Pa. Council briefs
Borough approves lease with Verizon
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Chambersburg Borough Council approved a lease with Verizon last week to place a cellular tower on top of a smokestack at the borough power plant.
Council members unanimously approved the agreement at a meeting Wednesday.
Verizon will occupy one of the two stacks on Second Street and lease the portion of the stack from 135 to 144 feet high.
The telecommunications company will also lease 700 square-feet of adjacent land to construct a communication facility.
The building will be 12-feet by 30-feet and Verizon is obligated to remove it and restore the land to its original condition if the company ends the lease.
Verizon will pay the borough $18,000 a year in rent and has four five-year options on the site.
Vote postponed on police vehicles
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Chambersburg Borough Council also postponed a vote on purchasing new police vehicles while borough staff investigates the possibility of leasing the vehicles.