White Oak officials are preparing to make improvements to handicapped accessibility around Heritage Hills Pool.
At this month's meeting, council authorized the borough engineer to develop specifications and advertise for bids for Phase I of the project. A community development block grant of $35,000 has been approved for the project, borough officials said.
Council also awarded a $121,695 contract to Tennis Roofing of Washington, Pa., to replace the roof on the bathhouse at the pool.
In other business, council awarded a $63,165 contract to Swede Construction Corp. of Elizabeth Twp. to construction a new salt shed.
Police Report: Mayor Ina Jean Marton gave the police activity report for August. Borough police responded to 738 incidents, resulting in 29 arrests. Arrests include one for hit-and-run, four assaults, one for criminal mischief, one criminal trespass, one disorderly conduct, 10 drug offences, two DUI arrests, one for harassment, two firearms violations, four thefts, one alcoholic beverage violation and one for recklessly endangering another person.
Additionally, 57 traffic violations were reported.
A motion was passed setting the annual minimum municipal obligation, or MMO, for 2019 for the pension plans of borough employees in the amount of $357,515 for uniformed employees and $192,842 for non-uniformed employees, for a total 2019 MMO of $550,357.
Cami DiBattista is a freelance writer who covers municipal news from Duquesne and White Oak, along with other topics, for Tube City Almanac. She may be reached at email@example.com.
Originally published September 26, 2018.