Clarks Green awarded grant to repair borough’s traffic light

By Elizabeth Baumeister - | May 24th, 2016 7:12 pm

CLARKS GREEN — The following items were discussed at the May 18 council meeting:

• Resident and former council member Maureen Palmer expressed concerns regarding the traffic light at the intersection of Grove Street and North Abington Road and the need for repairs. Council also announced the borough just received word that a grant will be awarded for this purpose.

• Mike Williamson and Bill Kern, of the Countryside Conservancy gave a presentation on the organization, requesting the borough consider making a donation.

• Council discussed options regarding regular maintenance of the borough’s clock, located across the street from the municipal building. The board decided to pay to have regular maintenance work done every other year.

• The police report and fire report were presented, along with various committee reports.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, with a work session at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. Meetings are held at the municipal building, located at 104 North Abington Road.

By Elizabeth Baumeister

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