Missed County Council? Here’s what happened this morning

Delaware County Council appointed Tedman O’Hara, of Media, to the Delaware County Parks and Recreation Board at its meeting today. He was appointed to a term expiring in March 2018.

O’Hara, an information technology consultant, unsuccessfully ran for mayor of Media last year.

Council also reappointed Francis J. Catania, of Upper Darby, Dominic A. Pileggi, of Concord , and Patrick V. Larkin Jr., of Marple , to the Delaware County Economic Development Oversight Board. They each will serve a three-year term expiring March 31, 2017.

Catania is an associate professor at the Widener University School of Law and the son of the late Francis J. Catania Sr., a former Delaware County president judge.

Pileggi is the chairman of the Concord Township Board of Supervisors and the cousin of state Sen. Dominic F. Pileggi, R-9, of Chester.

Larkin is the area president for Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. He also is on the board of trustees at Temple University.

Council also approved:

  • The allocation of $250,032 to municipalities as part of the Pothole Assistance for Taxpayers program. The money is part of the county’s supplemental liquid fuels tax fund.
  • Revisions to an agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to establish a maximum reimbursement of $4.461 million for the construction and inspection required for the Grant Avenue Bridge replacement over Muckinipattis Creek in Folcroft and Glenolden.
  • An agreement with Haverford to assume the responsibility of a Bearcat Emergency Response Vehicle. The Bearcat is an armored vehicle used by SWAT teams.
  • A resolution supporting passage of state legislation to enable police officers to administer Naloxone to people experiencing a potentially fatal overdose of heroin.

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