LH council adopts ordinance; accepts deed
LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Council adopted an ordinance, accepting the deed for a section of First Quality Drive from its intersection with Walnut Street to the Castanea Township border.
Council held a public hearing during its July 12 meeting in preparation for the final vote held on Monday night.
City Manager Gregory Wilson said a copy of the Deed of Dedication would be included with the ordinance.
Further action regarding First Quality Drive will be brought to council on Aug. 2 when it considers adopting a variety of amendments of its vehicle and traffic ordinance.
The proposed changes include establishing a speed limit and enforcement of no parking along the roadway.
Other amendments to be considered include:
— Prohibiting left turns from Spring Street onto Bellefonte Avenue.
— No parking anytime in areas where fire hydrants were relocated by PennDOT.
— No parking at city parks from dusk until dawn every day.
Councilwoman Barbara Masorti was absent from Monday’s meeting held in council chambers at City Hall.
In other business, council:
— Approved a request from Dave Harger, of Harger Utility Charities, Inc., regarding the placement of an information board in Memorial Park near William T. Piper Airport.
— Approved a use request made by Downtown Rotary for Triangle Park on Aug. 10 from 5 to 5:30 p.m.
— Appointed Councilman Alex Di Costanzo as council’s liaison to the Ross Library Board. Di Costanzo replaces former Councilman Bill Mincer, who resigned in June.
— Appointed four part-time fire relief drivers for Hope Hose and Citizens Hose. Wilson said the city updated the required hours per driver from 20 hours to 12 to find candidates.
— Held an executive session following the meeting regarding litigation.
City council will meet again at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 2.