President Thomas E. Stinnett called the special meeting of the Riegelsville Borough Council to order at 7:00 pm March 30, 2023. If anyone makes inappropriate comments, tries to sell something, is attacking someone, etc. you will be removed from this meeting.
The Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call: PRESENT: Thomas Stinnett, Ed Bartosiewicz, Gary Chase, Rodney Scott. Others present: 28 Borough residents.
T. Stinnett, Council President has a copy of the Special meeting ad that was in the Express Times March 28, 2023, and on lehighvalleylive.com.
T.Stinnett, Council President: Tonight’s Borough Council will vote to appoint by Resolution R-03-23 A new Borough Mayor. T. Stinnett stated the Borough office received four letters of intent for the mayor position. If the 4 applicants would like to speak you can. T. Stinnett introduced Viana Boenzli, Patrick Johnsen, Irene Dominique, and they each spoke, and when Robert Ryan was asked, he rescinded his submittal for Mayor since he is running for Borough Council.
T.Stinnett stated at 7:12pm the Council was going to have a short executive session to discuss but not decide upon a candidate. The Council came back to the meeting room at 7:17pm. T. Stinnett thanked all the applicants and the Borough residents for coming to this special meeting.
R.Scott motioned to appoint Viana Boenzli by Resolution as Borough Mayor; M. Pulsinelli seconded. Unanimous.
T. Stinnett stated that Viana would need to go to Judge Gambardella to be sworn in.
Meeting adjourned 7:20 pm