.

Meeting adjourned 7:18 pm


Next Streets/Properties meeting will be held on July 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

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