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The Borough of Roaring Spring shall adopt the following Ordinance, at the Regular meeting to be held on June 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building 616 Spang Street, Roaring Spring, PA.

Lisa A. Peel Borough Manager

ORDINANCE NO. 2019-2 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF ROARING SPRING, COUNTY OF BLAIR, AND COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, PROVIDING FOR THE RECOVERY OF COSTS AND/OR PAYMENT FOR THE USE OF SPECIAL EQUIPMENT USED TO CONTROL AND/OR EXTINGUISH CHEMICAL, PETROLEUM, AND/OR HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILLS, FIRES, LEAKS, AND/OR ACCIDENTS INCURRED BY THE FRIENDSHIP FIRE COMPANY NO. 1 OF ROARING SPRING.

WHEREAS, by Ordinance Number 2019-2, Roaring Spring Borough, Pennsylvania, providing for the recovery of costs and/or payment for the use of special equipment used to control and/or extinguish chemical, petroleum, and/or hazardous material spills, fires, leaks and/or accidents incurred by the Borough; and

WHEREAS, the costs of clean-ups under this Ordinance are most often absorbed by the Friendship Fire Company No. 1, Inc., and

WHEREAS, Friendship Fire Company No. 1 is in the best position to recover clean-up costs and collect payments from responsible parties including but not limited to involved insurance companies; and

BE IT ENACTED OR ORDAINED by the Roaring Spring Borough, Pennsylvania, as follows:

Section 1.0: The owner of Chemical, Petroleum, and/or other Hazardous Materials, Substances or Waste, as defined in 13 Pa. C.S. §6020.101 et seq., or a common carrier of the same, shall be liable to the Borough of Roaring Spring for any costs incurred in controlling, extinguishing, containing, or removing (Clean up) of such substances following a spill, leak, accident, or discovery of such materials within the municipal boundaries of the Borough of Roaring Spring. Such costs shall include any expense or fee related to the use of special equipment, which is necessary to control, extinguish, contain, or remove any substances under this Ordinance. A common carrier shall include any pipeline carrying such materials. Such costs shall also be the responsibility of the owner of any common carrier.

Section 1.1: Special equipment shall include, but is not limited to the following:

a. Special chemical protective clothing;

b. Foam, dry, or chemical extinguishing agents and/or any other material used to

control and/or extinguish a fire involving such materials;

c. Any absorbent agent or material, and

d. Any other equipment and/or materials deemed necessary to clean up such

materials,

Section 1.2: At this time, such costs will only include the out-of-pocket clean up expenses incurred by the Borough of Roaring Spring. If in the future, however, any fire department subject to this ordinance ceases to be a volunteer fire department such that the Borough of Roaring Spring is obligated to pay wages for fire protection services, the clean up costs shall also include the

amount expended for such wages.

Section 2.0: The owner of any chemical, petroleum, and/or hazardous material, common carried, or owner of property where such materials are located and/or discovered shall also be liable for any cost associated with the temporary storage of such materials and/or the cost of disposing of the same.

Section 3.0: Any amounts due under this Ordinance may be recovered directly by the Friendship Fire Company No. 1, as the agent for the Borough, unless and until the Borough Council shall by formal Resolution revoke the agency of the Fire Company. The Fire Company shall have the authority to file, pursue and complete claims under this Ordinance. The Borough shall provide any assistance needed by the Fire Company in pursuit of any claims. All funds collected by the Fire Company shall be reimbursed to the party sustaining the loss.

Collectible costs shall be deemed to include reasonable attorney fees, and interest on any unpaid balance shall be due at a rate of six percent (6%) per annum. The Friendship Fire Company No. 1 shall provide the Borough with full updates of all claims pursued under this Ordinance and

how those claims were resolved.

Section 4.0: Any party obligated to satisfy a bill for charges under this ordinance the fails to pay any such bill within thirty (30) days, shall upon conviction in a summary proceeding before of a District Justice, shall be sentenced and/or fined as provided for by law.

Section 5.0: Imposition of any fine and/or sentence shall not relieve any responsible party hereunder from civil liability to the Borough of Roaring Spring nor shall it relieve such party if its obligation to satisfy the bill for any costs incurred under this Ordinance.

Section 6.0: This Ordinance is not intended to supersede any provisions of Pennsylvania's Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act, 35 Pa. C.S. § 6020.101 et seq. (Purdon's 1993), nor does it preclude

any action by the Department of Environmental Resources of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

or the Borough of Roaring Spring under the Act.

Section 7.0: This Ordinance shall be effective five (5) days after enactment.

ORDAINED AND ENACTED into an Ordinance the ______day

of ___________ 2019, by the Council of Roaring Spring Borough of Blair County in lawful session duly assembled.

ATTEST: BOROUGH OF ROARING SPRING

_______________________By______________________

Borough Manager Council President

APPROVED this _______ day of __________,2019.

Mayor of Roaring Spring

Storage Sale

Due to nonpayment of rent, Lester Grace, PO Box 496, Altoona; Brandie Houch, 309 Fairmount Dr., Duncansville; Heather Dibert, 210 Brinksmin Ct., Claysburg; Bradley Allen Smith, 265 Tom’s Lane, Duncansville; Cathy Alberts, PO Box 714, Duncansville; Bobie Wagner, 106 Sylvan Acres, Tyrone; Virginia Walker, 427 Avaro Dr., Blairsville, Ryan Mackey, 16 Spark Lane, Duncansville; Angela Moats, 1910 Smithton Rd., West Union, WV 26456, will be sold on June 10, 2019 at noon at Smith’s Self Storage 16643 Dunnings Highway, Duncansville, PA 16635, 695-1363. All welcome.

Notice

Notice is hereby given by the Spring Cove School District Board of Directors that the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, is available for inspection at the District Administration Office at 1100 E, Main Street, Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania, and that the Board proposes to adopt said budget before June 30, 2019, subject to revisions that may appear desirable.

Kathy Hazenstab

Board Secretary

Spring Cove School District.

Northern Bedford County School District 2019/20 Milk and

Bread Bid

Northern Bedford School District will receive bids for milk and bread deliveries for the 2019/20 school year. Bids should be marked milk and bread bid and sent to the Administration Office, 152 NBC Drive, Loysburg, PA 16659 at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids must be hand delivered or sent via courier to this address. Bid documents and specifications can be found at http://www.nbcsd.org

Notice

Notice of dissolution is hereby given that the St. John’s Reformed Church of East Sharpsburg, Inc. has filed Articles of Dissolution with the Pennsylvania Department of State in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Business Corporation Law.

Nathan W. Karn, Sr., Esquire

Evey Black Attorneys LLC

401 Allegheny Street

Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

 

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