Columbia officials met twice this week — on Tuesday and Wednesday — but failed to call a vote on a proposal for the Lancaster Area Sewer Authority to take over the borough's wastewater treatment system.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
"Not to do it is a travesty," he added.
Some other considerations:
* If Columbia keeps the plant, it will need to be continually maintained and upgraded.
* LASA doesn't handle storm water, which, according to the mayor, will be an issue in the future.
* It's not clear whether LASA's offer is "once and done" or if it will be offered again in the future if the borough does not opt for it this time.
* It was made clear, however, that a decision to go with LASA, once made, is irrevocable.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Columbia Kettle Works, a craft micro-brewery, has opened in Columbia at 40 N. Third St.
The brewpub occupies 7,500 square feet of space on the first floor of the former United Telephone Co. building.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Large numbers of flies that have propagated in the manure have become a nuisance to neighbors.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The Lancaster County Conservancy with funding assistance from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources awarded $72,125 in grant funds to:
--Borough of Columbia, $25,000. Funding will be used to determine the best uses and develop a maintenance/operation plan for the soon to be completed Trail and Park Services Building at the borough's River Park. The grant will also provide funding for the purchase of furniture and interpretive displays.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The parade will form at 10th and Manor streets, and units will begin marching at 2:30 p.m. The parade will head west on Manor Street to Fourth Street, north to Union Street, west to Second Street, north to Locust Street, east to Sixth Street, and south to Cherry Street, where it will disband.