On the record – Girard

WHAT: City council meeting Monday

PRESENT: Thomas Grumley, Fran Wilson, Mark Standohar, Steve Brooks, Reynald Paolone, John Moliterno, Lily Martuccio and Joseph Shelby

ABSENT: Mayor Jim Melfi


• Heard from Martuccio of plans to seek available grants for recreational and walking trails for the parks;

• Heard from Auditor Sam Zirafi who asked to meet with the administration on finances going into 2018. A finance meeting has been set for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27 on the matter preceded by a public hearing for a zone change for Truck World at 6:15 p.m.;

• Heard from Grumley who recommended recognizing local businesses in the city’s downtown for their beautification and renovations of their properties;

• Canceled the second meeting in December, which falls on Christmas.