Last updated: September 18. 2013 11:12PM - 630 Views
CAMILLE FIOTI Times Leader Correspondent



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DALLAS —At Wednesday’s meeting, Borough Council voted to authorize Borough Manager Tracey Carr to look into a joint purchase with Lehman Township of a used milling machine with the borough’s contribution not to exceed $5,250.


Council also authorized Carr to pursue a Local Share Account Grant application through the Back Mountain Community Partnership, and in conjunction with Lehman Township to seek funds for the joint purchase of a street sweeper and tractor with a trimmer attachment.


Other council actions:


· Authorized the hiring of Kovalchik, Kollar & Co. to provide audit services for the calendar year 2013 for the amount of $4,375.


· Amended a previous authorization to allow Gate of Heaven Church to use the roadways for the third annual 5K run to be held on the amended date of Saturday, Oct. 19.


· Authorized payment to Sig Sauer for nine new pistols for the police department with a trade in of nine of the existing duty guns for a new cost of $2,430.


· Approved an hourly wage increase to $12.70 per hour for Administrative Assistant Karen Fiorello, effective Oct. 1 in consideration for expanded duties, responsibilities and work performance.


Council’s next work session will be on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. and the regular meeting will be Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.


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