On the record: Girard

WHAT: City council meeting Monday

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

ABSENT: Mark Standohar and Thomas Grumley


• Heard from Treasurer Mark Zuppo, reminding residents they need to file their income taxes with the city even if they do not owe anything, to help with determining what needs to be withheld and what returns are;

• Gave second reading for proceeding with the submission of a renewal 1.8-mill tax levy for senior services for the Girard Multigenerational Center;

• Announced the annual Christmas tree lighting celebration will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 4 by the city building with a small parade planned;

• Reported the fire department hosted a drive-thru COVID-19 booster clinic last weekend with 40 residents taking part;

• Announced several local businesses will take part in “Shop Small Business Saturday” on Saturday in the city’s downtown area;

• Gave first reading to participating in the Ohio Public Works Commission state capital improvement program and Transportation Improvement Program for waterline replacement project on Trumbull Avenue;

• Set the finance meeting for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 before the final council meeting of the year. Moliterno said officials will review finances.

— Bob Coupland


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