Sewickley Borough News

Posted on: August 13, 2017

Highlights of the Council Meeting

Sewickley Borough Administration Building Resize

Highlights of the October 10, 2017 Borough of Sewickley Council Meeting

  • Borough Council reviewed the 2018 Budget:

At the October 7, 2017 Budget meeting Council tentatively approved the 2018 Borough of Sewickley Budget.  The real estate millage includes a 0.25 mill increase for roads.  Council did establish specific millage for specific purposes and will be listed as such on the Real Estate Tax Bills when mailed on March 1, 2018.  The real estate millage breakdown is as follows:

3.74 mills, or .3740 cents per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation, for General Fund purposes

1.80 mills, or .1800 cents per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation, for the Road Construction and Maintenance Fund

0.50 mills, or .050 cents per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation, for the Capital Improvement Fund

0.46 mills, or .046 cents per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation, for Restricted Reserve Fund

                

In addition, the 2018 Road Projects are Elwick Street, from Ferry Street to Walnut Street, and Canterbury Lane, from Centennial Avenue to Grove Street.   There is no sanitary sewer fee increase for 2018.  The 2018 Budget will be available for review from October 18 through November 14.  It is anticipated that the Final Adoption will be on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

  • The Green Light Go Program project of updating the traffic signals on the Ohio River Boulevard at Chestnut Street, Broad Street and Walnut Street continues with the installation of the uninterrupted power supply and electrical requirements.
  • The Halloween Parade sponsored by the Quaker Valley Rotary and the Borough of Sewickley is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.  Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Borough Municipal Building, 601 Thorn Street, and the Quaker Valley Rotary expects to provide treat bags to the first 550 children.
  • Council did approve the Developers Agreement and Stormwater Management Agreement for 429-435 Broad Street.
  • Trick or Treat in the Borough of Sewickley will be on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Adopted 2018 Council Meeting Dates
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