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.
- Coffee Hour with the Borough Manager: Thursday, 6:30 PM, April 25th
In an effort to allow those who work during the day, an evening session has been scheduled for you to join the borough manager for coffee and light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25th, in the Community Room of our new building. The intent is to provide an opportunity to discuss the borough and how it operates. It will be non-partisan and non-political (the manager is an employee and not an elected official). The meeting will be limited to no more than 20 people but to make sure we have sufficient food, beverages and a group size conducive to discussion, please register No Later Than Noon on Monday April 22nd by calling the borough office at 412-351-7330 and leave your name, address and an email address or phone number, and specify that you would like to register for the coffee hour.
- Forest Hills Earth Week Clean-Up, Picnic and Celebration of Centennial Trees
Please join us at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 27th, at the Westinghouse Lodge for a Family Friendly Event, to help clean up areas in the Borough in celebration of Earth Week. We will finish with a picnic that includes free food and prizes. Click this link for complete details.
- Support Woodland Hills Emergency Medical Services
The Borough of Forest Hills is proud of the many years of service provided by the Woodland Hills Emergency Medical Services to the Borough of Forest Hills and surrounding communities. We are truly fortunate that they are located in the Borough. EMS providers are true public servants with a calling to do something higher. Due to the rising general operations costs, insurance and equipment we encourage our residents to provide support in the form of a monetary donation to the Woodland Hills Emergency Medical Services. Donations can be sent to EMS, 8 Vine Alley, Pittsburgh, PA 15221. Thank you.
- 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 email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.
Public Meeting Powerpoint presentation on plannedRoute 30 Culvert Replacement Sections A31 and A32
To download a PDF Version Click On This Link
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