and would be willing to cater the meal. Member Matesevac noted that it should be called something like the Spring Fling Dinner & Dance with the crowning of the Queen. It was noted that an exact date and time should be set so that the girls participating could be notified. Member Matesevac noted that she has been discussing the Garden Tour and would like to include the historical house, borough building, churches, and the flour mill; not necessary houses but also historic sites. It will be held the same day and the alumni gathering. Finance/Administration
Member Thatcher noted that they had a meeting on January 16
to go over questions with the recodification. The meeting will continue on February 13
at 6pm. Personnel
noted that she attended the Civil Service and Borough’s
reorganization meeting on January 6. She also attended two fire department meetings, the Recodification meeting as well as the bicentennial meeting this past month. Community Development
Member Hoch noted that she attended the COG meeting in which the speaker from PennDot noted that spoke of money they are getting now and that it may trickle down to municipalities and that there is a possibility that the Liquid Fuels funding may increase by 60%. She noted that she attended the recodification meeting as well. Public Safety Committee
Member Anderson had nothing to report at this time. President Sutch noted that she also attended a lot of these same meetings. She noted that she attended a meeting where she found out that there are monies out there that are available for roads and such. She requested more information regarding this funding and is waiting to hear back. She said that she believes that it may involve a low interest loan. Junior Council
JCP Montijo was absent.
Staff Activity Reports
Manager McHale noted as part of the Lumber Street Interceptor Project gaming grant the first draw must be made by March 1, 2014. Motion made by Member Dengler, seconded by Member Thatcher to approve a draw as part of the Lumber Street Interceptor Project in an amount not to exceed $100.00 with approval by the Borough Solicitor, Borough Engineer and County of Dauphin. Motion approve unanimously. Manager McHale noted that two months ago Council authorized the Borough Solicitor to file paperwork with the LCB to have a hearing on the noise abatement. That hearing is scheduled
for February 4 at 10 am at the borough building. He also noted that the Borough’s auditors
would be here this week to audit the Borough accounts. Manager McHale noted that Resolution 6 on the agenda is appointing Christopher Knarr, Rettew, as an Assistant Codes/Zoning Officer for the Borough. He noted that Chris is making a lot of decisions
and generating paperwork based on the Borough’s
Ordinances to codes and zoning matters which opens up somebody to challenge what authority he has to make those decisions. Codes Officer Watts noted that this would allow Chris to assist him when he is off or with different matters and it gives him legal authority to address the enforcement if it becomes civil or criminal and he has to present the case in court. Codes Officer Watts noted that he would be attending a zoning hearing board meeting regarding a property which boarders Highspire. He will be attending to find out what will be stored, manufactured and address safety concerns. He noted that Highspire will be holding a zoning hearing board meeting regarding a property on Second Street that is filing for a special exception.