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  • Sewage Billing: Effective January 2015, Brentwood is terminating its utility billing relationship with Jordan Tax Service. Future statements will be printed under contract by PNC Bank. Payments will be accepted through a mailing lockbox or via a convenient electronic system hosted on the Borough website. All customer service functions will become internal functions.

     

    Roadway Projects: Per the approved five-year street improvement plan, sections of Pyramid, Glendale, and Bellecrest Avenues have been repaired. The Borough also contracted with the City of Pittsburgh to resurface the portion of Churchview Avenue that abuts both municipalities.  In 2015, this comprehensive project will continue, as parts of Dauphin Street will be entirely reconstructed, while a large segment of Greenlee Road will be repaved.

     

    Zoning Ordinance: The entirely overhauled zoning code is available for view here. It is designed to preserve the community's current aesthetics while concurrently increasing opportunities for businesses.  To further spur development and to improve transit connections, a potential zoning overlay district for the Route 51 corridor is being assessed.

     

    Recreational Programming: Brentwood Borough is pleased to offer an array of interesting and exciting programs for both children and adults. Click here for more information!

PennDot Works to Keep Municipalities, Citizens Abreast of Route 51 Upgrades

 

On June 15, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation launched a $15.9 million project to repair Route 51 between Lebanon Church Road and the Liberty Tunnels. Construction will include road milling and resurfacing, signal improvements, drainage enhancements, curb upgrades, bridge repairs, pavement markings, and other critical items. Although road repairs are critical for ensuring that people and goods and can safely reach their intended destinations, it is acknolwedged that construction delays can become a significant headache for time-strapped travellers. PennDot has set up several mechanisms to keep both local officials and the general public informed about this major project, which is scheduled to run through June 2016.  Individuals can view construction information and project time tables electronically here. At the same link, residents will also have a chance to sign up to receive traffic advisories via email. Additionally, an informational hotline will be staffed on weekdays from 8:30AM to 5PM. Inquiries should be directed to 412-533-4602.

 
Bullying Among Important Youth Tech Issues Addressed in Video

 

As part of our ongoing anti-bullying initiative, the Borough is pleased to provide resources to parents to combat the deleterious effects of this practice. A recent installment of "Nick News,"  a news magazine program designed especially for teenage audiences, featured a discussion of cyberbulling by our very own Councilwoman Stephanie Fox. This episode delves into the new world of privacy concerns that has been opened by the proliferation of social media and mobile devices. The presence of teen and adult perspectives provides a balanced view on these evolving issues. To access this episode for free through the Nickelodeon website, click here.

 
Companies Invited to Bid on Sewer Maintenance Contract

The Borough of Brentwood is inviting firms to submit a proposal for a one-time contract to perform certain professional services for the Borough of Brentwood involving preventative maintenance of the Sanitary Sewer System. The selected provider must have at least 5 years of experience in sewer maintenance, cleaning, and root removal.

 

Copies of the information relating to submitting a proposal including specific requirements, the organization of the proposal, proposal evaluation criteria, and the proposed contractual agreement are on file and open to public inspection at the office of the Borough of Brentwood, 3624 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15227 where the RFP Packet of said documents may be obtained upon payment of $25.00 per packet. No refunds will be made for the return of any documents.

 

Sealed proposals (one original, two copies, and one electronic version), must be received by the Borough no later than July 16, 2015, at 10:00 A.M and the same will be publicly opened immediately thereafter. If mailed, the proposal should be addressed to: George Zboyovsky, PE, Borough Manager and the envelope sealed and clearly marked as “2015 Sanitary Sewer Preventive Maintenance.” Any contact for additional information should be made to Vitali Alexandrov, Assistant Public Works Director, via email.

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