LUZERNE – Borough council announced on Wednesday that JP Mascaro was the low bidder for the borough's refuse removal service.
Council President Mike Jancuska said council will vote to officially award the contract after a review by the members of council along with the borough solicitor.
Mascaro was among three refuse companies vying for the borough's trash removal business, with each quoting one-, three- and five-year contract rates. Mascaro's five-year figure of $517,000 was low bid.
In other business, council:
•Voted unanimously to award the contract for the Walnut Street paving project to low bidder Pennsy Supply at a bid of $94,000.
•Voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a new wood-structure swing set for Charles Street Park at a cost of $2,000.
Council members announced there is already more than $1,500 in the parks account.