Public Announcements

June 1, 2020 Council Meeting being held online

Edgewood Borough Council will conduct its June 1, 2020 meeting via GoToMeeting.  Public comments received from residents and tax payers of the borough will be read into the meeting minutes.  ALL COMMENTS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL TO manager@edgewoodboro.com OR VIA TELEPHONE (412) 242-4824 X 118 TO BE ENTERED INTO THE MEETING MINUTES.  ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4PM JUNE 1.

The June 1, 2020 agenda may be viewed here.

Those wishing to watch or listen to the meeting may do so via GoToMeeting at the following link: June 1, 2020 Edgewood Borough Council Meeting Mon, Jun 1, 2020 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT).

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
https://www.gotomeet.me/RobZahorchak/june-1-2020-edgewood-borough-council-meeting

You can also dial in using your phone:
United States: +1 (669) 224-3412
Access Code:
918-718-789

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/918718789
 

Trash Collection Reminder

Trash collection will be delayed by one day to Friday, May 25, 2020 due to the Memorial Day holiday. The collection day was mistakenly advertised as May 24 in the April/May newsletter.

Borough Operations During YELLOW Phase

The borough building remains closed to the public at this time.  We are continuously evaluating guidance on how to best conduct daily operations and will reopen to the public when it is safe to do so.  Operations continue without interruption as our police, fire, and public works department are all healthy and performing their duties.  Borough staff is reporting to work in staggered shifts throughout the week and regularly checking voice and email.  For inquiries and general borough business, please call the administration office 412-242-8424 and follow the prompts for the specific department you need.

Code enforcement and occupancy inspections are operational but require an appointment.  Please contact Lee Miller at 412-242-4824 option 2 for assistance. Mr. Miller is in the borough on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Public works is still making mulch deliveries and scheduling Belgium Block pick-ups.  Please email manager@edgewoodboro.com or call 412-242-4824 option 4 to schedule.

Dumpster permits are still being processed.  Forms are available on the borough website under the administration tab.  Completed forms should be mailed to the borough building, Attention: Dumpsters, or emailed to manager@edgewoodboro.com.  Please enclose your payment with your application.  We will contact you on the phone number you provide when the permit is approved.

Parking permit applications are available under the Administration tab on the borough website.  Please complete the form, enclose payment, and mail it to the borough building or place it in the secure drop box at the front door.  Your pass will be mailed back to you.  Questions about parking passes should be directed to 412-242-9994.

Anyone who does not have access to the Internet or a printer should contact the borough at 412-242-9994 and request any of the above applications be mailed to them.

All parking enforcement resumes June 3, 2020.

All parking enforcement resumes June 3, 2020.

The temporary parking enforcement suspension has been lifted and ticketing for street sweeping and overnight parking will resume effective 3 a.m. Wednesday June 3, 2020. Please pay attention to the street sweeping signs in your area and park accordingly.  Anyone receiving a ticket must either mail their payment to the borough office using the envelope provided with the ticket or drop their payment in the drop box located next to the front door of the borough building.  In person payments are not being accepted at this time.

2020 Edgewood Community Day Cancelled

Unfortunately, Edgewood Community Day and Zambelli fireworks which was scheduled for July 25, 2020 has been cancelled.  If possible, a larger event will be held in the fall.  Please follow our Facebook page: EdgewoodBoroughEvents and read our e-Newsletters for information on smaller summer time events created with social distancing and crowd size in mind.

Tax Collection Notice

The Pennsylvania State Collectors Association advised tax collectors to modify "in-person" collection to reduce the chance of exposure to the Coronavirus. The Edgewood Borough tax office recommends that residents mail payments to:

JORDAN TAX SERVICE, INC.
102 RAHWAY ROAD
MCMURRAY, PA 15317

Payments can be dropped in the mail slot at the office. If you must speak to someone about your taxes, please contact Chris Bell at Jordan Tax Service at 724-731-2300 Ext. 125 or chris@jordantax.com. The previously advertised in-person tax collection office hours for May 19, 2020 and May 27, 2020 have been cancelled.

May 18, 2020 Council Meeting Being Held Online

Edgewood Borough Council will conduct its May 18, 2020 meeting via GoToMeeting.  Public comments received from residents and tax payers of the borough will be read into the meeting minutes.  ALL COMMENTS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL TO manager@edgewoodboro.com OR VIA TELEPHONE (412) 242-4824 X 118 TO BE ENTERED INTO THE MEETING MINUTES.  ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 3PM MAY 18.

The May 18, 2020 agenda may be viewed here and all meeting documents are available here.

Those wishing to watch or listen to the meeting may do so via GoToMeeting at the following link:

May 18 Edgewood Borough Council Meeting - Mon, May 18, 2020 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone  -  https://www.gotomeet.me/RobZahorchak/may-18-edgewood-borough-council-meeting.

You can also dial in using your phone - United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 162-778-389

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/162778389

May 4th Council Meeting Recording Available

Please click this link to view the entire May 4, 2020 Edgewood Borough Council Meeting. 

The following documents were acted on at the May 4 meeting:

 

The DRAFT May 4, 2020 meeting minutes can be found here. The minutes will be approved at the next council meeting.

Koenig Field is open again to the public

As you visit the field, please remember the following:

  • Stay home from the park if you are sick or showing symptoms of Covid 19.
  • Practice social distancing while at the park, maintaining a distance of six feet from other people. The wearing of a face mask is strongly encouraged.
  • Refrain from group activities.
  • Wash your hands both before and after visiting.
  • Avoid touching surfaces.

 

Also, all restrooms are closed. Make arrangements to use other facilities before using the park. All playground equipment is closed. 

T-Ball/Softball Registration Extended, Season Postponed by 2 Weeks

Registration is now extended until June 12, and will tentatively start the week of June 15th. Softball is open to boys and girls ages 7-13, and Tball is for boys and girls ages 5-7 (must be 5 by June 15th). Both sports play in June and July at Koenig Field, and meet twice weekly. Softball may have additional practice days at the beginning of the season. The registration fee is $50, and you do not need to be an Edgewood resident to play.

Registration is done online through Teamsnap: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/223919

Edgewood Borough will follow all public health directives from Allegheny County and the Governor’s office. We are going to plan our summer recreation offerings as we always do but please understand that the start dates for all activities depend entirely on the guidance offered by the aforementioned agencies. The borough will explore modifying or refunding all or part of the registration fees if an activity’s season needs to be cancelled or significantly reduced due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic. More information will be provided as we draw closer to the start of the recreation season.

For questions, please email Abby at office@edgewoodboro.com.

COVID 19 Resources

Looking for information?

Please use the following resources from the Allegheny County Health Department to find information and updates about COVID 19:

  • COVID 19 Hotline, 888-859-2274 (language services available)
  • Allegheny Alerts, Alleghenycounty.us/alerts, select COVID 19 updates
  • County website, bit.ly/ACHDcovid-19 (includes case map)     
  • Facebook, @AlleghenyCountyHealth    
  • Twitter, @HEALTHALLEGHENY 


Looking for Help?  Visit our COVID 19 Resources Page

Edgewood Borough Offices Closed Until Further Notice

In light of the circumstances surrounding the nationwide outbreak of the Corona virus and for the health and safety of our employees, the Edgewood Borough offices will be closed to the public until further notice.  Borough business can still be conducted, albeit in a reduced capacity, during this time of social distancing.  The public works department will be staffed and can be reached by dialing the borough’s main phone line and following the automated phone system prompts.  Police, fire, and medical emergencies should dial 911.  Code enforcement and building permit questions can utilize the borough’s main phone line and follow the automated phone system prompts or contact Lee Miller via email at inspections@edgewoodboro.com.     

General inquiry messages left on the borough voice mail will be checked and returned as staffing limitations allow.   

Main phone line: 412-242-4824  

All Edgewood-sponsored events are cancelled until further notice.  Please check back often for updates or follow our Facebook page for more information @EdgewoodBoroughEvents.

Help Wanted: Public Works Laborer

Edgewood Borough is accepting applications for a Public Works Laborer.  Interested candidates should fill out an application and deliver it to the Edgewood Borough Municipal Building located at 2 Race Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, Attention Rob Zahorchak. 

 Click here for the job description and application.

Help wanted - Crossing Guard

The Edgewood Police Department is accepting applications for a Crossing Guard. Interested candidates should fill out an application and deliver it to the Edgewood Municipal Building located at 2 Race Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, Attention Chief Robert Payne.

 Applications are also available at the municipal building. 

Part Time Police Officers Wanted

The Edgewood Borough Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Part Time Police Office. 
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