Bolivar council discusses security
Bolivar Borough Council members discussed security and communication plans regarding community records and instructions and how they can better handle such items.
Mayor Tom Pickup said council should take more steps to keep residents better informed and to provide residents with better knowledge concerning emergency plans and emergency meeting places in the case that an emergency arises.
He urged that council look into more Internet security options and keep tight track of office records. Council member Sue Bartow stated measures have already been taken.
Bartow said plans are on track to repair storm drains on Third Street. The project should be completed by Thanksgiving.
“It's been approved,” she said. “The papers are signed and we are ready to go.”
In other news:
• The fax number for the borough building has changed and is now 724-676-2018. The office number remains 724-676-9950.
• Trick-or-treating will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 27. The parade will begin at 2 p.m.
• Hayrides will take place every Friday evening in October. More information can be obtained by phoning the borough office.
• Voting will take place at the borough building Nov. 5. Doors will open at 6 a.m.
Rebecca Ridinger is a contributing writer for Trib Total Media.
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments â either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.