- Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 March 2012 22:50
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Colonial Beach Town Council remains an all male group after appointing James Chiarello to fill Shane Buzby’s seat.
James Chiarello was one of three applicants to apply for the vacant seat Wednesday night. Winning, over Gerald Higgs and Wanda Goforth. Another applicant Linda Brubaker had previously shown interest in the Planning Commission but did not return calls to the Town Clerk in time to be put on the agenda for consideration.
Chiarello first appeared before the council on January 4 when he applied for the vacant seat left by Ronald “Sparky” Ridgely. For this reason many of the Council members decided to forgo asking him any questions since they already knew his views.
The following is a synopsis of his views from Jan. 4 and March 7.
Chiarello lives and works as a handyman in town. By nature he likes to fix things in a creative
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 00:01
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Chairman of the Budget Committee, Mike Ham told members, at last weeks Budget Committee meeting, “In most categories of the budget we are where we should be, with some items coming in over budget.”
Ham hopes to have the 2012-13 fiscal year budget out on time this year. Last year’s budget was delayed by the town’s audit. Ham announced he is also putting together a report of the last five years revenue and expenditures to determine what the town
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 February 2012 19:12
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Colonial Beach Town Council passed resolutions to finalize the application for a $750,000 Business District Revitalization Grant at a special meeting held last Thursday, Feb. 16.
The council, after watching a power point presentation by Carol Rizzio of Lands Studio outlining the different phases of revitalization planned for Colonial Beach, passed a resolution naming the
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 00:28
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Councilman Shane Buzby makes the fourth resignation from Colonial Beach Town Council in less than a year.
Councilman, Stephen Kennedy resigned on March 23, 2011. Councilwoman Karen Payne’s resignation was accepted November 2011, and councilman Ronald ‘Sparky’ Ridgely’s resignation was added to the agenda at the December meeting.
Buzby announced his resignation in a letter dated Feb. 10, the same day he was signed in as a Deputy Sheriff with Westmoreland County Sheriffs Department.
In his letter Buzby said, “It has been a pleasure serving in this capacity and I thank all of the
- Last Updated on Saturday, 24 November 2012 10:00
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For the second meeting in a row Colonial Beach Town Council accepted one of its member's resignations, both of whom served on the Budget Committee.
At the November meeting, Council announced the resignation of Karen Payne chair of the Budget Committee.
At the December meeting, no sooner did Council reconvene from closed session to announce Payne's replacement; Tim Curtin, but Council added to their agenda a resolution to accept Ronald