“ ... Sometimes landlords just do not take care of their property,” Girdler said.
In other news from Monday’s Somerset City Council meeting:
• Girdler confirmed that this year’s SomerBlast event is scheduled for Saturday, July 5 at SomerSplash Water Park. The event will feature performances by bands in the afternoon, and a fireworks display at around 10 p.m.
• Councilors have received word that the first event to be held at the city’s amphitheater, which is still under construction, may be a blues music and barbecue festival, slated for September.
• Councilors approved dedicating Second Street to Bro. J.S. New, a longtime pastor and community leader who passed away in April 2012. A sign will be placed in honor of New.
“J.S. touched a lot of people,” said Mike New.
Heather Tomlinson is a staff writer for the Commonwealth Journal. She can be reached at: email@example.com