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EDITORIAL: Political Decision Making: Your Right to Vote

Oct 30

EDITORIAL: Political Decision Making: Your Right to Vote

In yet another year of in-fighting in Washington, political dysfunction and tales of gloom and doom, it is important to remember to vote in local elections, especially this off-year.  In reality, all political change occurs at the local level and oftentimes it is the neighbors we elect who have the most impact on our lives in the form of taxes, recreation areas,...

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3rd Street Dam: Council votes One-lane, One-way Eastbound with Pedestrian Component

Sep 21

3rd Street Dam: Council votes One-lane, One-way Eastbound with Pedestrian Component

At last night’s legislative session, Media Borough Council voted 4-3 in favor of design parameters for the 3rd Street Dam: A width of 28 feet for the road and pedestrian surface A single lane of minimum width required by PennDOT with adequate drainage widths, one way heading west to east A buffer between the lane and the level pedestrian area Hiring a...

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3rd Street Project: Meeting March 5th at 7:00 PM

Feb 29

3rd Street Project: Meeting March 5th at 7:00 PM

From the Borough Website: The Third Street Dam Project Citizens Advisory Committee will sponsor a community meeting on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Center at the Media Borough Municipal Center, 301 N. Jackson Street, in Media. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about the options being considered by the Media Borough Council for...

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Media Borough Legislative Meeting Votes August 18th, 2011: Hampton Inn and recycling days stay

Aug 18

Media Borough Legislative Meeting Votes August 18th, 2011: Hampton Inn and recycling days stay

Media Borough Council convened at 7:31 PM on Thursday, August 18th for their regular legislative session. Peter Williamson was absent from the meeting. Hampton Inn receives final approval In a 5 to 1 vote, with Jim Cunningham (R) as the sole dissenting vote, the Hampton Inn received final approval for the hotel to build in the lot behind Rite Aid on Baltimore...

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Borough Council Special Meeting Votes, August 4th, 2011: $7,000 approved in 4-3 vote

Aug 04

Borough Council Special Meeting Votes, August 4th, 2011: $7,000 approved in 4-3 vote

Borough Council met for another special meeting on August 4th, 2011 at 7:30 PM to discuss two matters. All members were present, except Monica Simpson who attended the meeting via telephone. Mass Gathering Permits The first item was a mass gathering permit for Iron Hill, which was discussed briefly, and approved unanimously by all members of borough council. They had...

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