Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week:
The House passed the Coal Miner Employment and Domestic Energy Infrastructure Protection Act. U.S. Reps. Thomas A. Marino, R-Cogan Station, and Glenn "GT" Thompson, R-Howard, voted yes.
The Senate and House were out of session during the week.
The Lycoming County commissioners approved an agreement that will allow Bassett Engineering, of Montoursville, to enter small bridge inspection program data into the state Department of Transportation's bridge inspection database. Commissioners Jeff C. Wheeland, Tony R. Mussare and Ernie Larson approved the agreement.
The Lycoming County Planning Commission agreed to recommend to the county commissioners proposed changes to the county Zoning Map as it pertains to Gamble Township. George Logue Jr., Joseph H. Neyhart, Larry Fry, Robert E. Bauder, James Dunn, Howard Fry, William Parsons and Ann S. Pepperman voted in favor of the measure. Cindy Bower was absent.
The Lycoming-Clinton Joinder Board Executive Committee approved budgets for Early Learning and Intellectual Disabilities programs. Larson, Mussare and Robert "Pete" Smeltz voted in favor of the budgets.
Woodward Township Supervisors unanimously approved the application of road seal for $44,000 and to appoint Justin Ulmer to the planning commission. Voting where Thomas F. Frantz, Alan J. Worth and Wayne P. Robinson.
City Zoning Hearing Board granted variances to Wes Smollinger, 928 W. Third St., regarding a business sign and William Miele and Mary Ellen Kelly, 319 Campbell St., regarding a setback to put a structure on the property. Voting 4-0 on both were Mary Lou Baldys, Judy Sarett, Linda Crockett and Mary Zeitler.
City Council voted 6-0 to approve the $3.8 pension funding plan for 2013 with a $1.7 million expected increase. Voting in favor were members Bill Hall, Bonnie Katz, Jonathan Williamson, Randall J. Allison, Don Noviello and N. Clifford "Skip" Smith. Liz Miele was absent.
The Montgomery School Board unanimously approved Ariel Thomas, Alexis Warf, Cody McFadden, Dawn Hoffman, Ahron Tyson and David Brungard as substitute teachers for the 2012-13 school year. They also approved Heidi Luxenberger as a long-term substitute for Peter Ruhl. Voting were Adam R. Diggan, Jody L. Budman, Gary L. Yocum Sr., Gabriel P. Blasi, Augustine F. Spizzirri, Christopher J. Johnson, Todd S. Woodling, Paul E. Stryker Jr., D. Todd Baker and Benjamin J. Enders.