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FORTY FORT BOROUGH  COUNCIL MEETING  JANUARY 4, 2016  The January council meeting of the Forty Fort Borough Council was held on Monday, January 4, 2016 at  the Forty Fort Borough Building, 1271 Wyoming Ave., immediately following the Reorganization meeting where  Jeff McLaughlin was elected as President of Council.  President McLaughlin called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with the following council members present:   Dominic Butchko, Deborah Troy, Dorothy Craig, Charles Rick Kamus, Frank Michaels and Thomas Murray.  Also present were Mayor Andy Tuzinski, Solicitor Jack Haley, Chief Dan Hunsinger, Mark Voyack from  Quad 3 Group, Secretary Marla Anthony and Manager Bonnie Arnone.  CONSENT AGENDA FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES:  In consideration of the two newly elected council people taking office this evening, President McLaughlin  explained the use of the Consent Agenda for Administrative Issues that the Borough has been using for the past  year.  This evening, however, he had motions and votes for each item on that agenda separately.  Motion by Mrs. Craig to approve the minutes of the Regular Council meeting of 12/7/15.  Second by Ms.  Troy.  All council was in favor of this motion.  Motion passed.  Motion by Mr. Michaels to approve the minutes of the Special Council meeting of 12/21/15.  Second by  Ms. Troy.  All council was in favor of this motion.  Motion passed.  Motion by Ms. Craig to approve the minutes of the work session of 12/21/15.  Second by Ms. Troy.  All  council was in favor of this motion.  Motion passed.  Motion by Mr. Michaels to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Second by Mrs. Craig.  On the  question, Mr. McLaughlin questioned secretary/treasurer, Marla Anthony, on the difference in the figures from  ESSA Bank and our QuickBooks program.  Ms. Anthony explained that the QuickBooks General Fund Account  needed to be reconciled as it had not been done in some time.  All council was in favor of this motion.  Motion  passed.  Motion by Mr. Kamus to pay all bills as presented.  Second by Mr. Michaels.  All council was in favor of  this motion.  Motion passed.   Motion by Mr. Kamus to accept the report of the Mayor/Police Department.  Second by Mr. Michaels.  All  council was in favor of this motion.  Motion passed.  Motion by Mr. Kamus to accept the report of the Kingston Fire Chief.  Second by Ms. Troy.  All council was  in favor of this motion.  Motion passed.  Motion by Mrs. Craig to accept the report of the Code Enforcement Officer.  Second by Mr. Kamus.  All  council was in favor of this motion.  Motion passed.  Motion by Mr. Kamus to accept the minutes of the WVSA meeting.  Second by Mr. Michaels.  All council  was in favor of this motion.  Motion passed.

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