Proposed Ordinances – Fire Service

LEGAL NOTICE

BOROUGH OF EAST PITTSBURGH

The Borough of East Pittsburgh Council will consider the adoption of the following Ordinances at the Council meeting to be held at 7:00 pm on the Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the Senior Citizen’s Center located at 700 Grandview Ave, East Pittsburgh, PA 15112.:

  1. AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE RECOUPMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE EXPENSES INCURRED IN PROVIDING FOR SAFETY, TRANSPORTATION AND REMEDIATION DUE TO AN EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE NEED FOR THE INTERVENTION AND ASSISTANCE OF POLICE, FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES: DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING AND RESPONSIBILITY; NAMING THE ENTITY RESPONSIBLE FOR COLLECTION; EFFECTIVE DATE. Summary: Public Emergency Accident Compensation Ordinance to allow for East Pittsburgh to charge fees for cleanups related to large scale accidents.
  2. AN ORDINANCE OF EAST PITTSBURGH BOROUGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR FLASE ALARMS AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE THEREOF. Summary: False Alarm Ordinance to make false alarms unlawful and allow for fines in the event of multiple false alarms for a property.
  3. AN ORDINACE AUTHORIZING EAST PITTSBURGH BOROUGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH BRADDOCK BOROUGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AND RANKIN BOROUGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNING THE PROVISION OF FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION SERVICES FROM THE RIVERS EDGE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Copies of the proposed Ordinances are available at the borough offices during regular business hours.

Seth Abrams

East Pittsburgh Borough Manager

2020 Borough Budget

LEGAL NOTICE

BOROUGH OF EAST PITTSBURGH

Notice is hereby given that the 2020 Proposed Budget is available for public inspection during regular business hours of 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday at the Borough Office, 813 Linden Ave., East Pittsburgh, PA 15112.  A Public Hearing and Final Passage of the Proposed Budget will occur at the Council meeting to be held at 7:00 pm on the Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the Senior Citizen’s Center located at 700 Grandview Ave, East Pittsburgh, PA 15112.

Seth Abrams

East Pittsburgh Borough Manager

2019 Council Meeting Dates

The Borough of East Pittsburgh will hold its 2019 meetings as follows: the agenda setting meetings in 2019 are at 6:30 and the legislative meetings are at 7:00 on the third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizen’s Center located at 700 Grandview Avenue, East Pittsburgh, PA 15112 on the following dates:

  • January 15
  • February 19
  • March 12
  • April 16
  • May 22
  • June 18
  • July 16
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December 17

The public is welcomed to attend and participate.

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ALCOSAN Clean Water Assistance Plan

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority began 2017 by launching its Clean Water Assistance Fund, which will help low-income families and individuals pay their ALCOSAN bills.

ALCOSAN has committed nearly a million dollars in order to provide this vital customer assistance program for qualifying residents in the 83 municipalities (including the city of Pittsburgh) that make up the authority’s service area.

The fund will provide a $30 credit every three months to homeowners as well as tenants who have accounts in their own names for sewage service. To be eligible, applicants must be served by ALCOSAN and meet family income limits set by the federal government.

Currently, that means, for example, that a family of four earning $36,450 or less per year would be eligible. The figures are adjusted annually in February.

The authority’s board of directors created the fund because they recognize that mandated improvements to the region’s largest wastewater treatment system mean rising costs for its customers. The goal is to make sure low-income residents are protected and to assure that they have access to adequate wastewater services for their homes.

Municipal officials, advocacy groups, community leaders and billing agencies all participated in planning for the fund, which will be administered for ALCOSAN by Dollar Energy Fund Inc.

Dozens of social service agencies that work with Dollar Energy throughout the region began accepting applications on Jan. 3. The applications are taken in person and individuals must provide a copy of their water/sewage bill, Social Security numbers for all members of their household and proof of household’s monthly income. In most cases, residents should call in advance for an appointment.

ALCOSAN has prepared a fact sheet about the program, along with a list of participating agencies. It is available at alcosan.org or by clicking HERE. Information about the program also is available at dollarenergy.com.

 

 

Paper Recycling

recycle binThe East Pittsburgh Police Fund for Abused and Neglected Animals maintains a paper recycling bin in the parking lot of the Reitz Building on Electric Avenue. Please recycle your old newspapers and magazines here. All proceeds benefit the Animal Fund.

Tax Office Hours

The Tax Office is open Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Borough Office Hours

The Borough Office is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The Borough Offices will be closed between August 5th and August 12th. If you need to reach us during this time please either email secretary@eastpittsburghboro.com or call 412-823-7124 and leave a message. we will reach back out to yo within 24 hours.

We will reopen for regular business on August 15, 2022