Assembly approves $600,000 for new baler in final reading
January 24, 2019
The borough assembly passed Ordinance 2018-21 in its third reading at an assembly meeting on Tuesday, 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 had 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.
“I appreciate his vision and looking at all available solutions for our waste disposal,” said Vice Mayor J...