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Activities On Hold, W.O. Will Consider Future Plans

By Richard Finch Jr.
The Tube City Almanac
April 22, 2020
Posted in: White Oak News

All White Oak recreational activities have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Councilwoman Julie Opferman, speaking on behalf of the parks and recreation department, said at Monday night’s meeting that the borough will be monitoring the situation to consider when events can possibly be re-scheduled and resumed.

In other business:

Council approved a motion to exercise the first option year with Cargill, Inc., for the purchase of rock salt for the July 2020 to June 2021 contract year.

Council approved a motion to authorize the local share of $52,870 as a 15 percent match for the Pennsylvania Watershed Restoration Protection Program Grant through the Commonwealth Financing Authority and to authorize the president to provide proof of application as part of the application process.

Aa part of the 2020 street paving program, council approved Change Order Number 1 in the amount of $6,050 to Tresco Paving Corp. for the installation of a waterproofing membrane on borough-owned bridges located at Rankin Road and Oakview Avenue, and also authorized the borough manager to sign any documents related to the change order.

Originally published April 22, 2020.

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