Williamsport town council briefs

April 10, 2002

Spring clean-up set for April 22-26

The Williamsport Spring Clean-Up will be held April 22 through 26.

Items will be collected from residences north of West Salisbury Street and west of North Conococheague Street on Monday, April 22.

Bulk trash will be picked up north of East Salisbury Street and east of North Conococheague Street on April 23.

Items will be collected from the area south of East Salisbury Street and east of South Conococheague Street on April 24.

Items will be collected from the area south of West Salisbury Street and west of South Conococheague Street on Thursday, April 25.


Areas missed earlier in the week will be covered on Friday, April 26.

No tires, household trash, gas/propane tanks, construction or building debris, yard waste or industrial/commercial waste will be collected.

Mayor, Town Council honored at reception

Williamsport Mayor John W. Slayman and members of the Town Council were honored for their service during a reception following Monday night's meeting.

The reception, which featured refreshments, preceded Municipal Government Works Week on April 22 through 26.

"We wanted to do this for you to let you know we love you and appreciate you," Councilwoman Gloria Bitner said.

Coach seeks repairs to park's soccer field

Coach Brian Moyer of the Williamsport Youth Soccer League asked the Williamsport Mayor and Town Council on Monday for permission to repair a soccer field at Riverbottom Park and for financial help with the project.

Portions of the field need to be filled with topsoil, leveled and seeded, Moyer said.

The town's parks committee will consider the request, Mayor John W. Slayman said.

Company finds sources of town's water leaks

Fluid Conservation Technologies Inc. of Lebanon, Pa., recently pinpointed the source of five minor water leaks in Williamsport, Councilman James Kalbfleisch said Monday.

Town employees are in the process of repairing the leaks, all of which are near fire hydrants, Kalbfleisch said.

Pastor to be honored with service award

Williamsport Mayor John W. Slayman will present the Rev. Richard Kroll of Williamsport United Methodist Church with the town's monthly community service award, Slayman said Monday.

The church celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, he said.

Mayor, Council vote to pay town's bills

The Williamsport Town Council on Monday voted to pay the town's bills.

March vouchers tallied about $184,847, according to the town's financial report for the month.

The balance of the town's general fund checking account through March was about $310,154 and the balance of the money market fund was about $255,327, according to the report.

The report also took into account a CD valued at $22,502.64.

Canal Days committee to host barn dance

Williamsport's C&O Canal Days committee will host an old-fashioned barn dance with live music at the historic Springfield Farm barn from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 17.

Tickets cost $6 and are available at Town Hall, Byer's Market and at the door, committee chairwoman Elissa Slayman said Monday.

Street light installed

A new street light recently was installed at the intersection of Conococheague and Salisbury streets in Williamsport, Councilman Tim Ammons said Monday.

The "no right turn on red" sign will be replaced on the new light post, he said.

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