Fire Department Report
Fire Department President Shirley Sundy noted that the department would be holding a ham dinner on 2/23 and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on 4/12. Assistant Fire Chief Chris Gillott handed out information pertaining to box changes for the fire department. He requested the Council to look over them and contact him with any questions. President Sutch presented the Fire Department Report for the month of January 2014 and asked if there were any questions regarding it. Hearing none, a motion to accept the reports was made by Member Matesevac and seconded by Member Anderson. Motion approved unanimously.
South Central Emergency Medical Services Report
President Sutch presented the South Central Emergency Medical Services report for January and asked if there were any questions regarding it. Hearing none she noted that the report could be filed.
A letter from Bill Mortimore inviting Borough Council to participate in the 2014 National Night Out being held on August 5, 2014 in Memorial Park. A thank you letter from the Highspire Historical Society for being chosen for the Traditional Category in the Holiday Home decoration Contest. A letter inviting the Borough to participate in the Steelton Veterans Appreciation parade.
Member Matesevac asked if the storm water drains are open for the melting snow to run into. Manager McHale noted that the highway crew has been working on them. Sanitation Committee
Member Dengler had nothing to report. Bi-Centennial Committee
President Sutch noted that tickets are available for the Spring into Spring Dinner and Crowning of the Bicentennial Queen. She also noted that the Shriners will be participating in the bicentennial parade and that the commemorative books will be available shortly for $20. The next bicentennial meeting will be held on 3/13. President Sutch noted that as discussed last week, an Easter Bunny costume would need to be purchased. She received quotes for several different costumes and would like to purchase the one that is presented tonight. Motion made by Member Anderson, seconded by Member Dengler to purchase an Easter Bunny costume with funds out of the Holiday Decoration Fund. Motion approved unanimously. Finance/Administration
Member Thatcher noted that they will continue the recodification meeting Thursday, February 20 at 6pm. Personnel
Member Roman noted that she attended the Neighborhood Watch meting and two fire department meetings. She would also like to thank the road crew and those plowing for the fantastic job they have done. Community Development
Member Hoch noted that they will be having a meeting soon to pick the citizen and business of the year.