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"A MILE OF HOSPITALITY"


Let us help you, we are here to serve the community!

ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT

Local YMCA Electronic Recycling Event on April 27
 

Our local YMCA, Honesdale National Bank, Wayne County Fair and Advanced Recovery, Inc. are hosting an electronic recycling event on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, 270 Miller Drive Honesdale, PA 18431.
 

Accepted Items include computers, servers, monitors, printers, keyboards, VCRs, batteries, cell phones, terminals, cables, wires, power supplies, fax machines, radios, modems, CTRs, corded & cordless phones, TVs, CPUs, copiers, scanners, cassette/CD/DVD players, typewriters, stereo equipment, and more.
 

Each household pays $20 per carload and an additional $20 for each air conditioner (No pre-registration required).
 

Proceeds from the collection will benefit the YMCA’s Financial Assistance program.


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DOUGHBOY DONATION PRESENTATION

Forest City Borough Council voted to make a $3,000 donation at the April, 2019 Council Meeting for the restoration and maintenance of the Doughboy and Coal Miners' Memorials. Presentation was made at the Borough Council Chambers on April 8, 2019.  (Attending from left to right) Dusty Swegel, previous Mayor Pauline Wilcox, Stephanie Collier, Earl Obelenus, Paul Kalasinski, Jeff Swegel, Council President Nick Cost, Mayor Chris Glinton, Joann Matarese, and Chris DeGonzague.  (Photo provided by John Kameen, Forest City News)

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2019 Lady Foresters Softball

 

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TENTATIVE AGENDA - MAY 6, 2019

TENTATIVE AGENDA

  1. CALL TO ORDER – (President Nicholas      Cost)

  • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. (All stand)
  • ROLL CALL.
  • PUBLIC COMMENT (specific  to agenda items)


COMMITTEE REPORTS 

  • ADMINISTRATION:  (Joann Matarese)

a) Motion to Approve Regular Meeting Minutes of  April, 2019 (Motion - All in favor? Any opposed?)

b) Motion to Approve Treasurer’s Report for April 2019 (motion & roll call vote);


  • PUBLIC WORKS:  (Bernie Scalzo)

a) Public Works Report for April 2019;

  • BUILDINGS & GROUNDS: (Robert Lesjack)

a)  

  • PARKS & RECREATION: (Amy Bean) 

a)  Parks & Recreation Board report;

b)  Upcoming events

  • CODE ENFORCEMENT/HEALTH&SAFETY: (Chris DeGonzague)

a)  Code Enforcement Report (Stephanie Reisch) – April 2019;

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: (Tracey Lazier)

a)  

  • MAYOR’S REPORT:  (Mayor Christopher Glinton)

i.  April 2019 Police Report; Vandling invoice;

ii. 

  • SOLICITOR’S REPORT: (Paul Smith)

i.  

  • CORRESPONDENCE: (President Cost)

i.  

  • PUBLIC COMMENTS or QUESTIONS: (President Cost)
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS: (President Cost)

i.  The next regularly scheduled Meeting will be held on Monday, June3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

  • ADJOURNMENT:  (President Cost requests motion to adjourn) – (Motion - All in favor? Any opposed?)

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ABOUT FOREST CITY

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Forest City Borough​ is a borough in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  Forest City is situated at the corner of Susquehanna County, Lackawanna County and Wayne County, 23 miles northeast of Scranton on PA State Route #171.  The entire borough is only .9034 square miles.

     Forest City Borough is governed by a Borough Council consisting of seven Council Members. The Mayor oversees the Forest City Police Department which consists of a full-time Chief of Police, Assistant Chief and several part-time patrol officers.

     The Police Department offices are on the second floor of the Borough Building at 535 Main Street, which also houses the Borough Offices, Council Chambers, and the Mayor's office. The first floor of the Borough building is occupied by a branch of the Susquehanna County Library and the Area Agency on Aging Senior Nutrition Center.  The third floor of the building is the Pentecost Hall which is available for private events for a nominal fee.

     As of the census of 2010, there were 1,911 people, 817 households, and 462 families residing in the borough.

​There are 817 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.6% are married couples living together, 15.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 43.5% are non-families. 39.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.5% have someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.91.
     The median age is 47. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.0 males.
The median income for a household in the borough is $33,618, and the median income for a family is $41,985. The per capita income for the borough is $19,245. About 6.4% of families and 21.3% of the population live below the poverty line, including 28.4% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.

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or general info about "Right to Know" https://www.openrecords.pa.gov/

RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAW - ENACTMENT Act of Feb. 14, 2008, P.L. 6, No. 3 Cl. 0220080003ua AN ACT  Providing for access to public information, for a designated open-records officer in each Commonwealth agency, local agency, judicial agency and legislative agency, for procedure, for appeal of agency determination, for judicial review and for the Office of Open Records; imposing penalties; providing for reporting by State-related institutions; requiring the posting of certain State contract information on the Internet; and making related repeals. 

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