DOYLESTOWN, PA — The Bucks County Board of Commissioners held their bi-regular monthly meeting at the Bucks County Administration Creating this morning. The assembly was overseen by Board Chair Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSM, Vice Chair Robert J. Harvie, Jr., and Commissioner Gene DiGirolamo.
Associates of the commission board wore posts of pink for Breast Council Consciousness Thirty day period and the courthouse’s lights will be in pink for the remainder of the thirty day period.
The Drug Recognition Excellence Award was awarded to Richard Vona, Director of Legislation Enforcement Schooling in Bucks County, for his get the job done with the Pennsylvania DUI Administration,
Lt. Leo Hegarty, Regional Application DUI Administrator of the Pennsylvania DUI Affiliation, gave a assertion on the effect Vona and the Bucks County Safety Teaching Centre has had on the nonprofit firm.
Dave Andrascik, who coordinates the Drug Recognition Specialist Software for the PA DUI Affiliation, also gave a assertion on Vona and his perform just before presenting him with the award.
“On behalf of our govt board from the Pennsylvania DUI Affiliation, I would like to choose the prospect to figure out Loaded Vona and the personnel at the Bucks County General public Schooling Center for their motivation to our Drug Recognition Specialist System inside of the point out,” Andrascik reported.
Vona accepted the award and gave a short statement to the Commissioners on the training legislation enforcement officers have long gone as a result of with the nonprofit.
“(…) I surely feel that the legislation enforcement schooling in our county is prime in the point out, if not in the location.”
Ellis-Marseglia followed this with a proclamation for Fire Avoidance Week, which included the relevance of young children and adults to know right fireplace protection protocols in the case of a fire. The proclamation declares Oct. 3-9 as Fire Avoidance Week in Bucks County.
Main Robert Barnes of the Parkland Fireplace Company, discussed the fire protection and what to look for in regards to the symptoms of fires and carbon monoxide. He was award the proclamation at the close of his speech.
Harvie, Jr. declared Oct. 6 as Vitality Effectiveness Working day in Bucks County.
The Board took temporary community comments, which concerned funding and COVID treatments in the County, specially in schools and as they relate to young youngsters.
The normal agenda began with the acceptance for a intelligent-cellular phone application as a result of Guard911, which would notify authorities and pupils in the Neshaminy School District to active shooter routines. The contract was authorised for $28,572.
The Board also accredited a deal raise for the Bucks County Chance Council, which functions to enable householders who had been displaced by flooding thanks to Hurricane Ida. The agreement was authorised for a $200,000 raise.
Harvie, Jr. took a instant to acknowledge confusion on ballots that are heading out for the Nov. 2 elections, stating that the situation took place in Montgomery County, not Bucks. Montgomery County experienced an difficulty with the printer for ballots, sending 16,000 invalid ballots to mail-in voters, in accordance to Philly Voice.
The assembly finished with two more public statements about mask mandates.
Megan Brock, of Northampton, questioned the measures she believes the Board has taken to silence Dr. David Damsker, who’s sights on faculty reopening and mask mandates have been controversial in Bucks County.
Brock, who ran out of time on her statement, handed her notes to the following speaker, Jamie Walker, who ongoing her statement on Bucks County mask mandates in faculty districts.
Walker produced the argument that the Bucks County school districts ended up overeating with extended COVID techniques and that health and fitness officers, specially Dr. Scott Levy of Doylestown Wellbeing, have been working with college board candidates and turning out to be political.
“Why is he included in my kid’s faculty yet again?” Walker requested.
Walker’s assertion was ended when she ran out of time.