Council Meeting Highlights

  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM April 19, 2019

    Public Works was authorized to purchase an air compressor with attachments and toolbox up to $3500. Chief Williams was authorized to purchase new body and car video cameras for the police department at a cost of $47,000 via the state’s COSTARS purchasing plan. Council accepted the resignation of Officer Lenny Mesarchik effective April 11, 2019.Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM March 27, 2019

    The Borough has moved to purchase an Asphalt Hot Box with attachments via the Costars program in the amount of $45,560 from the Liquid Fuels Budget. The Borough has ordered 400 kits for storm drain markings with funding from the Richard King Mellon foundation. An Eagle Scout from Troop 90 will likely co ordinate the […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM January 16, 2019

    The Borough prepared and authorized bids for the 2019 paving program with alternates – the list can be obtained from the borough office. The Berkley Slide is nearing completion – final paving will be done in the spring when conditions permit. The Borough continues to seek volunteers to serve on various boards and committees- if […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM December 19, 2018

    Henry Van Dyke was presented with the Marty B. O’Malley Citizenship award. Mayor Porco presented the Forest Hills VFD with a proclamation recognizing their 100th Anniversary. Construction on the  Berkley slide will begin in mid January. Notification will be made to residents prior to road blockage. The budget for 2019 was approved with no increase […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM November 14, 2018

    A motion was approved to repair the Berkley slide area at a cost of $143 325 with work to start as soon as possible. The 2019 budget will be advertised by December and can be found on the Borough website – the budget maintains the current tax rate of 8 mills. Henry Van Dyke was […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM October 17, 2018

    Council approved a four year contract with the forest Hills Municipal Association with annual raises of 1.75 %, A lease was approved for the purchase of a new truck for the Public Works Department in an amount not to exceed $87,000. Cameras have been installed for added safety  at the Main Park along with new […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM September 19, 2018

    Council has authorized the purchase of a new police vehicle for the department which is in line with the normal rotation for vehicle purchases. The Borough has notified Waste Management that is has accepted the trash /recycling service contract for 2019.  In addition, discussions are taking place regarding the future for recycling in terms of […]Read More »
  • COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS FROM August 15, 2018

    Borough Council is seeking bids to repair the slide on Berkley Avenue.  Initial estimates suggest the cost of repairs to be somewhere in the $200 000 price range. An analysis is underway by the Borough’s Public Works and Engineer to develop a plan to remidiate a landslide behind Sharon Drive. Council is working on language […]Read More »
  • 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 »