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May 24, 2016
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Pike awaiting sewage relief legislation

In other business at the June 5 commissioners meeting, Marvin Brotter reported that the county has received three applications for this year’s federal Community Block Development Grant distribution of $248,724. He said the application period remains open and three applications already received include $143,000 for Milford Borough, $15,000 for Matamoras Borough and $70,000 for Shohola Township.

The commissioners also:

• Noted Judge Joseph Kameen’s hiring of Nathan Volpi as a law clerk.

• Noted District Attorney Ray Tonkin’s hiring of Migdalia Cortes as Central Booking Coordinator, and Megan Welsh as a summer intern.

• Noted County Prison Warden Craig Lowe’s hiring of George Kumbrus as a sergeant for the position of Records Manager, and Elisa Diaz, Cassandra Bishop, Steven Burton and Karen Bryant as correction officers.

• Approved re-advertisement of the county’s voluntary recycling ordinance, due to a wording error in the original advertisement.

• Adopted a resolution providing “temporary tax exemptions for certain improvements or new construction” in deteriorated areas in Blooming Grove Township.

• Agreed to execute a $6,614 grant for the county’s Victim Witness Program on behalf of the district attorney’s office.