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Sewickley Borough News

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Highlights of the Council Meeting

Sewickley Borough Administration Building Resize

  • Council completed Public Training Session on Municipal Separate Storm System – MS4, which provided an update on the Borough’s Minimum Control Measures and Pollutant Reduction Plan.
  • Sewickley Borough has received NPDES Permit No. PAG136165 for Stormwater Water from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Council rebid the Municipal Parking Lot Project for a possible award at the August 14, 2018 Council Meeting.  The bid was rejected as it was double the estimated cost.
  • Council approved an Amendment to License Agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway, saving the Borough dollars annually.
  • Council heard from Richard Webb, Chairman of the Parking Authority, on plans for future parking areas, pricing changes and rental availability with Heritage Valley Health System Sewickley Hospital.
  • Council approved the establishment of a Wiffle Ball Field on Waterworks Road and commended the volunteer group in securing funding for the field.
  • Council accepted and ordered received and filed the Cochran Hose Company Relief Association Compliance Audit for the period January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2017.
  • Council reviewed the 2019 Meeting Schedules for Council, Boards and Commissions.
  • Council received $798.40, a 2017 Recycling Performance Grant, from the Quaker Valley Council of Governments.
  • Council reviewed the 2nd Quarter Waste Management Hazardous Home Waste Collection Report indicating that 4,388 pounds of material was collected from residential properties in Sewickley.
  • Council adopted Borough of Sewickley Ordinance No. 1360, establishing the hours for door-to-door solicitations until 8 p.m. and permit the solicitations on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
  • Councilman Bill Cornman resigned from Council at the meeting.  Applications will be accepted for a Ward III Councilperson seat through August 31, 2018.
  • Council was in agreement for the 2019 Budget Schedule:
    • Tuesday, September 11, at 6 p.m. - Presentation by Department Heads and the Capital Improvement Plan.
    • Saturday, October 6, at 7:30 a.m. - For Budget Meeting to prepare and adopt the tentative 2019 Budget.

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