Posted on July 25, 2022
Concerns about the Tyrone Borough dredging the Little Juniata River were among several issues that were raised during the public comment segment of the regular monthly session, which was held on Monday, July 11.
Bill Anderson attended as a representative of the Little Juniata River Association. He stood to addressed the council and acknowledged that the Tyrone Borough has flooding problems. However, he also expressed his disappointment in dredging the Little Juniata River under the footbridge that connects Ninth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue as a means to combat those problems.
“It’s useless in terms of flood control,” Anderson explained.
Borough Manager Ardean Latchford responded to Anderson and assured him that dredging the Little Juniata River has been planned in five-year increments.
Tammy Moul and Toby Scott also spoke during the public comment section of the meeting, addressing Pennsylvania House resident parking.
In addition to Anderson, Moul, and Scott, Kevin Nestor and Jay Young also stood to address the council during the July session.
Walker gave the Emergency Management Agency report at the end of the meeting, at which time he recommended that council members visit the local fire stations in order to find out what all concerns the firefighters might have.
Young also expressed concerns about issues with hydrant, in addition to thanking both David Snyder and Bob Dollar for attending an outreach training program in June.
Nestor, who spoke during the public comment segment, reviewed the Sink Run Reservoir project.
The next Tyrone Borough Council regular session is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Aug. 8.