Tonawanda News — The Department of Public Works will also purchase $375,000 in equipment through the capital budget, while police, fire and engineering departments will get $185,000 in new vehicles and cruisers.
Several other projects, including work on the North Tonawanda City Market building as well as the removal of asbestos in several other city structures, will round out projects to be funded through loans.
Also on Tuesday, 22 North Tonawanda High School students participated in “Student Government Day” at City Hall and various city departments, trailing supervisors and council members along with the mayor. Nine of the students stood in during the council meeting conducting city business under the politicians they had shadowed throughout the day.
In other council news:
• Michael L. Ackerman was appointed as a Commissioner of Deeds.
• An environmental assessment was approved for a storm sewer separation project along Ironton Street near First, Second and Third avenues.
• A contractual amendment with the engineering firm Parsons Brinkerhoff was approved for a traffic signal design at the intersection of Meadow Drive and Nash Road.