DRAFT January 3 2022 Council Reorg minutes

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The reorganization meeting of the Riegelsville Borough Council was called to order on January 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Gregory Stokes.  Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken.  PRESENT:  Thomas E Stinnett, Ed Bartosiewicz, Kate Brandes, Gary Chase, Rodney Scott, Sherry Masteller and Tammy Macaluso.

3 Borough Residents present.

Mayor Stokes issued the oath of office for newly elected Council Members, Ed Bartosiewicz, Kate Brandes and Rodney Scott.

            Mayor Stokes issued the oath of office to newly appointed Council Member, Gary Chase.

            Mayor Stokes issued the oath of office for newly elected Tax Collector, Tammy Macaluso.

 

Mayor Stokes asked for nominations for President of Council.  R. Scott motioned to appoint T. Stinnett as President of Council.  E. Bartosiewicz seconded.  Unanimous.

Mayor Stokes asked for nominations for Vice President of Council.  E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint Rodney Scott as Vice President of Council.  K. Brandes seconded.   Unanimous.

Mayor Stokes asked for nominations for President Pro Tempore.  E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint K. Brandes as President Pro Tempore. T. Stinnett seconded. Unanimous.

Mayor Stokes turned the chair over to President T. Stinnett.

T. Stinnett read each appointment:

Borough Secretary– Sherry Masteller, R. Scott motioned to appoint.  K. Brandes seconded.   Unanimous

Borough Treasurer- Tammy Macaluso, E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint.  R. Scott seconded.   Unanimous

Public Works Supervisor- Matt Brady, R. Scott motioned to appoint.  E. Bartosiewicz seconded.   Unanimous

Depositories – Penn Community Bank &

PA Local Government Investment Trust, K. Brandes motioned to appoint.  G. Chase seconded.   Unanimous

Auditor – Zelenkofske Axelrod LLC, R. Scott motioned to appoint.  E. Bartosiewicz seconded.   Unanimous

Solicitor – Eastburn & Gray, K. Brandes motioned to appoint.  G. Chase seconded.   Unanimous

Engineer – Cowan Associates, Inc. E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint.  G. Chase seconded.   Unanimous

Water System Operator – Private Utility Enterprises, Inc. R. Scott motioned to appoint.  K. Brandes seconded.   Unanimous

Zoning Office/Building Inspector – Keystone Municipal Services, E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint G. Chase seconded.   Unanimous

Ordinance Enforcement Official – August Groller, E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint.  G. Chase seconded.   Unanimous

Vacancy Board Chairperson –Allen Madnick, E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint.  G. Chase seconded.   Unanimous

Tax Collection Committee (TCC) delegates-

Primary voting delegate: Thomas Stinnett

First alternate:   Edward Bartosiewicz

Second alternate: Gary Chase

R. Scott motioned for the above appointments. K. Brandes seconded. Unanimous.

 Boards:

T. Stinnett read Zoning Board 3 year seats reappointments.

Dirk Odhner

Michael Walsh-Alternate

Approval of Resolution R-01-2022 “Reappoint Dirk Odhner and Michael Walsh (Alt.) as members of the Zoning Hearing Board”. E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint.  R. Scott seconded.   Unanimous

T. Stinnett read Planning Commission- 4 year seat reappointments.

Thomas Stinnett

Damian Newton

E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint. K. Brandes seconded. Unanimous

T. Stinnett read Library Board of Trustees:

Beth Banko

Ken Banko-President

Marshal Miller-Secretary

Charles (Terry) Fritz-Treasurer

Margaret Fritz-Vice President

David Oleksa

James Bunting

E. Bartosiewicz motioned to appoint. G. Chase seconded. Unanimous

T. Stinnett read Recreation Board-4 year seat

Dirk Odhner-2022

Sherry Masteller-2022

Rodney Scott-2022

Ed Bartosiewicz-2022

Tom Speicher-2023

Marie Knecht-2023

K. Brandes motioned to appoint. G. Chase seconded. Unanimous

T. Stinnett read BOCA Board of Appeals- 5 year seat

Edward Norman Jr. 2026

Glenn Hissim 2026

Michael Craig 2022

Greg Ort-Alternate 2022

R. Scott motioned to reappoint. G. Chase seconded. Unanimous

T. Stinnett read Emergency Management Team:

Frank Preedy-Coordinator

Jason Anderson-Deputy

E. Bartosiewicz motioned to reappoint. G. Chase seconded. Unanimous

E. Bartosiewicz motioned to adopt the current Borough Bylaws from 1994. G. Chase seconded. Unanimous.  T. Stinnett stated that Council is updating the 1994 Bylaws.

T. Stinnett stated that the Chair of the Committees will be as follows:

Streets & Properties- Ed Bartosiewicz

Finance-Gary Chase

Community Affairs-Kate Brandes

Utilities-Rodney Scott

 

Adjourned 7:16pm

 

Borough Council Meeting: January 12, 2022 7pm

 

Sherry Masteller,

Borough Secretary

 

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