As approved at the Jan 3, 2017 meeting, the minutes of December 19, 2016 follow:
The final meeting of 2016 for the Riverside Borough Council was held on Monday, December 19, 2016 in the Municipal Building, 301 Dewart Street, Riverside, PA. Meeting was called to order promptly at 7:00 pm by President John J. Novak. Present this evening were Vice President Peter Fleming and Council Members Carolyn Bausch, Caressa Compton, Beth Hancock, Barb Kriner and John Domanski. Secretary Deborah Bausch was also present. Absent this evening was Mayor Joseph Oberdorf.
In the audience this evening were Ethan Benjamin, 905 Sunbury Road and Oliver Kelly, 801 Mill Street.
Ethan Benjamin was here to observe as part of a school project. Oliver Kelly was here to observe the proceedings.
The minutes of December 5, 2016 were approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Carolyn Bausch. All voted in favor.
Financial Reports for November 2016 were approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Caressa Compton. All voted in favor.
The Street Department report was read by John Novak highlighting the tasks completed this month by the Street Department. Report approved on a Motion by John Domanski and seconded by Barb Kriner.
All voted for.
Barb Kriner then updated Council on the Code Enforcement properties. Another citation has been issued to Mr. Cook for his property on Avenue F. Nothing has been received from Mr. David Decoteau on how he is proceeding with his property. Agreement is ready to be settled for the Bostian property; there is no update on the Oberdorf property. Code Enforcement Report was approved on a Motion by Caressa Compton and seconded by Peter Fleming. All voted in favor.
President Novak asked Peter Fleming to explain the MS-4 since Mr. Benjamin was here as part of an environmental services class. Peter gave the background of the program and what our Borough is doing to be in compliance with this mandated program.
Barb Kriner then presented the South Side Fire Company Report. Tree sales are over with approximately 50-60 trees left. She estimates a profit from this sale of about $3,000.00. Report approved on a Motion by Caressa Compton and seconded by Barb Kriner.
Tax Millage ordinance was put on the table. President Novak explained the increase is to help fund repair of Borough Streets which are in need of attention. Ordinance was passed on a Motion by
John Domanski and seconded by Carolyn Bausch. All voted in favor.
Final business of the evening was a Merry Christmas greeting initiated by Carolyn Bausch.
Last Meeting of 2016 adjourned at 7:30 pm on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Beth Hancock.
All voted in favor and meeting was promptly adjourned.
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