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Budget workshop delayed; council discusses legal matters

| Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002

PERRYOPOLIS - A budget workshop with additional business turned into a one-hour executive session Wednesday night, with no budget items discussed during the open meeting.

Borough council held the special meeting to discuss the budget but called an executive session to discuss legal and personnel matters. After 50 minutes, solicitor Sam Davis left the borough building and the executive session ended 10 minutes later.

"We were going to work on the budget," said Councilman Charles Johnson after the meeting. "But legal and contractual issues came up."

No additional work sessions were scheduled at the meeting. Johnson said the borough secretary would likely call council members to schedule future work sessions.

In other business:

  • All Perryopolis area residents who collect their mail at the post office should call the number on their Verizon phone bill to tell them their 911 street address. This will cut down on incorrect information being given to emergency services.

  • Perryopolis Area Ambulance Service is selling reflective metal address signs for $15. Call 724-736-4022 to order. The service will begin its annual membership drive next month with a bulk mailing. Individual memberships cost $35, a household is $40, seniors are $30 and businesses are $80.

  • Perry Township Supervisor A.J. Boni submitted the high bid, $555.55, for the borough's 1992 police car.

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