Events and Notices

AGENDA
CHESWICK BOROUGH CAUCUS MEETING
December 15, 2021

CALL TO ORDER
OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO BE HEARD ON MATTERS CURRENTLY IN FRONT OF COUNCIL
(4 MINUTES):
MEETING MINUTES:

• Motion to approve the meeting minutes from the November 3, 2021 Special Meeting of
Council, the November 10, 2021 Caucus meeting and the November 16, 2021 Council
meeting.

AVJSA REPORT:

AVRPD REPORT:

MAYOR’S REPORT:

ZONING OFFICER’S/FIRE INSPECTOR’S REPORT:

TREASURER’S REPORT:

SOLICITOR’S REPORT:

COMMITTEES:

BUDGET & FINANCE – Frank Meledandri, Chair:
• Motion to approve bill due list #12-21. Bills posted– 11/11/21 – 12/15/21.
• Motion to approve 2022 proposed budget advertised 11/22/20 at $2,206,512.19 and by
fund: General $1,191,436.88
Water $453,628.31
Sewage $410,052.00
Refuse $151.395.00
• Motion to bring before Council and read in summary Resolution 2021-16, fixing the tax rate
for the year 2022 for general revenue purposes to be set at 5.60 mills on each dollar of
assessed valuation and tax rate for the Library referendum to be set at 0.25 mills on each
dollar of assessed valuation.
• Motioned to approve Resolution 2021-16, fixing the tax rate for the year 2022 for general
revenue purposes to be set at 5.60 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation and tax rate for
the Library referendum to be set at 0.25 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING – Dan Kokoski, Chair
GENERAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION – Michael Girardi, Chair:
• Motion to advertise a Public Administration Internship position to assist in the development
and implementation of process and system improvements associated with the Borough’s
infrastructure, issuance of zoning related permits, and other related assignments
PARKS, PUBLIC PROPERTY & RECREATION – Brad Yaksich, Chair:
PERSONNEL – Karen Stauffer, Chair:
• Motion to accept Gary Taylor’s resignation as Cheswick’s representative to the Allegheny
Valley Joint Sewage Authority (AVJSA).
• Motion to appoint Gary Taylor to a new 5-year term as Cheswick’s representative to the
Allegheny Joint Sewage Authority (AVJSA).
• Motion to appoint Frank Stanish to fill the remaining year of Gary Taylor’s 5-year term as
Cheswick’s representative to the Allegheny Valley Joint Sewage Authority (AVJSA).
PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY & UTILITIES – Kristina Stiner, Chair:
• Motion to approve Resolution No. 2021-17, a Resolution setting the Variable Sewage Usage
Rate to $3.40 per thousand and the Fixed Rate to $78.62 per quarter.
PUBLIC WORKS – Kathy Gillard, Chair:
• Motion to accept proposal from RON GILLETTE, INC., to perform work on North Highland
Avenue (excavate sink hole and replace with patch), for a total of $5,790.00.

ZONING & CODE ENFORCEMENT – Dan Carroll, Chair:

COG:

OLD BUSINESS:

NEW BUSINESS:

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

ADJOURNMENT:
Posted on 2021-12-14