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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

Environmental Committee

September 9, 2010

Present: Barbara Silzle (chair), Ellen Lustgarten. Not Present: Michael Schleigh
Staff Present: Borough Manager Craig Totaro, Director of Public Works Bill Johnson

  • Public Comment: none
  • 2011 Trash-Recycling Program Education
    • The staff will execute the following communication mechanisms to inform residents of program once the schedule is ready and can be communicated:
      • Borough website: announcement on homepage
      • Borough Newsletter, January
      • News of Delaware County and Delco Times
      • A notice of distributed with the hand delivered magnets in the fall
      • LEDC newsletter
      • Council will execute the following supplemental communication mechanisms to support the education efforts:
          • Environmental E-blasts: Barbara will send an announcement and periodic reminders to her email list of residents
          • Article in Lansdowne Leader, which is distributed to all homes.
    • Marlyn Park Master Site Plan Update
      • Borough will work on boundary issues in 2011; other items will be done as grants are awarded to cover the expense.
        • Craig will develop a work plan and prioritize boundary issues that affect Martin Dr., Marlyn Ave., and Eldon Ave.
          • Park & Recreation director will work on the plan w/Craig.
          • Park & Recreation board will have input
        • Engineering work is being done on the wall.
        • Small maintenance projects might be done in advance of the easement project, such as the split rail fence to replace chain link fence.
        • The Borough will be doing some sewer work to protect the creek; will reduce inflows.
        • This committee will keep this item on its agenda to monitor progress.
        • 2011 Budget Planning.
          • $12,000 for downtown trash & recycling containers
          • $3000 education and compliance
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