COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST MIFFLIN, met in special session in the Municipal Building Council Chambers on
Monday, December 27, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. prevailing time with President Regis Stephenson presiding. ROLL CALL: Andzelik Present Munsie Absent
Falce Present Olack Present
Kostelnik Present Popovich Present
Six members present, absent one (Munsie). Mayor Kelly present.
CITIZENS COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS:
Diane Stanesic of 2803 Glenny Lane Extension questioned under Agenda Item A the amount allocated to PRISM Health Services. Mr. Stephenson replied that the total package allocated is $97,500. Mrs. Stanesic also commended Council for not raising the millage for 2011.
Steve Marone of 441 Livingston Road thanked Council for all the Public Meetings they have had in the recent weeks addressing the West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority and PRISM Health Service issues.
Richard Allen of 376 Livingston Road questioned whether the December 9, 2010 copy of the 2011 Budget would be what was being passed at this meeting. Mr. Stephenson stated that it is the correct copy.
John Koczka of 4333 Everlawn Street questioned whether any Council member objected to their home phone numbers being published in the PRISM letter that was recently sent to residents. Council responded that they are public officials and had no objections. Mr. Koczka spoke in favor of PRISM and stated that he feels that they should be allocated more money from the 2011 Budget.
Ruth Ann Parkinson of 4911 Skylark Avenue stated that she also feels PRISM should be allocated more money.
- RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST MIFFLIN, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ADOPTING THE GENERAL FUND, LIQUID FUELS AND CAPITAL PROJECT BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2011
AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2011 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOROUGH CODE FOR THE BOROUGH OF WEST
Solicitor DiLucente read the resolution. Motion by Popovich, seconded by Olack the resolution be adopted. Under remarks, Mr. Olack requested that a provision be added to Section 5 of the resolution that the Borough Manager receives Council approval for any transfers of more than $250,000. Solicitor DiLucente stated that Section 5 can be changed and voted on at this time. Roll Call: Six ayes, no nays, one absent (Munsie). Motion carried. Resolution given No.1232.
- ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST MIFFLIN, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, FIXING AND REENACTING THE REAL ESTATE TAX RATE FOR THE YEAR 2011 AND IMPOSING DISCOUNTS, PENALTIES AND INTEREST THEREON.
Solicitor DiLucente called for a Public Hearing. No comments were received and the Solicitor read the ordinance. Motion by Olack, seconded by Falce the ordinance be enacted. Roll Call: Six ayes, no nays. Motion carried. Ordinance given No.1171.
Motion by Kostelnik, seconded by Andzelik approving Allegheny Professional Insurance’s recommendation to accept Housing and Redevelopment Insurance Exchange as the Borough’s workers compensation carrier at a cost of $415,246 and Travelers Insurance for commercial insurance at a cost of $193,545. Under remarks, Mr. Richard Allen urged Council not to accept the quotes because there were only two quotes and he said there should be at least a half dozen. Mr. Kostelnik stated that several insurance companies were contacted but only the two submitted quotes. Roll Call: Six
ayes, no nays. Motion carried.
Motion by Andzelik, seconded by Olack the Meeting be adjourned. Meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m. prevailing time.