CHRISTMAS LIGHT-UP IN CLINTON PARK!
Why drive hours away when you can visit a sparkling spectacular right here in our community - installed, maintained and operated completely by volunteers that want to make our holiday bright.
Daily from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. (including holidays)
November 21, 2013 through January 5, 2014
Clinton Community Park
600 Clinton Park Drive, Clinton
Requested donation: $10 per car
Proceeds stay in our community and benefit local charities
Special events include the West Allegheny High School Show Choir performing on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. and an encore performance on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 8:30 p.m.
Hayrides are available by calling Judy Heck at: 724-899-3159
FINDLAY TOWNSHIP 2014
OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS
Preparations are underway for the Findlay Township 2014 Operating and Capital Budgets. The following Budget Schedule is being proposed:
November 7, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. - General Fund Revenue & Capital
November 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. - General Fund Expenditures
December 5, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. - Presentation of Preliminary Budgets
December 26, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. - Final Budget Adoption
BRIDGES TO REOPEN
ALLEGHENY COUNTY HAS ANNOUNCED THE CLIFF-MINE AND ENLOW ROAD BRIDGES WILL BE RE-OPENED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013 AT 5:00 P.M.
Montour Run Bridges in North Fayette & Findlay to Close Monday, July 15
PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Department of Public Works today announced that the Montour Run Bridges, No. 4 and 5, in North Fayette and Findlay Townships will close at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013 and will remain closed through mid-November.
The Montour Run Bridge No. 4 is located on Enlow Road at the intersection of Cliff Mine Road. Montour Run Bridge No. 5 is located on Cliff Mine Road at Oak Moss Drive. Enlow Road will be closed to through traffic at Cliff Mine Road. Cliff Mine Road will be closed to through traffic from Enlow Road to Oak Moss Drive. Truck and automobile detours will be posted for Enlow and Cliff Mine Roads.
The work zone will also impact the traffic on the Montour Trail during this time, but the Trail and the parking area at Enlow and Cliff Mine Road will remain open.
The bridge closures are necessary to complete improvements to abutments, approaches, bridge seats, scour protection and for the construction of new bridge decks and to replace box beams. The prime contractor is Pugliano Constructions, Inc. of Plum.
For additional information, contact Construction Engineering Project Manager Jeanna Fisher at 412-350-5978.
OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT PLANS
On August 27, 2013, a Public Workshop was held at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott offering information on Oil & Gas Drilling, the drilling process and other pertinent information.
Information about drilling on the Airport property is available at this website.
In addition, at the bottom of that page, there is an opinion form that can be completed and returned by email.
CLICK HERE to go to the Real Estate Tax Department page - this is where the most current information is located for millage rates. The Township Millage Rate was just reduced on March 13, 2013 from 1.95 to 1.60. The Allegheny County Millage Rate was reduced from 5.69 to 4.73, although there is currently a proposal being considered to reduce the rate to 4.23. The School District will be reviewing their Millage rate in consideration of their budget, which is due on July 1, 2013.
FROM THE FINDLAY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT........
Findlay Township currently provides a public emergency notification system, “Swift 911,” hosted by Swiftreach Networks. This system is designed to provide instant community messages, in the event of an emergency or simple community notification. It is designed to be neighborhood or street specific, can be used to notify select groups or target only specific or affected areas of a community. Findlay Township has used this product with success for many years. Not only will the service provide a voice message at any number you provide, it will also send a text or email to an electronic address of your choice. The Police Department is encouraging Findlay residents and businesses to subscribe or update your contact information. The best part of the process is that it completely free, provided by the Township. Please add or update your information by visiting the Findlay Township home page at www.findlay.pa.us and clicking on the “swift911” logo in the upper left hand corner.