February 8, 2021 Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes
FEBRUARY 8, 2021
7:00 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Meeting was conducted Live on Zoom
Due to Covid-19
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Roll Call:
Mr. Michael Baloga P Mayor Joseph Dominick P
Mr. Joseph Scaltz P Attorney Laura Dennis A
Mr. John Lipski P
Mr. Robert Borzell P
Mr. Russell Herron A
Mrs. Diane Smiles P
Citizens: 0 Press: 0__

Approval of minutes: The minutes of the January 2021 meeting are available for review at the borough office. The minutes are approved on a motion made by Diane Smiles and seconded by John Lipski.
Motion moved.

Officers Reports: Reports of the Police Department, Street Commissioner and Code Enforcement Officer for the month of January 2021 have been submitted and placed on file for public inspection.

Administration: Finance and Grants
Joseph Scaltz John Lipski Diane Smiles

Report: January revenue is down $25,505.22 compared to previous year, due to the Covid situation.

Emergency Service: Police and Fire Departments
Joseph Scaltz John Lipski Robert Borzell
Motion was made to hire John Bell as a full time Police Officer for Wyoming
Motion made by: Joseph Scaltz.
Seconded by: John Lipski
Motion moved.

Motion was made to hire Daniel Evancho as a part time police officer.
Motion made by: Joseph Scaltz.
Seconded by Diane Smiles

Mr. Borzell abstained from the vote. 4-y 1-abstained.
Motion moved.

Report: Hose Co#2 sent a letter to council appointing Dan Zavada as the
Borough Fire Chief, for 2 years.

Health and Sanitation: Recycling and Solid Waste
Robert Borzell John Lipski Russell Herron

Report: Discount Period has ended for 2021 Trash payments. Joseph Scaltz
and Roseanne met with Mike from Mascaro to work on extending the contract for
another year.

Diane Smiles Robert Borzell Joseph Scaltz
Report: no report

Public Property: Borough Building and Recreation
Diane Smiles Russell Herron Robert Borzell

Mr., Baloga said the Wyoming Free Library would like to thank Wyoming
Borough for their contribution and for the continuation of snow removal for the building. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Scaltz volunteered to read to the children.

Report: no report

Streets and Sewers: Public Works
Russell Herron Joseph Scaltz Robert Borzell
Report: Mr. Scaltz commented about the wonderful job Jim and his crew during the recent snowstorm.

Zoning and Planning:
John Lipski Russell Herron Robert Borzell
Report: Zoning board meeting was delayed

Solicitor’s Report: No report
Mayor’s Report:

The Police Department responded to 115 incidents in the month of January 2021.

Mayor Dominick commented on the great job Chief Mercavitch and Roseanne did on the Regional Study and thanked the Civil Service Committee for their hard work that was involved with the testing for the 2 applicants for the full time Police Officer position.

Floor opens to the public: No public concerns

Communications: A list of communications received since the last meeting have been presented to council and accepted on a motion made by Diane Smiles and seconded by Joseph Scaltz.
Motion moved.

Payment of Bills: A listing of bills paid and received for payment for February have been presented to council and accepted on a motion made by Joseph Scaltz and seconded by John Lipski.
Motion moved.

Unfinished Business: Lease for Hose Co from Attorney Dennis

Motion to adjourn: John Lipski.
Seconded by Diane Smiles
Time: 7:19
Date: 02/08/2021