BOROUGH OF COLLEGEVILLE

COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

April 3, 2013 Meeting

                                       

CALL TO ORDER:  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

ROLL CALL:  Stagliano, Mann, MacDonald, Rees, Keenan, Tulio & Braun

Also present were Borough Manager, Geoff Thompson, Police Chief Bart Bucher, David Leh, Borough Engineer, Mark Hosterman, Borough Solicitor, Mayor Stagliano and Junior Council Person Margaret Cavanaugh.

Mrs. Stagliano also noted that there was an executive session on legal issues before the meeting.  No votes were taken.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

MOTION by Mr. Mann to approve the March 6, 2013 meeting minutes; seconded by Mr. MacDonald.  Motion carries 7-0.

LPVRSA PRESENTATION:

Bob Brant, Bill Dingman and Barb Cepko attended the meeting to give an overview of the LPVRSA Middle Interceptor project.  Bill Dingman reviewed the project and the various alternative locations and costs for the middle interceptor.  Discussion followed.

MOTION by Mr. Mann to accept the Alternate 1C for the Middle Interceptor; seconded by Mr. Rees.  Motion carries 7-0.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Streets, Roads, Lighting Committee: No Report.

FINANCE COMMITTEE:

MOTION by Mr. Mann to approve check numbers 9701 through and including 9758, along with transfers, as listed; seconded by Mr. Rees.  Motion carries 7-0.

Mr. Mann reported that the beginning balance in the General Fund Checking was $19,556.69, deposits/credits $342,922.44, disbursements 294,577.12, including transfers, totaled $67,902.01 leaving an ending balance of $100,563.00.  Total funds available in all accounts are $421,428.35. 

MOTION by Mr. Mann to approve the Treasurer’s Report; seconded by Mr. Rees.  Motion carries 7-0. 

CTMA/PUBLIC WORKS:  Report on File.

Planning Commission:   No Report.

CPVRPC:  No Report.

Parks Committee: No Report.

Public Safety Committee: No Report.    

Facilities Committee: No Report. 

Personnel Committee: No Report.

Business Liaison Committee: No Report.

CEDC Activities:

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Engineer: Report on File

Solicitor: No Report. 

Manager / Zoning Officer:  Report on File.

Police:  Report on file. 

Fire: Report on file. 

Ambulance Report:  Report on file.

Mayor:  No Report.

MOTION by Mr. Keenan to approve Committee and Administrative Reports; seconded by Mr. Braun.  Motion carries 7-0.

Public Discussion:

Jenny Greenwald, Flower Shop Discussed the flower tent parking Variance granted by the Zoning Hearing Board.  She would like Borough Council to look at ordinances to restrict retail tents in the Borough.

Rachael Morrison, CEDC – Stated that she was is favor of restricting retail sales tents within the Borough.

ACTION ITEMS:

Consideration of Advertising the PMRS Municipal Pension Plan Ordinance

MOTION by Mr. MacDonald to Authorize Advertisement of the PMRS Municipal Pension Plan Ordinance; seconded by Ms. Tulio.  Motion carries 7-0.

Consideration of the Snow Removal Bids

MOTION by Mr. Mann to approve the bid from MAK Services for snow plowing and salting; seconded by Mr. Keenan.  Motion carries 7-0.

OTHER BUSINESS

Discussion of the Rezoning Request from Ursinus College

MOTION by Mr. Mann to move the Rezoning Request from Ursinus College forward; seconded by Mr. Keenan.  Motion carries 7-0.

Consideration of Resolution 2013-05, Rules and Regulations Necessary for the Conduct of Borough Council Meetings and Maintenance of Order for Public Comment

MOTION by Mr. MacDonald to adopt Resolution 2013-05; seconded by Mr. Mann.  Motion carries 7-0. 

COMMENTS FOR THE GOOD OF COUNCIL – Mr. Keenan brought up the possibility of purchasing Ipads for Borough Council members.

There being no additional business to discuss the meeting adjourned at 8:40 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

 

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Geoffrey D. Thompson,

Manager/Secretary