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February 2016

LATROBE CITY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016

LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA

Deputy Mayor Baldonieri called the Regular Monthly Meeting of Latrobe City Council to order at 6:30   P.M.

Deputy Mayor Baldonieri asked all to rise for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Deputy Mayor Baldonieri asked all for a moment of silence.

The City Secretary read Roll Call:

Eric Bartels - present

John Murtha – present

Trisha Caldwell-Cravener – absent

Robert Forish - present

Deputy Mayor Gerald Baldonieri - present

Julie Bisi - present

Mayor Rosemarie Wolford - absent

 

Also present were the following: Wayne B. Jones, City Manager; Zachary Kansler, Solicitor; James Bumar, Police Chief; Joseph Bush, Public Works Director.

 

Mr. Bartels moved to adopt the January 4th and January 11, 2016 minutes, second by Mr. Murtha.  Vote 5-0.

BILLS PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT

Total Expenses                      $345,328.67

Total Payroll                            103,116.09

 

GRAND TOTAL                    $448,444.76

 

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS FROM JANUARY 2016

Treasurer’s Report

See attachment “A”      

Police Report

See attachment “B”

Public Works Report

See attachment “C”

Fire Report

See attachment’s “D”

Code Report

See attachment’s “E”

Tax Collector’s Report

See attachment “F”

 

Ms. Bisi moved to approve the reports and bills presented for payment, second by Mr. Forish.  Vote 5-0.

CITIZENS’ REQUESTS (related to agenda)

None.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

None.

 

BOARD/AUTHORITY REPORTS

None.

 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works– Director of Public Works Joseph Bush reported that the three trucks that needed repaired are back on the road.

City Manager Wayne Jones said during Snowmageddon we had issues with trucks breaking down.  Mr. Jones reported that the county is coordinating and tabulating information and we may get reimbursement for our expenses during the snowstorm.

Police– None.

Fire– None.   

Code Enforcement– None.

 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE DEPARTMENT

                                                                        RESOLUTION 2016-11

                                                                        Approving the execution of the addendum to Cost Allocation Agreement to the 1973 Service Agreement.  Mr. Murtha moved to adopt this resolution, second by Mr. Forish.  Vote 5-0.

                                                                        RESOLUTION 2016-12

                                                                        Approving the purchase and installation of a new server for the City of Latrobe and the donation of the city’s existing server to the City of Latrobe Police Department.  Ms. Bisi moved to adopt this resolution, second by Mr. Bartels.  Vote 5-0.

                                                                        RESOLUTION 2016-13

                                                                        Approving the sale of a 2000 Ford Courier Pick-up truck.  Mr. Bartels moved to adopt this resolution, second by Mr. Forish.  Vote 5-0.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.

NEW BUSINESS

Deputy Mayor Baldonieri reported that there will be a meeting with Penn DOT to discuss replacement of Route #981 bridge on Lloyd Avenue on February 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for the public.

City Manager Jones reported that Penn DOT will resurface the bridge and keep the substructure.  They will be tearing down to the pillars and will be allowing one flow of traffic. Mr. Jones said the railing and the curve will look the same as it does now.

 

OPEN FORUM FOR CITIZENS REQUESTS

None.

 

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

City Manager Wayne Jones reported that we were busy last year and have started this year out the same.  He reported the city save $16,000 last year and $6,000 savings on insurance by contracting with another carrier for the same coverage.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Deputy Mayor Baldonieri reported that an Executive Session will be held after adjournment of this regular meeting for personnel issues.

Ms. Bisi made a motion to adjourn, second by Mr. Murtha.  Vote 5-0.

Regular Meeting of Council adjourned at 6:55 P.M.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Barbara J. Buck, Secretary

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