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Road Paving

The milling of the streets in the borough has been completed.   Paving of the streets is scheduled to begin on Thursday October 22nd, weather permitting.


4th Quarter Garbage Payments Due

A Friendly reminder, the 4th quarter garbage payment is due by July 30th 2020.  You can pay online on this site under Garbage Payments, call in payment (there is a transaction fee associated with credit card payment), or send a check or money order to 1515 Poplar St, Greensburg PA 15601.  Thank you.


Halloween 2020

Trick or Treat will be Saturday October 31st from 6pm-8pm.  If you will be handing out treats we ask you leave your porch light on to let the trick or treaters know.

This year the Halloween Parade is scheduled for Saturday October 31st at 5:30pm.  THERE IS A NEW PARADE ROUTE THIS YEAR!

The parade will start at Sheridan Avenue Playground.  The parade will head down Sheridan and make a left onto the 1400 block of Ashland Street.  The parade will then make a right on Jamison and head down to Poplar Street where it will make a left and head past the Fire Hall to pick up a treat bag.


Office Hours

The office will be closed on Friday September 4th & Monday September 7th, 2020.  Normal office hours will resume on September 8th.


Public Meetings

South Greensburg Borough will be resuming in-person meetings beginning with the Agenda Session Meeting Scheduled for 6:30 Pm on Monday, June 1st, 2020 in Hirst Hall.  The following are the rules for attendance at the Public Meetings, through the duration of the COVID-19 Disaster Declaration.

Policies for Public Attendance and Participation:

  • Remain six (6) feet away from all persons not in your household.
  • All persons who are medically able must wear face masks.
  • Face masks must cover the entire mouth and nose.
  • All persons who feel ill are prohibited from entry.
  • The chairs are spaced six (6) feet apart.  Please do not move them.
  • If there are no chairs vacant in Hirst Hall you must observe the meeting from the hallway.
  • During public comment, we will come to the hallway to see if anyone would like to comment.
  • Please do not touch any surfaces unless necessary.
  • Restrooms will be closed to the public.

May Agenda and Council Meetings

The South Greensburg Agenda Meeting scheduled for Monday May 4th, 2020 has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19 and restrictions put in place by Governor Wolf.

The Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Monday May 11th, 2020 will be a Virtual Meeting.  To participate in the Virtual Council meeting electronically or by phone, please see the instruction links below.

NOTICE OF MAY 11TH 2020 VIRTUAL MEETING OF SOUTH GREENSBURG BOROUGH

Instructions for Zoom

May 11th Zoom Instruction link


Virtual Public Council Meeting

April 13th Council Meeting:

To participate in the meeting please click on the link or phone in:

Topic: South Greensburg’s Council Zoom Meeting
Time: Apr 13, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9595705291

Meeting ID: 959 570 5291

+1-646-558-8656,,9595705291# US
Meeting ID: 959 570 5291

Copy of Video Conference link:  Copy and paste URL into browser:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/frpfiy8etkgfuft/zoom_1.mp4?dl=0



Mayor Fajt’s Statement

As a matter of public safety in conjunction with the Governor’s orders on March 19th, 2020, I encourage the residents and businesses of South Greensburg to join in the fight against COVID-19.  In doing so, I would ask that you follow the Governors orders with regards to non-life sustaining business and travel.

We are all in this fight together and need everyone’s cooperation to stop the spread of COVID-19.  These are trying times for America, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County and the Borough of South Greensburg.

Police and fire will continue to be available for emergency related calls and activities.  Non-emergency situations will be handled by telephone, if possible.  The Borough Office will operate on a limited basis and all borough properties and recreational facilities will continue to be closed to the public.  I encourage residents to handle business by phone at (724) 837-8858 or email at info@southgreensburg.org

 

Thank you,

Mayor Kevin Fajt

 


Declaration of Disaster Emergency COVID-19

DECLARATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCY FOR THE BOROUGH OF SOUTH GREENSBURG, WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

 WHEREAS, a novel coronavirus (now known as “COVID-19”) emerged in Wuhan, China, began infecting humans in December 2019, and has since spread to numerous countries, including the United States; and

WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) have declared COVID-19 a “public health emergency of international concern,” and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Secretary has declared that COVID-19 creates a public health emergency; and

WHERE AS, the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a “global pandemic”

WHEREAS, the Governor of Pennsylvania has declared COVID-19 a disaster emergency throughout the Commonwealth;

WHERE AS, the President of the United States has declared COVID-19 a National Emergency

WHEREAS, the spread of the virus creates a public health emergency; and threatens to cause injury, damage, and suffering to the persons and property of South Greensburg Borough;

WHEREAS, the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has endangered the health, safety, and welfare of a substantial number of persons residing in South Greensburg Borough, and threatens to create problems greater in scope than South Greensburg Borough may be able to resolve; and

WHEREAS, emergency management measures are required to reduce the severity of this disaster and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of affected residents in South Greensburg Borough.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, the undersigned Mayor of South Greensburg Borough, pursuant to the provisions of Section 7501 of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, (35 PA C.S., Section 7501), as amended, does hereby declare the existence of a disaster emergency in South Greensburg Borough caused by COVID-19;

FURTHER, we direct the South Greensburg Emergency Management Coordinator to coordinate the activities of the emergency response, to take all appropriate action needed to alleviate the effects of this disaster, to aid in the restoration of essential public services, and to take any other emergency response action deemed necessary to respond to this emergency.

STILL FURTHER, we authorize officials of South Greens burg Borough to act as necessary to meet the current demands of this emergency, namely; by the employment of temporary workers, by the rental of equipment, by the purchase of supplies and mate rials, and by entering into such contracts and agreements for the performance of public work as may be required to meet the emergency, all without regard to those time consuming procedures and formalities normally prescribed by law, mandatory constitutional requirements excepted

This Declaration shall take effect immediately.

BOROUGH OF SOUTH GREENSBURG

Kevin Fajt-Mayor

 

ATTEST

Jaime Peticca, Secretary