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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Highlights of the Council Meeting

Sewickley Borough Administration Building Resize

Highlights of the August 8, 2017 Borough of Sewickley Council Meeting

  • Borough Council approved the adoption of Ordinance No. 1353 which adopts the Act 172 legislation and provides an earned income tax credit of up to $300.00 and  20% rebate for Borough real estate taxes to qualified firefighters of the Cochran Hose Company.
  • Borough Council adopted Resolution No. 2017-011 establishing criteria for the Volunteer Service Tax Credit Program.
  • Borough Council approved the 2018 Budget Schedule:

2018 Budget Schedule

Tuesday, September 19
6:00 pm
Capital Requests from Dept. Heads. Capital Improvement Plan
Saturday, October 7
7:00 am
Review of Proposed 2018 Service Levels, Budget Expenditures, Revenues, Capital Programs and Public Comment. Anticipated tentative adoption of 2018 Budget.
Tuesday, October 10
7:00 pm
Review of Proposed 2018 Budget and Public Comment.
Tuesday, November 14
7:00 pm
Review of proposed 2018 Budget and Public Comment. Scheduled adoption of 2018 Budget.
  • Borough Council approved the Borough of Sewickley Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Pollutant Reduction Plan dated July 2017.  Additional public comment being taken until August 30, 2017.
  • Borough Council has scheduled a Public Information Meeting, at 6 pm on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 on the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program for the Borough of Sewickley.
  • Borough Council has scheduled a Public Hearing for Tuesday, September 12, 2017 on proposed Ordinance No. 1354 which would officially amend Chapter 27 of the Borough of Sewickley Code of Ordinances and the Zoning Map for Block and Lot 509-N-001, an approximate 10.725 acre lot from Open Space Zoning District to a Residential R1 – A Zoning District.   It is the intention of Borough Council to sell the land for residential development.
  • 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 to be completed.
  • Borough Council has scheduled for adoption at the September 12, 2017 an Ordinance adopting updated Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations for the selection of full time police officers.

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