East Cocalico scores first place win

By on April 4, 2012

By: ALICE HUMMER Review Correspondent, Staff Writer

East Cocalico Township and Becker Engineering were publicly recognized at Lancaster County Conservation District's annual spring banquet for winning the 2012 Conservation Agency Award. Shown above are (left to right) Anthony Luongo, zoning officer; Doug Mackley, supervisor chairman; Mark Hiester, East Cocalico Township manager; Alan Fry, supervisor; and Brent Lied, Becker Engineering. Not available at time of photo was Noelle Fortna, supervisor. (Photo by Alice Hummer)

Lancaster County Conservation District gave a municipality its annual Conservation Agency Award for the first time.

Recognizing both East Cocalico Township and Becker Engineering, the 2012 award "is based on our performance and working with the Lancaster County Conservation District on conservation issues with streams, farms and other things like storm water management," said Tony Luongo, East Cocalico zoning officer.

"We run a lot of things through the Lancaster County Conservation District," East Cocalico Supervisor Chairman Doug Mackley said at the March 21 supervisors meeting. "The district is very helpful and program manager Rebecca Buchanan works well with us."

In other business:

? The township office will test a copier from Conestoga Copier to see if it meets their needs.

"The copier is a simple one, black and white, no fax," said Mark Hiester, township manager.

? Crystal Lake Mulch, 2355 North Reading Road, Denver, won the playground mulch bid for $2,156. This includes a discount.

? Steward and Tate, 950 Smile Way, York, won the bid for oil and chip road work for $55,405.08, while Pennsy Supply, 1 Clear Spring Road, Annville, won the asphalt bid for $206,552.33.

? Supervisor Alan Fry announced that Frisbee Golf is coming to the Reamstown Pool. Three Frisbee Golf baskets were ordered for a little over $1,100. Pool patrons can also look forward to a few more new, lounge chairs near the pool.

? Among the 13 new construction permits issued were two new, single family dwellings.

"That makes four new homes for the year," Luongo said.

? Reamstown Fire Company received approval to operate its annual Toll Road at Reamstown Road and Church Street on April 6, Good Friday.

? Permission was also granted for the Lancaster Bicycle Club’s 34th Annual Covered Bridge Metric Century Ride to use East Cocalico roads on Aug. 19.

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