Cline said town officials were working with business owners and local law enforcement to organize bicycle safety lessons for the town's children.
Bitner has day named for her
WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport Mayor James G. McCleaf II read a resolution Monday night proclaiming March 12, 2007, as Gloria Bitner Day.
Bitner, a councilwoman who has served on the council for 14 years, did not run in the recent election, saying she wanted to spend more time with her family.
McCleaf said Bitner gave years of dedicated service to the town.
He read a separate resolution Monday proclaiming April 2007 as municipal government works month.
Council OKs election results
WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport's town council voted Monday to approve the report from the town's March 5 election.
The vote was unanimous.
Anthony Drury was the top vote-getter with 224 votes, Councilman Earle Pereschuk Sr. received 220 votes and Councilman James Kalbfleisch received 189 votes, according to the statement of votes cast that was approved Monday.
Jeffrey Long, who was not elected to the council, received 100 votes.
Drury and the two re-elected councilmen will be sworn in during a meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
Sheriff's deputies respond to calls
WILLIAMSPORT - Washington County Sheriff's Department deputies in Williamsport responded to nearly 500 complaints in December 2006 and January 2007 combined.
In December, deputies responded to 239 complaints and arrested four juveniles, according to a report heard by the town council Monday. Three speeding citations were issued that month, along with 32 other citations and 25 warnings.
Four accidents were investigated, two adult/juvenile alcohol citations were issued and one warrant was served, according to the report.
In January, deputies responded to 240 complaints and arrested seven adults in Williamsport. Officials said 10 speeding citations were issued, along with four other citations. Twenty-two warnings were given, and two accidents were investigated.
Two adult/juvenile alcohol citations also were issued in January.
Classic car show set for May 12
WILLIAMSPORT - The first Williamsport town employee classic car show will be May 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Byron Memorial Park.
All makes and models of cars are welcome, and awards will be given in several categories. The rain date is May 13. All proceeds will benefit Christmas in Byron Memorial Park.
Manhole inspections scheduled
WILLIAMSPORT - Crews will begin manhole inspections this week or next, town officials said Monday.
The inflow and infiltration crew will be in town preparing for the sanitary sewer project report. Officials said they also will be preparing testing of the town's life stations.
Wilson approved for Housing Authority
WILLIAMSPORT - A member of the Washington County Housing Authority Board was approved Monday by the Williamsport Town Council.
Joan C. Wilson of Williamsport was unanimously approved for the unpaid position.
Bat dropping cleanup a costly prospect
WILLIAMSPORT - It will cost the town of Williamsport $1,400 to clean bat droppings from the Springfield Farm Barn.
"If you want to use the barn, this is what it's going to cost," Mayor James G. McCleaf II said.
The town council will discuss the cost during their next work session.
After the initial cleanup, Ehrlich estimated it would cost $480 to maintain it, according to a document provided by town officials.
Tenant house work could go out to bid
WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport Town Council heard a recommendation Monday that work to repair a historic town building destroyed by a 2006 fire be put out to bid.
A vote is expected in April, officials said.
The building, at 6 Springfield Lane, was the home of the town's founder.
Pool gets new sound system
WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport Councilman Nelson F. Deal said the town pool at Byron Memorial Park has a new six-speaker sound system.
He also said that the date Washington County Public Schools starts summer break will affect how much money is made at the pool.
"The longer they keep these kids in school, the more money (we're) going to make," Deal said.