Council members approve resolution, bids
Members of city council approved a resolution, three bids, and a request from the In-Town Gardeners during their meeting on Monday evening. Council members first addressed Resolution 11-7 regarding an allocation of liquid fuel funds from the county.City Manager Dave Greene explained that the Elk County Commissioners recently approved a disbursement of liquid fuel funds to the city in the amount of $13,000. "The city will use the liquid fuel funding to reimburse the General Fund for the purchase of 1B limestone," Greene said. Council members also approved awarding bids for pipe, stone and dust control for 2011. Greene explained that bids for the city's yearly supply of drainage pipe, catch basins and sanitary sewer supplies were opened on Monday, March 28, and the sole bidder was Catalone Pipe and Supply of Penfield. Greene indicated that all bid requirements were met, though he noted that while all of the items are to be awarded through the bid, they potentially may not be purchased at all this year. Council members approved awarding the bid to Catalone Pipe and Supply. Bids were also opened at that time for the city's yearly supply of stone. Greene noted that there were six bidders: New Enterprise Stone of New Enterprise; Hanson Aggregates of Montoursville; Mike Beaver Trucking of Ridgway; Woodland Equipment of Woodland; J.M. Delullo Stone of Kersey and Bucktail Excavators of St. Marys. Greene indicated that Mike Beaver Trucking was the overall low bidder and council members approved awarding the company the bid. Two companies submitted bids for the city's yearly supply of dust control: Jefferson Paving of Brookville and HRI, Inc. of State College. Greene stated that Jefferson Paving was the overall low bidder and council approved awarding the company the bid.