BETTSVILLE - Bettsville Fire Chief Jim Maglosky received word from the North Pole that Santa is due to arrive in the village at 10 a.m. Dec. 15. He is to ride on a fire truck passing out treats to children.
Popcorn balls sold by the fire department may be ordered until Saturday. After that, they will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
Police Chief Don Mason said his department is participating in the "Shop With a Cop" program for Christmas sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police. His department also has created a Facebook page for better communication with the public.
Village Administrator Jon Dabrunz said a water main break has been repaired and potholes have been filled.
The street paving project awarded to M&B Asphalt Co. Inc. with funds being provided by a $44,700 CDBG grant has been postponed until spring.
The meeting went into executive session for discussion of personnel issues.
In other business, council:
Heard the first reading of 2013 appropriations.
Approved the financial report.
Signed paperwork with Jackson Township for 2013 fire protection totaling $26,179 to be paid semi-annually.
Approved the purchase of new signage at the village complex for the police, water and sewer departments for $2,220.
Approved Rookstool Construction LLC of Huron to for repairs totaling $9,475.
Council is to meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8 as their regular meeting date is New Years.