DRAFT Resolution R-04-20

 

DRAFT R-04-20 to be on the May 13, 2020 Council agenda

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF RIEGELSVILLE, BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, EXTENDING THE FACE PERIOD DUE DATE FOR THE PAYMENT OF 2020 REAL ESTATE TAXES AND THE PAYMENT OF 2020 PER CAPITA TAXES TO JULY 30, 2020.

 

WHEREAS, the Governor of Pennsylvania issued a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency on March 6, 2020, pursuant to the Emergency Management Service Code, 35 Pa. C.S. § 7107 et seq., based upon the imminent threat of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic; and

 

WHEREAS, the Governor has ordered, by and through such Proclamation and subsequent actions, the closure of all Pennsylvania schools and non-life-sustaining businesses for an indefinite period; and

 

WHEREAS, the Governor has further urged all governing bodies and executive officers of all political subdivisions affected by this emergency to act as necessary to meet the current exigencies as legally authorized under the Proclamation; and

 

WHEREAS, the County of Bucks issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency through adoption of Resolution on March 13, 2020, and most municipalities within Bucks County have adopted similar Declarations of Disaster Emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, authorizing officials to act as necessary to meet the current exigencies of this emergency; and

 

WHEREAS, in this time of mandatory business closures, widespread unemployment and uncertainty in the financial markets, and the livelihoods of many constituents, residents, and taxpayers in Bucks County have been greatly diminished and are otherwise economically disadvantaged; and

 

WHEREAS, the Local Tax Collection Law, 72 P.S.…

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Update 4/28/20

Updated: 4/28/20 Riegelsville Borough office, Tax Office and Zoning Office will be CLOSED to the public
Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and Governor Wolf’s has extended the “Stay at Home Order” until May 8, 2020
 Riegelsville Borough office, Tax Office and Zoning Office will be CLOSED to the public, effective immediately through MAY 8, 2020. The Borough employees will continue working.  You may call the offices, Fax or email.
The scheduled May 4, 2020 Riegelsville Planning Commission meeting and Council Committee meeting on Wednesday May 6, 2020 have been cancelled.
*** Water bills have been mailed the DUE DATE has been extended until June 1, 2020 do the Corona virus Emergency.***

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Update 4/21/20

Updated: 4/21/20 Riegelsville Borough office, Tax Office and Zoning Office will be CLOSED to the public

Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and Governor Wolf’s has extended the “Stay at Home Order” until May 8, 2020

Riegelsville Borough office, Tax Office and Zoning Office will be CLOSED to the public, effective immediately through MAY 8, 2020. The Borough employees will continue working.  You may call the offices, Fax or email.

The scheduled Council Committee meeting on Wednesday May 6, 2020 has been cancelled.

*** Water bills have been mailed the DUE DATE has been extended until June 1, 2020 do the Corona virus Emergency.*** 

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4/15/20 Update

4/15/20 UPDATE

Monthly Council Committee Meetings have been cancelled until further notice. Borough Council Meeting on May 13 will probably be online.

From the Water Company:

Water bills were mailed April 10, 2020.  Due to the ongoing threat of Covid-19 the due date for this billing is being extended 31 days.  The due date will now be June 1, 2020.  The Borough Office is closed to the public and the Office staff is working remotely.  If possible, please MAIL your water payments.  The locked box between the Borough Office doors is being checked on a weekly basis only.

If you have an unusually high water bill and feel that it is incorrect, first check around your home and be certain you don’t have a leaking faucet, running toilet, or a leaking pipe. …

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April Council Minutes 2020

 

President Thomas E. Stinnett called the Zoom regular meeting of the Riegelsville Borough Council to order at 7:13p.m. April 8, 2020.  Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken.  PRESENT: Thomas Stinnett, Ed Bartosiewicz, Kate Brandes, Ann P Moyer, Rodney Scott. ABSENT: Mayor Stokes.  Moyer motioned to approve the Council minutes from March 11, 2020, R. Scott Seconded.   Unanimous.

           

REPORTS:  Recording started during President report- missed the first few items

 

President- T. Stinnett reported to Council:

  • Welcome to our first Zoom Borough Council meeting, bear with us as we are all learning new technology due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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March 2020 Council Minutes

President Thomas E. Stinnett called the regular meeting of the Riegelsville Borough Council to order at 7:00 p.m. March 11, 2020.  Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken.  PRESENT: Thomas Stinnett, Ed Bartosiewicz, Kate Brandes, Ann P Moyer, Rodney Scott and Mayor Stokes. Moyer motioned to approve the Council minutes from February 12, 2020, E. Bartosiewicz Seconded.   Unanimous.

Stinnett introduced newly elected Bucks County Commissioner Bob Harvie. B. Harvie reported that he is trying to get to 54 municipalities in his area and this is his 16th visit. This is a list that he is working on:

  1. Communication with the Municipalities needs to improve.

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4/8/20 Draft Council Meeting Agenda

The regular meeting of the Riegelsville Borough Council shall be held online on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 beginning at 7 p.m.  EDT. Any member of the public may register to join and receive the login information by emailing their name and mailing address to the Borough secretary, Sherry Masteller, at riegelsville@gmail.com by no later than 3 p.m., April 8, 2020.

If you have a specific question for Borough Council you can email that too.

BOROUGH of RIEGELSVILLE

Draft AGENDA – April 8, 2020 7pm

Zoom meeting due to Covid-19

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CALL TO ORDER – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

March 11, 2020 Council Minutes.   

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