By Kaylee Lindenmuth
FRACKVILLE - Frackville borough council filled two vacancies Wednesday evening, one on council and the other on the police force.
Under the Personnel Report, nominations to fill a seat on council vacated by Karen Domalakes.
Council Vice President Peter Zuber nominated former member Charles Berger, while member Paul Martin Sr. nominated William Creasy.
A roll call vote was taken, with members Stephen Tertel and Martin voting for Creasy, and Russell R. Cunningham III, Helen Miernicki, Zuber, and council president Ron Jordan voting for Berger.
Berger was subsequently sworn in by Mayor Kim Phillips.
Also sworn in at Wednesday's meeting was a new part-time police officer.
Council hired Kai Apel as a part-time officer, who, according to Chief Rick Bell, has a year's experience working as a police officer in Schuylkill County.
In other business, borough council: