Council Meeting Highlights

  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM July 17, 2018

    Council has approved and is in the process of repairing a leak in the baby pool. The pool should be repaired and ready for use as soon as possible. It is expected to be repaired by Monday, July 23rd. Rehabilitation of the Sewer System at the Soccer Field in the main park has been approved. […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM June 20, 2018

    The Borough continues to upgrade street lighting.  An application will be submitted to Duquesne Light for conversion of 19 street lights along Braddock Road from Greensburg Pike to Ardmore to LED lights. These lights will be more efficient and provide better illumination. Council has authorized the installation of security cameras in the Main Park off […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM May 23, 2018

    Street paving for 2018 is scheduled to begin in June after schools have recessed for the summer. Ordinance No. 1072 was approved amending Chapter 15 of the borough’s code of ordinances to establish weight restrictions and prohibit truck traffic on Marion and Lenox.  The weight limit is now set at 7 tons.  This will help […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM April 18, 2018

    A bid was approved awarding the Mele & Mele paving company $249,333.13 for the 2018 paving program. Grand Opening of the 4400 Greensburg Pike building will be June 23 – Noon to 3. Further details will be discussed at the Borough Property Committee meeting on May 1st.Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM February 21, 2018

    A bid was approved to repair the Ashley Court Stormwater Retention Tank Liner. A second bid was approved for the Cascade Road Storm Sewer to repair the pipe where acid mine water has eaten away the bottom of the pipe and actually caused the pipe to sink in some places to create sinkholes.  The areas are now […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM January 17, 2018

    Mr. Tomasic, Public Safety Chair, Kieth Morse, Emergency Management Coordinator, and committee members discussed recent water break problems that occurred with the cold weather along with possible remedies. The intent is to put a plan in place to make available small quantities of drinking water along with providing gallon jugs for cooking /cleaning use for […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM January 2, 2017

    Newly elected officials were sworn in by our magistrate the Honorable Tom Caulfield. They were: Frank Porco, Mayor William Gorol, Member of Council Nina Sowiski, Member of Council Thomas Theilacker, Member of Council William Tomasic, Member of Council Janet Sullivan, Tax Collector The election of officers was conducted as prescribed by the Borough code.  The […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM November 15, 2107

    The preliminary budget was presented. The general fund budget totals just under $6 million, a 1.87% increase over 2017. No tax increase is necessary to balance this budget draft. The annual trash fee may increase by $3 though that is subject to change. Fees for all recreation and for grading, street openings and sewer tap […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM October 18, 2017

    Council approved the purchase of a phone system for the new building from Prime Communications in the amount of $10,971 including a 2 year hardware warranty and 3 year software assurance. There was considerable discussion on ways to manage traffic at the intersection of Filmore Avenue and Ardmore Boulevard. Ordinance no. 1067 amending Chapter 27, […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM September 20, 2017

    The following motions were among those approved: Move to approve agreements with Chalfant Borough for Police and Public Works services from 2018 through 2021 at rates and terms specified therein. Move to approve Resolution 1179 authorizing the sale of property known as Block and Lot Number 374-B-280 (the Park and Ride Lot) to the Port […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM AUGUST 16, 2017

    The borough hired Anthony Taylor as a new part time police officer effective August 17, 2017. Richard Fosbrink was appointed to a position as an alternate member of the Planning Commission through February of 2021. On August 3, 2017, Glenn Engineering gave a presentation at the Public Works committee meeting of Forest hills on the […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM JULY 28, 2017

    Council hired a full-time police officer effective immediately. Jason Petri, who has worked as a part-time officer, has been promoted to full-time. Officer Petri will fall into the second tier contract recently agreed to by both Forest Hills Council and the Forest Hills Police Association this past April. The company working on Ardmore Boulevard has […]Read More »