On the record – Girard

WHAT: City council meeting Monday

PRESENT: Reynald Paolone, William Ryser, Thomas Grumley, Lily Martuccio, Mark Standohar, Mark Ragozine, Fran Wilson and Mayor James Melfi

ABSENT: John Moliterno


• Heard from fire Chief Ken Bornemiss that the fire department’s part-time roster is at 16. He said a captain’s test has been held to fill the opening with the retirement of Sal Ponzio last year. Bornemiss said there will be a need to place a fire levy on the ballot in November;

• Announced “Coffee with a Cop” is set 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at Girard Multi-generational Center for the public to meet with police;

• Set utilities meeting for 6 p.m. Feb. 25 on the city’s new website design followed at 6:30 p.m. by finance meeting.