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Spring Cleaning Priority for W.O. Council

By Sarah Turnbull
The Tube City Almanac
March 18, 2022
Posted in: White Oak News

Roofing is under way at the Borough Maintenance Garage, members of the White Oak Council announced at Monday’s workshop meeting.

“It will probably take two weeks to get done, depending on the weather,” Borough Manager John Palyo said. “Street paving and inlet repairs are underway.”

Palyo also announced that the lowest bid for the 2022 paving project was from Tresco Concrete Products, and the equipment for the new Cool Spring Road traffic signal is scheduled to arrive in mid-May.

The council also proposed reapplying for a streambank grant and installing a new fire alarm system in the Maintenance Garage.

“The estimate for the fire alarm system is $35,986,” borough engineer Ken Hillman said.

In other news, council members Julie Opferman and Loree Scharritter announced a couple of upcoming community events.

“Clean Up Day is on the thirtieth,” Scharritter said. “If anyone’s interested, let me know.”

Parks and Recreation chair Julie Opferman provided updates on pool membership and next year’s 75th anniversary celebration.

Opferman said, “Family membership rates are available at the borough building on certain dates. We’re having a meeting on March 23 to discuss the 75th anniversary. And the Easter Egg Hunt is coming up too.”

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

Originally published March 18, 2022.

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