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

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.

Trick or Treating

Halloween is this month. And on Wednesday, October 31st trick or treating can occur in the Borough between the hours of 6 PM and 9 PM.

Have a fun, exciting and safe evening.

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.

Fall Leaf Pick-Up Schedule

The Borough’s fall leaf pick-up season begins on Monday, September 17th.

Only leaves should be raked into piles along the curb on your regularly scheduled street cleaning day. Remember, leaf pick-up requires that the ‘no parking’ restrictions be honored the entire time posted on the street signs!

Monday, September 24th the Borough will tow vehicles in violation of the parking requirements.

The last day for leaf pick-up will be Friday, November 23rd.

MARKET STREET LEAF PICK-UP:  If you live on Market Street, place your leaves along the curb for pick-up between the hours of 6 AM and 7 AM every Monday morning.