ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 7, 2017

DON’T FORGET ELECTION DAY IS 11/7/2017

REFERENDUM ITEM TO BE PLACE ON THE BALLOT FOR NOVEMBER.

THE GREENSBURG, HEMPFIELD LIBRARY SYSTEM WILL PLACE ON THE BALLOT, A REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A ONE MIL TAX

INCREASETHE BOROUGH COUNCIL IS NOT REQUESTING THIS REFERENDUM ITEM, THIS WAS DONE BY THE LIBRARY SYSTEM.

THE BOROUGH CURRENTLY DONATES $1000 TO THE LIBRARY EACH YEAR.  THIS REQUEST RAISES THE AMOUNT FROM $1000 TO $22000, PER YEAR DIRECTLY TO THE LIBRARY AND WILL INCREASE TAXES NOT PROPOSED BY COUNCIL.  PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS ITEM SO YOU CAN VOTE ON THIS ACTION WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT THE REFERENDUM IS ASKING.

 

Halloween Activities Set!!!!!

Residents

The Halloween Parade will be Tuesday October 31, 2017 starting at 5:30pm.  Line up will be at the corner of Broad and Huff Ave.

Trick or Treating is scheduled for October 31, 2017 as well, from 6-8pm!!!!!

HAVE FUN AND BE SAFE!!!!!

 

Code Enforcement Officer

The Borough of South Greensburg is accepting letters of interest for the Code Enforcement Officer Position.

Effective 01/01/2018

All letters of interest and inquiries should be submitted to the Borough Secretary.

1515 Poplar St.

Greensburg, Pa 15601

724-837-8858

All letters of interest should be received by October 5, 2017

 

New Permit Fees

Residents Please be advised of new permit fees that go into effect 9/19/2017

Fence Permit – $25.00

Occupancy Permit – $100.00

Sign Permit – $50.00, any sign over 50 sq. ft.  $2.00 per sq. ft.

 

 

RESIDENT FLYER FALL 2017

Residents,

On Thursday 9/14/17, the Borough with the help of our outstanding local Boy Scout group distributed a flyer addressing a variety of topics to

all households in the Borough.

A copy is available at the office or by following the below link.

Borough Flyer update number 2

 

This flyer address many topics including the new Quality of Life Ordinance.

The below link will show you are copy of what the ordinance violation citation will look like.

Quality of Life Ordinance Violation

Any questions should be directed to the Borough Office 724-837-8858

 

Park Commission Openings

Residents,

Park Commission Members terms will expire in October 2017.

Any resident interested in serving on the Park Commission, with a term expiration of October 2020, please submit a letter of interest to:

Borough Secretary

1515 Poplar St.

Greensburg, Pa 15601

All letters must be received by 9/13/17.

 

New Ordinances Adopted

At the August 14, 2017 council approved to adopt the following new ordinances.

Vote:    Yes 7,  No 0, Abstain 0, Absent 0

ORDINANCE – 10-2017 Fairview Restriction

Ordinance – 11-2017 Medical Marijuana

ORDINANCE – 12-2017 Quality of Life

Ordinance Hearing 8/14/17

Borough Council will be holding a hearing regarding three new ordinances.

Ordinance 10-2017 Quality of Life, this ordinance address Blight, Property Maintenance, Permits and the fines attached for residents who fail to comply with the ordinances of South Greensburg.

Ordinance 11-2017 Medical Marijuana, this ordinance address where a Medical Marijuana Distribution Establishment can be established.

Ordinance 12-2017 Weight Restriction on Fairview Ave, this ordinance places a maximum weight of 20,000 lbs. on Fairview Ave from Route 119 to Reamer Ave.

This meeting will be held at 6:30pm on August 14, 2017 prior to the regular council session.

 

 

Community Picnic

The Community Picnic is scheduled for AUGUST 18, 2017.

Please make note that this is a change from the original posting, which had the date as August 11, 2017.

 

NEW ORDINANCES ADOPTED 7.10.17

As part of Borough Council’s recodification project below are the first set of new and revised ordinances that were adopted by council at the

regular meeting on 7.10.17.

Portions of these ordinances will be added to the borough code list once the process is complete.

Please be aware that any changes made by the newly adopted ordinances take the  place of any ordinance already displayed in the borough code and on the borough website, such changes are noted by chapter and section numbers.

When reviewing an ordinance always refer to the date to determine which ordinance holds the most accurate context.

Weight Restriction on Huff Avenue

Ordinance – Vacant Property

Ordinance – Street Opening Permit

Ordinance – Sidewalks

Ordinance – Fee Consolidation

Ordinance – Parking

Ordinance – Animals

Oak Street – One Way