Borough council acts on projects


NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Borough council met in regular session Tuesday and took the following action:
UAgreed to ask architect Lee Ligo of Slippery Rock to do a rendering with cost estimates of a possible replacement for the pavilion at the borough park. They are considering making it a year-round facility with a room for community meetings.
UAgreed to advertise for bids for paving the borough's two municipal parking lots as well as for electrical equipment. Bids will be opened at the Oct. 1 meeting.
UDiscussed a proposal by Postmaster Jeff Byler to move mail drop-off boxes from the center of High Street to the post office side and make the street one-way to relieve traffic conpostponedgestion. The plan would increase the number of parking spaces available. Voting was until members discuss it further with Byler.
ULearned that Westminster College President R. Thomas Williamson has agreed to have a town meeting to address borough residents' complaints about college students. Councilman George Shaffer said Williamson has not contacted him with a meeting date yet.
UGave Lawrence County Tourist Promotion a $245 donation but declined a request for a donation from Lawrence County Economic Development. Council member Raymond Keefer recommended refusing the LCED request because of lack of information about what the group does.

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