On the record: Girard
WHAT: City council meeting Feb. 22
PRESENT: Mark Standohar, Lily Martuccio, Reynald Paolone, Keith Schubert, Jeff Kay, Sam Zirafi and Mayor James Melfi
ABSENT: John Moliterno and Thomas Grumley
• Heard from Melfi, who had been the city treasurer for 11 years. He wants officials and Treasurer Mark Zuppo to sit down and review income tax numbers and finances for 2020 and 2021. Melfi said he is concerned that 2020 income tax collections were not good for the city last year. A caucus session was set for 6:30 p.m. March 22 on finances;
• Were informed bids will be received for the Wellman Avenue drainage project set for this summer;
• Set a special caucus session 6:30 p.m. March 8 for combined discussion on economic development and zoning issues in the city.
— Bob Coupland