Nesquehoning Council voted to hire Linda Narciso of Nesquehoning Wednesday as its new part-time Code Enforcement Officer. She will be given a guideline of her duties and will be paid $10 an hour. She will replace Rob Blisard who is a part time police officer.
Mayor Tony Walck asked permission to purchase a tint meter at $100 to distinguish if cars do not meet the tint code and can be fined for their dark windows. The council decided to purchase two tint meters.
Extra police will be on duty on July 4 to crack down on illegal fireworks in town. Those caught using the fireworks will be prosecuted.
The next Crime Watch meeting is set for July 13 at 7 p.m. at the borough building.
Schuylkill Paving was hired to paint the parking lines on the lot at the new borough police office at the Nesquehonng Recreation Center.
After this is done, Carl Faust, can issue a temporary permit to move into the building.
After a 50 minute executive session, council reported that they discussed personnel issues and negotiations. Councilman Mike Sniscak left the meeting at that time.
Carl Faust reported that he looked at five properties in town. Council denied Allied Alarm the work they applied for and will send them a letter.
Borough members voted to take out a loan through Mauch Chunk Trust and also adopt an ordinance to do so for street repairs.
Chemical bids for the Sewer plant were awarded to Main Pool and Chemical, Independent Chemical, and North East Chemical.
Sanitation chairman Mark Stromelo said there was a complaint issued for a sanitation worker and the letter will be placed in his file.
Councilwoman Rose Walck would like to go back to the old wayby re-instating forms for purchases. She will meet with her committee.
Bill Rose and his wife attended the meeting to file a compliant about the half-pipe set up in a back yard across the street for skateboarding. The pipe is set too close to the sidewalk and does not come under borough ordinance guidelines and the grass is growing tall around it. No one has skateboarded on it and it is rotting. Several council members and Chief of Police have looked at it and a letter will be sent to the home owner by Atty. Robert Yurchak to move it. The property owners are from New Jersey.