Sewickley Borough News

Posted on: November 16, 2017

Highlights of the Council Meeting

Sewickley Borough Administration Building Resize

Highlights of the December 12, 2017 Borough of Sewickley Council Meeting

  • 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 timing equipment at all three intersections and testing to begin in January 2018.
  • Council reviewed the Pennsylvania Certified Gold Community Sustainable Pennsylvania recognition.
  • Council did accept the recommendations of the Planning Commission and approved two Subdivision Unification Plans:  219 Thorn Street combination of two residential lots.  209 Academy Avenue to be combined with the 2 lots in Edgeworth all owned by Sewickley Academy.
  • Council did adopt Borough of Sewickley Ordinance No. 1358, a revised Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the Township of Aleppo.
  • Council did vote to send a proposed Operating Agreement to the Sewickley Parking Authority.
  • Council did adopt Borough of Sewickley Resolution No. 2017-017 to participate in the Banner Communities for the 4th consecutive year and to establish Local Government Week in 2018 as April 9 through 13, 2018.
  • Council reviewed the Agenda for the Reorganization Meeting of Council on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 7 p.m.   Council Members will be sworn in.
  • Council approved the Volunteer Service Credit List for Cochran Hose Company for real estate tax and earned income tax credits.
  • Council did adopt Borough of Sewickley Resolution No. 2017-019 prohibiting Category 4 slot machine facilities in the Borough of Sewickley.
  • Council did make the following appointments to Authorities, Boards and Commissions:
  • Carole Ford to the Vacancy Board for a one year term
  • Heather Wildman Figley to the Historic Review Commission for a three year term
  • Matt MacDonald to the Civil Service Commission for a six year tem
  • Marlin Bartos to the Planning Commission for a four year term
  • Nathan St. Germain to the Planning Commission for a four year term
  • Emily Lyons to the Zoning Hearing Board as member, for a three year term
  • Robert Lavery to the Zoning Hearing Board as alternate member, for a three year term
  • Malachy Whalen to the Sewickley Water Authority for a five year term
  • Cora DeLoia to the Sewickley Parking Authority for a five year term

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