On the record- Girard

WHAT: City council meeting Monday

PRESENT: Reynald Paolone, Thomas Grumley, Mark Standohar, Keith Schubert, Jeff Kay, Lily Martuccio, Sam Zirafi, John Moliterno and Mayor James Melfi


• Heard from Melfi and Safety Director Jerry Lambert that they are addressing the cleanup of properties on Stambaugh Street and other areas after complaints of yards not being kept up, debris in yards and couches on front porches;

• Heard from Melfi that the city’s natural gas rate with Constellation Energy is $3.06 per mcf, which is lower than the average of $5 per mcf;

• Heard from Zirafi of plans to review utility rates and compare to other communities to see if they need to be updated;

• Will seek bids for professional marketing services for promoting the city;

• Announced a Veterans Day ceremony 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at the viaduct and war memorial by city municipal building;

• Scheduled a meeting for 6 p.m. Nov. 8 to meet with the fire and police chiefs.

— Bob Coupland


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