Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

MUNICIPAL NEWS [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

MUNICIPAL NEWS [Derived Headline]

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Commissioners will hold a hearing on the comprehensive plan update at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the municipal building meeting room, 2418 Hilltop Road. The board will consider adopting the update at its regular monthly meeting, following the public hearing.

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The dek hockey court in the new Collier Park on Lobaugh Street will open Saturday, with ceremonies at 2:30 p.m. and free clinics for 7- to 9-year-olds at 3, 10- to 12-year-olds at 4 and for 13- to 15-year-olds at 5. A skills contest on the open rink will begin at 6 p.m., followed at 7 by a match between Team Pittsburgh Gods and the Stars 'n Sniper. To register for the free clinics, call the township parks and recreation department at 412-279-2525.


Council voted Monday to award a $206,279 contract to A. Merante Contracting Inc. for the Warriors Road sanitary sewer project. The company did the streetscape work between Manilla and Mansfield avenues.

Borough manager David Montz thanked officials for "hanging in" on the project for three years. It was initially considered in the 1950s. "I think the residents will be pleased," he said.

He said officials are still waiting for approval from the county for the Streetscape III project on Greentree Road between West Manilla and Pocono drives. The borough accepted low bidder Frank Zottola Construction Inc.'s bid of $459,605 last month but still needs county approval because the county is providing $250,000 toward the work.

In other action, Mr. Montz said there will be a meeting at 7:30 p.m. April 29 primarily to discuss the borough's financial responsibility to pay into Alcosan improvements.

Saying he considers it unfair for downstream communities to hold upstream ones "hostage," he suggested that the lines be transferred to Alcosan.

"It's not necessarily a cost savings, but it's a cost shifting," he said.

The special session is being held because Mr. Montz will be absent from the May 6 regular council session.

Reporting about recent Medical Rescue Team South Authority business, Mr. …

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