July 20, 2020 Council work session

MINUTES OF THE RUTLEDGE BOROUGH COUNCIL

July 20, 2020 Work Session Meeting 

212 Unity Terrace

Rutledge, PA 19070

 

The remote meeting was called to order and the Pledge of Allegiance recited at 7:37 pm. 

 

Roll Call, Present: Heidi Sentivan, Jody Roberts, Marlaina Kloepfer, Samantha Newell, Christine Gradel, Ken Torres-Zickler, Lindsay Reed, Mayor Kevin Cunningham, Solicitor Christine Reuther, Administrator Jen Mickle and Guest Police Chief Stufflet. 

 

Public Comment

 

Personnel:  Announcement that due to COVID and lack of hall rentals personnel changes needed to be made. Barbarann Keffer was relieved of her position as administrator with thanks and well wishes for all of her help and hard work.

Resolution 2020-06 Resolution to Fill a Vacancy in an Appointed Borough Office of Secretary. (appointing Jen Mickle as Assist Secretary) HS/CG motion passed unanimously.

Resolution 2020-07 Resolution to Fill a Vacancy in an Appointed Borough Office of Secretary. (appointing Lisa Seal as Secretary) KTZ/SN motion passed unanimously.

Highwayman hours are being cut to 10 hours per week

 

Mayor’s Report

 

Minutes:  approval of minutes 7.6.2020 meeting  HS/CG  motion passed unanimously.

 

Public Safety: MRFC held their ice cream social last Thurs, Mayor said maybe we could get them to hold one in Rutledge

 

Finance:  Bills List: June 30-July 20, 2020 HS/SN  motion passed unanimously.

 

Parks: Phase 2 is 1 to 2 weeks out (fence work)  park to remain closed until work is complete

 

Streets: Handicap spot is now in place at Triangle Park. A resident expressed concern about the adequacy of the 200 blk of Rutledge Ave one-way  signage, especially now with the new parking spot. Street committee discussed having an officer come out to go over traffic flow for one way street. 

 

Building:  

  •  Covid Waiver, Rules for Rentals & Cleaning Procedure is in place (first rental July 25th)
  • Update on Capacity: 25 people maximum

 

Planning: Appointment of Sid Misra to PC term to end 12/2021 HS/LR motion passed unanimously.

 

Activities: LR talked about meeting Wed via FB. Will discuss setting new date for movie in the park.

 

Old/New Business:  Spotted Lantern Fly Actions: HS requests Shade Tree Commision to provide survey of trees with infestation within the Borough property and right of way.

  • Determine Current Infestation
  • Develop options for reducing the SLF population
  • Develop multi-year strategy

 

Adjournment:  815 HS/KTZ 

 

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