Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week:
The Lycoming County commissioners approved a grant agreement that will provide $1.7 million in federal funding to buy and demolish nine homes in the county. Commissioners Jeff C. Wheeland, Tony Mussare and Ernie Larson approved the agreement.
By the same vote, the commissioners renewed an agreement with local attorney William Meile to provide public defender services to the county.
The Williamsport Regional Airport Authority agreed to seek proposals from engineering firms for work related to the construction of a new terminal building. Rebecca Burke, Christopher Logue, William Martin, Ats Welker and Mark Murawski voted in favor of the measure. Michael Hughes and Ryan Tira were absent.
South Williamsport Borough Council formally approved the hiring of Robert Hetner as police chief by a 8-0 vote. He had been interim chief since mid-February. Voting in favor were Dan Cupp, J. Bernard Schelb, Jeff Tompkins, Henry Frey, Benjamin Landon, Anthony Mussare, Ed Weinhoffer and Richard Harris. Robert Cronin was absent. Council also hired William MacInnis as a full-time police officer by the same vote.
Jersey Shore Borough Council voted to hire Joseph Hamm as interim borough manager. Voting yes were Kenneth Scheesley, Sean Simcox, Deborah Colocino, Janet Barnhart, Marguerite Dyroff, Mary Greene and John Pisarcik. Wade Snyder was absent.
Muncy Township Supervisors approved $1 million secretary bond. Voting yes were Paul Wentzler, Tom Schaech and Greg Gilbert.
Loyalsock Township Supervisors voted to adopt updated personnel policies. Supervisors also approved the hiring of five additional lifeguards for the township pool at a rate of $7.25 per hour. Both measures were approved 4-0 by Marc Sortman, Virginia Eaton, John Bower and Jeff Rauff. Rick Wheeland was absent.
Hughesville Borough Council has decided to ask UGI to conduct a boroughwide survey of potential gas customers. No vote was taken but the action was initiated.
City Planning Commission did not reach a quorum and could not take action.
City Council voted to delay action on demolishing three Union Avenue properties as requested by owner Lycoming College. Tabling the decision were Council President Bill Hall, Bonnie Katz, Liz Miele, Randall J. Allison and Don Noviello. Councilman Jonathan Williamson abstained and Councilman N. Clifford "Skip" Smith was absent.
Old Lycoming Supervisors unanimously voted to award their fuel contract to the Lehigh Gas Corp. and the construction project contract, to replace the windows on the municipal building, to Centurn Building Products. They also voted to change the right-of-way at 259 Frederick Avenue from 70 to 50 feet. Voting were supervisors John W. Eck, Janet C. Hall and Linda Mazzullo.
Montoursville Area School District passed a $26.4 million budget for next year that holds the line on real estate taxes. Voting yes were Ellen Stoner, George Hagemeyer, Tom McNamara, Dora Pioli, Dale Ulmer, Jill Kaplan and Scott Konkle. Roger Leight and Jeff Schans were absent from the meeting.
Jersey Shore Area School Board voted 7-0 to approve PlanCon part E for the Jersey Shore Elementary School construction project. Voting in favor were board members Robert Pryor, Shelley Helm, Craig Allen, Harry Brungard, Karen Stover, Denise Smith and John Shireman. Board members Harry Miller and Heather Williamson were absent.
Jersey Shore Area School board voted 7-0 to approve the final 2012-13 budget. Voting in favor were board members Robert Pryor, Shelley Helm, Craig Allen, Harry Brungard, Karen Stover, Denise Smith and John Shireman. Board members Harry Miller and Heather Williamson were absent.