CHESWICK BOROUGH CAUCUS MEETING
April 12, 2022
CALL TO ORDER
OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO BE HEARD ON MATTERS CURRENTLY IN FRONT OF COUNCIL
•Review the March 1, 2022 Special meeting of Council and March 8, 2022, Council meeting minutes.
ZONING OFFICER’S/FIRE INSPECTOR’S REPORT:
BUDGET & FINANCE – Frank Meledandri, Chair:
•Review Bill due list #04.22. Bills posted 03/01/22 – 04/11/22
FACILITIES – George White, Chair
GENERAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION – Kathy Gillard, Chair:
•Motion to increase the salary of the Assistant Secretary, Deborah Guntrum to $18.00/hour, an increase of $2.00/hour, to compensate for the assignment of additional job responsibilities due to reduced hours of the Secretary and the work previously completed by the former Borough Clerk, Sue Budz effective April 20, 2022.
GRANTS - Brad Yaksich, Chair:
•2023- Community Project Funding Grant Application due 4/15/22
PERSONNEL – VACANT, Chair:
PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY & UTILITIES – Brad Yaksich, Chair:
•Fire Merger update (see attached letter)
PUBLIC WORKS – Michael Girardi, Chair:
•Motion to approve resolution 2022-16, establishing certain offices and classifications of employment and the fixing of salaries and wages, to include the role of Public Works Lead Laborer/Supervisor at a rate of $25/hours up to 24 hours/week with the flexibility to work up to 8 additional hours for administrative tasks as needed and to include the role of Public Works Spring/Summer Maintenance Laborer (Seasonal) at a rate of $16/hour for a period not to exceed 20 weeks.
•Motion to hire Jeffrey Armstrong as a Public Works Lead Laborer/Supervisor at a rate of $25/hour and up to 24 hours/week with the flexibility to work up to 8 additional hours/week effective 3/28/2022.
•Motion to hire Codi Newcamp as a Public Works Seasonal Spring/Summer Maintenance Laborer at a rate of $16/hours, as needed, for a period not to exceed 20 weeks.
RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – Shawna Ecker, Chair
•Update on website design and development. Request of Council for input/submission on content.
•Agan Park Update
o Potential Road Improvements
o AVJSA Project update – Easement and Summer impact
ZONING & CODE ENFORCEMENT – Dan Carroll, Chair:
•Motion to approve the purchase of a gift card valued at $100.00 to be awarded to Andrew Bock as a token of the Borough’s appreciation for his assistance in upgrading the water distribution maps.