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White Oak Council Schedules Spring Events

By Sarah Turnbull
The Tube City Almanac
March 25, 2022
Posted in: White Oak News

White Oak will hold several community events this upcoming spring, members of council announced at Monday’s meeting.

Health and Environment chair Loree Scharritter announced several upcoming events the community can participate in.

“Borough Clean-Up Day has been scheduled for April 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Heritage Hill Pavilion. The Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Collection drop off will be May 3 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the borough building,” Scharritter said.

The White Oak Animal Safe Haven will also hold a Rabies Clinic June 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the borough building parking lot. More information on upcoming events can be found at the borough office or online.

In related news, Parks and Recreation chair Julie Opferman announced that anyone interested in joining the 75th Anniversary Committee should contact the borough office, and that the Recreation Board will hold their craft show in April.

“The craft show will be Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Athletic Association,” Opferman said.

In other business, council unanimously passed the following resolutions:

Appointment of Valerie Yednak to a five-year term with the Recreation Board;
Approval of the finance, health, planning and zoning, public works, tax collector, engineer and solicitor’s reports;
Approval of pay requests for the ongoing borough facilities project.
Providing job classifications and pay rates for officers and employees of the borough (White Oak Salary Ordinance 2022).

Planning and Zoning chair Joelle Harbert added that the Planning Commission will meet April 7 to discuss the next phase of the proposed Sonic building at 1066 Long Run Rd.

The next council workshop meeting will be held 6:45 p.m. April 11 at the borough building. Members of the public are welcome.

Sarah Turnbull is a freelance writer in Irwin. She can be reached at sarahturnbull323@gmail.com.

Originally published March 25, 2022.

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