The August borough council meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by the council president, Kelly Murphy. The entire complement of councillors, the mayor, the borough manager, public works director, the borough’s consultant and solicitor were in attendance. Between 22 and 24 citizens and other persons with business for the borough were also present.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:22 pm; nearly three and one-half hours after it started.
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The agenda for this meeting was changed slightly from the preliminary agenda that is posted at this Website and the borough’s Website. The preliminary agenda was also posted at Columbia Spy, the other local media resource that stayed to cover the entire meeting.
A new agenda item, (Paragraph I., 5., a. was added: Tim Hess / Lindsey Brenner regarding 1020 Cloverton Drive.) The FINAL AGENDA appears below.
Here is an audio recording of the first part of the meeting that was Paragraph I., 5., a..