TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Wilmerding expected to hire public works supervisor

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, 2:06 a.m.
 

Wilmerding council will change its Sept. 17 workshop to a voting meeting, at which they may decide who will supervise the public works department.

No one was named Tuesday to the position, which has been vacant for several years, but councilors expressed confidence that a decision is imminent.

Councilman William Pricener said the borough received resumes from eight candidates. Seven were interviewed, and three returned for a second interview.

“All are good candidates for the position,” he said. “Hopefully, we are going to make a decision in the next few weeks.”

Pricener said the department is down to one worker because another is off with an injury. He commended Brandon Steininger for keeping the borough in order during a very challenging month alone on the job, but said it is necessary to bring in part-time help.

Anthony Martincic was hired for 20 hours per week as casual help. The vote was 6-0, with Councilman Michael Trkula absent.

Council approved an ordinance amendment that regulates the condition in which contractors leave vacant properties after demolition projects.

Solicitor Greg Evashavik said council wanted to tighten the regulations to make sure borough properties are left in clean, safe conditions.

Jennifer R. Vertullo is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1956, or jvertullo@tribweb.com.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read McKeesport

  1. White Oak Holocaust survivor continues to share tragic story
  2. County investigators determine fatal McKeesport fire started in living room
  3. Arbitration hearing between animal shelter, Youghiogheny Country Club delayed
  4. Teen’s family turns tragedy into lesson for McKeesport students
  5. Ramp dedicated to slain McKeesport officer’s memory
  6. McKeesport Area first-grader brings toy gun on school bus
  7. White Oak moves forward on community center
  8. Liberty hires 2 part-time police officers, honors another
  9. Owners hope carousel will bring fresh audience to Century III Mall
  10. North Versailles Township commissioner opposes closing Green Valley Primary School
  11. Pitt students clean up Mon Valley neighborhoods for annual service day
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.