Callery Borough Meeting Minutes
September 8, 2014
Regular Monthly Meeting
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Members Present: Edward Aschley (4 meetings 2014), Mike Brandl (8 meetings 2014),
    Duane Cerra (9 meetings 2014), Edward Conway (9 meetings 2014), Judy Conway ( 5 meetings 2014), Robert Dugan (9 meetings 2014), Al Wirtz ( 9 meetings 2014), and Rose Wirtz (8 meetings 2014).
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Members Not Present: Judy Conway and Ed Aschley.
Visitors: Solicitor Smith

Meeting was called to order by Edward Conway, President at 7:00 pm and a roll call was done.
The Pledge of allegiance was recited.  Everyone was reminded that the meeting was being recorded.
Meeting minutes for the previous meeting were reviewed and changes, if any, were noted.
Motion to accept the minutes: Duane Cerra.  Second: Robert Dugan.
A vote was taken and the motion carried.

Bills paid after last meeting and bills to be paid.
Rose Wirtz made the motion to accept the bills paid after last meeting and the bills to be paid. Second: Al Wirtz.  A vote was taken and the motion carried.
Revenues from previous month. Al Wirtz made the motion to accept the revenues. Second: Rose Wirtz.
A vote was taken and the motion carried.

Borough foreman’s report:
1.Robert Feil reported that the salt bin is done and he added 2 more lights.
2.The salt spreader has been repaired.
3.The truck has been inspected and the oil changed. The tires on the truck are good so we are ready for winter.
4.Rose Wirtz said she called Golden to see if they could clean the drains.  They said they could but they busy right now. Rose said that she and Al would check the storm catch basins.
Duane Cerra made a motion to accept the foreman's report. Second: Robert Dugan.
A vote was taken and the motion carried.

Committee Reports:
Police: Everyone received a copy of the police report.
1.The Chief reported that Matt Irvin is doing well.  He is putting in about 20 hours a week.
2.The buses are being monitored morning and afternoon.
3.He will be doing next year’s budget with Ed Conway.
4.The Chief wanted to know if any of council is being bothered with people coming to their homes with borough problems.  He said it is going to stop.  That is considered harassment and he will arrest people for it. Council’s homes are off limits when it comes to complaints.  They need to come to the borough office.
5.Chief Watts will call Ed Noth, emergency management, to get everything ready with the county for the FEMA disasters. Ed Conway and the Chief have an appointment at the 911 center about it.
6.Chief Watts also mentioned that the police car needs tires for winter.
Duane Cerra made the motion to accept the police report. Second: Mike Brandl.
   A vote was taken and the motion carried.
Streets:
1.Russell Standard over billed the borough for the double seal. Dick Knapko, PennDot Rep, measured the streets that where sealed. Dick was here when Steve from Russell Standard stopped to measure the streets again. Dick told Steve he was wrong for billing Callery that much. Steve said he would send the borough a check for $770.00.
2.Dick Knapko was here to discuss the street in front of the pizza shop. Dick said PennDot will repair that street in the spring and then turn it over to the borough. He wanted council to pass a resolution to plow the street this winter. Rose Wirtz made the motion to Adopt Resolution 2014-4 Municipal Winter Traffic Service Agreement. Second: Mike Brandl.  A vote was taken and the motion carried.
3A letter was sent to Mr. Ober about the drain on Elgin and also to DEP. He has not had a response as of yet from either party.
4.The Secretary told council that Mr. Long was in and wants to sub divide his property.  His question was if the buyers would want to tap in to the sewer could they tap into the boroughs? Rose Wirtz made the motion to deny Mr. Long to tap in to the borough sewer.  Second: Mike Brandl. A vote was taken and the motion carried.
5.Ed Conway is going to call the water company to check a leak out Kline Avenue near Al Fill’s office.
Al Wirtz made the motion to accept the street report. Second: Mike Brandl.
                 A vote was taken and the motion carried.
Council went into executive session @ 9:05 pm. Council came out of executive session @ 9:30 pm.
Sewer:
1.Ed Conway said that letters were sent to Dealer’s Supply, Herr Voss, and Byrnes’ and Kiefer to request permission to enter their businesses for a sewer inspection.
2.The rules and regulations should be done by the end of the year.
3.A letter will be sent to Evans City Water and Sewer Authority to request a tap in fee charge as we will be needing that for the rules and regulations.
Duane Cerra made a motion to accept the sewer report. Second: Mike Brandl.
           A vote was taken and the motion carried.
Zoning: 
1.Ed Conway read a letter that he would like to present to PennDot about the project on Center Street at the Callery Industrial Park. Mike Brandl made the motion to send the letter to PennDot.  Second: Rose Wirtz. A vote was taken and the motion carried.
Duane Cerra made a motion to accept the zoning report. Second: Mike Brandl.
             A vote was taken and the motion carried.
Water:
          Duane Cerra made a motion to accept the water report.  Second: Mike Brandl.
         A vote was taken and the motion carried.
Correspondence:
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  Rose Wirtz made the motion to accept the correspondence. 2nd: Robert Dugan
  A vote was taken and the motion carried.

  Old Business:
1.Duane Cerra made a motion to run an ad in the Butler Eagle for the Secretary/Treasurer’s job.  Second: Robert Dugan. A vote was taken and the motion carried.

Duane Cerra made a motion to accept the old business report. Second: Robert Dugan.
A vote was taken and the motion carried.

New Business:
1. Council was told that the budget meeting is October 29th @ 7:oo pm.
2.Halloween will be October 31st from 6:00 pm to 7 PM.
3.Ed Conway told council about Karen Mazzanti coming to clean the building once a month for $30.00.  Rose Wirtz made the motion that if the money can be found in the budget she can clean the building.  Second: Robert Dugan.  A vote was taken and the motion carried.
4.Ed Conway told Council that there was a complaint about the visibility at the bridge on Kline Avenue.
5.Alice is having problems with the office computer and would like to have someone to come in and look at it. Rose Wirtz made the motion to call Armstrong cable first and if that doesn’t work then call in A-1 Computer Service. Second: Duane Cerra.  Ed said if by chance they can’t fix it do we have permission to buy a new one.  Duane Cerra made the motion if it cannot be repaired to buy a new computer.  Second: Mike Brandl.  A vote was taken and the motion carried.

Duane Cerra made a motion to accept the new business report. Second: Robert Dugan.
A vote was taken and the motion carried.

Public comment (if any):

With no further business to discuss Duane Cerra made a motion to adjourn. Second: Robert Dugan.
A vote was taken and the motion carried.
The meeting concluded at 10:10 pm.

Respectfully Submitted by,

Alice A. Wahl
Secretary/Treasurer