Donegal Township supervisors award truck rental bid
After advertising for bids for truck rental for the upcoming year, Donegal Township's board of supervisors only received one reply so the board recently voted to award the rental to Milton R. Neiderhiser & Sons Inc. of Champion.
The company will supply the township with assistance on truck usage when needed.
During public comment at the April 8 public meeting, Kerri Schott of the Laurel Mountain Snowmobile Club told the supervisors that her group would gather litter along a stretch of state Route 31.
“We're going to be doing our annual clean up on April 27,” Schott said. “We'll probably not be able to finish this in one day so we'll try to finish up on April 28. We'll be doing our stretch of Route 31 and also Tunnel Road.”
The supervisors postponed a vote to adopt a resolution in support of a campaign recently adopted by the Westmoreland County Commissioners to better address mass transportation issues.
“My biggest concern is that we really don't get any usage out of mass transportation in our area,” Supervisor Tom Stull Jr. said.
Stull said funding from a Community Development Block Grant to finance the Ridge Road project is on hold pending survey results.
“We need to wait for the results about any endangered species and plants in that area,” Stull said.
Dumpster Days for the township and Donegal Borough will be held from April 25-27.
Items can be brought to the township building during regular business hours.
“We want to stress ... no computers, no electronics and no freezers or refrigerators,” Stull said.
Stull said that road repairs will be completed in the upcoming weeks for damage that was done due to heavy trucks from the natural gas companies working in the area.
“The gas companies will be working on Mountain View, School House and Thompson roads starting next week,” Stull said. “Let's hope that they do a better job this time then they did last time.”
Marilyn Forbes is a freelance writer.
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