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Municipal News

By Michelle Taylor

At the March Elizabeth Township Council meeting, spring was on everyone’s mind as plans to resurface courts, repair waterlines, and even install a new dek hockey rink were discussed.

The Road Department announced waterlines will be repaired on Oberdick and Friendship Drive. Evergreen Drive was removed but will be added if enough funds are available.

In regards to code enforcement, demolition housing will be used for fire department training, a guard rail is in the works to be put up on Boston Hollow Road, and the code enforcement officer received a new Ford Explorer.

      

The Parks and Recreation Dept. announced Buena Vista basketball and tennis courts will be resurfaced in-house.

In regards to finance, for the 2015 year, road kill and laundry services spent $850.

In other news:

  • Renaming of the Girl Scout camp will be voted on once the suggestions of the residents are narrowed down. Suggestions are welcomed by phone, email, postal mail, and Facebook.
  • Salt sheds need to be moved because of their increasing deterioration. The sheds have been there since 1960, and the new location is being discussed.

Motions carried out included:

  • The estimate for the dek hockey rink on Chapel Drive will cost $250,000 and was approved.
  • Nickolich wants to renew the contract for towing on a month-to-month basis until other bids can be placed.
  • Security camera installation at the municipal building for two hi-resolution devices, one inside lobby and one outside, will cost $1,315, while four additional cameras installed throughout the municipal building will cost $5,230. This motion was approved.

The police report included the following:

  • 872 calls
  • 18 adult arrests
  • 1 juvenile arrest
  • 38 traffics stops
  • 20 citations issued
  • 29 auto crashes
  • 19 reportable/non-reportable
  • 12 crash injuries

Additionally, two new Chevy Tahoes are being fitted for the force.

By J.R. Brower

Giffen Ave. residents packed Canonsburg Borough Council chambers on March 2 to state their opposition to a proposal to make a portion of their street one-side parking only.

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By Jill Brown

Mayor Gerald Jackson kicked off the March 9 Belle Vernon Council meeting with praise for his city crews, saying, "The firemen did a good job with the flood situation. They don't get the credit [they deserve] sometimes." He continued, stating, "Our roads were clear. You could see the dividing lines. The road crew did a very good job with that."

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State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) and Bethel Park officials met with County Executive Rich Fitzgerald to take a closer look at Brightwood Road and talk about county plans to reconstruct the road later this year.

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By J.R. Brower

A resident who travels Justabout Road on a regular basis told Peters Township Council that a section of the roadway is hazardous. At their February 9 meeting, Ed Courtney of Springdale Road relayed to Council that there are drop-offs along the road as deep as 18 inches that have reached the stage of becoming quite treacherous.

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