The Borough of Tarentum held a duly advertised, regular public meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Below you will find all relevant reports, documents and communications presented at the public meeting. Copies of the agenda and minutes are also available on this site.

PDF Agenda:
2018.12.27 – Agenda

PDF Minutes:
2018.12.27 – Minutes

Prior Meeting Minutes:
2018.12.06 – Minutes

Meeting Documents:
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Meeting Agenda

Call to Order.

*PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE AMERICAN FLAG.*

Rhonda Dzugan (AWC), Scott Dadowski, Erika Josefoski, Adam Blythe, Lou Ann Homa, Tim Cornuet (AWC), Carrie Fox, Mayor Eric Carter

 
DepartmentNamePresent:
Borough ManagerMichael L. Nestico
Borough SolicitorDavid A. Regoli
Chief of PoliceWilliam S. Vakulick

The following executive sessions were held:

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Motion to accept the agenda as presented.

Motion to accept the minutes of the December 6, 2018 Meeting.

Opportunity for citizen comment.

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  • President’s Report
  • Mayor’s Report
  • Chief’s Report
  • Solicitor’s Report
  • Administration, Employee Relations, and Finance Committee – Mr. Blythe
  • Water – Mr. Blythe
  • Electric – Ms. Fox
  • Streets and Sanitary Sewers – Ms. Dzugan
  • Special Events – Ms. Josefoski
  • Public Safety and Civil Service – Mr. Cornuet
  • Parks and Recreation – Ms. Homa
  • Property and Zoning, Library, and Health – Mr. Cornuet
  • AVN COG – Ms. Fox
  • Redevelopment and Revitalization – Ms. Homa
  1. Motion to adopt Ordinance #18-05:

ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, FIXING THE TAX RATE FOR THE YEAR 2019 AT A RATE OF 5.48 MILLS.

  1. Motion to adopt Ordinance #18-06:

ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT FOR RETAINING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COMPANY TO PREPARE A MULTI-MUNICIPAL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.

  1. Motion to adopt Ordinance #18-07:

ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, ESTABLISHING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE TARENTUM BOROUGH ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT AND SETTING FORTH THE RATES TO BE CHARGED BY THE BOROUGH FOR THE FURNISHING OF ELECTRICITY TO THE RESIDENTS OF TARENTUM BOROUGH.

  1. Motion to adopt Resolution 18-27:

RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA ADOPTING THE 2019 OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM.

  1. Motion to adopt the job description for the Tarentum Borough public works “Laborer” position.

Motion to adjourn the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

Minutes are unofficial until approval by council at next month’s meeting.

The meeting was called to order at 6:01 p.m. by Council President Erika Josefoski.

*PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE AMERICAN FLAG.*

The following members were present: Mr. Scott Dadowski, Ms. Erika Josefoski, Mr. Adam Blythe, Ms. Lou Ann Homa, Ms. Carrie Fox, and Mayor Eric Carter.

Absent with cause: Ms. Rhonda Dzugan, Mr. Tim Cornuet

DepartmentNamePresent:
Borough ManagerMichael L. Nesticox
Borough SolicitorDavid A. Regolix
Chief of PoliceWilliam S. VakulickAWC

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Motion by Mr. Blythe, second by Mr. Dadowski to accept the agenda as presented. The motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Ms. Homa, second by Mr. Blythe to accept the minutes of the December 6, 2018 meeting. The motion carried unanimously.

Bill Mayhugh – 347 W. 11th – Concerns with 340 W 10th and possible new tenants coming in; stated that the current condition of the property should be inspected and may not pass inspection.

Cindy Hollenbaugh – 108 E 1st Avenue – Inquired about the electric rates and the electric business itself; asked how the billing process works; wanted to know more about the Borough electric operation.

None.

None.

  1. Motion by Mr. Blythe, second by Ms. Fox to adopt Ordinance #18-05:

ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, FIXING THE TAX RATE FOR THE YEAR 2019 AT A RATE OF 5.48 MILLS.

The motion carried unanimously.

  1. Motion by Ms. Fox, second by Mr. Blythe to adopt Ordinance #18-06:

ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT FOR RETAINING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COMPANY TO PREPARE A MULTI-MUNICIPAL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.

The motion carried unanimously.

  1. Motion by Mr. Blythe, second by Mr. Dadowski to adopt Ordinance #18-07:

ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, ESTABLISHING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE TARENTUM BOROUGH ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT AND SETTING FORTH THE RATES TO BE CHARGED BY THE BOROUGH FOR THE FURNISHING OF ELECTRICITY TO THE RESIDENTS OF TARENTUM BOROUGH.

The motion carried unanimously.

  1. Motion by Ms. Homa, second by Ms. Josefoski to approve Resolution 18-27:

RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA ADOPTING THE 2019 OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM.

The motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Ms. Josefoski, second by Mr. Blythe to adopt the job description for the Tarentum Borough public works “Laborer” position. The motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Mr. Blythe, second by Ms. Homa to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m. The motion carried unanimously.