Baldwin officials keep pool pass prices the same
Making a splash in the Baldwin Borough municipal pool this summer won't cost season pass holders any more money.
Despite discussion to increase price for 2013 season passes, council members last week approved the rates — holding the line on the cost of most admissions for this year.
Council members had asked borough Manager John Barrett to review attendance at the pool, before they voted on the recommended $5 per pass increase.
“We were able to find that attendance has been steadily increasing over the last two years,” Barrett said.
Data to determine how many people attend each day with season or day passes was not available, he said. A family pass for Baldwin residents will remain at $140 this year. Nonborough residents will pay $200 for that pass. An individual pass is $50 for borough residents and $75 for nonborough residents.
Officials did approve an increase in cost for senior citizen season passes, to $15 for the year.
Daily admission is $6 a person and half-day passes will be available for the second straight year at $3 for anyone entering after 4 p.m.
This year, a half-season pass also will be added, Barrett said.
New apartments planned
A traffic review has been done to determine how a planned 150-unit apartment complex in Baldwin Borough will affect nearby streets, borough Manager John Barrett said.
AR Building Company is seeking final site plan approval from the borough to build a single family apartment complex on property adjacent to Route 51 and the Cloverleaf.
The main entrance route for the complex will through Bliss Drive, Barrett said. Officials, though, asked the developer to study the affect the complex could have on the Grace Street and Route 51 area, he said.
The developer likely will come before the Baldwin Borough planning commission in May. Borough council must grant final approval, once the planning commission makes a recommendation, Barrett said.
Stephanie Hacke is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-388-5818 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Falcione will join the 25-member Baldwin Borough police force as its newest member, provided he passes all of the required testing.
Borough council at its April 9 agenda-setting meeting approved the hiring of Falcione, in a unanimous vote.
Council members, when setting the 2013 budget, agreed to add a member to the police force early this year.
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