White Oak borough council has set 2019 rates for Heritage Hill Pool.
At April's meeting, Councilman Lou Bender said rates for White Oak residents are $60 for a season pass; $30 for a season pass for senior citizens (65 and older); and $5 for a day pass. Proof of residence is required for White Oak residents.
Non-resident rates are $100 for a season pass; $60 for senior citizens; and $10 for a day pass.
During the public comments section of the meeting, a resident asked if the parks and recreations committee would consider adding a daily or weekly adult-only swim time. Bender said the committee would take the request into consideration.
Council unanimously voted to accept a bid of $100 from Creative Concessions for concession stand operation for this year’s pool season.
Council also voted to accept a bid in the amount of $1,000 from S&S Transit, Inc. for the sale of a 2010 Ford Crown Victoria.
Mayor Ina Jean Marton gave the police report for March. White Oak police reported 24 arrests, including 21 adults and three juveniles. Arrests included one for assault, two for criminal conspiracy to commit robbery, one for criminal mischief, three for disorderly conduct, nine for drug offences, one DUI, one for endangering the welfare of children, one for public drunkenness, two for robbery and one for theft. Police issued 74 traffic citations.
In a workshop meeting prior to the public council meeting, council members discussed making a change to the existing zoning ordinance specifying when a resident will need to request a minor variance, such as when installing a fence or deck, or a major variance such as an addition.
Cami DiBattista is a freelance writer who covers municipal news from Duquesne, White Oak and other subjects for Tube City Almanac. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally published April 22, 2019.