The Borough of Forest Hills is a charming community
nestled in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA.
Newcomers and long-time residents alike say
Forest Hills is a perfect balance of intimate
neighborhoods and major metropolitan access.
- Forest Hills Community Pool Opening Soon!
The reopening of the Forest Hills Community Pool is almost here! The pool will reopen on Saturday, May 25th, Weather Conditions Permitting. Applications for Resident Pool Passes, Sponsored Family Pool Pases and Swim Team Registration can be found at this link or in the Recreation Applications Folder under Forms.
The Pool will open daily through August 11th from Noon until 8:00 PM each day. From August 12th to September 2nd (Labor Day), the pool will be open Mondays through Fridays from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The pool will be open regular hours on Saturdays and Sundays starting August 17th through September 2nd from Noon to 8:oo PM. Additional information can be found in the Spring 2019 Issue of the Tree City Times.
- Adaptive Traffic Signal System
The Adaptive Traffic Signal System has been put into operation on Route 30/Ardmore Blvd. as of Tuesday May 7th, 2019 at the following intersections listed below:
- Ardmore Blvd @ Morrow Road
- Ardmore Blvd @ Bevington Road
- Ardmore Blvd @ Marion Avenue
- Ardmore Blvd @ Kenmore Ave/ Sumner Rd
- Ardmore Blvd @ Yost Blvd and
- Ardmore Blvd @ Avenue “B”
All signal equipment will be tested for 30 days and PennDOT may provide additional information to the borough following that test. Additional information on how the system operates can be found at this link.
- In The Bank Or Up The Chimney?
Learn practical ways to make your house more efficient. Hear about affordable, renewable energy options, soil, and ways to conserve. Also Free Soil Testing for Lead from Allegheny County Conservation District done on site while you wait. (Bring approximately 1/2 cup, dry and crumbled up.) Complete information on soil testing and sample preparation can be found at this link.
SAVE ENERGY = SAVE MONEY
Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursday, May 16th 7pm – 9pm
Forest Hills Borough Building, 4400 Greensburg Pike, Forest Hills, PA 15221
Please come and join us!
Sponsored by the Forest Hills Environmental Advisory Council
- Artists & Authors Series
The Friends of the Forest Hills Library are shining a light on the wonderful artists, artisans, crafters, and authors in our neighborhood through their Artists & Authors series.
On Saturday, May 18th, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, in the Forest Hills Borough Building, Community Room, Council member Patricia M. DeMarco will be discussing her book, “Pathways to Our Sustainable Future – A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh,” in which she offers an ethical argument for embracing a new way forward. She shares Pittsburgh success stories from renewable energy systems, regenerative agriculture, green chemistry, and a circular materials management economy. Patty offers a pathway of empowerment and hope.
Light refreshments will be served. Signed copies of Patty’s book will be for sale at the event. No registration required for this free community event.
- Borough Building Recognized as a Crown Community
The January 2019 edition of American City & County prominently features the Borough of Forest Hills as a Crown Community for our innovative Net-zero energy municipal complex. The magazine article can be found at this link.
- Forest Hills Seeks Volunteers for Boards and Committees
Forest Hills Borough Council seeks volunteers to serve on several boards and committees beginning in March 2019, unless otherwise noted. The terms of several current members are about to expire, and Council is interested in determining the names of citizens who are willing and able to serve. Complete details may be found at this link.
- Borough Building Wins Awards
The borough building was honored with two awards at a recent AIA (American Institute of Architects) ceremony. The building received the ARCHITECTURE: Certificate of Merit and SUSTAINABILITY and RESILIENCE: Honor Award.
Presented by AIA (American Institute of Architects) Pittsburgh, Design Pittsburgh is a celebration of architecture and design, and honors those who create it. A signature program of AIA Pittsburgh, Design Pittsburgh highlights outstanding architecture and design in the Pittsburgh region. Complete information is found at this link.
- Borough Building In The News
… Forest Hills, a borough of 6,000 east of the city, has emerged as a leader on environmental policies in the Pittsburgh metro region over the last several years. Read the full article here.
- Route 30 Culvert Replacement Project
The scope of work will involve the replacement of three culverts with approach work along Ardmore Boulevard in Forest Hills Borough, Allegheny County. The project will be conducted in three phases and Ardmore Boulevard will not be detoured during construction.
Construction for these projects is slated to begin in the fall 2019/spring of 2020. As part of PENNDOT’s public involvement process PowerPoint presentations are shown below so the public may learn more about the projects. Please contact Mark Krajcovic, P. E., Project Manager, at 412.429.2812 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
Public Meeting Powerpoint presentation on plannedRoute 30 Culvert Replacement Sections A31 and A32
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Public Meeting Powerpoint presentation on planned Route 30 Culvert Replacement Section A30
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- S&P Pennsylvania Municipatities Credit Rating
Standard & Poors released their current ratings for all PA municipalities as of April 9 2018. Forest Hills remains highly rated!
- Forest Hills remains at AA rating with a stable outlook.
- We are among 25% of PA municipalities rated AA
- Only 10% are rated higher than us (8% are at AA+ and 2% are at AAA)
- Only one of our neighboring (contiguous) communities has a rating and that is Wilkinsburg rated A; some communities, however, may use the other rating service – Moody’s.
Read the reportt at this link: SP Pennsylvania Municipalities Credit Rating