Speed alert sign to be used to collect data for borough

A radar speed alert sign will be leased for use in DuBoistown and South Williamsport boroughs, South Williamsport officials said.

The lease agreement was approved by South Williamsport Borough Council. The property is owned by Old Lycoming Township and will be leased at $52 a week, said Steven W. Cappelli, South Williamsport borough manager and public safety director.

The sign will be able to be programmed remotely by police using their smart phones and give the borough the ability to track the number of vehicles, calculate average speed and provide empirical data report in case there are disputes, he said.

Properties at 4 and 6 W. Center St. will be inspected by borough codes personnel for alleged code violations following reports.

The rental unit owners have been notified of trash left open, building code safety violations and sightings of vermin attracted to the rental property, council was told.

Council approved a motion to approve The Architrave Architecture and Design Inc. for $45,000 to do the work in preparation for the parks community building design.

Council approved $855 for past due sewer utility bills for Waldman Holdings, 345 E. Southern Ave. The issue was in regards to a former natural gas industry tenant who no longer leases the property.

The council approved purchase of six trees to replace six dead trees that were removed from the community park complex. The cost of replacement is $2,229.

Council approved engineering with HRG for the pool demolition in the amount of $19,996.

The same company was given approval for the application for the paving restoration project in the third and fourth phases at $15,750.

Mayor Marlin Angelo reported the Christmas donations for the police department distribution of toys has topped $5,000 and continues to grow.

The borough general fund, storm water, and sewer proposed budgets are expected to be reviewed at the November meeting.


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