January 2020 Re-Org Council Meeting

 

The reorganization meeting of the Riegelsville Borough Council was called to order on January 6, 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 and Rodney Scott. ABSENT: Kate Brandes and Ann P Moyer. (Mayor Stokes will issue oath of office to both before January 16, 2020)

Mayor Stokes issued the oath of office for newly elected Council Member, Thomas E Stinnett.

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

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

Mayor Stokes asked for nominations for President Pro Tempore.  R. Scott motioned to appoint E. Bartosiewicz as President Pro Tempore. T. Stinnett seconded. E. Bartosiewicz abstained.   Unanimous.

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

  1. Stinnett read a list of appointments. E. Bartosiewicz then motioned to appoint the list below. R. Scott seconded. Unanimous.

Borough Secretary– Sherry Masteller

Borough Treasurer- Tammy Macaluso

Depositories – Penn Community Bank & PA Local Government Investment Trust

Auditor – Zelenkofske Axelrod LLC

Solicitor – Eastburn & Gray

Engineer – Cowan Associates, Inc.

Water System Operator – Private Utility Enterprises, Inc.

Zoning Office/Building Inspector – Keystone Municipal Services

Ordinance Enforcement Official – August Groller

Vacancy Board Chairperson –Allen Madnick

 Tax Collection Committee (TCC) delegates-

Primary voting delegate: Thomas Stinnett

First alternate:   Vacant

Second alternate: Edward Bartosiewicz

Boards:

Stinnett read Zoning Board 3 year seats reappointments.

David Masteller

Michael Walsh-Alternate Bartosiewicz motioned to reappoint, R. Scott seconded.   Unanimous

Approval of Resolution R-01-2020 “Reappoint David Masteller and Michael Walsh (Alt.) as members of the Zoning Hearing Board”.  T. Stinnett said to table until January 8, 2020 Council meeting since there is a typo.

Stinnett read Planning Commission- 4 year seat reappointments.

Peter Ryan

John Panasiuk

Scott motioned to reappoint, E. Bartosiewicz seconded. Unanimous

Stinnett read Library Board of Trustees:

Beth Banko

Ken Banko-Vice President

Estelle Bloom-Secretary

Charles (Terry) Fritz

Margaret Fritz

David Oleksa

Dannette (Dani) McClanahan

Scott motioned to appoint, E. Bartosiewicz seconded. Unanimous

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

Scott motioned to reappoint, E. Bartosiewicz seconded. Unanimous

Stinnett read BOCA Board of Appeals- 5 year seat

Edward Norman Jr.

Glenn Hissim

Bartosiewicz motioned to reappoint, R. Scott seconded. Unanimous

Stinnett read Emergency Management Team:

Frank Preedy-Coordinator

Mike Myers-Deputy

Ray Kenny

John Panasiuk

Jason Anderson

Scott motioned to reappoint, E. Bartosiewicz seconded. Unanimous

Bartosiewicz motioned to adopt the current Borough Bylaws from 1994. R. Scott seconded. Unanimous.

Stinnett stated that the Committees of Council will be as follows:

Bartosiewicz- Streets/Properties

Moyer- Community Affairs

K Brandes- Finance

Scott- Utilities

Bartosiewicz motioned to adjourn 7:14pm, R. Scott seconded Unanimous

Borough Council Meeting: January 8, 2020 7pm

 

Sherry Masteller,

Borough Secretary

 

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