Assembly continues to approve $600,000 for a new baler
January 10, 2019
In its second reading, the borough assembly approved ordinance 2018-21 at an assembly meeting on Monday, which allocates $400,000 from the sanitation fund and $200,000 from the Motor Pool to replace the borough’s baler.
Last month, the assembly voted to completely replace the baler after public works director Chris Cotta suggested it be replaced because of deteriorating parts that included the belt conveyor, control system and wear surfaces on the rams, hopper and baler chamber.
Mayor Mark Jensen was hesitant in voting for the ordinance last month in its first reading, because he didn’t...