meeting; 12/7 Highspire Tree Lighting Ceremony; 12/8 Steel-High Holiday Concert; 12/14 Jimmy Harbst celebration; 12/15 Toys for Tots distribution; 12/16 Fire Department meeting.
Police Department Report
President Sutch presented the Police Department Report for the month of November and asked if there were any questions regarding it. Hearing none she noted that the November Police Department Report could be filed.
Fire Department Report
Fire Department President Shirley Sundy noted that the department would be holding a bucket drive this Friday to benefit the James Harbst Memorial Fund. She also noted that they would be
helping the bicentennial committee on New Year’s Eve.
President Sutch presented the Fire Department Report for the month of November 2013 and asked if there were any questions regarding it. Hearing none, a motion to accept the Fire Department Report for the month of November 2013 was made by Member Matesevac and seconded by Member Hoch. Motion approved unanimously.
South Central Emergency Medical Services Report
President Sutch presented the South Central Emergency Medical Services report for November and asked if there were any questions regarding it. Hearing none she noted that the November report could be filed.
Bill Mortimore, 183 Market Street
presented a brick for the Highspire Veterans Memorial to the Highspire Borough Council. Carrie Elliot, 35 Ann Street
Noted that she received a letter stating she was in violation for having chickens on her properties. Ms. Elliot argued against the current ordinance and stated that she believed the interpretation to be
different than the Borough’s. It was noted that she
could apply by application to be able to have the chickens on her property. Manager McHale noted that she should write a letter, which will serve as her application, seeking permission to have the chickens on her property. Her request will then be put into committee for further review.
Invitation to the West Shore Chamber of Commerce and the Capital Region COG Annual Meeting and Dinner.
Member Matesevac questioned whether leaf pick up was done. Manager McHale noted that if there is a break in the winter weather that they Highway Department would resume collection of leaves. Member Matesevac noted that the holiday decorations are up and that she would like to put some decorations on the Highspire sign on Eisenhower Blvd. Sanitation Committee
Member Dengler had nothing to report. Manager McHale noted that both of the trash contracts have been signed. Bi-Centennial Committee
President Sutch noted that the Bicentennial will be having games for
the kids at the New Year’s Eve celebration and that she would like each Council member to take
a turn helping out at those stations. Member Matesevac noted that the Messiah Sing-a-long