Lycoming County commissioners Thursday awarded a $184,334 contract to Best Line Equipment for a hydraulic excavator with accessories for use at the landfill in Montomery.
The equipment will be used to help harvest metal products from landfill waste fields, according to Dave Bonus, landfill operations manager.
Commissioners also approved a service agreement with Link-Belt Construction Equipment for repair and maintenance of landfill equipment on an as-needed basis.
A $10,000 Juvenile Accountability Block Grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency was approved. The money will be used to offset attorney costs for juvenile cases.
Nominations of Darla Krotzer and Jessica Knittle were approved for the Local Emergency Planning Committee. After nomination, the two are expected to be appointed to the committee by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
Commissioners also approved a change to allow a full-time clerk position in the county's voter services office to become a full-time assistant director of elections.
The following hirings were approved by commissioners:
Dominique M. Barto to the position of part-time replacement training telecommunicator at an hourly rate of $13.53, not to exceed 1,000 hours annually;
Jacob E. Winter to the position of full-time replacement telecommunicator at an hourly rate of $14.55;
Salvatore R. Vitko to the position of full-time replacement zoning/subdivision officer at an annual rate of $30,910;
Sara B. Morrison to the position of part-time replacement custodial worker at an hourly rate of $9.64, not to exceed 1,000 hours annually;
Wade M. Reese to the position of replacement correctional officer relief at an hourly rate of $14.35.