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Tire Recycling EventTire Recycling Flyer  Lackawanna County is sponsoring a Tire Recycling Event.  Several communities throughout the county are participating and Clarks Summit Borough is one.  On Saturday October 22 between the hours of 12pm and 3pm you may bring your tires to the Borough’s DPW garage at 308 Davis St.  Abington Heights Football Team will be there to unload the tires.  The fee is $4 for clean tire with no rim, $5 dirty tire with no rim and $10 tire with rim.  Thank you Councilwoman Kathleen Simrell, the members of the recycling committee and Abington Heights football team members and coach!

Unless public health concerns require otherwise, all scheduled meetings will be open to the public and held in Council Chambers with the ability to be observed simultaneously via YouTube. The YouTube link is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXI0A61PdzPxnmCtmiOpE-w. This link is intended only to permit individuals to observe the meeting live and is not intended for active participation.  Only individuals who appear in person may address the Council or Commission or Board.   However, questions may be submitted to the Borough Manager via email at manager@clarkssummitpa.gov prior to the date of the meeting if an individual is unable to appear in person.

 

COUNCIL MEETINGS AND COVID-19

Beginning with its June 2, 2021 public meeting, Borough Council will resume in-person public meetings at the Borough Building.

As you know, since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Council meetings and all work sessions have been held via Zoom conference.  Due to the unique nature of Covid-19, municipalities were urged by Governor Wolf’s administration to declare a state of emergency which legally allowed municipalities to close its facilities and temporarily conduct public meetings virtually in order to help limit the spread of the disease.  As the number of vaccinated individuals has increased and the number of new Covid-19 cases decreased, guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and the Pennsylvania Department of Health have loosened.  As the risk for spreading the virus has lessened, Borough officials have expressed interest in resuming in-person, public meetings.

Pursuant to an Order entered by Governor Wolf on May 17, 2021, Pennsylvania’s Covid-19 mitigation orders relating to social gatherings will be lifted, effective May 31, 2021.  Governor Wolf has stated that the masking order will be remain in place until 70% of Pennsylvanians who are 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

Based on the anticipated change in restrictions in Pennsylvania beginning on May 31st, Clarks Summit Borough Council may hold an in-person, public meeting at the Borough Building on June 2, 2021 and continue thereafter unless new restrictions are imposed by the Governor.  Pursuant to the ongoing masking order, Council members, Borough officials and members of the public should continue to wear face masks at all times that they are in the Borough building.  At its discretion, Council may permit individuals to remove their masks while speaking so that they can be clearly heard.

Pursuant to the Governor’s Order, there are no restrictions on the number of persons who can attend our meetings.  The only occupancy limitations will be those established by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code. 

 

Agendas for future meetings:  The Council meetings below are scheduled to be conducted Live and aired live on our Youtube line: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXI0A61PdzPxnmCtmiOpE-w.

at future meetings:

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Items for vote at next meeting:

2022-10 – Local Share Gaming Grant Application