Proposed 2019 Budget Available for Review

Council, at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, October 16th, approved the proposed 2019 budget with millage rates as follows: General Fund 10.085; Debt Service Fund 0.598; Street Lighting Fund 0.407; Fire Protection 1.010; Shade Tree Fund 0.100; Regional Recreation Fund 0.540. This makes the 2019 total millage 12.740.  

There is no increase in this proposed 2019 budget.

If you would like to review the proposed 2019 budget, it can be found below.

Proposed 2019 Budget

Special Project Coordinator/Grant Manager Position Available

The Borough is currently accepting applications for a full time employee to work as our Special Project Coordinator/Grant Manager. Details can be found below in the job advertisement and the job description. Also below is an application for employment form.

Special Project Coordinator/Grant Manager – Advertisement 

Special Project Coordinator/Grant Manager – Job Description 

Application for Employment Form

Full Time Mechanic/Operator Position Available

The Borough is currently accepting applications for a full time Public Works employee to work primarily as our Mechanic/Operator.  Details can be found below in the job advertisement and the job description.  Also below is an application for employment form.

Mechanic/Operator – Advertisement 

Mechanic/Operator – Job Description

Application for Employment Form

2018 Street Improvement Project/Phase II

At their September meeting, Council awarded the 2018 Street Improvement Project/Phase II to Dave Gutelius Excavating, Inc. Gutelius Excavating will be undertaking improvements on: South Third Street between Market Street and St. Louis Street; Cherry Alley between North Seventh Street and Linn Alley; South Sixth Street at James Alley; South Eighth Street between St. Louis and St. Catharine Street; St. Catharine Street from just west of South Eighth Street to South Seventh Street, and a small portion of Hawn Alley.  Improvements will also be undertaken at the Borough Office parking lot. Be sure to watch for closed roadways and areas posted no parking. Gutelius Excavating anticipates beginning handicap ramp/curb cut work on South Third Street and South Sixth Street later this week (weather permitting).

We expect the project to be completed by the end of November 2018.

Brush Pile to Reopen September 15th

As you know the Borough’s brush pile was closed on Wednesday due to the recent weather conditions and flooding in the area of Wolfe Field.

We are pleased to inform you the brush pile will be open Saturday, September 15th from 8 AM until 12 Noon.  Please use caution around the brush pile as areas of flood water still remain.

Fall Tree Trimming Pick-Up Schedule

The Borough will be conducting its curbside collection of tree trimmings the week of Monday, October 15th through Friday, October 19th. This is a one-time event that follows the normal street maintenance schedule.

Tree trimmings should be bundled, be no larger than 2″ in diameter and 4′ in length. All other tree trimmings can be taken to the brush pile located behind the Wolf Field Complex (off of St. Anthony Street) during the normal hours of operation – Wednesdays from 8 AM to 4 PM and Saturdays 8 AM to Noon.

NOTICE TO NON-RESIDENTS:  There is a fee schedule for the use of the Borough’s brush pile. Feel free to contact the Borough Office for details.