SPECIAL MEETING MAY 5, 2016
Jermyn Borough Council met on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 8:15, following the work session. On roll call the following members were present; J.Mark, K.Naploi, D.Markey, J.Wilson, J.Smith and F.Kulick. Attorney Nichols and Mayor Smallacombe were in attendance. B.parks was absent.
Council went into executive session for employee terms and conditions. Council reconvened from executive session at 9:05.
RESIGNATION OF DANIEL ZELLERS – A motion was made by J.Smith, seconded by K.Napoli to accept the resignation of Chief Daniel Zellers. All members were in favor.
PACKAGE FOR NEW POLICE CHIEF– motion was made by D.Markey, seconded by J.Mark to appoint a committee to put together a package for the hiring of a Police Chief, the committee consisting of K.Naploi, F.Kulick, J.Smith and B.Smaliacombe. All members were in favor.
APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM ARTHUR AS ACTING CHIEF– A motion was made by J.wilson to appoint William Arthur as Acting Chief until as such time we appoint a new Chief. All members were in favor.
PART TIME OFFICER THOMAS LEACH – A motion was made to move officer Leach from training and to raise his hourly rate to $13.00 by J.Wilson, seconded by D.Markey. All members were in favor.
HIRING OF PART TIME POLICE OFFICERS – A motion was made by K.Napoli, seconded by J.Wilson to hire Dane Sorenson and William Haze as part time police officers with the training rate of $12.00 an hour. All members were in favor.
REPAIR OF STORAGE DOORS OFF OF GYM – A motion was made by D.Markey, seconded by K.Napoli have Bear Prints LLC repair the outside doors to the storage room off of the gym at a cost Of $3,085.00 less the insurance payment of $1.042.50 ,remaining cost of $2,143.00. All members were in favor.
COMMITTEE CHANGE – President Kulick said that J.Wilson has been moved to finance from public safety, replacing Bob parks, he did not make another appointment for B.Parks.
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE– Mr. Rood reported that D.Kutch, B.Chase and himself met and went over the code. He said an enforcement officer will need to be appointed with an engineering background. Mr. Kulick asked that council be given copies.
A motion was made to adjourn by D.Markey, seconded by K.Napoli to adjourn. All members were in favor.