• A five-member committee will be scheduling interviews of financial institutions interested in handling county banking.
Maers BBQ in Wilkes-Barre, which abruptly closed in January 2015, owes the community development loan fund $30,162, county records show.
Among the other updates in the report, which was submitted to the council for discussion at Tuesday’s meeting:
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• The Solid Waste Management office has mailed information to all 76 municipalities about financial assistance available if they opt to provide electronics recycling collections for their residents. Four municipalities have expressed interest in hold collections to date.
Maers stopped repaying in November 2014, and Corporate Buyers made its last payment in October 2012, officials said.