Sewickley Borough News

Posted on: August 13, 2017

Highlights of the Council Meeting

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Highlights of the September 12, 2017 Borough of Sewickley Council Meeting

  • Borough Council did not approve the adoption of Ordinance No. 1354 which would have officially amended Chapter 27 of the Borough of Sewickley Code of Ordinances and the Zoning Map for Block and Lot 509-N-001, an approximate 10.725 acre lot from Open Space Zoning District to a Residential R1 - A Zoning District.  Borough Council was in support of the Planning Commission recommendation to not approve the rezoning.
  • Borough Council did adopt Borough of Sewickley Ordinance No. 1355, amending and restating in its entirety Chapter 7 of the Sewickley Borough Code of Ordinances and establishing Civil Service Rules and Regulations, which are applicable for the hiring of full time police officers and officer promotions.
  • Borough Council reviewed the 2018 Budget Schedule:

2018 Budget Schedule

Tuesday, September 19
6:00 pm
Capital Requests from Dept. Heads. Capital Improvement Plan
Saturday, October 7
7:00 am
Review of Proposed 2018 Service Levels, Budget Expenditures, Revenues, Capital Programs and Public Comment. Anticipated tentative adoption of 2018 Budget.
Tuesday, October 10
7:00 pm
Review of Proposed 2018 Budget and Public Comment.
Tuesday, November 14
7:00 pm
Review of proposed 2018 Budget and Public Comment. Scheduled adoption of 2018 Budget.
  • The Green Light Go Program project of updating the traffic signals on the Ohio River Boulevard at Chestnut Street, Broad Street and Walnut Street continues to be completed.
  • Borough Council authorized and scheduled for advertise an Ordinance for a revised billing method for Aleppo Township sanitary sewer services.  It will now be based on water consumption.
  • Borough Council approved the 2018 Minimum Municipal Pension Obligation (MMO) for the Borough of Sewickley as prepared by the Actuaries, Hallet Associates, Inc. in the amount of $213,711 for the Non-Uniform Pension Plan and $82,241 for the Police Pension Plan.  This is a $142,000 decrease in the funding requirement from 2017.
  • Borough Council authorized the negotiations with the Borough of Sewickley Parking Authority for the sale of the two municipal parking lots, Green Street Lot and Division Street Lot.
  • The Halloween Parade sponsored by the Quaker Valley Rotary and the Borough of Sewickley is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.  Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Borough Municipal Building, 601 Thorn Street, and the Quaker Valley Rotary expects to provide treat bags to the first 550 children.
  • Borough Council did approve the 2018 Borough of Sewickley Meeting Schedule for Borough Council, Boards and Commissions.

Adopted 2018 Council Meeting Dates
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