Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Borough Government

Design-Build Contract Designed to Save Costs on Municipal Building Project; Proposals From Vendors Requested

Brentwood Borough is seeking the aid of electronics experts to reduce expenses associated with the installation of vital components of its new municipal building. Qualified firms are invited to bid on a contract to perform design-build services for the security, audio-visual, and telecommunication systems of this structure. A voluntary pre-submission meeting will take place on November 7th at 3:30PM at 3624 Brownsville Road. Sealed proposals are due by 10AM on November 21st. For a complete copy of proposal organization and deliverable requirements, please view Request for Proposals No. 2018-03 here.

Borough Continues Participation in Multi-Municipal Refuse Bid

 Brentwood Borough will join with 17 peer municipalities as part of a regional contract for the collection of trash and recyclable materials. Because nearly 100,000 residential units are covered as part of this award, participating communities are able to receive a reduced unit price for this vital service. As has been the case in prior years, the South Hills Area Council of Governments will oversee the bidding process. Interested haulers are required to attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting on June 8th at 9:30AM at the Upper St. Clair Community Center. Proposals will be accepted through 10:30AM on July 11th.

"To Save the Pool or Close the Pool? That is the Question."

 Help guide policy decisions related to this critical piece of municipal infrastructure by attending an open community meeting on June 27th at 7PM at the Brentwood Municipal Building.  Council has commissioned its contracted architect and engineer to develop preliminary renderings and cost estimates for several options that are currently under consideration.  In addition to discussing the proposed scope of work, Brentwood will solicit vital feedback on issues such as:

  • Would residents accept a tax increase if necessary to keep the pool open?
  • Given the limited size of the park, do residents feel that there is a better use for this space?
  • Would residents accept opening the pool to non-residents?
  • Should the pool be closed during the 2019 season to allow