Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week:
The House voted to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow domestic businesses a tax deduction. U.S. Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, R-Howard, voted yes. U.S. Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Cogan Station, did not vote.
The Senate and House were not in session during the week.
Williamsport Parking Authority voted to a secure lease agreement with Springs Window Fashion for use by employees of the company in the Third Street parking garage. In favor were Dr. Anthony Cipolla, Marc Schefsky, Rose Choate and Kenneth DiRocco.
City Council approved an agreement with Greater Lycoming Habitat for Humanity for using $50,514 in funds, which is 15 percent of the 2011 allotment the city gets from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Approving the resolution were Bill Hall, Bonnie Katz, Liz Miele, Jonathan Williamson, Randall J. Allison, Don Noviello and N. Clifford "Skip" Smith.
Williamsport Area School Board unanimously approved a vote to seek appraisals for Round Hills, Sheridan and Stevens elementary schools. Voting in favor were board members Jerene Milliken, Dale Vollman, David Stone Jr., Brette Confair, Lori Baer, Thomas Zimmerman, Jane Penman and Karen Harris. Board member Jay Shultz was not present for the vote.
Muncy School District board members approved an agreement with Girio Agency to serve as a listing agent for the sale of the district administration building at 46 S. Main St. Voting in favor were Carla Auten, Danielle Baum, Mary Bennardi, Brian Krah, Scott McLean, William Schneck, Lisa Sleboda, Robert Titman and Thomas Gardner. The board also approved the hiring of several athletic coaches and volunteers with a 5-4 vote. Those voting in favor were Bennardi, Krah, Schneck, Sleboda and Gardner. Those against were Auten, Baum, McLean and Titman.
Montoursville Area School Board approved 21 students who will take part in the Extended Year Program run by Intermediate Unit 17. Voting yes were Dora Pioli, Dale Ulmer, Tom McNamara, Jill Kaplan, Roger Leight, Ellen Stoner, Jeffery Schans and George Hagemeyer.