The Moosic Borough Council will hold a Work session on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Moosic Borough Building, 715 Main St., Moosic, PA. The public is invited.
Sealed bids for the Moosic Borough 2022 Pave Project shall be submitted to the Moosic Borough Manager at the Moosic Borough Municipal Offices, 715 Main Street, Moosic, PA 18705 until 9:30 A.M. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at which time and date the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Moosic Borough Council will consider the bids for award at the regular monthly meeting of Moosic Borough Council scheduled for 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at the above-noted location.
Briefly, bids are invited for the above-mentioned project, which includes but is not limited to the following:
- Maintenance & Protection of Traffic & Misc. Incidental Contract Items
- Full-Width Profile Milling of Bituminous Pavement
- Base Repair, 6” of Subbase and 25mm WMA Superpave Base Course, 3” thickness to milled surface
- Level/Scratch Course, 9.5mm WMA Superpave, variable thickness, In Place
- Wearing Course, 9.5mm WMA Superpave, 2” thickness, In Place
- ADA Curb Ramp Construction
- Concrete Drive Adjustment, 6” PA DOT 2A Stone, 6” Class “AA” Concrete
- Asphalt Drive Adjustment, 6” PA DOT 2A Stone, 3” 25mm WMA Superpave, 1 ½” 9.5mm WMA Superpave
- Gravel Drive Restoration, 6” Thickness, Match Existing Gravel
- Lawn Restoration, 4” Topsoil, Formula “B” Seed, Soil Supplements and Mulch
- Standard Storm Inlet
- 12” SLCCP Storm Line
- 15” SLCCP Perforated Storm Line with Geotextile Wrap
- PA DOT 2A Trench Backfill
- Trench Pave Restoration with 6” PA DOT 2A Stone, 3” 25mm WMA Superpave
- Manhole and Storm Inlet Grade Adjustments
All as provided for within the contract documents and bid/proposal form.
Contract/Bid documents are on file and may be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $100.00 at the office of PennEastern Engineers, LLC at 165 North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre, PA between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.
Prospective bidders are urged to familiarize themselves with the site and review the scope of work and contract documents. Any contractor, who does not do so and submits a bid, does so at his own risk.
Attention is called to the Pennsylvania Prevailing Minimum Wage requirements contained within the Bid Documents that are to be utilized for this project.
Bid proposals must be on the forms provided by Moosic Borough contained within the bid documents. Bid Security in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total bid shall be submitted with each bid in accordance with the Contract Documents.
The successful bidder will be required to submit separate payment and performance bonds in amounts each equal to 100% of the contract price within 20 days of the contract being awarded and will also be required to submit a one-year maintenance bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price prior to final payment or any partial payment that reduces the balance owed to less than 10%.
The Successful Bidder shall commence work under the contract on a date to be specified in the Notice to Proceed, and fully complete the project within SIXTY (60) consecutive calendar days thereafter. The Successful Bidder shall pay, as liquidated damages, the sum of $500.00 for each consecutive calendar day thereafter.
This project is subject to the provisions of the “Steel Products Procurement Act” of March 3, 1978 (P.L. 6, No. 3) as amended.
Moosic Borough reserves the right to reject any or all bids or portion thereof or to waive informalities in the bidding.
Moosic Borough is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Bids may be held by the Borough of Moosic for a period not to exceed Sixty (60) days from the date of opening of the bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids prior to awarding the contract. In this period of time, no bidder may withdraw their bid.
BY: Jane Sterling, Borough Manager
Moosic Zoning Board of Adjustments will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building at 715 Main Street, Moosic PA 18507.
Mavis Tires and Brakes (tax number 1761200014) 3409 Birney Avenue, Moosic, PA 18507 are requesting the following variance: Three LED exterior signs from the one permitted.
The Moosic Borough Council will hold a Work session on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Moosic Borough Building, 715 Main St., Moosic, PA. The public is invited.
The regular scheduled Moosic Council meeting will be held on Tuesday July 19th at 7:00 p.m. instead of July 12th Thank you.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 14, 2022 at 715 Main Street, Moosic Lackawanna County Pennsylvania., the Council of the Borough of Moosic, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania enacted an Ordinance Number 6 of 2022, authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000.00, principal amount of the General Obligation Note and the private sale thereof to Fidelity Deposit & Discount Bank, Dunmore, Lackawanna County Pennsylvania, Lender, at par, bearing interest at the rate of 3.75% per annum. The Note is a general obligation of the local government unit, and its officers are directed to do all acts necessary and proper for the issuance and securing of said Note. No amendments were made during the final passage of this ordinance.
A copy of the full text of the ordinance as enacted may be examined by any citizen in the office of the Secretary of the Borough of Moosic at the 715 Main Street, Borough of Moosic, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, on any business day (except Saturdays and Sundays) between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., prevailing time.
NOTICE BOROUGH OF MOOSIC
SUMMARY OF DEBT ORDINANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a public meeting of the Council of the Borough of Moosic to be held at Main Street, Moosic, Pa at 7:00 p.m., prevailing local time, on June 14, 2022, the Council will consider the adoption of an Ordinance (the “Ordinance”) authorizing the incurring of nonelectoral debt by the Borough for the purpose of issuing general obligation note(s) to provide funds for purchase, planning, designing, constructing, and renovating for the purpose of construction a new police station and certain payments to the Volunteer Fire Company for land and a building to be used in coordination with a Federal grant for a combined police and fire station in the Borough of Moosic,; and (2) paying for the cost of issuance of the hereinafter-defined Note(the “Project”).
The following is a summary of the provisions of the Ordinance:
The ordinance Approves the Project and determines it to be in the best interest of the Borough to incur debt, authorizes the incurring of nonelectoral debt to be evidenced by an issue of General Obligation Note of the Borough, Series of 2022 in an aggregate principal amount of up to $1,000,000.00, specifies the Note as a general obligation note, specifies the indebtedness as non-electoral, authorizes and directs the execution of the Note by the President of Council or the Vice-president, provides a form of the Note, establishes a Sinking Fund in respect of the Note, specifies a useful life of the Project, authorizes the Council to take such action as may be incidental to the issuance of the Note including the filing with Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development the Ordinance, Debt Statement and a Borrowing Base Certificate and purchase agreement, providing the Note is a qualified Tax Exempt Obligation, authorizes and directs the execution of any contracts necessary with the sinking fund depository, provides for the acceptance of a purchase proposal from Fidelity Deposit & Discount Bank and authorizes delivery of the Note to the purchaser upon receipt of the accepted purchase price and upon compliance with all conditions precedent to such delivery and further authorizes the appropriate offices to execute any and all documents, pledges the full faith and credit of the Borough for the payment thereof, provides that the Borough will not assume the payment of any taxes in consideration of the purchase, states that the Borough covenants that it will make no investment or other use of the proceeds of the Notes or take any other actions which would cause the Notes to be arbitrage Notes within the meaning of Section 148 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and that the County will comply with the requirements of such Code that must be met in order that interest on the Notes not be included in gross income for federal income tax purposes and provides for execution of certain related documents, provides for the deposit of the Note proceeds in appropriate accounts for the purpose of payment on the Project, Authorizes officers of the Borough to take such further actions and to execute, file and deliver such other documents as they deem necessary or appropriate to effectuate settlement on the Notes and to comply with the Purchase Contract and requirement of the Local Government Unit Debt Act, provides the ordinance is a contract with the note holders, provides for a severability clause, provides for a repealer clause and provides an effective date. The funds to be obtained from the borrowing will be used for the following purposes: rehabilitation and repair of the Borough municipal building located at 715 Main Street, Moosic Pennsylvania.
A copy of the Ordinance summarized above may be examined by any citizen during regular business hours (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., prevailing local time) in the office of the Secretary of the Borough of Moosic, 715 Main Street, Moosic, Pennsylvania.
The Ordinance currently on file omits certain details which have not yet been ascertained. If the Ordinance is adopted, a notice of adoption thereof, including a summary of the omitted details, a statement of the exact principal amount of the Notes, the range of interest rates of the Note and the price to be paid for the Note, all of which will be determined at the meeting and will be inserted in the Ordinance prior to adoption, and also including any amendments to the Ordinance during final passage, will be advertised after adoption and made available for examination by any citizen in accordance with the Act.
At the regular meeting of Moosic Borough Council to be held on June 14, 2022 at 7:00 pm at the Moosic Borough Building, 715 Main St. Moosic PA, council will consider for Adoption Ordinance #5 of 2022. the following of which is a summary:
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING CERTAIN TRAFFIC REGUALTION ON
SALINA STREET RELATIVE TO THE LOCATION OF THE TEMPORARY
POLICE HEADQUATERS: DESIGNATING SALINA STREET AS A ONE-WAY STREET: PROHIBITING PARKING ON THE EAST SIDE OF SALINA STREET
OTHER THAN FOR POLICE BUSINESS; DESIGNATING ANGLE
PARKING ONLY ON CERTAIN PORTIONS OF SALINA STREET AND
PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FURTHER AMENDING THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF MOOSIC, SECTION 285-12.
This Ordinance may be examined in its entirety at the Moosic Borough Office during normal business Hours. The public is invited.
Moosic Zoning Board of Adjustments will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building at 715 Main St. Moosic, Pa 18507. This public hearing is with regards Charles LaBelle LTD, Memorial Highway Shavertown, is requesting a variance on his M-1 Zone so he can have car sales from his property on Rocky Glen Road Moosic, Pa – Ashley Nicole Adams, 1118 Water Street Moosic is requesting a variance for the property located at 1118 Water Street, minimum frontage from 50 feet to 60 feet frontage, and both side yard variances.
Interested parties are invited to attend and present testimony.
Hank Donati Chairman, Peter P. Kanton, Secretary
At the regular meeting of Moosic Borough Council to be held on March 8, 2022 at 7:00 pm at the Moosic Borough Building, 715 Main St Moosic Pa., Council will consider for adoption Ordinance #3 of 2022, the following summary: An Ordinance of the Governing Body of Moosic Borough is considering amending Ordinance 14 of 2020 which provides for the prohibiting installation of use of supply wells for portable and agricultural use within the municipal limits. This ordinance may be examined in its entirety at the Moosic Borough office during normal business hours. The public is invited.
Moosic Borough Civil Service Commission will be holding a meeting on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Moosic Borough Building located at 715 Main St. Moosic PA. 18507. The public is invited.
The organization meeting of the Moosic Borough Council to be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough municipal building located at 715 Main Street, Moosic, PA 18507. The purpose of the meeting is the election of officers and any other business listed on the meeting agenda that comes before the elected officials. The Public is invited.
Notice is hereby given that Moosic Borough proposed budget has been prepared and submitted to Council for ensuring year 2022. A copy of proposed budget and Tax Ordinance #1, fixing the tax rate for the calendar year 2022 at 18.37 mills, has been filed in the boroughs business office, 715 Main Street Moosic, PA 18507, where it is open for inspection. Council will hold a Public Hearing to receive input into the proposed Budget on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 6:45 p.m., followed by the regular schedule Council meeting. The public is invited.
BORUGH OF MOOSIC
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
NOTICE OF ENTRY LEVEL
POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION
November 18, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. at Borough of Moosic Municipal Building; Written Examination (Entry Level Police Officer)
Following the grading of the written exam an oral examination will be scheduled for those applicants successful on the written exam
All candidates applying for testing must submit an application in person at the Borough of Moosic Municipal Building, 715 Main Street, Moosic, PA, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications must be submitted no later than November 10, 2021.
There is a non-refundable fee of $50 due at the time of application.
ALL CANDIDATES MUST PASS A PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM
All applicants claiming the following preferences must supply proof at the time of application: Veteran preference requires proof of service and honorable discharge. All applicants must have reached their eighteenth (18th) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application.
If successful on the Oral and Written examinations, physical exam will be required. A police background check, a polygraph, drug screen and a mental and psychological examination will also be required.
Further information can be found at moosicborough.com
The Borough of Moosic is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
Adv. Oct 18, 2021
Jane Sterling, Borough Administrator
BOROUGH OF MOOSIC
NOTICE OF PROMOTIONAL
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION
November 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at Moosic Borough Municipal Building; Oral Promotional Examination will be conducted for the following position:
All Police Officers applying for the Promotional Examination must submit a Letter of Intent, together with a current resume in person at the Borough of Moosic Municipal Building, 715 Main Street, Moosic Pa. between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications must be submitted no later than October 25, 2021.
Further information can be found at moosicborough.com
The Borough of Moosic is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Adv. October 18, 2021
Visit Moosic Borough Police Department for Application Information