For further information contact Rep Culver's office at 570 286-5885, or visit LyndaCulver.com
Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver will host a Senior Expo at the Shikellamy High School Cafeteria on Thursday, July 28 from 10 am to 1 pm. School is located at 600 Walnut Street, Sunbury. There will be free health screenings, entertainment and door prizes. Refreshments provided by Evangelical Hospital. First 300 participants will receive a free tote bag compliments of Geisinger Health System.
For further information contact Rep Culver's office at 570 286-5885, or visit LyndaCulver.com
Sealed proposals will be received by:
Riverside Borough of Northumberland County, PA, at
PO Box 307, 301 Dewart St, Riverside, PA 17868 until 7:00 PM, on
July 05, 2016, to be opened on
July 05, 2016, at 7:30 PM
Riverside Borough Municipal Building
For the following Contracts:
Furnish and place approximately 187 Ton Bituminous Wearing Course and 190 Ton Bituminous Binder Course Base Repair.
Seal Coat Contract
Furnish and place approximately 6,009 SY Bituminous Seal Coat Double Application.
Performance bond and payment bond in the amount of 100% of the contract, as well as proof of worker’s compensation insurance will be required from the lowest responsible bidder.
Bid Bond in the amount of 10% of the contract is required of all bidders.
All work and material must meet current Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Specifications Form 408 and its Supplements. Proposals must be upon the forms furnished by the Municipality. The Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.
By: Deborah Bausch
As approved at the 6/6/16 meeting minutes of 5/16/16 follow:
The Riverside Borough Council met on Monday, May 16, 2016 in the Municipal Building, 301 Dewart Street, Riverside, PA. Council President John J. Novak called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00 pm.
In attendance this evening were Vice President Peter T Fleming, Council Members Barb Kriner, Beth Hancock, Caressa Compton and Carolyn Bausch as well as Mayor Joseph Oberdorf and Secretary Deborah Bausch. Absent this evening was Council Member John Domanski.
In the audience this evening were resident Earl Martz and two students, Giavonna Fracalossi and Alexander Ackerman. The students were here to observe the council meeting as part of a school Environmental Science class.
Earl Martz addressed Council regarding the Elementary School and possibly making it a community center area. Mr. Martz spoke with Michelle Dunsberger, who spearheaded another similar project and would be willing to give us some guidance on the process. Much discussion followed regarding the wants/needs of the community and if there is enough local interest to make it feasible to go further with a discussion. Contact would need to be made with the Danville School district to see their future intent for the building. Currently it is used for storage.
Old Business began with the Minutes of May 2, 2016 being approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Carolyn Bausch. All voted in Favor. Another agenda item was the position of the Welcome to Riverside sign at the English Garden intersection. Sign needs placed to reflect that you are entering Riverside Borough and shrubbery around sign needs removed/trimmed. Streets Department will be contacted to look at the sign and how to reposition it.
Brian Anderson then presented the Zoning Report for April. He stated his scheduled hours on Tuesday has not resulted in any residents coming in for permits. This has just recently been put in effect. Council has agreed to stop the Tuesday scheduled hours at the end of May. Report was approved on a Motion by Carolyn Bausch and seconded by Barb Kriner. All voted in favor.
Barb Kriner then presented the Southside Fire Company Report. She also provided a letter regarding the upcoming Southside Fire Company carnival which is scheduled for May 24 - 28, 2016. The Toy and Pet Parade is to be held on Wednesday at 6:30 pm; Police department was given a copy of the letter for their reference. Parade will begin forming at 6 pm at St Peter’s UMC parking lot. Report was approved on a Motion by Caressa Compton and seconded by Beth Hancock. All voted in favor.
New business this evening concerned Joshua Owens, Larson Design Group engineer. He is handling the plans for the proposed houses to be built on the Bostian property along Sunbury Road. Larson Design Group is the borough’s engineer firm; however, it was felt there was no conflict of interest in this project. Approval for Joshua Owens to work on the project was granted on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Carolyn Bausch. All voted in favor except Peter Fleming who abstained from voting as a possible conflict in working with the project.
At 7:25 pm, Barb Kriner made a Motion to adjourn council to an Executive Session. Second was made by Peter Fleming and council proceeded into an Executive Session.
At approximately 7:35 pm, Caressa Compton made a Motion to Adjourn the Executive Session and return to Regular Council Session. Motion Seconded by Beth Hancock. Council resumed Session.
Carolyn Bausch made a Motion to Adjourn Council at 7:40 pm; seconded by Caressa Compton.
Meeting for May 16, 2016 adjourned.
June 2 - Last Day of School for Danville School District
June 3 - Danville High School Graduation at 7:00 pm
June 6- Borough Council Meeting at 7:00 pm
June 6 - D Day
June 7 - Ramadan Begins
June 14 - Flag Day
June 19 - Father’s Day
June 20 - Summer Begins
TAX COLLECTOR HOURS FOR JUNE
Rebecca Steckley, Tax Collector, will have office hours in the Municipal Office
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY- Call her to make arrangements to meet her. 570 764-1393
Concerts in the Park - Danville Memorial Park at 7 pm
6/7 - Van Wagner (Americana/Folk tunes) Good Samaritan Fundraiser
6/14 - Danville & Catawissa Community Bands (Big Band, movie tunes)
6/21 - West Branch Barbershop Chorus (Barbershop Harmony)
6/28 - The Salamanders (Classic Rock 60s & 70s)
A farewell celebration for Walt Bostian retiring from the Borough Street Department on December 31,2016. Walt has been with the Borough for over 41 years! Enjoy your retirement, Walt! You have earned it! Thank you for your service to our community!
There will be a hearing by the Riverside Zoning Board on May 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Borough Building, 301 Dewart Street, Riverside. The applicant is requesting a variance from section 285-35, Zoning Regulations, lot setback requirement of 150’ to 100’ to build six homes on a property at 912 Sunbury Road, Riverside.
As approved at the 5/16/16 meeting, minutes of 5/2/16 follow:
The Riverside Borough Council met on Monday, May 2, 2016 in the Municipal Building, 301 Dewart Street, Riverside, PA. Meeting was called to order promptly at 7:00 pm by Council President John J. Novak. In attendance this evening were Vice President Peter Fleming, Council Members Carolyn Bausch,
Barb Kriner, Beth Hancock and John Domanski. Solicitor Joseph Michetti, Mayor Joseph Oberdorf and Secretary Deborah Bausch were also present. Absent this evening was Council member Caressa Compton.
Audience this evening included George Buckley and Jenna Cole. Ms. Cole was here to observe the proceedings of a council meeting as part of her Environmental Services Class. Mr. Buckley spoke about an ongoing issue he has with some dead ash trees on a property that abuts his property. The trees are not on borough property but on a property owned by another resident. He provided a photo from a year ago of the condition of the trees. Mr. Buckley was told there was nothing the borough could do about the trees since they are not on our right of way. Should they come down and damage his property in any manner, he should contact his insurance carrier.
Minutes of the April 18, 2016 meeting were approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Peter Fleming. All voted in favor.
Financial Reports were approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Carolyn Bausch. All approved and Motion carried.
Police Chief Kerry Parkes presented the Police Report for April. He stated we now have IFAKS(Individual First Aid Kits) that are for use on an officer if wounded. Other first aid kits remain in the vehicles when responding to an accident scene or other medical needs of victims. Officers were trained in their use; policy manual has been updated. An update on the TRAC program was done including the need for printers for the cars when we get accepted into the program. We have the computers and upgrades we need to be on the list to receive the TRAC program.
The final topic by Chief Parkes was the need for new Tasers. There is a new 5 year plan available to replace our current tasers with updated models and necessary equipment such as holsters and batteries. We would receive credit for the tasers we currently own. On a Motion by Barb Kriner and Seconded by John Domanski, approval was given for a contract to be gotten for the 5 year taser program. This will run approximately $792 per year and will be a line added item in the new budgets beginning in 2017. Motion approved by all present.
The police report was accepted on a Motion by John Domanski and seconded by Barb Kriner. All voted in favor.
Street Department Superintendent Danny Gable was next on the floor. He presented his report and voiced a concern over the one week leaf pick up in the spring. Many residents abused this week’s program. Bags were received with glass clippings as well as mulch and twigs in them. After much discussion, it was decided to discontinue the one week spring pick up next year. The next item was a letter of Retirement submitted by Walter Bostian. Council wanted to personally thank Walt for his diligence and dedication to the Borough for over 41 years. Letter was accepted on a Motion by Carolyn Bausch and seconded by Barb Kriner. All voted in Favor. The Dumpster Day report submitted by Nicholas Fowler was also presented. Street Report was accepted and approved by a Motion made by John Domanski and seconded by Barb Kriner. All voted in favor.
There was no Southside Report this evening; it will be at the next meeting on May 16, 2016.
Barb Kriner then presented a Code Enforcement Report. Properties at 413 Avenue F and 196 D & H Avenue have had 5 citations each issued. 912 Sunbury Road has a pending sale; further action on this property will be tabled for 60 days to see how sale progresses and corrections remedied. A letter from property owner at 100 D & H Avenue was reviewed. It will be requested that the Zoning officer make an appointment to meet with the property owner and get an official update on the progress there.
Elysburg Road has no changes; weather is improving and hopefully owner will resume cleanup operations there. 330 Avenue F has been sent a final notice before a citation will be issued. Solicitor Michetti emphasized that Jackie Hart should call him regarding these properties. Report was approved on a Motion by John Domanski and seconded by Peter Fleming. All voted in favor.
Mayor Joseph Oberdorf spoke of the upcoming Memorial Day Service at the Park on May 29th beginning at 11:15 am. Guest speaker will be Dane Egli, a former Riverside resident. It was also noted of the upcoming Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with UGI on May 11th at 11:00 am at the Municipal Building.
Dan Gable stated the final restoration projects are currently underway in the borough. Mayor report was approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Carolyn Bausch. All voted in favor.
Solicitor Michetti had no report this evening.
On a Motion by John Novak and seconded by John Domanski, Council convened to an Executive Session from the Regular session at 7:50 pm.
At 8:20 pm, on a Motion by Carolyn Bausch and seconded by Barb Kriner, Council exited the Executive Session and Resumed the Regular Session of Council.
Based on the retirement letter of Walter Bostian, a Motion was made by Barb Kriner and seconded by John Domanski to begin advertising for a new employee for the street department. All voted in favor and Motion carried.
At 8:25 pm John Domanski made a Motion to adjourn the Council meeting; seconded by Carolyn Bausch.
Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
LyndaCulver.com / Facebook.com/RepCulver
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2016
Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Legislative Events
By State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder)
With the school year winding down and summer being right around the corner, I want to pass along information for some upcoming events and program reminders.
Make sure to mark your calendars for the annual Family Fun Fair, on Thursday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the Liberty Splashland, 173 Prince St., in Northumberland. Everyone in the 108th District is invited, and there is no admission fee. Free swimming is being provided all day by the Borough of Northumberland, and plenty of vendors will be in attendance from 1-4 p.m. with important information and resources for families. I’m looking forward to another great turnout this year. The full schedule is available on www.LyndaCulver.com.
The Senior Expo is another popular annual event in which many people attend. This year, the expo is being held on Thursday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Shikellamy High School cafeteria, 600 Walnut St., in Sunbury. The Senior Expo is an event focused on providing seniors with information and education about opportunities here in our district and nearby communities which could enhance their quality of life. There will be a variety of area vendors providing information in their areas of expertise as well as free health screenings.
I would also like to encourage everyone to check to see if you have any unclaimed property being held by the Pennsylvania Treasury at www.patreasury.gov/claim/. My staff is available to assist you with this and other state-related services, including filling out Property Tax/Rent Rebate program forms. The deadline to submit applications for that program is June 30. Our office, located at 106 Arch St. in Sunbury, is open Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The phone number is 570-286-5885, and the toll-free number is 1-800-924-9060. You can also stay up-to-date with the latest state-related news and information by visiting my website, www.LyndaCulver.com, or my legislative Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/RepCulver.
May 11, 2016 will be a busy day in the Borough.
State Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver will have a Community Outreach time in the Municipal Building from 9 am - 11 am.
At 11:00 am, UGI Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at the Park.
Rebecca Steckley will hold tax hours by Appointment only during May. Call her at 570-764-1393 to schedule a time to meet with her.
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