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Paving, Stream Bank Work Top W.O. To-Do List

By Sarah Turnbull
The Tube City Almanac
February 21, 2022
Posted in: White Oak News

The borough of White Oak has several infrastructure projects planned this year, council members announced at the Feb. 14 workshop meeting.

Borough engineer Ken Hillman provided updates on the construction projects planned for this spring.

“Work on inlets started last week, and our 2022 paving project is going out to bid in March. Maintenance garage roofing will start in the spring,” Hillman said.

The borough also plans to re-apply for a streambank stabilization grant through the Army Corps of Engineers.

In related news, borough manager John Palyo announced that the borough has received half of its local fiscal recovery funds, but has yet to decide how to use them.

“We [the borough] were awarded $750,000 in fiscal recovery funds. We’ve already received the first half, and we’ll get the second later in the year,” Palyo said.

In other business, Health, Environment and Cable chair Loree Scharritter announced that White Oak’s annual Clean Up Day will be held April 30. The public is also welcome to submit their ideas for Community Day.

The next council workshop meeting will be held today (Feb. 21) at 6:45 p.m. at the borough building. Members of the public are welcome.

Originally published February 21, 2022.

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