Saltillo Borough Council learned at its June 3 meeting that borough water lines were flushed May 31.

Council president Jerry Norris reported the borough’s reservoir had been significantly low, but regenerated before the lines were flushed.

Robin Schmidt requested permission to use the community baseball field for a co-ed tournament July 6. She stated that she spoke with the borough’s schedule coordinator to ensure it was available.

She also noted that an insurance waiver would be provided to council before use on the aforementioned date. Council approved the request.

Norris informed council that the merry-go-round at Saltillo Playground has been removed. A small bit on concrete remained but has since been removed.

The merry-go-round was taken to Slate’s Salvage for scrap. Payment was submitted to the secretary for deposit into the borough’s general fund account.

Council discussed obtaining mulch to fill in the playground area. This will be done following the addition of a drainage ditch.

Norris reported that several pieces of borough equipment are in need of repair. A weed eater is being serviced at Parson’s Outdoor Power Equipment in Shade Gap while a tractor is in need of new tires.

The cost for two tires including labor at Curfman’s Garage is $240. Council approved the expenditures.

It was noted that Darin Wagner will be doing work on drain ditches within the next month. Council also discussed having a wait week for paying employees.

Also attending the meeting was council members Pat Varner, Scott Houck, Bernard Booher and borough secretary Jessie Williams.

Adam can be reached at dnews@huntingdondailynews.com.

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