Laflin to review bids for catch basin repairs

June 24th, 2015 1:58 pm

First Posted: 5/13/2013

LAFLIN — Borough Council President Paul Benderavich advised Borough Secretary Charles Boyd on Monday night to review phone bids for catch basin repair at 13 Walnutwood Drive.

“We want to make sure its a worthwhile project,” Benderavich said, “and then perhaps we will have the accepted bid at the next meeting.”

The borough will also be accepting phone bids for a road repair at Cherrywood and Dogwood drives.

Neal-Lynn Inc. was awarded the contract for repair of a manhole rim on Main Street, with a bid of $1,251.

In another matter, resident Bob Pinkus asked council to clarify signage warning residents of an upcoming traffic light on Route 315. Council will be referring this concern to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Also, council approved the hiring of Steven Warner, William Hizny and Chris Halecki as part-time fire drivers.

“We are not increasing the size of the department,” said Benderavich, “rather attaining a full complement with these additions.”

Mayor Dorothy Yazurlo said the borough-wide yard sale will be on June 22.

“Our residents requested this,” said Yazurlo, “and we hope that it is a real success.”

She also applauded the efforts of fire and police departments.

“As you know, I am not in favor of contracting out our police department,” said Yazurlo. “I don’t have a vote on this, but I do have a voice.”

After its regular meeting, council met in executive session.

The next meeting the council will be on June 10 at 6 p.m.