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Sewickley Borough News

Posted on: July 11, 2018

Highlights of the Council Meeting

Sewickley Borough Administration Building Resize

  • Council appointed Mrs. Cynthia Mullins, of 517 Grimes Street, as Councilperson in Ward II, replacing Mr. Tom DeFazio.  Five candidates applied and were interviewed.
  • Council accepted the bid of Nasoco, LLC, of 1009 Steubenville Pike, Bridgeville, PA, in the amount of Base Bid - $28,600, and Alternate No. 1 - $6,800, for a total award of $35,400 for the Municipal Building painting of eaves, dormers, windows and doors.
  • Council accepted the bid of Robert J. Mitchell, of Gibsonia, PA, in the amount of $2,600.00 for the used 2011 Crown Victoria Police Car.
  • Council rebid the Municipal Parking Lot Project for a possible award at the August 14, 2018 Council Meeting.
  • Council approved participation in the Chamber of Commerce – Christmas in July Program, from July 24 through July 27, 2018.
  • Council reviewed the upcoming Friday, July 27, 2018 Night Mart on Beaver Street.
  • Council reviewed the Green Light-Go Project for the three traffic signals on Route 65, and the completion of the yellow and black back plates.
  • Council reviewed Waste Management Recycling changes, to be effective January 1, 2019, in which glass will no longer be accepted for recycling and plastics bags will no longer be allowed to be placed in recycling containers.
  • Council approved the use of the Municipal Building for the filming of the Netflix Series “Mindhunter” on July 23, 2018.
  • Council approved the preparation of an Ordinance to change the hours for door-to-door solicitations until 8 p.m. and permit the solicitations on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.  The tentative adoption date is Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.
  • Council reminded all that the Borough has registered for the mobile application Savvy Citizen, a free app for the Borough of Sewickley Citizens, providing a way to receive updated municipal information.
  • Council completed the ICS G402 Incident Command System for Executives and Senior Officials NIMS training conducted by Robert Gerlach, Emergency Management Specialist with the Allegheny County Emergency Management Offices.
  • Council established Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 6 p.m., for the annual Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) training.  The public is invited.

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