Members of the Tyrone Township Council met Monday night time. The assembly, closed to the general public, was streamed stay on social media as a result of governor’s continued restrictions on conferences.
Earlier than the assembly, Mayor Invoice Latchford mentioned The Every day Herald that there are a number of bins of non-perishable meals out there within the Tyrone Borough Municipal Constructing. Meals is free and out there to anybody who wants it.
“Anybody can are available,” Latchford mentioned. Additionally, for many who are aged or locked in, Mayor Latchford is keen to ship the meals bins. Latchford mentioned there are in all probability 15 massive bins left, crammed with meals, with three particular person bins inside every massive field. Blair County 9-1-1 left the meals on the township.
These in want ought to cease by the municipal constructing throughout enterprise hours or name (814) 684-1330 to make preparations for a meals field.
In different township information, the brand new Amtrak platform is open on the Tyrone practice station. With the close to completion of the pedestrian bridge renovations, the practice station improve, the addition of a number of picnic tables, and a not too long ago put in pavilion close to the practice viewing tracks, Tyrone is turning into much more interesting to followers of the practice. railway.
Consulting engineer Kevin Nester advised council members Monday that the pedestrian bridge challenge is awaiting the handrails and might be full when put in.
Council members permitted a proposal by Ann Osborne for meals vehicles to return to service at Railroad Park as soon as a month, Could by means of September. Council members hope that the meals vehicles will entice extra individuals to Tyrone, to benefit from the railroad space and likewise to see the various different companies town has to supply.
Council member David Snyder mentioned: “I’m very excited in regards to the exercise occurring on the heart.” Relating to meals vehicles and the upcoming completion of the pedestrian bridge within the Railroad Park space, Snyder mentioned, “That space will begin to get consideration.”
Council Vice President Bob Greenback expressed concern: “If we herald meals vehicles, how will that have an effect on downtown companies?”
Whereas established companies within the metropolis personal their buildings or pay lease for his or her area, vehicles are passenger and generally is a competitors for native companies on the Saturdays they’re right here. Through the fall, when meals vehicles have been on the town earlier, greater than 500 individuals supported the occasion.
Councilman Snyder mentioned the impression on native companies ought to be no higher than the festivals that happen within the metropolis heart all year long. He additionally identified that it’s only sooner or later, as soon as a month for just a few months.