Council President, Michael Tohner
Council Vice President, Bruce Ghelarducci
Council, William Henderson
Nino Petrocelli, Sr.
Mayor, Betty Copeland
Solicitor, Thomas McDermott
Engineer, Joe Sites
Borough Manager, Lori Collins
Police Chief, Chad King
Fire Chief, William Chilleo
South Bridge EMS, Dan Miller – Absent
Mary Weise-654 Orchard Avenue Bridgeville, PA 15017
M. Weise stated that herself and others are dissatisfied with the monetary breakdown of the cost on Chartiers Street. We need to find out from PennDOT exactly when they arc going to create and build a bridge from the recreational center in Upper St, Clair to I-79. She stated that somethings need to be done to protect the taxpayers of Bridgeville.
Pasquale DeBlasio – 132 Pennsylvania Avenue Bridgeville, PA 15017
Mr. DeBlasio thanked Council for assuring that the Borough moves forward.
Bob Fryer – 479 Bank Street Ext. Bridgeville, PA 15017
Mr. Fryer spoke about the traffic congestion within Bridgeville Borough. Council went into further discussion regarding this.
A motion was made by B. Ghelarducci, seconded by N. Petrocelli Sr. approving the minutes of the May 14, 2018 regular meeting as submitted. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-05
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving Resolution No. 2018- 05 as per PennDOT requirements 1.10.14 Signs and Banners Across State Highways; a resolution designating the intention of the Bridgeville Borough to place one (1) banner across State Route 50 to be installed August 30, 2018 and removed October 1, 2018 for the Bridgeville/South Fayette Rotary Club Chili Cook-Off to be held September 30, 2018. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-06
A motion was made by J. Colosimo, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving Resolution No. 2018- 06; a resolution authorizing the President of Council to sign Contribution Agreement No. 119556 between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Bridgeville Borough for State Route 50 (Washington Avenue) and State Route 3034 (Chartiers Street) Projects. M. Tolmer stated that the contribution amouut of$788,000 includes $300,000 in GEDF grant monies. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
BRIDGEVILLE PARKING AUTHORITY – STATION STREET PARKING REQUEST
A motion was made by W. Henderson, seconded by V. Schneider denying the request of the Bridgeville Parking Authority to add six (6) additional pay parking spaces on the southerly side of Station Street fronting the First United Methodist Church and the former Norwood Party House. Remark: W. Henderson stated for the record that he opposes the request for (6) additional pay parking spaces. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving the June 2018 Bill List. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by N. Petrocelli Sr., seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving the payrolls of June 15, 22, 29 and July 6, 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 May 2018 Real Estate Tax Collector Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving the April 2018 Financial Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by W. Henderson, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approving the May 2018 Police Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
A motion was made by W. Henderson, seconded by V. Schneider approving the May 2018 Zoning Report. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
REAL ESTATE TAX REFUND
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by J. Colosimo approving the following Real Estate Tax Refund due to a change in the assessment as requested by the Real Estate Tax Collector:
1116 Castle Shannon Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
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 the delinquent taxes decreased by $1,000. We have only received a partial list from the tax collector. A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by B. Ghelarducci requesting the Tax Collector supply a complete list of the delinquent taxes by June 15, 2018 or she can explain why it has not been provided at the next meeting. All in favor, motion carried 7-0.
J. Colosimo stated that Manager Collins has received a preliminary drawing of the comprehensive plan.
N. Petrocelli Sr. stated that Public Works has been busy with installing handrails in front of the Police Station, helping with wiring at Chartiers Park, installing the scoreboard at Chartiers Park, catch basin repair on Union Street, spraying weeds, cleaning the planters on Washington Avenue, cleaning up trash from the streets, running the sweeper truck, cutting down trees in town, tu ming the water on in the parks, rebuilding catch basins, police car and tractor maintenance, cutting grass, etc. He stated that for the few Public Works employees that we have, they do a good job.
W. Henderson stated that there is a police negotiation meeting scheduled for June 12th
MAYOR, BETTY COPELAND
Mayor Copeland stated that she is attending the ribbon cutting ceremony at Fresh Thyme Market at 3:30 on June 12. She also thanked the Police Department for escorting her at the Memorial Day Parade. It was very nice.
Chief King stated that Saturday, June 16th is the Bridgeville Day on the Avenue. The Police Department will be handing out bicycle helmets and slap bracelets. He will let the residents know the road restrictions.
Solicitor McDennott provided his written report.
Engineer Sites provided his written report and stated that he met with Youngblood Paving to review the 2018 Road Program.
Fire Chief Chilleo provided his written report.
SOUTHBRIDGE EMS, DAN MILLER
M. Weise stated that tomorrow night 7:00 p.m, at the Railroad Station; we will be speaking about George Washington losing the militia against the Indians and the French at Fort Necessity. The Flag Day Ceremony starts at 7:00 p.m.
BRIDGEVILLE LIBRARY REPRESENTATIVE
BRIDGEVILLE PARKING AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE
Manager Collins provided her written report. She also stated that Bridgeville Day on the Avenue will be held on Saturday June 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Washington Avenue will be closed at 6:00 a.m.
J. Verduci stated that the Rotary Chili Cook-Off is September 30th and they are looking for sponsors, contestants and judges. He also stated the Chamber of Commerce would like to remind us of the tickets being sold to win a car. The drawing date is July 26.
W. Henderson called for an executive session regarding personnel after the meeting has adjourned.
A motion to adjourn was made by B. Ghelarducci, seconded by M. Tolmer. Motion carried 7-0. Meeting adjourned at 7:33 p.m.