Council President, Michael Tolmer
Council Vice President, Bruce Ghelarducci
Nino Petrocelli, Sr.
Mayor, Betty Copeland
Solicitor, Thomas McDermott
Engineer, Joe Sites
Borough Manager, Lori Collins
Police Chief, Chad King
Fire Chief, William Chilleo
SouthBridge EMS, Dan Miller
Bob Fryer – 479 Bank Street Ext. Bridgeville, PA 15017
Mr. Fryer spoke about the traffic congestion in Bridgeville.
M. Tolmer stated that a Public Meeting will be held at the Firehall with Penn DOT representatives on Wednesday April 18th at 5:00 p.m. regarding the bridge widening project.
Charlie Maceil – 743 Mill Street Bridgeville, PA 15017
Mr. Maceil stated that he is here to inquire about the parking changes on Mill Street. W. Henderson stated that the Public Safety Committee received complaints about parking issues and blocked sidewalks on Mill Street. We looked at the issues for a couple months and decided to prepare an ordinance to prohibit parking in certain areas on Mill Street. Council went into further discussion.
Beth Styche- 751 Mill Street Bridgeville, PA 15017
Mrs. Styche stated that her family has lived in her house since 1902. There is a great traffic problem. She requested speed bumps be placed over 9 months ago. W. Henderson stated that we met as a committee along with 5 other council members and looked at this issue. We need to protect the pedestrians, so we came up with the best solution.
Sally Anthony – 801 Mill Street Bridgeville, PA 15017
Mrs. Anthony stated that her issue is the sharp bend on Mill Street. It is a hazard. She almost got hit many times around the bend. There is very little space to get through. It is a problem especially on the weekends with parking. The traffic has increased since the opening to Bedner’s in Upper St. Clair. Council went into further discussion.
A motion was made by B. Ghelarducci, seconded by J. Verduci approving the minutes of the March 12, 2018 regular meeting as submitted. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-03
A motion was made by W. Henderson, seconded by B.Ghelarducci approving Resolution No. 2018-03; a resolution of the Borough of Bridgeville affirming Bridgeville Borough’s participation in the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification Program. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
2018 SANITARY SEWER CCTV INSPECTION PROJECT
Bids were advertised and publicly opened on Thursday April 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers for the 2018 Sanitary Sewer CCTV Inspection Project with the following bid results:
Contractor Bid Bond Bid
Jet Jack 10% $21,902.50
lnsight Pipe 10% $37,037.00
StateP PipeServices 10% $44,368.00
Precision Measurements 10% $75,985.87
A motion was made by B. Ghelarducci, seconded by J. Verduci awarding the bid to the lowest responsible bidder Jet Jack in the amount of $21,902.50 contingent upon review of all required documentation by Engineer Sites. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
2018 PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE PROGRAM
Bids were advertised and publicly opened on Thursday April 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers for the 2018 Pavement Maintenance Program with the following bid results:
Contractor Bid Bond Bid
Youngblood Paving 10% $213,198.30
Mele and Mele and Sons 10% $216,136.75
Independent Enterprises 10% $216,887.50
Victor Paving 10% $238,549.00
El Grande Industries 10% $239,749.00
Alex Paris 10% $257,810.00
Morgan Excavating 10% $265,501.50
T.A. Robinson 10% $293,375.00
Protech Asphalt 10% $306,358.70
The scope of the work is as follows:
• Union Street from Terrace Street to Bower Hill Road
• Short Street from Terrace Street to Liberty Street
• Winfield Street from Bank Street to Sarah Street
• Coolidge Street from McLaughlin Run Road to Sarah Street
A motion was made by N. Petrocelli Sr., seconded by B. Ghelarducci awarding the bid for the 2018 Pavement Maintenance Program to the lowest responsible bidder Youngblood Paving in the amount of $213,198.30 contingent upon review of all required documentation by Engineer Sites. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
ORDINANCE NO. 1002
A motion was made by W. Henderson, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving Ordinance No. 1002; an ordinance amending the Borough of Bridgeville Code of Ordinances, Chapter 15, Motor Vehicles & Traffic, Part 4, General Parking Regulations, Section 15-402, Parking prohibited at all times in certain locations, specifically to prohibit parking in certain locations on Mill Street. Remarks: M. Tolmer stated the Public Safety Committee and Chief King have viewed the area and recommended the changes. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving the April 2018 Bill List. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by B. Ghelarducci, seconded by N. Petrocelli Sr. approving the payrolls of April 13, 20, 27 and May 4 and 11, 2018. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by V. Schneider approving to pay any commissions due the March 2018 Real Estate Tax Collector Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by N. Petrocelli Sr. approving the February 2018 Financial Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by W. Henderson, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving the March 2018 Police Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by W. Henderson, seconded by N. Petrocelli Sr. approving the March 2018 Zoning Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
REAL ESTATE TAX REFUND
A motion of the Borough Council approving the following Real Estate Tax Refund due to a change in the assessment as requested by the Real Estate Tax Collector:
YEAR LOT/BLOCK AMOUNT NAME AND ADDRESS
2017 255-H-12 $182.18 Wange Zhi Qiant Kent, 256 Cedar Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15228
A copy of the official change order has been attached to the request. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
ADMINISTRATION, BRUCE GHELARDUCCI
J. Verduci stated that we still have $64,000.00 outstanding in Real Estate Taxes for 2017. He questioned the process of collection. Manager Collins stated that Anne Marie Parisi sends out late notices. The administration office request a delinquency list and letters are sent. If no response is received, the account is forwarded to the magistrate for collection.
J. Colosimo stated that the parks are open. He thanked the fire department and the administration office for the work on the Easter Egg Hunt, The deadline for the newsletter is today.
J. Verduci stated that the BAA hasn’t been able to do the normal things to get the field ready due to the weather. Clean up day will be held on Saturday, April 14th at 9:00 a.m. They have a checklist of things that they want to accomplish that day. Food and Beverages will be provided. He stated that the handicapped signs are missing and need replaced. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
J. Colosimo stated that they have been busy with cleaning catch basins, painting the Council Chambers and the hallways, clean up parks, pot hole repair, equipment maintenance, ran the sweeper truck, mount pill box at the police station, picked up litter around town and in parks, truck maintenance, police car maintenance, repair storm sewer at Chartiers Park, mulch Chartiers Park, cut trees down, etc.
Mayor Copeland stated that she attended the Vineyard Church new pastor installation and the dedication of Solid Rock Church. She stated that the Easter Egg Hunt was great and she was pleased that Officer Haley and Officer Young assisted with the traffic. She recognized Ed Chabala’s 90th birthday. He brings joy by playing the guitar and singing to residents in nursing homes.
Chief King stated that the drug take back box has been installed. We accept prescription medications, patches, ointments, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples and pet medications. We do not accept needles, thermometers, aerosol cans, ointments, lotions, liquids, hydrogen peroxide and inhalers.
Solicitor McDermott provided his written report to Council.
Engineer Sites provided his written report to Council.
Fire Chief Chilleo stated that the Cash Bash will be held on May 5th_O, ver the last couple of weeks, we have been pretty busy with calls. Last year we ended with 189 calls, this year we are at 112 calls. He would like to make sure the address numbers can be seen at night for emergency purposes on the houses. He thanked everyone that came to the fish fry’s.
D. Miller thanked Fire ChiefC hilleo for his cooperation with the Quick Response Service.
M. Weise stated that on April 10th at the Railroad Station, we will have a discussion on the history of George Washington at 7:00 p.m. The Methodist Church is holding their spaghetti dinner on April 14th from 4-7 p.m. Everyone is invited on April 15that La Bella Bean to come and see a little bit of art work submitted by the 3rd and 4th graders From Chartiers Valley and her neighbor Ben’s art work.
Becky Wisbon stated that the Friends of the Library will host their annual dance fundraiser on April 28th 7:00 p.m. at the SNPJ #6 with the Mansfield 5 Band. Tickets are available at the library.
Borough Manager Lori Collins provided her written report to Council.
J. Verduci stated that he spoke with Mandy Pryor from the Chamber. The Chamber will be hosting events such as “Forecasting for the future 2028”.
It is sponsored by the Southwest Community Chamber and the Bethel Park Chamber.
It will be held at the Crown Plaza on April 18th at noon. The Manager’s meet ing will be held on May 8th at Nevillewood. Manager Collins will be speaking on behalf of Bridgeville Borough along with representative’s from Heidelberg, Upper St. Clair, Collier, Scott, and South Fayette.
The Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing will be held on June 28th at Scenic Valley Golf Course. The Annual Car Raffle will start at the end of April. It is a 2018 Black Ford Escape There are 750 tickets for sale.
A motion to adjourn was made by M. Tolmer, seconded by B. Ghelarducci. Motion carried 7-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:09 p.m.