Coraopolis Borough Manager Ray McCutcheon accepted the nomination to replace the late Orlando Falcione on the Riverview Sanitary Authority Board of Directors at the borough’s Jan. 4 council workshop meeting.
Falcione, died Dec. 30, 2022, at age 83. Falcione’s extensive career included roles as teacher, high school principal and school superintendent for the Cornell School District.
He was also mayor of Coraopolis for three terms.
“Mr. Falcione was a dedicated individual,” McCutcheon said.
Falcione coached sports and had been involved in improving the borough and the school for decades, McCutcheon said.
Council Member Rob Cardiman described Falcione as “a treasured friend.”
“I learned so much from him,” Cardiman said.
The Riverview Sanitary Authority serves a large area of Moon Township and the Borough of Coraopolis.
According to the authority website, three members are appointed by Coraopolis and three are appointed by Moon.
The seats are basically volunteer positions according to McCutcheon. Members of the Riverview Sanitary Authority Board of Directors receive a stipend of $100 per month, according to articles of incorporation.