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Avis Borough approves $74K paving bid

AVIS — Avis Borough Council unanimously approved a $73,900 bid from Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. to pave five borough streets.

The action came at council’s in-person meeting Monday night and will now be sent to the streets committee, borough engineer and Clinton County.

The streets to be paved include Clinton, Cliff and Kirby, along with Myrtle and Ivy alleys.

Once formally approved, council can pay for the work with liquid fuels money and borough funds.

Council also discussed the tar and chip road project completed along Prospect Avenue, which totaled $2,796, and the tar and chip to be completed at the intersecting streets, Spring Street and Grier Lane, which totaled $1,908.

The contractor for those jobs was not disclosed.

In addition, at the May meeting, council approved sewer inspection fees for individuals who plan on moving and selling their homes. Those individuals must pay $250 in inspection fees and if there are any issues within the system on their property, they must be corrected to pass the inspection.

Borough council also noted that many individuals are behind on sewer payments from 2019 and before. If not paid, their water will be shut off.

Council did not issue any approval of late payments accepted without penalty.

Council members noted the borough’s parks and tennis courts have opened, as Clinton County moved to the green phase.

The next Avis council meeting will be held on Monday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. in the borough building on Ross Street.

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