Council also voted to approve environmental attorney, Craig Huber, Esquire, regarding the closure of the Creek Road landfill. Mayor Frank Filipek stated that this attorney is being paid for by the developer and is for “our protection.”
Resolution 05-134-17 states: “There is a need for the Borough of Bellmawr to retain the legal services of an experienced environmental attorney with extensive experience with matters involving the remediation and closure of previously contaminated landfills.”
Allen said announcements will be posted in the near future to invite the community to help with the garden. “We’re going to need a lot of help,” she said.
From left: Councilman Jim D’Angelo, Cailin Casey, Olivia Allen, Debbie Allen & Councilman Ray Bider
During the public portion, a Chester Avenue resident expressed concern over recent break-ins.
Another resident stated that he recently planted trees in the names of Mayor and Council.
Agenda, Resolutions & Bill List
All business on Council’s agenda was approved, including first reading of a $711,000 Bond Ordinance #05:10-17, which is for the acquisition of various capital equipment and the completion of capital improvements in the Borough:
Council voted to demolish “the collapsed and unsafe structure” at 23 Vaughn Avenue.